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Drive By Shootings, and other city fun!

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by Bokeaji, Jun 16, 2012.

  1. Bokeaji

    Bokeaji Gonzo's Dad O.*

    Aug 6, 2011
    Austin, TX
    just some random shots from the last few days
    i end up doing a lot of "out of the window(sometimes filthy)" shooting while driving around with my buddy mike

    was playing around the the dramatic b&w a bit while on our way to Cabelas one day...

    P6140353 (1) by Gubrz, on Flickr

    P6140201 by Gubrz, on Flickr

    P6140217 by Gubrz, on Flickr
    (someone needs to clean their jeep windows!)

    P6140343 by Gubrz, on Flickr

    and here we are at cabelas... i thought id see if i could find anything interesting to take a photo of while there

    P6120058 by Gubrz, on Flickr

    P6140430 by Gubrz, on Flickr

    P6120051 by Gubrz, on Flickr

    P6140410 by Gubrz, on Flickr

    2 self portraits...
    1st is me playing with flash settings... lol
    P6130085 by Gubrz, on Flickr

    second is me in driveby mode!
    P6140265 by Gubrz, on Flickr

    and the man with the filthy-windowed jeep!
    (oh, we're in the truck this trip!)
    P6120061 by Gubrz, on Flickr


    thanks for lookin!
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  2. TDP

    TDP Guest

    The more I looked at these, the more I like them to the point where I would rate them "really freaking cool".

    I like the PP as well, adds greatly to the overall feel of the shots.
  3. Bokeaji

    Bokeaji Gonzo's Dad O.*

    Aug 6, 2011
    Austin, TX
    oh wow thanks!

    most of them are just dramatic bw, or grainy bw

    the wood ceiling has a lot of random colorefex pro and silverefex pro stuff done to it... but 95% of it is just contrast and brightness adjustments to get it kinda starbursting from the lower right. i thought it looked cool.

    i think the crazy flash self portrait was done with slow sync, and moving the camera around a lot while i spun in place, lol!
  4. TDP

    TDP Guest

    It took me a while to figure out that one photo was shopping carts. A long while. Of course it is morning here, so I have a bit of an excuse.
  5. AlexH

    AlexH Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 27, 2012
    Arkansas, U.S.
    Fantastic shots! :2thumbs:
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  6. Really cool set of pics! BTW, don't those dirty windows wind down, or they stay up for protection? :eek: 
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  7. bilzmale

    bilzmale Mu-43 All-Pro

    Interesting stuff.
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  8. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Great shots, the car window adds some interesting effects that make several of them particularly unique. :cool: 
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  9. Bokeaji

    Bokeaji Gonzo's Dad O.*

    Aug 6, 2011
    Austin, TX
    It's hot outside! Lol!

    - Eliot@Austin, TX
  10. Bokeaji

    Bokeaji Gonzo's Dad O.*

    Aug 6, 2011
    Austin, TX
    a lot of the time the window reflections throw me off on the computer, i forget that the camera will actually see them! lol or mebbe i just think it magically put a polarizer on itself...? ;) 

    the spots on the window added a TRUE grunge filter, non of this software PP grunge via snapseed ;)  haha!

    thats analog grunge!
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  11. TheCreativeD00m

    TheCreativeD00m Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 9, 2012
    Fort Worth, Tx
    nice perspective, you should do a series on the drive by theme
  12. Bokeaji

    Bokeaji Gonzo's Dad O.*

    Aug 6, 2011
    Austin, TX
    im working on a set of driveby bus stop crowds actually!
  13. TDP

    TDP Guest

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