Fuji Sensia 200
Fuji Neopan 400
Exit stage right.
August 2007, Paris (Fuji Neopan 400).
August 2007, Rothenburg.
Over the past couple of years I’ve had the chance to use a fair amount of cameras, lenses and other equipment. So I decided to make a page where I could offer a fair opinion on how I found a particular photographic tool in practical use for those interested. If you are interested you can read my reviews here.
August 2007, Somewhere between Paris and Cologne (Fuji Neopan 400).
With this my series of photos on Paris comes to an end, at least for now. Due to unfortunate circumstances I could only use my small rangefinder to make photos in Paris. It was a little weird to shoot exclusively with film but in the end, even with a lot of misses, I enjoyed the whole process. I only wish my plans to do a night time series on Paris had borne fruit.
June 2007, Luxembourg (Fuji Sensia 200).
Yesterday, I sold my first print so I’m currently grinning from ear to ear. 🙂 Thank you to RedBubble and the person who bought the print for making this possible. If you are interested you can check out my newly streamlined print purchase page. Click on the ‘Purchase Prints’ link under the photo for more information.
August 2007, Paris (Fuji Superia 400).
Sometime back I saw an old US TV program of Bill Moyers on Garry Winogrand which I highly recommend you see. You can see the program here (video hosted on Jim Arnold’s site). While I haven’t seen enough of Winogrand’s work to form an opinion on his photographic style the program is quite interesting for the gilmpse it offers us of his street shooting technique. He has this sneaky self-conscious style of photographing where he whips up his pre-focussed Leica with a wide angle lens and snaps a photo before the subject has even realized that a photo has been taken. It all happens in the blink of an eye. The bewildered looks of people whose photos he has just snapped attest to this. I couldn’t catch his super fast action even though I was waiting for it. He was that fast! I seriously doubt if one can get away with such a shooting technique these days. I think an angry mob would descend on such a photographer and hand him over to the anti-terrorist police 🙂 But it is amazing that Winogrand came away with some great photographs using such a technique for I think he had less than a second to frame his shots. His anticipation and timing must have been something.
August 2007, Paris. (Fuji Superia 400 Xtra)
Thanks a lot to everyone who has voted for this photoblog recently at the 2007 Photoblog Awards. The voting is still open so you can vote if you like this photoblog at the link below.
August 2007, Paris.
Fuji Superia 400 Xtra