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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2055 on: September 12, 2019, 09:33:36 AM »
WOW Roger,
That's one of my favourite Wrenton photos.
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2056 on: September 12, 2019, 10:55:14 AM »
Wot they all said, Roger.  :thumbsup:

Thanks for the information on how you did it!

As to the motion on the loco being out of focus, I would never have noticed if you hadn't drawn attention to it.

I think it's a safe bet that no one else would have, either!!  :beers:
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2057 on: September 12, 2019, 07:00:59 PM »
Bealman is right! I had to look VERY closely to see what you were referring to as out of focus. Officially I have 20/20 vision though I have to admit my close vision isn't what it used to be.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2058 on: September 14, 2019, 09:02:59 PM »
Anyone fancy a stroll along the Causeway?


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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2059 on: September 14, 2019, 09:33:16 PM »
Anyone fancy a stroll along the Causeway?


Yes, please!

Best wishes.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2060 on: September 17, 2019, 05:00:33 PM »
Another phone shot, showing the same house that appears in post 2045 but from the other direction.


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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2061 on: September 17, 2019, 10:17:25 PM »
Talking of phones, I'm viewing this on mine, and just used the zoom facility to examine the above picture very closely.

The level of detail you have achieved is astonishing. Even in extreme close-up, you'd swear you were looking at the real thing. Even the curbs look amazing!

I was half expecting to see spider webs and ant's nests in the cracks!

Truly brilliant.  :thumbsup:
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« Reply #2062 on: September 17, 2019, 10:44:30 PM »
I was half expecting to see spider webs and ant's nests in the cracks!

Thanks George. At this time of year in the UK there's always a chance of a 12 inches to the foot scale spider, though fortunately with less risk of them being harmful than the ones you might find! Just thinking, should that be 96 inches to the 8 feet...

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2063 on: September 17, 2019, 11:13:56 PM »
In spite of the all-round loveliness, I find myself thinking that there is something slightly jarring about the lighting. Even though it's indirect, the shadows are too pronounced, yet not strong enough for the blue sky above. Can you turn one of your halogens off, Roger?
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« Reply #2064 on: September 18, 2019, 08:44:15 PM »
Can you turn one of your halogens off, Roger?

That would have turned it into a night shot! The building is only about three inches from the back scene and there are trees on the other side of the road. The phone is also only three inches from the near corner of the building. So no way of getting controlled lighting and it's just a single lamp bounced off the ceiling.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2065 on: September 19, 2019, 07:51:41 PM »
Another phone shot, this time Eire takes centre stage.



I did a similar shot of Bittern, only to notice when doing the 'post production' that not all the wheels were on the track. Grrrr.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2066 on: September 19, 2019, 09:33:39 PM »
Thank you for a super photograph, Roger.

Now for the embarrassing bit!

I saved it and converted it to monochrome.  I thought it looked amazing.

My present modelling is not about photo-realism but yours most certainly is.

And you are achieving it with distinction.

All best wishes.

John
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2067 on: September 19, 2019, 10:20:01 PM »
I saved it and converted it to monochrome.  I thought it looked amazing.

Thanks John! So that other people can see (more or less) what you're seeing...


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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2068 on: September 21, 2019, 11:21:31 PM »
Another monochrome shot for John...



I had to show this photo in monochrome. I somehow managed to change a setting on the phone (probably while attempting to focus and not noticing that I'd tapped on a menu command) and the result was a picture rather more orange than the occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue!

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #2069 on: September 22, 2019, 03:27:49 AM »
Wonderfully captures the characteristic 'Jinty' :heart2:

 

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