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Old Jun 6, 2010, 10:19 PM   #1
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Let's go with "Street Scenes." I really enjoy shooting them. Here is an example of a homeless man in my town. Not my entry.
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Congrats, Pboerger!
I like the new topic.
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Congrats, Pboerger!
I like the new topic.
Me too. A great subject for those of us that live in big cities !

I'll put this up for now but I'll see what else I get this month before deciding if it's my actual entry or not.
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All right. Sounds good. Let's have some fun. Good start on the players.
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Funny you should bring up this topic right now. Here's a street scene taken today. This may get changed later on, but I thought it was funny. It's an actual street not far from my office, those are restaurants in the background. All I can say is that Sony must have spent a bundle on this premiere!
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I think it would be interesting to note the camera and lens used in the shot. Also, any special processing. Just a thought to add to the learning process.
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Old Jun 10, 2010, 3:05 PM   #7
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Not a bad idea - not everyone can access the exif information and not everyone leaves it in the file.

Mine was shot with the K7 and the DA 35 macro Limited. I had some problems because I didn't check the camera settings - my first couple of pictures were shot at +2 Ev and ISO 3200. Needless to say, they were horrible. Note to self - change routine to: 1. Turn on camera. 2. Immediately look at settings - that's what the K7's LCD is good at, gives you most of the settings right there. READ THEM!
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Belated but heartfelt congratulations Pboerger!
This will be a tough topic for me - not enough streets here!!
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Here's my entry. The dichotomy between the two is interesting. Age and style made no difference as they talked like old friends for a long time. I'm at a loss as to why some of my posts do not come out sharp. This one is very sharp on my monitor. Kx, Tamron 18-250 at full zoom.
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Old Jun 17, 2010, 3:39 PM   #10
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Yesterday at lunch time I went wandering around, looking for "street shots". As I was walking along, I got thinking "What is a street shot?" What defines it? Does it have to be taken in a city or urban environment? Looking at the pictures posted here (other than mine), does it have to have people in it? Yesterday I kept looking around and seeing flowers and trees (landscaping) in the midst of tall buildings - such a contrast! Would that be considered a street scene? Or is it more about people and how they go about their lives, in their "home-type" environment, like frogfish's chess players or the homeless guy on the park bench? In that case, Mole's comment about how he's not exactly around urban areas isn't a discriminating factor - showing people at work on trails or teaching in the wilds would be appropriate.

At that point I figured I'd better ask here what others thought the definition of street scene is, because I'm not sure I really know how to define it.
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