amateur photo thread.

Discussion in 'Art & Photography' started by Conbon14, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. evldave333

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    Im lucky to have some nice countryside on my doorstep, thanks for your kind words.
     
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  2. Leftcurl

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    only just discovered this thread... some great pics on here. I'm mainly a landscape kinda guy but throw in some architecture / symmetry and some motorsport and i'm all over it.
    Here's a few start from Le Mans 24hr in 2018..
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  3. WrxScooby

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    Here are some flies I've tied recently.

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  4. Moglet

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    @WrxScooby those are beautifully made and photographed! I love the variety
     
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  5. TRLWNC7396

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    That is amazing! Well done!
     
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  6. WrxScooby

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    Thanks! I really enjoy both, and it's been fun bringing them together.

    Heres a shot I snapped yesterday morning on my search for wild brown trout, very thin and technical water which I have fallen in love with.
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    and one of my beautiful rewards.
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  7. evldave333

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    Getting out to wild places is so important psychologically while this covid stuff is going on, nice "capture" the water looks crystal clear.
     
  8. WrxScooby

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    These pictures dont do it justice, its crystal clear and the fish seeing you is a real challenge. (What I love)
    This pool is roughly 5ft deep or so.
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    The boulder furthest away is roughly 25ft away from me and the fishy.
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  9. evldave333

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    Im aching must have walked 7 miles along my local canal & through the countryside today, got to take advantage of these last few warm days, thankfully still shorts weather!

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  10. TRLWNC7396

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    Beautiful locations!
     
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  11. evldave333

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    Cosmos in the evening sun not much left in the garden now
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  12. WrxScooby

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    It's called a Humpy, it's made of Moose, Elk, Rooster feathers.
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  13. evldave333

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    Its cool they're made of natural materials, how long do they take to make? You must need a really steady hand...
     
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  14. evldave333

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    Signs of Autumn fungi everywhere & changing leaves now, found a particularly tasty apple tree on my fave walking route a juicy bonus!

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  15. TonyBarracuda

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  16. evldave333

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    Really like these in particular they're nicely framed, I find it hard to frame up moving targets myself. Do you take several shots in succession to get these?
     
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  17. Team THRT Drift

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    For panning shots without a mono pod, tuck your elbows in, and rotate with your hips. This would ensure that you have no horizontal sway and only have to account for the vertical sway of the camera.

    You would track a subject and fire off shots in succession and pick the right one in editing.

    If it's a circuit, you'll have another chance the next lap.



    Conversely, you can do what's called zone focusing. As the name states, you would focus a particular zone with your camera by adjusting your aperture (which is your depth of field), your shutter speed depending on the speed of the subject, and lastly your focusing distance.

    Once you have zone focusing setup you can then set your composition accordingly and wait for the subject to enter that zone.This is more difficult and not really meant for panning shots.

    A lot of street photography users do this to get the shot without fumbling about with their settings. Although that's entering the world of Aperature Priority mode combined with zone focusing which is another subtopic.






    @TonyBarracuda that shot of the A3/S3 and the ND Miata are really good. :tup:
     
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  18. ProjectWHaT

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    Yes, you take like upwards of 10 photos per pan. It fills up your SD card incredibly quickly. The few times where I got to shoot at a race track, I'd have over 5,000 photos to go through and only end up keeping like 200 of them. It's all a game of numbers and chance. The more shots you take, the more chance of a good photo.

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    That is heavily relying on your camera's autofocus to keep track, as well as having a large enough buffer size.

    I just wish these camera bodies and lenses weren't so damn expensive :/
     
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  20. ProjectWHaT

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    Yeah definitely. My old A6000 and my new A7ii that replaced it have been good enough for my recreational use, even with the crappy telephoto kit lens.

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    This was from 2 years ago.

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    And this was last year
     
  21. evldave333

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    Thanks for the info guys. Here's a few snaps from my country walks this week, Ive been trying to capture the mood of the passing seasons. DSC02232.JPG DSC02190.JPG DSC02196.JPG DSC02200.JPG DSC02198.JPG DSC02235.JPG DSC02203.JPG
     
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  22. WrxScooby

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    Hi, mate.

    Thank you. Yes, making series of pictures, then pick one. Also some times it's better not to zoom to the edge, to you have space to cut as you wish.
    Picturing from hands, without monopod. It allowes you to choose angle and change position quickly.
     
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  24. TonyBarracuda

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    Some new shoots. S2000 by Amuse and silver S2K.
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  25. WrxScooby

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    My reward came in the form of this beautiful Gila Trout which is one of the rarest in the United States. Very fortunate.
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  26. evldave333

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    Shot from my morning walk leaves are changing now, a rare autumn day of sunshine over here in england... DSC02303.JPG
     
  27. evldave333

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    Here's a short video ive made of this years photo's that all taken locally in the north west of england. I revisited the same areas regularly throughout the year and you can see them transition from one season to the next.
     
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  28. RacingGrandpa

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    webstorlek_DSC0550-Panorering.png Stad-i-dimma.png a couple of morning photos from the past week.
     
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  29. evldave333

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    Nice captures I like misty conditions they give everything an ethereal quality, are they cropped or a type of panning shot?
     
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  30. RacingGrandpa

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    They are panoramas made from several shots. The first is made of 6 photos, the second is 8.
     
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