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      12-16-2007 01:25 PM #36
      I had two f/1.8 and now I have a f/1.4, I enjoy it much too, faster quieter focusing and colors pop more, but the nifty fifty still is the most bang for the buck Canon lens !

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      12-16-2007 03:56 PM #37
      heres one with my 1.8<p><A HREF="http://photobucket.com" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c63/themandillon1222/brianaportraitbacklight1.jpg" BORDER="0"></A>
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      12-16-2007 04:06 PM #38
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>OWENthatsmyname</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"> <p><IMG SRC="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2346/2109031143_c8089d3661_b.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2414/2109806514_a28cbfbb66_b.jpg" BORDER="0"><br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Nice shots, but you need to clean your camera/lense. You have dust showing up!
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      12-16-2007 04:16 PM #39
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>themandillon</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">heres one with my 1.8<p><A HREF="http://photobucket.com" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c63/themandillon1222/brianaportraitbacklight1.jpg" BORDER="0"></A></TD></TR></TABLE><p><br>wowwwwww...she looks almost 100% identical to one of my ex-gf's. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> .... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emlove.gif" BORDER="0"> hahah

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      12-16-2007 04:23 PM #40
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Full Collapse</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p><br>wowwwwww...she looks almost 100% identical to one of my ex-gf's. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> .... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emlove.gif" BORDER="0"> hahah</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Utoh.... Someone misses her! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/biggrin_upper.gif" BORDER="0">
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      12-16-2007 04:24 PM #41
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>CapeGLS</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Nice shots, but you need to clean your camera/lense. You have dust showing up!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I wasn't sure if it was dust or the table

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      12-16-2007 10:06 PM #42
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      12-17-2007 04:27 AM #43
      I have a 50mm 1.8 for my nikon and I love it. <p><IMG SRC="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v667/skibum525/Pike%20Place/DSC_8440.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v667/skibum525/Pike%20Place/DSC_8438.jpg" BORDER="0">

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      12-17-2007 02:13 PM #44
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JettaDude101</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">nikkor 1.8 50mm .. awesome lens. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>best photo related $100 i ever spent<p> <IMG SRC="http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1287/1176495048_9b03d02a8f.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>per flickr TOS <br> <A HREF="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dairytwist/1176495048/" TARGET="_blank">http://www.flickr.com/photos/d...5048/</A>

    10. 12-17-2007 05:30 PM #45
      Do you have anymore night shots wide open? Are they prety fast to focus at dark places? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">

    11. 12-17-2007 10:35 PM #46
      f/1.8 came out looking funky, so here's a 4.8<p><IMG SRC="http://theunixguys.com/public/DSC_2074.jpg" BORDER="0">

    12. 12-17-2007 10:39 PM #47
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Chonies</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Do you have anymore night shots wide open? Are they prety fast to focus at dark places? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Its pretty good in low light, I usually use manual focus in the complete dark though:<p><A HREF="http://www.flickr.com/photos/infranippies/1259946384/" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1105/1259946384_8661b9d250.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><p>1/25 @ f/1.8 handheld

    13. 12-18-2007 08:55 AM #48
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>aglio</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>best photo related $100 i ever spent<br> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>oh completely! I've never had so much fun or such great results with $100 with any of my other gear. a close second is my multi-coated polarizer, like $110, but it only gets used once in a blue moon.

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      12-18-2007 03:25 PM #49
      loved mine<br><IMG SRC="http://farm1.static.flickr.com/39/84876337_59a8674470_o.jpg" BORDER="0">

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      12-18-2007 07:29 PM #50
      This lense is definitely my next camera purchase <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> I love it. I've had my friends' 50mm for the past few weeks to play with <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/biggrinsanta.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><br><IMG SRC="http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b137/sk8mastakt/IMG_8599.jpg" BORDER="0">

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      I just bought one today!
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      12-18-2007 07:46 PM #52
      i got a bunch with my 1.8...so ill just throw a few up. i love this lens, second only to my sigma 10-20mm <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/biggrin_upper.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><IMG SRC="http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1102/573057269_c3970142bb.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e274/mulberryvento/DITT2/DSC_0100copy.jpg?t=1198021583" BORDER="0"><p>

    18. 12-19-2007 01:09 PM #53
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>themandillon</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">heres one with my 1.8<p><A HREF="http://photobucket.com" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c63/themandillon1222/brianaportraitbacklight1.jpg" BORDER="0"></A></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Not to threadjack but i uhh, helped this pic out a bit.<br><A HREF="http://tinypic.com" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://i8.tinypic.com/8eh5pad.jpg" BORDER="0"></A>

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      12-19-2007 03:28 PM #54
      two new ones<p><IMG SRC="http://adamblauer.com/gallery/d/7883-3/colorado-65.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://adamblauer.com/gallery/d/7892-3/colorado-1.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>and an old one<p><IMG SRC="http://adamblauer.com/gallery/d/5848-5/DSC_0015.JPG" BORDER="0">

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      12-19-2007 03:47 PM #55
      ^^ is it just me or the first pic looks wayyy over saturated? <p>rest of them look awesome though. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

    21. 12-21-2007 06:59 PM #56
      Wow

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      12-22-2007 05:22 AM #57
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JettaDude101</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">^^ is it just me or the first pic looks wayyy over saturated? <p>rest of them look awesome though. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>if you're talking about my shot....it's not oversaturated...that's just his neons! the flash hitting him also brings out the color...

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      12-22-2007 05:39 AM #58
      I'm not a huge fan of the focal length on an APS-C camera myself.. but the lens is good none-the-less..<p>f/4<br><IMG SRC="http://www.fakelag.net/gallery/d/19974-2/DSC_8245.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>f/4<br><IMG SRC="http://www.fakelag.net/gallery/d/19980-2/DSC_8255.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>f/3.2<br><IMG SRC="http://www.fakelag.net/gallery/d/19985-2/DSC_8257.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>f/6.3<br><IMG SRC="http://www.fakelag.net/gallery/d/19995-2/DSC_8265.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>with the 1.4x TC.. f/1.8 <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://www.fakelag.net/users/d/5995-2/DSC_0484.jpg" BORDER="0">
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      12-22-2007 09:31 PM #59
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>ablauer</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>if you're talking about my shot....it's not oversaturated...that's just his neons! the flash hitting him also brings out the color...</TD></TR></TABLE><p>ahh.. cool... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

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      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Pats16vGTI</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><IMG SRC="http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e150/pats16vrabbit/fenderamp55mmcopy.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>here is another one I took real quick just cause the lens happened to still be attached to the body.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I would love to play my strat through that amp!
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    26. 12-23-2007 09:41 PM #61
      I have a mk1, metal mount 1.8. makes such a difference, way higher quality and got it almost brand new for $80 <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> here's a little bit of everything: <p><IMG SRC="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2420/2039620464_ca8b78be39.jpg" BORDER="0"> <p> <IMG SRC="http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1146/1023841010_355f29ac6a.jpg" BORDER="0"> <p> <IMG SRC="http://farm1.static.flickr.com/162/422817588_5ef1b9c007.jpg" BORDER="0">

    27. 12-24-2007 01:26 AM #62
      new here, to photography, and I got a 50mm too....<p><IMG SRC="http://homepage.mac.com/tripleequis/.Pictures/random/pallet.jpg" BORDER="0"> <p><IMG SRC="http://homepage.mac.com/tripleequis/.Pictures/random/tire.jpg" BORDER="0">

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      12-28-2007 03:06 PM #63
      My Canon 50mm F/1.8 last night and I'm lovin' it!!<br>1quickpic...<br><IMG SRC="http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a301/BobEsponga/SLR%20Pics/Clickers.jpg" BORDER="0">

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      12-28-2007 09:14 PM #64
      So what's the general thought? Is the 1.4 worth the money over the 1.8? Is it worth the price difference? <p>I ask because the 50mm is going to be my next lens. I absolutely love the pictures these lenses produce.
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      12-29-2007 02:05 AM #65
      just got my 50mm yesterday and am loving it. here's a few samples ..<p> <IMG SRC="http://brianvanderheide.com/50mm/1.jpg" BORDER="0"> <br><IMG SRC="http://brianvanderheide.com/50mm/2.jpg" BORDER="0"> <br><IMG SRC="http://brianvanderheide.com/50mm/3.jpg" BORDER="0"> <br><IMG SRC="http://brianvanderheide.com/50mm/4.jpg" BORDER="0"> <br>

    31. 12-29-2007 02:06 AM #66
      honestly the 1.4 is worth the money if u have it and are ready to blow it...<br>if not i have the 1.8 and LOVE IT.... altho even i say the focal lenth falls short untill about f2.2<p>these are all shot with the f1.8 on a canon xti...<p><IMG SRC="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2362/2136168352_58e062f092.jpg" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2051/2136167828_da400ab68f.jpg?v=0" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2301/2135389289_47c1bc904e.jpg?v=0" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2128/2136157322_8657bde737.jpg?v=0" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2252/2133007132_33a59139d7.jpg?v=0" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2142/2135405949_7bc77b0f0d.jpg?v=0" BORDER="0"><BR><BR>
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      12-29-2007 02:39 AM #67
      I like my 50mm. I'm honestly tempted to pick up an 85mm prime to add to my bag as well - pretty much solely for portrait use. This was just screwing around with the 50, but I kind of like the shot anyway. <br><IMG SRC="http://images115.fotki.com/v681/photos/3/316525/5530024/crop-vi.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>
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    34. 12-29-2007 08:09 AM #69
      I bought mine yesterday.<p>(Canon 50mm f/1.8 II 350D)<br><IMG SRC="http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n152/J44KK0/680.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n152/J44KK0/misc/646446.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>

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      12-29-2007 01:07 PM #70
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Agtronic</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>I would love to play my strat through that amp!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>haha its a sweet little stack... fender's clean channels are a little bright tho, the distortion is nice, tho not to much crunch its great for classic rock dirty sounds like zeppelin and skynard and such.. <p><br>more photos!
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