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Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby IronhideTFX » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:04 pm

So ive been getting into photography lately (just as a hobbie, self teaching).
Wondering if anyone else dabbles?
What do you shoot with?

Currently have a EMP1 Olympus (14-42mm), And an EOS M (18-55mm, 22mm, and EF50 with the ef adaptor)
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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby soak314 » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:42 pm

I don't really consider myself a real photographer, but I do love taking pics of my bots.

I use an old-ass Kodak m530 digicam, which belongs to my sister most of the time.

I take my pics mostly with reflected sunlight, and haven't really worked on setting up any sort of studio for taking nicer shots.

Most of my toys end up getting a 4 panel feature photograph just so I can show them off to my friends.

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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby sonicboom » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:46 pm

I've gotten into it as of late as well.

I shoot with a Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 (The instant camera one), a Canon 60D and 7D, and of course my cellphone.

I'm still learning though.

Here's a couple shots i took with the instant camera. (photo's of photo's taken with my phone :lol: )

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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby NKF » Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:29 pm

Currently using a Fujifilm Finepix S as my main camera and the 8mp camera on my smartphone as a backup/everyday camera. Looking to one day invest in a fairly decent DSLR camera like one of the Canon EOS's.

Half my battle with photography is mainly getting my camera to hold a charge, as it always flatlines at crucial moments. Power options range from expensive (li-ion) or cheap but unreliable (nihm rechargables).

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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby skydemolisher » Thu Mar 14, 2013 9:08 pm

From time to time I use a Fujifilm X-S1.

But the camera I carry in my bag is just a Kodak Easyshare C813 Zoom Digital Camera.
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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby Starscream NZ » Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:54 pm

Does Instagram count? ;)

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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby jiptravolta » Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:57 pm

Starscream NZ wrote:Does Instagram count? ;)

NO! :D A true photographer knows what ISO and F-stops mean. IMO anyway :P
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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby Felix » Fri Mar 15, 2013 7:30 pm

I Shoot a bit on a Panasonic GH2 m4/3 camera. I spent too much on a f0.95 lens, it's gorgeous though.

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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby IronhideTFX » Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:37 am

Wow we have some good cameras here (X-s1 is pretty damn sweet for a non SLR, has a gorgeous sensor and can do RAW)

Sonic Boom - Curious, why a 60D and a 7D? Wouldn't you just use 7D?

NKF - Have you posted photos on here before? I may have you confused with someone else (Almost like studio shots with TFS?)

Felix - i Love micro 4/3s. OM-D is one of the sweetest cameras i've had a play with.

Does anyone do many scene shots with tfs posed? Any tips?
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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby Meangreen » Sat Mar 16, 2013 11:10 am

Man, photography is a topic that always grinds my gears. I have a Panasonic FZ-150 and no matter what I do I'm rarely happy with pictures I take. All I probably need to do is get some books out of the library and learn. It's just gonna be a long process I fear.
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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby Felix » Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:18 pm

IronhideTFX wrote:Felix - i Love micro 4/3s. OM-D is one of the sweetest cameras i've had a play with.

Yeah, got some really quality lenses for the system now, I'd love to upgrade to a GH3 eventually, has the same awesome sensor as the OM-D but keeps all the high-bitrate awesome video capabilities of the GH2
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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby IronhideTFX » Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:39 pm

MeanGreen - Youtube tutorials. So much fun. I've been watching DigitalRev on youtube, heaps of funny and informative how to.

GH2 is very nice, was reading an article how they use it for filming ariel shots in TopGear
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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby jiptravolta » Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:01 pm

Composition definately defines a great photo, more so than technicality. Grab some non photography art books for some composition tips. Even film books detailing fundamental laws of motion picture can help out :)
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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby NKF » Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:09 pm

IronhideTFX wrote:NKF - Have you posted photos on here before? I may have you confused with someone else (Almost like studio shots with TFS?)


Usually in the monthly hauls with my bots against a cloth lit by lamp light. Haven't been too active these last few months. Work has just been wiping me out at the end of most days, and all my other hobbies are starting to pile up as well.

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Re: Any photography enthusiasts?

Postby sonicboom » Sat Mar 16, 2013 8:06 pm

IronhideTFX wrote:Sonic Boom - Curious, why a 60D and a 7D? Wouldn't you just use 7D?


60D is mine, The 7D isn't but I use it quite often.

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