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Old 01-19-2012, 10:50 PM   #1641
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Old 01-20-2012, 12:49 AM   #1642
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Old 01-20-2012, 03:20 AM   #1643
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Hahaha I love when the spot light is in use. It's a clear sign that they mean business!
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Old 01-20-2012, 08:54 AM   #1644
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Well really only got in 3 good shots from a meet last night for obvious reasons above.....


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Not a fan of the 17-55mm lens....but its growing on me as of late because I am learning how to make it "work". Practice makes perfect is really starting to grab hold. I do like how it will make something fisheye at 17mm


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Old 01-20-2012, 09:18 AM   #1645
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NICE.

i have a 17-55 and am not crazy about it. i LOVE my 50mm tho!!
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Love the 50mm....but parking lots and enclosed spaces dont really let me use it for car meets. Usually something blocking the spot I need to shoot from and then people always walking past.
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Love the 50mm....but parking lots and enclosed spaces dont really let me use it for car meets. Usually something blocking the spot I need to shoot from and then people always walking past.
Yeah, hard with closeups sometimes.
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Old 01-20-2012, 11:02 AM   #1648
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Every Lens has their strong points and weak points. The Primes are just cream machines ... in terms of Bokeh, you gutter-boys.

The 17-55 is a great lens that it can take such great wide shots. And with cars, that's usually a good thing to get the whole car.

I shoot with my 17-55 2.8 alot at car meets to get the whole ambience of the meet and to get whole cars, then as I walk back I switch to one of my primes to capture the details I missed.

The 17-55 is pretty good for family and large group shots and the primes like the 50mm is good for the details, like mom's earrings or a wife's wedding band.

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Old 01-20-2012, 11:11 AM   #1649
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I might have to get myself a 35mm prime.
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:48 PM   #1650
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wow. those 35mm shots look awesome Ray!

how much do the 35 f/1.8's go for? I wanna get another lens for my t2i. just got the kit 18-55 and the 50mm f/1.8 right now.
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