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G+Project52 – Week #9: In the workplace


Roasted chestnuts seller by Silvia Ganora Photography

Roasted chestnuts seller - ©Silvia Ganora Photography - All rights reserved

This week G+Project52 theme was a bit daunting, at least for me. I’m not used to photographing people, although I’d really like to learn. For the theme, I wanted to overcome my fears and shoot at least one image with someone at his/her workplace. I was lucky, as in my hometown we were celebrating  Carnevale, so I ventured outside with my old Olympus c-5050z camera and very shyly snapped away a few shots.

I thought this one came out particularly well, so I edited it to add contrast and a hit of split toned effect, and cropped it a little. Ever since, I’ve been carrying my Olympus with me as often as I can, and I’ve been shooting anything that moves 🙂 . It’s a good exercise I hope will help me with my feeling too intimidated by taking photos of people.

Have a look at +Project52-2012 page on G+ to participate.

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7 comments on “G+Project52 – Week #9: In the workplace

  1. edithlevyphotography
    February 27, 2012

    Really excellent shot Silvia. The expression on his face is perfect.

    • sil
      February 27, 2012

      Really glad you like it Edith! Thanks a lot! 🙂

  2. joshi daniel
    February 28, 2012

    that’s a great one!

    • sil
      February 28, 2012

      Many thanks Joshi!

  3. sherri
    February 29, 2012

    exceptional portrait and street scene. i really like the toning for it as well.

    • sil
      February 29, 2012

      Thanks a lot Sherri 🙂

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