Bystander I at Eriksberg (Gothenburg, Sweden) with Leica M Monochrom (Leica Macro-Elmar-M 90mm f/4) by Magnus L Andersson ( at 2014-05-17 13:18:31

Bystander I

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

(Eriksberg, Gothenburg/Västra Götaland County, Sweden)


Magnus L Andersson




A bystander



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.


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.


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


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


Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec

Focal length: 90 mm

Aperture: f/13

Exposure bias: EV 0

ISO rating: 2500


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


-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


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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