papa natas

papa natas

Joined on Oct 31, 2013

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On photo East 85th Street & South, Upper East Side NYC in the Your City - Shot from above challenge (6 comments in total)
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Bob Tullis: Papa - [chuckle] With you particularly in mind, I figured this would be the only way you'd get to look down like this w/o fear of swooning/falling. I knew it would be startling, but I figured you could handle it.

BTW, the first session is free. ;)

I had considered cloning out the tripod legs on the ledge and editing in my shoes, but THAT I thought would be too cruel.

On a more serious tone, Bob:
BREATHLESS...!!
I can't believe the richness of the detail, especially for a night shot.
Keep on clicking.
Keep on sharing.

Link | Posted on May 25, 2016 at 15:00 UTC
On photo East 85th Street & South, Upper East Side NYC in the Your City - Shot from above challenge (6 comments in total)

Don't you EVER do this to me again, OK?
I clicked on the enlarging button, and I almost fell off my chair..!!
I suffer from vertigo...
That's mean from you, Bob Tullis..!!
Now it's on my desktop as part of my therapy.
I just can't believe my eyes.

Link | Posted on May 25, 2016 at 14:05 UTC as 2nd comment
On photo Angels will cry when it's raining in the Best MFT / FT Portrait of the Week challenge (43 comments in total)

I'd rather like she wore dark glasses, like The BLues Brothers.

Link | Posted on May 25, 2016 at 13:59 UTC as 7th comment | 2 replies
On photo The lonely bride in the The Bride - Requirement: crop photo to a SQUARE challenge (18 comments in total)
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tasad: Lovely image of a drag queen...

You mean HE might be reading these posts too?

Link | Posted on May 25, 2016 at 13:58 UTC
On photo A Coruña, Galicia in the Abstract Photo of a City Skyline challenge (3 comments in total)

Fantástico!!

Link | Posted on May 24, 2016 at 14:12 UTC as 2nd comment

It looks to me like a project from the coyote to catch the road runner.
No wonder why the government is trying to pull off from education funds.
Next: are they going to fart in the bath and count the bubbles?
Rochester Institute of Technology... Don't you have teachers or any surveillance to tell this kid: Hey cut that crap? !!!
Or at least do not involve the institution's name.

Link | Posted on May 24, 2016 at 13:46 UTC as 20th comment
On photo The lonely bride in the The Bride - Requirement: crop photo to a SQUARE challenge (18 comments in total)
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tasad: Lovely image of a drag queen...

You know, tasad..
I was going to contradict you, until I enlarged the image. The face, well, some girls may inherit their father's looks, but not his hands.

Link | Posted on May 23, 2016 at 12:44 UTC
On photo Roving Eyes in the Signs of life on Acetate challenge (3 comments in total)

She knew others that came before you, giving them bibles and the concept of sin.
That's why she was so wary.
Next time try 2 chocolate bars.
Nothing lures the hungry better than the look of occidental food.
That's HOW photographers keep on winning prices and the hungry keeps NOTHING in exchange.
Try the morgue next time. You'll be saving those candy bars.

Link | Posted on May 20, 2016 at 14:09 UTC as 2nd comment
On article Readers' Showcase: Arek Halusko (42 comments in total)

A new refreshing way to see things, people and animals.
Creativity at its BEST..!!
Colors and compositions are superb...But
Those B&W...OMG..!!
Peerless..!!

Link | Posted on May 15, 2016 at 13:59 UTC as 22nd comment
On photo Gateway to the Urban Jungle in the Panorama...rama challenge (6 comments in total)

Breathtaking shot!!

Link | Posted on May 14, 2016 at 14:59 UTC as 2nd comment
On article SmugMug Films: Passport to Morocco (48 comments in total)

“Art is never chaste. It ought to be forbidden to ignorant innocents, never allowed into contact with those not sufficiently prepared. Yes, art is dangerous. Where it is chaste, it is not art.”
Pablo Picasso

Link | Posted on May 14, 2016 at 12:53 UTC as 17th comment
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papa natas: Whoa...Cowboy...!!
Just when this viper generation is applying stupid BOKEH everywhere, from the tip of the nose to the eyes on a portrait...Now you want us to relearn to sharp images from end to end?
I don't know what's Mr. Orton's great news, because back in the day we used to set our lenses to:
HYPER FOCAL.

Right on, Bro!!

Link | Posted on May 12, 2016 at 15:57 UTC
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papa natas: Whoa...Cowboy...!!
Just when this viper generation is applying stupid BOKEH everywhere, from the tip of the nose to the eyes on a portrait...Now you want us to relearn to sharp images from end to end?
I don't know what's Mr. Orton's great news, because back in the day we used to set our lenses to:
HYPER FOCAL.

Hey, you two...!!
Stop Scheimpfluging each other, NOW!!
This is a family site.

Link | Posted on May 12, 2016 at 12:36 UTC
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Mike99999: I'm not a fan of these excessively processed images. It reeks of bad photography.

And to all of these people promoting their favorite Photoshop clone: get a life.

Mike99999,
I agree with you, dear Mike99999, about this Photoshop "artistic" promo. Then again, let's not under estimate Mr. Horton's valuable approach: he gave mood to landscapes with his works. And remember: it was back in the 80's cooking negs & slides with bare hands, not in the Photoshop macro wave.
http://www.naturephotographers.net/articles0106/dw0106-1.html

Link | Posted on May 10, 2016 at 10:25 UTC
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papa natas: Whoa...Cowboy...!!
Just when this viper generation is applying stupid BOKEH everywhere, from the tip of the nose to the eyes on a portrait...Now you want us to relearn to sharp images from end to end?
I don't know what's Mr. Orton's great news, because back in the day we used to set our lenses to:
HYPER FOCAL.

Dear Rusk,
Thanks for the interesting feedback. I appreciate it.
Then again, as you mentioned: HP only works with 35mm film cameras. Well, in my travels around the Grand Canyon area I had the priceless opportunity to talk with local artists about their magnificent works done with medium & large format cameras. I mean guys who's work sells around the globe (giant prints) HP was achieved at f32 (Remember Good Ol' Ansel and his f64 Group?) And a landscape take being sharp from 25cm distance to the infinite, well I'll go home happy with the result. A good out of the mill JPG will do. Semantics, dear Rusk, semantics.
Thanks for writing.

Link | Posted on May 10, 2016 at 09:44 UTC
On photo White Muscovy Duck in the Abstract Animal Photo challenge (8 comments in total)

This duck really knows how to groom himself for a photo session.
I like his feather cut, very neat.
Almost like Elvis back in the 70's for his come back.
But, yes, but you made blush the poor fellow.
Great image!!

Link | Posted on May 10, 2016 at 00:45 UTC as 1st comment
On photo Medina of Meknes in the Streets #1 : Streets in colour challenge (6 comments in total)
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webrunner5: Wow, I would of never guessed a Pentax K5 could be that sharp. Nice.

"..Oh, Mr. Ernest Hemingway, I would never guessed that your Royal Typewriter could write such great novels.."

Link | Posted on May 10, 2016 at 00:34 UTC

Whoa...Cowboy...!!
Just when this viper generation is applying stupid BOKEH everywhere, from the tip of the nose to the eyes on a portrait...Now you want us to relearn to sharp images from end to end?
I don't know what's Mr. Orton's great news, because back in the day we used to set our lenses to:
HYPER FOCAL.

Link | Posted on May 10, 2016 at 00:29 UTC as 26th comment | 7 replies
On article Unconventional COVR Photo case launches for iPhone SE (49 comments in total)
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papa natas: I went to see that video, and sadly I have to report that:
1-Doesn't he know that 99.9% of iPhone users (or any other phone) take pics & videos using the phone's PANORAMIC POSITION? Not the portrait one?
2- Didn't occur to him to better patent a rotating lens?
3- And last, but not least: A Domestic Quality promo video? Sir...?
Great idea.
Terrible sales pitch.

I can't be wrong.
I'm NEVER wrong.
And let that be my most humble statement...!!

Link | Posted on May 5, 2016 at 16:45 UTC
On photo Down Feather in the Soft challenge (2 comments in total)

Great take, Studio Table Top, I presume.
With a superb Oldie
(I own the FZ50; a work horse)
Bravo!!!!

Link | Posted on May 5, 2016 at 10:06 UTC as 2nd comment
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