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Forum: Photos 06-04-2017, 04:33 PM
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Posted By GiovanniG
Smile To everlasting: Not so hard

These people actually don't have a hard life. Half the housing is modern and provided for them free of charge by the U.S. government. They old housing is gradually being vacated as the new housing is...
Forum: Photos 06-04-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By GiovanniG
Unhappy Well said sir

Your explanation is accurate and totally true. It was much the same here in America and I think we copied each other in the way we treated the original inhabitants.

The problem remains and it...
Forum: Photos 06-03-2017, 02:04 PM
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Views: 1,201
Posted By GiovanniG
Unhappy Lower 48

The lower 48 refers to the 48 states in the U.S. mainland.

You are correct in the fact that the Alaska natives did secure their rights to their lands via non profit corporations relatively...
Forum: Photos 06-02-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By GiovanniG
To daddo: A little different here

Daddo,
In Alaska things are a bit different... The Alaska natives rather than having reservations like the lower 48. They have non profit corporations which exploit their natural resources. These...
Forum: Photos 09-14-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By GiovanniG
Angry To Silvio1953: Spots yes sensor no

The problem was at the time my dust was between the infrared and highpass filters. So I could not clean them off because I could not get to them as they were sealed. Canon should have repaired them...
Forum: Photos 03-17-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By GiovanniG
Smile To king: No heavy processing and thanks

Huub,
Thanks for your kind comments. Regarding the unusual colors I just tone mapped the photo. I think the purple hue is from the reflected light on the bridge I am standing on. It had quite a...
Forum: Photos 03-17-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 523
Posted By GiovanniG
To willperrett: No polarizer and you are right

You are right the palace is indeed at my back. I meant to say behind me. I didn’t use a polarizer. Thanks for your comment. :)
Regards
GiovanniG
Forum: Photos 03-14-2016, 02:44 PM
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Views: 511
Posted By GiovanniG
To batalay: I have a series

I have series of the sun setting in silhouette and the sun goes down the edge of the pyramid at a 45 degree angle. So cool.
GiovanniG
:)
Forum: Photos 03-13-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By GiovanniG
To king: Thanks for your critique

FYI..... No hdr.... I did use Nik software in addition to PS.... Not too much PS though...

Thanks
Again
GiovanniG:)
Forum: Photos 03-21-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By GiovanniG
To PaulVDV: Visa

It wasn't difficult but we had lots of help from my wife's employer. They speak a good deal about wanting tourism but than make getting a visa rather difficult.
GiovanniG:)
Forum: Photos 03-16-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By GiovanniG
To Royaldevon: It's funny about the color?

Hi Bev,
I think their color space is different from my own. I use rgb pro and they are probably using rgb. I noticed the color shift when I posted the photo. In fact I had posted another one earlier...
Forum: Photos 06-30-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By GiovanniG
Smile To emka: Thanks for your nice

Dear Malgo,
The mountains are in a national forest and there are many hiking trails. The forest is also classified as a wilderness area meaning no development is allowed on this land. You can ride...
Forum: Photos 09-19-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By GiovanniG
To krzychu30: answer

Yes I did. Just as Ansile Adams used to stack multypul exposures to capture the range of tonality and combine them. That's what HDR does too. It can go way over the top and I hope I didn't do so? ...
Forum: Photos 08-28-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By GiovanniG
To daddo: Response to questions.

Indeed daddo, the Indians named this country "Big Sky Country". The timber is all natural and the forests are named, in this case this is the Custer National Forest. The mountains in the distance are...
Forum: Photos 07-11-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By GiovanniG
To delpeoples: Hi thanks

I didn't use any post processing other than curves. But the objects behind the subject are quite distant and heavily in shadow. Maybe that is why the DOF is the way it is?
Thanks again for your...
Forum: Photos 07-08-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By GiovanniG
To EstudioChispa: Hi thanks

Russ,
Thanks for your comments. I didn't manipulate the depth of field and the objects in the background were at least 100 yards distant. The hat likewise was not manipulated. I used curves alone...
Forum: Photos 06-30-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By GiovanniG
To jhm: thanks for your kind comments

I just got the 5D Mark III and I am loving it. I used a teleconverter 1.4 with a 70-200mm F4 lens. That info does show up in metadata. I hope this answers your question?
GiovanniG
Forum: Photos 04-13-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By GiovanniG
To SNOOP_Chan: I didn't use HDR

Thank you for your kind comments regarding my capture. I did not us HDR but did use photoshop.

Again thank you so much for your positive comments. :)
Warm regards,
GiovanniG
Forum: Photos 06-01-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By GiovanniG
To marina7: Sorry but

Sorry that you think it is a tad over saturated but that is the way it was. I didn't choose to saturate but I did work with luminescence. I haven't had my monitor calibrated as I am an expat in...
Forum: Photos 05-30-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By GiovanniG
Smile To serp2000: Thanks

Serghei,
I appreciate very much your compliment. I was in Russia in 1992 when things had just changed. I had the occasion to work with some nasty guys and had some very memorable times. I love...
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 02-28-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,145
Posted By GiovanniG
Unhappy Is there a problem?

Hi,
Is there a problem, the main page when I sign in does not load any new pictures?

I was reading the rules and it indicated that I was not to make more then 20 comments on any given day. I read...
Forum: Photos 02-24-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By GiovanniG
Talking To bayno: Caio Valter

Valter,
I use my Italian name for this but I am American. My family a long time ago was starving in Italy and moved to America. When the did the government changed the name Gerbase but we never...
Forum: Photos 02-23-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By GiovanniG
Talking To rychem: Hi Ryszard, I agree.

Ryszard,
I originally came from a wetter climate and I moved to the desert, it was amazing but it was as if I had flown to a new alien planet! If the animals didn't have a bit all the plants had...
Forum: Photos 02-22-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 37
Posted By GiovanniG
Talking To jmdias: Hi Jorg and thank you.

Jorg,
Thank you for your comment. I used a telephoto lens as here people aren't pleased with being photographed. The kids like it though!

Thank you again.
GiovanniG
Forum: Photos 02-22-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By GiovanniG
Talking To ebingul: Hi Emin,

Thanks for the advice. The photo is unchanged from the original. It was spring and all the new growth on the trees was this delicious vibrant green. I can try a re-post and turn down the saturation...
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