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    Lloyd, Killer shot & IQ!

    Rayyan, what a wonderful,Spiritual Image!

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    Lloyd, Killer shot & IQ!

    Rayyan, what a wonderful,Spiritual Image!
    Steve, Thank you. Thank you very much.

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    At the Holy Water Spring Temple, Bali.


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    Rayyan, Refreshing!!!

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    Still trying to catch up. I had nearly 2000 images to process from this past weekend's event. About 2/3rds finished.

    One from the weekend. From a Kid's Snowboot race (the oldest here is 10 or 11). BTW, the girl in the red seriously trounced them. She was fast!
    Lloyd, it's almost as though you did not have to say the young lady in red trounced the rest of them, it was written all over her face. From the first second one could tell she was going to do just that. Very well done!

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    man the colors pop!!! she is flying!!
    Thanks Matto. BTW, that's the in-camera jpg. Straight out of the camera.

    Quote Originally Posted by contrelamontre View Post
    Lloyd: Great dynamics, ambition and fun (!) here, very well captured!
    BTW - out of curiosity: What distance did they run?
    Thanks Hermann. They were only running about 150 meters. This was for kids of all ages, and was held right after the finish of the XC ski races. Pix of those to follow (hopefully).

    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Lloyd, the excitement and the sheer determination is written all over the faces.
    Excellent capture my friend.
    Thanks, my friend. I was fun to watch, and the good news is that first to last, they all received the same prize, so everyone was happy in the end.

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    Lloyd, Killer shot & IQ!
    Thanks bro. Much appreciated.

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    Lloyd, it's almost as though you did not have to say the young lady in red trounced the rest of them, it was written all over her face. From the first second one could tell she was going to do just that. Very well done!
    I agree, Rob. I got a kick out of her in all the XC races of the weekend. That girl is a serious competitor! (BTW, she's cute now at 11, but she's going to be a real beauty one day as well. Her mother told me the wolves are already starting to circle. Fortunately, she can out run them. )

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    Tanah-Lot Temple..One of the most sacred Temples in Bali. The first Hindu Temple on the island.

    Most magazine photos show the Temple at sunset. I am told a magnificent sight. It must be.

    Only it is way too crowded and impossible to get through to the Temple at that time.

    So just as documentation, here it is, in the worst possible morning light!!
    Nice shot nonetheless. Looks like an amazing place... but not where one would want to be in a Tsunami, eh?

    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    At the Holy Water Spring Temple, Bali.
    Beautiful moment... and subject. Spot on (as always) color.

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    Rayyan, Refreshing!!!
    Quote Originally Posted by Lloyd View Post
    Nice shot nonetheless. Looks like an amazing place... but not where one would want to be in a Tsunami, eh?
    ....
    Beautiful moment... and subject. Spot on (as always) color.
    Steve, Lloyd: thank you gentlemen. Kindest regards.

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    Each place has a soul.


    To do the kind of photography I enjoy, I have to get to the soul of the place. The spirit of place, if you must.

    That is what I do when I arrive in a new country or place. No camera. Just me. Walking, talking, eating and mixing amongst the crowd. To get a feel. To hear the vibes.

    What is it that the people hold dear. That which governs their everyday life. Their very being. In many instances, I found it was commerce. Money. In other cities, it was the mining culture. While some others lived for sport.

    I had read all I could about Bali. On the internet. Books. Seen the photos on various sites. I had researched the place. Knew its geography, regions, culture, economics, parts of its history, its religion.

    But nowhere, I knew, would I find Bali's soul. I had to be there. To experience it. I have gotten pretty adept at doing this. In the first two days, I knew what moved Bali's people. I knew Bali's soul.

    So from the Soul of Bali, in the heart of Ubud..

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    At the Holy Water Spring Temple, Bali.

    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Each place has a soul.


    To do the kind of photography I enjoy, I have to get to the soul of the place. The spirit of place, if you must.

    That is what I do when I arrive in a new country or place. No camera. Just me. Walking, talking, eating and mixing amongst the crowd. To get a feel. To hear the vibes.

    What is it that the people hold dear. That which governs their everyday life. Their very being. In many instances, I found it was commerce. Money. In other cities, it was the mining culture. While some others lived for sport.

    I had read all I could about Bali. On the internet. Books. Seen the photos on various sites. I had researched the place. Knew its geography, regions, culture, economics, parts of its history, its religion.

    But nowhere, I knew, would I find Bali's soul. I had to be there. To experience it. I have gotten pretty adept at doing this. In the first two days, I knew what moved Bali's people. I knew Bali's soul.

    So from the Soul of Bali, in the heart of Ubud..

    Rayyan: From my point of view very interesting juxtaposition: love both of them! Great photographic implementation of your intention, as described above.
    Best regards - Hermann

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    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Each place has a soul.


    To do the kind of photography I enjoy, I have to get to the soul of the place. The spirit of place, if you must.

    That is what I do when I arrive in a new country or place. No camera. Just me. Walking, talking, eating and mixing amongst the crowd. To get a feel. To hear the vibes.

    What is it that the people hold dear. That which governs their everyday life. Their very being. In many instances, I found it was commerce. Money. In other cities, it was the mining culture. While some others lived for sport.

    I had read all I could about Bali. On the internet. Books. Seen the photos on various sites. I had researched the place. Knew its geography, regions, culture, economics, parts of its history, its religion.

    But nowhere, I knew, would I find Bali's soul. I had to be there. To experience it. I have gotten pretty adept at doing this. In the first two days, I knew what moved Bali's people. I knew Bali's soul.

    So from the Soul of Bali, in the heart of Ubud..

    Rayyan, Not Only Is This Soulful,Spiritual & Magnificent, It Is Stated With Poetic Truth! Brotha, This Post Just Made My Day! Thank You!

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    Rayyan: From my point of view very interesting juxtaposition: love both of them! Great photographic implementation of your intention, as described above.
    Hermann, my sincere thanks for your encouragement.

    Quote Originally Posted by shtarka1 View Post
    Rayyan, Not Only Is This Soulful,Spiritual & Magnificent, It Is Stated With Poetic Truth! Brotha, This Post Just Made My Day! Thank You!
    Steve, stay well my friend.

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    To understand Bali and its culture...look to the details.

    The design of a flower in a girl's hair, the patterns of color in an offering, or the simple placements of jars. Therein you shall find elegance and understand Bali's soul...


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    The details, always look at the details; even in a local market..


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    To understand Bali and its culture...look to the details.

    The design of a flower in a girl's hair, the patterns of color in an offering, or the simple placements of jars. Therein you shall find elegance and understand Bali's soul...
    Rayyan: Really a deeply symbolic find, particularly like the translucent blue ornaments. And the apt capture of course!
    Best regards - Hermann

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    The details, always look at the details; even in a local market..
    Rayyan: More great impressions of a great journey to a beautiful place.
    Thanks a lot for sharing insight into your experience.
    Best regards - Hermann

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    Each place has a soul.


    To do the kind of photography I enjoy, I have to get to the soul of the place. The spirit of place, if you must.

    That is what I do when I arrive in a new country or place. No camera. Just me. Walking, talking, eating and mixing amongst the crowd. To get a feel. To hear the vibes.

    What is it that the people hold dear. That which governs their everyday life. Their very being. In many instances, I found it was commerce. Money. In other cities, it was the mining culture. While some others lived for sport.

    I had read all I could about Bali. On the internet. Books. Seen the photos on various sites. I had researched the place. Knew its geography, regions, culture, economics, parts of its history, its religion.

    But nowhere, I knew, would I find Bali's soul. I had to be there. To experience it. I have gotten pretty adept at doing this. In the first two days, I knew what moved Bali's people. I knew Bali's soul.

    So from the Soul of Bali, in the heart of Ubud..
    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    To understand Bali and its culture...look to the details.

    The design of a flower in a girl's hair, the patterns of color in an offering, or the simple placements of jars. Therein you shall find elegance and understand Bali's soul...
    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    The details, always look at the details; even in a local market..
    I don't even know where to begin. Thank you for sharing.

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    The details, always look at the details; even in a local market..

    sometimes I wish you guys would post a sticky and walk us through PP one image this is killah!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by contrelamontre View Post
    Rayyan: Really a deeply symbolic find, particularly like the translucent blue ornaments. And the apt capture of course!
    Quote Originally Posted by contrelamontre View Post
    Rayyan: More great impressions of a great journey to a beautiful place.
    Thanks a lot for sharing insight into your experience.
    Quote Originally Posted by Lloyd View Post
    I don't even know where to begin. Thank you for sharing.
    Quote Originally Posted by viablex1 View Post
    sometimes I wish you guys would post a sticky and walk us through PP one image this is killah!!!
    Hermann, Lloyd, viablex1; I don't know what to say. You are a super bunch.
    Stay safe, take care and thank you.

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    Notice the position of the hand. The holding of the leaf between the fingers. The leaf itself. Notice the fingers. Their separation. The curve of the little finger.
    Notice the grace of her sitting down. The tilt of the head.
    Notice the delicate balance of the offerings plate on her knee.


    It is all over in a few seconds.

    Hypnotic grace. Mesmerizing elegance.

    It is all in the details.

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    Quote Originally Posted by viablex1 View Post
    sometimes I wish you guys would post a sticky and walk us through PP one image this is killah!!!
    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Notice the position of the hand. The holding of the leaf between the fingers. The leaf itself. Notice the fingers. Their separation. The curve of the little finger.
    Notice the grace of her sitting down. The tilt of the head.
    Notice the delicate balance of the offerings plate on her knee.


    It is all over in a few seconds.

    Hypnotic grace. Mesmerizing elegance.

    It is all in the details.
    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Genius At Work!!!

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    i like watching people at work. i try to avoid using any unnatural light. so my reliance on my cameras relative clean capture ability is key.
    D700 at a mild 1250

    D700 at a slightly more agressive 12800 in really bad light with a little bit of post

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    Rayyan, some fantastic photos from your Bali visit.

    Here's one from today:

    D300 with 80-200 AF-S @ 80mm and f/4.0

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    Quote Originally Posted by shtarka1 View Post
    Genius At Work!!!
    Steve, and

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    Jorgan, Wonderful Color & Composition!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Notice the position of the hand. The holding of the leaf between the fingers. The leaf itself. Notice the fingers. Their separation. The curve of the little finger.
    Notice the grace of her sitting down. The tilt of the head.
    Notice the delicate balance of the offerings plate on her knee.


    It is all over in a few seconds.

    Hypnotic grace. Mesmerizing elegance.

    It is all in the details.
    This, and the shot that follows both of elegance and grace. Equaled only by the eloquence of the narrative and visual portrayal you've given us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sjms56 View Post
    i like watching people at work. i try to avoid using any unnatural light. so my reliance on my cameras relative clean capture ability is key.
    D700 at a mild 1250

    D700 at a slightly more agressive 12800 in really bad light with a little bit of post
    These are both great. That last is fantastic, even it it wasn't taken at 12800, which makes it all the more so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    Rayyan, some fantastic photos from your Bali visit.

    Here's one from today:

    D300 with 80-200 AF-S @ 80mm and f/4.0

    Very kewl shot, Jorgen. Love the colors, and the geometric patterns of their arms as they applaud. Nicely captured.

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    At the car races yesterday, but who's interested in cars? The cheerleader competition at the grandstand was so much more entertaining

    D300 with 80-200 AF-S @ 185mm and f/3.2



    D300 with 80-200 AF-S @ 200mm and f/4.5

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    Those are very kewl, Jorgen. Loving the color.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    Rayyan, some fantastic photos from your Bali visit.

    Here's one from today:
    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    At the car races yesterday, but who's interested in cars? The cheerleader competition at the grandstand was so much more entertaining
    Jorgen, first a thank you for the kind words.

    I really have to go the car races with you! Beautiful and colorful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lloyd View Post
    This, and the shot that follows both of elegance and grace. Equaled only by the eloquence of the narrative and visual portrayal you've given us.
    Lloyd, a very big thanks for your encouragement. Highly appreciated.

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    Attended the Peaks Jazz Festival yesterday, primarily to see my nephew's band (all high school age members, and which is really outstanding BTW). They had a concert with professional Jazz musician guest performers joining in. Pretty much all of these guests were amazing... Here are a couple of them.

    Jeff Coffin of the Dave Matthews Band. This guy was incredible!


    Local college professor, Ray Smith, joined Jeff for a couple of numbers. Ray is small, understated, and walks with a pronounced limp, having lost a leg many years ago. He had just flown in from the Moscow Jazz Festival, arriving only minutes before he was to perform, and he and Jeff had not met. When this guy started to play, he brought the house down. We were in awe... as, clearly, was Jeff. From that point, it was game on, each trying to outshine the other. And it just got better an better. What a show!



    D3s, 70-200/2.8 VRII @ f2.8, 1/320, ISO 5000. (I struggled at first to figure out why I needed such a high ISO, as stage lights are usually pretty bright, and this venue was new, with great equipment. Then, about halfway through the concert, I realized I hadn't removed the ND4 filter I'd put on the lens when shooting a XC ski race on Monday. Duh!)

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    Nice jazz photos, Lloyd, particularly the first one.

    Thank you for your kind comments. Just in case you wondered; yes, I did take a couple of photos of the cars as well
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    damn that pops mang!!!! crystal clear!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lloyd View Post

    Jeff Coffin of the Dave Matthews Band. This guy was incredible!


    .....

    D3s, 70-200/2.8 VRII @ f2.8, 1/320, ISO 5000. (I struggled at first to figure out why I needed such a high ISO, as stage lights are usually pretty bright, and this venue was new, with great equipment. Then, about halfway through the concert, I realized I hadn't removed the ND4 filter I'd put on the lens when shooting a XC ski race on Monday. Duh!)
    Lloyd, this is one incredible shot. The bw is very appropriate. I subconsciously associate bw and jazz!! Go figure.

    Removing filters..well age does have a part to play in this Lloyd!!

    Love the First shot.

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    The Soul of Bali. I found it in their Temples and in their Prayers. You will find most of my posts, of Bali, revolve around that theme.

    None of the Temple Prayer photos were taken without the knowledge and
    consent of the those that are pictured. They have been emailed the same.

    I cannot thank those in the photos enough for their kindness, generosity and tolerance to allow an outsider to be present ( and intrude ) during their deepest emotional experience.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    At the car races yesterday, but who's interested in cars? The cheerleader competition at the grandstand was so much more entertaining

    D300 with 80-200 AF-S @ 185mm and f/3.2



    D300 with 80-200 AF-S @ 200mm and f/4.5

    Jorgen, 2 Well Caught,Pretty Images!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lloyd View Post
    Attended the Peaks Jazz Festival yesterday, primarily to see my nephew's band (all high school age members, and which is really outstanding BTW). They had a concert with professional Jazz musician guest performers joining in. Pretty much all of these guests were amazing... Here are a couple of them.

    Jeff Coffin of the Dave Matthews Band. This guy was incredible!


    Local college professor, Ray Smith, joined Jeff for a couple of numbers. Ray is small, understated, and walks with a pronounced limp, having lost a leg many years ago. He had just flown in from the Moscow Jazz Festival, arriving only minutes before he was to perform, and he and Jeff had not met. When this guy started to play, he brought the house down. We were in awe... as, clearly, was Jeff. From that point, it was game on, each trying to outshine the other. And it just got better an better. What a show!



    D3s, 70-200/2.8 VRII @ f2.8, 1/320, ISO 5000. (I struggled at first to figure out why I needed such a high ISO, as stage lights are usually pretty bright, and this venue was new, with great equipment. Then, about halfway through the concert, I realized I hadn't removed the ND4 filter I'd put on the lens when shooting a XC ski race on Monday. Duh!)
    Man....Talk About FEELIN The GROOVE! Both Tremendously Expressive, SMOKIN,JIVIN, Jammin & Everything Else Thats Ultra Cool Without The (g) In It! Love Em Both Maestro!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    The Soul of Bali. I found it in their Temples and in their Prayers. You will find most of my posts, of Bali, revolve around that theme.

    None of the Temple Prayer photos were taken without the knowledge and
    consent of the those that are pictured. They have been emailed the same.

    I cannot thank those in the photos enough for their kindness, generosity and tolerance to allow an outsider to be present ( and intrude ) during their deepest emotional experience.

    Another Spiritual,Respectful,Emotionally Powerful Image My Friend!

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    Quote Originally Posted by viablex1 View Post
    definitely worth it a lot of subtlety in those files even downsized!!


    Terrific idea, great technique... love it!



    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Back home.

    Permit me a few non-nikon captures.

    Mount Kilimanjaro from the air..

    Top of the world (yeah Steve already stole my line ) shots from Ayesha.
    Guess that's one of those cases where "f8" is the easier part of the "... and be there" sentence




    Quote Originally Posted by petetsai View Post
    New here, just thought I'd share a few of my fairly recent Nikon shots..


    Wraped in Red - Julia by PeteTsai, on Flickr


    Beautiful Julia by PeteTsai, on Flickr
    Nice stuff Pete. Especially like the portrait work here.
    Super cool 911 shot too, on the other thread

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    Sorry to be such a bad citizen here. I get behind and find it hard to comment on all the wonderful images being shared. All I can say is thanks to everyone for the inspiration.

    I recently came within a millimeter of buying a D3s until the rumors of a D4 started to solidify. But I've decided to make the transition to full frame with a D700 in preparation for new bodies from Nikon later this year. So I've begun replacing all my DX lenses with FX-capable glass. Yesterday was the first time shooting with the D700 and I still haven't sussed out how to process the files. Love the compact body though. Two with the 17-35.





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    Quote Originally Posted by Lloyd View Post
    Still trying to catch up. I had nearly 2000 images to process from this past weekend's event. About 2/3rds finished.

    One from the weekend. From a Kid's Snowboot race (the oldest here is 10 or 11). BTW, the girl in the red seriously trounced them. She was fast!

    D3s, 70-200/2.8 VRII
    Definitely a winner Lloyd. The photo capturing the moment, too
    Perfect timing and IQ.

    (like the cute OOF little guy in the background... y'know, the one who won't win the race)



    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Tanah-Lot Temple..One of the most sacred Temples in Bali. The first Hindu Temple on the island.

    Most magazine photos show the Temple at sunset. I am told a magnificent sight. It must be.

    Only it is way too crowded and impossible to get through to the Temple at that time.

    So just as documentation, here it is, in the worst possible morning light!!

    Dunno about the sunset version, but this does justice to the temple in its "naked" beauty.


    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    At the Holy Water Spring Temple, Bali.

    Talking about naked beauty...
    The whole series is incredible Rayyan. No idea how you manage (and, in my case, even dare, especially when it comes to religion/beliefs) to get so close in such intimate moments... in the end, great and beautiful documentation


    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    At the car races yesterday, but who's interested in cars? The cheerleader competition at the grandstand was so much more entertaining

    D300 with 80-200 AF-S @ 185mm and f/3.2



    D300 with 80-200 AF-S @ 200mm and f/4.5

    Typical, Jorgen-rockin'-the-stage material!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lloyd View Post
    Attended the Peaks Jazz Festival yesterday, primarily to see my nephew's band (all high school age members, and which is really outstanding BTW). They had a concert with professional Jazz musician guest performers joining in. Pretty much all of these guests were amazing... Here are a couple of them.

    Jeff Coffin of the Dave Matthews Band. This guy was incredible!


    Local college professor, Ray Smith, joined Jeff for a couple of numbers. Ray is small, understated, and walks with a pronounced limp, having lost a leg many years ago. He had just flown in from the Moscow Jazz Festival, arriving only minutes before he was to perform, and he and Jeff had not met. When this guy started to play, he brought the house down. We were in awe... as, clearly, was Jeff. From that point, it was game on, each trying to outshine the other. And it just got better an better. What a show!



    D3s, 70-200/2.8 VRII @ f2.8, 1/320, ISO 5000. (I struggled at first to figure out why I needed such a high ISO, as stage lights are usually pretty bright, and this venue was new, with great equipment. Then, about halfway through the concert, I realized I hadn't removed the ND4 filter I'd put on the lens when shooting a XC ski race on Monday. Duh!)
    Eh Lloyd, you surely did not waste time playing with the new SEP2 features, did you?

    The B&W is a super cool jazzy portrait (really), and the second photo is a nice support for the story. Special moments when people meet and gather around a common interest and passion. And all the more when it's about music

    (good one on the ND filter. You probably sweat over the ISO settings checking them quite a few times, imagining all kinds of FW/sensor failures, blocked lens aperture ring, sticky blades etc.... Been there done that -well not exactly with the ND thingy, but i downright added it to my "wtf" check-up list just in case... thanks for the tip)




    Quote Originally Posted by TRSmith View Post
    Sorry to be such a bad citizen here. I get behind and find it hard to comment on all the wonderful images being shared. All I can say is thanks to everyone for the inspiration.

    I recently came within a millimeter of buying a D3s until the rumors of a D4 started to solidify. But I've decided to make the transition to full frame with a D700 in preparation for new bodies from Nikon later this year. So I've begun replacing all my DX lenses with FX-capable glass. Yesterday was the first time shooting with the D700 and I still haven't sussed out how to process the files. Love the compact body though. Two with the 17-35.



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    Wow Tim, this one could easily (very seriously) win a photography award.
    It's simply perfect. What a "keen eye"...

    Please tell us more about your sensations about the new FF, including comparing results with the D2X. And feel free to share questons if needed -there's quite a knowledgeable bunch around here when it comes to the D700

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    This one is great!

    Quote Originally Posted by TRSmith View Post
    Sorry to be such a bad citizen here. I get behind and find it hard to comment on all the wonderful images being shared. All I can say is thanks to everyone for the inspiration.

    I recently came within a millimeter of buying a D3s until the rumors of a D4 started to solidify. But I've decided to make the transition to full frame with a D700 in preparation for new bodies from Nikon later this year. So I've begun replacing all my DX lenses with FX-capable glass. Yesterday was the first time shooting with the D700 and I still haven't sussed out how to process the files. Love the compact body though. Two with the 17-35.



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    Corlan: You are too kind, thank you. I'd be curious about how you've set your "Picture Control". I have mine on "Neutral", have you played with "Standard" or "Vivid"?

    Jorgen: Thanks! I sometimes hesitate to comment on the beautiful shots of all the exotic women that seem to follow you around and pose for you. I don't want to be taken for a letch. I am jealous of your talent and good fortune.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shtarka1 View Post
    Another Spiritual,Respectful,Emotionally Powerful Image My Friend!
    Steve, thank you very much.


    Quote Originally Posted by Corlan F. View Post

    Top of the world (yeah Steve already stole my line ) shots from Ayesha.
    Guess that's one of those cases where "f8" is the easier part of the "... and be there" sentence
    Quote Originally Posted by Corlan F. View Post
    Dunno about the sunset version, but this does justice to the temple in its "naked" beauty.

    Talking about naked beauty...
    The whole series is incredible Rayyan. No idea how you manage (and, in my case, even dare, especially when it comes to religion/beliefs) to get so close in such intimate moments... in the end, great and beautiful documentation
    Corlan, your encouragement is greatly appreciated.

    Steve, Corlan

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