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Another tree-inspired photograph

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#51 posted 1030 days ago

As a citizen of the city in which Kodak resides, I refuse to believe that ;)

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#52 posted 1030 days ago

great photos!!!

the Hummingbird moth – yes, it looks like a shrimp .. or a crayfish

why are photographers days numbered?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#53 posted 1030 days ago

“Everything is beautiful, in its own way”................. who sung it???? that’s what is goin thru my head right now

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#54 posted 1030 days ago

ray stevens.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#55 posted 1030 days ago

he also did “the streak”, I think
“Ethel—get your clothes on!”

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#56 posted 1030 days ago

“Photographers days are numbered!!”

Like the saying goes,... “you can pry my cold dead fingers off my camera!”

-- Doug...

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#57 posted 1030 days ago

Ok, I gotta add a few variety
just a baby I found in my driveway one day:

then, I found this one in the same driveway a few years later…. don’t know if it’s the same baby! lol



a Pilated Woodpecker (we call him “Woody”)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#58 posted 1030 days ago

Oh, and a Monarch in a field of flowers

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#59 posted 1030 days ago

ahh yes ray stevens…......... thnx Deb

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#60 posted 1030 days ago

“Photographers days are numbered!!”

Like the saying goes,... “you can pry my cold dead fingers off my camera!”

Professionals! With the cameras that are out today coupled with digital editing and touch up, who needs a pro? I have fooled around with my Nikons for 30+ years doing this type of thing with extension tubes and film. REal PIA to do this stuff. Now, point. click, like? Don’t like? delete, click away until you like what you get ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#61 posted 1030 days ago

a pileated woodpecker at the feeder??? !!!! AWESOME.

great, great photos.

Oh re: photographers days are numbered.
Yes, but an artist will always be an artist and they will always be distinguished from the “average”.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#62 posted 1030 days ago

and the butterfly—the grasses really take this photo to another level! Lovely

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#63 posted 1030 days ago

Bob, I think there will always be a need for artistic and technical skills in creating good photographs. I don’t think professionals are going to become obsolete.

But you are certainly right that it is a whole new ball game with digital imaging. Back in the day, I’d take a few shots with my AE-1 and pray that they would look decent when they came back from being developed. Cropping had to be done when you shot the photo, because there was no such thing as post-camera editing for the amateur. And you could not afford to take too many shots of the same subject, because film and processing cost money!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#64 posted 1030 days ago

Fantastic photos WOW

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#65 posted 1030 days ago

The first thing I learned from my D-SLR is thank God I live in a time where I don’t have to pay for each and every underexposed, overexposed, wrong-ISO-setting, wrong shutter-speed picture I take! Charlie, the moon photo is my favorite, you guys are truly artist.

This one was taken on my iphone4

-- StevieP ~ Micheal Tompkins - you were not here on earth long but left a giant mark on us. RIP Brother

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#66 posted 1030 days ago

very impressive photo (phone or otherwise).

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#67 posted 1030 days ago

I’m with Debbie… that’s a fantastic iphone photo, Stevie!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#68 posted 1030 days ago

What I am saying is digital cameras open the world up to people who could not or wounld not have been able to do it before. Any amatuer can take as good a picture as a pro with very little effort. In the 70s when I started it was a monumental undertaking to take closeups like we get now with point and click. That takes the value of the pro way down in the market place. Just the way the old ball bounced ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#69 posted 1030 days ago

And on a foggy Tennessee morning….

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#70 posted 1030 days ago

dang that is awesome

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#71 posted 1030 days ago

I am not sure who took the following video but I found it to be simply AMAZING I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. It starts a little slow but watch the middle of the screen

http://www.dogwork.com/owfo8/

-- I just don't understand. I have cut it 3 times and it is still to short.

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#72 posted 1030 days ago

wow indeed.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#73 posted 1030 days ago

I cant remember what causes the deformities but they kinda look like a burl.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#74 posted 1030 days ago

Great stuff, everybody!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#75 posted 1030 days ago

AUBrian, that is awesome!! I have seen those a lot and tried to capture a few, but never one as large and perfect as that one.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#76 posted 1030 days ago

Here is another type of rose, The Rosette Nebula NGC2244—Narrowband Hubble Palette (S,Ha,O), ST-10XME on NP-127 w/.8xFR, 528mm f/4.2, 12.66 hours Total Exposure, (12)20m SII, (12)20m Ha, (14)20m OIII, Imaged on 01/09-10/2010.

Click IMAGE for Full Screen

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#77 posted 1029 days ago

Dang Mike, great pic. That must be a kick to see live.

-- StevieP ~ Micheal Tompkins - you were not here on earth long but left a giant mark on us. RIP Brother

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#78 posted 1029 days ago

wooooohoooo fantastic

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#79 posted 1029 days ago

If you look closely, Mike, you can make out God’s face. His mouth is open, and he’s yelling at you and me. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#80 posted 1029 days ago

or…. the possibilities are being exhaled into the Universe :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#81 posted 1029 days ago

some day we will have pictures of the others who are out there…taking pictures of the earth in its universe…never know…..i love seeing that, because it tells me gods work is beyond what we can imagine..if were here…think of how many other places like this there are, we cant think that god would only create just one planet with his children…its beautiful….....great picture

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#82 posted 1029 days ago

Charlie,
Please notice that he is a Blue doG-God Democrat. *;-)

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#83 posted 1029 days ago

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#84 posted 1028 days ago

I just happened to remember some pics I took of the Golden Gate Bridge while driving across it...

I found them… and made a short video of them…

Hope this works!

I know it doesn’t rank in quality of the rest of your pictures… but, I thought you might like to see it UP Kinda Close… As close as you can get without walking across it… and YES you can… if you’re in the mood for a little stroll (hike)... LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#85 posted 1028 days ago

that’s cool.
thanks!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#86 posted 1028 days ago

Cool, Joe! I just took that ride a few months ago. We rode the ferry to Sausalito, and took a cab back into the city. Beautiful area.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#87 posted 1028 days ago

So THAT’s what it looks like being ON the GGB. To be honest, I passed UNDER this thing dozens of times more than OVER it. 8-))

Still an amazing structure though…

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#88 posted 1028 days ago

Not a tree as far as the eye can see and you can watch your neighbour leave………for 3 days

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#89 posted 1028 days ago

great photo … love the “see them leaving .. for 3 days”

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#90 posted 1028 days ago

Here’s one I took several years ago in Zion National Park using a 4×5 filed camera shooting real Black & White Film. This is a scan of an 8×10 print made from the negative.

-- Artificial Intelligence is no match for Natural Stupidity….

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#91 posted 1028 days ago

Beautiful Jim.

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#92 posted 1028 days ago

Jim, if I wasn’t a trusting sort, I’d think you stole that from Ansel Adams. Great photo!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#93 posted 1028 days ago

I agree with Charlie!!
Very, very impressive.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#94 posted 1028 days ago

Thanks for the kind words. I have always loved photography and before I got serious about wood working I had a complete darkroom setup and a huge collection of cameras.

Here’s another one from the same trip taken with a Hasselblad 500CM. The location is Grafton, located just outside of Zion. (I should note that the actual prints look much,much nicer than the scans)

-- Artificial Intelligence is no match for Natural Stupidity….

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#95 posted 1028 days ago

when I grow up I want to take photos like these!! :D

beautiful.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#96 posted 1028 days ago

Yes, MsDebbie, there is a certain aesthetic to good old fashioned film (in the hands of a skilled photographer) that’s hard to duplicate.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#97 posted 1028 days ago

Yay….really enjoyed looking thru all of these awesome pics! :) Here’s a few of mine to add to them….

~Bamboo Forest~
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~Love of Trees~
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~Autumn Leaf~
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~Wooded Bridge~
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~Lady Bug~
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~Salt Creek Sunset~ (Orange County, CA)
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Anyone who is interested in looking at more of my pics can see them here:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.124595164277341.21384.100001805748512&type=3

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#98 posted 1028 days ago

beautiful; beautiful; beautiful

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#99 posted 1028 days ago

- and beautiful!

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Heidi Neely

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#100 posted 1028 days ago

Here’s a few more…..

~Flowers on the Green~
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~Hiking on Aliso Creek Trails~
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~Seabird at Salt Creek~
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~Pond at San Juan Capistrano Mission~ (Capistrano, CA)
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-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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