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Let's see images where aperture, shutter, focus, and shot were done without any confirmation or viewfinder use: just setting the camera and shooting from the hip.
CL with broken meter + 21 C Biogon
shot at hip level
This is one of my favorite photos of my father. He absolutely despises having his picture taken, so I have to be fast and sneaky. Here, he is telling me to put the effing camera away, while he is taking his sweet time making it through a steak. At this point I had already finished my pancakes about half an hour earlier. To me, it almost perfectly describes the moment. A moment I would have totally missed had I metered the light, framed and focused.
Kiev 4am, Jupiter 12. best guess exposure, scale focused secretly under the table, shot from just under my chin.
I like shooting in this technique
however it leads to many errs
but accidentally it produces very interesting photos
from the hip #1
20091107-160-m3-tx-16 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/costo/4153495725/) by Costo (http://www.flickr.com/people/costo/), on Flickr
from the hip #2
201008-243-m3-rdpIII-23 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/costo/5111127053/) by Costo (http://www.flickr.com/people/costo/), on Flickr
The plan (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mabelsound/3583731498/) by mabel.sound (http://www.flickr.com/people/mabelsound/), on Flickr
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