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Discussion in 'photography, graphics & art' started by alef, Jun 11, 2005.

  1. comrade spurski

    comrade spurski Well-Known Member

    Took this 5 yrs ago by the Greenwich Observatory. The 2 stars above the open dome are actually jupiter and venus.
    Am very proud of this picture. Took it with my old Olympus E300 digital SLR camera
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  2. themonkeyman

    themonkeyman WHOOO HOOOO !!!


    Took this a couple of days ago with my quadcopter
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  3. GeriatricMascot

    GeriatricMascot available for weddings, birthdays and bar mitzvahs

    Love an aerial view. Easy to fly?
  4. themonkeyman

    themonkeyman WHOOO HOOOO !!!

    Yeah it's pretty good. A DJI Phantom 2 with a go pro hero 3 black. It's pretty sweet. Would love a DJI mavic pro though but they are ££
  5. weltweit

    weltweit Well-Known Member

    I love aerial photos, it is a perspective we hardly ever saw before drones.
  6. GeriatricMascot

    GeriatricMascot available for weddings, birthdays and bar mitzvahs

    Coincidentally shooting this in the studio today!

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  7. aileen

    aileen New Member

    This green colour gives me energy!!! Really beautiful!
  8. donkyboy

    donkyboy Crazy cat man

    I think the processing of this is a little gimmicky but what the hell..

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  9. mauvais

    mauvais change has become unavoidable

    It's a decent photo but the HDR is way overcooked. What's the original like?

    You've got dust on the sensor (assuming digital) too ;)
  10. donkyboy

    donkyboy Crazy cat man

    original is crap. I've deleted it. Yeah, there is some marks on the lens. It's my brothers camera. the fool never put a lens cap on and this is the result. :rolleyes: sony a200 dslr.

  11. mauvais

    mauvais change has become unavoidable

    The dust is possibly on the sensor inside the camera - might be removable with a dust blower. Or the back of the lens. Generally marks on the front of the lens don't matter too much to the image as it's outside the focal plane.

    Anyway if you had chance, try stuff like gradient filters (e.g. in Lightroom) to bring something back from the sky but without pushing the image further than the data really tolerates.
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  12. donkyboy

    donkyboy Crazy cat man

    Little unsure on the hdr processing if being honest

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  13. donkyboy

    donkyboy Crazy cat man

    I know. I understand. it's a cliche. Selective colouring.. :rolleyes::D

  14. weltweit

    weltweit Well-Known Member

    So, today I took this photo:

    I was thinking about the lines in the field. I cropped it a little to give me this below:


    But I am not happy with it.

    What would you have done? Apart from not taking it at all :)
  15. RoyReed

    RoyReed Must fly!

    I prefer the first version - I like the way the line of trees at the top edge of the photo frame the green field in the distance.

    But I'd have tried a couple of different things - a vertical photo and a panorama.


    Neither of these are perfect by a long way, just a different way of thinking.
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  16. weltweit

    weltweit Well-Known Member

    Hi RoyReed I like the portrait orientation.

    I supposed I could have moved more to see if I could get the lines in the field to lead to something.

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