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      05-13-2009, 03:11 PM   #1
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Tokyo/Shanghai Pics

Got back from Tokyo/Shanghai a few days ago. Here are some of the pics I took along the way.

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Here's some Shanghai pics. I'm still working on some of them.





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You like angles a lot, don't you? Haha! The color is awesome in every photo, but the first and last ones looks a bit too much; you can see some "posterizing" or whatever they call it near the top left corner.


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are you using a very restricting lense like a 50mm or 85? You tilt your pics a lot which is disturbing for ordinary viewers...
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are you using a very restricting lense like a 50mm or 85? You tilt your pics a lot which is disturbing for ordinary viewers...
True. I stopped tilting my photos when I realized how bad it looked on screen...very disorienting
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Yeah I was using a 50mm for the first time and I had a hard time getting everything to fit into the frame.
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Yeah I was using a 50mm for the first time and I had a hard time getting everything to fit into the frame.
Tilting is not the answer to that, haha! Less is more!
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Tilting is not the answer to that, haha! Less is more!
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Yeah I was using a 50mm for the first time and I had a hard time getting everything to fit into the frame.
Use a wider lens next time, a zoom won't restrict you like this. Although the contrast/colors/bokeh is great, the 50mm as you can see has its negatives.
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man, tokyo's such a great city!! i was there in early april for 2 weeks straight with a side trip to kyoto. a freakin blast! great pics too
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Nice pics, I use to live in Tokyo a bit out of the year.
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