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    Seagull

    It was starting to flurry and it was real windy also when I seen this seagull.

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    Atlantic City Skyline

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    Frank, I noticed you shot the lower shot at f/8 ... what was the thinking behind that selection? Thanks
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    Are you talking about the Skyline image. If so I was taking some shots of the water and jetty and never changed the setting. Mose of my birds shots I use f/8.

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    Okay ... if you get another chance ... could you, for the fun of it ... shoot a series, doing the range of apertures from f/4-f/16(22). I'm kind of curious at how the horizon buildings might clean up in doing so.

    Thank you.
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    bah, maybe it's just me again.... but there still seems to be too much contrast in both images.

    More so in the waves, there's detail lacking in the deep blues (now mainly black) of the ocean's waves. Is there a before picture you could show?
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    I will try to do it on Saturday. If we don't get hit with this storm. I say storm we might get an inch or two. That is alot of snow for us. We didn't even get a half inch here yet this year.

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    Here is the original right from the camera.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkie1263 View Post
    I will try to do it on Saturday. If we don't get hit with this storm. I say storm we might get an inch or two. That is alot of snow for us. We didn't even get a half inch here yet this year.

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    Hey, we're looking at 5 inches, maybe, on Friday night, after the rush hour, thank God. The Northeast looks like it is going to get a good kick out of it, too.

    No rush ... just curious, that's all. I can't get a skyline like that. Chicago is huge and crowded! You can't see between the buildings.

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    Or chigago as some spell it.lol


    kids bball tourney..all the nike stuff was misprinted..lol..

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    Nice skyline image Don.
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