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the magician (3 pics)
Posted By: khardur, 08-24-2008, 08:03 PM

From the block party they had in my town last week.
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(top two with the 10-17 Fisheye, one with the 40mm Limited.)
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08-24-2008, 08:55 PM   #2
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A fisheye makes such a great street photo lens!

And, I love the expression of the fellow behind the magician in the third pic... priceless moment!
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love these shots, nice work!
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The guy's expression in the third shot is priceless.

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Dan that third shot is too funny! I love the expression you caught on the man's face. Thanks for sharing.
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Your use of fish eye is very witty.

Out of the shots, first one really shows the perspective and the setting for the magician. Great image with quite an impact. I love it the best
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wow.. what a expression on the last image.. those eyes hehe.
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Fisheye goodness!

The first picture paints the perfect picture of the scene; the second one is much closer to the action and quite dynamic.

The third one is hilarious.

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Great use of the Fisheye Dan and I agree the surpised looked capture was good timing. Nice series.
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All very nice but I love the third one. Great capture of expression and I really think the treatment is well done, love the red pop of the tie.
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I think the concensus is that the guy in the third picture gave you a classic look. Haha. I had a good laugh with my buddy at work with that one.
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Hamid: agree with you, the fisheye really shined in this situation. I only had my small bag (after all this was a family outing for me, not a picture-taking event). The fisheye proved to be a good choice to bring with.

everyone: yes the expression on the guy's face in the 3rd shot certainly makes it a keeper... If only the magician had been pulling one of those sets of flowers out of a hat or something, I would have left those colored, but alas, the tie was the only thing worth keeping colored.
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