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Re: [OM] IMG: Oktoberfest, the full gallery (and with no garish colours)

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Oktoberfest, the full gallery (and with no garish colours)
From: Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2019 16:55:53 +0100
That looked like more fun, Nathan!  And I liked the people photos.  I’d like to 
have been there, but I suspect that the beer on tap is not the best.

I tried to look up Geflügelbraterei but without a direct translation I worked 
out that it was a chicken sausage.

And I lived the “Dort kann man – wenn man muß” for the toilets.

Chris

> On 3 Oct 2019, at 06:21, Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> I was at Munich’s Oktoberfest for a couple of hours on Monday night. The 
> event is easy to photograph in one sense—it is easy to find subjects, most of 
> the time people do not mind being photographed—but the subsequent 
> post-processing is a real challenge because of the mix of light of various 
> colours. It is especially difficult to get the skin tones right in many 
> cases. The obvious solution: show the event in black & white. What is 
> important in the photos are the expressions of the people, the colours are 
> secondary in my opinion. So here are 39 images of people having fun, for the 
> most part. One of my comments on Facebook was that I do not recall being in 
> one place with thousands of more or less drunk people who are behaving so 
> peacefully. In the two hours of walking around, I did not see a single fight 
> or anything even approaching one. Last call is early, at 10:30 pm (although 
> one must consider that the start is early as well), and everyone heads to the 
> U-Bahn or S-Bahn and takes the train home, assuming they remember the station 
> at which they need to get off :-)
> 
> https://www.greatpix.eu/Oktoberfest-2019/ 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/Oktoberfest-2019/>
> 
> As always, comments and critique are welcome and appreciated.

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