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Atheist Photography Club

For the most part we photographers see the world as it truly is through the lens of a camera which is what we also strive to do as atheists and skeptics. Photographers of all skill levels welcome.

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Comment by Marx on March 19, 2012 at 1:39pm

Hi Steph S,

Thanks for the positive feedback. I am passionate about wildlife photography. If it moves, I try to capture a photo of it. If you are interested, I have some of my work posted here: http://www.photobymarx.com/

Comment by Steph S. on March 19, 2012 at 10:19am

Marx I love that flower photo! Awesome. I have some I took myself. I just have to download them from my camera.

Comment by Steph S. on March 19, 2012 at 10:18am

Richard I love your photography that you posted here.

Comment by Steph S. on March 19, 2012 at 10:17am

Any wildlife photographers in the group?

Comment by Richard Healy on March 18, 2012 at 2:26pm
Have decided I'm going to go on holiday to where these photos were taken and try to emmulate as many of them as possible!

http://tiny.cc/Photos_of_Portland
Comment by Marx on March 17, 2012 at 9:43am

No filters. Shot with my Canon EF 70-200mm F/4L IS USM lens. The head you linked to looks pretty good, although I have not done much research on heads, as most of my photography is done hand-held, so I have not invested in a quality head.

Comment by Richard Healy on March 17, 2012 at 7:03am

Thanks - and yup.  I drive into work every day with this dorkish grin "I can't believe I *work* here!) such moments of joy are tempered by moments reality like yesterday having my hand stuck down the sump pipe of a malfunction ice machine that had flooded  the media kitchen. C'est la vie. At least I'm being paid for it!

My current tripod (£14 from Tesco) has a fixed head, a quick release and a spirit level - all things considered it is pretty good - but I can;t upgrade it for the types of photos I want to take so this is a necessity any way of looking at it. 

This is the head I was thinking of as an interim before I start saving for the panormaic head.

http://www.isitetv.com/b5943cfb2b78a2694cc84c22b9381970/1071//www.j...

Lovely capture!  Did you use any filters for that?

Comment by Marx on March 17, 2012 at 6:49am

Hi Richard,  I like the photos - the cathedral is magnificent.  Glad to hear that you found employment.  I'm sure that must be a great feeling.

I have a Manfrotto monopod, which works well for me.  I also use a Manfrotto Quick Release on my tripod and monopod - http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/554141-REG/Manfrotto_323_323_.... It makes it a snap to mount and unmount the camera.  I was at Selby Gardens in Sarasota yesterday and got this capture:

By the way, has anyone here started using Lightroom 4, which was recently released?  I am currently using LR-3 and am curious about any feedback on LR-4.  Thanks.

Comment by Richard Healy on March 17, 2012 at 5:22am

Oh yeah, I maybe forgot to mention - I got a job! (at last!) working in a genetic engineering and biopharmaceutical research laboratory on a gorgeous campus in Cambridge!*  So my lament over the other page about being unable to afford camera equipment is now less of issue, and things now become affordable - not like I can just go and buy any lens I want, but I can at last think about saving up or making regular down payments on one.

So new tripod acquired next on my list is new head (it came with just the bolt) ultimately I'm going to save up for a new panoramic head (which will pivot around the focal point of the lens rather than the centre of mass of the camera body) and that fish-eye lens.

Some new software to play with - and then y'all can start looking forward to seeing some stereographic projections outta me, like this:



 

*Babraham Institute Research Campus, Cambridge.


Meditrina (a greek goddess of wisdom, the other labs are called Minerva and Maia)


Richard.  ^^

Comment by Richard Healy on March 16, 2012 at 3:51pm
beams and beams

empty chapel
 

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