Bystander III

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

(Sannegården, Gothenburg/Västra Götaland County, Sweden)

20130518

Magnus L Andersson

 

Excerpt

 

A bystander

 

Description

An image from a series of bystanders to Göteborgsvarvet, and in this case the old lady really reflects how many that watch the race and you wonder if she thinks about when she was younger.

Background

This photo was taken 20130518 by Magnus L Andersson in Sannegården (Gothenburg/Västra Götaland County, Sweden) using a Leica M Monochrom (M9) with a Leica Summilux-M 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH.

Comments

A nice thing with events is that it is easier to get nice candid shots when people are occupied by other things than me as a photographer.

Gear

Camera: Leica M Monochrom (M9) (Leica)

Lens: Leica Summilux-M 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH (Leica)

Filter:  No

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

Flash: No

Scanner: No

Settings

Shutter speed: 1/1500 sec

Focal length: 35 mm

Aperture: f/16

Exposure bias: EV 0

ISO rating: 3200

Comments

At events like this, the settings of the camera are really pushed to its limit.

Processing

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

Processing by Magnus L Andersson

Comments

The increased exposure of the mid-tones by the Polaroid 665 Negative HC (Affinity) film emulation is very pleasing, but in this case I also applied an automatic toning with the Exposure +0.17, Contrast +6, Highlights – 71, Shadows +48, Whites +17 and Blacks -27 that further increases the contrast and results in a more punchy image.

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