Bystander I

The half-marathon Göteborgsvarvet has more than 200 000 spectators.

(Eriksberg, Gothenburg/Västra Götaland County, Sweden)

20140517

Magnus L Andersson

 

Excerpt

 

A bystander

 

Description

This is one in a series of images portraying spectators of Göteborgsvarvet, and the aim is to try to present the diversity of all people watching the event.

Background

This photo was taken 20140517 by Magnus L Andersson in Eriksberg (Gothenburg/Västra Götaland County, Sweden) using a Leica M Monochrom (M9) with a Leica Macro-Elmar-M 90 mm f/4.

Comments

The silhouette of this man is what makes this image interesting in the context of the running fit man.

Gear

Camera: Leica M Monochrom (M9) (Leica)

Lens: Leica Macro-Elmar-M 90 mm f/4 (Leica)

Filter:  No

Medium: Memory Card Panasonic SDHC 16GB Gold Pro (Panasonic)

Flash: No

Scanner: No

Settings

Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec

Focal length: 90 mm

Aperture: f/13

Exposure bias: EV 0

ISO rating: 2500

Comments

The camera is not at its best when it comes to events like this, and the settings are rather maxed out.

Processing

-Preprocessing Normalization (Affinity) -Film Polaroid 665 Negative HC (Affinity) -Format 1x1 -View 100 cd/m2, 5500 K, Gamma 2.2

Processing by Magnus L Andersson

Comments

As often I like the contrasts of the Polaroid 665 Negative HC (Affinity) emulation, and in this case, no additional adjustments were done on top of the increased exposure of the mid-tones by the film emulation.

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Media coverage

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