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theantiquetiger
01-28-2018, 11:49 PM
Rob, (I don't know if your name is Rob, I am just thinking Rob Zombie :) )

You take some unbelievable bird shots and I know this is your forte, but I am challenging you to get out of your comfort zone and do something different. I want to see something different from you, maybe street photography, landscape, or even abstract (I know you did a little with smoke a few weeks ago).

I love street photography, so that is my challenge to you.

zombiesniper
01-30-2018, 12:56 AM
I'll see what I can come up with.......crap. Now I have to carry two lenses. lol

zombiesniper
02-28-2018, 10:07 PM
I haven't forgotten. Was ill for a bit and am getting back to normal.

I'll get it done. lol

zombiesniper
07-23-2018, 11:53 PM
Okay this took a while but I've decided to try and get a shot for my 500mm project at the same time. So all of these are still taken with my 500mm lens

Only one of these have made the cut but heres the progress.

Street.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/917/42694943564_e3a875f9fb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/283NKfC)not amused (https://flic.kr/p/283NKfC) by Trevor Baldwin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/zombiesniper/), on Flickr

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1829/28541852737_9a100685d2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Ku9srg)Wet photographer (https://flic.kr/p/Ku9srg) by Trevor Baldwin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/zombiesniper/), on Flickr

Landscape

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/916/42885649114_c9ae31e6ea_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/28kEanm)mountain (https://flic.kr/p/28kEanm) by Trevor Baldwin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/zombiesniper/), on Flickr

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1745/27552223407_78d80ff65b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HYGm7B)Sunset (https://flic.kr/p/HYGm7B) by Trevor Baldwin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/zombiesniper/), on Flickr

I'll update on round two of the challenge.

theantiquetiger
07-24-2018, 07:01 AM
Great shots, I like #2 here. If you wouldn't have cut off the guy's hand in #1, it probably would have been my favorite.

Marko
07-24-2018, 10:27 AM
lovely set - really like shot 1 as well. The hand cut bothers AT more than me.
My fave though is the BW - wonderful tones and lines.

zombiesniper
10-09-2018, 01:34 PM
Thank you.

I was thinking of this thread when I was out yesterday shooting a bird downtown.

Then the sky got very angry and I saw this.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1908/31313382438_e994dc1d21_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PH4gE7)Wet misery (https://flic.kr/p/PH4gE7) by Trevor Baldwin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/zombiesniper/), on Flickr

theantiquetiger
10-09-2018, 07:56 PM
Cool shot but IMO, he is in the wrong position in the frame. I think it would have been stronger if he was on the left side of the frame, looking across the wet, miserable frame.

Great shot tho, nice BW

Edit***

After looking at it a little longer, I realized you would have lost the dog if he was further to the left.

zombiesniper
10-09-2018, 08:39 PM
Thank you.

I wish I had seen him before getting to where I was but there was no time to back up and get more scenery.

Marko
10-10-2018, 11:45 AM
Strong and wonderfully catured BW. Lots of feeling here.

My only suggestion....I might chop the bottom 1 inch (there seems to be 2 'levels' of blurry snow which to me feels just a bit distracting...I'd chop just the first level only) if you're not against changing the original ratio.
hope that may help

zombiesniper
10-10-2018, 12:50 PM
I live in Canada not the arctic. lol

The two blurs, top one is the rain bouncing up off of the sidewalk. Bottom of the frame is the rain bouncing off of the water soaked grass.