Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital SLR and Interchangeable Lens Cameras > Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Feb 5, 2009, 11:25 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
mtngal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Frazier Park, CA
Posts: 16,056
Default

I've got my computer sorted out, so now I'm finishing going through my pictures from the weekend trip we took to Oceanside. Here's some pictures of where we spent Sunday:



Is this the helmsman?



As you can tell, lighting was terrible (but interesting) and I was hand-holding the camera.

Aren't Sidewinders supposed to have curves? This one doesn't.



After dinner, I went back to the beach in Oceanside to admire the sunset. I wasn't alone:



Not everyone was using a big camera and tripod:



The last light of the day, a final picture then off to sleep.



It was a good weekend get-away.
mtngal is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Feb 5, 2009, 11:37 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Goldwinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Winter Haven, Florida
Posts: 6,515
Default

All great pix Harriet.
I really like the sunsets.
looks like a day you enjoyed.
GW:bye:
Goldwinger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 6, 2009, 12:56 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Lyrics51's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Northwest Ohio
Posts: 1,954
Default

I like all of them, but the single photographer on the beach really stands out to me. The exposure is perfect and the composition is excellent. The color wasn't too bad either! Glad you enjoyed the day.

Glenn
Lyrics51 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 6, 2009, 9:30 AM   #4
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 8,529
Default

Lyrics51 wrote:
Quote:
I like all of them, but the single photographer on the beach really stands out to me. The exposure is perfect and the composition is excellent. The color wasn't too bad either! Glad you enjoyed the day.

Glenn
I agree - that's an outstanding shot!
JohnG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 6, 2009, 11:35 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
bilybianca's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Hassleholm, Sweden
Posts: 3,435
Default

JohnG wrote:
Quote:
Lyrics51 wrote:
Quote:
I like all of them, but the single photographer on the beach really stands out to me. The exposure is perfect and the composition is excellent. The color wasn't too bad either! Glad you enjoyed the day.

Glenn
I agree - that's an outstanding shot!
I strongly agree with the agreeing.:|

Kjell
bilybianca is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 6, 2009, 12:30 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: East Central Vermont
Posts: 1,890
Default

I can't add anything that hasn't already been said -- great pics; looks like you had a great time.
mtnman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 6, 2009, 12:47 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Wingman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Hebron, Kentucky (northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati):KCVG
Posts: 4,327
Default

The sunset pictures are extra special! Love the last one with the reflections.
Wingman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 6, 2009, 3:55 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
mtngal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Frazier Park, CA
Posts: 16,056
Default

Thanks for the compliments on the sunset pictures, I especially appreciate your praise, John.

I'mfeeling frustrated in a way. I had really looked forward to visiting the USS Midway, not only because it's an interesting look back into time and because there aren't that many aircraft carrier museums, but because it would offer a new topic. I figured it would be a great place to take pictures, all sorts of interesting angles and new things to see, a different world. However, I was really disappointed in almost all of the shots. I love the boy and the lighting, but the DOF is too small and the boy is slightly OOF, ruining what could have been a nice shot. The rest of the pictures just weren't interesting (well, I like the first one of the backlit flag). I've been trying to become a better, more rounded photographer, rather than just sticking to the same topics that I do well (like sunsets). But somehow, my pictures end up being in the "almost" category - not quite there yet.

The flag, photographer and cell phone user sunset pictures were taken with the DA 55-300 (it really is pretty capable for an inexpensive zoom).Theboy and the sidewinder were taken with the DA 12-24 and thepier picture (last sunset picture) was taken with the 77 Limited, at f2.5.
mtngal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 6, 2009, 5:50 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
Monza76's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 4,095
Default

Great shots Harriet fantastic detail.
Monza76 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 6, 2009, 10:19 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
mtngal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Frazier Park, CA
Posts: 16,056
Default

Thanks, Ira. By the way, after a month of summer, winter has returned, and just in time for the weekend!
mtngal is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 4:21 AM.