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1putts
06-22-2009, 03:29 PM
Just took these this weekend. I'll be shopping for a tripod real soon!

http://1putts.smugmug.com/photos/568416450_kkcJV-XL.jpg


http://1putts.smugmug.com/photos/570908837_wjErk-XL.jpg

Thanks for looking!

Marko
06-22-2009, 03:42 PM
I like the sky in both shots that's for sure.
I really like shot 1! There's a lot to look at and it all works imo. Nice job!

Bambi
06-22-2009, 03:44 PM
I like 'em both but I love the one with the motorcycle. Not sure why but it seems that the motorcycle adds some real visual interest.

Mad Aussie
06-22-2009, 03:55 PM
That first shot is cool. Something I'll never see over here ... jetties covered with amphibious aircraft. Where is this?

kat
06-22-2009, 04:49 PM
Nice!!! I like the first one very much! :)

1putts
06-22-2009, 07:02 PM
Thanks for all your comments. I'm definitely hoping to recapture the motorcycle shot, as handheld @ 400 iso doesn't seem optimal. Luckily I only live 10 minutes away from this stretch of road!


That first shot is cool. Something I'll never see over here ... jetties covered with amphibious aircraft. Where is this?

This is Coal Harbour just on the outskirts of downtown Vancouver.

jlabel
06-23-2009, 10:47 AM
Very interesting pictures, specially the aircrafts one. It is a nice subject for an HDR

kurtdriver
06-23-2009, 09:58 PM
Did you have a cross screen filter for the motorcycle shot? I think the headlight, with its' star pattern really makes the shot.

1putts
06-24-2009, 01:54 PM
No, it's just a normal UV filter. Is that causing the star pattern?

Mad Aussie
06-24-2009, 03:30 PM
If no star filter was used then it's most likely caused by using a reasonably high fstop. As the aperture closes up, the blades of the aperture mech form a star shape pattern of sorts and starbursts can be created.

kurtdriver
06-24-2009, 05:28 PM
If no star filter was used then it's most likely caused by using a reasonably high fstop. As the aperture closes up, the blades of the aperture mech form a star shape pattern of sorts and starbursts can be created.

I didn't know that, how cool! Thanks You MA!

Mad Aussie
06-25-2009, 02:52 AM
I didn't know that, how cool! Thanks You MA!
The cool thing is ... different lens have slightly different aperture mechs so the stars can be different lens to lens.

AntZ
06-25-2009, 07:02 AM
I believe its the number of blades that affects the stars. I think an even number of blades will result in an equal number of points, and with odd blades the number of points will equal double the number of blades.

1putts
06-25-2009, 01:51 PM
Very interesting. Thanks for the info.