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Fortran Ito

Fortran Ito



I love taking pictures in big cities. I know I wll never be a great photographer because I enjoy too much trying out new and old stuff rather than mastering a single kit of gear and technique.
  • Pentax K-01
  • Fuji X-E1
  • Samsung GX10
  • Samsung NX300
  • Nikon Coolpix S1
  • Panasonic TS2
  • Pentax K10D
  • Canon FTb
  • Fuji X10
  • Canon FD 24mm f2.8 SSC
  • Pentax FA 77mm f1.8 Limited
  • Pentax FA 31mm f1.8 Limited
  • Canon FD 55mm f1.2 SSC
  • Fuji XF 18-55mm f2.8-4
  • Canon FD 85mm f1.2 L
  • Pentax DA 16-45 f4
  • Pentax Super Takumar M42 85mm f1.9
  • Konica Hexanon AR 57mm f1.4
  • Samsung NX 50-200mm f4-5.6 OIS III
  • Samsung Schneider 18-55mm f3.5-5.6
  • Miranda 28mm f2.8
  • Pentax FA 35mm f2
  • Pentax DA XS 40mm f2.8
  • Cosina 70-210mm f2.8-3.8
  • Pentax SMC 135mm f2.5
  • Pentax A 50mm f1.7
  • Pentax K 50mm f1.2
  • Samsung NX 20-50mm f3.5-5.6
  • Samsung NX 12-24mm f4-5.6
  • Pentax DA 55-300mm f4-5.8 HD WR

Three street-wisemen (or how I learnt to stop w...

Published April 2nd, 2013

I was 26 and had just dropped out from the postgrad program at the university; so with nothing better to do while searching a job, I took my camera and roamed around the city.

I was mostly shooting landmarks and sculptures, but then I entered in a small place and those three blokes started to call me out: "Hey, kid! Why don't you take a picture of us!?" And so I did. Then they asked me to show it to them. I was a little bit scared, but I decided that showing my fear was the worst thing I could do, so I firmly gripped the camera and walked towards them ready to show the picture. It wasn't great though, I was using a manual lens, everything in manual mode and the dynamic range of the scene was much greater than what the camera could handle.

But they still liked it. One of them asked me if I was good at running, and by that time I was in quite a good shape so I answered yes, what he replied "Oh, then I won't bother trying to steal your camera!". Then we talked a little bit, the guy aske ...

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