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Vote for your favorite!
Poll ended at Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:45 am
mikeroch 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
SUNR15E 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
4xxxx 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Bob Andersson 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
balanjn 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
djfsolo 21%  21%  [ 6 ]
revivas 4%  4%  [ 1 ]
dubaiphil 7%  7%  [ 2 ]
optiman 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Brian Harmer 4%  4%  [ 1 ]
HTG 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Plymer 7%  7%  [ 2 ]
HikingMike 4%  4%  [ 1 ]
DP-PARIS 7%  7%  [ 2 ]
kimchi 36%  36%  [ 10 ]
Leo 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Jagadish_C 4%  4%  [ 1 ]
maxjj 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Bjorn van Sinttruije 4%  4%  [ 1 ]
darthkindy 4%  4%  [ 1 ]
Total votes : 28
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:27 am 
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APRIL 1ST - Submissions are now closed, you may vote for your favorite entry!


Hi everyone! Welcome to March's Assignment!

The theme for this month is "Street photography", as suggested by kimchi who won the January 2012 competition. Be
sure to read the whole post for the rules.

In kimchi's own words:
    "I’d like March’s assignment to focus on the genre of street photography.

    Extra rules: Focal length must be 50mm or less in 35mm terms, so please
    include some EXIF data in your description.

    Wikipedia: Street photography is a type of documentary photography that
    features subjects in candid situations within public places such as streets,
    parks, beaches, malls, political conventions and other settings.

    Inspiration: http://erickimphotography.com/blog/2011/09/10-famous-street-photography-quotes-you-must-know/

    Post-processing: Many people think street photography should capture
    the raw street culture as-is with no processing or even cropping. I disagree.
    Street photography lends itself well to B&W which in itself is a form of post-
    processing. I don’t want any limitations on post-processing so you are only
    limited your interpretation of the genre - colour or B&W."

The rules!

1: You can only submit one image and it MUST be taken during March 2012. Photos taken earlier will be disqualified!

2: All images submitted must be no more than 1024 pixels on their longest side, although you can include a link to a
full resolution version if you like. Flickr users must link back to the original version to comply with its latest rules.

As always, please exercise good judgement on what is suitable for the forum. Keep it clean and family-friendly or it'll
be removed. See the Forum Rules for guides.

Please include a sentence or two with your photo describing what you were trying to achieve and if there were any
particular challenges in doing so like, for example, any special exposure or lighting setup.

We're all enthusiasts here, so it's also great to see what equipment you used and the settings too. So please also
include the following:

Camera Model:
Lens and focal length:
Aperture:
Shutter Speed:
Sensitivity:
Post processing:


Submissions will close at midnight GMT on 31st March 2012. The final poll will follow.

Please remember this thread is for submissions only. If you'd like to comment on any of the submissions or ask any
questions, please do so in the March 2012 Comments and Questions thread!

Thanks and good luck!

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 Post subject: SRI LANKAN STREET MARKET
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SRI LANKAN STREET MARKET

Carrying my Canon G10 Powershot like a handbag (hence the slightly mystified expression on the face of the middle guy!) while it clicked away taking batches of 10 frames on automatic, this was one of only 2 shots out of 40 that had any potential.


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EXIF INFO: taken 0540 GMT or 1110 local time, 3-3-12. ISO 400, 1/100th sec @ f.4. Focal length 6mm (ie. full wide angle for this camera)

PP: Desaturate, crop, adjust contrast, mild sharpen.


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Time to go home by SUNR15E, on Flickr

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SUNR15E

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:09 am 
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Duty officer at the Volunteer Marine Rescue, Point Danger. This was shot was through darkened glass, I wondered why he did not stir when I put the camera to my eye, I didn't realise he was resting his eyes.

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Lens and focal length: 18-200mm VRII @32mm ~ 48mm FX
Aperture: f8
Shutter Speed: 1/80s
Sensitivity: ISO 200, & -0.7EV
Post processing: Crop, sharpen, darken highlights & Contrast


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:36 am 
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Street photography is a "bridge too far" when it comes to my personal comfort level...

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No, it wasn't a posed shot for a photograph so I hope it qualifies as "street" - the kids were actually listening to a lecture about ducks! So far as anyone can tell all that the ducks were thinking was "Where's the bread?" :lol:

    Canon PowerShot G10
    Image Date: 2012-03-10
    Focal Length: 8.9mm (41mm equiv. focal length)
    Aperture: f/3.2
    Exposure Time: 0.0031 s (1/320)
    ISO equiv: 80
    Processing: Virtually none. It's uncropped but I did tweak the colour a little and sharpened it to compensate for downsizing.
"Street" isn't really for me, as you can no doubt tell, but I didn't want to go two months without an entry. Oh, and the teachers and the kids were fine with me as I walked past them all as I left.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:15 am 
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Camera Model: D7000
Lens and focal length: 18-105 at 18mm
Aperture: f3.5
Shutter Speed: 1/30 sec
Sensitivity: 800
Post processing: Adjusted contrast and converted to B&W using Paint.NET


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Downtown Annapolis

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Iso: 200
shutter: 1/80
Aperture: f/5
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:26 am 
This is the first time I submit anything, so I hope it goes well and you don't demolish me with your critique (just kidding).

This was taken in Moscow, Russia. I found this lady praying outside the church. She looked very weak and obviously age has taken its toll on her. I like to think of this picture as an abstract representation of elderly people in Russia. They're weak, they have been swept aside by the winds of change, but they refuse to stay at home, to become another piece of furniture.

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http://500px.com/photo/5891915

Camera Model: Nikon D700
Lens and focal length: 24-70mm 2.8 G / Focal length 24mm
Aperture: f8
Sensitivity: ISO 200
Post processing: Lightroom to straighten it and Silver Efex 2 to do the B&W conversion.


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Just had a great walkabout in the Gold and Spice Souks in Deira, Dubai. Armed with a 50mm f1.4G on the D700, so all good for this month's assignment. Which one to pick?

Gold Souk Porters

D700, 50mm, f7.1, ISO200, 1/400th second

Shot in RAW, processed through Photoshop and using Nik Software Color Efex followed by a conversion to B&W with Silver Efex

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Lens and focal length: Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS @ 17mm
Aperture: f/5.6
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Sensitivity: 100 ISO
Post processing: Lightroom - crop, black&white, more contrast, less clarity and vibrance

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Parallel Universe ... Wellington, New Zealand
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"drive-by shooting": ... sitting in a car, shooting through the window pane while arriving at the street's corner, going along with the subject to reduce motion blur ... being amazed by all the colours that advertisement is trying to catch your attention with in an otherwise dull world

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Camera Model: Olympus E-PM1
Lens and focal length: Olympus 14-42 @ 16mm (32mm equiv.)
Aperture: F3.6
Shutter Speed: 1/60 sec
Sensitivity: ISO 320
Post processing: resized, contrast, sharpened


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Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L
ISO: 320
Shutter: 1/640th
Aperture: f/2.8
PP: B/W in Lightroom 3.6

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Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV. A lot of things to take for street photography but this really stood out. This gentleman is hand making a clay sculpture as she sits there and then mounts it on a nice plaque. His work was amazing.

Shot in RAW; f6.3, 1/160sec, iso800. Did a little touch-up in CameraRAW
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Las Vegas Street Art by sherpa1d, on Flickr

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You see a lot of this around Paris when the supermarkets throw away the food that is supposed to be past the 'consume by' date, which does not seem to bother everyone, though not everyone has the choice to be picky. The clothing banks seem to attract the crowds too.

Quite a contrast to the usual tourist photos of the beautiful Paris monuments.

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Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L
ISO: 8000
Shutter: 1/30th
Aperture: f/3.2
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