I can see it and saw it when first posted. Not sure why you can't.
Nice image! If the green tint is not an artistic choice, a small white balance adjustment make the colors more natural. I picked a spot at the bottom of the breast and the colors really popped out.
It sure is refreshing to run into another poster than is open to these type of discussions. I always welcome edits and critiques on my images. I may not agree with them all, but they are welcome. We all see things differently. It would be horribly boring if we didn't. The adjustments I made were rather small but they did have a surprising impact. I almost added back some mist to the image that my micro contrast adjustment took out. I wasn't going for reducing the mist but that was the result. Surprising to some, it was not due to a heavy dose of the Dehaze slider. Love the image. I feel the subject is the beauty, color and the feel of the image. The subject is clear in my mind. Don't know what Hook had in mind but would be curious to know.....or maybe he's been out in that western sun too long. Sorry, Gary.
Here is my vision for the image.
Shadowfixer1 wrote: I can show you how I see the image if you like.
Absolutely. I'm always interested in the different ways artist interpret an image. It really gets creative juices flowing.
What a great image. If you tweak it just a little this image jumps off the screen and slaps you in the face. The white balance needs a little tweak. The tint is too much on the green side. It could use a little magenta. If you pick a gray spot in the rock of the bottom waterfall near the center with the eye dropper, it starts to come alive. A couple more tweaks in the HSL panel and wowza she stands out. I'm jealous it's not my shot. I can show you how I see the image if you like. If you prefer it the way it is, it's still a nice shot to be proud of.
Not what I meant. I meant a live person wearing the mask.
Nikon Shooter wrote:
Shadowfixer1 wrote: Nice image but I prefer them with eyes. Adds to the mystery.
It is not in the tradition of the Venetian masks to have eyes.
Only Americans do that… spiderman for example.
That is a drop in the bucket for what it will cost to rebuild. The architectural and engineering fees alone will be astronomical. It will take several million just to clean the mess up and clean the stone before they can begin.
Moe wrote: Wow for $100 million… That should cover the cost of the renovation wouldn’t it?
Nice image but I prefer them with eyes. Adds to the mystery.
It's the exact same lens. The issue of it being gray market only comes into play if repair is needed. You may have to send it to Japan for repairs, even if you are willing to pay for it. Some will not service gray market.
Alfonso Camil wrote: Now if I buy this lens: https://www.mpb.com/en-us/used-equipment/used-photo-and-video/used-lenses/used-nikon-fit-lenses/nikon-af-s-70-200mm-f-2-8g-if-ed-vr-ii/sku-807077/
And it turns out being a European bought (when new) 70-200mm. Which if I now understand this correctly, makes this 'Grey market' right?
But buying used, where factory warranty is long gone, does it make a difference where the lens originated from?
There is nothing different from a mechanical standpoint about this lens right?
The size and weight of a full frame sensor make IBIS a lot tougher to implement.
Glad I got to see it. They will rebuild it but it won't be the same. The stuff in the small chapels can't be replaced. Duplicated, yes, but not replaced.
I don't think so. The full frame market is saturated. Olympus has a corner of the market with less competition and they feel they can deliver results with m 4/3rds. It lets them do things that you can't with full frame because of sensor chip size and computational power. IBIS is one example. They have the best of anyone when it comes to IBIS. Fuji has carved out their own sector as well.