View Full Version : Photowalking at the cemetery with Bessa-R and Nokton 50mm

08-08-2007, 11:10
Here is a set of pictures I shot at a cemetery couple of days ago: http://markuspuustinen.com/galleriat/07/08/photowalking_cemetery/

Couple of examples from the set:



08-08-2007, 11:15
Really like that second one...a little hot in the center, but the tones and 3d quality is great. Really showcases what this lens is capable of.
Very nice images.


08-08-2007, 11:28
Some nice stuff there.
I remember last time I went to Finland, I visited the Russian Orthodox graveyard. If I manage to get back there in the winter I'd like to shoot it.

I also remember this from the medieval Espoo Church. I was fascinated to see recycling bins in the graveyard.
http://img104.imageshack.us/img104/2054/gravebinsv0.th.jpg (http://img104.imageshack.us/my.php?image=gravebinsv0.jpg)

08-08-2007, 11:32
Really like the first one. Second the highlights are completely blown on my screen.

08-08-2007, 12:19
I really like the second one. As has been noted, the highlights are blown, but to me, that adds to the quality of the light, really emphasizing how much shadow we're dealing with.

Nice work.

08-08-2007, 19:19
I've never done cemetery pictures before. How did you feel as you walked around with yr camera?

08-08-2007, 19:56
Hey, shooting cemeteries is my favorite. Look here for a cemetery set: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jllbms/sets/72157594450249500/


08-08-2007, 20:11
Very nice pictures. They speak well of the Nokton 50. Did you know Miika Forssell? There's a memorial for him in the video game Max Payne 2 by Remedy Games (a Finnish company)

08-08-2007, 22:19
I've never done cemetery pictures before. How did you feel as you walked around with yr camera?

Itís a big cemetery and there ware only couple of people there so I didnít feel I was intruding. I wouldnít feel comfortable photographing people there although they would add a great deal to the pictures.

08-08-2007, 22:49
I think both those photos are fantastic. The blown highlights on the second one don't bother me at all. On the contrary, I think it gives the photo a nice feel to it.