A Morning View

Discussion in 'Portrait' started by Duane Pandorf, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. Duane Pandorf

    Duane Pandorf SC Top Veteran

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    Apr 25, 2011
    Western NC
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    Leica M-E, Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 pre-ASPH​
     
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  2. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer ~@¿@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    Ahhhh... beautiful shot!
     
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  3. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    Jack
    Super nice one Duane! Lovely photo from both a technical and subject standpoint! Where is this at?
     
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  4. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    Duane, I had a look at your travel blog, some lovely pics there especially the b & w GXR ones you took in Madrid. How did you find that experience in comparison to your Leica ? Just wondering whether to keep my GXR and try the Summilux on it at some point ( if I ever find a cheap A12 unit, still pricey here)
     
  5. Duane Pandorf

    Duane Pandorf SC Top Veteran

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    Apr 25, 2011
    Western NC
    The view from the 18th floor of the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego looking to the south with the Coronado Bridge in the background.
     
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  6. Duane Pandorf

    Duane Pandorf SC Top Veteran

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    Apr 25, 2011
    Western NC
    There was really nothing wrong with the GXR and Leica Summicron 35mm lens (50mm FOV). But that was as fast and wide as I was going to get with the cropped sensor.

    I'm still trying to justify the expense involved moving to the Leica M-E as its just a hobby. But I'm find the rangefinder focusing experience much more pleasurable than looking through an EVF.
     
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  7. pniev

    pniev Student for life

    Jun 10, 2013
    Beautiful shot.
     
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  8. biglouis

    biglouis SC Veteran

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    Aug 4, 2013
    Superb shot! Wonderful luminance.

    LouisB
     
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  9. Totally agree
     
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  10. ajramirez

    ajramirez SC All-Pro

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    Antonio
    Superb shot, Duane!
     
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  11. drd1135

    drd1135 SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
    You just nailed that one. The ethereal quality of the city against the sharp lines of the window and clarity of the women just works so well.
     
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  12. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Wonderful image quality, Duane and it looks as though it was lovely evening for you and yours.
     
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  13. Duane Pandorf

    Duane Pandorf SC Top Veteran

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    Apr 25, 2011
    Western NC
    Thank you BB. We had a great 5 days in San Diego. Went to my favorite Navy squadron's 40th reunion and got to see some friends I hadn't seen since then. Plus my daughter lives out there and spent all day Sunday with her. I believe the photo above reflects intimacy and mood that weekend provided my bride and I.
     
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  14. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    That's wonderful, Duane! Yes, the mood does show beautifully.