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Street & City / Albert and Chelsea bridges from Battersea Park
« on: March 11, 2013, 10:49:22 AM »
Taken from the Chelsea Bridge/Battersea Park area, with my 5Diii and trusty 24-105mm lens, following a visit to the (un)affordable art fair at Battersea...


Albert Bridge by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 90mm, ISO 3200, 1/40, f6.3


Chelsea Bridge by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: as above except 35mm, 1/30


Battersea Power Station by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 24mm, ISO 6400, 1/13, f6.3

Thanks for stopping by...

Richard

17
Animal Kingdom / Swans on Golden River
« on: March 08, 2013, 05:04:19 PM »
Taken using my 5Diii plus 70-300mm DO kens:


2Y2A3206 by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 300mm, ISO 3200, 1/800, f20


Swans on the Thames by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: as above

Thanks for looking

Richard

18
Animal Kingdom / Gulls on Thames
« on: March 08, 2013, 05:00:19 PM »
Gulls squabbling for food. All taken on my 5Diii with 70-300mm DO lens:


Winner takes all by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 300mm, ISO 3200, 1/5000, f6.3


Each one for themselves by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: as above


Go for it! by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: as above

Thanks for looking

Richard

19
Sports / Rowing in from the sun
« on: March 06, 2013, 04:59:03 PM »
Taken on the Thames:


2Y2A3138 by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 5Diii, 70-300 DO at 300mm, ISO 3200, 1/8000, f6.3


Evening rowing by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: As above, except 1/1000, f20


2Y2A3221 by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: As above

Thanks for stopping by.

Richard

20
Portrait / Portraits taken in Saudi Arabia
« on: March 02, 2013, 05:52:00 PM »
A few of my favourite portraits taken during a recent trip to Saudi Arabia (all taken on my 5Diii with the 24-105mm lens):


2Y2A2974 by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 105mm, ISO 2500, 1/160, f6.3


2Y2A2980 by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: as above except ISO 3200


2Y2A3018 by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 73mm, ISO 2500, 1/40, f6.3


2Y2A2798 by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 105mm, ISO 4000, 1/320, f4.0


2Y2A2649 by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 50mm, ISO 5000, 1/100, f8.0

Thanks for looking

Richard

21
Landscape / Golden Beeches in Autumn Sun
« on: November 15, 2012, 06:20:18 PM »
I caught sight of these leaves as I was driving through Cookham towards the station, and had to stop:


Beech Trees by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF (To follow)


Beech Trees by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF (To follow)


Beech Trees by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF (To follow)

I thought they looked pretty darned magnificent. Don't know if I have done them justice.

Richard

22
Taken in a photowalk (on my own) in London last night...


Just off St Martin's Lane by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 5Diii, 24-105 @ 50mm, 1/40 sec, f5.0, ISO3200


Covent Garden by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: as above, except 65mm, 1/13 sec


The Actors' church by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: as above, except 28mm, 1/10 sec.

All handheld

Its a bit early to wish you a happy high ISO Christmas, but the shops are determined! Actually, the first shot had nothing Christmassy about it, apart from the feel...

Richard

23
Street & City / High ISO Paddington on a wet night
« on: October 18, 2012, 09:49:42 AM »
Taken on my way home last night:


Paddington Station by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

This is just how I feel after a full-on day!

EXIF: 5Dmkiii, 24-105mm @ 105mm, f4.0, 1/5 sec (handheld...), ISO5000, on manual focus


Paddington Station by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

Painting with light and water...

EXIF: As above, except AF


Paddington Station by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

No train!!!

EXIF: As above, except 45mm, and 1/13sec

Comments very welcome.

Thanks

Richard

24
Street & City / London Omnibus
« on: October 10, 2012, 05:06:21 PM »
Puts me in mind of Flanders & Swann: The big six-wheeler scarlet-painted London transport diesel-engined 97-horsepower omnibus. Except they were talking about the older version and I suspect the engine is a little more powerful now!


London Bus on the Strand by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 5Diii, 24 - 105mm @ 50mm, 1/40 sec, f5.6, ISO5000


London Bus on the Strand by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: as above except 55mm, 1/50 sec


London Bus on the Strand by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: as above except 105mm, 1/100 sec

When cabbies try to pass me before they overtakes,
I sticks me flippin' hand out and I jams on all me brakes.

Enjoy!

Richard

25
Lenses / 70-300L or 100-400L
« on: October 09, 2012, 10:14:18 AM »
I shoot with both a 7D and a 5DMkiii. I currently have a 70-300mm f4.5 - 5.6 DO IS USM, and am wondering if I should upgrade it to a 70-300mm f4.0 - 5.6 L IS USM or the 100 - 400mm. I have found the current lens a little soft on both bodies, certainly when compared to my 24-105L and even my 15-85 EFS.

The 100-400 has the attraction of an extra 100mm, but then it is a much older lens. My main use for this historically has been bird photography, and therefore it is better on the 7D. Can anyone comment?

Thanks

Richard

26
Landscape / Back to Cookham
« on: October 08, 2012, 04:02:35 PM »
I seem to have a thing for Cookham and the River Thames. A couple of autumnal shots from the (overcast part of) the weekend:


Cookham Weir by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: Canon 7D, 15 - 85mm at 85mm, 1/1000 sec, f5.6, ISO 400


IMG_0448.jpg by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: As above, except 44mm, 1/250 sec, f5.0


River Thames below Cookham Lock by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: As above, except 22mm, 1/80 sec, f11.0

Cheers

Richard

27
Landscape / River Thames at Cookham
« on: September 28, 2012, 05:15:59 PM »
Took these this evening. Feedback welcome.


Boat House by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 5DMkiii, 24-105mm @ 85mm, 1/100sec, f5.6, ISO640


Bridge near the Thames by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: as above, except 28mm, 1/40sec


Bridge at the edge of the Thames by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: as above, except 1/50sec, 55mm, ISO1000

Thanks

Richard

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Animal Kingdom / Gulls, Swans and an Egyptian Goose on the Thames
« on: September 15, 2012, 07:11:27 PM »
All taken on the River Thames this afternoon:


2Y2A0895.jpg by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 5DMkiii, 70-300DO at 300mm, 1/1250 sec, f11.0, 800 ISO


2Y2A0888.jpg by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 5DMkiii, 70-300DO at 300mm, 1/1250, f7.1, 800 ISO


2Y2A0922.jpg by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: As above except f10.0


2Y2A0918.jpg by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: As above

Egyptian goose:


2Y2A0814.jpg by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: As above except 275mm, f16.0

Swans:


2Y2A0944.jpg by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: As above except 185mm, f11.0


2Y2A0954.jpg by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: As above except 110mm, f10.0

Richard

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Street & City / Go West!
« on: September 14, 2012, 07:40:04 PM »
The 18.12 from Paddington:


Paddington by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

The sun through the windowed arch at the end of the platform was glorious.

EXIF: 5Dmkiii, 24 - 105mm at 105mm, 1/30 sec, f9.0, ISO1000.

Also at Paddington, but in the underground:


Paddington by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 5Dmkiii, 24 - 105mm at 24mm, 1/5 sec, f22.0, ISO5000.

I guess I should probably have opened the aperture up a bit, but you don't have long to think as the train moves off and you have a connection upstairs...

Richard

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Macro / Triffids
« on: September 11, 2012, 01:39:29 PM »
Three candidates for Triffids - if you recall John Wyndham's great book:


Marlow hedgerows and fields by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 5DMkiii, 24 - 105mm at 105mm, 1/1000 sec, f4.0, ISO100


Marlow hedgerows and fields by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 5DMkiii, 24 - 105mm at 105mm, 1/1000 sec, f4.0, ISO100


Marlow hedgerows and fields by RCARCARCA, on Flickr

EXIF: 5DMkiii, 24 - 105mm at 105mm, 1/500 sec, f4.0, ISO100

Richard

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