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Mar 4, 2019 17:11:57   #
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A. T. wrote:
I currently own what I would consider to be a medium-sized CF tripod; however, I am 6'6" tall and when using my tripod, I have to extend the single middle section of the tripod to get enough height for me to comfortably view my subject. I really don't want to break the bank for a tripod but I do need something taller that won't require extending that center section which causes stabilization issues. Any advice would be extremely appreciated.


I’m only 6’2 but I use a carbon fibre Sirui tripod. When I purchased it about 5 years ago it was acknowledged as the most stable tripod on the market. It has served me well. It is also relatively light not much heavier than the gitzo traveller but at half the price. I believe I paid just over $500 CA including the recommended sirui ball head versus $1,300 for the gitzo and rrs ballhead. I highly recommend the sirui pairings. They easily handle my Nikon D810 and nikkor 70-200 f2.8 v2
I have the sirui m-3204x tripod and K-30x ballhead. Don’t let the low price put you off. When I shoot the gitzo stays at home. Their US website is siruiusa.com. Global office is sirui.com. They also have an office in Toronto.
 
Feb 13, 2019 08:01:51   #
Photogirl17 wrote:
Great set AH..Pg. 23

Thanks Photogirl. What i’m Struck by is the similarity of the construction for the covered bridges. The one in Wakefield is almost identical to some of the others that have been posted.
Feb 12, 2019 14:15:41   #
photophile wrote:
Very nice variety ahmorgan.
thanks Photophile
Feb 12, 2019 11:25:53   #
photophile wrote:
I like to share the many types of bridges in our area and would like to see yours also:

A few bridges from the Ottawa Valley
Covered Bridge at Wakefield, Quebec

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Minto Bridge on the Rideau River

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The O Train Bridge at Carleton University

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The Champlain Bridge Across the Ottawa River

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Under the Patterson Creek Bridge, Ottawa

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Jan 31, 2019 07:30:24   #
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Photogirl17 wrote:
I gather from your response to Patogoraphy that the Handsome Bloke in the Photo was indeed yourself..
You had beautiful Hair..But like they say "Hair Today and Gone Tomorrow"..

Thanks Karin. You’re right on both counts.
Jan 30, 2019 18:46:17   #
Photogirl17 wrote:
Nice Portrait, He's got Beautiful Hair..Pg. 23

Thanks Photogirl. Today he has just a little more grey and a lot less hair.
 
Jan 30, 2019 18:42:13   #
Transbuff1985 wrote:
Nice one ah pg23

Thanks Bob
Jan 30, 2019 18:40:32   #
PAToGraphy wrote:
p.23 And still a heart stopping portrait. The colors, softness and folds of the shirt plus a pensive, handsome young man really came together in this image - Timeless and priceless

Thanks Pat, it’s been a great ride. My barber eventually got the hair, my daughter got my shirt and my wife of 40 years still has all that remains.
Jan 29, 2019 13:55:25   #
RichardQ wrote:
This is a wide-ranging subject, not limited to humans. Of course, your personal coiffure -- past or present -- whether as a selfie or snapped by a spouse, is fine. If you got it, flaunt it! But anything or everything that even faintly resembles hair is fair game! (Are there hairy fish?) Pets of all kinds, wild critters, bugs and birds, babies and crazy teeners, Halloweeners in costume -- you name it. Go to it.


When hair seemed important. Yellowknife circa 1970.


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Oct 31, 2018 07:31:47   #
Rolk wrote:
pg. 18 - Excellent Street Photography, AHMorgan!
Tim

Thanks Tim.
Oct 30, 2018 18:17:46   #
Clicker2014 wrote:
A few from some club shoots from about 10 years ago...Had lots to learn!

Now it’s my turn to laugh after just seeing the Erwitt quote under your shots. Your perspective of the glass buildings is very good.
 
Oct 30, 2018 18:11:32   #
Clicker2014 wrote:
Great photography and captures! Still giggling about the last one! Well captured!


Thanks clicker. Straight out of Elliot Erwitt, “it has little to do with what you see and everything to do with the way you see them.”
Oct 30, 2018 18:02:09   #
Oct 30, 2018 16:36:59   #
SueScott wrote:
pg. 18

Outstanding street shots!


Thanks Sue. Always an adventure anytime I pick up the camera.
Oct 30, 2018 14:12:11   #
SueScott wrote:
Among other things, Edinburgh is a college town with creative students earning money as street performers.


Sue, these are great shots.
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