Day 1 with the Ricoh GR 11......

Discussion in 'Street and Documentary' started by Petach, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. Petach

    Petach SC All-Pro

    Oct 22, 2011
    UK, Essex
    Peter Tachauer
    So, been and gone and done it. The huge & heavy 100-400 Mk11 Canon has gone.....irrevocably.

    I now have the Ricoh GR11. At the same time, I so liked the feel of the Sony RX100 mk3 that I got that too to keep the Ricoh company.

    These are the first utterings from my new combo of GR11 and my reflexes.

    Feels like home!!!!

    24211305044_2af141bdab_c. Candid London by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    24716581712_f7536d3bdc_c. Candid London-12.jpg by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    24207602303_d9530991cb_c. Candid London-10.jpg by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    24466805669_fdfc2f542e_c. Candid London-9.jpg by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    24466803859_549ceeb7d7_c. Candid London-8.jpg by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    24716573722_fd53cff333_c. Candid London-7.jpg by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    24716571872_bf2545d4fd_c. Candid London.jpg by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    24466797379_b94536e947_c. Candid London-11.jpg by Pete Tachauer, on Flick
     
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  2. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    Y'see? You are making it your own already! I particularly like the chap in the flat cap.
     
  3. Petach

    Petach SC All-Pro

    Oct 22, 2011
    UK, Essex
    Peter Tachauer
    Thanks Bill. In all my street work I try to look for a unique look or style or an interaction between people. I think I managed it here. I could feel the pounding in my chest, of excitement, as I took the shots. Could feel the blood in my veins, it felt so good. I had forgotten just how good. Now I realise I had been jaded for quite a while. I have added a photo at the beginning that I had forgotten to include. My best from the day I think.
     
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  4. rayvonn

    rayvonn SC Veteran

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    Jan 19, 2015
    The perceived movement in the lady with the cigarette makes that image quite super.
     
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  5. Petach

    Petach SC All-Pro

    Oct 22, 2011
    UK, Essex
    Peter Tachauer
    Thanks......I'd like to claim it as deliberate, but it just came out like that.
     
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  6. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Herman
    Hi Peter, congrats on your new gear.
    Size and weight matters.
    My fav is image #1. Great shots!
     
  7. Biro

    Biro SC All-Pro

    Aug 7, 2011
    Jersey Shore
    Steve
    Now, THIS is what I'm talking about. The right tools for the right job, the right photographer and you get excellent results that require no qualification. Great job.
     
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