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Post your photography skills! (self-gloss)

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by JetBlast, Jan 9, 2007.

  1. Crane's

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    No meteors (Camelopardalids meteor shower) but I got this. It's called an Iridium flash. If a satellite is positioned just right they reflect the sunlight back to the ground like a mirror as they pass by. This one was bright, really bright. Now the proper term for this is "satellite flare or glint" and is most often associated with the Iridium Telecom satellites. Hence the more common name of Iridium flash. The image is a 30 second, three frame composite shot at 2:25am CDT May 24, 2014.

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  2. IrateCustomer

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    Here are some shots while fishing in Montana a couple summers ago.

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    Then I wanted to see what the lodge shot looked like in B&W, here's what I came up with:

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  3. Crane's

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    A few storm shots from yesterday. Two black and whites shot with a 21A filter for contrast. One color.

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  4. Crane's

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    An absolutely insane lightning bolt from an advancing 50,000 foot tall supercell storm.

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  5. il ciclista

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    Hi guys!

    A random collection of stuff the past month or so

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  6. Crane's

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    It seems Missouri is this years weird weather capital. From last week.

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  7. IrateCustomer

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    Man we could use some of that over here in California...drought for days going on.

    Here's a recent capture:

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    Damn guys, most of these are insanely good.
     
  9. Crane's

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    It seems like it will never stop raining here. Every single day for weeks it rains in the afternoon. I didn't know we had a Monsoon season.

    A lightning shot from a couple of days ago.

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  10. Crane's

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    A rainbow pano.

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  11. themexconnect

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    New here, but looking through the pages of this thread I must say there are a lot of talented photographers here nice pics!!
     
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  12. Crane's

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    Amphibian portraiture...

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    Beautiful picture.. :slayer:
     
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  14. Szeph el raton

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  15. il ciclista

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    Nice, il ciclista. I wonder if the second photo would be improved by removing the left part of the building, for more symmetry.
     
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    ^^the left or right? The angels horn from my eyes looks in the middle. Taking more would make it asymmetrical no?
     
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    I meant removing the triangle you see of the building, set back from the wall where the angel is. Not cropping, but photoshopping it out, so the angel's wall get the same amount of black on each side, giving it more of a monumental, symmetric feel. I've never done photo manipulation like so, only using cropping, colour and contrast controls on my simple snaps, but I know lot of great photos are tinkered with like this, so maybe it's something worth trying.

    If it's film, I guess it could be acchieved by dodging and burning.
     
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  19. il ciclista

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    Ohhh gotcha yeah that would be fairly easy to do. I'll give it a go, thanks!
     
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    Went home for a couple weeks and tried some night shots
     
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