An image representing your locale

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Frits, May 14, 2005.

  1. Gregory had a great idea in the "Roll Call" thread:
    I think we can all have some fun with this.
    If you don't mind Gregory, as not to get lost there, I'll start a new thread for it (be sure to repeat your great pic here, Greg).

    OK, here is what my locale looks / feels like most of the year :) :) :

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  2. jkamphof

    jkamphof Guest

    Ok, here's three, I can't choose only one. Korea has some interesting things to see, so here's a sample...


    Temple roof in North-Eastern Korea (Gangwon-do province) during winter...(Sony 717 shot...sorry :wink: )
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    Warning sign outside the start of a major minefield within the South Korean DeMilitarised Zone (DMZ)....Ummm watch yer feet laddie!!
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    Lanterns for Buddha's Birthday 2005 (previously posted)...
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    Joel
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Frits,

    Good shot. All that white, well done. Have to say the golf clubs are a riot. Practicing on snowballs ???

    Thanks, good thread.

    Guess I will have to go out shooting tomorrow. Sailboat race at the river tomorrow, some friends racing.
     
  4. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Joel

    Beautiful colors and structures.

    Thank you for sharing.
     
  5. This is definitely my world. Nothing better than being in my kayak, paddling around, taking pics. This is from one of the lagoons in the Toronto Islands, just south of the city.
    Beautiful spring day, S3Pro, 17-55/2.8.

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  6. Chris101

    Chris101

    Feb 2, 2005
    Arizona
    It's the desert, and it's the city. Mostly flat, but some mountains stick up. It's Phoenix, AZ:
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    (Next month I hope to change this to somewhere wetter!)
     
  7. jkamphof

    jkamphof Guest

    Ohhh thats a gorgeous shot of lovely T.O Sandi. That's my next home come August so please continue to tempt me with these images.

    Thanks also Gale for the kind words! Now lets see some of hot Florida!

    Joel.
     
  8. Joel, keep your eye on my pbase site, the first folders as they will contain all my new stuff. I want to do a walking tour of the city, shooting all the gargoyles on the old stone buildings. There are lots of them and are never noticed. I really love those colourful pictures, saw the earlier series. Those lanterns look magnificent!
    Once you land here, if you're up for it, I've got a second kayak if you want to tour around the harbour. Very stable and affords a totally different perspective of the city. If not, shoot from land over on the Islands.
    Chris, that landscape looks very unforgiving if one is lost! The B&W treatment accents this!
     
  9. mcampos

    mcampos

    96
    Apr 14, 2005
    Norwalk, CA
    I moved to sunny California (where it never rains) six month ago and this is what my locale looked like:

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    But to be fair most of the time you get this:

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  10. AndyWoodward

    AndyWoodward Guest

    Here's a couple from the North of England

    These are both from the historical City of York.

    First, a standard "tourist" shot of York Minster:

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    Second, a shot of the Treasurer's House, just behind the Minster:

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    I hope you like them :)

    Andy
     
  11. This is a repeat, but it's classic Washington D.C.

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    Rich
     
  12. interesting stuff,
    This is where I live in sunny Santa Clarita California. It's a great place, but I am getting ready to retire soon and will be looking for a place in the Northwest, possibly Pugent Sound area. It just costs way too much for a house here.

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  13. I live somewhere close to the top of the photo...

    Departure Bay, Nanaimo, BC Canada
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  14. MontyDog

    MontyDog

    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
     
  15. de rigeur :?:

    Huh? :roll: :oops:
     
  16. Tom_Kline

    Tom_Kline

    52
    Apr 24, 2005
    Alaska
    Just prepped a pic taken on a research cruise in the Sound a couple days ago but there does not seem to be a way to get it off my desktop (a MAC) onto the site.
    Tom :cry:
     
  17. MontyDog

    MontyDog

    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
     
  18. Hi Paul,
    I never heard that word or expression before, just wondered what it meant.
    It's good to be exposed to new things.

    Thanks
     
  19. jkamphof

    jkamphof Guest

     
  20. gho

    gho

    Feb 7, 2005
    California
    Wow, thanks Frits! I'm honored!

    There are so many awsome photos in this thread already. I'm jealous that so many people live in such beautiful areas. Chris even makes the Desert look awsome!

    Well here's the one I posted in that thread - one of my favorite images:
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    Well, other than for Disneyland, Sunny Southern California is known for, well, it's sun... So I'll post a pic of some palm trees silhouetted among rolling mountains in our desert oasis:
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