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Forum: Photos 03-16-2022, 05:58 PM
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Talking To pajaran: Yes for us it was "sifon"

I re-lived memories from more than 40 years ago.... unexpectedly. I did not know if anyone still uses /misses (?) these...In Romania it is called "sifon" -almost the same...and I have not seen any...
Forum: Photos 02-22-2022, 07:35 AM
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Talking To jemaflor: it's a phone!

Recent Samsung phones (and not only those but for those I am sure) have these panoramic modes- wide lenses with equivalent field of view to 10 or 12 mm on 35. But with very good distortion control...
Forum: Photos 02-15-2022, 03:22 PM
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Talking To CMJC: Plastic flowers are sometimes nice

It's a (fine) plastic and textile orchid.. but so intricately made it does not look like plastic at all :) . I received it a long time ago and kept it as it is funny how well it resembles my real...
Forum: Photos 12-30-2021, 12:05 AM
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Talking To kasianowak: Sepia or Black and White for Texture and Shape..Color for everything else

Hi Kasia! Hope you've been well. I remember reading an old photography instructional book- now I did not shoot so much film as some have, but my grandpa sure did. And he left me some very nice...
Forum: Photos 10-06-2021, 09:13 AM
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Talking To kasianowak: Once upon a time

Hello Kasia!
I have seen and admired your photo..as I said in the comments to it- it might be the last one time the castle looked somewhat majestic. Today I find it in a sorry state- you can see the...
Forum: Photos 10-02-2021, 04:21 PM
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Views: 69
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Talking To lucasgalodoido: warming/polarizer

yes the polarizer helped a lot with hiding the wire- it caught some reflections and I could make it go away with a proper twist of the analyzer on the circular polarizer...I noted its warm golden...
Forum: Photos 09-20-2021, 07:19 AM
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Red face To ifege: yes, wrong white balance on fully manual

Hello, yes it is true, I made a mess of the white balance- I do not usually fix this in post. It was a terribly sunny day but also I worked with borrowed and not fully functioning equipment0 I had my...
Forum: Photos 09-02-2021, 11:22 AM
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Talking To jemaflor: Holy..crop!

For this shot to look like that I cheated like a dog : in fact this is NOT a vertical shot.. it is in fact a horizontal "bad shot" that showed some dirty apartment blocks to the left and a badly...
Forum: Photos 08-30-2021, 11:56 AM
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Talking To jhm: On sharpness ...and lack of AA filter

Hello John and thank you. The sharpness is a result of a particular mode of image capturing of the M50 (and maybe many other cameras) : it has a "fine detail" mode- in which it apparently applies...
Forum: Photos 08-30-2021, 11:42 AM
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Talking To jemaflor: Merci pour la visite!

..et excusez mon patois sans accents sans rien, cet ordinateur est totallement anglophone (et moi aussi, j'essaie de me souvenir un peu de Francais d'ecole primaire, quand les dinos etaient encore...
Forum: Photos 08-30-2021, 11:26 AM
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Views: 33
Posted By Hellcat
Talking To COSTANTINO: Carol Mk 1, aka. The first

Hello and thank you for stopping by! I was not exceedingly clear - Carol was not the first king of Romania, he was Carol the First (we had two of these guys, as in Carol mark 1 and the definitely...
Forum: Photos 08-28-2021, 06:47 PM
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Talking To jemaflor: thank you,

I have been a Nikon and formerly Olympus and Sony shooter in times immemorial, long before the current gen of mirrorless beasts hit the market. Always wondered how the Canon shooters did it- the...
Forum: Photos 09-02-2020, 10:54 AM
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Views: 101
Posted By Hellcat
Talking To CMJC: l'origine de l'espece...

une petite explication : le terme God Rays est utilise par similitude avec vieux icones ou la Divinite est representee avec tels rayons sortant d'un nuage lumineux - or avec des halos radiants :D.
Forum: Photos 08-13-2020, 07:36 AM
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Views: 225
Posted By Hellcat
Thumbs up To Keitht: The bottle is the key

Well spotted Keitht...The bottle just happened to be there, is somewhat distracting but is directly linked to the history of this place. Remember how I said it was meant to be an auditorium /open air...
Forum: Photos 02-04-2020, 07:24 AM
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Views: 62
Posted By Hellcat
Talking To jimmyjimmy: Hello Jimmy and thanks

:D
Thanks for the workshop take on this pic. Surely it looks way more artsy in BW with crop as you saw it. Just wanted to add this picture-like-a-scribble with little to no processing to show how...
Forum: Photos 12-05-2019, 06:18 PM
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Views: 107
Posted By Hellcat
Talking To kasianowak: Finally complete, muhaha!

Thanks, Kasia.
It really came out beautiful- search for Christmas tree, Brasov 2019 and you will hopefully get to see it lit up and all set ,my mom sent me a pic of the completed work from some site...
Forum: Photos 11-14-2019, 08:30 AM
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Views: 110
Posted By Hellcat
To dragonslayero: thanks!

hello. Ditto for the WB, it was more like a "happy accident" with the wrong settings on my ancient d200 and me almost dropping it and mushing the controls while catching it. Gotta be careful with...
Forum: Photos 11-14-2019, 06:43 AM
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Views: 126
Posted By Hellcat
To jimmyjimmy: Thank you

and yes, the whole picture is those clouds. A friend of mine who is into skydiving tells me some clouds like that are denser than fog and have some ice particles floating .So whenever a skydiver...
Forum: Photos 11-14-2019, 06:37 AM
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Views: 110
Posted By Hellcat
Talking To jimmyjimmy: hello Jimmy

and thanks for the comment. Yes the whole point of this image is the state of the sky and the texture of the sea versus the fluff of the clouds.A friend of mine who skydives told me that certain...
Forum: Photos 07-11-2019, 11:10 AM
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Views: 107
Posted By Hellcat
Talking To jemaflor: "architecture" details

Hello and thanks for the comment!:D If you really enjoyed this shot let me share a litterally little dirty secret: see that "feature" that looks like a diffuse little dark square on the side wall of...
Forum: Photos 06-03-2019, 08:59 AM
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Views: 77
Posted By Hellcat
Red face To jemaflor: Thank you

But to be completely honest the colors are a bit of a happy accident. The D200 was heavy in my tired hands, been playing with it all day , and when the crowd gawked in awe to the first balloon taking...
Forum: Photos 04-24-2019, 10:06 AM
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Views: 109
Posted By Hellcat
Talking To jhm: Hello John,

Yes, the 50 is indeed a nice portrait lens but I like to play sometimes.I also do portraits with long focals "just for the hell of it" (there are some interesting effects there) and full-body shots...
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