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May 22, 2016 18:10 |  #2806

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May 22, 2016 18:53 |  #2807

Shot some Civil War folks last weekend:

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May 23, 2016 09:25 |  #2808

One more from the RR Museum - Sony a7rII + Sigma 35mm f1.4

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May 23, 2016 09:28 |  #2809

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One more from the RR Museum - Sony a7rII + Sigma 35mm f1.4

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May 23, 2016 10:39 as a reply to  @ joeleszc's post |  #2810

Thanks very much. The partly cloudy skies contributed to great lighting conditions for portraits outdoors.


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May 23, 2016 11:25 |  #2811

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May 23, 2016 12:47 |  #2812

I appreciate that


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May 24, 2016 12:07 |  #2813

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Street portrait of stranger named Anneliese.
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Nice image. So do you just walk up and ask if you can take a picture? If so how often are you turned down?


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May 24, 2016 13:08 |  #2814

Northwoods Bill wrote in post #18017582 (external link)
Nice image. So do you just walk up and ask if you can take a picture? If so how often are you turned down?

Thanks.

It's a little too early for me to accurately measure the success/failure rate. I approach both known subjects and strangers. Artists, musicians, and business owners who thrive on promotion are naturally more inclined of course. With strangers, yes, I just walk up and ask. I don't waste time with the majority who are disengaged from their environment (reasonably or unreasonably) with cell phone calls, mobile device addiction, in-depth conversations, lunch, the general business of life, obvious paranoia, etc. Sometimes it's the stranger who initiates the conversation. But I look for people who interest me, are genuinely living in the moment, and occasionally even exude a desire to be photographed. But among strangers that I exercise some selectivity with, I'd say a conservative guess would be something like 1 out of 5 playing along, give or take.

Virtually no one wants to chit chat in the rain--wimps. That portrait is my White Whale.


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May 24, 2016 19:23 as a reply to  @ PineBomb's post |  #2815

Interesting. Thanks for the info.


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May 25, 2016 09:28 |  #2816

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May 25, 2016 10:40 |  #2817

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Hockey and wedding photographer. Favourite camera / lens combos: a 1DX II with a Tamron 45 1.8 VC, an A7Rii with a Canon 24-70F2.8L II, and a 5DSR with a Tamron 85 1.8 VC. Every lens I own I strongly recommend [Canon (35Lii, 100L Macro, 24-70F2.8ii, 70-200F2.8ii, 100-400Lii), Tamron (45 1.8, 85 1.8), Sigma 24-105]. If there are better lenses out there let me know because I haven't found them.

  
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May 25, 2016 14:46 |  #2818

Wow......don't shave for your own wedding?


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May 26, 2016 10:27 |  #2819

Abe

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May 26, 2016 16:53 |  #2820

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Really like the mood of this shot...and your wife is really good at this stuff! Great shot!


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