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Dreamer by cristynel


Love it!

By: cristynel

Scream, studio work by Radian75

Scream, studio work

Excellent photo! Would love to see more! Smile

By: Radian75

A little bit of Macro work by brian1208

A little bit of Macro work

10 is incredibly good! Very impressive set.

By: brian1208

Mother & Daughter by optik

Mother & Daughter

Really great image, I think this is a really special image.

By: optik

Lucy Autumn by joshwa

Lucy Autumn

Hi, thanks, yes it's at f/1.4 cheers Josh

By: joshwa

Lady In Red by cyrilsquirrel

Lady In Red

Very good, love the glow, hope you upload more Smile

By: cyrilsquirrel

Fall Into Fashion by GregorP

Fall Into Fashion

Very nice photo, however, I personally would have preferred a bit more detail in the skin.

By: GregorP

1896 villa, Levin by paulknight

1896 villa, Levin

Interesting coincidence, I used to live in Levin when a child.

By: paulknight

Here you have me! by PacoDeLucia

Here you have me!

Would love to see more

By: PacoDeLucia

TIA by buxton


Excellent photo - very very good, excellent processing, and overall excellent. I'd imagine she'd be very pleased with this.

By: buxton

Resting on Enemy line... by anand_lepcha

Resting on Enemy line...

Great title, and plenty of detail Smile

By: anand_lepcha

Clown with a heart by Petemoyes

Clown with a heart

That's quite disturbing! I like it! The foreground and the wall seem to blend into one, and it almost seems as though the debris on the ground is part of the graffiti!

By: Petemoyes

Lucy Shoot by joshwa

Lucy Shoot

Smile Thanks for the comments - the biggest motivator for me in using some of these old lenses for portraits is that I've been able to pick up an Olympus 50mm f/1.4 OM lens and a Minolta 58mm f/1.4 Rokkor lens for 5 each (some results from the 58mm lens here). Certainly makes them much more attainable, compared to a modern day version of the lens, for example the recent 58mm f/1.4 lens released is around 1600!

Another aspect I'm looking at is lens flare - where the model actually likes the look of it - and with modern lenses they tend to do everything possible to avoid lens flare. I haven't uploaded any recent examples or really got any shots (yet) that particularly demonstrate that, but it's something that I'm hoping will look good Smile

edit - the Helios lens came with a Zenit camera that I probably picked up for around 5.

By: joshwa

Lucy Shoot 3 by joshwa

Lucy Shoot 3

Thanks, the versions are uploaded now, cheers.

By: joshwa

The Naked Truth by DeLone

The Naked Truth

Excellent photo, simply brilliant!!

By: DeLone

Fine Glass Worker, Venice by joshwa

Fine Glass Worker, Venice

Thanks, I've just spotted the flame he is using. Smile I guess you lose that in black and white.

By: joshwa

Glitter by rogercharlesphotography



By: rogercharlesphotography

The Hermitage, near Perth by joshwa

The Hermitage, near Perth

Quote: Wow, amazing colours and light. Its beautiful. Is this tweaked at all?

Hi, not a lot, I just warmed it up a little bit to make it look more like the scene I remembered. I may have increased the contrast slightly.
I've added the original into the D7100 review.

By: joshwa

laura by NEWMANP


I like it, but being familiar with the location Wink I think the scale looks a bit wrong.


Inside the oven by ZanetaFrenn

Inside the oven

That is quite simply perfect! I love it!

By: ZanetaFrenn

Graceful by K4TIE


An impressive shot! Very colourful little creature!


Cansen by aphonie


^ what Niknut said! Excellent highlights in the eyes.

By: aphonie

Christmas Lights by joshwa

Christmas Lights

Thanks for the comments (and modifications). It's a lens we've borrowed Smile

By: joshwa

Katy Cee - boudoir (natural light) by BarrieSpence

Katy Cee - boudoir (natural light)

Really great photo - very appealing.

By: BarrieSpence

Victoria by garth01


I love it!

By: garth01

Mr Blue by Angi_Wallace

Mr Blue

Love the colour! I think you've chosen those colours on purpose Wink

By: Angi_Wallace

Bee on marigold by nutmeg66

Bee on marigold

Excellent colour - it really stands out!

By: nutmeg66

Stacey by indemnity


This is stunning!

By: indemnity

Harvey Portrait by YoBellzaa

Harvey Portrait

Great photo, very good control of DOF.

By: YoBellzaa