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#1 Dennis

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Posted 09 September 2019 - 06:38 PM

Big people, little people, people that climb on rocks. Fat people, skinny people, even people with chicken pox!

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Posted 09 September 2019 - 09:59 PM

I saw this guy at a football game. He was watching his vapor. 

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Posted 10 September 2019 - 03:00 AM

Cool shot Phil.


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Posted 10 September 2019 - 03:07 AM

Little Maddilyn.... photo shoot at Hagley Park...

 

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Posted 10 September 2019 - 03:17 AM

1. Not a Joker but traditional Lappi (Lappland)

 

2. Norwegian Border Guard & his dog (Norwegian / Russian border)

 

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Posted 10 September 2019 - 03:37 AM

I swore I would never do any weddings ....  :rolleyes:

 

I did my sister's wedding.  She loves this image.

 

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Posted 10 September 2019 - 10:09 PM

Really!

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Posted 19 September 2019 - 02:36 PM

I may have posted this before, but I love this photo. It was at the fair on sheep and goat night. You can feel the bond.

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Posted 19 September 2019 - 08:17 PM

Excellent image, Phil!  


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Posted 20 September 2019 - 12:57 AM

Girl standing for National Anthem

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Posted 20 September 2019 - 11:39 PM

By happy coincidence, this month's challenge is closely related to an assignment that my Project 52 class had, late last month.  The assignment was to make a cover image and interior image, for use by a healthcare business in a brochure on mental health travelling medical stations.  The cover image was to respectfully pose the subject looking pensive or thoughtful.  The interior image was to convey hope or “light at the end of the tunnel”. 

 

To make things interesting, we had to use colour grading, to help create the mood for each image.  We had to select a colour from one pallet, for the cover; and a colour from a separate pallet, for the interior.

 

Health%20Brochure-20190825-X3.jpg

 

Health%20Brochure-20190825-2-X3.jpg

 

The lighting was straight-forward:  ambient light and a 5-in-1 reflector for each image.  The camera settings were identical for both images:

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  • ISO 200
  • 24-70/f2.8 @ 24mm
  • 1/40 sec
  • f 2.8

The post-processing is where the magic happens.  I used a gradient fill for both images, with opacity at 40%.  On the first image, I used a layer mask for the face and hands, at 40%; then a levels adjustment with a gradient mask.  I finished with a curves adjustment, using the blue channel to introduce a small amount of yellow.  I finished in LR, adjusting the white balance, crop, sharpening, contrast, texture, clarity and vibrance.  A few less steps for the second image.  I masked the face and hands at 21% opacity; then used a curves adjustment, reducing the amount of red.  Finally, I used the same steps in LR.  As a final step, I added a vignette to both images, to make sure that the background wasn't a distraction.

 

My instructor loved both images.  He especially liked that the window frames formed great leading lines.

 

I learned a couple of useful lessons from this assignment:  First, it's amazing what you can achieve with only natural light; Second, it's amazing how colour grading can be used to create a specific mood.

 

Finally, I'd really like to thank Angela, for agreeing to model for me.  Over the course of Project 52, she has cheerfully agreed to serve as model, studio assistant or food stylist when required.  This is one course that has become a bit of a family affair.

 

I really enjoyed this assignment.  Thanks for looking, everyone.  :)


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Posted 21 September 2019 - 03:31 AM

Certainly captured the mood... well done, Mark!

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 11:59 AM

Certainly captured the mood... well done, Mark!

 

Thank you, Herman.  :)


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Posted 21 September 2019 - 04:00 PM

The Welcome Desk at my church

 

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Posted 26 September 2019 - 09:29 AM

Well done, Mark.  Great lighting and mood.

 

Nice candid image, Lea


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Posted 26 September 2019 - 09:33 AM

Marshal signaling the end of the Practise Lap, first thing in the morning.  I was waiting by the starter desk to be allowed to cross the track so I could walk to turn 4.

 

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Posted 26 September 2019 - 09:44 AM

I promise to keep the race images to a minimum! :lol:

An image of some stacked racers coming into the final turn at Shannonville Motorsport Racetrack.

 

 

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Posted 27 September 2019 - 12:00 AM

Front runner

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Posted 28 September 2019 - 02:54 PM

Enjoying the good things in life...

 

Proost!

 

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Posted 28 September 2019 - 03:29 PM

A couple more... from some time ago... daughter in law Bella... admiring the view from the old Akaroa lighthouse.

 

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and posing... :rolleyes: :D

 

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Posted 29 September 2019 - 06:17 PM

All great submissions!


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Posted 01 October 2019 - 03:35 AM

Not taken this month, but didn't shoot anything this month. lt was a few months after l shot this that l realized that their legs were in the same position.

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Posted 01 October 2019 - 08:59 AM

Waiting to dance.

 

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