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cervantes

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What are your best shots of 2017?
« on: January 17, 2018, 06:17:07 AM »
Hi!

Every year in January I like to review my photographic progress of the last year via assembling a list of my 10 best shots of the previous year. If you're interested you can see some here: http://www.focrates.com/gallery/000_Best_of_Galleries/best_of_2017.html

I'd be excited to see your best images of 2017!

Best wishes and a photographically successful 2018!

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What are your best shots of 2017?
« on: January 17, 2018, 06:17:07 AM »

Ladislav

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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2018, 08:49:22 AM »
Hi!

Every year in January I like to review my photographic progress of the last year via assembling a list of my 10 best shots of the previous year. If you're interested you can see some here: http://www.focrates.com/gallery/000_Best_of_Galleries/best_of_2017.html

I'd be excited to see your best images of 2017!

Best wishes and a photographically successful 2018!

Thanks for sharing! Those are beautiful pictures. I'm originally from Prague so I loved to see my home city in the list :)

I would like to watch / read a tutorial about your post processing techniques. I assume those are not just Raw conversions from Camera Raw or similar product.
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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2018, 10:09:23 AM »
Beautiful pictures.  8)  Congrats on your excellent work.   :)

cervantes

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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2018, 02:59:44 AM »
Beautiful pictures.  8)  Congrats on your excellent work.   :)

Thanks!

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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2018, 03:06:55 AM »
Thanks for sharing! Those are beautiful pictures. I'm originally from Prague so I loved to see my home city in the list :)

I would like to watch / read a tutorial about your post processing techniques. I assume those are not just Raw conversions from Camera Raw or similar product.

Thank you! Actually I only do raw conversion in Lightroom which includes some post processing of course. I created an article about my most common PP steps here: http://www.focrates.com/articles/pp_images_and_why_to_shoot_raw/pp_images_and_why_to_shoot_raw.html

YuengLinger

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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2018, 07:10:09 AM »
Great shots in every aspect.  Thank you for sharing them and the many insights on your website!

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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2018, 12:39:19 AM »
Great shots in every aspect.  Thank you for sharing them and the many insights on your website!

Thank you so much for your kind words!

Getting some feedback on my images is great, however I was hoping for others to post some of their best shots from last year too!

Is anyone brave enough to take the plunge?

I'm looking forward to seeing some images!

BR,
Ben

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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2018, 10:01:08 AM »
Here are a few of my favorites from 2017...

"WWII Memorial 'Atlantic' Arch"

EOS 1D X, EF 11-24mm f/4L USM @ 15mm, 15 s, f/11, ISO 100

"Capitol Building"

EOS 1D X, EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM @ 65mm, 30 s, f/14, ISO 100

"Duomo di Pisa"

EOS 1D X, TS-E 17mm f/4L, 13 s, f/11, ISO 400

"Great Egret over Grass"

EOS 1D X, EF 600mm f/4L IS II + EF 1.4x III Extender, 1/2000 s, f/6.3, ISO 640

Thanks for looking!
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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2018, 11:50:48 AM »
My humble selection.  :)


Tiber Island, Rome, EOS M5, EF-M 22mm, 1/60, f/4.0, ISO 640


She, EOS M5, EF-S 35mm, 1/3200, f/2.8, ISO 100


Christmas Wroclaw, EOS M5, EF-S 35mm, 1/15, f/5.6, ISO 800


Snow White, EOS M5, EF 100mm f/2.8 MACRO, 1/640, f/3.2, ISO 100
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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2018, 11:59:43 AM »
Neuro and angrykarl,

Great shots, guys.  8)

Photorex

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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #10 on: January 22, 2018, 02:55:47 PM »
Really great shots so far.

@cervantes: I like your Prag, ireland and Italy photos.
@neuroanatomist: Pisa and the heron are great shots.

Here is my selection of the 10 photos I regard as best of 2017:





















best regards
Frank

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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #11 on: January 22, 2018, 05:30:03 PM »
3 birds in flight with prey: puffin with sand eels; arctic tern with fish; and a crested serpent eagle with a serpent.  All taken on my 5DIV + 400mm DO II at 400mm - these shots made the purchases of the lens and body worth every penny as the birds were moving fast.
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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #12 on: January 22, 2018, 11:57:20 PM »
I made about 1800 pictures in December alone. I have a long way before I even look at all of them, much less decide on ten favorites from them and all the pictures I took in Britain in the spring, just for a start.

At least I didn't go to Prague last year. I was still shooting slide film when I was there 17 years ago almost. As it was, I found a shop next to Charles Bridge that was still selling slide film, and I'd buy more each day. No telling how many gigabytes I'd fill up if I went there with a digital camera.
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Re: What are your best shots of 2017?
« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2018, 01:16:25 AM »
Here are some of my favourite images from last year. I did have a couple of kid portraits I would love to share but I am not sure if the parents would aprove. While I am not sure if these images measure up to some of the spectacular images already posted I hope you enjoy them.



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