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On photo Bumblebee in flight in the My Best Picture of the Week challenge (2 comments in total)

How do you not call it "Flight of the bumblebee"? :)

Link | Posted on Jun 25, 2020 at 15:55 UTC as 2nd comment
On photo London Reflection in the Reflections challenge (3 comments in total)

wow, amazing photo!

Link | Posted on Jan 13, 2020 at 16:16 UTC as 1st comment
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Focus Shift Shooting: Saw this earlier before DPReview posted it.

None of them are good, especially not the aerial drone photography which should be made illegal in all countries.

Well, I take it back, the orangutan one is quite good actually. The viewer asks questions about the animal's thoughts. That's more than almost all photographers are capable of, so hat's off to Jay for that shot.

I liked all EXCEPT the orangutan as that bokeh hurt my eyes.

Link | Posted on Dec 14, 2017 at 15:52 UTC
On photo Colorado Rainbow 2 in the Rainbow challenge (11 comments in total)

I like it that you went with the one with the road! Nice win!

Link | Posted on Aug 9, 2017 at 15:00 UTC as 6th comment
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Suave: Why sue for billions when you can sue for..... TRILLIONS?

Oh, she actually justified that number!.. It's the profits Chipotle made from the date picture was taken to date of the law suit. She thought she should be entitled to 100% of those profits, mind you; as we all know that the picture was the ONLY reason Chipotle made any money.

Link | Posted on Jan 10, 2017 at 20:04 UTC
On photo Lac Supérieur, Québec in the Fall colour challenge (1 comment in total)

Great shot! I'm surprised it didn't place better.

Link | Posted on Oct 27, 2016 at 15:42 UTC as 1st comment
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Pitchertaker: My favorites are #7, #11, #13 in that order. #6 and #12 are not landscapes. #1 won? Eye roll.

I agree, 12 is terrible. A cell phone snampshot that would go straight in the trash if it were mine. Not to mention that it's street photography and not landscape in the most obvious way.

Link | Posted on Oct 26, 2016 at 14:32 UTC
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Sean65: Nice to see shots that haven't been completely over cooked in PP. I really like shot 12, very Fred Herzog, but I'm not sure it fits with the rest.

I thought 12 was terrible :\ and doesn't remotely belong.

Link | Posted on Oct 25, 2016 at 19:41 UTC
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barrym1966: i dont usually criticize other peoples work but number 4 looks awful with the white background looks like a really bad photoshop cutout

Hm, I liked it best. Thought it was very different from the usual stuff, and a moment hard to reproduce. The white background (hopefully not photoshopped but even if is) makes it cleaner and the bird stands out nicely. I guess it goes to show how different people's tastes are -- I always find that interesting.

Link | Posted on Oct 24, 2016 at 15:13 UTC
On photo Colonnade in the Design Princaples- Repetition challenge (3 comments in total)
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tarakanchik: Wow, great shot! I was there last year but must've missed this view... good catch :)

very cool. maybe next time I'm there I'll try to find it lol

Link | Posted on Feb 23, 2016 at 20:39 UTC
On photo Colonnade in the Design Princaples- Repetition challenge (3 comments in total)

Wow, great shot! I was there last year but must've missed this view... good catch :)

Link | Posted on Feb 23, 2016 at 19:52 UTC as 1st comment | 2 replies
On photo Domica Cave in the Nature's Graffiti challenge (2 comments in total)

Excellent image!

Link | Posted on Nov 28, 2015 at 16:59 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
On photo The Delicate Architect in the Bokeh challenge (14 comments in total)

Great picture! But imo could use a crop from the left.

Link | Posted on Oct 22, 2015 at 15:38 UTC as 4th comment | 1 reply
On photo The Mira Curves in the Curve challenge (8 comments in total)
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Robert Evagelista: my favorite :)

if you may say so yourself! :)

Link | Posted on Aug 20, 2015 at 15:23 UTC
On article Readers' Showcase: Sarnim Dean (36 comments in total)
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DaddyG: Thanks for the comments all.
There is some confusion around the photo of the Spoonbills - image no. 7.
I can confirm that absolutely no cloning or compositing was done on the birds in this image. This is exactly the formation the five birds were captured in.


Link | Posted on Aug 3, 2015 at 15:43 UTC
On article Nikon D810A: An astrophotographer's perspective (117 comments in total)
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dynaxx: ... and the astrophotography ?

Most cameras take adequate pictures of tundra and the Northern Lights. This is light years away from the true purpose of the camera.

sweet pun!

Link | Posted on Jul 7, 2015 at 14:16 UTC
On article Winds of Change: Shooting changing landscapes (61 comments in total)
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mononk: Interesting indeed. But may I suggest you post an identical article with examples from places not so exotic as Iceland and Africa? I.e. NY City, Paris, London, Rio... The average Jo will more likely visit these places a few times in his life and will try his luck in finding a new point of view. Many thsnks.

For landscapes, imo, location is extremely important. And more often than not, one has to travel a little bit to get a great shot. You can be the best photographer in the world but if your subject is blah, you will have a great image of something boring. Sure, anyone can find things to photograph near by but if you're looking for something like Antelope Canyon, for instance, and you live in the northeast... there's not much you can do. Also, it is possible to travel to places like Iceland and Alaska on a budget, I did, and it was great.

Link | Posted on Apr 27, 2015 at 15:36 UTC
On photo My Program Running On My HP Prime in the An image challenge (1 comment in total)

That's kinda cool!

Link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 17:56 UTC as 1st comment
On photo *** in the Macro - Fruit and Vegetables challenge (1 comment in total)

very nice.

Link | Posted on Apr 15, 2015 at 15:28 UTC as 1st comment
On photo Rodin thinker in the Laughing Camera challenge (2 comments in total)

great shot!

Link | Posted on Mar 23, 2015 at 17:14 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
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