Square format images

Discussion in 'Herman's Genres' started by Will, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. Will

    Will SC All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
    England
    Preferably in camera square format, but square cropped if you don't have the in camera option also welcome

    GRD3
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/8076775@N02/5636821627/" title="R0014839con by meaning_of_light, on Flickr"> 5636821627_402851f2e3_b. "1024" height="1024" alt="R0014839con"></a>
     
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  2. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Herman
    Wonderful square shot, thanks Will.
     
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  3. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Superb detail in this imposing image, Will - and great color!
     
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  4. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/otra/4782672859/" title="P7081599 - Version 3/cropped by BBW: BB Wylie Walden, on Flickr"> 4782672859_f8a86eac02_z. "640" height="640" alt="P7081599 - Version 3/cropped"></a>
    Olympus E-PL1
     
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  5. ajramirez

    ajramirez SC All-Pro

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    Antonio
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ramirezaponte/5417924739/" title="La procesión I by ramirezaponte, on Flickr"> 5417924739_a64449492f_o. "1024" height="1024" alt="La procesión I"></a>


    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ramirezaponte/5417869347/" title="Inner Child by ramirezaponte, on Flickr">"1024" height="1024" alt="Inner Child"></a>


    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ramirezaponte/5565722230/" title="Emérito by ramirezaponte, on Flickr"> 5565722230_2b6c9e4faf_o. "1024" height="1024" alt="Emérito"></a>


    Regards,

    Antonio
     
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  6. Will

    Will SC All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
    England
    Thanks Herman, and Wylie!

    Wylie I love the light and composition and really love the grain on your B&W

    Antonio I like all three of yours but the smoking hand shot is superb!

    I'd be interested to know with peoples contributions if they are in camera square format, or at least taken with square format in mind, or just cropped in pp because that turned out to work best?
     
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  7. kathyh

    kathyh SC Top Veteran

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    Jul 13, 2010
    Ottawa, Canada
    Kathy
    Stars and Stripes

    The US flag on top of the American embassy in Ottawa.

    [​IMG]

    LX5
     
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  8. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Will, yes, Antonio's smoking hand shot is a great close up! I also love the self portrait/portrait of father and son and the modern and classic camera image. It's a favorite of mine, as Antonio should already know.:wink:

    My photograph is a crop...and it was actually suggested by a Flickr pal of mine after I'd posted the original image. I was, needless to say, very appreciative because it worked so much better in the square format.
     
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  9. kathyh

    kathyh SC Top Veteran

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    Jul 13, 2010
    Ottawa, Canada
    Kathy
    @BB the square format fits the subject perfectly and I agree with Will; the grain really works well.

    @Antonio the hand and cigarette is a terrific photo.
     
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  10. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Kathy - I'm so glad to see you here with your LX5 in such great form - and format!:th_salute:

    Your choice of the square format underscores all the plays within this image - plus I think it emphasizes the fluidity of the flag and delicate nature of the spring buds against the strength of both the old and new architecture. Great colors going on in there, too, Kathy.
     
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  11. ajramirez

    ajramirez SC All-Pro

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    Antonio
    All three of mine were after the fact crops. The second and third, however, were conceptualized as square format.

    Thank you all very much for your kind comments.

    Regards,

    Antonio
     
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  12. deirdre

    deirdre SC Top Veteran

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    Sep 26, 2010
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  13. deirdre

    deirdre SC Top Veteran

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  14. LisaO

    LisaO SC Regular

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    Jul 11, 2010
    5589329139_a286070ee0_z.

    EPL2 in square frame mode.
     
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  15. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Nic
    I don't ever set a camera to square format, but I'll often take a shot with the intention of cropping it to a square later. I'd rather make the final decision after the fact.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/55915417@N08/5533978231/" title="P1010074-PPR Olympus Evolt E-410 Four Thirds 4/3 by Lucky.penguin, on Flickr"> 5533978231_b820017ae5_z. "640" height="640" alt="P1010074-PPR Olympus Evolt E-410 Four Thirds 4/3"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/55915417@N08/5490765791/" title="P7302522-PPR Olympus Pen E-P1 Micro 4/3 by Lucky.penguin, on Flickr">"640" height="640" alt="P7302522-PPR Olympus Pen E-P1 Micro 4/3"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/55915417@N08/5480724137/" title="P2091814-PPR3 Olympus Pen E-P1 Micro Four Thirds 4/3 - Abstract by Lucky.penguin, on Flickr"> 5480724137_371125abda_z. "640" height="640" alt="P2091814-PPR3 Olympus Pen E-P1 Micro Four Thirds 4/3 - Abstract"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/55915417@N08/5189165639/" title="PA300043-PPR Olympus Pen E-P1 Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Brisbane - Abstract by Lucky.penguin, on Flickr">"640" height="640" alt="PA300043-PPR Olympus Pen E-P1 Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Brisbane - Abstract"></a>

    #1 shot an Olympus E-410, the others with an E-P1
     
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  16. ajramirez

    ajramirez SC All-Pro

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    Antonio
    A couple more from me...


    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ramirezaponte/5419568257/" title="Baile by ramirezaponte, on Flickr"> 5419568257_0523ee6876_o. "1024" height="1024" alt="Baile"></a>


    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ramirezaponte/5418534002/" title="The Brownie by ramirezaponte, on Flickr"> 5418534002_48803f29df_o. "1024" height="1024" alt="The Brownie"></a>


    Regards,

    Antonio
     
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  17. Will

    Will SC All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
    England
    Some beautiful images people. That sea view is stunning and the B&W ones are superb.

    Will (Moen)
     
  18. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    I'm using 5:4 quite a lot at the moment, but sometimes only a square will do


    strawberry by _loupe, on Flickr
     
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  19. Haruki stole my comfy chair and isn't giving it back...

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    Haruki by peterb666, on Flickr
     
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  20. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    That naughty, Haruki!

    Great work in this thread - and some very cool images!