Square Crop

Discussion in 'Abstract' started by michaellinder, Feb 22, 2021.

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  3. Morris, do you consider this image an abstract?
     
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  4. Hadn't really considered it. It is pretty close to how it came out of the camera, I cropped to square and tweaked the colours with a touch more saturation to get them to stand out a little more.

    When I was taking it I was thinking about the year ahead (it was taken late December 2020) and I thought about how unclear the future was. Then the more I looked at it the more it asked more questions, ones I didn't want to consider as my mental health was in decline at that point. I should have just taken a snapshot :D
     
  5. AHHHH! Just realised where I posted this and my other one- oops!

    Sorry guys!
     
  6. Morris, actually the shot of the escalators has several abstract elements. It's well composed and the furrows in the revolving stairs provide implied texture..
     
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  7. Thank you.
    I don't know if it is clear in the image but it is one escalator reflected on two sides. I liked that symmetry.
    It was shot on Tri-X 400.
     
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  8. Thanks, Morris. I didn't notice the reflections at all. Shifting gears . . . It's been quite a while since I've shot film. However, a relative gifted me with a Canon FTb and, if I can find film that's not overly expensive, I'm going to give it a try.
     
  9. Lovely camera, a really good friend I would suggest :)

    Film prices do seem high I'm afraid and developing too though I suppose in relation to what we were paying in the 70's and 80's it's probably not that bad.

    I thoroughly recommend having fun with it, take your time and leave the digital at home when you go out. I have a habit of taking both and believe it or not I forget that the film camera I use doesn't autofocus :rolleyes: I am more inclined to remember to focus if I only have the film camera with me. Of course, that could just be me. :D
     
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  10. Indeed, Morris, I'm going to be way more deliberate with the FTb
     
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