E90Post
 


MINHS Auto Care Center
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > Off-Topic Discussions Board > Photography/Videography > *OFFICIAL* Snapshot of the Day (one image per post please) (#2)



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-02-2013, 06:49 PM   #1739
M_Six
Free Thinker
 
M_Six's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 MB C300 4matic
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Foothills of Mt Level

Posts: 4,871
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
I bought a Better Beamer flash attachment and tried it out this afternoon. Works pretty well once you get the settings right. I've read in several places this is not harmful to birds or other critters, but I'd like to find authoritative assurance that it's not. Anyone else use one?

__________________
Mark
Randomography
Flickr

"The $0.99 menu was put on this Earth for a good damn reason." -Weebl
M_Six is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-02-2013, 06:51 PM   #1740
M_Six
Free Thinker
 
M_Six's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 MB C300 4matic
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Foothills of Mt Level

Posts: 4,871
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
This guy ended up with some serious catch light. This is what has me worried.

__________________
Mark
Randomography
Flickr

"The $0.99 menu was put on this Earth for a good damn reason." -Weebl
M_Six is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-02-2013, 09:56 PM   #1741
triton3k
Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2007 Acura TL Type-S
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: The Bronx NYC

Posts: 553
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to triton3k Send a message via Yahoo to triton3k
Shot this with my Iphone 5
92/365 Sittin Sideways

365 PROJECT DAY 92 by Denn-Ice, on Flickr
triton3k is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-02-2013, 10:57 PM   #1742
Itsed65
Major
 
Itsed65's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 X1 28i
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: SF East Bay

Posts: 1,145
iTrader: (0)

Went out to one of our regional parks on Easter...caught this northern harrier coming in for a landing.

20130331-AQ4E3802 by lennycarl08, on Flickr
Itsed65 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-02-2013, 11:15 PM   #1743
Weebl
Weebl wobbles but eats Pie
 
Drives: 2008 335i, 2000 740i
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: SF Bay Area

Posts: 1,513
iTrader: (0)

Very nice, know of any Burrowing Owls around other than 237?
__________________
Kevingoto.smugmug.com
2000 740i-Annalisa and 2008 335i-Weebl. Weebl may wobble but has DTC
Weebl is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-02-2013, 11:53 PM   #1744
Itsed65
Major
 
Itsed65's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 X1 28i
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: SF East Bay

Posts: 1,145
iTrader: (0)

No, I would love to be able to get some more owls! I know there is one that flys in my neighborhood, but it's only heard, not seen.
Itsed65 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-03-2013, 12:11 AM   #1745
Weebl
Weebl wobbles but eats Pie
 
Drives: 2008 335i, 2000 740i
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: SF Bay Area

Posts: 1,513
iTrader: (0)

Yeah, there is one around here too. I saw it on the pole once but I don't have a flash. I was looking for the Burrowing owls.
__________________
Kevingoto.smugmug.com
2000 740i-Annalisa and 2008 335i-Weebl. Weebl may wobble but has DTC
Weebl is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-03-2013, 11:54 AM   #1746
dcstep
Brigadier General
 
Drives: '09 Cpe Silverstone FR 6MT
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Colorado

Posts: 4,810
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2009 M3  [4.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by M_Six View Post
I bought a Better Beamer flash attachment and tried it out this afternoon. Works pretty well once you get the settings right. I've read in several places this is not harmful to birds or other critters, but I'd like to find authoritative assurance that it's not. Anyone else use one?
Good discussion here:

http://www.birdphotographers.net/for...ighlight=flash
__________________
dcstep is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-03-2013, 04:10 PM   #1747
M_Six
Free Thinker
 
M_Six's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 MB C300 4matic
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Foothills of Mt Level

Posts: 4,871
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by dcstep View Post
Thanks, Dave. So it seems common sense (and common courtesy) is the rule. The chickadee shot was done in daylight and the bird appeared unaffected, continuing to eat after the shot. It was also low power. I wouldn't use the flash at night. Better to avoid even temporarily putting the bird in danger.
__________________
Mark
Randomography
Flickr

"The $0.99 menu was put on this Earth for a good damn reason." -Weebl
M_Six is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-03-2013, 04:11 PM   #1748
M_Six
Free Thinker
 
M_Six's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 MB C300 4matic
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Foothills of Mt Level

Posts: 4,871
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
New desk setup at work. I need more "stuff" to fill in space.

__________________
Mark
Randomography
Flickr

"The $0.99 menu was put on this Earth for a good damn reason." -Weebl
M_Six is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-03-2013, 04:56 PM   #1749
Rowdy
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2012 135i
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Hongcouver Canada

Posts: 235
iTrader: (1)



Messing about with the lensbaby and some flash!
Rowdy is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-03-2013, 08:07 PM   #1750
Chewy734
Major General
 
Drives: 2006 BMW 330i ZPP, ZSP
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Posts: 6,759
iTrader: (15)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rowdy View Post
Messing about with the lensbaby and some flash!
I think you missed your focus there
__________________

Currently for sale: N/A
Chewy734 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-03-2013, 10:09 PM   #1751
Itsed65
Major
 
Itsed65's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 X1 28i
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: SF East Bay

Posts: 1,145
iTrader: (0)

Ducks take flight

20130331-AQ4E3659 by lennycarl08, on Flickr
Itsed65 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-03-2013, 11:15 PM   #1752
triton3k
Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2007 Acura TL Type-S
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: The Bronx NYC

Posts: 553
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to triton3k Send a message via Yahoo to triton3k
hanging on the roof tonight
93/365 Sky's The Limit

365 PROJECT DAY 93 by Denn-Ice, on Flickr
triton3k is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-04-2013, 08:07 PM   #1753
Rowdy
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2012 135i
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Hongcouver Canada

Posts: 235
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chewy734 View Post
I think you missed your focus there
Nope! Thats with the plastic element.. so it's all soft and dreamy!
Rowdy is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-04-2013, 08:09 PM   #1754
Itsed65
Major
 
Itsed65's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 X1 28i
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: SF East Bay

Posts: 1,145
iTrader: (0)

I used to bake...a lot. I picked it up after my accident kept me at home for over a year without much to do. But now I am "pre" diabetic, so I have to watch the carbs. But I still like looking at some of my older work! This was shot with my old point and shoot canon powershot. Raspberries,olallieberries (a west coast thing), and rhubarb (you can also see my self portrait in the tea kettle).


IMG_2100 by lennycarl08, on Flickr
Itsed65 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-04-2013, 09:08 PM   #1755
Rowdy
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2012 135i
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Hongcouver Canada

Posts: 235
iTrader: (1)

Thats one beauty of a pie!
Rowdy is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-04-2013, 09:22 PM   #1756
Weebl
Weebl wobbles but eats Pie
 
Drives: 2008 335i, 2000 740i
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: SF Bay Area

Posts: 1,513
iTrader: (0)

From the movie Field of Dreams----- If you bake it, I shall come.
__________________
Kevingoto.smugmug.com
2000 740i-Annalisa and 2008 335i-Weebl. Weebl may wobble but has DTC
Weebl is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-04-2013, 09:53 PM   #1757
triton3k
Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2007 Acura TL Type-S
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: The Bronx NYC

Posts: 553
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to triton3k Send a message via Yahoo to triton3k
Shot this today with my Fuji X-Pro1 & 35mm 1.4 lens
94/365 Calm Waters

365 PROJECT DAY 94 by Denn-Ice, on Flickr
triton3k is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2013, 10:24 PM   #1758
triton3k
Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2007 Acura TL Type-S
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: The Bronx NYC

Posts: 553
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to triton3k Send a message via Yahoo to triton3k
95/365

365 PROJECT DAY 95 by Denn-Ice, on Flickr
triton3k is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-05-2013, 10:37 PM   #1759
dcstep
Brigadier General
 
Drives: '09 Cpe Silverstone FR 6MT
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Colorado

Posts: 4,810
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2009 M3  [4.00]

Great horned owl with owlets by dcstep, on Flickr
__________________
dcstep is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-06-2013, 08:36 AM   #1760
M_Six
Free Thinker
 
M_Six's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 MB C300 4matic
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Foothills of Mt Level

Posts: 4,871
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
^^^Great shot, Dave. How'd you get high enough for that?


And nice shots lately, Denn. I like your evening/nightime stuff.
__________________
Mark
Randomography
Flickr

"The $0.99 menu was put on this Earth for a good damn reason." -Weebl
M_Six is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:44 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST