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'Sailor Girls of New Orleans'

Post by davechinn » Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:37 pm

New Orleans 2016. I have been meaning to post these images for almost two years. I keep forgetting about them among others from that trip. Probably because these were taken with my wife's camera since I was careless and dropped mine to where it was out of commission. So the photos taken were in a folder I rarely go.

To set the stage, Minnie and I along with spouses were outside in front of a grocery store in New Orleans when a group of young ladies arrived and entered the store. They were dressed in colorful dress's with white dixie cup hats, (sailor hats) which to us seemed unusual but with the environment was appropriate. We decided to follow them in to capture their shopping experience. My images are in B&W, but maybe Minnie will share her versions in color or even B&W would be fine.
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Post by Psjunkie » Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:13 pm

2,3, and 5 for me Mr. Chinn..wonderful set

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Post by Charles Haacker » Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:08 pm

I really like #2, with the crossover leg and the "what should I get" English going on. I think it's compositionally pretty much perfect, and the B&W really works. I'm not at all sure it would work as well in color! (OK)
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Post by Matt Quinn » Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:30 pm

#5 for me, Dave. A real cluster of people, all going about. How do you capture these without them seeing you? All hip shots? Masterful framing, if so. Comes with lots of practice. Well captured moments of real people . Matt
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Post by davechinn » Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:26 pm

Psjunkie wrote:
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2,3, and 5 for me Mr. Chinn..wonderful set
Thanks for stopping by and commenting Frank.
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Post by davechinn » Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:29 pm

Charles Haacker wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:08 pm
I really like #2, with the crossover leg and the "what should I get" English going on. I think it's compositionally pretty much perfect, and the B&W really works. I'm not at all sure it would work as well in color! (OK)


Thanks Chuck !!! Good choice, but I'm leaning towards #3. Although, I do understand your choice.
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Post by davechinn » Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:39 pm

Matt Quinn wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:30 pm
#5 for me, Dave. A real cluster of people, all going about. How do you capture these without them seeing you? All hip shots? Masterful framing, if so. Comes with lots of practice. Well captured moments of real people . Matt


Thanks Matt !!! None were shot at the hip. No trick just raise, compose and shoot. Although, the last one, she knew I took it. As she saw me she said "did you just take my picture"? I smiled and said "yes". She smiled as well, turned and walked back into the store. So I'm not always invisible and DO get caught once in a while. Only once have I been asked to delete an image.
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Post by Matt Quinn » Mon Feb 26, 2018 12:11 am

Thanks Dave. I guess I shouldn't be afraid to do the same. Matt
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Post by LindaShorey » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:00 pm

I like the low angle - and her concentration - of #3 very much. After viewing the entire series I feel I want to chat with the young ladies, especially to ask the signficance of the hats (well that might be because I'm retired Navy, lol). Fascinating pics!
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Post by davechinn » Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:37 pm

Matt Quinn wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 12:11 am
Thanks Dave. I guess I shouldn't be afraid to do the same. Matt


Matt, don't get me wrong, I'm usually terrified but work through it. The more I do the more comfortable I become.
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