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  1. Thread: Sigma 18-125

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    Wow the lightning shot is great!

    Wow the lightning shot is great!
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    Thanks - I'll work with the Di for a little while...

    Thanks - I'll work with the Di for a little while longer and make a decision whether or not to keep it. At this rate, I'll go broke from return shipping charges! Anyway, if you come across any...
  3. Thread: Sigma 18-125

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    George: The minimum focusing distance is 9.4" in...

    George: The minimum focusing distance is 9.4" in macro mode. I haven't used this lens very much but so far I'm impressed. I have to admit when I asked the salesperson in the local camera shop to...
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    Tamron 90mm Di

    I bought one of these for true 1:1 macro shots with my D70 - heard/read a lot of good things about this lens. Unfortunately I find it overexposes under certain conditions - with and without flash,...
  5. Thread: Sigma 18-125

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    Thanks for the details. I look forward to seeing...

    Thanks for the details. I look forward to seeing some (more) of your shots.
  6. Thread: Sigma 18-125

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    George: Is this the Sigma 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC? ...

    George: Is this the Sigma 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC? :confused:
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    I guess I should consider the nikon 70-300 if I...

    I guess I should consider the nikon 70-300 if I want an economical long reach zoom. It sounds like you believe it outperforms the Tamron. Thanks for the feedback. Do you have any sample shots ...
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    Tamron 28-300 XR

    George: I have my eye on this lens too. Please let us know what you think of it. Thanks!
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    Sigma 28-80 Macro Samples

    I was browsing in a local camera shop yesterday and picked-up a Sigma 28-80 Macro (1:2). It's an inexpensive lens but works great - it's quiet and pretty fast AF. The MF ring is a little loose but I...
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    Thanks! Several of the shots have EXIF data - if...

    Thanks! Several of the shots have EXIF data - if EXIF is available just click on the link under the photo. I shot in manual mode/raw - the shutter speed and f/stop varied. I used a wireless remote...
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    Try +0.3 EV and/or a custom tone curve. The D70...

    Try +0.3 EV and/or a custom tone curve. The D70 is known for underexposure - intentionally so to avoid blowing out highlights. It takes a while to understand how the D70 "thinks" but the control it...
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    Thanks everyone for the nice comments! This was...

    Thanks everyone for the nice comments! This was my first time shooting fireworks so I was pretty happy with the results. These were shot in Brockton, MA. I was set-up in the baseball field at...
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    Thanks Jake. Yes I did send a couple to Jeff. ...

    Thanks Jake. Yes I did send a couple to Jeff. Hopefully he'll publish them.
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    I agree this is a personal decision. I'd rather...

    I agree this is a personal decision. I'd rather travel with a smaller camera but frankly I'd miss not having my D70, so depending on the nature of the trip, I may take both.
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    Here's a good read on digicam vs. DSLR. ...

    Here's a good read on digicam vs. DSLR.

    http://www.luminous-landscape.com/essays/digicams-vs-dslrs.shtml
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    I own a Canon A80 and like it very much. It's...

    I own a Canon A80 and like it very much. It's especially good indoors with flash - very portable and great battery life. The only negative (if this is important to you) is the movie mode isn't as...
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    I have a Sandisk 1GB Ultra II and a Viking 512. ...

    I have a Sandisk 1GB Ultra II and a Viking 512. Both work well. Typically, I use the Viking in my Canon A80 and the Sandisk in my Nikon D70. The Sandisk is great in the D70 especially if I want to...
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    Fireworks - Massachusetts USA

    Well, nobody's done it in this forum yet so..............here are a few fireworks shots I took with my D70, 50mm f/1.8. Wish I had the kit lens on to get a little wider but the show was very short -...
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    I use a 1GB Sandisk Ultra II. It works great and...

    I use a 1GB Sandisk Ultra II. It works great and can hold over 250 fine JPEG and close to 100 RAW. Also, here's a good article on digicams vs. DSLR.
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    I really enjoy my D70 and like it more as time...

    I really enjoy my D70 and like it more as time goes by. It takes a while to get comfortable with a DSLR but worth the time to learn. Many get frustrated and are initially disappointed. The only...
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