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Discussion in 'Nature' started by Herman, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Herman
    P1020846.JPG I'll start, G1 plus 14-45, taken today August 25.
     
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  2. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
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    Hmm, I'm going to have to hunt for some. We've had a pretty rainless summer until a day or two ago. Maybe this weekend when the sun comes out.:wink:

    I really like the way you've framed this one, Herman!
     
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  3. Mayank

    Mayank SC Veteran

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    'Evening Feast' Photographed at Rambagh Polo Ground in Jaipur, India. Canon PowerShot A640:

     
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  4. Mayank

    Mayank SC Veteran

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    Herman, many photographers would reject an image like this owing to blown highlights. However, the blown/clipped highlights really work for me here and imho add an extra dimension to your image, in fact I think they act as the focal point in this image. Nice!!!
     
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  5. pictor

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    Jul 14, 2010
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    Canon PowerShot S90, 6mm @ f/2.5, 1/30, ISO 80
     
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  6. JoepLX3

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    Nice pictures, I like the blown out highlights on the first shot (to draw attention you should dare to break the rules...) and sharp contrasting details on the last shot.
     
  7. Will

    Will SC All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
    England
    GRD2

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  8. BBW

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    Has anyone else noticed the interesting transition from Herman's first shot down into Will's? Pretty amazing how they've zeroed in! I like the transition from the big picture to the smallest of small so far.

    Welcome Will and thanks for your ant's eye view of what was lying around on that green grass.:biggrin:
     
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  9. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Herman
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    G1 plus 14-45, manual focus.
     
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  10. :jacobin:pigeon:

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    green grass in infrared
     
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  11. kathyh

    kathyh SC Top Veteran

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    Ornamental Grass in my garden

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  12. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Herman
    View to a horizon

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  13. BBW

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    Jul 7, 2010
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    not my home but there's green green grass

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/otra/4976331957/" title="a slight change to L1000391-1.jpg by Otra2004 AKA BBW, on Flickr"> 4976331957_ba74fbcc41_z. "640" height="428" alt="a slight change to L1000391-1.jpg" /></a>
    Leica X1 f/11 @ 1/2000th ISO 800

    I'm afraid my own grass is not too green after our hot summer and not watering our lawn, so I'm taking the liberty of adding Daniel Chester French's grass. Here's some info on Mr. French: Chesterwood He's the sculptor who did the Lincoln Memorial, among many other fine works of art.
     
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  14. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Herman
    Great shot BB !
     
  15. pictor

    pictor SC All-Pro

    Jul 14, 2010
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    Canon PowerShot S90, 10.7mm @ f/3.2, 1/80, ISO 80
     
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  16. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2010
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    Kathy, this is a stunning picture (you have some great ones on your blipfoto too). I LOVE shots like this one, it satisfies my need to see the details :)
     
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  17. BBW

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    Christian, thanks for reviving this thread with your black and white "green grass of home"! Lovely lighting.

    Agreed, Christina, that one of Kathy's is a beauty and - yes - Kathy's bliphotos are excellent! I wish she'd post them all here. (Hint, hint!)
     
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