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Lenses / Re: Canon EF 11-24 f/2.8L Coming [CR1]
« on: August 07, 2014, 03:20:42 PM »
If it is as sharp as their recent releases and has IS then I suppose I could sell a kidney...

Jim

I doubt that it will have IS..it would be as big as a large cow!!!! LOL!

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Lenses / Re: Canon EF 11-24 f/2.8L Coming [CR1]
« on: August 07, 2014, 03:15:18 PM »
"11" to 24mm???  I find that hard to believe...but it is supposed to be the "Year of the Lens"!!!
Cool....I just sold my 16-35mm f/2.8L II to finance (even steven) the new 16-35mm f/4L IS ..which is FANTASTIC.
Looks like I just missed the rebate drop so I got top dollar for my f.2.8L zoom!!!   ;D ;D ;D
...and if there is any truth to this new UWA zoom lens rumor...the price is just not a place I am willing to go for an
UWA..although I bet the UWA if real, will REALLY finally KICK A$$!!!
I just do not see the lens having an 11mm focal length at the low end???????
I see that the rumor is only rated at CR1
According to the rumor rating page on this site:
CR1 – The source is probably a 4 legged animal of some kind.
I did not write that!!! CR did...LOL!
...but I guess we should take this with a grain of salt (or perhaps snausage).

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Business of Photography/Videography / Re: Who owns the photo?
« on: August 07, 2014, 02:47:39 PM »
I think that the black crested macaque owns the photo....I have always said anyone taking shots off an LCD screen and not a viewfinder is "monkeying and image".  Our furry friend obviously thought so, too!!!!!! He looks like Steve Huff doing another selfie!!!  ::)
(all kidding aside I think if the black crested macaque cannot own the photo, then the photographer who owns the camera certainly does. Right???).

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5D MK III Sample Images / Re: 5D MK III Images
« on: August 07, 2014, 11:51:51 AM »
......
You could get good light like this very early for your image or..on a translucent cloud day may work for ya...it always a matter of serendipity and I have found obsession and perseverance helps.....
http://app.photoephemeris.com......
The pin is pretty close to the stone, no more than a few rows off one way or another.
So many Valiant Warriors there, still proudly in formation even in death.

I don't want you thinking I have no photos of the site yet, I do have several. Just none since it's most recent and final changes that were near to finalized when I was there last.
It is a long drive, an emotional visit both personally and patriotically.

WOW! I learned something this morning....I did not know that there was such a thing as a Photographer's Ephemneris (gazoontite!).  That is really cool.   I bookmarked that ....looks like you have it covered.  Taking a photo could ad some joy and some artistic pursuit for your journey...

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5D MK III Sample Images / Re: 5D MK III Images
« on: August 07, 2014, 11:12:44 AM »
Infared, have you tried dual ISO in MagicLantern? If not, you should. There is a LR plugin for it too.

rpt, no...I have read about it...but I am just not willing to load up the software on my $3000 camera...call me a fraidy cat...but  it is what it is.  I know that people swear by ML, though......Maybe I will get brave one day!  :P

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5D MK III Sample Images / Re: 5D MK III Images
« on: August 07, 2014, 10:34:39 AM »
Well...Tolusina...thanks...and I was just lucky enough to have a window for light and good post production software!  :P
..also the low DOF that the Canon 85mm f/1.2L offers....
You could get good light like this very early for your image or..on a translucent cloud day may work for ya...it always a matter of serendipity and I have found obsession and perseverance helps  :(....but if I keep in mind I am doing this to have fun...it all works out!!!!

Here is another one from the Silk Mill....

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I sold this Lens on eBay...for more than the price I had it listed for here. It is disappointing because of the HUGE commissions eBay takes both on their site AND with Paypal. eBay is just like a crime family with extortion charges! LOL! I did not have one inquiry here about the lens. I am kind of surprised about that as it was priced right.  I guess people are afraid to buy big ticket items on forums like this...even with the PayPal security.

For some reason on this section of the forum, I cannot remove this post???!!!!!  ???
I can remove my post on all other section of the forum????
That ability would be most considerate here after an item has sold.

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5D MK III Sample Images / Re: 5D MK III Images
« on: August 07, 2014, 08:23:21 AM »
Nice crisp monkey, Ashran.
Here is a moody one....

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Landscape / Re: Beautiful sunsets
« on: August 06, 2014, 11:07:56 PM »
....do sunrises count????     8)

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Site Information / Re: Critiques
« on: August 06, 2014, 10:41:58 AM »
I like real criticism from a source that I value.
i.e. I have to know, and respect the source.Its ok to have something to ponder on the next outing... ...and even at that its all relative anyway.

Funny small town story.
  There was a local photographer that had won a contest with or had  an image published locally..can't remember exactly...but anyway..he had a image that got praise. 
He went to a little art store (yeah, they are all gone) on the main drag where he had been asked to hang images in the window, but there was only so much room. The proprietor, who did not know of the notoriety of the above image perhaps,  past it over and requested other images of his to be hung. Upon which the photographer got very annoyed that she had not chosen his "prize-winning" image for the window, she must be a fool and gathered up all his work and left in a huff.

Criticism is a dicey prospect.  I found that it was very brutal on me when I was young and new...
...but now if I like one of my images I don't give a Flying F what anyone has to say...  LOL!!!!
They can enjoy it or enjoy not enjoying it.   :-)


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5D MK III Sample Images / Re: 5D MK III Images
« on: August 05, 2014, 05:49:46 PM »
'nother one.

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I love mine...
Even put up my 21mm f/2.8 Zeiss on eBay this weekend... Hate to let that go...I needed it when I had the 16-35mm f/2.8L II. The Zeiss just blew that lens away... but not the new UAW zoom.
 I really do not need the f/2.8..and the IS is just what the doctor ordered for most of what I shoot.
I know that is not true for everyone.

That's where mine is heading, and for the same reason.

Please wait until I have sold mine. LOL!

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I love mine...
Even put up my 21mm f/2.8 Zeiss on eBay this weekend... Hate to let that go...I needed it when I had the 16-35mm f/2.8L II. The Zeiss just blew that lens away... but not the new UAW zoom.
 I really do not need the f/2.8..and the IS is just what the doctor ordered for most of what I shoot.
I know that is not true for everyone.

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5D MK III Sample Images / Re: 5D MK III Images
« on: August 04, 2014, 04:16:06 PM »
Still Life in a Silk Mill.
Very nice Infrared!
Thanks Eldar.
It's all "Man Stuff"  LOL.
Here is another one from the same location.

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Canon General / Re: What is your Least Used Piece of Gear?
« on: August 04, 2014, 02:47:23 PM »
My brain.  :o
ROFL!
 ;D ;D ;D

For me it is the intervelometer. 0 uses in a year and now ML has that built into the firmware.
Other than that, it is the 40 shorty... Somehow the 24-105 seems to be the lens of preference for me.


A little humor is necessary. My second least used piece of gear is my G.A.S. Plug!!!!  (please refer back to my 1st least used piece of equipment!).  :P

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