Goombay Festival Marchers

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by isabel95, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. isabel95

    isabel95 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Taken with E-PL1 and Panasonic 45-200 lens, I used just the center focus box with the "focus lock and recompose" method to get my pictures.

    <a href="" title="P8275046 Great Smiles by Isabel Cutler, on Flickr">[​IMG]"1039" height="821" alt="P8275046 Great Smiles"></a>

    Biggest problem was bystanders getting the way of my shots, many of which were lost because of intruding body parts.

    This lens was on a used body I recently bought and I hadn't changed the internal sharpening down to -2 from the normal zero, so when I resized down the jpg image, shown here, I didn't apply any sharpening.

    I love this lens and jpgs from the E-PL1 - hardly ever work on the raw images, which I also save, because the jpgs are so good.

    In this picture I had to blur the background because it was too intrusive - and I sure woudl love to see reasonably priced zoom lenses with larger maximum apertures for better blurrier backgrounds:
    <a href="" title="P8275028 Sweetie with Beads by Isabel Cutler, on Flickr">[​IMG]"643" height="920" alt="P8275028 Sweetie with Beads"></a>
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  2. bilzmale

    bilzmale Mu-43 All-Pro

    Happy and colourful images.