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POTW #625 - January 31, 2021 to February 13, 2021
Posted By: nosliwmit, 02-07-2021, 06:07 AM

Welcome to the 625th edition of Pictures of the Week (POTW), covering the period January 31 to February 13. Let's see what you have been shooting.

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---------- Post added 02-07-21 at 08:18 AM ----------

Here is my contribution for the week. The first was taken with my D-FA 100mm macro and the rest with my smc-A 24 f2.8. I was playing with the high contrast digital filter...

Freshly emerged butterfly:


Young buskers in Mong Kok:



A wacky shot of a moving walkway in the subway station:


Another wacky shot in the subway station:



The Mid-levels escalators. Getting ready for Chinese New Year:

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Thanks for hosting again nosliwmit, you are setting the record here! A few from my recent consecutive days visit over the weekend to Kloofendal Nature Reserve, seeing that level 3 lockdown now allows parks and recreation facilities to be opened again.
Sometimes the Tamron 70-300mm Macro surprises me






Pretty seed pod


There are a few rabbits in the place, competing with the indigenous Hares


With the D-FA 50mm Macro lens


The rust received a boost from almost 2 weeks of continuous rain
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I'll contribute... experimenting with the FD50 f1.8, I'm getting used to it day by day...The main purpose is to learn the weaknesses of the lens so I can get the full potential. I love the look of it, the pp is minimal, only some contrast correction because the nifty is a little soft. The photos below are from a morning walk, yes, all from one day, but I find the set interesting and it's the most interesting intriguing theme of my week.






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02-15-2021, 04:50 AM   #4
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Thanks Noel and Michail for participating this week!

QuoteOriginally posted by noelcmn Quote
With the D-FA 50mm Macro lens
That lens is treating you very well. Great looking critter!

QuoteOriginally posted by Michail_P Quote
The photos below are from a morning walk
Nice series! I especially like #4.

I'll get the next POTW kicked off now...

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