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  1. bulldurham replied to the thread The Coffee House.

    I worked at my brother's surfboard company, Plastic Fantastic, one block to the south of Main St on 3rd. I think this is where it used...

    Aug 17, 2018 at 11:08 AM
  2. bulldurham replied to the thread The Coffee House.

    The Beatles, Dodger Stadium 1966 and the Monterey Pop Festival the following year, that's showing my age and where I lost about 10% of...

    Aug 17, 2018 at 7:58 AM
  3. bulldurham attached a file to the thread July - August Sm4Him Photo Challenge.

    Meteors in the Milky Way - shot during the Presides meteor shower, albeit in the opposite direction, there were lots of strays. Shot at...

    MW-and-Meteors.jpg Aug 17, 2018 at 7:52 AM
  4. bulldurham replied to the thread The Coffee House.

    I think you and I may have haunted the same places in and around the same time period, albeit I think I was there a bit earlier. I saw...

    Aug 17, 2018 at 7:25 AM
  5. bulldurham liked gnagel's post in the thread Halifax, Nova Scotia.

    The first photography stop during my long road trip from Chicago to Newfoundland and back was the capital city of Nova Scotia--Halifax....

    Aug 16, 2018 at 8:21 AM
  6. bulldurham replied to the thread Red Admiral.

    For me, the real issue with this image is that you converted to a gray image. I never work in gray and always leave it as a RGB image....

    Aug 15, 2018 at 10:22 AM
  7. bulldurham replied to the thread Fishing Nets.

    Are you shooting digital or film? Mostly though, in either format it is all about where you meter and the type of metering you are...

    Aug 15, 2018 at 10:10 AM
  8. bulldurham attached a file to the thread Fishing Nets.

    Contrast is way flat on both images. I worked with the first one to try to balance the mid-tones to both the light-light's and super...

    nets.jpg Aug 15, 2018 at 9:03 AM
  9. bulldurham rated Dave442's post Agree in the thread Thoughts on these shots?.

    My first impression is that all the shots seem to have the subject centered in the frame. I think you have room to try some cropping to...

    Aug 14, 2018 at 9:12 PM
  10. bulldurham attached a file to the thread Elephant Seal at Point Reyes.

    Closer but try this instead: Go to the top Menu Bar and Select "IMAGE." Scroll down to "MATCH COLOR." When you click on that you will...

    el seal match equalize.jpg el seal match.jpg ele seal new.jpg Aug 14, 2018 at 4:41 PM
  11. bulldurham replied to the thread Doggie in the window.

    The key here and it is for everyone is that you are MAKING an image. You control every aspect of the subject matter except the subject...

    Aug 14, 2018 at 12:20 PM
  12. bulldurham liked otherprof's post in the thread Doggie in the window.

    Still thinking about your suggestion. I think I was so pleased to see the dog, I wasn’t thinking much of the photograph. I have to...

    Aug 14, 2018 at 12:19 PM
  13. bulldurham replied to the thread Lightning on the ocean.

    Hang your camera bag from the bottom of your tripod for extra steadiness (there's generally a hook down there just for this purpose)....

    Aug 14, 2018 at 10:49 AM
  14. bulldurham liked otherprof's post in the thread Doggie in the window.

    Nice idea, but I won't be back there for a while. I'll try to do that in other shots.

    Aug 14, 2018 at 10:45 AM
  15. bulldurham replied to the thread Young Blue Heron with a little snack.

    I should have noted on the curves adjustments, I used a blend mode of "Screen," duplicated the layer again but lowered the opacity a bit...

    Aug 14, 2018 at 10:14 AM