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MARINERMAGNUM

First shots with 17-40

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Had a few minutes after supper so I shot a few flowers at the folk's house with the 17-40. I am pleased with the lens for the simple fact that it needs little to no PP work if I do it right with the controls.

I shot these in RAW + smallJPEG mode ,and the RAWs look spectacular. These are the small jpeg images which still looked ok. They were just cropped-but no playing with the colors. I checked the readings in landscape mode,then switched to AV mode and adjusted from there.

I look forward to using the lens alot and recommend it to any Canon folks.

Shots handheld with a Canon 30D.

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Really pretty comps, MM. Sure is fun and interesting experimenting with the altered scale wide angle offers. Lots more to come, no doubt. smile

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