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Ashleys (my sons) first photos

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Stephen Rundle, Aug 29, 2020.

  1. Stephen Rundle

    Stephen Rundle In the Stop Bath

    OK a LOT to learn

    It was taken with a camera he got FREE as NOT working a Rollei Magic

    HP5+, Rodinal

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  2. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    Well done! Got to start somewhere.
  3. nimbus

    nimbus Well-Known Member

    The third with the cat has something.
  4. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    Well, the first one has a subject that is clearly in focus with a background which is nicely out of focus. The second one has a wide and appropriate depth of focus. The third one has a clear subject that will appeal to quite a wide audience of cat lovers. All are properly exposed. This is very promising, especially if you did not give too much help.
    Its good to partly learn with film.
    At the same time the quick feedback of digital is also valuable, so I hope that your son also gets to use a digital camera.
    Well done Ashley.
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  5. GeoffR

    GeoffR Well-Known Member

    I quite like the street scene actually, they are in reasonable focus, the exposures are good which is probably better than my first efforts.
  6. Stephen Rundle

    Stephen Rundle In the Stop Bath

    I have printed off your comments, he went back and tried this

    I can not remember film being this hard

    "Black cat at in a wild garden"

  7. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    Yes I found the cat. Now after your first successful efforts I think that we can 'up the aunty' :). The cat has to stand out more. I don't know how. It just has to stand out more.
    I don't want to criticise unduly Ashley. You have set a high initial standard. Why not try a few in the exhibition lounge, and when you are happy there, try the Lion's den, the Appraisal Gallery. I can't remember the last time that I posted there, so it can't have been that bad. On the other hand is was not that good. Just go for it. JFDI. The F is a very respectable 'flipping'.
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  8. Stephen Rundle

    Stephen Rundle In the Stop Bath

    Thank you

    (Ash :) )

    First post here, we are going out tuesday
  9. ascu75

    ascu75 Well-Known Member

    Great to see them :) well done Ashley :cool:
    X Don
  10. Stephen Rundle

    Stephen Rundle In the Stop Bath

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