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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Got everything packed up.. Fully charged my battery, made a packed lunch, stuck the tripod in the car. Then it starts chucking it down .

    Just my luck...

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    where abots are you? its blooming lovely here the weather in east london. Might take a few pics outside

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    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    where abots are you? its blooming lovely here the weather in east london. Might take a few pics outside
    Cumbria.. Lake district.. The sun came out though so I just went for a walk round the countryside a 5 minute walk from here. If any of the photos are good enough I'll stick 'em in here .

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Some from around Thixendale yesterday... on the nifty-fifty. Still waiting for my landscape lens to arrive






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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Another amazing pic by Kushtibari

    I'm still playing around with mine trying to figure out how to do things etc, so any advice would be muchly appreciated

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    My better half's littlest one, taken last week:

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    I had a play with my Sigma 50-500mm today. I still think its very soft.

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    50mm shot of some rabbits.



    500mm plus a 2x teleconverter of the same rabbits. Slight crop on this one.



    50mm shot of Gloucester from the Birdlip lookout point.


    500mm of the same area.


    100% crop (At 1000 pixels wide) of the above 500mm shot.




    A shot of Gloucester cathedral.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    I'm still playing around with mine trying to figure out how to do things etc, so any advice would be muchly appreciated
    Not much room for improvement really - great shot.

    If you really had to split hairs, you might argue that the flash has fired a bit strongly and the colour balance is a bit cool. You could either slow-synch the flash to let in a little more ambient light to warm things up, or just adjust the colour balance in PP.

    Of course, to eliminate shadows you'd need an external flash gun and bounced flash, which would also help light the scene more naturally, but for the equipment you're using you've done great.

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    Stunning pic Kushti, you're giving me inspiration for my highlands trip in June. Edinburgh - Arbroath - Inverness - Fort William. If you can suggest any sights I'll do my best to get to them

    edit: shame about the lens flare, although I bet that's hard to avoid up there.


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Few more from the workshop I ran the other day. Here's the landscape part again:



    and here's what I laid on in the evening:



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    whats with the slow shutter on the last shot Brammers?



    hoping to get some fire poi shots myself over the next couple of weeks - flaming juggling as well with luck

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by brammers View Post
    Few more from the workshop I ran the other day. Here's the landscape part again:
    Nice, if you weren't so far up north, I'd try and attend one of those!
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    whats with the slow shutter on the last shot Brammers?
    Flashes too powerful so aperture needed to be quite small. Was shooting the front flash on a small cable, so couldn't move it any further away - triggers on their way though

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    Quote Originally Posted by kushtibari View Post
    Out yesterday. Tried to do a minimum of changes to the final pic. Looking down on Glenridding in the late afternoon.
    Stunning - I hate you.

    (I often take pictures of places like that, rush home with them to show the wife and they look bilge and nothing at all like scene my eye saw.)
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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Brilliant shot Kal

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