E-mount and the Other San Francisco

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David Wyman
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E-mount and the Other San Francisco
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Here are some images from the last 24 hours in San Francisco. I used my A6000 for a few shots, and my NEX-7 for the rest. My lenses choice: 10-18mm and 55-210. I rarely use lenses in the "normal" range, zoom or prime, although I have them. I prefer rhe world through a wide or tele lens.

Many of my photos were made in locations that are not iconic, or are of iconic places from non-standard locations. For me, that' spartan of the fun of photography. Even so, I tried to capture the sense of The City by the Bay.

I love my Nikons. For walking around a city like San Francisco, I like my little Sony cameras more.

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David Wyman wrote:

Here are some images from the last 24 hours in San Francisco. I used my A6000 for a few shots, and my NEX-7 for the rest. My lenses choice: 10-18mm and 55-210. I rarely use lenses in the "normal" range, zoom or prime, although I have them. I prefer rhe world through a wide or tele lens.

Maybe you should, because framing on those pictures isn't great.

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forpetessake wrote:

David Wyman wrote:

Here are some images from the last 24 hours in San Francisco. I used my A6000 for a few shots, and my NEX-7 for the rest. My lenses choice: 10-18mm and 55-210. I rarely use lenses in the "normal" range, zoom or prime, although I have them. I prefer rhe world through a wide or tele lens.

Maybe you should, because framing on those pictures isn't great.

A good photographer goes out and finds images that conform to his vision, often dictated by lens availability.  Such is the case here, and I think the OP did a great job.

You critique is totally lacking in reasons and examples, and thus without merit.

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I like these pics as there were lots of nice perspectives when taken. I think photography is art more than technicality. Welcome to the bay area. Short stay?

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David, these pictures are fantastic, particularly nr. 3-5. I am very impressed how atmospheric and lively the indoor picture is, showing the cook preparing some food. The lighting and composition are spot on, and then there is this dynamics and motion that makes you feel like you are standing right there and watching this guy cooking. Brilliant!

The trampoline jumping kid is also extremely well captured. It's a very interesting and attention-grabbing viewing angle and again the right amount of motion to make this picture live.

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forpetessake wrote:

David Wyman wrote:

Here are some images from the last 24 hours in San Francisco. I used my A6000 for a few shots, and my NEX-7 for the rest. My lenses choice: 10-18mm and 55-210. I rarely use lenses in the "normal" range, zoom or prime, although I have them. I prefer rhe world through a wide or tele lens.

Maybe you should, because framing on those pictures isn't great.

Critique if you must, but there's no need to be rude. Also, I just looked at your gallery and rather than being rude myself, I'll say nothing else.

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Great shots, really gives me a feel for the city. Those characters in the second shot look a bit dubious, how did you get away with taking that candid shot?

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silps wrote:

Great shots, really gives me a feel for the city. Those characters in the second shot look a bit dubious, how did you get away with taking that candid shot?

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Why do they look "dubious"?

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Nice set of diverse images. I especially respond to 3 and 6. Man on bike could, perhaps, benefit from a bit of cropping.

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silps wrote:

Great shots, really gives me a feel for the city. Those characters in the second shot look a bit dubious, how did you get away with taking that candid shot?

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Why do they look "dubious"?

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I think he meant "doobieous."

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sidebyside wrote:

forpetessake wrote:

David Wyman wrote:

Here are some images from the last 24 hours in San Francisco. I used my A6000 for a few shots, and my NEX-7 for the rest. My lenses choice: 10-18mm and 55-210. I rarely use lenses in the "normal" range, zoom or prime, although I have them. I prefer rhe world through a wide or tele lens.

Maybe you should, because framing on those pictures isn't great.

Critique if you must, but there's no need to be rude. Also, I just looked at your gallery and rather than being rude myself, I'll say nothing else.

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That wasn't a critique, it was verbal farting.

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Very nice.

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Re: E-mount and the Other San FranciscoVery nice set of pics, thanks for sharing.
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Dandrewk, totally agree with you. These are more interesting than the run of the
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Dandrewk, totally agree with you. These are more interesting than the run of the mill travel pics.

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sidebyside wrote:

forpetessake wrote:

David Wyman wrote:

Here are some images from the last 24 hours in San Francisco. I used my A6000 for a few shots, and my NEX-7 for the rest. My lenses choice: 10-18mm and 55-210. I rarely use lenses in the "normal" range, zoom or prime, although I have them. I prefer rhe world through a wide or tele lens.

Maybe you should, because framing on those pictures isn't great.

Critique if you must, but there's no need to be rude. Also, I just looked at your gallery and rather than being rude myself, I'll say nothing else.

You meant you were going to say that judging by his gallery he should not be giving out photographic advice on the off chance someone might listen? That  would be rude. I'm glad you didn't say anything.

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silps wrote:

Great shots, really gives me a feel for the city. Those characters in the second shot look a bit dubious, how did you get away with taking that candid shot?

Thanks for the nice words. They were a friendly group. I tried a technique I like for candids I have time. I just stay in one spot, and after I while I become invisible to people. Then I can make all the photos I want.

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David Wyman wrote:

silps wrote:

Great shots, really gives me a feel for the city. Those characters in the second shot look a bit dubious, how did you get away with taking that candid shot?

Thanks for the nice words. They were a friendly group. I tried a technique I like for candids I have time. I just stay in one spot, and after I while I become invisible to people. Then I can make all the photos I want.

Haha, this is some great advice! Will have to try it.

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sidebyside wrote:

forpetessake wrote:

David Wyman wrote:

Here are some images from the last 24 hours in San Francisco. I used my A6000 for a few shots, and my NEX-7 for the rest. My lenses choice: 10-18mm and 55-210. I rarely use lenses in the "normal" range, zoom or prime, although I have them. I prefer rhe world through a wide or tele lens.

Maybe you should, because framing on those pictures isn't great.

Critique if you must, but there's no need to be rude. Also, I just looked at your gallery and rather than being rude myself, I'll say nothing else.

That reply is so rich. So much wrong in just two sentences. Let's analyse it.

The post replies to the statement of fact I made, whether it was right or wrong it could be argued, but the "sidebyside" decided to take an offense instead. Fine. I've been lucky to live in a free society that values the freedom of speech, and I would stand with you defending your right to make any outrageous statements. Some people like to police the forum, or bully others into silence, -- I have no respect for them.

Next, the "sidebyside" commits two logical fallacies (unfortunately common in this forum). Number one. He looked at my gallery and apparently didn't like it. So what? -- You may say. He doesn't know the reasons this or that picture is there, and I didn't ask him for his feedback. So every reasonable individual would conclude that I couldn't care less what he had to say, and the reasonable individual would be right.

Logical fallacy #2. "sidebyside" decided to attack the messenger and not the message: a claim or argument is rejected on the basis of some irrelevant fact about the author of or the person presenting the claim or argument. Even if I were proven to be the worst photographer in the world of all times and ages, "sidebyside's" reply would still be nonsensical.

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Seems like everyone here is "attacking" the messenger.  I don't see any of them as attacks, as your original post contained no real message.  You sensitivity to the comments, however, do contain a message.

Getting back to the point, you still have NOT given any reason for your original negativity.  Thus, it makes your critique totally worthless.  If you're going to make snippy comments, back it up, otherwise  it's just ramblings of a troll with no interest in forum discussion.

Just why, EXACTLY, was the OP's framing so bad?  Please, fill up our world with you insight and photographic acumen.

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David Wyman wrote:

Here are some images from the last 24 hours in San Francisco. I used my A6000 for a few shots, and my NEX-7 for the rest. My lenses choice: 10-18mm and 55-210. I rarely use lenses in the "normal" range, zoom or prime, although I have them. I prefer rhe world through a wide or tele lens.

Many of my photos were made in locations that are not iconic, or are of iconic places from non-standard locations. For me, that' spartan of the fun of photography. Even so, I tried to capture the sense of The City by the Bay.

I love my Nikons. For walking around a city like San Francisco, I like my little Sony cameras more.

Beautiful work, well composed and love the lighting! Thanks for sharing.

José

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