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Landscape / Re: Beautiful sunsets
« on: August 07, 2014, 06:45:47 AM »
Hi Northstar.
Very nice, love the way the sun looks.

Cheers Graham.

+1 Beautiful sun. I really like your shot Northstar .

Thanks Graham and Click!

Landscape / Re: Beautiful sunsets
« on: August 06, 2014, 04:45:07 PM »
Oak leaf silhouette against the sun...

The sun was covered by clouds just enough to allow me to photograph/view it with the naked eye.

Unedited other than small amount of contrast and cropping

1dx and 300 2.8


1D X Sample Images / Re: Any Thing shot with a 1Dx
« on: August 06, 2014, 11:25:13 AM »
An Oak leaf's view of sunrise

Beautiful view of the sunrise over the lake...roughly 20 minuets after sunrise.  The cloud cover was just thick enough to allow me to view and photograph the sun comfortably.

Unedited straight out of camera jpeg....with a 1/4 stop exposure bump and a little cropping.


1D X Sample Images / Re: Any Thing shot with a 1Dx
« on: August 06, 2014, 09:57:27 AM »
I am amazed how many poor images are posted on this thread . ( especially by those who consider themselves experts in their opinion !)

Just noticed this one, very amusing.

Of course Dave you do know that Opinions are a little like arseholes, everybody has one.


Black & White / Re: Manila's Supermoon 2014
« on: August 05, 2014, 10:27:49 PM »
What does lola solita mean?

Animal Kingdom / Re: Your best animal shots!
« on: August 05, 2014, 03:29:23 PM »
Not my best animal shot, but he's still pretty cute anyway!


1dx and 300 2.8 IS

Animal Kingdom / Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« on: August 05, 2014, 07:04:13 AM »

European or african swallow? by Pierre Pichot Photography, on Flickr, 500px or my portfolio

Interesting image...nicely done Reiep!

Animal Kingdom / Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« on: August 05, 2014, 07:03:04 AM »
A Steller's Sea Eagle stares malevolently at the eagles and ravens surrounding it - photographed on the pack ice located off Hokkaido in northern Japan - we're heading back there in Feb 2015 hopefully

Canon EOS-1DX - Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x - ISO 2500 - 560mm - -1/3 EV - f6.3 - 1/800 sec - tripod mounted

Wonderful shot David!

Black & White / Re: Manila's Supermoon 2014
« on: August 05, 2014, 06:48:38 AM »
Wonderful image of the moon! 

My condolences on your Mother. :(

Animal Kingdom / Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« on: August 04, 2014, 09:53:48 PM »
Some BIF from me.
Click on image for larger and sharper image !!

Hope you like them.

Edward van Altena
The Netherlands

Alt...wonderful series of images!!!

Street & City / Re: Street Candid Portraiture
« on: August 04, 2014, 05:25:27 AM »
Guildford never feels as inspiring as my trips to london, but here's a selection from recent times.

1 In the office by dancook1982, on Flickr

2 Shoes by dancook1982, on Flickr

3 FQ2A0465 by dancook1982, on Flickr

4 Beautiful People by dancook1982, on Flickr

5 FQ2A9041 by dancook1982, on Flickr

6 FQ2A9103 by dancook1982, on Flickr

7 FQ2A8606 by dancook1982, on Flickr

8 FQ2A8583 by dancook1982, on Flickr

9 FQ2A6982 by dancook1982, on Flickr

10 FQ2A6999 by dancook1982, on Flickr

11 FQ2A6899 by dancook1982, on Flickr

Thanks for sharing Dan, I enjoyed viewing your photos.

Question, why so many black and white when we live in a world of colors?

1D X Sample Images / Re: Any Thing shot with a 1Dx
« on: July 31, 2014, 05:49:23 PM »
Midnight paddle from the island Vega (north Norway)

24-70 f2.8L II
1/80s, f5.6, ISO1250

very nice Eldar!  how many hours of daylight there this time of year? 


Canon General / Re: What is your Least Used Piece of Gear?
« on: July 31, 2014, 01:16:13 PM »
My 1.4x II teleconverter - terrible resolution.
In response to another comment on backpacks - I basically live out of my LowePro 600 AW.

i too love my backpack, i always take it with me when shooting - Kata bug 203

my least used lens is my 85 1.8...least used accessory is my Jobu jr gimbal - i like it, but just don't use it.

Hey Northstar, how do you like your gopro black 3 so far? 
I wanted one (3+) until I heard about the focusing issue and have decided to wait for the new one (assuming there is one).

West...I like mine!  I don't use it a lot but when I do, I find that I get some interesting video and time lapse stuff.


5D MK III Sample Images / Re: 5D MK III Images
« on: July 26, 2014, 06:52:52 AM »

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