Articles
   
       
       
Pics/Video
   
       
       
Shop
Search
 
 
 
 
 
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WAKE WORLD HOME
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > Video and Photography

Share 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-26-2008, 10:07 PM Reply   
ebay special -- tamron 70-300 for $130...
wasn't sure how it would look but im really happy for that price --


Upload
Upload

now that I have zoom/macro covered, is there any other types of lens that is a "Must have" that I should look into
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       08-26-2008, 10:08 PM Reply   
50mm1.8 = $100 = will be one of your favorite lenses
Old    Travis V (cali_rider)      Join Date: Feb 2004       08-27-2008, 3:13 PM Reply   
What camera did you use to shoot these?
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-27-2008, 3:27 PM Reply   
a d40
Old    Team CBK....Nate (cbk)      Join Date: Aug 2006       08-27-2008, 6:17 PM Reply   
Nick - Were you shooting in auto or manual setting?

I have the same lens and I just can't seem to get mine that crisp...I am mainly using the auto mode on a EOS Rebel XT
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-27-2008, 6:38 PM Reply   
I was in shooting manual ... Ap setting with it all the way open....it was super bright which helped
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       08-27-2008, 8:23 PM Reply   
Looks like your in cam sharpening is cranked up pretty good as well (which is fine)
Old    Heeb (heeb_v215)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-27-2008, 9:05 PM Reply   
Nick you were using a Nikon D40? and is that lens VR.or not necc. Thanks
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-27-2008, 9:32 PM Reply   
Yup Nikon d40....

the lens has no VR... it might be nice to have but on that day it was so bright it wouldn't have mattered
Old    Heeb (heeb_v215)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-27-2008, 9:48 PM Reply   
Cool Thanks
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       08-28-2008, 8:14 PM Reply   
Tamron just put VR/IS on one of those super zooms by the way.

I like Tamron lenses, when you get a good one like Nick did they can be spectacular.
Old    RileyBangerter (steezyshots)      Join Date: Feb 2008       08-29-2008, 9:09 AM Reply   
Awesome! I have that same lens and it's pretty funny, I always go back to it cause it takes great pics!


As far as other lenses, I second Umali go for the 50 mm 1.8 I just shot with my buddies and I am gonna go pick one up this weekend!
Old    Nick Swan (goinbigg17)      Join Date: Jul 2002       08-29-2008, 3:12 PM Reply   
Nice pics with the new lens!

Sorry for the mini hi-jack......whats the deal with this 50mm 1.8 lens? I certainly like the price tag I see at B&H

Just a good all around lens for everyday purpose? Or is it primarily portrait that it's good for?
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       08-30-2008, 11:00 AM Reply   
It's a fast prime lens with unusually good IQ given it's cost. I use mine for indoor shooting usually holidays where I can get by with room light and no flash. It's a good portrait lens on a 1.6X crop body given the "magnification" effect of the sensor crop.
Old    Adam Oliver (adamo)      Join Date: Jun 2007       08-31-2008, 8:19 PM Reply   
I have a 50mm 1.8 I'm selling.

$85 shipped and pp. E-mail me - Skater085@aol.com

Reply
Share 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:39 AM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home

 

© 2012 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us