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Bjørn Rørslett

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May 2018
« on: May 01, 2018, 00:14:25 »
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Re: May 2018
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2018, 15:00:30 »
As mentioned in April, the Lilac is a few weeks early now, and also the 'Golden Rain' is making efforts to blossom early.

The Lilac is very white this year, with some extra postproc. emphasize is on  the color and the contrast with the sky and sun.

Given the distance to the blossom the  Nikkor 200/2 is very suitable in giving the expression needed.


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Re: May 2018
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2018, 17:39:33 »
May 1

Clematis montana



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Re: May 2018
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2018, 19:15:52 »
great light and colors, very interesting rendering, Fons
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Re: May 2018
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2018, 19:45:38 »
The view from my new office quarters, on the first day of May. The fresh snowfall promised for today by the Weather Service did not manifest itself,  but we had torrential rain instead.

False-colour IR with the Fuji S5Pro and Nikkor 35mm f/1.4. Silkypix 8.20 for the RAF processing. A typical  Norwegian bilberry-spruce forest on dry ground as indicated by the presence of Heather.

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Re: May 2018
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2018, 19:55:42 »
great light and colors, very interesting rendering, Fons

Take the niikkor 55/1.2 outside in and among the shrubs and plants very short focal distance handheld @f/1.2, light windy condition, photoshop straight, neutral conversion.
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Re: May 2018
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2018, 20:02:26 »
Today I was out with my photoclub to photograph at a motocross arena, in order to improve our skills.
Rainy and around 8 centigrade :(

Nice picture Fons, can't see the wind ;)

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Re: May 2018
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2018, 20:06:32 »
The view from my new office quarters, on the first day of May. The fresh snowfall promised for today by the Weather Service did not manifest itself,  but we had torrential rain instead.

False-colour IR with the Fuji S5Pro and Nikkor 35mm f/1.4. Silkypix 8.20 for the RAF processing. A typical  Norwegian bilberry-spruce forest on dry ground as indicated by the presence of Heather.

lovely palette

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Re: May 2018
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2018, 20:07:39 »
As mentioned in April, the Lilac is a few weeks early now, and also the 'Golden Rain' is making efforts to blossom early.

The Lilac is very white this year, with some extra postproc. emphasize is on  the color and the contrast with the sky and sun.

Given the distance to the blossom the  Nikkor 200/2 is very suitable in giving the expression needed.

strange colours really

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Re: May 2018
« Reply #9 on: May 01, 2018, 20:08:14 »
Today I was out with my photoclub to photograph at a motocross arena, in order to improve our skills.
Rainy and around 8 centigrade :(

Nice picture Fons, can't see the wind ;)

Nailed that one Bent

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Re: May 2018
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2018, 20:10:30 »
strange colours really
Yes, indeed. As if the original light pink colours were washed out...  (like in this example https://www.directplant.nl/tuintips/sering-soorten-en-verzorging/)

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Re: May 2018
« Reply #11 on: May 01, 2018, 20:15:39 »
Looks like some deficiency, lack of minerals, potash and phosphor, acid conditions of the soil inhibits growth, better mulch the soil with some low nitrogen compost yearly.

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Re: May 2018
« Reply #12 on: May 02, 2018, 02:44:11 »
Beautiful images

Today was a day for a light compact photo walk by myself - v1 + 10mm
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Re: May 2018
« Reply #13 on: May 02, 2018, 07:16:24 »
Nice street scene under the flamboyant (Delonix regia) canopy, Armando

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Re: May 2018
« Reply #14 on: May 02, 2018, 08:43:12 »
Strikingly red!   :D
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