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Old Jul 18, 2009, 8:15 PM   #1
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A couple weeks ago I posted this highly retouched photo that I was working on for "Main Street Winter Haven" it was taken with a 28mm lens. This assignment was what convinced me that I needed to put the 12-24mm lens on top priority.

well, I had a quick chance to grab this shot just as the rain storm was blowing in behind me. its not one I'll use but, it sure shows the difference a lens can make!

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Old Jul 18, 2009, 9:31 PM   #2
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It's wide alright. That's why it is called a wide angle! Nice sharp and clear image.

Seeing the sky through those third floor windows has really bugged me since you posted the first image. It is like an episode of the Twilight Zone in which the third floor has disappeared into another dimension.
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I hadn't noticed the windows in the first one until Penolta mentioned them - he's right, they do look like they look like there's nothing behind them.

There's definitely different techniques to using the 12-24 effectively.
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Cool, GW. Now I want one! I love the effect it had on this shot.

I had been drawn to the window scene in the first one, too. At first I thought they were just windows up there with nothing behind. But, then decided they were windows with reflections of clouds behind you in them. It's kind of like an optical illusion.

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That's a great job, GW-

You took full advantage of that Pentax 12-24mm lens rather nicely. Well done!

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Old Jul 18, 2009, 10:19 PM   #6
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Thanks guys,
I appreciate the comments.
Actually, the 3rd floor is just a fake. it kinda bothers me too. I think they should build some kind of a light box scene or something behind the windows.
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Wow that is so wide, nice shot.

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Wow that is so wide, nice shot.

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i prefer the wide one
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Both are great shots, I can see how much work went into the first one. I find the wide shot a little more interesting since it gives me such a different perspective from "normal" vision.
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