Artichoke

Artichoke

Lives in United States Houston, TX, United States
Works as a impassioned amateur
Has a website at www.pbase.com/artichoke
Joined on Nov 5, 2002

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  • I resized my image to 1600 longest & uploaded it after checking its dimensions again in PS very odd that it uploaded to the DPR gallery having 800 longest edge! bizarre & further shakes my belief ...
  • but not my experience re:  sharpness opened up few lenses are as sharp wide open as they are stopped down, though they exist for sure the 24 & 50 Summiluxes and the 28 Summicron ASPHs are amazingly ...
  • Replied in Americana
    engineers go over the top when they become artists this seems a highly eclectic collection indeed & your photographs caught much of the wit & sense of this odditorium I like the lot of them, with ...
  • or are using it incorrectly I've used mine (gotten used years ago from KEH) with my Fuji S3, & Nikon D3X & 7100 and have seen minimal fringing at worst, simple to correct & occurring very rarely at ...
  • but the two are very similar the DC ring is soundly made, at least on mine & its use well documented on the Internet or in the manual biggest problem with the DC ring is forgetting to disengage it ;) ...
  • very much enjoyed seeing this series been watching the Conventions too much, but getting some work done on old files, which is always fun all superbly done, with my favorite being this one, in ...
  • Replied in funny
    couldn't agree more with your sentiment also a lovely city view, though I don't recognize the town your moniker celebrates a lens that has long fascinated me do you own one?
  • Italy is so photogenic & Ravenna a favorite of mine these would be considerably improved with some minor editing/framing consideration architectural studies, such as your Ravenna church interior, ...
  • Replied in rangefinder
    the M remains the core of Leica's business TRUTH the rangefinder is limited at macro & telephoto, but excels for almost all else, though there is a learning curve love having a high quality camera ...
  • Replied in both delightful
    the Pacific Northwest has lots of charm & I am long overdue for a visit love your photographic finishing choices for these Art
  • Replied in close, Louis
    this is quite like mine, but does not look a perfect match hybridization in flowers can be very tricky & pleasing color combinations have many variants ...my cultivar has blooms that are 10 inches ...
  • I have long found the post capture work the most fun, perhaps to the detriment of my photography such problems can be vexing, but this neural complex is highly adaptable & will hopefully improve ...
  • using the 75 Summilux this plant always delights me with its growth, following a dying back from the winter better version & EXIF at link below these blooms are about 10 inches across & fade by ...
  • jcespite wrote: hope you are feeling better Kensington is looking great & one of my favorite corners of this continent hanging out.. I took a few of the Beth Israel Anshei Minsk synagogue on one of ...
  • Replied in like a duck
    lovely samples & very much in this forum's tradition hope you continue to visit us get over your problems with close in street, though this takes time & learning to shoot from the hip helps ;-)
  • gin works best for me in the summer makes me fear Houston's mosquitoes a bit less (and an old CCU RN used to call it "do it fluid") we have been thru worse times, mon ami keep cool in DC
  • Replied in not unusual
    don't have any experience with this lens, but different lens models have different focus feels the 50 Summilux, particularly in chrome, famously has a very stiff ring & much more so at its extremes ...
  • my two favorites charming expression perfectly timed & well seen the entire set promotes your argument about diversity, most appropriate for this holiday celebrating our founding America is ...
  • methinks this is not the case, though what he did was unique he was very talented & I enjoyed seeing his work in the NYT he worked right up to the end & shot with elan
  • Replied in nice routine
    gorgeous portrait
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