Thank you Dave. BTW, I've been enjoying your MFDB stuff. Nice!
Thank you Dave. BTW, I've been enjoying your MFDB stuff. Nice!
i've REALLY gotta use that rig more often...i had a model bail on me a couple weeks ago though. and my most recent shoot required a wider FOV (don't have a 55mm yet for the mamiya :/)
i've actually got a few new pics to share in here from said recent shoot. just gotta get 'em uploaded. they'll be up...sometime...soonish. lol
Back Finally! No trips this time, just a computer crash that kept me busy (mostly shoveling out my wallet). This is a shot of the August Full Moon, taken with the Super-tele (approx. 1300mm) at 1 3/4 sec. I had to improvise with the tripod(s) - I used 2. The heavy tripod carried the load of lens and camera while the "cheap" one provided stability under the camera, using the crank for up and down movement. Looks like I'm going to design and build my own tripod just for this lens, sometime in the future.
Conrad, Thats What You Call Filling The Frame! Nice Job!
Maxine recovering nicely after sliding on her nose. D700 70-200 VR
Beautiful hi-key, Ben. Did you shoot it like that or do the conversion during pp?
Nice photo too, Tim
A couple more from the Land of Rain.
D80 with Tamron 17-50 @ 50mm and 1/50s
D80 with Tamron 17-50 @ 48mm and 1/50s
D300 with 80-200 AF-S @ 200mm and f/2.8
Ben, Those Adorable Eyes & That Poor Boo Boo! So Cute!
Tim, Perfect! Love It!
Jorgen, Nice Race Car Action,Color & Comps But The Last Shot Speaks To Men All Over The Globe!
Jorgen, Nice action from the races.
Thanks Steve. Fortunately at that age the hurt from a Boo Boo only lasts an instant and is forgotten.
Tim, Nice ride indeed!
Conrad: Very kewl shot of the moon. Nicely done.
Ben: In a word: Priceless! Love the processing too. Glad she's ok.
Tim: Fun shot, classic processing. Has a real timeless quality.
Jorgen: I'm still a fan of your racing shots. And that last one is certainly a reminder of why.
I shot an all-women obstacle course 5K event this past weekend. 900+ Women in the mud... I'm still trying to recover.
Here's a BEFORE:
And here's the AFTER:
D3s, 70-200/2.8 VRII
My mud hens. Mimi on the right, Rachel on the left, daughters-in-law in the middle:
I asked them to show me their best side:
Eat your heart out, Hugh Hefner:
The whole "Quick & Dirty" team:
You do have to mind your P's and Q's, some of the women were armed!
D3s & D300 and various lenses. Primarily the 70-200/2.8 VRII on the D3s and the 17-55/2.8 on the D300.
Lloyd, Looks like all the ladies had a ton of fun on the obstacle course! Nice job of documenting them in full whiskers, mud, suds and smiles. Oh yes...and guns.
Lloyd, I Always Knew There Was A "Filthy" Side To Your Photography!! What A Blast It Must Have Been! Dirty Women Are Fun To Shoot! Great Set!
Here's one from my first year shooting digital - 2006. I took a hike in RMNP with my shiny new D200 and the 70-200VRI in the drizzle, high above treeline and stumbled across these guys going at it. It was one of those times I found myself so enthralled watching through the lens that I tuned out everything going on around me. At last I looked up and the rest of the heard had saundered in, nibbling away and surrounding my position nestled in the rocks. Don't think I'll ever forget that.
Sorry about the watermar but I'm too lazy at the moment to fix it.
Amazing catch, John. And a beautiful image to boot.
Lloyd: Nicely done HDR! Great color and composition. Five shots from the field, or five generated from a single image. If the former, how did you get the registration handheld? Very cool, in any case.
Steve: Now, i see it. Thanks.
Steve: Every one from South Yarmouth is a gem! #8's a killer - though a bit imbalanced. Seems to be falling off my screen to the right. In #10 there's a great, nested, relationship between the the two of them. Her face seems slightly off tone?
Jorgen: Wonderful as always. Hard to find fault with #1. I, too, like "Crooked Background".
Lloyd: Another beautiful landscape, portrait, and flowers.
Conrad: Cool moon shot!
Ben: Really great shot of Maxine. I like that you didn't photshop out her battle scars. She'll appreciate this photo, later, on for just that reason.
Tim: Well seen, captured, pp'd, and framed.
Jorgen: I'll go with what Steve said!
Lloyd: Outstanding!!! Nuff said!
John: A truly wonderful capture and experience. Lucky you!
Jorgen/Lloyd: In my mind's eye, I just transposed Jorgen's 'women' and Lloyd's 'women' (please excuse that possessive tense).
Lloyd: Does Mimi like souped up Honda race cars and Thai food?
ps. Eventually, I'll get back to my Nikons. thanks everybody for sharing your great images!
Thanks Matt. Yeah # 10's face needs some dodging. Thanks Bud!
JB, Love The Symmetry,Color,Comp & Shear Strength Displayed! Fine Image!
Thanks, John and Matt.
Fantastic action from the mountains. I have to start looking for wild tigers around here...
Great, fun and muddy photos, Lloyd.
Thanks John. Very much appreciated. It was indeed a blast.
Yes, that was 5 separate images. It helped that the shutter speeds involved were high, and I shot it on "Continuous-High". Plus, Nik's HDR Pro seems to do a very good job of registration.
And yes, Mimi loves Thai food, and would love the souped-up Hondas... if she can drive them.
Some D700 images to share from n on-going project....
Shot with 24mm f2.8 and 35 f2 lenses.....
Street Crossing at Little India, Singapore
Newspaper Stand, Little India, Singapore
Faces, Little India, Singapore
Matt, That Image Is So Sharp,Colorful & IQalicious!
David, Welcome To The Forum! Outstanding Street Work & Excellent Blog! Glad To Have Ya Here!
Love the light in this one, Matto. The tonality here is very impressive. Very nice shot above as well. Amazing bokeh in that one.
(Glad you liked my Redneck mudhens! Thanks.)
Very nice, Matt. Great depth
I've been to the races again. Two days of pouring rain. Still, some people keep the spirit up, even if the car is a bit past it's prime
D300 with 80-200 AF-S @ 120mm and f/2.8
Mr. Blex: Love this sad and broken fore-bearer of R2-D2. RIP.
Another great shot, Jorgen.
Love the broken down robot, Matto.
Matt, have you at least found my somewhat dysfunctional vacuum cleaner?
Fantastic tones in that photo
alright guys...time for sexy lady pictures...try and keep your tongues in your mouths :P
this is a makeup artist friend of mine who needed some glamor-ish photos for her other job. she'd never been in front of a camera before, apart from family photos and such. not too shabby for a first time out.
tech specs: nikon d300, 28-70/2.8. the first 3 are beauty dish main, 86" PLM side/kicker. the white BG shot is the PLM, with beauty dish to brighten up the paper. the teal wall is 86" PLM right behind me, all by itself. and the last 3 are window light.
Jorgen, Nice Inclement Weather Grab With Excellent Composition & Mood!
Matt, Great Detail,Color & Decrepit Feel!
Dave...Steaming Hot! Beautiful Model & Settings!
Thanks, Steve. Here's more weather, and a somewhat unplanned stop. It was his second wet race, and he did continue the race after this, but went off again towards the end while attempting to overtake another car. A very determined young man
D300 with 80-200 AF-S @ 130mm and f/4.0
The "Pizza Company" Will Be A Tad Late For Deliveries! Man, You Caught That With The Wheels Off The Ground & Right At Impact! Super Shot & Timing Jorgen!