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Project 5252 weeks of Life Wide Open...............At 2.8

The goal of Project 52 is to take a photo a week. This is an easier pace than the Project 365.
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52 weeks of Life Wide Open...............At 2.8

Postby PeteD » Fri Feb 26, 2016 2:44 am

Well, I have been signed in for three days now!! I promised I would keep checking. Thank you for all the hard work to the owners, staff, and mods.


With that said, let's try this again.


Was not going to do another as I like to challenge myself. I have done a 365, and 3, 52 weekers. So I was like, I can not come up with anything new. Just as I thought that I looked up and saw one of my cameras sitting there. It had the 70-200 f2.8 on it. So then, it hit me. Do not have any idea how this will go. Using a portrait aperture for everything................

Follow along and we'll see.


Please, if you have any comments, good or bad please do not hesitate. How else will I learn. I won't bite. :rofl:

I have been going at it for a few weeks now, so here are the ones I have already to catch me/you up.


Week 1 of 52
Splash of color
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Week 2 of 52
Storm of 2016
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Week 3 of 52
Reflections from the heart
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Week 4 of 52
Cheated on this one a little. At least it is of, a 2.8 :look:
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Week 5 of 52
Singled out
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Week 6 of 52
Letting go to reveal your inner self
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Re: 52 weeks of Life Wide Open...............At 2.8

Postby TomCofer » Fri Feb 26, 2016 4:01 pm

Welcome back Pete!
I'm so glad that things got worked out so that you can post again. :)

Nice start to your new 52. Limiting your aperture should definately add to the challange.

One tidbit/suggestion for ya. Going wide open can cause some noticable chromatic aberration in some of the shots (like week #3). You can reign it in a bit in PS, or Lightroom if you have the time.
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Re: 52 weeks of Life Wide Open...............At 2.8

Postby PeteD » Sun Feb 28, 2016 2:19 am

Thanks Tom Will try to keep an eye on that

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Re: 52 weeks of Life Wide Open...............At 2.8

Postby PeteD » Mon Feb 29, 2016 1:54 am

Week 7 of 52



A better alternative,,,,,,,,,,Really?


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Postby TomCofer » Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:33 pm

I too wonder about the safety of those things Pete. Years from now, I half-expect them to learn that they are more hazardous to your health than smoking. They haven't been fully tested and and approved by the FDA, right?
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Re: 52 weeks of Life Wide Open...............At 2.8

Postby PeteD » Mon Feb 29, 2016 11:38 pm

Could not find anywhere else to put this on the site


Was at a local pond this weekend testing the new camera , taking photos of waterfowl . There was a mother and daughter (I assume) about 100 yards away blowing bubbles and every so often, one would venture out over the

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Postby PeteD » Mon Feb 29, 2016 11:44 pm

I know Tom. If you see all that smoke/vapor coming out,.......What went in?

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Re: 52 weeks of Life Wide Open...............At 2.8

Postby TomCofer » Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:33 am

Nice bubble shots Pete. You're 52 is as good as any place to put it. :)
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Re: 52 weeks of Life Wide Open...............At 2.8

Postby PeteD » Mon Mar 07, 2016 12:08 am

Week 8 of 52

Signs of Spring


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Re: 52 weeks of Life Wide Open...............At 2.8

Postby TomCofer » Mon Mar 07, 2016 2:35 am

Nice shot Pete. We're still getting temps in the 30's.
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