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« Reply #3520 on: May 19, 2012, 06:26:04 PM »


Contax


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« Reply #3521 on: May 19, 2012, 06:28:12 PM »

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Re: Recent Professional Works
« Reply #3522 on: May 19, 2012, 09:52:50 PM »

Ian, I don't see the picture!?  Jim

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« Reply #3523 on: May 19, 2012, 10:28:27 PM »

James,

Awesome shot mate.

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« Reply #3524 on: May 20, 2012, 04:40:30 AM »

"If it was hard they'd be less people doing it."

On the contrary, bcooter!

If it was hard, then there'd be a helluva lot more people doing it. I, for one, might even be looking for other people with whom to do it!

I hate getting old.

Rob C

P.S. Like her Minox, by the way...


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« Reply #3525 on: May 20, 2012, 05:27:45 AM »

Great shot!
Is her left one exposed or is it something on the camera? ::)
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Re: Recent Professional Works
« Reply #3526 on: May 20, 2012, 08:45:34 AM »

Great shot!
Is her left one exposed or is it something on the camera? ::)

It's called a thumb, men have those as well  ;)
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« Reply #3527 on: May 20, 2012, 09:31:08 AM »

Great shot!
Is her left one exposed or is it something on the camera? ::)


If it is her left one, then she has a problem.

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« Reply #3528 on: May 20, 2012, 03:48:29 PM »

Ian, I don't see the picture!?  Jim

It's there as an attachment, says it has been viewed 37 times... ?
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« Reply #3529 on: May 20, 2012, 03:51:33 PM »

Ian, Simon, Pics,

Thank you.

Rob,

Your beginning to worry me.

IMO

BC


P.S.  Wait till you see the video.  It should be good.

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Re: Recent Professional Works
« Reply #3530 on: May 20, 2012, 04:31:58 PM »


Contax


BC

This composition (both lines and light-color) is just perfect, as a painting master. It wasn't an easy image.
Well done.

Want to see the movie.

Rob, don't look back.
Free your mind, and your ass will follow;
Look at the fat old Michael Hampton: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aAzdHnYfuk&feature=related
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Re: Recent Professional Works
« Reply #3531 on: May 21, 2012, 04:36:18 AM »

Ian, Simon, Pics,

Thank you.

Rob,

Your beginning to worry me.
IMO

BC


P.S.  Wait till you see the video.  It should be good.




BC –

Promises, promises!  I tried unsuccessfully to see your Paris muso shoot – couldn’t ever open it – and now you tempt me again! If you went the youtube route, I‘d be able to catch all of your stuff and would love to.

Regarding the lady with the lamp: my observation about her ‘left one’ referred to the fact that the tip has gone black, and that were it indeed her left one, she’d have an advanced problem (even if it was only makeup). No, I’d rather assume she’s just been snapping away at the casino clients and some kind soul has donated a valuable chip in the time-honoured fashion of such donations and, since her pants go all the way up, the top was the only place for such a chip to be safely deposited in a manner that would save her from losing it on her way to the desk to cash it.

Arthur H. Fellig glamour?

What with you and Ray (and now Fred), this is already turning into one helluva day!

;-)

Rob C
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Re: Recent Professional Works
« Reply #3532 on: May 21, 2012, 04:43:20 AM »

Rob, don't look back.
Free your mind, and your ass will follow;
Look at the fat old Michael Hampton: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aAzdHnYfuk&feature=related


Fred, what have you been eating drinking?

I tried your musical link, and I have never seen such cruelty. After almost five minues my soul could bear no more and I had to retreat to LuLa.

To think that a rare white pterodactyl had to be murdered on camera so that its death wails could be shown on youtube!

;-)

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Re: Recent Professional Works
« Reply #3533 on: May 21, 2012, 12:03:23 PM »

Yes, this video of Michael Hampton is crude, because the song itself requires so. But my purpose wasn't musical tastes. I mean that MH, recognized as a world class musician, is now old and not in its best shape to be honest. But still there on stage, and plays bloody well, probably in the best versions of all times of this theme.
My message was that age is relative. There are young people that have nothing to say. We can't really fight against our own decadence, it would be like trying to be against the bad weather. But yes where we have freewill, is in the how.

Now, I have some making-of of Jonas Akerlund quite crude too...but I promiss, I won't give the links.

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Re: Recent Professional Works
« Reply #3534 on: May 21, 2012, 03:20:50 PM »

Yes, this video of Michael Hampton is crude, because the song itself requires so. But my purpose wasn't musical tastes. I mean that MH, recognized as a world class musician, is now old and not in its best shape to be honest. But still there on stage, and plays bloody well, probably in the best versions of all times of this theme.
My message was that age is relative. There are young people that have nothing to say. We can't really fight against our own decadence, it would be like trying to be against the bad weather. But yes where we have freewill, is in the how.

Now, I have some making-of of Jonas Akerlund quite crude too...but I promiss, I won't give the links.

Best regards.    


Oh, now I see what you are talking about! It's a reference to my post where I said I hated getting old! Sorry for the confusion - I thought you were referring to the girl with the problematic nipple... I really am getting confused - to the extent that I appear to have lost or deleted a complete set of master files on two different external hard drives. Some of the material I have on CDs, but certainly not all of it... shit. All I need now is for that new gallery here to show an interest in the website stuff! I won't be able to produce it - not without a helluva lot of sweat and tears of absolute frustration. Even my bloody scanner stopped working a while ago, so all I can access are the original NEFs, I THINK! but the trannies...

Perhaps something is telling me it's time for a change of life. Actually, I think my new hobby is the little Fiesta: I'm spending as much turning an honest little girl into a siliconed whore - but there you are - gotta do something to stay sane. Which is all a relative concept, anyway.

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Re: Recent Professional Works
« Reply #3535 on: May 23, 2012, 03:14:48 AM »

For comparison from same session.
(for look, not detail as both are very reduced jpgs.)


red one



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Re: Recent Professional Works
« Reply #3536 on: May 23, 2012, 03:37:37 AM »

BC

Black nipple or otherwise, I think that the colour/look of the Contax is far more pleasing to my eye.

Also, the sharpness of the edge of the 'spot' is uncomfortably crisp-looking to me in the Red image... looks more real in the Contax, less like an imaginary disk suspended in front of the girl.

Best wishes

Rob C

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Re: Recent Professional Works
« Reply #3537 on: May 23, 2012, 04:06:23 AM »


Also, the sharpness of the edge of the 'spot' is uncomfortably crisp-looking to me in the Red image... looks more real in the Contax, less like an imaginary disk suspended in front of the girl.


The coloration of both images is done in post, still and motion.

Same with the sharpness of the spot light.

Now obviously the still camera contax file has much more detail and depth, not not as much dr as the RED file, but close.

When I work both of them in post they are much different, though the look of the contax/p30 file takes a lot more work to make look like film, as it is so smooth and detailed, where the RED one file looks like pushed 35mm film, (though doesn't have but 1/4 to 1/2 the detail).

Now the real kicker is the final video compared to the print run will be the video will take 50 times more work in post (for processing, editing, coloration and effects, sound score and titling), maybe 75 times more work but will be viewed by 200 times (minimum) more eyeballs (probably 2000 times more).

The second kicker is the publication will have no issue running the RED file double page in print (and it's an oversized high qualaity print magazine).*


IMO

BC

*Now I'm not saying the RED file will replace any professional still camera image.  It's a pretty look, but doesn't have that dead sharp still look.
Regardless, the pose that is in the RED file is not in the still images.  Kinda of close but not the same and that's where a still from motion is interesting as you get this live view look when you go to post to find the pose or look you want.



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Re: Recent Professional Works
« Reply #3538 on: May 23, 2012, 05:43:55 PM »

*Now I'm not saying the RED file will replace any professional still camera image.  It's a pretty look, but doesn't have that dead sharp still look.
Regardless, the pose that is in the RED file is not in the still images.  Kinda of close but not the same and that's where a still from motion is interesting as you get this live view look when you go to post to find the pose or look you want.



Now that's another thing to worry about: what happens when the still in the stills is better than any still culled from the motion set? It's a terrible quandry to have to face: it used to be a thing that happened if/when working 35mm and 120 format on the same shoot, something very rare for me, but nonetheless something real. Did one break the continuity of the set of trannies being handed over, get into client questions of why didn't you use all the same size? Tricky to answer honestly!

Good luck!

Rob C

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Re: Recent Professional Works
« Reply #3539 on: June 18, 2012, 12:11:32 AM »

From a recent shoot with ZD.
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