For me, the repetition of the glasses on the woman, and on the man in the poster, elevate this shot from a ‘delete’ to a ‘keep.’
11 September, 2017 A man shows off his tattoo of some kind of cat (as well as the top of … More
25 August, 2017 Picture of the Day A couple chat with a street cleaner in Middlesbrough, UK. From the hip, … More
This is the first time I’ve been able to post in quite a while due to broadband issues, so thanks for sticking with me and continuing to visit the blog.
Shot from the hip, this straight out of camera jpeg from the Ricoh GRII had the high contrast black and white simulation applied in-camera.
This ‘straight-out-of-camera’ jpeg file says a great deal to me about the capabilities of the Ricoh GRII.
In case you’re wondering why my ISO settings are often a little odd, it’s because I shoot on TAv with the GR, which allows me to set shutter speed and aperture, while the camera sets an auto ISO.
14 July, 2017 Picture of the Day Middlesbrough, UK Ricoh GRII, ISO 140, 1/500th at f.8
It’s amazing how close you can get to someone who is engrossed in what they are doing.
I’m planning a series of ‘how-to shoot street photography ‘ articles, and one of the areas I’ll be dealing with is being caught taking pictures of strangers.
10 July, 2017 Picture of the Day A young man shouts through a letterbox in Middlesbrough, UK after failing to … More
03 July, 2017 Picture of the Day Shot from the hip with the stealthy GRII
27 June, 2017 Picture of the Day. Ricoh GRII, ISO 100, 1/160th at f.8, High Contrast B&W jpeg Shot from … More
26 June, 2017 Picture of the Day A man wearing an electric blue suit checks his phone on his cigarette … More
24 June, 2017 Picture of the Day A family walks past a bin of overflowing rubbish in Middlesbrough, UK. Ricoh … More
It’s easy to make up a back-story about people we shoot on the streets, so here goes …
20 June, 2017 There are proper articles coming soon, I promise, but in the meantime here’s a Picture of the Day. … More
19 June, 2017 Picture of the Day: A man passes a busker’s collection box as he walks under an overpass … More
17 June, 2017 Picture of the Day A man smokes a cigarette as he rides a bicycle in the Gresham … More
14 June, 2017 Just a quick Picture of the Day type image for today … A woman reads a booklet … More
This picture of a little girl disturbing pigeons, which I shot with a Ricoh GRII on ISO 800 at 1/500th at f.8, is a street photography cliche. There’s a million of them.
There’s a General Election in the UK today (08-06-2017) and people are heading to the polls to elect a government … More
A busker tunes up outside a boutique in Middlesbrough, UK. Ricoh GRII, ISO 1600, 1/250th at f8
I’m checking out themes before blowing the cobwebs off the blog and actually posting some content.