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Day Prime 2019 - Event Date: 01 January 2019 - 30 December 2019

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And continuing with "Day 20":

20.1 - "Schloss Nymphenburg"

a7 + SMC Pentax-M 20/4



20.2 - "Schlossgartenkanal b&w"

a7 + SMC Pentax-M 20/4



20.3 - "Schlossgartenkanal"

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20.4 - "iced"

a7 + MinAF 20/2.8 + CPL filter



20.5 - "Schloss Nymphenburg"

a7 + MinAF 20/2.8 + CPL filter



20.6 - "iced water"

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20 - 42


20a - 42. Really.


20b - 42. No question about it.


20c - day...


20d - ...and night


20e - select your desired speed


20f - a triplet of quadrilaterals


20g - treasure in the desert


The Minolta 20mm f2.8 isn't exactly the lens I usually grab for closeups... But this is a Dyxum challenge, so nothing is quite as usual.
And so I ended up using extension tubes on 6 out of the 8 pictures that I present today. The main reason to try and use extension tubes on such a wide lens, besides curiosity, was that I was restricted to shoot indoors. In these circumstances I often end up with macro stuff...
I have to say that I was surprised that the focal plane was still in front of the lens when using a 12mm extension tube. Even the 20mm tube could be used, although the focal plane was just a centimeter or so in front of the lens. Shadowing was an obvious problem.
All pictures handheld in rather dim light: 1/5 - 1/50s, f2.8-4, ISo 1000-3200. Despite the bright optical viewfinder of the a900 it was often very difficult to focus or to even recognise and frame the subject. As a consequence there was an important number of wasted frames.
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Nice work wilu, I should try that as well. Never tried it because like you I din't want to damage my front lens with the subject (or vice-versa).

I especially like 20a and 20e, don't know exactly why but for me they have an edge over the others. Maybe the careful play with narrow dof has something to do with it, but there's probably more.

Michael, I like your "Schloss Nymphenburg" series, nice use of the wide angle to show the size of this resort. My favourite is 20.5, the birds really make that shot stand out above the others.


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Yesterday was a bright and sunny day so I went to Antwerp, mainly to visit the Beginage (I have never visited there before), but I took a walk through the neighbourhood there as well.

For me it was OM Zuiko Day prime, with a 21/3.5 and a 24/2.8 (both on an A7)

I'll start with the beginage

21.1: Entrance gate



24.1: Rules of the beginage, short version: "no men after 6, no sleep-overs, no dogs"



21.2: Devout wall decoration on one of the houses



21.3: The beginage church, devoted to St. Catherine



21.4: Inside court (with the curch in the background)


I'll post my pictures from outside the beginage in the next post
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The rest of my walk in Antwerp

21.5: Remains of the spanish wall around Antwerp (unfortunately not very approachable)



24.2: Antwerp University College (the sunny side)



24.3: Antwerp University College (the shadow side)



24.4: "Veloren brood" (lost bread), also known as "Wentelteefjes" in the Netherlands. It's old white bread, soaked in a mixture of egg and milk, toasted and the sprinkled with cinnamon. Some people like it   



21.6: The Antwerp Opera, underwent a major renovation (finished in 2007) and now the square in front gets a full makeover.



21.7: A fully stripped "Antwerp Tower", it will be converted into a luxury appartment complex



TFL, next stop is to use my third lens this week, Maffe's former Minolta 24/2.8 RS, but those pictures still need to be taken
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Originally posted by pegelli pegelli wrote:


24.4: "Veloren brood" (lost bread), also known as "Wentelteefjes" in the Netherlands. It's old white bread, soaked in a mixture of egg and milk, toasted and the sprinkled with cinnamon. Some people like it   
In English that is called French toast.
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Another horific week of work and no play. I have my hopes on the weekend.
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The fate of all mankind I see, is in the hands of fools
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Day 24

We had our modest share of snow yesterday (Tuesday) :

1 White bench


2 Uphill fence


3 Diagonal tree


4 View from the bridge


5 Winter logs


all with a7rii + Sony Carl Zeiss 24mm F2 ZA SSM Distagon
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Day 25

1 Winter bloom


2 Waiting room


3 The wheel in the rack


4 Ice abstract


all with NEX-6 + Meyer Primoplan 1:1.5 f = 2,5cm (1936; C-mount)
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Some of yesterday's snow was still around when the sun came out today

24.5: Snow on a concrete fence



24.6: Snow on a wooden ladder



24.7: Cliché winter shot



24.8: Power outlets



24.9: Waiting for summer


All A7 + LA-EA4 + Min 24/2.8 RS
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Originally posted by Fred_S Fred_S wrote:



16-1 Where does this lead to?

Just wait and see (more to come....)
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Well, it lead to the beach

A99ii + 16-35 ZA SSM


This one was taken there as well.
Palendorp ('pole village'), an artwork at the beach of Petten to be more precise. More to see in this open view

Edited by Fred_S - 26 January 2019 at 10:31
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Originally posted by pegelli pegelli wrote:

Nice work wilu, I should try that as well. Never tried it because like you I din't want to damage my front lens with the subject (or vice-versa).

I especially like 20a and 20e, don't know exactly why but for me they have an edge over the others. Maybe the careful play with narrow dof has something to do with it, but there's probably more.


Thanks, Pieter. 20a and 20e are my favourites too, along with 20. The shallow depth of field was almost killing me . I have reasonable hit rate, usually, but when it's so dark that you hardly see your subject... I guess that's where a modern MILC would be helpful. But at the moment I'm rather moving some decades in the other direction with a growing interest in film cameras. Less perfect. More fun
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Cold today, but the snow didn't settle, so no whiteout shots. However the sun did shine for a while and the forecast for tomorrow (Day 24) is poor - so I went out for a stroll.

Day 23 - Minolta AF 24mm f2.8 (A900)

At First Light - Maurice Blik


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