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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Poor background, I know..


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Not had much experience with fill flash, I do need to get to know my flashgun better, are they really that bad?

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by rox0r View Post
    Two words:

    Fill. Flash.
    well i would have said narrower DoF than use FF, but each to their own...

    i'd also say, you need more practice in focusing on your subject..
    Last edited by Bobster; 09-06-2013 at 12:48 AM.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by DannyM View Post
    are they really that bad?
    I don't think they're that bad - the first one is pretty good IMHO - the composition is exciting and you've metered well so you can make out the details. There is some blur around his head which could be motion. Could do without the other rider in the background.
    No. 2 is the worst - out of focus subject, throw away.
    No. 3 is OK from a focus point of view, but his face etc. is very much hidden by the shadow - hence fill flash. The composition could be better too - mostly background choice but the lighting is also a bit boring. Bobs suggestion of narrow DoF would help disguise the background a little.

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    Spent the day dicking around in the garden with the new Olympus OM-D and the 60mm macro.


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    Poor background, I know..
    It looks like it needs some prozac , I like the juxtaposition of verbal imagery its almost like a portrait of someone I know

    A nice change from all that flower porn , eh ?

    All it needs is some bee perched upon it staring into abyss..
    Last edited by melon; 09-06-2013 at 11:29 AM.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    digging the garden before wedding editing today

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post
    digging
    Pfff, 'digging'. Which lens did you use for that job then eh?

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by rox0r View Post
    Pfff, 'digging'. Which lens did you use for that job then eh?
    70-200 with x2 tele

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    Quote Originally Posted by rox0r View Post
    Pfff, 'digging'. Which lens did you use for that job then eh?
    his eye lens silly

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post
    digging the garden before wedding editing today
    Quite over-sharpened/claritied here (120 DPI) don't know if it is that, but it has ruined the bokeh, it has become very banded. The problem is then compounded by the jpeg as it has formed distinct areas of saturation around the local minima of change.
    throw new ArgumentException (String, String, Exception)

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheAnimus View Post
    Quite over-sharpened/claritied here (120 DPI) don't know if it is that, but it has ruined the bokeh, it has become very banded. The problem is then compounded by the jpeg as it has formed distinct areas of saturation around the local minima of change.
    i've been trying to find out what the problem is with this image, it seems to happen on re-size.. but didn't have a lot of time to trouble shoot as i was editing a wedding..

    Last edited by Bobster; 10-06-2013 at 09:31 AM.

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    All the gear..

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    you selling up Josh?

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Nope. Why?

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