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Helevitia
19th September 2005, 00:39
Took some photos this weekend while staying at Lake Tahoe.

The last pic is from my hotel room room behind a window. It came out rather nice considering my handicapp of the window and non optimal view.

Comments welcome.

ZokesPro
19th September 2005, 09:37
Ooooh, nice! :)

Jessterw
19th September 2005, 10:52
Nice shots. I'm rather impressed with how well the last one came out considering. It's a beautiful area there; I'd like to make a trip back there some days, as it's been 10 years at the least.

Helevitia
19th September 2005, 16:06
I just realized the first pic is a zoomed in version of the right side of the last pic. That is through the window as well.

Liquid Snake
19th September 2005, 17:50
Second one seems overexposed.

The last one is the best of the bunch, IMO.

Helevitia
19th September 2005, 17:53
You are probably right. I am still learning a lot, plus I bought a used lens from a friend. I shot all of these pictures with the EF 28-135mm lens. I noticed that it sucks in so much light that a lens hood is a nessacity(sp?). I need to buy one asap.

Liquid Snake
19th September 2005, 18:08
The 28-135 is a pretty decent lens. The IS is pretty useful for some situations. It was one of the lenses I was considering but 28 isn't nearly wide enough for me on the Rebel XT. The flare you're talking about is an inherent problem with wide-angle lenses though, which is why lens hoods are always recommended.

degrub
19th September 2005, 20:12
Duct tape also works in a hurry. Actually, try a haze filter or polarizing filter as well as the bonnet.

GNEP
19th September 2005, 23:33
Brings back some nice memories :)