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After a walk through the Big City

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by freddytto, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    Hey guys, hope you had a good weekend, I take this week by the good weather here in New York and decided to walk the streets of 34th Street, and take these photos, nex5n gives high performance in terms of very low light and also use the HTT, and HDR level 5 and clarity and noise was very low.


    ISO 6400 F 5.6 1/80s 55mm

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/7089138923/" title="DSC04571 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 7089138923_b37f8ef93b_b. "1024" height="537" alt="DSC04571"></a>

    Hand held twilight HHT ISO 1000 F 4.5 1/60s 35mm
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/6943068602/" title="DSC04535 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 6943068602_b371587ee8_b. "808" height="1024" alt="DSC04535"></a>

    HDR Nivel 5 ISO 1600 F10 1/60s 18mm
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/6943068904/" title="DSC04527 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 6943068904_e43e1636e6_b. "1024" height="640" alt="DSC04527"></a>

    HDR Nivel 5 ISO400 F 10 1/50s 55mm
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/7089139563/" title="DSC04507 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 7089139563_e53c467509_b. "680" height="1024" alt="DSC04507"></a>

    HDR Nivel 5 * * * * * * ISO400 * *F 11 * * * 1/50s * * * * 29mm
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/6943068984/" title="DSC04509 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 6943068984_0afe42cac7_b. "1024" height="657" alt="DSC04509"></a>

    HDR Nivel 5 * * * * * * ISO800 * *F 10 * * * 1/50s * * * * 18mm
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/6943069098/" title="DSC04515 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 6943069098_50945c21e1_b. "1024" height="680" alt="DSC04515"></a>
     
  2. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand
    Wonderful as always, Freddy!! :) :)

    I'm amazed how the purply-grey sky in the second photo has practically no grain at ISO 1000. From my experience, this particular shade of grey is the most susceptible for grain to begin at ISO 3200. The 16.1 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor is just amazing, aye!
     
  3. Phoenix

    Phoenix TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Aug 25, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
    Phoenix Gonzales
    Nice set buddy.

    I really enjoy your NY shots and it seems you got your shooting style down pat mate, I usually prefer B/W (just personal choice) but I really quite like the way you shot the 1st image.

    Might I suggest looking at the works of Vivian Maier for some inspiration regarding B/W and street photography, I recently discovered her works through Armanius (as well as the rest of the world I'm assuming) and her photos are amazing and imho is on par with HCB.
     
  4. hodad66

    hodad66 Sony Guru

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    Feb 8, 2012
    Indialantic, Fl
    John
    great set!
     
  5. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    thanks guys , I am glad you like my pictures, I feel happy, because that means I'm on the right track ,yes i prefer and really love most in B & W, and thanks for the tip Phoenix, I will carefully review this page ......
    bsfg.
     
  6. Phoenix

    Phoenix TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Aug 25, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
    Phoenix Gonzales
    The reason I brought it up was I see your style in her images and I also see her style in your images.
     
  7. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    thanks Phoenix,
     
  8. lapdog99

    lapdog99 TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 3, 2011
    Colorado
    Definitely NY. Liked the second photo with the coy billboard partially visible and the great scooter shot. Agree with Phoenix re: Vivian Maier.
     
  9. dbmiller

    dbmiller TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Mar 2, 2012
    New England
    I liked the one with the semi - It just sort of glistens - Love the B & W treatment
     
  10. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Jim
    Oh man, I can't believe that I missed this post. These are great shots Freddy! I really like that first one. :)
     
  11. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    thnks guy's...
     
  12. yunfat

    yunfat TalkEmount Rookie

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    Dec 23, 2011
    Those are fantastic. A nice series from the Apple. I think anyone would be proud to "book" these.
     
  13. JimR

    JimR TalkEmount Regular

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    Mar 28, 2012
    Houston, TX
    Jim
    Great set. For the B&W are you shooting color and converting in post or using the NEX's B&W setting?
     
  14. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico

    yes, Usually shot in raw and color, Well if you want best results do not shoot black and white. If we open any of our images and visualize the channels will see that we have three: Red, Green and Blue which together result in our color image in RGB mode. If you shoot in black and white are losing valuable information.

    This tip, I've read in several blogs, some times l use the nex' B & W .

    I use LR to convert to B & W is as simple as lowering the saturation to -100 before making any other adjustments, once solved this you can adjust shadows, contrast, brightness ... are some of the most common ways to switch from color to black and black. Undoubtedly there are many other ways because the greatness of the programs we have today to edit our photographs is that they offer many ways to reach the same result.
     
  15. JimR

    JimR TalkEmount Regular

    126
    Mar 28, 2012
    Houston, TX
    Jim
    Thanks. Yes, I usually shoot RAW in color too and convert with Lightroom or NIK Silver Efex Pro. However, the other day I was chasing the grand-kids with my C3 and tried out the in camera B&W. I kind of liked the results. I guess I'll now work on converting for the "NEX B&W Effect". :D