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saph
Registered: Jun 10, 2012
Total Posts: 3699
Country: United States

Couple more from Charleston with the 28 3.5 PC, Nikon FG on Kodak UltraMax 400.

The two buildings are side by side, 8 Chalmers Street and 6 Chalmers Street.

The German Fire Company (Deutschen Feuer Compagnie), was a fire engine house built after one of the great fires in Charleston.
GermanFireCo by maryland_photos, on Flickr

And the Old Slave Mart Museum, which was built around the same time period.

OldSlaveMart by maryland_photos, on Flickr

Some history of the buildings on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/wallyg/8734397788/



saph
Registered: Jun 10, 2012
Total Posts: 3699
Country: United States

And a visit to Charleston would not be complete without a glimpse of a plantation. This is the 28 3.5's perspective corrected glimpse of the Drayton Hall plantation outside town.

DraytonHallPlantation by maryland_photos, on Flickr

Kodak Ultramax 400 on Nikon FG, converted to black and white in PSE.



Reagan
Registered: Jan 10, 2010
Total Posts: 4619
Country: United States

I think you did nice job here but just wanted to give my view

Reagan



nampramos
Registered: Mar 31, 2014
Total Posts: 1064
Country: Sweden

I see you liked the view Reagan. You should come for a visit

DSD_2479.jpg by Nuno André Ramos, on Flickr



dhamments
Registered: Aug 10, 2009
Total Posts: 1105
Country: Australia

Good morning all! Much to like once again, but Andy's macros stood out most for me this session..... I attended a cycle race last night, and while most of my photography was done with AF lenses, I had to try a few with my two MF 16mm and 50-135. Probably not the best tool for the job, and definitely a challenge as these bikes were moving VERY fast. Anyway, it was a good night as my daughter won her division (sorry, proud Dad)... my best shot of the night was of her coming across the finish line. As it was taken with an AF lens, it can be seen here if anyone is interested...

http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/546418/717#lastmessage

Cheers and good light,
David



Stokesey
Registered: Apr 18, 2012
Total Posts: 1543
Country: United Kingdom

Nuno, those beach shots are a bit cheeky ..... love 'em

David .... that's more my sport ... great work !!

Rafael, gorgeous car shots .... love the ultra wide stuff

Ryan .... fabulous really makes me want to come back to SF

Jay, does that spider go like a Ferrari too ??

I may not have mentioned .... but my son and I love the St Tropez area of the South of France

We have cycled there together and on our own too ... many times .... it is so good to ride in the warm air

So here are a few taken on the F3 with 50mm f1.8

I was trying to travel light as I was carrying the camera in the bag while riding too ...

8397c Bikes + JPS St Tropez by Steve of phnart, on Flickr

My bike is the yellow Corima

8305c SS Corima by Steve of phnart, on Flickr

An awesome machine to ride ... and fast, due to it being light too !!

8310c JPS L Alpe by Steve of phnart, on Flickr

My boy at the bottom of the Alpe d'Huez ready for the start of the climb .... took us about 55 minutes for the 13 kilometres

8315c JPS on L Alpe by Steve of phnart, on Flickr

We might have been quicker if I hadn't kept stopping to take a few pix .... this last one got a bit shaky ... it's a tough climb on a bike !!

Steve



Reagan
Registered: Jan 10, 2010
Total Posts: 4619
Country: United States

nampramos wrote:
I see you liked the view Reagan. You should come for a visit



It reminds me of the Zak Brown song "Toes"
The young girls would welcome me until the money runs out



R



Zichar
Registered: May 13, 2009
Total Posts: 3760
Country: Singapore

Wow Steve, looks like a cool journey. Do you still ride today?

>>

I had her in the new baby cot err before the arrival of its intended owner
Think I got the effect I wanted...



in my own house by Zichar, on Flickr


pburke
Registered: Oct 08, 2010
Total Posts: 3008
Country: United States

This plant is called Sky Pilot - they are found only really high up. These flower clusters are about 2 inches in diameter each. Found around 12,000 feet near the Yosemite southern border. Slight crop of 20mm f/3.5 AI shot

f/8.0 1/200s ISO 100, polarizer









MDoc9523
Registered: Aug 13, 2006
Total Posts: 5115
Country: United States

Chin great insight into the photo called "folded in". I really like this one and of course that dog is precious! Love your portrait but you look a little mean

Steve I have been enjoying the blasts from the past! Is that you standing next to the bike?

Monday it is a joy to see your daily walks in the city. Such diversity! The flower lady and the business suit should be framed!!!!

Rafael beautiful lenses. I just want to hold them
The fisheyes are great!

Ronny great work as always!

Mark those are amazing shots especially the "guard standing watch"

Samy I'll bet you really enjoyed the beach scenes. Really nice skies. Love the church as well as the other shots of Charleston

Andy the macro work is certainly first class - well done!!!!

Jay your macro is very special rich in detail and colors - wow!!

Jeff I absolutely love the texture of your photo!

David well done using zone focusing.

Welcome to Shane from Japan. I think yours is the first post in this thread from Japan. So good to have you as a part of our thread!!!!

Ray




MDoc9523
Registered: Aug 13, 2006
Total Posts: 5115
Country: United States

These are using the 35mm 1.4 AIS









Ken Hill
Registered: Jul 28, 2013
Total Posts: 1118
Country: United States

Nuno nice "beach bums"

Peter saw a program called "Mile/Mile and a Half" that documented hikers on the Muir Trail. They need your photographs badly. Interesting show though! For any divers out there. Mono Lake is at 6,400ft (1,950m) over sea level. It's salinity is seven times that of sea water. IT HAS LIMESTONE CAVERN vents at the bottom emitting freshwater ... care to do a dive plan?

Ray the 18mm 3.5 makes Frank Lloyd Wright look even better. His long/low approach to his design and that lens are made in heaven. We need to take Curtis there when he visits.

Leighton good luck with the file work. You'll love the colors that lens produces with the DR of the D600.

Steve the Red Lambo in my mind out classes a Yellow Ferrari. One at the track definitely outclasses one in a parking lot. Nice series by the way. Glad to see you and your son having a "proper holiday" and enjoying the outdoors and getting exercise.

Jay, when I scrolled on to your rig I thought it was one of those Nikon thermos jugs. Good work and color from the Ferrari yellow spider. Cal Tech called they want their electron microscope back!!

Ryan will PM you with something I did that I thought interesting in you industry! Nicer piano man but the luggage on wheels is a classic.

Ronny what incredible depth to the sea and the rocks. Good work!

Raphael ... if getting bored produces these shots from you .. have at it. Loved the 59 Chev, the 57 a close second. The lenses and the young lady cure everyone's low blood pressure. You mentioned the 60mm 2.8AF, one of my AF keepers along with the 70-180. Both used MF most of the time. Both crystal clear and sharp.

Mark the falls and the sentry in Dubrovnik are terrific. The 85 shines as a "people lens" for me at least.

Andy wow, just wow. What a range of photography expertise you show.

Kevin ... you're on the west coast as we easterners say. You have an extras three hours on your day. Don't rush the Marantz! My Sansui blows away anything modern.

Jeff incredible artistic and photographic eye.

Chin the mystery man at the market appeals to me .. definitely not posed yet ideally conveys the scene. Also when was that ... you in your twenties? Lastly, what is your dog in jail for?

Samy ... Charleston is a destination no one should miss. Having been there and seeing your work it is superb. I miss the city a long to get back.

David the wide angle is my favorite. How you captured thirds and composition is great.

Yesterday I took the 43-86 Ai-S for a spin. It's not a bad lens. Toned the EV down and it is very color friendly. Hope it comes through to your monitors. The first is me getting inspired by you all in B&W.




Fpessolano
Registered: Jun 30, 2014
Total Posts: 278
Country: Belgium

Nuno - is there a front to the beach also :-)

I was away a day while driving south in Brittany and again the thread moved a lot with several nice photos.



Joseph.
Registered: Jun 15, 2009
Total Posts: 3594
Country: United States

Zichar wrote:
Durians...
D700 + 28 2.8 AIS



all shook up by Zichar, on Flickr


I like this shot.. and with a 28 2.8 too! Last time I brought Durian at work, the entire office HATED me


Stokesey
Registered: Apr 18, 2012
Total Posts: 1543
Country: United Kingdom

MDoc9523 wrote:

Steve I have been enjoying the blasts from the past! Is that you standing next to the bike?

Ray


Thanks for the compliment Ray ..... but NO not me

That is my son, Justin.

He certainly had the figure to be sporting the lycra cycling skin-suit ...

I would have looked like the Michelin man in comparison, which is why I stayed the other side of the camera ....

Cheers

Steve



Lieutenant Z
Registered: Nov 21, 2010
Total Posts: 3777
Country: France

From Clansayes, Drôme, the Church St Michel and the remains of the 14th century walled fortifications surmonted with a 7 metre high statue of the Virgin Mary :



Stokesey
Registered: Apr 18, 2012
Total Posts: 1543
Country: United Kingdom

Just been out in the garden as my wife pointed out what she thought was a dead moth ....

Well I suppose it looked tired !!

0239c moth by Steve of phnart, on Flickr

While I was out there I took some others too ... but nothing close to Ronny's technique ... all with PN-11 tube

Moth was taken on 105mm f2.5 and others on the 180mm f2.8

0262c young dragonfly by Steve of phnart, on Flickr

dragonfly on the 180mm

0249c acer seeds by Steve of phnart, on Flickr

Acer seeds on 105mm

0284c anenome by Steve of phnart, on Flickr

Anenome flower on 180mm

thanks for all the comments and likes.

Steve



saph
Registered: Jun 10, 2012
Total Posts: 3699
Country: United States

Nice work folks! And thanks guys for the likes and comments. Ray, the beach scenes were nice, and Nuno captured them well

Lots indeed to see in Charleston. Here's one at the Yorktown. Old glory and the venerable Phantom. 18 3.5 AIS mounted on Nikon FG. Ektar 100.

YorktownAndFlag by maryland_photos, on Flickr





Reagan
Registered: Jan 10, 2010
Total Posts: 4619
Country: United States

Fpessolano wrote:
Nuno - is there a front to the beach also :-)

I was away a day while driving south in Brittany and again the thread moved a lot with several nice photos.


I was wondering the same thing

R



Fpessolano
Registered: Jun 30, 2014
Total Posts: 278
Country: Belgium

What is the feeling here over the ais PC 28/3.5 on a d800?



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