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PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 7:47 pm 
this one is titled 'stories'. my mom and my sister sharing stories over a photo album at a 4th of july party.

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this one is titled 'glare'.. my sister shields her eyes from the glare of the summer sun. taken at the same party.

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both of these were taken on 100 speed tmax with my canon rebel 2000 and the 70-300 usm lens. the exposure settings escape me. summer '03.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 11:34 pm 
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Classy shots b... Tmax was a nice film - which one did you use? As I recall they did a crazy high speed one - maybe 3200 ISO?

Are these crops or the full frames? The Borders also frame them nicely...


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 11:37 pm 
this was 100 speed - i never used anything faster than 400 simply because i loved to make large prints in the darkroom.

these are full-frame... very very high resolution (6400 ppi) scans of the original negatives with an epson perfection v700 photo scanner. i think of all of 2003, these were my very favorite two shots.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2008 6:42 am 
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way to go, b...and a big thank you for helping me.

I like the one of your sister better, but wish you would post that bed head one...


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2008 6:43 am 
patti - i did put it up:) and the one of her with zarrah. plus one of her showing her sunny side - go look:)


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2008 9:06 am 
A pair of very fine shots there b.

Nothing beats good film and you images indicate why :-)

I realize you can't go back and re-do them, but I must confess that in the first one, the fore- an background distinction is a little confused in the top left corner where her nose is kinda dipping into the face of the pool-dweller in the background.

The image is strong because of "the moment" between the two ladies in the foreground. The pool-dweller is detracting a little bit from that.

Regardless, those a good shots and I like them.

Cheers :-)


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2008 10:44 am 
Very iconic shots b.

Cheers Ormina


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 5:55 pm 
Nice!


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 5:58 pm 
lah - i agree with you that the 'floater' (lol) is distracting. i was taking a class at the time and my instructor thought it was hilarious when she saw the print.

in the silver lab i think i may have dodged it out a little to make it less noticeable and pop my sister's head out from the background a little but the dodge tool in cs3 just doesn't work well imo. not the way lab dodging does, anyway.


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