Photo of The Day - November 2017

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by kallisti, Oct 31, 2017.

  1. jaduff46 macrumors regular

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    I did wonder how you got so up close and personal with these little creatures, thats genius. Trouble is my missus would scream the house down if she came home and saw that in the kitchen, at which point i would probably lose track of the mouse and get an infestation. I'll stick to wandering the streets for photos save myself living on them!

    Great shots though, AFB, thanks. Very informative and interesting, cheers for the background.
     
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    Took me five minutes to persuade him onto that little statue with some crumbled dog biscuit.
     
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    I bet the dog wasn't happy!

    We have robins visit every day, but having a small garden with plenty of cover, they disappear if you head out. Especially with a camera.
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    Mine wouldn't be too pleased either! This was at a studio at Knowsley Safari Park.
     
  6. Keleko, Nov 9, 2017
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    It's a character from Stephen King's "Kingdom Hospital".

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    Merida from Disney Pixar's "Brave".
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    Somewhat better, but the bright outlines around the right side, especially the hand, look like a really shoddy masking job in Photoshop.

    Looks rather like Merida from Pixar's Brave.

    Blast. Ninja'd. ;)
     
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    The bright outline doesn't seem to bother me. I'd expect to see something like that if this were a drawn image in a comic book. Otherwise it gets a bit lost in the dark background. In most other cases it would be a sloppy masking job, though.
     
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    Oddly he was surprisingly nonplussed. He’d already lost his tiny little mind after seeing a pheasant so he was really hyper.

    This little robin was really friendly. He was never more than about a metre away from us. Obviously used to visitors.
     
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    Fair enough.

    A meerkat on the watch:

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    All our birds are very skittish. The Robins are probably the friendliest.
     
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    For me that bright light is putting character to the pose. Like a blast or a shade of light in the background. If you know what I mean.
     
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    "you don’t need a massive telephoto lens and 15fps autofocus to shoot wildlife....." Damn it MacRy don't let my wife hear you say that or she'll have serious questions for me that I can't answer. :)

    Btw, super shot of this very pretty little guy. Nicely done.

    Thank you @jaduff46. It was quite an experience being in the Arctic and yeah, a little cooler than Hawaii. And it will be a whole lot cooler when I return in winter next year.

    Interesting you mentioned scale...we wanted to put a Zodiac out and close to the glacial front for that purpose but, given the possibility of calving, there were no volunteers to do it. :( I do think I've got a shot in the mix with a gull though.

    ~ Peter
     
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    The last view of the seasonal wetlands at Aldinga, South Australia for this year from me. I couldn't get any closer to the waters edge here, it was really boggy and I didn't have wellies with me.

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    Whats Fringfest then?
     
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    an overly fringe-y lens
    everything seems to ghosting/purple hazing on this one
     
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    Thanks Peter. I’m a little annoyed with the bright path in the top left of the frame but otherwise fairly happy with it.

    Don’t worry - I think you have good cause for a massive telephoto lens on safety grounds, as it could be a bit dodgy getting close enough to use a 90mm prime to shoot polar bears :)
     
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    ...and ill advised if I may add :p
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    nice setup & shot!!!
     
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    Fisheye all the way I say! :p
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    Right. I thought you meant some sort of event!
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    Thank you. I was working with a professional. The mouse knew a lot more than I did!
     
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    The Black Spout, Pitlochry, Scotland.
    October 2017

    The Black Spout is an impressive waterfall located in woodlands on the edge of Pitclohry. Cumulatively, the upper section and main falls have a drop of more than 60m. I reckon October is the best time to view the falls, because fantastic Autumn colour forms a veil on each side with an ample stream of water cascading down.

    Fuji X-T2 with XF 16-55mm f2.8 lens and Formatt Hitech Firecrest 0.9 solid Neutral Density filter.

    2s / f11 / ISO 200

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    On this evidence I'd have to agree. Nicely done.
     
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