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By the Trocodaro

Posted by
DaveB (Exeter, United Kingdom) on 14 September 2008 in People & Portrait.

This guy was sitting on the steps under the statue of Eros at around half nine in the evening; the harsh light to the left is from the Trocodaro, which is the famous set of electronic billboards near Picadilly Circus

Canon EOS 400D 1/40 second F/1.8 ISO 1600 50 mm

As always, comments are welcome, particularly those offering feedback and criticism on my images! (It's the only way I'll learn!) :)

Denise from Perry, United States

The bright light on their faces make it appear as if there is a supernatural sight they are all looking at. Very nice. B&W.

14 Sep 2008 11:23am

@Denise: Thanks Denise

Florence from Paris, France

B&W suits well street scenes however here I would have liked to see less contrasts (1600 ISO ! That's a lot !)...

14 Sep 2008 5:49pm

@Florence: Had to be that high, as you can see, even with an apeture wide open, I was only getting a speeD OF 1/40s. Any less and I would've gotten alot of blur, and I didn't want to use my flash

Graham Russon from Cape Town, South Africa

Great candid, lighting is very good

14 Sep 2008 7:03pm

@Graham Russon: Thanks Graham

Jose from Valencia, Spain

Seems a vivid moment, awesome

14 Sep 2008 9:08pm

@Jose: Thanks Jose

Canon EOS 400D
1/40 second
F/1.8
ISO 1600
50 mm

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