Some street photography

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  1. ernie

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    1. Retired
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    2. Having a discussion
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    3. Enjoying the sun
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    4. Tunnel
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    What do you think? Subjects interesting enough? B&W conversion ok?
     
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    I think they're great. I like the composition, you've shown a nice definition of size perspective with the people versus the buildings that are around them. I like the lines and the way you've shown texture. Nice job.
     
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    I think all very nice.Last one is my favorite. I am really loving the noise in that one.
     
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    These are interesting .. the images all share a starkness, loneliness and a coldness of a large city.

    Gary
     
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    They all look great I think retired would be my personal favorit but I would maybe crop it down from the top a little to get rid of the window ledge.

    The subjects are great and really interesting in my humble oppinion and the B&W conversions are spot on. I would love to see more.
     
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    Very nice work in difficult lighting, Ernie.
    I don't have a favorite...liking them all.
    Well done.
     
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    4 is definitely my favourite - I'm a sucker for leading lines (and the ones in 4 are very powerful!).
     
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    thanks for the comments and suggestion everyone, much appreciated.

    @SympL: it was indeed difficult lighting, problem is that mid-day and afternoon are the periods where there are more people on the streets (=more stuff to shoot). that and getting out of bed earlier on a day off is not possible :)

    and one more (not 100% sharp round the face though):
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    Excellent series, Ernie, each image tells its own story and tones are suberb!
    Funny, because just last week I was experimenting myself with street photography. Quite a learning curve for me and it can be quite intimidating for the photographer when people catch you trying to photograph them. :(
     
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    I always find big city people photography interesting. I live in a very small town (pop. 400) and I see the same people everyday and your series is very interesting and fun to look at for someone like me. My favorite is #2. You caught a great pose in that one.
     
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    These are well done. Candid shots of people have a lot of appeal.
     
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    very nice job. I think #3 is my favorite. Her face looks sorta pained, I suppose the sun could be making her squint, but it has a neat feel to it!
     

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