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Due to adverse weather conditions (albeit not as bad as some) I haven't been out much so this is another view over Greenwich from half way up the hill taken a couple of weeks ago. Given a bit of a desaturation treatment and touch of sepia just because I liked the look. Smile

I'm awaiting a new Canon 40mm 2.8 pancake lens which is a reasonable price as looks quite handy. I think I'm going to try a few trips out using just that one lens as soon as it stops raining. I find a 50mm lens a bit too long but the size of the 40mm (rather nearer a 35mm which I can't afford) means I can just pop it into a bag on my DSLR. Of course I don't need it, but it got good write-ups.

Chris SmileSmileSmile

Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:15.0-85.0 mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:15 Dec 2012 - 1:09 PM
Focal Length:53mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/4000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Greenwich Again
Username:SlowSong SlowSong
Uploaded:28 Dec 2012 - 12:40 PM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, General, Landscape / travel, Photo journalism


Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 12:45 PM

That is an attractive tone, especially for a cityscape such as this.

nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 1:00 PM

I like the treatment, looks nice.Smile

CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 1:18 PM

Very well presented, Chris, like it very much. Carol

Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 1:30 PM

Nicely framed and processed.....Sandy

cats_123 e2 Member 104250 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 1:31 PM

like the tones Smile

Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 1:41 PM

Useing the sepia added to the shot.

WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41122 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 2:00 PM

An unusual view from this 'neck of the woods', given the 60s treatment. Looks good, Chris.


prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 2:42 PM

Well presented in sepia tone.

AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 4:31 PM

I like the look of this too, reminds of an old postcard.

Now, Chris, if you had bought the EM-5 you could have gone out in the rain with it.

I stupidly reset the camera the other day and have spent 1 hr this morning getting the settings right again. Then, on dpreview.com I found a whole thread with real photos showing how to get the most of the camera! Whoppee


rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 4:39 PM

A very good personal view Chris ( many thanks for your input on my London stuff, most appreciated !!) Recognisable indeed !!

AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 5:45 PM

The toning works very well on this fine view. Good luck with your new lens.

bliba  9 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 3:05 AM

excellent treatment

very well done



pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
29 Dec 2012 - 6:14 AM

interesting view...

ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 9:27 AM

I love the processing, Chris. It looks like one of them old photographs Smile


29 Dec 2012 - 3:23 PM

The house I grew up in was just off the right-hand side of the image! I've always loved Greenwich and you've given an image that accentuates that, a great image Chris!
Regards Maggie

TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 4:20 PM

A very fine capture, Chris Smile Think you've got a long wait for better weather, I don't think it's ever going to stop raining! Sad
Trev Smile

30 Dec 2012 - 1:18 AM

Great shot, I like the use of the branches breaking up the sky, almost like forks of lightning.


Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2012 - 11:35 AM

Beautiful vista with lovely composition and processing.

RockArea e2 Member 8RockArea vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2012 - 9:50 PM

A lovely image. It looks great with lots of detail and your treatment works very well.

Wishing you all the best for 2013


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