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    I love the look and lighting of some of the classic black and white Hollywood promotional or headshot photographs. These were obviously hot lights...
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    Profoto AirTTL-N for Nikon. Excellent Cond. Used this with a Nikon Z7. $329 Free Shipping & Paypal CONUS only
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    Her's my Nikon FTZ adapter LNIB Free shipping Paypal gift CONUS $198 pics on request
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    I have these two Novoflex adapters for sale They show minimal signs of use and come with original plastic box. These will let you use Leica m and...
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    I've decided to sell my Leica M 50mm 1.4 Summilux Pre ASPH to fund another lens I need more for work. However, I've been thinking about two other...
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    jdphoto started a thread L mount lens manufacture in Leica
    Where are the Leica digital lenses or Panasonic L mount manufactured? Thanks for any input.
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    jdphoto replied to a thread EOS R5 Announcement in Canon
    Here's a great link to the EOSR's weather sealing. I'm liking this more for environmental shoots. ...
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    jdphoto replied to a thread EOS R5 Announcement in Canon
    I agree. My first digital camera was a Canon 10D, a 6MP CMOS camera that took absolutely beautiful photos! I was a newbie and didn't do any editing,...
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    6 Days Ago
    I really appreciate your in depth comments. It's very informative. Thank you.
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    Panasonic had a recent firmware upgrade (11/19) that apparently fixes some of the AF issues in the S series cameras. So, my understanding is...
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    1 Week Ago
    Understand! Yeah, I never shoot with AF-C, perhaps because of my all mechanical film cameras. Another reason is devaluation. I purchased my Z7 as an...
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    Thank you! Great points to consider. While I primarily shoot portraits both environmental/studio, I've also read that the AF on the S1/r's are not...
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    Thanks Gary for the clarification. I'm thinking that high ISO would be great in the S1 too because of the smaller mp's, but plenty enough for good...
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    I've been interested in this camera too, but never handled it. The fact that Sigma makes an assortment of L mount lenses that are reasonably priced...
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    jdphoto replied to a thread EOS R5 Announcement in Canon
    I'm certainly interested. I have no use for 8k video, but the two cards and native 1.2 lenses really get my attention.
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    jdphoto replied to a thread Nikon Z7 to Sony A7r4 in Sony
    Hi Jack, Of course, but it's not so easy letting this Z7 go...yet. I did handle a Sony A7R4 and liked it. It wasn't much different than the Z. I'm...
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    jdphoto replied to a thread Nikon Z7 to Sony A7r4 in Sony
    Wow! Thanks for that info. I emailed Tony Corbell last year prior to my Z7 purchase. He indicated nothing for the Lumix, but he too, wanted it for...
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    jdphoto replied to a thread Nikon Z lens roadmap in Nikon
    Certainly the 50mm 1.2 and for a zoom the 70-200mm f/2.8. That should have been one of their first, imo!
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    jdphoto replied to a thread Nikon Z7 to Sony A7r4 in Sony
    Thanks iiiNelson, I always appreciate your input. I was all for the S1R, but I shoot with Profoto lighting gear and need the options that the...
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    jdphoto replied to a thread Z6 or Z7 -- or both ??? in Nikon
    Obviously. However, these images (Summer couple/105mm @1.4 & Winter couple 85mm S @1.8) were shot under a similar cloudy overcast as the previous...
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    jdphoto replied to a thread Z6 or Z7 -- or both ??? in Nikon
    Jack, the 85mm 1.8 S is a great lens in terms of resolution and AF, but as you astutely noted, the extra distance does indeed factor in the overall...
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    jdphoto replied to a thread Z6 or Z7 -- or both ??? in Nikon
    Character is indeed something that can be added, but always preferable to start with a good image first. The b/w pics are the 50mm 1.8S. The couple...
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    jdphoto replied to a thread Z6 or Z7 -- or both ??? in Nikon
    Of course it's all based on personal opinion. Nikon S lenses look fantastic on paper and the 50mm 1.8 S is probably the best all purpose lens I've...
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    jdphoto replied to a thread Z6 or Z7 -- or both ??? in Nikon
    Technically, the S lenses are great. Especially the 50mm 1.8S. However, depending on the distance to the OOF areas, the 85mm 1.8 S just didn't look...
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    jdphoto replied to a thread Nikon Z7 to Sony A7r4 in Sony
    These are valid points, but practical outweighs the personal for me at this time and the native lenses for Sony push me in that direction. Design...
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    jdphoto replied to a thread Nikon Z7 to Sony A7r4 in Sony
    Jack, that's a great question and integral to the bonding experience. I have not demoed the Sony A7R4 yet, but agree that the Z7 is very well...
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    jdphoto replied to a thread Nikon Z7 to Sony A7r4 in Sony
    Perhaps I need to get out more, but what is CR? I really want to use native glass as the adapters are usually the weak link if shooting in...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    jdphoto replied to a thread Nikon Z7 to Sony A7r4 in Sony
    Thanks Jack. I've read about the Techart for FE to Z. That is a possibility. It would be hard to part with the Z because I've really bonded with it....
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