Love

Apr. 18th, 2011 06:44 pm
[personal profile] matopia
I don't enter contests, but I know this is somewhat of a more difficult theme, so I thought I'd share a photo that I took a while back for a friend's engagement. Doesn't have to be THIS theme, but there's lots of stuff one can do with 'love' ... even the word; doesn't have to be actions. (:


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Casino

Apr. 17th, 2011 02:53 am
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From my trip today to the Casino. The rest at my journal.

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Hibachi

Mar. 27th, 2011 08:52 pm
[personal profile] matopia
Today I went to my first ever Hibachi--it was a lot of fun. Here's two photos. One of the plate I ended up getting (noodles, veggies, rice, shrimp, and chicken) and one of the crazy flames (: The rest you can check out at my personal journal.


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Angelic

Mar. 21st, 2011 01:29 pm
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No moon photos (though I did take a couple of the “supermoon”, which can be found at my journal). It just wasn’t as awe-inspiring as I had hoped in my neck of the woods. There were some really great captures on flickr, so some folks got really lucky *jealous* (: Instead, I bring you a different (could be considered celestial) photo.

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Moon

Mar. 18th, 2011 10:00 pm
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Mar_see_ya's post prompted me to post my own shot of tonight's moon.  Like mar_see_ya, I plan to go back out tomorrow night and shoot again to see how different they are. I'm not sure where she (he?) is, but this was shot over Lake Michigan on the North side of Chicago.

http://pics.livejournal.com/thefannishwaldo/pic/009ckw23

This was shot with my telephoto/macro lens - 300mm with macro.  I'm still futzing a bit with settings but this one is ISO 800, f5.6, shutterspeed 1/500.  The one I did at ISO 1600 has better contrast but is grainy as all get out.  I think tomorrow I'm going to see if I can get a decent one at 400.  100 didn't work because it left the shutter open too long and I just got a bit bright blur.

Moon

Mar. 18th, 2011 09:15 pm
[personal profile] matopia
Tonight's (3/18/11) Moon. I took this photo to compare it to tomorrow's. We're supposed to be able to see the moon at it's largest in twenty years. This was taken with my 55mm-200mm lens, zoomed all the way in to 200mm. I'll do the same tomorrow night (hopefully it's not cloudy).

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(:

Mar. 2nd, 2011 08:53 pm
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I actually like how this photo came out, so I decided to share it. It's my "Day-49" photo for my project-365. I just realized I need more 'camera/photo' icons.... hm.

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These are hanging off my home right now - Photo taken today, and edited.
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sakurablossom: a ginger girl sitting on a dirt road, staring at the horizon (Moon)
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This is Moon. :) He's my favorite model.

amaryllisdreams: Jasmine blossom in a cup of jasmine green tea (Default)
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Candy cane in dark hot chocolate


This is how I've been using up extra candy canes left over from the holidays.
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From my trip to NYC two summers ago. Was fudging around with the editing tools.

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