Last update 25-01 -> 13atman presents Cinema of life series : Taiwan edition

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  1. 13atman

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    Nicely done.

    What was your setup?
     
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    Thanks, just A7 + SEL1635Z.

    While I regret not being able to pack a more comprehensive kit, being forced to use one lens was pretty refreshing.
     
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    Great photos. I love Taiwan, can't wait to go back later this year.
     
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    Digging the panoramic aspect ratio, great set!:thumbup:
     
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    Same! This was my first time to Taiwan, planning to go again at end of this year :)



    Thanks :) I'll put up a few more later. Was going for the cinematic feel, as if it was out of a movie.
     
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    that first photo, is that the street near that huge night market??

    also, taiwan is the most under-rated country in asia
     
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    There's many night markets actually, the one pictured I'm not sure of the road it's on but its a 1 min walk down the road from

    Ceaser park hotel, Kenting (Pingtung)



    This hotel. The hotel itself is 10/10. The night market is so-so. You can do a lap of it in about 20 minutes while eating. We had the fried-oreos, grass jelly drink, dagwood dog (didn't want to think of what was in those sausages), wood fire pizza and custard pancakes.

    And most under-rated country is right!
     
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    What's so great about it? Is it like Hong Kong?
     
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    people are nice, food is damned good, getting around is easy, it's crowded but not too crowded, quite cheap to stay there.. the list goes on and on
     
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    ^ Pretty much this.

    The food, the people, the interesting cultural background (Taiwan's struggle for independence, Taiwanese aboriginals, and Taiwan's history with Japan), the landscape (mountain and sea), the public transport system etc.

    I've never been to Hong Kong so can't comment. It's a million times better than mainland China though.

    Also if you're there to look for cheap prices on authentic branded goods or camera goods, you're going to have a bad time.
     
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    i'm liking these. The 2nd last is a peach. :)
     
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    Nice photos.

    Did you do much post editing cus the colours are really vivid. How do you get that affect?
     
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    It looks to be gradient mapping but I could be wrong.
     
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    I do like the framing. 5, 6 and 7 are my picks.
     
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    Thanks guys :)




    I did play with some gradient filters in lightroom but mostly used VSCO as a base then just tweaked from there. I will admit I am a lazy tog :c

    The framing was done in ps cc.
     
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    I really like them, the second last one (1632) is really fantastic. From on a mountain I guess?

    My only critique would be as a set they are tiny bit up and down in the contrast/saturation. Some are quite vivid and punchy (southern point) whilst others are much lower contrast (2032). To my eye this makes it a little less aesthetic pleasing.
     
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    Love the shots and processing. :thumbup: Looks very much like what you'd find in a movie.
     
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    HK is an interesting destination, but the food in Taiwan is better if you ask me, and the people are more friendly.
     

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