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5 dollar fun.
Posted By: Gooshin, 02-22-2008, 09:47 PM

as per another thread.... here are some pictures from a 5 dollar Chinon 50mm f1.9

basicaly, one COULD have photography fun on a budget!

this is a picture of the floor... run through some lightroom sliders




sad friend, i think it was f1.9 but probably f2.8





in thought,





parking.. meter...


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02-22-2008, 10:46 PM   #2
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Nice effect with Pic 2 & 3. Care to share your PP method?
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I find getting great images out of cheap equipment to be some of the most fun I have in photography. Very nice job on these.
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Nice colour and tone. Very nice

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QuoteOriginally posted by creampuff Quote
Nice effect with Pic 2 & 3. Care to share your PP method?
i overuse the "black" and "fill light" sliders, i start off by raising both to 100 and then backing off until i get the effects just right

this inadvertedly increases the strength of all the colours, particulary red and blue, at which point i de-saturate by 20-30 points and viola.
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#3 is a great capture, with well-fitting PP. Well Done
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