A Wintery City Walls Road

A Wintery City Walls Road

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Taken in January this year with the Q.

I was going for a blown highlight style vintage effect for this shot which I think works well with the snow-capped street. Almost a Victorian feel, with the street sign being the only giveaway to the era which I think creates a bit of a juxtaposition.

I was also feeling a little adventurous with this shot. Taken in manual mode and set to black and white jpeg. The only post processing I did was to correct a bit of barrel distortion which is inherent on the Q. I wanted to see if I could get 'in camera' the look I was after.
13/03/2013 - 10:29Snootchies
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OldTaffy

Link Posted 13/03/2013 - 12:15
It works well for me. The inclusion of the classic late-nineteenth century pattern of lantern certainly helps to give it a Victorian feel. It might even have been a gas-lamp once, but almost all have now been converted to electricity.

I have some photos of street lamps at flickr.

Martin
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sandinista

Link Posted 13/03/2013 - 15:36
Very well realised and top marks for getting the effect straight out of camera as well
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Snootchies

Link Posted 13/03/2013 - 15:49
Thanks guys. I actually sold a print of this last week. My client wanted it on her mantle-piece as it reminded her of Narnia from the Lion The Witch & The Wardrobe.
Bob

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autumnlight

Link Posted 13/03/2013 - 16:56
A wonderful wintry scene, i have never thought to use in camera effects but i'm sure i will now.
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Snootchies

Link Posted 13/03/2013 - 17:22
autumnlight wrote:
A wonderful wintry scene, i have never thought to use in camera effects but i'm sure i will now.

Just to make clear what I did here if anyone wants to try it for themselves, the only effect 'in camera' that I made use of for this shot was to simply have it in black and white mode. The main contributor to the look and feel of this shot I would say is down to the exposure used. I over exposed this to blow out the highlights somewhat.
Bob

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bwlchmawr

Link Posted 13/03/2013 - 17:25
An interesting effect, Bob. I've been trying to do similar things recently but using Photoshop.
Best wishes,

Andrew

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GIULIO57

Link Posted 13/03/2013 - 19:47
Beautiful.Even if I'm a stranger I can observe that it bears an "Old England"atmosphere.
PPG
Last Edited by GIULIO57 on 13/03/2013 - 19:48
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