F1GTR: From the East

Discussion in 'Art & Photography' started by F1GTR, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. MatskiMonk

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    All good, sill not sure how you get away with shooting so many people in public without getting beaten up, but great shots nonetheless.
     
  2. F1GTR

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    Thanks Matski, a smile and a 'thank you' goes a long way. ;)
     
  3. 35mm

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    Great update. I love squares. :tup:

    Also, looking forward to some Ektar spring shots. It produces wonderful colours.
     
  4. F1GTR

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    A quick update of some digital stuff, these were shot over the last week or so on Walthamstow Market. So a themed set from me instead of the usual mish mash of stuff shot over the last few months.

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  5. F1GTR

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    Just got back from a very busy week in the Philippines, mostly shot film but here are a few shots that I snuck in with my Ricoh:

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    (I wish I had an XPan, I quite like their 65:24 aspect ratio)

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    Nice shots there, Lloyd! :tup:
    B&W really looks beautiful in the Philippines!
     
  7. F1GTR

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    Thanks Justin! I bought some colour film with the intention of capturing how colourful the place is, but B/W just seems to work much better.

    Film shots from the Philippines/the flight there (I've got one roll of Tri-X 120 and two half shot rolls of Acros and Neopan 1600 to develop but I can't remember if I shot anything of interest on them):

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    Watching the Pacquiao v Bradley fight at a bar in Subic

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    Somewhere in Zambales
     
  8. Ibonibo

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    Maybe it's because you mainly shot B&W but I like the last pic the most.
    THe first pic is very cool too :tup:
     
  9. 35mm

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    The airport/airplane shots are great. :tup:

    The last one is quite special, too.
     
  10. Boffin

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    Plane shots are brills!

    Weirdly you seem to capture all the hustle and bustle and colour and character of the place all in B&W. Really good job! :tup:
     
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    Great shots! As other have said I really like the last one as well... :)
     
  12. F1GTR

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    Thanks guys, time to dredge this thread back up with something different!

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  13. F1GTR

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    Note to self: don't bother posting acrhitecture shots anymore. :p

    Anyway, I have a ton of updates to be posting here over the next few days (left six months worth of film in my fridge undeveloped, currently going through a developing spree of sorts) but first I'll share a few from some student protests that happened in London this week, mostly used the GRDIII.

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  14. Cano

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    Oh dear some of these are absolutely brilliant. I have been in the same situation before and I know for facty it's not easy at all to photograph a protest. Amazing work, I love it. You really captured some of the moments in there.
     
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    Thanks Cano! It was pretty fun to shoot, even with all the rain.

    Some shots from today to kick off the start of a new photographic year:

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  16. 35mm

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    Nice tube shots. X-Pro 1?
     
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    F1GTR , your Paris photo are best ones. Like it!
     
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    Thanks, yeah I'm using an X-Pro 1 with the 18mm lens. It's the closest I'll get to owning a digital Leica for a while. :lol: Actually, the Fuji is better in many regards.

    Thanks Tony!
     
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    I was lucky enough to get some backstage passes for a few shows at this season's London Fashion week, really fun to shoot, want to do Spring/Summer in September now. :)

    As a side note, I really need to replace my DSLR, the difference at high ISO between it and my X-Pro 1 is shocking!

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    Some very gritty street I shot last year. My F3's batteries died on me so I had to make do with my Ricoh GRD:

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    I'll have some more recent sets up soon once I get the sequencing correct.
     
  21. 35mm

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    Nice shots, especially the two at the Millennium Bridge.
     
  22. Sprite

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    Lovely shots as always. How do you find the Ricoh? I'm thinking of picking up the new GR as a walk about cam, while traveling to work ect. When I can't have the Fuji with me.
     
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    Thanks DM!

    I think the Ricoh is great, really easy to use once you have your preferences dialled in. It's always with me. I want a GR myself but I'm not sure I can justify it since my GRDIII is working perfectly and I have a 18/2 for the Fuji anyway.

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  24. 35mm

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    I love that second diptych.

    The reasons? Her pose and her position in relation to the shadows and to the background on the left shot make for a great dynamic. And obviously, that awesome sun light projected on her, on the right shot.

    Great pp, too, with nice colours and tones.

    Nice work.
     
  25. Sprite

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    Nice. The ladies seem relaxed and that makes the shots for me.
     
  26. F1GTR

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    Thanks guys! I have some recent street shots from this week to share with you all:

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  27. Solo

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    I'm really enjoying the one with the street workers :tup:
     
  28. Sprite

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    I agree with Solo. It's a very commercial image. I think the lighting and big shadows look set up for the shot.

    Others are very nice too, particularly the one of the two people he is resting and she is on her mobile, the mobile covering his eyes speaks volumes of today's society, instead of looking into his eyes she's more interested in a game, Facebook or some other app.
     
  29. F1GTR

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    Thanks guys, LR5 did a great job correcting the converging lines in a new version of that photo, it's on my Tumblr blog if you want a look.

    Finally got around to developing some of my film backlog, the first three were shot this year around March on my 2.8F on Velvia 100, the next three are from Autumn 2012 on my MX-EVS on Provia 100. All were taken in Mile End/East London. Scanned on a Epson V500, processed in CS6 with ColorPerfect:

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    A little background on the folowing shots - I wasn't actually there to shoot landscape, I had a shoot that day but I still had a roll of Provia in the Rollei - so these were quickly shot to get through the roll while I was waiting for the clothes and model to arrive.

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    Quite a change from my usual work. I need to shoot as much slide film as possible before it all disappears!
     
  30. 35mm

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    Love the shot of the vase on top of the chair. Very nice. :tup: