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Posted 03 March 2014 - 04:22 PM

Before I start heckling, my opininon and faults currently found using the 24-70mm are my own. I have looked at many pics from other users who have used this lens and their results are fantastic.

 

I plan to keep using, learning and practicng with it but until I get the righ sequence, steps, mode and results, I will still feel empty.

 

AGAIN THIS IS PJ's Problem not the lens.

 

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Posted 04 March 2014 - 03:53 AM

I think the first would have been more interesting had you got really low and close and shot it at 24mm.  The other 2, can't really work out why they're blurry as the s/s is so high?? A closer crop on both and a lower aov on the last would surely improve them.


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Posted 04 March 2014 - 05:57 AM

Thanks for the comment.

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Posted 04 March 2014 - 06:42 AM

Jazz, just a thought... could there be a focus issue or is it just the cold weather that you are experiencing?

 

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Posted 04 March 2014 - 08:16 AM

What results would you get with using a tripod or monopod ? Looks like camera shake in the musician shots.

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Posted 04 March 2014 - 08:53 AM

Yeah, are you holding it in such away to move the focus ring?


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Posted 05 March 2014 - 11:40 PM

Tried it with the D7000 and still some critcal focusing issues. Will try another one.


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Posted 05 March 2014 - 11:45 PM

I truly think you got a bad lens Jazz I know you can hand hold and get tac sharp images even with older AF lens. Plus its not like you having DoF issues due to f2.8 since in some images here and in another post with the D7000 there is no area of sharpness. Plus you shoot with a monster 70-200 f2.8 Nikkor and have no issues at all.

 

Time to send it back and get a good copy! :angry:  <_<  Two excellent bodies and still having critical focusing issues means its the lens.

 

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Posted 05 March 2014 - 11:47 PM

Thanks Bro...already contacted my source.


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Posted 06 March 2014 - 12:12 AM

Okay, source contacted me...another 24-70mm will be shipped to the Jazzski.


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Posted 06 March 2014 - 12:14 AM

Good news Jazzer! Wish I had someone sending me 24-70 f2.8 lens! :P

 

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 06:48 AM

Good for you...

 

Had a feeling it was the lens as you're too much of a pro, Jazzski!

 

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 07:18 AM

Thanks Herman, your comments were important to me on this issue as well.


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Posted 06 March 2014 - 09:26 AM

Glad you getting the lens issue fixed.


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Posted 06 March 2014 - 09:37 AM

Good to hear.

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 02:54 PM

Thanks all.


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