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Discussion in 'Black and White' started by Chris Malikoff, Sep 2, 2012.

  1. Chris Malikoff

    Chris Malikoff Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 17, 2012
    Sydney, Australia

    Olympus OM-D E-M5 & 75mm f/1.8

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  2. dannat

    dannat Mu-43 Regular

    May 2, 2010
    Melbourne Australia
    chris almost looks like a classic film shot
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  3. Chris Malikoff

    Chris Malikoff Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 17, 2012
    Sydney, Australia
    Cheers mate. Yeah, I came away from that gig feeling just a little bit in love with her. LOL :) 
  4. Lorey

    Lorey Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 1, 2012
    Missouri, USA
    That's one great shot!
  5. sLorenzi

    sLorenzi Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Sep 15, 2010
    Very nice shot. I like it a lot.
  6. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    My first reaction as well. This is a beautiful photo! :thumbup:
  7. CUB

    CUB Guest

    It would be a perfect classic portrait if the camera had focused on the subject's nearer eye. It is still a great shot but the focus on the dress detail detracts from the subject a little.
  8. SiJohnson

    SiJohnson New to Mu-43

    Sep 6, 2012
    I like it, it is very classy. Good job.

    Take a look at some macro shots. ;)  SiJohnsonPhotography.com
  9. Chris Malikoff

    Chris Malikoff Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 17, 2012
    Sydney, Australia
    Thanks everyone, I really appreciate your kind words. :) 

    Yes, controlling the point of focus was very difficult that night. The stage was in near darkness, apart from a couple of brilliant spots which the performers wandered under from time to time. To help with the conditions, I set my OM-D to AP at f/1.8 to maximise low light performance without dipping into silly ISO territory. The consequence? Shallow DOF of course. Couple this to the fact that she was moving around the stage with gusto (it's a swing band) I have to say that the camera did an incredible job getting what it did. THis particular shat was taken during a dip to the photographer, me, which lasted about a half a second. No time to compose and select a focus point at all. Not bad a resul though.
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