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Macro / Re: Couple of nice damselfly's
« on: June 11, 2012, 07:56:02 AM »
Awesome shots!  Good focus, I like the blue on the top fly but I prefer the bottom shot because more of the fly has the leaf as the BG, making it easier to focus on the subject.

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Off camera flash cords
« on: June 07, 2012, 07:25:25 AM »
I've had experience with the shorter flash cords which really dont allow much freedom other than macro applications and brackets... PC cords are a bit archaic and temperamental at times, but works if needed.  The longer 30 feet cords mentioned above sounds interesting but I wouldn't be thrilled having a long thick spiral cord attaching my camera to a flash 30 something feet away...  seems more like a liability than a help and would at that point almost prefer a second flash for a master/slave thing rather than going that route but that's just me.

The 30-ft. cords mentioned aren't coiled.

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Landscape / Re: Sunset @ Steveston Richmond BC
« on: June 06, 2012, 07:21:16 AM »
I was thinking the exact same thing!

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Off camera flash cords
« on: June 05, 2012, 07:28:46 AM »
I've got the 30 ft. OCF ETTL cord, it works great!

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Animal Kingdom / Re: Dogs playing around
« on: June 01, 2012, 07:21:54 AM »
Chili dog is funny, too bad about the distracting background.

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Animal Kingdom / Re: english Lakeland sheep and lambs
« on: June 01, 2012, 07:20:03 AM »
I find the "kneeling down" shot to be the most visually appealing.  The horns are interesting and I like how the animal is looking at the camera.  Good job!

If you use a tripod, some multi-exposure shots of lambs running/jumping might be interesting.

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Here's some air show pix shot with 5Diii, 70-200 2.8L II, and Canon 2x teleconverter.  Not the best lighting conditions but I was pleased with the gear.

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2721087925345.94074.1801487608&type=3&l=dd44af0434

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Abstract / Re: Water Drops
« on: May 21, 2012, 08:04:38 AM »
Awesome shots Neil!  I have some Guar Gum and a set of Kenko extension tubes being delivered tomorrow and these type of water shots are just what I want to attempt.

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Portrait / Re: Lady in black
« on: May 16, 2012, 07:36:45 AM »
Has a bit of a Halloween feeling to it.

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Animal Kingdom / Re: It's not easy being green (frog and beetle)
« on: May 16, 2012, 07:34:57 AM »
Great shots there HH!  If it were me, I would have cropped the distracting stem out of the bug pic.

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Abstract / Re: A few waterdrops
« on: May 15, 2012, 07:37:03 AM »
Awesome!  Thanks for the tips about using Guar Gum and rinse aid, I'll have to try that out (if I can figure out where one can buy Guar Gum). :)

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Abstract / Re: A few waterdrops
« on: May 14, 2012, 08:02:19 AM »
Stop it! ;D  These shots are so great, they make my shots look crappy!  Care to share some setup?  Is this water you are using?

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Abstract / Re: Water
« on: May 09, 2012, 07:46:44 AM »
Cool!  I was wondering how you synchronized the multiple glasses.  Thanks for posting the setup. :)

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: slow sync flash on MkIII
« on: April 30, 2012, 07:53:50 AM »
Menu->External Speedlite Control->Flash Function Settings->select the 3 triangles and press Set, then select the middle option.  User Manual pg. 194.

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Site Information / Re: Forum software (upgrade) wish-list
« on: April 27, 2012, 07:31:56 AM »
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