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Me Again

Posted by
Monte Stevens (Fort Collins, United States) on 11 May 2009 in People & Portrait.

Since I purchased the AF-S Nikon 35mm f1.8 G lens, it has become my travel lens while I work as a flight attendant. I no longer carry a camera bag but wrap my camera, with lens attached, in some clothing and fly the blue skies. It’s small size and light weight make it easy to pack in my roller board or even in my RON bag. And, in my opinion takes some pretty sharp images. I do not carry a tripod so any self-portraits will be handheld, as in this image. The light for this image is from my hotel window just as the sun is going down.

NIKON D300 1/160 second F/2.8 ISO 800 35 mm

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Laurie from New Jersey, United States

This is a wonderful self portrait.

I have the 50mm f1.4 and it is also a wonderful lens (pretty much equivalent to your 35mm on the D700 full frame). Nice and light. I used it on today's image.

11 May 2009 12:21pm

@Laurie: I looked at that one but the 35mm was cheaper and on my budget and the D300, it fit better. That lens would be a nice portrait lens.

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

excellent portrait - great expression and lighting - happy to meet you

11 May 2009 3:55pm

Mariana from waterloo, Canada

Wonderful self-portrait ! Fantastic angle, an excellent BW ! and, btw. you look great :))

12 May 2009 12:02am

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very good portrait shot.
Great B&W shot.
Thank you.

12 May 2009 2:15am

Jason Kravitz from Brussels, Belgium

soulful portrait - you make a good model :)

12 May 2009 4:12pm

@Jason Kravitz: At least I do what I'm told! LOL

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Very nice portrait.

15 May 2009 4:35am

mehdi from Tehran, Iran

Very difficult to choose. I think I prefer the colour one!!

15 May 2009 11:01am

Betsy Barron from Chester Springs, PA, United States

beautiful self portrait!!!

17 May 2009 4:10pm

NIKON D300
1/160 second
F/2.8
ISO 800
35 mm

self-portrait