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Arild

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My best friend at high noon
« on: July 16, 2017, 17:37:59 »
At the age of 61 I am still wondering is my photos pieces of art, then I look around and realize; just passing by snapshots....

This is my 3d post.

Say something nice about the photo. A d750 /18-35 mm creation.
So I wont ruin my family by living out the fantasy of buying a sharper lens like the 16-35
That 16-35 will be too heavy all the photo gear I walk around with, is a heavy burden in the mountains :-)
Dryas Anne

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Re: My best friend at high noon
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2017, 18:33:31 »
You don't need a sharper lens :)
It is a nice photo of a nice dog in a nice surrounding.
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Re: My best friend at high noon
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2017, 19:14:41 »
It's a fine dog shot and, yes...you've already got what is reputed to be a sharp lens.  You could conduct a comparison test with a known good sample if you think your copy might be 'off'.  You don't really want to carry around a Nikon 14-24/2.8, do you?
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Re: My best friend at high noon
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2017, 19:48:42 »
It's a nice shot of a nice-looking dog, though I think the wide-angle effect doesn't do her(?) any favours.

I also own the 18-35 AFS G, and I used to own the 16-35. My copy of the 18-35 is FAR sharper than my 16-35 was. It's wrong to generalise from one comparison, but that has been my experience of these lenses.

We lost our dog six weeks ago - cancer. She was my best friend too, and I'm still hurting

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Re: My best friend at high noon
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2017, 20:07:29 »
I agree with Jakov and Keith, your lens is fine, and so is the shot of the dog. That won't keep you from wanting to try another lens, but that feeling never goes away. It's called NAS, Nikon acquisition syndrome, and it affects a great many of us.  ;)
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Re: My best friend at high noon
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2017, 20:11:59 »
PS;
Dont bring the 14-24 into this, that one is way out of discussion
My samyang 14 mm 2.8 is all I need at them wider shots :-)
Dryas Anne

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Re: My best friend at high noon
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2017, 20:24:33 »
PS;
Dont bring the 14-24 into this, that one is way out of discussion
My samyang 14 mm 2.8 is all I need at them wider shots :-)
Nice one! Reminds me of planning some vacation...

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Re: My best friend at high noon
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2017, 23:03:33 »
#1 is great wide angle portrait of your dog

it seems sharp enough  8)
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