hkg_clk
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New D60 And Taipei Photography

Tue Jun 11, 2002 9:24 pm

Just returned from a trip to Taipei. This is the first time I've used my new D60 for airliner photos. In short, the D60's capabilities are amazing. I'd say it's about 5 times (or perhaps more) faster than my old Pro90. The picture quality is also amazing, even in difficult shooting conditions. I mainlly used a Canon 75-300mm USM III lens with it, but sometimes also a Canon 28-105mm USM, and a Tokina 19-35mm for wide angle shots.

Photography at Taipei Sung Shan airport was excellent. Here are some examples:





This photo was from The Grand hotel which offered a nice view of the approach to Sung Shan:



However, CKS airport was not photographer friendly at all. I had to go to the smoking room to get some reasonable shots!! Here is one example:



Photography from inside HKG was much better, though I only had limited time before I boarded my flight to get some shots:




See my homepage for a comprehensive guide to spotting and photography at HKG
 
ckw
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RE: New D60 And Taipei Photography

Tue Jun 11, 2002 10:04 pm

Please do not include large image files in your post - it really makes life difficult for those with slow modem connections. Put them somewhere else and post a link

Cheers,

Colin
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RE: New D60 And Taipei Photography

Wed Jun 12, 2002 12:06 am

Colin is right,

just give us links for faster loading times

Of course with my zooming cable modem all of them came up instantly Big grin
 
serge
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RE: New D60 And Taipei Photography

Wed Jun 12, 2002 5:19 am

Damn, those are nice shots. My favorites are....damn... they're all my favorite! *shakes fists in jealousy*

reagards,
....Serge
 
Shawn Patrick
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RE: New D60 And Taipei Photography

Wed Jun 12, 2002 2:13 pm

C'mon, you're making me and my F707 depressed!

Great photos!

«Shawn»
 
LGW
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RE: New D60 And Taipei Photography

Wed Jun 12, 2002 8:10 pm

how does your canon 300mm f4.5-6 work on the d60? well? i have canon 75-300mm f4-5.6 USM III as wll and am looking @ a secind hand d30 so same kinda thing - does it work wll on the cam? auto focus quality etc?

LGW

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