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chrysoberyl

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Sigma 135 Art
« on: July 11, 2017, 08:18:19 AM »
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Sigma 135 Art
« on: July 11, 2017, 08:18:19 AM »

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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2017, 08:22:25 AM »
Rose of Sharon.
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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2017, 08:36:54 AM »
Nice shots. I probably would have tried to get closer if possible?  Are you using an extension tube, and if yes, will the Sigma 135mm still autofocus with an extension tube?

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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2017, 09:29:03 AM »
Nice shots. I probably would have tried to get closer if possible?  Are you using an extension tube, and if yes, will the Sigma 135mm still autofocus with an extension tube?

Thank you.  I could have gotten closer, but I want pretty much all of the subject to be in focus.  And I like the foliage for context.

No extension tube was used, but I have found that AF works well with a Kenko 20mm ET.  BTW, I checked AF as soon as I got this lens, and it appears to be quite accurate and fast, unlike my 35mm Art.
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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2017, 07:51:25 AM »
Another Rosebay Rhododendron.
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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2017, 08:48:04 AM »
2-image pano stitch, more of a lens test rather than an artistic image but I had only about 10 minutes onsite and thought I will give it a shot :)

the resulting image is a bit to large to upload so here is the link:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/atAOO1A0rEmKV9AO2
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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2017, 09:21:57 AM »
2-image pano stitch, more of a lens test rather than an artistic image but I had only about 10 minutes onsite and thought I will give it a shot :)

the resulting image is a bit to large to upload so here is the link:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/atAOO1A0rEmKV9AO2

I like the contrasting/clashing colors of the water and sky.  An interesting use of this lens.
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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2017, 09:21:57 AM »

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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2017, 09:27:52 AM »
Thank you!  :)

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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2017, 10:27:09 AM »
2-image pano stitch, more of a lens test rather than an artistic image but I had only about 10 minutes onsite and thought I will give it a shot :)

the resulting image is a bit to large to upload so here is the link:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/atAOO1A0rEmKV9AO2

I like the contrasting/clashing colors of the water and sky.  An interesting use of this lens.

Agree on both points! Nicely done image.

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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2017, 03:21:40 AM »
Thank you, I was curious to see if high resolving power and low distortion / low CA qualities of the lens will deliver in landscape and architectural projects. Astro photography is another area where I expect 135 Art to excell. I do not shoot Astro though.

2-image pano stitch, more of a lens test rather than an artistic image but I had only about 10 minutes onsite and thought I will give it a shot :)

the resulting image is a bit to large to upload so here is the link:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/atAOO1A0rEmKV9AO2

I like the contrasting/clashing colors of the water and sky.  An interesting use of this lens.

Agree on both points! Nicely done image.

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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #10 on: August 02, 2017, 08:08:09 AM »
Common Buckeye Butterfly.
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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #11 on: August 02, 2017, 08:56:47 AM »
Very nice picture, chrysoberyl.   :)

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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2017, 09:10:09 AM »
Very nice picture, chrysoberyl.   :)

Thank you.  I find the Sigma 135 Art + 80D combo a pleasure to use.
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Re: Sigma 135 Art
« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2017, 09:10:09 AM »