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Featured Your Top 5: January 2018

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by TNcasual, Feb 1, 2018.

  1. TNcasual

    TNcasual Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Dec 2, 2014
    Knoxville, TN
  2. SVQuant

    SVQuant Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 20, 2015
    SF Bay Area, California, USA
    Sameer
    All my images are from a short trip to California's Central Coast right after New Year's.

    Morro Rock in Morro Bay, California
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    We were lucky enough to see an Elephant Seal being born
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    Elephant Seals fighting
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    I think that these are some of the best wildlife shots I have taken. I posted a bigger set: An Elephant Seal is Born.

    Long billed curlew
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    E-M1 + O50-200SWD

    Mission San Miguel sanctuary. The iconography was chosen to remind the native Salinan people that the eye of god was upon them. This mission, more than any other, brought home the zeal which the missionaries expended and the hard work the native Americans put into the running of the missions, all in the service of the religious and political aims of far-off empire.
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  3. Phocal

    Phocal Mu-43 Legend Subscribing Member

    Jan 3, 2014
    Houston
    Difficult one again this month.................................

    The first 4 photographs are all from the kayak at Armand Bayou.

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    Tricolored Heron 008 by RRcoleJR Photography, on Flickr

    The next 3 were all taken using my new Godox V860iiO with a Better Beamer flash extender.

    Really pissed I wasn't level and in when I leveled it I lost his toes. This is probably the best exposed photograph of a white bird that I have taken yet.

    EM1 w/ ZD 150mm f2.0 - ISO 200, 1/8000 @ f3.2, Godox V860ii w/ Better Beamer, handheld from kayak as I drifted towards him.
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    Great Egret 001 by RRcoleJR Photography, on Flickr

    This is the photo I printed 40x30 and can't wait for it to get back from framing.

    EM1 w/ MZ 300mm f4.0 IS Pro + MC-14 - ISO 200, 1/2000 @ f5.6, Godox V860ii w/ Better Beamer, handheld from kayak
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    Tricolored Heron 006 by RRcoleJR Photography, on Flickr

    This photo I printed 30x20 on metallic paper.

    EM1 w/ MZ 300mm f4.0 IS Pro - ISO 200, 1/3200 @ f4.0, Godox V860ii w/ Better Beamer, handheld over the side of the kayak to get the low perspective
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    Tricolored Heron 011 - Final Edit that I printed by RRcoleJR Photography, on Flickr

    What would the month be without at least one gator photograph, taken at Brazos Bend State Park

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    Big Papa by RRcoleJR Photography, on Flickr
     
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  4. GRID

    GRID Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 22, 2011
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  5. NCV

    NCV Mu-43 Veteran

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    Italy
    Nigel
    January was a poor month for getting out and about. Just two short hikes in the Tosco Emilian Apennines above Reggio Emilia in Italy.

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    Valle dell Inferno (Hell Valley) from the Cerreto pass. Yes it is a stiff climb up to the crest line, but not as bad as the name suggests.


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    Monte Cusna from Passo Comunella.
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    Beech Woods
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    Last light, Passo Pradarena.
     
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  6. gryphon1911

    gryphon1911 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Central Ohio, USA
    Andrew
    Slow m43 month for me as I've been concentrating on testing out the Pentax Q7 and Ricoh GRII.

    Here are some though, all shot January 1.
    All shot with the Zhongyi Speedmaster 25mm f/0.95 and EM5 Mark II

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    What being away from m43 for basically 30 days has shown me is just how well built and high performing the system is compared to other cameras on the market.
     
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  7. CD77

    CD77 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 9, 2017
    Burnley, UK
    Chris
    Love the first pic... picture postcard!
     
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  8. CD77

    CD77 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 9, 2017
    Burnley, UK
    Chris
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  9. SVQuant

    SVQuant Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 20, 2015
    SF Bay Area, California, USA
    Sameer
    Thanks. It was a cloudy day and when we saw the clouds clearing, we made a dash across the mountains for the coast. Made it there to get some gorgeous light, though the fog bank rolled in for the sunset. I've started printing some of my shots again and this one is on the list.
     
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  10. ivoire

    ivoire Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 6, 2011
    Naperville, IL
    mike
    Managed to get out with the RX1, SD Quattro and the EM5 Mkll while in Florida



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    _SDI0697 by Michael Wolf, on Flickr

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  11. CyVan

    CyVan Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Mar 9, 2016
    Jamaica
    This month was quite the varied experience , beginning with my first chance to 2nd shoot a wedding:

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    I loved this shot between the bride and groom.

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    Brought my macro experience to bear on the ring shot :) 

    Went straight from the wedding to a charity concert , Shaggy and Friends, at the Prime Minister's residence the same night.
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    Shaggy and Sting. Incidentally this was the moment they debuted that song they sang together at the grammys.

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    Wyclef Jean
    All in aid of the Bustamante Children's Hospital. In the end they raised JM $100mil = US$800k for the hospital.

    During the latter part of the month the local photography club asked me to teach a Macro Photography Workshop at a local garden. Went very well. This is one of my favorite shots from the exercise
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    Bonus. the macro class:
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    The lone MFT in a sea of Canon and Nikon
     
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  12. gnarlydog australia

    gnarlydog australia Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Feb 23, 2015
    Brisbane, Australia
    Damiano Visocnik
    so, if the toes were showing and you lost them to cropping to level the image, would it be possible to save them in post production?
    Level out the image and add content to match the surroundings by Content Aware filter in Photoshop? the water should be an easy job for PS.
    I use it on occasions when my framing is not spot on....
     
  13. Phocal

    Phocal Mu-43 Legend Subscribing Member

    Jan 3, 2014
    Houston
    I use the expanding canvas trick all the time - Expanding Canvas in Photoshop

    The problem is I also chopped off the ends of two toes that are not visible before leveling. Now I could take toes from one shot and put into another and I may do that. But the shot is not some jaw dropping amazing shot. My editing time is currently being taken up by going over about 50 different photos and doing detailed edits before printing as I prepare for a few upcoming shows.
     
  14. NoSeconds

    NoSeconds Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

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  15. Kennikins

    Kennikins Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Mar 25, 2017
    UK
    Only a couple of local outings and mainly birds and boats!
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    Avocet.
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    Two Tree Island Ferry.
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    Godwits having a go.
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    Hadleigh Hiker.
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    Well Earned Rest.
     
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  16. Jeffcs

    Jeffcs Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jan 20, 2017
    Toms River NJ
    Jeffrey Swank
    I’ll look for top January 5 but one of the things I love about our MU-43 site is the diversity of our members and to see photography around the world is simply awesome
     
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  17. Will Focus

    Will Focus Mu-43 All-Pro

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  18. LucDeSchepper

    LucDeSchepper Mu-43 Veteran

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    Aug 8, 2014
    Netherlands
    Luc de Schepper
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