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Why Image Quality isn't Everything
« on: February 28, 2014, 04:22:42 PM »
Check out these photos - crap quality (technically), but wow - and apparently it's still on the loose!

In Focus - The Atlantic: A Leopard Runs Wild Through Meerut, India
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Why Image Quality isn't Everything
« on: February 28, 2014, 04:22:42 PM »

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Re: Why Image Quality isn't Everything
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2014, 04:52:38 PM »
Maybe with the new D4S and the new ISO 400K... :P Just kidding. ;) Although I wish the welfare of human beings, I pray that this wonderful animal is captured unharmed and return to its territory, or what remained of it. ::)

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Re: Why Image Quality isn't Everything
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2014, 04:53:05 PM »
Check out these photos - crap quality (technically), but wow - and apparently it's still on the loose!

In Focus - The Atlantic: A Leopard Runs Wild Through Meerut, India

And don't forget Bigfoot, countless UFOs, and the Loch Ness monster. Poor photos can be iconic.
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Re: Why Image Quality isn't Everything
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2014, 04:55:19 PM »
Check out these photos - crap quality (technically), but wow - and apparently it's still on the loose!
In Focus - The Atlantic: A Leopard Runs Wild Through Meerut, India
And don't forget Bigfoot, countless UFOs, and the Loch Ness monster. Poor photos can be iconic.
I thought pictures of supernatural creatures could only be made ​​with 7D Mark ii. :o

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Re: Why Image Quality isn't Everything
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2014, 04:58:36 PM »
Am I the only one that thinks these pictures look faked ? Look at the animal's size in relation to the peoole in the different pictures; it keeps changing.

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Re: Why Image Quality isn't Everything
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2014, 05:15:32 PM »
Am I the only one that thinks these pictures look faked ? Look at the animal's size in relation to the peoole in the different pictures; it keeps changing.
I guess you didn't see my post about perspective distortion, did you?  I'm just kidding, but given that most of the shots are from a mix of lenses from normal to wide to telephoto, the subject distance has a huge factor on relative sizes of the subjects in the frame.
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« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2014, 06:19:29 PM »
I liked best the last Photo's caption "The Leopard evaded capture and is still at large"
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Re: Why Image Quality isn't Everything
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2014, 07:57:21 PM »
I love that leopard!  Go leopard, Go!   All humans are mere tasty meaty obstacles in his path!  Bwaa Ha Ha Haaaa!   :o
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Re: Why Image Quality isn't Everything
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2014, 09:47:25 PM »
Image quality isn't everything because content and concept are everything (almost).

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« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2014, 10:54:16 AM »
isn't this a part of the world where lots of children wander the streets?   dangerous for them indeed!
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« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2014, 12:01:10 PM »
Ironically in the section: "In Focus"

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« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2014, 12:53:09 PM »
isn't this a part of the world where lots of children wander the streets?   dangerous for them indeed!

Yes it is. The part of India I'm in reports at least one human death from leopard attacks in a week. Women and children are most exposed to risk.

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« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2014, 08:09:45 AM »
isn't this a part of the world where lots of children wander the streets?   dangerous for them indeed!

Yes it is. The part of India I'm in reports at least one human death from leopard attacks in a week. Women and children are most exposed to risk.

really?  wow...i guess the 3 feet of snow outside is good for something....no leopards.
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Re: Why Image Quality isn't Everything
« Reply #13 on: March 05, 2014, 08:12:12 AM »
isn't this a part of the world where lots of children wander the streets?   dangerous for them indeed!

Yes it is. The part of India I'm in reports at least one human death from leopard attacks in a week. Women and children are most exposed to risk.

really?  wow...i guess the 3 feet of snow outside is good for something....no leopards.
keeps poisonous reptiles and crocodiles away too....
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Re: Why Image Quality isn't Everything
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2014, 08:29:30 AM »
isn't this a part of the world where lots of children wander the streets?   dangerous for them indeed!

Yes it is. The part of India I'm in reports at least one human death from leopard attacks in a week. Women and children are most exposed to risk.

really?  wow...i guess the 3 feet of snow outside is good for something....no leopards.
keeps poisonous reptiles and crocodiles away too....

and also...i remember when i lived in the southwest, i always got a little nervous after walking through something as simple as a spider web.
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