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  1. Thread: Df!

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    I was super excited for it... Then I saw the...

    I was super excited for it... Then I saw the price point.

    Love the idea of it, but I just don't get why it's priced like that. For most photographers this would be their "fun travel camera." ...
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    when you upgrade to f/2.8, you'll also have to...

    when you upgrade to f/2.8, you'll also have to adjust to being more precise with your focusing technique. The whole thing about the background being out of focus is that your depth of field (ie the...
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    Gotta love when people are criticizing the...

    Gotta love when people are criticizing the opinions of people who have actually used the exact gear combo in question (push pull and D7000) when they've only used sorta similar gear combos (d90 and...
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    your biggest issue with the older f/2.8 telephoto...

    your biggest issue with the older f/2.8 telephoto lenses and action shooting is going to be focus accuracy and speed. The push pull variant, I find basically unusable for a fast moving sport like...
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    Like others have mentioned, I do think the dSLR...

    Like others have mentioned, I do think the dSLR is on the way out, but not solely because of camera phones. I think pretty soon its going to be something like:

    camera phone < Fuji X100 like...
  6. Thread: 1 in 6

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    Ha, it simultaneously keeps me young and makes me...

    Personally, I would hate doing something that made me wish I was 17 years old on a daily basis.
    Looking in the mirror every morning is quite bad enough thank you very much.[/QUOTE]

    Ha, it...
  7. Thread: 1 in 6

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    Yeah, basically my job 65 hours a week is taking...

    Yeah, basically my job 65 hours a week is taking technically perfect photos with a 5DIII, 70-200 f/2.8 ISII L of mostly stunningly attractive 17 year old girls. When I'm not working I kinda want to...
  8. Thread: 1 in 6

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    Though in an ironic twist, the native TPF app...

    Though in an ironic twist, the native TPF app won't allow you to view it in its actual Instagram style square crop.
  9. Thread: 1 in 6

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    Thoughts? iPhone photo edited with snapseed. I thought there was a phone camera gallery.

    The more I've thought about it, the more I want to embrace the phone camera as enhancement to photography...
  10. Yeah, I guess the other stuff is so out of focus...

    Yeah, I guess the other stuff is so out of focus that you don't notice it? Really weird.
  11. seems to be doing some sort of weird ultra...

    seems to be doing some sort of weird ultra sharpening on a few of the images (maybe all, but more noticeable on some) and it's not there on the flickr upload, and certainly not there in the file on...
  12. A few from the Kell Kickoff Classic (HS Football)

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    http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3692/9583014999_cc1f72068f_o.jpg
    IMG_9304 (1) by franklinrabon, on Flickr

    2)
    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7323/9583014629_d0f5d84788_o.jpg
    IMG_9174 by...
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    cool, thanks for the feedbqck guys. the crop was...

    cool, thanks for the feedbqck guys. the crop was just me messing up on the framing of the original capture. I kinda knew I wanted a square crop, but I miscalculated the angle very slightly for the...
  14. Thread: 5D Issue...

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    also, can you post shutter speeds for each of the...

    also, can you post shutter speeds for each of the photos you posted?
  15. Thread: 5D Issue...

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    shutter is very slightly off on the right side,...

    shutter is very slightly off on the right side, causing it to close very slightly out of sync. This is causing both the overly hot exposure up there, and the distortion. It's hanging right as it...
  16. Thread: Auto mode?

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    There's nothing inherently "wrong" with auto...

    There's nothing inherently "wrong" with auto mode. But it is just sort of rolling the dice. It might produce the ideal exposure, it might not. It will almost always produce at least an okay...
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    yes, on a crop frame it's actually a pretty...

    yes, on a crop frame it's actually a pretty extreme telephoto.
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    tokina 11-16 f/2.8 pro II version is your best...

    tokina 11-16 f/2.8 pro II version is your best bet.
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    Both can "make bokeh." the 50mm can do it while...

    Both can "make bokeh." the 50mm can do it while having a larger field of view than the 70-300. before you decide which lens you get, you should decide what you want to do with it,a nd what you are...
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    1) this is good for if you want to zoom in from a...

    1) this is good for if you want to zoom in from a distance
    2) this is good if you want a shallow depth of field and a normal portrait type photo.
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    A girl and a horse

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7416/9466802947_137e3a86d3_o.jpg
    DSC_5904 (1) by franklinrabon, on Flickr

    Long time no see guys! Just thought I'd post a random street capture from today. Comments...
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    1 definitely looks like Gaussian blur was added...

    1 definitely looks like Gaussian blur was added in to my eyes. Not so much critiquing as a negative, as just asking, because you said you only make minor tweaks in lightroom, and I never really...
  23. If the 70-200 was built like the 80-200, didn't...

    I've never used the 80-200 but the 70-200 paired with the multicam fx3500 AF 3d tracking works awesome. Just saying.[/QUOTE]

    If the 70-200 was built like the 80-200, didn't have the focus...
  24. yes, I think something this thread points out is...

    yes, I think something this thread points out is that there, in some ways, isn't a such thing as 'DoF'. There is an exact plane (well, a curved plane) that is exactly in focus, and everything...
  25. The 2-ring 80-200 should be fine for you. The...

    The 2-ring 80-200 should be fine for you. The only time I have a problem with the 2-ring on my D7000 is when I wan to quickly make large focusing changes. It typically works plenty fast enough to...
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    You do realize that due to ToS agreements, even...

    You do realize that due to ToS agreements, even when you buy something up front, you don't "own it" any more than if you pay monthly. The only difference is that you currently pay your monthly...
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    I think Adobe has already decided they're not...

    I think Adobe has already decided they're not going to be able to compete on the low end with Aperture, Nik, etc over the long run. In many ways it seems like it's a repositioning of CS into a new...
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    Is it any more of a money grab than raising the...

    Is it any more of a money grab than raising the price on the next release? The people it hurts most are the people who skip upgrade cycles. If you were the kind of user that upgraded every cycle,...
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    Probably hurts the middle class hobbyist market,...

    Probably hurts the middle class hobbyist market, who have chunks of cash, and prefer the overall savings to a monthly recurring charge (and who are also less used to the subscription model). ...
  30. thanks! Yeah the feet were in the original shot,...

    thanks! Yeah the feet were in the original shot, It was a choice between a security guy's head and their feet in the frame or no feet but no angry looking dude looking into the crowd with helicopter...
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