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post #31 of 693 (permalink) Old 02-06-2012, 04:36 AM
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Thanks Nubster. It was a tough shot. Tourist season in Lancaster County PA. Amish Country. The original file has over 50 layers. Most are exposure adjustments especially under the overhangs. Taken with a Kodak Easyshare 5mp.

I like your shot because you got down with your subject. Most people would have shot from above. Wonder how it would look with a sepia tone to it.

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Pretty crazy. That's a lot of work. I'd like to try my hand at some panoramics someday. Here is the bike shot in sepia...it does look pretty cool.


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Here's another take of your sepia shot. Your edit on left, mine on right.



Here's a set taken awhile back.




Sky intensifying and saw the mother/son combo (same as in first shot) and ran off to get behind them for this.

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Whoa! Nice sunsets. Can't really see much wrong with them...


What do you guys think of my neighbors ass?


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Nice ass.

I think I would rather see more, or less of you ass. Either just a head and shoulder shot or the whole thing. For me, a little better lighting would have been nice too.

Not an ass, but here's a horse shot I took...


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Nice ass.

I think I would rather see more, or less of you ass. Either just a head and shoulder shot or the whole thing. For me, a little better lighting would have been nice too.

Not an ass, but here's a horse shot I took...

Doesn't stand out to me - The grass is pretty noisy, perhaps you cropped the photo a lot.
It also feels very flat - you were probably standing on a hill, but I think I'd have liked the picture better if there were a bit of horizon or trees in the background, something to give them placement in their world.

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Very cool, however I think its has a bit too much noise for my taste. Maybe it was just the black and white filter, or what, but it might have been much better in color.



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Very cool, however I think its has a bit too much noise for my taste. Maybe it was just the black and white filter, or what, but it might have been much better in color.

Very nice - seems true to real life.



You are right though - that picture I posted has too much contrast.
It's actually the version that I had altered for printing.

Here is the color version uncropped and unedited.
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Doesn't stand out to me - The grass is pretty noisy, perhaps you cropped the photo a lot.
It also feels very flat - you were probably standing on a hill, but I think I'd have liked the picture better if there were a bit of horizon or trees in the background, something to give them placement in their world.
I wish I could have gotten a better shot. It was taken as I was driving and I had to shoot across my vehicle and out the passenger window. There was a lot of cropping because the show was basically framed by my Jeep's window. I had to shoot quick because chances of seeing three horses in a row like that is pretty uncommon I would think.

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Thats a much better photo when in color.


What y'all think of my long exposure? Part of the C didn't come out. I'll try again tonight but not near that window.



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The 'N' is backwards. I'm not a very experienced photographer, so that's about all I can say. Sorry.

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Plant and shadow (cropped, so not very sharp):
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The 'N' is backwards. I'm not a very experienced photographer, so that's about all I can say. Sorry.

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Plant and shadow (cropped, so not very sharp):
The second one is really nice.
Good composition.




Anyone see the cute little bird?
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Anyone see the cute little bird?
Love the bird. I think it'd be pretty neat if you went a little closer to the base to take this pic. It feels like you can't make up your mind between the 'i'm-an-insignificant-human-effect' and the classic horizon shot. But very cool. here's mine. shoot em up.



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aaand a gecko.
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Love the bird. I think it'd be pretty neat if you went a little closer to the base to take this pic. It feels like you can't make up your mind between the 'i'm-an-insignificant-human-effect' and the classic horizon shot. But very cool. here's mine. shoot em up.



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aaand a gecko.
Thanks, I have photos from closer and from further away, but they are all either too generic, or lacking detail. Any closer and then you can't tell what you are looking at, the angle of the camera has to be too steep to get anything good in the shot, any further away and you either get too much sky, too much of the top of the tower, and too much of the field and tourists.

The gecko is cute!
And I wan't to eat that pear, badly. Does the desk say I am chuck?

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Thanks, I have photos from closer and from further away, but they are all either too generic, or lacking detail. Any closer and then you can't tell what you are looking at, the angle of the camera has to be too steep to get anything good in the shot, any further away and you either get too much sky, too much of the top of the tower, and too much of the field and tourists.

The gecko is cute!
And I wan't to eat that pear, badly. Does the desk say I am chuck?


Yup. Chuck, whoever he is, has made his mark. And agreed, a good bosc can't be beat. White nectarines, though, are amazing things.

You seem to travel a lot of really neat places. I've always wished to live in a house hanging right over these small canals. I assume that's in france? Only thing is that the water seems a little milky, but you can't help hyperactive duck bowels... so very neat!



Here's some Canadian pigeons. Everything seems cleaner there. the pigeons in HI are diseased little creeps.
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