Some photos from around NZ

Discussion in 'Photography Beginners' Forum' started by Mbnmac, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. Mbnmac

    Mbnmac TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2009
    Messages:
    147
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Christchurch
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    My parents came from the UK for their first trip to NZ and I got to see a whole bunch of the south island for the first time.
    My dad bought the first DSLR they've ever had for christmas, a Lumix G1.

    I got to try it out and as I'm looking for a DSLR of my own, but have a long way to go before I can get one with a baby on the way, and I have to say I came away very impressed with it.

    We took about 5k photos, most being just holiday snaps and a stupid amount of macro shots of just about everything...

    So here is a sample of photos I particularly like, keep in mind these are all free hand (they forgot the tripod) and pretty much my first attempts at any of these kinds of photos.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Sorry for a lot of pics, but that's pretty much gonna be all the photos I get to post until I can afford my own DSLR

    Edit; decided to bring this back and see if I could get a little C&C, as I might be able to get myself a good camera soon and am interested in what people think I should try to work on (took out a bunch of pics too)
     
    Last edited: May 23, 2010
  2. FemFugler

    FemFugler TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2009
    Messages:
    288
    Likes Received:
    2
    Location:
    Canada
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    Very nice pics.
     
  3. Erik Turner

    Erik Turner TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2010
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Colorado
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    Very nice, crisp photos.
     
  4. PJL

    PJL TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2009
    Messages:
    418
    Likes Received:
    18
    Location:
    Upstate NY
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    Nice shots. NZ is such a photogenic country. I wish I had gone there on a photography-oriented excursion rather than with six other guys who couldn't have cared less about pictures.
     
  5. Mbnmac

    Mbnmac TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2009
    Messages:
    147
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Christchurch
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    Yeah it's difficult not to go somewhere in NZ and find something to take a photo of.

    I was just happy to get to use a DSLR and see what I could do with it
     
  6. Mbnmac

    Mbnmac TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2009
    Messages:
    147
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Christchurch
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    (I know I know, thread necromancy, I figured it was less of a faux pas than re-making the thread)

    Just wanted some extra thoughts seeing how I'm hoping to get a camera soon
     
  7. Fremen

    Fremen TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2009
    Messages:
    69
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Montreal, QC
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos NOT OK to edit
    Nice shots
     
  8. haynchinook334

    haynchinook334 TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2010
    Messages:
    55
    Likes Received:
    0
    Really crisp photo's. I like picture #10 the most.
     
  9. Alter_Ego

    Alter_Ego TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2010
    Messages:
    330
    Likes Received:
    4
    Location:
    Hawaii.
    How did you take the photo of the waterfall without the tripod?
     
  10. Eventer

    Eventer TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2009
    Messages:
    511
    Likes Received:
    10
    Location:
    Christchurch, New Zealand
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    Oh go NZ!!
    haha it is super easy to find nice to take a photo of in this country!
     
  11. Mbnmac

    Mbnmac TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2009
    Messages:
    147
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Christchurch
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    Stood really still and took about 8 with different settings until it had the right look without too much blur.
    Just a bit of luck I think, possibly knelt down too I can't remember

    Yeah this is a really well known photo spot on the highway between Christchurch and Nelson/Hanmer Springs, St James walkway.
    I intend (now I'm getting my own D90) to have pictures of that for every season, looks fantastic with snow
     

Share This Page