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elsid

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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #30 on: April 24, 2018, 10:27:35 »
Well done John and Oivind.
Here are a flamingo and a duck.
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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #31 on: April 24, 2018, 11:41:52 »
A couple of brown pelicans

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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #32 on: April 24, 2018, 14:56:22 »
elsid, I love the one with the flamingo. Looks a bit like a cartoon character after an explosion  ;D

Arthur, great capture of the pelicans, amazing how low they fly.
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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #33 on: April 24, 2018, 14:58:27 »
A bridge at the Durban North Japanese Gardens.
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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #34 on: April 24, 2018, 18:17:58 »
Ibis.
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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #35 on: April 24, 2018, 18:59:12 »
Those who know the San Francisco Bay Area may be able to date this photograph

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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #36 on: April 24, 2018, 19:11:12 »
A feast for the eye Jack.
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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #37 on: April 25, 2018, 09:30:28 »
Yes indeed - nice work Jack.

Off a slide?
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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #38 on: April 25, 2018, 10:11:46 »
Yes indeed - nice work Jack.

Off a slide?
No, off my trusty D200 - you can see some of the new span construction going on at the right of the image.

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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #39 on: April 25, 2018, 13:03:46 »
Do you still have the original D200 files (NEF/JPG)?  Maybe their EXIF data might give you the date?
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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #40 on: April 25, 2018, 14:34:59 »
The Kelpies, Falkirk, Scotland.

D3, Nikkor 18-35 ISO4000.

A Lightroom stitch, two 35mm landscape frames one above the other.


One frame 18mm.

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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #41 on: April 25, 2018, 16:09:20 »
Robert, these are impressive.
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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #42 on: April 25, 2018, 19:25:12 »
Wow, Robert, thank you for sharing the night shot of the Kelpies!  I've seen and have been wondered by them through the images of Dave (David Paterson), but never known how it is lit at night.

Considering their sizes, the scenery should be spectacular.
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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #43 on: April 25, 2018, 21:37:56 »
Thank you Elsid, that was the first time I had seen them.

Thank you Akira, they are huge and framing is a challenge despite it being a large site, I have to admit I erased the power lines in the background because I find them so distracting.  I think the 16mm fish could be one answer, esp. for a sunset.  I try to arrange my visits to Scotland so I can detour that way, they are so different depending on the time of day, the light and the sky.

I visited again last year intending to make a combined star-trail and night time image of them but the ambient light was way too overpowering.  As far as I know they are on all night, it would perhaps have worked if I had combined image of the Kelpies and then after they were turned off some darker sky images of the stars, but there is a lot of ambient light from more distant sources so I gave up.

Last year when we arrived there was a fashion photo shoot in progress, multiple photographers and models, soft boxes and lighting stands with a large crew.  They eventually wandered off and left us to it.

As before, D3 but with Nikkor 24-120 f/4.0 at ISO 1250, 200 and 1600 respectively. They were exposed at 21:30, 21:33 and 23:35 hrs on 17 July 2017  I had planned to stay until 3am but the sky showed no sign of darkening by midnight, it was almost impossible to see any stars on a pretty clear night so we packed up and carried on to Lindisfarne which was another fiasco!  But that's another story.





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Re: Reflections on water
« Reply #44 on: April 28, 2018, 18:15:45 »
Fantastic Kelpies Robert!
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