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Landscape / Re: Fall colours
« on: October 19, 2014, 10:54:51 PM »
Sagittariansrock,
Love Corvallis.  Went to school there!
Is that Walnut Blvd?
-r

Fall 2012, Corvallis OR.
7D + 10-22mm@22mm

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Macro / Re: Flower macros
« on: October 11, 2014, 08:03:36 AM »
Mr Bean,
Holy Cow!  What a unique orchid.  Envious, indeed!
Keep showing.
Thanks.
-r


Bearded Orchid. A rare one to find. I spent weeks trying to find this one. Then, today while taking a group of people on a wildflower photography workshop, someone casually points out the orchid. Doh, I'd been walking past it for days :)

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Photography Technique / Re: Filters
« on: October 05, 2014, 10:47:15 PM »
+1 on 2filter.com
Very nice people to talk to on the phone.
Bought my Lee Big Stopper, Lee GNDs from them with the foundation kit and step up ring (77-82mm). 
-r




By the way, be sure to check the prices out at 2filter.com against the other usual places to buy such equipment.

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Macro / Re: Flower macros
« on: October 04, 2014, 10:25:13 AM »
Mr Bean,
Another wonderful orchid.  Really like it.
Keep the pix coming!
-r

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Neuro,
Nice squab!
Did you attempt to eat the head? :)
It's pretty good.
-r

One more...a delicacy from Guangzhou, China – and it was yummy!

"Delicious Pigeon Entree"
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EOS 5D Mark II, EF 35mm f/1.4L USM, 1/40 s, f/1.8, ISO 100

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Hope this helps, not all food is sugar, flour and butter,

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I use CamRanger also, and it is almost like having the camera on hand to adjust many aspects of the camera.
If it can control the zoom on the lens, it would be a most excellent piece of equipment.  Hopefully, the fine engineers at CamRanger will develop such a unit and integrate it to their PT Hub to become a PTZ super gear.

Like any two way communication device, there is a lag in response time to what you want to do and the time the camera responds.  This may be another improvement in the pipe for the near future when new technology arrives.

One thing I haven't been able to do is to prevent RAW images to be sent to my iPAD.  Transmitting the large RAW files slows down the reviewing process.
-r

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First photo: Desert in NYC.
Second and third:  Bronzini fish and leg of lamb at a Turkish restaurant in Dublin, OH.
I'm hungry again ...
-r

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Sports / Re: Horses / Horseriding etc
« on: September 30, 2014, 01:41:22 PM »
I shot a few a couple of days ago.
Two here.
-r

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Landscape / Re: Fall colours
« on: September 30, 2014, 01:12:02 PM »
One I took on the 28th., with 24-70_2.8II L.
-r

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Canon EF Prime Lenses / Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« on: September 30, 2014, 01:06:50 PM »
Hahahaha, very funny! ;D ;D ;D  Though not bad.  Beautiful flock. 8)  Don't mind catching one of those.
-r



THanks sanj and -r

You mean this?

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Theater, Concert and Event / Re: My first Ballet photography in my life.
« on: September 27, 2014, 10:03:08 AM »
Dear Surapon,
You're most humble.  I saw your photos and they are high quality.
Looks like you'll have a great session of photography, wish I could join you, but I'm maybe 4 hours from you in VA.
Maybe you can share some result of your lessons soon.
(PS., I'm coming to Graham for a one day technical training.)
-r

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Theater, Concert and Event / Re: My first Ballet photography in my life.
« on: September 25, 2014, 08:37:09 PM »
Surapon,
A great lesson!
The guide could be used in a lot of other occasions where the background is dark and the subject is lit.
Thanks for sharing your notes.  This time you're the teacher!

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Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Black Rapid Backpack Strap
« on: September 25, 2014, 07:21:29 PM »
I, too, have the SunSniper strap, bought it so I could hang my camera from my camera bag, and feel secure because of the steel cables inside the strap.
I really didn't like it too much at all.  If I need to get gear out of my bag, I need to unhook the SunSniper from the bag.  Just not convenient whatsoever.  And the camera has to be put somewhere.
The strap is definitely very well made, strong and secure.  I also love the ball bearing connector of the SunSniper design to the camera body, best design.  I bought one such connector just to put on the Black Rapid strap, so that no amount of twisting could loosen the 1/4 inch screw connected to the camera.

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Speedlites, Printers, Accessories / Re: GPS GP-E2 on 5DIII
« on: September 24, 2014, 07:34:18 AM »
I use the same GPS on my 5D3 in Hokkaido nearly 2 years ago, and after the initial lock on to the signal which took a second or two, all subsequent shots were normal, no delay at all.  Most of the time, I left the GP-E2 on even while traveling in a vehicle, so I can create a travel trail.
What is the setting on your camera that may cause the delay?
-r

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