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12-31-2008, 01:10 PM - 1 Like   #1
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Best shot from Kit Lens 18-55 I or II

Let's see how best this lens can be used in good hands. Share your best image taken with kit lens

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12-31-2008, 01:16 PM - 2 Likes   #2

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Here are a few.


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12-31-2008, 01:23 PM - 2 Likes   #3
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Wouldn't consider these the greatest but these are my favorite shots with this lens:

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Here┤s some of mine taken with the 18-55 II

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12-31-2008, 03:51 PM - 1 Like   #5
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I won't claim this is my best, but it's one I like:

12-31-2008, 06:13 PM - 1 Like   #6
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My favorite from the !8-55 II

One of my better shots from this 18mm. For the price I cannot complain...
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12-31-2008, 06:24 PM   #7
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This is one I like:

01-01-2009, 02:29 PM   #8
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Tim / atupdate,
the shot inside the barn has perfect lighting, really good!

One of the strenghts of this lens is 'contre jour' into the sun photos, amazing really.

No PP, on K100D + polarizer

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01-01-2009, 02:38 PM - 2 Likes   #9
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My favorite so far with the 18-55 I on my K10d:

01-01-2009, 02:52 PM   #10
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some great images there. Keep posting
01-01-2009, 04:22 PM   #11
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I'm lusting the *16-50 right now but all my best images are with the kit lens! Then again it'sprobably the lens I carry most often... still trying to get the hang on using primes.

01-01-2009, 06:31 PM   #12
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I might have one that is better, but this one was handy.

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01-01-2009, 08:15 PM   #13
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Here are some samples in my for sale post....
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I'm afraid I don't use the DA18-55mm all that much any more.
It's quite good actually if you use it in the 'sweet spot'.
Plus it get's quite a bit 'enhanced' if you use DxO Optics.
Some examples:

I even remember I was a bit worried when I had added a prime to my digital set-up whether the difference was sufficient. Have a look at this thread.
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More an experiment, but here it is (DA 18-55 II @f/5.6, *istDS @ISO200,10s):

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