East Perth Power Station

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by jai, Aug 20, 2015.

  1. jai

    jai TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Feb 4, 2013
    Decominshioned power station near my house. Security is very good, so I haven't been able to sneak inside to take photos. But the security lighting does make it look pretty cool at night.

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    I used the A6000 with the Minolta MD 35-70mm and MD 70-210mm.
     
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  2. WoodWorks

    WoodWorks Super Moderator

    Dec 12, 2012
    Ashland, OR, USA
    David
    Very cool what you were able to capture from such a distance. I like #4 especially.

    Maybe, if you show them these, they'll let you inside. :D
     
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  3. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    Pretty nice!
     
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  4. WNG

    WNG TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 12, 2014
    Arrid Zone-A, USA
    Will
    B&W sure punched up the images! Starkness to the skeleton, and period piece glow to the building.
     
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  5. jai

    jai TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Feb 4, 2013
    Thanks, I pushed the files to their limits to get that look. Most of the images are actually HDR from 3 bracketed shots
     
  6. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Yup, fascinating comparison.

    Were they in the mist of a remodel?
     
  7. SpaceManSpiff

    SpaceManSpiff TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Dec 13, 2013
    Tucson, AZ
    Eric
    Love the last two, Jai. Hmmm... :coffee-26: ...liking the effect you are getting with those B&W HDR shots!
     
  8. jai

    jai TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Feb 4, 2013
    Thanks! I thought the HDR would be necessary to try and drag back some detail around the bright spotlights on the building, and keep some texture in the sky. In the end my non HDR shots (like the second one) managed to do almost as well with the dynamic range