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Do you need top glass for resonable portrait?

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by MMRadman, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. After shooting several thousand frames for last two months thought i might like to share few images with you guys/gals...suppose you can take any picture with any lens, and than include 85 f1.4 in the frame :biggrin:

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    Mind you Matej (my nephew) although only five yo managed to snap one of me...
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    I think he is better looking fella, this time with 85 f1.4AFD @ f3.5...

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    Top two taken with D40 / 18-200AFS VR DX combo (camera is daughters :Love:) .

    Your opinions/critique most welcome :smile:.


    Digital bodies D300 & D200, Film bodies F80 & F4S
    Primes 16f2.8AFD, 50f1.4AFD, 85f1.4AFD, Zooms 18-35 AFD, 70-200f2.8 AFS VR, 18-200 AFS VR DX
    Other SB-800 & Canon 500D
    Legacy Pentax LX & K1000 with 17-28 Fisheye Zoom, 24f2.8, 35f2.8, 50f1.4, 85f2, 135f3.5 & 200f4

  2. dking99


    Aug 19, 2008
    Rockville, MD
    I like the last two the most...very sharp focal point on the eyes.

    Good job!
  3. Thanks Dave,

    Last two were taken on D300 / 85 f1.4 AFD combo, so no surprise there as sharpness is concerned :smile:. Top two were taken on D40 /18-200 AFS VR DX combo, passable snapshots IMHO :Love:.


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