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Member Since 30 Dec 2013
Offline Last Active Aug 05 2016 03:32 PM

In Topic: Composition

26 February 2014 - 07:14 AM

Good point Sportz2Pix! Depending on the nature of the assignment it's about telling a story visually. Good composition is important as is relaying the emotion of the event. Often times there is not time to worry about the background, just get the shot & crop later.

In Topic: Composition

01 January 2014 - 06:33 AM

The "KISS" method works for me! Know your subject, highlight it & lose what doesn't compliment it! The viewer should have no doubt as what they are seeing in in your image!

In Topic: Nikon 80-200mm ED Zoom Slide Jammed!

31 December 2013 - 03:41 PM

It's jammed tight. This seems to be common with this type of lens. The repair facility I normally use wants $200+ just to look at it.

In Topic: Greetings..

31 December 2013 - 09:19 AM

Hey banjogal, I became ill a couple years ago & had to take a break from my freelance career. Believing I would not be able to return to my work, I unloaded most of my digital gear while it was still worth something. I saw what happened to film gear & could see my investment going out the window. So now I have my health issue under control (monthly infusions) & all I have left is a F100 & a D1 so I am weighing my options until I win the lottery and can buy the over priced digital wonders. therefor semi-retired! :-)

In Topic: Greetings..

30 December 2013 - 06:23 PM

Thanks... I worked over 20-yrs in the field & was a photog in the Air Force before that. Been all over the U.S. & most of the Third-World countries in the Carribean. Started in film, switched to Digital & now getting back into film.