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petach

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300mm B&W Portrait
« on: November 01, 2013, 02:48:39 PM »
I recently invested in a Canon 70-300L to pair with my 6D.  This was taken at the thick end of the zoom range at Edinburgh Castle.  I have Parkinson's tremor, and I sway a fair bit; and even with  IS a certain amount of micro tremor occurs.  So....I am pleased at how this turned out.

PP'd in LR5 to my own recipe.


Edinburgh Candid by petach123 (Peter Tachauer), on Flickr

And here is a self portrait using the 6D paired to my 17-40L


Self Portrait - Sleep Evades Me! by petach123 (Peter Tachauer), on Flickr
« Last Edit: November 01, 2013, 03:39:19 PM by petach »
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300mm B&W Portrait
« on: November 01, 2013, 02:48:39 PM »

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Re: 300mm B&W Portrait
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2013, 03:26:46 PM »
I really like your self-portrait.

I like the B&W processing of both shots. To my taste, the face (especially the beard) on the first one is over-sharpened. Across the rest of the image that level of sharpening looks good though.

Solid work, man.

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Re: 300mm B&W Portrait
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2013, 03:29:05 PM »
I agree with bchernicoff. Nicely done petach.

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Re: 300mm B&W Portrait
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2013, 03:41:10 PM »
I really like your self-portrait.

I like the B&W processing of both shots. To my taste, the face (especially the beard) on the first one is over-sharpened. Across the rest of the image that level of sharpening looks good though.

Solid work, man.

Thanks for stopping by to comment, appreciate it.  I have replaced the 1st pic with one with less clarity and sharpening in LR5.  Better?

Thanks

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petach

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Re: 300mm B&W Portrait
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2013, 03:42:20 PM »
I agree with bchernicoff. Nicely done petach.

Thanks, appreciate your comment

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Re: 300mm B&W Portrait
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2013, 05:06:39 PM »
They both look great to me!  Very cool, imo.

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Re: 300mm B&W Portrait
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2013, 05:41:16 PM »
You've definitely got a good eye for a picture !

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« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2013, 05:41:16 PM »

petach

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Re: 300mm B&W Portrait
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2013, 06:43:17 PM »
They both look great to me!  Very cool, imo.

thanks, appreciate your comment.
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Re: 300mm B&W Portrait
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2013, 06:44:58 PM »
You've definitely got a good eye for a picture !

thank you, that means a lot to me.
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Re: 300mm B&W Portrait
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2013, 07:06:26 PM »
Great self portrait  8)
I do Like the frame.
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Re: 300mm B&W Portrait
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2013, 07:06:26 PM »