Kansas Jayhawks 2008 NCAA Basketball National Champions--Street Party

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More requests to take random people's photo. This does not happen often, as many of you know.

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  1. QuantumJedi 73 months ago | reply

    You know you got this one nailed. Fantastic image, and thanks to your perfectly posed subjects! Makes the shooting the easiest part. Excellent.

  2. Th@fred 73 months ago | reply

    sweet expressions!

  3. elsalatare 73 months ago | reply

    I was in downtown Lawrence that night. It's a great time to be a jayhawk. ;]

  4. The 4/30 Murders 73 months ago | reply

    very nice!
    i'm impressed that tri-x can be pushed to 1600 with such good results. It doesn't look to grainy. Can I ask what your developer you use? I myself use d-76 but hope to use rodinal soon.

  5. M31. 73 months ago | reply

    - Thank you for your comment and stopping by. TriX is very nice pushed, especially when using Diafine, which is what I used here. Rodinal works nicely pushed as well, which you can see in later photos I have from the street party. I've never tried D76 and I'm not sure I intend to. The shelf life is not as good as I'd like it to be. This is why I use Diafine and Rodinal (well, there are developing reasons, too, but shelf life is one reason). I strongly recommend Rodinal if you like grain and contrast. However, I don't get as much grain as I'd expect, even when using it at 1:25 (I have some of those examples, too). Maybe it's just me and you'll think it's grainy. Thanks for stopping by! :-)

  6. The 4/30 Murders 72 months ago | reply

    Thanks for the details!
    D-76 does indeed have a short shelf-life. The concentrated developers do seem the way to go expense wise, but D-76 isn't all that expensive.

    Tell me something, what's the advantage or disadvantage of higher dilutions of developers (1:25 vs 1:50 or higher) such as rodinal besides monetary?


    Seen in my recent comments. (?)

  7. M31. 72 months ago | reply

    - The issue really isn't monetary at all; Rodinal is really very cheap. It really all depends on what you like in your photographs. If you like a lot of contrast and especially grain, go with a concentration like 1:25 or 1:10 even! Something like 1:75 and 1:100 you start getting very fine grain and the tonal range just doesn't do it for me (please note that it just doesn't do it *for me*; there are many great photos that are developed at 1:75 and 1:100). Rodinal is great for experimenting and seeing what fits your taste. I look forward to seeing more of your stuff. :-)

  8. Mark Hulbert 71 months ago | reply

    Really great shot. Using D-76 myself. May have to try Diafine though -- about to shoot a bunch of Tri-X at night in NYC that I am going to push to 1600.

  9. Miss Alexis [deleted] 68 months ago | reply

    Wow. This is perfect.

  10. Miss Alexis [deleted] 68 months ago | reply

    Chick on the right looks like camaron diaz

  11. Valery Titievsky 66 months ago | reply

    Nice moment
    Nice shot

  12. giuli@ 64 months ago | reply

    nice capture!

  13. EMan Ian 60 months ago | reply

    Great capture, and a great end to the season!

  14. King Sidharth 54 months ago | reply

    It's an amazing piece of work! Loved it, used it and credited your work on my a href="http://www.meditationrocks.us/go-party-and-become-a-better-mediator-more-influencing"> Meditation Blog

  15. holmburgers 51 months ago | reply

    Let's hope we can see this kind of mayhem again this year.

    Awesome shot!

  16. jankucera 29 months ago | reply

    beautifull shot

  17. acwalter1024 26 months ago | reply

    AHHHH I'm in the this picture (girl on the right)! Best night of my collegiate life. What an awesome photo!

  18. carrytransit 26 months ago | reply

    Great photo. It really captures the "Madness." Thanks for sharing it on Flickr. We used it for a NCCA Tournament post on our blog. We linked back to you.

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