Gone Canon

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  1. Formatted

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    No. Well not let at least, I went to local camera store today and knowing that I could borrow a Canon 40D I bought myself a macro lens (Cheaper than I thought),

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    So this is what I'm taking to Holland in the way of Canon gear.

    I'm also taking some lights having just had a play with the lens I'm going to need some extra light.

    I also bought a Nikon 50mm AF-S f/1.4 which was a tad pricey. Well worth it I hope!

    The 100 mm f/2.8 is a big beast, really heavy.....
     
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    GET THAT CAMERAS CAP ON RIGHT NOW!!

    think of the dust - the dust!!!! that is getting inside (you'll understand all about dust soon enough ;) ) And get ready for some fun with that setup - a nice flash if you can get it (430 would be enough) and some sort of diffuser (lumiquest softbox is what I use myself, but there are other options) and you are all set to go :)
     
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    hahah... Is that a comment about how dusty my house might be? ;)
     
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    hehe no but even a very clean house still had dust! It's the bane of the macro photographer it is :(
     
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    Welcome to the fold. You'll never look back.
     
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    I'm confused...
     
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    My family shoots Canon whilst I shoot Nikon, I'm moving over soon, since the purchase of a D300s fell through.
     
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    Village Idiot No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Macro is so...
     
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    fantastic!
     
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    Oh little do ye know...
     

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