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    Posted: Yesterday at 01:02
Pieter number 5 is exceptionally well done, the Out Of Focus candle holder looks like a microphone, and is perfectly placed.
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Originally posted by Fred_S Fred_S wrote:

Originally posted by pegelli pegelli wrote:


@Fred_S, I like the composition of the first and the B&W conversion of the second. But I find the composition of the second one a bit too "central" if you get what I mean.

Thanks Pieter! I know what you mean, but it was just a snapshot, taking the moment, and croppping is not allowed . I took two shots of this couple, but the dog was hidden in the other one. The "unbalance" with the two dark trees at the left, still made it an attractive picture for me.


And apparently nice enough for Flickr Explore too
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Originally posted by pegelli pegelli wrote:


@Fred_S, I like the composition of the first and the B&W conversion of the second. But I find the composition of the second one a bit too "central" if you get what I mean.

Thanks Pieter! I know what you mean, but it was just a snapshot, taking the moment, and croppping is not allowed . I took two shots of this couple, but the dog was hidden in the other one. The "unbalance" with the two dark trees at the left, still made it an attractive picture for me.

Nice series and story about the "Italian"!
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Originally posted by pegelli pegelli wrote:


October 11, 2021 (Mon)     Day 284     Week 41
October 12, 2021 (Tue)     Day 285     Week 41
October 13, 2021 (Wed)     Day 286     Week 41
October 14, 2021 (Thu)     Day 287     Week 41
October 15, 2021 (Fri)     Day 288     Week 41
October 16, 2021 (Sat)     Day 289     Week 41
October 17, 2021 (Sun)     Day 290     Week 41
          
October 18, 2021 (Mon)     Day 291     Week 42
October 19, 2021 (Tue)     Day 292     Week 42
October 20, 2021 (Wed)     Day 293     Week 42
October 21, 2021 (Thu)     Day 294     Week 42
October 22, 2021 (Fri)     Day 295     Week 42
October 23, 2021 (Sat)     Day 296     Week 42
October 24, 2021 (Sun)     Day 297     Week 42
          
October 25, 2021 (Mon)     Day 298     Week 43
October 26, 2021 (Tue)     Day 299     Week 43
October 27, 2021 (Wed)     Day 300     Week 43
October 28, 2021 (Thu)     Day 301     Week 43
October 29, 2021 (Fri)     Day 302     Week 43
October 30, 2021 (Sat)     Day 303     Week 43
October 31, 2021 (Sun)     Day 304     Week 43


Given there's much less day prime action as the year progresses I'm posting the reminder for the coming three weeks together.

For me only a 300 mm zoom end in week 43, and I hope some others can join there as well. But also different length are welcome as well. We'll see.
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@4paul, I like "peekabooh", a great example how to frame/compose when your lens isn't long enough. Also the spire after sunset is nice with great colours.

@mariuszlo, I wouldn't get close to that hornets nest while I wouldn't mind joining the table of the dinner in the park

@Fred_S, I like the composition of the first and the B&W conversion of the second. But I find the composition of the second one a bit too "central" if you get what I mean.



I also managed some day 280 photo's
I went to "Drieboomkensberg" (Three tree mountain), a pilgrimage spot in the woods north of us. Mountain is a big overstatement (it's a hill of not even 5 meter above the surrounding fields). For the Dutch speaking here's a website describing the history of this spot, and if you don't speak Dutch and still interested Google translate will help.


280-1: Saint Mary



280-2: Someone put "tulips" in one of the candle holders



280-3: Lanterns



When I arrived at the Drieboomkensberg there was a gentleman singing classic Italian songs. He had a portable CD player with him as an "orchestra". After talking to him I found out he is 81 years of age and singing has been his passion all his life. He even had an offer to become a professional opera singer but declined as he found it too risky at that time to support his young family with two kids. I took some photo's of his performance and sent these to him. Here's three I liked for showing here.

280-4: Using his hands as a true Italian



280-5: Framed by the candle holder



280-6: Close-up portrait


All A7ii + LA-EA4 + Kenko 1.4x Teleplus Pro 300 (unchipped) + Min 200/2.8 APO HS G
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I managed to do some for Day 280 too

A99ii + Sony 70-200 G + Soligor DG PRO 300 1.4xTC

FS-280.1



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Post Options Post Options   Quote mariuszlo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 October 2021 at 23:59
I have one more photos for day 280. This time Minolta 80-200 APO at 200mm with Kenko teleconverter x1.4. The camera does not see the teleconverter and therefore it cannot be seen in the Exif.
Breakfast, or rather dinner, on the grass.

Sony A99II, Minolta 80-200 APO HS 200mm F3.2 + Kenko x1.4
Sony A99II with Sony, Minolta, Sigma, Tamron A lenses, Sony A7R with Minolta MD lenses, Sony A6400 with Sony E lenses.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 October 2021 at 20:10
Thanks for keeping this going! I am not sure if I will find the time for Day 280 shots, although I have two options : 200 x 1.4 and 140 x 2.
We'll see.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote mariuszlo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 October 2021 at 23:30
On that cloudy day, I took a Minolta 200/2.8 with a teleconverter x1.4 APO to Liberty Park - day 280.

#1 A hornet's nest on a pine tree.


#2 Meadow vole


#3 Palm warbler


#4 Blue jay with acorn.


#5 A flock of canada geese.


All photos taken with Sony A99II with Minolta 200 / 2.8 + x1.4 teleconverter APO.
It so happened that all photos taken with F5.6.
No cropping.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote 4paul Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 October 2021 at 03:38
I didn't take the kit on the plane, but when I got back I took it out:
MD 135/2.8 + M/A S 2x + metal A>E adapter a7ii

1 peekaboo !


2 Kinglet action shot


3 Cicada shell


4 compression shot

I think this one was f5.6 on the lens

5 Rooftop Sunset


6 Spire After Sunset

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Post Options Post Options   Quote pegelli Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 October 2021 at 20:49
Nice work Fred, especially the "bubble bath"
Normally as the year progresses less and less exotics possibilities seem to be present but these examples are probably the exception to the rule.

Another new week started today:
Originally posted by pegelli pegelli wrote:


October 4, 2021 (Mon)     Day 277     Week 40
October 5, 2021 (Tue)     Day 278     Week 40
October 6, 2021 (Wed)     Day 279     Week 40
October 7, 2021 (Thu)     Day 280     Week 40
October 8, 2021 (Fri)     Day 281     Week 40
October 9, 2021 (Sat)     Day 282     Week 40
October 10, 2021 (Sun)     Day 283     Week 40


Week 40: 277 to 283 mm, which includes 1,4 x 200 = 280
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 October 2021 at 17:49
I managed to do some Day 270 today during a short morning walk in the neigbourhood when it was still nice weather.
I had the Primotar 3.5/135mm (M42) on A99ii with a 2xTC.

FS-270.1



FS-270.2



FS-270.3



FS-270.4



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Post Options Post Options   Quote pegelli Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 October 2021 at 09:29
I found a cheap Panagor 2x converter for OM mount.

This week is the first test together with my OM-Zuiko 135/2.8


270-1: That time of year



270-2: Bokeh echo



270-3: Fall colours are slowly showing up

Vertical pano of two handheld landscape oriented shots


270-4: Geese


All on an A7ii
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I'll try to do Day 270
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