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© Ahmed Roberson
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UploadedOctober 5, 2008
TakenOctober 5, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D80
Exposure1/60 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length85 mm
ISO800
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I am not a super fan of using high ISO on the D80, but it can be fixed in Post, and SOMETIMES, it can give your photographs Character, and a film-like grain.

I do like this Candid Portrait Though ;-)

25 responses

  • William Douglas

    William Douglas (Deleted) gave props (5 Oct 2008):

    great shot

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (5 Oct 2008):

    "Great Dread"

  • Aaron Douglas

    Aaron Douglas said (5 Oct 2008):

    I shoot with a D80 too and have had problems with the hi ISO. What's the secret?

  • Ahmed Roberson

    Ahmed Roberson said (6 Oct 2008):

    No big secret Aaron! I use High ISO NR set to High, and I clean up all that I can in Photoshop. It is the nature of the beast! Ideally, I'd like to stay at 400 and below, but circumstances don't always allow...even with an f/1.8 lens.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) said (6 Oct 2008):

    Great candid shot. I usually don't like the grain but it works well here.

  • Yufendy Munda

    Yufendy Munda said (6 Oct 2008):

    Nice candid and portrait........

  • Renee

    Renee gave props (6 Oct 2008):

    I like the grain in this photo, adds detail to the "locks" and adds to the feel of the photo

  • Brenda Burk

    Brenda Burk gave props (7 Oct 2008):

    too cute cut the braids-maybe rasta

  • Darya S

    Darya S said (7 Oct 2008):

    great street shot!!

  • Freddy Murphy

    Freddy Murphy said (8 Oct 2008):

    Great treatment too.

  • Tin G

    Tin G gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    this rocks!

  • Kerri Derr

    Kerri Derr said (12 Oct 2008):

    wow i really like this!

  • Sheryl McNeel

    Sheryl McNeel said (17 Oct 2008):

    Love this picture! High grain looks great mixed with the dreads!

  • Debby Adler

    Debby Adler gave props (17 Oct 2008):

    'In case I get stuck in a tower...'

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (18 Oct 2008):

    "I Dread Crossing the Street" Excellence!!

  • d s

    d s gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    "Mane St is all locked down!"

  • Anthony Jalandoni

    Anthony Jalandoni said (22 Oct 2008):

    simply "dreadly". My daughter tells me he goes to NYU?

  • Ahmed Roberson

    Ahmed Roberson said (22 Oct 2008):

    Really? I saw him chatting with some Long Beach locals, but maybe he went to High School here, and now goes to NYU??? Hmm, small world! ;-)

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard said (27 Oct 2008):

    For a title how about---I just knew that I was going to have a "bad hair" day with all this wind!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (30 Oct 2008):

    I like the way his face is in sharp focus, while the rest of the photo is not. It makes you focus on his face. Very nice candid.

  • Aimee Griffith

    Aimee Griffith said (10 Nov 2008):

    loves the dreads! and i love how the focus is just on him! great shot

  • Bryan Crump

    Bryan Crump said (11 Nov 2008):

    I really want to get the H3D mark II that came out it is 50megapixels. I shoot in a lot of low light so I know all about high iso. you have some great shots. Looking forward to seeing more and more of your work.

  • Thomas Dillon

    Thomas Dillon said (21 Apr 2009):

    Title: "I dread this."

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (31 May 2009):

    Grain works with this!

  • Philip Laurell

    Philip Laurell said (19 Jun 2009):

    I use shit for my hair. Because I'm worth it...

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