First Attempt at NYC Street Shots!!

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by Rhelbling, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. Rhelbling

    Rhelbling Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 18, 2013
    New here, new to photography, seeking comments and critiques!!


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  2. digitalandfilm

    digitalandfilm Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 18, 2011
    Excellent! Love the tram.
  3. Wizard Steve

    Wizard Steve Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 10, 2013
    Provence, France
    David Ricketts
    Loving this!
  4. RDM

    RDM Mu-43 All-Pro

    I love the photo of the sleeping passengers; any of them catch you photographing them?
    Nice work.
  5. Rhelbling

    Rhelbling Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 18, 2013

    That's the beauty of the electronic shutter on the G5, they didn't know I was shooting them.

  6. Rhelbling

    Rhelbling Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 18, 2013
    Thanks! It was shot from my friends roofdeck!

  7. Iansky

    Iansky Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 26, 2009
    The Cotswolds, UK
    Graet set, my favourite is the cable car going over the traffic and the stretched limo underneath a real juxtaposition of long modes of transport.
  8. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Nice set of photos #1+2 are each very special!
  9. Rhelbling

    Rhelbling Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 18, 2013
    Thanks to everyone for the great feedback!!
  10. spatulaboy

    spatulaboy I'm not really here Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    North Carolina
    Nice set overall. I do find your compositions a little bit too centered though. Also, try adjusting your exposure and contrast levels, especially if you want to do black and white. Most of these are a bit flat. Increasing those levels will give you that extra pop. That last shot of the fense jumps out and seems most popular. Why? because it has great contrast and good composition.

    Keep it up and hope to see more! I doubt you'll have a hard time finding interesting subjects in NYC. :wink:
  11. Rhelbling

    Rhelbling Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 18, 2013
    Thanks for the feedback. I just did some research on tweaking the contrast in post and will give it a shot. Also need to get more comfortable using the rule of thirds but I know I will get there.
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