Val Bueno

Val Bueno

Lives in United States Honolulu, HI, United States
Joined on Oct 17, 2000

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  • Replied in Sony RX100
    I travel only with a Sony RX100ii.  The latest version is the RX100v.  It is small enough to fit in my front jeans pocket without a case, if you use a tripod, it can take great landscape photos, ...
  • The room has a single light fixture overhead and slightly behind the camera.  It is a daylight balanced 5000K light bulb.  By using a tripod and a timer, I can let the shutter remain open as long ...
  • I am still learning and trying to get better and have fun with it. Aloha, Val
  • Ed asked in the original post what was my set up for my plastic model photos.  Here is how I do it.: First, pull out my desk drawer and place a Plexiglas square and a cardboard back as the back ground.
  • and thought I could just smell the pine smell. Then I went back to the top of the post saw what was written! Well done images.  I really could smell the forest. Aloha, Val
  • I tried enhancing the constellation so I could spot it easier amongst the other stars. This is the furthest right image used in the stitch. It has the entire constellation Scorpio. The dark smudge ...
  • I am not too happy with the processing or the stitch.  I still have a bit to learn. Makapuu Aloha, Val
  • Most of my photos of my "other " hobby are edge to edge 1/35th scale Toyota AB staff car 1/24th scale Lamborghini Aventador 1/72nd scale Spitfire Mk V Spitfire Mk V and Mk I at Sunset T-70 X-Wing T ...
  • Replied in Cropping Example
    Hi Courtney, Here is one example of the effectiveness of cropping This was shot from the hip (literally) as I walked past the man.  I didn't know what I had shot until later. Not a very good shot. ...
  • Here are the honorable Mentions from the exhibits in no particular order: nannyg's New York peebles Houses of Parliament SimonB93's Lake View KBTinto's New York and the Winners: in 3rd place: Greg' ...
  • Pau is Hawaiian for finished.  Thank you everyone for all the entries and exhibits.  Now for the really tough part, choosing one to be the winner.  You guys don't make this easy. Results should be ...
  • Replied in I like them both
    The B/W version has the X-Files feel and the color version is pleasing to look at. Aloha, Val
  • Lovely image.  I like the silhouette of the trees against the gradient sky. What was the source of light behind the ridge?  It looks like a color image, but the light is very white. Artificial? ...
  • Replied in Maipalaoa Study
    I shot these a few weeks ago.  I like using the wrong white balance. After two hours staring into the sun, I sat on a rock wall, pulled an ice cold Coke from the cooler.  The Coke tasted great, the ...
  • All these photos have wonderful texture.  It's almost like I can reach out to the screen and feel the rocks and sky. Thank you, Bill for these exhibits. Aloha, Val
  • but my flights usually come in at 11:00 P.M. and everything is dark. This year we arrive at 9:00 in the A.M. Maybe I can find this harbor. Nice job on the recovery in LR. Thanks and Aloha, Val
  • That mobile really took a decent image.  I've never had any luck with mobile phone images. The blue of the sky is really beautiful. Thank you for the image. Aloha, Val
  • Replied in Dear Deer
    I actually like the second one a lot.  Maybe it's genetic that I like things overcooked.  My mom burnt everything, even water. The plant in the first one brings my eye up into the image.  Nicely done.
  • ...can lead to some very interesting photos.  I noticed that some of the buildings were razed to the ground while others remain standing. I guess father time hasn't quite caught up with the ...
  • Replied in Ah Pity Da Fool
    Oh no, not that Mr. T.....(Did I just date myself?) Nice shot from above.  Shooting from aircraft is fun.  if I get a window seat, I take bunch of photos. Did you have to process the image much?  I ...
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