Mar 302014
 

… still a few years before its first heroic feats. (click on picture for high res)

I took some snaps at my hometown Carnival this afternoon with the Nokia 1020. I must admit that action shots were quite a struggle, there is definitely a steep learning curve with this camera.

Batman begins Yanidel

Nokia 1020, F2.2 at ISO100

Sep 302013
 

The main problem when using a 24mm lens is that you need to get very close for your subject to take up a significant portion of your frame. In the shot below, I was at about 1.2 meters from this girl and still, getting even closer would have been better. Obviously, getting so close becomes a challenge, especially when trying to remain unspotted. (click on picture for high res)

never close enough Yanidel

Lausanne – Leica M9 with 24mm Elmarit at F2.8, 1/500, ISO160

Sep 292013
 

With the pass of time, the ride becomes a bit let smooth, but the elegance always remains.  (click on picture for high res)

elegance car Yanidel

Lausanne – Leica M9 with 24mm Elmarit at F4.0, 1/750, ISO160