9/1/2013 Weekly landscape show and tell

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kevindar
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Re: Good light this weekend...
In reply to bberg, Sep 1, 2013

bberg wrote:

Here are a few from Friday morning. We were lucky to have beautiful clouds and lighting, which doesn't happen too often in southern California. The first photo below was taken with a newly acquired 'used' 24mm TS-E version 1. It's a two shot panorama with the lens shifted about 8mm in each direction. The second photo was taken with the Rokinon 14mm f2.8, which is a gem of a lens for it's ~$350 price point. Both of these lens are manual focus, so live view + 10x magnification was my best friend. As always, I highly recommend clicking the 'view original' link for each photo, as dpreview downsampling makes the previews look very soft.

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they are both ver nice.  the first one really has the HDR look, as the shadows have been pushed a little too far with some shifting of colors in the greens.  I would increase the contrast, and pull back on the blacks/shadow a little bit.  teh colors and clouds are of course stunning in both.  it is also a matter of taste, but this degree of diverging lines in trees and building might be worth consideration for vertical perspective correction.

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