Featured Retro Cars - Nostalgy Week at Somero, Finland (27 pics)

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by pake, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. pake

    pake Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Oct 14, 2010
    Finland
    Teemu
    They held a festival called Nostalgiaviikko (Nostalgy Week in English) in a small town called Somero. The 50s was the theme and we went there for my birthday - which happened to be a national day off (not because of my birthday though... yet... :rolleyes:). Anyway, I mainly focused on capturing the retro cars. Man, I wish I had the money to buy one of those beauties and had the know-how to keep it running too. :flypig:

    All the photos were taken with my Olympus E-M5 and 12-40mm f/2.8. Since the first pictures I took seemed to lack "something", I tried the Diorama Art Filter - and liked it. So I used the filter for the rest of the day.

    Most of these pictures are OOC-JPEGs that I tweaked in Photoshop and some I processed from RAW to JPEG but used "a bit extreme" values in Lightroom (I don't normally set clarity to 100 as I now did :biggrin:).

    ( Here's a link to the full album with more pictures (46 pics total): Nostalgiaviikko (2017) )


    35090701411_030df6e6a4_h. EM554270 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35090701011_873c496e77_h. EM554276 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35220519535_812231a54c_h. EM554281 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35090700591_92e619c351_h. EM554287 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    34833681970_30f39ce402_h. EM554340-2 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    34833681790_f22a670e89_h. EM554348 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    34833681600_cc8c5f88a6_h. EM554358 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35066217112_e322450036_h. EM554359 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35066216772_8de086edc0_h. EM554365 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35066216302_f90c3ec32b_h. EM554387 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    34388138794_2b5c33cbcd_h. EM554406-2 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35231877695_822e2730c0_h. EM554409-2 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35257820535_22b6cb2b03_h. EM554413 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35257820075_55a139582e_h. EM554416 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35092066042_38508d7df1_h. EM554423 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr


    End of part 1...
     
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  2. pake

    pake Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Oct 14, 2010
    Finland
    Teemu
    Part 2:

    35127956751_ba20b804dc_h. EM554548 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    34468376163_782dd477b1_h. EM554551 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    34468375913_5f83713ffb_h. EM554553 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35111607062_291c810ab5_h. EM554563 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    34434398674_277b4dc2d2_h. EM554565-2 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    34434398184_952b84bcdb_h. EM554567 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35148099431_aba8d2a4e1_h. EM554568-2 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35111635752_855b8aa622_h. EM554569 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35132459022_8d7ea84d89_h. EM554578 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35132458922_5ea19e0697_h. EM554588 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    35132458062_5ea143ee58_h. EM554590 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    It wasn't just cars - a few of these too:
    35132456932_7a6ec9a295_h. EM554607 by Teemu Paukamainen, on Flickr

    And here's a link to the full album with more pictures (46 pics total): Nostalgiaviikko (2017)
     
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  3. retiredfromlife

    retiredfromlife Mu-43 All-Pro

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    Great shots of a past generation.
     
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  4. Gerard

    Gerard Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

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    Great shots.
     
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  5. Nice photos, I think the processing works very well here.
     
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  6. rloewy

    rloewy Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

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    Ron
    #5 is maybe the best looking Dyane I have ever seen. I usually do not care for them (because the 2CV is so iconic) - but this example looks really nice.
     
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  7. CWRailman

    CWRailman Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    You probably have some body part you are not using on a regular basis such as a kidney that you could sell to fund such a purchase. :rolleyes:
     
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  8. Gerard

    Gerard Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

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    I like that Fiat 1100 familiale, Despite its magnesium wheels. I had a younger version.
     
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  9. dirtdevil

    dirtdevil Mu-43 Veteran

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    If you want your pictures to have that little something you said was lacking, try to use the zoom as much as you can, and then you place yourself to adjust for a better composition, better point of view and angle. By having your zoom to the max you take advantage of the 2.8 aperture and isolation of your subject. Focus on body parts, the side mirror, the chrome front grill, the headlights, etc.
     
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  10. Speedliner

    Speedliner Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

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    Rob
    Great pictures.
     
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