More Lens Culture Feedback

I did not win again!

Well I failed to win yet another Lens Culture competition. The level of skill in these competitions is incredibly high so I am not too distraught. In the words of Chumbawamba, ‘I get knocked down, but I get up again’. As with everything, we live and we learn.

Here are the photos I entered. I will post the review below…

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So there…

Maybe I will win the next one. However, some encouraging words and some valuable advice.  Off to Varanasi tomorrow, so hopefully there will be some more photos on the way.

Take care and keep clicking,

Chris

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Three Photos to Capture.

“F8 and be there.”

‘F8 and be there,’ is the explanation ‘Weegee’ gave when asked how his photos were so consistent, and it has become something of a mantra for Street and Documentary photographers. When using a Full Frame camera, shooting at F8 ensures everything is in focus. If you are not using full frame, the F number becomes lower. Explore google if you want to know why. This is not a technical article.

Weegee followed a rule, and everybody followed Weeggee. As a result, there is now a heap of Street Photography that all looks the same. It reminds me of a joke I read this morning, ‘How do you milk sheep?’. Answer – ‘release a new iphone.’ Here are three photos you can take if you want to capture something a little different. Don’t worry, there are no more jokes.

Long Exposure Photography

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Long Exposure

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A Family Album…

Something Different

Today’s blog is of my family holiday. Don’t worry, pagespics is not about to depart from it’s roots in Street, Travel and Documentary photography. However, these photos are a response to a challenge given to me by Birka Wiedmaier ,and is therefor the second challenge undertaken as part of the StepOut Collective.

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Pool

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Street Photography and the 6th Sense.

Vibrant, bustling places full of noise, smoke, and strange smells are by far my favourite locations to shoot street. One location that ticks all these boxes has always been Bangkok. Although it is tempting to head out late at night, I have found that by far the best time to shoot is early in the morning.

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Euclidian Geometry, Soi 3

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My Lens Culture Feedback.

Today I am sharing the feedback I received from my Lens Culture Competition entry. I did not win, but that’s life. Many competitions are a complete waste of time, and I suspect more of a money making exercise than anything else. Lens Culture appears to punch above this and is curated by some of the world’s greatest photographers, and you can choose to receive feedback on each image you submit. Regular readers of this blog will know how much a value such feedback.

Without further ado, here are the images. These photos form part of the project I undertook while in China, where I focused on many of the ‘Longtans’, or alleyways that still exist. However, most of these locations are now demolished in the name of progress. I have posted thumbs to the individual images at the end of this article if you would like a closer look.

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