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  1. Re: new to "strobist" do i have a good camera to get into this?

    Agreed re 580EXII being overkill though I find the way to go for anything on camera where you want the ETTL (camera does the thinking) which the Rebel has.


    In terms of strobism for the price of...
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    Re: Wallet full of $100 bills

    I want to laugh at a clear case of the L disease but I have to admit I also want this lens badly for no reason other than its awesome
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    Re: Wallet full of $100 bills

    I vote for 3)


    The 50 1.4 would be useful for the indoor ambient moving toddler pics. I use the lens for two running puppies at my parents place and have a pretty good hit rate on my 40D. 7D...
  4. Re: Cherry blossom images - need critique image 1

    Hi Darren


    The aperture (f22) on three of the shots is extremely narrow. I am sure some of the more experienced posters on here can tell you about the minimum aperture you can use before...
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    Re: 24-105 on 1.6x crop

    Similar to another poster I have the 24-105 on a 40D. I really like it though I admit that I sometimes miss the stop of aperture but for those situations I usually pull the trusty primes.


    Main...
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    Re: Are any of these worth it???

    How much isthe maintenance costing plus the adaptor mount?


    Given the range of lenses you have listed in your profileI dont see any real benefit other than maybe sentimental. You are probably...
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    Re: Lens sharpness

    My usual test when a new toy (lens) arrives in the mail is to take a pic of a sheet of crisp printed text and then look at it 100% to look for any obvious sharpness issues.


    You need to make...
  8. Thread: DPP Urgrade

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    Re: DPP Urgrade

    Scott


    Both my father (Australia) and I (UK) had no problems downloading and installing from the US site
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    Re: 24-105 to 24-70

    I have just purchased the 24-105 after stewing and researching for weeks to make the decision between this, the 24-70 and the 17-55. For me the longer focal range and the image stabilisationmade the...
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    Re: eos 450d vs eos 50d

    Hi


    You should hunt around and see if there are any 40D's floating around. I had (and still have as a spare) a 450D which i bought in 2008. Late2009 I then picked up a 40D for about the same...
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    Re: Post Your Best Portrait Shots!

    I second that plus the catch lights are great
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    Re: Favorite Gadgets

    Rocket air blower
  13. Re: Re-thinking Lens Choices... or, If I knew then...

    Shelky, unfortunately with the big races and no press pass hanging from my neck[:(], being at a decent position for the finish meant being at the stage an hour before it even started and even then I...
  14. Re: Re-thinking Lens Choices... or, If I knew then...

    I had my 2.8 non-IS and 40D at the London stage of the Tour of Britain 2009 and was very happy I had the extra stop as the finish line was partly in the shade and I wanted to freeze the action. Below...
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    Re: EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

    Not sure if there are prices listed in other countries but in the UK Warehouse Express has the MkIIlisted at£2,799 compared to the MkI for £1,568.


    I don't know if this just an RRP...
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    Re: Post Your Best Nature Shots!

    I second that. They could sell that lens solely off the back of pics like this
  17. Re: If my flash isn't on my camera, what is it attached to?

    Great, thanks Sean thats really helpful


    No flickr access at work so will start researching now.
  18. Re: If my flash isn't on my camera, what is it attached to?

    Hi Sean


    Thanks for your posts, they have opened up a whole new world of opportunities. I am slowly acquiring the bits and pieces I need to fire 2x KF36's through umbrellas and just had a...
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    Re: I need a Tripod.... Suggestions?

    hotsecretary, I have just bought a 055XPROB and the 488RC4 head. I have 40D, battery grip, 70-200 2.8L and it works fine. First thing I did when I got it was add my 580exII to the load as well and...
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    Re: better use of $1600?

    I have the 450D/XSi and the frame rate can be limiting for wildlife but I still think you will get more improvement from the 100-400L than from the body. I upgraded to a 40D as the current runout...
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    Re: Genuine B+W Filter

    I think that is the case with Paypal though I have a funny feeling the Paypal Buyer Protection only relates to ebay transactions so you might want to check. I use paypal for ebay purchases and lots...
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    Re: Genuine B+W Filter

    If you check his feedback it appears he has recently sold some Zeiss lenses that were worth a lot and they were offered with full refund if the buyer was not satisfied. The buyers on both of these...
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    Re: Post your favorite (or best) zoo pictures!

    Thanks for the complement.


    Its all lens (70-200 2.8L). Both at F2.8, first at 200mm, second at 155mm. The lens just makes it so easy to get nice pics!!!


    This place has mesh as well but the...
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    Re: Post your favorite (or best) zoo pictures!

    Some more big cat pics. Clouded snow leopard this time/cfs-file.ashx/__key/CommunityServer.Components.UserFiles/00.00.00.30.91/Snow-leopard-1.JPG

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    Re: Canon 1200mm HD video through the lens!

    Awe inspiring
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