"One day you are a signature, next day you are an autograph." —Billy Wilder

Search found 2112 matches

by Duck
Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:09 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: Whimsical faerie house
Replies: 6
Views: 1684

Re: Whimsical faerie house

Didereaux wrote:My wife must NOT see this!
:spank:

No, why? :? heh, heh...

This is my first attempt at a concept I thought about as I was photographing those mushrooms I posted earlier. I whipped this up to see how it would look and what kind of reaction. I know it's been done before but...
by Duck
Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: Whimsical faerie house
Replies: 6
Views: 1684

Whimsical faerie house

Came across this small house deep in the secluded woods. Didn't want to disturb the occupants so I opted not to knock. Let me know what you think.

duck_6806.jpg
Faerie house
by Duck
Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:44 am
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Pelicans - inland, southern Prairies
Replies: 7
Views: 632

Re: Pelicans - inland, southern Prairies

Three years ago I was looking at the Sigma telephotos while in New York at B&H. I looked at several and was gravitating towards their largest lens but was talked out of it by their sales rep. He gave several reasons including heavy vignetting in the longer reach, color aberrations and softness a...
by Duck
Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:26 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Photo Shoot with my Niece Today
Replies: 10
Views: 1616

Re: Photo Shoot with my Niece Today

Laura, putting your work out for others to critique is definitely a scary thing. We tend to be very protective of our creations. However, if you are looking to better yourself as an artist, there is no greater tool than the critique. You can watch all the videos, read all the books or attend all the...
by Duck
Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:14 am
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Frogs and dragonflies
Replies: 13
Views: 2987

Re: Frogs and dragonflies

TomCofer wrote:I like the dragon shots. I find it hard to get them to hold still long enough.

Thanks, Tom. I wish I was lucky enough to get one in flight. That would be truly awesome. But, I'll settle for these.
by Duck
Mon Jul 13, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Places Critique
Topic: HDR pano of Cresent Lake, Meriden
Replies: 5
Views: 3431

Re: HDR pano of Cresent Lake, Meriden

Another pano from midway around the lake.

duck_6765-Pano-HDR.jpg
by Duck
Mon Jul 13, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Frogs and dragonflies
Replies: 13
Views: 2987

Re: Frogs and dragonflies

Some more images from this weekend... duck_6809.jpg I spotted this snake quite by accident. By that, I mean, I was looking for frogs :D. I took this shot but I knew I had to get lower. I climbed down the short embankment but I was too noisy and he scurried off, never to be seen again. Damn buffalo i...
by Duck
Sun Jul 12, 2015 2:59 pm
Forum: Photography Discussion
Topic: Costa Rica photo tours - anyone have experience to share
Replies: 12
Views: 9157

Re: Costa Rica photo tours - anyone have experience to share

I know Robert Watcher, from Ontario, does excursions to Nicaragua. You can try contacting him as I believe (but don't quote me) be has also gone to Costa Rica. If not, Nicaragua may be a good alternative. Robertwatcher.com
by Duck
Sat Jul 11, 2015 8:41 am
Forum: Photography Discussion
Topic: Costa Rica photo tours - anyone have experience to share
Replies: 12
Views: 9157

Re: Costa Rica photo tours - anyone have experience to share

Ah, I see. I misinterpreted your post...
Sorry, I don't have personal (or even second hand) experience with any tour to Costa Rica.
by Duck
Sat Jul 11, 2015 8:35 am
Forum: Places Critique
Topic: HDR pano of Cresent Lake, Meriden
Replies: 5
Views: 3431

Re: HDR pano of Cresent Lake, Meriden

Got rid of the stray dust particles that I missed earlier. Talk about a rookie mistake...
duck_6603-HDR-Pano.jpg
Reworked pano