Sydney at Night (Added One More)

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  1. fuller2002

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    Went in last night for something to do, (I live 1 hr out) probably the most over shot city/locations, but i haven't shot it yet so it was new for me. Also it was bloody windy as hell, which made things difficult and very cold :mad: C&C welcome

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  2. J.J.

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    Those are really nice pics. What PP have you done to them ?
     
  3. MR CHILLED

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    Wow.....very nice! Probably the best I have seen of sydney on these forums. I do particularly like the brown sky.

    First shot is just glorious.
     
  4. JamalH

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    Awesome stuff mate, what camera did you use?
     
  5. two40

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    nice pics mate. i like the warm feel to them but prefer 4.
     
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    Love the coathanger shot :tongue::thumbup:
     
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    Thanks JJ, i shot them in RAW, i use the EOS utility to import and correct any white balance issues, then i transfer to Photoshop CS3 where i apply
    adjustment layers such as contrast/brightness, Colour balance and Levels, then i do an Unsharp mask and thats about it really, for number 3 there was actually a warning sign on the wooden rail which i removed, it was really distracting IMO, i used the clone stamp tool to remove that.

    Thanks Chilled, really appreciate the kind words :)

    As two40 pointed out i was using a 450D with the EF-S 55-250mm and a remote shutter release which is a must for me

    Thanks two40, yeah i did go for a warmer WB i quite like the effect too.

    :p Thanks, it was so bloody cold and blowing so hard i was surprised i was able to get that shot.
     
  8. !nsane

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    Gday mate,

    Love the composition, PP, lighting,

    just found on pics 1 and 2 that my eyes really disliked the slight bluriness of the pic? not sure if its the lens or what but it just seems slightly OOF.. could be the JPEG compression also possibly...
     
  9. Pork_Roll

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    where are the pedestrians ?
     
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    Thanks, with number 1 it was REALLY hard to get a sharp image, its extremely windy and i was in at 98mm IRC. Number two was very sharp so i think it might be the compression or the upload that caused that.

    Two cold and windy for normal people :Paranoid:
     
  11. !nsane

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    either way, I would be happy to put most of these on my wall, so good work :)
     
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    Thank you, everyones kind comments really help to drive me further. :)
     
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    Dig the light on #4 - good work.
     
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    1 looks a little soft

    4 FTW :thumbup::thumbup:

    Great set all round
     
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    Very nice. I like how they look so desolate and empty.

    I think #4 is a little crooked - heavy on the right. Just needs a little nudge back to be perfect.
     
  16. Slug69

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    Those were pretty good considering how windy it was. I know, I live here!

    Well done.
     
  17. Juggs

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    just the mood im looking for for 2 prints in my home theatre room

    no 2 and 3 anyway i could get them in high res to print and frame?
     
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    Yeah sure, what size do you want?
     

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