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Phoenix

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NICE!

I really like the contrast of the green and yellow, the contrast also really plays well on the quality of the OOF.
 

Jefenator

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This is my current go-to for all my product shots. I also use and love the 105mm Micro-Nikkor but this 55mm is somewhat more practical for what I do. It has some sentimental value as well - was passed on to me from my father - used to be his walkabout on his Nikkormat - I took some of my very first photos through it. And now it's my workhorse! :)

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AlwaysOnAuto

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Ah, another lens I can relate to.
I found mine on Craigslist and had my son pick it up for me since it was in San Diego. He ended up giving it to me as a birthday present since it was so cheap. It's old and fairly well worn but it can still make some nice pictures. Here's one of the first shots I took with it after getting it. Just fooling around with it while listening to some music.
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davect01

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Ah, another lens I can relate to.
I found mine on Craigslist and had my son pick it up for me since it was in San Diego. He ended up giving it to me as a birthday present since it was so cheap. It's old and fairly well worn but it can still make some nice pictures. Here's one of the first shots I took with it after getting it. Just fooling around with it while listening to some music.View attachment 12870

Not bad at all.:)
 

dragion

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Ah, another lens I can relate to.
I found mine on Craigslist and had my son pick it up for me since it was in San Diego. He ended up giving it to me as a birthday present since it was so cheap. It's old and fairly well worn but it can still make some nice pictures. Here's one of the first shots I took with it after getting it. Just fooling around with it while listening to some music.View attachment 12870

Great shot...is that a Pioneer RT-701?
I used to own one, but have sold it a long while ago.
 

bobbill

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A fun lens...maybe most useful Nikkor. Gave to daughter to use with her 4/3...miss it already.
 

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