"Good photography should make you think about your world. Great photography should make you question your world." —Charles (Duck) Unitas

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by Charles Haacker
Sat May 19, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: Jack the Wasp
Replies: 21
Views: 95

Re: Jack the Wasp

I think Jack is fabulous.I like the original, slightly ethereal version better. My first thought was that Jack looks like he could be the cover art on a Science Fiction book. He looks metallic, armored. :thumbup:
by Charles Haacker
Sat May 19, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Open Challenges
Topic: Rusty stuff
Replies: 13
Views: 72

Re: Rusty stuff

If I may? Another one. Detail, Pennsy RR K4-s-class 4-6-2 Pacific No. 3750 (1920)—Official Steam Locomotive of Pennsylvania https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7434/9471547449_7b9a5cced3_z.jpg Detail, PRR K4-s-class 4-6-2 Pacific No. 3750 (1920) by Charles Haacker , on Flickr There’s a mystery here: The ...
by Charles Haacker
Fri May 18, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Open Challenges
Topic: Rusty stuff
Replies: 13
Views: 72

Re: Rusty stuff

Matt Quinn wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 5:44 pm
Great shot. I'll have to get out near sundown and see what can be seen. Great thread . Thanks for starting this. Matt
Thanks, but I didn't start it; you did. Well, Minnie instigated... :D
by Charles Haacker
Fri May 18, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Photography Discussion
Topic: Astronaut on Spacewalk Leaves Camera’s SD Card at Home; Hilarity Ensues...
Replies: 1
Views: 20

Astronaut on Spacewalk Leaves Camera’s SD Card at Home; Hilarity Ensues...

Be sure to scroll down to the transcript of the, ummm, awkward chat with Houston (We Have a Problem)...

https://petapixel.com/2018/05/18/this-a ... d-at-home/
by Charles Haacker
Fri May 18, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Balloon Glow
Replies: 10
Views: 106

Re: Balloon Glow

PietFrancke wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 12:46 pm
fire up happiness
warmth glowing on the inside
heavy becomes light
by Charles Haacker
Fri May 18, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Open Challenges
Topic: Rusty stuff
Replies: 13
Views: 72

Re: Rusty stuff

YAAAAAAaaaaaaaaayyyyyy! :D :yay: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4285/35321250435_281f17fd23_b.jpg Rusty Manhole Cover by Charles Haacker , on Flickr I was just walking along, heading for another site to shoot, but I was attracted mostly by the light. It was getting toward sundown so it was strongly ...
by Charles Haacker
Thu May 17, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Things Critique
Topic: At Vicksburg
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: At Vicksburg

One of the many monuments in the national military park at Vicksburg. It was common to have statues of women in these monuments, representing Victory or Justice or some other trait the artist wanted to convey. This lady has something - flower petal, leaf, or bird poop, that has added a tear to her ...
by Charles Haacker
Thu May 17, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Homestead National Monument, Beatrice, Nebraska
Replies: 0
Views: 29

Homestead National Monument, Beatrice, Nebraska

The other day we drove an hour south to Beatrice to visit the Homestead National Monument, the only federal park dedicated to the homesteaders who largely peopled the American West opened by Lewis and Clark. From a purely technical viewpoint both these shots were on the tough side. The tractor was i...
by Charles Haacker
Thu May 17, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Flowers & Plants Critique
Topic: Lauritzen Gardens Redux, Spring 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 51

Re: Lauritzen Gardens Redux, Spring 2018

Great photo opt location...glad to see you putting that camera through it's paces. Thank you Frank. I've never yet met the flower I didn't like, including and maybe especially weeds. :D Nice series. I’m especially liking the close ups, both floral and that jar. Together they make an interesting set...
by Charles Haacker
Thu May 17, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Good News
Replies: 14
Views: 131

Re: Good News

Just great good news, Matt! (OK)