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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2140 on: January 29, 2017, 05:56:31 AM »
Beautiful! ...and chilling  ;)

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« Reply #2141 on: January 30, 2017, 10:23:43 AM »
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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2142 on: January 30, 2017, 10:26:05 AM »
Lovely.
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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2143 on: January 30, 2017, 10:28:53 AM »


Bravo.

e: I particularly like how at the bottom it draws the eye across as it barely rises to the right - good stuff.
« Last Edit: January 30, 2017, 10:30:52 AM by NikF »
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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2144 on: January 30, 2017, 10:38:35 AM »
Lovely.
Bravo.

e: I particularly like how at the bottom it draws the eye across as it barely rises to the right - good stuff.
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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2146 on: January 30, 2017, 11:15:18 AM »
I know I've said this many times before, but I believe it would be a good idea if you printed some of your photos out and lived with them.
While far from ideal, even crappy inkjet prints on the cheapest of A4 would suffice. Or better, print the image in parts then sellotape it together and live with it for an extended period of time.
Even if the quality of reproductions are barely representative of what you shot, you'll still benefit from it greatly. I've no doubts of that.

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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2147 on: January 30, 2017, 11:43:37 AM »
I know I've said this many times before, but I believe it would be a good idea if you printed some of your photos out and lived with them.
While far from ideal, even crappy inkjet prints on the cheapest of A4 would suffice. Or better, print the image in parts then sellotape it together and live with it for an extended period of time.
Even if the quality of reproductions are barely representative of what you shot, you'll still benefit from it greatly. I've no doubts of that.
Yes, that is a good idea.
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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2148 on: January 31, 2017, 09:42:43 AM »
Again from Friday
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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2149 on: February 01, 2017, 09:33:51 AM »
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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2150 on: February 03, 2017, 07:06:55 AM »
Originally a color print, this was cropped in Photoshop and converted to bw with virtualPhotographer.




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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2151 on: February 03, 2017, 08:18:37 AM »
^Very nice, Sarge. Good stuff.
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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2152 on: February 06, 2017, 09:12:51 AM »
Originally a color print, this was cropped in Photoshop and converted to bw with virtualPhotographer.

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Very nice indeed, those triangles in the composition.



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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2153 on: February 08, 2017, 09:40:05 AM »


Photo of print. From a while ago. I couldn't get any closer due to focal length.

Shot with - http://i.imgur.com/iikGBe9.jpg
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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2154 on: February 10, 2017, 12:18:24 PM »
NorthStar, great stuff. I've been working on my winter series for a few years now. Would love to visit Finland some time.

On another note, I just ordered a new Nikon d7200 with 18-140 and other goodies. Looking forward to an upgrade from my aging Olympus dSLR!

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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2155 on: February 13, 2017, 09:08:24 AM »
NorthStar, great stuff. I've been working on my winter series for a few years now. Would love to visit Finland some time.

On another note, I just ordered a new Nikon d7200 with 18-140 and other goodies. Looking forward to an upgrade from my aging Olympus dSLR!
Thanks. Winter is quite probably my favourite time for photography, although the shortness of days can be problematic.

The D7200 with 18-140 ought to serve you well indeed.

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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2156 on: February 14, 2017, 05:39:58 AM »
Another one from Friday

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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2157 on: February 18, 2017, 04:04:01 AM »
Again, Friday last week

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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2158 on: February 19, 2017, 06:04:19 AM »
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Re: The Photography Thread
« Reply #2159 on: February 21, 2017, 10:35:49 AM »

 

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