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Sunny Day in NYC

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by DeanD, Jan 30, 2010.

  1. DeanD

    DeanD Mu-43 Rookie

    10
    Jan 19, 2010
    New York City
    My daughter said I looked like a tourist and indeed I felt like one even though I've lived here just about all of my life. These were shot on a sunny Sunday walking around the west side of lower Manhattan; an area of the island I've never actually ventured before.

    Shot with E-P1/17mm in Monochrome. Minimally processed in Lightroom 3 Beta (I'm trying to learn this tool, seems to have most of what I will be needing.)

    Feedback encouraged.

    Thanks for looking.

    - Dean

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  2. andyw

    andyw Mu-43 Veteran

    410
    Jan 27, 2010
    Surrey. UK
    Some cracking shot's there!! I love the skater and the building ones best. Great work!
     
  3. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    DeanD, welcome to mu-43 and thanks stepping right up with your photos, too!

    Monochrome, aha! Yet another option on these E-Ps that I have not delved into. Very interesting. I love the first one - the street seller's expression as he's drinking his hot cup of coffee along with his wares, the FDNY t-shirt sign, with the seller's own garb (Peruvian style woolen hat no less), with the backdrop of the museum's signs - and the lighting and the off center slightly angled view make it really a great one for me.:bravo-009:

    Of course the September 11th memorial is very moving for all that it tries to represent...and the reflections of the almost ghostly buildings, add to it. Two worlds.

    Check out the whole place here and stop in for an introduction if you feel like it.
     
  4. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Hi Dean,

    welcome the the forum - these really are very good indeed!

    Thanks for sharing, and I'll look forward to seeing more in due course... how long have you been shooting with the E-P1?

    Seeing these, I am certainly inspired to get the 17mm f2.8 out for a walk in mono... perhaps in the morning.

    Cheers

    Brian
     
  5. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Great series. Love the skater! :bravo-009:
     
  6. deckitout

    deckitout Mu-43 Veteran

    236
    Jan 28, 2010
    Essex UK
    number 4 is my fave great angle
     
  7. Chow Monkey

    Chow Monkey Mu-43 Regular

    I love the skater...
     
  8. Djarum

    Djarum Super Moderator

    Dec 15, 2009
    Huntsville, AL, USA
    Jason
    Nice images!
     
  9. chalkdust

    chalkdust Mu-43 Regular

    97
    Dec 29, 2009
    McKinney, Texas
    skater sticks in my memory
     
  10. DeanD

    DeanD Mu-43 Rookie

    10
    Jan 19, 2010
    New York City
    Thanks to everyone for your warm reception and kind encouragement. I'm looking forward to "hanging around" here and contributing likewise. Between work, family, and other obligations I don't get out to shoot much; mu-43, I am hopeful will provide additional motivation.

    - Dean
     
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  11. cosinaphile

    cosinaphile Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 26, 2009
    new york city
    nice work
     
  12. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Phila, Pa USA
    Cosina's right... Nice Work
     
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  13. Bullfrog

    Bullfrog Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Love the skater!
     
  14. karlstorck

    karlstorck Mu-43 Rookie

    11
    Jan 20, 2010
    Linköping, Sweden
    Yeah, that skater pic is really good! The light, the moment and the action.