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Boston's Zakim-Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge
Lens: Sigma 8-16 Camera: K5 Photo Location: Boston's Zakim-Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge ISO: 80 Shutter Speed: Above 6s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: interested_observer, 08-30-2012, 09:18 PM

I was back in Boston earlier this week and walked over to Paul Revere Park and shot the Z bridge. 5 shots stitched even with the Sigma at 8mm.

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08-30-2012, 09:25 PM   #2
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that is a beautiful night shot you got, great colors and clarity.TFS, Bob
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WOW! Great stitching and a great shot! Belongs in a calendar.
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QuoteOriginally posted by First Poster Quote
5 shots stitched even with the Sigma at 8mm.
That's not just wide, it's w.......i........i.........i..........i..........i.........i..........i.........i..........i..........i.........d..........e..........!

Well done and most interesting shot.

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Awesome shot!

Looks like you have made peace with your 8-16.
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Awesome shot!

Looks like you have made peace with your 8-16.
The 8-16 is a wonderful lens. It is - as I am finding, can be a very difficult lens to use (the width and distortion), depending on the application. I found that if you have straight edges near the extremes of the lens, you need to watch out. On these shots I essentially abused the lenses' distortion. I want to see if I can make some perspective adjustments and see if I can convert a lost experiment into a pretty good image.

After they adjusted the lens, it nails the AF - given that there is sufficient light for the K5.

Here is what I actually acquired the lens for....

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marvelous night time capture of the zakim.... best i've seen... dave m
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well done on this zakim bridge at night one of these days I'll get a night of it :
I'll be damned its reversed

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