SiFu

SiFu

Lives in The Alps
Joined on Oct 21, 2004
About me:

=> dedicated to macro/closeup photography

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  • Replied in Thank you...
    Hello Kevin! Really looking forward to any examples of this beauty of a lens on your V! Best, Alex
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    Hello! There are a couple of lenses I shoot handheld as well on a regular basis, the AIs 200/2.0, 300/2.8 and 400/3.5, much depending on factors like duration of use, light levels etc though. Above ...
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    Hello! Thanks for sharing your's! These are some sweet vintage lenses you have there! Great to hear you are putting them to good use. I have to admit that I like shooting with heavier lenses ...
  • Replied in Kevin...
    Hello Kevin! Thanks for sharing your's! A very sweet lens indeed! Do you find it to work well with the V2? Do you notice any apparent difference in the quality of the bokeh, since the outer regions ...
  • Hello! While messing around with another copy of the 32mm I took a quick snap of one of my V1s and some lenses I typically use with my V1s (and some I prefer them too): The funny thing is, I tend ...
  • Replied in you could try...
    Hello! ... a step-down setup to 77mm and Canon 500D. These are good quality lenses. Best, Alex
  • Replied in some points...
    Hello! How tall/long are your subjects and what do you want to do with them - these should be the starting point to working out a satisfying solution (you can make do in a lot of ways, some more ...
  • Replied in Lawrence...
    Hi Lawrence! Great to still see some of the old guys around! :) I do not post here very often any more but still stop by every year or so. I still own and shoot my Oly cameras to this day (all ...
  • Replied in ...
    Hi! While I agree for good light shooting, I have found the 18.5 and 32 to be closer in the conditions you described. Best, Alex
  • Hello Johan! Thanks for letting me know what "normal" mode means in Sigma terms! Please see me post on some testing above please on how optical flash does work on my SD1M and also SD14 with the ...
  • Replied in Tom...
    Hello! Should give one very nice shot for sure! Will keep you posted. Stability should be no problem, I shoot that very lens as well as my AIs 200-400/4.0 with the Tcon301 on a regular basis and in ...
  • Hello! This was done in December 2006 with an old MF Nikon Tele prime (I think the AIs 600/4.0 but don't really remember) on an Oly E1: This was about my first shot at the moon back then - can not ...
  • Hello! Thank you for your answer; guess this "normal" mode is something I don't have to consider integrating into my repertoire then after all... ;-) Like It said in my previous post, I am using ...
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    Hello! I shoot with a couple of different V1 bodies and also the lenses in question and have never noticed any apparent differnce between the 18,5's and 32's behaviour when it comes to focus ...
  • Hello everyone! I have to admit that I have never read any of the manuals (do not have them any more) and do not understand what this specific "normal" slave mode will do or is used for? Does it ...
  • Hello! Anyone know if the forums still are up somewhere (or where to find the old gang, Igor, Melodie et all)? Thanks and all the best, Alex
  • Replied in John, Tord...
    Hello! Thanks for inserting the direct link, John... I don't come here often enough to remember how to properly post images any more... I did get a few V3s, but for some reason, I still grab one of ...
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