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  #85 Tourism
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Sight-seeing       ©2010 Old Finn
Panasonic DMC-FZ28       7th place, 63 points
1/500s, f5.6, ISO 100, 486mm, Normal Program, Center Weighted Average, no flash
 
Post-Processing: Cropped, histogram, lightness/contrast, a bit cloning, resized, harpened       Extra Info: Actually I was standing on one of the central parts of the town when taking this picture.
 
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Old Finn
Aug 3, 2010
    Thank you all for the votes and nice comments.

Una
Aug 3, 2010
    Congratulations to a TT finish! :-)

Mepo
Aug 2, 2010
    Congratulations. I stand by my vote - love it :-)

Jade O.
Aug 2, 2010
    Old Finn. Congrats on a nice finish! I agree with Lo the place looks so pure I can almost smell the freshness in the air!

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forkcandles
Aug 2, 2010
    we have floods like that as well.................nice setup but where is the third ferry?. [english joke]

Lo
Aug 1, 2010
    The northern lighting adds such purity to the colours, giving a pristine look to the scenery. It really makes the details stand out.

Old Finn
Jul 31, 2010
    Thanks for the nice comments. Mepo: I tried to clone off the signs of Finland and Helsinki.

Jade O.
Jul 30, 2010
    I think I would have preferred just the first boat in the image but certainly on theme and a contender for my top ten. Overall, the image seems a little "soft" which may be a reflection of the full zoom.

Mepo
Jul 30, 2010
    Once again I find myself drawn to your entries. The composition and the lighting made me think of you. Then, while trying to find where the paddle steamer docks to find out where you took this photo, I came across a photo of the Klippan summer restaurant - your 5th place photo in Challenge 78. So I had my confirmation - my first guess was correct! :-) Right on theme as usual - ferry boats full of tourists. I also like the way you left space in front of the boats for them to sail into. The little cottage on the island helps set the tourist mood. After looking at all the other entries, it still ends up as my #1. It not only epitomizes the tourism theme but shows a happy, sunny side of the subject.
Edited on Jul 31, 2010

rafinmelb
Jul 30, 2010
    That's not bad at all for 486mm focal length. STill got good detail everywhere.

I wonder about cropping some of the water off the bottom.
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