Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/01/20

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Subject: [Leica] Three tries at one image
From: r.s.taylor at (Richard S. Taylor)
Date: Thu Jan 20 16:21:57 2005
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Chandos - If #3 had the violinist's face sharp, I'd go for that one 
but since it does not #2 is my choice.  I really like the motion of 
the bow and violin in #3.   It's the most dynamic by far.

>The other night I exposed about 30 frames at ISO 800 with the Olympus
>E1, in part because I'm trying to capture something I see every day and
>in part because I'm messing around with an all digital workflow.  These
>were made with the Zuiko 11-22/2.8-3.5, at the focal length of 22.  They
>were exposed at 1/20-1/30 @ 3.5 and mildly cropped to reduce the clutter
>in the room.
>I experimenting with PhaseOne's Capture Pro for RAW conversion into
>PhotoShop 7 (which I still use); B&W conversion with Fred Miranda's PS
>plug in.  The tonal range on these images is spectacular, except for the
>predictable blown spectral highlights around lighting sources.
>I found it tough going to get reasonably sharp results at this shutter
>speed and where there's a lot of movement (here's where one distinctly
>feels the absence of fast Leica glass and why I pant for Zuiko's
>soon-to-be-released fast normal prime), but I'm curious, do *any* of
>these final-cut images work?
>Leica Users Group.
>See for more information


Boston MA

Replies: Reply from bdcolen at (B. D. Colen) ([Leica] Three tries at one image)
In reply to: Message from chandos at (Chandos Michael Brown) ([Leica] Three tries at one image)