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Forum: Photos 09-27-2014, 01:20 PM
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Posted By macjake
To tyro: Hdr

Hi John
thanks again for your comments, they're always appreciated!

nobody has mentioned it yet, but have you noticed this photo is HDR?
it is.

I often don't say it because I want to see if...
Forum: Photos 09-24-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Posted By macjake
To jcpix: minaret

Hey Jason
yeah i must be off of my game or something....when i posted this and every time i viewed it, the symbolism of the minaret just didnt come to mind.
I need to re-sharpen my brain here!
Forum: Photos 09-22-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By macjake
To tyro: enlighten me

Hi John
I have to say that the WS you did is A+
Looking at it now, I want to switch your version as my main photo :)

I find that when i try to brighten the dark spaces, like the woman's face,...
Forum: Photos 09-19-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 48
Posted By macjake
To timecapturer: pissing off the locals

Hey Brian
haha...yeah I have a great talent, a super skilled ability to piss off the locals no matter what country!!


I don't know how I keep doing it, but I do. And if you ever meet me...
Forum: Photos 09-16-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 32
Posted By macjake
To ikeharel: exposure

Hi Ike
thanks once again.

yes, i tried exposures of 8, 5, 20, 30...etc...

with the shorter exposures the colors were quite dull.
so its a bit of hit and may get bulb flare with the...
Forum: Photos 09-16-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 23
Posted By macjake
To jcpix: cowboys

Hey Jason
thanks for the comments as usual...

but i gotta say, i'm PISSED!


I was 100% positive Tennessee would be 2-0 after beating KC in Arrowhead.
Why? b/c they then had...
Forum: Photos 09-15-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 33
Posted By macjake
To macjake: red

Hi Kari
i meant to say 'orange' lol
as the car isn't red! my bad :)

Forum: Photos 09-13-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By macjake
To PaulVDV: how early?

Hi Paul
thanks as always for the comments

how early did we get here exactly? um...i think we got up around 5am to catch the subway train b/c our hotel was on the other side of town in Rome, by...
Forum: Photos 09-11-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 29
Posted By macjake
To holmertz: dates

Hi Gert
haha...yes i realized after i posted the photo that clearly i took this photo before yours in helsinki....what i meant to say was i felt inspired to POST the photo. But i was too tired and...
Forum: Photos 09-09-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By macjake
To delpeoples: photo

Hey Lisa
great to hear from you :)

yeah, i've been having trouble lately with the TE re-sizing. I've tried everything. posting shots at 800 pixels, 1100 pixels, 1500 pixels.
sometimes the...
Forum: Photos 09-08-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By macjake
To tyro: dogs

Hi John
well, what can I say...

that passage says everything that i'm thinking and what I believe in.

I've been trying to convince Tosca to get another dog but its tough as she doesn't want...
Forum: Photos 09-04-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By macjake
To holmertz: comfort

Hi Gert
haha...yes, it seriously was very comfortable.
Once I had my compo set up the way I wanted...all I had to do was just sit there and enjoy my food, my desert, my drink, and from time to time...
Forum: Photos 09-01-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By macjake
To tyro: people

Hi again John

Oh you are 100% correct my friend.

a couple years ago, in this same scene i'd be cursing and swearing under my breath because those darn kids are in my shot!!!!!!!!!!!!

Now its...
Forum: Photos 09-01-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 49
Posted By macjake
To tyro: view

Hi John
yes, you guessed it correctly indeed.

I took this photo from the tall Bell Tower.
It was much harder than i thought it would be.

Not sure if I mentioned it to you before, but i'm...
Forum: Photos 08-31-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By macjake
To tyro: hdr

hey John
haha...nope, no HDR with this one.

but don't let the 'no tripod' thing fool ya.
i've become pretty used to taking 3 photos handheld at 3 different exposures for hdr now...takes alot of...
Forum: Photos 08-25-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By macjake
To jcpix: hand of God

haha...yup...i know exactly what you're referring to about the Hand of God thing...Deigo Maradona...i know i didn't spell that right.

now the soccer Gods really ARE going to get to me lol

as my...
Forum: Photos 08-25-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By macjake
To delpeoples: TE

Hey Lisa!

great to have you back on TE!! :)
but maybe its only short term?

lets hope its longer than that.

as for the size of the tent? have NOOOOOO idea.
and it wasn't...
Forum: Photos 08-24-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By macjake
To tyro: tripod

Hi John asked about why would i need a tripod for daylight shots at 1/400? Sime answer my friend....yep, this is HDR.

This photo here is a collection of 3 photos merged into 1.

Forum: Photos 08-20-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By macjake
To jcpix: on the go

Hey Jason
haha...yep, i'm always on the go i guess.

but i have to be honest...its Tosca that gets me going.
If i were single i think i'd be more 'couch watching'

tosca loves to go hiking, so...
Forum: Photos 08-20-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By macjake
To chawax: file size

Hi Olivier
thanks for the tips...

its so interesting to hear what every one is saying....
some members find their own best resolution is at 800 pixels, some like your self are saying 1200-1500...
Forum: Photos 08-19-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By macjake
To holmertz: knee

Hi Gert
yeah, my knee is getting better.
I made the choice to work it rather than to baby it.

If i get out there and give my knee a good workout without twisting it, I think it can only make it...
Forum: Photos 08-15-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By macjake
To lousat: colors, saturation

Hi Luciano

Its so strange....

If i look at this photo on my laptop - the colors are dull

if i look at this photo on my cell phone - the colors are vibrant

if i look at this photo on my...
Forum: Photos 08-15-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By macjake
To holmertz: noisy machines

Hi Gert
haha....funny comments.

well, we all love and are attracted to different subjects.

I know well, that abandoned subjects, planes, cars etc...are NOT the favored subjects for most TE'rs....
Forum: Photos 08-13-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By macjake
To holmertz: fast and furious

Hi Gert
yeah, i have so many of these plane photos. I want to get a few of them up as quickly as i cqn because i still have sooooo many photos from italy greece and turkey yet to be posted. And we...
Forum: Photos 08-13-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By macjake
To jcpix: photo competition

Hey Jason
thanks as always.
you wanted to know which photo of mine got me into the VIP you remember a recent Vancouver photo i posted, its taken at night in black hour, and the subject...
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