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    Thanks for the comments. I guess this confirms my office PC's monitor is crap!

    Glad it looks alright to everyone else....
    • 15 Nov 2013 10:53PM
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    Thanks I think youre right. Yesterday's upload was what you suggested and people seem to prefer that one
    • 4 Nov 2013 1:54AM
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    Believe it or not thats a sign for the Canadian Version of Dragons Dens!
    • 29 Oct 2013 12:43PM
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    Thanks, this one's growing on me....
    • 28 Oct 2013 2:56PM
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    Thanks for the awards.

    I had had quite abit to drink that evening and the wife had banned me from taking any more photos that night.

    We were walking home and I looked backwards to see these two embracing.

    I figured it was one of those occasions to ignore the wife and stop to take the image.

    When she saw the image the next day that it was the right decision.
    • 20 Oct 2013 5:34PM
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    Quote:Eyecatching. I'd be tempted to correct the verticals, so that it's setting the complete calm of a portrait-format architectural shot against the tension of the figure's stance.

    Thanks , would be a good idea. I was composing of the left pillar. Would be pretty easy to correct In photoshop
    • 16 Oct 2013 4:35PM
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    Quote:You worked fast that day, Dan - and very productively!

    I Carried him back to the start of the jetty a couple of times just before he made it to the end.
    • 24 Sep 2013 7:43PM
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    Quote:Wonder if he is a little boy. from his head and short, he appeared like an adult.

    He's two years old....
    • 17 Sep 2013 2:17PM
  • Waiting...

    • 23 Aug 2013 5:57AM
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    Quote:The evening light combined with the urban location is perfect for these images, Dan. Down low pov adds to the effect.


    The joys of a tilting LCD ...
    • 22 Aug 2013 4:41PM
  • The Barber's Assistant

    I asked him, and he told me that he had no intention of having his haircut that day...
    • 21 Aug 2013 1:52PM
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    Thanks. The reflectiOn is alot less brIght than the sun would be otherwise ,which makes the dynamic range perfect for this sort of thing - this required minimal processing on the highlights and shadows.
    • 19 Aug 2013 11:27PM
  • Cruising....


    I had a similar shot of a couple holding hands at this spot a few days before. The sun was still high in the sky but bounces lower off some windows casting the lOng shadows.

    Was looking for something similar when I saw this little guy entering the frame. Didn't have much time to compose mind. Got lucky as this was uncropped.
    • 18 Aug 2013 3:47PM
  • The mist rolls down - Man O War Bay

    Those are remarkable conditions / light. Nice one.
    • 11 Aug 2013 1:00AM
  • Drips

    Thanks very much for the user award, much appreciated
    • 8 Aug 2013 11:22PM
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    Thanks. I know what you mean.

    I'd normally shoot in aperture priority wide open, or perhaps at f4 for this sort of thing to keep a fast shutter speed (the light levels are often changing and I have a lot more unusable shots due to camera shake than to depth of field).

    That said, later that day I was shorting in shutter priority at about 1/400 to get round this, with auto ISO set.

    The focus point was set once on the rear guys face using the AE/AF button, then I took a few frames based on that focus point. The autofocus isn't great on the Olympus though. I quite like the foreground being out of focus with the main subject sharp, although I see what you mean about the background maybe being sharper than the main subject.

    It'd be a lot easier using the viewfinder/autofocus on my D700, but then you can't discretely shoot from the hip with an articulating LCD on a tiny camera with that.

    Thanks for the comments
    • 29 Jun 2013 6:08PM
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    Thanks for the comments. The hardest thing with two flowers shooting at f1.4-2 was choosing which bit of each one to get in focus.
    • 23 Jun 2013 2:51PM
  • Pink Curves

    I've tried it in mono and it just doesn't seem to work - and I usually prefer mono
    • 28 May 2013 9:07PM
  • Hexagons

    Thanks for the User Awards, much appreciated.
    • 28 May 2013 3:43AM
  • Hexagons

    Thanks very much for the user award. Much appreciated.
    • 22 May 2013 7:27AM
  • Hexagons


    should have ticked the panoramic option on uploading....
    • 20 May 2013 10:08PM
  • The Causeway

    Thanks. There's a larger version on flickr! 1000px limit here... Smile
    • 19 May 2013 9:21PM
  • Pink Curls

    Beckford Tower, Bath
    • 9 May 2013 12:40PM
  • Pink Curls

    Thanks very much for the comments and the user award, much appreciated...
    • 8 May 2013 11:08PM
  • Running Home

    • 18 Apr 2013 11:00PM
  • Stacks

    Yes it is
    • 8 Apr 2013 8:00AM
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    Thanks very much for the award. The wife doesn't like this one. Know what you mean about the pose - I like the title. He's only 10 days old...
    • 25 Mar 2013 8:50PM
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    Cheers, the other one was a abit of a grab shot whilst tired.

    This one was abit more thought out and involved a tripod.


    • 20 Mar 2013 6:10PM
  • Keeping Warm

    Cheers, I know what you mean about the colour / mono. Its great light in these rooms with the low spring sunshine and the wooden floors.
    • 19 Mar 2013 6:36PM
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    • 16 Mar 2013 11:43AM