Weekend Photos

I woke up at 6am on a Saturday morning just to go catch the sunrise with a friend. But the sun decided to hide behind the clouds and give us nothing. Might need to sacrifice another morning soon.

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Long exposure at 6:57am.

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Afiq the photographer.

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Playing with the 50mm. Bokeh of the street lights on the right.

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Attempted close-up using the 50mm. Macro performance not as good as the kit lens. Click here to see a sample of a macro taken using the kit lens.

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The 50mm’s depth of field is so shallow that I can’t even get the whole stalk in focus, only parts of it. Bokeh of street lamp behind, not the sun.

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Nail.

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Shrooms.

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Lalang.

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Paper-thin depth of field.

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Grass. It was swaying under the wind so it was quite hard to get a focused shot on it.

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Anyone?

At night we went for a round of pool since it’s so cheap to play here. RM3.60 per hour. All photos taken using the 50mm at f/1.8.

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Marks the pro pool player bringing his balls together.

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Reflection of the 4 overhead lights can be seen on the blue ball.

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After a shot.

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Alvin pondering his next move.

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Taking a shot.

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Using the bridge.

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Overexposed balls.

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Cue ball looks like it has gone through some abuse.

Today I managed to finish the battery because I forgot to charge it since the Port Dickson trip. And I also notice that under some situation, the depth of field of the 50mm at wide open makes it unsuitable for some situations. But the low light performance of this lens still amazes me. Back to studying. Continue reading