“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ― Pablo Picasso

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by Duck
Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Journey to Monhegan - ongoing image thread
Replies: 80
Views: 1526

Re: Journey to Monhegan - ongoing image thread

davechinn wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:55 am
Okay, I couldn't resist taking and posting this one...

Fantastic image. I love it! It has a classic feel to it. Well done.
by Duck
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Journey to Monhegan - ongoing image thread
Replies: 80
Views: 1526

Re: Journey to Monhegan - ongoing image thread

PietFrancke wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:51 pm
very cool, though I think those guys look a little rougher than the locals.
Psjunkie wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:20 pm
I concur....

Ooh, no! (N) I'm to soft around the middle to even consider doing what the locals do. You got the wrong person there. :?
by Duck
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Journey to Monhegan - ongoing image thread
Replies: 80
Views: 1526

Re: Journey to Monhegan - ongoing image thread

minniev wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:08 pm
Fish Beach under an overcast but pretty cool sky, with a couple of suspicious characters prowling about.

Uhm... Nope, that's not me. (N) You can't prove anything. :look: The face can't be made out. :photo: I plead the fifth! :doh:
by Duck
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: My Favorite Learning - Tri Vote
Replies: 5
Views: 86

Re: My Favorite Learning - Tri Vote

Ooh, this is a good one! (!) For understanding exposure - Bryan Peterson, "Understanding Exposure" (find it on Amazon here .) For understanding lighting - Dean Collins, "3 Dimensional Contrast" or his "Live at Brooks University" (find excerpts on YouTube or the DVDs here .) For photo editing with Ph...
by Duck
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: 'HandHeld'
Replies: 10
Views: 81

Re: 'HandHeld'

Thanks for commenting Frank. I suppose this image would/is subjective to ones own taste. Never really gave it much thought until afterwards. I did make the mistake of putting this in the showcase, but had full intention to put in the critique section. My mistake sorry, but glad that you made the ef...
by Duck
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: 'HandHeld'
Replies: 10
Views: 81

Re: 'HandHeld'

There is a quality to this shot that appeals to me. I think it's a combination of the subject matter with the radial streaks surrounding the subject. The high contrast and desaturated nature works well to give the image a unique rawness to it that counterpoints the soft 'fur-like' look of the backgr...
by Duck
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Places Critique
Topic: Maine Street, Monhegan, moderate traffic
Replies: 10
Views: 156

Re: Maine Street, Monhegan, moderate traffic

[...]Sometimes a vision one has CAN be blind to others. I was standing right there next to Duck (as well as you, Minnie, I think) when he captured this image and I did not necessarily envision of the possibility of an excellent final outcome. [...] To be honest, this is not a typical shot I normall...
by Duck
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Places Critique
Topic: Maine Street, Monhegan, moderate traffic
Replies: 10
Views: 156

Re: Maine Street, Monhegan, moderate traffic

Thank you. I have to admit, she was a pretty cat. And surprisingly extremely friendly at that.
by Duck
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Places Critique
Topic: Maine Street, Monhegan, moderate traffic
Replies: 10
Views: 156

Re: Maine Street, Monhegan, moderate traffic

I have to admit, it was a pretty cat.

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by Duck
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Journey to Monhegan - ongoing image thread
Replies: 80
Views: 1526

Re: Journey to Monhegan - ongoing image thread

I've been busy uploading the week's images to my website. I've still got a lot more to sort through but feel free to browse through the collection here...

Monhegan 2019