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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #225 on: October 22, 2013, 09:13:00 AM »
I like to use it with a Big hood - three times larger than the lens  ;D
WOW ... that is one helluva BIG hood for a tiny lens.
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #225 on: October 22, 2013, 09:13:00 AM »

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #226 on: October 23, 2013, 04:22:55 PM »
Panorama from the balcony of the Palais de Festival, Cannes. 14 shots with the shorty 40.

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #227 on: October 25, 2013, 04:50:35 PM »
It also seems to be a great moonlight lens.

I like to use it with a Big hood - three times larger than the lens  ;D

Nice shot of the Pleiades!  They look larger than I would think they would be at 40mm...is this slightly cropped?

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #228 on: October 25, 2013, 06:35:09 PM »
It also seems to be a great moonlight lens.

I like to use it with a Big hood - three times larger than the lens  ;D

Nice shot of the Pleiades!  They look larger than I would think they would be at 40mm...is this slightly cropped?

Yes it is cropped in ! Well spotted, I'm impressed.

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #229 on: October 25, 2013, 07:21:34 PM »
Love this little lens.  For the price and the image quality you get out of this little guy, it's the best bang for the buck.
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #230 on: October 25, 2013, 07:28:03 PM »
It also seems to be a great moonlight lens.

I like to use it with a Big hood - three times larger than the lens  ;D

Nice shot of the Pleiades!  They look larger than I would think they would be at 40mm...is this slightly cropped?

Yes it is cropped in ! Well spotted, I'm impressed.

Thanks.  I've been doing some night sky stuff for a few years now.  Recently was doing this section of the sky along with Andromeda and the Milky Way, with my 135 f/2, with the pancake, and with my new Sigma 24mm f/1.8.  Also used the 24-105.  They all have a bit of coma toward the corners, with the Sigma 24mm having the worst by far, at apertures wider than about f/4.5 anyway.  But I think I can live with it for the price.  It's a fun lens...they all are, haha.

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #231 on: October 27, 2013, 04:01:35 PM »
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #231 on: October 27, 2013, 04:01:35 PM »

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #232 on: November 09, 2013, 04:06:04 PM »
Love this little lens.  For the price and the image quality you get out of this little guy, it's the best bang for the buck.
+1. I'm finding I have it on the camera probably 75% of the time, rather than the 50mm f1.4 as its very compact, sharper and has great contrast. A very underrated lens.
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #233 on: November 10, 2013, 02:10:08 AM »
Love this little lens.  For the price and the image quality you get out of this little guy, it's the best bang for the buck.
+1 ... due to its real small size, I carry it all the time now as a back up lens (it easily fits inside the smallest pocket of my Case Logic SLR Sling SLRC-205) ... just yesterday I dropped my 16-35 L II lens and did not have a substitute so I used the 40mm for a little while, before I gently broke the filter glass and continued on with the 16-35 ... the 40mm came in real handy to get the job done ... if it wan't the shorty forty I would have missed some very critical footage.
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #234 on: December 20, 2013, 09:02:41 PM »
Took this with the 6D and 40mm combo, otherwise known as my Hand Cannon. :) 



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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #235 on: February 22, 2014, 09:03:51 AM »
Sometimes, the 40mm is the widest lens I'm carrying ... works pretty well IMHO, even though the plane of focus is slightly off
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #236 on: February 22, 2014, 10:26:31 AM »
Sometimes, the 40mm is the widest lens I'm carrying ... works pretty well IMHO, even though the plane of focus is slightly off
Why do you say that? ... that images looks perfectly focused, very pleasing and nice indeed.
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #237 on: February 23, 2014, 10:01:44 AM »
I've been using my 40 mostly as an indoor lens for people or things like museum exhibits.  I used it last week when I did a "house call" for my boudoir business.  Here is an example:


This is at F/2.8 which gives me the DOF I'm looking for.  This is with a 5D3.

If you would like to see more images from this shoot, you can go to my blog http://www.beyondboudoirphoto.com/blog/2014/2/beyond-boudoir-photo-makes-a-house-call

Be advised that the first four images are safe for work.  After that they are NSFW.  You have been warned. :)
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #237 on: February 23, 2014, 10:01:44 AM »

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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #238 on: February 23, 2014, 10:07:14 AM »
I've been using my 40 mostly as an indoor lens for people or things like museum exhibits.  I used it last week when I did a "house call" for my boudoir business.  Here is an example:


This is at F/2.8 which gives me the DOF I'm looking for.  This is with a 5D3.

If you would like to see more images from this shoot, you can go to my blog http://www.beyondboudoirphoto.com/blog/2014/2/beyond-boudoir-photo-makes-a-house-call

Be advised that the first four images are safe for work.  After that they are NSFW.  You have been warned. :)
Very tastefully done ... AWESOME!
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #239 on: February 23, 2014, 10:34:22 PM »
Thanks Rienzphotoz!
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Re: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM "Pancake"
« Reply #239 on: February 23, 2014, 10:34:22 PM »