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.....waiting for that egg to boil. Yippeeeee...I have a new lens to play with! Something for the dark winter nights. Not well thrown together this but I really was waiting for my egg to boil.



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Date: Thu November 20, 2008
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Congrats on the lens! Early Christmas? Like the focus work you did and the white balance, I can never get that right! What came first? The egg or the lens?
~In His Love~ Maggi D
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
Romans 1:16
#1 Thu November 20, 2008 6:05pm

A pressy to myself!! I just had my old kit lens and have wanted a fast lens for ages. It was the chicken came first naturally..lol!! (Poor chicken if it laid my lens...ouch!!) Viv
#2 Thu November 20, 2008 7:38pm

It looks like it will be a great portrait lens as well Viv......have fun in your play pen...lol.....Alan
#3 Thu November 20, 2008 10:01pm

What!? No toasted soldiers? Looks like a terrific pressy you got yourself - Love the photo, too. Jan
#4 Thu November 20, 2008 10:59pm

I'm always happy to hear of fellow photogs treating themselves to a new photo tool to add to the bag... looks like a beauty... have fun & look forward to more
"The poetry of photography will always be more important than the mechanics of the camera..." - J-H. Lartigue
#5 Thu November 20, 2008 11:57pm

Lol your comments. Alan we are all just big kids! Jan the bread was in the toaster. Thanks Oly. Viv
#6 Fri November 21, 2008 9:45am

I'm dying to know what the new lens is, since the discussion we had earlier. The EXIF data on the picture of the bench said 35mm, so I thought it might be the 35 f/2, but this one says 17mm, so I can't guess? Come on, you, out with it! Smile


#7 Fri November 21, 2008 10:22pm

Sorry Chris - I got the 17-55mm F2.8 IS USM Canon lens. But prices were very reduced (courtesy of the recession I think) so I got the nifty fifty as well. I love them both!! The IS and the F2.8 just mean you can handhold almost anything - well almost anything! Viv
#8 Fri November 21, 2008 10:37pm

Sounds like a wise choice, and it certainly looks like it's doing the job. Congrats! Smile

#9 Sat November 22, 2008 3:32pm

Nice shot, love the colours blurring in the background. What body is the Lens going onto?
#10 Thu November 27, 2008 9:22pm

Thank Chris and Jay. Jay the Canon 40D. Viv
#11 Fri November 28, 2008 4:02pm

I like this picture a lot. It tells a story.
#12 Fri December 5, 2008 3:40pm

Like it.
#13 Sun October 21, 2012 11:52am

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