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    Quote Originally Posted by kushtibari View Post
    ps cheers for the crack with the levels button Robert - been having a play with it. Workshop in 2 days with a big portion of it on photoshop so might start to improve.
    wasnt much

    oh im working on a Photoshop DVD for photographers this year

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    kushti I had a big issue with my k20d in 400ISO or higher until a firmware update came out. Turned out that not only was the inbody conversion been bad, but there seemed to be some issues with it when the expanded sensor range was turned off. Crazy as it was in some light it did much better with the 200% d-range option turned on.
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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by kushtibari View Post
    Couple of more from Ullswater. Really dull and low light hence the b&w conversion. Grainy as well - not sure where I'm going wrong in low light - ISO still low as they were all on a tripod so speed wasn't an issue.

    ps cheers for the crack with the levels button Robert - been having a play with it. Workshop in 2 days with a big portion of it on photoshop so might start to improve.
    It might be just my inexperience talking here, but I've never seen any major problems with your landscapes. It seems to me that it's easy to get sucked into overanalysing technique. IMHO, if it looks right, it's right


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    @rjkp. The first is a little soft, perhaps camera shake. The second needed some more direct light on the watch face to bring it out, some diffused flash or even just a bright led torch aimed at it to bring it out.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post

    did a family shoot on Sun, Max wasn't in the mood for having his photograph taken, but managed to sqeeze this out of him
    What was your lighting setup for this pic please?
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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Tim S View Post
    That's beautiful. Framed and in the living room would be fantastic unless of course it's your window view!
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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Here's my pics of the day.
    Used with a Raynox DCR250 on 50mm





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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Thats a classic Tim - beautifully done. Up there in a couple of weeks and hope to get something half as good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mithrandir View Post
    What was your lighting setup for this pic please?
    1 light, camera right..

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Mithrandir View Post
    That's beautiful. Framed and in the living room would be fantastic unless of course it's your window view!
    Thanks, I wish it was my window view - it's one of my favourite parts of the UK! Instead, I have to put up with the smog on the edge of London. I've got the Chilterns on my doorstep, but they're not big enough to break a sweat. Nothing gets me going more in the morning than a hike up a Scottish mountain with 25kg of gear on my back.

    Quote Originally Posted by kushtibari View Post
    Thats a classic Tim - beautifully done. Up there in a couple of weeks and hope to get something half as good.
    I've spent a lot of time in Glen Coe, so if you need any help with locations/areas to explore, give me a shout.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Cheers Tim - Going up with a local and doing Castle Kilchurn, Castle Stalker, Glencoe and Glen Etive in a sunrise to sunset tour at the end of the month. Fingers crossed for some decent weather. Although I've travelled that area loads of times I've never done it since I took up photography so really looking forward to it.
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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by kushtibari View Post
    Cheers Tim - Going up with a local and doing Castle Kilchurn, Castle Stalker, Glencoe and Glen Etive in a sunrise to sunset tour at the end of the month. Fingers crossed for some decent weather. Although I've travelled that area loads of times I've never done it since I took up photography so really looking forward to it.
    Sounds great. I've spent quite a bit of time in Glen Etive, but a photo has eluded me thus far.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    I trust you will forgive me if I post 3 today and 3 tomorrow ? These are from our honeymoon in Malta, so I'll start with three in infrared from my Sony P73A :



    Marsaxlokk Fishing boats.



    Mgarr Church.



    View from our hotel terrace to the pool and beach beyond.
    Cheers, David



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    Love the pool water, eerie!


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