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    Around Lake Michigan...3 locations (Comments Welcome!)

    Took a road trip this weekend around to the western side of the state. Here are a couple of the pictures I ended up with: Taken in Frankfort, MI...door of the lighthouse there: Taken from the deck at The Cove, a small restaurant in Leland, MI: These were taken on the beach in...
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    Couple of older ones

    Some pictures I took while in southern AZ this February (just got around to them) And one of a metal band:
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    Trip up North

    Went up north this weekend to Mackinaw and Sault Ste Marie...took a few pics. Please let me know what you think!
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    2009 Bay City Fireworks 7/4/09

    I have a ton of these, but here are just a couple of the better ones: (FULL ALBUM: 2009 4th of July pictures by AutoEuphoria - Photobucket ) In case anyone wanted to know: Camera is a Rebel XS...pictures taken...
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    Finally color in the back yard!

    After months of snow and bare trees/mud/brown we finally had some nice weather over the weekend, which made the trees and bushes finally show some color! Canon Rebel XS Canon 50mm lens f2.5 1/750 ISO 100 Edited in Photoshop
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    Phoenix Botanical Gardens

    Just a few shots from my trip out to AZ...we stopped by the botanical gardens. They have a massive collection of Dale Chihuly's glass sculptures throughout the gardens, as well. Hope you like the pictures! On a pedestal: Glass Cactus: Blue Sky: Pure Desert: Lonesome Everything...
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    Trip to Tubac, AZ

    Was out in AZ for my mom's wedding and took a trip down to Tubac. Just snapped a few photos at the various art boutiques there Heavy Metal Mariachi Band Hanging Sun Rusty Cowboy Colorful Pots Windchime Calavera con Cruz :)
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    Some of my mother's new house in AZ

    My mom wanted some nice pictures of her new house in Phoenix. Of course "nice" is relative, and I am still very much an amateur. I tried anyway, and took a bunch of shots and made some HDRs for her. Most were taken at -1, 0, +1 EV...some were at -2, 0, +2 EV, and a couple were -4, -2, 0, +2, +4...
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    Shooting moving objects?

    I had the pleasure to be able to see training flights at Luke AFB in Goodyear, AZ...I love military jets, and F16s happen to be my favorite...so it was a great experience. I took a ton of pictures, but I was disappointed to find that most of them were blurry. I was using a fast shutter speed and...
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    Wondering what people thought of these

    Frankenmuth Ice/Snow Festival this weekend...took a couple of pictures, and would love to get some feedback on them 1. 2. 3. 4.
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    Polarized Filter...when to use?

    What are the basic set of conditions for which you would want to use a polarized filter? I'm guessing outdoors on a sunny day?
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    Water pipe HDR

    This was basically my second attempt at HDR photography. My first was not the best...actually it was terrible. This one probably is, too, but that's why I'm posting it...I'd love to hear opinions and suggestions
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    First HDR attempt...C&C please!

    Just trying out the new camera and some software I got. This one was made to look a little more realistic. 3 shots used (+2, 0, -2 EV): These were with a little more toying around with the settings...again, 3 exposures (+2, 0, -2 EV). I need to get a better tripod so that I can take...
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    I don't get it...non-sharp photos

    I just got my D-SLR camera...a Canon Rebel XS. I had a Canon G6 for a long time before that, and wanted to upgrade so I could take some better pictures. Well, I don't understand this, but every picture I've taken so far has come out soft...or un-sharp. I'm just using the lens that came with the...
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    Upgrade for the general EF-S 18-55mm lens?

    Just starting off in the whole photography world, so please excuse my ignorance. I'm just wondering if there is a basic upgrade to the standard EF-S 18-55mm lens that comes with the new Canon Rebel cameras...maybe something with a little less zoom, and better sharpness/clarity? Ultimately I...
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    Introduction

    Hello, I guess I'm the new guy. This is my first photography forum, as I am just getting into this hobby. I've been a member of various car forums over the years, though...so the internet forum thing is not new to me. I had a Canon G6 for a while, but just upgraded to a Canon Rebel XS. I...
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