Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Pic(k) of the week 18: Shooting the police in Rome

Last Sunday an Italian gunman shot and seriously injured two policemen near the Prime Minister office in Rome. 

2013 Pic(k) of the week 18: Rome Police in action...

Visiting Rome the day after the tragic events, I did expect the security to be heightened and was a bit cautious photographing these two policemen. The little X-E1 Fuji camera showed again how valuable it is. Very unlikely I would be able to shoot (no pun intended) these two gentlemen with my full frame DSLR...

Image details:
FujiFilm Sexy-1 (X-E1) with the 18-55 Fujinon lens
ISO800, 55mm (83mm full frame equivalent), f6.4, 1/640s
RAW development with Lightroom 4.4
Nik SilverEfex Pro for Black and White conversion

More Black and White, Street Photography images from a few day ago in Rome, can be found here.

Remember:" Don't pack up your camera until you have left the location" - Joe McNally











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