Just my humble opinion, but if you're doing portraits, how about turning your camera 90° to portrait orientation. The crop across the chest on...
You know.... this conversation could go horribly wrong very quickly. I'll just say nice photo. :)
At f/2.8, your depth-of-field is extremely shallow. How does that help you focus on objects millions and millions and millions of miles away?
Diggin' the shot Ed.
Have you considered portrait orientation? Might work.
I consider the 50mm to be very... beige. Not too pretty and lacks any seasoning. IMO, the 85mm as Dan mentioned, at least adds salt and pepper...
at 2300, I bet they throw the training wheels in for free.
The D700 is a solid performer and the price you quoted is the exact reason I won't...
If you can't enjoy photography, there's always needlepoint.
Hot-shoe mounted external mounted flash that can also be remotely triggered.
Wireless or corded remote shutter release...
No, modeling only assist you in seeing where the shadows fall on your subject prior to exposure. They have no impact on actual exposure.
Actually, the D700 will accept both DX and FX format lenses. However, you do not get the benefit of using the entire sensor surface with DX lenses.
How then, do you suppose I change aperture and shutter speeds on-the-fly so quickly and never take the camera away from my face?
My D700 is much like the car I drive. It'll get replaced when the wheels fall off.
Unfortunately, I don't believe you will ever get the lighting you desire for high-key portraits with continuous lights. The pop of light from a...
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