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Akira

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Re: January 2022
« Reply #120 on: January 14, 2022, 13:21:42 »
The camera body has returned after the inspection.  It turned out to be fully functional, and there is no hint of damage on the body.  I had to buy the lens again, but I found SIGMA 45/2.8 in an AGAN condition for around the half of the price of a brand new one.  So far, so good.
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Re: January 2022
« Reply #121 on: January 14, 2022, 13:25:34 »
All is well that ends well. <3

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Re: January 2022
« Reply #122 on: January 14, 2022, 13:26:44 »
Good news Akira, and off to a good start as well with the 45mm :)
Cheers,
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Re: January 2022
« Reply #123 on: January 14, 2022, 15:21:00 »
One more happy to know and very good start with the 45mm
  Now lets find ways to shoot "out of the box" that does not involve repair shops  ;)

 

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Re: January 2022
« Reply #124 on: January 14, 2022, 15:27:16 »
Great news Akira - I think that all of us are pleased for you with this outcome.

And can I take it that the Sigma fp is a pretty tough customer?  :)

The camera body has returned after the inspection.  It turned out to be fully functional, and there is no hint of damage on the body.  I had to buy the lens again, but I found SIGMA 45/2.8 in an AGAN condition for around the half of the price of a brand new one.  So far, so good.
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Re: January 2022
« Reply #125 on: January 14, 2022, 15:35:04 »
The camera body has returned after the inspection.  It turned out to be fully functional, and there is no hint of damage on the body.  I had to buy the lens again, but I found SIGMA 45/2.8 in an AGAN condition for around the half of the price of a brand new one.  So far, so good.
Great news Akira.  Congratulations with the Sigma 45/2.8.  Better than the petit Nikkor 45mm?

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Re: January 2022
« Reply #126 on: January 14, 2022, 16:33:39 »
Thank you, Birna, Jan, Paco, Hugh and John!  Glad you like the image of the declaration of revival.  :D

This tiny 45/2.8 offers an easy handling, which should help me get out of the box!  The fp proved to be a tough camera.  It could be even more durable than Z9?!

The optical performance of the lens is noticeably better than Nikkor 45/2.8P.  Also, it can go closer up to magnification factor of 1:4.  In addition, its size would be almost the same as that of 45/2.8P with the F to L mount adapter.
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Re: January 2022
« Reply #127 on: January 14, 2022, 16:46:55 »
January 22

Chevrolet pick-up '50 s

Zfc, 23mm f/1.4





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Re: January 2022
« Reply #128 on: January 14, 2022, 16:50:18 »
PS. :Fortunate endings Akira!

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Re: January 2022
« Reply #129 on: January 14, 2022, 16:58:04 »
Good news about your camera, Akira. And a nice image as proof.

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Re: January 2022
« Reply #130 on: January 14, 2022, 17:05:33 »
Thank you, Fons and Luc.  I think I was quite lucky.   :)
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Re: January 2022
« Reply #131 on: January 14, 2022, 20:14:43 »
Double sunbathing.

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Re: January 2022
« Reply #132 on: January 14, 2022, 21:51:17 »
Paco, you kickstarted the New Year by pushing that venerable D2100 of yours to its limits :)

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Re: January 2022
« Reply #133 on: January 14, 2022, 21:53:42 »
Meanwhile, I discovered an old and rather dusty camera body, later found a battery and charger for it, and eventually a lens that would fit. Very nice playing around with such limited gear for a while. Makes a refreshing contrast to the razor-sharp Z7 files.

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Re: January 2022
« Reply #134 on: January 14, 2022, 22:31:20 »
A window

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