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From Russia with pixels :)

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by AstraWlad, May 31, 2012.

  1. AstraWlad

    AstraWlad Mu-43 Rookie

    May 30, 2012
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  2. Livnius

    Livnius Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    Melbourne. Australia
    Welcome to the forum.
  3. AstraWlad

    AstraWlad Mu-43 Rookie

    May 30, 2012
    Thanks :) 
  4. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Hey welcome mate. I've just been watching Indiana Jones and he's having a big blew with the Russians. I click on here and blow me down your from russia. I'm glad it was just a movie. haha

    Good have you here.

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  5. AstraWlad

    AstraWlad Mu-43 Rookie

    May 30, 2012
    Oh, sorry, but I don't think those funny "Russians" from IJ can really scare a one :) .

    And these are real russians by the way:
    In transition by AstrWlad, on Flickr

    Panasonic G3, 14-42 at 25mm, ISO160, f/5, 1/800s.
  6. Kameleo

    Kameleo Mu-43 Veteran

    Nov 8, 2011
    W.Siberia, Russia
    вливайся ))
  7. McDark

    McDark Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 26, 2011
    Welcome Wlad. Nice Kremlin shot, my wife is from Astrakhan btw )
  8. addieleman

    addieleman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 5, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Welcome! Beautiful pics, please show us some more! :smile:
  9. Joe777

    Joe777 Mu-43 Veteran

    Apr 11, 2012
    Welcome. Nice shots.
  10. goldenlight

    goldenlight Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 30, 2010
    But they look just like normal people! :confused:  What was the Cold War all about? :eek:  Crazy.

    Welcome, love these pictures and hope to see more. :smile:
  11. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Welcome to the forum!
  12. AstraWlad

    AstraWlad Mu-43 Rookie

    May 30, 2012
    My thanks to everybody for the kind words!

    McDark, greetings to your wife, I hope she liked the picture :) .

    goldenlight, I dont't know, but "power and money" would be a good bet, I think.

    And a little foto from Saint-Petersburg again:
    *** by AstrWlad, on Flickr

    It was made a couple hours after I bought my G3 and I was just stunned when I've seen how good it looks in BW. I never expected to get such creamy tones from the twice-cropped mirrorless camera with a kit lens!
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  13. dgt8301

    dgt8301 Mu-43 Rookie

    May 18, 2012
    Pretty new here myself. Tell me: kit lens on "White Castle" too? I've got a G3. But my kit lens hasn't yet turned out anything nearly so beautiful. Must be a faulty lens. (Don't say it; I know. I know.)

    Good eye, my friend.
  14. AstraWlad

    AstraWlad Mu-43 Rookie

    May 30, 2012
    Thanks! And yes, all shots in this thread are made with a kit lens, but they are more o less post-processed and "White Castle" is most heavily manipulated of all them. You would be surprized if I show you the original image :) .
  15. AstraWlad

    AstraWlad Mu-43 Rookie

    May 30, 2012
    *** by AstrWlad, on Flickr

    G3, 45/1.8, ISO250, f/4, 1/100s, unmanipulated.
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  16. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I'm enjoying these pictures from Russia mate. For some reason in Australia here we don't hear much about Russia at all. I'd love to see more pictures.

  17. troll

    troll Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 25, 2012
    And people in Russia don't hear much about Australia. :laugh1: Most Russians don't even know that when it's summer in Russia, it's winter in Australia. It is winter in Australia now, right? :blush:
  18. David A

    David A Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 30, 2011
    Brisbane, Australia
    It's winter in Australia, but for much of Australia that's probably equivalent to spring/autumn in much of Russia.

    Nice photos.
  19. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Yup it's winter here. I'm guessing you'd probably laugh if I said that where I live we get a few frosts during the wintertime. Takes a bit to get started early on a cold morning. Spanners get pretty cold during the night I've found.
  20. AstraWlad

    AstraWlad Mu-43 Rookie

    May 30, 2012
    Glad to read this :) . By the way, my cousin lives in Melbourn so Australia is not a Terra Incognita for me :) .

    And a couple of "postcard photos" for you viewing pleasure:

    Uspenskiy Cathedral by AstrWlad, on Flickr

    Cliché by AstrWlad, on Flickr

    G3, 20/1.7, Lightroom
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