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    hi all noobie

    welcome to CS.

    i am nothing really to do now would like to start a thread delibrately on this newbies corner to invite newbie for street shoot tomolo morning, anyone wanna join me? errrr, i am not a noobie anymore so taking the chance to get people to join me for causal walk around shooting only.

    location is not fix yet, maybe holt park, city area, sentosa area etc.....i might want to go to kampong lorong buangkok to shoot the last and surviving kampong in Singapore and maybe follow by japanese cemetry too

    meet 7.30am at yio chu kang mrt station, anyone?
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    Last edited by ggodetucsamoht; 2nd May 2009 at 01:57 PM.

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    note the definition of street photography per se,

    here are some links you can look at so that you can get the "official definition" clearer,

    rui palha
    in-public
    hin chua
    matt stuart

    have fun shooting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by night86mare View Post
    note the definition of street photography per se,

    here are some links you can look at so that you can get the "official definition" clearer,

    rui palha
    in-public
    hin chua
    matt stuart

    have fun shooting.
    thks.......

    wow, no body want to join me??

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    Quote Originally Posted by ggodetucsamoht View Post
    thks.......

    wow, no body want to join me??
    if you want ppl to join you, perhaps u could try posting under "gatherings and outings".

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaren View Post
    if you want ppl to join you, perhaps u could try posting under "gatherings and outings".
    YES....i do post.....but the result not very welming leh. nevermind, maybe few guys can join me for the shoot.

    put a thread here to take create oppotunities for newbie to join as a shoot together so as to start their journey in CS here.
    Last edited by ggodetucsamoht; 2nd May 2009 at 09:02 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ggodetucsamoht View Post
    YES....i do post.....but the result not very welming leh. nevermind, maybe few guys can join me for the shoot.

    put a thread here to take create oppotunities for newbie to join as a shoot together so as to start their journey in CS here.
    lol, well, when i started out i preferred to shoot alone

    for me, photography was not really an means to socialise, but i guess everyone has different approaches

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    Street photographyis a great way to get candid shots. Showing up in a large group, lenses and cameas waving, is not a great way to get candid shots.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rashkae View Post
    Street photographyis a great way to get candid shots. Showing up in a large group, lenses and cameas waving, is not a great way to get candid shots.
    well, i think he has gotten the idea of street photography wrong in the first place....

    lorong buangkok and japanese cemetery, i don't think you are going to get much street ops there... so doesn't matter... maybe he needs the photographers to provide street opportunities for him.. just kidding!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by night86mare View Post
    well, i think he has gotten the idea of street photography wrong in the first place....

    lorong buangkok and japanese cemetery, i don't think you are going to get much street ops there... so doesn't matter... maybe he needs the photographers to provide street opportunities for him.. just kidding!!!!!!!!
    ohh ya hor, i shouldn't say it is a street shooting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ggodetucsamoht View Post
    ohh ya hor, i shouldn't say it is a street shooting.
    The whole cemetary thing spooks me a bit. I'd love to come along, see a bit of Singapore and meet new people but I'm a totaly newbie and only have a P&S at the moment

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rashkae View Post
    Street photographyis a great way to get candid shots. Showing up in a large group, lenses and cameas waving, is not a great way to get candid shots.
    Agree.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MelbourneGuy View Post
    The whole cemetary thing spooks me a bit. I'd love to come along, see a bit of Singapore and meet new people but I'm a totaly newbie and only have a P&S at the moment
    you should have get holds on a dslr this mornign when you are in cathay. join in la, can get more view from other who is nikon and canon user. then maybe after that you can consider to buy also....

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    Quote Originally Posted by ggodetucsamoht View Post
    you should have get holds on a dslr this mornign when you are in cathay. join in la, can get more view from other who is nikon and canon user. then maybe after that you can consider to buy also....
    I did! I held the Nikon D90 and Canon 450D with their kit lenses to get a feel for them. The Nikon felt a bit heavy. Canon was noticeably lighter, which is an advantage for me. I can't carry much of a load for long before getting backache.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MelbourneGuy View Post
    I did! I held the Nikon D90 and Canon 450D with their kit lenses to get a feel for them. The Nikon felt a bit heavy. Canon was noticeably lighter, which is an advantage for me. I can't carry much of a load for long before getting backache.
    then perhap you want to consider 500D, it is much lighter and smaller in size. D90 is alittle heavier. anyway you should not consider only the weight of the body, you should aware of the len you will be getting in future. they weigh even more on certain lens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ggodetucsamoht View Post
    then perhap you want to consider 500D, it is much lighter and smaller in size. D90 is alittle heavier. anyway you should not consider only the weight of the body, you should aware of the len you will be getting in future. they weigh even more on certain lens.
    Duly noted. Thanks
    At CP today I also looked at tripods. Impressed with the Manfrotto 190CXPRO3 and 190CXPRO4. Just debating whether or not I should go to the 055CXPRO3/4. Bit bigger and heavier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MelbourneGuy View Post
    Duly noted. Thanks
    At CP today I also looked at tripods. Impressed with the Manfrotto 190CXPRO3 and 190CXPRO4. Just debating whether or not I should go to the 055CXPRO3/4. Bit bigger and heavier.
    when will you be planning to get the DSLR ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ggodetucsamoht View Post
    when will you be planning to get the DSLR ?
    As soon as I can make up my mind! Lol.

    As I see it...Nikon looks to be a bit of a winner in terms of picture quality and a whole host of other things... http://www.digitalreview.ca/content/...ikon-D90.shtml

    Downside to Nikon really is the weight. And they don't seem to have the Canon L series F/4 range of lenses...just go straight to the top with the F/2.8 which I'd never get due to weight and cost.

    Canon is great for weight and I think I prefer the lenses (purely personal opinion, don't want to start any wars). But I really am worried about the noise with cramming 15MP onto the same size sensor. And plus there is no official review on it yet like at dpreview.com. I don't want to buy something that hasn't been officially reviewed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MelbourneGuy View Post
    As soon as I can make up my mind! Lol.

    As I see it...Nikon looks to be a bit of a winner in terms of picture quality and a whole host of other things... http://www.digitalreview.ca/content/...ikon-D90.shtml

    Downside to Nikon really is the weight. And they don't seem to have the Canon L series F/4 range of lenses...just go straight to the top with the F/2.8 which I'd never get due to weight and cost.

    Canon is great for weight and I think I prefer the lenses (purely personal opinion, don't want to start any wars). But I really am worried about the noise with cramming 15MP onto the same size sensor. And plus there is no official review on it yet like at dpreview.com. I don't want to buy something that hasn't been officially reviewed.
    ya, i understand how you feel regarding no proper review from users.

    i have check thru 500D and i find it quite good noise control on ISO 3200.

    but in terms of build in function i think d90 is provide more.

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    Why not wait for the new Nikon D5000?
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    Quote Originally Posted by alleggerita View Post
    Why not wait for the new Nikon D5000?
    It's a possibility I guess. Shame it doesn't have the lovely 3" 920,000 dot screen. And lacks the autofocus motor in the body. But otherwise there doesn't seem to be too much missing I guess.

    The price really isn't that much cheaper than the D90, looking at digitalrev.com. Strange.

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