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Non-Av Pic Thread Q3 2013  
User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Posted (1 year 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 6497 times:

New quarter, new thread. The last one was getting a bit long anyway. So far it's shaping-up to be a great summer:

http://i.imgur.com/E0KTvF1.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/aiY8pHG.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/RSYRudg.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/UywMQxX.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/jeTSj5v.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/P9XOTfD.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/M0WsjHM.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/S3wtVEI.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/rRamGsz.jpg

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User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 1, posted (1 year 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 6310 times:

And the nights are great too!

http://i.imgur.com/rCC51b3.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/76fzTdR.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/cWvqVXX.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/2Lz9yiL.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/vuss5mq.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/NVLVl4l.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/efJa0vo.jpg


User currently offlineoly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6688 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (1 year 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 6275 times:

In all the excitement...

Non Av Pic Thread Q3 2013 (by NZ107 Jul 9 2013 in Non Aviation)

Nice pics though. The seafront at Bray I presume?



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User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 3, posted (1 year 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 6127 times:

Quoting oly720man (Reply 2):
In all the excitement...

Non Av Pic Thread Q3 2013 (by NZ107 Jul 9 2013 in Non Aviation)

Oops! I didn't see NZ's new thread posted 5 days ago and he didn't see this one posted over a week ago! Doesn't matter which one is used, I suppose, we can consolidate pics once one thread takes off.

Quoting oly720man (Reply 2):
Nice pics though. The seafront at Bray I presume?

LOL! Now how'd you guess that? Only pic 5 though, the other pics are taken at Seapoint and Dun Laoghaire, both in Co Dublin.


User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 4, posted (1 year 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 5676 times:

Some pics from Palermo . . . it really is a great place for photography:

http://i.imgur.com/MKTFNqY.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/DgHZE3q.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/kndEobB.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/7SoXkau.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/2yDZpkl.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/LZXbHSx.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/hF6Vxab.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/Z6vohOO.jpg


User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 5, posted (12 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 5422 times:

More Palermo pics:

http://i.imgur.com/0bjPPpI.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/yDP59zj.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/R04DDMX.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/yXZfZn9.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/CXKu9rC.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/S1k0IN9.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/VM5uM79.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/TKLjMpL.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/QDHITU5.jpg

And finally . . .

http://i.imgur.com/EEwG247.jpg

(Sorry, couldn't resist . . .)


User currently offlineoly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6688 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (12 months 6 hours ago) and read 5339 times:

Some recent ones from me. Backlit seedheads

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2813/9447789558_066b771830_b.jpg

A meadow pipit on a fence post. If I got too close it kept flying away.



Evening munch for a horse



Variety of bees

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7306/9447720406_8724f0b198_o.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3689/9444938301_72509d8036_o.jpg



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User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 7, posted (11 months 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 5201 times:

Quoting oly720man (Reply 6):
A meadow pipit on a fence post. If I got too close it kept flying away

It kept coming back for more shots? The avian world's Norma Desmond! Beautiful pics, btw . . .


User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 9799 posts, RR: 26
Reply 8, posted (11 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 5177 times:
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No wonder the Q2 thread was so quiet - I totally missed this one!

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 1):

Love that perspective on the ferris wheel!

Anyway, I'll post some of my first film shots that I posted in the other thread as well:

http://www.vksphoto.com/Photography/Explorations-in-Film/i-NwjsvHN/0/XL/44940021-XL.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/Photography/Explorations-in-Film/i-tJ54LLG/0/XL/44940017-XL.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/Photography/Explorations-in-Film/i-9Cj4rRq/0/XL/44940013-XL.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/Photography/Explorations-in-Film/i-MNpTn8R/0/XL/43000017-XL.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/Photography/Explorations-in-Film/i-zChX2C2/0/XL/43000019-XL.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/Photography/Explorations-in-Film/i-mCgBSdr/0/XL/43000020-XL.jpg



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User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 9799 posts, RR: 26
Reply 9, posted (11 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 5159 times:
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Another film shot:




"Two and a Half Men" was filmed in front of a live ostrich.
User currently offlineoly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6688 posts, RR: 11
Reply 10, posted (11 months 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 5134 times:

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 7):
Norma Desmond

Before my time   Today's version is probably, well, pick any z-lister who's in the tabloids simply because she's in the tabloids. Or maybe that's unfair on the feathered friend.

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 7):
Beautiful pics, btw

Thanks. The bees were with the new toy, a 100mm macro lens getting one of its first uses.

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 5):
More Palermo pics

Looks an interesting place. Italian towns seem to be a mix of interesting architecture and being on the verge of falling down. At least they haven't gone for the glass fronts and concrete that blight most of our towns.

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 8):

Where are the waterway pictures?




Off to Brittany for a couple of weeks tomorrow, so hopefully some nice pictures to be had out there



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User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 9799 posts, RR: 26
Reply 11, posted (11 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 5123 times:
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Quoting oly720man (Reply 10):
Where are the waterway pictures?

Venice (neighborhood in Los Angeles).



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User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 9799 posts, RR: 26
Reply 12, posted (11 months 3 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 5109 times:
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Quoting oly720man (Reply 10):
Thanks. The bees were with the new toy, a 100mm macro lens getting one of its first uses.

Missed this before. Is that this lens:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canon_E...F_100mm_f.2F2.8L_Macro_IS_USM_lens

That's another one that's been on my wish list. Your macro photos look great!



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User currently onlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4772 posts, RR: 26
Reply 13, posted (11 months 3 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 5104 times:
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I've had a rough few months and haven't had the will or energy to take the camera out lately. That changed a week ago when I flew to Tampa Bay to visit a friend and see my SF Giants play the Rays. As always when visiting a new ballpark, I hiked up to the very top behind home plate to grab a shot.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2834/9463886043_50c1aca05c_c.jpg
Top of the Trop by Silver1SWA (Ryan Pastorino), on Flickr



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User currently offlineoly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6688 posts, RR: 11
Reply 14, posted (11 months 3 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 5096 times:

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 12):
Is that this lens:

No, it's just the regular EF 100 f2.8.

http://www.amazon.com/Canon-100mm-Ma...376075969&sr=8-2&keywords=100+f2.8

From all reviews it's as good as the LIS lens, but about 2/3 the price. I was either using flash or a high shutter speed so IS wasn't really needed. The last photo was at 1/400, f4.5, ISO400 in daylight, the middle bee was 1/160, f16, ISO100 with ring flash.

It was quite challenging because bees are never still and there was a slight breeze so the plants moved a bit. You don't realise that even small movements are huge at that scale.



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User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 9799 posts, RR: 26
Reply 15, posted (11 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 5092 times:
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Quoting Silver1SWA (Reply 13):
I've had a rough few months and haven't had the will or energy to take the camera out lately.

Sorry to hear that dude. Nice ballpark shot though. God it's depressing seeing 3/4-empty stadiums.

Did you get out to Joshua Tree?

Quoting oly720man (Reply 14):
No, it's just the regular EF 100 f2.8.

Oh, gotcha. Actually that's the one that's on my wish list - I linked to the wrong one. I don't want to pay for IS either.  
Quoting oly720man (Reply 14):
It was quite challenging because bees are never still and there was a slight breeze so the plants moved a bit. You don't realise that even small movements are huge at that scale.

I hear ya. I take photos of moths and stuff with my 300 (Canon considers it to have a macro range....debatable, but anyway). Quite difficult.



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User currently onlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4772 posts, RR: 26
Reply 16, posted (11 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 5084 times:
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Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 15):
God it's depressing seeing 3/4-empty stadiums.

Yeah, but I will say there was a lot more people at that game than I expected. In fact it looks more empty than it really was because of the fisheye capturing and putting a lot of emphasis on the seats at the very top which were empty. They block off sections at the very top and don't sell those seats because views are obstructed by the lighting structure hanging from the roof.

I was bummed I couldn't stay the whole weekend and see the other two games, even though the Giants lost those games. Sundays game was the second sellout of the season for the Rays, the first being Opening Day. Good to know the Giants can draw such a large crowd wherever they go!

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 15):
Did you get out to Joshua Tree?

No, we postponed that trip mostly because of the weather at the time. Too many clouds over the eastern deserts. I'll let you know when we figure out when we will try again, if you're interested.



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User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 17, posted (11 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 5062 times:

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 8):
No wonder the Q2 thread was so quiet - I totally missed this one!

The threads were all over the shop this quarter, unfortunately!

Quoting oly720man (Reply 10):
The bees were with the new toy, a 100mm macro lens getting one of its first uses.

I'm on the same page here, though mine is "just" 90mm. Gives you a new perspective on the world!

Quoting oly720man (Reply 10):
Italian towns seem to be a mix of interesting architecture and being on the verge of falling down. At least they haven't gone for the glass fronts and concrete that blight most of our towns

For sure, and cities like Palermo and Naples also have a bit of an edge to them, which makes them all the more interesting. We could sure have taken some advice on preservation from them, but unfortunately it's too late now . . .

Quoting oly720man (Reply 10):
Off to Brittany for a couple of weeks tomorrow, so hopefully some nice pictures to be had out there

Even thought it's only across the water, I've never been, but it is on my "to do" list for sure! Looking forward to seeing some interesting pics.

Meanwhile, back at the ranch. Summer's rolling on and on:

http://i.imgur.com/bcGHm1G.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/3i6yfdt.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/02aFzS2.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/F9Mvf7e.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/B3MKqSp.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/gTC73yx.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/8LofLnU.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/lE8G6EJ.jpg


User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 9799 posts, RR: 26
Reply 18, posted (11 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 4879 times:
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Some more film stuff, with a roll of Provia 100. Wasn't that impressed - thought my negative film shots came out better. But more experimentation is necessary. The DOF is just ridiculous with film, though!

http://www.vksphoto.com/Photography/Explorations-in-Film/i-3Sw4WGG/0/XL/53180009-XL.jpg

http://www.vksphoto.com/Photography/Explorations-in-Film/i-BKSnc3f/0/XL/53180013-XL.jpg



And a couple digital shots:

http://www.vksphoto.com/Animals/Wildlife/Creepy-Critters/i-nc37j9q/0/X2/IMG_3129-X2.jpg

http://www.vksphoto.com/Landscapes/California/Panoramas/i-nRsbWjv/0/X3/COMPOSITE1%208-12-13-X3.jpg



"Two and a Half Men" was filmed in front of a live ostrich.
User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 19, posted (11 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 4877 times:

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 18):
The DOF is just ridiculous with film, though!

Nice effect though! Surely the depth of field is more to do with lens and aperture, rather than the use of film?


User currently offlineidealstandard From France, joined Apr 2009, 409 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (11 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 4859 times:

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 5):
More Palermo pics:

Palermo is a superb town. We drove down to Sicily from London in 2011, and got the ferry from Palermo - Genova, so had a day in Palermo. We visited as many cathedrals as we could in one day, racing across, up down, all over the city in our (thankfully air conditioned) car. Very vibrant. Dirty buy characterful.


User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 9799 posts, RR: 26
Reply 21, posted (11 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 4836 times:
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Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 19):
Nice effect though!

Oh, that's what I meant. It was pretty cool!

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 19):
Surely the depth of field is more to do with lens and aperture, rather than the use of film?

Nothing to do with film specifically, but the larger imaging area leads to a shallower DOF for equivalent view angle - same reason full-frame cameras have a shallower DOF (again, at equivalent view angle, rather than focal length).



"Two and a Half Men" was filmed in front of a live ostrich.
User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 22, posted (11 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4797 times:

Quoting idealstandard (Reply 20):
Dirty buy characterful.

Just the way I like them!  
Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 21):
Nothing to do with film specifically, but the larger imaging area leads to a shallower DOF for equivalent view angle - same reason full-frame cameras have a shallower DOF (again, at equivalent view angle, rather than focal length).

I'll take your word for it!

This weeks local pics:

http://i.imgur.com/XfE500v.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/QhSYwkl.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ViW2tmE.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/syEiM4i.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/gYIFJfC.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/jrf01Pa.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/cWN56xc.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/aC9jZA3.jpg


User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 9799 posts, RR: 26
Reply 23, posted (11 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 4510 times:
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Some recent shots:

Nice little rainbow appeared in the sky - must be part of the 22-degree halo, or else a sundog, or whatever they're called:

http://www.vksphoto.com/Skyscapes/Skyscapes/i-4tpGLjL/0/X2/IMG_2107-X2.jpg

On a different day, the clouds were doing some interesting things:

http://www.vksphoto.com/Skyscapes/Skyscapes/i-kJmBgF9/0/X2/IMG_3302-X2.jpg

http://www.vksphoto.com/Skyscapes/Skyscapes/i-2D3nr3z/0/X2/IMG_3308-X2.jpg

http://www.vksphoto.com/Skyscapes/Skyscapes/i-c4vFx9g/0/X2/IMG_3314-X2.jpg

Don't recall ever seeing that before.

And finally, moonrise a couple days ago:

http://www.vksphoto.com/Skyscapes/Moon-Shots/i-tjJ2mLH/0/X2/IMG_3395-X2.jpg

http://www.vksphoto.com/Skyscapes/Moon-Shots/i-MbkGHkj/0/X2/IMG_3403-X2.jpg

http://www.vksphoto.com/Skyscapes/Moon-Shots/i-cWZMhDM/0/X2/IMG_3408-X2.jpg



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User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 24, posted (11 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4439 times:

Been overactive on the photography front with all the great weather:

http://i.imgur.com/OWAnHcl.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/PBIcyKF.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/tvMn9AO.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/jxQx0Tq.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/GVEv6Q3.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/Ac1QECm.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/BtNPaBK.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/udoyof9.jpg


User currently offlineoly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6688 posts, RR: 11
Reply 25, posted (11 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 4327 times:

Ah well, back to the real world after the sojourn en Bretagne. Sunny days (mainly) and nice beaches that weren't too busy, quiet countryside and empty roads.

Some holiday snaps.

Sun setting in Portsmouth, as seen from the ferry



Some of the Royal Navy

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/navy_1.jpg

HMS Illustrious

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/illustrious.jpg

The Spinnaker at Gunwharf Quays. The lab I used to work in did the wind tunnel tests on this development many moons ago.



St Malo in the early morning

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/stmalo.jpg

The holiday house - a renovated ex-farmhouse

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/holhouse.jpg

View from upstairs window. Trying to balance the flash with outside light got the better of me.



Cat that lived in another house catching some sun



The neighbour's donkey



Local town of Pontrieux. Very old centre with cobbled streets. Usually a lot more traffic.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/pontrieux2.jpg

Pontrieux used to be a rich town and one of the "getting ahead of the neighbours" signs of wealth was to have a wash house on the river - un Lavoir. The better the lavoir the greater the wealth.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/pontrieux3.jpg

There was a nice boat trip up and down the river to see the various wash houses and ever year there's a fete des lavoirs where they're celebrated.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/pontrieux5.jpg

The bridge over the river in the centre of town, as seen from a boat

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/pontrieux6.jpg

Other boats doing the tour, in the morning mist

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/pontrieux4.jpg

The house between the rocks on the north coast.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/housebetweenrocks.jpg

More here

http://docarmor.free.fr/valarmor/valouest/plougre3.htm

Low tide at Port Blanc with rock pools and many boats

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/portblanc.jpg

More boats and blue seas at Le Royau

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/royau.jpg

Fisheye beach view



Boat after the tide went out



Beach panorama

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/panorama1.jpg

It can be enlarged via here

http://s4.photobucket.com/user/oly72...edia/panorama1.jpg.html?sort=3&o=5

Lake near the house

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/lake.jpg

Morning sun through the trees

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/trees.jpg

At a nearby zoo, a red panda hiding from the heat.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/redpanda.jpg

Bug shot... a hummingbird hawk moth that has seen better days (100mm macro lens and 430EXii flash)

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/hum1.jpg



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User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 7233 posts, RR: 17
Reply 26, posted (11 months 1 week 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4278 times:

Visiting family in America currently, and they took me to South Carolina.

Isle of Palms.

http://i42.tinypic.com/k1waw2.jpg
http://i42.tinypic.com/29wvpeq.jpg
http://i43.tinypic.com/2462jqd.jpg



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User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 27, posted (11 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4109 times:

Last of the summer pics!

http://i.imgur.com/uBeQC2z.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/upDy8fp.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/zAzM7sb.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/6GidgOC.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/5yTEQJM.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/R9XSoZc.jpg

And finally, one sure sign that summer is well-and-truly over, first day back at school!

http://i.imgur.com/g8AShP8.jpg


User currently offlineoly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6688 posts, RR: 11
Reply 28, posted (10 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3700 times:

A few more now I've recovered from a week at work

Some little yachts tied up between sailing lessons with the tide out

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/bugs.jpg

The racing rally-cross circuit at Cohiniac. Just next door is a go carting circuit where my son played out his F1 dreams. He's still too young for the "grown up" (and faster) karts.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/IMG_7889_cohiniac.jpg

http://www.kerlabo-cohiniac.com/


A path in the woods. Judging by the number of stone walls in the woods I think there used to be far fewer trees and they've only reappeared once farmers left.





Some nature photos

A crane (I think, or a heron) at the zoo in Tregomeur

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/IMG_8053crane.jpg

I was moving to take a photo of this spider and a grasshopper jumped straight into its web and was promptly wrapped for lunch

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/spider1.jpg

The other side of the spider with an earlier snack.



Tiger moth

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/tigermoth.jpg



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User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 7233 posts, RR: 17
Reply 29, posted (10 months 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 3671 times:

Quoting oly720man (Reply 28):
The other side of the spider with an earlier snack.

NOPENOPENOPENOPENOPENOPE

(i hate spiders, but its a good photo!)



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User currently onlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4772 posts, RR: 26
Reply 30, posted (10 months 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 3657 times:
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Red Tide has arrived in San Diego this year so I went down to the beach to capture the bioluminescence in the water. Came home with one keeper.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3727/9711739808_04a68cd857_c.jpg
Red Tide by Silver1SWA (Ryan Pastorino), on Flickr



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Reply 31, posted (10 months 3 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 3643 times:
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The Moon and Venus:

http://www.vksphoto.com/Skyscapes/Moon-Shots/i-zvbQgKV/1/XL/IMG_3947CS5%209-8-13-XL.jpg

Moon and Venus disappearing into the marine layer clouds:
http://www.vksphoto.com/Skyscapes/Moon-Shots/i-q8px95D/0/XL/IMG_3953CS5%209-8-13-XL.jpg

http://www.vksphoto.com/Skyscapes/Moon-Shots/i-SBrtjnp/0/XL/IMG_3954CS5%209-8-13-XL.jpg

http://www.vksphoto.com/Skyscapes/Moon-Shots/i-fRG5XKH/0/XL/IMG_3956CS5%209-8-13-XL.jpg

http://www.vksphoto.com/Skyscapes/Moon-Shots/i-SLwf7pQ/0/XL/IMG_3961CS5%209-8-13-XL.jpg



"Two and a Half Men" was filmed in front of a live ostrich.
User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 32, posted (10 months 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3544 times:

Quoting oly720man (Reply 28):
I was moving to take a photo of this spider and a grasshopper jumped straight into its web and was promptly wrapped for lunch
Quoting oly720man (Reply 28):
The other side of the spider with an earlier snack.

Superb pics!

This weeks crop is from a different location. Any eagle-eyed a.netters spot where?

http://i.imgur.com/UprPfyo.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/zkJy2zx.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/608k2pW.jpg
.
http://i.imgur.com/gIYFcVt.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/0BwNKgz.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/kG4z4RC.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/KndHQSe.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/J2beh7c.jpg


User currently offlinemad99 From Spain, joined Mar 2012, 527 posts, RR: 0
Reply 33, posted (10 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 3532 times:

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 32):
spot where?

Spain
Salamanca? Segovia?


User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 34, posted (10 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 3525 times:

Quoting mad99 (Reply 33):
Salamanca? Segovia?

     


User currently offlinemad99 From Spain, joined Mar 2012, 527 posts, RR: 0
Reply 35, posted (10 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 3514 times:

Well the escalator pic looks like the AVE station in sevilla..
sevilla?


User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 36, posted (10 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3503 times:

Quoting mad99 (Reply 35):
sevilla?

   Sorry! The city IS identifiable from a couple of the pics.


User currently offlinemad99 From Spain, joined Mar 2012, 527 posts, RR: 0
Reply 37, posted (10 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3495 times:

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 36):
The city IS identifiable from a couple of the pics.

To you!
i need a hint


User currently onlineRyanairGuru From Australia, joined Oct 2006, 5204 posts, RR: 4
Reply 38, posted (10 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 3484 times:

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 32):
Any eagle-eyed a.netters spot where?

Siena?



Worked Hard, Flew Right
User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 39, posted (10 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 3479 times:

Quoting RyanairGuru (Reply 38):
Siena?

   Salamanca, Segovia, Seville, Siena . . . lot of S's in there. Not an S at all.

Quoting mad99 (Reply 37):
To you!

I didn't say "easily"!  

.
Quoting mad99 (Reply 37):
i need a hint


User currently offlinemad99 From Spain, joined Mar 2012, 527 posts, RR: 0
Reply 40, posted (10 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 3457 times:

well that pic could be from 9028374927491273 places..

I'd say its in the south

nope Toledo


User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 41, posted (10 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 3445 times:

Quoting mad99 (Reply 40):
Toledo

   Well done! The cathedral's flamboyant gothic spire is quite distinctive. It would've been too easy posting a pic of the skyline or the Alcazar.


User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 42, posted (10 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 3362 times:

More Toledo pics:

http://i.imgur.com/yxvQ7l0.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/UX5Q0yx.jpg
.
http://i.imgur.com/7hjxBJV.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/WjDfJb2.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/p0H2Cb7.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/zCcoNOg.jpg


.
http://i.imgur.com/IfN2S8M.jpg


User currently offlinemad99 From Spain, joined Mar 2012, 527 posts, RR: 0
Reply 43, posted (10 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3207 times:

Nice pics!

Did you take those recently? Not that anything's changed recently..


User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 44, posted (10 months 2 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 3121 times:

Quoting mad99 (Reply 43):

Nice pics!

Thank you! But you don't have to try very hard to take nice pics in a beautiful city like Toledo. They were all taken two weeks ago. One last dip into the folder:

http://i.imgur.com/dYvfq4o.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/DBHczDr.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/RLv5n0e.jpg



http://i.imgur.com/uWaKJmc.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/lVkmi70.jpg



http://i.imgur.com/mtZjeCO.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/hYM65Bb.jpg


User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 9799 posts, RR: 26
Reply 45, posted (10 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3010 times:
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Nice shots!

APL Latvia and APL Tokyo nestled in among the cranes at the port:

http://www.vksphoto.com/CitiesBuildingsetc/San-Pedro-at-Night/i-MftvzFh/0/X2/IMG_4380-X2.jpg



"Two and a Half Men" was filmed in front of a live ostrich.
User currently offlinevarigb707 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 46, posted (10 months 2 weeks ago) and read 2937 times:

http://i43.tinypic.com/r9fp1d.jpg

http://i42.tinypic.com/208v30j.jpg


User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 47, posted (10 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2914 times:

Nice shots there guys!

Back home for this week's pics:

http://i.imgur.com/8JKm5ZI.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/6HNHji6.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/RiRiazm.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/6ztG25u.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/YPvgUsl.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/sbmElSk.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/lbDY9z1.jpg


User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 9799 posts, RR: 26
Reply 48, posted (10 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2732 times:
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Went up to shoot some sunset port shots last night. Ended up shooting a forest fire instead:

http://www.vksphoto.com/Landscapes/California/Forest-Fire-9232013/i-22sS9RC/0/X2/IMG_4410-X2.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/Landscapes/California/Forest-Fire-9232013/i-SrNJGRm/0/X2/IMG_4432-X2.jpg

Norwegian Sun leaving port with the fire in the background:
http://www.vksphoto.com/Landscapes/California/Forest-Fire-9232013/i-3nbfKsL/0/X2/IMG_4438-X2.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/Landscapes/California/Forest-Fire-9232013/i-DhkXQfc/0/X2/IMG_4488-X2.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/Landscapes/California/Forest-Fire-9232013/i-F97H4MD/0/X2/IMG_4522-X2.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/Landscapes/California/Forest-Fire-9232013/i-3Fscsqz/0/X2/IMG_4540-X2.jpg



"Two and a Half Men" was filmed in front of a live ostrich.
User currently offlineWarRI1 From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 8852 posts, RR: 10
Reply 49, posted (10 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2695 times:

Just a word to compliment the picture takers. I know I enjoy them. Makes me dream of far off lands, which I will probably never get to see in person.   


It is better to die on your feet, than live on your knees.
User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 9799 posts, RR: 26
Reply 50, posted (10 months 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 2682 times:
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More port/ship shots:

Norwegian Sun heading out:
http://www.vksphoto.com/CitiesBuildingsetc/Port-Traffic/i-bJDNqQz/0/X2/IMG_4466-X2.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/CitiesBuildingsetc/Port-Traffic/i-jqkkzSm/0/X2/IMG_4469-X2.jpg

NYK Floresta heading in:
http://www.vksphoto.com/CitiesBuildingsetc/Port-Traffic/i-WpStXt5/0/X2/IMG_4564-X2.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/CitiesBuildingsetc/Port-Traffic/i-s2St3BW/0/X2/IMG_4576-X2.jpg

Sea-Land Lightning heading out:
http://www.vksphoto.com/CitiesBuildingsetc/Port-Traffic/i-Jm6FxTs/0/X2/IMG_4565-X2.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/CitiesBuildingsetc/Port-Traffic/i-MNjrdZs/0/X2/IMG_4587-X2.jpg

Passing Angels Gate Light as it exits the harbor:
http://www.vksphoto.com/CitiesBuildingsetc/Port-Traffic/i-VxsgwZq/0/X2/IMG_4633-X2.jpg
http://www.vksphoto.com/CitiesBuildingsetc/Port-Traffic/i-mwFCJmR/0/X2/IMG_4644-X2.jpg

Hyundai in the distance heading out:
http://www.vksphoto.com/CitiesBuildingsetc/Port-Traffic/i-TfWmh9w/0/X2/IMG_4601-X2.jpg

Cranes catching the last sunlight of the day:
http://www.vksphoto.com/CitiesBuildingsetc/Port-of-Los-Angeles/i-Gjq4p9w/0/X2/IMG_4625-X2.jpg

Clearly I'm on the wrong website.  

[Edited 2013-09-24 23:23:27]


"Two and a Half Men" was filmed in front of a live ostrich.
User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 51, posted (10 months 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2514 times:

This week's shots. "The season of mists and mellow fruitfulness"

http://i.imgur.com/gDXRSf6.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ZfcRFOY.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/hd2bRWS.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/JfDEES4.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/KgNaS2e.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/sfX0xO2.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/I5hP3bA.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/PTy9ZsI.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/LzT5rc8.jpg


User currently offlineoly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6688 posts, RR: 11
Reply 52, posted (10 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2497 times:

Some more nature photos.

Clematis head with the seeds. 100mm f2.8 @ f2.8



Hoverfly on a poppy

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/IMG_8350hover.jpg

Another hoverfly having breakfast



Spider wars. The jumping spider (lower one) seems to have jumped into a web and the other one made heavy weather of trying to subdue it.



It got there in the end

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y120/oly720man/IMG_8399spiders.jpg



wheat and dairy can screw up your brain
User currently offlineBraybuddy From Ireland, joined Aug 2004, 5643 posts, RR: 32
Reply 53, posted (10 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2365 times:

Just to avoid any confusion -- like last quarter -- seeing it's now the end of September it's probably best for the next poster to start a Q4 thread.

Looking forward to seeing some great new pics folks!


User currently offlineLO231 From Belgium, joined Sep 2004, 2392 posts, RR: 23
Reply 54, posted (10 months 2 days ago) and read 2189 times:

I'm somehow attracted to the 6€ guy and one jumping from the rock in his White's, lol. Dirty gay mind, sorry....


Got both LO 788 frames already, next LO E95 and 734 BRU-WAW-BRU
User currently offlinewilco737 From Greenland, joined Jun 2004, 8968 posts, RR: 76
Reply 55, posted (9 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2082 times:
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A new thread has been opened for the 4th quarter:

Non-Av Pic Thread Q4 2013 (by Braybuddy Oct 4 2013 in Non Aviation)

Thanks.

wilco737
  



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