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Post by capanno »

Post your phodies here:

New rule: 640x480 Max image size!

These were taken in Namibia.

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In Namibia. A friend of ours's kid.

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Wild horses in the desert. Near Luderitz.

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Mist in Swakopmund. This is my favourite town in the world.
Were going to Namibia again in 2 weeks!!!
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like the one with the railway.
what camera you using ?
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That was taken with a 2 mega pixel crap camera.

Ive got film-photos aswell, Ill scan them tomorrow.
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Post by WoolyBadBaba »

Very kewl man.

Just a Q from a n00b: In the first pic, the camera is resting on the metal part of the railway track, right? How did you press the button, or whatever, without shaking the camera?

I've noticed, that with some cheaper digital camera's, and even camera phones, the pics come out really clear if you leave the camera down on some surface instead of holding it in your hand. Does this have something to do with the...shutter speed.. i think it's called. Also, what are the exposure settings for?

Sorry for all the Q's.
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I held it in my hand. Reeeealy still. Luckely the ligth was sharp so the shutter speed was high.

Exposure is the size of the lens that is left open. (mostly on SLR cameras and advanced digital ones)
This changes the amount of light that is let in.

The shutter speed is, well, the speed that the film is exposed to the light.

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You can change the center thing's, the 'hole', size. That changes the amount of light that is let in.

http://science.howstuffworks.com/camera.htm
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Wooly - with most automatic cameras (especially digital ones) if the camera detects low or bad light then it will set a slower shutter speed.
So lets say it sets the shutter speed for 1/15th of a second. That means for 1/15th of a second you need to hold the camera absolutely still otherwise you'll get blurring etc..
However if you take a pic in bright sunlight then the camera may set the shutter speed to something like 1/250th of a second - so much much faster. That means you only have to have your hand stable for 1/250th of second so there's less chance that you shake in that time period.

Exposure is a combination of Aperture and Shutter Speed.
On automatic the camera decides what shutter speed and what aperture to use depending on the conditions.
With the more expensive cameras you can manually adjust them
and with the pro cameras (called Single Lens Reflex or SLR) you can change the lenses themselves and each lense may have special speeds and apertures etc..

That is a really simplified version of what happens but you get the idea?
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Screeper wrote:Exposure is a combination of Aperture and Shutter Speed.


Right.

Diffrent shutter speeds and aperture sizes gives diffrent effects to the image.

edit// cya tommorow. cheers.
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Ahhh. Now i understand. Thanx

The first pic is 'crap' ??? 8O

I can only imagine what good quality must be.
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This is at the Lighthouse Tea Garden in Swakopmund.
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My old digital, printed in The Argus.
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I managed to get this photo of me, a buck, a minger-cat, Robert Mugabe, and a voyeur babboon all in one picture. What a moment. Lucky someone had a camera, or no-one would believe me when I told them the story:


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Post by neon_chameleon »

lancelot wrote:Image

My old digital, printed in The Argus.


Brings a tear to the eye. Oh wait that's the massive water-spraying thing!

It sure looks awesome. Where was that taken, btw, lance?

Mikdog wrote:I managed to get this photo of me, a buck, a minger-cat, Robert Mugabe, and a voyeur babboon all in one picture. What a moment. Lucky someone had a camera, or no-one would believe me when I told them the story:




LOL! Dude, that's obseen but so funny.

What worries me is how to took that picture. That would be a difficult one to explain.
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@mikdog - dude... that's seriously wrong... :D
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took this with my Samsung D500 (cell-phone)

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Neon, that photo was taken near Wingfield in Cape Town, it is a pic of water spraying out of a broken off fire hydrant. It was stolen while the pipe was live, hence the water at about 7 bar pressure. Stolen for the brass and metal content, fetches about R20 at a scrap yard, Water lost, it sprayed for nearly 30 hours before it was repaired, water worth about R10000.00.

Scarlet, that new Samsung D500 is quite something!
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Post by Dakes »

When did this happen Lance? Before or after water restrictions? 8O
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Scarlet_Spider wrote:took this with my Samsung D500 (cell-phone)

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LOL! Is ur dog crazy about his/her ball too? My dog is friggen phyco!!!
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to think that was taken with a phone. Its very good Scarlet

here's a pic of a locust i took yesterday :) only got one leg the poor little bugger

its at full rez so give it a sec to load
http://mysite.mweb.co.za/residents/mwfellie/locust1.jpg
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Post by Scarlet_Spider »

hehe, ye neon he is psycho, not my dog though - its my Girlfriends GrandMothers dog, he goes mental for that ball but that is mild to what he becomes like when he sees my laser pointer, chases it around for hours.


Got some nice pics taken with my Nikon D70 that i will be posting shortly...


edit: Screeper tht is an awesome photo didn't know the panasonic DMC-FZ20 was that good...
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Dakes, It was before the restrictions were put in place, maybe that was why! :lol:
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Post by Scarlet_Spider »

right here are some pics I took.

(all pics taken with Nikon D70 1/4 size)

the first two have been posted before here, in a dog thread, they are of my dog Shadow...

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next pic is my guitar (Gibson SG)
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and the next is of me jumping into a pool like a madman... (taken by my brother)
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Post by capanno »

@Scarlet Spider -
Excelent pics! Good lighting on the guitar!

@Screeper
With what did you take that photo? Its very nice.

This was on Cape Point.

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Post by razor »

scarlet, the only diff between me body boarding and u
is that i do that in the sea on huge waves in ankel deep
water!!! i only hurt my self once though, went head first into the sand bank
and broke my nose :(
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Here is a quick one.

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