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E-PM1 with kit 14-42mm

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by rich00, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. rich00

    rich00 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Dec 8, 2011
    Hi all,

    I'm quite new to photography and the E-PM1 is my first upgrade from a Canon ISXUS 60. Here are some of my pics so far, I welcome any feedback which will improve my photos.

    The Block Arcade Melbourne
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/68737955@N06/6458924971/" title="The Block Arcade by Rich_00, on Flickr"> 6458924971_1ea144f39e. "375" height="500" alt="The Block Arcade"></a>

    House at Albert Park
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/68737955@N06/6502505885/" title="Albert Park by Rich_00, on Flickr"> View attachment 186374 "500" height="375" alt="Albert Park"></a>

    Southern Cross station
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/68737955@N06/6479359791/" title="_C093104.jpg by Rich_00, on Flickr"> 6479359791_23f7c3bd3c. "500" height="375" alt="_C093104.jpg"></a>

    Cape Otway lighthouse.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/68737955@N06/6553524993/" title="Cape Otway lighthouse by Rich_00, on Flickr"> 6553524993_9cdac9f868. "375" height="500" alt="Cape Otway lighthouse"></a>

    Looking up at lamp at Cape Otway lighthouse
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/68737955@N06/6553525915/" title="Cape Otway lighthouse by Rich_00, on Flickr"> 6553525915_307a5a8766. "500" height="375" alt="Cape Otway lighthouse"></a>
     
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  2. WT21

    WT21 Mu-43 Legend Subscribing Member

    Feb 19, 2010
    Boston
    Welcome aboard, and I rather think these are good first shots. Are you pleased with them, or do you feel they're missing something?

    The last one is quite nice, as it has a frame looking into the very odd geometrics in the room beyond.

    Southern Cross Station is also great as it has a strong line come in from the right, yet this wavy pattern from the top left. Nice juxtaposition.

    The first two might be a bit pedestrian. The first one perhaps could use a bit exposure boost. The second I just don't think is that interesting, though I have a LOT of pictures that are interesting to me, as they have a historical or local context that I am aware of, but that a random internet viewer would have / wouldn't understand.

    Nice work, and please share more!
     
  3. David

    David Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 22, 2011
    Sydney
    they are very good shots . I especially like the light house and train station.

    You now have best of both worlds with mu 4/3. Welcome to the forum.
     
  4. I quite like your first image, but would agree that it might benefit from some added exposure to the midtones and highlights, and maybe even a small crop of some of the darker areas on the right hand side of the image. Image #3 works really well.
     
  5. rich00

    rich00 Mu-43 Veteran

    251
    Dec 8, 2011
    Thanks for the feedback.
    In regards to the first shot "The Block Arcade", there are a couple of suggestions of increasing the exposure. Would this be normally done through the exposure compensation ?
     
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