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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3560 on: February 20, 2019, 12:06:51 am »

Thanks, Slobodan and Larry.

We were staying at my brother's condo. He and his wife are both pipe organ fanatics.

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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3561 on: February 20, 2019, 04:30:15 pm »

Can you figure out what objects this is a photo of.

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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3562 on: February 20, 2019, 05:18:27 pm »

Nope. But they are pretty.
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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3563 on: February 20, 2019, 05:50:46 pm »

Surf boards, skateboards? Mind the white rectangle looks like a wall outlet, so maybe a painting or mural?

edit: I cheated but won't give it away.

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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3564 on: February 20, 2019, 09:04:55 pm »

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Surf boards, skateboards?

Somewhat close. Hint: it was at a sports/outdoors shop.

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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3565 on: February 21, 2019, 06:14:37 am »

What, you still want me to guess. How about canoe or kayak?

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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3566 on: February 21, 2019, 08:38:24 am »

Oversized Frisbees???
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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3567 on: February 21, 2019, 10:44:48 am »

Jackpot! Kayak. This ultramodern outdoors store is set back from the road, nicely landscaped, and has a gaggle of kayaks stacked up vertically against a plain gray wall. Marketing genius as it really stands out as you go by and you know what the store is about.

I passed it everyday for a month. I originally photographed it in a more traditional straight on manner but that did not satisfy me. So I decided to make the photo more from the side and use a long telephoto (560mm) to compress the kayaks. Bingo, what I wanted.

Larry
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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3568 on: February 21, 2019, 12:31:43 pm »

Great shot, well presented.
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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3569 on: February 21, 2019, 12:39:13 pm »

Great shot, well presented.
Fine shot, but you may want clone out the white sticker on blue kayak, so it doesn't draw too much attention away from the vibrant colors and random design elements.

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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3570 on: February 21, 2019, 05:15:41 pm »

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Have thought about that. Will probably do.

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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3571 on: February 22, 2019, 10:55:16 am »

I can almost hear Bach’s organ music ;)
Yea Eric, I can hear it too. Your imaginary neighbors must hate you.

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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3572 on: February 22, 2019, 10:59:05 am »

Seems our discussion on AI and PS tools has had on effect on me:

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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3573 on: February 22, 2019, 01:19:50 pm »

It looks to me like a perfectly normal blue piano keyboard with extra small sharp keys.   ;)
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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3574 on: February 23, 2019, 12:58:31 pm »

or "resistance is futile"  ;)
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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3575 on: February 24, 2019, 02:35:17 pm »

From Algonquin Park. May it always flourish.
The purply color is from red-orange-yellow foliage overlapping the blue of the sky, and not PP.

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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3576 on: February 24, 2019, 10:01:46 pm »

A second from series on Algonquin.

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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3577 on: February 25, 2019, 08:38:31 am »

Next time I'm near Algonquin Park I'll have to look for those two exact scenes.   :D
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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3578 on: February 25, 2019, 10:33:13 am »

Next time I'm near Algonquin Park I'll have to look for those two exact scenes.   :D
Thank you Eric. Head for Algonquin in autumn. Take a walk in woods with camera and zoom lens. Point it up, move camera in the direction of trunk, zoom and turn camera, all at same time, (don't forget to press shutter), you will arrive at location. Just like Dorothy in the land of Oz. But remember she took a long journey to get there, so be patient and pay no attention to the people who say "what are you photographing anyway?"

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Re: Show us some Abstracts!
« Reply #3579 on: February 25, 2019, 01:26:33 pm »

Ah, so that's the secret: "(don't forget to press shutter)"

As for the rest, I think I need the advice of a Chiropractor before trying it. 

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