Reliving our youth - Trip to Cambridge

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  1. ksten

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    Evening everyone.

    I hope we are all enjoying our Bank Holiday weekend.

    My wife and I decided to head up to Cambridge yesterday and spend a pleasant day reminiscing about our student days. We visited a few of the colleges, went into King's College Chapel, wandered around the town and along the river before spending the evening in the Plough pub.

    I thought I would share a few photographs with you all. Images are links to my Flickr site:

    1. Being Watched

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    2. King's Chapel Candles

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    3. King's Chapel Ceiling 1

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    4. King's Chapel Ceiling 2

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    5. King's Chapel Ceiling 3

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    6. Slate Tiles

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    7. Selwyn Chapel

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    8. Swan

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    9. Swans

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    As always comments are appreciated.

    Thanks for looking.
     
  2. jonnypb

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    you've got a nice set of pics. i quite like the swan pics with the water dripping from the mouth and the compostition of the last one with the 2 is really good :thumbsup:
     
  3. Liquid101

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    Show off ;)

    Lovely set of pics, can't pic a favourate because they're all top notch. :smashin:

    Really nice stuff
     
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    Some crackers there Keith.
    I especially like the candles shot. Very sharp, excellent composition and a lovely shallow depth of field :thumbsup:
     
  5. ksten

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    Thanks for the comments guys.

    I was quite pleased with the way the inside of King's College chapel turned out as it was pretty dark in there. I've just bought Photomatix Pro so will have a play with some HDR versions soon.

    I'm also considering buying Noise Ninja - any opinions from users here?

    Cheers.
     
  6. salubrious_k

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    That last shot is brilliantly composed.

    I really must go up to Cambridge for a day trip sometime soon, I live quite near Kings Cross so it's very easy to get to!
     
  7. ksten

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    Thanks salubrious_k. It is a crop of the full frame but I was pleased when I saw them both moving towards me in that formation. I wish the distant swan's head was in the same orientation as the one in focus but I didn't quite manage to capture that.

    Cheers.
     
  8. salubrious_k

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    No I like the fact that they're looking in slightly different directions, their heads almost form an arc, and I think that helps suggest movement (as if the shot was two separate exposures of the same swan coming forward)
     
  9. ksten

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    I see what you're saying.

    Image #8 is the leading swan a few seconds later.

    Thanks for your thoughts.
     
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    Crackin selection of shots here mate!! Love them all!! Very sharp!!

    I use Imagenomics Noiseware and its fantastic and not that expensive either (about £40)!!
     
  11. ksten

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    Thanks Geoff.

    I'll take a look - thanks for the recommendation.

    Cheers.
     
  12. salubrious_k

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    There's a free download of Noiseware. You can only use it for single shots and not batch operations, I also think it deletes the EXIF info or something, but it's good for testing it out and seeing whether you like it.
     
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    I like the candles shot the most too, for the same reasons. Nice shot!

    I use Noiseware too, although I haven't used it for a while. I've heard good things about Noise Ninja too.
     

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