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    Thanks for the replies folks. I must say that I...

    Thanks for the replies folks. I must say that I would never again shoot a wedding without a backup body. I would just hate to ruin someones special day. Imagine having to tell the happy couple that...
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    My 30D stopped working on me.

    A couple weeks ago I shot over 700 pics at a wedding. Camera worked great all day long. I was too tired to look at the pics when I got home so I went to bed and the next morning I grabbed the 30D to...
  3. Thanks BYNX. They look much better after you...

    Thanks BYNX. They look much better after you fixed them up. On the ethics issue, I have full permission of the couple. :)

    Speedbird
  4. Thanks alot Esoterra and Rooz. Yes, this was a...

    Thanks alot Esoterra and Rooz. Yes, this was a difficult shoot. Very bright sun and heavy shade. I did not have a reflector, but sure wish I did. Camera store didnt have one and it was too late to...
  5. My first wedding shoot......opinions wanted

    This is the result of my first wedding shoot last Saturday. I shot over 700 pics in a 12 hour period. I will give 480 pics to the Bride and Groom. I did it as a freebie so that I could get some...
  6. Thread: Water drop

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    I cant say Im anywhere near an authority on this,...

    I cant say Im anywhere near an authority on this, but I have spent several days on this. See my pics at the top of this thread. I used two 250 watt light bulbs as well as my 430ex flash. Im not...
  7. Thread: Cars

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    Here's my wheels

    Here is my ride.

    http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e374/Speedbird1961/IMG_0108-1.jpg

    http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e374/Speedbird1961/IMG_0536.jpg
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    Glasses and portaits

    Is it OK to ask a subject to remove their glasses for a picture?? I find that the glare can really spoil a good shot. Can you ask a bride ot groom to remove them for a shoot?? Would they be...
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    http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e374/Speedbird19...

    http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e374/Speedbird1961/IMG_2383.jpg

    http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e374/Speedbird1961/IMG_2367.jpg
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    Sticky: Pink Mandervilla ...

    Pink Mandervilla

    http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e374/Speedbird1961/CopyofFramedMandevilla.jpg
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    Lens Cleaning

    Sorry if this has been asked, I did search with no results. What can I use to clean the lenses I have. All have filters on them Its the filters I want to clean without removing them from the camera....
  12. Thread: ISO Question

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    ISO Question

    Is it possible to get a lower ISO on the 30D or is 100 the lowest. I ask because I have seen photos with an ISO as low as 64 but dont think it was a Canon product.

    thanks

    Bill
  13. Thread: Water drop

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    Thanks Chuck. I have been trying this some more...

    Thanks Chuck. I have been trying this some more over the past few days. Over 400 hundred shots but am getting better. One problem has been the focus. I dont have that part of it yet, but am...
  14. Thread: Water drop

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    OK, Ive been fooling around with this for a few...

    OK, Ive been fooling around with this for a few hours. This is a typical result. Can anyone give opinions on this so I can improve. Camera settings.

    Speed 1/250
    Aperature 8.0
    Manual focus...
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    Can you give any tips on focus?? Im using my...

    Can you give any tips on focus?? Im using my 90mm Macro. I just cant get the focus right. Im having a very difficult and frustrating time getting the focus on the "glare" on the water from the...
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    Man, I dont even have the words to describe how...

    Man, I dont even have the words to describe how beautiful this is. Stunning to say the least. Im gonna give this a go too.

    Speedbird
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    For weddings I try to look good but sorta casual...

    For weddings I try to look good but sorta casual at the same time. No need for tie and jacket, you are there to work. I wear dress pants and a shirt as well as a fishermans vest (the kind with many...
  18. Thread: Bird Thread

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    Sticky: Canadian Geese dont like Herons. I wish I was...

    Canadian Geese dont like Herons. I wish I was more ready for this shot though. Would have been much better
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    Sticky: Both my cats. One a Domestic Longhair, the other...

    Both my cats. One a Domestic Longhair, the other a Flamepoint Himalayan
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    Yes. I have "only" the 30D. Its very new and I...

    Yes. I have "only" the 30D. Its very new and I dont expect any trouble with it. Or should I?? :eek:

    Speedbird
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    Lens Question

    I am about to purchase another lens. It will be my primary lens used mainly for wedding shoots Please give me your opinion on these 2 lenses. I know they are good, but are they good for wedding...
  22. Thread: Bird Thread

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    Sticky: Heron

    Was lucky enough to get this Heron
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    Sticky: Jist a flower I took the other day

    Just a flower I took the other day
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    Ok, edited the original post with shoot info. ...

    Ok, edited the original post with shoot info. No, no filter was used. Lens is the Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6, the lens that came with the camera when I bought it. As I understand it in Tv mode the...
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    Light Trails Photo....need help

    This is my first attempt at shooting light trails. I know its not very good, but just a practice shot. How do I get rid of the "star" effect around street lights?? Do I need a filter of some sort?? ...
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