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Only for lovers of B&W

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by freddytto, Jun 18, 2012.

  1. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    Hey guys, just for lovers of photography in B & W as I've been reading a lot on the web, because lately I was so busy at work and a lot of work and had not had the chance to get out and shooting, I've been very inspired this week....I share some of what I learned,

    Ansel Adams,Henri Cartier-Bressonis known as the father of photojournalism. Robert Frank is considered one of the founding fathers of American photography. He viewed the world around him skeptically, he thought America at the time seemed too aterialistic and his photographs carry a subversive quality that challenge viewer’s perceptions,really great pictures of this man, really inspired me this week to concentrate about photography B & W Early 2000, New York Times journalists and writer Susan Sontag criticized Salgado's photographs. The photographer was accused of using cynically and commercial human misery, so to present beautiful dramatic situations do run the risk of losing its authenticity.Andreas Feininger is most remembered for his stunning photographs of New York and its architecture.

    so I went this afternoon to shoot a bit and edit some pictures I had in my lap, and got these pictures, I used LR Preset and some Kodak films,

    Kodak Tri-X 400
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/7398291560/" title="untitled by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 7398291560_6475e972cc_c. "800" height="589" alt="untitled"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/7398294160/" title="Untitled by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 7398294160_db5042313d_c. "540" height="800" alt="Untitled"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/7398296956/" title="Black guys by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 7398296956_cfe3182fe6_b. "1024" height="691" alt="Black guys"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/7398286380/" title="Untitled by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 7398286380_c7bcdf15e8_c. "800" height="540" alt="Untitled"></a>

    Kodak Tri Max P3200
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/7398288986/" title="Waiting for the train by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 7398288986_8efba60fc3_c. "800" height="540" alt="Waiting for the train"></a>

    Kodak T max 400

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/7398296264/" title="Untitled by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 7398296264_c427303ebe_c. "800" height="539" alt="Untitled"></a>
  2. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand
    I'm lovin it!...
  3. Luiz Curcino

    Luiz Curcino TalkEmount Veteran

    Apr 27, 2012
    Uberlandia-MG Brasil
    I really liked this set of B&W!
  4. Phoenix

    Phoenix TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Aug 25, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
    Phoenix Gonzales
    Very nice buddy, I am quite impressed with the series. Timing, framing, composition, and rendering are all really nice.
  5. Bolampau

    Bolampau TalkEmount Veteran

    Apr 22, 2012
    Lincolnshire, England
    Good set of photos Freddytto,
    I was a bit dismayed to read about Susan Sontag's comment on Salgado's work - surely that's precisely what photo-journalism is all about i.e. to show where humanity is failing. I don't think Salgado exploits the people and cultures he photographs.
  6. lapdog99

    lapdog99 TalkEmount Veteran

    Sep 3, 2011
    another interesting set of street photos. Did you catch the guy taking a picture with his iPad on the third photo?
  7. Ray Vardy

    Ray Vardy TalkEmount Regular

    Freddytto - nice set, interesting read and yes inspired!
  8. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico

    thanks guys for the comments, really appreciate that, you do like my photos :D 
  9. Nexnut

    Nexnut TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Good work man, couldn't help it but the guitar player reminded me of the late Johnny Guitar Watson (RIP).

    Keep 'em coming !
  10. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Great shots. As stated, amazing timing.
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