**** This Week Thru Your M43 (October 5, 2012) ****

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**** This Week Thru Your M43 (October 5, 2012) ****

Hi M43ers!  I'm on the road, so can't put out the M43 Onion this week.  But there is time for the

M43 Onion Coronation

sderdiarian, AKA Sailin' Steve, is the winner of the "Guess the GH3 Price."  Sailin Steve put in the closest US price of $1250.  When receiving this award, Sailin Steve thanked his family, his guessing skills developed while taking multiple choice tests as a youth, and the sheer volume of time he spends on the M43 forum.  Congratulations Steve!!

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Wormsmeat
Wormsmeat Forum Pro • Posts: 10,989
3 self-portraits

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rjansenbr Regular Member • Posts: 115
Re: 3 self-portraits

Good shots, especially the last one. How did you get all the movement with a 1/200 shutter?

dr_elis Senior Member • Posts: 1,161
Meeting a self-portrait
2

Ghosts in the mirror by Lan Hungh 2012

gnewsch
gnewsch Contributing Member • Posts: 505
Darling Harbour Restaurants
1

E-M5, Oly 12-50mm, f 4.5, 19mm, 1.0s at ISO 200. Tack sharp despite hand held. So pleased with this camera.

Here's one for the Aussies.

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jalywol
jalywol Veteran Member • Posts: 7,552
Re: 3 self-portraits

Those first two are so ominous!   Perhaps not your intent, but the shadow seems to impart a sense of menace.....

The reflection one is neat.  I took a photo a couple of weeks ago of a storefront mannequin and only much later realized that the curved glass window had a self portrait in it...but all distorted and very hard to see.  I was intrigued by that  (posted below).... you have to really look to see it, though.

This makes me want to try some more shots with reflected or indirect portraits....maybe that will be my next project   Thanks for the inspiration!

-J

jtan163 Senior Member • Posts: 2,265
Impromptu car club

Apparently my local shopping mall car park becomes a car club on Saturday nights. 
Who knew?

Some beautiful cars - from classic Aussie muscle cars to modern performance machines.

Both shot handheld with the Olympus OMD EM-5 and the 12-50mm f/3.5-f/6.5 EZ.

GMH Holden HK Monaro 12mm 1/20 sec f3.5 ISO 1600

GMH Holden HQ Monaro and Ford GT-351 12mm 1/50 sec f3.5 ISO 1600

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Atwater Forum Member • Posts: 83
Re: Meeting a self-portrait

Fascinating...

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Is the model the artist?  I stare and wonder.

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Jmcvw
Jmcvw Junior Member • Posts: 46
Days in the Dordogne
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Back after quite a while! Glad you're still alive Slot, and glad that this thread is still going strong. Sadly I'm going to cheat a bit, as these pictures were taken 3 weeks ago and not last week

Any C&C is welcome, mainly composition-wise I would like to hear how to improve my shots!

Cheers, Ries

Young and old, each leaving their own ripples. (Bordeaux)

Chateau de Castelnaud, close to Bergerac.

Backyard of our vacation home.

Picture taken at a parking spot next to a french highway!

I really do love trees. (Park, Bordeaux)

Evening at the mansion.

Botanical garden, Bordeaux.

Really liked the green backdrop (and the thistle ofcourse).

The girlfriend, frolicking at the Garonne riverbank, Bordeaux.

Cropped a bit too much, but I liked the idea of this particular crop.

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Atwater Forum Member • Posts: 83
Re: 3 self-portraits

The first for me.  I think its a very strong image.

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Pic Man Senior Member • Posts: 1,310
One Portrait Pic
1

Posted a few pics before and many noted that the white balance was off. I've tried to make it right and this was my best attempt.

K1

Thanks for looking.

Wormsmeat
Wormsmeat Forum Pro • Posts: 10,989
Re: 3 self-portraits

Bit of radial blur?

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LincolnB Veteran Member • Posts: 4,144
Early morning triathlon
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... and playing around with my camera phone:

iPhone 3GS

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Pic Man Senior Member • Posts: 1,310
Re: Meeting a self-portrait

A picture that certainly catches the eye. Very unusual but I like that, thanks for sharing.

Wormsmeat
Wormsmeat Forum Pro • Posts: 10,989
Re: 3 self-portraits
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Wormsmeat
Wormsmeat Forum Pro • Posts: 10,989
Re: Meeting a self-portrait

Nice! Self-portraits are very much in vogue this week.

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Pic Man Senior Member • Posts: 1,310
Re: Days in the Dordogne

I'm not a big fan of flower pics but I love your thistle pictures, the green background is perfect. Well done.

Wormsmeat
Wormsmeat Forum Pro • Posts: 10,989
Re: Days in the Dordogne

The girlfriend shot is special, and the reflected child although I agree the crop is not ideal.

Also like the vibe of the holiday mansion shot.

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Wormsmeat
Wormsmeat Forum Pro • Posts: 10,989
Re: Early morning triathlon

Lincs, I like the 2nd to last a lot. The 4th from last might be worth a crop to just include the figures, the water and nothing else? Just a thought.

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Atwater Forum Member • Posts: 83
One location, two lenses, three evenings
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crepuscular rays

On my computer, the original files have more detail in the dark areas-- particularly the second-- and I understand some of this loss of detail may be due to DPR's handling of the files.  Some of it is certainly down to my inexperience with processing.  Anyway, I processed with Lr 3.6, cropped a bit to get the 16:9 aspect, and experimented with gradiation filters in an attempt to balance exposure.  The colors are approximately true to life.

The first was taken with the G1; the rest, with the EP1.  Oly 9-18 and 40-150.

C&C very welcome.

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