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Cheers. It was taken with my phone (pixel 3 XL) and edited with snapseed. And i have to say i'm really impressed with the camera on this phone and Snapseed is still the best phone photo editor i've used. 

 

You can set up scenes till the cows come home, but being in the right place at the right time and just sticking the camera up always get the best shots :D

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"Heroes never die!"

Winter Lights in the pissing rain.  Made me think of Mercy from Overwatch.  Raindrops on the lens look quite nice imo. 

 

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Blakesley Hall in Birmingham. 

 

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Did I post this one already?  Kinda like that I got busted going for a candid shot. :lol:

 

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Snow Hill station in Birmingham.  (well, the sidings, I was at work)  Straight out of camera jpeg. 

 

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Floodgate Street, Birmingham. 

 

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David Bowie paste up, Birmingham. 

 

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Neon of Soho.  Another straight out of camera jpeg. 

 

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Some bloke having a smoke outside the Mailbox, Birmingham. 

 

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One of the buildings near London Bridge.  Was hoping to get some sunset shots from the Sky Garden on Fenchurch Street but about an hour before I was due in the cloud cover hit 100% and it started pissing down.  Some of the buildings with the lights on in the January gloom looked nice though. 

 

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Shoreditch graffiti.  One of the side streets off of Brick Lane. 

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All shot while in the Medina de Marrakech yesterday. 

 

 

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It’s been a while since I’ve used my DSLR. I thought it was interesting that my workflow has gone from Shoot RAW > 9000 hours in Lightroom > Export to Shoot JPEG > Edit on iOS using Snapseed. 

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On 26/01/2019 at 13:02, HarryBizzle said:

All shot while in the Medina de Marrakech yesterday. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get much grief? When I was out there I got shouted at and all sorts... they fucking hate photographers.... I ended up finding a side alley, standing in it and photographing people as they walked past... or used my lcd and shot without holding the camera up....

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2 minutes ago, PopeSmokesDope said:

 

Get much grief? When I was out there I got shouted at and all sorts... they fucking hate photographers.... I ended up finding a side alley, standing in it and photographing people as they walked past... or used my lcd and shot without holding the camera up....

 

I don’t think people like having their photos taken. The Medina is particularly bad in that nothing is free. Apparently you should ask permission and offer some money if you want to take someone’s photo. Didn’t have any issues taking photos of shops, though. 

 

The Medina itself is interesting but I found it very stressful. Constant heckling and sales pitches. 

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My fleaBayed Fuji XF 90mm F2 (135mm equivalent) arrived this morning. Took a picture of a bird out the front window, christ almighty this lens!

 

100% crop.

 

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Plymouth aquarium

 

I went to the aquarium yesterday in Plymouth. It was really difficult to get any decent shots due to a combination of poor light, moving subjects and the fact that my autofocus kept on focusing on the tanks' glass as opposed to what were actually in the tanks. This was the only half decent one, but the high ISO and JPEG compression has led to quite a lot of artifacts that I'm not happy with.

 

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4 hours ago, Jamie John said:

I went to the aquarium yesterday in Plymouth. It was really difficult to get any decent shots due to a combination of poor light, moving subjects and the fact that my autofocus kept on focusing on the tanks' glass as opposed to what were actually in the tanks. This was the only half decent one, but the high ISO and JPEG compression has led to quite a lot of artifacts that I'm not happy with.

 

 

I had a similar experience when visiting the London Aquarium last year. In the end I converted a couple I liked into arty-farty black and white versions as I thought they looked better that way.

 

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Out there somewhere by fishyfish_arcade, on Flickr

 

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Beyond the cosmos by fishyfish_arcade, on Flickr

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And a trip to london with my lad to help him do his photography homework.

 

This is my work.

 

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London icons by julian bowdidge, on Flickr

 

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Obsidian surfer by julian bowdidge, on Flickr

 

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London 2019 full by julian bowdidge, on Flickr

 

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OXO tower London by julian bowdidge, on Flickr

 

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Shiny metal money by julian bowdidge, on Flickr

 

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Thrusting Tate spire by julian bowdidge, on Flickr

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Finally managed to get out with the camera and get a decent set of shots again - made it to the mountains for some good hikes the previous two Saturdays.

 

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From summer to winter...

 

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From summer to winter...

 

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From summer to winter...

 

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From summer to winter...

 

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From summer to winter...

 

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From summer to winter...

 

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From summer to winter...

 

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From summer to winter...

 

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On 27/01/2019 at 01:34, Naysonymous said:

 

 

Sky Garden a couple of days ago, when it was absolutely pissing it down.  Surprised how well it turned out considering the light was so crap.  Handheld 100mm APS-C, ten minutes before sunset, through a window. Horizontal rain probably helps mask a bit of the noise in the photo I guess. 

 

 

How  did you get on up there? Just booked myself and a mate in for 2 weeks time... 

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It was pretty good. I'd been up before too. I think the main things you need to know is that you have to queue to get in, it can be 15-20 minutes if it's busy (ie sunset) and they have airport style x-rays, you have to put your bag through the scanner and walk through a metal detector. You can take a tripod in but they won't let you use it. They don't appear to give a shit about Gorillapod style things or light modifiers.  There is a balcony overlooking the river, you can see south, east and west from there. There are east and west facing windows too so you get good views of Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf and St Paul's. You can see Wembley stadium on a clear day. The view north is crap as all the lines of sight are obscured by the Gherkin. You can get a beer and some food up there if you want. 

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