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Haisbro
18th January 2008, 07:15 PM
This part of an image of the interior of Norwich Cathedral and i would like some feedback please. I used E3 and a 14-54 lens IS was on 1 and Graduation set to Auto ISO 200. 100% magnification from original. Observations please, i think it has a painterly quality which i like, but do you.


H
http://e-group.uk.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=90&stc=1&d=1200683831

E-P1 fan
18th January 2008, 10:08 PM
This is an interesting image which I wish didn't remind me of some of the 'effects' so beloved by some PS/PSP users.

However, having got that out of the way, and looking at it as - an image pure and simple - I think I might see what you are getting at.

It does capture some of the living softness of wood and stone. Pin sharpness might have pleased most people but the theatricality would be completely destroyed.

I think that's it - maybe not so much a painterly quality as a theatrical quality - a stage set, a background flat - designed to be viewed from a distance rather than minutely examined at close quarters.

Very much an image that evokes the spirit and age of the actual setting rather than simply replicating it clinically and accurately.

I like it.

Haisbro
19th January 2008, 10:05 AM
I have in the past done a bit of coloured pencil work and this is what i am reminded of when looking at the detail of the image. I have attached the original size image for information.

http://e-group.uk.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=91&stc=1&d=1200736850

I am planning to go back to the Cathedral and do some further testing of this graduation feature on different settings etc.

H

E-P1 fan
19th January 2008, 10:11 AM
It's a good result I think. Used creatively and sparingly it really does give a different type of image. I'll be interested to see the results of your experiments.

Give my love to the cathedral too :)

Haisbro
19th January 2008, 10:34 AM
They do serve a nice cup of coffee and carrot cake in the new Refectory, they charge 3 if you want to take photographs and of course it can be just a place to chill and contemplate. I started to talk to a chap who seemed to be in a position in the cathedral and he was talking about a OM1N he picked up for 30. I showed him some images i had taken that day and without the use of a tripod and the one of the cockerel on top of the spire caused his jaw to drop. I think he he might be buying a E510!




http://e-group.uk.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=92&stc=1&d=1200738703

H

E-P1 fan
19th January 2008, 11:39 AM
Cathedrals seems to specialise in carrot cake. Worcester's is good, as is Ely, Hereford and Winchester too :)

The link didn't work H. Can you check it. I'm Interested to see it as I personally have issues with sharpness when hand-holding my E-1 and the IS on the E-3 is something that instinctively appeals.

Haisbro
19th January 2008, 11:54 AM
Here is the original size image.

http://e-group.uk.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=93&stc=1&d=1200743594

H

E-P1 fan
19th January 2008, 01:25 PM
Sorry H I thought you were meaning the hand-held shot of the cockrel :)

Haisbro
19th January 2008, 01:36 PM
This image was taken handheld using E3 50-200 + EC20


http://e-group.uk.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=94&stc=1&d=1200749644

That's it i'm off to the football!

H

E-P1 fan
19th January 2008, 04:27 PM
You've got a steady hand there H.

Football - aha that'll be against Leicester then good luck

Haisbro
19th January 2008, 10:44 PM
I wish the forwards at the game were as sharp as the IS and Zuiko glass.

A 0-0 slaughter

H

E-P1 fan
19th January 2008, 11:19 PM
oops - yes I saw the result.

I seem to remember mooring up near Carrow Road once - in a Broads boat.

Never mind - at least you got a point :)

Is Delia still involved?

Haisbro
20th January 2008, 05:25 PM
At least we didn't lose, tough times for Delia as Peter Grant as manager didn't work out and the Board got a lot of grief from fans who think they have a divine right for success. Roeder is a Premiership manager in the Championship, how long can we keep him?

Does this thread still count towards a HLD 2 :D

H

E-P1 fan
20th January 2008, 05:51 PM
Glen Roeder I assume?:)

Haisbro
20th January 2008, 08:03 PM
Yes, they are thinking of name a highway after him already, Carrow Roeder :D

H

E-P1 fan
20th January 2008, 08:21 PM
OMG :eek::eek::eek::eek: