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 Post subject: AT LAST, MY 40D IS HERE
PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 9:42 pm 
I just bought my EOS 40D and had to wait for ages because some delays with UPS.

The next picture was taken when my cat Isabella first saw my new camera...

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EOS 40D
Speed 1/16
f 5.7
Focal Length 105mm
ISO 200
Auto Levels in CS

I hope you like it.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 9:46 pm 
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Great shot, at such a slow shutter speed too!

Hope you love your 40D! I love mine :D Spree of 40D's are popping up on camera labs...where are all those Nikon D200/D300 owners at!

Lovely cat you have there to :D

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 10:05 pm 
DD_nVidia wrote:
Great shot, at such a slow shutter speed too!


Sorry

I forgot to mention that I shot several pictures with fill in flash in order to have more detail in the background, and I shot this close up with the flash on. At lower speeds the results are quite nice. Without flash, this picture would have been impossible since it was a very short time to frame and focus.

Cheers


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 10:08 pm 
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Ah see, i see the stronger flash reflection in the cats eyes now that you mention it!

Thats how it looks so sharp :P

Nice photo either way :D

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 10:09 pm 
Congrats on your 40D!! That's a great camera body no doubt.
The cat is great, especially the eyes.


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 Post subject: EOS 40D
PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 10:20 pm 
This is my 3rd camera... I had one AE-1 with a 50mm FD lens, Rebel K2 with 28-90mm USM and now the 40D with 28-105mm USM.

It's like riding a bike and then a Ferrari :P

I'm saving now to buy my first L IS lens, which probably be the 24-105mm


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2008 9:28 pm 
Great shot!!! Looks like you're really enjoying your new camera.

Nice work 8)


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 Post subject: MI SECOND VICTIM
PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2008 10:30 pm 
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Great shot!!! Looks like you're really enjoying your new camera.



Oh yeah!!! I'm having so much fun running to catch my cats which I find very eye catching... This is a photo from my first cat Neka. She was very patient and stood still every time I asked. I really like shooting in low light conditions, and I try to take advantage of the last drop of sun.
Here are the details:

EOS 40D
Speed 1/6
f 5
Focal Length 45mm
ISO 160
NO FLASH
Auto Levels in CS
Note: The reflection in her eyes is the reflection of my room's window, but looks like a soft box I have to say!




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P.S. I have 4 cats, all females... I think that I'm a cat person :P


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2008 11:01 pm 
Congrats on the new toy! those pictures are great, im impressed with how sharp they are.


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