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01-22-2008, 03:12 AM   #1
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LBA - DA14 and Tamron 90 Macro

Hi all,

Just got back from a 4-week holiday/honeymoon trip to Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan. On the trip I managed to convinced myself to get a couple of lenses, DA14/2.8 (which I got in HK) and Tamron 90/2.8 Macro (which I got in Japan). I guess when you are on trip, you tend not to worry about your spending.

Anyway, here are some shots from these two lenses:
From Tamron 90/2.8 Macro:



From DA14/2.8:
4. Testing how close I could get to the subject:

5. The following photos were taken at Sun-Moon Lake in Taichung, Taiwan.




Oh, did I mention I finally got myself a K10D just before Christmas too?


01-22-2008, 05:05 AM   #2
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Hi Kenny. Glad to hear you coming back to Melbourne from the holidays.

That is quite a serious LBA going on there. Sure you experience the beauty of Da 14 now. Hehe

I kind of like the flower shot of Da 14 a lot where the bokeh was surprisingly not too bad
01-22-2008, 08:12 AM   #3
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man.. I always want the DA14... how much did you get it in HK?
01-22-2008, 08:37 PM   #4
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Thanks James. I was surprised by how close I could get to the flower. At one stage, I was so close to the flower that the hood was almost touching the flower.

vizjerei: I got it for about AU$700+ which is about $100 cheaper than getting it in Australia!


01-24-2008, 02:27 AM   #5
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Enjoy the Tamron 90mm .... I sure do.

The DA14 looks like a real nice lens as well ... i am after something on a wide side of things.
I only have the kit lens for wide at the moment.
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Nice set, Kenny

I, too, really like my DA 14mm. It is quite good at getting close, as you have observed:

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