Welcome new members. If you have been recently invited to join our forum, welcome.
Please take a few minutes to introduce yourself at The Meeting Room / General Discussions / Introduce yourself

― Scapes ShowcaseTour Eiffel - A test

Landscapes, cityscapes, skyscapes, seascapes, starscapes, panoramas
Post Reply
User avatar
Mike D
Mentoris Initio
Mentoris Initio
Posts: 49
Joined: Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:45 pm
Social Media Opt-In: No
Editing option: Yes, you can edit but ask me first
Contact:

Tour Eiffel - A test

Post by Mike D »

DSC_5842.JPG

I took plenty of duds on that trip but this is one of my favorite views of the River Seine and the Tower.

The test part is checking to see if it will stick.

User avatar
St3v3Murray
Key Founding Member
Key Founding Member
Posts: 5051
Joined: Sun Apr 17, 2016 1:02 am
Location: 35,000 feet
Social Media Opt-In: Yes
Editing option: Yes, feel free to edit my image
Contact:

Post by St3v3Murray »

I've never been but imagine it's an awe-inspiring thing to be around! S-
"Take photographs, leave footprints, steal hearts"

User avatar
pop511
Mentoris Sextus
Mentoris Sextus
Posts: 639
Joined: Sat Dec 13, 2014 2:29 am
Location: Sydney,Australia
Social Media Opt-In: Yes
Editing option: Yes, feel free to edit my image
Contact:

Post by pop511 »

I think your'e suffering from the same problem I had when I photo'd the tower.
Went to a dinner show and drank two bottles of wine. On the way back to the hotel we stopped for a night view of the tower. As tried as I may the darn thing kept leaning.
Never realised it was suspended on rubber lines.
May I suggest you correct the tower. I'm getting that feeling back again!
have fun
Ed
ed davis

User avatar
LindaShorey
Mentoris Secundus
Mentoris Secundus
Posts: 1398
Joined: Sun Apr 17, 2016 11:50 am
Location: Yakima, WA
Social Media Opt-In: No
Editing option: Yes, feel free to edit my image
Contact:

Post by LindaShorey »

A pleasing near-silhouette against that blue sky and leafless trees. I've been fortunate to visit Paris twice. Thanks for the memories!
"What's important in a photograph and what isn't." http://photographylife.com/whats-import ... -what-isnt

User avatar
Mike D
Mentoris Initio
Mentoris Initio
Posts: 49
Joined: Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:45 pm
Social Media Opt-In: No
Editing option: Yes, you can edit but ask me first
Contact:

Post by Mike D »

No wine involved in this one Ed but I will admit to not taking as much time as I could have to compose this shot. It was cold that day and even with several layers on it was chilly.

I could certainly straighten it but my biggest problem is not centering the statue in the curve of the base.

Thanks for your input.

Mike

User avatar
Mike D
Mentoris Initio
Mentoris Initio
Posts: 49
Joined: Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:45 pm
Social Media Opt-In: No
Editing option: Yes, you can edit but ask me first
Contact:

Post by Mike D »

LindaShorey wrote:A pleasing near-silhouette against that blue sky and leafless trees. I've been fortunate to visit Paris twice. Thanks for the memories!


It is my absolute pleasure to bring back a memory or two of gay Paree.

It was March and there wasn't much color in the air ( ;) ) but like the tilt, this can be adjusted.

Thanks for stopping by for a look.

Mike

User avatar
Psjunkie
Mentoris Legatus
Mentoris Legatus
Posts: 3389
Joined: Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:20 am
Social Media Opt-In: No
Editing option: Yes, feel free to edit my image
Contact:

Post by Psjunkie »

Intriguing shot Mike D...if it sticks, there are a couple of dust spots right side.

User avatar
Mike D
Mentoris Initio
Mentoris Initio
Posts: 49
Joined: Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:45 pm
Social Media Opt-In: No
Editing option: Yes, you can edit but ask me first
Contact:

Post by Mike D »

Psjunkie wrote:Intriguing shot Mike D...if it sticks, there are a couple of dust spots right side.


I need to send it in for cleaning. Sometimes it is more obvious than others but there are some goobers just below center that show up really well when shooting light colored things.

It took a 4' tumble from my lap in St. Thomas a few years ago and (aside from the cling ons on the sensor) seems to have survived the experience rather well. Just one of the reasons why I bought a camera with a magnesium alloy frame inside. :thumbup: The 18-55 lens didn't fare so well though and it would have been funny to tell the story of the gasps that we heard when it exploded on the pavement had it not been for the vacation dollars that could have been spent on other things. Spit, as they say, happens.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests