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Eindhoven in Black & White

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by Pim, Jun 30, 2012.

  1. Pim

    Pim Mu-43 Regular

    It was a very nice day today, so I took my bike and went for a nice ride around my hometown to shoot some pictures... All pics taken with E-PL2 and E-PL3, lenses used Samyang 7.5, Oly 9-18, Oly 14-42 and Oly 40-150. Hope you enjoy one or two, thanks for looking!

    E-PL3    ---    10mm    f/8.0    1/1000s    ISO 200
    E-PL3    ---    17mm    f/7.1    1/1000s    ISO 200
    E-PL3    ---    39mm    f/5.6    1/800s    ISO 200
    E-PL2    ---    28mm    f/5.6    1/60s    ISO 200
    E-PL3    ---       f/1.0    1/1000s    ISO 200
    E-PL3    ---    9mm    f/8.0    1/640s    ISO 200
    E-PL2    ---    31mm    f/6.3    1/100s    ISO 200
    E-PL2    ---    42mm    f/6.3    1/640s    ISO 200
    E-PL2    ---    42mm    f/6.3    1/200s    ISO 200
    E-PL2    ---    32mm    f/6.3    1/1000s    ISO 200
    E-PL2    ---    42mm    f/6.3    1/1000s    ISO 200
    E-PL2    ---    18mm    f/6.3    1/160s    ISO 200
    E-PL2    ---    28mm    f/7.1    1/640s    ISO 200
    E-PL2    ---    18mm    f/7.1    1/1250s    ISO 200
    E-PL2    ---    28mm    f/7.1    1/640s    ISO 200
    E-PL2    ---       f/1.0    1/100s    ISO 1250
    E-PL2    ---    32mm    f/5.0    1/2500s    ISO 200
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  2. zpuskas

    zpuskas Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 25, 2011
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Very good set of images from a very nice place, thanks.
    Question, what is in image #10? Mail slots?
  3. addieleman

    addieleman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 5, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Beautiful, love your processing!
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  4. Pim

    Pim Mu-43 Regular

    Yes, I was shooting some pictures around one of the few high rise buildings in my city (even though I live in Holland's 5th biggest city it is probably still just a small town for any of you used to US cities), and these were indeed the post boxes for this particular building.... The "Nee" word that you see above all the boxes is a sticker that people can put off signalling they do not want any junk mail in their mailbox...:)  (Nee means No in Dutch....)
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  5. DHart

    DHart Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 7, 2010
    Scottsdale, Arizona
    Wonderful subjects, textures, patterns, and tonality for B&W renditions, Pim! Sweet.
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  6. Pim

    Pim Mu-43 Regular

    Thanks Don, textures and patterns is exactly what I usually go for, and for me they just work better in B&W. Colors are just more distracting for me these days..:) 
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  7. DHart

    DHart Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 7, 2010
    Scottsdale, Arizona
    Textures and patterns.... the classic ingredients for great B&W images. Who needs colors when you've got textures and patterns? :wink:
  8. Pim

    Pim Mu-43 Regular

    Yeah, it was actually a very nice day today, blue skies, colors popped, but when I got home I found (once again) the pictures just worked best for me (YMMV) in B&W.. If only the Leica M9 Monochrome was not so bloody expensive....:) 
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