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Discussion in 'Photography, Art & Design' started by bentleya, 25 Jul 2009.

  1. NiHiLiST

    NiHiLiST New-born car whore

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  2. JazzXP

    JazzXP Eh! Steve

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    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).

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    Waffles by JazzXP, on Flickr

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    Random Man by JazzXP, on Flickr
     
  3. GregTheRotter

    GregTheRotter New Member

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    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.
     
  4. JazzXP

    JazzXP Eh! Steve

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    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.
     
  5. supermonkey

    supermonkey Deal with it

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    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.
     
  6. Silver51

    Silver51 I cast flare!

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    IMGP4252 by silverfish51, on Flickr

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    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?
     
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  7. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

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    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!
     
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  8. Lewis*b

    Lewis*b New Member

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    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
     
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  9. JazzXP

    JazzXP Eh! Steve

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    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).
     
  10. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    +rep for film.

    Nice shot.

    BTW.. enjoying your D7000?
     
  11. Sifter3000

    Sifter3000 I used to be somebody

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    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.
     
  12. fabler

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    @Silver51

    Both shots are stunning. :)
     
  13. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Very nice. I like them both :thumb:

    Not in my experience.

    Thanks man :)

    I like this. The B&W works (it must work, or Pook would have asked you "why B&W?" :p).

    I have only poor specimens today, from my trip to Seattle. I don't know how to shoot in bad weather yet :hehe:

    Gig Harbor Marina:
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    Lockheed M-21 with D-21 drone mounted on top (Seattle Museum of Flight):
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    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 in North Vietnamese colors:
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    (click for big)
     
  14. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    You know me so well :)


    It does work though.... awesome shot.
     
  15. clumsy_culhane

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    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)
     
  16. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    I redid three old shots in LR3 last night. Might as well post them.

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  17. Threefiguremini

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    Couple from the snow. Click = big

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  18. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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    I've been doing more shooting than editing recently, but here's one from a couple of weeks back.

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    Watered down hills by timsmalley, on Flickr
     
  19. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Mmm, nice one Tim!

    Threefiguremini - I love the second one. :thumb:
     
  20. NiHiLiST

    NiHiLiST New-born car whore

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    I really like that first one, Threefiguremini.
     

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