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    For the price of an Olympus Pen or Panasonic GF...

    For the price of an Olympus Pen or Panasonic GF you can get a basic Rebel. Rebel's APS-C (larger than 4/3) sensor will allow shallower depth of field and better noise control. Rebel's autofocus speed...
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    They indeed are tough to find, especially at...

    They indeed are tough to find, especially at decent price.
    I recently bought a brand new one from 17th street photo through Amazon.com
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    Re: I must leave my photography hobby behind ...

    Denise - how about using your photography passion to your advantage? For starters, maybe contact some local photogs, maybe they need help... You have the knowledge, you (still)have the kit...

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  4. Re: Q: What is the terminal velocity of a 24-105 f/4 L?

    Did you read the comments below the article?


    My favorite one was: "it zoomed right through the roof"
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    Re: Another backpack question

    Ben,


    If it is not too late, here is a nice database of photo backpacks.


    Good luck


    Pete
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    Re: 5D vs 5D MARK II

    5D sells between $850 and $1200 on my local Craiglsist
  7. Thread: shutters

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    Re: shutters

    There is a phenomenon called shutter distortion, which occurs when you photograph fast moving objects using relatively long exposure time while NOT panning. When the first curtain slides up, the...
  8. Re: -NEW- Assignment 20: Rubbish, Garbage, Trash

    Interesting submissions guys and gals. Funny how garbage can be made look good or artistic...


    Anyway, here is mine, apanorama of acar cementary.


    Canon 5DII and 24-105L@ 28mm, 1/2sec., f/16,...
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    Re: Happy Snap Shots

    Very nice shots. My favorite is the first one.


    A Rebel and 50mm1.4 is for some reason also my combo of choice for kid shots.


    Pete
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    Re: How much do you shoot?

    Based on this year's statistics, my weekly average is 71. Roughly 50% of picturesare taken with my XSi, just because I carry it with me most of the time.My 5DII is in use about 30% and the 7D 20%.
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  11. Re: Assignment 19: Shadow Photography

    Very nice submissions, everyone.


    Here is mine,from last weekend.


    Taken with 5DII and EF 24-105 at 47mm, f/16, 1/60sec, ISO 400, handheld.

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    Re: PICTURES ( good or bad) THAT YOU THINK ARE FUNNY

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    "Should I stay or should I go?" Taken with my cell phone.
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    Re: Am I forgetting anything?

    John,


    You are right: the two prong North American is pretty much standard in China. You may come across with two other types but those are older and not ascommon any more. As far as the current...
  14. Re: If there's no other option but direect flash... whats the best setting???

    It is going to be difficultto give you the exact settings for your shoot. I would take a few test shots ahead of time for sure. If you cannot dothattry to simulate the conditions at home and...
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    Re: Am I forgetting anything?

    John,


    Do you use a mouse with your laptop? I personallyfind postprocessing with just integrated pointing device unnecessarily difficult. I always take a smallnotebook mouse on my trips.

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    Re: Need your opinion on a watermark/logo

    I voted for "B"


    I just think that two machine-generated- likekinds offontwill look more compatible and optically pleasing than a handwritten-like one and a machine-like one.


    My 2 pennies...
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    Re: 70-200mm F2.8L II AFMA

    This is why I kinda gave up on AFMA-ing my zooms. I do appreciate the difference I get with the primes, though.
  18. Re: FYI - Magazine Subscription Deal

    Good find, Denise. I read Outdoor Photography on regular basis, so I went ahead and ordered a subscription. Thanks a lot!


    Pete
  19. Thread: Sigma 8-16mm

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    Re: Sigma 8-16mm

    Jayson,


    I do not have the 8-16mm, but I do have a sigma 12-24mm, which on a full frame gives similar angles of view. As far as rectangular filters go I can speak for Cokin filters only. First...
  20. Thread: B&W Filters

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    Re: B&W Filters

    Rick,


    Since digital cameras have uv filter built in, you may want to consider a clear version of that filter:

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  21. Re: You know you're addicted to photography when ...

    When you see a photograph of a hot model and first thing you do is analyze catchlights and shadows trying to figure out what lighting was used...
  22. Re: My situation: Should I buy the 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 or 24-105mm f/4?

    If I were in your shoes I would:


    1)Keep the 15-85 and sell the 18-55, unless the latter is still needed for something (small size and weight). The 24-105 is likely to be not wide enough.


    2)...
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    Re: My Experience w/ Canon Factory Service Center

    Thanks a lot HD![:)]
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    Re: My Experience w/ Canon Factory Service Center

    How do you do that? Provide serial numbers?
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    Re: Flash batteries!?

    MAHA Powerex here as well. I have been using them for a few years now and I am very happy.


    Maha makes Imedion batteries, which are similar to Eneloops. I would like to try them but for now I...
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