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Hey Nute, here's an 85 1.4 shot wide open

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by Jonathan, Aug 7, 2008.

  1. Jonathan

    Jonathan

    676
    Jun 11, 2005
    Southern Maine
    Nothing special. Just a shot of my pal Jack the 20 pound Ragdoll. Click image for a larger version.:smile:

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  2. rotxlk82

    rotxlk82

    Jul 20, 2007
    UK
    20lbs that's one heavy cat

    Cool shot, the 85/1.4 looks great wide open
     
  3. Jonathan

    Jonathan

    676
    Jun 11, 2005
    Southern Maine
    He's a brute. Funny he's not fat, just really big.

    Nute, I know this is nowhere near your standards(whose is?:biggrin:) , but man I'm workin' on it:wink:
     
  4. He's gorgeous. Nice work.
     
  5. Is he related to Garfield!!!
     
  6. truflip

    truflip

    124
    Jul 28, 2008
    Ottawa, ON
    if that's at 1.4, then im sold... but wait, i dont have $$ :( 
     
  7. liftoff

    liftoff

    308
    Dec 21, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ

    nice try!
     
  8. corns5

    corns5

    931
    Mar 21, 2008
    Florida
    I think I have the acquired syndrome, all indications point to that.... NAS.... but wait I can't afford another new lens, just bought the 35 f/2.0!!

    Great shot of your beautiful kittie!
     
  9. Max

    Max Guest

    My cat is 15 lbs and I thought he was big! What breed is he?
     
  10. Really love the bokeh!

    Seems like a big fella ;-)
     
  11. Jonathan

    Jonathan

    676
    Jun 11, 2005
    Southern Maine
    The breed is called "Ragdoll"

    Sort of like an extra large Siamese with a much sweeter termperament:biggrin:

    Read about them here:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ragdoll

    Super nice cats!
     
  12. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    Wow!

    wonderful shot of Jack, Jon ....that's some super-thin-dof ...:eek: 
     
  13. Jonathan

    Jonathan

    676
    Jun 11, 2005
    Southern Maine
    Thanks Nute, I'm finding that I definitely don't have the 1.4 learning curve(and there definitely is one:eek: ) down yet, but I'm loving it.

    I still don't quite understand getting a sharp headshot(like you do) when you only have 1/4 inch DOF:eek: , but again, I'm determined, and on the D3 it looks so pretty I was considering hanging it on a wall:tongue:
     
  14. jonathan....
    great shot
    something different for you.... and, excellent
     
  15. Jonathan

    Jonathan

    676
    Jun 11, 2005
    Southern Maine
    Does that mean all the rest of my shots stink:biggrin::biggrin::eek: :tongue:
     
  16. lr0868

    lr0868

    May 25, 2008
    henderson, nv
    excellent shot, your cat is gorgeous!
     
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