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by Charles Haacker
Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Artistic Expressions
Topic: "AIR DANCERS" (I think they're hilarious)
Replies: 6
Views: 102

Re: "AIR DANCERS" (I think they're hilarious)

minniev wrote:I'm not sure how you manage to get a good composition with one of these things, but you did it. Well spotted and well taken, with true colors (and good facial expression :) ) I've never thought to take photos of them. Good work.

Thanks Min. Burst mode, about a dozen shots. Pick three. :D
by Charles Haacker
Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Black & White
Topic: Swanlet
Replies: 13
Views: 137

Re: Swanlet

I like both, but especially the second, and at least partly for the reason Dave Chinn mentioned: the feathers in the shadow. (OK)
by Charles Haacker
Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Portraits & Head Shots
Topic: A Girl
Replies: 14
Views: 129

Re: A Girl

It's about the eyes. And the light. :thumbup:
by Charles Haacker
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: General Photography Discussion
Topic: Not Sure Why Anyone Would Buy This... What do You Think?
Replies: 4
Views: 88

Re: Not Sure Why Anyone Would Buy This... What do You Think?

[...] Yeah, retro is a fad. Like all fads they come and go. I don't see this lasting (if at all). I work with offices that use these to take photos of their patients and post their images on a wall , but the images are small and more a novelty. I think they would be fun at parties too but not enoug...
by Charles Haacker
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Landscape & Scenics
Topic: Kayaker Sunset (2011)
Replies: 17
Views: 179

Re: Kayaker Sunset (2011)

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; Or close the wall up with our English dead. Yeah, no.

Anyways, one more time, plus the original SOOC jpeg:
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HEY PAL! Yeah, you! I'll give ya a quarter to go around again a little further out from shore, and holler this time so I know where ya are? No? A quarter won't do it? Hunh. >;[
by Charles Haacker
Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: General Photography Discussion
Topic: Not Sure Why Anyone Would Buy This... What do You Think?
Replies: 4
Views: 88

Not Sure Why Anyone Would Buy This... What do You Think?

So I know retro is in, Throwback Thursday, so on and so forth. I lived through so much of it that I tend to wonder... Why? Impossible launches special edition Polaroid 600 and metallic frame color film $179 U.S. $eems $pendy to me for a toy that is already long obsolete, yet it's clearly marketed to...
by Charles Haacker
Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Artistic Expressions
Topic: "AIR DANCERS" (I think they're hilarious)
Replies: 6
Views: 102

Re: "AIR DANCERS" (I think they're hilarious)

I love these silly things. Interestingly my DIL Erin finds them creeeeepy. :| We were out yesterday and came across this one. I cracked off I think a dozen frames of which three were pretty good: These seem to have a life of their own. I love the third! Thank you for adding a little fun to our day!...
by Charles Haacker
Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Birds
Topic: Bright Swan in an Art Gallery
Replies: 10
Views: 96

Re: Bright Swan in an Art Gallery

Psjunkie wrote:It does for me Chuck...

Thanks, Frank. I like it better too. I was expecting more distortion and I am surprised not to see, really, any! :| Kewl.
by Charles Haacker
Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Animals & Wildlife
Topic: Things that fly
Replies: 8
Views: 103

Re: Things that fly

Nothing to critique here! They are all, frankly, stunning! And I don't think you need the break code. Just put them in line if you need to change the order, and if you don't then you don't even need to put them in line. :)
by Charles Haacker
Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Landscape & Scenics
Topic: Kayaker Sunset (2011)
Replies: 17
Views: 179

Re: Kayaker Sunset (2011)

[...] In typical on-line fashion, I can pat you on the back & say 'at-a-boy, nice work! (which it is) & that will teach you nothing; or I can pointedly tell you what might open up a whole new vision for you. That's what I'm going to try. Stan, Welcome to photoMentoris. Glad you have the cou...

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