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Old Apr 18, 2014, 10:01 AM   #1
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Shot with my Q7 and 03 at a free car museum in SE Michigan, only open to the public one day a week for 3 hours, it's privately owned by one man. What a place, and the cars are unbelievable. Processed in LR5 with some distortion correction. The cars are packed in rather tight so the FE was the lens to use.



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Very good pictures. The picture quality is quite good. I didn't know what to expect from a Q camera's smaller sensor....but it's much better than I expected.

The fisheye effect is also very nice. I wonder what the Auburn and Cord frontal pics would look like if cropped a bit. I think it would really emphasize the length.

Did you take them at the Auburn, Cord, Duisenberg museum ? I have the name wrong, but I have heard of a great museum featuring those icons ....think it's in Indiana ?

A visit to that museum is on my bucket list.
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Very good pictures. The picture quality is quite good. I didn't know what to expect from a Q camera's smaller sensor....but it's much better than I expected.

The fisheye effect is also very nice. I wonder what the Auburn and Cord frontal pics would look like if cropped a bit. I think it would really emphasize the length.

Did you take them at the Auburn, Cord, Duisenberg museum ? I have the name wrong, but I have heard of a great museum featuring those icons ....think it's in Indiana ?

A visit to that museum is on my bucket list.
Thanks, the IQ of the FE is not as good as the rest of the Q lenses but it's fun to use, it's only a $100. The museum is in Chesterfield TWP MI. it's a little known private warehouse museum staffed by volunteers, free admission but only open on Tuesdays from 1 to 4PM. From what I hear all the cars are owned by one guy. What a place I have only been once but plan a return soon, it's only 5 mi from my home.

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Thanks, the IQ of the FE is not as good as the rest of the Q lenses but it's fun to use, it's only a $100. The museum is in Chesterfield TWP MI. it's a little known private warehouse museum staffed by volunteers, free admission but only open on Tuesdays from 1 to 4PM. From what I hear all the cars are owned by one guy. What a place I have only been once but plan a return soon, it's only 5 mi from my home.

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Hans,

What a place going by your photos. Looks like there is a expansive and varied selection of fine vintage cars in the museum.

The kind of place I would apply for as a volunteer.

In regards to your FE lens, I have a Pentax 10-17 zoom for my Pentax DSLR's. I love it...really gives a unique 'punch' to photos. I find I rarely use it from 10 - 15mm...usually 16-17 mm.

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Tuckers, Cords, Auburns and more... a fantastic collection. All it takes is money, right?

Nice work with the Q7, BTW. I had the original Q and even ordered the Q7 before cancelling and then selling the Q. It's not that I didn't like them - I really did - it's just that I just wasn't using the kit. But Q's are a ton of fun.

If I were with you on this little shoot, I'd probably would have brought either my K-5 with the 12-24 or my Ricoh GR. Thanks for posting.
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Hi Hans,

Great work with the 03!!!
Are you using the Perry's 3D printed focus keeper with your FE? If you don't have one, it's a great help with that lens, IMO.

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Tuckers, Cords, Auburns and more... a fantastic collection. All it takes is money, right?

Nice work with the Q7, BTW. I had the original Q and even ordered the Q7 before cancelling and then selling the Q. It's not that I didn't like them - I really did - it's just that I just wasn't using the kit. But Q's are a ton of fun.

If I were with you on this little shoot, I'd probably would have brought either my K-5 with the 12-24 or my Ricoh GR. Thanks for posting.
Thanks, the widest I have for my k30 is an 18 so the Q was my camera of choice this time, I did bring my Canon S100 and got a few nice shots with it it's zoom goes to 24mm equiv. I need to go back.
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Great work with the 03!!!
Are you using the Perry's 3D printed focus keeper with your FE? If you don't have one, it's a great help with that lens, IMO.

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Thanks Scott, I did just get the focus keeper but need to add Larrys tube to assist the keeper, just have tape on it now
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Really nice series. My sis and husband live in South Lyon and have been there often. I haven't had the chance to see it, so thank you for allowing me to visit the place through your lens.
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