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An experiment

By leontari
I have taken the same scene by two ways. V1 by a digital camera. Few minutes later and two or three steps ahead I took the same scene by an analog camera( 35 mm b-w film, ISO 400) . When I developed the analog picture I saw the difference. Different light and the sun had come through the trees.
I would like to thank you all of you,for you warm comments and votes on my last upload.

Tags: Photo journalism Black and white Landscape and travel

Voters: CarolG, jovanovic, DicksPics and 42 more

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
13 Feb 2013 7:10AM
Interesting, Effrossini, I definitely prefer V.2. Carol

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jovanovic 6 26 France
13 Feb 2013 7:14AM
The Boulevard du Montparnasse in October. Nicely captured. Smile V1
13 Feb 2013 7:16AM
Two great, contrasting images, Effrossini!
There seems to be more contrast in V2!
I've scanned a few 'film' photos and, often, there seems to be less 'work' to do on the 'levels'.

devlin 7 653 39 India
13 Feb 2013 7:20AM
Love the 1st Version, its a very well composed shot, full of atmosphere
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 7:24AM
v1 for me today wonderful tones and light a belter nice one Wink
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
13 Feb 2013 7:48AM
Interesting experiment Effrossini ! I like the sharper contrast of V2 Smile
Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
13 Feb 2013 7:51AM
v2 looks better with the greater contrast but I'm sure you could achieve the same look in v1 with processing.

Meheecho 5 275 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 7:51AM
An experiment which worked-- both good images but V1 for me
User_Removed 8 48 1 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 8:49AM
V1 gets the vote, V2 is too crowded.
Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 9:03AM
I like the clean crispness of V1 - lovely street scene
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 9:15AM
Intriguing to see the two images together. I do prefer the contrastier V2, though a slight tweak in software would adjust V1 accordingly.
The narrower angle of view on the film camera might also account for some of the difference.
Paris on a sunny October day: heaven!
capto Plus
5 5.0k 8 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 9:20AM
Fascinating experiment, I guess the digital would be the easiest to manipulate to suit a particular taste. I think I would prefer something between the two.

johnke 5 223 15
13 Feb 2013 9:23AM
Hi Vi is the better image for sure digital has corrected the faults. Lens flare is bad in V2 and the whites are over exposed. If you try again maybe a very deep Red filter will improve the exposure for you....John.
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 10:30AM
Great work, both are great shots.
Ali Grin
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 10:44AM
Like the V1 image this time and has worked well in mono
13 Feb 2013 11:21AM
Muy buena , da una sensación de tanquilidad increible..
Billyray 10 70 3 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 12:00PM
Hi Effrossini. V1 for me today I feel V2 is too contrasty for my liking. (Nice street scene.
13 Feb 2013 12:47PM
Definitely V1 for me, Effrossini Smile

platzy 5 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 12:48PM
Amazing images but it's V2 all the way for me, love the atmosphere light and nostalgia that film produces, great work.
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
13 Feb 2013 1:00PM
Vintage street shot - can't help it but v2 is the one I like best. The light flare adds to the quality of the light you were shooting in. The latest thing I've been seeing is portrait photography shot into the sun - seems the lens flare is all the rage right now for adding interest and punch to an image.

milky 14 Wales
13 Feb 2013 2:39PM
Excellent work beautiful presented-------MilkyWink
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
13 Feb 2013 5:02PM
Interesting comparison Effrossini, must go for V2.


13 Feb 2013 5:10PM
A lovely scene. My favourite today is V1. Well captured
V2 for me today, better comp with good contrast and detail.

a good one i like V1well taken
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
13 Feb 2013 6:33PM
Great mono street scene ,V1 for meSmile
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
13 Feb 2013 7:55PM
Two fine images from this French street scene. Vintage stuff certainly suited to mono. I think I just prefer V1.
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
13 Feb 2013 9:25PM
I love V1, a super sunny autumnal capture in mono, Effrossini!
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 151 16 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2013 1:45PM
2 nice mono images, v2 for me.SmileSmile


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