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 Post subject: reflection post
PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2008 4:53 am 
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hey all... beautiful reflection photos! this is my first entry, by no means fabulous, but I wanted to learn to post and thought I'd share an early shot from my first DSLR.

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Olympus E 510
Lens: 14-42mm
Focal length: 14mm
Aperture: F10
Shutter Speed: 1/200s
Sensitivity: 100 ISO
Post processing: none

Thanks everyone for sharing your awesome shots!


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Hey everyone!!

I've been around here for a while but sadly without a camera. Finally, all that has changed with yesterday's arrival of the fantastic Canon EOS 40D!!! :P All I can say is what a machine!!

Anyway, I immediately got to work with this month's assignment in mind, and here's the result - the reflections from an equally fantastic machine (in my mind anyway! :P)

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Canon EOS 40D
Lens/Focal length: 17-85mm IS @ 85mm
Manual Exposure
Shutter: 1/10
Aperture: f/5.6
Sensitivity: 100 ISO
Post-processing: Unsharp mask applied in CS3, slight levels adjustments.

The main difficulty I found was getting the correct exposure while trying to control the highlights. The camera's auto modes were finding it difficult due to the high contrast in the image so manual was the only way to go. :D

Hope you like!!

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Well here's my go.

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full picture here:http://www.flickr.com/photos/24145148@N06/2529092557/

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Canon 40D
Aperture: 8.0
Shutter: 1/60
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 33mm
Exposure Compensation: -1

Post Processing: Some small tweaking to color.

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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2008 10:24 am 
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2nd May on the shore of Loch Roe, Sutherland UK. http://tinyurl.com/583ntk

A fruitless morning spent waiting for the otters that live here to come and perform ... they didn't co-operate. Numb with boredom I shot a very conventional and tedious picture of the rocks and the loch. Once back home I tried spinning the image through about 40 degrees and cropping a slice out of it. I then turned the image such that the reflection was at the top.

Canon EOS350D with Vivitar 100-300 ISO800 dull conditions 1/250 @ f6.3

SORRY but I've tried and failed to enter the code to get a thumbnail to appear here, I'm off to lie in a darkened room before I try again.

Please click the link below to see a 500 pixel image.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2162/2530165273_6abbf90811.jpg?v=0

and here to see a slightly bigger one! http://mysite.orange.co.uk/mbr-gallery/images/8-picture.gif?0.8416396580529016


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Here with my very first post for 'on assignment', and to say I'm nervous is an understatement :lol: posting among such fantastic photographers here that have so much creativity as well :oops: :lol: But, everyone starts somewhere right?! :D

Nothing new in the way of creativity here but I just loved the smooth clear water and the reflection. It was taken at Loch Oire in Moray, Scotland.

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Camera Model: Nikon D80
Lens and focal length: Nikkor 18-200mm VR @150mm
Aperture: f/9.0
Shutter Speed: 1/250
ISO: 100
Exposure Compensation: -0.66
Post processing: Lightened shadows by 10%, cropped and re-sized, oh and added the frame too :D

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I waited for a long time for the tiger to get thirsty enough to get a good shot..

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Nikon D60 w/ Sigma 70-300 APO Macro DG Lens
ISO: 100
Shutter Speed: 1/80s and f5.6 at 270mm
Processing: Cropped and framed

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I havent really had much chance to take some relfection shots this month but took one earlier.

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Camera: Sony A100
Lense: Sony 18-70 lense
processing: a little clour toddling in aperture

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Location: Behind the camera
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Camera: EOS 450D with EF-S 18-55MM IS
1/60
F5.6
ISO 400
+10 Makro filter

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Hola

The post of the month from me. Haven’t actually been as active to capture a reflection as I wanted to but this one is what I came up with.

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Not as creative an idea as the picture of last month. However, kind of nicely binds the assignments of April and May together – transportation and reflection. I like the wide-angel effect the curved window does to the photo.

Camera Model: Canon PowerShot G9
Lens: Standard
Focal length: 44,4mm
Aperture: f/8.0
Shutter Speed: 1/25
ISO: 80
Post processing: "I feel lucky"-button in Picasa and cropping

JC

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Here's my entry, i'm one of the ones who went for a less literal meaning of "reflection"

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Canon EOS 350D / Rebel XT
Canon EF-S 18-55 F/3.5-5.6
ISO 400
18mm
F/4.0
1/4000
Cokin ND4 Grad
PP - Small 1px border, thats it.

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I wasn't going to enter this week but I thought why not :P

ImageIt was taken with a Holga 135BC the film is ISO 200, Aperture f/11, 1/60 of a second. These are a rough estimate, I can't remember the settings exactly :P


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Light Falling On Alien Planet Earth

Light reflecting upon green aqua-life in a small pond.

Bizarre, foreign in appearance
and yet we are relatives to it all

Clicking on the image will bring you to the pbase page where you can view the full sized image:

http://www.pbase.com/lapratho/image/97878939/original

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Pentax PENTAX K100D Super,Pentax smc P-DA 50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED
1/125s f/5.6 at 200.0mm iso200
"circular" polarization filter

I'm a bit late this time around, and behind on so much these days.
Life is too busy right now for the enjoyable parts :)

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Just to participate took this about an hour ago. Lots of great entries this month again

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Taken with my 400d
shutter speed 1/60
AV 5.0
ISO 400
Focal 18 mm
Standard lens

No post processing but looking at it on the forum I think I should have :lol:

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Sigh. Couldn't forgive myself if I didn't bother this month. In 2 minutes, 2 pieces of paper, a pen, and a lamp, this is what I've come up with:

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D200, 18-70mm @ 50mm
f/5
1/100
ISO400

PP: Crop.

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Not my ideal picture, but it was taken quickly as I lost track of the days!

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Camera: Nikon D80
Shutter speed: 20"
Aperature: f/4.5
Focal length: 18mm (27mm equiv.)
Post Processing: Cropped, boosted shadows and added slight blur.


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