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Old 11-02-2011, 10:48 PM   #1141
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^^ It's not about the camera Avie ... it's all about developing the eye.

You know that as a Graphic Designer. We can all have the software, but it's your imagination that brings out the graphic.

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Old 11-02-2011, 11:21 PM   #1142
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very very true....with my art it seems so different ... I dunno.
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Old 11-02-2011, 11:41 PM   #1143
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damnit wtf lenses are you using ... give me a lesson on my camera jeez :-\ lol we have the same one :P I love all your photos :)
That one might be part lens Ray.

That was with the 50mm f1.8. Renowned for it's sharpness and bokeh. Around $120 so it's cheap too. I do wish I would have closed it up a lil though just for a smidge greater DOF.

What you don't see Avie is the pics that get thrown away. I took 120 at the botanical gardens. Returned ~12 that I would post and maybe 1 or 2 that I would print. The rest get trashed. Just shoot like 10x more frames than you think you need of a given scene. Sometimes one will turn out better than the others.

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Old 11-03-2011, 03:03 AM   #1144
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^^I have always practiced that, which is why I'm so happy to finally shoot with an SLR that doesn't waste My time and money trying to find that one shot in a bag full of rolls of film. Last time I developed film, it cost Me almost $300 and didn't get a single shot out of the batch that was worth sharing with a stray cat, much less friends. Thank god for digital technology, lol.
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Old 11-03-2011, 06:15 PM   #1145
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Old 11-03-2011, 07:45 PM   #1146
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That's weird. It seems like all of your barrel distortion is in the top of the frame. Is that cropped, or do I need my eyes checked?
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I can see some in the bottom too I think.
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That's weird. It seems like all of your barrel distortion is in the top of the frame. Is that cropped, or do I need my eyes checked?
Exposure 0.01 sec (1/100)
Aperture f/11.0
Focal Length 10 mm
ISO Speed 100

Yup. A crap ton of distortion around the edges. It comes with the wide territory.

Here's one from this afternoon. My new sticker on my Fuze.


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Old 11-03-2011, 09:35 PM   #1149
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Yup. A crap ton of distortion around the edges. It comes with the wide territory.

I thought you shoot with a Crop Sensor DSLR ... do you not?

And the 50 1.8 ... so, I am confused about the distortion you are getting. Unless that 50mm is for a crop sensor and not a full frame sensor.

I know for a fact that a full frame lens will give little to no distortion on a crop sensor.

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