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Postcard From Gothenburg

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Alpha Whiskey Photography, May 1, 2016.

  1. Great city. More at the link below. Shot with Olympus E-M5 with 12-40mm F/2.8, 45mm F/1.8 or 60mm F/2.8.

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  2. Danny_SWE

    Danny_SWE Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 30, 2013
    Sweden (Gothenburg)
    Wow! Being a citizen of that town since 4 years it's very nice seeing Photos from other perspective. I think you captured the essential very good and some new angles in a very nice way.

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  3. JamesD

    JamesD Mu-43 Regular

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    Jim Landers
    Beautiful images! Love your processing. Would you care to share a quick synopsis of your work flow?
     
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  4. Thank you very much. I import images into Lightroom, adjust colour and contrast and white balance, correction distortions if possible, and then apply watermark and borders and size reduction as a single action in CS6. I may do some selective dodging and burning. The red brick church is a merge of 5 bracketed images using Photomatix Pro 5.

    The lighting in the photos is shot pretty much as is; I waited around for the right light before making the shots (including 20 mins at the bridge.)

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    AW.
     
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  5. JamesD

    JamesD Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 18, 2015
    Elk Grove, CA
    Jim Landers
    Ha ha. Thanks for the info. So, my work flow isn't very different, then why don't my pictures look like yours? ;-) You seem to have a deft hand with color that makes your images really pop without going too far. I guess your patience with the light is a big factor as well. I'm making my first trip to Europe this summer and I'd love to come home with images like these.
     
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  6. James I'm not sure it's always worthwhile to fake it! :) Mother nature does colour far better than I ever could. But yes, waiting for the right light is important in most of these scenarios.
    Hope you have a fantastic trip to Europe! :)
     
  7. mcasan

    mcasan Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 26, 2014
    Atlanta
    Reminds me of the good old days in the late 90s when I had to go to Molndal (Goteborg suburb) for business meetings with one of the Ericsson development organizations.
     
  8. wjiang

    wjiang Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Great light at the marina!