Combo #594 (Polina Sarri)

By on May 3, 2018
Lens:  John S (45%) 
Film:  Cinematheque (70%) 
Flash:  Cadet Blue Gel 
Clarity: 30 • Definition: 10 • Highlights: -20 • Shadows: +20 • Vibrancy: +10 • RGB: modified • Temperature: 6700 • Texture: 60
(The combo can be downloaded at the bottom of this page)


"Sidewalks of the city"

"Over the years I have used the John S lens in black and white combos but, this time, I took on the challenge of creating a colored one, which proved to be quite tricky, since I don’t like the extreme saturation this particular lens adds to the pictures... Shooting in the center of the city - bustling with noise and color to the point that it makes you dizzy - this choice seemed, after all, somewhat appropriate. Especially combined with the Cinemateque film with its blurry edges, John S makes you focus even more in the central point of interest, the way you do when the light is harsh and you squint your eyes. City streets have a lot of stories to tell, so walking around you learn to discover beauty in the mundane. You bump into people in a hurry, come across an excessive amount of graffiti walls, deal with motorcycles in large numbers, get lost in flea markets and so on.
Therefore, capturing scenes in a down town scroll is all about fuss, quick choices, spontaneous snaps, vivid colors and John S is certainly the perfect ally. Are you in for a city ride?"

Polina Sarri


This combo is available for download.
More information about this function can be found in this tutorial.

2.1 KiB

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