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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Nice!

    Background on the bird one is a bit distracting but fantastic shots otherwise

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by stavroshamster View Post
    Manual focus presumably? And normal flash - or do you have a ringflash?
    Yes, manual focus, no artificial light, just natural. And I do have all the time I need
    Cheers, David



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    Re: Photo-a-day

    come on Rugger, time to take your shutter speed down to 1/100 when shooting props, you've had enough practice by now

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Does IS make a huge difference in terms of IQ and shutter speed?

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    Does IS make a huge difference in terms of IQ and shutter speed?
    IS is good at lowering handshake at slower shutter speeds - good for stationary objects, but when you are shooting sports/moving stuff/etc, the IS doesn't help and you need the faster shutter speeds.

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    Lightbulb Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    Does IS make a huge difference in terms of IQ and shutter speed?
    depends on how good you are at hand holding at low SS.. for the majority of ppl, you'll get sharper shots with it..

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    The best of todays :



    Cheers, David



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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Like them Dave!

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by stavroshamster View Post
    Nice!

    Background on the bird one is a bit distracting but fantastic shots otherwise
    I agree, might try cloning it out. But thanks

    Quote Originally Posted by bobster
    come on Rugger, time to take your shutter speed down to 1/100 when shooting props, you've had enough practice by now
    I don't know really. Shooting at these speeds gives me sharper shots and more keepers, even at the expense of a full prop disc. Also, I find shooting into the sun as I often am at airshows, particularly Old Warden, makes the prop disappear althogether. So a slow shutter speed gives me nothing at all!


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    my a55 shoots great video in 1080i

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Borrowed a Canon 70-200 F4 off of a friend!



    Our dog on the left, neighbours on the right.

    I've also just realised that chrome doesn't colour manage properly! So in firefox and IE my photo looks better, in chrome it looks bland.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    I don't have the patience or lens reach of g8ina (it's my portrait lens really )!




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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Kal, that bee is just fine, no worries there sir
    Cheers, David



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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Love the random dangling spoons!

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    More Rallycross from this weekend...






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    Re: Photo-a-day

    nice technique, but not a fan of seeing the rear of racing cars unless something interesting is happening..

    something different

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