POTW 10/19/2014

Discussion in 'Pentax' started by stemked, Oct 19, 2014.

  1. stemked

    stemked Moderator

    Howdy All.
    Fall colors are looking great here in Central Indiana. Only wish I had time to catch them; hopefully you do.
    More from me from Western Australia (Southwest this time). All Pentax K3
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    White Cheeked Honey Eater Western Australia, Sigma 400mm (version 2) APO
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    Western Grey Kangaroo, WA Pentax 55-300
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    Gala WA. Sigma 400mm
     
  2. Zombie walk in Marietta , GA. 2014
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  3. mine is a mixed bag again :
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    part of Almere's skyline, from a save distance ;)
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    the same in barcode
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    most of all : my grandson Sky, came from Ireland for a holiday
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  4. Great kick off as usual Doug. The Kangaroos are neat. Yuri - I'll never look at the Flintstones the same way again! Dorus - I like the barcode image but family photos are always images to treasure. I haven't been out much this week. We had a visit by Hurricane Gonzalo and none of my lenses are weather sealed:-( Here are a couple of images captured last week:
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  5. And here is a daytime shot of the Lower Battery at the entrance to St. John's Harbour...
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  6. B & W Series. I felt these Rocky Mountain images looked best in bw conversion. Normally I like to adhere to the 3 image per week "rule", but as stated if it's a series....
    #1 Elk on a ridge. We were hiking a section of The Ute Trail, a trail as old as hundreds, maybe thousands of years traveled by the Ute Indians. We were only going to hike a few miles with the turnaround point an overlook to a view of Forest Canyon. As we neared the overlook within a half mile we spotted this scene on the ridge. The closer we got, the elk with the big horns to the upper left became agitated at not only us, but at a younger buck trying to approach his harem. We stopped immediately. He made a few steps toward us and we hunkered down next to a large rock and some scrub pines. He chased the younger buck off and came with 25 feet of us. Glared at us and turned around and sauntered away stopping to mark his territory by peeing. Yeah, end of the hike for that day.
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  7. #2 The "Spires" at Sky Pond. One of my wifes's favorite fishing spots. When we reached Sky Pond we looked up and on one of the spires to the far left called Petit Grepon a well reknowned rock climb, we spotted a red shirt way up high, a climber. Very cool to watch while we were fishing.
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  8. #3 Scene at Lake of Glass. Lake of Glass, another nice fishing hole, is ill named as the lake is never glassed out due to the wind. My wife had tied her polar fleece over her pack making a capelike appearance and the shadow of the large foreground boulder made for an interesting shot with the beautiful background beyond.
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  9. #4 Dream Lake. Looked very dreamy in this scene shortly after I landed a beautiful trout.
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  10. Sports Car....
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  11. It's been a good week for sunsets around here. I haven't had much time so I've been going to the closest good location I have which is about two miles from my front door.
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  12. Those are really nice, Matt! I also like Yury's second photo with the lively zombie ladies, Dorus' first Almere and Duane's daytime lower battery.
    I went out exploring the Patapsco bottom lands where the river approaches its estuary. It's wild semi-swamp crossed by elevated roads. I didn't take a long lens on my first foray but hope to get back there soon.
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  13. Nice shot Dave the water under the bridge looks so realistic !
     
  14. Dorus, that first skyline photo is just beautiful.
     

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