My new lens (one for CC)

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My new lens (one for CC)

I'm so happy I got this lens, the Tamron 28-75 2.8. It seems to be sharp so far, but I have yet to take it out and really test it. I plan on doing that this weekend (if the rain here lets up!) I love my 50mm, but I always felt like I couldn't really frame the photo how I wanted since I was so zoomed in. And now I can work on composition more! Smile

Here's one after just playing around with it before the sun set yesterday evening. CC welcome and appreciated!

f3.5 1/50 ISO 400 (I probably should have decreased my ISO some, right? Especially with the Rebel. I had some noise on my SOOC that I had to deal with.)
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Love it..... especially the little foot pop Biggrin

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No, you should probably have increased your ISO in this case to get that shutter speed up over 1/125.

In any case...that's a lovely shot and the lens is one of my favorites. Congrats on your new toy!

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"AmberBella" wrote:

No, you should probably have increased your ISO in this case to get that shutter speed up over 1/125.

In any case...that's a lovely shot and the lens is one of my favorites. Congrats on your new toy!

Thank you! So it's better at 1/125 or above because there's less blur and sharper all around? Or is it just for better exposure?

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1/125 helps get rid of motion blur when photographing children and regular moving subjects. Higher shutter speeds are necessary for action shots like sports or running children. You can use slower shutter speeds for still subjects like a sleeping child.

Also, camera shake (if you're hand holding the camera) becomes a bigger problem the more zoomed in you are so your shutter speed needs to be at least equal to your zoom in mm...so if you are shooting a completely still subject at 70mm your shutter speed needs to be at least 1/70 to avoid camera shake. If you're shooting with a 200mm your shutter speed needs to be at least 1/200 to avoid camera shake.

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Ohhh, I see. Thanks for the tip! I'll have to remember that.

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Oooh, soooo jealous, this is the next thing on my wish list. Can't wait to see more shots with this lens!

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nice lens! that's a sweet shot, but you definitely needed a faster SS. you could have opened your AP to leave your ISO where it was.

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Great lens and this is a cute shot- love it!

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Adorable shot! Love the softness of it!