Finally I got myself on the package! It came pretty fast, compared to other orders that I did from the states. Bravo B&H!
128 MByte Memory Stick Duo was tossed to the side for a bit. My primary interest was the Tamron lens. I took it out of the package and gave it a good look. A bit larger than I expected. A bit heavier. Much wider. The 67mm diameter make it look like a freaking bazuka. I wonder how people would react to it. On one hand they might get scared by it. On the other they might consider me a professional, which I am, of course, not. We’ll see.
One thing I liked about this thing from the first sight was the hood. It had this nice form that usually appears on the pro-lenses, not a full body amateur ring. But the best thing about it, is that there are two ways to attach the hood to the lens. One is the normal way. And another one – is the reverse attachment. This is extremely convenient for carrying the hood around without using it and without putting it into the bag or pocket. Hard to lose too.
Since noone was at home, I started shooting random things like fan and my own face. Pictures came out pretty good. Not as good as from my Canon 50mm 1.8 lens, but good enough. I’m happy. For the next few days, all pictures that you’ll see posted here will be taken with this lens. I have to teach myself how to use it properly.
Album location: /photos/2005/2005-11-30_POTD/
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Both my kit Nikon 18-70 lens and Sigma 70-300 lens have this double kind of hood attachment. I didn’t know it could be different :)
In fact, I’ll have to check my Canon lenses now. Maybe they can do this too and I just never knew about it. :)