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Soccer Field using Ultra-Wide Angle
Posted By: lastdodobird, 03-03-2008, 09:14 PM

A couple of photos below taken at my alma mater using a Sigma 10-20.

I've heard it a lot that a pretty useful technique when using an UWA lens is to move up-close to your subject, so I tried that out the with the photos below.

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The sky looks amazing. Hope to see more from you.
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thanks! i love the sky too. it's so fun to take photos of the sky with the 10-20.
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I was playing around with some post-processing tips and tricks I got on the web, and I came up with this, which I personally think looks cool. Hehe.



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Very nice. I have the DA12-24 and the DA10-17(Fisheye) and you can get amazingly close to subjects. I assume the Sigma will be the same - try some flower or insect shots! I like the PP one as well.
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DoDo, that PP shot is more than just looks good - I think you got an excellent effect - well done.

Care to share the process?
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Nice PP. Cool HDR effect you got going there...

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Storm coming

lastdodobird,
I like all your shots but really like the feel of the pp photo. It says something to have dark storm clouds and any empty soccer field.
Thanks for sharing.
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Thanks guys. The internet really is a goldmine for learning stuff. The basic workflow I followed was this Lightroom tutorial to sort of emulate the "Dave Hill look":

Dave Hill Tutorial limeliteimages

Then I just played around with the settings depending on what I thought the photo needed.

I actually lost a few hours of sleep because I was playing with A LOT of my past photos and tested what would work with the technique and what wouldn't It got so addicting. Haha.

I'll be posting several photos on a separate thread here to try and see what other suggestions I could get to improve the process Thanks again!
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