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Fremantle Old Prison G3

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by Obeaman, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. Obeaman

    Obeaman Mu-43 Rookie

    14
    Jul 1, 2011
    Had a quick trip to Perth and visited the old prison at Fremantle. Interesting place. Only took my G3 kit to minimise weight and bulk.
    Entry.
    Accomodation.
    Floors.
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    Brian
     
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  2. Lorey

    Lorey Mu-43 Regular

    49
    Sep 1, 2012
    Missouri, USA
    Really good shots. I like the first one best. I visited an old prison in Jefferson City Missouri a few weeks ago. I had just got my E-M5 and it was my first outing with it. I don't think I did quite as well as you with shooting. I haven't gone completely through them yet but if I get any that are post worthy I'll put one or two up.
     
  3. jloden

    jloden Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 15, 2012
    Hunterdon County, NJ
    Jay
    First shot is my favorite too... interesting subjects and B&W fits pretty well with the setting for this set of photos as well.
     
  4. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    SoCal
    Could you walk around on your own, or was there a tour?

    Gary

    PS- Did it creep you out?
    G

    PPS- #1 is my fav.
    G
     
  5. Kiwi Paul

    Kiwi Paul Mu-43 Top Veteran

    729
    Aug 15, 2011
    Aberdeen Scotland
    Nice set of images the B&W works well.

    Paul
     
  6. Obeaman

    Obeaman Mu-43 Rookie

    14
    Jul 1, 2011
    Hi Gary - thanks for your comments, I appreciate it. Unfortunately it was a tour, they do not allow you on your own. Just had to grab what I could as we walked around. Did not creep me out however there is night tour which is supposed to have an effect on some folks.
    I checked ot your site, you have some great images. Really liked the Cats from Whitney, the Zebra and hanging out of the Plane. Only had a brief look so far but will check them out later - got to go to work.
     
  7. Obeaman

    Obeaman Mu-43 Rookie

    14
    Jul 1, 2011
    Hi Lorey - Many thanks for your comments. I look forward to seeing some from your EM-5, I am interested in that cam as well.
    Brian
     
  8. Obeaman

    Obeaman Mu-43 Rookie

    14
    Jul 1, 2011
    Hi Kiwi Paul - mant thanks for your comments, I thought that all Kiwis were coming to Australia?
    Brian
     
  9. Obeaman

    Obeaman Mu-43 Rookie

    14
    Jul 1, 2011
    Hi Jloden - Thanks, yes I saw some other Old Jail images in B&W and thought that I would give it a try myself, I was quite happy with the results.
    Brian
     
  10. KH74

    KH74 Mu-43 Regular

    58
    Jun 11, 2012
    Western Australia
    Great images. :)

    I live not far from the prison and usually take out-of-state visitors there.

    Years ago, you were able to tour the prison more freely, but these days it is a completely guided tour.

    Along with the night tour, there is also the option of the tunnel tours which are twenty metres below the prison.
     
  11. mpeg

    mpeg 4/3 Activist...

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    Jun 19, 2012
    Perth Western Australia
    Gordo
    Great images.. I'm doing the tunnels soon.. :)
     
  12. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    The perfect setting for B&W - nice