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About anabasis

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    Jeremy Allen
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    Pringle, PA
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    photography, ships, Celestial Navigation, writing, amateur radio
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    Nikon D700
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    Leica 35mm Summicron-M
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  1. anabasis

    Martyr

    A follow up image; after the waters go down. Nikon D2x, Sigma 15-30mm f3.5-4.5 @15mm, ISO 100, f8, 1/80th
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    Prophetic Sign

    Mike, In a perfect world I'd have had a 400mm lens to affect that. Sure I can crop like this, but the image goes to pot trying to enlarge that much.
  3. anabasis

    Water Rescue Training

    This is the original you had trouble with. It is a low S/N which is known to have the very stiff zoom ring as well. I bought it used around 2004 or so. I've never tried the newer designs.
  4. anabasis

    Prophetic Sign

    Nikon D700, 70-210 f4.5-5.6D @210. f5.6, 1/400th, ISO 200.
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    Water Rescue Training

    Yeah it works well enough and the zoom factor makes me keep it instead of trading it in for a prime. Jeremy
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    Desiccated

    Hi Dallas, A single desiccant ball at about 4.2x life size. Jeremy
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    Water Rescue Training

    Nikon D700, Sigma 120-300 f2.8 Luzerne County, PA, USA. Water rescue team working with an urban rescue dog to get him acclimated to marine operations.
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    Desiccated

    Nikon D700, Zhongyi 20mm f2 Macro.
  9. anabasis

    Who's afraid of snakes?

    Nikon D700, 24-70 f2.8G, SB-800 flash.
  10. anabasis

    Red tights at the country fair

    Great shot, excellent timing and color
  11. anabasis

    Ashley with Seashell

    Wonderful image.
  12. anabasis

    Photography Systems

    I use a Leica M system because RF's are great for street work when you don't want to carry a bulky SLR. I have a 21, 35, 50 and 90mm lenses for that I also have a Leica R system which is similar to Nikon film bodies with lenses that have a different rendering and operating style. For this system I have primes in the range of 21 to 800mm. I also have a Minolta, and Pentax cameras and a few lenses, but I never use them. I was given both systems. JCA
  13. anabasis

    Sigma TC's Suck!

    A bit OT, but my Sigma 1.4x TC mates quite well with my Sigma 120-300 f2.8 lens. I am quite happy with it. Of course the zoom is supposed to be better than the 300 f2.8 prime. JCA
  14. You should be able to use a Kenko tube which has contacts, although I don't know if it has all of them to transmit the signals. I have the 85 PC-D and it vignettes pretty heavily with extension, especially if you start shifting. The issue you raise is one of the reasons I opted for the D lens instead of the E lens. JCA
  15. anabasis

    AF-S VR Nikkor 200mm f/2G IF-ED

    Optically, this is the best lens in my Nikon arsenal. Sharp, fast focusing, well built, and the best BOKEH of any Nikkor I have. I also have a Leica APO 180mm f2 Summicron and it has a far better tripod foot. The Nikkor's just isn't as solid. Fortunately I am either hand holding or using a monopod for the work I do with it, so this isn't as big a flaw for me as others. Despite the foot, its a 5-star lens and worth the money if you are willing to lug it around with you. JCA
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