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Morocco & Spain

Yohan

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I recently had the opportunity to travel to Morocco and Spain. With my 5N, I took only the 24mm that I had recently bought. I'm not sure if I like the 24mm focal length but I will have to give it more time. Here are some photos anyway.

If you click on the name of the city, it will take you to the complete set on Flickr. Enjoy!


Casablanca


DSC01103 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC01125 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC01141 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

Fes


DSC01251 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC01310 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC01353 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

Marrakech


DSC01719 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC01599 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC01533 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC01603 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC01692 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

Sevilla


DSC01810 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC01778 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC01916 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

Barcelona


DSC01934 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC02003 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC01967 by FA43LTD, on Flickr

DSC01965 by FA43LTD, on Flickr
 

Yohan

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Fantastic! Wonderful set of images. I'd love to visit Morocco and Spain together one day...Portugal as well. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks for taking the time to look at the sets, Nic. I would highly recommend both places. Traveling always seems to be a trade off. I wanted to experience both places. But I only had 20 days to work with. I had to cut down the number of cities I visited in order to find the sweet spot.
 

Joshua Cairns

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Fantastic! Wonderful set of images. I'd love to visit Morocco and Spain together one day...Portugal as well. Thanks for sharing.
I spent five weeks this past summer in Portugal and Spain. Both were absolutely fantastic with different things to offer.
Portugal though is cheaper, and Lisbon goes down as one of my all-time favourite cities!
 

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Brilliant shots Yohan.

The colours are stunning with a great 'pop' too them, but yet don't feel oversaturated. Really impressive.

Two questions:
1) What polarizer did you use? (it looks like you had one for some of the shots with sky in them)
2) How did you take these? RAW + pp, or jpeg + pp?
 

Yohan

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Brilliant shots Yohan.

The colours are stunning with a great 'pop' too them, but yet don't feel oversaturated. Really impressive.

Two questions:
1) What polarizer did you use? (it looks like you had one for some of the shots with sky in them)
2) How did you take these? RAW + pp, or jpeg + pp?
Hi Joshua,

I used a Hoya Circular Polarizer. It's the multicoated version. This was my first time with a polarizer and I had difficulties with different levels of blue in different areas of the sky. I actually didn't end up using it very much.

RAW + PP (Lightroom) is generally my method. Usually I tweak one photo, save the settings as a preset, then apply the preset to photos taken in the same environment. I try not to oversaturate the colors. But also noticed that they look different on different monitors. Not going to worry too much about it. :).
 

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Thanks for sharing, great places and great photography. Even though you're not sure about the focal length, you handled extremely well.
 

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I think they are wonderful and you have a great, great eye. I've visited both countries and your pictures are very faithful to the atmosphere there. The soccer field is brilliant.
 

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yohan amazing photos, a beautiful place to visit, that envy to see live FC Barcelona , is one of my dreams :), if I could have the 24mm would be even more happy
 

Yohan

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yohan amazing photos, a beautiful place to visit, that envy to see live FC Barcelona , is one of my dreams :), if I could have the 24mm would be even more happy
That was no ordinary match, that's for sure. It was El Clasico. I was in such disbelief! I would give a 24mm to watch El Clasico once again.
 

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Wow, I don't know how I missed this the first go around, stunning shots.

Thanks watchman for digging this one out. :)
 
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