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Hi Guys,

Lovely Pics!!!

Just bought this lens a few months ago coming from a canon 17-40, and let me say WOW, what a lens. This beauty delivers every single time, i was never fully happy with the canon, sometimes with very good results  but sometimes not so good.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/giamppiero/

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Software & Accessories / Tripod head advice
« on: October 11, 2013, 10:02:40 AM »
Hello Guys,

So i m buying the manfrotto 055cxpro3 tripod , and i need some advice on the head. At this moment i`m between these 2:
1. Manfrotto 054 Magnesium Ball Head with Q2 Quick Release
2. Vanguard BBH-200

Any experiences, advices or thoughts?

Thanks
 

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: 2nd Camera Dilemma
« on: September 17, 2013, 07:48:18 AM »
I understand the sharing "experience" but the reality is that i use very few times the 7d in 1 year.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / 2nd Camera Dilemma
« on: September 16, 2013, 05:03:40 AM »
Hi Guys!!!

So i`m on a dilemma right now, my current gear is a 5D2, 7D, and 17-40 F4, 35MM 1.4 (SIGMA), 70-200 II 2.8.

The reason that i have a second camera is i don`t like to change lens, and i also don`t like that feeling of "I miss that shot" because i`m with the wrong lens... As having this argument pointed out, i use rarely the second body (7D), most of my 7D use is when i travel (one or twice a year), or in special occasions and normally with the 70-200.
The last few days i ve been reading Fuji X100S information, and i`m curious about this camera, i really would  like a camera that offer me better IQ than de 7D, and as a 2nd camera that can be a every day camera also.

Any thoughts?

Thanks.

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Lenses / Re: 17-40 Replacement
« on: July 18, 2013, 03:17:01 PM »
Thanks, thats very interesting.

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Lenses / Re: 17-40 Replacement
« on: July 18, 2013, 04:28:35 AM »
I use manual live view focus, and normally F11. I think the 17-40 is a good lens, but i want outstanding IQ, thats the reason.

I know the 24 TSE II is very sharp, and the tilt/shift capability is a plus, but i`ve heard that the colors and microcontrast of the Zeiss are remarkable and really make a difference.

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Lenses / Re: 17-40 Replacement
« on: July 17, 2013, 06:11:02 AM »
What about the colors?

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Lenses / Re: 17-40 Replacement
« on: July 15, 2013, 01:21:19 PM »
And what about the Zeiss, anyone who have experience with this lens?

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Lenses / Re: 17-40 Replacement
« on: July 14, 2013, 09:18:43 AM »
Thanks Guys

Still a hard decision :)

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Lenses / 17-40 Replacement
« on: July 12, 2013, 04:00:52 PM »
Hello,

So i use the 17-40 for Landscape photography and i`m not happy with the results, so i m considering the Zeiss 21 2.8 or the 24 II TSE 3.5,  i would like to know some opinions and if i will see major result differences with these lens that i mentioned.

Thanks.


Canon 5D2, Canon 7D, Canon 17-40 , Sigma 35mm, Canon 70-200 IS II

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Lenses / Re: Trip to Marocco- Advice
« on: April 19, 2013, 04:40:38 AM »
Thanks Guys:) Going Tomorrow :)

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Lenses / Trip to Marocco- Advice
« on: April 16, 2013, 05:35:04 PM »
Helly Guys,

My Equipment is:
5d2, 7D, 17-40, 35 1.4 Sigma, 70-200 IS II 2.8. b+w polarizer, b+w 10 stop, Lee 0.6 GND

Shooting Preferences:
Portraits (including life environment)
Landscape

So i`m going on a 11 day trip to Marocco. I will be going to Marrakech, sleep in the desert, Fez and Chefchaouen. i don t want to go to heavy, so anyone has some experience photographing in Marocco? Can you give me some advices


Thanks
João

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Lenses / Re: Landscape Lens advice
« on: March 30, 2013, 08:41:37 AM »
Thanks Guys, for your opinions.

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Lenses / Re: Landscape Lens advice
« on: March 29, 2013, 02:31:29 PM »
I normally shoot between the 17 and 24 range of focal. I don't mind MF because i normally do it on the 17-40. The main down with the TS lens are the filters, that i use a lot.

The 17-40 is good has i said, but the corners are not so fantastic. I thought the Zeiss because mainly because sharpness and IQ

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Lenses / Landscape Lens advice
« on: March 29, 2013, 11:07:05 AM »
Hi Guys

I m a hobbyist and my current gear is: Canon 5d2, canon 7D, 17-40 F4, Sigma 35 1.4 and 70-200 IS 2.8 II.

I m pleased with the results of the 17-40 for Landscapes, but it`s not stelar. I`m considering the Zeiss 21 2.8, any thoughts?

Thanks
João

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