I have always been fascinated with how the same thing can look so different when taken with different cameras – everything from what’s included or discarded by the size of a lens, to the way colours come out, or just a different atmosphere. But I think I’ve hit a new high in compare-and-contrast, and it’s making me laugh.
I tend to take photos of the Avon when I cross the footbridges, so one night last week we were walking home from town over Gaol Ferry Bridge, and the river was full, so I took this on my phone, looking east:
Moody, dark, and I like that it still shows the wind on the river. At the same time I took one on my Olympus XA2 – my 35mm point & shoot. I used the edge of the bridge as a tripod, because it would have a longer exposure. And here’s how it came out: