Random Awesome Pictures You Took

Discussion in 'Artwork/Photography/Creative' started by Greg, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. Greg

    Greg Local Grumpy Moderator

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    Lets see the shots you're proud of. I'll start with some of mine.

    My attempt at the Super Moon the other night.
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    Bee in a cornflower
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    Heading out in Tofino
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    Tofino sunset
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    lenglish Exiled Cult Member

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    Nice shots Greg!

    I really like the one of the bee in the flower.
     
  3. _drew

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    one of my first attempts at using slow shutter speed back in '04 when I was in Japan. I've been hooked on slow shutter pictures ever since... i like the fact there is no real pressure in catching that 'perfect' moment ... my timing is impeccably terrible :(

    [​IMG]Japan 04 by AndrewBurant, on Flickr

    And another when I was obsessed with HDR photography haha... I'll admit it was a tad overboard, but the results were so much fun!

    [​IMG]bwit fit 04 by AndrewBurant, on Flickr
     
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    lenglish Exiled Cult Member

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    Ever since inheriting a few old film cameras, I've been really into shooting with them and seeing the different results you can get with different types of film and lenses.

    With being a new Dad, most of my recent pics have been of the little one, so here is a rare serious moment for her.

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  5. Dah_Hunter

    Dah_Hunter Looking over your shoulder, so you dont have to.

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    cute.. and shes drooling.. lol
     
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    Rygar That's what she said.

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    Greg Local Grumpy Moderator

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    Rygar - Is that a plane?

    lenglish - Drool bubbles make it. Do you do just film, or a combo of both?

    Andrew - I'll have to check out your Flickr. Sorry if you get a bunch of likes...
     
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    @Greg no problem there! I'll make sure to return the favor!
     
  9. Rygar

    Rygar That's what she said.

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    Greg - yep!
    Flew his plane between the "mountains" in the Cape Breton highlands. I saw him flying up the coast so had time to get ready.
     
  10. lenglish

    lenglish Exiled Cult Member

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    She is pretty much never not drooling... :)

    @Greg I shoot a mixture of film and digital. I learned how to shoot on Manual mode with an SLR on my Canon Rebel T3i which I still use quite often. While it has it's drawbacks (processing time, cost, not seeing your pic right away) I think I am beginning to enjoy film more than digital.
     
  11. dagleykd

    dagleykd Kei fan extraordinaire!

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    Keeping in mind I only have a little Canon Powershot A720 Point and Shoot, here are one or two pics I've taken that I've always liked! :)

    Took this one after a snow storm on Feb. 11th, 2008 when I was attending university at Mount St. Vincent in Halifax, Nova Scotia...always liked the single set of footprints going off into the darkness, haha!: IMG_0071.JPG

    Another shot taken from my dorm room window when I was in university - Bedford Basin in Halifax Harbour on a cold winter morning - love the ice fog rolling off the water!:
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  12. Greg

    Greg Local Grumpy Moderator

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    Soren Hiatus is the best way to control the urges..

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    Grab a polarising filter Greg. You can take out reflections with them. As you spin the filter the reflections become less and then greater. Also a good way to get a deep blue sky in a shot.

    Great pictures everyone. I'll participate when I get a chance.
     
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    Soren Hiatus is the best way to control the urges..

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    Castle Falls, near Crowsnest pass. Camped there last weekend, and it's beautiful. This river ran right past our site (within 100 ft) and this falls was within 200m of our site. Very cool, can't recommend it enough. Just 40ish clicks out of pincher creek.
    Red Rock canyon in Waterton. The color of the rock is so unreal.
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    The main difference in these colors, is just that I used a polarizing lens filter, and the portrait one is rotated 90 deg (kinda forgot to turn the polarizer haha!)
     
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    dagleykd Kei fan extraordinaire!

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    Wow, those are some amazing pics, the color of those rocks is gorgeous!
     
  16. Derek

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    Whoa... I missed some updates on this thread.

    I love the photography. I have never taken any long exposures of rovers but have always wanted to try... sadly, I have no filters to allow for it. I think water pictures would be the only use for a neutral density filter... and in my quest to make the best bang for buck, my wife might think I am paying attention to the water more than her.

    A polarizing filter on the other hand would be nice to get for my standard car report. I always think that it would be nice. Especially for the challenges of white cars in an overcast day.
     
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    I took this one of my nephew at one of the fire halls. I know a girl that volunteers there and she gave us a tour one day.

    [​IMG]IMG_7564 by greg.allison85, on Flickr
     
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    dagleykd Kei fan extraordinaire!

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    Awesome Wolf! I'm no good at Photography, haha, just have a little Canon point-and-shoot, but I've always loved these long-exposure night shots, especially car-related :)
     
  20. Lethbridge_man

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    Ahh, Red Rock Canyon... I've been there many times - it really is an amazing place. I can't recommend it highly enough - if you all have a chance to go there - do it! Waterton in general is a true wonder.

    My photos can't really compare with the others in this thread, but what the hell - we're all friendly here. :)

    I enjoy taking pictures of texture and colour - woodgrain, rock, stone, greenery, etc... I also really enjoy "framing" photographs and experimenting with composition. I also enjoy travelling and taking photographs of scenes that would be impossible to replicate here in Canada. Here is a (very) small sample of some pictures I took in Korea this year:

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    Cheers!
     
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