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03-01-2016, 05:36 PM   #5971
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You have just discovered Ice9. Vonnegut was right! Lucky it melted before it hit the snowbank. :-)
Hehe. Had to look it up... Tuque saves the world!

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Hey when did you get a dfa 100mm? Great shot btw!
Thanks! Got the D-FA (the older non-WR version with an aperture ring) recently from forum member TroutHunterJohn. Planning to run some tests against my Vivitar S1 105mm and the stalwart Tamron 90mm, but unless the Pentax comes up way short, it is likely to become my new main macro lens. I believe the Tamron has some focus breathing at MFD which reduces its effective focal length and makes it a bit less useful than other macros of similar focal length with a Raynox DCR-250 (you get 1.7:1 instead of 2:1). And although I love the Vivitar S1 and will probably still use it for backyard macro - what a gorgeous lens and gets fantastic results! - it's just such a massive beast. I often take "macro nature walks" with my wife, and I want to reduce the weight I'm carrying during those. I may also move back to on-camera flash with a custom diffuser, which will get rid of the wireless transmitter, the horizontal flash adapter and will allow me to use a smaller (manual) flash. The shot above was done with an on-camera Pentax AF200T with custom diffuser, but I'm thinking I might want just a bit more power, so I have a Nikon SB-20 that is waiting for me to make it a custom diffuser...

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Another DA 15 shot.



And a couple of DA 55-300 shots.



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A few from today...











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Quick trip to Japan......


Sigma 17-50mm f2.8


Pentax 18-135mm kit
Where did you take this picture?

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QuoteOriginally posted by charchri4 Quote
So I was out tonight trying to perfect LeRolls bikini on the beach at sunset technique but when I look at his vs mine somethings just not quite right.


Oh wait I see it now. The horizon is crooked being slightly lower on the right. Well back to try again....
In my opinion you nailed it!

Had the week off so I've been a busy bee. So many pics to edit.

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Wow... just wow...
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This is a composite exposure I made of a friend's CNC laser cutter. One long exposure would have been too bright from the ambient light in the room, this worked great!



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Wow... just wow...
Now picture Rosie O'Donnell in those shots. Then we'd go from Wow to just Oww
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In my opinion you nailed it! Had the week off so I've been a busy bee. So many pics to edit. FA77 & FA43
Just wow !!

I see you are in Florida ... I am at 2 hours and a half from you on a plane ... If you need an assitant while you are shooting those beautifull models just make a sign and I take a plane !!! (just to be close enough and not be scrolling back and forth as other PF members) !

Congratulations on your pictures !!
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QuoteOriginally posted by LeRolls Quote
Had the week off so I've been a busy bee. So many pics to edit.
FA77 & FA43
Hey I hope your're getting some paid gigs now since that's a nice portfolio overall that highlights your proficiency with both pre+post processing under a diverse set of conditions. Though if I were to select one as a fav it would be the second since to me the model seems the most natural in front of the camera. Nice to see you working with that 43mm again...you ought to consider adding a *55mm to your kit at some point. I think you might like that focal length and the rendering is right up there with those limiteds.
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So many pics to edit.

OK, We get it. Lots and lots of time spent photography lovely young women. Must you rub it in??
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OK, We get it. Lots and lots of time spent photography lovely young women. Must you rub it in??


He can rub it in as much as he likes, just as long as he keeps posting the results!
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