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Title: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 01, 2022, 17:29:39
Post your "blog" contributions here  No theme (other than what the passage of time creates), no contest implied, a maximum of one picture per day in the actual month for NG Supporters and no more than 8 images per month for NG members.  Enjoy!
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 01, 2022, 21:24:52
Vase in the first of August sun

Z9  58G
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Ian Watson on August 02, 2022, 01:43:51
My son found a new friend.

Nikon Z6, 85mm f/1.8S.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Snoogly on August 02, 2022, 06:33:08
It’s only a crummy phone photo, but it really captured the essence of the town in Tokyo in which I reside.

Dirty old town!
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Snoogly on August 02, 2022, 06:34:41
Vase in the first of August sun

Z9  58G

What a beauty! 58G at its best.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 02, 2022, 08:34:55
August 2

close-up Chamaenerion angustifolium
morning light

Z6 - 105mm f/2.8s
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 02, 2022, 15:36:06
PhotoEspaña, a big annual photo exhibition, is currently in Madrid. Even like this, the opportunities for images of my own are probing difficult this days. Anyway...

 Z6, 50mm 1.8S
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Birna Rørslett on August 02, 2022, 15:37:40
The ultimate Nordic vanity car plate (?)

Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Birna Rørslett on August 02, 2022, 15:38:20
Paco you're doing great :)
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Frank Fremerey on August 02, 2022, 16:28:27
PhotoEspaña, a big annual photo exhibition, is currently in Madrid. Even like this, the opportunities for images of my own are probing difficult this days. Anyway...

 Z6, 50mm 1.8S

Superb
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: ColinM on August 02, 2022, 16:29:13
My son found a new friend.

Your Z6 & 85mm f/1.8S have helped you capture great clarity in the frog & fingertips Ian.
Your fatherly instincts have also caught the intense interest in your son's gaze  :)
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Frank Fremerey on August 02, 2022, 16:31:59
The ultimate Nordic vanity car plate (?)



More Zeros than an Audi :-)
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Birna Rørslett on August 02, 2022, 16:54:01
Not zero, but Ø (Nordic letter)
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Ian Watson on August 02, 2022, 17:34:37
Your Z6 & 85mm f/1.8S have helped you capture great clarity in the frog & fingertips Ian.
Your fatherly instincts have also caught the intense interest in your son's gaze  :)

Thank you, Colin. I was a little frustrated at first that I could not get closer to the frog. However, this forced me to a more interesting composition, at least for this proud dad.

As Akira says, limitation is inspiration.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Ian Watson on August 02, 2022, 17:35:26
I missed the prime of these sunflowers but the bees still love them.

Nikon Z6, 35mm f/1.8S.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 02, 2022, 20:30:40
Thank you both for your support  :)
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 02, 2022, 20:54:01
Thank you, Colin. I was a little frustrated at first that I could not get closer to the frog. However, this forced me to a more interesting composition, at least for this proud dad.

As Akira says, limitation is inspiration.

  It is. Lovely portrait of them both. Endearing. The separation by depth of field and lighting makes it possible to enjoy them separately and their relationship.

  Inspiration 
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 02, 2022, 21:36:10
What a beauty! 58G at its best.
Thanks Richard.

Beautiful portrait Ian. 

Love your shot, Paco.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 02, 2022, 21:51:31
The new park:  Spoorpark  (Railroadpark)

Z9  58G 1.4  and 1/26.000  shutterspeed
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Akira on August 03, 2022, 03:08:08
PhotoEspaña, a big annual photo exhibition, is currently in Madrid. Even like this, the opportunities for images of my own are probing difficult this days. Anyway...

 Z6, 50mm 1.8S

Yeah, this look great!
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 03, 2022, 07:50:23
Take a ride

D850, 400mm f/5.6

Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 03, 2022, 08:48:03
The new park:  Spoorpark  (Railroadpark)

Z9  58G 1.4  and 1/26.000  shutterspeed

the SS is amazing!
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 03, 2022, 13:54:36
Thank you John, Akira. Much appreciated.

Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 03, 2022, 13:56:48
The new park:  Spoorpark  (Railroadpark)

Z9  58G 1.4  and 1/26.000  shutterspeed

I know it is real and here already but 1/26000 (with three zeros!) is amazing.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Ian Watson on August 03, 2022, 16:55:10
Thank you all for the kind words.

Here is my daughter, making herself comfortable.

Nikon Z6, 85mm f/1.8S.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 03, 2022, 21:53:36
Yes, very high shutter speeds with the Z9. No limitations with a fast lens  wide open.   Works perfectly.

A hot day in the park
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 03, 2022, 23:52:01
Red sneakers waiting.

  Z6, 50mm 1.8S
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 04, 2022, 08:15:32
Red sneakers waiting.

  Z6, 50mm 1.8S

Paco, nice!
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 04, 2022, 08:16:36
Last night's moon

Zfc, 105mm f/2.8S
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Luc on August 04, 2022, 15:12:48
Wall Art "Birds" on transformer house.

Nikon Z6 + Nikkor Z 24-70mm f4 S

(https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52262939749_8712a843f0_b.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/2nCieb6)Z6_DSC9613 (https://flic.kr/p/2nCieb6) by Luc de Schepper (https://www.flickr.com/photos/lucdeschepper/), on Flickr
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Luc on August 04, 2022, 15:13:48
Red sneakers waiting.

  Z6, 50mm 1.8S

Nice! Camper sneakers? Those are my favorites ...
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Luc on August 04, 2022, 15:14:48
Last night's moon

Zfc, 105mm f/2.8S

Nice moody moon, Fons.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 04, 2022, 17:03:26
Wall Art "Birds" on transformer house.

Nikon Z6 + Nikkor Z 24-70mm f4 S

(https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52262939749_8712a843f0_b.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/2nCieb6)Z6_DSC9613 (https://flic.kr/p/2nCieb6) by Luc de Schepper (https://www.flickr.com/photos/lucdeschepper/), on Flickr

Nice find, Luc


Nice moody moon, Fons.

Thank you
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 04, 2022, 21:32:30
Great shot Paco and Luc.

The pond in the park

Z6 24-70/2.8s
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 05, 2022, 00:58:19
Thank you Jhon, Fons, Luc. They are Adidas sneakers :)

 
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 05, 2022, 00:59:13
Love the dinamic water John and I can also feel it fresh!
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 05, 2022, 01:00:47
Amazing view for the next couple of days.
Z6, 24-70mm f4. In camera pp
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Akira on August 05, 2022, 02:26:48
Great shot Paco and Luc.

The pond in the park

Z6 24-70/2.8s

Oh, I love this visual effect!
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 05, 2022, 07:08:07
Amazing view for the next couple of days.
Z6, 24-70mm f4. In camera pp

Well composed, great opportunity, love it.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 05, 2022, 17:46:22
August 5

Speaks for itself

D850, 105mm f/1.4
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 05, 2022, 22:53:10
Thanks Paco and Akira.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 05, 2022, 22:53:50
Amazing view for the next couple of days.
Z6, 24-70mm f4. In camera pp
Stunning.   Enjoy !!
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 05, 2022, 22:59:28
Another day on the way to 'paradise'  ;)

Z9 58G
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 05, 2022, 23:00:25
August 5

Speaks for itself

D850, 105mm f/1.4
The minimalism is very enjoyable, Fons.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 06, 2022, 07:43:02
Another day on the way to 'paradise'  ;)

Z9 58G

Adjusting white balance, ;)

Thanks John
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 06, 2022, 08:54:12
The columns

Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 06, 2022, 22:05:51
Toxic
Z9 AF-S 300/4
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 07, 2022, 12:18:02
A hot and dry summer, and a heatwave this next week!
Water for corn.

D850, 28mm f/1.4
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: ColinM on August 07, 2022, 17:34:14
Toxic
Z9 AF-S 300/4

In addition, this image might also qualify for the RGB thread John ;)
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Luc on August 07, 2022, 22:19:33
A hot and dry summer, and a heatwave this next week!
Water for corn.

D850, 28mm f/1.4

Nice one with great colours, Fons. Let's hope we will get a fair amount of rain soon.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Luc on August 07, 2022, 22:21:18
Abandoned Garage. Taken over by squatters since 2019.

Nikon Z6 + Nikkor Z 24-70mm f4 S

(https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52270624315_c41644ef11_h.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/2nCYBwB)Z6_DSC9633 (https://flic.kr/p/2nCYBwB) by Luc de Schepper (https://www.flickr.com/photos/lucdeschepper/), on Flickr
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 08, 2022, 01:13:21
Never ending.
 
  Z6, 24-70mm f4s
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 08, 2022, 07:06:37
Nice one with great colours, Fons. Let's hope we will get a fair amount of rain soon.


Right, some rain and decent temperatures' all we need.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 08, 2022, 09:37:08
In addition, this image might also qualify for the RGB thread John ;)
Ah. yes it could indeed.  Thanks for the suggestion, Colin.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 08, 2022, 09:38:03
Window Paint job

Z9 300/4 AF-S
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Akira on August 08, 2022, 13:54:44
It has been cloudy and just a wee bit cooler for a couple of days here in Tokyo.  But today the second round of crazily hot summer has started.   :o :o :o

Shot with iPhone SE2.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 08, 2022, 14:32:02
August 8

'skysketch'

Zfc 16-50mm

Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: ColinM on August 08, 2022, 22:21:01
Everyone's plundering
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 09, 2022, 15:12:44
AUgust 9

Composite Dianthus 'Sweet William'

Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Frank Fremerey on August 09, 2022, 15:23:48
Never ending.
 
  Z6, 24-70mm f4s

Care stays
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: ColinM on August 09, 2022, 19:30:48
Never ending.

This completely fooled me Paco
I wanted to believe it was windows/mirrors, then eventually decided it was stairs.
But I'm still intrigued....
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 09, 2022, 22:43:52
Cleaning up !

Z9  58G
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 10, 2022, 02:45:08
Window Paint job

Z9 300/4 AF-S

Lovely abstraction. Those bits of information of the place and activity round it up. Perfect balance
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 10, 2022, 02:47:46
August 8

'skysketch'

Zfc 16-50mm

  So many man-made lines with the sky as a background and reminder... Works very well for me visually and it also pisses me off. Clean and minimalistic fits the motive, not to get distracted.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 10, 2022, 02:50:56
Thank you Frank, Colin.

  They are indeed stairs at "Círculo de Bellas Artes" building in Madrid.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 10, 2022, 08:22:51
  So many man-made lines with the sky as a background and reminder... Works very well for me visually and it also pisses me off. Clean and minimalistic fits the motive, not to get distracted.

Yes, vaportrails? or chemtrails? but no fly activity! Thank you.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 10, 2022, 08:34:51
Lovely abstraction. Those bits of information of the place and activity round it up. Perfect balance
Thanks Paco !
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 10, 2022, 08:35:45
Another window to clean  ;)

Z9  58G
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 10, 2022, 08:52:14
Another window to clean  ;-)

Z9  58G

Are you on holidays John :)?
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 10, 2022, 08:55:35
I am preparing my house for sale.  It's an unusual holiday ;)
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 10, 2022, 09:09:20
I am preparing my house for sale.  It's an unusual holiday ;-)

Good luck!
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 10, 2022, 11:11:52
Yes, vaportrails? or chemtrails? but no fly activity! Thank you.


  I have no real doubts as of today but it is a conversation for another time and place. I'm slowly becoming what they call "conspirationist"  :)
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 10, 2022, 11:26:22
¡Claro!
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 10, 2022, 11:27:34
The promise.

 Z6, 24-70mm f4s
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 10, 2022, 11:29:20
I am preparing my house for sale.  It's an unusual holiday ;)

  Strength and good luck flying easily your way.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Snoogly on August 10, 2022, 11:34:40
TV Heligon 'macro'
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Brute on August 10, 2022, 16:42:40
.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 10, 2022, 18:47:34
August 10

food preparation

D850 - 58mm f/1,4g

Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 10, 2022, 23:34:28
Beautiful evening with family

 D5, 300mm 2.8vrII
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 10, 2022, 23:41:51
Good luck!
Thanks

  Strength and good luck flying easily your way.
Thank you Paco
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: John Geerts on August 10, 2022, 23:43:34
Beautiful evening with family

 D5, 300mm 2.8vrII
Gorgeous  iconic portrait.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 11, 2022, 06:56:35
Beautiful evening with family

 D5, 300mm 2.8vrII

Sports Illustrated ;)
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Luc on August 11, 2022, 14:16:55
Nice wood paint image, John. I'm also in the process of painting indoors. I hate it, not the actual painting but the time consuming sanding, filling etc. and cleaning up afterwards. Anyway, eleven doors left to paint ...
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 11, 2022, 18:57:03
August 11

Hot day

Clerodendrum

D850, 58mm f/1.4g

Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: ColinM on August 12, 2022, 09:10:24
D5, 300mm 2.8vrII
Old school maybe, but still potent.

And maybe the surfer too! What a lovely taste of summer beach life
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 12, 2022, 10:20:24
One door

D850, 28mm f/1.4

Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 12, 2022, 16:38:51
Thank you John, Fons, Colin. It has been a wonderful summer so far and still going strong  :)

 Fons, that is a strong minimalist statement. Love it


  Here, late evening construction with lots of windows, a couple of cranes and the rock of Gibraltar as a background.
  D5, 300mm 2.8 vrII
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Akira on August 12, 2022, 23:44:27
August 13.  Good morning.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Snoogly on August 13, 2022, 00:53:37
August 13.  Good morning.

This was yesterday morning down in Machida. Truly impressive sky, though just a phone snap.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 13, 2022, 19:09:31
Relax from the heat 13 august.

D850, 28mm f/1.4

Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: golunvolo on August 13, 2022, 22:41:14
My Cousin.

 Visiting the artist.

  D5, 300mm 2.8 vrII
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Luc on August 14, 2022, 00:10:02
One door

D850, 28mm f/1.4

Minimalism, I like it.
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Luc on August 14, 2022, 00:10:41
My Cousin.

 Visiting the artist.

  D5, 300mm 2.8 vrII

Excellent subject and image!
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Luc on August 14, 2022, 00:11:15
Street Art

Z6 + Z 24-70mm f4

(https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52282625232_834e71a0b9_b.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/2nE37YY)Z6_DSC9657 (https://flic.kr/p/2nE37YY) by Luc de Schepper (https://www.flickr.com/photos/lucdeschepper/), on Flickr
Title: Re: August 2022
Post by: Fons Baerken on August 14, 2022, 04:36:00
Minimalism, I like it.

Thank you Luc!