Cheeky Quotes

23 August, 2010

Using Polarizer on my SIGMA lens

Left - without. Right - with.
polariser
Circular polarized. Slim size.
There is a clearly gain in contrast and color warmth.
Nikkon D5000 + 17-70mm f2.8-4 OS DC HSM
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Butterflies

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Nikkon D5000 + 17-70mm f2.8-4 OS DC HSM
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Stellar...

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Nikkon D5000 + 17-70mm f/2.8-4 OS DC HSM
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20 August, 2010

Grasshopper

grasshopper
Nikon D5000 + Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4
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Rose

rose

High key with D5000+Sigma 17-70
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Why is bad: Sigma 17-70mm

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1. The lens is quite soft especially on the stated aperture: f/2.8-4. It gets better from f/5.6 to f/8. But then I loose a lot of light!
2. I have problems focusing in auto, especially at 70mm and close range. The focus is haunting and gives irregular focus lock.
3. The maximum magnification is 1:2.7 and minimum focus distance is ridiculously close to the front element, making captures of shy subjects a painful job.
4. And, to make the things even worse, the lens suck dry the battery after only 250 shots, versus 500 with Nikkor 18-55mmVR!
The resulting photos are nothing stellar: so many of you may wander why I have got it! Well, It just better than standard kit lens Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6VR, not so heavy and looks like "a million bucks " on my D5000! Awesome, dude!
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New glass - SIGMA 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC OS HSM

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I've wanted this lens more than Nikkor 105mm Micro, for general use. It has some close-up capabilities which helps me to capture candid moments. Unfortunately the lens did not rise to my expectations.
In a future post I will justify my critics.
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13 August, 2010

Artist in me...

Just me, fooling around...
workshop the artist in me
Me, posing as greatest photographer! Ever!

Working...
workshop 1
Actually, no.

Fooling, again...
workshop fooling around

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Safety at rest...

Photography during coffee break.
safety at rest

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Flora...

Leaf
nature abstract
Liked the colors in this macro-studio photography

In spot light.
portret

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Family tree

Beach in Spain. Then some HDR.
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I'm on fire...

Photography during approaching discharging port in Hamburg.
maersk

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Friends

Taranto, Italy. City walk with some colleagues.
friends

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Hooked

Sky was grate that afternoon and the crane was just in the photographer's way...
got hooked hdr

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The SEA

An old photo using Canon S5 IS. Adjusted in CS4.
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A storm was chasing us during sea passage. Never developed into the perfect storm.
sky, clouds, rain and tornado

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Ship-yard in Gdynia, Poland.
Dry dock 1

Dry dock 2

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Sleep tight.

Back light.
cozy nap time

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Condens... eye can see...

condens

eye can see

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City

Weird looking building.

weird building

Afternoon...

mafia exits


Nobody out there...
friday 13th

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Industrial revolution

industrial revolution

factory -hdr

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Sunset

Some of sunsets I've captured.

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Sunset

berthing

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About me...

My photo
It's not that I'm here: It's that I'm not there! SEN.

Look who's talking...

Sneak peak...

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