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« Reply #345 on: April 25, 2014, 09:27:42 PM »
Summer shot of the weir on the South Saskatchewan River at Saskatoon. There's a tiny pelican flying by on the lower right of the picture.

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« Reply #345 on: April 25, 2014, 09:27:42 PM »

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« Reply #346 on: April 27, 2014, 09:26:28 PM »
Pacific Ocean kicking up a bit of a fuss off Ogden Point, Victoria BC.

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« Reply #347 on: April 28, 2014, 05:31:51 PM »
A change of pace from all these razor sharp shots  ;)

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« Reply #348 on: April 28, 2014, 05:36:36 PM »
A change of pace from all these razor sharp shots  ;)


Atmospheric. Somewhere in Middle Earth, I presume?

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« Reply #349 on: April 28, 2014, 05:40:16 PM »
A change of pace from all these razor sharp shots  ;)


Atmospheric. Somewhere in Middle Earth, I presume?

Gandalf's resting on his stick just out of shot ! I just popped out to see where the trolls come from.

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« Reply #350 on: April 28, 2014, 07:23:05 PM »
A change of pace from all these razor sharp shots  ;)


Atmospheric. Somewhere in Middle Earth, I presume?

Gandalf's resting on his stick just out of shot ! I just popped out to see where the trolls come from.

Thanks  :)

So the tree from the movie Big Fish is in Middle Earth? Coz I'm sure thats right there in your photo Sporgon.  ;D

Part of a 4 step waterfall some minutes walk from the house.


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« Reply #351 on: April 29, 2014, 04:41:11 PM »
A change of pace from all these razor sharp shots  ;)


Atmospheric. Somewhere in Middle Earth, I presume?

Gandalf's resting on his stick just out of shot ! I just popped out to see where the trolls come from.

Thanks  :)

So the tree from the movie Big Fish is in Middle Earth? Coz I'm sure thats right there in your photo Sporgon.  ;D

Part of a 4 step waterfall some minutes walk from the house.


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You're probably right. I live in the middle of a film set. Here's Fin Raziel's island from 'Willow', one of my all-time favourite movies. 

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« Reply #351 on: April 29, 2014, 04:41:11 PM »

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Re: Waterscapes
« Reply #352 on: April 29, 2014, 08:52:03 PM »
A change of pace from all these razor sharp shots  ;)

Did you just focus close on nothing to get the blurring?

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« Reply #353 on: April 30, 2014, 02:37:30 AM »
A change of pace from all these razor sharp shots  ;)

Did you just focus close on nothing to get the blurring?

It was shot on a 28 mil at about f2.2 and I focused on the tree branches, either above or on the reflection in the water, I can't remember. At a focusing distance of about 3m the dof was about 1.5m so I had to focus on a specific part of the picture that I wanted in focus. There was a little mist rising from the pond which helped.

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« Reply #354 on: April 30, 2014, 02:41:00 AM »
A change of pace from all these razor sharp shots  ;)

Did you just focus close on nothing to get the blurring?

It was shot on a 28 mil at about f2.2 and I focused on the tree branches, either above or on the reflection in the water, I can't remember. At a focusing distance of about 3m the dof was about 1.5m so I had to focus on a specific part of the picture that I wanted in focus. There was a little mist rising from the pond which helped.

Interesting.  Did it take a few shots to get the focus you wanted?

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« Reply #355 on: April 30, 2014, 05:28:38 AM »
Interesting.  Did it take a few shots to get the focus you wanted?

No, I knew the effect I wanted to produce and the fine tree branches were an easy target. I did try a few shot focused far and near, but as is often the case for myself, the first shot was the one I wanted.

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Re: Waterscapes
« Reply #356 on: April 30, 2014, 03:58:14 PM »
Lunenburg harbour, Nova Scotia

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« Reply #357 on: May 07, 2014, 12:57:36 PM »
^ I like the vague reflection on the water, it looks metallic.


Lower part of the waterfall.


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Re: Waterscapes
« Reply #357 on: May 07, 2014, 12:57:36 PM »

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Re: Waterscapes
« Reply #358 on: May 08, 2014, 04:06:50 PM »
Here's one taken last night:

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« Reply #359 on: May 08, 2014, 06:48:33 PM »
Wonderful shot, ckwaller!

Wish I could see a larger version without that massively intrusive watermark, though. I know people like to protect their work, but when the watermark totally kills the image, I honestly wonder what the point is. ;P

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« Reply #359 on: May 08, 2014, 06:48:33 PM »