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Awesome subjects that landed in the bin .

Unread post by bucky » Sun Jan 07, 2007 10:42 pm

I have got so many photos , where the subject was just perfect , and I ended up messing up the shot due to bad focus , skew horizon , a chopped of tail etc etc .
Whos up for posting some of these incredible bloopers here ?

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Unread post by DuQues » Mon Jan 08, 2007 12:59 pm

Like this?
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Too slow or too fast, depends from the viewpoint... :wink:
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Unread post by gwendolen » Mon Jan 08, 2007 1:31 pm

Blasted vervets. :lol:

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Unread post by bert » Mon Jan 08, 2007 1:38 pm

I will safe my bloopers next time

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Unread post by bucky » Mon Jan 08, 2007 1:49 pm

Blasted cats , always standing out of focus .

Check out this lion , brilliant pose , awesome light , amazing focus on the stomach :lol:
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As for this leopard and its auto focus fooling tree.
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Unread post by acekam » Tue Jan 09, 2007 12:54 am

Coffee table book quality

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And this is after improving it on Photoshop!
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Unread post by bert » Thu Jun 21, 2007 9:02 pm

Any awesome ugly sorry pictures out there

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Unread post by Jose » Thu Jun 21, 2007 9:13 pm

Eish... sorry, completely forgot about this thread. Ja, definitely have a couple. Just need to dig them up. :wink: Will give it a go this weekend, ok?

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Unread post by madach » Thu Jun 21, 2007 10:19 pm

Here's a sad example of AI-focus failing to lock onto the correct subject on a 30D :cry:

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Had the camera focussed on the jackal carrying the springbok head then it would have been an awesome image.

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Unread post by Jose » Thu Jun 21, 2007 10:42 pm

Mine is a lot less subtle than yours, Madach... lol

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Honest, there was a cheetah mom hunting. And 4 sub-adult cubs distracting her. The pic above shows one of the youngsters.
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Unread post by cybeR@NGER » Thu Jun 21, 2007 10:47 pm

madach, I'm not a pro but, didn't this happen because the jackal started walking towards the camera ? :? The other two seem to be more or less in-focus.
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Unread post by madach » Thu Jun 21, 2007 11:23 pm

cybeR@NGER wrote:madach, I'm not a pro but, didn't this happen because the jackal started walking towards the camera ? :? The other two seem to be more or less in-focus.

Yep, the jackal was running towards me as I was taking pictures. I shot seven pictures of it running towards me of which four were sharp. In this picture the camera decided to focus on the background :roll: This would have been the best one of the seven pictures had it been in focus. In this kind of situation you really need a professional camera with decent AI focus, and not a prosumer camera like the 30D. A 1D Mark II would have done a much better job (and that's why I'm getting the new Mark III :wink: )

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Unread post by bert » Fri Jun 22, 2007 8:26 am

Poor Jose.
It the cheetah ran towards you it would have been a nice one

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Unread post by DuQues » Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:28 am

Last post a year ago? We must have become masters of photography! 8) :lol:
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Unread post by Mgoddard » Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:42 am

DQ I have too many...here are a few, glad to see the masters also make mistakes :D Just think what could have been if they were right :D

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And then this beauty :redface: :redface:

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