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SammyKhalifa Feb 17, 2014 9:16 PM

Trying to shoot the inside of a theatre . . .
 
(but note that I never claimed to be any good at this).

Over at Akron Ohio this past weekend for a visit, part of the time we were at an event in the inside of an old theater downtown there. I didn't take any shots of the baseball festival itself, but I was amazed by the inside of that old place. Most of my shots sucked, though. At least I learned a bit (like no, don't think you can shoot handheld at too slow speeds even if you think you can, just bump the ISO). I got a few interesting ones though, even though some of these are more "good" than others. If I'm going to self-critique a bit, I'd say that the close-up/details are neat while the wides kind of stink (except for the outside shot which I quite like).

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7422/1...b3b4ba7b_c.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7317/1...099849aa_c.jpg

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2875/1...e3433f84_c.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7361/1...14ee4075_b.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3766/1...9bbb6cee_c.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3798/1...6ae4615d_b.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3784/1...f00ae840_c.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3817/1...eb609093_c.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7328/1...10e77376_c.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7352/1...40abf437_b.jpg

boBBrennan Feb 17, 2014 9:45 PM

.......I really like the B&W street scene
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Sorry Sammy, (a day later) I meant to also mention inside the theatre "Beautiful theater, and you did it justice" , Greg said.

boB

Greg Chappell Feb 17, 2014 10:25 PM

Beautiful theater, and you did it justice, every bit as nice-looking as the 1920's Broadway theater where "The Book of Mormon" is playing and my daughter took me last February.

lisalonewolf Feb 17, 2014 11:58 PM

These were great, and so is the theater. My hometown had a similar interior but they tore it down for a new bank...boo hiss.

SammyKhalifa Feb 18, 2014 10:33 AM

Thanks guys. I guess part of it is that I'm regretting the great shots that were there that I just flat-out missed. Ah well. One good takeaway is that on some of the higer-ISO shots I used the noise reduction software that came with the Nik suite, and I think they look quite good without over-doing things too much. Also this would have been a perfect place for the fisheye treatment.

Bob, that's my favorite shot too. It didn't really do much for me until I decided to mess around with B&W. Made me really glad I brought along the 14mm instead of the 20.

James Emory Feb 18, 2014 10:33 AM

I think they are great shots and I too like the B&W street scene.

MarceloLI Feb 18, 2014 2:25 PM

Fantastic set Sammy, looks like it was a great experience for you shooting in low light.

My favorites are the B&W shots.

Marcelo

FredS Feb 19, 2014 12:43 PM

Great shots Sammy
Really NICE

MacBook Feb 19, 2014 4:41 PM

Excellent shots of the theater, I really like your treatment.

drew881 Feb 19, 2014 9:51 PM

Cool shots. I like the closeups. Did you use the 45?


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