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Photography and Art Topic!

Discussion in 'ProgPower USA Lounge' started by nailz, Aug 30, 2008.

  1. Pellaz

    Pellaz Tigron of Immanion

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    What error message are you getting?

    I've found that sometimes I get the "sorry, no longer available" message and then I'll try to load the same video again and it's fine. Kinda weird.

    Great pic!

    They have other things in Pisa besides a defective tower? :lol:
     
  2. OrbWeaver

    OrbWeaver BECAUSE FALCONER

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    Thanks! I'm rather pleased with that one, and the one of the Day Lillies. Given that I took them with a little point-and-shoot, I'm happy with the results. :)
     
  3. LunaTEKKE

    LunaTEKKE Madness Reigns

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    OK, I guess I can't begrudge you the free transportation since it took you 10 days to get there! :lol:
     
  4. Pellaz

    Pellaz Tigron of Immanion

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    No, Dragon*Con is a 40,000-person event; I just got lots of videos of some of the bands who performed there.

    If you do a search on YouTube for "Dragoncon 2008" or similar, you'll find vids of everything from discussion panels to the parade.
    Yes, we have a parade. The Atlanta police actually close roads and stop traffic for a bunch of geeks. :lol: :kickass:
     
  5. Diamond45

    Diamond45 Terminate Bad Music

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    The first 4 days we were doing testing of our equipment. The other 6 days we were bored to tears waiting to arrive in Pearl Harbor. We did have satellite TV for some of the time, and when we were out of range we had movies. But you can only watch so many movies before you go stir crazy. :loco:

    At least we *DID* have Internet - but it was VERY slow!
     
  6. nailz

    nailz Member

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    I'm hoping to get some decent shots tonight from the Nightwish Show. For now...

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  7. Diamond45

    Diamond45 Terminate Bad Music

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    Someone's having too much fun with the sign generator! :lol:
     
  8. nailz

    nailz Member

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    well son of a bitch i never thought of that. lol.
     
  9. nailz

    nailz Member

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    Well, I forgot my camera battery for the nightwish show, so no pictures. However, I did find a picture on flickr taken from Dragon'Con... I thought of Pellaz, so I figured I'd post it for the lulz.

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    Why I love Scandinavia:

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    pictures made with my old Nikon F50...
     
  11. Pellaz

    Pellaz Tigron of Immanion

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    :lol: :lol:




    (I didn't happen to spot that particular costume, but it's great....)
     
  12. DarkOne

    DarkOne Black Belt in Sarcasm

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    What a cool topic, and some great pics.


    I'm definitely an amateur photographer, but I use the rule of taking tons of pics to get a few good ones. Here are some interesting ones I've taken over the last few years. Some are with my old Canon G3, and the rest with my current Canon IS3.



    At a conservatory in Cincinnati. I've always thought these things were pretty evil looking close up.

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    My wife watching a Jamaican sunset


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    A very evil looking crow in Japan

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    A Japanese garden

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    Yellowtail snappers in front of a wreck in Key Largo. A year later in Cozumel my camera housing flooded, ruining my G3. That taught me the lesson to have a separate dive and surface camera

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    Okay, I didn't take this one, but it was cool enough to post. That's a nurse shark nibbling on my fin. It eventually went away, and I got some good close ups

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    Baby birds under a store awning in Kyoto, Japan. The weird part was that some locals were grilling suspiciously similar looking birds right next door

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    Alaska, 2006. Eagles were everywhere.

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    More Alaska - we went on a secluded bear watch and saw about 20 bears feasting on Salmon. We were about 30 feet away. That was awesome

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    My all time favorite pic. This was taken on a miniature golf course in West Palm Beach. 1) No, I didn't put the pencil there, but it gives it a great perspective. 2) Note that there are two lizards in the photo. 3) They aren't wrestling! A friend of mine blew this up and framed it for me. It's hanging in my kitchen. Yes, I have lizards having sex in my kitchen

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    Sorry to post so many. Hope you enjoyed.

    Steve in Philly
     
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    OrbWeaver BECAUSE FALCONER

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    Butterflies really ARE scary looking close up.

    I like the enlarged crow pic. Now I see where you got your avatar. :)
     
  14. Pellaz

    Pellaz Tigron of Immanion

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    Great pics, there, DarkOne!

    "Helloooo, Nurse Shark!" :heh:
     
  15. nailz

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    Wow, those shots are awesome! I just uploaded a few more myself to my flickr account, so I'll share them here

    I got tired of playing around with this in photoshop, so while it's not quite accurate or perfect, it's still kind of a neat shot, with the sun framed by the plant..

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    This is one of the streets of San Francisco. Pretty cool. I like the hill in the background.

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  16. Jax

    Jax Forum Goddess

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    I love the rays coming through the cloud on this one.

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  17. nailz

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    Thanks, I should have some more forthcoming this weekend. We just went on a somewhat difficult hike up a mountain that overlooks the city from all sides. Took about 100 pictures, I imagine I'll get about 7 good ones. Lol!

    Jax, thats so cool. I love that kind of scenery, but never have an oppertunity to shoot them.
     
  18. Jax

    Jax Forum Goddess

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    I got lucky on this one..was shooting one of my favorite cemeteries & the sky was just this amazing blue..never did catch the true color of the sky in any of my pics, but did get some cool shots like this one. :)
     
  19. nailz

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    That's what photoshop is for. ;)
     
  20. Kenso

    Kenso Juke Box Hero

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    me and a friend put our skills together to paint a guitar.

    this is the picture we got the idea from
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    here are finish products:

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    some work still needs to be done to it, the tuning pegs mainly.
     

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