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I started shooting chromes this summer, using the reliability of AE on the Bessa, I could affordably shoot street, the way I like, without worrying about exposure malfunctions. Prefocussed on a spot on the ground when I saw this to die for hotness gliding down the street and sliced just at the right moment between the two red cars.

I had been shooting for just primary colors; two primaries complimenting eachother in the frame -hard to live with the slf control when you shoot everything that moves as policy.

Shot using the fantastic Nokton 50mm f1.5. This is Kodak E100 GX. Its been a great many years since I have had the chance to shoot chromes, so now that I am again I am trying everything on the market, and everything is better then it was 20 years ago.

Shooting chrome and see it on a light box or projected is so vastly compromised when you scan and make as a web friendly image........

Thanks for all the comments, you make me feel strong.

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  1. cqgloomsunday 42 months ago | reply

    Very cool shot

  2. dzpixel 39 months ago | reply

    red makes it

  3. Mark_H 39 months ago | reply

    Was just searching for E100G sorted by interestingness - guess what was first in line.

  4. Je m ' 38 months ago | reply


  5. mnovacanes 36 months ago | reply

    Great shot! The color composition (namely, red) and contrast really make this one stand out! Well done!

  6. soundTHAT | blogsite 36 months ago | reply

    sweet as dude good job

  7. Tom Powell 33 months ago | reply

    I like this a lot. It may be my imagination but the chromes I shoot look better than anything else, even on the computer screen, let alone on a light box.

  8. Tommy Lin 30 months ago | reply

    Great Capture!

  9. holloway steve 29 months ago | reply

    ker-pow!!! awesome.

  10. steve angelkov 24 months ago | reply

    What a cracking image. Love the tones.

  11. yb634246733 17 months ago | reply

    I just want to pure my soul.

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