SIG 30 1.4 for Portraits???

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Ya! It's totally subjective. I just happen to like it :smile:
D300 @ 1.4 no sharpening, no eye pop, just a little bump on exposure and a hair back on red.

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Well, I thought several people were disagreeing with him.
We were just clowning around, Rod. There is no disputing that a wide angle from close distance will introduce perspective distortion. The only question is, can the photographer use the distortion creatively to enhance their compositions. Nute and Phillip can.
 
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Hey Nute....

Amazing photos! I have a hard time getting my photos with the Sigma 30/1.4 as crisp as yours. Nice work!

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F1.4

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F2.8. I love grandma pinching cheeks.

Somehow the sigma 30mm feels more comfortable for me to use than my Nikkor AFD50/1.4. I pick it up much more readily even though I am taking portrait type photos--amongst candids.

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My father often comments on the distortion he sees in my photos. Is this one offense? I feel a moderate telephoto would be better in this case, but it doesn't look unreasonable to me. Perhaps I am too attached to the moment? Let me know what you think.
 
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thanks Alan ...nice shots pal...;-)
 
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she does have smooth skin huh.....

no
I don't know what I am waiting for

D200 for $999
D300 down to $1579

I'm sure the D90 will be announced with the D300 sensor, for $1100, as soon as I buy the D300

I have analysis paralysis
so right now I'm chillin with my D50
Frank, or you can do what I did... I accidentally tried a Canon with some good glasses and now I am hooked... :wink:
 
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Ya! It's totally subjective. I just happen to like it :smile:
D300 @ 1.4 no sharpening, no eye pop, just a little bump on exposure and a hair back on red.

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WOW !
 
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I think it does fine for portraits!
 
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I think it does fine for portraits!
sure does!!!
LOVELY, Sonya
:Love:
 
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I think it does fine for portraits!
another Nutester

awesome pic !


a new verb in the dictionary
'nute'
to nute : to shoot at f1.4
 
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I believe someone needs to submit that to Webster! LOL!

That's on of my favorite portraits ever of Sophie. It actually made it to print! What a novelty. :biggrin:
 
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Love my 30mm for portraits, too.
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You guys are killing me :Teeth:.

I'm gonna strap the 35 Nikkor to my d200, set it wide open, and see if I can recover my pride of ownership. Watch out, boyz. The last time I used it casually, I got this... and it was at f/2, just like Nute's last sample :tongue:.

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You guys are killing me :Teeth:.

I'm gonna strap the 35 Nikkor to my d200, set it wide open, and see if I can recover my pride of ownership. Watch out, boyz. The last time I used it casually, I got this... and it was at f/2, just like Nute's last sample :tongue:.

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Haha Frank..just get the Sig and call it a day :biggrin:
 
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Love my 30mm for portraits, too.
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That's an exceptionally nice portrait! :smile:
 
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but Frank, only the sig can get u shots like this
@1.4
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hehe
;-))
 
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