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09-23-2018, 04:01 PM - 12 Likes   #1
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living with the monster

Hello to all users of this beautiful and useful forum, I introduce myself are albertoscaccia and I'm Italian, I live in Italy and have been retired for a few years. A few days ago I bought the DFA 15-30mm 2.8 (the monster) and I immediately tried on the k1, I am attaching a shot that I did in the hills of the province where I live, I hope to publish something better soon, for now all and I'll tell you soon!
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09-23-2018, 04:24 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum! Great shot with the monster!
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Nice shot. It is actually a very friendly monster.

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Welcome! I think you'll find the monster a very fine friend. Soon after purchasing my K-1, I decided I needed a lens different from anything else I had, and this was it. I think from your photo you will love the perspective.
09-23-2018, 07:59 PM   #6
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Welcome!

Enjoy the monster.

I am about 98.6% sure that my next purchase will be the Monster. Remember to keep feeding the monster.
09-23-2018, 08:18 PM   #7
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Welcome!

I agree this is a beautiful and useful forum. I also like your choice of the DFA 15-30 f2.8 lens. I plan to make that my next lens acquisition as well. Looking forward to seeing some of the photos that you take with it.
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Hello, Alberto! Welcome to the forum. Looking forward to more of your photos.

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I just bought the monster and took it along hiking yesterday for it's first "meal". I was very pleased, most of my shots happened to be in the 24 to 30mm range and I was impressed with the sharpness across the whole frame. I'm at work now, maybe I will post pics this evening.
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QuoteOriginally posted by albertoscaccia Quote
living with the monster
I was nae sure where you were going with this, I thought you cannae met most of my family...
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Continuing the B&W DFA 15-30 theme, ...

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The monster is wounded, after a few days of use I fell, in fact I fell with him, with the k1 and with the tripod. I was going to make ultrawide shots in the middle of nature but I stumbled on a branch in the creek of a stream and here we are to comment on the crime. That sign you see on the front lens indelibly brand all the shots as you can see in the picture I did my niece. There is no alternative, I have to send it to the repair, it is a blow to the pride of owning an extraordinary thing but I do not get down, life goes on, now for a while 'you will not see my photos on this thread but certainly some part I will post other photos made with other equally fantastic lens, hello to everyone
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Oh No!! What bad luck. I hope it can be fixed.
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That is not good.

Sorry about that.

Weird that it is showing up. What aperture was the image with your niece taken with.

I have some evil scratches on my 28-105 and I only see problems when I am past f/13. And my damage seems worse than that. At f/13 I see some darkness in some spots. Nothing like your image which seems to be an actual representation of how the damage on the front element looks like.
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Yikes! At least it happened in the line of duty instead of being knocked off a shelf while idle. Yes, take the monster into the veterinary. They will know what to do.
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