NileLily: You have a unique style of shooting with Raynox, Steven.
Thanks! It's from the Jacksonville (FL) Zoo :)
Wow! Thanks so much everyone, glad you all liked it, because my mom was not terribly thrilled with how I used her bouquet ;)
Thanks very much!
I love my FZ150, even though I only paid $330 for mine on Black Friday, I think it's worth a hundred dollars more. I've made 11x14 prints without issues (even with cropping!) and the video quality and image stabilization are incredible. Plus it's the only camera in it's class with RAW, which I find very useful.
Great images and advice, very helpful for this new macrophotographer!
Thank you to everyone who liked my pic!
I had the number two photo in this challenge, and I have no problem with the winning shot. There were no pp restrictions, and who knows exactly what the sky looks like on Arrakis? This result certainly looks alien, and the desert foreground is a great shot for the challenge by itself.
If you want to be critical, talk about how to improve it, don't just hate on it.
FNG303: The Imperial Sardaukars are the equivalent of the Imperial troopers.
You're half-right. If you shoot a specific type of weapon (a lasgun, which is Dune's version of a laser gun, usually quite powerful) at a shield you get a huge explosion and vaporize both the target and yourself.
But most infantry combat in the Dune Universe doesn't include personal shields (they are an aristocratic thing) and the Fremen certainly don't have any. Plus normal guns are used by all sides on unshielded targets.
So it seems reasonable that the Sardaukar are excellent shots, and used mostly guns on Arrakis.
Except the Sardaukar can shoot straight ;)
Perhaps these tracks are from a training exercise on Salusa Secundus?
Thanks to everyone who liked my shot!
Thanks to everyone who liked my crazy rig!
My first winner! Thank you very much to all who liked it!
Taken at Dead Horse Point State Park just outside of Canyonlands National Park (Islands in the Sky area).