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NYC Monochrome

Discussion in 'Landscapes, Architecture, and Cityscapes' started by Dez Santana, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. New York City in Black & White. D300 & 17-55mm lens @ ISO 200.

    East 82nd Street [1/400 at f/8]
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    Manhattan & Brooklyn Bridges [1/160 at f/8]
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    Classic Car [1/500 at f/8]
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    Lower Manhattan [20sec at f/8]
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    Mt. Zion Cemetery [1/1000 at f/13]

    42nd Street [ISO 800, 1/50 at f/8]
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    More monochrome here:
  2. ghursh


    Jul 3, 2007
    Gilbert, AZ
    love the old car...
  3. Thanks George :biggrin:
  4. mood


    Jun 27, 2007
    So Fla
    great series Dez
    love the cemetary shot, where is that ?

    nyc lends itself very well to B&W
  5. Thanks Frank and I agree! :wink:

    The cemetery is in Queens.
  6. ah.....
    i know that building in the first image well
    excellent shot
    love the mt. zion cemetary as well

    wonderful imagery

    thanks for sharing it here
  7. mood


    Jun 27, 2007
    So Fla

    ever been to Greenwood in Brooklyn?

    I gotta get back there, Central Park was designed with Greenwood in mind...
  8. Thanks Greg :biggrin:
  9. Yes, I've been to the Green-Wood Cemetery. Great architecture in there.
  10. Sanford504


    Mar 27, 2008
    Yeadon, PA
    Terrific, Dez. Were they taken in B&W mode or coverted in PP?
    Love viewing your work!
  11. Dez,

    Every one of these shots is spectacular. I'm having trouble making a decision on a favorite!

  12. Zee71


    Apr 1, 2007
    Queens, NY
    As always Dez, I admire your work. I'm a big fan of black and white photography as well. B/W images are sometimes more powerful than color.
  13. Thanks Sanford. I shoot in color in convert to b&w.
  14. Thank you Glenn!


    Apr 30, 2005
    Cemetery shot is cool !

    PS... don't you get tired of people telling you everyday that you take nice photos. LOL
  16. I agree Mark. Thank you for the comments.
  17. I always liked the view of the city in B&W. It show off the texture of the building much better. Nice series of photos.
  18. Thanks.

    As tired as you!...... NOT. It's a credit to NYC. She deserves it :D 
  19. Thank you Bill!
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