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Covent Garden with my E-PL5

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by sgoldswo, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. sgoldswo

    sgoldswo Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 27, 2012
    Hertfordshire, UK
    I decided to take my E-PL5 to Covent Garden at lunchtime. I'll admit I found the shots I liked were predominantly with the 75, which does make something of a mockery of using the E-PL5 (rather than my E-M5), but the reason I use the 75 to death isn't its focal length (which is generally inconvenient) but its amazing off the scale sharpness.

    Full post here: Covent Garden « sgoldswoblog

    Samples here:

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    and finally "do you think anyone has noticed us?" :biggrin:

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/sgoldswo/8187103758/" title="Paella Confusion by sgoldswo, on Flickr"> 8187103758_21c83dd781_b. "1024" height="768" alt="Paella Confusion"></a>
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  2. BLX

    BLX Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Feb 24, 2012
    Awesome set!
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  3. goldenlight

    goldenlight Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 30, 2010
    Every one of these shots is superb, but the last scores extra for its humour and the light in the first is simply sensational! Wow!
  4. sgoldswo

    sgoldswo Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 27, 2012
    Hertfordshire, UK
    Thank you, (unsurprisingly) I agree! Bright sunlight and flare don't have to be a problem to be disguised if they compliment the rest of the image.
  5. dogs100

    dogs100 Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Nov 12, 2011
    N Devon UK
    I agree about the humour in the last but my favourite is the second for the expressions on the faces.

    Another set I would be proud to have taken taken ... :drinks:
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  6. caimi

    caimi Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 13, 2012
    middle US
    Caimi caimiphotography.com
    Fantastic! I wish I was in London now.
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  7. savvy

    savvy Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Sep 28, 2012
    S.Yorkshire, UK
    I love the way the lens dealt with the sun in #1
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  8. North20

    North20 Mu-43 Veteran

    Oct 18, 2012
    East of the Cascades, PNW
    Terrific images from a wonderful city; thanks for sharing them :smile:
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  9. fluberman

    fluberman Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Sep 19, 2012
    Excellent set of images, thanks for sharing them. My favorite is number 1 and 2.
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  10. troutgeek

    troutgeek Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 15, 2012
    Madison, WI area.
    I am hungry for some paella!
  11. sgoldswo

    sgoldswo Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 27, 2012
    Hertfordshire, UK
    Whatever you do, don't eat it in the courtyard of the pub....:wink:
  12. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Never complain about any combination of camera and lens that produces such great images.
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