Street - Bangladesh (Well, Whitechapel, East London actually)

Discussion in 'Street and Documentary' started by Petach, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. Petach

    Petach SC All-Pro

    Oct 22, 2011
    UK, Essex
    Peter Tachauer
    Whitechapel in East London is known as Bangla Town. Almost as many Bangladeshis there as in Dacca I would think. It is a vibrant community and seems....to me......well integrated. When I was a kid in the 60's, it had a large Jewish community. How things change, even a Synagogue is now a mosque! So, some street coming right up from the X100S

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    Whitechapel 1 by petach123 (Peter Tachauer), on Flickr

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  2. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs SC Legend

    Sep 21, 2010
    Not too far from Philly
    you should be able to figure it out...
    I always love the way you seem to get smokers at just the key moment of lighting up or pulling on the damn things - great stuff as usual Pete!

    -Ray
     
  3. Petach

    Petach SC All-Pro

    Oct 22, 2011
    UK, Essex
    Peter Tachauer
    thanks Ray....being an ex-puffer of the evil weed I think I subconsciously act in concert.
     
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  4. Fiddler

    Fiddler SC Veteran

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    Dec 5, 2010
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Colin
    Very nice shots. I love the diversity of London - it makes for a vibrant city. How did you do the pp and mono, pray tell?
     
  5. Petach

    Petach SC All-Pro

    Oct 22, 2011
    UK, Essex
    Peter Tachauer
    Cheers. PP...ooohhh.....er.....mixture of Lightroom 5 prep to get some decent contrast in the images, then export to Silver Efex Pro 2 work the B&W magic with a few of my regular concoctions.....then reimport back into Lightroom to top and tail if necessary. I tend to fiddle arse about and if I like it I save it as a preset. However what is good with 1 image may look a dogs dinner on the next.

    I am in Edinburgh for 4 nights from this Saturday with Mrs Petach and a couple of friends. How's weather looking?

    Pete
     
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  6. Spode

    Spode SC Regular

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    Jul 26, 2011
    Singapore
    Great set Pete. But was hoping you'd capture a pic of the ripper. :smile:
     
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  7. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Nic
    Good to see that smoking is on the decline :eek:
     
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  8. biglouis

    biglouis SC Veteran

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    Aug 4, 2013
    Pete, great set. I work in Brady Street!

    LouisB
     
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  9. rbelyell

    rbelyell SC Top Veteran

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    May 14, 2013
    NY Mtns
    wonderful series. interesting to me as an x100 user, because i thought it had the best b&w tonal range and reproduction i had seen. but the 's' results in your nonPPd photos are even more appealing to my eye.
     
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  10. Fiddler

    Fiddler SC Veteran

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    Dec 5, 2010
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Colin
    The weather is typical for Edinburgh:

    You look out of the window, and see sunshine. You pick up your camera and go out, and it starts to rain.

    You go back inside, and put the camera down. You look out of the window, and the sun comes out.

    Once you understand this, you are good to go.
     
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  11. porchard

    porchard SC Veteran

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    Feb 24, 2013
    Devon, UK
    I hadn't realised that Scotland and the south-west of England had such similar weather patterns...! :wink:
     
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