GR in Kyushu, Japan

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Nov 28, 2013

Some photos taken recently in Kyushu, Japan to share.  Comments welcome!

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I really like the clouds in the beach shot, but my favorite is the sand bars or rock formations in the water.  But I notice you shot alot of these at f16 and still had fast shutter speed.  I am curious if you were on a tripod why you chose that combo.

I dont have experience doing landscapes yet with GR and judging sharpness at f16.  I will need to test it out.

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I really like the clouds in the beach shot, but my favorite is the sand bars or rock formations in the water. But I notice you shot alot of these at f16 and still had fast shutter speed. I am curious if you were on a tripod why you chose that combo.

I dont have experience doing landscapes yet with GR and judging sharpness at f16. I will need to test it out.

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Thanks for viewing.  That should read 25s, i.e. a long exposure instead of fast shutter.  I used ND filter + tripod to do the long exposure.

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phazelag wrote:

I really like the clouds in the beach shot, but my favorite is the sand bars or rock formations in the water. But I notice you shot alot of these at f16 and still had fast shutter speed. I am curious if you were on a tripod why you chose that combo.

I dont have experience doing landscapes yet with GR and judging sharpness at f16. I will need to test it out.

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Thanks for viewing. That should read 25s, i.e. a long exposure instead of fast shutter. I used ND filter + tripod to do the long exposure.

I meant I used a 3rd party ND filter, not the GR built-in ND filter (which is not enough for such long exposure) ...

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fongg wrote:

phazelag wrote:

I really like the clouds in the beach shot, but my favorite is the sand bars or rock formations in the water. But I notice you shot alot of these at f16 and still had fast shutter speed. I am curious if you were on a tripod why you chose that combo.

I dont have experience doing landscapes yet with GR and judging sharpness at f16. I will need to test it out.

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Thanks for viewing. That should read 25s, i.e. a long exposure instead of fast shutter. I used ND filter + tripod to do the long exposure.

I meant I used a 3rd party ND filter, not the GR built-in ND filter (which is not enough for such long exposure) ...

OK that makes sense considering the clouds.  I just like to see what settings were used to get a look and the shutter confused me.  Thanks for clarifying.

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In reply to fongg, Nov 28, 2013

Very nice pictures thank you for sharing!

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Cracking pics, Fongg.  The first one is my fave and the others are really great as well

Cheers and continued good shooting

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In reply to fongg, Nov 29, 2013

Very nice indeed!.

Am considering this camera as an upgrade to an old cybershot. Are these raw or jpegs?. Thanks

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Very nice indeed!.

Am considering this camera as an upgrade to an old cybershot. Are these raw or jpegs?. Thanks

Thanks! They were all converted from RAW using Aperture.

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In reply to fongg, Nov 30, 2013

Besides the GR, I've also brought along the Sigma DP3M. Posted some shots here --> http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/52610651

See which set you like?  Comments are always welcome!

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In reply to fongg, Dec 4, 2013

Great photos, thanks for posting them. I spent a few days in Kyushu ten yrs ago...lovely part of Japan.

Cheers,
Ned

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