80-200mm f2.8 D Bokeh

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by nykonian, Jun 24, 2007.

  1. nykonian

    nykonian

    570
    May 4, 2007
    New York
    How do you like th bokeh on 80-200mm f2.8 D? (the newer 2 rings non-afs version) Any examples?
     
  2. I just upgraded to the 70x200 to get VR, but loved my two ring 80x200. No issues with either lenses on Bokeh...

    Three samples from the 80x200 are below:

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  3. Here's the best I can do:

    1/400, f4.0, 280mm, iso400
    large.

    1/4000s f/2.8 at 200.0mm iso360
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    1/4000s f/2.8 at 200.0mm iso360
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  4. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

  5. like the bekeh, and LOVE the lens - most of my use is in film with it, but believe me, it is fantastic for portraits
     
  6. fjgindy

    fjgindy

    531
    Jan 21, 2007
    Indianapolis
    one touch here also but I don't think there is any difference in the IQ. It's all good:

    200mm F2.8
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    200mm F8
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    I still like the bokeh of the 180mm 2.8 slightly better
     
  7. This is one of my favorite lens.... Love everything it does... Produces sharp photos with excellent color/contrast with great "Bokeh"..

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  8. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    i really like the "look" of this Wally, even if u did blow out the top of his head ..lol
    ;-))
     
  9. ponykilr

    ponykilr

    300
    May 23, 2007
    usa
    I find it pleasing. It is smooth and nice looking IMHO.

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  10. Thanks Nute...

    The original photo wasn't blown out but after I run it through PS to give it this effect, it made the top of her head look as if it highlight issues. I liked the look anyway so I left it as it was... BTW, he is a she (Maesie)..., be easier she wore a dress or maybe just a pink ribbon around her neck so you can tell the difference...LOL....

    This is another from the 80-200, but this one is of our boy , Maccers...
    It shows the Bokeh from the 80-200.... (Click on Image to see correctly)
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  11. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    now that is sweet, Paul ....like everything about this one;-))
     
  12. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    very nice, Wally..i liked the other one as well, like i said i liked the look. fact i like everything u throw out there from your 80-200 (that Cobra shot is still in my brain..lol) ....;-)))
     
  13. Thanks Nute,
    But I'd have to tip my hat to you as the photos you posted here and elsewhere with your 80-200 (as well as from your selection of lenses), are superb mate...
     
  14. ponykilr

    ponykilr

    300
    May 23, 2007
    usa
    That is gix, my best friend. He was a stray someone threw out where I work. He was so tiny that I could cup him in my hand. I fed him formula til he was big enough to eat catfood. That cat is honestly smarter than some people I know.

    Now he weighs 15 pounds(zero fat, he is built like an boxer) and rules the rest of the house with an iron paw. We have 3 other cats but he is the feline in charge.

    I will post some more pics of him soon, he loves the camera.


     
  15. Dave

    Dave

    Feb 7, 2007
    Suwanee, GA
    I agree, the 80-200 AF-D produces some great bokeh and some great pictures. Here are a couple I've taken recently since getting the lens.

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  16. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    great story, Paul ..can't wait to see more:smile:
    ..a kitty that rules with an iron paw, gotta love that ..lol
    :biggrin:
     
  17. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    sweet Peet ...;-))
     
  18. Dave

    Dave

    Feb 7, 2007
    Suwanee, GA
    Thanks nute...the pic of the duckling really shows how thin the DoF is at large apertures.
     
  19. ponykilr

    ponykilr

    300
    May 23, 2007
    usa
    You are right, it is very thin indeed. I have had noses out of focus when the eyes are sharp. A couple of inches is all you have around 200 wide open.
     
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