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03-22-2009, 03:26 PM   #16
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Gus, see a doctor:

Those portraits are GREAT, especially for your first time with that lens.

03-22-2009, 03:42 PM   #17

Ira... it ain't me

These are Free Souls first portraits with the lens... all I did was give a little sharpening to the resized shots...

I wish I did that well on my first portraits with the J-9.

Free Soul is nailing focus even wide open with can be tough at F2
03-22-2009, 04:45 PM   #18
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Completely understandable mistake, Free Soul! Looks like you're going to get better use of the J9 than I do, once you get used to how it handles.
03-22-2009, 04:57 PM   #19
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I had J9,its wonderful lens. When you try to take portraits @ f2.0 they are soft.If you stop for 2.8 or 4 and at sunny days at 5.6 lens is sharp as blade.
The best thing you can do is to try to use it at 2.8 and take more photos. With time you'll understand this lens.

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Thank you, guys and girls!!!

I really appreciate your help, and comments, and support, and nice words!

They were very helpful to me. I'm do a new in M-focusing and aperture stuff.

, I shoot only for pleasure.

Wish you all a great day!

This weekend will try all of your advices! And show results, of course!
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nevermind the sharpness but the bokeh is just great....

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