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Re: Photography
« Reply #75 on: March 03, 2014, 10:12:12 AM »
Tufted Totmouse.  :lmao:


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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #76 on: March 05, 2014, 09:19:57 AM »
This is a look closely at the sky, picture.


F4U-5N
Then-Chief Justice John Marshall observed, “Between a balanced republic and a democracy, the difference is like that between order and chaos.”

John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #77 on: March 05, 2014, 11:24:35 AM »
This is a look closely at the sky, picture.


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Looks like a comet.

ETA: Comet Pan-Starrs?

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Re: Photography
« Reply #78 on: March 05, 2014, 12:20:57 PM »
Looks like a comet.

ETA: Comet Pan-Starrs?
Sure is.  :cheersmate:
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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #79 on: March 10, 2014, 08:11:29 AM »
Picked up a new addition a few days ago.  Kind of a specialized beast.
It's taking a bit of time getting used to.  107degree field of view at 16mm on a full frame camera.
Works out to be a 24mm equivalent on a crop frame.  I already have an 18-135 for the crop, so this thing goes on the full.



Waiting for a good clear night to make a few long exposures and see what I get.
I think I'll put it on a tracking mount and run some 5 or 10 minute shots.

Should mention, the-digital-picture site is a good one to visit if lens shopping.
http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Reviews/
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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #80 on: March 14, 2014, 03:05:30 PM »
The new one is a different ball of wax.
Messed with it in the backyard, with mixed results.
Took it to more wide open spaces yesterday, and it really came out.





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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #81 on: March 16, 2014, 11:50:38 AM »
Other airplane stuff.



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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #82 on: March 24, 2014, 10:04:59 PM »
WOW new lens takes some great pics...or is that the guy that bought the lens...lol keep em coming bud love the outdoor pics you posted.
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Re: Photography
« Reply #83 on: March 27, 2014, 01:54:59 PM »
WOW new lens takes some great pics...or is that the guy that bought the lens...lol keep em coming bud love the outdoor pics you posted.
A lot has to do with the lens/camera.
The rest is just damn fool luck.
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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #84 on: March 31, 2014, 12:23:16 PM »
Airshow at NAS Kingsville last weekend.
Y'all get to suffer with more airplane pictures. :-)



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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #85 on: March 31, 2014, 01:57:27 PM »
NICE MiG-17 shots! :hi5:
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Re: Photography
« Reply #86 on: April 02, 2014, 08:24:33 PM »
Insanity not required, however, it helps.





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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #87 on: April 04, 2014, 04:06:01 PM »
A couple more for D6.







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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #88 on: April 04, 2014, 09:19:51 PM »
Insanity not required, however, it helps.







Those Blue Angels? I had models of them when I was a kid...lol
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Re: Photography
« Reply #89 on: April 12, 2014, 09:51:59 AM »
Those Blue Angels? I had models of them when I was a kid...lol
I'll bet it was the A-4F model. Those were flown until 1986.

More pix.
We hit a wildlife preserve after the show.
There's an alligator in this shot.


Back to the show.
Originally, the BD-5J.




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Here's the gator.
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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #90 on: April 14, 2014, 12:15:52 PM »
More T-33.





This one's for the Jarheads.  :-)
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Re: Photography
« Reply #91 on: April 14, 2014, 09:48:50 PM »

Here's the gator.

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BIG GATOR!!!!
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Re: Photography
« Reply #92 on: April 17, 2014, 05:22:29 PM »
I get another chance of doing better, this coming October.

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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #93 on: April 20, 2014, 08:49:01 PM »
I get another chance of doing better, this coming October.



Go for it bud...you are miles ahead of me. i think you do great now...just need some more samples on an occasion..lol
Teach a man to build a fire, and he will be warm for a night. Set a man on fire and he will be warm for the rest of his life!!!!

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Re: Photography
« Reply #94 on: April 20, 2014, 09:01:09 PM »
Can you do a full-sized crop of the moon?
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Re: Photography
« Reply #95 on: October 28, 2014, 09:43:29 PM »
Can you do a full-sized crop of the moon?

Sorry for not promptly replying.  I think you know the reason.
Anyway, I hope to start posting pix from before the fall, and work on getting my hands functional again.
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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #96 on: February 20, 2015, 07:25:17 PM »
Well, I must be optimistic if anything. A couple months ago, I ordered a Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM UWA lens for my 70D. Cripes, I can't even hold a camera yet.  :rotf:
I loaned it to a friend to try out on his 60D. He liked it so much, he ordered his own.
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John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #97 on: March 17, 2015, 10:30:22 PM »
I found a simple App from Adobe, that I can use to tweak photos. It's not as good as the full blown programs, but, I can use it on the iPad.
Physical dimensions suck. Oh well, I'm back to pictures again.   :yahoo:
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Then-Chief Justice John Marshall observed, “Between a balanced republic and a democracy, the difference is like that between order and chaos.”

John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”

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Re: Photography
« Reply #98 on: March 17, 2015, 10:32:29 PM »
Well, I must be optimistic if anything. A couple months ago, I ordered a Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM UWA lens for my 70D. Cripes, I can't even hold a camera yet.  :rotf:
I loaned it to a friend to try out on his 60D. He liked it so much, he ordered his own.

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Re: Photography
« Reply #99 on: March 17, 2015, 10:34:20 PM »
Have you givens any thought to mounting a monopod on your wheelchair?

Hmmmm I do have one.  :-)
Then-Chief Justice John Marshall observed, “Between a balanced republic and a democracy, the difference is like that between order and chaos.”

John Adams warned in a letter, “Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”