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I'll get arrested one day hanging around in dark corners waiting for unsuspecting subjects. Here's a before and after.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:10.0-20.0 mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:20 May 2013 - 10:49 AM
Focal Length:20mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/20sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Loitering with Intent
Username:SlowSong SlowSong
Uploaded:29 May 2013 - 5:08 PM
Tags:Architecture, Black & white, Candid, General, London, Photo journalism, Portraits / people
Votes:37
Variant - Before/AfterVariant - Before and After

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 5:19 PM

Beautifully taken ,no signs of distortion for super wide lens

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 75305 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 5:21 PM


Quote: Beautifully taken ,no signs of distortion for super wide lens

No, the Sigma 10-20mm is quite good, (and even at 10mm). Better than some Canon zooms I've had. Smile

Last Modified By SlowSong at 29 May 2013 - 5:22 PM
cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114363 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 5:23 PM

Am drawn to the colour but both have their merits Smile

johnke
johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa15 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 5:46 PM

Lots of detail, both Images are awesome and I like them both...John

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 5:58 PM

Dark personality ChrisWink
Ron.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 6:05 PM

mono for this beauty....
its o.k. I will visit you when you get locked up!!Wink

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1146 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 6:34 PM

Either works for me, a most appealing image!

CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 6:40 PM

I like them both - great shot.
Carole

RysiekJan
RysiekJan Plus Member 9179 forum postsRysiekJan vcard United Kingdom
29 May 2013 - 7:07 PM

Has to be the b/w version for me; a confusion of strong diagonal, vertical and horizontal lines then the lone figure making sense out of the confusion. Hope that makes some sense, either way like this image a lot.

Richard

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8775 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1265 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 7:11 PM

I can't decide between them. B&W is so bleak, colour is distinctly lacking in the mellow warmth that you might expect with that golden glow. Powerful either way.
Moira

fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 7:16 PM

No. 1 is a powerful Mono image which I prefer to No. 2

Albert

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 8:48 PM

Mono for me - a bit more clarity of details... LurkerSmile

Phil_L
Phil_L  6 Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 9:03 PM

Strong lines and great light .....and then the figure climbing the stairs. Great capture. Must be mono for me.
Phil

nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 11:04 PM


Quote: Has to be the b/w version for me; a confusion of strong diagonal, vertical and horizontal lines then the lone figure making sense out of the confusion. Hope that makes some sense, either way like this image a lot.

Richard

Well put by Richard. Well done!

franken
franken Plus Member 123586 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 8:49 AM

Mono for me - excellent!

Ken

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 9:51 AM

So..... Loitering on......
Featured e2 piccy at the moment Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile

morpheus1955
30 May 2013 - 10:03 AM

Brilliant shot Helen, excellent composition, for me it has to be V1 Smile

Hugh

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 75305 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 10:05 AM

Hm, who is this Helen? Grin

morpheus1955
30 May 2013 - 10:08 AM

oops sorry Chris my mistake that's what you get for trying to multi taske, never a good idea for me especially when the caffeine is taking its time to kick in Tongue

H

Last Modified By morpheus1955 at 30 May 2013 - 10:09 AM
TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 11:01 AM


Quote: ...the Sigma 10-20mm is quite good..

My favourite lens too, and perfect for shots like this Smile Like the lines and angles here, Chris, and think the mono just wins it for me Wink
Trev Smile

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 11543 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 1:53 PM

Yes mono for me. It looks much more sinister and mysterious.

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2013 - 7:47 AM

You're a brave one Chris!
Ann

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4209 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica35 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2013 - 10:06 PM

excellent conversion, very film noir!

DavidMosey
DavidMosey Plus Member 2DavidMosey vcard Canada1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2013 - 1:58 PM

Very powerful and very clever images-- I think V1 gets it for me, but both are great.

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