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12-28-2012, 08:19 PM   #631
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QuoteOriginally posted by LeRolls Quote
Whole story to go along with this shot but suffice to say I was very productive today photography wise and had lots of cool shots but this is definitely one of my favorites of the day. More shots will be forthcoming.
I like the luminescence of the light reflections.

12-28-2012, 11:12 PM   #632
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Seems like a cool spot to do some long exposure work at night or maybe a time lapse.
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First chance at trying my new K-01.
Yosemite NP. Lens: Sigma 24 F2.8 AF II.
Lucky me to live so close to Yosemite National Park that I can easily take day trips.
This is my first non P&S digital camera...
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Beautiful photo sfbaypentax!

We got a little snow here in the St Louis, MO area last night, so this morning I grabbed the 01 and 40XS and went for a ride.








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Great shots Bob! People always rag on the 40mm XS but I think it's a great performer.
12-29-2012, 12:06 PM   #636
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FA77 Ltd Portrait

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Can't say I'm crazy about the cropping, parts of her hair being chopped off and being so close in on the subject. I do like the angelic effect though.
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4 shots from my recent trip to the zoo with M glasses, first one is with M50 f4 Macro, the other 3 is with M75-150 f4













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One off the new coach, Hesterine de Reus for the new women soccerteam PSV/FCE.

I hope it's not to big, but to show how well the K-01 is for portraits with the DA*55mm:
Good that someone liked this, I forgot about this one. Just made a print on A3 paper and it is great. Going to hang it on my upcoming exhibition:

https://www.facebook.com/#!/fotoexpositieBeNeLeague

The coach has left the team to become teamcoach for the national womens team in Australia!

http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/news-display/hesterine-de-reus-named-new...ad-coach/56317

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That's a very nice portrait in post # 636, sworks.

Happy New Year to everyone.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Welfl Quote
Yes! Now that is what HDR should be all about (whether it is done in-camera or during post processing). This is the first time I've knowingly seen HDR being used to fix the highlights and/or shadows in a scene instead of using it to create impressionist art. Image correction is the only reason I would use HDR.

It's disappointing that the K-01 can only produce JPEGs in in-camera HDR mode; nonetheless, I would probably still use it occasionally. Most of the time I would probably do exposure bracketing and then do my HDR editing during post processing. My only question is, would it still be easy to get a normal (meaning non-impressionist) image that way, or is there something about doing HDR during post processing that intensifies the colors and makes the lighting look unnatural?

Yes, I know that tone mapping also has a lot (or everything?) to do with the intense colors and unnatural lighting, but I did a five-bracket exposure set (I don't know how else to write that) with my ancient point-and-shoot last year and ran it through a free, but highly rated, HDR editor (HDRtist), and the colors came out ever so slightly more intense than usual, so it made me wonder.

P.S. I wish my Epson 4990 scanner could scan in HDR -- or multi-pass -- mode and produce RAW files, although I guess I could rescan an image several times with different settings each time and just work with TIFF files; that would probably make a mess, though.
I found hdr fun to use during city twilight over the river..
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A couple of shots from a few days ago.
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