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Roermond

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by marlof, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. marlof

    marlof Mu-43 Regular

    146
    Jun 18, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Today I spent some time in Roermond, a small city in the south of The Netherlands. I used my relatively new E-P1 and the 17 pancake. I'm still getting used to the camera, but I'm having more and more fun.

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    the marketplace with St. Christopher's church

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    the beautiful top stories of an ugly store front (Specsavers)

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    no Dutch city without bikes.
     
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  2. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Very nice processing... did you use Bibble?

    Cheers

    Brian
     
  3. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Very, very nice, marlof :bravo-009:
     
  4. marlof

    marlof Mu-43 Regular

    146
    Jun 18, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Thanks. You don't want to hear this: Adobe Lightroom 3. ;-)
     
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  5. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    Agreed - Bravo! Your eye with that E-P1 and Adobe Lightroom 3 work really well together!

    My favorite is your black and white - it's wonderful!
     
  6. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Phila, Pa USA
    Yeah marlof...they need to hear it. You have a good grasp of the new software...
    Thanks for posting, the B&W knocks me out.......
     
  7. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Don't worry, your dirty little secret is safe with us :rofl:

    Well done, you're getting fabulous quality here. :2thumbs:

    Cheers

    Brian
     
  8. PeterB666

    PeterB666 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    780
    Jan 14, 2010
    Tura Beach, Australia
    Peter
    I love the second and third shots in particular.
     
  9. CalebPhotographer

    CalebPhotographer Mu-43 Regular

    123
    Apr 1, 2010
    Florida
    #2 is perfect.
     
  10. marlof

    marlof Mu-43 Regular

    146
    Jun 18, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Well, the most difficult right now is to find the best in camera exposure. In some cases the highlights clip very easily, but sometimes when using exposure compensation, the resulting image is severely underexposed in some parts. This happened in the B&W picture. That's not always a problem, since I wanted to do this in B&W anyhow, and this particular contrasty preset benefits from grain. But other times, exposure compensation in editing leads to too much noise.

    So my main search with this camera now is how to expose properly. It'll take some time before I'll know what to do, given the possibilities of this sensor and the metering. It does help that I recently found out that I had Live View Boost on, which didn't help at all: exposure compensation didn't reflect in the Live Histogram. So I wrestle on...