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Another batch of pictures

Postby Araner » Thu Jul 16, 2015 6:18 pm

It's been awhile so I thought I'd post up some pictures from some recent walk abouts.

Low rider
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A horse is a horse, of course
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Out for a walk
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The Underground
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Yokohama Bay Bridge
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Take me to your leader
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Who’s that lady?
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Rickshaw rides 300 yen
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Swingers
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Joe Cool rides again
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Preaching to the pigeons
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She’s out of here
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Hope you enjoyed
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Re: Another batch of pictures

Postby Straight Arrow » Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:27 pm

I love the glimpses of places and people otherwise never seen. Thanks, and keep shooting and posting.
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Re: Another batch of pictures

Postby TheMonk » Fri Jul 17, 2015 4:21 am

Beautiful, Mike! I had missed your pictures!
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Re: Another batch of pictures

Postby brothers » Fri Jul 17, 2015 5:47 am

Oh, yes! :)
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Re: Another batch of pictures

Postby Squire » Fri Jul 17, 2015 6:43 am

Good eye Mike.
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Re: Another batch of pictures

Postby pausted » Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:27 am

Mike, I enjoy your photos very much. Thanks for sharing them.
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Re: Another batch of pictures

Postby fallingwickets » Fri Jul 17, 2015 9:39 am

thanks...good pics as always
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Re: Another batch of pictures

Postby malocchio » Fri Jul 17, 2015 10:23 am

These are great,they really put the viewer in the scene.
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Re: Another batch of pictures

Postby drmoss_ca » Sat Jul 18, 2015 8:53 am

I see you're beginning to use larger apertures to restrict depth of field. Excellent...(wrings hands ominously)...

Here's a film photo with the same intention:

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Pea flower by chrism229, on Flickr
Leica M7, MacroElmar-M 90mm with close-up adaptor goggles, Pan F, Qualls' monobath, Nikon 9000 scan)

One begins to see why there were whole rooms of people (women if you prefer accuracy over non-sexism) with pencils, paper and enough math and physics to perform basic ray-tracing. Walter Mandler designed that lens with their help, and couldn't have done it without them. It's true that computers do it better, but they do it better than the human eye, so we come to love older images as they mimic the effect of the Mark I eyeball (if you prefer the eyeball over accuracy!)

Where they worked in Wetzlar:
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There are many examples of such lenses out there for those who appreciate them. Look especially for the pre-ASPH 35mm Summilux, the Summilux 75mm and the Noctilux 50mm f1.0.

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Re: Another batch of pictures

Postby Araner » Sun Jul 19, 2015 7:07 pm

Gentlemen, thank you for taking the time to view and leave such kind comments.

Chris, I'm a big fan of shallow depth of field. When it's done well it can have a very pleasing effect. Thanks for sharing your examples.

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