Tokyo with the X-E2

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mvesterinen
mvesterinen New Member • Posts: 12
Tokyo with the X-E2
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Just finished uploading the images to my portfolio from my first visit to Tokyo. Such an amazing city!

This time i only brought the X-E2 and the following lenses 14mm, 23mm, 35 and 55-200mm. Compared to my X-Pro1 i would say that the much improved EVF and the faster AF were the main things i noticed in real life shooting.

I did shoot at high ISO:s a lot (3200-6400) I really like organic feel of the noise the x-trans sensor produces, very filmlike.

All the images are processed in Lightroom 5.3 with VSCO presets.

You'll find them here: http://www.ishoot.se/tokyo

Hope you like them.

mooshoepork
mooshoepork Regular Member • Posts: 252
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Brilliant!

For some reason this site always loads super slow for me, so haven't seen them all yet.

What was your favourite/most used lens?

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ozeltzex
ozeltzex Forum Member • Posts: 55
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Beautiful!!

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Rolf_52
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Great....thanks for sharing +1

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VoltusV
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Ikebukuro Duplex Tower!

Will be travelling to tokyo with my XE2 this week...hopefully will be able to capture scenes as good as yours...

will be staying @ ikebukuro as well...

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shigzeo
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Re: Tokyo with the X-E2

mvesterinen wrote:

Just finished uploading the images to my portfolio from my first visit to Tokyo. Such an amazing city!

This time i only brought the X-E2 and the following lenses 14mm, 23mm, 35 and 55-200mm. Compared to my X-Pro1 i would say that the much improved EVF and the faster AF were the main things i noticed in real life shooting.

I did shoot at high ISO:s a lot (3200-6400) I really like organic feel of the noise the x-trans sensor produces, very filmlike.

All the images are processed in Lightroom 5.3 with VSCO presets.

You'll find them here: http://www.ishoot.se/tokyo

Hope you like them.

You sir, are an amazing photographer. Loved all your series, especially Norway.

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unknown member
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Thank's, now i know the Place...

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Birse Boy
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very nice !

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Al Valentino
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Excellent work!!!

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mvesterinen
mvesterinen OP New Member • Posts: 12
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VoltusV wrote:

Ikebukuro Duplex Tower!

Will be travelling to tokyo with my XE2 this week...hopefully will be able to capture scenes as good as yours...

will be staying @ ikebukuro as well...

You Sir have a sharp eye. It indeed is Ikebukuro Duplex Tower Safe travels, you gonna love it!

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mvesterinen
mvesterinen OP New Member • Posts: 12
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shigzeo ? wrote:

mvesterinen wrote:

Just finished uploading the images to my portfolio from my first visit to Tokyo. Such an amazing city!

This time i only brought the X-E2 and the following lenses 14mm, 23mm, 35 and 55-200mm. Compared to my X-Pro1 i would say that the much improved EVF and the faster AF were the main things i noticed in real life shooting.

I did shoot at high ISO:s a lot (3200-6400) I really like organic feel of the noise the x-trans sensor produces, very filmlike.

All the images are processed in Lightroom 5.3 with VSCO presets.

You'll find them here: http://www.ishoot.se/tokyo

Hope you like them.

You sir, are an amazing photographer. Loved all your series, especially Norway.

Thank you so much! Glad you liked it.

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mvesterinen
mvesterinen OP New Member • Posts: 12
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mooshoepork wrote:

Brilliant!

For some reason this site always loads super slow for me, so haven't seen them all yet.

What was your favourite/most used lens?

I would say the 23mm and the 35mm. I really miss a shorter telephoto lens. The 55-200mm is physically too big for urban shooting. I'm waiting for the 56mm to arrive, gonna buy it day one for sure!

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Caerolle
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Re: Tokyo with the X-E2

mvesterinen wrote:

Just finished uploading the images to my portfolio from my first visit to Tokyo. Such an amazing city!

This time i only brought the X-E2 and the following lenses 14mm, 23mm, 35 and 55-200mm. Compared to my X-Pro1 i would say that the much improved EVF and the faster AF were the main things i noticed in real life shooting.

I did shoot at high ISO:s a lot (3200-6400) I really like organic feel of the noise the x-trans sensor produces, very filmlike.

All the images are processed in Lightroom 5.3 with VSCO presets.

You'll find them here: http://www.ishoot.se/tokyo

Hope you like them.

I have only had time to go through the Tokyo pics so far, want to look at the other sites, too. Those Tokyo pics are gorgeous, though!

I love how colorful Asian cities are, especially compared with the city in which I live, which has to be one of the blandest places on earth. Kind of like everyone else's money versus the US money...  

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jm10
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Very nice work Marko! thanks for posting.

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Chris Dodkin
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What a fantastic set

Love the VSCO treatments as well

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Chris G Hughes
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Re: What a fantastic set

Some good stuff here. I like the image outside the resturant (#12) a lot. Great atmosphere and color. I also really like the shot of the bartender. Great exposure. Rich and crisp.

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dark13star
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Excellent photos and processing
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Simply stunning

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mainger
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Stunning. I love them, and I live in Tokyo so they are doubly appreciated.

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Davidgilmour
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mvesterinen wrote:

Just finished uploading the images to my portfolio from my first visit to Tokyo. Such an amazing city!

This time i only brought the X-E2 and the following lenses 14mm, 23mm, 35 and 55-200mm. Compared to my X-Pro1 i would say that the much improved EVF and the faster AF were the main things i noticed in real life shooting.

I did shoot at high ISO:s a lot (3200-6400) I really like organic feel of the noise the x-trans sensor produces, very filmlike.

All the images are processed in Lightroom 5.3 with VSCO presets.

You'll find them here: http://www.ishoot.se/tokyo

Hope you like them.

All shots are brilliant!

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mvesterinen
mvesterinen OP New Member • Posts: 12
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Thank you all for the nice comments. They mean a lot to me!

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