Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand - Pacific East Coast.

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by markoneswift, Jan 10, 2014.

  1. markoneswift

    markoneswift TalkEmount Veteran

    Oct 17, 2012
    Beautiful place, just a two hour drive away ( on some pretty hair raising roads !! ) - here's the best of what I took, some were spoiled by me forgetting to set my aperture back to F/8 from f/4 and losing some focus ( grrrrr.....)

    Sea Cave, Coromandel by markoneswift, on Flickr

    Cathedral Cove Beach by markoneswift, on Flickr

    Sea Cave, Cathedral Cove by markoneswift, on Flickr

    Difficult to get nice pics with lots of tourists around ( seems funny saying that because I still feel like a tourist, rather than a local lol ) but hope you enjoy them !
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  2. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Great shots from what looks like a great location.
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  3. Snowy

    Snowy TalkEmount Veteran

    Nov 18, 2013
    Melbourne, Australia
    Beautiful photos, thank you. We hope to get there next month. Your photos are inspiring.
  4. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Magical location - my kind of place!!! Great photos :thumbup: Where these shot with a fisheye lens?
  5. serhan

    serhan TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 27, 2011
    Beautiful photos & beautiful location. Great to see your photos after a dull freezing rain morning...
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  6. HabsFan

    HabsFan TalkEmount Veteran

    Apr 10, 2013
    Ontario, CAN
    *sigh* Much nicer than Canada looks right now!
  7. SpaceManSpiff

    SpaceManSpiff TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Dec 13, 2013
    Tucson, AZ
    Wow, the kayak pic is great!
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  8. markoneswift

    markoneswift TalkEmount Veteran

    Oct 17, 2012
    They were indeed taken with the fisheye mate - it's rapidly becoming the only lens I use on my NEX. I bought the lens quite cheaply and at the time I only had Canon 28mm and 50mm FD lenses - no E mount ones as I bought the NEX body-only to keep costs down. I like the FD lenses, but the Samyang gives me two of the things I really like - an almost total depth of field so don't need to fiddle around focusing and a sharp, ultra-wide field of view. I'm still trying to work out how to best avoid the fisheye effect when I want wide and how to really use the fisheye effect for creative images.
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  9. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    I think you did a great work ;)
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