Traffic jam

There is at least a few inches left...

(Burggasse, Neubau/Vienna, Austria)

20180322

Magnus L Andersson

 

Excerpt

 

A decisive moment

 

Description

This happened here and now, and most probably never again. Or, is it always this tricky business at this corner?

Background

This photo was taken 20180322 by Magnus L Andersson in Burggasse (Neubau/Vienna, Austria) using a Leica M Monochrom (M9) with a Leica Summilux-M 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH.

Comments

Life is all about moments that come and go, and this is just one of those.

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: 1/750 sec

Focal length: 35 mm

Aperture: f/5.7

Exposure bias: EV 0

ISO rating: 320

Comments

In March the sun is low and it makes shooting difficult with the bright facades and hard and long shadows.

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

By auto-toning with an Exposure of +0.34, Contrast +5, Highlights -80, Shadows +45, Whiters +42 and Black -23 in combination with the brightening of mid-tones with the Polaroid 665 Negative HC (Affinity) film emulation, the resulting image is to me pleasingly rich of contrasts and only loosing details below the large vehicle. This also brings the eye to focus on that part of the image and how close the vehicles are.

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