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 Post subject: Noct-Nikkor 58mm f/1.2
PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:48 am 
Had this for a couple months for now. This is one the the best lens Nikon ever made. It is amazing. let see what kind of picture we get from a lens that worth ~$3,000
Most pic are shot at f/2.8 or below. yes f/2.8 in harsh light condition 8)
upload as it is, no pp.
All of these picture can be found here

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 9:34 am 
good stuff Logic!


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 10:42 am 
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Hi logic_nguyen,

Hey, another member of the f/1.2 club. 8)

There's a nice little write up about the lens here.

Bob.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:05 am 
Nice lens...
and just for the protocol, it's "Half stop faster" not one stop :P


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 12:02 pm 
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You're giving me a bad case of lens lust!

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:45 pm 
Thanks everyone.
I am trying to push this lens to it's limit, so i'm gonna take out at night and see what kind of picture this f/1.2


popo wrote:
You're giving me a bad case of lens lust!


Dear Popo, I know... It annoys a lot more to me.... This lens was bought ~20 years ago, it sat unprotected in the garage for 15 years. Dust has gotten inside the lens, inside!! i dont know what to do to get it cleaned. And i dont trust camera store to fix it.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:57 pm 
Dear Bob
How does the f/1.2 working out for you? :)
I was surprised that you are aware of the Noct-nikkor on Nikon's Tales page.

It's nice to see people that understand the value of these stuff :)
It's b/c i took my f/1.2 lens to a store and see how much i could sell it for 8), I was buying an Eyecup. My lens seriously have no defects and no scratch, great condition, so the Guy said "$200" I tried not to laugh at him... :lol: Then I left


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:01 pm 
Oh dear, that lens looks amazing, and i want something similar very badly now. Anyway i should stop dreaming and do the best with what i've got!
BTW, some lovely images there!


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:27 pm 
Wow, those are some nice shots! I liked the portrait in particular. Great detail. Having a nice subject helps too! Makes me think about jumping ship ...


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 12:06 am 
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 3:16 am 
I done some PP in these two pic.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 7:17 pm 
my fav dressing btw.:lol:

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ISO 100
shutter 1/100
aperture f/1.2


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:37 pm 
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no pp
focus it manually was so hard... but it came out good!


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 03, 2009 5:50 am 
some more new updates from my flickr

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and the lenses itself
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