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by jbtaylor
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Fireworks- Sort Of
Replies: 6
Views: 369

Fireworks- Sort Of

Heard the booms and knew some neighbors were shooting fireworks. Took the camera outside. The lens immediately fogged and I knew it was not going to clear up. So I tried to make the best of the situation. The large white light in these images is my street lamp and of course the fireworks are backgro...
by jbtaylor
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots
Replies: 114
Views: 6012

Re: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots

Excellent. Nice back yard.
Party at Ossie's house.
JT
by jbtaylor
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots
Replies: 114
Views: 6012

Re: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots

Found it.
First 12 seconds.
Sorry for the detour.
JT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTl99NWmpUw
by jbtaylor
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots
Replies: 114
Views: 6012

Re: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots

The 135mm is a portrait lens. Take portraits of flowers and you will be fine. Many years ago I developed a taste for movie soundtracks. One of my favorite musical artists was Maurice Jarre. He collaborated on several movies with director Peter Weir. The list includes The Year of Living Dangerously, ...
by jbtaylor
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots
Replies: 114
Views: 6012

Re: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots

Very nice Sury. Those roses look familiar. Visited Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens today. As always, the 135mm was along for the ride. https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/169428907.kQ7JZ7zk.jpg https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/169428913.kLLEynhy.jpg For kicks, I tried the Tamron 15-30mm. https://a4....
by jbtaylor
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots
Replies: 114
Views: 6012

Re: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots

Yildiz,
I like them all but that last one is a direct hit.
Congratulations.
by jbtaylor
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:01 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots
Replies: 114
Views: 6012

Re: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots

Shooting narrow is always my theme. Maybe I should change it up and use the tripod.
Until then:
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by jbtaylor
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots
Replies: 114
Views: 6012

Re: Flowers 2019 - Your Flower and Garden Shots

The wife's roses are blooming.

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by jbtaylor
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Tulips - Washington Lake Park, Albany, NY
Replies: 4
Views: 284

Re: Tulips - Washington Lake Park, Albany, NY

Congrats to your daughter. A long road indeed. Any progress should be recognized and appreciated.
Nice colors too. Looks like mid day light.
JT
by jbtaylor
Sat May 25, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Humming Bird in backyard
Replies: 3
Views: 343

Re: Humming Bird in backyard

I wouldn't mind hanging out in your back yard.
by jbtaylor
Sat May 25, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Lotus in the backyard
Replies: 5
Views: 470

Re: Lotus in the backyard

Well done Sury.
by jbtaylor
Tue May 14, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: One More Time
Replies: 3
Views: 422

One More Time

Back to the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Replays aren't always bad and the peacefulness of the place is always worth the trip. a77II and the Tamron 150-600mm. https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/169187348.45y4Blli.jpg https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/169187394.fNb5VToZ.jpg https://a4.pbase.com/g1...
by jbtaylor
Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Kiteboading
Replies: 3
Views: 648

Re: Kiteboading

And some obligatory tourism shots.

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by jbtaylor
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Kiteboading
Replies: 3
Views: 648

Kiteboading

at Assateague Island near Ocean City Maryland. Went to play golf but the wind was overwhelming. Plan B was a visit to the Island where we came upon these fellows: a77ii and the Sony 70-200mm G https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/168955575.frTHSgIy.jpg https://a4.pbase.com/g12/64/511964/2/168955574....

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