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Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:32 am

All of those shots are nice, especially like the 2nd and third portraits! First portrait only lacks a tiny bit of contrast to be great as well.
 
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Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:16 am

Nice shots Danny. What hardware are/were you using?
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Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:06 am

That third portrait (living room scene) could have been shot for J.Crew or Land's End. The subject is framed by a perfect "lifestyle" balance of contemporary clothing and furniture.
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Re: General photography thread [img heavy]

Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:19 pm

DPete27 wrote:
Nice shots Danny. What hardware are/were you using?

Thanks. I sold my 6D a couple months ago and upgraded to the 5D IV. Have a few nice lenses.
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Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:58 pm

Ashamed to say I hadn't heard of the 500px website before. Thanks! Kinda neat that you can look at pictures from a given camera body.
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First, i hope a mod will make this a sticky *hint*
Second, its a great idea. We have a thread at the Ars fora thats up to 158 pages now. There's some great photos in there.

Here are a few tidbits to start with. Ill disperse my photos over a few pages as my friend is hosting the server.

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Re: General photography thread [img heavy]

Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:09 pm

ludi wrote:
That third portrait (living room scene) could have been shot for J.Crew or Land's End. The subject is framed by a perfect "lifestyle" balance of contemporary clothing and furniture.


That was sort of what I was thinking. The green with darker lines and patterns especially looks really nice on her and contrasts really well with the bright furniture. Nice shot and subject.

Just realized those were posted last year :P. It's been some time since I've seen this thread active.

JBI... what name do you have for that shot :D? Lots of grain, I'm assuming you jumped the ISO up pretty high, as well as exposure. What were your settings?
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Re: General photography thread [img heavy]

Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:50 pm

Welch wrote:
ludi wrote:
That third portrait (living room scene) could have been shot for J.Crew or Land's End. The subject is framed by a perfect "lifestyle" balance of contemporary clothing and furniture.


That was sort of what I was thinking. The green with darker lines and patterns especially looks really nice on her and contrasts really well with the bright furniture. Nice shot and subject.

Just realized those were posted last year :P. It's been some time since I've seen this thread active.

JBI... what name do you have for that shot :D? Lots of grain, I'm assuming you jumped the ISO up pretty high, as well as exposure. What were your settings?


I assumed it was a low light, very slow shutter shot of a train crossing. The white "fog" would be the side of grey/white covered hopper cars and you are seeing the scene on the other side exposed through the gaps in the cars.
 
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Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:53 pm

Damn, I need me a new SLR. Given what I want (excellent low-light AF, fast glass, and decent high-ISO image quality) it'll be spendy.
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Re: General photography thread [img heavy]

Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:53 pm

After a while, the cost of the DSLR or CSC (mirrorless) camera body pales in comparison to what you have invested in a collection of professional/luxury grade lenses. The saving grace is that a good lens will still be a good lens twenty years from now, while you're probably going to be coveting a new camera body in five years or so. One great piece of advice that I got from a professional photographer is that the best camera in the world is the one that you have with you. He related that he had gotten paid for many images that he had shot with a beat-up low-end Nikon DSLR, because he carried the camera with him everywhere (e.g.: into the supermarket) and had it handy to capture the shot when the opportunities arose.
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