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Forum: Photos 05-09-2012, 02:36 PM
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Posted By J_Burke
Martin, Thanks for that....I think at the...

Martin,

Thanks for that....I think at the moment I'm going a bit sharp crazy, I'm trying to make my own images sharper and get focus right and clarity so I'm looking for this stuff closely I...
Forum: Photos 05-09-2012, 12:09 PM
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Views: 208
Posted By J_Burke
To dta: weather

Hello Denis,

Thank you very much for your comments....yes it is a very attractive structure and huge for its purpose....behind that dam is where the british RAF practiced their low flying...
Forum: Photos 05-09-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By J_Burke
Lakshmi, It can be very effective to...

Lakshmi,

It can be very effective to sometimes not include the sky. Craig Macintosh (Macjake) does this with his architectural shots sometimes to great effect...
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Forum: Photos 05-08-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By J_Burke
Martin, I think it works great to be...

Martin,

I think it works great to be honest...I hadn't noticed that it was taken back then and with a compact ( albeit a pretty good little compact) I looked at the Ricoh compacts about the same...
Forum: Photos 05-08-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By J_Burke
To delpeoples: Robin of Loxley

Hi Lisa,

Thank you for your comments :) Yes it is Robin of Loxley, I think there are many conflicting reports on Robin Hood but Loxley is reported as his birthplace in some and his stomping ground...
Forum: Photos 05-05-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By J_Burke
To MJR: Sharpness

Thanks for the comments Martin...

this Dam on Derwent reservior is quite impressive as you can approach it right at its bottom , its a massive structure, unfortunately you cannot walk across the...
Forum: Photos 05-05-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By J_Burke
Hi Martin, Thanks for getting back and...

Hi Martin,

Thanks for getting back and giving me the links to the pictures, I'll enjoy looking through them and look forward to maybe seeing one or two more pop up...

As for the weather, I...
Forum: General 05-05-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,118
Posted By J_Burke
Hi Keith, thanks for responding....I imagine...

Hi Keith,

thanks for responding....I imagine you're probably right, it would be a bit of an aggressive solution and could cause more problems than it solves.

A shame there is so much patting...
Forum: General 05-04-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,118
Posted By J_Burke
Critiques

There seems to be a strong pattern on TE regarding critiqueing behaviour and many pictures being viewed sometimes hundreds of times without a single critique or very few considering the amount of...
Forum: Photos 05-03-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By J_Burke
hmm I guess both work for different reasons...I...

hmm I guess both work for different reasons...I see your point about warmth and cold...I'm also still struggling out of winter, this picture was taken two months ago and it was so much warmer than it...
Forum: Photos 05-03-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By J_Burke
P.S...you are right about the trees, a little...

P.S...you are right about the trees, a little more difficult to keep the detail in black and white tones....
Forum: Photos 05-03-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By J_Burke
To marina7: Re: Marina

Hi Marina,

Black and white just seemed more elegant and more powerful than the colour version, possible because of the different textures throughout and the quality of the light and shadowed...
Forum: Photos 12-09-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By J_Burke
Hi Justin, I completely agree with you, a...

Hi Justin,

I completely agree with you, a fixed lens certainly makes you work harder for your shots but I also like the simplicity and knowing what will be in the frame and what won't with...
Forum: Photos 11-05-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By J_Burke
To tyro: Thanks

Hi John,

Thank you for your detailed critique and kind comments. I read a lot of your critiques on here and they are always well written and interesting.

The answer is she did make it, but that...
Forum: Photos 11-05-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By J_Burke
To Longroute: thanks

Hi Donato,

Thank you for your comments once again. I'm experimenting with TE. I'm interested now to see what kind of response pictures like this get or in fact if they get little response at all,...
Forum: Photos 11-03-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By J_Burke
To marina7: thanks

Hi Marina,

Thank you so much for your kind comments.

Thats the feeling I was hoping to get across and even though it was in some ways a miserable day, there can be beauty in it also. There is a...
Forum: Photos 11-03-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By J_Burke
To annjackman: Thanks

Hi Ann,

Thank you for your comments :)

I did play around a little with contrast with this one but as you hinted at, the more I increased the contrast the less mood and atmosphere seemed to come...
Forum: Photos 11-03-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By J_Burke
Hi Denis, hmm yes it can be sometimes....I...

Hi Denis,

hmm yes it can be sometimes....I think I would have been very tempted just to break it rather than clone it later.Not that I agree with being destructive and doing anything to get the...
Forum: Photos 11-03-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By J_Burke
To divail: Merci

Hi Diane,

Thank you for your comments...

I used an old film camera lens with an adapter for the 50d in shooting this picture and I do think the lens gives a particular quality, that old feeling...
Forum: Photos 11-02-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By J_Burke
Hi Ecmel, You're welcome....I am trying to...

Hi Ecmel,

You're welcome....I am trying to upload the workshop but I think they are having problems with the site, but i've reported it and i'll keep trying :)

Kind Regards,
James
Forum: Photos 11-01-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By J_Burke
Hi Donato, I agree with you about proper...

Hi Donato,

I agree with you about proper critiques and simply praising a picture, there is a difference. Sometimes I find it difficult to find any faults with many pictures and I suppose we are...
Forum: Photos 10-31-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By J_Burke
To Longroute: re

Hi Donato,

Thank you for your critique and kind words...

You are right about the light, and ofcourse very limited light just doesn't bring the colours out at all. Having said that I imagine if...
Forum: Photos 10-07-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By J_Burke
Hi Csaba, You're right, its always...

Hi Csaba,

You're right, its always interesting to see people do a workshop no matter what...I think the image relies upon the atmosphere, to me it seems much less effective without it I suppose.
...
Forum: Photos 10-07-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By J_Burke
To csabagaba: workshop

Hi Csaba,

Thanks for taking the time to critique and do a workshop but I really think that the atmosphere of the image, the feeling of it is lost in your version. More colour and contrast but it...
Forum: Photos 10-06-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By J_Burke
To marina7: Re

Hi Marina,

It was strange to look at too being there, quite unusual conditions...

I have other pictures from the same morning with more reflections which I will post, it is almost impossible in...
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