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cid

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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #165 on: April 02, 2015, 03:24:02 PM »
one of my first attempts with this lens, I shot it shile skiing in Dolomiti when my friends were waiting for me ... so no art to be found in here :)


Right now I'm so happy with this lens I'm considering selling my 24-70 ... ok I know I can't it's too awesome  8)
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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #165 on: April 02, 2015, 03:24:02 PM »

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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #166 on: April 02, 2015, 03:24:47 PM »
Very nice shot Cid.

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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #167 on: April 02, 2015, 06:14:28 PM »
Dustin, I haven't tried it with this lens, but in terms of focusing, I've always used LiveView at full magnification and manually focused on a bright star in the frame.  That's how I've gotten around the Canon infinity focus issue.

I mapped out the position of infinity focus on both 16-35 lenses today.  It actually falls right short of of the bar that then becomes a straight line moving towards the infinity symbol - well short of the hard stop.
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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #168 on: April 03, 2015, 09:33:57 AM »
Dustin, I haven't tried it with this lens, but in terms of focusing, I've always used LiveView at full magnification and manually focused on a bright star in the frame.  That's how I've gotten around the Canon infinity focus issue.

I mapped out the position of infinity focus on both 16-35 lenses today.  It actually falls right short of of the bar that then becomes a straight line moving towards the infinity symbol - well short of the hard stop.
That sounds right to me - even in relatively warm (75F) temperatures it seems to fall right around that mark on most of my Canon lenses.  The hard stop is always well past infinity and it makes you wonder how extreme the temperatures need to be to get it to that point!
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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #169 on: April 28, 2015, 08:56:47 AM »
Two long exposure shots using this superb lens from last weekend.

Lövön silta | Lövö bro | Lövö bridge by SamppaV, on Flickr

Highway #12, Tampere Finland by SamppaV, on Flickr


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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #170 on: April 28, 2015, 10:57:11 AM »
I'm working on a three way shootout between this lens, the 16-35 f/2.8L II, and the Tamron 15-30 VC.  My question for you owners:  have you been able to do astraphotography successfully with the 16-35mm f/4L IS?  I'm a fairly experienced astraphotography shooter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/thousandwordimages/sets/72157636652265193/ ), but I've been disappointed with every attempt with the 16-35 f/4.  On paper it should do well (other than f/4 being less than optimal for light gathering), but....

If you have, what's your trick?
Few days back I tried this lens on 7D2 and I made several test shots (30 sec, to get star trails) to find out where the infinity point was @temperature. Just twisted focus ring to end and started slowly to come back from there. Final result was pretty close to infinity mark starting marker (that vertical line).

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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #171 on: April 28, 2015, 01:52:40 PM »
A wee bit of summer before it got cold again  8)



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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #171 on: April 28, 2015, 01:52:40 PM »

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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #172 on: April 28, 2015, 02:23:56 PM »
Nothing wrong with some JJ Abrams lens flare...

Another attempt.  This time took off the hood to use a CPL but picked up a little bit of flare.  Next time I guess I'll use both.


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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #173 on: May 04, 2015, 08:35:31 AM »
I love this lens as it is relatively small, light, cheap and sharp. Here is an example when paired with a Sony a7r (via Metabones adaptor). At 100% you can just about make out what people are doing in the lit rooms of the buildings on the left.

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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #174 on: May 04, 2015, 02:37:36 PM »
A wee bit of summer before it got cold again  8)

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Great images Viggo, especially the first one.
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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #175 on: May 04, 2015, 02:40:07 PM »
A wee bit of summer before it got cold again  8)

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Great images Viggo, especially the first one.

Takker!

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Re: Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #175 on: May 04, 2015, 02:40:07 PM »