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      CommentAuthorwarrenellis
    • CommentTimeAug 30th 2009 edited
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    Restarting a longrunning thread: this is for the photographers, pro/am, dedicated amateur.

    Introduce your work, or give us updates if you've been here before.

    Try to keep photos down to two per post? Or else the threads get a bit unusable for some.

    Links to your site or archive are always good, too.

    -- W
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      CommentAuthoredward
    • CommentTimeSep 1st 2009
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    Photobucket

    Photobucket
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      CommentAuthorlexmachine
    • CommentTimeSep 1st 2009
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    You know I'm in on this. Couple of my most recent:

    Emmymau dancing in the desert
    Apocalypse Waltz

    Some super cheesy cheesecake
    Think no Evil

    lex machina photography | flickr | deviantart | modelmayhem
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      CommentAuthorlexmachine
    • CommentTimeSep 1st 2009
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    @edward I just realized that that's the same bathroom from inside and out isn't it? That's pretty cool. I especially like the interior shot.
    • CommentAuthorPrestwick
    • CommentTimeSep 1st 2009 edited
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    @Lexmachine: I like the first one! What went into producing that shot? Was there any post-production involved?

    EDIT: Some golden oldies from my Japan trip of 2006:

    Asakusa Morning

    Kyoto first day 3

    Maid time!
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      CommentAuthoredward
    • CommentTimeSep 1st 2009
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    @Lexmachine - Thank you! The difficult part was going from rooftop to rooftop & down the fire ladder into the apartment, it was a great lighting day.

    As always, I use manual- I still have no digital, and I will always mention if I edited.
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      CommentAuthorCaitlinK
    • CommentTimeSep 1st 2009
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    Have been trying to do more self-portraits lately, which is a great way to test things out for actual shoots.

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    Oh, and I went on a road trip in the desert and stumbled on the best (abandoned) saloon ever:

    2

    Flickr is where my stuff lives. Most of my modeling shots are also there.
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    I am def. an amateur. I did a lot of photography in college, but I've never had any formal training. The original photography thread inspired me to get off my butt and try taking pictures again . . . I've had a lot of fun doing it.
    I think these may have made it to the end of the OMGITOW post for last month before it closed, but I'm happy with them so I'm going to post them here. . .
    Spider Web 2 Black and white
    flower close up
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      CommentAuthorCOOP
    • CommentTimeSep 1st 2009
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    My Flickr

    I shoot film & digital, all Leica, with occasional forays into Polaroid-land.

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    • CommentAuthorpi8you
    • CommentTimeSep 1st 2009
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    My Flickr

    Amateur enthusiast is where I would place myself, thoroughly uneducated in the art of it, but unable to resist the urge. We're actually just a year on now from when I first started to get more obsessive about it, thanks in particular to the RNC coming to town last September.

    P1140021

    Someday I'll move up to a proper DSLR, or perhaps a Micro 4/3, but for now I'm quite happy with my Lumix FZ8
    • CommentAuthordot_xom
    • CommentTimeSep 2nd 2009
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    Mitre Hotel (6)

    Siloso At Sunset

    Amateur. Flickr's here.
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    A delayed thanks to razrangel & Jess for their compliments on the old thread. Sorry for the delay.
    Here's a couple more "Straight" photos from the old school days.



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    I finally got myself a tripod and have been playing around with shutter speed . . .
    Street Lights 2
    Street Lights
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    Camera Phone lovely of the day:

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      CommentAuthorfionchadd
    • CommentTimeSep 2nd 2009
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    @thewaltonsare - nice shots :)

    a couple of mine - graffiti in brighton, and clubbing in bolivia

    graffiti

    clubbing
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    @fionchadd-Thanks!
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      CommentAuthorallana
    • CommentTimeSep 4th 2009
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    i picked up the camera for the first time today in over a month.
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      CommentAuthorCOOP
    • CommentTimeSep 6th 2009 edited
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    I just processed and scanned (well the lab did, anyway) a bunch of color film I shot while racing last year's La Carrera Panamericana in Mexico. I've been pretty uninterested in the film vs. digital argument,(I like both) but after shooting both on this trip, (sometimes even shooting the same shot with both) yeah, digital is a heck of a lot more immediate and convenient, but man, film just looks so much better.

    Camera nerd stuff: Leica M6 - 28mm - f2.8 Elmarit-M lens - Fujicolor Pro 400H

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    COOP - I saw the magic characters 'M6' and started drooling like one of Pavlov's dogs... I rented one about 12 years ago for work and it was the most marvellous thing ever, the negatives that came back were incredible, when you looked at them under a loupe the detail and resolution was amazing. One day... one day...
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      CommentAuthorCOOP
    • CommentTimeSep 6th 2009
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    Used ones can be had, I won't insult your intelligence by saying cheaply, but certainly better then retail. You can get good deals on excellent film cameras now, thanks to the fact that everyone shoots digital now. Mine was gotten in an art trade with a pro photographer who now shoots everything digital.