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Painting NYC red (OM-style)

Discussion in 'Other Systems' started by Kosta, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. Kosta

    Kosta Mu-43 Veteran

    Sep 29, 2010
    Hello friends,

    this set is from a recent trip into NYC, taken on an Olympus OM-2n with some funky iso50-200 redscale film for the most part shot at iso25!

    these are straight scans of some prints I had done, with no artificial colours/flavours etc!

    hope you like it, cos I sure had fun taking it!:) 


    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50946580@N05/5966404860/" title="NYC 1 by Kosta., on Flickr"> View attachment 170752 "422" height="640" alt="NYC 1"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50946580@N05/5965891517/" title="NYC 4 by Kosta., on Flickr"> View attachment 170753 "640" height="423" alt="NYC 4"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50946580@N05/5965937711/" title="lomo_rs_(1)_11 by Kosta., on Flickr"> View attachment 170754 "640" height="428" alt="lomo_rs_(1)_11"></a>

    Rest are HERE
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  2. JohnMetsn

    JohnMetsn Mu-43 Veteran

    No comments here? You're brave to take classic camera for such a short stay in NYC, but it was well worth. Those pictures got very nice mood. After reading reviews I chose the view from 30 Rock as well :smile: I missed those statues at 3rd picture, where are they located?
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  3. Kosta

    Kosta Mu-43 Veteran

    Sep 29, 2010

    the statues are right on the way into the ferry at Battery Park :) 

    I thoroughly enjoyed using the om-2n in nyc and the 24mm 2.8 was perfect for me. loved it! I plan to use this as my main camera but now I'm back home it'll be mostly black and white work.
  4. thearne3

    thearne3 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jan 28, 2010
    Redding, CT USA
    Thanks for this, Kosta. I had an OM-2p for 20? years. Great cam...one of the reasons I went with the E-P1,2,3 was the 'nostalgia' - same size/feel as the OM's. I ended up selling the OM to get a Canon G2, and reenter photography. Unfortunately, I also sold my OM 50 f1.2 :eek: 

    Glad you're still enjoying the camera!
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  5. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    a love the feel of those shots..... very timeless. Nice work!
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  6. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    The prints looks as if the film got over-heated. I like #2 ... nice flavor and effect.

  7. Kosta

    Kosta Mu-43 Veteran

    Sep 29, 2010
    it was during the NYC heat wave ;) 

    (it's red-scale film which was shot at various ISO - in this case 1-2 were at about ISO50, and 3 at ISO25. I love the tones you can get out of it at low ISO. at 12 it is a beauty)

    Thanks for the comments guys, am loving the om-2n!
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