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Out with the 55-300mm
Posted By: bwield, 04-30-2009, 05:31 AM

Out with the dogs for a run in the front yard, decided to bring along the 55-300mm.
For the money its certainly a great buy.
I've found for the running dogs (Especially towards you) manual focus is the way to go.









And a flower shot just for kicks... with vivitar 100mm..


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04-30-2009, 05:39 AM   #2
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the dog shots are great! good job!
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Cool shots. I really like the first...
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You nailed these shots. White dog moving tough challenge. Well done.

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very nice shots and I too like this lens.
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you're right it is a great lens for the money. i've found it's great for soccer. i use it in af-c mode for that.

nice shots.
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damn.. great shots! And people still ask if this lens is worth it...
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#3 is great, tack-sharp and a great look on his face.

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Nice!!!
you know what you are doing dont you?

fantastic colors great composition and SHARP!!!
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Terrific shots, the first one of the Westie is a ripper

QuoteOriginally posted by BBear Quote
damn.. great shots! And people still ask if this lens is worth it...


Agree fully there mate... this is my wildlife and sports lens, great value and a wonderful lens.


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can you please share the Exif on these

I love those shots!!! I never got colors like that even from my 31mm
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Great shots of the dogs. Beautiful. I, too, find this lens a very worthwhile buy.
Teaming 50-200 and 55-300 gives a very economical but versatile set up.
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Thanks for all the comments! Greatly Appreciated. I Choose a Large (Small??) aperture in order to get the depth of field needed for the running shots.
As for Exif Data:
1: Exposure: 0.002 sec (1/500)
Aperture: f/10.0
Focal Length: 135 mm
Exposure: 0.00
ISO Speed: 250

2: Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/800)
Aperture: f/8.0
Focal Length: 120 mm
Exposure: 0.00
ISO Speed: 250
Exposure Bias: -0.3 EV

3: Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/1250)
Aperture: f/9.0
Focal Length: 135 mm
Exposure: 0.00
Exposure Bias: -0.3 EV
04-30-2009, 10:59 PM   #14
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Nice shots, good workout for the lens. I just pulled the trigger on one andit should be here early next week.
After seeing your pictures, I'm glad I did.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Damn Brit Quote
Nice shots, good workout for the lens. I just pulled the trigger on one andit should be here early next week.
After seeing your pictures, I'm glad I did.

You wont be sorry Gary

I am often surprised by results of this lens. I have at times had to double check to see if it was this lens that took certain shots after being on outings where changing lenses occurs


Enjoy


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