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08-07-2008, 11:47 AM   #16
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I just got lens and snuck some quick shots in--here is one:

f5 1/160th JPG straight out of camera, but cropped ISO 200


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Mechan1k, John, Rodney, Jewelltrail

Hey guys
Mine were just quickie test snap shots after acquiring the lens. Nowhere near the quality of your images. Really hard act to follow man



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Daniel:

I have seen your work, which makes your compliment even more meaningful. However, you are clearly more than capable of following and topping my act anyday.


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08-07-2008, 10:55 PM   #19
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This lens is my first 1-1 macro and I am really getting into this type of pictures. It is one of the most interesting and frustrating shooting I have done. To get good [am I am far from there] it takes patience and a lot of bad blurry shots... This is a great lens for the $$$'s and is highly rated in every article I have read. Cheers. JIMBO


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Daniel .... I have also envied your work.

My shot was taken on my desk at work .. I had no tripod ... just sat the camera on the desk.
And used ambient lighting ... I think i shot it at f/2.8 just to keep shutter speed up.

So it was just a quic test shot really.

Looking forward to seeing more of your shots.
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Ok got a couple of non-macro and fairly wide open shots from this lens last weekend. The bokeh is difficult to control .











What are you guys' view?



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08-22-2008, 11:05 PM   #22
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Just got back from 2 weeks of hiking Lake Placid and areas in Vermont. I took the Tammy 90mm along and was very pleased with its performance. I am getting much better with it, but feel it demands manual focusing with Macro work. When the focus is on the lens produces.

A cropped JPG, with no pp.

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08-24-2008, 03:05 PM   #23
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I think I like this lens

Have not had chance of doing more non-macro ...







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Okay, here is a non-macro shot with the lens. JPG with no processing, at f8, 1/320th, ISO 100, spot metered:


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Okay, here is a non-macro shot with the lens. JPG with no processing, at f8, 1/320th, ISO 100, spot metered:


Attachment 17666
Jewelltrail

Love the tranquility you have portayed there. Stunningly beautiful


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Okay, it's been almost a month since picking up this lens. So here's one of my better photos. Handheld because I had no time for tripod.

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Hi Daniel:

Your complement means a lot to me. particularly since it comes from you. Thank you!

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Hi Daniel:

Your complement means a lot to me. particularly since it comes from you. Thank you!

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Have fun with the lens

This is a non-macro shot even at F4. When it comes to sharpness, it is a matter of toning it down rather than up







This lens is fun. When I get back my chunk of glass (ie FA100mmF2.8 macro), I should play it again to have some competition. I recall I had to rein in the sharpness of that lens too



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Have fun with the lens

This is a non-macro shot even at F4. When it comes to sharpness, it is a matter of toning it down rather than up
I agree with you, the len's only problem is it needs to be toned down a little. I honestly can not believe how much I like this lens, even more than the 17-50mm f2.8, and I love shooting wide. This lens is making a Macro shooter out of me but, as you so eloquently show here, the lens can excel out of the Macro world too---great cat shot!
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I recently bought this lens and am really loving it. I find it's also really good for portraits but the sharpness for macro is amazing.

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