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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2012, 10:51:56 AM »
Can I request for some action shots from this lens? It doesn't have to be fast sports or anything similar, I would just like to see if its possible to shoot moving subjects with this relatively-slow AF'ing lens.

Moving subjects?  How about a bird in flight?  (full image and 100% crop)


EOS 7D, EF 85mm f/1.2L II, 1/1600 s, f/6.3, ISO 2000

Still, the grackle was pretty far away - the 85L doesn't do very well with close, erratically-moving subjects, even if they're not moving too fast.  The body you use makes a difference, too.  The 7D will track moving subjects better than the 5DII, even with a comparitively slow lens like the 85L.  A 1-series body would do even better.
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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2012, 10:51:56 AM »

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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2012, 11:26:16 AM »
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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2012, 04:31:23 AM »

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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #18 on: January 13, 2012, 10:08:49 PM »
Well... what to say about this lens... Its AMAZING!!!

Some of my shots...









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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #19 on: January 13, 2012, 11:00:34 PM »
Can I request for some action shots from this lens? It doesn't have to be fast sports or anything similar, I would just like to see if its possible to shoot moving subjects with this relatively-slow AF'ing lens.

Moving subjects?  How about a bird in flight?  (full image and 100% crop)

Still, the grackle was pretty far away - the 85L doesn't do very well with close, erratically-moving subjects, even if they're not moving too fast.  The body you use makes a difference, too.  The 7D will track moving subjects better than the 5DII, even with a comparitively slow lens like the 85L.  A 1-series body would do even better.

Very nice capture indeed, not surprised it was with you 7D...the 5DmkII is great for a lot of things, birds in flight I imagine just wouldn't be one of them....

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« Reply #20 on: January 13, 2012, 11:02:49 PM »
Well... what to say about this lens... Its AMAZING!!!

Some of my shots...


Really nice portraits, great DOF and you've kept the images simple, just the focus on (parts of sometimes) your subjecst. I really like them.

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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #21 on: January 22, 2012, 04:44:44 AM »
A few pics from yesterdays trip to Jigokudani in Nagano Japan. There is a hot spring where all the monkeys go to hang out.

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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #21 on: January 22, 2012, 04:44:44 AM »

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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #22 on: January 22, 2012, 09:00:48 AM »
Ok granted my setup is not all that enchanting here but everytime I pick up my 85mm for a few shots I am always amazed how good this lens is... :D

My model here is 22 month old and this was shot at f3.2, ISO 400 with a flash...
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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #23 on: February 03, 2012, 01:29:55 PM »

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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #24 on: February 03, 2012, 10:12:58 PM »

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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #25 on: February 04, 2012, 02:23:57 AM »

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« Reply #26 on: February 04, 2012, 04:56:39 AM »
I just love this lens, my only models are my family til now

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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #27 on: February 04, 2012, 08:08:41 AM »
I just love this lens, my only models are my family til now

Family do make wonderful models don't they!   :D
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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #27 on: February 04, 2012, 08:08:41 AM »

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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #28 on: February 04, 2012, 08:33:15 AM »
I just love this lens, my only models are my family til now

Family do make wonderful models don't they!   :D


Oh yes indeed, and they are a good excuse to get more lenses  ;)

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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #29 on: February 05, 2012, 01:48:07 AM »
Just got this lens today:

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Re: Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
« Reply #29 on: February 05, 2012, 01:48:07 AM »