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Forum: Eye of the camera 25-11-14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,872
Posted By Pops
Re: Bird Feeder Shoot - not as easy as it looks!

Nothing wrong with that.
If you observe them for a while you will see that they follow the same flight path to and from the feeders. This will allow you to anticipate and get some captures of them...
Forum: Eye of the camera 25-11-14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,872
Posted By David M
Re: Bird Feeder Shoot - not as easy as it looks!

Practice and more practice John. They do pause briefly, it's learning to anticipate when they're about to pause. Setting up a nice looking branch nearby with a good background will allow you to get...
Forum: Eye of the camera 05-11-14
Replies: 5
Views: 1,461
Posted By Ian
Fireworks night 'landscape'?

Lara and I ventured up the opposite side of the valley from where our house is above Apsley, Hemel Hempstead to view the fireworks tonight (UK's traditional Guy Fawkes fireworks and bonfires...
Forum: Assignments and challenges 17-08-14
Replies: 97
Views: 24,862
Posted By Pol
Re: The Daily Grind

*whack Believe me when I tell you that's the way it was here when we first approached them. I was wrong about their prices too, it's £150 per load and £60 extra for cutting the hedges ... total...
Forum: Did you hear about... 04-04-14
Replies: 86
Views: 7,687
Posted By Mowgli
Re: Frame That Tune

Spot on, that was far too easy after all. I will have to put my thinking cap on if I do another one. I came across these interesting facts in relation to the song

Frank Sinatra's 1964 recording...
Forum: Photo critique 06-03-14
Replies: 10
Views: 2,453
Posted By Ian
Re: Marsden Moor

Did you add some vignette in the original, Ash - I think that might be what John is missing in your revised version.

Ian
Forum: Lighting - flash and flood 18-12-13
Replies: 3
Views: 13,369
Posted By Graham_of_Rainham
Re: How to measure the trigger voltage of a flash unit?

WARNING - HIGH VOLTAGE

For all my old guns, I have the Voltage that is measured across the terminals of the foot of the flash gun written on a bit of masking tape and stuck on the gun. This was...
Forum: Did you hear about... 01-12-13
Replies: 22
Views: 7,124
Posted By peter
Re: Just popping in to say goodbye

Thanks again to everyone who has made a comment, it means a lot that you have taken the time to read and also reply to this. Having a word with these people means nothing to them as only this week...
Forum: Eye of the camera 23-10-13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By Ian
Re: Last of the Honeysuckle

With macro I usually don't bother using AF and move the camera to get the desired focus.

Ian
Forum: DPNow noticeboard 21-10-13
Replies: 0
Views: 7,202
Posted By Ian
Some new forum features

For a couple of weeks now you may have noticed some extra buttons (Home and Index) and from today a new 'Like' button here on the forum.

In long threads it can be a pain to have to scroll back to...
Forum: Camera technique 18-10-13
Replies: 6
Views: 5,173
Posted By devilgas
Lightbulb How it was done - Cosmic Dance

Thought a show and tell of how i created Cosmic Dance might be useful.

http://dpnow.com/galleries/data/1103/20131014_trails_small.jpg (http://dpnow.com/galleries/showphoto.php/photo/30539)

The...
Forum: Photo critique 07-10-13
Replies: 7
Views: 2,648
Posted By billbirchall
Re: Critique Required

Hi John,

Thanks for your very helpful comments. I quite agree, that the markers and man, detract from the shot. I will edit them out.

Bill
Forum: Eye of the camera 07-08-13
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By Weeman
Re: Ridiculous behaviour

How to cheat at Poo sticks?
Forum: Eye of the camera 22-07-13
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By Pol
Re: Hoxa Head - Orcadian Odyssey Part Two

One of my favourite books is 'The Shetland Bus' (David Howarth) and though your pics are from The Orkneys, those Hoxa Head pics are exactly how I'd always imagined it must have been on those North...
Forum: Eye of the camera 22-07-13
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By Pol
Thumbs up Re: Hoxa Head - Orcadian Odyssey Part Two

Dramatic indeed! Very evocative images.

My favourites are the first two. The third one, as it is now, is also striking in a 'nostalgic' way but the first two really do capture a WW2 feeling in an...
Forum: Eye of the camera 21-07-13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By Tom Holle
Re: Orcadian Odyssey

What a fine adventure you're on.
Forum: DSLR and other system camera discussion 14-06-13
Replies: 20
Views: 4,301
Posted By David M
Re: I need some ideas...

How about some of the better regarded third party lenses from the manual focus film era?

The Tamron 90mm f/2.5 macro and the Vivitar Series 1 70-210 are two that come to mind.
Forum: Assignments and challenges 13-06-13
Replies: 604
Views: 82,502
Posted By Ian
Re: Challenge - Where is this? III

OK, I will put my deerstalker back on :)

Ian
Forum: Eye of the camera 04-06-13
Replies: 5
Views: 1,959
Posted By Pops
Re: You Should Be Dancing, Yeah

Really great shots which capture an old and popular tradition.

Guess I might be pushing fate by wondering how long it will be before some faceless bureaucrat decides that the sticks are dangerous...
Forum: Eye of the camera 04-06-13
Replies: 5
Views: 1,959
Posted By Caz
Re: You Should Be Dancing, Yeah

Lovely series of shots - our two local troupes had their annual bunfight one evening a couple of weeks ago, but I didn't share because the weather (and light) was appalling. I even got shots of them...
Forum: Photo critique 29-05-13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ian
Re: Bluebells against a rapeseed field

The bluebells are in shade and the exposure is for the sun-lit yellow of the rapeseed flowers in the background. Without bracketing and trickery there is now way to get the bluebells looking normal...
Forum: Eye of the camera 22-04-13
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By Pops
Re: Rock 'n Rolling Back The Years

The pic caused me to spend the rest of the day drowned in memories and yes, it fitted. :)

A lovely nostalgic shot
Forum: Eye of the camera 22-04-13
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By Pol
Thumbs up Re: Rock 'n Rolling Back The Years

Yay Beebopaloola, she's my baby! :)

You've taken me right back to Friday nights at the youth club. :D

Go get that little pocket camera!

Pol
Forum: Eye of the camera 18-03-13
Replies: 7
Views: 1,318
Posted By Caz
Re: A most unlikely photo shoot

If you want horse manure, come to our rural village - sometimes think there are more animals (horses and sheep, mostly) than people!

I particularly liked the third shot, and the second of the snow...
Forum: Eye of the camera 16-03-13
Replies: 11
Views: 1,542
Posted By Ardvorlich
Re: Blackbird in B&W

Hi John,the simple answer is yes it was done in silver efex pro2 in Lightroom and finished in colour efex in Photoshop.I find I can do most of my work in Lightroom these days.
Cheers Iain
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