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SIMON40 Oct 30, 2013 7:30 PM

Snowdonia Marathon 2013.
 
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Some brief highlights of my favorite event of the year...
D3100 with 50mm f/1.8...

SIMON40 Oct 30, 2013 7:32 PM

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SIMON40 Oct 30, 2013 7:34 PM

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MarceloLI Oct 30, 2013 9:05 PM

Simon,

Fantastic set, those are very sharp pictures and the DOF is great.

I noticed you are using F2.2 and I like the results.

The 50mm 1.8 is an amazing lens, are you using the D or G version?

Regards.

Marcelo

SIMON40 Oct 31, 2013 5:00 AM

Hi Marcelo... I was using the "G".
I used f/2.2 as it just offers a fraction more sharpness than fully wide open and just enough DOF to keep a single runner sharp throughout... though I usually use f/2.5- but the lighting was quite poor on the day,so 2.2 it was to keep the iso as low as possible with a decent shutter speed... :)

Scouse Jan 22, 2014 10:50 AM

I can echo Marcelo here. Excellent series of shots.
Those folk looked like they were having so much fun...:)

I hiked up the Snowdon trail...once. The 50 pound pack and rifle without a sling added to my enjoyment.

My granddad used to work the slate at Llanberis. Couple of years back. :)

HarjTT Feb 22, 2014 8:45 PM

Those are some realy nice shots and I recognise some of the faces from the London Marathon. You gotta be nuts to be running a marathon this time of year !


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