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New Vivitar 400mm test shots
Posted By: Stratman, 09-16-2007, 04:42 PM

Ok, it's not new, but it is new to me Got it from Igowerf out of the marketplace here.

Monarch Butterfly


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09-16-2007, 09:20 PM   #2
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I like the first shot , though too much space to the left , IMHO .

Nothing likes a "new toy" , eh ?
09-17-2007, 04:28 AM   #3
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Nice shots, looks like you've got a keeper!
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The butterfly is spot on and I agree needs to be cropped. The second one the colors are too close to bokeh background - but focus is well done. I would agree nice purchase !

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Thanks for the comments... Seems to be a pretty decent lens, especially for the price ,and the condition it is in, glass is flawless, and just a few minor marks otherwise on the body.
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Nice photographs.

I'm falling in love with Old Vivitar lenses.

Too bad that they don't show any on their web site. I'm very interested in what they make now.
I don't even know where or if I can buy them new in Canada.
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clone out that blob (looks like sensor dust) in the middle of the first one and you have a great shot. Nice work.
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I like that Butterfly shot and I'd say you've got a very good lens there. Just for fun (I hope you don't mind) I fooled around with the shot a bit. In some shots I like the blank space and with this one I think it works well. Here's my take on it.

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I don't mind at all, i'll take any advice i can get, hehe

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