October 28, 2006

Fun at the Farm
Livermore, California

EOS Digital Rebel / Nikkor 50mm 1.4
f-1.4 / 1/800 sec. / 100 ISO

Shot Raw and processed via Canon's DPP. Additional work done in Adobe Photoshop CS2.

This is my first outing with the Nikon AIS 50mm 1.4 Nikkor lens. Wide open it has a very pleasing softness which is good for portraits. Bokeh seems a bit distracting, but most all the out of focus areas have been cropped out of this shot.

A major advantage of the EOS camera system is a relativly thin body capable of adapting lenses from other thicker bodied systems. (in the case of the EOS this is most others...) Inexpensive adapters are available to mount these lenses. There is a near complete loss of automation with these lenses but AV & M modes remain available. I have quite a few Nikon - Nikkor lenses and Pentax - Takumar lenses that see regular use on my EOS.

Also worth mentioning again, Canon's DPP has a new and very nice online tutorial. It is long overdue but since it is here now go check it out... http://www.photoworkshop.com/canon/dpp2/index.html

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

We are using this one for our new desktop image. It brings back very fond memories.
Great job!