***SW&D Photography Thread***

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by g transistor, Mar 31, 2013.

  1. Crane's

    Crane's Senior member

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    I shoot it a lot. I have a small refrigerator full of the stuff in 35mm and medium format. Yeah, a snow scene is not a good thing to play with this film on. Snow tends to end up underexposed by 2/3 to 1 1/3 stop if you go by the meter. Easy enough to deal with on a DSLR, not so with film. Typically I'll automatically overexpose any film I use by one full stop. If it's something important I'll bracket + or - a half stop from there.

    Personally I think he should just get some Kodak Gold and go out and mess with that for a while. Just shoot it at box speed and then look at uncorrected scans. That way he'll be able to figure out if he has a camera with a lazy or hyper meter. If you know that then compensating for it is easy enough to deal with either by ISO/ASA settings or by just over/under exposing the image to suit.
     
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    A few shots from the past week from the a7:

    Hiking yesterday in the Cleveland National Forest:

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    Zion National Park:

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    Random Utah shot:

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    Rocky Mountain National Park:

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  3. Parker

    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    probably not good enough for this thread, but just for fun I did a mini series of my garden at night... with my iphone.

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    late pass on the Christmas pics :embar:
     
  5. el Bert

    el Bert Senior member

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    Here's some that I've taken with my iphone that I've really liked.
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  6. iamacyborg

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    This belongs on the Cabin Porn Tumblr.
     
  7. basil rathbone

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    Recent stuff pulled from instagram:

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  9. ShakeEmUp

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    Printed and framed some shots from New Orleans for my mom. I wish I could've found a better frame but it all turned out a lot better than I had expected and she was stoked.
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    Just spent time reading through this thread and have thoroughly enjoyed it. Some really amazing work going on. It's hard to believe what can be achieved with such little post-processing & I hope to be at that level one day!

    I recently picked up the Nikon D3200 as my first camera. I don't know if that's a good or bad choice for a beginner but I heard good things about it as an entry-level DSLR.

    As someone mentioned earlier in the thread, one of the huge benefits is having the screen so I can easily shoot, change a few things, shoot and compare. It's a great hands-on way of learning which settings have what effect.

    I've gone straight to manual which has been a lot of fun too (although catastrophic in most cases so far :embar:).

    Hope to post some pics soon.
     
  11. shoreman1782

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    ^I got the d3000 a few years ago as my first serious camera; the entry level nikons are an economical way to learn the basics with manual control. I've gotten a ton of use out of my 3000. I'd recommend a cheap prime lens for learning, too--they're generally sharp and take the zoom variable out of the equation when you're learning exposure. I've only recently realized how much technical stuff I've picked up (not that I apply it well) when trying to explain manual controls to a friend who just got the d3200.

    Haven't been shooting much lately. Did get an old camera for christmas, complete with batteries and film still loaded.

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  12. iamacyborg

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    Post-processing is nice when you've got a clear vision of how you want your image to look and it can't be achieved out of the camera, though a lot of beginners use it as a crutch for mediocre shots. Focus on good composition and exposure and you'll go far, as will learning to use natural light to your advantage and taking the time to get the perfect shot.


    As an aside, does anyone here buy prints from other photographers? If yes, what've you got?
     
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    I own a fair amount of mid- to high-range cameras, but like 80% of my photography lately has been on my iPhone. When I'm going somewhere for the express purpose to take pictures, I always take a camera, but lately I don't want to carry a camera around the city if it means I'll be only be snapping 2-3 pictures - the iPhone will suffice. The social aspect of friends and internet strangers liking my pictures also gives some wonderfully hollow sense of self-validation that e-mailing pictures to my mom never gives me!

    If y'all like pictures of raw fish and whatnot, check it out:
    http://instagram.com/nicelynice
     
  14. shoreman1782

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    You didn't write this, right nn?

     
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    Always seems like I'm the only one whose never been Tahoe whenever anyone brings it up. Considering I've live in Bay Area all my life D800: [​IMG] [/quote] Really like this picture.
     

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