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Walt 03-19-2008 7:54 PM

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Walt 03-19-2008 8:08 PM

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vin 03-19-2008 8:08 PM

very nice walt, i like the black and white

wannabewakeboarder 03-19-2008 10:00 PM

some different ones for the summer... <BR> <BR>[IMG]<a href="http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k253/tigeowner/00060.jpg" target="_blank">http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k253/tigeowner/00060.jpg</a>[/IMG]

sidekicknicholas 03-20-2008 3:21 PM

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richd 03-20-2008 4:42 PM

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kko13 03-20-2008 6:21 PM

wow im not really into it but you guys have some really nice pics there thanx for sharing.

Walt 03-20-2008 6:27 PM

I like the first shot Rich. <BR> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/559939.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/559940.jpg" alt="Upload">

dirwoody 03-20-2008 7:13 PM

Wow, Rich's first shot is amazing <BR>I also really dig the dark sky over the church....very interesting

Walt 03-20-2008 7:25 PM

A few more from yesterday. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/559954.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/559955.jpg" alt="Upload">

dirwoody 03-20-2008 7:55 PM

Here's my attempt ... <BR>Any ideas/criticisms are appreciated <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/559977.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/559978.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/559979.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><!--attachment: eiffle-tower-web-559980.html*mime_html.gif*text/html*0.4*Upload*eiffle%2dtower%2dweb%2ehtml --><center><table border=1><tr><td><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/icons/mime_html.gif" align=left alt="text/html">Upload<br><a href="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/eiffle-tower-web-559980.html" target="_blank"><b>eiffle-tower-web.html</b></a> (0.4 k)</td></tr></table></center><!--/attachment-->

Walt 03-20-2008 7:55 PM

So this boat is on private property. <BR> <BR>The good news, <BR>The owner is pretty cool about people shooting and checking out the boat. There's a sign that reads...Take nothing but photos and leave nothing but foot prints. <BR> <BR>The bad news, <BR>You have to get past two of his pissed off dogs to shoot it. <BR> <BR>So I'm rolling up on this boat with camera and tripod in hand and here come the hounds.<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/uhoh.gif" border=0> <BR> <BR>The first dog was an old dude so he crapped out after the first hundred feet and turned around. The second dog was a big young buck (lab) and he's really pissed off. He charges up to me barking &amp; growling with the hair on his back going straight up. I'm thinking I'm going to have to clock this dog upside the head with my tripod. <BR> <BR>So there we are a few feet apart at a stand off.<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/lol.gif" border=0> <BR> <BR>I've been around dogs all my life and my instincts tell me this guy means business. So I look down and there is a nice thick stick about four feet long. I'm thinking I'd rather give him a whack with that than my nice new tripod. <BR> <BR>I slowly bend over to pick up the stick never taking my eyes off my new friend. As I pick up the stick I instantly see his eyes go from, I want to chew you a new A-hole to, are you going to throw that for me ? <BR> <BR>So I throw the stick for him and he goes tearing off after it. We're tight now ! <img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/rofl.gif" border=0> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/559983.jpg" alt="Upload">

Walt 03-20-2008 8:00 PM

Darin, <BR> <BR>1 &amp; 2 are great. 2 might be a bit centered. Killer color in both. <BR> <BR>I find #3 boring.

dirwoody 03-20-2008 8:02 PM

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dirwoody 03-20-2008 8:04 PM

For some reason I can't get the one to load, thanks for the input, I just like #3 for a background, but just love the other two, hard to believe everything was shot with a point and shoot, can't wait for my SLR, it's in the mail

dirwoody 03-20-2008 8:09 PM

Hopefully this one works <BR>Probably my favoriate shot <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560005.jpg" alt="Upload">

dirwoody 03-20-2008 8:11 PM

BTW I absolutely love the boat walt

Walt 03-20-2008 8:14 PM

That a pretty cool shot right down to the rainbow.

Walt 03-20-2008 8:21 PM

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dirwoody 03-20-2008 8:22 PM

Thanks! <BR>Where did you spot that group?

Walt 03-20-2008 9:20 PM

North bay area,Ca.

richd 03-21-2008 6:30 AM

Nice job on finding the interesting subjects Walt and you're really getting the mood down well with the HDR. That's really a nice way of making what normally would be a pretty lifeless shot given the lack of contrast a real appeal. (either that or B&amp;W and I like the color much better myself) <BR> <BR>I went to Asilomar to shoot birds and saw that rock out cropping about a hundred yards out with the waves really pounding it and that gull was not going to move for anything! <BR> <BR>Here is another one I shot that day, nothing special I just liked the colors of the sea/sky. <BR> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560078.jpg" alt="Upload">

ziggen 03-21-2008 8:20 AM

I got some at my parents farm this weekend. I'm just getting into this so some critiques would be great. <img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560128.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560129.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560130.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560131.jpg" alt="Upload">

deuce 03-21-2008 6:46 PM

Walt, <BR> <BR>That dog story made my evening....

joshturner 03-22-2008 2:21 PM

Hey guys, this is a little parody shot that i did on guitar hero. the images werent quite how i wanted them do to a small space and not being able to kill the backgroud very easily. too much strobe reflection. i seriously want a studio. the other dilema was that i really wanted a fog machine but could not find one. anyway the basic idea behind the shoot is that the guy thinks he is a "soo metal" rockstar because he can play guitar hero. critiques welcome. oh and im fully aware his hand is being cropped off in a couple. tight space. <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560448.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560449.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560450.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560451.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560452.jpg" alt="Upload">

joshturner 03-22-2008 2:24 PM

This was done the same day as my guitar hero shoot. the idea behind this one was basically an 80's tennis star. the model is the same as the one from the GH shoot. Critiques welcome. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560458.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560459.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560460.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/560461.jpg" alt="Upload">

dakid 03-25-2008 1:13 AM

rich, diggin' the shallow dof in the pics above! the waves crashing is sick! <BR> <BR>walt, really dig the boat shots. <BR> <BR>joshua, sweet guitar hero pics! <BR> <BR>saw the moon tonight so i busted out the cam which i haven't done in a while. weird how the shape of the moon came out. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/561208.jpg" alt="Upload">

wakeboardern1 03-25-2008 9:17 AM

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jjakober 03-25-2008 6:02 PM

Some of my latest: <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/561431.jpg" alt="1"> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/561432.jpg" alt="2"> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/561433.jpg" alt="3">

sidekicknicholas 03-25-2008 6:41 PM

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Walt 03-25-2008 6:52 PM

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wakesurf12 03-28-2008 9:23 AM

K, so I was just on vacation for a week. LOTS of downtime which was awesome but also a lot of opportunities for photos. Here are a couple of them. I will post some of my first HDR attempts (which really aren't that good) here in the next few days. <BR> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/562507.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/562508.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/562509.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/562510.jpg" alt="Upload">

wakesurf12 03-28-2008 9:27 AM

Here is a fun one! I think you will enjoy it! <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/562513.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>p.s. Josh, I love the guitar hero series. I do think it could use some "80's Mist" though. Fog machines aren't that hard to find. (especially around halloween) Check out a Guitar Center or costume shop. I would just water down the liquid a bit though since it can gunk up the machine.

eubanks01 03-28-2008 10:58 AM

You missed the grab!! That's awesome. How did you do that?

wakesurf12 03-28-2008 12:00 PM

And I popped the handle but oh well. HAHA! Its a long exposure using a pen light to "paint a picture" Then you just flash yourself in at the end. It is a lot of fun to do. It is an easy way to kill a couple of hours and a lot of fun!

duramat 03-28-2008 12:46 PM

Walt that is a sweet pic of the old ford pickup.

mroy 03-30-2008 4:58 PM

This is my first post just wanted to see how it would come out. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/563027.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>sunrise from South Beach <BR>Matt

mroy 03-30-2008 5:01 PM

The colors look nothing like it does on my computer? What's up with that.

goinbigg17 03-30-2008 8:44 PM

Pictures from my trip to Newport, OR this past week. <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/563125.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/563126.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/563127.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/563128.jpg" alt="Upload">

blindmnkee3 03-31-2008 12:48 AM

Getting sick of the snow here in Spokane. Spring is trying to come... <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/563150.jpg" alt="Upload">

Walt 03-31-2008 5:39 AM

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jjakober 03-31-2008 6:46 AM

Adam, <BR> <BR>I know this late snow storm was pretty lame, but, the 2+ feet of powder up @ Mt. Spokane this weekend was sick!! <BR> <BR>Now it's time to hit the water.

goinbigg17 03-31-2008 6:53 AM

Fluffy stuff at Mt. Spokane, doesn't get any better than that! <BR> <BR>I'll post some pics of the coastal snow later on this week.

jjakober 03-31-2008 7:23 AM

Nick &amp; Walt, <BR> <BR>I really like both of your beach shots, very nice!

blindmnkee3 03-31-2008 12:52 PM

I know it, its getting old. I'm ready for some golf and some wakeboarding. Co-worker said they probably got close to 4 ft at 49 in the last week. Plus it's ski free week all this week! Thought about taking today off but couldn't do it... <BR> <BR>Sorry for the hijack. Great shots Walt, the clouds really make the bridge shots, very nice.

richd 03-31-2008 9:02 PM

Walt, I'm blown away at all the great shooting places and times you're finding - way to go! <BR> <BR>Ryan - love the tree <BR> <BR>Nick: nice landscapes although in the lighthouse shot the sky is looking kind of a weird blue on my monitor. <BR> <BR>Some macros I did today with a Tamron 90 macro / 25mm extension tube/ Nikon 6T diopter (which is probably about 1.5 to 1. ) <BR> <BR>I thought shooting birds was tough, those darn bugs don't sit still very long and you have to manually focus. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/563695.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/563696.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/563697.jpg" alt="Upload">

jjakober 04-01-2008 7:16 AM

Rich, <BR> <BR>I really like the macros, very nice!

Walt 04-01-2008 11:35 AM

The fly looks cool but why is the DOF so shallow at f/8 ?

romes 04-01-2008 2:07 PM

Walt, your shots keep getting better and better

fevans 04-01-2008 3:33 PM

Walt the shot of the Golden Gate (single pillar) is awesome!! Love the low light stuff

Walt 04-01-2008 4:20 PM

Thanks guys. <BR> <BR> <BR>Forrest, <BR>I think you were the one that got me going on the low light stuff. Been shooting lately ?

richd 04-01-2008 8:12 PM

The diopter and the extension tube compresses the DOF down to hardly anything. Plus you can't use AF at all, I had to set the lens and then rock back and forth snapping the pics when the subject comes into focus (tripod no good for bugs, they don't stay still long enough!) The end of the lens is about an inch and 1/2 from the fly/flower/bee.

steezyshots 04-02-2008 8:57 AM

Walt, sick Golden Gate Shots!

steezyshots 04-02-2008 9:27 AM

Not the greatest shot but sums up Josh Sanders and his awesome attitude! <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/564070.jpg" alt="Upload">

bakes5 04-02-2008 12:46 PM

A little fisheye action <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/564161.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/564162.jpg" alt="Upload">

jjakober 04-02-2008 6:55 PM

My first attempts @ HDR. <BR> <BR>Not sure what I am doing and I think these are way over the top, but still kinda cool. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/564353.jpg" alt="1"> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/564354.jpg" alt="2"> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/564355.jpg" alt="3"> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/564356.jpg" alt="4"> <BR> <BR>Seems to me like you could spend all day tweaking the tone map settings in CS3 and never finish<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/biggrin.gif" border=0>

Walt 04-09-2008 6:05 PM

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Walt 04-11-2008 7:04 PM

Got hitched here back in 91. I'll have to go back sometime and shoot it right. <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/567560.jpg" alt="Upload">

Walt 04-11-2008 7:05 PM

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Walt 04-11-2008 7:06 PM

Nick Swan, <BR>I take it that sea bird was shot in a zoo ?

Walt 04-11-2008 7:08 PM

I'm not sure if I'm feeling this? <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/567567.jpg" alt="Upload">

Walt 04-11-2008 7:12 PM

The other B-ball. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/567572.jpg" alt="Upload">

Walt 04-11-2008 7:14 PM

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Walt 04-11-2008 7:18 PM

Silver oak winery. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/567579.jpg" alt="Upload">

gunz 04-11-2008 7:30 PM

I love that shot of the poppies Walt.

Walt 04-11-2008 7:36 PM

Gunz, <BR>I shot that by the old Maha lake (dog bone lake)in hopland.

Walt 04-11-2008 9:03 PM

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wakesurf12 04-12-2008 8:46 AM

I really like the tree Walt! What does that look like in color?

Walt 04-14-2008 6:41 PM

Thanks Ryan. <BR>It looked pretty good but I thought that it would be more interesting in B&amp;W. It's a HDR shot done in CS2 with some additional work also done in CS2.

astonestreet 04-16-2008 3:01 PM

Here is one of my first shots with the my new camera. <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/569481.jpg" alt="Upload">

richd 04-17-2008 9:36 AM

We've been staying at Los Barriles - baja all week with some friends of ours who built there a couple of years ago. It's cool to watch the sunrise over the ocean for a change which is something that's tough to see when you live on the left coast! <BR> <BR>Meager accommodations! <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/569716.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>Sunrise from the bedroom <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/569717.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>Sunrise closeup <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/569718.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>Mexican pets. <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87667/569719.jpg" alt="Upload">

Walt 04-17-2008 11:29 AM

Nice shots Rich. I love the east cape.

bond 04-17-2008 4:11 PM

..Walt - nice shot of the Hop Kiln Winery,Some of my mothers family grew up on that ranch.

Walt 04-17-2008 5:40 PM

Mike, <BR>That's a cool looking winery. To bad it was closed.

goinbigg17 04-18-2008 6:04 PM

Walt, <BR> <BR>Yes, the bird shot was from the Aquarium in Newport, OR. We were there a little to early to have the mass population of birds around in the open from what we were told. Wasn't quite breeding season.

goinbigg17 04-22-2008 2:16 PM

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ziggen 04-22-2008 2:55 PM

Get those in Mt. Vernon Nick?

goinbigg17 04-22-2008 3:13 PM

Your good Tommy! Surprisingly, they weren't covered with snow...

goinbigg17 04-22-2008 7:24 PM

Yea, they may be a little over saturated. I'm still trying to figure out this editing program I have. <BR> <BR>Photoshop should be coming soon... <BR> <BR>Is the barn out of focus on that type of shot always going to be typical? If not, how might one fix that?

Walt 04-22-2008 7:32 PM

You decide if it's out of focus or not by what F/stop your using. If you want everything sharp then go to a higher f stop. <BR> <BR>IMO the barn is a distraction in this shot. My eye wants to look right pass the flowers to the barn. If the barn was the focal point then you should of focused there. Just my take on it.

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