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10-31-2019, 06:04 AM   #31
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I'm normally too hungry to get the camera out but if I did take food shots it would be with my 50mm 1.8 smc.

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I always take my 400mm f/2.8 with me, it makes for a fantastic lobster mallet. Those little wooden hammers are for limp-wristed sissies.

In all seriousness, if the FA31 doesn't focus close enough: a weak +1 close-up filter might be helpful and due to its low power it shouldn't introduce any unwanted aberrations to the image. Unfortunately there is no such thing as a 7mm extension tube for K mount.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Digitalis Quote
I always take my 400mm f/2.8 with me, it makes for a fantastic lobster mallet. Those little wooden hammers are for limp-wristed sissies.
Then you can use it to roll the meat out of the little legs!
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It's not something I do in any serious way, but if I DO do it, it's because I happen to drop into a restaurant while out and about ith a camera, and my out and about lens is normally the 31 Ltd (on K-1),so that's what I use. Usually. And I like the results - but, as I say, I don't do t seriously.

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Food photography is always a challenge for me. However, I usually get the best images via a 50mm 1.4, or a 100mm macro 2.8.

I usually try to photograph a portion of the food. I intentionally cut off parts of the plate, to include, maybe a hand, or a cup or something else. So the focal point in my food photography isn't the food itself, but rather the event of food, if that makes sense?
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Sigma 70-300 Macro(red ring) on tripod- i forget what the sweetspot is for the f stop for that leans is- its inexpensive and takes one heck of a photo when you get it set up properly
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