Val Bueno

Val Bueno

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

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  • Replied in oh so true
    Where ever my GF is, I feel I am at home too. Here she is trying to take a serious selfie with Big Ben in the background and some idiot (me)  pulls a Bill the Cat Impression Why she puts up with me ...
  • I'll be thee in October! Thanks for sharing these. Aloha, Val
  • During the week, I spend 15 hours a day at my desk, 2 hours on the bus and the rest trying to play catch up.  On the weekends (if I am not at my desk at work) I am in my car driving my lovely GF ...
  • Replied in Keep Sunbather
    I think it lends a human scale to the scene. This photo of 1/700 scale figures and my finger gives scale to the figures. 3D printed figures for 1/700 scale model ships Aloha, Val
  • Replied in I keep them all
    I have been shooting digital for over 16 years.  I have kept a copy of every single exposure I make on an external hard drive.  I have been shooting raw and jpg since I got my RX100ii three years ...
  • Thank you for a very uplifting subject.  I didn't comment on all the entries/exhibits, but I enjoyed looking at them and many made my day brighter. Thank you also for the honorable mention. Congrat ...
  • I really like how you have the closest and largest flower in sharp focus with the gentle fade to blur in the background.  Good control of aperture.  Nice colors too. Well done!  Any more? I've ...
  • Replied in Short but steep
    Park at the Halona Blow Hole parking lot, cross Kalanianaole Highway very carefully, climb straight up a lava rock face say 10 feet (easy in the daytime with good shoes and strong hands) then the ...
  • Gear does matter if you are at the point where you notice it in the final images.  I am coming up from the compact side and the RX100i was a big jump for me in terms of image quality, sharpness, ...
  • To paraphrase Rick Steves. I used to travel with a huge camera bag filled with spare batteries, filters, tripod, wireless remote and so on. On my last trip to Europe, I only took my RX100ii, a 10 ...
  • Please don't go to anyplace that is illegal to access.  The places I will post are legal to access. Koko Head Arch Lanai lookout Maipalaoa Beach Park Kamoalii Stream Kakaako Street Art Kapiolani ...
  • Replied in Thank You Mina!
    Aloha, Val
  • Elliot, My sincerest condolences. Aloha 'oe, Aloha' oe, E ke onaona noho i ka lipo, One Fond Embrace A ho'i ae au Until we meet again. (Farewell to thee, Farewell to thee,) (The charming one who ...
  • Belgium is famous for it's Waffles and Pomme Frites.....with mayonnaise.  After a cold day wandering around the town shooting streets, windmills and the Pier down by the sea shore, I Was ready for ...
  • I was moping around Bruges, Belgium last year (I was cold and missed my GF very much) when I happened upon a street artist blowing giant bubbles.  The local and tourist kids were have a grand time ...
  • I use this on my RX100ii (no view finder) so that when I use the LCD for overhead/low to the ground shots on Sunny days, I don't see me. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DZMJ57E/ref=oh_aui_deta ...
  • Nice one Trafford.:-) Entry: Sunset Surfer Searching for that last wave before the sun sets. Exhibits: Searching for a good Sausage Platter at King Ludwig's in Hong Kong Set up and waiting for the ...
  • Thank you for the mention.  Congratulations Trafford! Aloha, Val
  • Here is what I can get from my RX100: Foggy Morning at Telford, England Hong Kong Skyline (look at the 100% and find the four figures on roof tops) Plastic Model Tank (my other hobby) Sand Island ...
  • Submitted a challenge entry USS Missouri
    Placed 26th in the challenge.
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