FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Day Prime 2017

Page  <1 45464748>
Author
Snegren View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member

Joined: 11 November 2011
Country: Netherlands
Location: Zuid Holland
Status: Offline
Posts: 4699
Post Options Post Options   Quote Snegren Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 January 2018 at 19:51
Last year Day Prime was extremely low participation.
Unspoken expectations are the foundation on which disappointment is built
My Flickr
 



Back to Top
Fred_S View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member

Joined: 12 January 2017
Country: Netherlands
Location: Noord Holland
Status: Offline
Posts: 7372
Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 January 2018 at 20:37
Would be a petty, I extended my range significantly during last year. However I understand you can't run such a challenge for a handful of people. Should we do a poll to see who is interested to join the party?
Back to Top
woodrim View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member

Joined: 19 October 2009
Country: United States
Location: Charleston, SC
Status: Offline
Posts: 1711
Post Options Post Options   Quote woodrim Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 January 2018 at 21:23
Originally posted by Snegren Snegren wrote:

Last year Day Prime was extremely low participation.


I've always liked the idea and have participated when I could, but still not very often. The rules defeat participation for me by requiring the specific day. Most times, the day is a weekday and I, as well as many others, am working. Then if I have enough energy left, weather and light play a role. Of course, the "day of" is the nature of the challenge, so it will remain limiting unless changed in a way to allow more participation. I would appreciate allowing the weekend to capture all focal lengths occurring in the week prior.

Looking at just this month and the lenses I have, I will miss the 24th, 25th, and 30th. I will likely be able to participate on the 28th, a Sunday, if I remember.
Regards,

woodrim
Back to Top
QuietOC View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member

Joined: 28 February 2015
Country: United States
Location: Michigan
Status: Offline
Posts: 2810
Post Options Post Options   Quote QuietOC Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 January 2018 at 21:34
Originally posted by woodrim woodrim wrote:

Originally posted by Snegren Snegren wrote:

Last year Day Prime was extremely low participation.


I've always liked the idea and have participated when I could, but still not very often. The rules defeat participation for me by requiring the specific day. Most times, the day is a weekday and I, as well as many others, am working. Then if I have enough energy left, weather and light play a role.

Me too. I missed quite a few days last year. A little flexibility with days would have had some more from me.

It would be nice to spead out things. I like the week 50 idea. Maybe group the days into weeks. Like 1 to 7 mm lenses anytime this week ending on Sunday. 8 to 14 mm lenses anytime next week. Etc...

Edited by QuietOC - 04 January 2018 at 22:48
Sony A7III A77II A6000 HVL-F45RM LA-EA3 LA-EA4 MB-IV MC-11 EF-E II MD-NEX KR-NEX DA-NEX
Minolta Maxxum 600si
Pentax Q7 5-15 15-45/2.8 8.5/1.9 11.5/9 AF-P/Q
Back to Top
Macca View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member

Joined: 17 January 2012
Country: Scotland
Location: Glasgow
Status: Offline
Posts: 1719
Post Options Post Options   Quote Macca Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 January 2018 at 21:37
It would certainly help participants as I`m in the same boat with workdays and light..not that weekends are always free of family demands!

Quite a few have suggested a week 35-40something for example as week 50 falls in the deep dark for many of us.
Back to Top
darosa View Drop Down
Emeritus group
Emeritus group

Joined: 23 March 2007
Country: Netherlands
Location: Westland
Status: Offline
Posts: 13169
Post Options Post Options   Quote darosa Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 January 2018 at 22:11
I'll think about it. Should Day Prime become Week Prime? It's an idea, yes.

My personal plan is to devote less time to Day Prime. I started something new and I need time for that.

All ideas to generate more participation are welcome!
 



Back to Top
Fred_S View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member

Joined: 12 January 2017
Country: Netherlands
Location: Noord Holland
Status: Offline
Posts: 7372
Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 January 2018 at 17:53
Week prime would give the participants a bit more freedom and flexibility, but wouldn't that require more effort from setting up the weekly threads by the moderators?
Back to Top
QuietOC View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member

Joined: 28 February 2015
Country: United States
Location: Michigan
Status: Offline
Posts: 2810
Post Options Post Options   Quote QuietOC Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 January 2018 at 18:25
I say we just throw the pictures and comments in one thread like we have been doing for Day Prime. And if someone wants they can still shoot on the precise day.
Sony A7III A77II A6000 HVL-F45RM LA-EA3 LA-EA4 MB-IV MC-11 EF-E II MD-NEX KR-NEX DA-NEX
Minolta Maxxum 600si
Pentax Q7 5-15 15-45/2.8 8.5/1.9 11.5/9 AF-P/Q
Back to Top
QuietOC View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member

Joined: 28 February 2015
Country: United States
Location: Michigan
Status: Offline
Posts: 2810
Post Options Post Options   Quote QuietOC Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 January 2018 at 03:17
I'll just add these here for now.

Day 3

Christmas tree

Meike 6.5mm F2 + VCL-ECU1 + VCL-ECF1
ISO 3200 1/60 s f/2?

The new cat

Meike 6.5mm F2 + VCL-ECF1 + VCL-ECU1
ISO 3200 1/8 s f/2?

Edited by QuietOC - 06 January 2018 at 03:22
Sony A7III A77II A6000 HVL-F45RM LA-EA3 LA-EA4 MB-IV MC-11 EF-E II MD-NEX KR-NEX DA-NEX
Minolta Maxxum 600si
Pentax Q7 5-15 15-45/2.8 8.5/1.9 11.5/9 AF-P/Q
Back to Top
pegelli View Drop Down
Admin Group
Admin Group
Dyxum Administrator

Joined: 02 June 2007
Country: Belgium
Location: Schilde
Status: Online
Posts: 28635
Post Options Post Options   Quote pegelli Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 January 2018 at 08:03
Originally posted by Fred_S Fred_S wrote:

Would be a petty, I extended my range significantly during last year. However I understand you can't run such a challenge for a handful of people. Should we do a poll to see who is interested to join the party?
I could set one up for 2018. It basically runs itself thereafter give or take a few reminders (that everybody is free to post as well).

2017 was 47 pages, so while that's not gigantic I think it's worthwhile to continue.

The Meyer group can also post some of their images there when taken on the right day.

To get a bit less strict we could allow pictures taken +/- 1 day. What do you think about that?

We're discussing the week prime idea and we will probably see some of those as well, but that should not stop day prime, there's only 52 weeks, and we want to see pictures from longer lenses as well

Edited by pegelli - 06 January 2018 at 09:29
Mind the bandwidth of others, don't link pictures larger then 1024 wide or 960 pix high, see here
Back to Top
angora View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member

Joined: 02 March 2014
Country: Netherlands
Status: Offline
Posts: 3724
Post Options Post Options   Quote angora Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 January 2018 at 09:03
love that 'round' lens of yours! it's APS-C, isn't it?! :-S
did you adjust the 'borders'?
(the 'round' lenses I've used usually reveal a lot around the edges).

I for one never participated in the prime challenge, because I didn't want to pollute it (since I'm very good at that!).
because the shown samples were often nothing short of magnificent.
apart from that I'm no 'lenskeeper'. yet? ;-)
but every time an old -or even 'unknown'- lens came unto my path, I browsed the thread, (hoping) to find samples.
(there were not too many dedicated other mount lens threads at the time).


Back to Top
darosa View Drop Down
Emeritus group
Emeritus group

Joined: 23 March 2007
Country: Netherlands
Location: Westland
Status: Offline
Posts: 13169
Post Options Post Options   Quote darosa Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 January 2018 at 10:54
I will start the Day Prime 2018 threads today.
Imo it's a good idea to bend the rules a bit to allow members more time to make photos.
Back to Top
Fred_S View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member

Joined: 12 January 2017
Country: Netherlands
Location: Noord Holland
Status: Offline
Posts: 7372
Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 January 2018 at 11:02
Thanks Leo!
Day 15 will be my first.
Back to Top
QuietOC View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member

Joined: 28 February 2015
Country: United States
Location: Michigan
Status: Offline
Posts: 2810
Post Options Post Options   Quote QuietOC Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 January 2018 at 11:22
Originally posted by angora angora wrote:

love that 'round' lens of yours! it's APS-C, isn't it?! :-S
did you adjust the 'borders'?
(the 'round' lenses I've used usually reveal a lot around the edges).

The Meike 6.5 F2 is a 190 degree circular fisheye lens for APS-C. I have two wide converters on the front of it here to get it down to 3 mm. The converters are way too small for the lens, so I just get a small circular image in the middle which I have cropped here.

Here is a normal shot with it.



Edited by QuietOC - 06 January 2018 at 15:46
Sony A7III A77II A6000 HVL-F45RM LA-EA3 LA-EA4 MB-IV MC-11 EF-E II MD-NEX KR-NEX DA-NEX
Minolta Maxxum 600si
Pentax Q7 5-15 15-45/2.8 8.5/1.9 11.5/9 AF-P/Q
Back to Top
Dyxum main page >  Forum Home > Dyxum Photographs > Dyxum Challenges Page  <1 45464748>

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down



This page was generated in 0.094 seconds.

Monitor calibration strip

Dyxum.com - Home of the alpha system photographer

In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania

Feel free to contact us if needed.