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On the Streets of Manchester


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On the Streets of Manchester

21 May 2017 10:15AM   Views : 661 Unique : 416

Yesterday Sue and I and Mark Dyson were out on the streets of Manchester, cameras armed and ready. Mark uses his phone quite a lot for street photography, Sue had her Pentax K-3 with SMC Pentax-DA 18-135mm WR lens, I was using the Pentax Q-S1 with the 01 Standard Prime lens, an 8.5mm f/1.9. For most of the shots the Q-S1 was set to Bold Monochrome, which I find to be the perfect JPEG setting for the kind of black and white I like. Sue and mark were shooting in colour, but of course they can convert images to monochrome if they like. There's a small wheel on the front of the Q-S1 and this has been set to select Colour, Bold Monochrome and Vintage Colour so I can choose my "film" depending on the shot.

Here's some examples:

John Gray's Shop

The Lucky Building

Fine Architecture


Police Museum

Crohn's and Colitis Walk Starting Point

Coffee and Image Review, Mark and Sue

A very enjoyable day, not so many street artists or interesting people, but then we did have the Manchester rain.

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