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*OFFICIAL Photography BS thread!!

Discussion in 'Photography' started by 09tacorunner, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. Apr 22, 2012 at 5:46 PM
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    IndigoTac07

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    That sucks. I use the school right now, and may be putting a dark room in my house one day
     
  2. Apr 23, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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    do any of you have a flickr, smugmug, etc to post up your pics?
     
  3. Apr 23, 2012 at 11:32 AM
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  4. Apr 23, 2012 at 1:31 PM
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    I need to set one up.......... Just want to have some creative name that I cannot come up with.:(
     
  5. Apr 23, 2012 at 2:28 PM
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  6. Apr 23, 2012 at 5:30 PM
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    I have a SmugMug account, it was fully customized but I forgot to upgrade and it wiped everything clean. :mad:

    Link in my signature \/\/\/\/
     
  7. Apr 23, 2012 at 7:18 PM
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    what influenced everyone to choose photography over another type of art? also what type of photography do you like most (weddings, landscape, portrait..etc)
     
  8. Apr 23, 2012 at 7:23 PM
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    My Grandfather loved photography, he had his own darkroom over the garage. He shot Nikon and I'm hoping I can get all of his gear from my uncle (darkroom equipment included). His favorite photographer was Ansel Adams.

    Right now I'm really big into Sports/Photojournalism, but I've always liked landscapes.
     
  9. Apr 23, 2012 at 7:23 PM
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    I cant draw, at all lol

    Landscape/nature for me
     
  10. Apr 23, 2012 at 7:28 PM
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    I shoot with a Canon 60d and my main lenses are
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    Here is my flickr, not a ton of stuff on there right now, just paid for the pro a few mo. ago.

    BTW Flickriver is a bad ass way to show off your Flickr acct.
    http://flickriver.com/photos/8418775@N02/
     
  11. Apr 25, 2012 at 10:57 AM
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    colin your work is a huge influence to me!

    I love photography because of the story of which the photography tells that others may not see, also the detail that many people may miss! also I have a hobby of creating pottery which i haven't done since graduating high school in 2011. I like all types of visual art old and new!
     
  12. Apr 25, 2012 at 9:22 PM
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    What the funk?
     
  13. Apr 25, 2012 at 9:53 PM
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    Question, what's your editing technique to enhance the clouds' darkness? It looks soooo sick. I have a picture of Mt. Hood with some clouds over it and I've been trying to darken them to give it a dark feel but I keep failing. :(


    Or do you just do true HDRs?
     
  14. Apr 25, 2012 at 10:03 PM
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    I try to do true HDRs but sometimes I cheat and just make 3 exposures out of my raw files. But if you didn't take a raw you can sometimes fake it with a jpg. Post up the pic so we can see.
     
  15. Apr 25, 2012 at 10:10 PM
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    I shoot RAW as well, but I haven't gotten into multiple exposures or anything. :eek:


    I just started using CS5 a few weeks ago, so I'm still learning. :p


    Here's the RAW file (in JPEG format, since I don't know any other way to upload it here):





    I know it's not much now, but it's not edited. :laugh:

    IMG_1324.jpg
     
  16. Apr 26, 2012 at 9:10 AM
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    Do you have a HDR program? like photomatix or anything like that? That picture should be ok to make into a HDR, but do you want your nice fluffy clouds all dark and mean looking?
     
  17. Apr 26, 2012 at 9:13 AM
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    No I don't. At least not yet.



    I think they'd look better mean. ;)
     
  18. Apr 26, 2012 at 9:30 AM
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    Ok, I'll see what I can do with the JPG, but it wont be until tonight, after work.
     
  19. Apr 26, 2012 at 9:35 AM
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    No problem, I'll have to look into some more editing programs. ;)
     
  20. Apr 26, 2012 at 10:36 AM
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