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Got milk? how about 28 f1.4D images?

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by Doug, Jul 11, 2007.

  1. Doug


    Jan 17, 2006
    East TN
    It's on the truck for delivery today, I will admit to a lot of anticipation here. A lot... So, show me something? Make me salivate over this rare Nikon glass that I will be lucky to own.

    Now, I just hope I can need up with Fed Ex today. At least someone will be home from 1-5, maybe it hits then and all is good. :) 
  2. Cope


    Apr 5, 2007
    Houston, Texas

    It's a good thing you don't live in Houston. We had a efdEx traactor trailer catch on fire this AM and the entire load was lost.
  3. Doug


    Jan 17, 2006
    East TN
    :eek:  :eek:  :eek:  that's horrible. I hope the driver is ok.

    That would have been an impossible loss to recover from, but hopefully the local driver will be a safte driver and I get it as planned today.
  4. Ned,
    your work is stunning...
  5. Michael,

    Yours too!
  6. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    well Ned ...u certainly do a wonderful job MILKING that fine glass, awesome photogin there ....;-)))
  7. Thanks!

    The 28 1.4 is really a must for wedding and landscape photography.
    But wait to see what the Noct does! Now that's a stunner in the right conditions!
  8. One of my favorites, is one I took on the day I purchased it:

    Nikon D100 ,Nikkor 28mm f/1.4D AF
    Handheld @ 1/40s f/1.6 at 28.0mm ISO 400

    NY Transportation:

    Nikon D70 ,Nikkor 28mm f/1.4D AF
    1/250s f/4.5 at 28.0mm iso200
    View attachment 105260

    Soup and a Bud:

    Nikon D70 ,Nikkor 28mm f/1.4D AF
    1/40s f/3.2 at 28.0mm
    View attachment 105261

    Ash Wednesday:

    Nikon D2h ,Nikkor 28mm f/1.4D AF
    1/50s f/2.0 at 28.0mm iso400
    View attachment 105262

    Nikon D2h ,Nikkor 28mm f/1.4D AF
    1/125s f/2.2 at 28.0mm iso400
    View attachment 105263

    Abram Belski :

    Nikon D2x ,Nikkor 28mm f/1.4D AF
    1/60s f/2.8 at 28.0mm iso125
    View attachment 105264
  9. Chris101


    Feb 2, 2005
    That Belski is one cool sculpture! Where is it?
  10. When it comes to the 28 1.4, I always tend to jump and participate actively. Probably because it's THE lens.

    The 28 1.4 in its natural habitat, a Museum:

    NIKON D2Hs    ---    28mm    f/4.0    1/60s    ISO 400

    NIKON D2Hs    ---    105mm    f/2.5    1/60s    ISO 400

    NIKON D2Hs    ---    28mm    f/2.0    1/30s    ISO 400

    NIKON D2Hs    ---    28mm    f/2.8    1/60s    ISO 400

    NIKON D2Hs    ---    28mm    f/2.8    1/60s    ISO 400


    Some PJ

    ...You get the idea :) ...
  11. Doug


    Jan 17, 2006
    East TN
    Awesome Geno! The colors are just remarkable, so rich and full.

    Nute, way to carry on with a "theme". :) 

    Stunning Ned, the last 2 wedding photoswere just wonderful, and I am sure made the bride and groom VERY happy. Nice additional series too!!! I appreciate all the samples!

    The EAGLE has landed, and she looks fine. I didn't look for that characteristic hairline crack so many I have heard of having. But Ruben delivered the goods to me right down to the box and all associated papers. :)  I had little time at lunch, but did snap a couple of low lighters just for taste. no downloads or uploads yet though. Soon though!!! I will be into it tonight! I am really excited about it.

  12. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    Congrats Doug...dang i'm happy (jealous is more like it, lol) 4 u pal ....;-))
  13. Congratulations Doug, these wonderful but expensive babies are hard to find.
    One would think that Nikon would someday bring these low-light sucking babies back into production.
  14. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    ah, u just got me going ..show me more, please ...lay some out from that Noct too .....:biggrin:
  15. Doug


    Jan 17, 2006
    East TN
    I do not want to talk about the Noct, no no no... lol. I dreamed for a long time about this lens, really thought it would never become reality, then persistent discussion turned into time to deal for me and Ruben. :)  I did have a hand generating cash for my purchase as I let one of my primes go for this. But it was worth it I feel. I'd do it again in a heartbeat.

  16. Here's Two I have available from here. The others are in my other computer...

    QSS    ---            

    NIKON D2Hs    ---    58mm    f/1.2    1/13s    ISO 400
  17. Doug,
    Yer in trouble!
  18. Doug


    Jan 17, 2006
    East TN
    LOL Ned, I will have to apply brakes for a while on my lustrous glassware. Enjoy the moment. Someday maybe a noct will yell at me, but I don't know when that may be... For now, I'm stoked!
  19. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    woa Ned ...toooooooo much:Smoking:
    ,,,thanks pal:biggrin:
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