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Quote from DeadWolfBones :A few from Colorado on Saturday:




Just a freakin awesome photo right there. The pose, the DOF, just awesome. Best of the bunch and one of the best dog photos I've seen yet.
Quote from mrodgers :Just a freakin awesome photo right there. The pose, the DOF, just awesome. Best of the bunch and one of the best dog photos I've seen yet.

A couple more, then, at the risk of overload (was very hard to pick one for the initial post):





I think I might like the last one best.
Last one is good too. But I think you made the right choice in your first post. Love how they are looking in opposite directions.

I'm a dog lover as well. I had some disturbing news from the neighbor across the road from me. He came home from work at 2 am the other morning and didn't hear anything from his 2 dogs tied out behind the house (I don't like the fact that dogs get tied out, and definitely not after this.) He found both of his dogs shredded. The Lab mix was opened up from the neck to its hind end and it's guts were laying out on the ground. The hound was in bad shape in the back end and could only attempt to pull itself along with it's front paws. They were both still alive and he had to put them down, crying like a baby as he said when he did it.

The game commission here in PA insists that there are no more natural mountain lions here since the late 1800's. My neighbor said I can call him an idiot, moron, stupid, or whatever I want, but he found a print in the dirt that looks like a BIG cat to him.

My dog likes to get tied out in the backyard in the evenings instead of laying around the house. I would bring her in for bedtime, but would often put her out just for the evening. I won't be doing that anymore.

We have coyotes, bear, and some bobcat. Coyotes certainly would attack, but I think coyotes would have eaten the dogs. I don't think a bobcat would attack a dog, tied up or otherwise. A bear could certainly open up a dog cleanly and completely with a single swipe, but a bear never would have approached the dogs. Makes me wonder as there are plenty of reports of mountain lion (cougar, puma, panther, all the same) around here, but the game commission still insists there are NO cougar in Pennsylvania.
BTW,im using a 20D,18-55 IS,55-250 IS(i love it),50 1.8,Sigma EF-500 DG Super,Phottix BG,and a nice and solid,but cheap,tripod.
What's your gear,DWB?
Body:
Pentax K20D

AF Zooms:

Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6
Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5
Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8
Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 II (HSM)
Pentax DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8

AF Primes:
Pentax DA 21mm f/3.2 Ltd.
Pentax DA 35mm f/2.8 Ltd. Macro
Pentax DA 40mm f/2.8 Ltd.
Pentax FA 50mm f/1.4
Pentax DA 70mm f/2.4 Ltd.
Pentax Tamron 90mm f/2.8 Macro

MF Primes:
Vivitar 28mm f/2.8 Close Focus (K02)
Helios-44K-4 58mm f/2
Yashinon/Tomioka 60mm f/2.8 Macro
Jupiter-9 85mm f/2

I have some other stuff as well, but this is what I use most often.
Quote from DeadWolfBones :A few from Colorado on Saturday:

-many photos-

as I am a landscape photographer i like your last three, very nice pastel colours
I love the K20D,i bought the Canon just because it was a great bargain as a second hand.
Why is the 55-300 still in your equipment?Just for the extra reach?
Quote from IlGuercio :I love the K20D,i bought the Canon just because it was a great bargain as a second hand.
Why is the 55-300 still in your equipment?Just for the extra reach?

Well, it's super lightweight compared to the 70-200, which makes it more convenient for hiking/walkabout shooting (which is usually done in good light) and it's really a way better lens than it has any right being given its price point. Very sharp, contrasty, and great color rendition.

I've had two copies now (paid $250 for each, used)--sold the first after getting the 70-200 and immediately regretted it, so I bought one back the next week.
Really?
Didn't know it was so good
Spottie on flash! It works but doesn't look so professional. Maybe I'll stick some canon stickers on it and ta-da it looks like a part of the flash
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Quote from Tomba(FIN) :Spottie on flash! It works but doesn't look so professional. Maybe I'll stick some canon stickers on it and ta-da it looks like a part of the flash

Nice one,hope it works good
Lol at stickers
Quote from Tomba(FIN) :Spottie on flash! It works but doesn't look so professional. Maybe I'll stick some canon stickers on it and ta-da it looks like a part of the flash



I've done the same thing with an empty cigarette pack before.
Phottix radio trigger FTW(in second picture).
Got the 1000mm f/8 back from repair today. They did a great job on it, and as a bonus, as soon as I got it back I figured out the mount adapter mystery and now have a freebie T-mount to K-mount adapter on my way. Should be using it in the field soon enough.
Quote from DeadWolfBones :Got the 1000mm f/8 back from repair today. They did a great job on it, and as a bonus, as soon as I got it back I figured out the mount adapter mystery and now have a freebie T-mount to K-mount adapter on my way. Should be using it in the field soon enough.

Looking forward to some first results!
Was up at Shenandoah last weekend. Started out foggy as hell, luckily around 2am the sky cleared enough to see the milky way.







Some random shot
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Just finished (Well, almost finished) building my first Car Rig.
Inspired by these Sites (Number 1, Number2, Number 3) i managed to build a basic Setup out of Warehouse Items and a Manfrotto Magic Arm.

Can't wait to try it out on the Weekend.
What car will you use it on?
I know a couple of photographers who did some cool rig shots

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