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Testing out the DA*16-50mm!
Lens: DA*16-50 f2.8 Camera: K7 ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/60s Aperture: F2.8 
Posted By: ChrisOBrien, 09-16-2010, 06:21 PM

Just showed up on my doorstep yesterday. Wow, what a step up from the kit lens! About twice as big, too, lolol. I also decided to experiment with the in-camera filters on the K7. I believe this was the high contrast filter.

I sharpened it a little in Gimp also. I wish I was better at post processing, this picture has the typical K7 noise.

I'm glad that it looks like I have a good copy. Hopefully the SDM won't crap the bed on me.

Any comments? Thanks guys!

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09-16-2010, 07:49 PM   #2
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Nice coclors and light. The dark lower right corner disturbs me some, though.
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This is a good result.
I see what Ole means, but the central area is very sharp for a wide open capture.
Indeed, be weary that at the corners wide open, this lens does produce some harsh bokeh, but otherwise enjoy the fine set of glassware. I enjoyed every moment shooting with the beast.
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Thanks everyone. That right corner was exposed properly on the original photo, but the in-camera high contrast filter must have darkened it a bit too much.

It'll take me a little while to get used to the lens and all of the quirks associated with it. But all in all, I think it was a good investment


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