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Old 10-12-2012, 06:22 PM   #361
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Great photos especially if you are not into portraits much! The only thing I think I could critique is that in the 3rd photo I see a lot of open space to the right of the couple, but the way they are oriented makes me want to look to the left of them. Just feels a little awkward or something...i cant quite figure it out lol.

Here are some pics I took at the Masai Mara last summer.







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Old 10-13-2012, 05:51 PM   #362
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Great photos especially if you are not into portraits much! The only thing I think I could critique is that in the 3rd photo I see a lot of open space to the right of the couple, but the way they are oriented makes me want to look to the left of them. Just feels a little awkward or something...i cant quite figure it out lol.

Here are some pics I took at the Masai Mara last summer.







Wow, I've really been itching to go to Africa with some family friends. They went a couple of years ago on a great two-week trip through the Sahara and camped out with four guards around the tents with assault rifles to protect from animals. I'd love to go with a huge telephoto, it would be amazing.

Anyway, I really love the second photo. I think that the DOF is just perfect, though I wish it had been line up so that the water buffalo (?) we're closer towards it so a better crop would have been permissible. Also, all of he photos could use a little saturation and contrast bump. Overall, those are some great shots!

I took the time this morning to make a and eat a relaxing breakfast and then do some photography lol. Tell me what you guys think!

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Old 10-14-2012, 03:24 AM   #363
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Nice colors and everything , but I dont know what I should be looking at. After a minute of looking it made me hungry.....
Here couple of test shots of newly acquired nikkor 85 1.8G original and cropped , no other editing done :






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Old 10-14-2012, 11:28 PM   #364
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Nice colors and everything , but I dont know what I should be looking at. After a minute of looking it made me hungry.....
Here couple of test shots of newly acquired nikkor 85 1.8G original and cropped , no other editing done

I think these could have been much better at a different time of day, or with fill flash. The best time of day to take pictures of dogs is in the evening. It feels like the spotted shade washes out some areas of the pictures while making the shade look underexposed. Also, getting a dog to look at the camera does a lot for the picture. "The eyes are the window to the soul" With most of my pictures of my foster dogs, I try to have them looking at the camera so that potential adopters can connect with them.


This was my first time photographing horses, could use some tips from anyone who's done it before! I have no idea why the quality on these first two seems so bad.


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Here was my first ever decent shot of a shrimp. I use a standard kit lens with my D50, so getting sharp shots of shrimp is really difficult.


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Old 10-20-2012, 09:06 PM   #365
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Just started my new tank so I though I would post an image of the first fish added
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Old 10-20-2012, 09:07 PM   #366
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haha...


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Old 10-20-2012, 10:24 PM   #367
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Very odd to see planted tanks overlap with my (and your) photography hobby

Here are some of my random shots, I picked some plant shots from last year orchid show at Botanical Garden NY. Check exif, shots except for maybe the first one is how it came out of the camera.

Nikon Shooter here
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:36 PM   #368
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Haha thanks. Yeah, we were washing it and he was like, "You htake so many good pictures but none of my cars." So I did a 35 minute sunset Bimmer shoot

The starfish shot looks great. One thing that jumps out at me is how colorful the starfish is and how dull it makes the sand/coral around it look so dull. If I were you at that moment I probably would have tried to capitalize on this by stepping back a bit and showing how beautiful the colors contrast against the dullness of the seafloor around it. Doubt the starfish was fast enough to go anywhere . Beautiful shot!

One more of the 650i:


I know it's centered, I know it's perfectly straight, I know it's cliche, but what could I have done to make it better? Car photography is something of a weak point for me

Here are some of my car shots, random stuff for work
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Old 10-21-2012, 01:20 AM   #369
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Erm...was anyone going to critique my photos?
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Old 10-21-2012, 05:03 AM   #370
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I'll do Adri and concepts...

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I think these could have been much better at a different time of day, or with fill flash. The best time of day to take pictures of dogs is in the evening. It feels like the spotted shade washes out some areas of the pictures while making the shade look underexposed. Also, getting a dog to look at the camera does a lot for the picture. "The eyes are the window to the soul" With most of my pictures of my foster dogs, I try to have them looking at the camera so that potential adopters can connect with them.


This was my first time photographing horses, could use some tips from anyone who's done it before! I have no idea why the quality on these first two seems so bad.


Sticking his tongue out!


"Just give me the frickin carrot"



Here was my first ever decent shot of a shrimp. I use a standard kit lens with my D50, so getting sharp shots of shrimp is really difficult.

Love the first one a lot. The other horse photos are great too. Not sure what to say about fixing stuff. :P That shrimp photo is great! I didn't know they coul have eyes like that!

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Very odd to see planted tanks overlap with my (and your) photography hobby

Here are some of my random shots, I picked some plant shots from last year orchid show at Botanical Garden NY. Check exif, shots except for maybe the first one is how it came out of the camera.

Nikon Shooter here
Wow! Such crisp and vibrant photos! Love it! Love the flamingos, but I think you might be a bit too close. Love the close-ups. I need your camera and skills!

Here's my photos (too many, sorry!




Fall is my new fav season. The lights nf leaves!




A res and yes.


Excuse dirty glass...


Stan Lee!


Fat cat in Harlem


My reddest shrimp


This area of the tank gets perfect lighting.


Kind of interesting focused on the glass


Oh, all taken with iPhone 4S, un-edited. Suggestions for editing would be great!
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Old 10-21-2012, 05:24 AM   #371
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to make it easier for everyone, lets stick to only posting one or two pics at a time..

robotponys- your photos are pretty good! i liek the nature ones, especially the flower on the brown leaves, very striking. the fish photos could be a little clearer, but its hard to photograph them without proper equipment


and since this one never got critiqued either, ill just bump it and not add a new one
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Old 10-21-2012, 05:46 AM   #372
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to make it easier for everyone, lets stick to only posting one or two pics at a time..

robotponys- your photos are pretty good! i liek the nature ones, especially the flower on the brown leaves, very striking. the fish photos could be a little clearer, but its hard to photograph them without proper equipment


and since this one never got critiqued either, ill just bump it and not add a new one
I really like this shot. The plant seems an abstract for something else: 1st look seems like a tree of ballet dancers....

Here's Hairy Larry a few years back:
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Old 10-21-2012, 05:51 AM   #373
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Gorgeous shot of the spider, very sharp. I just wish that I could see his eyes/face.

I always wanted to try the picture where everything is b/w except one point.


And here's another of the current foster dog.
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Old 10-21-2012, 04:14 PM   #374
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I always liked that B/W with one color , I think your photo is great , I would maybe use little more contrast between black and white , but I'm not sure.
The dogs eyes are very hypnotizing.

Here is couple of shots from a vacation in Dominican Rep.
Gone swimming :


they dont waste time nor resources over there , they were cutting those dry branches off the trees and another crew was using them already for roofing:
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Old 10-21-2012, 06:36 PM   #375
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Remember the topic of this thread is 'Critique the photo above you'. To post a photo you need to critique a photo. Try to be constructive, not just a "Nice shot". There's another thread for just posting pictures. Also, it does make it easier to post one shot at a time.
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