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Attempted street photography
Lens: SMC-A 50mm f/1.7 Camera: K-x Photo Location: San Francisco ISO: 800 Aperture: F2.8 
Posted By: CameoFX, 01-03-2011, 12:11 AM

I struggle a lot with manual focus... here's what I got trying street photography with moving subjects in San Francisco.

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10. Shadow of a Man

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01-03-2011, 01:34 AM   #2
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That's another great set - some wonderful shots in there. I love #4 for the smile on his face matching the logo on his guitar. #6, 7, 8, 9 & 17 also stand out. I'll say it again .... you have a genuine photographer's eye.
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Great series especially the street portraits (4,6,7)
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Classic! I couldn't help but smile at some of the photo's; 3, 4, 7 and 9 for instance.


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Nice work.
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More than attempted. Nice work. I like your BW.
The 5th, is it really 50mm? Looks wider.

Truth is that often many of us who enjoy street shooting does so closed down quite a bit to get a deeper DOF and make it easier to catch focus on rapidly changing situations. Of course, street shots could benefit as much as other types of photo from a shorter DOF and isolated background. But it is difficult. Youv'e done a good job at it.
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Gritty and edgey - well done.

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Superlative series!

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Perhaps, Douglas, you should open a thread on Climate Change and Global Warming. Should get a lot of interesting debate (?) opinions and comments. Reliable measurements etc. will pose problems. LOL
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Gritty series. Great B&W. Thanks for sharing the series.
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Posted in the "Critique" section, I think?

"See: "Post Your Photos" - "Attempted street photography", today, Jan. 3, 2011.

IMO that 17 year old kid's photos are way better than those of Vivian Maier!"
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Hi Cameo I won't comment on the series at the moment but I'd like to see it edited right down, perhaps to 4-5 images of a strong calibre. For example, I think 19 and 16 could go right away.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Sparkle Quote
Posted in the "Critique" section, I think?

"See: "Post Your Photos" - "Attempted street photography", today, Jan. 3, 2011.

IMO that 17 year old kid's photos are way better than those of Vivian Maier!"
Do you mean I should post in the critique section? And wow! that's a bit of an overcompliment I think I'm just an amateur starting out.

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Hi Cameo I won't comment on the series at the moment but I'd like to see it edited right down, perhaps to 4-5 images of a strong calibre. For example, I think 19 and 16 could go right away.
Sure thing I just figured I'd post a bunch and see what came of it [i really have no idea how things work around here].
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Stephen, this is more than an attempt, you do have some wonderful images here but CWyatt is right, pick the best 5 images or so and make it a strong series.
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Excellent...

I would say that those are some fantastic street shots! Very well done! Impressive!

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