Posts Tagged: Black and White

Chicago Spaces

Chicago Spaces

Despite being a major city, or perhaps because of it, Chicago has plenty of open spaces and broad streets. I love this shot for it’s wide open space bordered by tall buildings.

If the photo looks slightly odd, that’s because I used the perspective tool, but never dragged it the other way..

Aperture ƒ/16
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 18mm
ISO 1600
Shutter speed 1/800s

The Echo Seller

The Echo Seller

The Evening Echo seller on Patrick’s Street, Cork, has been selling the evening paper for longer than I care to remember. I took a shot of him back in 2005 and he’s still there, braving wet and cold and every other sort of weather.

PS. shot on Saturday while on a hastily organised photowalk with AJ.

Aperture ƒ/4
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/500s

Panaflex

Panaflex

When I originally took this photo in Chicago (on La Salle, near the CBOT) it was a snapshot of a film crew. I took a few more shots of the crew but I was intrigued by the camera. Panaflex, what’s the specs on that then? Turns out it’s a product of Panavision, you know, that name that’s in practically every American film’s credits? Interesting history too although how they consider that big lump small enough to be handheld is beyond me!

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 55mm
ISO 800
Shutter speed 1/125s

On the Lookout

On the Lookout

A lighthouse stands guard near Baltimore in Co Cork.

Aperture ƒ/7.1
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 200mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/400s

Irish Highway

Irish Highway

Some of the highways in Ireland aren’t quite up to international standards.

Aperture ƒ/7.1
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 88mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/160s

Hellmann’s Mayonnaise

Hellmanns

Hellmann’s Mayonnaise, the fisherman’s friend. Shot in Fountainstown, Co Cork.

Aperture ƒ/16
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/125s

Bantry Boats in Black and White

Bantry Boats in Black and White

Boats tied up on the quay in Bantry, Co Cork.

Aperture ƒ/7.1
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/125s

Bright Idea

Bright Idea

You don’t need to be smart to have a bright idea, just a Posca or paint and a blank wall.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 48mm
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/125s

Public Seating

Public Seating

Plastic seats outside a house, near yesterday’s home I think.

We went for a walk this evening by the reservoir in Inniscarra and I got some nice shots of my family and of the setting sun over the water. Unfortunately when I got home a number of shots were corrupted. I’m not sure why or how, but I’ll have to set aside some time this week to test the card. It’s brand new, only bought a few months ago when I bought the Canon 40D. Grrr.

Aperture ƒ/3.5
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/320s