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Re: nikkor 105mm f/2 DC
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2016, 07:23:12 »
To clarify, you use the 135 DC isn't that so, Elsa? At least you did when I visited you last September.

That is correct Bjørn.
I just wish my studio was 1 m longer -  or 2 or 3...

Well i remember Elsa mentioning she was using different glass in her studio :o
i suspect a 70-200 ;D

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Re: nikkor 105mm f/2 DC
« Reply #16 on: January 15, 2016, 13:53:50 »
Lovely images Elsa!

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I just wish my studio was 1 m longer -  or 2 or 3...
I know a lot of men with the same wish....  ::)
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Re: nikkor 105mm f/2 DC
« Reply #17 on: January 15, 2016, 14:51:48 »
Lovely images Elsa!
I know a lot of men with the same wish....  ::)

Metres?? Erik -  :o :o :o
now I have learned something new  ;D
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Re: nikkor 105mm f/2 DC
« Reply #18 on: January 15, 2016, 15:17:32 »
In film days I shot a lot of portraits with135mm and even with 300mm at times....

Then I had to learn the 85mm is much more practical for real world room size...

Now I use tge 85 also outside an do cotextual portaits at 50 .... 35 .... even 24 ....

Those current HiRes Bodies allow for all details needed in the big picture ...

105DC. Certainly a sweet piece of glass too.
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Re: nikkor 105mm f/2 DC
« Reply #19 on: January 25, 2016, 17:15:14 »
I'm new here, but thought I'd add to the discussion of the DC lenses.  This is the 135mm f/2 DC.

Great photo! You must have a really good camera.

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Re: nikkor 105mm f/2 DC
« Reply #20 on: January 25, 2016, 18:28:22 »
Mind the Watch Dog

With the 105 DC

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Re: nikkor 105mm f/2 DC
« Reply #21 on: January 25, 2016, 18:56:48 »
Metres?? Erik -  :o :o :o
now I have learned something new  ;D
Is that what they call "Extreme Makeover"?  :o

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Re: nikkor 105mm f/2 DC
« Reply #22 on: January 25, 2016, 19:08:29 »
Someone out there might be interested to learn the 105 DC does IR pretty well. (In fact, so does the 105/2.5 and 105/1.8 Nikkors).

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Re: nikkor 105mm f/2 DC
« Reply #23 on: January 25, 2016, 20:01:08 »
If you are into 'bokeh', the 105 DC might be the solution ...


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Re: nikkor 105mm f/2 DC
« Reply #24 on: January 26, 2016, 21:57:13 »
Another example of the "über bokeh" of the 105 DC. The Df is a willing assistant to bring out the delicate hues.

Scented Mayweed on a road verge

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Re: nikkor 105mm f/2 DC
« Reply #25 on: January 26, 2016, 22:08:10 »
The mayweed is a beautiful image Bjørn!
I see myself buying this lens in the future :)
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Re: nikkor 105mm f/2 DC
« Reply #26 on: June 07, 2021, 22:15:35 »
This thread was the reason I got a 105 2DC.
When it hits, it is superb with a lovely 3d effect and presence.
My issue (on my second copy now) is that it is my most unpredictable lens to get focus right.

Is there a proposed best way to af tune this lens (e.g. flat target vs 3rd object)?
Makes sense to try fine tuning at different R/F settings or just stick to 0? I know that changing R/F needs refocusing on the field.

I have tried a version of lens align and also FOCAL on 810 and auto af tune on 500 and 850.
Either Iam the worst finetunist there is or there is something else in play (i.e. distance variance...)

Thanks to anyone for any thoughts.

Here's one with the Fuji S3 Pro...

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