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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 2:37 pm 
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The beach in Bergen aan Zee, the Netherlands. Shot at F/16 (for dof), 12mm, 1/30sec, ISO 400.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 1:44 pm 
You have taken some really good shots with this lens, like the picture in ur review and now this one...


i really like the composition of it and the broken/old look of the timber on the beah, the clouds fit in perefectly and the sun is just amazing in the back

any post processing?


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 6:35 pm 
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around +70% contrast at a color-control-point in the clouds over the sun. Nothing else.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 07, 2008 3:49 pm 
The Sigma is 10 - 20 mm the tokina starts at 12 mm, is that a big difference?

i'm going to buy one of those 2, and the tokina is a bit cheaper, but i'm not sure if that 2 mm is needed for landscape shots.


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I love that shot Thomas. Ticks all of my boxes.

I wouldn't say you "need" the extra 2mm but it does come in handy sometimes. It's not going to make a poor shot great though, that's your department.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 07, 2008 5:41 pm 
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Just in case: another forum-member tried a Tokina 12-24 F/4 that weekend and one thing is for sure: The quality control of Tokina seems just as sh*tty as Sigmas.
So watch out where you buy! You should go to a dealer where you can easily swap or even give the lens right back, without a prohibitive restocking fee :!: :idea:
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P.S.: Sometimes the 10mm of the Sigma can't be beat :D

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 5:55 pm 
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first test shot with my tokina, no problems so far with it. 8)


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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2011 12:54 am 
Click on picture for full resolution image. Both were shot jpeg in camera with minor tweaks like straightening and minor cropping in LR3 unless otherwise noted.

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ISO3200, 12mm, f4, 1/30 sec handheld. Noise cleaned up in LR3.

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ISO200 12mm f7.1 1/200.


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