* Wed C&C "No Theme" Thread #662 on 2020 12 30 *

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* Wed C&C "No Theme" Thread #662 on 2020 12 30 *

Welcome to the Wednesday Comments and Critique (No Theme) thread!

We are continuing the great tradition of this C&C thread because we are convinced that looking at and talking about images is vital for better photography.

The idea is simple: you post an image and get critique on it, and in return give other people your opinion of their images, or vice versa.

Please post your image (or essay) in a reply to this very first message in the thread, and not in a reply to someone else's message. This keeps the thread tidy, with a sequence of images and then the comments on those images right under them. Threaded view of the thread is recommended to see what we mean.

Generally, you should post only ONE SINGLE IMAGE for C&C.

TWO EXCEPTIONS and a VARIATION:

  1. You may post two pictures resulting from one shutter release but with different treatment (for example a color and a black & white version, or a different crop) for us to choose from and comment on. You may also post in a single post, two images that are closely related in subject or style.
  2. The thread is also open for the contribution of a Photo Essay of three or more images that should be viewed as a whole and that tell a specific story.
  3. If you want to submit to C&C more than one image (while they do not form an essay or are not closely related), please submit the different images each in their own separate sub thread. This new rule has been created in order to have a greater variety of images in “slow” weeks with few participants. In a “busy” week, please limit yourself to a single submission (image or essay) in order to give as many participants as possible a change to participate.

TWO RULES:

  1. If you post an image, you should critique at least one other image. If you post more than one image, please make an effort to post comments on at least a few images of other members.
  2. Keep your comments honest but polite. If you don’t care for an image try to explain why. This is neither a “Good shot!” nor an image-bashing thread.

Any style, any camera.

Feedback is guaranteed (-for up to 48 h after the thread has started)! Though keep in mind that the thread tends to be busiest during the first 24 hours or so, so later image posts may get little feedback.

HOW TO PLAY:

Single Images

  1. Change the title so we can sort different images out easily!
  2. Remember to add the EXIF if your image doesn't embed it as this may help
  3. Consider telling us what your own opinion on your image is. What prompted you to click that shutter button? What did you see? Why do you like the result? You don't have to explain, but it might be interesting.
  4. You are very welcome to post a group reply to the feedback you have received. This could include a new version of your image modified in response to the comments.

Photo Essays

The idea is that the posted images should be related and together try to tell a story about a place, an event, a travel you made, a (group of) person(s), a hobby or whatever is fit for an essay.

  1. Suggested number of images : minimum 3 and maximum 12 but numbers may vary.
  2. It is allowed (and encouraged) to include some verbal narrative IF you think that helps explain the essay, but text is not required. You can choose to let the images speak for themselves.
  3. Individual technical data of the separate photos is not required, but you can of course give information that you deem relevant.
  4. If you post a series, you commit yourself to critique at least one other series (if there are any; if not critique at least one image...). To make a distinction with the C&C of single images, we feel that comments should not focus on individual images, but on the series as a series. This can cover multiple angles :
  • do you think the series tells the story well?
  • how about the sequence and pace : would you sequence the images differently, and if so, why?
  • is there enough consistency in cropping, angles, PP treatment : does it really feel like a series or is it just a collection of shots?
  • do you think one image is a real highlight, or are there one or more images that would better be removed to prune the essay to a leaner and meaner series?
  • do you think a certain angle of the place/event/... is sorely missing from the story?
  • et cetera

IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME, WELCOME! AND BE SURE TO READ THIS:

  • The critique you give is vital. What was your first impression? What catches your eye about an image? Why? What do you like, and what distracts you? What would you change?
  • Fiddle with the image in your head - composition, perspective, color balance, exposure.
  • It is understood that unless the original poster specifically states that they do not want an altered image posted that you are free to alter the posted image and repost it in a reply for C&C purposes (no use for other purposes!). That reposted image may remain permanently or you may remove it after a short period of time if you prefer. No copyright disputes here!
  • More general feedback is also welcome. Do you know something about taking the same sort of image that would make matters easier - share your own as an example in your reply. Encourage - it is a scary business putting your work up for other people to judge!
  • Finally what is the verdict? Waste-bin? Snapshot? Could be better? Family Album? Frame on wall? Poster-size frame on wall? Billboard? Reuters? World Press Photo? National Geographic? Museum? (pick your own superlative here)

One of the first replies is “The Related Post”. This is the place to post your general musings about the C&C Thread.

In another of the first replies, the “Archives”, you can find the links (and cumulative links) to ALL our previous editions. Enjoy the time-travel!

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Veltwijck

Another few images that explore variations of the same view.

Again from a brisk wintery walk, this time almost in our own backyard.

This is Castle Veltwijck in Ekeren near Antwerp. It sits in a small park at the edge of a hidden nature reserve called "Oude Landen".

This small sanctuary sits squeezed between the harbour and large roads.  Apart from the constant drone of traffic and high buildings sometimes visible through the trees, one could imagine being in an untouched or reclaimed corner of the world, with wet marshy grasslands and muddy forest (with the occasional destroyed building).

The fact that Scottish bovines roam freely (and friendly) through the reserve, helps create a wonderful atmosphere.

But that is in the nature reserve.

This is in the adjacent park (Iphone images once again):

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Mike Fewster Veteran Member • Posts: 8,164
Power

This is the site of the largest lithium power battery in the world (well, it was at the time it was built not many years ago.)

What it is able to do is not so much store power but manage and balance the power loads across the networks. It makes it possible for much of South Australia's power to be generated by solar cells on domestic homes.

https://hornsdalepowerreserve.com.au/

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Re: Power

Mike Fewster wrote:

This is the site of the largest lithium power battery in the world (well, it was at the time it was built not many years ago.)

What it is able to do is not so much store power but manage and balance the power loads across the networks. It makes it possible for much of South Australia's power to be generated by solar cells on domestic homes.

https://hornsdalepowerreserve.com.au/

Hmm. Something odd happened when I put a border around the shot and it has developed a lean. I'll redo it later.

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minniev Veteran Member • Posts: 3,761
Name This Dance

Dambirds in a winter dance.

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Look no further

minniev wrote:

Dambirds in a winter dance.

Look no further:

Vogeltjesdans (Bird Dance) by The Electronica's

(Video. Click the link. But make sure you sit down before clicking the link...)

This carnavalesque monstrosity has terrorized my teenage years. Literally at every dance party there came a point when the DJ was tired and the audience drunk enough, and then this was played.

The tune was made globally popular in 1980 by a Dutch accordion band.

Their version became a billboard success and a dance craze all over the world.

Apparently, the original is Swiss, though.

And according to Wikipedia, there are roughly 370 versions recorded.

https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_vogeltjesdans

(I'll have to go and lie down now for a while, but I will return later to comment on the actual image. It deserves better than to be associated with this pre-covid dance party mating ritual for inebriated humans.  It's a good way to wave off 2020 though.)

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See the World

As 2020 crawls to close, our dreams and wishes for 2021 are more heart-felt than usual. 2020 has been debilitating in so many ways and has shown us numerous things that we have taken for granted in previous years, but will be precious from now on.

One wish many of us have is to see the world again. It is not the most profound or worthwhile wish, but at least I had a photo to illustrate it!

Best wishes for the New Year and may it be better than 2020, which shouldn't be too hard.

Pete

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Re: Look no further

RoelHendrickx wrote:

Look no further:

Vogeltjesdans (Bird Dance) by The Electronica's

(Video. Click the link. But make sure you sit down before clicking the link...)

This carnavalesque monstrosity has terrorized my teenage years. Literally at every dance party there came a point when the DJ was tired and the audience drunk enough, and then this was played.

The tune was made globally popular in 1980 by a Dutch accordion band.

Their version became a billboard success and a dance craze all over the world.

Apparently, the original is Swiss, though.

And according to Wikipedia, there are roughly 370 versions recorded.

https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_vogeltjesdans

(I'll have to go and lie down now for a while, but I will return later to comment on the actual image. It deserves better than to be associated with this pre-covid dance party mating ritual for inebriated humans. It's a good way to wave off 2020 though.)

Oh, Roel, what have you done?!! That awful, once ever-present, music had been successfully wiped from my memory banks, but now one careless click has caused the monster to stir in the dark corners of the filing system. I am trying a desperate vaccination using iTunes and hoping for success.

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Re: Look no further

P3T3S wrote:

RoelHendrickx wrote:

Look no further:

Vogeltjesdans (Bird Dance) by The Electronica's

(Video. Click the link. But make sure you sit down before clicking the link...)

This carnavalesque monstrosity has terrorized my teenage years. Literally at every dance party there came a point when the DJ was tired and the audience drunk enough, and then this was played.

The tune was made globally popular in 1980 by a Dutch accordion band.

Their version became a billboard success and a dance craze all over the world.

Apparently, the original is Swiss, though.

And according to Wikipedia, there are roughly 370 versions recorded.

https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_vogeltjesdans

(I'll have to go and lie down now for a while, but I will return later to comment on the actual image. It deserves better than to be associated with this pre-covid dance party mating ritual for inebriated humans. It's a good way to wave off 2020 though.)

Oh, Roel, what have you done?!! That awful, once ever-present, music had been successfully wiped from my memory banks, but now one careless click has caused the monster to stir in the dark corners of the filing system. I am trying a desperate vaccination using iTunes and hoping for success.

+1

It's even worse for me. My granny went on her one and only trip abroad and learnt - the bird dance. Then she wanted to teach us at every family gathering for years... The shame, the humiliation... That my gran was 1.55 tall tops didn't make it any better. The sight when she strutted around in her slippers vigorously shaking her butt...

@minniev I totally 100% love your dambird shots and this one is among the best. My english isn't good enough to express subtle things, so I usually refrain from posting in this thread, but I always read and enjoy.

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Crashing Disappointment

Haven't been doing much shooting for the past few months.  But I did find time to go out to the Pacific Northwest coast a couple weeks ago when we had high surf conditions at the same time as an extreme high tide.  The title comes from crashing waves at Cape Disappointment, which is in the extreme SW corner of Washington State.

Crashing Disappointment

And just to show that I haven't disappeared completely, I did read Andrew's post last week.  So in the spirit of Andrew's post, here is the first image I posted to the Wednesday C&C thread when Claus was still hosting - something like #65, I think.

Still Waiting for Spring!

When will Spring ever come?? Shot with the good old E500.

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Mike Fewster Veteran Member • Posts: 8,164
Re: Power. Correct version.

Mike Fewster wrote:

This is the site of the largest lithium power battery in the world (well, it was at the time it was built not many years ago.)

What it is able to do is not so much store power but manage and balance the power loads across the networks. It makes it possible for much of South Australia's power to be generated by solar cells on domestic homes.

https://hornsdalepowerreserve.com.au/

That's betterer.

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Re: Veltwijck

RoelHendrickx wrote:

Another few images that explore variations of the same view.

Again from a brisk wintery walk, this time almost in our own backyard.

This is Castle Veltwijck in Ekeren near Antwerp. It sits in a small park at the edge of a hidden nature reserve called "Oude Landen".

This small sanctuary sits squeezed between the harbour and large roads. Apart from the constant drone of traffic and high buildings sometimes visible through the trees, one could imagine being in an untouched or reclaimed corner of the world, with wet marshy grasslands and muddy forest (with the occasional destroyed building).

The fact that Scottish bovines roam freely (and friendly) through the reserve, helps create a wonderful atmosphere.

But that is in the nature reserve.

This is in the adjacent park (Iphone images once again):

For mine, the first shot is easily the most satisfying. The sweep of the river banks and a similar curve from the tree on the left all work to frame the building and its reflection while establishing them in the settiing.

In two and even more so in three, the building/reflection dominates. Nice old building that it is, the interest is coming mainly from the reflection whereas one has this plus.

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Dear Meow

meow wrote:

P3T3S wrote:

RoelHendrickx wrote:

Look no further:

Vogeltjesdans (Bird Dance) by The Electronica's

(Video. Click the link. But make sure you sit down before clicking the link...)

This carnavalesque monstrosity has terrorized my teenage years. Literally at every dance party there came a point when the DJ was tired and the audience drunk enough, and then this was played.

The tune was made globally popular in 1980 by a Dutch accordion band.

Their version became a billboard success and a dance craze all over the world.

Apparently, the original is Swiss, though.

And according to Wikipedia, there are roughly 370 versions recorded.

https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_vogeltjesdans

(I'll have to go and lie down now for a while, but I will return later to comment on the actual image. It deserves better than to be associated with this pre-covid dance party mating ritual for inebriated humans. It's a good way to wave off 2020 though.)

Oh, Roel, what have you done?!! That awful, once ever-present, music had been successfully wiped from my memory banks, but now one careless click has caused the monster to stir in the dark corners of the filing system. I am trying a desperate vaccination using iTunes and hoping for success.

+1

It's even worse for me. My granny went on her one and only trip abroad and learnt - the bird dance. Then she wanted to teach us at every family gathering for years... The shame, the humiliation... That my gran was 1.55 tall tops didn't make it any better. The sight when she strutted around in her slippers vigorously shaking her butt...

This is fast becoming a group therapy session for Post Danceparty Stress Syndrome...

@minniev I totally 100% love your dambird shots and this one is among the best. My english isn't good enough to express subtle things, so I usually refrain from posting in this thread, but I always read and enjoy.

Your english is just fine! (Your above little story was very witty.)  And I am glad that you follow this thread (we are a welcoming group).  But please don’t feel any inhibition to also post.  Your voice and opinions (and images) are much appreciated.

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Fox328 Senior Member • Posts: 1,596
Totally Fake 8: Jackson - Mississippi

It was sunday morning before 7 am (local time) when I found myself at Jackson/Evers airport (KJAN). It was still dark then and at the time i took off. I first made a couple of circles over Jackson before i saw the sun coming up to found out it was a bit hazy.

After flying some time the sun gave some more light but the haze didn't disappear.

In this picture you can see the Ross R. Barnett Reservoir and if you watch it full size you can also see the Pearl river coming out of the reservoir.

In this picture i am flying over Spilway road and the Dam. Unfortunately no birds could be seen .

Here you can see the Ross R. Barnett Reservoir through the window of the cockpit.

Just before i went back to Jackson/Evers airport i flew over route 43. I found out that on the scenery a small island was missing. The computer software had washed it out although it was captured at the satellite photograph. Later that day i have corrected this by hand so the small island is visible in the future.

Happy New Year!

Henk

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Re: Crashing Disappointment

Wishing you a healthy and happy new year Mike!

You certainly timed that image perfectly.  It is also very well composed.  As to your first post, I recall that image well.  I did not think my memory was still up to the task, twelve years back now, so perhaps you reposted it in the intervening time.  I think I would like to be in either of those spots now after so long in relative isolation.

Andrew

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Re: Totally Fake 8: Jackson - Mississippi

Fox328 wrote:

It was sunday morning before 7 am (local time) when I found myself at Jackson/Evers airport (KJAN). It was still dark then and at the time i took off. I first made a couple of circles over Jackson before i saw the sun coming up to found out it was a bit hazy.

After flying some time the sun gave some more light but the haze didn't disappear.

In this picture you can see the Ross R. Barnett Reservoir and if you watch it full size you can also see the Pearl river coming out of the reservoir.

In this picture i am flying over Spilway road and the Dam. Unfortunately no birds could be seen .

Here you can see the Ross R. Barnett Reservoir through the window of the cockpit.

Just before i went back to Jackson/Evers airport i flew over route 43. I found out that on the scenery a small island was missing. The computer software had washed it out although it was captured at the satellite photograph. Later that day i have corrected this by hand so the small island is visible in the future.

Happy New Year!

Henk

How great this is: to finally see the location where all those incredible Minnie Dam Birds images have been made.

That alone and in itself is already a reason to appreciate these images.

You are onto a labour of love, visiting and overflying some favourite spots of our forum members : maybe Uluru next for Mike? or the Puget sound with a ferry sailing for Seattle for Don? hint hint

But these images of yours also have distinct merit of their own (regardless of the context described above).

Most often your screenshots also betray a keen sense of composition, with the plane situated very nicely at an angle with the landscape, and on a converging of leading lines.

Like in that first : the plane right on the horizon creates a subtle tension.

Or even better in the third : your plane's wings are parallel to the dam, and its tail creates a double cross (croix lorraine).

Beautiful compositions.

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Re: Veltwijck

RoelHendrickx wrote:

Another few images that explore variations of the same view.

Again from a brisk wintery walk, this time almost in our own backyard.

This is Castle Veltwijck in Ekeren near Antwerp. It sits in a small park at the edge of a hidden nature reserve called "Oude Landen".

This small sanctuary sits squeezed between the harbour and large roads. Apart from the constant drone of traffic and high buildings sometimes visible through the trees, one could imagine being in an untouched or reclaimed corner of the world, with wet marshy grasslands and muddy forest (with the occasional destroyed building).

The fact that Scottish bovines roam freely (and friendly) through the reserve, helps create a wonderful atmosphere.

But that is in the nature reserve.

This is in the adjacent park (Iphone images once again):

Compositionwise i vote for the middle one. In the first one i think the tower is to much in the middle a bit to the right would have been more my taste. The last one doesn't give enough information of it's beautiful surroundings. The middle one is more classical but i like the symmetry.

Happy New Year!

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Re: Power. Correct version.

Mike Fewster wrote:

Mike Fewster wrote:

This is the site of the largest lithium power battery in the world (well, it was at the time it was built not many years ago.)

What it is able to do is not so much store power but manage and balance the power loads across the networks. It makes it possible for much of South Australia's power to be generated by solar cells on domestic homes.

https://hornsdalepowerreserve.com.au/

That's betterer.

It almost looks like a drawing but i like the composition and the way the truck creates a tiny sandstorm. This gives the picture an energetic look. Talking of energy the sky is working too to give the picture a feeling of a lot of action. That you've tried to represent power with this picture has worked out pretty well.

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