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HarjTT Sep 8, 2009 6:27 PM

Chasing the sun.....
 
I haven't done any new fashion/creative shoots since June but I have occasionally had a wee chance to take a few snaps and as its always been right at the end of the day thats turned into its own little project - Chasing the sun.

1. The embankment - between Tower and London bridges (this is the shot that basically started it all off). E3 + 35-100 F2

http://harjtt.smugmug.com/photos/583308301_5j4oA-L.jpg

2. The green Chigwell, Essex: E3 + 14-54ZD

http://harjtt.smugmug.com/photos/625356168_rtFr9-X2.jpg

3. Hackney Marshes - E3 + 14-54ZD

http://harjtt.smugmug.com/photos/625355950_hUPEy-XL.jpg

4. The embankment - near Waterloo bridge E3 + 14-54ZD

http://harjtt.smugmug.com/photos/625665898_9w4vo-L.jpg

Pic 1 - PP in LR2, pics 2-4 all jpegs straight from cam.

Cheers

Harj

:D :camera:

hiro1963 Sep 8, 2009 7:51 PM

Fantastic photos Harj! I like the second one best even though I like all of them. :)

- Hiro

Steven R Sep 8, 2009 7:53 PM

#4 is my favorite; I really like the overall effect. Did you use a star burst filter for the sun?

Greg Chappell Sep 8, 2009 9:24 PM

#2 does it for me. Great!

TekiusFanatikus Sep 9, 2009 8:35 AM

I really like #2!

boBBrennan Sep 9, 2009 10:10 AM

...hi Harj,

I wanna git my favorite vote counted too! While I like all these and can relate to the 14-54 ZD results, the #1 above is my real favorite.......... thanks for sharing these
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boBB

Hards80 Sep 9, 2009 10:49 AM

great shots harj.

my favorite vote goes for #4!

Zeshane Sep 9, 2009 12:42 PM

Nice shots Harj.

Did you use any filters for the clouds in the first one? My fav has to be #4 as well.

HarjTT Sep 9, 2009 4:44 PM

Hi Guys

Thanks for the comments on the pics ... they're really appreciated.

Steve/Zeshane, regards filters - the only one I have is the UV Super Pro's on both lenses. What I've found is if you stop down to F11-13 the 14-54 consistently will produce that sunburst effect. I'm not 100% sure on the colours on No 4 - they're quiet muted compared to how it really looked, esp with the sky. The clouds above the hotel were a really vibrant pink/red/orange/yellowish tint which theyre not in the jpeg - I'm going to see what I can do with the RAW file. No2 I think is spoilt because there was big smudge on the filter which I didn;t spot until I took No 4!

Bob, I look at the first and there is a different quality to the file compared to the others and thats just down to the beastie...

Cheers

Harj

:D :dontknow:


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