Light Stalking | Site Wide Activity http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/ Activity feed for the entire site. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:04:59 +0000 http://buddypress.org/?v=1.9.2-7798 en-US 30 hourly 2 044d25d692a186dadbeaf71e8e5747c9 palmazahel became a registered member http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287782/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:04:59 +0000 0 ed4befc7814b7a13ff4078b9397db2b1 natureboy 7935 changed their profile picture http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287781/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:56:48 +0000 0 530a02e00285f1a47acbfa073692973e yunlijtuy became a registered member http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287780/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:39:57 +0000 0 5e8f631d7675f3c3f157aef8fefb4dbf http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/white-balance-and-degraded-filters Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:09:01 +0000 White balance and degraded filtersAlthough I have been taking pictures for a long time and once retired I am looking for better methods to improve my picture taking and post processing. I am NOT a pro and for picture taking my idea is to use a white balance card whilst using the best approximate setting in my “old” Nikon D80 fitted with a 18-135…[Read more]

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3f8a1bbe615f6b67bc12f89e10bb5983 natureboy 7935 became a registered member http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287778/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:08:50 +0000 0 4cc6becdc6aa4f7227112c2170a42cd2 aarongeis uploaded a new picture: Fly_flower_500px.jpg http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287777/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:37:04 +0000 A fly on a flower. Straight crop of 500 x 333 px.

f/4 | 160th | ISO 160

Canon 5D mk II | 24-105 f/4 @ 105mm

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cda36dfaa319e0580d12fdd134a716a4 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/weekend-photography-challenge-180-flowers-up-close-or-macro/page/4/#post-132126 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:29:57 +0000 The B&W is perfect and the black background gives more impact but, I think that the object at the top right hand side is distracting to the viewer. It would have been better if left out.Check It Out

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4ae98f3d8e53d8224ad9b905f8b8eecd webhostinggator became a registered member http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287775/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:33:31 +0000 0 928f62876d269d9079494522c5ad26db http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/little-girl-on-beach/#post-132123 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:26:55 +0000 @falx Not to worry, I appreciate the feedback on any forum. I was playing around in LR, first using the tone curve to give a ‘slide film’ style bump to the contrast and then pushing the fill way up.

Here’s a version where I used a Kodak Portra 400 preset and then tweaked the overall brightness and also gave the reds a luminance bump.Check It Out

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2e584c7c7928a25a2174282068564c5d aarongeis uploaded a new picture: littlegirl3.jpg http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287773/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:18:58 +0000 Little girl on beach processed with modified Kodak Portra 400 LR preset

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4a108a5b89fa260733051893cac904ca http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/in-the-morning-light/page/2/#post-132118 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:02:39 +0000 Thanks @aarongeis
Very constructive suggestions-I will think about them in my next shot
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a939102f21aaa0c0fb15c6d1ead04112 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/appreciation Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:52:15 +0000 AppreciationThese were a gift given in appreciation.

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Settings: ISO 100, 2 sec at f/2.8 50mm, light painted with a flashlightCheck It Out Reply to Topic

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65012deb522c51582d121ec6dc22d8e6 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/boy-at-porthcurno-beach-cornwall/#post-132116 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:54:36 +0000 Yes I agree with you and the water is so clear thanks for sharing Check It Out

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7dba07afceca6231350a69d58852d7ee http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/the-message/#post-132115 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:52:59 +0000 Interesting what city is this ? thank you for sharingCheck It Out

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192d7133989a47d498b9a463d0519ddb http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/the-fence-to-know-where Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:50:50 +0000 The fence to know where typical fence in the outback by allein morrison on Light Stalking

A fence on the just out of Broken Hill the fence goes for over 100ks and separates the Silver City hwy from the station but that does not stop Kangaroos emus and hundreds of wild goats on the road
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1892f6c02e3d3c0502a529248787762d outback photography uploaded a new picture: typical fence in th… http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287767/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:43:36 +0000 Outback Australia there are some fences it is mostly unfenced but this is typical of what is out there the cost to build new fences are often way too high

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63c994c2a24cec665f21a5cc9e8d81b7 corrihardy became a registered member http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287766/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:26:05 +0000 0 e11058401bf1fe7116cfa0ed76750673 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/bison-s/#post-132112 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:44:25 +0000 K you havnt come back yet….the image is soft…soft focus and soft focal point

Theres a couple of orange things! sticking up that don’t add….the colours are dreary……just a throwaway……if you want me too expand or try to help then just ask !Check It Out

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d883df581e24d0f67202401dbc6769a8 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/the-message/#post-132111 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:29:04 +0000 Hi Tom…..why don’t you chuck some images into the Shark Tank……theres thinking behind your pics…stuff going on!!:)Check It Out

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803973a97ce44ed41d8d93d7be674b55 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/leopard/#post-132110 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:25:19 +0000 Hi Kannan…crop and brighten eyes….lovely image..just needs impact! :)Check It Out

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95ee165c9896bfd68b5c1b2b9a156185 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/weekend-photography-challenge-181-easterpassover/#post-132108 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:10:45 +0000 Im very religious

redmarley14-107.JPG by Duncan Stewart on Light Stalking

Red Marley Hill Climb…..all bikes pre seventy!! :)Check It Out

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dc42ac8779c7ec030f3aaea46b6b69c1 Falx uploaded a new picture: redmarley14-107.JPG http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287761/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:07:53 +0000 rm

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40a060b1035f0e87cfc577170a5da3c1 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/boy-at-porthcurno-beach-cornwall/#post-132107 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:58:43 +0000 Works for me…great colours and composition :)Check It Out

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e59382fceb3314ac2ac9da4ed5086b58 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/light-stalking-2/#post-132106 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:56:38 +0000 Hi Tom….I really like this…im not sure hes missing the cracks….im getting hes on his own and keeping on the path of light even though it would be easier at this point to just disappear into the darkness! :)Check It Out

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c2d9ee7719e6f003c56ca6f487ec37fe http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/hello-everyone-4/#post-132105 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:46:58 +0000 Hi Alex……HELLO!! :)

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7813513430663b3907dd4f2800f28267 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/doing-what-she-does-best/#post-132104 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:44:15 +0000 Hi Kobie…not sure why you have posted a couple of snaps…as your a very capable photographer….yes I want to see your daughter and your dog but with some artistic attempt…… :(Check It Out

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5bf085e1405de97716cd5b2638eaf75b http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/little-girl-on-beach/#post-132103 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:37:26 +0000 Hi Aaron…if this was the shark tank I would criticise the over saturation and the very weird shadow …..but as it isn’t I wont

The composition is great!! :)Check It Out

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57bc1065b543d61a5da90b158b1209f6 iecdoyle became a registered member http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287755/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:32:13 +0000 0 24db942ae233f44b35bc1b77f7283d31 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/in-the-morning-light/page/2/#post-132102 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:26:04 +0000 @admin Thanks Rob. He sent us a post to let us know he is still with us just busy. You know those people in the working world!! LOLCheck It Out

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d57f4d4728bf6ac50e9c2d6db534c83d http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/spring-in-red-rock/#post-132101 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:24:29 +0000 Glad to hear you are still with us Bob. I know we will look forward to your future posts.Check It Out

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4e4090a79f0de2a6bd2a75b1432eab81 jyslilia became a registered member http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287752/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:15:05 +0000 0 465c6a40b8d90cb8b12f8b3c5ff9425b http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/hawthorne-blossoms/#post-132100 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:04:33 +0000 Hi Aaron…well taken but a bit unbalanced….would of liked a bit more in focus and more central…as it is,harsh comes to mind,especially the bokeh…but that’s Canon for yer…JOKE! :)Check It Out

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5625cc5182b882840fbef56ee21ff994 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/small-flowers-very-close-up/#post-132099 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:57:36 +0000 Agree with Aaron with a darker vignette with these images…………but chuck them onto a pure white background…..as they say…would be job done!! :)Check It Out

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9aba8a390248653cd9f5715f7c5c987b linetclaborn became a registered member http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287749/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:56:17 +0000 0 416a23904f51ce504da2bc7d4ca4abc1 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/lock-up-yer-daughters-or-man-machine Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:34:39 +0000 Lock Up Yer Daughters or Man & Machinecuckwalls (19 of 83)-Edit-Edit-Edit-Edit-2.JPG by Duncan Stewart on Light Stalking

f/7.1 1/60sec iso640 58mm

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3f1de6282e381cbfb0de3a05ef823f5a Falx uploaded a new picture: cuckwalls (19 of 83… http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287747/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:28:35 +0000 aitch

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044bdd107764e0ef193d6b6a5bfceab5 tonerblue became a registered member http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287741/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:40:48 +0000 0 73301bf468a9fb3bf68c32cdbe3ccd97 BobThomas became a registered member http://www.lightstalking.com/activity/p/287740/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:26:28 +0000 0 05177ccda7487b3bd9dfb0d87d61aba4 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/spring-in-red-rock/#post-132093 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:54:40 +0000 Hi John, Thanks for your inquiry. I am alive and well, just very busy with end of the school year stuff. I also had a problem trying to upload a pic into the tank a few days ago. No new thread option appears. Check It Out

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356f27906c77c11cfc5c6e2a7c798225 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/in-the-morning-light/page/2/#post-132092 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:49:36 +0000 @nikon-nut and @valryp – I have just dropped @bcola a email. :)Check It Out

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7992b7d15041a69e3dceedd1c83c98a1 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/small-flowers-very-close-up/#post-132091 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:33:16 +0000 I quiet like the simplicity of the soft grey background but I’m not too sure about the vignette, if it were me I would try darker corners rather than lighter.Check It Out

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a33d6a817bfe5f605a11910518ccc757 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/in-the-morning-light/page/2/#post-132090 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:24:13 +0000 @nikon-nut I would focus on the highlight on the central apple and let the foreground and everything else go a bit soft.

I don’t know if styling comments are allowed but I would also think about choosing a darker coloured basket and a bit of fabric with some interesting detail to it, texture or pattern.

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33596c8a1a4f6d7c0fe7c78a5690a649 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/in-the-morning-light/page/2/#post-132089 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:05:04 +0000 I really like version #2! well done.Check It Out

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f343f81eb310609be8f902e89e67b4c7 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/small-flowers-very-close-up/#post-132088 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:21:00 +0000 The easiest…and very striking….is to flash the backdrop to get pure white,or use a coloured gel..then theres black,velvet works well…just keep the subject far enough away and youll get pure black

Set up a bokeh background in the studio….or set the flowers up in the garden etc..

Then theres composition…lot more work :)Check It Out

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b56f0b8ee06ce70bb8fa308a495c0f08 http://www.lightstalking.com/forums/topic/leopard/#post-132087 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:06:04 +0000 again, @tknn, info plus Exif, please.Check It Out

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