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St. Olave Street, Chester

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 14 December 2010 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

A medieval half timbered building on St Olave Street in Chester

An extremely slow shutter speed handheld shot at 1/2 second, f4, and iso 2000 using a Nikon D700 and Nikon 16-35vr lens at 16mm (well, not quite handheld as I leaned against that wall on the right to steady the camera!)

NIKON D700 1/2 second F/4.0 ISO 2000 16 mm (35mm equiv.)

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sunstone_maria from California, United States

Can't simply get enough your images. Fantastic light, beautiful tones, great texture of the raw walls and street itself. Absolutely wonderful!!!

14 Dec 2010 5:19am

@sunstone_maria: Thanks Maria!

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

ry beautiful dark tones and beautiful light

14 Dec 2010 6:11am

@Didier DE ZAN: Thanks Didier!

k@ from Paris, France

Super cinematic feel with the perspective and the light on the shining cobblestone. Great compo, as usual.

14 Dec 2010 7:56am

@k@: Thanks! the way, the shine on the cobblestones is ice. It was very cold that night - about -10 deg C.

guillaume from Paris, France

Beautiful B&W Street shot ! So intimistic !

14 Dec 2010 8:24am

Didier from Tubize, Belgium

Wonderful compo and POV! I love the light on street that's coming to us while we are pulled forrward. The two people add life also. Excellent!

14 Dec 2010 8:27am

Look13 from Marseille, France

Very nice capture, with a beautiful black and white.
A good work.
Great cheer.

14 Dec 2010 9:28am

Thaïs from nice, France

Très beau noir et blanc

14 Dec 2010 9:41am

Turnbill from Maine, United States

Very noir - like a scene from The Third Man film.

14 Dec 2010 10:45am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Very nice shot!

14 Dec 2010 2:16pm

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Chester is a great place for photography and this is a great shot

14 Dec 2010 2:31pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb street image! Beautiful light and perspective!

14 Dec 2010 3:01pm

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

I love this ~ I would love to see it blown up poster size!!

14 Dec 2010 3:35pm

Sonia Nansid from Barcelona Stockholm, Sweden

Great shot and outstanding gray scale.

14 Dec 2010 3:58pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

superb composition and light with the two shadowy figures enhancing the mysterious mood captured here!

15 Dec 2010 2:28am

tom from Germany

The silhouettes of the two persons add fantastically to this kind of mysterious shot. The light and composition are just excellent.

15 Dec 2010 6:20am

Claus Petersen from Herfølge, Denmark

You have really made this alleyway lok a but dangerous.

15 Dec 2010 7:37am

1/2 second
ISO 2000
16 mm (35mm equiv.)