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Lenses / Re: Lens checking methods 24-70II
« on: December 18, 2012, 11:30:51 AM »
Enjoy that zeiss 15mm, Its the greatest UW ever-made.

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Canon General / Re: Canon L Lens Deals at B&H Photo
« on: December 18, 2012, 11:15:16 AM »
I got a 50L for a grand thanks to Craigslist.  ;D

There is tons of deals on craigslist for L glass during December.

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Pricewatch Deals / Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body $1599 at B&H Photo
« on: December 18, 2012, 11:13:32 AM »
We may well soon have that 1000$ FF at this rate.  ::)

1819
Software & Accessories / Re: Stop Using Instagram
« on: December 18, 2012, 11:08:11 AM »
Crap, and I was just starting to like instagram.

As a Istock contributor, IMO, Most crap cell phone photos won't print,look, or sell as well as good stock photos.

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Sports / Re: Newbie - some feedback please!
« on: December 18, 2012, 11:05:16 AM »
You get my digital thumbs up.
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omg you DIDN'T just make one of those goofy drawings? lmao.

Hey btw, when are you going to do another review/comparison of primes on your blog? good reads.

The 135L is next but I've been side tracked lately.  :P

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EOS Bodies / Re: 5D III - Live view DOF not accurate below f/2.2 ?!
« on: December 17, 2012, 05:17:20 PM »
Its Discussing View-finder focusing screens and its true, the 5D3 isn't accurate faster than F/2.8. On my 5Dc, With the Eg-s Screen, I could clearly see my DOF all the way down to F/1.2, It was fantastic.

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I would buy a 50L II but the FF mirrorless is also very tempting. I still wouldn't buy a first gen electronic product though.

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Lenses / Re: Long lens recommendation for surveillance.
« on: December 17, 2012, 04:48:19 PM »
Hi, I've got a friend in law enforcement who is asking me for a recommendation for lens/camera combo for surveillance. I naturally thought to extend the question to you all!

What would you recommend as a set-up for surveillance? My friend won't be able to spend a ton of time learning the ins and outs of it and he's not interested in photography as an art. He will need to use it time to time at night and won't be using a flash (obviously).

Your thoughts?

P.S. Budget doesn't necessarily matter. Unless you are concerned about the fact that our taxes will be footing the bill... :)

The zeiss 1700 F/4 is a perfect canidate for surveillance, If you got the arms for it.  ;D

http://www.dpreview.com/news/2006/10/1/zeiss1700f4

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: DxOMark "Perceptual Megapixel"
« on: December 17, 2012, 04:46:53 PM »
If you have a duff lens, well its not going to get your sensors worth but less. If you have a fantastic lens, Its going to resolve your full sensors megapickel value.

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Lenses / Re: 2.8 vs F4
« on: December 17, 2012, 04:43:06 PM »
Photog A - "Whats your aperture?"

Photog B -"Eff zero point seven"

Photog A -  O_O

1826
Portrait / Re: Food pics - help required
« on: December 17, 2012, 04:34:26 PM »
Or.... Just rent some PCB Eisenstein's for their fantastic color mode.

1827
Lenses / Re: Canon 50L Sharpness at f1.2 ???
« on: December 17, 2012, 03:21:35 PM »
It's sharp enough for portraits in the center for me. I love the look.

Have you run your 50L through FoCal with your 5D III bodies? I just wonder what other owners are getting from their 50L????????????????

I don't even own FoCal, or any focus calibration software. Infact, I haven't AFMA'ed any of my lenses. They all have been flawless from the factory. ( Fingers crossed .)  :o

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Lenses / Re: Canon 50L Sharpness at f1.2 ???
« on: December 17, 2012, 01:55:16 PM »
It's sharp enough for portraits in the center for me. I love the look.

1829
Lenses / Re: The great battle: primes vs zooms
« on: December 17, 2012, 11:34:58 AM »
Primes but I'm warming up to zooms.

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Lenses / Re: Canon's lens plans
« on: December 17, 2012, 11:12:10 AM »
You forgot Faster Primes. :|

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