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Street shots w/ Leica Elmarit 45/2.8 + Olympus E-P2

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by sabesh, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. aznick

    aznick Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 4, 2010
    Arizona USA
    Nice shots Sabesh. No one seems to have noticed you taking the pictures.
    What camera do you shoot with?

    I must have this lens.
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  2. sabesh

    sabesh Mu-43 Veteran

    Thank you! I shot these with an Olympus E-P2. The lens has great resolving power, so I was able to crop some of the pictures. Cheers.
  3. pete

    pete Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 26, 2010
    Phoenix, Az
    Yes I agree with AZ, not cause we're both from Arizona but we both appreciate the shots.

    Great framing and timing. Love shot no. 2, concentration and zeroed in on the game within a busy place.

    Keep em coming.

  4. cstevens

    cstevens Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 11, 2010
    Great work, nice to see this lens used for street work.
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  5. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Excellent, I especially liked the man on the bike :2thumbs:.
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  6. cstevens

    cstevens Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 11, 2010
    My favorite too :) 

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  7. grebeman

    grebeman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    I'm going for the block and shackles as my favourite, but then I'm always a little shy when it comes to photographing people. I must have a trip to town and put my example of this lens to the test.
  8. Bill Gordon

    Bill Gordon Mu-43 Top Veteran

    I enjoyed all of them scrolling up and down trying to figure out what foreign country they were taken in......only to realize that they were shot in Toronto!!!!

    Great photography!!:2thumbs:
  9. sabesh

    sabesh Mu-43 Veteran

    Once you go out and shoot once, your inhibitions will be gone and you will become confident at taking people pics. Mind you, I've been yelled at a few times, but most people just don't mind :) 

    Thanks Bill! These were mostly taken at Queen St (near Yonge) and the Harbourfront area :) 
  10. grebeman

    grebeman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    Thanks sabesh, I'll certainly give it a go, means a special journey to the big city from my rural retreat, so I'll be in an alien environment as well, big test in both senses, camera, lens and me :smile:



    G1 and GF1
    20mm, f1.7, 45mm, f2.8, micro nikkor 55mm, f2.8
  11. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Hey i like the one with the two guys playing chess. The reason this has caught my eye is that i have seen a few pics that others have shown with the same thing. People playing Chess. It must be something that is done over that way cause I've never seen it in Australia. It looks like it creates a relaxed atmosphere.

  12. sabesh

    sabesh Mu-43 Veteran

    Barrie, try and hit places where there are a lot of tourists. People there don't seem to mind their pictures being taken. I've taken street pics in the UK (London - big city & Inverness - small town). Best of luck :)  Cheers.

    Thank you! Yes, people in Toronto appear to like outdoor chess once springs comes around. I've seen this in Vancouver too (Robson Street). Cheers.
  13. ahuyevshi

    ahuyevshi Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 9, 2010
    Berkeley, CA
    I really like 1,4 and 5..... 90mm isn't this the best lens for street, but you did well...
  14. sabesh

    sabesh Mu-43 Veteran

    Thanks! The resolution of this lens is quite good, so I was able to crop some of the pics to isolate subject matter. Cheers.
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