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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#176 Post by renticular » Sun Jan 01, 2012 8:41 am

Doc wrote:I've found, the most important thing about taking great pics, is "right place, right time". Kind of like getting that first job?ImageImageImage

Wow,
are you saying the 'Polar bear' image is yours originally,

I've been seeing this image on a regular basis across the internet for years now, but found its author here

have to say the other images looks quite bland in comparison,



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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#177 Post by Rowdy » Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:46 pm

Anyone else on here happen to be on instagram? I just started using it and damn is it ever addictive! Some incredible stuff out there for sure..

Ive come out of my avcan hiatus/boycott just to make this post and see some fellow aviators photos.. Its really the only thing that Ive been missing. Pics from a swamper has even died off.. Whats next.. this post gonna get nuked too? Tragic.
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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#178 Post by renticular » Sat Jan 14, 2012 1:03 pm

looks like a plagiarist strike :lol:
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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#179 Post by just curious » Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:27 pm

I just didn't fly over anywhere scenic this month.
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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#180 Post by Rebelle » Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:38 pm

In the interest of keeping a neat photography thread alive, here's a few I took recently...

Air Labrador plane taking off from YBX...
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Air Labrador plane in the sky...
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Canadian Helicopter in Harrington Harbour... Was taken around sunset, so the light is different. And wish the tail wasn't cut off!
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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#181 Post by fob » Wed May 23, 2012 11:44 am

The first four were all taken at CYUL on Pitsfield blvd, the last one is from march I think.

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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#182 Post by jschnurr » Sat Jun 23, 2012 7:56 am

I have for sale a canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS lens. Brand new, box never opened. Was asking $300, but would take $275. Shipping included within Canada or pickup near YWG. Great for airplane shots. I already have one, so I'm selling this one. Send me a PM if interested.
Item sold.

Here's a couple sample pictures anyway:
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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#183 Post by niss » Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:06 am

My Dad gave me his Pentax K1000 and I got the itch to shoot some film again.

What do you guys think? I love the grain, but the blemishes and scratches make me sad :(

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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#184 Post by Rebelle » Tue Jul 03, 2012 7:46 am

I like 92750003, niss, the red is great. Shooting film is great, I should try it again. My film camera is just gathering dust these days, it's becoming a lost art!
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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#185 Post by niss » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:30 am

More grainy goodness from my K1000.

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#186 Post by esp803 » Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:02 pm

K1000.... as in a pentax K1000? I learned everything I know about photography on one of those cameras! Absolutely loved them. I'm a little envious

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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#187 Post by niss » Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:10 am

esp803 wrote:K1000.... as in a pentax K1000? I learned everything I know about photography on one of those cameras! Absolutely loved them. I'm a little envious

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Absolutely! This thing is a joy to shoot!
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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#188 Post by sky's the limit » Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:45 pm

It's all about the Iphone these days... ;-)

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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#189 Post by esp803 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:31 pm

Iphones... and location might help a tad as well...
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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#190 Post by Rowdy » Sun Aug 19, 2012 12:01 pm

Hey Niss, what film are you shooting with in the Pentax? I've got some fuji 200 and for B&W I've got some ilford delta 400.. which so far has been fantastic. I am sans scanner at the moment or I'd post some up. Had to fix a light leak on my AE-1.. but now she's shootin' sharp again ;)

Also have some new gear showing up this week! I've seriously been lacking in the photo department as of late. Time to remedy that. Wheres STL these days too? Keep posting guys and gals! Love seeing what everyone else is up to. Doesnt matter where, what its of or what you're shootin' with. Show it off :)
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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#191 Post by niss » Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:08 pm

For my colours I have been using Blacks (Fuji) 400, and for my B&W I have been using Kodak Tmax and Ilford HS5 IIRC.

Some B&W photos (even airplanes!)

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^ I should have backed up and gotten the whole cowl in frame, but it was a static display and I think if I did I would have gotten people or some other crap in the way.

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For these I had to send them out to get processed. Does anyone have a developer tank, reel, etc they want to sell to a fellow shutterbug/aviator real cheap? I'll trade you a whole case of KD.
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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#192 Post by niss » Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:11 pm

Sorry for the long post. Wanted to also post some colours for feedback.

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#193 Post by Rowdy » Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:16 pm

Nice work buddy. Just a heads up, but Ilford makes a product (XP2) thats B&W and can be developed in the standard (read local colour) machines and processes. I picked some up out west from London Drugs and Shot two rolls.. Loved the way they turned out. When I get my scanner back I'll pop a couple of them up. In the interim.. I was playing with one of my most favorite lenses the other night...

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Can anyone guess what it is? Without cheating and snagging the exif data?
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#194 Post by Rebelle » Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:44 am

Some kind of macro lens? Hard to say without knowing what camera you carry! ;)

Here are a few I took recently...

On a walk with my dog! I like the motion in this one, too bad I was kind of facing the sun and was hard to get more definition in the dog...
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At a Sigur Rós gig in Toronto, I like the light on the drummer, creating a silhouette, wish the singer in the red spotlight was a bit clearer.
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A bakeapple, or cloudberry, delicious little fruit. Was rainy and did my best at a macro shot with my point and shoot camera. Anyone ever taste it?
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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#195 Post by benoit.baril » Tue Aug 21, 2012 6:19 am

Anyone ever taste it?
Yes! A coworker made some delicous cloudberry jam last year and it didn't last very long!
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Re: Photography Questions and Tips

#196 Post by Rowdy » Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:46 am

Rebelle wrote:Some kind of macro lens? Hard to say without knowing what camera you carry! ;)
Its a Canon EF lens on my 7D. :wink: And you're warm!
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#197 Post by Rebelle » Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:00 am

Rowdy wrote:Its a Canon EF lens on my 7D. :wink: And you're warm!
My guess, just for fun: Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 L.
benoit.baril wrote:Yes! A coworker made some delicous cloudberry jam last year and it didn't last very long!
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Nice coworker! Most people who didn't grow up eating bakeapples don't usually like it when they taste. It's my fave little fruit.
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#198 Post by all_ramped_up » Mon Sep 03, 2012 5:45 pm

Rebelle wrote:Nice coworker! Most people who didn't grow up eating bakeapples don't usually like it when they taste. It's my fave little fruit.
I tried it when I was living in YYR... it's a "different" flavour for sure. I'd definitely try it again though.

Here's my contribution to the Photo Thread. Been awhile since I have and recently attended the Air Show in YSU.

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#199 Post by Rowdy » Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:17 pm

You were close.. it was a macro.. the insanely sharp 100f2.8L IS macro. One of the best lenses I've shot with.

Here are a few from another of my favoured pieces of kit. The lensbaby! As promised..

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#200 Post by Ehlectric » Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:04 pm

brokenwing wrote:is that picture taken with a tripod, highish fstop and a lower iso?.... im still trying to figure out taking shots with the sun infront of the camera.
Btw, Thanks a bunch for starting this thread STL.
Hey first time poster, I've done quite a bit of photography and video as well. I'm learning how to fly now over at Algonquin College.

Tripods are pretty key for alot of photos. The only time you can really get away with not using one is if your shutter is over 1/60. Maybe higher depending what you're shooting. But yeah, a higher f/stop and always try to get a low ISO. Occasionally, and sometimes you'll have no choice, to raise the ISO. I'd say try not to go over 2000. Depending on the camera you have of course. For this photo though you could not use a tripod because of the amount of light coming to the sensor.

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