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A Week in Pictures - Lots of photos, feedback welcome

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by zpierce, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. zpierce

    zpierce Super Moderator

    661
    Sep 26, 2010
    Minneapolis, MN
    Zach
    This is a subset of the many photos I shot during our week long annual family trip to Camp Unistar in northern Minnesota.

    I tried out some new vintage filters in Lightroom, trying to capture the timelessness of camp. I'd love to hear your feedback - does it look appropriate / well done, overcooked or heavy handed?

    Thanks!
    Zach

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  2. Hyubie

    Hyubie Unique like everyone else

    Oct 15, 2010
    Massachusetts
    Herbert
    Nice pictures! Looks like you lot had a great fun -- it shows through in the pics.

    I for one am not averse to using vintage-look presets, but there are some here where for me it didn't go so well, like the second picture. Maybe because the image went too warm?

    But there are others where the filter was spot on, including the first, the girl on the swing, boy with the fishing pole, and the sort of hippie girl. :)
     
  3. fin azvandi

    fin azvandi Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 12, 2011
    South Bend, IN
    It *does* look like you all had a great time!

    I really like the boy with the fishing pole, but thought the girl with the banjo and the last photo looked too over the top. Sometimes I think for a set like this it would be better to stick with a consistent "look" (?)
     
  4. caimi

    caimi Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 13, 2012
    middle US
    Caimi caimiphotography.com
    Looks like great fun!
     
  5. zpierce

    zpierce Super Moderator

    661
    Sep 26, 2010
    Minneapolis, MN
    Zach
    Thanks, that's good feedback. I agree that it was probably over the top on some of them. You know how it goes, you get a new hammer and suddenly everything looks like a nail! :)
     
  6. Hyubie

    Hyubie Unique like everyone else

    Oct 15, 2010
    Massachusetts
    Herbert
    Amen to that :biggrin:
     
  7. RobWatson

    RobWatson Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    My boy has the same haircut, same shirt, same shorts and same fishing pole! Hopefully your does not have the attitude mine does ...

    As for [ame="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FlcytQqsxo"]hammers[/ame] ...
     
  8. PENpal

    PENpal Mu-43 Veteran

    384
    Feb 15, 2011
    Summer in a nutshell. You captured it well. Thank you.
     
  9. vtsteevo

    vtsteevo Mu-43 Regular

    96
    Nov 20, 2012
    Wow great photos. My favorite one is #3, the boy with a fishing pole
     
  10. tdekany

    tdekany Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 8, 2011
    Oregon
    I love the PP! Great job.
     
  11. Livnius

    Livnius Super Moderator

    Jul 7, 2011
    Melbourne. Australia
    Joe
    I agree...the warmth in the second is just a little to overpowering.


    This is a good point. While I often apply different treatment to shots in a single set, I do however try to keep the majority to a single PP theme.







    I think the PP in these 2 below is really nice (especially the second) and I would probably apply something like this to the rest of the set throwing in the odd b&w for something different. That is juts personal taste of course. Both are really nice shots in their own right, my faves in a very nice set.

    sidenote: .man your boys hair is looong now, really cool hairdo...I was never allowed crazy long hair as a kid, such a tragedy considering i loved heavy metal back in the day !

     
  12. xdayv

    xdayv Color Blind

    Aug 26, 2011
    Tacloban City, Philippines
    Dave
    Zach nice set, keepers they are!