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General Favorites. There is a whole lot of just plain great art I find for various reasons. Give this section a check, I don't tend to put crap in here (anymore at least).
For those few people who might still be watching my account, please go watch this YouTube playlist; its all the videos I have captured so far of people I know doing the Ice Bucket Challenge, and I hope to ad more. The nice part is all Ad revenue from the videos goes straight to charity!!

Please share this playlist, all ad revenue from the videos will go to the charities! Hope to film more soon! www.youtube.com/playlist?list=…

Engagement Shoot Photos

Tue Jun 11, 2013, 1:52 PM


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So a few weeks back I did an Engagement shoot for some good friends of mine. I had no idea what I was doing, and I was also going to be doing flash photography for the first time in a portrait session. To say I was nervous would be an understatement.

I had about one week to prepare and try and learn as much as I could about using a flash in various ways, and come up with some good ideas. I also had to buy some kind of flash stand, and got an extremely cheap stand with umbrella.

In the end though, I really think the photos turned out great, and while I might use one for my art, I wanted to show you guys a selection of my favorites from that shoot. Enjoy ;)

BCAS Engagement-003 by SevenPhotoDFW
BCAS Engagement-030 by SevenPhotoDFW
BCAS Engagement-041 by SevenPhotoDFW
BCAS Engagement-050 by SevenPhotoDFW
BCAS Engagement-064 by SevenPhotoDFW
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Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 - Wow, Just Wow

Sat Jun 8, 2013, 5:50 PM


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I have gotten myself in trouble recently, as I have been watching way too many lens review videos. I knew I wanted something new, something a bit different. While I had just gotten my Tamron, it was just a direct replacement for something I already had. Just like when I got the T4i, it wasn't anything different, just new. I wanted that feeling like I got with the new flash I bought, a sense of new things I can do and of new ideas that come from having something new and different. I knew I had to get another prime also, as I love the 50mm f/1.8. Sprinkle on a current rebate about to expire, and my brain decide it was time to get the Canon EF 85mm f/1.8. After just one day shooting with it at the Dallas Zoo, all I can say is wow, just wow.

First some photos of the new guy for those who like that kind of thing.
First up, we have the box itself. I gotta say, the box for the Tamron was way nicer, and much beefier cardboard.
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The lens surprised me with its size, and being heavier than it looks like it should be.
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Just look at that front element...
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Right away I did notice one build issue; the manual focusing ring was loose in the front to back direction. It is nice and tight, with some good resistance in the direction you actually turn it, but it moves forwards and backwards a bit like its loose. I thought at first it was just a bad lens, but sure enough every one they had in the store was like that. It didn't impact the function of the lens, but seriously was expecting better from Canon. The focus speed is pretty good with the lens, it seemed to snap onto things quite quickly, and the only time I missed focus with it was user stupidity. Of course I now demand full time manual focus of all my future lenses, and of course this has it and the nice focus distance window which makes things like focusing to infinity at night so much easier.

Now of course we have to talk about what makes this lens so great, its optical quality. I bought this lens right before heading to the Dallas Zoo, so I got to run it through its paces when I was able to get up close with the animals.

The first thing I shot with it at the zoo that day were some Lorikeets; the zoo had a nice enclosure you could go into and feed the birds. Even on my cameras screen the color saturation just instantly blew me away. I don't have it set high in my camera, and yet the colors were vibrant and just popped off the screen. Then once I zoomed in, the sharpness was just mind blowing.

This first photo is unedited, just a slight rotation and crop, no color adjustments or added sharpness or saturation. Even with the low quality of this export (an accident, will update with higher quality once I am home), this photo just blows me away.
Unedited Zoo Shots 1 - 85mm Prime by SevenPhotoDFW

I also used the lens the whole time I was inside the Reptile building, as I needed the low light performance. In that regard it was about the same as the 50mm f/1.8, but I swear it was just a bit better at gathering more light, I want to test them side by side in controlled conditions to find out. The camera was pushing the ISO to around 1600 just about the whole time, and yet the photos still had good detail and colors, for how horrid the conditions I shot in were.

Again this photo is without edits, or any added sharpness.
Unedited Zoo Shots 2 - 85mm Prime by SevenPhotoDFW


I have to say with just one day with this lens I am downright impressed. For $360, this thing is a massive upgrade to my kit. The focal length on my cropped sensor camera is just wonderful (its about a 136mm effective focal length), and let me get right inside the cages of the animals, especially with the reptiles. The sharpness is like nothing I have gotten to use before, the same with the saturation, color rendition, and just overall optical quality. And of course, that bokeh is just drop dead gorgeous, so creamy and delicious. If you are a Canon user, and you don't have this lens, quit reading this and go buy the damn thing. You will not regret it.





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Better World by Enkased sweet spot by Enkased Dragonfly Facets by Enkased Mornings Chill by Enkased


Istanbul 2013 by onurkorkmaz

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Now at CRPhotography, I am responsible for adding photos from a few galleries each week, and it has seriously helped me discover some amazing new talent. The photo you see above this Deviants name literally caught me off guard, it is so close to perfection it isn't even funny. I can find not one fault with it, and the rest of his work is just as brilliant.

wharf by onurkorkmaz One Love Fest by onurkorkmaz Istanbul -11 by onurkorkmaz Pipe by onurkorkmaz


Watching You by BokehLight

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The Hidden Window by BokehLight Small World by BokehLight Morning Sun by BokehLight :thumb330781779:





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Corey D. Eacret
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
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My name is Corey, and I have a passion for creation. As long as I can remember, I have never been happier than when I am creating something. As I got older I discovered photography, what for me is now my biggest passion and hobby in life. I have been doing photography for 8 years now and have spent time working in a portrait studio, as well as running my own company.

I am an avid fan of helping out other people, so if you need any advice, or assistance please feel free to contact me on here, or on my website. I am always up to help out a fellow artist!!
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GypsyH Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You have a nice photography gallery.
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neverb4 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
XD Happy Birthday~! :huggle:
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harlia Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
happy birthday Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
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rainylake Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello :)

You have been featured here: rainylake.deviantart.com/journ…

Have a wonderful day! 

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dejavo23 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
cool cards! now i'm kinda hook into cards tricks and learning some. i want to learn more. by the way whats your personal fav. tricks? thanks!
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Squinsy Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
amazing pictures!! Oops! 
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CarpeTellus Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013   General Artist
Thanks for the llama;)
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AceOfStCanardKLy Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013   Artist
Happy belated b day, fellow Leo!:iconchampagneplz:
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malaladanila Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013
Corey, Happy Birthday!!! I wish you much love, happiness and health! :cake:
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Bealmeister Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Student General Artist
Happy Birthday!!!! :D :iconcakeplz:Airborne 
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San-Jorge Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013
Happy Birthday!
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feigenfrucht Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Dear Corey, happy birthday to you and all the best wishes :heart: :sun: 
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Happy Birthday!:iconcaekplz:
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Happy Birthday!
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Happy birthday!
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bl1zzardst0rm Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
happy birthday man :party: :headbang:
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alexismoon56 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Student General Artist
thank you for the llama :D
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hannahxforever Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the llama c:
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BookThief17 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanx for the fav!
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Loving-Brony Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013
Thanks for the llama! :D
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ArielOlivia Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the llama!:la:
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ansdesign Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for the Llama! :)
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May-Bailey Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you for tjhe llama and for the fav :)
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