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    Quote Originally Posted by Biggles View Post
    I will offer some critism and praise, just from a technical piont of view to get the crit side of the thread going.

    jeeponly's picture of the lake obeys all the rules and shows that you don't need a fancy pancy camera to take great pics...
    Biggles, as of now you are my new "BESTEST" friend, and I will make the promised payment ASAP . . .

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    The dig the photo of the duck eating the frog. Not only it unusual but it also captures the event perfectly! Cool stuff!
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    Mabuasehube - Vulture taking off
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bongani View Post
    Cool Mushroom. Perhaps try to get the person at the back to move out of the photo. I also like the shallow deapth of field.
    Dankie Bongani. As ek vir die skoonma moes se om uit die pad te kom het ek dalk moeilikheid op hande gehad, maar ek stem saam - die foto sou beter gewees het sonder mense in die agtergrond
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bongani View Post
    I would have liked to see the flower with a sharper focus/depth of field.
    I agree Bongani. The morning when I took the two photos from Hogsback was a major motivation for me to get a decent macro lens. Now all I need is another morning like that one.
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    Here are some of my erial pics... just to show off And my favourite subject. A Kite that hangs around on the updrafts from our open-cast mine.

    The microlight on the ground breaks all the rules but... that sky was just so blue
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    Quote Originally Posted by henkc View Post
    I agree Bongani. The morning when I took the two photos from Hogsback was a major motivation for me to get a decent macro lens. Now all I need is another morning like that one.
    Macro lenses are a bastard when it comes to depth of field... small appature and you will have a flys eyes in focus and its ears out!!!

    On that subject I have the Sigma 7-300mm macro... good lense and cheap.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bongani View Post
    The dig the photo of the duck eating the frog. Not only it unusual but it also captures the event perfectly! Cool stuff!
    Thank you Bongani ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by KB280DT View Post
    As ek vir die skoonma moes se om uit die pad te kom het ek dalk moeilikheid op hande gehad
    Jy kan altyd die mushroom eers vir haar gevoer het!
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    Dit was 'n horingadder Andr. Ek wou s ek onthou daai een Hy't nogal heel verontwaardig geklink toe ons hom vrylaat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bosvark View Post
    Hier is n paar foto's wat geneem is naby Mata-Mata die julie vakansie.Min dat mens n rooikat te siene kry
    Ek hou van die een van die twee hinas, maar dis net 'n bietjie hinderlik dat die pad so vertikaal deur die foto loop. 'n Pad wat diagonaal of selfs horisontaal deur die beeld loop, maak ltyd 'n beter foto... Maar hulle l darem baie lekker!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zantus View Post
    Here's a few from me....most pics shot with a mik&druk digital cam....so it's not quite the same league as some of the other pics.

    Sunset at the Bergplaas house in the Baviaans-Easter 2005

    Di een is so blou, dit lyk eintlik soos 'n onderwaterfoto! Net jammer van daai voertuig se skaduwee.

    Ek mt net eenvoudig een of ander tyd Baviaans toe gaan...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Girlcub View Post
    1. Resident Duck having lunch at a 4x4 track in Harties
    2. Not sure what this flower is called, it's pink and if you look closely you will see the web - also taken at a lodge in Harties
    Apparently bullfrogs are big on catching duck chicks, so I guess this is a case of continuing the war between ducks and frogs...

    It's a hibiscus. Nice focus!

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    Quote Originally Posted by stadleroux View Post
    Di een is so blou, dit lyk eintlik soos 'n onderwaterfoto! Net jammer van daai voertuig se skaduwee.

    Ek mt net eenvoudig een of ander tyd Baviaans toe gaan...
    Die blou lug is die rede hoekom ek van daai foto hou, maar ek weet nie hoekom die een so blou uitgekom het nie, want die ander foto's wat ek net link en regs van die een geneem het, is die so blou nie

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biggles View Post
    The microlight on the ground breaks all the rules ..........
    I'm a total amateur when it comes to photography. Just what makes a better photo? Biggles, I thought that microlite photo looks great. What would have made it better?
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    I took these in the Postberg Nature Reserve on Friday. The last one is a panorama of seven images stitched together.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stadleroux View Post
    I took these in the Postberg Nature Reserve on Friday. The last one is a panorama of seven images stitched together.
    The panorama shot is awesome! Well done.

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    Bietjie Kiekies met `n al'cheapo
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zantus View Post
    maar ek weet nie hoekom die een so blou uitgekom het nie
    Couple of reasons but the biggest is the Auto White Balance. If you switch the digicam on with the lense cap on then the auto white balance use the black lenscap to create the setting for the auto white. During this period and before re-adjustment the photos comes out with a blue tint. The auto white balance however quickly realize the its white is wrong and will auto adjust it accordingly resulting in the other photos not ending up so blue.

    Anyways, that is just one reason of many but the most likely!
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    Quote Originally Posted by stadleroux View Post
    Apparently bullfrogs are big on catching duck chicks, so I guess this is a case of continuing the war between ducks and frogs...

    It's a hibiscus. Nice focus!
    Stadleroux .... thank you !

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