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Old 05-13-2012, 11:31 PM   #16
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I am just making a case for some older, less-remembered lenses that will give you the same image quality of the modern lenses for a fraction of the price... if you think the added hassle of learning to manual focus and expose (depending on your camera model) to be worth it... which I think it is.
It is also important to be mindful of the fact that those lenses are much less likely to give precise focus than the AF-S ones, regardless of how much practice a person had.
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:05 PM   #17
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Hello Friends

i all ready have 85 nikon and really enjoy my nikon but what the actual thing is photography is the subject of practice and good guidance so i start writing articles so that people read it and understand about the photography ...
friends if you also have some interesting things which you wanna shear with other then Submit articles and make your idea global....
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:35 PM   #18
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Hello Friends

i all ready have 85 nikon and really enjoy my nikon but what the actual thing is photography is the subject of practice and good guidance so i start writing articles so that people read it and understand about the photography ...
friends if you also have some interesting things which you wanna shear with other then Submit articles and make your idea global....
That is good advise but you also must be aware of bad articles. It is good to look at multiple sources and where they got their information from. Do they have first hand experience? Have they read some books on the topic? Did they spend 5 years of their life earning a Ph.D. on the subject?

It's all about research and practice. Something I've found with photography (as well as fish keeping) is go out and try thing. See what works and what doesn't. Listening to what other people have done can get you started but it's up to you to discover what works for you.
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Old 05-28-2012, 02:52 AM   #19
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i started with a 60mm then next month i went and got the 105mm AF-S f/2.8 VR i originally wanted. i don't even touch the 60 anymore, but good thing is lens prices don't drop in valve much if you still got the nikon warranty slip still. The 105m is also the best portrait lens i have. My friend likes his Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS for portrait, but he does it for a living.
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i started with a 60mm then next month i went and got the 105mm AF-S f/2.8 VR i originally wanted.
"Originally wanted." That is a very good point. Get what you want, not what other people want.

Do not blindly follow others' judgment. After all, different people shoot in different ways. If you value a certain judgment, seek to understand the reasons behind the judgment and then see whether the reasoning applies to your own situation.
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"Originally wanted." That is a very good point. Get what you want, not what other people want.

Do not blindly follow others' judgment. After all, different people shoot in different ways. If you value a certain judgment, seek to understand the reasons behind the judgment and then see whether the reasoning applies to your own situation.
This applies to more than just photography

I'm probably going to hold off on getting new glass for awhile. I just upgraded my Mbuna cichlid tank to a 55g. I don't really need to do anything too fancy for now.
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:10 PM   #22
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I'm probably going to hold off on getting new glass for awhile.
When you look for another Nikon micro lens, you may want to try out the Nikkor AF-S DX 85mm f/3.5 G ED VR.

Look at the various tests in the report to see whether they fit your style of shooting. If they do, you will get better photo then the 60mm or 105mm. You will also pay less because it is a DX lens.

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Old 06-04-2012, 03:28 AM   #23
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Hello guys.

I'm looking into getting some new glass for my camera. I'd like quality but I'm on a budget. Can you point me in the right direction?
I just picked up the 105 D for $350 0n ebay They usually run about $450 used
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