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Lens: DA 50mm f/1.8 Camera: K10D Photo Location: Denver, Colorado USA ISO: 200 Shutter Speed: 1/500s Aperture: F4 
Posted By: rbefly, 08-12-2013, 09:45 PM

Here's a photo taken with my new DA 50mm f/1.8, after just a few days of testing. It's very sharp, good AF and I.Q.
Taken on the downtown mall, a typical 'street' photo. This is nearly a 50% crop from the original.
FWIW, I've started a dedicated lens club for the Fantastic Fifty, more samples there.

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Super job, Ron - an absolutely delightful candid - subject, composition and conversion.

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Thanks, Jer!

I appreciate your comments, Jer. It's been fun trying a longer FL for walk-around shooting, takes a bit more thought as to what's in the frame and what won't be there. But it pulls in faces and details better than a WA and sometimes the facial expressions are priceless.
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That is a great street shot indeed. BW really works.

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Thank you Dave, I appreciate it. Something about B + W with skin tones and faces...I don't know, it always works better for me. Must be that film photography background, old habits die hard!

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