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New Year, Old Subject

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by spatulaboy, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. spatulaboy

    spatulaboy I'm not really here Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    North Carolina
    First off, happy new year everyone!

    I was very happy to get some new toys for Christmas (G5, Oly 75mm) but have been so busy with work and being sick, that I have not really gotten to use them much. :( 

    Last weekend however, I did manage to stop by Yates Mill, a local historic site. I brought my trusty G2 along with the G5 and a few lenses. I shot RAW with the G2 and JPEG with the G5. I processed to enhance the historical feel and to bring out those wonderful textures. I took a lot of pics with windows. I just love the juxtaposition with the smooth glass against the weathered wood!

    Panny 14mm: I really like this first one.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/vftsai/8352486322/" title="Portal by Vincent-F-Tsai, on Flickr"> 8352486322_5ba5937c50_c. "534" height="800" alt="Portal"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/vftsai/8354562096/" title="Portals by Vincent-F-Tsai, on Flickr"> 8354562096_0752eba56b_c. "800" height="450" alt="Portals"></a>

    Oly 75mm: Not just for portraits!
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/vftsai/8353502053/" title="The old mill by Vincent-F-Tsai, on Flickr"> 8353502053_e87fb95cce_c. "800" height="534" alt="The old mill"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/vftsai/8354563180/" title="Portal by Vincent-F-Tsai, on Flickr"> 8354563180_2fc00926b8_c. "800" height="534" alt="Portal"></a>

    PL 25mm: My usual favorite lens got the least use. *shrug*
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/vftsai/8359708836/" title="Window by Vincent-F-Tsai, on Flickr"> 8359708836_1e1dc34786_c. "800" height="450" alt="Window"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/vftsai/8358645545/" title="Windows by Vincent-F-Tsai, on Flickr"> 8358645545_ee6950d42e_c. "450" height="800" alt="Windows"></a>
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  2. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Nice - particularly numbers 3 & 4. :thumbup:
  3. spatulaboy

    spatulaboy I'm not really here Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    North Carolina
    Thanks RevBob, I really really like those two. Shot with the older G2 body actually.
  4. demiro

    demiro Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Nov 7, 2010
    Yep, those two really jump out of this set.
  5. lennyKravic

    lennyKravic Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 9, 2012
    I must agree with others. Best is 4th, it has most feel inside and second best is 3rd which is like from some slasher movie :) 

    BAXTING Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    Los Angeles SFV, CA
    All very cool, thx for sharing. Like the PP done.
  7. feilb

    feilb Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 4, 2012
    Good to see someone else rocking the same three lens kit I will be once the 75 shows up,on Monday. Great results!
  8. Livnius

    Livnius Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    Melbourne. Australia
    Nice work Vincent. I'll echo the others and hit favorite on 3 & 4.
    Great PP all round but I do like shadow and central lighting on the house in 3, also dig how the longer focal length compression worked here.

    Live the contrast of old textured timber and glass in 4...the reflections of the branches really make it.

    Have fun with the new gear mate.
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