"Night Vision" - AIS 50mm f/1.2 wide open...

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by Igor, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. Igor

    Igor

    May 15, 2005
    Ukraine, Europe
    Shot in very dim light this night...

    Lens: AIS 50mm f/1.2, wide open.
    Camera: D200, ISO1600, 1/15 sec. handheld.

    fontain-D20_7549-RS-ais-50mm-f12.
     
  2. rotxlk82

    rotxlk82

    Jul 20, 2007
    UK
    The lighting on this one is very interesting, thanks for showing it Igor
     
  3. tfenne

    tfenne

    125
    Apr 10, 2008
    Cambridge, MA
    Nice picture. Love the 50mm/1.2. Mounted on a D700/D3 it redefines the meaning of available light :biggrin:
     
  4. Igor

    Igor

    May 15, 2005
    Ukraine, Europe
    thanks Robert, thanks Tim.
     
  5. Nice use of light Igor. Show us more of Ukraine. What is that patch of light on the trees in the background?
     
  6. Great shot Igor, the detail and lighting, even at 1600 is still there. This lens has made life difficult for me, i was set on getting the 35 f1.4 ais up till now. now i dont know.
     
  7. I love the 50/1.2

    I love the 50/1.2 and to think I was going to sell it...

    Having both the 50/1.2 and 35/1.4 I have left the 50/1.2 unused for a few months. Thanks Igor, you have given me ample reasons to use it again :biggrin:
     
  8. Auminer

    Auminer Guest

    Handheld eh?

    With that lens in your hands you don't need the D300, D3, or D700! Nice shootin' Igor!
     
  9. Igor

    Igor

    May 15, 2005
    Ukraine, Europe
    Thanks Roy. I'm afraid nobody would be delighted of "more views from Ukraine"...as most post-communist/post Russia-occupied countries , Ukraine is a pityful view these days... I'm trying to pick some nice views but they are very limited :) 
    That patch of light is some store or cafe at the background I think.

     
  10. Igor

    Igor

    May 15, 2005
    Ukraine, Europe
    Thanks Shing, I'd advise you to have BOTH lenses in your collection. 35/1.4 has better IQ, though is a bit slower than 50/1.2

     
  11. Igor

    Igor

    May 15, 2005
    Ukraine, Europe
    Thanks Dude!, I once sold my 35/1.4 and55/1.2, but soon after bought another 35/1.4...missed it that much :smile:

     
  12. Igor

    Igor

    May 15, 2005
    Ukraine, Europe
    Hey Dave! Glad to see you here! welcome to the Cafe!!!:smile::smile::smile:
    I really don't need D3/300/700, having the Mark III and 85/1.2 :tongue:
    Thanks.

     
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