candgpics

candgpics

Joined on Nov 25, 2012

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  • Replied in Shipping?
    Hi. I often order lenses from Amazon.com. I wonder how much Amazon's packing and UPS' shipping--or whichever retalier and shipper was used--affect such failures. My first Sigma 70-200 was doa ...
  • Hi: I think you have received excellent tips from everyone. I would add that I really like the poses and general composition. A few suggestions: I would focus on focus, pun intended (as others have ...
  • Created discussions very talented local artist
    Here is one from last year at a local place.  Very talented musician.  Processed in CS6 with Nik and OnOne plugins.
  • Hi: Thank you for your feedback. I agree that I should have done more to get the "dungeony" feel. I hope to shoot again with Lauren in a couple/few months and will look to work on other ideas, but ...
  • Hi: Thank you Peter for your comments.  I am not sure, but I think we may have met.  I have shot at the NEF fights and will be at the upcoming April event. As to your comments, thank you for taking ...
  • Hi: Thank you both for the comments. I should have indicated that the pictures are more for me to work on my post processing/retouching skills--perhaps these would have been more appropriate for ...
  • Created discussions fitness/bodybuilding images
    Hi: Here are a few from recent shoots with Lauren, a natural bodybuilder and boot camp gym owner, and friend. Edited in CS6, with a mixture of NIK and Alien Skin plug-ins (and Knoll Light Factory ...
  • Replied in Self portrait
    Hi: This changes the mood a bit, but I hope you like it.
  • Hi: I apologize for the delay in responding. My understanding is that it is ok to post this from pentax forums, so please see this: http://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/10-pentax-slr-lens-discussion/ ...
  • I took a look at the album.  Great pictures.  I love ice skating.  My wife is the (American) football fan and I am the Olympic sport fan!! Great captures and processing.
  • Hi: I just received a new Sigma 18-35 f1.8 for use on my K3 and K5ii bodies. I only have had it for a day or so and I am swamped with work over the next two to three weeks (isn't it always like ...
  • Hi: They are all wonderful.  My favorite, too, is Number 3.  Classic b&w.  It feels timeless.  Number 8 is very nice, as well.  It has that Cirque du Soleil look to it. All are great. Thank you for ...
  • Hi: Thank you all for continuing to make suggestions. I have read through your posts and also the posts at pentaxforums.  Everyone has been so helpful, plus I appreciate all of the praftical and ...
  • I also wanted to add that I will be getting a point and shoot for my son--for pictures and video. I am thinking of a Canon Powershot of some sort (we still have our 4 megapixel one from when our ...
  • Nice picture and well done with the 10-20! I know using the lens in tight places will require post. Thank you for sharing.
  • Great pictures of Paris.  I really like b&w and always appreciate b&w treatments when they work so well, and your pictures do! Thank you for sharing.
  • Wonderful pictures.  All very colorful.  The Lavender Fields images really are very nice (as are all of your photos).  The Lavender Fields picture with the woman holding the umbrella is a great shot. ...
  • Great pictures. You really do travel quite a bit!!! I was in Alaska (Fairbanks and Anchorage). Very pretty. I was there for a few job interviews. I took a position elsewhere, but it really was ...
  • Hi: Thank you all for the amazing suggestions. I have posted here and on pentaxforums and the amount of practical, detailed, and useful information has been incredible. I appreciate everyone taking ...
  • Created discussions Advice for trip to Europe
    Hi: Though a bit early for planning, I am travelling to Europe this summer (from the US) with my teenager. We will be staying in London, Paris, Rome, and Florence. I likely will bring my K3 and a ...
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