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The *Official Photography Thread*

Discussion in 'Photography' started by THXEY, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:21 PM
    ToyotaKTMracing

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    That one is nice too. And honestly like I told Tony, I mainly want a 200mm/300mm lens for the moon so if yours turn out that well and I'm sure more tweaking can be done to make it more better, I could live with that. I just wish Tony would chime in here to see what he thinks.
     
  2. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:27 PM
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  3. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:29 PM
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    When I was looking at the 70-200 2.8 the owner of the shop told me if I didn't want to spend that much I could look at the 80-200 2.8 cause the price dropped dramatically on that one. It also doesn't have the silent wave motor so it doesn't focus as fast as the 70-200. Like almost in half in cost used.

    I just saw the 80-200 2.8 new was only $999, I wouldn't buy that V one with only 300 more for a new one.
     
  4. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:35 PM
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  5. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:36 PM
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    I have this^

    I want this^
    Great balance of weight, cost, image quality, performance, and that new VR is a nice bonus. I really want this lens but just don't want to give up 150mm since I have a crop sensor. Mayhaps, someday I'll rent it and see what I think.
     
  6. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:37 PM
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    I might consider it. I know that 70-200 is worth the money, but $590 sounds a lot better than $1400. Lol
     
  7. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:38 PM
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    How do you like it? Any moon shots with it?
     
  8. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:38 PM
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    300mm f/4 is an option :)
     
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  9. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:39 PM
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    Let me go take one quick haha my skills are limited, not the lens. I've never shot the moon. Hold on.
     
  10. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:40 PM
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    Good luck. Lol
     
  11. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:46 PM
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    If he sold the taco. Lol
     
  12. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:48 PM
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    No doubt. I barely have money as it is. Lol
     
  13. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:49 PM
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    These aren't very good, but I am going to try again this weekend when I have more time to get it right. Right now I need to get some sleep. I have to be up in 7ish hours.


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    This weekend I will try to remember to get out and play with my settings more and try a few more times. But this lens is 1.)soft at 300 and 2.) a variable aperture.
    I really like the range, but it leaves a lot to be desired in the speed/image quality when conditions are less than perfect.

    Perhaps someday I'll be able to afford that 70-200 as well as the 300 f/4 :) (not likely)
     
  14. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:50 PM
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    7 hours?? Ohhhh man..killer...:p
     
  15. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:52 PM
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    Hmmm, they look pretty good. Now to see those cropped to see the details in the quality. Other than that, it looks good to me.
     
  16. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:55 PM
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    They are cropped some. Any farther and they looked horrible haha. More to come later.



    Goodnight fellow photography/toyota enthusiasts.
     
  17. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:58 PM
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    Well so far, the 70-200 f4 is my best bet so far.. Gosh I don't want to spend $1400 for something for good moon shots.. Lol

    Edit: Unless Chaz can get better shots this weekend to convince me that lens is good enough for me :spy:
     
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    So I offered 450 on the tamron 10-22 and canon usm 50mm and he said that was too low(obviously) but said he would take 550..pretty good deal...tempting...
     
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