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Old January 12th, 2018, 01:50 PM
Asher Kelman Asher Kelman is offline
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I was only intending to test out my new Fuji GFX and see what I could do without even looking at the manual. It fir in my hands as if it was made for me. It's superlight,just 1.7 lb. I only own the GF 32-64mm f/4 R LM WR Lens. This is a wide-angle zoom offering a 25-51mm equivalent focal length range.

BTW, this mirrorless camera's 50MP Sony sensor also found in the wonderful Pentax 645X, the handmade Hasselblad X1D and the equally celebrated Phase One 50MP MF cameras. Like the Sony A7R, it has a supershort focal distance from the lens mount to the sensor. This allows use of almost any lens with many not showing any cut off or serious vignetting.

I met a couple of friends, both named Myriam. One an older woman and the other about 40 and really close to one another.

After photographing them on a bench as soon as I parked my 17 year old BMW and waved to them.

I was juist routinely makeing a series of overlapping shots to test stitching of shadows and trees over a winding path in the park. Then I didsocvered them coming into my picture. So I took three of that central portion and stitched the image adjusting the center portion to be able to reveal their faces from the dark shadows.I was pleased by this extra revelation, that one could recover detail and hues just sufficent to make this picture work beyond being an excercise.




Asher Kelman: Devoted Friends

Holmby Park 2018
Fuji GFX 32-64 mm f4.0
Stitched in Autopano Giga
Developed from RAW and Processed in Photoshop CC
Topaz Clarity


Notice the flare from shooting into the sun! I decided it was "part of the moment"! Enjoy and share your own photographs of "Devoted Friends" committed to actually simply spending time together!

Asher
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Old January 12th, 2018, 10:05 PM
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...... the first shot as I came out of my car alongside this park bench! I asked permission. They were hesitant especially the elder lady. I explained I need to test my camera and that I'd share a copy!






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Holmby Park January 2018

Fuji GFX 32-63 f4.0
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Old January 13th, 2018, 07:11 AM
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...... the first shot as I came out of my car alongside this park bench! I asked permission. They were hesitant especially the elder lady. I explained I need to test my camera and that I'd share a copy!






Asher Kelman: The Two Maryams

Holmby Park January 2018

Fuji GFX 32-63 f4.0
Single shot processed from RAW in CC 2018
No Fuji Profile availaible
Hi Asher

I am envious of your large pixels... this is like a dream camera! I would love this for it's thin depth of field. I am looking forward to seeing more from you with this new tool. Fuji has recently announced free software for their products. Currently available for mac users and coming soon for the pc people.
You may be interested to check it out it has great features. (see link below)

https://www.dpreview.com/news/357652...x-50s-firmware

James
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Old January 13th, 2018, 07:58 PM
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I appreciate your visit and that link. I have yet to open the manual!

Don't see where the profiles are. Adobe ACR doesn't recognize my lens!

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