1st Pics with the GF-1

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by SimonL, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. SimonL

    SimonL Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 15, 2009
    NW England
    As promised, my first efforts with the GF-1

    Chain & Anchor

    Low Tide 01

    Low Tide 02

    Low Tide 03
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  2. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    Simon, very nice photographic intro with your GF1! Dramatic scenes and wonderful textures - that first of yours, in particular, is a serious winner! They are all very nice, it just happens to be my favorite. Well done!
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  3. Fiddler

    Fiddler Mu-43 Veteran

    Thanks for posting your beautiful and powerful photos. I must say that they really appeal to me - every one.

    All the best,

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  4. mikekiwi

    mikekiwi Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 16, 2010
    The Netherlands
    That is indeed a nice series! Dark, moody and certainly making curious to what your GF-1 will produce next... Nice!
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  5. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Apr 17, 2010
    Near Philadephila
    Very nice work. Another camera in the hands of someone who already knew how to use one!

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  6. ~tc~

    ~tc~ Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Oct 22, 2010
    Houston, TX
    I like the first one in B&W, but wonder if the others are better in color ...
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  7. SimonL

    SimonL Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 15, 2009
    NW England
    Thanks everyone. The GF-1 will take a little getting used to but I already feel at home with the 20mm.

    ~tc~ it was a woefully dull day and although they worked in colour [mostly blue giving them a cold feeling] the mono made them a touch more powerful to my [subjective] eye. Low Tide 01 was particularly tough since the sky was grey and totally featureless [in RAW] before a considerable amount of work brought out some detail.
  8. blackSP

    blackSP Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 9, 2010
    What can I say, #1 is centerfold material!
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  9. briandforever

    briandforever Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 27, 2010
    nice photo series
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  10. Durtball

    Durtball Mu-43 Rookie

    Dec 28, 2010
    Gahannna Ohio
    Nice. I can feel the texture of that anchor and chain.
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  11. andyw

    andyw Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 27, 2010
    Surrey. UK
    Last 2 are superb!!
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  12. SimonL

    SimonL Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 15, 2009
    NW England
    Thanks for the kind words everyone :eek:)
  13. SimonL

    SimonL Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 15, 2009
    NW England
    Another of the first from the camera:

    Razor Clam

    and, although it shouldn't really be here I thought it would be easier to contrast & compare:

  14. grebeman

    grebeman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    I think the Black and White is a more powerful image.

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