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by PietFrancke
Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: I bought a new tripod
Replies: 12
Views: 94

Re: I bought a new tripod

thanks Min, Next season I hope to be able to see their chicks!
by PietFrancke
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: I bought a new tripod
Replies: 12
Views: 94

Re: I bought a new tripod

Just congrats Piet. My bride and I always danced around the idea of a boat. We used to go to all the spring boat shows, but over the long haul it just never happened. But we did get Rosie the Tiny Tent Trailer and she is kinda like a boat. Lovely pictures! (Never forget, keep one hand for the ship ...
by PietFrancke
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Open Challenges
Topic: What Did You Shoot on World Photography Day TODAY AUG 19?
Replies: 2
Views: 16

Re: What Did You Shoot on World Photography Day TODAY AUG 19?

your family is wonderful. Good for you Min! I did shoot this yellow throated warbler, which is a new bird for us - I thought it was a goldfinch but wasn't sure so I ran and got the camera. It was dusk, so got a lot of noise instead of detail. warbler.jpg Note -- if I ever get the opportunity to meet...
by PietFrancke
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Things Showcase
Topic: Flavor at every level
Replies: 39
Views: 307

Re: Flavor at every level

Well, not as complex as attempting an exploded view of a clutch but one of my wife's friends challenged me to do a hotdog. Why? I don't know but I think in her mind she thought that would be tough. Anyhow, I took her up on the challenge and here it is... a hotdog. Hotdog expanded view.jpg So very c...
by PietFrancke
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: ragged wings
Replies: 3
Views: 20

Re: ragged wings

thank you Min and Frank. I saw some halo by the beaks that I should fix but did not notice at all the dark cloudiness just outside the birds - now that I see it, it looks pretty bad. We weren't out on Tripod, so far we have only taken that out on the bay side. And we see this pelicans only out on th...
by PietFrancke
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: ragged wings
Replies: 3
Views: 20

ragged wings

Pelicans - worn down and living on the edge.
Pelican.jpg
by PietFrancke
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: I bought a new tripod
Replies: 12
Views: 94

Re: I bought a new tripod

Psjunkie wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:03 pm
Your capture and presentation are magnificent!
thank you Frank, the colors were a little scary...
by PietFrancke
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: People Showcase
Topic: Street photos in Chatham, Cape Cod
Replies: 5
Views: 17

Re: Street photos in Chatham, Cape Cod

they are interesting, but fog and boats and birds and water will win every time in my heart. -- wallhanger!
by PietFrancke
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Matt's Project 52: A Year in B&W
Replies: 489
Views: 13348

Re: Matt's Project 52: A Year in B&W

like that cleat and clean rope