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Forum: Photos 01-28-2015, 04:27 PM
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Posted By brianmcc
To taypejka: processing

hi emilia,
thanks for your very kind comments. I usually use ND filters on front of my camera to help balance the exposure differences between foreground and sky.

i do also use photoshop, but...
Forum: Photos 01-20-2015, 05:57 PM
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Views: 447
Posted By brianmcc
To batalay: surrealism

hi bulent,
thank you for yor very kind comment. it's funny you mention dali, because i entitled a previous photo from the same place 'naturalistic surrealism' for the same reasons/feelings as you...
Forum: Photos 05-30-2014, 09:52 PM
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Views: 454
Posted By brianmcc
To delpeoples: giving us men a bad name

Lisa, I wouldn't want to be giving us Irish men a bad name and being mistaken for a romantic. Might have to start posting more pictures of football matches or cars again.
Have a lovely weekend,...
Forum: Photos 05-28-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By brianmcc
To SnapRJW: filters and colour casts

Hi Rosemary,
thank you for your very kind comments about this picture. I also suffer from colour cast issues when using more than one filter at a time. I usually use a three stop ND filter, and then...
Forum: Photos 04-06-2014, 10:28 AM
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Views: 440
Posted By brianmcc
To kathryn_weir: wet feet

hi kathryn,
thanks for your very kind comments on my picture. you've obviously done the same thing before. i usually wear sturdy walking boots, however on this occasion i was wearing knee length...
Forum: Photos 11-01-2013, 12:23 AM
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Views: 471
Posted By brianmcc
To EstudioChispa: PP

hi russ,
thank you for your very kind comments about my pictures. i use photoshop, but not very much. i adjust exposure with the 'levels' tool, i sometimes use the 'curves' tool to adjust contrast,...
Forum: Photos 01-13-2013, 10:04 AM
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Views: 426
Posted By brianmcc
To macjake: snow

hi craig,
thanks for your very kind comments on this picture. there was quite a frost last night, so anticipating a good sunrise this morning i headed for coast while it was still dark. it quickly...
Forum: Photos 01-07-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By brianmcc
namibia

hi rosemary,
your pictures, and those of others, from namibia show a country with some stunning landscapes and scenic locations. they are a joy to view.
warm regards,
brian
Forum: Photos 01-05-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By brianmcc
thank you

hi stephane,
thank you for your very detailed reply to my question. your remarks and comments are very helpful. my D80 also gathers alot of dust on the sensor. i have had it cleaned but it soon...
Forum: Photos 01-04-2013, 08:14 PM
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Views: 221
Posted By brianmcc
To allbje: filters

hi allan,
thanks for your kind comments about this picture. no, this isn't an HDR image. it is one single picture taken using a 0.9ND Grad filter over the sky to even out the light with the...
Forum: Photos 12-20-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By brianmcc
printing

hi martin,
i have found since moving to digital some time ago that a lot of pictures just get lost now as they are never printed out and therefore never fully appreciated; just looked at for a...
Forum: Photos 12-09-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By brianmcc
To tyro: filters and timings

Good Morning John,
thank you very much for your kind comments on these two pictures. Your comment about the filters prompted me to edit the details on this one and include the fact that i used a...
Forum: Photos 11-21-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By brianmcc
To delpeoples: same place, same season, different year

hi lisa,
thanks for taking the time to look at this one and comment so positively on it. you're right i put a couple up from here last year, and when i looked back there was just one week's...
Forum: Photos 11-11-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By brianmcc
match of the day

hi john,
maybe like me they've just all been watching match of the day! there don't seem to have been many pictures posted this evening so maybe just not much happening.

i'm not a member of a...
Forum: Photos 10-29-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By brianmcc
To tyro: the usual

hi john,
thanks for your vey kind comments here. yes, you are right, i used the usual polarizer and 0.6ND grad filters on this.
have a great week,
brian
Forum: Photos 10-29-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By brianmcc
To kathryn_weir: stone cairn

hi kathryn,
thanks for your very kind comments on this picture. there is one of these little stone cairns on the summit of each of the mountains. each walker adds to the cairn on each passing visit....
Forum: Photos 10-29-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By brianmcc
To SnapRJW: granite stone

hi rosemary,
thank you for your very kind comments about this picture. the wall is the 'mourne wall' which is made of granite stone and stretches for over twenty miles across the peaks of most of...
Forum: Photos 10-04-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By brianmcc
a tutor

hi john,
having a tutor sounds too much like work. i was rather hoping i could give my son one of my pictures, then show him one of craig's, and say 'make mine look like that'!
warm regards,
brian
Forum: Photos 09-20-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By brianmcc
To macjake: driving

hi craig,
thanks for your very kind comments on this picture. i live about six hours drive from county kerry. we went on a week long holiday in july. but once there, the whole county provides views...
Forum: Photos 09-17-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By brianmcc
To Royaldevon: tripods

hi bev,
thank you for your very kind comments about this picture. i have started using a tripod more and more over the last year or so. it is really as a consequence of using a couple of filters at...
Forum: Photos 08-24-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By brianmcc
To willperrett: clean up

hi will,
thanks for your kind comments on this picture. i wondered if the colours were a bit too saturated for you. the only post production i did was to adjust the levels a bit, and then spend...
Forum: Photos 08-23-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By brianmcc
To mjw364: dark blue

hi mike,
thanks for taking time to look at this picture and comment so kindly and honestly on it too.

yes, looking at the sky now i think you are correct, it is too dark. i took loads of...
Forum: Photos 07-29-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By brianmcc
To delpeoples: too technical

hi lisa,
no merging involved. that all sounds a bit too technical for me. i think for this one i used a 0.6 ND Grad over the sky and a bit of the pier which makes that part of the pier nearest the...
Forum: Photos 07-29-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By brianmcc
apologies

john, i think its time i went to bed.
and there was me wondering about what you were doing when you critiqued one of my pictures last week. not only have i offended your nationality, but i have...
Forum: Photos 07-17-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By brianmcc
To romanaa: filters

hi romana,
thank you for your very king comments. yes i used a couple of filters on this picture. a polarizer to remove any glare form the surface of the water. it will also help saturate colours...
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