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Since we should have about 30 people posting up fireworks by mid week I decided to make up a fireworks thread and stick it for a few days... Cant wait to see everyones pics!!!
Here is a link to a gallery of photos taken by David Gilkey for NPR. He was embedded with the Marines in southern Afganistan and what started out as a 24 hour mission ended up as a 7 day journey. I found his work to be top notch... ...
tried shooting fireworks for the first time last night, i wish i had scouted out a better location but it was the first time seeing the fireworks in this town. i think i have a great spot picked out for next year though!
On my way home from work tonight I spotted a large plume of smoke. So I decided to take a detour and I came upon a rather large structure fire. I arrived about 2 minutes before Springfield Fire Department did. I only stayed about 20 minutes due to the extreme heat and burning embers in the air....
Just loved the shape of this cloud and they way it offset the green trees below.
I was taking shots at the cemetary last week, and the sun kept peeking out from behind the trees messing with my shot... so I decided to stop fighting it and just try to get a good sun starburst in the shot...
As I was processing the shot and zoomed in really close, I...
I tried a bit of different processing on these.... to achieve a more dramatic effect. I'm very interested to hear some feedback on what everyone thinks :)
First.... a black and white series
Just downloaded the trial version of Photomatix the other night (hence the Photomatix watermark on the images). Took these in my yard to test it out. neither photo is particularly interesting as I was not worried about the photo itself, simply some shots to test the HDR.
Each was a 3 photo...
............While I stand for the Pledge of Allegiance :D
Hi everyone, I was in Seattle, WA last week. Here are acouple pics. All comments welcome.
These aren't anything great, but I wanted to share. My youngest daughter played her first softball game this weekend. She's on a tee ball team. Having played softball since I was old enough to join a summer league, I am very proud that she's taking after her ol' ma. LOL!
While I was taking photos for the bridge contest at Lock 8 along the Mohawk/Hudson bike and hike trail, I saw quite a few other shots to get and I thought I'd post them. Any critique is appreciated. :D
I couldn't believe these people were fishing, because it was rainy, cold and very...
I decided to give light trails the old college try the other night. I had the unlucky fortune of having to shoot through a chain link fence.
Coughlin Park, Winthrop, MA
I've been playing around with taking some stereo photograpy with my DSLR here is a couple of my first attemps, instructions on how to view them are below the photos.
How to do it
Been very busy the last few weeks so I finally had an opportunity to pick up the camera on Thursday night to do a still life shoot in my make shift studio.
For the last few years my wife and I have made a donation to American Cancer Society Daffodil Days. So my subject Thursday night was the...
Welll I've been working on some stuff, here are a few shots..
Another painting effect. Main Street Collinsville CT.
Would we know him?
I came across this shot in my archives
that I post processed heavily a couple
of years ago. This was a grab shot of
pilgrims walking in procession along Rt.5s
near the Auriesville Shrine west of
Just playing around with the Topaz Simplify program and did this photo to watercolor rendition. comments welcome. :)
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