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Enjoyed a walk in town this morning...

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Brian Mosley, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Hello everyone,

    I took a walk this morning around town with the E-P2 + 20mm f1.7... very contrasty conditions, so I used the EVF.

    Really enjoyable shooting with this setup, carrying it in my left hand with a wrist strap.

    E-P2 + 20mm f1.7
    1/4000s f/4.0 at 20.0mm iso200
    View attachment 141875

    E-P2 + 20mm f1.7
    1/4000s f/3.5 at 20.0mm iso200
    View attachment 141876

    1/4000s f/3.5 at 20.0mm iso200
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    1/4000s f/3.5 at 20.0mm iso200
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    1/2000s f/3.5 at 20.0mm iso200
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    1/4000s f/3.5 at 20.0mm iso200
    View attachment 141880

    1/320s f/3.5 at 20.0mm iso100
    View attachment 141881

    1/2000s f/3.5 at 20.0mm iso100
    View attachment 141882

    I've saved one for my PAD entry for today.

    C&C Welcome and appreciated.


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  2. flyby

    flyby Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 14, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    Brian..Just wonderful shots..how perfectly clear and sharp they all are! I really like the ferris wheel juxtaposed against the much older building. All good ones...thanks for sharing!
  3. BillN

    BillN Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 19, 2010
    SW France

    really well taken stuff - perfectly executed with your usual skill and care

    Sheffield has changed a lot since I worked there, (1965 to 1971), but those were the really "good old days"........ when you could get a three course "chinky" (sorry PC people), for 4/6. with coffee
    I think that I still recognise the Brewery Building, (your carpet warehouse), as we did most of the Brewery Audits in Sheffield when I worked for Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co, (KMPG .... or whatever they now call themselves) ..... It was pre breathalyzer and each morning at 10am prompt a crate of beer was put in the Audit room for us to consume throughout the day
  4. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Phila, Pa USA
    Brian, good stuff...
    You made my day by walking in town....
    I was quite envious about all the hills around your home....
    Nice to know you are a natural city dweller.....
  5. pointoneeight

    pointoneeight Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 11, 2010
    Brighton, UK
    Lovely selection of shots Brian, its been great weather for shooting today. More great examples of the performance of the 20mm 1.7 in the right hands!
  6. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Thanks everyone,

    here's a shot I'll be putting in my PAD take two... gallery. I used the Cross Processing style, described by Boris here.

    E-P2 + 20mm f1.7
    1/800s f/3.5 at 20.0mm iso200
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    ...and in B&W
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  7. Herman

    Herman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Hi Brian, first shot is my fav. Beautiful captured !
    Thanks for sharing.

    Have a nice day.
    Kind regards, Herman
  8. Justified_Sinner

    Justified_Sinner Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 11, 2010
    Scotland, UK
    Dauvit Alexander
    I've been meaning to visit Sheffield for ages now - I love industrial towns and have wanted to see the inspiration for all that Cabaret Voltaire angst! - and these just make me determined to do it this year.
    Thanks for the inspiration.
  9. steve

    steve Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 18, 2010
    Havertown, PA
    Excellent collection, Brian. I love the ferris wheel shot. Okay, well, I love them all.
  10. Bullfrog

    Bullfrog Mu-43 Top Veteran

  11. hodad66

    hodad66 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jan 27, 2010
    Indialantic, Florida
    lovely things that you can find on
    your walks..... captured expertly...
  12. bashar

    bashar Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 3, 2010
    please tell me these are the jpgs out of your camera, i can smell those Olympus colors!
  13. melv

    melv Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 3, 2010
    South Yorkshire, UK
    Nice shots Brian,

    Sheffield has certainly changed over the last few years (is still changing). I am currently uploading photos I have taken over the last few years of the River Don (that flows through the city) onto my Flickr account. An ongoing project and one more based on recording the scene rather than artistic excellence. See what you think......

    I have still a way to go yet, but hopefully one last push might see it finished this year.

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