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Post Options Post Options   Quote Jozioau Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 February 2019 at 11:43
Sashi, James, thanks for the feedback. I do enjoy the fisheye for its sweeping field of view, and if it's held centred to the horizon the amount of peripheral curvature is more limited, whereas if it's heavily tilted, the curves are exaggerated. Fun to experiment with. I also love the compactness, and the f2.8 max. aperture for dark architectural interiors although some stopping down brings better sharpness and image quality. This entire shoot was at f5.6.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote clk230 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 February 2019 at 04:21
That's a good challenge you've set yourself Joe. It's #8 and #17 for me. TFS!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote skm.sa100 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 February 2019 at 03:55
A fish-eye is a bit of a challenge to use and you've done well. I like these.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Jozioau Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 February 2019 at 02:23
Headed into the city by train with my a99ii and Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye, and here are some of the photos I got.
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1. The default preoccupation of every train traveller.
Screen time on the move by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Elizabeth Street crossing, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Degraves Street, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Block Arcade, Collins Street, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Block Arcade entrance, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Galleria Milan inspired Block Arcade, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Block Arcade dome, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Block Arcade hub, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Block Arcade Elizabeth Street wing, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Block Place, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Block Place cafe, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Gog and Magog, Royal Arcade, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Royal Arcade, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Bourke Street from Royal Arcade entrance, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Former GPO, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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GPO steps, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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H & M store, former GPO, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Collins Street entrance, Block Arcade, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Flinders Street Station, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Flinders Street at dusk, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Incoming train, Flinders Street station, Melbourne by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

Thanks for looking.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote clk230 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 February 2019 at 09:32
Reflections on St Kilda marina

#1 Bow


#2 Sterns


#3 Pontoons


#4 Storage


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Post Options Post Options   Quote clk230 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 February 2019 at 03:56
Very nice Joe, love the seaside sunset theme to this set of images. The mirror works well on the 99II. I especially like #5. TFS
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Jozioau Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 February 2019 at 03:08
Good to see this thread being added to.
Here are a few more from me, all a99ii with Minolta 500mm f8 reflex, posted previously in open views, but they do belong here as well:

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Bayside grandeur, Brighton by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Checking the fishing gear, Brighton by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Art Deco apartments by the sea, Brighton by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Fishing off the breakwater, Brighton by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Bows, Brighton marina by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Brighton bathing boxes, Dendy Street beach by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Pier fishers and strollers, Brighton by Joe Lewit, on Flickr

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Brighton pier, breakwater and marina by Joe Lewit, on Flickr
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Post Options Post Options   Quote waldo_posth Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 February 2019 at 22:44
Same with me - missed it, too.

I love the gallery and Rialto shots! Great photography!

TFS, James!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 February 2019 at 19:47
Had missed this before, but it is a very nice series with #3 well deserved in the weekly exhibition! TFS James
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Post Options Post Options   Quote clk230 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 February 2019 at 06:31
...and a few from a walk in the central business district.

#1 530 Collins St


#2 Rialto triangle


#3 Rialto stairs


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Post Options Post Options   Quote Jozioau Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 February 2019 at 11:01
Wonderful shots from the NGV. Its stellar collection was built upon the Felton Bequest through which over 15,000 major artworks have been acquired with a value in today's currency of over AU$2 billion.
Usually photos from the NGV are wide views highlighting its bold modern architecture, but these are more detail studies, of which my favourite is #3.




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Post Options Post Options   Quote clk230 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 February 2019 at 08:48
National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is the oldest and most visited gallery in Australia. The Gallery hosts a wide range of international and local artists, exhibitions, programs and events; from contemporary art to major international historic exhibitions, fashion and design, architecture, sound and dance. Founded in 1861, today the NGV holds the most significant collection of art in the region; a vast treasury of more than 70,000 works that span thousands of years and a wealth of ideas, disciplines and styles. (source www.ngv.vic.gov.au)

#1


#2


#3 The Girl


#4 The man in the hat


#5 The elevator


#6 Architecture Photography Exhibition


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Post Options Post Options   Quote Jozioau Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 January 2019 at 03:17
James,
Lovely to see these additions to the Cities: Melbourne thread.
Some of my favourite photographic 'go-to' locations in bayside St.Kilda where there's always plenty of colour and action to be found.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote clk230 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 January 2019 at 03:07
Active people in Melbourne

#1 Cycling along St Kilda foreshore


#2 Beach volleyball


#3 Skate boarding


#4 Skate boarding 2


#5 Windsurfing


#6 Kiteboarding


#7 Kiteboarding 2


#8 Cycling at M.O. Moran Reserve


#9 Walking at M.O. Moran Reserve


All NEX5
#1 Sony E 16mm f/2.8 with VCL-ECF2 fisheye converter
#3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Minolta MC Tele Rokkor-PF 135mm f/2.8
all others Sony E 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6
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