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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Stand of Tulips with M8 & 35 Sumicron ASPH
From: len-1 at (Leonard Taupier)
Date: Tue Feb 20 06:32:06 2007
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Very nice Adam. You got the contrast and the saturation of the red  
tulip just right. And I like the one flower standing out among the rest.


On Feb 19, 2007, at 2:22 PM, Adam Bridge wrote:

> I have a favorite bit of garden down the street from me about a mile.
> The owners of this corner do wonderful things over the course of the
> year some of which I've posted here in the past.
> Saturday I had the M8 and my camera bag so I stopped on the way back
> from the grocery store and worked the site.
> This one is with a 35mm sumicron, shot wide open. I had this
> impressionistic idea when I sat down, maybe it's that image of poppy
> fields. I also tried a Noctilux but to shoot wide open I'd have had to
> use a neutral density filter and I don't have one to fit the Noct -
> although now I'm going to invest in one! I also shot with a 90mm which
> gave informative results but nothing I wanted to post. Learning to use
> these will be fun.
> I bought this lens from a forum member who didn't like the bokah but I
> think it works here...
> <>
> Processed in the new Lightroom 1.0 and PS3 (although I'm deleting that
> one from my desktop system because it REALLY screws things up and for
> some reason Lightroom won't let me open any other helper application
> for image editing than PS3...shame on that puppy! I'll write a bug
> report to Adobe...yada yada yada).
> Anyway - your thoughts would be appreciated.
> Adam
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