Urca (Rio de Janeiro)

Discussion in 'Sony E-Mount (incl. NEX, A7, A7R, A3000) Forum' started by Rafael Lopes, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Rafael Lopes

    Rafael Lopes SC Regular

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    NEX5 with zoom kit lens

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  2. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

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    RAF, your really nailing it with the Nex.
    Those would be stunning prints....
     
  3. Ray Sachs

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    Really lovely subtle lighting and colors. I'd love to see these larger because they're such beautiful scenes as well.

    -Ray
     
  4. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member Subscribing Member

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    You have captured some wonderful light in these.
     
  5. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer S.C. Charter Member

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    Beautifully subtle images here, really lovely :)
     
  6. Luckypenguin

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    Great images. Love the processing.
     
  7. BBW

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    Rafael, beautiful scenes of the harbor and mountain tops.
     
  8. andrewh973

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    The panoramic of the harbor (third from top) is lovely. It gives a real sense of time and place.
     
  9. olli

    olli Super Moderator Emeritus

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    Beautiful pictures. Just one suggestion - you might want to straighten some of the images a little to get rid of the slope.
     
  10. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

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    Wow, those are some nice photos Rafael! Brings back lots of memories. I grew up not too far from there, in Flamengo. Used to live in the high rise right next to the former presidential palace. Our windows overlooked the palace's gardens, and I used to play there as a child.
     
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  11. BBW

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    You used to play in the palace garden's? Now that is impressive, Armando!:th_salute:
     
  12. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

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    I guess I need to emphasize the word former presidential palace!

    By the time we moved into the high rise, the capital of Brazil had already been moved from Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia for about 20 years. So the palace was turned into a museum. It was at this palace that President Vargas killed himself back in the 1950's. I enjoyed playing in the garden because they had several old artillery pieces, and I'd play imaginary battles. I also enjoyed watching the ducks in the ponds.
     
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  13. BBW

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    Aw, that's cute Armando...and thank you for the clarification. That's how rumors can get started...first it's G.A.S. and then it's royalty!:tongue:
     
  14. Rafael Lopes

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    Thanks everybody for the very kind comments.
     
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  15. Rafael Lopes

    Rafael Lopes SC Regular

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    Armando, aquela região é realmente linda. Você é um cara privilegiado em ter tido essa linda vista tão perto...eu moro no Humaitá (gosto bastante, mas não é um dos marcos da cidade).

    Armando, that region is truly beautiful. You're a lucky guy to have had this beautiful view so close to you...I live in the Humaitá neighborhood (which I really like but it's not one of Rio's landmarks)
     
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  16. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

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    Obrigado Rafael! And thanks for translating it to English! Meu Portugues esta totalmente enferrujado!
     
  17. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

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    But I AM royalty! The King of GAS! LOL!