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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Without the RAW it's hard to 'show', but I dislike the balance, saturation and vibrance.

    The Blue is just so out of whack. That kind of blue is always going to be tricky for a camera like yours, thank bayer, but look at the links on Tower Bridge, the blue just bleeds into the sky, with a nasty attack (on the edge, I'm using signals processing lingo I guess) this gives a weird effect, that makes me ask if its some automated CA reduction thats run rampant. Look at how the Tower's tops have changed colour and blurred into the sky.

    But it becomes so jarring, the problem is what is it we should be looking at? The guys face? His jeans mixing with the sky and floor, or the strange blue shadow that creeps in from the thing on his belt. Look at just his boots, in isolation, how do they work vs the rest of the photo? It isn't really quite real is it, it's almost uncanny valley esk.

    I'm guessing local contrast (clarity) has been tweaked, because it the edges around high contrast all look wrong. Ignoring the colour just look how the buildings on the north bank blend into the sky.

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    managed to grab some stacking rings for a tenner, really opens up the possibilities of macro - 70-200 used to get some distance in the shot above, but had a go with the 50 and its insane how close you can get to the subject..

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    My spider...

    2013-09-24-0810.jpg by bassedolie88, on Flickr

    My coffee

    flat_white_final.jpg by bassedolie88, on Flickr

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    taken from my phone this morning


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    I really like that second one Olie
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    527A4687.jpg by jonneymendoza, on Flickr

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Compact cameras really have come on...



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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Alter Bridge?

    yeah, quality is getting crazy now.. especially when you reduce the 20MPx file down.. would prefer a G1X

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post
    Alter Bridge?
    Yup And 20MP gives plenty of crop room - handy when you're sat at the back and limited to 35mm by the regs - that photo is 21mm (not that I saw anyone checking - someone managed to get a DSLR in there I'm sure).
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    527A4898.jpg by jonneymendoza, on Flickr
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    Re: Photo-a-day

    been a few weeks

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Bit rough as I had to edit it on my laptop:


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Difficult conditions so came out a bit blurry, covered it up with a soft focus and semi-sepia on flickr.


    2013-10-20-0944.jpg by bassedolie88, on Flickr

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