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oblomow
Jul 1, 2011, 02:06 AM
It is now July on the International Dateline.

Welcome to Photo of the Day. The POTD thread was started by iGary, and first posted in May, 2006 It was converted to a monthly thread in November 2007 by Arn. POTD is one of the most popular picture groups on MacRumors and often exceeds 500 posts and 20,000 views per month.

Photo of the Day is intended to be a showcase for your best pictures. There is no limit to your gear, just your imagination. P&S and film cameras are welcome along with DSLRs. There are no themes like the Fortnightly Challenge and Weekly Contest. No winners (or losers) either.

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*SFW (Safe for Work) only - This is a site - wide rule. If you wouldn't show it in a public place, then it's NSFW (not safe for work). Think before you post.

Optional - Describe your photo.Tell what it is and where you took it. If you know the EXIF data of a photo, include it. The following EXIF fields are recommended: Camera; ISO; Focal Length; Shutter/Aperture; Lens.

If you need any help with posting, try one of these tutorials.

Using the Quote Button (https://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0B1nHFOBDdle8OWExYmRjNTgtYTU4NC00MjA5LWIxOTgtMjIxMTc0OTlkODU5&hl=en)

Using the Multi-Quote Button (https://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0B1nHFOBDdle8YTBkNjUyN2MtNDZjNy00MjU3LWFmNDItM2JkZjMxMTBkYmZi&hl=en)

Using the Edit Button (https://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0B1nHFOBDdle8OWEzYmVmMTUtOTcyNS00MGY1LWJlMDMtN2ZiZTdmMjcxMTYy&hl=en)

Using Flickr to Host Photos (https://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0B1nHFOBDdle8NDc2OWQzMzAtNjFlZi00NzUyLWE1MDgtNDQxMzM4MWE0NTEy&hl=en&authkey=CN71wswI)

Using ImageShack to Host Photos (https://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0B1nHFOBDdle8MzYzOWM2MTMtOTVhOS00YjMyLTgxMWUtNTg5ODNkYTZjNDI3&hl=en)

Restoring a Thumbnail to a Quote (https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B1nHFOBDdle8M2U0NmQ5YjMtZGE2My00MjhiLWI2MWMtN2I1ZjQ0MWJjMmUz&hl=en_US)

For one-click access, they are all here: Dale's Google Docs Folder (https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0B1nHFOBDdle8M2IwZmQwOTktNjA5Ni00NDg1LWFkNDUtYTEzYjM1ZDQyZDdh&hl=en)



TheReef
Jul 1, 2011, 04:49 AM
http://img820.imageshack.us/img820/7360/seablpnk.jpg

Rowbear
Jul 1, 2011, 06:25 AM
^^^^ Peacefull AND Powerfull at the same time ^^^^

I'll be near the ocean in a week...can't wait.

someoldguy
Jul 1, 2011, 12:06 PM
In the back yard

http://i767.photobucket.com/albums/xx317/61mg73/IMG_5407r.jpg

5D2 , Tamron 28-75@ 71 , f8 , 1/500 , iso800

AirborneAngel
Jul 1, 2011, 04:12 PM
http://img268.imageshack.us/img268/3931/img9366xa.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/268/img9366xa.jpg/)

gaswerks
Jul 1, 2011, 04:18 PM
daisies ... again ... but in the correct thread

H2Ockey
Jul 1, 2011, 04:55 PM
Image (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/268/img9366xa.jpg/)

Is that Lime Kiln Creek? Near Jade Cove? Beutiful area.

srf4real
Jul 1, 2011, 06:34 PM
The fog was thick on this morning.. managed to salvage some color.:p

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee126/surferRob_photos/th__2057489.jpg (http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee126/surferRob_photos/_2057489.jpg)

otter
Jul 1, 2011, 07:56 PM
It's time again for my monthly desktop wallpaper. If you'd like a high-res version, the image links to my blog where you can download a copy.

http://blog.darinrogers.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/MG_9751.jpg (http://blog.darinrogers.net/2011/06/the-july-desktop-wallpaper/)

Ravaroo
Jul 1, 2011, 11:13 PM
292068

rusty2192
Jul 1, 2011, 11:27 PM
http://www.allenrust.com/Vacation/Hilton-Head-June-2011/i-ChpTpSm/0/L/HHI6-L.jpg (http://www.allenrust.com/Vacation/Hilton-Head-June-2011/17810057_32rPHZ#1362601623_ChpTpSm-A-LB)

xMClass
Jul 2, 2011, 12:49 AM
7/1

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4122/4763032989_0f572e8e5a_z.jpg

TheReef
Jul 2, 2011, 02:15 AM
http://img192.imageshack.us/img192/2910/cdam.jpg

VirtualRain
Jul 2, 2011, 03:19 AM
Happy Birthday Canada!!!

http://chrismccormack.zenfolio.com/img/v21/p788582669-5.jpg

fitshaced
Jul 2, 2011, 04:57 AM
[IMG]http://img706.imageshack.us/img706/4386/img1530nr.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/706/img1530nr.jpg/)

xStep
Jul 2, 2011, 05:34 AM
http://img706.imageshack.us/img706/4386/img1530nr.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/706/img1530nr.jpg/)

WOW! What a beautiful picture. And as I write this, your post appears to have come from the future according the EXIF data. ;)

fitshaced
Jul 2, 2011, 06:11 AM
WOW! What a beautiful picture. And as I write this, your post appears to have come from the future according the EXIF data. ;)

Thanks very much. it was taken in New South Wales, Australia so yeah, in the future for you I guess.

NeGRit0
Jul 2, 2011, 10:25 AM
Happy Birthday Canada!!!

http://chrismccormack.zenfolio.com/img/v21/p788582669-5.jpg

the exif says 5 seconds... was it really 5 seconds, or did you cover the lens at times so as to catch multiple bursts?

Doylem
Jul 2, 2011, 04:10 PM
Yorkshire Dales, this afternoon...

http://img823.imageshack.us/img823/7809/wharfedale2.jpg

iphonepiephone
Jul 2, 2011, 04:14 PM
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5310/5894564617_1025984740_b.jpg

Taken in my garden, refined in Ps :)

Keleko
Jul 2, 2011, 07:27 PM
Sometimes when people are in the way of the picture you want to take, you have to take a different picture.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5270/5895566274_ae4abe5198_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5895566274/)
In the Way (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5895566274/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

gaswerks
Jul 2, 2011, 11:02 PM
kids ...

VirtualRain
Jul 3, 2011, 02:46 AM
the exif says 5 seconds... was it really 5 seconds, or did you cover the lens at times so as to catch multiple bursts?

Good question... The EXIF is correct... 5 seconds. I find 5 seconds pretty good for fireworks if timed well (lucky). That was the finalle so there were a few bombs going off at once. Another one... Earlier in the show...

http://img-b.zenfolio.com/img/s3/v26/p267980821-4.jpg

Jason Beck
Jul 3, 2011, 02:47 AM
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/184/1/4/tj_and_emma_i_july_2011_by_jasonbeck-d3kto7n.jpg

jake.f
Jul 3, 2011, 05:32 AM
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2736/5827032622_f5ab8d8a45_z.jpg

Doylem
Jul 3, 2011, 05:50 AM
Scar House, one of my favourite houses in the Yorkshire Dales: quite remote and such a strong presence in the landscape...

http://img809.imageshack.us/img809/6486/scarhouse.jpg

otter
Jul 3, 2011, 10:03 AM
Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Philippines

http://blog.darinrogers.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/MG_4628.jpg (http://blog.darinrogers.net/2011/03/puerto-galera-a-portrait/)

fcortese
Jul 3, 2011, 10:40 AM
An air show of several working planes that fought in WWII visited out town this past week. This is the front end of the P-51 Mustang:

http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/716/wwiiplanes4122011070109.jpg

TheDrift-
Jul 3, 2011, 05:03 PM
Wow some great photos already this month.....ah well time for me to lower the ability range again :)

Parkin Pig
Jul 3, 2011, 05:48 PM
Another from the Yorkshire Dales.
View from above Malham last Friday.
I've been testing the landscape capabilities of my 100mm Macro lens.

mackmgg
Jul 3, 2011, 07:04 PM
A view of the Palmer glacier at Mt. Hood
http://f.mgg.me/FXEn+

Keleko
Jul 3, 2011, 10:23 PM
Lake day!

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6033/5899261469_56e3ba67c6_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5899261469/)
Tubing Trio (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5899261469/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

TheBonk
Jul 4, 2011, 12:01 AM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6037/5899446439_c237cba556_z.jpg

Nikon D50. Nikkor 50mm f/1.8.

Doylem
Jul 4, 2011, 01:49 AM
Stoodley Pike, a monument built on a Yorkshire hill to celebrate victory at Trafalgar...

http://img696.imageshack.us/img696/5500/stoodley001.jpg

Ravaroo
Jul 4, 2011, 04:05 AM
292342

Cristian
Jul 4, 2011, 07:00 AM
Might not seem special to most of you but very special to me. Finally took it off for once and just decided to take a picture. Not meant to be a great picture, just wanting to share it.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6039/5900883538_2187a87ac4_b.jpg

otter
Jul 4, 2011, 09:32 AM
http://blog.darinrogers.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/MG_4664.jpg (http://blog.darinrogers.net/2011/03/puerto-galera-a-portrait/)

fcortese
Jul 4, 2011, 10:48 AM
My very first attempt at photographing fireworks. The setting is not as dramatic or spectacular as VirtualRain's gorgeous photo on Canada Day, but here goes:

http://img638.imageshack.us/img638/470/buttefireworks201145320.jpg

fcortese
Jul 4, 2011, 11:40 AM
Might not seem special to most of you but very special to me. Finally took it off for once and just decided to take a picture. Not meant to be a great picture, just wanting to share it.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6039/5900883538_2187a87ac4_b.jpg

Very moving in it's simplicity. As we all enjoy celebrating our freedom, we should be thankful for the sacrifices of so many..."lest we forget." Cristian, thank you for reminding us.

xStep
Jul 4, 2011, 01:26 PM
Might not seem special to most of you but very special to me. Finally took it off for once and just decided to take a picture. Not meant to be a great picture, just wanting to share it.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6039/5900883538_2187a87ac4_b.jpg

Interesting. Is it a bracelet?

gaswerks
Jul 4, 2011, 02:54 PM
sunrise ...

Educ8r
Jul 4, 2011, 06:47 PM
Williams Tower - Houston, TX (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Williams_Tower)

https://img.skitch.com/20110705-jj6dwcaubpinaxc3fc74swm2h5.jpg

Keleko
Jul 4, 2011, 08:21 PM
One of the many small lakes near Detroit.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5234/5902609474_f87b5833b5_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5902609474/)
Lake Reflected Sunset (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5902609474/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

fitshaced
Jul 4, 2011, 08:30 PM
One of the many small lakes near Detroit.

Image (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5902609474/)
Lake Reflected Sunset (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5902609474/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

I love that

Cristian
Jul 4, 2011, 08:30 PM
Interesting. Is it a bracelet?


Yes it's a bracelet that I wear around my wrist. It was my buddy who was killed in action last year while we were deployed to Afghanistan.

heron88
Jul 4, 2011, 09:01 PM
(delete)

SB123
Jul 4, 2011, 09:19 PM
the exif says 5 seconds... was it really 5 seconds, or did you cover the lens at times so as to catch multiple bursts?

how do you check the settings on a picture?

fcortese
Jul 4, 2011, 10:34 PM
how do you check the settings on a picture?

There are several applications or add-ons that allow you to do this. If you are using Firefox, there is an add-on called exif viewer that you can get that will allow you to see the exif data. If you are using Safari, there is an extension called ExifExt. With both of these you right click on the photo and you see the exif info (except with flickr accounts).

turugara
Jul 5, 2011, 12:47 AM
July 4th fireworks in Philadelphia

http://i51.tinypic.com/afaj9t.jpg

Tracheotomy Bob
Jul 5, 2011, 05:32 AM
Taken at Datchet Fete on Saturday. I wish it was as good as the others on here though.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5234/5896207417_5dc60ec79f_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5896207417/)
Accordian (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5896207417/) by Tracheotomy Bob (http://www.flickr.com/people/tracheotomy_bob/), on Flickr

Doylem
Jul 5, 2011, 06:25 AM
Hi Bob... Your accordian player looks fine, except you've pressed the pink button too hard, and given the whole pic a pink cast...

Upper Wharfedale...

http://img695.imageshack.us/img695/511/cray.jpg

TheReef
Jul 5, 2011, 06:32 AM
Lake Tekapo, NZ

http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/1317/tkajg.jpg

Tracheotomy Bob
Jul 5, 2011, 06:55 AM
Hi Bob... Your accordian player looks fine, except you've pressed the pink button too hard, and given the whole pic a pink cast...


Yeah, I thought it was a touch heavy at the time but at some point you've got to stop fiddling yourself and get some proper feedback from people who know. :-)

Maybe tomorrows submission will be better....

tb

Doylem
Jul 5, 2011, 07:12 AM
at some point you've got to stop fiddling yourself

... or else you'll go blind, presumably... ;)

fcortese
Jul 5, 2011, 08:14 AM
The nose section of the B-17 bomber to visit our airport last week

http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/3808/wwiiplanes4222011070110.jpg

TheOnlyJon
Jul 5, 2011, 09:27 AM
Body: T2i
Lens: Kit lens, 18-55mm
Location: Catamaran in Key West!

http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/270083_1508638513627_1164240897_31403932_5139967_n.jpg

I'll post the full-res one if anyone wants it. Unfortunately I decided not to shoot in RAW since I was going to be taking a lot of 1080p, 24p video, but it's still much larger than the one I posted.

otter
Jul 5, 2011, 09:55 AM
Filipino fisherman at home.

http://blog.darinrogers.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/MG_4683.jpg (http://blog.darinrogers.net/2011/03/puerto-galera-a-portrait/)

Phrasikleia
Jul 5, 2011, 10:12 AM
I went wandering around a Croatian port town a couple of evenings ago, looking for something to photograph. Found something...

http://www.megethos.com/Phrasikleia/ArchTroupe1.jpg

Parkin Pig
Jul 5, 2011, 11:18 AM
A flamingo in flight - taken at the Salar de Atacama, the salt lakes in the Atacama desert in Chile

Melizard
Jul 5, 2011, 11:35 AM
http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/5016/dsc0048ee.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/11/dsc0048ee.jpg/)
Taken in a walking park in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

cjjr72984
Jul 5, 2011, 03:47 PM
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3540/5712482713_51d0d24a02_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cjjr72984/5712482713/)
Mardi Gras Indians (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cjjr72984/5712482713/) by cjjr72984 (http://www.flickr.com/people/cjjr72984/), on Flickr

Keleko
Jul 5, 2011, 06:05 PM
I'm home alone this week. Prepared food for the win...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6032/5906783058_6300ff5e30_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5906783058/)
Bachelor Food (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5906783058/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

epb87
Jul 5, 2011, 08:41 PM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6043/5906672185_778fc3e920_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/epb87/5906672185/)
Pillbox Landscape (http://www.flickr.com/photos/epb87/5906672185/) by epb87 (http://www.flickr.com/people/epb87/), on Flickr

rusty2192
Jul 5, 2011, 08:53 PM
I went wandering around a Croatian port town a couple of evenings ago, looking for something to photograph. Found something...

http://www.megethos.com/Phrasikleia/ArchTroupe1.jpg

This would be a great one for the colors challenge!

I'm home alone this week. Prepared food for the win...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6032/5906783058_6300ff5e30_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5906783058/)
Bachelor Food (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5906783058/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

mmmm, sushi..... :D

http://www.allenrust.com/Vacation/Hilton-Head-June-2011/i-T824GCm/0/L/HHI12-L.jpg (http://www.allenrust.com/Vacation/Hilton-Head-June-2011/17810057_32rPHZ#1362607224_T824GCm-A-LB)

BMP84
Jul 5, 2011, 09:47 PM
http://bmphotographer.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/DSC7944.jpg

tcatcrb
Jul 5, 2011, 09:51 PM
Not quite as spectacular as what Vancouver puts on for a fireworks display but I'm in a small town. Still need to practice some more to get the really great shots but much better than last time I tried. Here goes.

Ravaroo
Jul 5, 2011, 10:55 PM
292557
Lobster Roll @ Robert's
Kittery, ME
Market price placed this bad boy @ $19.50 last December.
Worth every penny

Ish
Jul 6, 2011, 03:06 AM
... or else you'll go blind, presumably... ;)

Very sharp!! Nothing like a good laugh to start the day off right! :D

TheReef
Jul 6, 2011, 06:08 AM
... or else you'll go blind, presumably... ;)

Doylem is the expert on this forum :D :p

Taken at Datchet Fete on Saturday. I wish it was as good as the others on here though.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5234/5896207417_5dc60ec79f_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5896207417/)
Accordian (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5896207417/) by Tracheotomy Bob (http://www.flickr.com/people/tracheotomy_bob/), on Flickr

Welcome :) You've taken a nice photo there, interesting sharp subject, nice bohek, perhaps too magenta but comes down to personal preference imo. I like how you've included another anonymous figure in the scene, I think it adds well to the setting of the shot, and with the expression on the player's face looking over making it causes you to wonder and think about the surrounding events.

I went wandering around a Croatian port town a couple of evenings ago, looking for something to photograph. Found something...

http://www.megethos.com/Phrasikleia/ArchTroupe1.jpg

I like how you've captured more than just the event - you've given the shot an interesting context whereby we are stepping back and observing the observers in an a unique environment, I think it communicates a lot more about the event, similar to when a short caption describing the background behind a photo is provided; a really great job P! Technically sharp as always from you, pleasing balance light, colour and tone.

Tracheotomy Bob
Jul 6, 2011, 06:30 AM
Another from Datchet Fete, yesterday's was a touch pink, today's might be a touch dark. Anyway, here it is.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6055/5896778722_39ab4f4d91_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5896778722/)
Who? (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5896778722/) by Tracheotomy Bob (http://www.flickr.com/people/tracheotomy_bob/), on Flickr

rymack
Jul 6, 2011, 09:24 AM
I'm hoping to be back in the photography game this week if the insurance cheque actually comes in like our broker said it would....

I started a thread asking for advice on which lenses I should get for a D7000 if anyone is inclined to chime in with advice (or PM me...) [I know this isn't the place for that kind of talk...]

Thanks!

Keleko
Jul 6, 2011, 07:26 PM
With a bit of patience, high speed shooting, my dad's old 30+ year old Soligor 70-220mm (with Pentax K to Canon mount adaptor) and about 120 shots, I managed to get this guy making his rounds.

Since the lens is so old, the EXIF is is wrong. f/11 and if where I left it is still correct, it was about 135mm.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5311/5910108521_329d120661_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5910108521/)
Flower and Bee (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5910108521/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

Elisha
Jul 6, 2011, 09:02 PM
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5038/5905915021_a823b988f5_b.jpg

rusty2192
Jul 6, 2011, 09:34 PM
http://www.allenrust.com/Vacation/Hilton-Head-June-2011/i-6SjvfTP/0/L/HHI-1-L.jpg (http://www.allenrust.com/Vacation/Hilton-Head-June-2011/17810057_32rPHZ#1364531838_6SjvfTP-A-LB)

Waybo
Jul 6, 2011, 10:40 PM
There are a number of great photos this month. Here are a few of my favorites:

http://www.allenrust.com/Vacation/Hilton-Head-June-2011/i-ChpTpSm/0/L/HHI6-L.jpg (http://www.allenrust.com/Vacation/Hilton-Head-June-2011/17810057_32rPHZ#1362601623_ChpTpSm-A-LB)

Rusty: I love it that you caught the "expression" on the viewer's "face." Great vision; seeing beyond the obvious.


http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6053/5898981280_b6ba56ecbb_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52607317@N04/5898981280/)

TheDrift: I love her expression, the subtle coloring, and the softness of this portrait. I also like that there is room for her to look forward, but for me, though, there is too much empty space. You might want to consider cropping it; I'd like a "portrait" orientation more than the horizontal "Landscape" crop. Others may disagree ...



Very moving in it's simplicity. As we all enjoy celebrating our freedom, we should be thankful for the sacrifices of so many..."lest we forget." Cristian, thank you for reminding us.

Well said, Fcortese! I join my thanks to Cristian, for the reminder, and for the service.



A flamingo in flight - taken at the Salar de Atacama, the salt lakes in the Atacama desert in Chile

Parkin Pig: Grace and beauty. Great timing! (Sorry, it's not showing your photo when I use the "quote" button.)

I went wandering around a Croatian port town a couple of evenings ago, looking for something to photograph. Found something...

http://www.megethos.com/Phrasikleia/ArchTroupe1.jpg
Phrasikleia: Yup, you definitely found something! And you shot it, well, too. Amazing colors and detail for what appears to be an evening performance. Very little movement in the crowd. I looked closely and I see "Action!" (Pun intended!) Love it!


With a bit of patience, high speed shooting, my dad's old 30+ year old Soligor 70-220mm (with Pentax K to Canon mount adaptor) and about 120 shots, I managed to get this guy making his rounds.


http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5311/5910108521_329d120661_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5910108521/)
Flower and Bee (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5910108521/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

Keleko: Nice job! Worth the time and effort! I like the movement of the wings, while everything else is nice and crisp. Great color, too! Even the sun cooperated! (How'd you manage that one?!?)

Also, Keleko:
Small lakes near Detroit: Ah, peace!
Sushi: Yum!

There are many other good and great ones as well. Keep up the good work, folks!

Doylem
Jul 7, 2011, 01:16 AM
Just had a sale of this pic via my online picture library (decent price too...). As I was taking the shot I remember thinking "Is anyone ever going to want a picture of a red door?" Well, somebody did... :)

http://img835.imageshack.us/img835/6708/reddoor.jpg

Ravaroo
Jul 7, 2011, 01:31 AM
292733

rkmac
Jul 7, 2011, 06:21 AM
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5112/5910817565_8934cf75fd_b.jpg
Canon 6D with Canon 50mm f/1.4
Got up early and went down the road to try out my new lens.

Phrasikleia
Jul 7, 2011, 08:00 AM
Just had a sale of this pic via my online picture library (decent price too...). As I was taking the shot I remember thinking "Is anyone ever going to want a picture of a red door?" Well, somebody did... :)

Image (http://img835.imageshack.us/img835/6708/reddoor.jpg)

I guess there's hope yet for my shot of a green door. :D

Thanks to those who commented on my photo of the evening performance. It's always very helpful to hear what aspects of a photo elicit a response.


Another one from Croatia:

http://www.megethos.com/Phrasikleia/HarborHuggers.jpg

brian3b
Jul 7, 2011, 08:28 AM
here comes the Speedway Express!

Keleko
Jul 7, 2011, 09:03 AM
Keleko: Nice job! Worth the time and effort! I like the movement of the wings, while everything else is nice and crisp. Great color, too! Even the sun cooperated! (How'd you manage that one?!?)


Flowers tend to point towards the sun, so that wasn't difficult. I just picked one that pointed in the direction I wanted. I then hired the bee, had it sign a model release, and then waited while it did its thing. ;)

My shutter speed was 1/1600, and the bee's wings are still a blur. They sure move really fast.

thegman1234
Jul 7, 2011, 10:52 AM
These photographs are gorgeous. Great examples of why I believe that the best photography is taken candid, in natural lighting and not in the studio.

I'm gonna have to get in on this. Gotta break out the d3100 and go hunting. It's been a couple weeks since I last broke her out... Middle long island isn't very interesting haha.

gnd
Jul 7, 2011, 10:55 AM
http://gnd.homedns.org/ComeBack_800.jpg

50.0mm, f/4.5, 1/250, ISO800

Keleko
Jul 7, 2011, 05:59 PM
Back in August 2010 I started my 365 project. I'm getting close to the end now with a bit over a month to go. I have found a new love of photography that I did not have when I started this project. Since this was my goal for the project, it has definitely succeeded. In fact, it has exceeded my expectations as I am seeing photography opportunities I didn't even imagine when I started. I finally found a hobby other than playing computer games that I really enjoy. :) I have also greatly improved my skill with photography (and equipment... $$$).

I'm finding now that I'm really ready for it to end. While I love taking pictures, the every day aspect of it is getting old. Some days I just don't want to force a picture, but I do it anyway because I'm so close to finishing. However, I'm not going to share my project picture for today. It's on my Flickr account if you want to see it. Instead, I'm going to share one of my favorite vacation shots from last week.

I have quite a few I like now that I've finished processing through them. What I really like is that my vacation photos this year are far better than the ones from last year. A year ago I mostly didn't even care if I took pictures. :)

So, here's my younger daughter on a boat ride on the lake (same lake as the earlier sunset shot).

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5276/5910384815_f8c817c4e4_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5910384815/)
Boating Portrait (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5910384815/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

fireman32
Jul 7, 2011, 07:01 PM
My first attempt at shooting sunsets. All comments and criticism welcome.

H2Ockey
Jul 7, 2011, 08:22 PM
My first attempt at shooting sunsets. All comments and criticism welcome.

Something I discovered with my first/best sunrise picture and have been quite sensitive ever since is that these shots have a way of pointing out sensor dust, of which you look to have quite a bit. It can also be stuff on the lens with these, like the lens flare, shooting directly into a light source is hard to get right, and the reflection off a back element or the sensor itself then reflects back off of one of the front elements. That is the bright spot down and to the left of the sun, sometimes really bad spots on a front element will appear as a shadow on the shot and appear similar to sensor dust. Anyway not much can be done about lens flare like that it is just part of looking directly into the sun.

Anyway I don't think the lens flare distracts from this shot, and I personally like the composition and timing.

Cubsin09
Jul 7, 2011, 09:00 PM
In Punta Cana. Random Parrot landed on our balcony while we were in the jacuzi. Had the house keeping lady pass me my camera from the window.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6099/5913692865_0455c9c502_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/62322501@N03/5913692865/)
IMG_0505 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/62322501@N03/5913692865/) by MechE37 (http://www.flickr.com/people/62322501@N03/), on Flickr

TheReef
Jul 8, 2011, 07:55 AM
Cataract Dam, NSW, Australia.

http://img844.imageshack.us/img844/5630/cateractdamn.jpg

fireman32
Jul 8, 2011, 09:26 AM
Something I discovered with my first/best sunrise picture and have been quite sensitive ever since is that these shots have a way of pointing out sensor dust, of which you look to have quite a bit. It can also be stuff on the lens with these, like the lens flare, shooting directly into a light source is hard to get right, and the reflection off a back element or the sensor itself then reflects back off of one of the front elements. That is the bright spot down and to the left of the sun, sometimes really bad spots on a front element will appear as a shadow on the shot and appear similar to sensor dust. Anyway not much can be done about lens flare like that it is just part of looking directly into the sun.

Anyway I don't think the lens flare distracts from this shot, and I personally like the composition and timing.

Thank you for your comments. I did clean the lens before I went out for the shoot but did not look at at again until after I shot most of my pictures and did notice a lot of dust on the lens but by then it was just about dark. I now know the always check the lens. Noobie mistake.

thegman1234
Jul 8, 2011, 11:12 AM
Saw this walking in from my driveway this morning. I know that the spray can isn't exactly an ideal piece of background, but I didn't want to pass up the rest of the scene.

I don't have a macro lens (yet) so I had to crop this in tight. Would have liked to have gone tighter but I'm happy with the composition.

http://img856.imageshack.us/img856/7330/bugyq.jpg

1/160
F5.6
ISO 100
200mm

appie57
Jul 8, 2011, 05:17 PM
Start of a hike (Turkey, in May)
http://idisk.me.com/appie57/Public/Photos/POTD/oppad.jpg

fireman32
Jul 8, 2011, 07:02 PM
My first time shooting fireworks. Out of 200 pictures I think this is the best one.

rusty2192
Jul 8, 2011, 09:12 PM
http://www.allenrust.com/Vacation/Hilton-Head-June-2011/i-ZNXcrr2/0/L/HHI-10-L.jpg (http://www.allenrust.com/Vacation/Hilton-Head-June-2011/17810057_32rPHZ#1364535228_ZNXcrr2-A-LB)

Keleko
Jul 8, 2011, 09:25 PM
During the Lilburn Idol contest (local town talent show) a couple with some exotic birds came and entertained the crowd. Here is one of the birds posing with a pretty lady.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6017/5916875629_731fbc300c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5916875629/)
Bird Lady (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5916875629/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

Ravaroo
Jul 8, 2011, 11:45 PM
292969

fitshaced
Jul 9, 2011, 01:57 AM
http://img847.imageshack.us/img847/8733/img22151m.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/847/img22151m.jpg/)

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Dodgy footpath brings you down to a waterfall. Worth the risk


http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/5254/img22841.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/13/img22841.jpg/)

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Better ground

TheReef
Jul 9, 2011, 02:23 AM
^Nice shots (especially the one on the first page). Where in NSW is this waterfall?

fitshaced
Jul 9, 2011, 03:08 AM
^Nice shots (especially the one on the first page). Where in NSW is this waterfall?

Thanks, the one just above is in Wentworth Falls in the Blue Mountains. Theres about 4 of them in the area. The one on the first page is a far smaller Somersby Falls in the Brisbane Waters National Park on the Central Coast.

TheReef
Jul 9, 2011, 03:18 AM
Thanks, the one just above is in Wentworth Falls in the Blue Mountains. Theres about 4 of them in the area. The one on the first page is a far smaller Somersby Falls in the Brisbane Waters National Park on the Central Coast.

Thanks. Convenient - I may be around the Blue Mountains for a day or two this week, good to know there is some water now :p

fitshaced
Jul 9, 2011, 03:24 AM
Thanks. Convenient - I may be around the Blue Mountains for a day or two this week, good to know there is some water now :p

I did the 2 hour walk around the National Pass trail around Wentworth falls today. It was incredibly cold but definitely worth doing.

MikeFrewer
Jul 9, 2011, 04:04 AM
My camera is a Nikon D40. For this picture the focal length was 55mm and the iso was set to 200, shutter speed was 1/60th sec and the aperture was f3.6.

Phrasikleia
Jul 9, 2011, 07:33 AM
Cataract Dam, NSW, Australia.

Image (http://img844.imageshack.us/img844/5630/cateractdamn.jpg)

Nice light and sense of depth here.


Mine for today: a skyscape...

http://www.megethos.com/Phrasikleia/CastleSkyscape.jpg

Tracheotomy Bob
Jul 9, 2011, 11:25 AM
Outside Datchet Baptist Church.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6150/5918478811_7913dc4c71_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5918478811/)
Suffering (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5918478811/) by Tracheotomy Bob (http://www.flickr.com/people/tracheotomy_bob/), on Flickr

Doylem
Jul 9, 2011, 12:19 PM
Stooped to watch a game of cricket today (for Yanks, think 'baseball on Valium' ;)). I thought my pix would kinda sum of the 'spirit of cricket', 'cos the light was very crisp. But they didn't really turned out as I wanted...

http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/7466/cricketf.jpg

NathanCH
Jul 9, 2011, 03:04 PM
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/616276/DSC_3729_s.jpg

notwelby
Jul 9, 2011, 03:49 PM
http://i53.tinypic.com/2f061iq.jpg

Keleko
Jul 9, 2011, 05:03 PM
I got a critique of one of my dance show photos on a photographer's blog. The colors were strong and made an impression, but the composition was not as good So, I went back to look at my shots from that show and found a picture I had previously passed over for some reason. Once I cropped it and cleaned it up it was clearly better than the one that had been critiqued.

The first picture that was critiqued.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2645/5850650716_cb03fc5117_m.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5850650716/)
Red Three (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5850650716/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

And here's the one I found that I think is a better picture.
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6005/5918653445_1aa0cc515b_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5918653445/)
Red 4 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5918653445/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

fitshaced
Jul 9, 2011, 05:03 PM
And one more from the falls

http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/9152/img22551.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/233/img22551.jpg/)

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VirtualRain
Jul 9, 2011, 09:28 PM
Having fun in the change room at GUESS the other day... GF trying on a new summer dress... (the staff soon after told me that it was not allowed to take photos in the store :confused:)

http://chrismccormack.zenfolio.com/img/v26/p978459680-5.jpg

TheReef
Jul 9, 2011, 10:48 PM
Jumped out of the car and grabbed this sunset on a drive through the countryside last week...

http://img585.imageshack.us/img585/5684/k20d1254.jpg

thegman1234
Jul 10, 2011, 01:53 AM
Having fun in the change room at GUESS the other day... GF trying on a new summer dress... (the staff soon after told me that it was not allowed to take photos in the store :confused:)

I'm fairly certain that, in America, you're allowed to photograph anything you want without consent from anywhere that you're legally allowed to stand. Not too sure about Canada though. Now, what you do with those pictures is a completely different story.

Jason Beck
Jul 10, 2011, 03:32 AM
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Wm42HyWdq4U/TheYNOerwTI/AAAAAAAAABs/W6kXN8lo6uw/s820/IMG_4321.jpg

An ad I designed for my studio. I took the photo as well. As for the other discussion in this thread about photograph legalities.. You are required to get a "property release form" if your photo is going to be published commercially. Personal use is fine, educational is fine but a company, firm, even the government can make a stink about it if you don't get permission first. The same goes with if you candid photo someone's face and basically a frontal shot. If you commercialize the image you could be sued.

The photos from Fayth's shoot turned out excellent. A tragedy did happen when my wife knocked over one of my strobe lights. : ( Still works though!

TheReef
Jul 10, 2011, 03:42 AM
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Wm42HyWdq4U/TheYNOerwTI/AAAAAAAAABs/W6kXN8lo6uw/s820/IMG_4321.jpg

Looks great Jase, very well done!


Nice light and sense of depth here.

Mine for today: a skyscape...

http://www.megethos.com/Phrasikleia/CastleSkyscape.jpg

Thanks P! Nice light in that shot of yours also.

Tracheotomy Bob
Jul 10, 2011, 04:46 AM
I took a ride yesterday and I kind of liked the way the conkers were silhouetted against the sky, so that's what I've tried to give the impression of.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6129/5918605465_3f19d5b9d5_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5918605465/)
Conkers (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5918605465/) by Tracheotomy Bob (http://www.flickr.com/people/tracheotomy_bob/), on Flickr

TheOnlyJon
Jul 10, 2011, 08:29 AM
I woke up early to go see this :)

Location: Melbourne Beach, Florida
Body: T2i
Location: 18-55mm f3.5-5.6

http://i.imgur.com/6Gk8z.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/6X3ui.jpg

rusty2192
Jul 10, 2011, 09:03 AM
New life springing up after a forest fire (set by an illegal campfire) destroyed a large section of the Daniel Boone National Forest in the Red River Gorge last fall.

http://www.allenrust.com/Nature/Fathers-Day-at-the-Gorge/i-PszmfMG/0/L/HHI20-L.jpg (http://www.allenrust.com/Nature/Fathers-Day-at-the-Gorge/17844889_ZC3gwg#1364724916_PszmfMG-A-LB)

Ryan1524
Jul 10, 2011, 10:26 AM
Taken with iPhone4

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6139/5922262150_612ef8e5b0_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryan_tir/5922262150/)
Burn (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryan_tir/5922262150/)

benhollberg
Jul 10, 2011, 11:40 AM
I'm fairly certain that, in America, you're allowed to photograph anything you want without consent from anywhere that you're legally allowed to stand.

I don't think so. I do know that you are allowed to photograph/video from anywhere that is public and not be sued.

SayCheese
Jul 10, 2011, 11:44 AM
Image (https://dl.dropbox.com/u/616276/DSC_3729_s.jpg)

Great image, love the colours, the pose and the fact that you cannot see the face. All add up to be a superb image IMO.

Keleko
Jul 10, 2011, 02:41 PM
Jumped out of the car and grabbed this sunset on a drive through the countryside last week...

http://img585.imageshack.us/img585/5684/k20d1254.jpg

I hope the car driving by isn't yours, and that you stopped first before jumping out. :)

fitshaced
Jul 10, 2011, 03:11 PM
New life springing up after a forest fire (set by an illegal campfire) destroyed a large section of the Daniel Boone National Forest in the Red River Gorge last fall.

Image (http://www.allenrust.com/Nature/Fathers-Day-at-the-Gorge/17844889_ZC3gwg#1364724916_PszmfMG-A-LB)

Thats excellent

mattyuk
Jul 10, 2011, 03:56 PM
I wanna get into photography. Here is a terrible effort but i enjoyed messing around with it. Sorry to bring the thread down! :P

http://a.yfrog.com/img738/5639/37mqn.jpg

DrDomVonDoom
Jul 10, 2011, 05:13 PM
I was at my parents house and I had been staying there for about a month as my sister was in town from out of state., I moved into my old room with some essentials, (my Mac :D) and so today I began gathering stuff and going back home, I grabbed my mac and I went to open my passanger door to put the Mac in and it was locked, so I turned around and say it down on the porch, and went to my Driver door, unlocked the other passanger door and went back around the truck, I saw my mac sitting there, amongst flowers in a unnatural place for a computer to sit, and I thought that would be a neat photo. So I grabbed my iPhone 4 and snapped a photo, played with it in Aperture and there you go. Im not a photographer, just like snapping pics. This stood out, I thought it was cool. :) I made the shadows darker, and saturated it, and brought out the colors of the flowers and the grass. As I said, unnatural.http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6012/5923926634_0a162fb731.jpg

Ravaroo
Jul 10, 2011, 05:19 PM
293211

SB123
Jul 10, 2011, 06:14 PM
There are several applications or add-ons that allow you to do this. If you are using Firefox, there is an add-on called exif viewer that you can get that will allow you to see the exif data. If you are using Safari, there is an extension called ExifExt. With both of these you right click on the photo and you see the exif info (except with flickr accounts).

Thanks fcortese....very helpful.

Here is my first contribution. Holiday weekend in Margate, NJ with Atlantic City in the background.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6132/5924143596_8bb3eb70c0_b.jpg

fcortese
Jul 10, 2011, 06:48 PM
Each flag represents a hero, whether it is a veteran who has served and passed away, or a personal hero, or a hero who is on active duty serving and protecting our freedoms. The background is the Belmont mine headframe.

http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/9272/montanamusicfestival524.jpg

Doylem
Jul 10, 2011, 06:59 PM
One of the Windermere steamers...

http://img824.imageshack.us/img824/4196/steamer1.jpg

Keleko
Jul 10, 2011, 07:41 PM
I wasn't in the mood to go out and about hunting for a picture today, so I set up a macro.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6030/5923861031_b2c5df9723_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5923861031/)
Cherry Season (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5923861031/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

turugara
Jul 10, 2011, 10:13 PM
Boat House Row - Philadelphia

http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/1277/img8983s.jpg

fcortese
Jul 10, 2011, 10:45 PM
Boat House Row - Philadelphia

http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/1277/img8983s.jpg

When I went to school in Philly in the early 70s we'd play basketball in, I believe, the 3rd house from the right (in red lights). Brings back nice memories.

VirtualRain
Jul 10, 2011, 10:47 PM
Vancouver skyline before the July 1st fireworks. The blurry object on the left is a freighter anchored in the inlet that was drifting slightly during the long exposure.

http://chrismccormack.zenfolio.com/img/v26/p149282703-4.jpg

Jason Beck
Jul 11, 2011, 05:45 AM
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-jkSbHqtbO_8/ThlIpWPqvdI/AAAAAAAAAFE/4WeMmNkDA-4/s1080/IMG_5442.jpg

The weather has been so beautiful the past few nights here with the storms.

fcortese
Jul 11, 2011, 07:58 AM
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-jkSbHqtbO_8/ThlIpWPqvdI/AAAAAAAAAFE/4WeMmNkDA-4/s1080/IMG_5442.jpg

The weather has been so beautiful the past few nights here with the storms.
Nice wheels! Oh, nice photo also, Jason

Tracheotomy Bob
Jul 11, 2011, 08:02 AM
While riding around the other day I was suddenly stuck by the size of these things.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6014/5918607503_8900e88f34_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5918607503/)
Pylon 1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5918607503/) by Tracheotomy Bob (http://www.flickr.com/people/tracheotomy_bob/), on Flickr

fcortese
Jul 11, 2011, 08:35 AM
In our town many Irish and Cornish settlers migrated here because of the mining industry. That heritage still exists.

http://img687.imageshack.us/img687/4698/montanamusicfestival535.jpg

Arisian
Jul 11, 2011, 09:41 AM
Finished leading a workshop a few months back to Everest - best I've ever seen it and thought I would share! My good friend who is there about 20 times / year said this is the second best sunset over Everest he's ever seen.

Cheers,
Brian



http://brianhirschy.com/images/everest_small.jpg

Ravaroo
Jul 11, 2011, 12:40 PM
293306
One of the award winners @ a local sidewalk art event

fitshaced
Jul 11, 2011, 05:04 PM
Finished leading a workshop a few months back to Everest - best I've ever seen it and thought I would share! My good friend who is there about 20 times / year said this is the second best sunset over Everest he's ever seen.

Cheers,
Brian



Image (http://brianhirschy.com/images/everest_small.jpg)

I love that. Looks like its on fire.

Keleko
Jul 11, 2011, 08:19 PM
I have to make do with local, up close scenery. I do like it when I fret all day about what to get for a picture of the day, and then I walk out to the mailbox and the picture is right there in front of me. 5 minutes later I'm done.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6010/5927601207_7eddf0846f_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5927601207/)
Nectar Nom Nom (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5927601207/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

rusty2192
Jul 11, 2011, 08:25 PM
http://www.allenrust.com/Nature/Fathers-Day-at-the-Gorge/i-QZRbVpj/0/L/HHI28-L.jpg (http://www.allenrust.com/Nature/Fathers-Day-at-the-Gorge/17844889_ZC3gwg#1364732301_QZRbVpj-A-LB)

Slovak
Jul 11, 2011, 11:15 PM
Cooling off in the summer

runlsd
Jul 11, 2011, 11:39 PM
Finished leading a workshop a few months back to Everest - best I've ever seen it and thought I would share! My good friend who is there about 20 times / year said this is the second best sunset over Everest he's ever seen.

Cheers,
Brian



Image (http://brianhirschy.com/images/everest_small.jpg)

great colors!

runlsd
Jul 11, 2011, 11:41 PM
Vancouver sunset from Kits Beach.
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6122/5923597614_039607a266_b.jpg

fitshaced
Jul 12, 2011, 12:58 AM
Vancouver sunset from Kits Beach.
Image (http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6122/5923597614_039607a266_b.jpg)

Looks flawless

TheBonk
Jul 12, 2011, 02:18 AM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6124/5929419718_193db4727d_z.jpg

Tracheotomy Bob
Jul 12, 2011, 04:12 AM
The second of my two pylon pictures. It's all grey and windy here at the moment so I might post an older picture tomorrow.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6003/5918603983_ce07fd49d0_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5918603983/)
Pylon 2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5918603983/) by Tracheotomy Bob (http://www.flickr.com/people/tracheotomy_bob/), on Flickr

TheReef
Jul 12, 2011, 06:04 AM
I hope the car driving by isn't yours, and that you stopped first before jumping out. :)

Semi-relevant trivia:

Some Aussie farmers leave their 4WDs in gear whilst jumping out to open the cattle gates, let the vehicle drive itself through, shut the gate, then jump back in (before it gets away ;)) and continue driving :cool:

(But no, that wasn't my car :p)


Sorry to those waiting for the FF AutoTimg plugin, I haven't gotten around to it just yet but will soonish.

fcortese
Jul 12, 2011, 08:00 AM
http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/7691/headframes5792011071015.jpg

thegman1234
Jul 12, 2011, 09:59 AM
Shot this last night with my D3100 and my 55-200 Nikkor DX.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6025/5929934043_5f60504dd3_b.jpg

Just for the record, this one received a lot of post.

acearchie
Jul 12, 2011, 10:53 AM
I was at my parents house and I had been staying there for about a month as my sister was in town from out of state., I moved into my old room with some essentials, (my Mac :D) and so today I began gathering stuff and going back home, I grabbed my mac and I went to open my passanger door to put the Mac in and it was locked, so I turned around and say it down on the porch, and went to my Driver door, unlocked the other passanger door and went back around the truck, I saw my mac sitting there, amongst flowers in a unnatural place for a computer to sit, and I thought that would be a neat photo. So I grabbed my iPhone 4 and snapped a photo, played with it in Aperture and there you go. Im not a photographer, just like snapping pics. This stood out, I thought it was cool. :) I made the shadows darker, and saturated it, and brought out the colors of the flowers and the grass. As I said, unnatural.
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6012/5923926634_0a162fb731.jpg

From the initial glance at the picture and the start of the story I thought you were going to say that you turned back from the car to find a gust of wind had blow the iMac off the step! Fortunately it hadn't.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-jkSbHqtbO_8/ThlIpWPqvdI/AAAAAAAAAFE/4WeMmNkDA-4/s1080/IMG_5442.jpg

The weather has been so beautiful the past few nights here with the storms.

Great picture, love the clarity and sharpness. Any tips on how you accomplished it?

My photo was taken at a party at the weekend. All "effects" achieved within the camera. I am just looking for some more creative ways to differentiate my pictures from my other friends who seem to take the most boring pictures possible alas it comes with being part of the facebook generation!

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6125/5930106023_f6950c94aa_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/acearchie/5930106023/)
Posers (http://www.flickr.com/photos/acearchie/5930106023/) by acearchie (http://www.flickr.com/people/acearchie/), on Flickr

Designer Dale
Jul 12, 2011, 01:15 PM
I wasn't in the mood to go out and about hunting for a picture today, so I set up a macro.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6030/5923861031_b2c5df9723_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5923861031/)
Cherry Season (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5923861031/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr
^I like the color and all in this photo. Interesting take on a common subject.
What lens did you shoot this with? Your EXIF data is a bit off the wall...

EXIF Summary: 0.8s f/1.4 ISO100 3341mm !__:eek:__!

Dale

Doylem
Jul 12, 2011, 04:06 PM
http://img143.imageshack.us/img143/5858/publadder.jpg

Keleko
Jul 12, 2011, 04:46 PM
^I like the color and all in this photo. Interesting take on a common subject.
What lens did you shoot this with? Your EXIF data is a bit off the wall...

EXIF Summary: 0.8s f/1.4 ISO100 3341mm !__:eek:__!

Dale

The camera gets completely confused with that lens. I'm using a Soligor 70-220mm f/3.5 with a Pentax K mount. I have an adaptor that lets me put it on my 60D. Because the lens is 30+ years old, the camera gets the lens part of the EXIF all messed up. So it was 220mm and I think f/3.5, but I might have bumped it up to 5.6. I can't remember now. I got this lens from my dad from his old Pentax 35mm. It is the only macro capable lens I have, so that's what I'm using it for mostly. Today's shot is with that lens, too. Looks like I was about 110mm and f/16 for this photo. I got my wired remote in today, and I used it to activate the shutter instead of switching to a 2s timer to eliminate vibration.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6147/5931702132_a77b17651d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5931702132/)
Duct Tape Flowers (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5931702132/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

rusty2192
Jul 12, 2011, 04:57 PM
A little different composition of the same subject as yesterday.

http://www.allenrust.com/Nature/Fathers-Day-at-the-Gorge/i-kRkqpDg/0/L/HHI29-L.jpg (http://www.allenrust.com/Nature/Fathers-Day-at-the-Gorge/17844889_ZC3gwg#1364733251_kRkqpDg-A-LB)

otter
Jul 12, 2011, 05:03 PM
Sydney from Bradley's Head.

http://blog.darinrogers.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/MG_3403.jpg (http://blog.darinrogers.net/2011/03/the-pier-at-bradleys-head/)

fitshaced
Jul 12, 2011, 05:32 PM
From the initial glance at the picture and the start of the story I thought you were going to say that you turned back from the car to find a gust of wind had blow the iMac off the step! Fortunately it hadn't.



Great picture, love the clarity and sharpness. Any tips on how you accomplished it?

My photo was taken at a party at the weekend. All "effects" achieved within the camera. I am just looking for some more creative ways to differentiate my pictures from my other friends who seem to take the most boring pictures possible alas it comes with being part of the facebook generation!

Image (http://www.flickr.com/photos/acearchie/5930106023/)
Posers (http://www.flickr.com/photos/acearchie/5930106023/) by acearchie (http://www.flickr.com/people/acearchie/), on Flickr
How did you do that?

Rowbear
Jul 12, 2011, 07:40 PM
Spending some great family vacation time in the Gaspé peninsula. This shot was taken after a heavy storm last Sunday night.

http://www.robertgravel.ca/Family/Gaspésie/i-3Ndmw8x/0/XL/MG3400-copyup-XL.jpg

mtbdudex
Jul 12, 2011, 09:49 PM
Just got back from Vacation @ http://northernshorelodge.com/index.htm , Hillman Michigan.
This sorta works, but lighting is flat, if I had put my speedlite 580 on would have made the shot better (after the fact I see that)
http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/268539_246904095322581_100000089764867_1016732_1297432_n.jpg

mtbdudex
Jul 12, 2011, 10:13 PM
Spending some great family vacation time in the Gaspé peninsula. This shot was taken after a heavy storm last Sunday night.

http://www.robertgravel.ca/Family/Gasp%C3%A9sie/i-3Ndmw8x/0/XL/MG3400-copyup-XL.jpg
Very nice capture.
Did you bring laptop/iPad to process your shots?
If iPad what app did you use?


Sydney from Bradley's Head.

http://blog.darinrogers.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/MG_3403.jpg
Hey - where's Nemo and Dory?
(Someone had to ask that you know......)

otter
Jul 12, 2011, 11:02 PM
Hey - where's Nemo and Dory?
(Someone had to ask that you know......)

Hmm, I don't get it. I assume it's some pop culture reference and I'm not always up on pop culture... :P

seattle
Jul 13, 2011, 12:24 AM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6142/5932890668_dc7a49c27b_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nwdad/5932890668/)
_DSC7566 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nwdad/5932890668/) by Northwest dad (http://www.flickr.com/people/nwdad/), on Flickr

Ravaroo
Jul 13, 2011, 12:41 AM
293533

Ravaroo
Jul 13, 2011, 12:48 AM
Hmm, I don't get it. I assume it's some pop culture reference and I'm not always up on pop culture... :P

from the Disney/Pixar movie "Finding Nemo"
the 2 characters (a clownfish and a yellow tang) make their way to Sydney Harbor
Probably worth checking out just to see your stomping grounds in beautiful Pixar CGI

Tracheotomy Bob
Jul 13, 2011, 07:09 AM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6024/5918486860_b5fb9d61aa_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5918486860/)
Oi! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracheotomy_bob/5918486860/) by Tracheotomy Bob (http://www.flickr.com/people/tracheotomy_bob/), on Flickr

I don't have any recent pictures now, so I thought I'd post one I re-processed the other day. The original was ok but I think this is a more 'accurate' reflection of our little monster.

TheReef
Jul 13, 2011, 08:34 AM
Sydney from Bradley's Head.
http://blog.darinrogers.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/MG_3403.jpg (http://blog.darinrogers.net/2011/03/the-pier-at-bradleys-head/)

Another great shot otter!

Hmm, I don't get it. I assume it's some pop culture reference and I'm not always up on pop culture... :P

from the Disney/Pixar movie "Finding Nemo"
the 2 characters (a clownfish and a yellow tang) make their way to Sydney Harbor
Probably worth checking out just to see your stomping grounds in beautiful Pixar CGI

It's nice to hear the Aussie characters voiced by Aussies for once as well. :) ...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDyJRAWKIDc


Mine for today:

Or should I say: "Moine, moine, moine..." :p

http://img146.imageshack.us/img146/7730/img33365.jpg

TheDrift-
Jul 13, 2011, 08:50 AM
Another from me......

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6147/5933213407_c244e116d7_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/52607317@N04/5933213407/)

Phrasikleia
Jul 13, 2011, 09:12 AM
In a bit of a slump...pulling from my archives...


http://www.megethos.com/Phrasikleia/GentleGiants.jpg

acearchie
Jul 13, 2011, 09:25 AM
Weather has eased off a little but it still feels like winter here in the UK. :eek:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6136/5930767114_36d4250470_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/acearchie/5930767114/)
Walking in the Flo-wers (http://www.flickr.com/photos/acearchie/5930767114/) by acearchie (http://www.flickr.com/people/acearchie/), on Flickr

appie57
Jul 13, 2011, 11:00 AM
Thunderstorms last night, today drizzle....
http://idisk.me.com/appie57/Public/Photos/POTD/flowers_rain.jpg

rusty2192
Jul 13, 2011, 03:33 PM
Here is mine for today. It's not exactly the most exciting, but oh well.

Haystack Rock in the Red River Gorge.

http://www.allenrust.com/Nature/Fathers-Day-at-the-Gorge/i-wt3k3gg/0/L/HHI47-L.jpg (http://www.allenrust.com/Nature/Fathers-Day-at-the-Gorge/17844889_ZC3gwg#1364746448_wt3k3gg-A-LB)

rymack
Jul 13, 2011, 05:54 PM
I finally was able to replace my stolen camera gear! I now own a Nikon D7000 and the new 50mm Nikkor f/1.8 G. I am going to be getting the 70-300 VR, 16-85 VR, and Tokina 11-16 f/2.8 as well. I look forward to posting some new pics soon!

otter
Jul 13, 2011, 06:44 PM
Manila Bay

http://blog.darinrogers.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/MG_5172.jpg (http://blog.darinrogers.net/2011/03/the-empty-promise/)

Keleko
Jul 13, 2011, 07:51 PM
Another macro shot from the Soligor 70-220mm at 220mm and f/11 (since the EXIF gets all messed up). I must have this pent-up macro photography in me that I can finally release.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6122/5935538280_c132e49205_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5935538280/)
Pining for a Cone (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5935538280/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

mikeschmeee
Jul 13, 2011, 07:53 PM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6140/5935491842_37c9806a23.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeschmeee/5935491842/)

Devil's Refugee
Jul 14, 2011, 05:45 AM
Amsterdam Zuid, iPhone 4, BW manipulation

http://img11.imageshack.us/i/201106301309439754.jpg/

Rowbear
Jul 14, 2011, 06:24 AM
Very nice capture.
Did you bring laptop/iPad to process your shots?

Thanks. I use my laptop.

Phrasikleia
Jul 14, 2011, 06:32 AM
Coming down...


http://www.megethos.com/Phrasikleia/ComingDown.jpg

TheReef
Jul 14, 2011, 07:23 AM
^^ Nice.

Continuing the theme...

http://img715.imageshack.us/img715/2775/waterfall2k.jpg


EDIT: I've noticed ever since using my K20D, pictures exported from Aperture 2 experience a significant level of sharpness loss. Things were fine with my K10D... :confused: I'm thinking Apple's algorithms could have issues with the specific resolution of the K20D.
Noise becomes a lot more apparent with the K20D or a Canon 40D on export as well.
Has anyone else experienced anything like this?

Rowbear
Jul 14, 2011, 09:44 AM
Photo taken on Bonaventure Island in Percé, province of Québec, Canada

Batman & Robin

http://www.robertgravel.ca/Family/Gaspésie/i-TvFMGbz/0/XL/13Jul20110392up-XL.jpg

Doylem
Jul 14, 2011, 10:28 AM
^^^
Great shot. Love the bird's creamy plumage against the creamy clouds... and the up-side-down sky (with the blue at the bottom)... and the great composition (X2)...

Leighton Hall, Lancashire...

http://img715.imageshack.us/img715/2162/leighton1.jpg

mikeschmeee
Jul 14, 2011, 12:22 PM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6141/5935190441_81818fc122.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeschmeee/5935190441/)

acearchie
Jul 14, 2011, 04:40 PM
Photo taken on Bonaventure Island in Percé, province of Québec, Canada

Batman & Robin

http://www.robertgravel.ca/Family/Gaspésie/i-TvFMGbz/0/XL/13Jul20110392up-XL.jpg

Love this and the you've given it a perfect title!

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6003/5937766629_46bf670f0d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/acearchie/5937766629/)
Flo & The Dog (http://www.flickr.com/photos/acearchie/5937766629/) by acearchie (http://www.flickr.com/people/acearchie/), on Flickr

APPLENEWBIE
Jul 14, 2011, 06:10 PM
I took this shot, using the Ponte Umberto I bridge railing for support.

xMClass
Jul 14, 2011, 06:26 PM
7/14

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6136/5921385334_4ecec21c49_z.jpg

APPLENEWBIE
Jul 14, 2011, 06:30 PM
Using iPhone 4 in HDR mode from 30 Rock Observation Deck.

APPLENEWBIE
Jul 14, 2011, 06:35 PM
Taken with Iphone 4, steadied on a dumpster!

SandboxGeneral
Jul 14, 2011, 06:36 PM
Peanut M&M's

TheBonk
Jul 14, 2011, 06:59 PM
Photo taken on Bonaventure Island in Percé, province of Québec, Canada

Batman & Robin

http://www.robertgravel.ca/Family/Gaspésie/i-TvFMGbz/0/XL/13Jul20110392up-XL.jpg

Love this. Reminds me of airplanes lining up for landing.


http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6026/5929419436_6f667189b5_z.jpg

I was hoping to see some of the sun's rays filtering through the forest here, but no luck.

Keleko
Jul 14, 2011, 07:28 PM
It's hot here. Really hot. Gotta do what you can to keep cool.

This is my first use of my dad's old Pentax 50mm f/1.4. I was at f/2.8 for this shot. It's difficult to manually focus through the viewfinder, so I used the LCD at x5 magnification to make sure it was in focus before shooting.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6009/5938404038_3643fa82e9_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5938404038/)
Cool Kid Keeping Cool (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5938404038/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

Designer Dale
Jul 14, 2011, 07:38 PM
7/14

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6136/5921385334_4ecec21c49_z.jpg
And I thought the rotary in my '77 pickup had a nasty backfire !_:eek:_!

The aforementioned truck. Sold it last year after 33 years.
http://img94.imageshack.us/img94/6416/77repu.jpg

Dale

cyasick
Jul 14, 2011, 08:47 PM
I've gotta say, it's always impressive coming to this thread. So many great shots!

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6007/5931643943_2115b0eb96.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cyasick/5931643943/)
K (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cyasick/5931643943/) by chris.yasick (http://www.flickr.com/people/cyasick/), on Flickr

cutsman
Jul 14, 2011, 10:33 PM
Here's one from this past weekend. Taken with Olympus E-P1 + Wollensak Cine Raptar 25mm f1.5.

http://cman.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p710671277-4.jpg

Ravaroo
Jul 14, 2011, 10:39 PM
293820

otter
Jul 14, 2011, 11:07 PM
http://blog.darinrogers.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/MG_5395.jpg (http://blog.darinrogers.net/2011/03/biking-home-is-dangerous/)

Phrasikleia
Jul 15, 2011, 04:38 AM
Photo taken on Bonaventure Island in Percé, province of Québec, Canada

Batman & Robin

Image (http://www.robertgravel.ca/Family/Gaspésie/i-TvFMGbz/0/XL/13Jul20110392up-XL.jpg)

Adorable! What is this bird breed?

Jason Beck
Jul 15, 2011, 04:45 AM
http://fc01.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2011/196/a/2/taylor_and_tim_iii_june_2011_by_jasonbeck-d3rg6rh.jpg

gotclawed
Jul 15, 2011, 06:12 AM
A recent sunset, and my first upload here:)

acearchie
Jul 15, 2011, 06:33 AM
Walking through a field I spotted this odd one out. Got back to the computer to realise that my camera had not got the focus spot on which was a shame.

I am finding the 50mm f1.8 a bit temperamental to focus.

As always C&C appreciated!

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6150/5939922058_1a2e7693ed_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/acearchie/5939922058/)
Odd One Out (http://www.flickr.com/photos/acearchie/5939922058/) by acearchie (http://www.flickr.com/people/acearchie/), on Flickr

fitshaced
Jul 15, 2011, 06:49 AM
Walking through a field I spotted this odd one out. Got back to the computer to realise that my camera had not got the focus spot on which was a shame.

I am finding the 50mm f1.8 a bit temperamental to focus.

As always C&C appreciated!

Image (http://www.flickr.com/photos/acearchie/5939922058/)
Odd One Out (http://www.flickr.com/photos/acearchie/5939922058/) by acearchie (http://www.flickr.com/people/acearchie/), on Flickr

I like it. You can definitely see the purpose of the picture. The red does stand out.

gaswerks
Jul 15, 2011, 07:13 AM
leaf ...

Doylem
Jul 15, 2011, 09:08 AM
Traffic gridlock in Cartmel...

http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/3486/gridlock.jpg

Rowbear
Jul 15, 2011, 09:21 AM
Adorable! What is this bird breed?

Those are Northern Gannets. If you do a quick search on you tube, you'll be impressed as there are thousands of them within a foot from you. And they smell pretty bad too ;)

fireman32
Jul 15, 2011, 02:32 PM
This little guy decided to pose for me.

mikeschmeee
Jul 15, 2011, 02:42 PM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6025/5941059968_c37772dbba.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeschmeee/5941059968/)

Keleko
Jul 15, 2011, 04:53 PM
Going for a simple shot today.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6123/5941401842_ea9d7cb2cf_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5941401842/)
New Grill (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5941401842/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

acearchie
Jul 15, 2011, 05:09 PM
Going for a simple shot today.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6123/5941401842_ea9d7cb2cf_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5941401842/)
New Grill (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5941401842/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

Simple but still makes me lick my lips!

Tragedies
Jul 15, 2011, 06:08 PM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6008/5929350083_f3583f1e4b_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/28555148@N08/5929350083/)
Photo-5482 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/28555148@N08/5929350083/) by Tragesty (http://www.flickr.com/people/28555148@N08/), on Flickr

Master-D
Jul 15, 2011, 06:09 PM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6028/5941568814_710dfe22b3_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/damoncrane/)

AlexH
Jul 15, 2011, 09:09 PM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6128/5941337469_f3771c8647_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/digital3x/5941337469/)
Social Hill Cemetary (http://www.flickr.com/photos/digital3x/5941337469/) by DigitAl3x (http://www.flickr.com/people/digital3x/), on Flickr

Ravaroo
Jul 16, 2011, 01:39 AM
294014

Jason Beck
Jul 16, 2011, 03:02 AM
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2011/196/3/7/fayth_i_june_2011_by_jasonbeck-d3t2t20.jpg

TheReef
Jul 16, 2011, 06:17 AM
For all those waiting for the Firefox version of AutoTIMG, it is now available (http://autotimg.googlecode.com/files/AutoTIMG.xpi).
It uses a toolbar button that when clicked will convert the [IMG] tags in your post to [TIMG] tags.

Installation:


Download AutoTIMG for Firefox from the above link.
Drag the downloaded AutoTIMG.xpi file into a Firefox window. Wait a second or two, Firefox will ask you if you want to install it. Accept and restart Firefox.
Important: Right click the toolbar > Customise Toolbar > Drag AutoTIMG to your toolbar.


And you're all ready to go!

englishman
Jul 16, 2011, 06:33 AM
Photo taken on Bonaventure Island in Percé, province of Québec, Canada

Batman & Robin

Image (http://www.robertgravel.ca/Family/Gaspésie/i-TvFMGbz/0/XL/13Jul20110392up-XL.jpg)

Well done.

gaswerks
Jul 16, 2011, 08:43 AM
grass ...

sim667
Jul 16, 2011, 09:50 AM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6141/5933385519_5be4635848.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/simeonjones/5933385519/)
Benches (http://www.flickr.com/photos/simeonjones/5933385519/) by simbojono (http://www.flickr.com/people/simeonjones/), on Flickr

Keleko
Jul 16, 2011, 06:02 PM
It turns out this carillon is more difficult to photograph than I expected. I wanted to get an isolated picture of it, but there are a lot of trees around it. I couldn't even take a further back shot because there isn't really a good spot to set up further back due to all the trees. So I got up next to it and shot from almost underneath it to eliminate any trees in the shot. With the sky completely grey from rain clouds, there was no texture at all there. So I was at least able to isolate the carillon and show off the patterns and textures in it.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6003/5944544378_b7ae2b506e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5944544378/)
Stone Mountain Carillon (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5944544378/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

Designer Dale
Jul 16, 2011, 06:42 PM
For all those waiting for the Firefox version of AutoTIMG, it is now available (http://autotimg.googlecode.com/files/AutoTIMG.xpi).
It uses a toolbar button that when clicked will convert the [IMG] tags in your post to [TIMG] tags.

Installation:


Download AutoTIMG for Firefox from the above link.
Drag the downloaded AutoTIMG.xpi file into a Firefox window. Wait a second or two, Firefox will ask you if you want to install it. Accept and restart Firefox.
Important: Right click the toolbar > Customise Toolbar > Drag AutoTIMG to your toolbar.


And you're all ready to go!

Thanks again. It works fine but lacks the menu button that the first Safari extension has. I can live with it, though.

Jason Beck
Jul 17, 2011, 02:51 AM
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2011/198/4/3/fayth_ii_june_2011_by_jasonbeck-d3y05rh.jpg

Ravaroo
Jul 17, 2011, 03:21 AM
294129
Barnstorming rides for sale @ a local fair

TheReef
Jul 17, 2011, 04:55 AM
Lake Tekapo Observatory, NZ

http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/3228/k20d9803.jpg

fitshaced
Jul 17, 2011, 05:17 AM
Lake Tekapo Observatory, NZ

Image (http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/3228/k20d9803.jpg)

Very impressive sky

oli2140
Jul 17, 2011, 09:34 AM
Just bought a new camera so will try and post here a bit more often now!

http://img694.imageshack.us/img694/1075/dsc0100ad.jpg

AlexH
Jul 17, 2011, 02:39 PM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6132/5947051957_278f9674d6_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/digital3x/5947051957/)
Let's play a game... (http://www.flickr.com/photos/digital3x/5947051957/) by DigitAl3x (http://www.flickr.com/people/digital3x/), on Flickr

...find the mustache.

otter
Jul 17, 2011, 03:51 PM
http://blog.darinrogers.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/MG_5158.jpg (http://blog.darinrogers.net/2011/03/work-with-what-youve-got/)

Keleko
Jul 17, 2011, 06:39 PM
I didn't plan it quite this way, but it worked out almost perfect anyway. 6 months ago, on 1/16/11 at 9:02am I took this picture.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5122/5361454378_b3db756c82_m.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5361454378/)
Snow Garden (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5361454378/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

Today, 7/17/11 at 9:17am I took this picture. I knew I was close to the 6 month mark, but I didn't realize how close until I looked up my older picture this evening.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6008/5947926887_933667eef6_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5947926887/)
Summer Garden (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5947926887/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

Phrasikleia
Jul 17, 2011, 07:10 PM
Sometimes you just have to get wet...


http://www.megethos.com/Phrasikleia/RiverGlimpse.jpg

Rowbear
Jul 17, 2011, 07:15 PM
The aforementioned truck. Sold it last year after 33 years.
Image (http://img94.imageshack.us/img94/6416/77repu.jpg)

Dale

Never saw one of those, not here in Canada at least. Was it the same rotary engine as there was in the RXsomething of those days ? If so, must have been a screamer :)

mikeschmeee
Jul 17, 2011, 07:48 PM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6005/5948145541_857ef7264a.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeschmeee/5948145541/)

Designer Dale
Jul 17, 2011, 09:27 PM
Never saw one of those, not here in Canada at least. Was it the same rotary engine as there was in the RXsomething of those days ? If so, must have been a screamer :)
Yes. The '77 Rotary pickup from Mazda used the 13B engine, the same one used in all of the RX-7 sports cars. The RX-8 pictured on the race track uses the 12B or something like that. Smaller but with more power due to those tech things found on motors these days. Fuel injection, turbo chargers and the like. My truck was extremely quick. The 1200cc motor put out 165 horse power and had a red line of 9000 rpm. Crap...now i'm getting all misty eyed...:-(

When I sold it last year, the folks on the MazdaREPU board estimated that there were only about 400 street ready rotary trucks in the world.

The original grill and badge.
http://img34.imageshack.us/img34/2433/repugrill.jpg


Dale

TheReef
Jul 17, 2011, 09:40 PM
Sometimes you just have to get wet...


http://www.megethos.com/Phrasikleia/RiverGlimpse.jpg

You'll come to love it! :D
Another beauty... So much variety in colour and texture...
Love the details in the rocks and the myst, you've even managed to get a glimpse of sun light on the mountain. Brilliant.

EDIT: I keep coming back to this one, my new favourite from you.

Yes. The '77 Rotary pickup from Mazda used the 13B engine, the same one used in all of the RX-7 sports cars. The RX-8 pictured on the race track uses the 12B or something like that. Smaller but with more power due to those tech things found on motors these days. Fuel injection, turbo chargers and the like. My truck was extremely quick. The 1200cc motor put out 165 horse power and had a red line of 9000 rpm. Crap...now i'm getting all misty eyed...:-(

When I sold it last year, the folks on the MazdaREPU board estimated that there were only about 400 street ready rotary trucks in the world.

The original grill and badge.
http://img34.imageshack.us/img34/2433/repugrill.jpg


Dale

Such great cars, love the MX5s (Miata in USA I believe) - great around the corners.


Other photographers...

http://img543.imageshack.us/img543/6761/imgp0251t.jpg

Doylem
Jul 18, 2011, 02:36 AM
Buttermere: a break in the clouds on a very gloomy day (I had the camera in my bag, but I never imagined I'd take it out...).

http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/6752/buttermere.jpg

fitshaced
Jul 18, 2011, 02:43 AM
Experimenting with a new macro kit. Bloody hard to focus with these things.

http://img845.imageshack.us/img845/9660/img2770z.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/845/img2770z.jpg/)

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http://img703.imageshack.us/img703/1082/img2777a.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/703/img2777a.jpg/)

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gnd
Jul 18, 2011, 09:30 AM
Sometimes it pays off to have your camera with you on the way to work :)

http://gnd.homedns.org/TreeGlowingSky_1000.jpg

50mm, f/8, 1/20s, ISO200

fireman32
Jul 18, 2011, 11:41 AM
Went to a nursery open house on Saturday. Here is one of my favorite shots.

AngryLemur
Jul 18, 2011, 11:43 AM
I'm glad I wasn't the only one drinking this weekend.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6021/5949711921_922a3ac55c_z.jpg

mtbdudex
Jul 18, 2011, 12:00 PM
Capturing a Tiger Lily yesterday before they time is up, they seem @ about 70% here in SE Michigan.
http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/268524_250019381677719_100000089764867_1027573_7265485_n.jpg

mtbdudex
Jul 18, 2011, 12:02 PM
Sometimes it pays off to have your camera with you on the way to work :)


nice shot - hopefully taken while stopped ;)

mikeschmeee
Jul 18, 2011, 12:36 PM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6123/5948708712_4dc068991e.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeschmeee/5948708712/)

gnd
Jul 18, 2011, 03:00 PM
nice shot - hopefully taken while stopped ;)

Well, I stopped and parked the car, then walked about 100m in rain through mud to get to the desired point where the perspective was right. I just couldn't pass that sky up, all the way from home I was looking for a subject to put in front of that part of the sky. Something that wouldn't be too grand or it would take away from the main subject, the sky. :)

Phrasikleia
Jul 18, 2011, 03:31 PM
Another beauty... So much variety in colour and texture...
Love the details in the rocks and the myst, you've even managed to get a glimpse of sun light on the mountain. Brilliant.

EDIT: I keep coming back to this one, my new favourite from you.

Other photographers...

http://img543.imageshack.us/img543/6761/imgp0251t.jpg

Thanks for that, Reef. It's comments like this one that make it all worthwhile. :)

And in keeping with your photographers-at-work theme, I offer up this shot, courtesy of gnd: me setting up for the shot I posted earlier today. (Since I didn't actually take this photo, it doesn't count as posting two photos in a day, right?) ;) :p

http://www.megethos.com/Phrasikleia/MeGettingWet.jpg

Buttermere: a break in the clouds on a very gloomy day (I had the camera in my bag, but I never imagined I'd take it out...).

http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/6752/buttermere.jpg

Heh. You and I were both rolling dice yesterday. We had about 75% cloud cover, but I went out on a gamble, hoping a break in the clouds might produce something worth snapping. I waited eons and caught a break just before I was about to give up and drive the hour-long trip back home. I'll post the results tomorrow. :)

Capturing a Tiger Lily yesterday before they time is up, they seem @ about 70% here in SE Michigan.
http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/268524_250019381677719_100000089764867_1027573_7265485_n.jpg

Nice job on that one.

flosseR
Jul 18, 2011, 04:58 PM
Sorry for the stereotypical sunset shot.
We went to crete for a week and went to eat to a panorama restaurant overlooking the whole bay. Just as the sun set the restaurant in front lit up. There was no grad used etc. this is straight from camera. Still like it but I think it could use some curves adjustment.

Anyway, nice trip but I just shot tons of kids shots and in that respect: thank you Nikon for making excellent equipment. My D7k got splashed with salt and sweet water, sand etc. The 24-70 also saw a fair share of that and yet everything works perfectly..

Fezwick
Jul 18, 2011, 05:32 PM
Mixing up skittles vodka for my cousin's party.

http://img641.imageshack.us/img641/303/tastetherainbowt.jpg

Ravaroo
Jul 18, 2011, 05:40 PM
Mixing up skittles vodka for my cousin's party.


The green one looks like the old Hi-C Ecktoplasmic cooler YUM!

Jason Beck
Jul 18, 2011, 06:16 PM
The green one looks like the old Hi-C Ecktoplasmic cooler YUM!

I miss that!

NeGRit0
Jul 18, 2011, 07:01 PM
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6144/5952596810_4b71d87fc3_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/be_are_why_in_knee/5952596810/in/photostream/lightbox/)

Keleko
Jul 18, 2011, 08:52 PM
I'm not entirely happy with this HDR, but I'm going with it anyway. Something just doesn't feel quite right about it to me. Anyone else have any thoughts?

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6127/5952949670_7025d43079_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5952949670/)
Sunflower in the Sky (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5952949670/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

otter
Jul 18, 2011, 10:54 PM
http://blog.darinrogers.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/MG_2840.jpg (http://blog.darinrogers.net/2011/04/just-sitting-around/)

Rowbear
Jul 18, 2011, 10:54 PM
Looks good to me Keleko :)

Jason Beck
Jul 18, 2011, 10:55 PM
I'm not entirely happy with this HDR, but I'm going with it anyway. Something just doesn't feel quite right about it to me. Anyone else have any thoughts?



Had to rewrite this :D I think its very good but the flower is a tad dark but that could be my eyes. It looks great.

gnd
Jul 19, 2011, 01:47 AM
I'm not entirely happy with this HDR, but I'm going with it anyway. Something just doesn't feel quite right about it to me. Anyone else have any thoughts?

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6127/5952949670_7025d43079_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5952949670/)
Sunflower in the Sky (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22077805@N07/5952949670/) by Gerg1967 (http://www.flickr.com/people/22077805@N07/), on Flickr

Here is what I think, fwiw. I think the HDR part is what doesn't feel right. The lighting on the sunflower wasn't good in the first place and HDR doesn't fix that. There is no "active" light on it, the flower was in the shade. It looks like the shadows were brought up in PP which resulted in loss of dynamic range and contrast of the colours (washed out colours). What would make this a better photo, or just make it feel right, would be to use off camera flash, preferably gelled with a warm coloured gel, on the sunflower, make it look like it's being lit by a setting sun, maybe another one from the back for the rim light ... Much easier said than done ;)
Or you could just go back there during the sunset, while the sunflower is in the sunlight, with hopefully some nice clouds in the sky, preferably dark stormy clouds, would make for a great contrast :)