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Re: Canon EF135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #390 on: September 07, 2013, 01:03:16 AM »
I posted this on the 5DIII thread - but the lens made the shot IMO... The sun was already down - just dusk lighting to the rear and left side... On second thought, shooting at 1250 ISO made it possible - thanks 5DIII!  * 1/200 * f/2.8 * +1/3 EV * 1250 ISO * -2/3 on the little 90EX for fill *
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Re: Canon EF135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #390 on: September 07, 2013, 01:03:16 AM »

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Re: Canon EF135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #391 on: September 07, 2013, 03:54:01 AM »
I posted this on the 5DIII thread - but the lens made the shot IMO... The sun was already down - just dusk lighting to the rear and left side... On second thought, shooting at 1250 ISO made it possible - thanks 5DIII!  * 1/200 * f/2.8 * +1/3 EV * 1250 ISO * -2/3 on the little 90EX for fill *
Nice and very sharp ... no wonder the 135 f/2 is called the Lord of the Red Rings.
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Re: Canon EF135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #392 on: September 07, 2013, 07:49:12 AM »
I posted this on the 5DIII thread - but the lens made the shot IMO... The sun was already down - just dusk lighting to the rear and left side... On second thought, shooting at 1250 ISO made it possible - thanks 5DIII!  * 1/200 * f/2.8 * +1/3 EV * 1250 ISO * -2/3 on the little 90EX for fill *

Fantastic sharpness, and that little bit of fill flash is nicely subtle.
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Re: Canon EF135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #393 on: September 07, 2013, 10:03:26 AM »
Something a little different:


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Re: Canon EF135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #394 on: September 07, 2013, 03:06:16 PM »


Always enjoy your PP TWI by Dustin Abbott ;)

Thanks, Dylan
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Re: Canon EF135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #395 on: September 08, 2013, 12:13:44 PM »
Thanks for the posts and comments in this thread (and other 135 threads). It helped me choose a prime.
I was considering the 85L, 135L and 200 2,8L, but landed on the 135 L. I’m very pleased with it.

But the challenge is how to bring the photographer up to the level of the 135 ;)

Some samples.

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« Reply #396 on: September 11, 2013, 03:53:55 PM »
I posted this on the 5DIII thread - but the lens made the shot IMO... The sun was already down - just dusk lighting to the rear and left side... On second thought, shooting at 1250 ISO made it possible - thanks 5DIII!  * 1/200 * f/2.8 * +1/3 EV * 1250 ISO * -2/3 on the little 90EX for fill *

Quite a professional looking shot!

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« Reply #396 on: September 11, 2013, 03:53:55 PM »

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« Reply #397 on: September 11, 2013, 06:39:33 PM »

Sunrise by Jesse Herzog, on Flickr
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Re: Canon EF135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #398 on: September 12, 2013, 01:10:39 AM »
Rienz, Dustin, and Carl - Thank you!

Jesse - You are my hero! You got her up, hair and makeup done, for a sunrise pic? You Da Man!
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Re: Canon EF135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #399 on: September 16, 2013, 08:31:47 AM »
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Re: Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #400 on: October 15, 2013, 03:58:06 AM »
omg hes growing a big bench out of his groin area   :'(

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Re: Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #401 on: October 15, 2013, 04:44:56 AM »
omg hes growing a big bench out of his groin area   :'(
??? ... where did you come up with that?  ::)
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Re: Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #402 on: October 15, 2013, 04:37:12 PM »
After i went to http://youarenotaphotographer.com/ :D NOT saying TWI cant take good photos! Its just when u browse linked site u will have a new look on things :P

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« Reply #402 on: October 15, 2013, 04:37:12 PM »

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« Reply #403 on: October 15, 2013, 05:20:59 PM »
After i went to http://youarenotaphotographer.com/ :D NOT saying TWI cant take good photos! Its just when u browse linked site u will have a new look on things :P

I hate to say it, but you do have a valid point here. In my defense, I was trying to setup this shot on the fly using the laggy EOS remote app on my iPhone.  Trying to position yourself in mirror position using a tiny screen that doesn't refresh very quickly while shooting wide open with the 135L isn't the easiest proposition in the world.

I hope I would have gotten it right if I had been behind the camera, but hey, no guarantees.  ;)
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Re: Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM
« Reply #404 on: October 15, 2013, 06:40:21 PM »
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