RealPancho

RealPancho

Lives in United States San Antonio, TX, United States
Works as a Mathematics teacher
Joined on Dec 17, 2012

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On photo AJW 001 in the Filter Hack! Portraits using some sort of filter hack challenge (4 comments in total)
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Bren Dyer: Congrats on your win of this Technique factory challenge,
Bren

Thank you, Bren. The subject is a friend of mine from way, way back, and that day was the first time I had seen him in almost 40 years. It was a great day and he runs a terrific organization (the AJW).

Link | Posted on Aug 20, 2015 at 23:50 UTC
On photo AJW 001 in the Filter Hack! Portraits using some sort of filter hack challenge (4 comments in total)
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yyr: Congrats Frank on your win.a terrific shot.

Thanks, Yaelle. I didn't think I was ever going to win one of these. I guess it helped that there were so few entries. :P

Link | Posted on Aug 20, 2015 at 23:47 UTC
On challenge Macro - Patina (8 comments in total)
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RealPancho: This is a fantastic set of photographs, but very few of them qualify as macros. Whoever was in charge of submissions should have disqualified almost all of them. Had I disregarded that fact and voted in this challenge, I would have had a very hard time choosing my favorite. But if I ignore the category and simply choose the best photograph of these 60, I can't say I really have any quarrel with the chosen winner.

Michael Piziak, my head is not that easily spun. I'm also not extraordinarily put out by the interpretation of the term here. I'm simply saying that it's somewhat.....generous. The following set of images are more characteristic of the definition, I think.
https://www.google.com/search?q=macro&client=safari&rls=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0CEgQsARqFQoTCPKjmtzTl8cCFcxWPgodRQkPbw&biw=1937&bih=1316

Link | Posted on Aug 7, 2015 at 19:06 UTC
On article Sony reportedly shifting focus to full-frame cameras (447 comments in total)
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dmanthree: I think this is great, but some day they'll learn it's all about the glass.

mgrum, with no vignetting? Hmmm......I'm skeptical.

Link | Posted on Aug 4, 2015 at 14:26 UTC
On article Sony reportedly shifting focus to full-frame cameras (447 comments in total)
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dmanthree: I think this is great, but some day they'll learn it's all about the glass.

RubberDials, I thought there was an automatic crop that occurred when either an A-mount or E-mount was used on the A7r or A7r II. I believe this is what I have read.

Link | Posted on Aug 4, 2015 at 02:13 UTC
On article Sony reportedly shifting focus to full-frame cameras (447 comments in total)
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dmanthree: I think this is great, but some day they'll learn it's all about the glass.

mick232 Mightn't dmanthree have been referring to how few FE lenses there are?

Link | Posted on Aug 3, 2015 at 21:52 UTC
On challenge Macro - Patina (8 comments in total)

This is a fantastic set of photographs, but very few of them qualify as macros. Whoever was in charge of submissions should have disqualified almost all of them. Had I disregarded that fact and voted in this challenge, I would have had a very hard time choosing my favorite. But if I ignore the category and simply choose the best photograph of these 60, I can't say I really have any quarrel with the chosen winner.

Link | Posted on Jul 30, 2015 at 02:28 UTC as 2nd comment | 6 replies
On photo Rocky Stone in the Like A Stone challenge (2 comments in total)

Very nice. I'd like to know the particulars behind it: time, location, occasion, equipment, and PP.

Again, great job. :)

Link | Posted on Mar 30, 2013 at 23:40 UTC as 2nd comment
On Challenge:8099 (13 comments in total)

There are some really cool photos among these submissions. Unfortunately, most of the best have almost nothing to do with the theme of this challenge.

Posted on Mar 30, 2013 at 23:37 UTC as 3rd comment
On Challenge:8057 (9 comments in total)
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happypoppeye: When I look at these photos I see a lot that are actually just the opposite of freedom ...held back, attached to something, the American flag - symbol of a government which, by definition, makes laws to inhibit freedom...

How exactly does the United States make such laws by DEFINITION? Like all nations, the US makes laws by necessity to restrict freedoms, but they do not do so by definition. The absence of such restrictions is called anarchy. Whether we are the freest nation on earth is probably debatable, but the restriction of freedom is not done here by definition.

Posted on Mar 30, 2013 at 22:07 UTC
On GalleryItem:1360239 (1 comment in total)

Nice Gallery. It looks like you really enjoy your camera(s). I enjoyed browsing the whole collection.

Posted on Jan 24, 2013 at 05:00 UTC as 1st comment

Musicians view their instruments as more than mere tools. B. B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, and many others named their guitars, cherishing them above their status as inanimate objects. It's only natural that photographers, making art as they do, would experience some emotional feelings about their cameras.

I no longer use it, but I will always have a special place in my heart for my 1975 OM-1.

Link | Posted on Jan 22, 2013 at 03:49 UTC as 15th comment | 1 reply
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