Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
  #1
Street Shots
Posted By: KungPOW, 08-11-2008, 09:01 PM

Some shots from tonight.

I was out taking candid shots of people. Except for the first, all of these were taken from the hip. I have been trying to get closer to capture peoples faces and expresions. I still need to practice framing without looking through the viewfinder.

Please share any comments, critiques, or your two bits!

Eric.


















Views: 1,991
08-12-2008, 06:03 AM   #2
Veteran Member
vievetrick's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Easthampton - Massachusetts - USA
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 5,175
I like the series!! I like the use of B&W (my taste would be to boost the contrast a bit). Did you get any second looks or comments? I really feel like you are a flyt on the wall. Other than the girl with the beer no one looks like they noticed you. Keep it up, I think you did a good job without having your eye to the camera (well the foot shot could have been off a little ) unless you were going for the toes
08-12-2008, 06:12 AM   #3
Veteran Member
ftpaddict's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Yurp
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 4,669
My favourite one has to be #4. It's a very interesting scene, and the expression on the lady's face is priceless.
08-12-2008, 07:53 AM   #4
Veteran Member
maxwell1295's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Long Island, New York
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 2,704
Love the angle and perpective on these...

08-12-2008, 06:49 PM   #5
Veteran Member
KungPOW's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 1,701
Original Poster
Thanks for the coments guys.

The foot shot was a miss. I was trying for both feet, but missed. I thought I would try posting what I got. I thought it might have a ying/yang thing going with the car tire seperated by the curb. Today, I'm not so sure it works.

I tend to be a bit of a contrast addict. I've been trying to tone it back. Maybe too far back?

The woman with the beer, I think she was just looking at me. I don't think she knew I took her photo. I had stopped and was looking at the clothes in the cart, as if it was my next subject, and I think she was wondering why I had stopped walking. I didn't notice the eye contact until later at home.

Only one person gave me any trouble. She wasn't actually the subject of the photo, but she was in it. I find when I shoot in the non-tourist areas, people are not always very pleased to be in a photo.

Eric.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, photo, shots
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
People Street shots alohadave Post Your Photos! 5 10-13-2009 08:25 AM
Street shots. MrAros Post Your Photos! 7 08-29-2009 11:35 AM
Street Shots... Peteey Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 1 08-26-2009 11:54 PM
Some Street Shots daacon Post Your Photos! 16 01-20-2009 07:19 AM
street shots... distorted_vision Photo Critique 14 12-26-2007 03:33 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:12 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top