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swings

By frz67
hi all,
went for a walk last night to release some pressure after a draining week at work SadTongueSmile
not a LB shot, but a 50mm wide open (1.8) can be really satisfying Grin

I'll be back in a couple of hours, I'll catch up with your work Smile

thanks for looking

francesco

Tags: Photo journalism Black and white

Voters: pascalg, edwood, JohnHawthorne and 25 more


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pascalg Plus
13 37 1 France
24 Mar 2012 4:06PM
I like this harsh b/w
edwood 13 3 Scotland
24 Mar 2012 4:26PM
Comp works so well, conversion is dark and moody. Great shot.
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2407 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2012 5:11PM
Empty swings, hanging limp, so full of sadness. The fact that the chain on one is broken adds to the atmosphere (as well as giving a very satisfying angle for the seat).
This is outstanding, hope Pete finds it.
Moira
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
24 Mar 2012 5:45PM
Interesting results-- A great display of emotions!
SlowSong Plus
12 9.6k 30 England
24 Mar 2012 6:00PM
Wonderfully grainy, Francesco. And I know exactly what you mean by the lens.
Chris
woolybill1 Plus
14 37 78 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2012 6:31PM
Superlative image, Francesco. I love the composition - it comments on the world with a sigh.
I agree completely with your thoughts on the use of wide aperture especially with a short telephoto: This year I have used prime lenses more and more and find it very rewarding, even with the lens stopped down a little.
I wish you and your family an excellent week-end.
Regards
Bill
Grainy image suits subject matter and composition.. Evokes a sense of sadness and emptiness.
mikbee 14 3 8 Scotland
25 Mar 2012 12:16AM
Good grainy look to this.
And an LB shot or an f/1.8 shot ?
Just swings and roundabouts really !!
Mick.
KingBee Plus
15 548 2 Scotland
25 Mar 2012 12:15PM
The graininess of this is amazing. As is the light and tone. Wonderful.

Regards.

Bob
luceombra 9 27 5 Italy
26 Mar 2012 1:50PM
Love the composition very much as well as a sense of uncomfortableness. For me is one of your best
Al
MilanaG 15 Bulgaria
26 Mar 2012 3:52PM
Like the shallow DOF in this low light photography!
Milena
LexEquine 15 1 19 United States
26 Mar 2012 4:32PM
~ Nice One ~

~ LEx
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2407 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2012 8:37AM
I'm increasingly looking for images that create relationships between different elements. This is my picture of the week.
Moira
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
30 Mar 2012 3:56PM
just wonderful.....
pascalg Plus
13 37 1 France
1 Apr 2012 11:40AM
featured epz photo at the moment Smile
AnneWorner 13 620 43 United States
1 Apr 2012 8:32PM
Really like the cast shadow on that swing, and the wonderful specular hightlights in the corner. Yes a wide open 50mm can give very satisfying results.

Anne

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