PESOs: I'm looking at you & Surf's up!

Ken Waller kwaller at peoplepc.com
Fri May 13 12:16:05 EDT 2016


Critical editing is a sure fire way to improve your photography.


-----Original Message-----
>From: ann sanfedele <annsan at nyc.rr.com>
>Subject: Re: PESOs: I'm looking at you & Surf's up!
>
>It's always hard to let go and to make choices...  No need to prune for 
>keeping images, just whittling them down for showing others in a forum..
>
>My galleries on smugmug are large- but I seldom as you know show more 
>than 3 or 4 photos at once...  important to keep more than you
>
>think you should as later you may have change of heart as to which you 
>like best...
>
>Pigeon is a fine example of taking a mundane and over photo'ed subject 
>and raising it to a higher level... ok now I've sufficiently increased your
>
>hat size... :-)
>
>
>ann
>
>
>On 5/13/2016 10:37 AM, Nicole Jacque wrote:
>> Yes, pruning my photos is sometimes a challenge for me. I find it helps if I get someone (Larry) to do a quick rating of which photos they like/don't like on albums before I post, but life has been so busy lately I didn't get around to it.
>>
>> The pigeon worked out even better than I expected --  glad I noticed him there under the pier!
>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "ann sanfedele" <annsan at nyc.rr.com>
>>> To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
>>> Sent: Friday, May 13, 2016 5:58:11 AM
>>> Subject: Re: PESOs: I'm looking at you & Surf's up!
>>>
>>> Good point , Stringer
>>>
>>> You have to be careful saying "mark" in the body of a post here:-
>>> )although your comment is MARK worthy :-)
>>>
>>> and then I bet you could get confused with Cassino too.. ( puns always
>>> intended)
>>>
>>> Nicole, the pigeon shot is super, and the surfboard without rider gave
>>> me a chuckle.. I wish it were a bit darker overall.  I think you could
>>> prune this group of 20 a bit for more impact - but that's coming from
>>> someone who things if you've seen one surfing photo you've seen them
>>> all  so perhaps unfair.
>>> The  stump that others have mentioned is interesting, but the birdie is
>>> the winner for me.  It's a money shot for a poster
>>>
>>> ann
>>>
>>>> On 5/13/2016 7:18 AM, Mark Stringer wrote:
>>>> I'm "looking at you" makes me think of "judgement day".  On judgment day the sinner is to stand before God and be judged.  My interpretation of judgement day, with some levity but not entirely, is that humans will stand before the animal kingdom and have to atone for the neglect, abuse and mistreatment of animals.
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: PDML [mailto:pdml-bounces at pdml.net] On Behalf Of Nicole Jacque
>>>> Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2016 6:44 PM
>>>> To: Pentax-Discuss Mail List <pdml at pdml.net>
>>>> Subject: PESOs: I'm looking at you & Surf's up!
>>>>
>>>> These pictures were from a stop in a little coastal town named Cayucos along Hwy 1.
>>>>
>>>> This guy was staring at me from the rafters under the pier:  https://flic.kr/p/GZYkbT
>>>>
>>>> Surf’s up: https://flic.kr/p/H44ikq
>>>>
>>>> Full album here:  https://flic.kr/s/aHskAaag6X






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