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Forum: Photography Corner 13th March 2017, 19:13
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Posted By Rocket
Well yours is best then because that is how you...

Well yours is best then because that is how you wanted it.:bowdown:
Forum: Photography Corner 13th March 2017, 17:00
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
My first thought was it looks to have a lot of...

My first thought was it looks to have a lot of mid greys and needs to be pushed more black and white. I had more of like this in mind.

Of course it depends on the look the photographer was after....
Forum: Photography Corner 26th October 2016, 12:10
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Great shot Jeff. I like the B & W treatment, it...

Great shot Jeff. I like the B & W treatment, it looks good here.:bowdown: My camera has a great "eye auto focus" feature - just the job for this type of shot. I don't get many shots to try it out...
Forum: Photography Corner 20th September 2016, 20:00
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
I thought as much.:}

I thought as much.:}
Forum: Photography Corner 20th September 2016, 19:32
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Posted By Rocket
I see what you mean:} I think it is all that...

I see what you mean:}

I think it is all that dull vegetation. Maybe could look good taken at low angle against the sky.
Forum: Photography Corner 20th September 2016, 18:19
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
My first thoughts were I'd like to see more. So...

My first thoughts were I'd like to see more. So maybe further back or wider lens. Unusual for me as I usually like to get closer. Maybe horrible stuff to the side:}
Forum: Photography Corner 22nd August 2016, 11:07
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Just goes to prove there is no right, just...

Just goes to prove there is no right, just preferences. I quite often end up with 2 or more versions of the same pic. It's like asking someone the best colour to paint a room. All good fun though.:}
Forum: Photography Corner 22nd August 2016, 10:19
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
I prefer the B & W. I think it looks great on...

I prefer the B & W. I think it looks great on this puss.
Forum: Photography Corner 22nd August 2016, 08:24
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
That is very good indeed. I just wondered if how...

That is very good indeed. I just wondered if how it would look with more whisker and maybe less overhead. I find it hard to visualise crops,. I find it far easier with the picture in my software. Of...
Forum: Photography Corner 11th July 2016, 23:11
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Here is my go. Tried to get more of a sunset and...

Here is my go. Tried to get more of a sunset and a more moody graveyard feel. Many ways to process this pic to give it a different feel.

Good shot that gives a slightly eerie mood.


I feel I...
Forum: Photography Corner 8th March 2016, 17:59
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
When walking about and having the camera is just...

When walking about and having the camera is just for a bit of fun, swapping lenses and setting up off camera flash is all hassle. I tend to go light and do what I can in post.

If I think I want to...
Forum: Photography Corner 8th March 2016, 17:34
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
I had a stab at editing this one. Not sure it is...

I had a stab at editing this one. Not sure it is better but it is a little different.

I am not a fan of portrait style of view (just my taste) but in this case I see no other option.

Maybe gone...
Forum: Photography Corner 1st March 2016, 17:01
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
A little better Jeff. But it won't make a wall...

A little better Jeff. But it won't make a wall poster:}
Forum: Photography Corner 1st March 2016, 14:29
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
I tried the magic of Adobe. Don't look to close:}...

I tried the magic of Adobe. Don't look to close:}

Maybe a bit sharper but still not so good.

This would be lovely with your good gear Jeff.

...
Forum: Photography Corner 1st March 2016, 12:55
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
It would be a great place to go back but you have...

It would be a great place to go back but you have to do it with blue skies and fluffy clouds. :D
Forum: Photography Corner 1st March 2016, 12:00
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Great shot !! My only criticism is camera...

Great shot !!


My only criticism is camera choice and the consequences of the choice :}
Forum: Photography Corner 13th January 2016, 09:12
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Missed this Jeff If I took that one I...

Missed this Jeff



If I took that one I would wish I had blurred the background a little more. I cannot see lens type or exif data so not sure what you used. Maybe that is as blurred as you can...
Forum: Photography Corner 25th May 2015, 12:35
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Think I like the 3d one best.

Think I like the 3d one best.
Forum: Photography Corner 25th May 2015, 12:26
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Took a shot today that showed the difficulty of...

Took a shot today that showed the difficulty of choosing the best crop here are some versions of the same pic. Could have cropped it in lots more versions too.

...
Forum: Photography Corner 24th May 2015, 15:04
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
What a fantastic view. I had a stab at it. I...

What a fantastic view. I had a stab at it. I think your version is a truer image of what was there and mine has added some punch that was not there at the time. Great shot Mark.
...
Forum: Photography Corner 6th April 2015, 23:00
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Maybe you could ask them to stop and then use a...

Maybe you could ask them to stop and then use a tripod. :}


I am not going to try and advise anyone, let alone you on the composition of motorsport pics as I have no clue.

I agree with Mark...
Forum: Photography Corner 6th April 2015, 22:36
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
To enter into the spirit of things I had a crack...

To enter into the spirit of things I had a crack at it. I fiddled for 15 mins and came up with this. Slightly different and no better.


...
Forum: Photography Corner 16th March 2015, 08:25
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Sounds good advice Phil. Lens wide open to...

Sounds good advice Phil.

Lens wide open to let in most light..
Shutter around as slow as you can with camera hand held but still fast enough to freeze most of the action. Again getting in light...
Forum: Photography Corner 14th March 2015, 23:31
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Good advice from Jeff. It's going to be tough...

Good advice from Jeff. It's going to be tough getting great shots in that lighting.
Forum: Photography Corner 5th November 2014, 12:50
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
It's great fun trying different settings to get...

It's great fun trying different settings to get different effects. Good way to learn also. Your cats make great subjects Jeff.
Forum: Photography Corner 5th November 2014, 12:26
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
I would have tweeked it more like this. Nice shot...

I would have tweeked it more like this. Nice shot though, I always like lighting playing an important part in the image.


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3944/15716451295_63ba0aa831_b.jpg...
Forum: Photography Corner 5th August 2014, 13:11
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
No wonder I get no pictures.

No wonder I get no pictures.
Forum: Photography Corner 5th August 2014, 11:24
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Don't see many Jays round here these days. They...

Don't see many Jays round here these days. They have great colours and make a good pic.
Forum: Photography Corner 24th July 2014, 16:53
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Thanks for that Phil. One good thing is if you...

Thanks for that Phil. One good thing is if you look under the picture you can read all the details of the picture (shutter/ aperture also lens, camera and much more) I believe you get 1 TB of upload...
Forum: Photography Corner 22nd July 2014, 16:49
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Of course this only the way I shoot and others...

Of course this only the way I shoot and others may have a different approach that works for them just as well. There is an expression about different ways to do things to cats but this may not be...
Forum: Photography Corner 22nd July 2014, 16:38
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Well, Aperture priority yes ISO on...

Well,

Aperture priority yes

ISO on auto. so between 200 and 1600 is what I set it as. I find over 1600 becomes a little noisy.

Shutter will set it's self but today it was approx 160 th sec...
Forum: Photography Corner 22nd July 2014, 16:24
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Kind of you to say that Phil but all 3 could be...

Kind of you to say that Phil but all 3 could be better. I don't mind though it is all part of the hobby trying to nail one pic just how you want it.



For insects I set the aperture to give me a...
Forum: Photography Corner 22nd July 2014, 15:37
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Well I tried to take a few today but was not...

Well I tried to take a few today but was not happy with them but here are three that got something right.


First one is quite good of the butterfly but the flower is over exposed and detail was...
Forum: Photography Corner 20th July 2014, 22:36
Replies: 292
Views: 138,959
Posted By Rocket
Thanks Phil, hope you are well. I have not...

Thanks Phil, hope you are well.

I have not taken a single picture yet this year, I must try harder.


I have put a new clutch master cylinder and a handbrake compensator in the car though.:}
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