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  1. d700 with grip + 50mm 1,4G and 24-70 2,8 G

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    Hello there,

    i know I posted a question about 24-70 settings earlier (http://www.nodalninja.com/forum/show...-d700-afs24-70) and the best - but not perfect - settings so far where those posted by 2BsCalifornian:

    "24/155, 28/153, 35/143, 50/134, 70/139 are the correct settings, I think, for the D700 + 24/70mm f/2.8 combo"

    i'm assuming the A value is 100mm (as written in the support section for a 14-24 lens)

    could anyone using a d700 with nikon grip on it verify them and maybe post something more accurate?

    Also - did you try to shoot with a 50mm 1,4 G? I need a a shallow DOF for a shot so this lens and tons of consecutive photos should do the job - the problem is, i'm a having a really hard time trying to figure out all the settings by my own.

    Thanks a lot
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    Users Country Flag badders's Avatar
    Join Date: Jan 2009
    Location: East Kilbride, Scotland
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    Have you tried using the methods described many times in this forum about how to find your own settings? It really is a very very easy process and once you've nailed the procedure you can then find the settings for any camera and lens combination you will ever own.

    I recently tested the Olympus E-P3 with a Samyang 7.5mm lens and it took me no more than 5 mins tops.

    Here's the links:
    http://www.johnhpanos.com/epcalib.htm
    http://www.easypano.com/forum/displa...1&TopicID=4162



    Badders
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    Location: Netherlands
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    I know a few guys are using a battery grip, but most of us don't. You can compensate the grip by taking extra charged batteries plus use high speed cf cards like sandisk extreme pro with 45mbs.

    Dof: http://www.dofmaster.com/doftable.html

    Our time is short as well, plus you should test the settings with your own equipment anyway to be sure.

    Heinz
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