Home News Buyers Guide About Advertising
 
 
 
   
Page 1656 of 1821 FirstFirst ... 656115615561606164616541655165616571658166617061756 ... LastLast
Results 16,551 to 16,560 of 18201
  1. #16551
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Sydney, Australia
    Posts
    4,428
    Can't wait to see the shots from the Dreads' vacation.

    Here's a shot of Cambodia darkest past (1975-79). Torture instruments from Tuol Sleng (or S-21) prison in Phnom Penh. Of approx. 14,000 inmates there were only 7 survivors.
    Name:  121006_088.jpg
Views: 65
Size:  226.8 KB
    Nikon D90, D80
    Nikkor 16-85mm AF-S DX F/3.5-5.6G ED VR, Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) macro, Nikkor 50mm F/1.4D, Nikkor 50mm F/1.8D, Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6G IF-ED, Sigma 105mm F/2.8 EX DG Macro ||| 2x SB800 | SB600 ||| Manfrotto 190XB

  2. #16552
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Sydney, Australia
    Posts
    4,428
    Quote Originally Posted by D70FAN View Post
    Costco has a D600 kit with 24-85 and 70-300 VR's for $2400.
    That's a great deal. The best in Sydney I can find it D600 and 24-85 for $2099 (AUD), but it's grey import.
    Nikon D90, D80
    Nikkor 16-85mm AF-S DX F/3.5-5.6G ED VR, Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) macro, Nikkor 50mm F/1.4D, Nikkor 50mm F/1.8D, Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6G IF-ED, Sigma 105mm F/2.8 EX DG Macro ||| 2x SB800 | SB600 ||| Manfrotto 190XB

  3. #16553
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Terra Australis Incognita
    Posts
    3,877
    Wow to that torture room Tim I knew Pol Pot killed millions but somehow seeing an image drives it home, thanks for sharing your own vacation.
    D800, D300, D90, 24-70 f2.8, 70-200VR f2.8, 300 F4, 105 micro, 16-85VR, 50mm 1.8, Tammy 90 macro, 70-300VR, SB900, 2xSB600, MB-D10, 055XPROB 322RC2. New computers to run photoshop faster. C&C always appreciated. PhotoGallery
    Pressing the shutter is the start of the process - Joe McNally ... Buying the body is the start of the process - Dread Pirate

  4. #16554
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Terra Australis Incognita
    Posts
    3,877
    Quote Originally Posted by D70FAN View Post
    Costco has a D600 kit with 24-85 and 70-300 VR's for $2400.
    Hmmm, I wasn't serious about buying her a new camera she's got a great eye but hasn't outgrown her D90 though I will give her my old D300.

    I snapped this young male roo on today's bushwalk
    Attached Images Attached Images  
    Last edited by Dread Pirate Roberts; 02-10-2013 at 03:33 AM.
    D800, D300, D90, 24-70 f2.8, 70-200VR f2.8, 300 F4, 105 micro, 16-85VR, 50mm 1.8, Tammy 90 macro, 70-300VR, SB900, 2xSB600, MB-D10, 055XPROB 322RC2. New computers to run photoshop faster. C&C always appreciated. PhotoGallery
    Pressing the shutter is the start of the process - Joe McNally ... Buying the body is the start of the process - Dread Pirate

  5. #16555
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Monterey Bay
    Posts
    6,029
    That was just an FYI... She certainly does well with the D90 and D300.

    Maybe a D600 or, by that time, your "old" D800 for graduation.
    D7000, D70, CP990, CP900, FE.
    50mm f/1.8, Sigma 18-125, Sigma 24-70 f/2.8, Nikon 18-105 VR, Nikon 55-200 VR, Nikon 43-86 f/3.5 AiS, Vivitar 28-90 F/2.8-3.5 Macro, Vivitar 75-205 F/3.8-4.8, SB800.
    Ha! See, I can change...


    http://d70fan.smugmug.com/

  6. #16556
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Sydney, Australia
    Posts
    4,428
    Dread,
    S-21 has now become a musuem and thousands of people visit it. Back then, the majority of the accused (or the condemned) were important figures. That mean they were Khmer Rouge soldiers, cadres and members of the communist party themselves. However there were also a few unfortunate Westerners, including a few Aussies, who found themselves in that jail. I found it especially sad to see foreigners in there since they were snatched off the coast while out sailing in international waters.
    The jail was a sad place to visit and last October was the first time I visited it despite going back to the country a few times. Worse than the jail was the execution ground which located about 15 km away from the jail. The admosphere in the the execution ground is depressing and oppressing from the first step I walk in. Maybe the negative energy there will linger forever.

    I was happy, however, to step on the grave of Pol Pot. It was one of the highlight of the trip.
    Back in 1998, when Nate Thayer intereviewed Pol Pot on location it was just a remote forest area. Now I'm surprised to see it becoming a town and a high rised hotel being built just across the road from the grave of Mr. Pot.

    Name:  121010_069.jpg
Views: 49
Size:  284.4 KB

    Name:  121010_066.jpg
Views: 47
Size:  305.0 KB
    Nikon D90, D80
    Nikkor 16-85mm AF-S DX F/3.5-5.6G ED VR, Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) macro, Nikkor 50mm F/1.4D, Nikkor 50mm F/1.8D, Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6G IF-ED, Sigma 105mm F/2.8 EX DG Macro ||| 2x SB800 | SB600 ||| Manfrotto 190XB

  7. #16557
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Monterey Bay
    Posts
    6,029
    I'm sure that many have done more than walk on his grave, since under his "leadership" nearly 25% of the population died. On my first trip to Thailand his KR were a constant threat in the lower Mekong River area, and there were a lot of "excursions" by both Thai and US specialists to thwart those efforts.

    I assume that is you in the photo. Very cool.
    D7000, D70, CP990, CP900, FE.
    50mm f/1.8, Sigma 18-125, Sigma 24-70 f/2.8, Nikon 18-105 VR, Nikon 55-200 VR, Nikon 43-86 f/3.5 AiS, Vivitar 28-90 F/2.8-3.5 Macro, Vivitar 75-205 F/3.8-4.8, SB800.
    Ha! See, I can change...


    http://d70fan.smugmug.com/

  8. #16558
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Upstate NY USA
    Posts
    839
    The Horrors of recent history brought to view. First time I have seen any photos of this place. Thanks Tim.
    Falconest174
    Seeing the picture starts the process
    D7100, Sigma 150 f/2.8 Macro, Tamron 70-300 Macro, Sigma 17-70 F2.8 Macro,
    Tamron 70-300 Di VC USD 60Th Anniv. ,SB700, Vivitar 383, Manfrotto t-pod, monopod
    Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/rmProvost

  9. #16559
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Sydney, Australia
    Posts
    4,428
    D70Fan,
    Yes that's me standing near the sign. 25% is a very conservative estimate. No one knew the figure for sure.
    True, a lot of people want to dig up the cremation spot to defile the ash but at the same time there are many locals who put up incense sticks to pray for his spirit. You can see that in the top picture. They believe he becomes some sort of land deity there to ensure the wellbeing of the people. It's stupid since he was the one to ban all such beliefs and religions. The site of cremation is located at the Khmer Rouge last stronghold before they gave up to the government so I can assume there's no lack of his supporters there.

    Dread,
    Thats' a huge red there. Nice shot. You have a D90, D300, D800 and I guess you don't need a D600 soon huh?
    Nikon D90, D80
    Nikkor 16-85mm AF-S DX F/3.5-5.6G ED VR, Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) macro, Nikkor 50mm F/1.4D, Nikkor 50mm F/1.8D, Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6G IF-ED, Sigma 105mm F/2.8 EX DG Macro ||| 2x SB800 | SB600 ||| Manfrotto 190XB

  10. #16560
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Sydney, Australia
    Posts
    4,428
    Quote Originally Posted by Falconest174 View Post
    The Horrors of recent history brought to view. First time I have seen any photos of this place. Thanks Tim.
    Horror indeed of the great proportion which is why I mainly keep the photos to myself, especially the worst ones. I was tempted to post a series in a thread but decide against it.
    Nikon D90, D80
    Nikkor 16-85mm AF-S DX F/3.5-5.6G ED VR, Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) macro, Nikkor 50mm F/1.4D, Nikkor 50mm F/1.8D, Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6G IF-ED, Sigma 105mm F/2.8 EX DG Macro ||| 2x SB800 | SB600 ||| Manfrotto 190XB

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •