BRISTOL 123 – STEPS OFF BALDWIN STREET (MONO)

 

 


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Steps from Baldwin Street up towards St Nicholas Street.

And the effects of tilting a very wide lens slightly upwards – yes there’s a wide field of view, but see how the metal post at upper right is tilting drunkenly outwards, while less obviously the same is true of the wall at upper left.  Purists can probably correct such effects with software but I imagine this would reduce the overall area of view, and I’m happy to go with the effect as it is.

Click onto the image to open a larger version in a separate window, and click onto the larger version to enlarge it yet again – recommended.

Technique: X-T2 with 10-24 Fujinon lens at 15mm (equiv); 800 ISO; Lightroom, using the Velvia/Vivid film simulation; Silver Efex Pro 2, starting at the Film Noir 2 preset; Bristol; 4 Aug 2017.
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About Adrian Lewis
Photographer working in monochrome, colour and combinations of the two - with a great liking for all sorts of images, including Minimalism, landscapes, abstracts, soft colour, people, movement, nature - I like to be adventurous in my photography, trying new ideas and working in many genres. And I'm fond of Full English Breakfasts and Duvel golden ale, though not necessarily together.

7 Responses to BRISTOL 123 – STEPS OFF BALDWIN STREET (MONO)

  1. rezinate says:

    Great composition and dof

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  2. bluebrightly says:

    Yes, the tilt adds to the effect here, and the black and white does, too.

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  3. Helen Cherry says:

    Wonderfully atmospheric..

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  4. paula graham says:

    Interesting shot…I like it. Yes, in my camera club days, thanks the lord, long since behing me, I would have corrected anything….BAD….as nothing is perfect and imperfections makes anything more interesting. Life itself is extremely imperfect anyway.

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