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« Reply #25 on: September 14, 2010, 01:20:12 AM »

ah didnt know you already bought it, its an awesome camera with very good filming options. but do buy a new lens, the kit lens sucks more than fatpandas muscularity.

cheap but good lenses is

tamron 17-50 2.8. good allround lens, great for the expo and intervues.
canon 70-200 f4L, its a L lens (canons professional line) so the quality is superb and it produces awesome pictures and cost only 600 euros. Good telelens on the shows, dont forget to jack up the iso
sigma 10-22 if you want wideangel and dont have much room to film
canon 50mm 1.8: great and cheap lens if the lightning is bad

I bought a 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS lens on the recommendation of the department associate at the store after I told him what I would need it for and more.

I admit, this is a little last minute but at the same time, I am a beginner.  And at this point, not even knowing if I will have someone with me to film interviews I planned to do [with Ron, Wiggs and more] I might not be able to put it to use until the Arnold.

I still hope I can go the Las Vegas and enjoy the expo, the free supplements and more.
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« Reply #26 on: September 14, 2010, 01:25:19 AM »

thats a nice lens. Sharp and have IS and thats a big plus when the lightning isnt that good. You are going to be more than happy with that combo. But look for a 50mm f1.8, f4 on your lens is not going to be optimal when its darker. and cost only 120 euros. its a must have in your camerabag, great portrait lens
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« Reply #27 on: September 14, 2010, 01:39:05 AM »

thats a nice lens. Sharp and have IS and thats a big plus when the lightning isnt that good. You are going to be more than happy with that combo. But look for a 50mm f1.8, f4 on your lens is not going to be optimal when its darker. and cost only 120 euros. its a must have in your camerabag, great portrait lens

I hope it works out.  It's just a starter camera and lens really, at least insofar as I can upgrade it later if necessary.  I do think it can do the job though.
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« Reply #28 on: September 14, 2010, 01:49:11 AM »

i think so to. just dont forget to crank the iso up

here you have pics taken with that combo, and as you can see its pretty sharp

http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=all&q=canon+550d+55-250&m=text

another thing, postprocessing the photos are important to, get the new adobe elements.
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« Reply #29 on: September 14, 2010, 01:57:21 AM »

i think so to. just dont forget to crank the iso up

here you have pics taken with that combo, and as you can see its pretty sharp

http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=all&q=canon+550d+55-250&m=text

another thing, postprocessing the photos are important to, get the new adobe elements.

Adobe elements?  Do you have the link?  Basically, the first time around I expect there to be a lot of growing pains.  By the Arnold I think I should be a little more efficient at it, and with time, I'm sure I can have some great photos.
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« Reply #31 on: September 14, 2010, 02:02:03 AM »





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Should I shave it?


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« Reply #32 on: September 14, 2010, 02:10:24 AM »

Grin  Grin  Grin

Should I shave it?
Personally,I`d keep the beard as women are highly attracted to the rugged outdoor backwoodsy type who have beards and wear flannel shirts !!

Here`s proof!!  Smiley

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« Reply #33 on: September 14, 2010, 02:11:17 AM »

Matt,your views and opinions on life are terrible,but you`re a good sport!

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« Reply #34 on: September 14, 2010, 02:12:03 AM »

Adobe elements?  Do you have the link?  Basically, the first time around I expect there to be a lot of growing pains.  By the Arnold I think I should be a little more efficient at it, and with time, I'm sure I can have some great photos.
http://www.adobe.com/se/products/psprelements/?sdid=DMHJR


elements is the little brother to photoshop, cheaper and easier for a beginner to handle. Every pro postprocess there photos. elements 8 is available in the less legal download sites Wink

another tip is to practise alot before the trip so you get the feeling about things like aperture and shutterspeed. Use the half-auto modes. always shoot with singlepoint focus, the auto sucks.
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« Reply #36 on: September 14, 2010, 02:15:38 AM »

buy yourself a small hidden camera and place it in your beard. This way you can record it when Wiggs kicks your ass and post it.
Funny stuff!!  LOL   Grin
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« Reply #37 on: September 14, 2010, 02:29:34 AM »

Matt,your views and opinions on life are terrible,but you`re a good sport!

Smiley

Hey thanks Tim!!!

I am pro-traditional America.  Within 25 years I think there will be a huge shift towards people with libertarian ideals.  I think everyone likes the poor until they realize how many are able-bodied people taking advantage of the system, all the while, old-age pensioners who need assistance live in poverty.
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« Reply #38 on: September 14, 2010, 02:54:19 AM »

Obviously you want to get a macro lens then get as close as you can to the bodybuilders glutes!  All the schmoes will be demanding those high res striations!
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« Reply #39 on: September 14, 2010, 02:55:43 AM »

Hey thanks Tim!!!

I am pro-traditional America.  Within 25 years I think there will be a huge shift towards people with libertarian ideals.  I think everyone likes the poor until they realize how many are able-bodied people taking advantage of the system, all the while, old-age pensioners who need assistance live in poverty.
Good point,but some people are legitamatly bad off and will remain that way forever,unfortunately while others do scam the system.

Taking care of the elderly should be a top of the list objective of every country in existence.
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« Reply #40 on: September 14, 2010, 03:38:59 AM »

Good point,but some people are legitamatly bad off and will remain that way forever,unfortunately while others do scam the system.

Taking care of the elderly should be a top of the list objective of every country in existence.

Yes, that is true.  I do think that if the trillions of dollars in welfare remained in the private hands of the people who earned it, that they [with their greater wealth] would be able to help people more, at least the people who truly deserve it.

There was $700,000 in food bank donations in the past year in my region.  This goes to show me that people are willing to give to charity voluntarily and I believe that an economy can only function on the basis of voluntary cooperation.  If people do not want to give to welfare, I believe it is their right to keep their private earnings to themselves.  I think everyone has the right to keep what they earn.

My internet connection costs me $1.  I could save the life of a starving child with that money.  I would prefer to be on the internet and that is my right.  Does that sound cruel?  Yes.  But it is a cruel decision millions of others share with me.  It is their right to do so.

I just hope that American capitalism can survive.  Canada essentially free rides off the American system and without it, we would not have the prosperity that we do.
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« Reply #41 on: September 14, 2010, 03:47:53 AM »

Weirdly enough,I agree with you.   Embarrassed
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« Reply #42 on: September 14, 2010, 05:27:21 AM »

Taking photos of men in thongs.........serious business.
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« Reply #43 on: September 14, 2010, 05:31:13 AM »

Ive heard the Sony Schmoe A-37 is a great camera.
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« Reply #44 on: September 14, 2010, 05:51:20 AM »

Ive heard the Sony Schmoe A-37 is a great camera.
you mean A-35? they get pretty good reviews, but the thing i like about nikon and canon is that it is so easier to get holds on a good secondhand lens than it is for sony. And they got so much more lenses to. You dont only buy a camera, you buy yourself into the whole line.
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« Reply #45 on: September 14, 2010, 07:40:36 AM »

Nah, don't save the beard. Trim it down with an #4.
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« Reply #46 on: September 14, 2010, 07:58:43 AM »

you mean A-35? they get pretty good reviews, but the thing i like about nikon and canon is that it is so easier to get holds on a good secondhand lens than it is for sony. And they got so much more lenses to. You dont only buy a camera, you buy yourself into the whole line.
lol! wtf i was just kidding and wrote a ramdom model and a number. notice the "schmoe"  Grin
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« Reply #47 on: September 14, 2010, 08:10:50 AM »

lol! wtf i was just kidding and wrote a ramdom model and a number. notice the "schmoe"  Grin
haha ok, tought you was just kidding, eh wich you was, with the schmoe, because they are named sony alpha a-35. It was to close for me to get it Cheesy
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« Reply #48 on: September 14, 2010, 08:37:41 AM »

Should I?

you fuckin hill billy
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« Reply #49 on: September 14, 2010, 12:47:29 PM »

Weirdly enough,I agree with you.   Embarrassed

Well said!

PS - The USA is the best!!!

you fuckin hill billy

ROFL!  Grin

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