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NYCityscapes in Monochrome

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by penfan2010, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. agentlossing

    agentlossing Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jun 26, 2013
    Andrew Lossing
    That last one is an instant classic!
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  2. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    I'm not sure that I'd call them cityscapes (I was expecting expansive views of NY), but yes, that last shot is really captivating.
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  3. Guri

    Guri Mu-43 Rookie

    Aug 18, 2014
    San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Great pictures, really like the second one and the last.
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  4. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Wonderful shots!
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  5. Jonathan F/2

    Jonathan F/2 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 10, 2011
    Los Angeles, USA
    My favorite is the last shot. I'd frame that on my wall! :smile:
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  6. tomO2013

    tomO2013 Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2013
    Yup. My favourite is that last shot. What a beautiful capture and great development too.
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  7. darrellc

    darrellc Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 21, 2012
    Totally agree with that... amazing shot!
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  8. felipegeek

    felipegeek Mu-43 Enthusiast Subscribing Member

    Jan 8, 2014
    Miami, FL

    A really nice set. Now I really have get to work on the shots I took last month in NYC. I like 1, 2, 3, 6, and 8. #8 is certainly a book publishing worthy shot. Was it shot while passing by or were you aware of the birds and camped out there until the moment was right?

    Thanks for sharing!
  9. penfan2010

    penfan2010 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 12, 2010
    NJ, USA
    Thanks, all. Felipe, I was actually waiting at a traffic light and my wife noticed all these pigeons flying around. I took several shots of the birds in flight, and the combination of feathers, shadows and buildings made for interesting patterns. This was the last photo in the series, and I only noticed the man after I took the shot. Really pleased with how much sharpness I retained in the final version; I had the Panasonic 14mm f 2.5 mounted on my GM-1 and I cropped out about a third or more of the original image to get the shot above.
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