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Oktoberfest 2018 - The Bucket

Discussion in 'Photo Meme' started by djh63, Oct 2, 2018.

  1. Let's use this thread to discuss alternative edits to any of our Oktoberfest photos or to share other images which didn't quite make the grade.
     
  2. As suggest by Jim @Pa@Pa I have cropped my first image gently from the top to even up the amount of sky in the frame with the water showing between the two bridges.

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    and here is the image in b/w as suggested by J-L @NaptownSailor@NaptownSailor


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  3. kilofoxtrott

    kilofoxtrott European Ambassador Moderator

    Dec 29, 2011
    Tettnang, Germany
    Thank you David for installing the bucket. :) :) :) 

    Regards
    Klaus
     
  4. Day 100'000 - Bucket shot
    Different angle

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  5. I really like the highlights along the roofline from this angle.
     
  6. Actually, I think I like that better than the original. The brown sunflower forest provides a nice background.
     
  7. Day 3 alternate

    The archery lesson

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  8. Well, they have a great chance to hit the side of a barn! :LOL: 
     
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  9. NEF Said

    NEF Said

    Aug 22, 2009
    NH, USA
    Yeah, nice shot, though seems a bit tilted to me.
     
  10. NEF Said

    NEF Said

    Aug 22, 2009
    NH, USA
    I like the color shot better, especially with the locks.
     
  11. Gordo

    Gordo

    Feb 4, 2011
    Arizona
    I like the edit on the color version.

    I like the angle on the original better, but this backdrop better. Either one are good on their own, for me.

    Looks like some fun family activity, great backstop for the practice.
     
  12. Gordo

    Gordo

    Feb 4, 2011
    Arizona
    Day 3 scenic - colors were a bit washed out, increasing saturation started looking a bit cartoonish compared to what my eyeball was seeing, so I decided to post the B&W.
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  13. kilofoxtrott

    kilofoxtrott European Ambassador Moderator

    Dec 29, 2011
    Tettnang, Germany
  14. Thank you for all the replies. Yes, it is tilted, as the sunflowers show. Of course there is a little hill, to the right, so the car must face downwards. But still, it's tilted. The background is what made me picture this one.
     
  15. Could well have been your main photo, Jim.
     
  16. Portraits...

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  17. NEF Said

    NEF Said

    Aug 22, 2009
    NH, USA
    Great set. I remember your first model from previous shoots. Looks like she'll get some more camera time this year too. :)  Also looks like you're grooming another model...
     
  18. Here is a Day 6 shot showing the engine of the Amtrak train, for those who haven't seen one close up.

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  19. JusPlainCrayzee

    JusPlainCrayzee Administrator Administrator

    MY BABIES!!! :D :D :D 

    They are sooo beautiful, and I cannot believe how Mayla has grown. Truly a princess. And our prince is extremely handsome. I'm glad you rounded them up, Roland; what wonderful portraits!! :) 
     
  20. NEF Said

    NEF Said

    Aug 22, 2009
    NH, USA
    Day 5 bucket shots...

    All with DC set to zero. I didn't reduce the saturation, like I wanted to do for day 5 with my theme of saturation, as they looked washed out. The first one was OK, but the second and third looked terrible reducing saturation.

    A student waiting to go out on the combined skills course at the end of the day...
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    Another student waiting for the combined skills run. Loved the sharpness on this shot...
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    Same student out on the skid pad earlier in the day. She was having a blast...
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