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Some pictures from Brazil with manual lenses

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Luiz Curcino, May 19, 2012.

  1. Luiz Curcino

    Luiz Curcino TalkEmount Veteran

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    Apr 27, 2012
    Uberlandia-MG Brasil
    Hello to all
    I am posting some pics to start my entry into this forum.
    Thanks to all

    Nex5N + Manual lens Helios 58/2 44M-7:
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    Ballet por Luiz Curcino, no Flickr

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    Ballet por Luiz Curcino, no Flickr

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    Ballet por Luiz Curcino, no Flickr

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    Ballet por Luiz Curcino, no Flickr
     
  2. Bolampau

    Bolampau TalkEmount Veteran

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    Apr 22, 2012
    Lincolnshire, England
    Paul
    Hi Luiz,
    great set of photos and they all look very sharp. Presumably the lighting was a challenge at times, what ISO were you working at?

    The exposures are spot on with good detail in the highlights and shadows. Well done!
    Cheers,
    Paul
     
  3. Luiz Curcino

    Luiz Curcino TalkEmount Veteran

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    Apr 27, 2012
    Uberlandia-MG Brasil
    Hi, Paul,

    I left the ISO on auto. Therefore ISO varied according to the light.
    Some photos came to ISO 3200, another 250.
    The noise Nex5N works well. Great little camera.
    Thanks
     
  4. dbmiller

    dbmiller TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Mar 2, 2012
    New England
    Love the colors in this set.
     
  5. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    wow I agree, very good pictures, that's why I love my nex5n and his great sensor, get a high performance in low light conditions.
     
  6. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Aug 6, 2011
    Wonderful ballet photos, Luiz.
     
  7. Luiz Curcino

    Luiz Curcino TalkEmount Veteran

    270
    Apr 27, 2012
    Uberlandia-MG Brasil
    Thank you guys for appreciating my photos.

    I finally got a decent wide angle lens for my Nex5N. The Voigtlander Super Wide 15mm f4.5 for Leica M. Now I can shoot angles more open landscapes and architectures. It is very small!

    Nex5N + Voigtlander 15mm f4.5
    The editing was a bit heavy but I liked ...

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  8. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand
    Great photos Luiz! Especially those photos of the dancers, expert timing with the shutter to capture beautiful facial expressions and dance posture. Wonderful timing, well done!
     
  9. Electric Shepherd

    Electric Shepherd TalkEmount Regular

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    May 12, 2012
    Leicestershire, U.K.
    Ben
    Agreed, I can't imagine that being especially easy to shoot. The results turned out great though!
     
  10. The ballet pictures are very good. Must have been difficult with the poor light and also the coloured stage lights make it hard to find the proper white balance.

    Greetings Rob V.
     
  11. Bolampau

    Bolampau TalkEmount Veteran

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    Apr 22, 2012
    Lincolnshire, England
    Paul
    Hi Luiz,
    I also like the photo of the dressmaker, the lighting on her face and hands is awesome!

    If it were me, I'd add a small amount of vignetting to the photo.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Paul
     
  12. Luiz Curcino

    Luiz Curcino TalkEmount Veteran

    270
    Apr 27, 2012
    Uberlandia-MG Brasil
    Hello everyone, thanks for the comments.

    Hello Paul, yes the first photo of the dressmaker deserved a little vignetting to improve the image. The second photo of the dressmaker I put a bit of vignetting to simulate the spotlight.
    Thanks for the comments.
    Greetings,
    Luiz Curcino
     
  13. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Some nice shots, nice lens.
     
  14. Luiz Curcino

    Luiz Curcino TalkEmount Veteran

    270
    Apr 27, 2012
    Uberlandia-MG Brasil
  15. Bolampau

    Bolampau TalkEmount Veteran

    276
    Apr 22, 2012
    Lincolnshire, England
    Paul
    Hi Luiz,
    I love the colours of the old bandstand but in my opinion the tree gets in the way!
    Cheers,
    Paul
     
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