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VOTE PF Photo Contest - Falling Water

VOTE PF Photo Contest - Falling Water

Poll closed Sep 23, 2016.
  1. Andy Resnick

    3 vote(s)
    14.3%
  2. ZapperZ

    3 vote(s)
    14.3%
  3. OmCheeto

    1 vote(s)
    4.8%
  4. Borek

    8 vote(s)
    38.1%
  5. Marzena

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. davenn

    6 vote(s)
    28.6%
  1. Sep 17, 2016 #1

    ZapperZ

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    We have quite a varied collection of photos for this week's contest, which is on Falling Water. Please vote for the photo that best represents our theme.

    1. Andy Resnick
    oxy.php?image=http%3A%2F%2Fi35.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fd164%2Faresnick%2FDSC_8171_zpszmp4jbox.jpg


    2. ZapperZ
    img_0842-jpg.105922.jpg


    3. OmCheeto
    falling-water-monterey-bay-aquarium-2016-06-20-png.105925.png


    4. Borek
    proxy.php?image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bpp.com.pl%2FIMG%2Fmarcin_falling_water.jpg


    5. Marzena
    proxy.php?image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bpp.com.pl%2FIMG%2Fmarzena_falling_water.jpg


    6. davenn
    imgp0212sm-jpg.105974.jpg


    Contest thread

    Zz.
     
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  3. Sep 17, 2016 #2

    berkeman

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    All are beautiful photos. :smile:
     
  4. Sep 17, 2016 #3

    phinds

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    So Davenn, How'd you DO that?
     
  5. Sep 18, 2016 #4

    davenn

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    this below is not my setup but I did it in much the same way

    Water_drop_photography_tips_CAN65.project2.6.jpg


    I had a pyrex glass dish sitting on top of purple (or one other set, green cloth). My camera, on a tripod, was at a much lower angle than the one in the pic above. and water was dripping from a tap ( faucet for non- Australian or NZ people).
    Then just clicking off dozens of shots ... one afternoon doing this I did some 300 shots and only kept ~ 50 to 60 of them


    Dave
     
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  6. Sep 18, 2016 #5

    phinds

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    Very cool. What were the camera setting?
     
  7. Sep 18, 2016 #6

    davenn

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    Cant remember offhand ... will check when I get home from work and see if I saved the metadata :smile:
     
  8. Sep 19, 2016 #7

    davenn

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    upload_2016-9-19_19-46-2.png
     
  9. Sep 19, 2016 #8

    phinds

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    ISO 100 ????

    Are you sure you got the right picture?
     
  10. Sep 19, 2016 #9
    Very nice photos in this round! :smile: It was very hard to choose, Borek got my vote this week.
     
  11. Sep 19, 2016 #10

    davenn

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    yup ... why the surprise ?
     
  12. Sep 19, 2016 #11

    phinds

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    Because I associate low ISO numbers with stationary objects. How come there is no blurring?
     
  13. Sep 19, 2016 #12

    davenn

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    ISO wont affect the still or blurriness of a moving object
    ISO is the "sensitivity" ... with good light, low ISO = lower noise than high ISO

    Shutter speed on the other hand will capture motion blur if it is set too slow
    in this case with 160th sec and sync'ed with a flash, motion is frozen


    Dave
     
  14. Sep 19, 2016 #13

    phinds

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    Hm ... I've been misled. Not much of a photographer anyway. Thanks.
     
  15. Sep 19, 2016 #14

    davenn

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    :smile:
    no probs ... been there too :smile:

    on the old film cameras, you never really heard of ISO so much, ASA was the marking on the camera or film for film speed
    the extremely high ISO ratings of modern cameras is a major sales gimmick, they are advertising ISO's much greater than 100,000
    I have much trouble believing that it is usable without masses of noise present. The problem is, the imaging chip isn't being made
    more sensitive, rather the signal and noise from the chip is just being amplified and the benefits are not really there
    For most really modern DSLR cameras, less than 5 yrs old, ISO settings up to ~ 6400 before the noise starts to become an issue

    D

    PS ... sorry Zz for the divergence away from the contest .... hope people still find it useful info :smile:
     
  16. Sep 22, 2016 #15

    ZapperZ

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    Final day to cast your vote for this contest.

    Zz.
     
  17. Oct 15, 2016 #16

    davenn

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    well done @Borek , a worthy win :smile:


    Dave
     
  18. Oct 15, 2016 #17

    Borek

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    160th is a shutter time, flash was probably order of magnitude shorter.
     
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