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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #105 on: December 02, 2012, 05:32:48 PM »
Fabulous shot, Sporgon.  Nice work!  The light in that first image is fabulous!
Thanks for your kind comments Dustin. We try and take our shots either just as the sun is rising or setting. In this case the sun was just about to go down behind a hill on the other side of the valley, so as usual ( cos I'm always late !) there was no time to set up a tripod, so this was taken hand held with IS at about 40th from memory. The IS makes it a very versatile lens but we do find that it's much sharper without IS on if shutter speed is fast enough to avoid shake.

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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #105 on: December 02, 2012, 05:32:48 PM »

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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #106 on: December 02, 2012, 11:03:16 PM »
My copy is great.  The 24-105L is not a "sexy" lens, but yet I find that some of my best work comes from it, mostly because it is competent and because of it's great focal length it tends to "around" when I am shooting.  Here's a few faves from it:


Blue Dawn by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr


Almost Gone (Explored August 17th, 2012) by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr


Sunset at Niagara by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr


Morning Has Broken by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr


Liquid Gold by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr


A Mother's Love by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr

I like these, but really like the liquid gold! Thanks brother!
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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #107 on: December 03, 2012, 04:37:36 AM »

Patience is a virtue by Sparda (AMT), on Flickr

I like this shot more if that big boy isn't there...   ;D  I want to focus on the house but scrolling down, suddenly there's the big boy.  But very nice pic...  Hopefully you also have the version without the big boy.  I'd like to see that one too.

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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #108 on: December 03, 2012, 04:44:34 AM »
My copy is great.  The 24-105L is not a "sexy" lens, but yet I find that some of my best work comes from it, mostly because it is competent and because of it's great focal length it tends to "around" when I am shooting.  Here's a few faves from it:


Blue Dawn by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr


Almost Gone (Explored August 17th, 2012) by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr


Sunset at Niagara by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr


Morning Has Broken by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr


Liquid Gold by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr


A Mother's Love by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr

Very, very nice pics!!! Cool! 8)

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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #109 on: December 03, 2012, 03:29:11 PM »
Thanks for the nice feedback, everyone
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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #110 on: December 07, 2012, 02:33:04 PM »
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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #111 on: December 10, 2012, 12:58:03 PM »
Long time reader, first time poster :)

I took this picture yesterday... I also played with LR for the first time and finally start shooting RAW. I am just not sure if I like the result. 50% of the time I look at it, I like it (because it makes the chopper look tough :)), the other 50% I am like "waaaaaaay overdone". Guess I have to find the balance somewhere :)

Lots to learn :)

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« Reply #111 on: December 10, 2012, 12:58:03 PM »

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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #112 on: December 10, 2012, 01:05:00 PM »
Long time reader, first time poster :)

I took this picture yesterday... I also played with LR for the first time and finally start shooting RAW. I am just not sure if I like the result. 50% of the time I look at it, I like it (because it makes the chopper look tough :)), the other 50% I am like "waaaaaaay overdone". Guess I have to find the balance somewhere :)

Lots to learn :)

Nice picture for me though I'd prefer a little bit less saturation and a little bit more warmth but it's just me.  :)

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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #113 on: December 10, 2012, 02:44:37 PM »
Long time reader, first time poster :)

I took this picture yesterday... I also played with LR for the first time and finally start shooting RAW. I am just not sure if I like the result. 50% of the time I look at it, I like it (because it makes the chopper look tough :)), the other 50% I am like "waaaaaaay overdone". Guess I have to find the balance somewhere :)

Lots to learn :)
Personally, I don't think warmth fits images with snow and would err towards cool colurs, but I would tend to agree with the saturation. I would also be inclined to increase the exposure (which would have the side effect of less saturation), so that the snow looks whiter than it does at the moment. Some areas need to be slightly blue because they are in shadow and it helps the viewer to "feel" the cold, but it is underexposed at the moment.
Nice picture for me though I'd prefer a little bit less saturation and a little bit more warmth but it's just me.  :)
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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #114 on: December 10, 2012, 04:31:11 PM »
Long time reader, first time poster :)

I took this picture yesterday... I also played with LR for the first time and finally start shooting RAW. I am just not sure if I like the result. 50% of the time I look at it, I like it (because it makes the chopper look tough :)), the other 50% I am like "waaaaaaay overdone". Guess I have to find the balance somewhere :)

Lots to learn :)

I like it. I tend to oversaturate since I like bold colors, but when overdone it often doesn't look natural. I like the contrasting red and blue tones in your photo. Slower shutter speed (if possible) can blur the propeller blades for a different look.

As an amateur I recently started shooting RAW. Much more useful for PP. I have LR3 but need to learn how to use it. Show us some more of your work in the future.

This is a great website. Great advice and friendly people :)
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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #115 on: December 12, 2012, 05:34:46 PM »
Thanks for the comments! I definitely agree on the over-saturation and the under-exposure actually too when I look at it again... Nice learning curve :)

Here is another one, with the same lens... Open for any critisicm/suggestions! Image is almost straight out of the camera; just some cropping and a little added contrast... Less than 1 minute in total. The only total noob-mistake is that I totally forgot to disable the IS on the tripod :o


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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #116 on: January 28, 2013, 01:54:25 AM »
Obviously at 24mm and obviously through the safety of a zoo window.
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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #117 on: January 28, 2013, 10:16:12 AM »
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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #118 on: February 17, 2013, 05:46:53 PM »
Two shots taken today with the 24-105mm f/4L IS USM




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Re: Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
« Reply #119 on: February 17, 2013, 08:05:34 PM »
I know it's not a sexy and cool lens but I keep it on my 5D3 most of the time unless I need more reach or using a faster prime. This is from last Sunday looking out over the Mekong river in Phnom Penh. To the right is a landfill they are working on to enlarge the Diamond Island which is one of the city's expansion areas. The picture is processed in LR4, the tone is correct but a bit enhanced through split toning. It was a beautiful morning.
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« Reply #119 on: February 17, 2013, 08:05:34 PM »