Spring has Srpung

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Spring has Srpung

Unread postby jbtaylor » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:13 pm

Of course, not everybody got the memo.
a99, Tamron 15-30mm 2.8, Minolta 70-210mm (beercan)

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Re: Spring has Srpung

Unread postby aster » Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:01 pm

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Hi JBTaylor; :D

Must admit that I had prepared myself to see some green fields and maybe tulip shoots or narcissus covering hill sides, somewhere close to your golf courses, but here we are looking at some of the nicest winter snow scenes... :)

Not shot in B&W but snow sure turns the scenes into such scenes. We didn't have snow this year, therefore, I appreciate the fresh snow scenes very much... :) Memo may be thawing somewhere to get back on the road. USA indeed had a long and harsh, snowy winter this year. We watch from the news. Hope Spring Equinox gets back on track for you out there.

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Re: Spring has Srpung

Unread postby Dusty » Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:00 pm

JB, now you're going to force me to shoot some of shots of what's coming up at home!

My wife actually has some great shots of the apricot blooms from our tree shot on her i-phone.

We get to start anew on all that as we are soon moving.

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Re: Spring has Srpung

Unread postby jbtaylor » Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:09 pm

Thank you both for commenting. It was a fun exercise. The shots with the Tamron were taken with one hand as I was holding the umbrella with the other.

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The rest were taken from inside the car, making sure that the snow was blowing in the other direction.

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Re: Spring has Srpung

Unread postby aster » Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:25 pm

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Beautiful shots, JBTaylor. :)

Well done. Nicely taken.


Thanks for sharing,
Yildiz

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Re: Spring has Srpung

Unread postby David Kilpatrick » Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:13 pm

Here's a scilla or squill - this is at 1:1 scale with the 100mm Sony (ex-Minolta) A-mount macro, on the LA-EA3 adaptor, on A7RIII using a Neewer 48-LED ringlight (which does continuous or flash at fairly low power). For macro shots I now set the A7RIII to ISO640, which is a setting giving raw file quality equal to ISO 200. This helps the low power light work well. 1/160 at f/13 (=f/26 with this lens at 1:1).
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Re: Spring has Srpung

Unread postby ValeryD » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:32 pm

David Kilpatrick, at first glance at the forum this picture does not look very impressive, but when you open the application on a full screen, everything changes very much! :)
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Re: Spring has Srpung

Unread postby sury » Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:20 pm

I am with Valery. When viewed on a big screen it is much more impressive.

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Re: Spring has Srpung

Unread postby aster » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:03 am

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Hi David; :D

Beautiful subtle surface details show as the light hits on the translucent petals and the colours are wonderful.

Indeed, the bigger photo is much more impressive.

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Re: Spring has Srpung

Unread postby sury » Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:58 pm

Yes it has sprung, albeit differently in Bay Area, California. :) Apologies JB, it is not my intent to hijack your thread.
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Re: Spring has Srpung

Unread postby ValeryD » Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:49 am

Sury , I like 2 and 3 picture. First shot little bit dark (it's only my opinion)
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Re: Spring has Srpung

Unread postby sury » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:11 am

Thank you Valery. I respect your opinion. Let me see what I can do with it.

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Re: Spring has Srpung

Unread postby aster » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:57 am

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Lovely flowers, Sury. :)

I agree that the firs requires lighting up to display that beauty.

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