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by jbtaylor
Sat Jul 11, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Bloomy over Gloomy-Isolation Days' Flowers
Replies: 125
Views: 6326

Re: Bloomy over Gloomy-Isolation Days' Flowers

Page 9 looks like the best so far. Hope I don't lower the standard. New arrival captured with the Zeiss 85mm 1.4 https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/170863818.C7yU7FgB.jpg https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/170863819.jQiCmTzt.jpg Others. https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/170863821.SWag47bU.jpg...
by jbtaylor
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: It Was a Matter of Time (Last Ones) I Lied volume IX
Replies: 53
Views: 4870

Re: It Was a Matter of Time (Last Ones) I Lied volume IX

She ate the cake before she could give it to her mother. I am reminded of the cake scene from Once Upon a Time in America.
That should give you a mental picture. :twisted:
by jbtaylor
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Bloomy over Gloomy-Isolation Days' Flowers
Replies: 125
Views: 6326

Re: Bloomy over Gloomy-Isolation Days' Flowers

Wonderful set.
Man the light is good in Istanbul. How many places did you try before deciding to live there? :D
by jbtaylor
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Dusting off lens - part 2
Replies: 7
Views: 90

Re: Dusting off lens - part 2

I prefer the subject be prominent. The vase shot is the best example of that principle.
I can tell what you want me to see. The question is "do you think you achieved that goal and is there a better way to present it?"
Yildiz's recommendations hit the mark in that regard.
by jbtaylor
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Dusting off lens - part 2
Replies: 7
Views: 90

Re: Dusting off lens - part 2

Well done Sury.
It's a wonderful lens. I used that on the first birthday image in the other thread.
The short MFD is always welcome.
by jbtaylor
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: It Was a Matter of Time (Last Ones) I Lied volume IX
Replies: 53
Views: 4870

Re: It Was a Matter of Time (Last Ones) I Lied volume IX

Wife's birthday. Of course, every day is Cheerio's birthday.
JT

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by jbtaylor
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Bloomy over Gloomy-Isolation Days' Flowers
Replies: 125
Views: 6326

Re: Bloomy over Gloomy-Isolation Days' Flowers

Lilies in the front yard came in. Came in in clusters. https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/170846846.wiDx3Sm5.jpg New arrivals on the side of the house. https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/170846849.IKa99zw2.jpg A sign of things to come. Hibiscus. https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/170846850.3lz...
by jbtaylor
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Bloomy over Gloomy-Isolation Days' Flowers
Replies: 125
Views: 6326

Re: Bloomy over Gloomy-Isolation Days' Flowers

Working from home has reinvigorated my wife's passion for gardening. New plants will be going to ground in the next few days. Pictures to follow.
by jbtaylor
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: It Was a Matter of Time (Last Ones) I Lied volume IX
Replies: 53
Views: 4870

Re: It Was a Matter of Time (Last Ones) I Lied volume VIII

Thank you Sury. It comes to an end and we realize that we belong to her.
JT
by jbtaylor
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: It Was a Matter of Time (Last Ones) I Lied volume IX
Replies: 53
Views: 4870

Re: It Was a Matter of Time (Last Ones) I Lied volume VIII

She is a big girl now. Didn't take that long. It was just a little while ago... https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/170842945.l2kzaBk5.jpg https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/170842946.zeUuvaVq.jpg And now... https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/170842947.EvnkFJUz.jpg https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/5...
by jbtaylor
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Bloomy over Gloomy-Isolation Days' Flowers
Replies: 125
Views: 6326

Re: Bloomy over Gloomy-Isolation Days' Flowers

The last few days I have found myself thinking about the images you posted. I love the idea that you allow for darkness in the frame. It accentuates the main subject while adding a bit of mystery to the overall image. They become more than documentary evidence of an object. They are personal stateme...
by jbtaylor
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Bloomy over Gloomy-Isolation Days' Flowers
Replies: 125
Views: 6326

Re: Bloomy over Gloomy-Isolation Days' Flowers

After considerable study, it is my assessment that you take more pictures.
These are damn good. Not going to minimize the others by picking a favorite.
by jbtaylor
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: It Was a Matter of Time (Last Ones) I Lied volume IX
Replies: 53
Views: 4870

Re: It Was a Matter of Time (Last Ones) I Lied volume VII

Well, you asked for it. Grooming appointment on Monday. She needs it. https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/170829385.gxgiBzA3.jpg https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/170829389.gsG71nbZ.jpg Whatch got? https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/170829390.Jo6KuA7H.jpg https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/1...
by jbtaylor
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Steamed Crabs, A Maryland Tradition
Replies: 3
Views: 96

Re: Steamed Crabs, A Maryland Tradition

We are a picture taking family.

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