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Old Apr 21, 2007, 1:51 PM   #1
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Bought this lens this morning.

Used the K10D in a combination of P and AV ( I like f8.0) and shot solely in JPG.

These images are unedited, straight from the camera.

The only thing I forgot was to change the metering from matrix to centre weighted, so some are a little dark.

I will do some PP later on.

Who pulled the plug out?



BiF



Pretty boat



Fish-eye, half mounted



Back to the 70-210



Catamaran



Speedboat



Windsurfing



Being overlooked



You've got my sail




I am surprised by the quality of the JPG from the camera. A touch of PP should correct any softness, and lift the shadows.

I am also very happy with the Vivitar lens. A lovely piece of equipment.

The rest are here

http://s111.photobucket.com/albums/n...ted/?start=all


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Old Apr 21, 2007, 2:09 PM   #2
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what's your serial #
i really hated giving up my komine copy of this lens. oh well

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Old Apr 21, 2007, 4:49 PM   #3
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Hi Roy

Serial No. 09905990

It extends from 3 1/2" to 5 1/4" - small and compact.


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Edit - looks like it was made by Cosina

http://www.cameraquest.com/VivLensManuf.htm


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Old Apr 21, 2007, 5:07 PM   #4
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Looks like you got you a good one. Keep them coming.

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Old Apr 21, 2007, 5:07 PM   #5
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Darren, I like them all, but 1 and 5 really strike me. Well done and enjoy that lens!

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Old Apr 21, 2007, 5:40 PM   #6
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Thanks for looking and commenting guys.


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Old Apr 22, 2007, 12:27 AM   #7
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Who pulled the plug out? :lol:

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Old Apr 22, 2007, 1:59 AM   #8
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Thanks Rodney



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Some seem a little flat in the contrast department, but also looks like a pretty gray/hazy day.... yet a couple there look quite crisp, so likely not a lens thing....

If you have the chance how about some more favorable lighting shots?
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Some seem a little flat in the contrast department, but also looks like a pretty gray day.... yet a couple there look quite crisp, solikely not a lens thing....

If you have the chance how about some more favorable lighting shots?
As I said - straight from the camera, JPG, no PP.

More to test the sharpness and quality of the lens.

Couple of adjusted ones





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