A&P i'm not pissed off anymore v. ATL skyline 2nd try

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  1. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    Definitely turned out much better tonight!

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    and an HDR attempt

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  2. Dwight Schrute

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    Night and day difference (no pun intended).

    What'd you do differently?
     
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    iDrive OTAP crew. Muradadog crew. GO GATORS!

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    I like the pictures. The street lights (that are close) are a bit distracting though.
     
  4. xenon supra

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    took off the UV filter :mamoru:

    shot at 100 ISO instead of 400 ISO (i knew that already, i just had it on 400 ISO by accident :doh:)

    I did my best to work around them, they are in pretty gay locations for taking pictures :greddy:
     
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    this is reason #1 I refuse to use a UV filter on any of my lenses.

    Nice shots!

    I like the comp. of the first one and the HDR the best (same shot, right?)

    can't decide which version I like better though... For print, prolly the hdr...
     
  6. xenon supra

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    yes the first and last are the same - I didn't love the HDR, but i figured they are always fun to do.
     
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    Much nicer! :bigthumb:
     
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    damn, good job. :cool:
     
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    :bigthumb:

    though the HDR one would only be cool if you're on acid
     
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    Thats wanting me to go find a good spot in Houston to do the same thing. :cool:
     
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    do eet, big cities ftw! not everyone can step outside and have such amazing views!! this was 1.5 miles away from where i live, and i never knew about it until yesterday. best view in Atlanta!!!!
     
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    Way better than the first try. I'm not diggin the yellow tint of the light coming from the street lights though :dunno:

    I'm also not a fan of the car light trails, but that's just me. where could you go to just get the cityscape without the freeway and shit?
     
  14. xenon supra

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    I'd have to look around some more.

    I think it would look better with more traffic, it was a pretty dead night. I'll have to try it again on a weeknight, maybe the night of a braves game or something. :dunno:

    thanks for the comments
     
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    Yeah, that would work better. :cool:
     
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    another HDR (still practicing and learning the hdr program, any tips from anyone?)

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    christ technicolor :barf:
     
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    also, make sure you have a sturdy tripod, use mirror lock up, dont use f22.
     
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    and remove your neckstrap if there is any wind
     
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    if you dont have a remote set a delay on the shutter too.
     
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    why not
     
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    because it will hurt your sharpness, require even longer exposure times (potentially more noise or chance of something bumping the camera) and make the lights look like shit.
     
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    You get crazy diffraction with an aperture that small.
     
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    Nice!
     

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