1. Post #2001
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    October 2008
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    this should never be your perspective in photography. if you arent proud of your pictures you shouldnt upload them. that's my 2 cents anyways

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    im referring to the quality/composition of his pictures. your subjects can be just about anything, but thought needs to be put into the formulation of the pictures.

    not to mention this thread is for creative photography, not point and shoot (wrong term? cant remember) photography.
    Well I guess there is a lot I could've done to improve, but I guess the point is to learn from past experiences and improve as you go along.
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  2. Post #2002
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    December 2006
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    But I do agree with you, it's just unfortunate that I don't have the ability to go somewhere that isn't full of boring buildings and uninteresting scenery.
    hey, im in the same position as you. you have a great opportunity to stretch your thinking and get creative with your surroundings. go out in the city and snap some cool architecture or dilapidated buildings, or people (with their permission). speaking of which, portrait and subject photography is always available, which i never really realized when i started shooting. nobody's twisting your arm, but if you're ever bored/inspired, go out and shoot something you find interesting. you'll be surprised at what you come back with, and you'll benefit HUGELY from it

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    He put thought into them, it's not like they are bad pictures. They show us stuff that he saw at the museum. Can't really do much else with it. And I'm pretty sure most photography is fine, you don't have to pull semantics on it.
    im giving him constructive criticism. im not telling him his pictures are bad, im telling him they could be better, and what he can do to make them better. dont shelter him, people post their pictures here for critique, not for people to tell them what they want to hear
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  3. Post #2003
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    hey, im in the same position as you. you have a great opportunity to stretch your thinking and get creative with your surroundings. go out in the city and snap some cool architecture or dilapidated buildings, or people (with their permission). speaking of which, portrait and subject photography is always available, which i never really realized when i started shooting. nobody's twisting your arm, but if you're ever bored/inspired, go out and shoot something you find interesting. you'll be surprised at what you come back with, and you'll benefit HUGELY from it
    Definitely. Oh and you don't need permission in a public space, at least not in the UK. I actually plan on going away to take some photos, because it's really not fun taking photos of things that I've seen a thousand times before, but there are other places I haven't really been to which might be interesting.

    For example I plan on taking photos when I go to the next steam rally which is about 50km away from me. I really love steam engines and find them very interesting in the way they function, so this is definitely something I'd enjoy. Another idea I had was to go to the peak district, one of the most untouched regions in the UK where there is plenty of wild life and foliage, another one of my favourite things to photograph. And then there's the really interesting one, I'm probably going to end up going somewhere in europe with my friend in the summer, which means there's going to be a load of interesting things that I've probably never seen before in my life.
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  4. Post #2004
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    Definitely. Oh and you don't need permission in a public space, at least not in the UK. I actually plan on going away to take some photos, because it's really not fun taking photos of things that I've seen a thousand times before, but there are other places I haven't really been to which might be interesting.
    awesome man, im excited to see what you can do with that. that's the best way to improve, and it's fun as fuck
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  5. Post #2005
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    awesome man, im excited to see what you can do with that. that's the best way to improve, and it's fun as fuck
    Yeah, I just need to somehow overcome the extremely awkward feeling I get when taking photos of people, I don't know why but maybe it's somehow related to my phobia of having my photo took without wanting it to be.
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  6. Post #2006
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    Yeah, I just need to somehow overcome the extremely awkward feeling I get when taking photos of people, I don't know why but maybe it's somehow related to my phobia of having my photo took without wanting it to be.
    yeah i feel like that happens to everyone. don't worry, it gets a lot easier

    i feel like we should stop derailing the thread though, so i wish you luck on your future endeavors
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  7. Post #2007
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    January 2008
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    I posted this a while ago but never got any C&C on it, I needed it to fill a slot as an Abstract in studio art.


    ? by John Gramza, on Flickr
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  8. Post #2008
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    cool, i love the concept behind it
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  9. Post #2009
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    October 2007
    181 Posts
    Got bored today, so I bought some sirup, and got naked in the shower:
    my roomate walked in when this picture was on my screen.

    longgggg awkward silence.
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  10. Post #2010
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    December 2011
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    I haven't taken or uploaded a picture in so long, everyone is going to forget who I am or that I even used to post here.

    main excuse: I've been working on a video project for school, a documentary about a film fest that goes from midnight to noon the next day, 6 films, and they don't tell you the names. Its going to be really good (UNPARALLELED MODESTY) mostly because I'm shooting it with this:

    the panasonic dvx100b
    ahhhh its so fucking nice, I can't wait to show you guys a rough cut or something.

    Edited:

    also i lost my card reader
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  11. Post #2011
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    November 2008
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    show meeeee
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  12. Post #2012
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    December 2006
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    snip
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  13. Post #2013
    Emz
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    October 2008
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    I miss doing photography but now that I work 8 hours a day and commute 2 hours a day (if the traffic is good) I've lost all my energy to do any of my hobbies at all. Now it is brightening up I do feel more perked up. With my newer camera I'd like to do a 365 but am not sure I'd last for it. There really isn't enough interesting things when you drive to work and get home late.

    Anyone got any tips on achieving a 365 under my circumstances? I am considering starting to go out once a week even if just down to the park but that is still once a week and not daily.
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  14. Post #2014
    Dennab
    January 2011
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    this should never be your perspective in photography. if you arent proud of your pictures you shouldnt upload them. that's my 2 cents anyways

    Edited:



    im referring to the quality/composition of his pictures. your subjects can be just about anything, but thought needs to be put into the formulation of the pictures.

    not to mention this thread is for creative photography, not point and shoot (wrong term? cant remember) photography.
    Thing is, a lot of the shots I take are taken on the fly; my mind goes into photography mode so it does all the calculating of composition, which is basically how I want to capture whatever it is i'm capturing in a really, really quick process, I see something that I want to capture, I look down my view-finder, I get it lined up how I want, take a shot or two without spending fucking forever standing there like a fool. some of my best shot's i've taken on the fly as a "quick happy snap" so to speak, but it's still not the same as what you're trying to get at I think; I use manual exposure and focus and set my photos up the way I see fit, it's just I do it quickly and don't often put a super huge deal of (conscious anyway) thought into composition... but I think the reason for that is because my original idea of photography was that it's a means to capture moments, since then i've really, really broadened my horizons about photography

    once again, it's that most of the time when i'm photographing i'm in the documenting moments mind set, and it seems to work for a lot of the shots I take...

    these two were taken very on the fly, as in I only looked down the lens for less than 2 seconds before taking the photo


    _IGP6664ps by Inzalonus, on Flickr

    Daylight by Inzalonus, on Flickr

    Not to speak highly of my own work, I think most of my photos are shit, but I like these two particularly. You can't say that just because it's point and shoot in method means it isn't creative, it comes down to what you capture and how well you can process a scene on the fly. Some people can't do it for shit, i'll give you that much, but that's not a fault of method.. just lack of knowledge in camera usage me thinks (people that use auto focus and auto-flash at parties and shit, still documents the scene but eh...)

    at the same time, I also have more planned/set up work like this

    _IGP6801ps by Inzalonus, on Flickr

    Untitled by Inzalonus, on Flickr

    Teacup by Inzalonus, on Flickr
    but even then, I didn't take in a huge amount of consideration into these ones either, just thought it'd look cool if I got a shot like this, so went for it. Didn't think "oh I want that to be there, this has to be over here, those lines need to point in that general direction" or something, my mind just does all that and tries to capture what looks "good" according to my own opinion, so to speak...


    sorry to repost a bunch of old shit, just making a point
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  15. Post #2015
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    November 2011
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    not to mention this thread is for creative photography, not point and shoot (wrong term? cant remember) photography.
    Thats implying point-and-shoot can't be creative.
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  16. Post #2016
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    October 2011
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    Eat shit by Neeeekro, on Flickr

    I am just trying new ways of PP, does this look ok?

    Edited:

    and another

    This is a dog by Neeeekro, on Flickr
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  17. Post #2017
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  18. Post #2018
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    Something lighthearted, easy stuff that I found in my SD card. Can't call these artsy fartsy, just wanted to post :P
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  19. Post #2019
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    August 2006
    7,593 Posts
    hey guys

    hey

    hey look what I bought

    hey

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  20. Post #2020
    wrong thread but oh jesus
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  21. Post #2021
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    August 2006
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    oops, I apologize.

    well this is the stuff I bought it for.




    guess that'd make this post the wrong thread too

    !
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  22. Post #2022
    That's amazing, is there any way to pull that off with a single-lens camera?
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  23. Post #2023
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    September 2008
    1,508 Posts
    hey guys

    hey

    hey look what I bought

    hey
    brother?

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  24. Post #2024
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    That's amazing, is there any way to pull that off with a single-lens camera?
    Get someone to stand very still whilst you move your tripod a tiny bit and reposition / focus on the subject.
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  25. Post #2025
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    March 2011
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    edges look a bit off, but oh well
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  26. Post #2026
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    April 2011
    3,164 Posts
    oops, I apologize.

    well this is the stuff I bought it for.




    guess that'd make this post the wrong thread too

    !
    holy shit, that's both gimmicky and beautiful at the same time
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  27. Post #2027
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    July 2010
    4,362 Posts
    tumblr leaking into my thread again

    Edited:

    jk i love you alec
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  28. Post #2028
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    August 2006
    7,593 Posts
    love u 2 bb

    gonna shoot some rad action shots with it

    to appeal to the thread


    Untitled by alecwiens, on Flickr
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  29. Post #2029
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    December 2011
    5,012 Posts
    show meeeee
    I haven't edited anything yet, me and my bro producer are still shooting, but when I get back to school, maybe I'll upload a raw clip, show you them 3 color chip nastiness.
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  30. Post #2030
    churboi austin
    Trogdon's Avatar
    October 2007
    12,859 Posts
    brother?

    oh wow, how did they get away with such a blatant minolta 7000 body design lol

    also why does it have 4 lenses for 3D?
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  31. Post #2031

    July 2011
    98 Posts

    Across the Bridge by waynesonc, on Flickr


    Standing Alone by waynesonc, on Flickr


    The Earth Spins by waynesonc, on Flickr


    The Rock by waynesonc, on Flickr
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  32. Post #2032
    churboi austin
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    October 2007
    12,859 Posts
    ace as always wayne
    you really know how to use long exposures. love the first one
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  33. Post #2033
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    April 2005
    354 Posts



    still working with black and white, been getting back into skate photography. it's been really fun.
    I love this so much.
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  34. Post #2034
    So this is the first panorama I've ever made and I'm quite proud of it (that broken twig looked like that back then, I assure you. And apparently I was dumb enough to focus the water near me instead of the trees and the building and stuff because I hit the d-pad with my nose/finger)
    I'd have made it like five pictures wide or so but two of them didn't overlap at all, i'm looking forward to making larger, better, more interesting ones.
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  35. Post #2035
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    November 2008
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    Similar to my first
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  36. Post #2036
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  37. Post #2037
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    November 2008
    2,235 Posts
    been inspired by some of the b/w photog going down in here so i though i'd wap up some of my own:



    C&C?
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  38. Post #2038
    The book is sort of distracting, it's like it's in a weird middle between focused and blurred out.
    Also the quality is terrible, where is that picture hosted?
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  39. Post #2039
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    November 2008
    2,235 Posts
    It was just a quick setup really, didnt notice my mums hair dye sat on the table.. my bad :(

    I forgot to mention it's a brenizer too, I've been really interested in the way the images turn out but I currently don't have photoshop so I downloaded an stitching program called AutoStitch and i think that is what is compressing it so much. Its hosted on Flickr.
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  40. Post #2040
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    August 2005
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    Similar to my first
    I was going to say the blue is a bit overdone but then I realized that that was just my expectation of how a picture on a screen should look, not me looking at your picture, so I'll rather say:

    Thanks for showing me your picture!
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