The year in pictures (2012)

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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby Del » Thu Sep 27, 2012 5:12 pm

ShadowNinjaCat wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:You know that sunset I posted the other day? Well I posted it on Weather Underground, an International weat
her site with photo galleries. I just got notification that it has been chosen for their World View Gallery, which is a pick of the top photos of the week. :o That really came as a surprise.
Well done,Tony. :clap:


wow! Then again it was an amazing pic.

Dug that's so gorgeous. No wonder you yearn for it.

Wonderful Mad. I can never take pics of fireworks. We have Riverfire here on Saturday night. Bigger than New Years eve. And the City Of Lights show... lasers on the river and on the city buildings. Massive. So excited. Exarse is letting me pick H up and take her in as its his weekend and then week for holidays with her. Going to be a rush... get off work, get home ten mins to.change and rush over to get her then get to a bus or train to get into the city. Tens of thousands turn up for it. They close down the freeway to the city so can't take the car. Wouldn't be any parking anyway...
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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:04 pm

michelanCello wrote:Amazing pics, Mad! :D When looking at some of the pictures, I feel like being in a space ship travelling at light speed :lol:



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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby The Mad Collector » Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:45 pm

Thanks everyone, they are hand held 3 to 5 second exposures using a 70mm lens with me braced against a wall to reduce camera shake. I've taken pictures of fireworks for many years but not tried this before but the effects are pretty good. :D It means I get the trail of the rocket climbing through the sky and the resultant explosion all in one shot or in some cases massive red over-exposure of the picture which is equally dramatic.
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:49 pm

Giving Penners a run for his money!!
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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby Conforumist » Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:30 pm

Nice ones MC!
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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby michelanCello » Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:46 pm

Conforumist wrote:Nice ones MC!

For a moment I was wondering what I had done :lol:
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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby Conforumist » Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:02 pm

michelanCello wrote:
Conforumist wrote:Nice ones MC!

For a moment I was wondering what I had done :lol:


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Yeah, it is a bit confusing, :)
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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby Batty » Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:28 pm

Really Great photos! :clap: :clap:
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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby AuntyVague » Fri Sep 28, 2012 12:34 pm

Something to show that the critters we get here aren't all like the slithery snake I've just posted in another thread. This little bird is an Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris.

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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Sep 28, 2012 12:44 pm

Nice picture! I do like birdies. :D
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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby Penfold » Fri Sep 28, 2012 1:27 pm

Same here. :D
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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby Sister Jennifer » Fri Sep 28, 2012 1:49 pm

Aunty, so sweet.

No wonder people go oooooh & aaaaah at fireworks. Beautiful mad.
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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby Conforumist » Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:57 pm

AuntyVague wrote:Something to show that the critters we get here aren't all like the slithery snake I've just posted in another thread. This little bird is an Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris.

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http://www.climatewatch.org.au/species/birds/eastern-spinebill

How fitting is that picture with your avatar. :)
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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:59 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: The year in pictures (2012)

Postby Catch-up » Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:40 pm

Beautiful picture! And it does fit nicely with your avatar. :D
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