From one extreme to the other...

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by Lightmancer, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Feb 2, 2013
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    I spent last Saturday at the Chap Olympiad in a park in central London and Sunday at the Farnborough Airshow. You couldn't get two more different events, and two more different ways of working. On Saturday I used my X-Pro1 with 35 and 90mm lenses and "fly-fished" a small handful of images I was happy with. On Sunday I shot over 2500 images with the X-Pro2 and 100-400mm lens, machine-gunning my way through three cards and four batteries in doing so, to arrive at just seventy images I was happy with and a handful that I really liked - a hit rate of less than 3%.

    These two images capture those two extremes for me; different subjects, different techniques, different styles - one photographer, one system.

    Chap Olympiad 2016 spectator 9 mono
    par Lightmancer, on ipernity

    Farnborough Airshow July 2016 XPro2 Wingwalkers 9 mono
    par Lightmancer, on ipernity
    • Like Like x 3