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Hurry up Domien!
Waiting for Day7 here already
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Day 3
Sydknee, great pic and it made it to the weekly set, and that did not surprise me.
Jonas A-R If possible I would take a few steps back to create moor romm on the right.Nice conversion and light!
revdocjim, again great light captured.
Petaar, you have great job doen here. I love this pic. It is inpirational too!
marcin.warmuz Very good use of the selective sharpness here.
Wilu, Feels like I am on the North pole, I really like this picture. I attended a show from one of the most famous artists from your country a few days ago. Stephan Eicher.
I love his music and saw him already three times.
Glassofwater, If you manage to take a few steps back to get more of the scene it would be better IMHO. More room on the left, the feet from the woman in front not cut off and I think there has to be perpsctive correction to be done.
The scene is abosolutely great, but some important details are missing
bieomax, I don't know exactly what to say, but I do know that I like this shot.
I like down to earth photography. :)
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It seems my participation didn't materialized... sorry folks!
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Originally posted by mhtrang mhtrang wrote:

Work has me swamped, so I only have time for a few comments for day 4...

Alex H - Man that lens gives off some very interesting bokeh. I really like the look of it...reminds me of the old video game days.


I missed those old video-games days due to certain economical difficulties in my country, so I can not comment. But the bokeh is something you do not see every day indeed.
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We had to cancel our weekend trip to York because of my cold, a pity because York City FC are 4-1 ahead at half time. Instead I took the bus to Llanberis and walked home, collecting some photos on the way.

Here are some quick comments on the day 5 photos that caught my eye...

sydknee: What an amazing building, the air bricks are remarkably high up. Great texture, but did you really need HDR?
Wilu: Very weird and disturbing with that glowing ball.
Jozioau: I lusted after B&O gear in the seventies, could only afford their portable radio.
smcabbott: nice catch
Shu'Gi: Well positioned for some dynamic diagonals.
mikey2000: Crikey Mikey, it was mild and rainy here, where are you. Good capture of a bleak scene.
Stormvogel: Great distortion
bartman: Lovely earth tones.
revdocjim: I like the perspective.
glassesofwater: A fine study of concentration, I'll wager she didn't notice you taking her photo!
Biggator: Nice sentiments, and a harmonious composition.
calpon: A fine study of redness. With nothing to measure scale against, Santa could be life size.
 



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Day 4 comments

Sydknee: that's not fair Strawberries are coupled in my brain with the absolutely most beautiful time of the year in Dk. That is NOT now

jamesmd: is that a composit?

Serda A: Nice looking dish. Where is the soup

mhtrang: intersting. It would perhaps be worth to try to get it perfectly symmetrical?





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Post Options Post Options   Quote bartman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 December 2012 at 18:53
The highlight of day 5 for me:

Wilu: Great photo! Elaborate set up. But also a very good composition. I must have enjoyed making this one.
smcabbott: This is a pleasant photo. Is it a falling star or a plane?
Shu'Gi: Nice colours and composition.
mikey2000: Is that a plane to the Islas Canarias? I wouldn't mind to be on it...
petaar: Don't be too modest. I did a good job by bring in your own (flash)light. Going to open a bottle right now!
Robbie: You certainly found a place with good light. Well done.
Stormvogel: Does Mrs. Stormvogel also have different curves now, with your new eyes?
Darosa: Oeps. Poster for the remaking of the Dick Maas' film "de Lift"?
Bob J: Nice shiny floor. The dolls like polishing?
Peekayoh: Late and beautiful.
glassesofwater: there is a lot of story in this snapshot like picture. Beside the story you already gave away. I hope you enjoyed your tea anyway...
Biggator: a funny one. Engulfed by hot magma?





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Comments day 5

Sydknee: Nice wall. In which way does it cry out for HDR?

Jozioau: ahh, danish design Maybe more sharpness on the pick-up would have been nice

Alex H: Nice one. A bit more depth perhaps to have more detail in the snow?

darosa: I wonder what is behind that door. Nice image.

alpha_in_exile: Nice machine. I recently aquired a x-500 and have been surprised of how well a split prism MF system works. Very quick and accurate I think. I purchased it for the attached lens which will be converted to alpha. I hope to get a focus peaking FF system sometime over the next years which i believe will make a fast MF lens a viable proposition.
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Originally posted by Jonas A-R Jonas A-R wrote:

Comments day 5
Alex H: Nice one. A bit more depth perhaps to have more detail in the snow?


You are correct. My only excuse is that it was too dark, and I did not want to pump the ISO too high - my NEX-6 RAW files are not supported by my RAW-converter, so I shoot JPGs for now.
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Originally posted by Jonas A-R Jonas A-R wrote:

Serda A: Nice looking dish. Where is the soup

My wife likes her chunky (that was her plate)
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Thank you all for your comments. This is quite an extraordinary experience to see such an intensive exchange!!

Here a couple of comments. Sorry, facing that high number of images I do not feel able to comment on every shot - and my selection therefore is more or less arbitrary.

@sydknee - Day 5 outtakes: #3 and #4 are excellent, I would have probably preferred them over your day 5 photo! – Day 6: Looks somehow spongy! Tombstone sponge? That would really be a “grave” concern! Like your humor!
@Skoropada – Day 6: Great – highly detailed and sharp image! I like the b/w treatment, too!
@Joziau – Day 5: A nice and worthy object reminiscent of a time when audio components were (in part) made of wood! I like the invocation of that time! – Day 6: The wood and the bow pens really symbolize a different time and different careers one could embark upon! Deeply suggestive image!
@Stormvogel – Day 5: I like the warped reflections and particularly the red color contrast!
@bartman – Day 5 – Really nice topic, “shelter” – but what if they are poisonous? – Day 6: Just heartwarming! Marklin and the old tracks!
@Shu’Gi – Day 4 outtake: excellent detail in this macro shot, perfect composition and color, I like it very much! – Day 5 – excellent color and composition, again – and excellent depiction of this gesture: to make something visible that had been lost so that it can be picked up again!
@bieomax – Day 4 outtake: another fine morning light shot – I wonder whether focusing on the telegraph poles and blurring the row of stones would have also resulted in a good shot! – Day 5: The lights look like signals from the outside (to which you didn‘t make it that day)
@Peekayoh – Day 5: Beautiful pink! – Day 6: Krakauer, Bratwurst in GB – this must be Christmas! Unfortunately no plum pudding or fruit cake at the Christmas market here!
@KoBra64 – Day 5: Color and the play between sharpness and OOF are perfect!
@Alex H – Day 5: Wonderful color and OOF – here your lens shines!
@digiton – Day 5: The shape resembles a man (running out of time)! Striking!
@petaar – Day 5: Californian wine in Croatia? But really well-lighted and sharp product shot!
@revdocjim – Day 5: Seems to me that these are “Green Squeaks” (not to be confused with “Green Sleeves”)
@jamesmd – Day 5 outtakes: „no audience“ is my favorite! I would prefer it over your Day 5 photo (too distant from the fast food consumer) – Day 6 - Isn’t there an ongoing DPC for such a face?
@darosa – Day 5: Orange=danger? Is this about soccer?
@Micholand – Day 5/Day 6: the serial character is outstanding! Is the Day 6 photo already preparing the ground for a last „stop“-image?
@Jonas A-R – Day 5: Hamlet didn’t have this nice lighting! (I guess that’s the castle) – Day 6: I like this very much: sea, sky and horizon look like a painted theater background, and the breakwater wall looks like being erected on the stage! Superb!
@Macca – Day 5 outtakes: I like the railway theme – particularly #1! – Day 5: puzzling smoky ghost in that image! Is it back in the bottle again?
@glassesofwater – Day 5 outtakes: they are both extraordinary (particularly in the time of mobile phones) – Day 5: Perfect moment (the train coming in) – she will have to get up immediately!
@marcin.warmuz – Day 5: on the road through NJ again, I suppose. The green sign at the converging lines of light is an excellent focus point for the viewer!
@Serdar A – Day 4 outtakes: I like the green oft he Brussel sprouts!
@Glass Eye – Day 4 outtake: Great find, that sign – tells a story: that someone with a ladder will come! – Day 5- I like the idea of an „antique mall“ – admirable night shot!
@Tezzating – Day 5: The title brings it to the point!
@ifreedman – Day 5: my condolations! I think this shot is very much in line with the bendycam photos – very good!
@alanfrombangor – Day 5 – hope you are on the way of recovering! Admirable b/w PP! - Day 6 outtakes: I like particularly the last one – the pink/blue combination! I would have probably preferred it over your Day 6 photo.
@rickztahone – Day 5: The title could have been: „Already thinking about my next prank“!
@Robbie – Day 5: Somehow ghostly (if you shut out what it is, for am moment) – Day 6 – imagine, living in an orange! Superb shot!
@smcabbott – Day 5: Wow! You were there at the right moment for the shooting star!
@Kilkry – Day 5: This is really an occasion to think about the limits of 50mm lenses! But you made the best of it! – Day 6: The mood gets through very well. The image seems to be a bit tilted to the left.
@pegelli – Day 5 outtakes: The rose is wonderful, the Elmar again a very special lens – very subtle shadows, very fine hues of pink! I would have preferred that shot over the „season’s spirit“ (which is beautiful in itself but by far not as dramatic) – Day 6: looks somehow tasty, but I guess that wasn’t the intention (poisonous?).
@calpon – Day 4 outtakes: They are all great! Phantastic b/w shots! – Day 5: This is a very heart-warming (and immediately down-cooled) scene! Congrats!
@tafata – Day 5: Beautiful gesture of sharing!
@mikey2000 – Day 5: the blueish grey and the blueish snow-white in the shot are marvelous – very good use of leading lines! – Day 6: A clear case of pointillism! Congrats!
@PeterTheJet – Day 5: green and black / blurred and sharp – felicitous composition!
@Bob J – Day 5: I didn’t know that IKEA has a program for dolls’ houses!
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waldo_posth - @Macca – Day 5 outtakes: I like the railway theme – particularly #1! – Day 5: puzzling smoky ghost in that image! Is it back in the bottle again?

Thanks, I`m amazed I was hand holding shots at 1/10! Beer and wine must be a steadying influence.
The ghostly smoke was a puzzle, it was very intermittent and I guess an electrical fault in the light made worse by rainwater. I must have seemed an equally strange apparition to the passengers, standing there shooting for a few minutes.

Back to commenting for me tomorrow, plenty catching up to do.
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Thanks for the comments.
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Even thought the wall is a great subject to play with I used HDR for extra punch. I seldom do HDR and once I went down that track with this pic I got caught up in it. The building is Steampunk HQ and that had a lot to do with the decision as they go into a lot of surrealism and such. I have now had a play with a normal exposure and tweaked it some. looking back "maybe" the scream was more of a whisper. Anyway I'll upload the unprocessed, the "normal" processed and the original straight from the camera into out takes for comparison. Feel free to have a play with them.
@Gert van den. I was totally surprised by this.
And for all the comments on the strawberries I'll spare you photographs of my raspberries which have just ripened in time for Christmas
Edited for typos galore

Edited by sydknee - 15 December 2012 at 22:38
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