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  1. Re: Looking for a good Messenger Bag when I have my 70-200 f2.8 mounted

    Great info Steve! Thanks for the video link especially... I
  2. Re: Looking for a good Messenger Bag when I have my 70-200 f2.8 mounted

    @btaylor: The bag you mentioned above looks great too - now I
  3. Re: Looking for a good Messenger Bag when I have my 70-200 f2.8 mounted

    @Steve: How easy is it to get to the camera when mounted on your back? Can you swing it around and pull out the camera? It's a very nice looking backpack - but accesibilty is what I am looking for...
  4. Re: Looking for a good Messenger Bag when I have my 70-200 f2.8 mounted

    Hey Richard - I think these Thinktank retropective series bags may just be the ticket. They look great.


    Thanks,


    -Robert
  5. Re: Looking for a good Messenger Bag when I have my 70-200 f2.8 mounted

    Hi Sean . I have had several Lowepro sling type bags.. but have just found that they are too cumbersome to reach and grab when I am out and about. I have a Compupack (lowepro) now so when I travel I...
  6. Looking for a good Messenger Bag when I have my 70-200 f2.8 mounted

    I have a 60D with a battery grip and when I have my 70-200mm lens mounted I would like to have a it easily accessible from a messenger bag so I don't have to unzip or pull open a flap.


    Any...
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    Re: Canon 60D or T3i

    I graduated from a T2i to the 60D and could never imagine going back. The grip feels so much better, especially when I put my 70-200mm F2.8 on. The top LCD panel and quick access buttons for things...
  8. Re: How can run a simple test to determine if my lens is front focusing?

    WoW! Thank
  9. How can run a simple test to determine if my lens is front focusing?

    I was wondering if there is a simple test I can conduct at home without any special equiment to determine if my lens is front focusing? I have had several shots that I thought were spot on when I...
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    Re: Pretty good deal on a Nifty-Fifty

    Great find Dave - Thanks!
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    Re: Favorite lens to shoot video with from DSLR

    thanks, all great advice. I have the 85mm and tested it out - works well in church etc..
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    Favorite lens to shoot video with from DSLR

    I am finding with my 60D that I am shooting more and more video. The articulating screen helps to get some very unique angles similar to what I use to do with my dedicated video camera.


    For...
  13. Thread: Basketball

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    Re: Basketball

    Great shots! thanks for sharing them.. I just picked up an 85mm f/1.8 for shooting my sons wrestling matches and some boxing/MMA matches I cover. All indoor with varied lighting. Can
  14. Re: Best lens option for portrait photography with cropped sensor DSLR's

    Thanks everyone for the input - it helps a great deal. It sounds as if the 35mm is the way to go. The Sigma is one that Bryan seemed to like in his review as well so I will definately give it a good...
  15. Best lens option for portrait photography with cropped sensor DSLR's

    I have a 60D and have been searching for a lens that would be a good prime for portraits. I have an 85mm 1.8 which is good for head shots I know to avoid any facial distortion but I have also heard...
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    Re: Thoughts on 3rd party lens

    @ andnoimbroke (love the name btw - so TRUE with this hoobby!) I am heading to the Pacquiao vs Margarito fight in Arlington with him on the 13th and I def. plan on borrowing a few casue it
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    Re: Thoughts on 3rd party lens

    @ patrick thanks for the tip on the book.. that is my biggest challenge being so new to photography is learning. I will check it out.
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    Re: Thoughts on 3rd party lens

    Wow... thanks John for the detailed reply.. that is exactly the kind of feed back I was looking for!
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    Thoughts on 3rd party lens

    I am about a year into this addiction called Photography! I started with my first DSLR as a T1i last October and now have a 60D scehduled to arrive Monday. (Let me be the first to say that one of the...
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