Discussion in 'Photography, Art & Design' started by bentleya, 25 Jul 2009.
Quick snap I took at the markets on Monday.
Posh Liam by jaikdean, on Flickr
My first edition to photo of the day. From some street shooting around Melbourne yesterday, can't decide between the two of them (I think the Waffle Stand).
Waffles by JazzXP, on Flickr
Random Man by JazzXP, on Flickr
hehe, the dude in the second shot looks constipated xD The tilting your camera thing is good in some cases, but be careful not to get too carried away with it.
Yeah, most of the set is tilted mainly because I was shooting from the hip to get the candids and remain in the background (like a lot of street photography is). Just trying a new style - I'll still typically be shooting straight.
I think there is a misconception that street photography has to be shot incognito, camera hidden at the hip, with tilted views. I'm not sure where or when that notion was born, but the best street photography I've seen stays closer to a basic documentary style. Don't just tilt the camera and take a photo of a place. Level the camera and let me explore the little details that make the place more than just a location.
Considering the two photos you posted, I'm thinking about a question that Pookeyhead has asked in a number of recent threads: Why black and white? Especially in the waffle stand photo, I'm curious as to what all that graffiti and signage looks like in color. Sometimes black and white is effective to elicit a specific response to a place. In this case, I think color would add an additional element to the place's identity.
IMGP4252 by silverfish51, on Flickr
Cornwall by silverfish51, on Flickr
Pentax K-x, Sigma EX DC Macro 18-50
Another half-day off work. Thought I recognised this spot, the first one's from today, the second was taken last February.
Anyways, street photography. Don't people react when you start pointing glass in their direction, either moving out of shot, tensing up, posing etc?
The past 2/3 pages = so much pretty! I wish I could rep you all, but I've rep'd who I can. In particular I love;
- More of StonedSurd's amazing building/architecture shots 3 pages back!
- Silver51's winter scene shots
- That awesome creative exposure on the GT-R from StonedSurd, also the "Eye For An Eye" shot is beautiful
- And the "Fishing & Olives" shots from Greg, which are fantastic!
Great work guys, this thread is 100% win!
Taken in an abandoned asylum in denbigh.
Taken with an Nikon F3 and ilford 400
www.flickr.com/lewisbrymner my flickr if anybody wants to check out the rest
The black and white was deliberate with the waffle stand. There were way too many distracting colours in this case. The man standing against the wall could have gone either way. The wall behind him was bright red (I probably would have had to tone that one down a little).
+rep for film.
BTW.. enjoying your D7000?
Love the first one - I think blown highlights can be a really effective technique, and it really works here, makes the pic feel harsh and cold.
Both shots are stunning.
Very nice. I like them both
Not in my experience.
I like this. The B&W works (it must work, or Pook would have asked you "why B&W?" ).
I have only poor specimens today, from my trip to Seattle. I don't know how to shoot in bad weather yet
Gig Harbor Marina:
Lockheed M-21 with D-21 drone mounted on top (Seattle Museum of Flight):
Another M-21/D-21 shot:
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 in North Vietnamese colors:
(click for big)
You know me so well
It does work though.... awesome shot.
Nice street photog It was awesome to see degraves street on bit-tech! (I go to school not far from the city, and hence spend a lot of time there, particularly degraves/flinders)
I redid three old shots in LR3 last night. Might as well post them.
Couple from the snow. Click = big
I've been doing more shooting than editing recently, but here's one from a couple of weeks back.
Watered down hills by timsmalley, on Flickr
Mmm, nice one Tim!
Threefiguremini - I love the second one.
I really like that first one, Threefiguremini.
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