Your Top 5 Images: July 2016

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by asystem, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. asystem

    asystem Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 13, 2015
    Jack Bauer / Batman / Spiderman
    Because I had very photo filled july I decided to start this thread.

    Here are mine ones. At this time it was quite difficult to choose only 5 photos.

    All have been seen in thread or an another at this forum.

    AVA30636 by Antti Varhe, on Flickr

    _AVA0189_DxO by Antti Varhe, on Flickr

    _AVA0827_DxO1 by Antti Varhe, on Flickr

    _AVA0178_DxO by Antti Varhe, on Flickr

    _AVA1093_DxO by Antti Varhe, on Flickr
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  2. siftu

    siftu Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Mar 26, 2015
    Bay Area, CA
    My 5, slim pickings but I'm happy with my month.

    27857339890_a676778a8c_h.jpg Sonoran Sunset by Siftu, on Flickr

    27562507894_f066c0bf16_h.jpg Old Tucson Train by Siftu, on Flickr

    27904207763_18b5588c6d_h.jpg Golden Sunrise by Siftu, on Flickr

    27936277793_ecc2fac442_h.jpg The Bridge by Siftu, on Flickr

    27977353994_fb09a650eb_h.jpg The Photographer by Siftu, on Flickr
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  3. Phocal

    Phocal Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 3, 2014
    Slow month for me but the summer always is, just to hot here in Texas. All photographs taken using my EM1 w/ ZD 150mm ƒ2.0 + EC-20 at Huntsville State Park in Southeast Texas.

    Probably my favorite photograph of the last two months
    Golden Eye by RRcoleJR Photography, on Flickr

    This is an anti crop aka had to add canvas and use content aware to get a good composition. Really love the detail in this photograph, good example of what the 150 + EC-20 are capable of (especially when the subject is close).
    Full by RRcoleJR Photography, on Flickr

    Same bird as above (actually shot prior to the above shot)
    Taco? by RRcoleJR Photography, on Flickr

    Same bird as above once again (seem to get a lot of good shots of one bird when you watch them for an hour). I love shooting into the sun, been doing a lot of it the last 6-8 months.
    The Search by RRcoleJR Photography, on Flickr

    The end of the same day all of the above photographs where taken.
    The Spot by RRcoleJR Photography, on Flickr
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  4. nstelemark

    nstelemark Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 28, 2013
    Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
    Pretty thin month for me - too much riding to take many. Here are the 5 I liked best:

    Bikers and bikers waiting at the Church:

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    Obligatory Summer Flower:

    Aussie with knives and more knives on a pole juggling errrr:

    And Elvis:
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    First with the P12-32, and the rest with the 14-35f2. There is something about the SHG glass...
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  5. Phocal

    Phocal Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 3, 2014
    Until you shoot with it yourself you just don't really know the magical goodness known as SHG glass. Worse part is then you don't want to shoot anything else, which is why I have an obsession to get it all so I don't have to.
  6. nstelemark

    nstelemark Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 28, 2013
    Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
    They are just so damn big. :dash2: However, I was shooting the crazy Aussie busker and I realized that without the 14-35f2, I just would not have gotten the shot. Yes I would have managed the same shot with a prime but with the 12-35f2.8 or 35-100f2.8 or whatever f2.8 I would not have been able to get the shutter speed I needed to freeze the action. And, the E-M1's burst frame rate would have dropped as well. The 42.5f1.2 would have been a great lens for the stuff I was shooting that evening but it is big and heavy and pricey too.
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  7. Phocal

    Phocal Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 3, 2014
    I've been looking at the 35-100 just for that reason. There are some outdoor amateur rodeo arenas I want to shoot at. They are covered by huge tin roofs but have no walls and have really bad lighting. I need the aperture of f/2 so I can keep shutter speed high and ISO reasonable. I value the f/2 lenses for that and could care less about the smaller DoF it gives.
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  8. Soonidrift

    Soonidrift Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 28, 2016
    July has been the month of infrared, got my converted EPL-5 back and forgot to use my EM1!
    P7180855 barn 16 bit silver print.jpg

    P7251177 bridge silver 1.jpg

    P7231111 Tractor silver 1.jpg

    brimker silver 3.jpg

    ladder siler efex 1.jpg
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  9. datagov

    datagov Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2012
    New York
    Slow Month

    P4190397pp.jpg _SBA0386.jpg _SBA0883_01.jpg _SBA0959.jpg P3120232pp.jpg
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  10. TNcasual

    TNcasual Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Dec 2, 2014
    Knoxville, TN
    I actually had a hard time narrowing my month down to 5. I ended up with quite a few that make me happy.


    Leica Elmarit-R 28 2.8



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  11. bigboysdad

    bigboysdad Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 25, 2013
    Sydney/ London
    27403847683_33a7dd8835_b.jpg Untitled by Otim, on Flickr

    27687713223_dc611b1ec0_b.jpg Dubbo (Old Flour Mill) by Otim, on Flickr

    28232216202_73d5c4f2fc_b.jpg Untitled by Otim, on Flickr

    28232111592_626f34858b_b.jpg Mother and Son by Otim, on Flickr

    28300976336_518a282f8c_b.jpg Dubbo Zoo by Otim, on Flickr
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  12. ijm5012

    ijm5012 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Oct 2, 2013
    Pittsburgh, PA
    After perusing through my Flickr, it seems July was a busier month than I thought. I had a number of good shots that made it difficult to pick just 5, but I suppose these will do:





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  13. Wisertime

    Wisertime Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 6, 2013
    July has been a slow month for me. I haven't shot much at all.





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  14. rmcnelly

    rmcnelly Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 21, 2015
    Portsmouth, VA
    Very nice work here!

    I'm still infatuated with the Oly 60/2.8 Macro, and my hit rate went way up after getting the Neewer Macro Ring Flash.

    27614500953_7670047376_h.jpg Caterpillar by Rick McNelly, on Flickr

    27467697834_f179adee2c_h.jpg Moth by Rick McNelly, on Flickr

    28012843696_f7df93f1b3_h.jpg Dragonfly by Rick McNelly, on Flickr

    27845625364_2dd0fc9372_h.jpg Fruit flies going at it, and hanging on! by Rick McNelly, on Flickr

    28158041810_a37eeb8868_h.jpg Macro Passion Flower hanging from vine by Rick McNelly, on Flickr
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  15. Harvey Melvin Richards

    Harvey Melvin Richards Photo Posting Junkie

    Feb 15, 2014
    Southwest Utah
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  16. nstelemark

    nstelemark Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 28, 2013
    Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
    Love #2 and #5!
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  17. _Jimmy

    _Jimmy Mu-43 Rookie

    Aug 25, 2015
    July was a pretty good month for me. Here are five of my favourite ones:





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  18. TassieFig

    TassieFig Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Oct 28, 2013
    Tasmania, Australia
    Very slim month for me again. I managed to get out *once* for a sunset at the local beach, only kept 5 so at least it was easy to pick the top 5 :|

    Big trip is coming up so I can wipe off the cobweb from the camera :)

    28397787832_e899254eae_b.jpg Koonya sunset by Tassie Fig, on Flickr

    28397781092_f18ab0fb09_b.jpg Floating by Tassie Fig, on Flickr

    27887248303_52d15785c9_b.jpg Winter dreams by Tassie Fig, on Flickr

    28471004256_ec383799e8_b.jpg Tucked in by Tassie Fig, on Flickr

    28471000186_f16ff83fa8_b.jpg The Future? by Tassie Fig, on Flickr
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  19. foxtail1

    foxtail1 Science geek & photo nut

    Dec 30, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    I probably won't finish my July pictures for a couple of weeks, as I did a road trip and shot a lot. But here are some that I liked.
    Train and canola 2 by Kristi, on Flickr

    -horses in a row by Kristi, on Flickr

    grain elevator by Kristi, on Flickr

    Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church 4 by Kristi, on Flickr

    Great Gray Owl by Kristi, on Flickr
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  20. NCV

    NCV Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 9, 2016
    It has been a busy month for my photography, here are my 5

    Palazzo Ducale Sassuolo, MO Italy

    Libro Aperto, Abetone, PT Italy before dropping down to walk along the ridge

    Lago di Garda, Italy

    Grotte di Catullo, Lago di Garda, Italy

    Sempervivum Arachnoideum at 1700m in the Italian Apennines.
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