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lookingforgold
06-15-2008, 09:14 PM
I just bought a camera. These are my first (decent) photos. I'm hoping to get out and shoot some skateboarding soon - maybe go skate day that will happen. Post yours.

http://eat-it-whole.blogspot.com

be a debaser
06-15-2008, 09:17 PM
nice shots, what kind of camera did you get?

here are my photos: http://bleedblops.com/gallery

lookingforgold
06-15-2008, 09:50 PM
Very cool man.

I bought a Canon Rebel XTi

be a debaser
06-15-2008, 10:00 PM
ahh that was my original infatuation... then i got a nikon d80 with a 18-135m nikkor lens. It's a bitch of a hobby to get into with its unforgivable wallet wear.

lookingforgold
06-15-2008, 10:13 PM
Indeed. I was fortunate that it was on sale this month - still burned a very large hole in my wallet though.

Corrine
06-16-2008, 12:34 AM
I just bought a camera. These are my first (decent) photos. I'm hoping to get out and shoot some skateboarding soon - maybe go skate day that will happen. Post yours.

http://eat-it-whole.blogspot.com

Not bad at all. I'd watch your exposures the pictures of the flowers are a little under.

You probably have one but if you don't get a Skylight fliter as soon as possible, it's just a bit of clear glass that goes over the lens, better to crack a 15 filter than an expensive lens.

lookingforgold
06-16-2008, 04:15 PM
Not bad at all. I'd watch your exposures the pictures of the flowers are a little under.

You probably have one but if you don't get a Skylight fliter as soon as possible, it's just a bit of clear glass that goes over the lens, better to crack a 15 filter than an expensive lens.

Hmm, how would I tell that a picture is going to be underexposed before looking at the larger version?/ how do i judge what kind of exposure to use? I know nothing.

Get Stoked
06-16-2008, 04:43 PM
Well, if you're using the manual function of the camera, the exposure would be effected by how much light you're letting into the camera as it takes the photo.

The more light you let in, the brighter, the less light you let in, the darker.

I believe it's controlled with the F stop? Correct me if I'm wrong. I have no clue how to control it on a Canon though.

be a debaser
06-16-2008, 06:29 PM
I believe it's controlled with the F stop? Correct me if I'm wrong. I have no clue how to control it on a Canon though.
you can control it with both F-Stop and Aperture priority

lilmaxman
06-16-2008, 08:42 PM
dang, those are some sick photo, so clear too. looks like a pro did them

lookingforgold
06-16-2008, 10:48 PM
you can control it with both F-Stop and Aperture priority

I think I know how to change that - assuming the F-Stops are the F# part that is changed in the aperture priority function. what I'm trying to ask is if there is a way to judge what Fstop I should be using. It's kind of hard to tell on the tiny little display if a picture is exposed properly.

be a debaser
06-16-2008, 11:14 PM
with time you can tell, also be aware of your ISO settings... the higher the ISO the more the likely you'll over expose. Just experiment and get to know your equipment. There is nothing set in stone it jsut all depends on the circumstances: camera, weather, lens, ext.

Corrine
06-17-2008, 12:46 AM
you can control it with both F-Stop and Aperture priority

Aperture Priotiry is a must, you'll get more creative control espeially if your just starting out. Just a thought if you're having problems with exposures try using bracketing, basically you take your shot then take another a half stop under and another a half stop over. You do this by using the aperture ring on the lens, though with your flash digital SLR there's probably a setting that'll make the camera do it automatically.

Stick with it lookingforgold you show promise, you certainly have a good eye for composition, rule of thirds and all that.

Mac
06-18-2008, 03:23 AM
Oh, so it's photo time? Alriiiight.

www.diversityskatecrew.blogspot.com
Mostly skate photos.

I've taken 80% of the photos on that site including the ones in the first entry. Check it out.

All the entries that end with '-Chris' (or Marc) is written by me.

Corrine
06-18-2008, 03:50 AM
Great stuff Mac, there's some really nice work there.

Mac
06-18-2008, 04:53 AM
Great stuff Mac, there's some really nice work there.

Why thank you, Mrs. Corrine :)

lookingforgold
06-21-2008, 05:15 PM
Today was awesome. Got some pretty sick shots and had some fun skating.

Anyone know the rules of putting up pictures of kids you don't know/ didn't ask to take a picture of?

Get Stoked
06-22-2008, 08:58 AM
I think I know how to change that - assuming the F-Stops are the F# part that is changed in the aperture priority function. what I'm trying to ask is if there is a way to judge what Fstop I should be using. It's kind of hard to tell on the tiny little display if a picture is exposed properly.

That's the beauty of having a digital camara, back in the day people had to learn that after each development. Now you can just take a photo, look at it, and adjust the aperture accordingly.

Corrine
06-23-2008, 12:43 AM
That's the beauty of having a digital camara, back in the day people had to learn that after each development. Now you can just take a photo, look at it, and adjust the aperture accordingly.

A brief explanation on apeture.

Apeture and shutter speed go hand in hand to create a well exposed photo. If you're using aperture priority the camera will take care of the shutter speed leaving you to control what is known as depth of field. Without getting too tehnical it controls what is in focus and what isn't.
The smaller the aperture number the less of the image will be in focus the higer the number more of the image will be in focus, the trade off being that the shutter speed will decrease or inrease dependent on the aperture.

For example if your taking a photo of a moving object i.e. skateboarding you are going to need a fast shutter speed the chances are that you're going to focus on the skater not the background so a small aperture would be used. If you were taking a photo of a landsape you'd want the entire scene in focus so a highe aperture number would be used though your shutter speed would increase.

Brasilianboy09
06-23-2008, 08:47 AM
nice shots, what kind of camera did you get?

here are my photos: http://bleedblops.com/gallery



Yo is that ur studio? u got any music?

be a debaser
06-23-2008, 02:16 PM
yessir, here is some stuff i've been workin on for my soapskumm release:
http://soapskumm.bleedblops.com/mp3

Mac
06-27-2008, 01:29 PM
3 new photos I've recently taken:

http://fc03.deviantart.com/fs25/f/2008/178/7/9/Above_the_Powerlines__by_Hasselman.jpg

http://fc05.deviantart.com/fs28/f/2008/178/9/6/Old_dog__by_Hasselman.jpg

http://fc06.deviantart.com/fs29/f/2008/178/3/d/FAKKIN___BIRDS__by_Hasselman.jpg

Corrine
06-27-2008, 02:28 PM
Hey Mac, that first one is really good, I'd like to see that framed, a really emotive shot, it suggests action and freedom.

With the other two I'd of moved around a bit to make the background less cluttered.

As I said before Mac, you have a real talent for it. If you want any of your stuff printing, I manage a photo lab and will do you stuff for free (and the p&p) PM me if you're intrested.

be a debaser
06-27-2008, 11:44 PM
very nice MAC, jk Mac, really like the first one.

Mac
07-02-2008, 06:21 PM
My first decent panorama shot ever.

http://fc08.deviantart.com/fs27/f/2008/184/f/d/Burning_Sky__by_Hasselman.jpg

Burning Sky.

volcomston3d
07-02-2008, 08:25 PM
I just bought a camera. These are my first (decent) photos. I'm hoping to get out and shoot some skateboarding soon - maybe go skate day that will happen. Post yours.

http://eat-it-whole.blogspot.com


Some cool photos, I like the building and the record.
The flower pictures however need more focus on the flower itself and more of a blur in the backround.

lookingforgold
07-26-2008, 09:05 PM
I've added some pictures from a car show I went to today and will probably add a few more from some others later on. Criticism is always welcome; constructive or otherwise.

Also, does anyone know any good books I could read to learn more about photography?

Mac
07-27-2008, 01:40 AM
I just returned from Croatia at about 3.30am. Phew, 2 weeks. MAN I'm glad to be home again.

I've got about 150+ pictures from the trip, I gotta sort them all out and upload the good ones to Deviantart.

Mac
09-09-2008, 07:22 AM
BUMB!

Just wanted to show a new photo

http://www.maxsi.dk/upload/data/mac/dybbelsbrobladfocus001.jpg

Corrine
09-09-2008, 07:25 AM
Ooh nice one Mac. Nicely exposed, nice composition, I can see that being used for an album cover or something.

Nelson
09-09-2008, 07:33 AM
this camera talk is confusing!

Mac
09-09-2008, 09:04 AM
Ooh nice one Mac. Nicely exposed, nice composition, I can see that being used for an album cover or something.
Why thank you. And yeah, I'm kinda satisfied with it.

Nelson
09-09-2008, 09:08 AM
BUMB!

Just wanted to show a new photo

http://www.maxsi.dk/upload/data/mac/dybbelsbrobladfocus001.jpg


loooooksss sick

lookingforgold
09-28-2008, 10:15 AM
Can someone give me some tips for live photography? Basically I don't want to take my camera to show, risk it's life and have everything look like garbage.

ERIKDOTCOM
09-28-2008, 12:25 PM
Nice shots.

lookingforgold
10-03-2008, 10:21 PM
Can someone give me some tips for live photography? Basically I don't want to take my camera to show, risk it's life and have everything look like garbage.

bumpizzzle

lookingforgold
10-13-2008, 02:38 PM
Alright well I ended up just going for it with the live photography thing last night...check out my blog for hi-res pics where you can see all the lame noise...or you can check out this cool flash gallery on my website that doesn't totally work:

http://olliedisaster.com/ThroughTheNoise

be a debaser
02-05-2009, 06:08 PM
Purchased a few new lenses:
Tokina 100mm 2.8
Nikkor 50mm 1.8D
Nikkor 35mm 2.0D
Tokina 11-16mm 2.8 - Should be getting this by Monday

Here are some shots, mostly with the 35mm
[click to view details and higher resolution]
http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/565-2/beemer.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/beemer.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/571-2/dirty_hall_ball.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/dirty_hall_ball.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/575-2/door2door.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/door2door.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/579-2/eye_sack.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/eye_sack.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/583-2/land_of_sand.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/land_of_sand.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/587-2/latch.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/latch.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/591-2/leaf_me_alone.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/leaf_me_alone.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/595-2/log_fog.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/log_fog.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/603-2/nikon.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/nikon.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/607-2/pumpkin_cracks.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/pumpkin_cracks.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/611-2/rox_out.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/rox_out.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/615-2/smoke.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/smoke.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/619-2/souless_closet.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/souless_closet.jpg.html)http://bleedblops.com/gallery2/d/623-2/stella_eye.jpg (http://bleedblops.com/v/2009/february/stella_eye.jpg.html)

Drew The Hebrew
02-05-2009, 08:12 PM
I'll throw down a few of my own.

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/9936/treefullpl6.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3263/3237185751_ccda6e0a83.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3277/3072601215_e962704f5f.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3220/3129910000_c7f9b12f49.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3147/3009478123_296f8140bc.jpg

Couple there from work, other ones are just for fun.

ERIKDOTCOM
02-06-2009, 06:55 PM
The pics of those cars were tight Drew.:eek:

Rejects
02-22-2009, 04:32 PM
Sorry for digging this back up but i recently got a Rebel XS and started getting into taking pictures.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/neilsonswheelsons/

Dannymackk
02-22-2009, 09:13 PM
nice, those pics look pretty sick

Rejects
02-23-2009, 03:46 AM
Thanks man.

ChvyVele
02-23-2009, 03:36 PM
Way to bump an old thread NOOB!

Just kidding.

I love photography...

www.flickr.com/mikelentini

Rejects
02-23-2009, 05:23 PM
Nice you got some sick skatin pictures. I've been meaning to take more but usually everytime i goto skate everyone wants to film lines.

ERIKDOTCOM
02-26-2009, 01:39 PM
Those are some sick photos Chvy!

ChvyVele
02-26-2009, 05:51 PM
Thanks dude, I'm hoping to get some more soon since it's starting to warm up.

Corrine
02-27-2009, 05:24 PM
Niced work Chvy you have a good eye, if I may be so bold you could pay more attention to the composistion to add a better 'weight' to the pics