Captain Hook

Captain Hook

Lives in Netherlands Netherlands
Has a website at http://www.chasa-imago.nl
Joined on Jul 1, 2007
About me:

A lot of equipment to play around with
But still learning how to make the most of it!

Comments

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On Grossglockner + Pasterzen Glacier in the Glaciers challenge (1 comment in total)

Small typo; Pasterzen = Pasterze

Direct link | Posted on Sep 30, 2013 at 06:14 UTC as 1st comment
On Technique: Digital Photo Collages article (107 comments in total)
In reply to:

Captain Hook: Sorry,

The first time I saw this article, I thought, it must be a joke...?
But it isn't...:-(

And the resulting image? Sorry, no go.

Seriously, get some pano skills and use tools like ICE, Hugin, PTGui (or whatever) to create wider/broader/more detailled views.

"get some manners"?
I didn't use any offensive word. I just expressed my opinion about the author's opening sentence:
"Sometimes even the widest angle lens isn't wide enough to capture the scene in front of you. Or even if it is, maybe the final exposure doesn't match your experience of scanning a wonderful view and focussing in on small details, as they make up the larger picture."
And I don't think this is the way to get those details or the 'feeling' of that impressive scene in front of you.
Carefull pano stitching and planning your individual shots DOES.

Apparently I missed the point...(?)

Direct link | Posted on Jun 17, 2012 at 11:34 UTC
On Technique: Digital Photo Collages article (107 comments in total)

Sorry,

The first time I saw this article, I thought, it must be a joke...?
But it isn't...:-(

And the resulting image? Sorry, no go.

Seriously, get some pano skills and use tools like ICE, Hugin, PTGui (or whatever) to create wider/broader/more detailled views.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 16, 2012 at 13:48 UTC as 35th comment | 4 replies
On Stelvio Pass in the The Long and Winding Road challenge (2 comments in total)

Probably not long enough? Or not enough hairpins? :-)

The issue with these kind of challenges is that thumbnail view while voting is simply too small to judge (IMO)

Direct link | Posted on Aug 17, 2010 at 05:16 UTC as 2nd comment
On Frozen grass in the Your OLDEST digital image challenge (1 comment in total)

One of the instructions of this challenge was:
/VOTERS: Please weigh both age and image qualities in your voting. Older, but better images get a higher vote than newer ones that are equally good. Captions explaining the image are also voted higher, please. Tell us about your oldest digital image/
But I can't see any caption explaining the image and/or describing the shot at #1. If you look for example at #3, there is some real text explaining the 'old' digital cam.
Did the voters just looked at the image and not at the rules?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 11, 2010 at 06:01 UTC as 1st comment
On Racing Dolphin in the Zoo - but not just animals challenge (1 comment in total)

I was just curious; did I get the rules of this challenge wrong?
"Have your pictures tell a story. Take the different angle, the extraordinary shot"

I was trying to tell a story (that's why I created a filmstrip) and shot extraordinary (e.g. @ 4000 ISO from a distance)

Your c&c is most welcome.

Direct link | Posted on May 18, 2010 at 10:03 UTC as 1st comment
On "What?!" "Why are you looking at me?" in the Are You Looking At Me??!! challenge (2 comments in total)

Did I get it or not? The theme of the challenge?
Just wondering, why my image got a low vote?

c&c would be welcome...

Direct link | Posted on Feb 22, 2010 at 12:11 UTC as 2nd comment
On Wildseeloder Hütte in the The house by the river/lake challenge (2 comments in total)

Took this image almost 4 years ago with a lens that lots of people don't think is good enough... ;)

Still, the result turned out to be ok.
On this same location I also shot several panorama images; it's simply a beautifull location. :-)

http://www.chasa-imago.com/

Direct link | Posted on Jan 13, 2010 at 08:11 UTC as 2nd comment
On Lindt candy on chocolate flakes in the Chocolate challenge (2 comments in total)

How could I have given this image a more chocolate 'warm' feeling?

Direct link | Posted on Nov 24, 2009 at 14:36 UTC as 2nd comment
On Grossglockner-Pasterzengletscher in the The Ultimate Pano challenge (1 comment in total)

No doubt that the winner of this challenge is an excellent one (the hot air balloons). But looking at the voting distribution of a number of landscape pano's (including mine ;) ), it seems that a lot of voters just dislike landscape pano's?

What does contribute more to a higher ranking? The technical level of the image, the subject, personal likes/dislikes?

Just wondering.

Direct link | Posted on Sep 11, 2009 at 13:38 UTC as 1st comment

Brian Lund wrote:
> Do panoramas have to be stitched?
No, they don't.

But according to the rules of this specific challenge:
/Please state how many images were used to create the pano. If you have not stated how many photos were used, your image will be removed from the challenge. /

So, my interpretation was that the image had to be the result of stitching...

Direct link | Posted on Sep 11, 2009 at 13:31 UTC as 15th comment
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