Redwood Coast in late December (with the EM-5)

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Tilman Paulin, Dec 31, 2013.

  1. Tilman Paulin

    Tilman Paulin Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 10, 2013
    Dublin, Ireland
    we just spent 3 wonderful days in Crescent City, Northern California.
    Since we're far away from family and friends this Christmas we thought we might as well travel over the Holidays...

    Oh, and 'Happy New Year' everyone! :)

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    Howland Hill Road by tilman paulin, on Flickr - shot with my cellphone

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    early morning sun by tilman paulin, on Flickr - EM-5 with Pana 14mm

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    Boy Scout Tree Trail by tilman paulin, on Flickr - EM-5 with Sigma 30mm

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    Boy Scout Tree by tilman paulin, on Flickr - EM-5 with Pana 14mm

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    Untitled by tilman paulin, on Flickr - EM-5 with Sigma 30mm

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    West Ridge by tilman paulin, on Flickr - EM-5 with Pana 14mm

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    start of day 2 by tilman paulin, on Flickr - EM-5 with Oly 75-300mm

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    Enderts Beach by tilman paulin, on Flickr - EM-5 with Oly 12-50mm

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    into the light by tilman paulin, on Flickr- EM-5 with Oly 60mm

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    waiting for the sunset by tilman paulin, on Flickr - shot with my cellphone

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    end of day 3 by tilman paulin, on Flickr- EM-5 with Pana 20mm
     
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  2. penfan2010

    penfan2010 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 12, 2010
    NJ, USA
    Beautiful shots; love Start of Day 2, Enderts Beach, and the sunset the most. Have a great new year!
     
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  3. Pecos

    Pecos Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jan 20, 2013
    The Natural State
    Very nice stuff. Start of Day 2 is a real winner.
     
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  4. Tilman Paulin

    Tilman Paulin Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 10, 2013
    Dublin, Ireland
    Thanks guys! :)
     
  5. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Super Moderator

    Apr 17, 2010
    Near Philadephila
    Very nice work. Glad you had such a nice time in Crescent City - I got stuck there for 2 1/2 days trying to hitchhike back to college up in Washington back in the Spring of '77. Never chose to go back after that! Although the redwoods sure are beautiful.

    -Ray
     
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  6. Tilman Paulin

    Tilman Paulin Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 10, 2013
    Dublin, Ireland
    Maybe give the place another chance after 36 years ;)
    We didn't spend much time in Crescent City itself really. Though one afternoon we had lunch in the park at the beach and saw Gray Whales just off the coast. That was pretty amazing.
     
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  7. 50orsohours

    50orsohours Mu-43 All-Pro

    Oct 13, 2013
    Portland Oregon
    I loved visiting the Red Woods a few years ago.

    Excellent shots!
     
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  8. mnhoj

    mnhoj There and back again

    Dec 3, 2011
    Los Angeles
    John M
    Excellent series.
     
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  9. e_kjellgren

    e_kjellgren Mu-43 Regular

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    Oct 17, 2011
    Sweden
    Beautiful! We visited several national parks in the US this summer, plan on posting some pictures later.
     
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  10. Tilman Paulin

    Tilman Paulin Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 10, 2013
    Dublin, Ireland
    Thank you! Yes, there are so many wonderful places here in the US - impossible to visit them all. Looking forward to seeing your pictures :)
     
  11. Tilman Paulin

    Tilman Paulin Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 10, 2013
    Dublin, Ireland
    played around with some of these shots again tonight and made a funny observation :)
    Just today I was joking in another thread about us pixelpeepers looking at the pixels in the top-left corner of images... Now I discovered the spiderweb in the top-left corner of this shot.
    Wow, that Panasonic 20mm is resolving a lot of detail... I'm always impressed by this little lens.


    Fullsize shot - I actually softened it with a glow since it felt too detailed
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    Prairie Creek by tilman paulin, on Flickr

    Crop of the top-left corner - look at that spider web :smile:
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  12. Halaking

    Halaking Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Dec 17, 2012
    Los Angeles
    Morris
    Great set! love to visit it sometime in the future.
     
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  13. Tilman Paulin

    Tilman Paulin Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 10, 2013
    Dublin, Ireland
    Thanks Morris! Yes, definitely try to go there! I can't recommend the area enough. It's such a unique place.
     
  14. Richella

    Richella The Wandering Scotsman

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    Aug 21, 2011
    Kuala Lumpur
    Great set of shots. I really like the sense of scale you've envied in the "Boy Scout Tree Trail" shot. I'd love to visit this area one day. Must be awe-inspiring.
     
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  15. monchan

    monchan Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jul 7, 2012
    Tottori City, Japan
    LOve those trees
     
  16. Tilman Paulin

    Tilman Paulin Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 10, 2013
    Dublin, Ireland
    Thank you! Yes, definitely awe inspiring. And if you go in winter you're almost on your own.