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KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Jun 20, 2022 - 9:01pm

 fractalv wrote:



Say hello to Veronica. She is a butterfly. Her family is very large and commonly seen in the Malibu area. She is a Variable Checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona). If you look closely you can see she sports a red mohawk hairstyle, a distinctive trait of her family. When she was young she was a spiky black caterpillar with red spots.


Well thanks for that info.
Love the mohawk!


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Posted: Jun 19, 2022 - 9:09am

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
Is that a moth?
You need to do some splainin'. 

Do you know these guys name?
Not their personal name. 





Say hello to Veronica. She is a butterfly. Her family is very large and commonly seen in the Malibu area. She is a Variable Checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona). If you look closely you can see she sports a red mohawk hairstyle, a distinctive trait of her family. When she was young she was a spiky black caterpillar with red spots.


KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Jun 17, 2022 - 4:28pm

 fractalv wrote:

Thanks guys! When it comes to chasing butterflies (and that's pretty much what it is I have to do to get these photos), lighting is all luck, heck, getting a butterfly in the shot is sometimes luck!

Is that a moth?
You need to do some splainin'. 
Do you know these guys name?
Not their personal name. 


fractalv

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Posted: Jun 16, 2022 - 9:48pm

Thanks guys! When it comes to chasing butterflies (and that's pretty much what it is I have to do to get these photos), lighting is all luck, heck, getting a butterfly in the shot is sometimes luck!
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Jun 16, 2022 - 2:58pm

 fractalv wrote:

Variable Checkerspot on Golden Yarrow, Red Rock Canyon Park, Topanga, California
Very pretty.


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Posted: Jun 15, 2022 - 1:16pm

 fractalv wrote:
Variable Checkerspot
Variable Checkerspot on Golden Yarrow, Red Rock Canyon Park, Topanga, California
 
Nice dramatic lighting!
fractalv

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Posted: Jun 13, 2022 - 11:40am

Variable Checkerspot
Variable Checkerspot on Golden Yarrow, Red Rock Canyon Park, Topanga, California
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Posted: Jun 5, 2022 - 12:26pm

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I think you know you were the first RPeep that I met in person. Maybe 19 years ago. Both of our lives have changed for the better. Miss you guys. 


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Posted: Jun 4, 2022 - 12:44pm

 fractalv wrote:
REO Speed Wagon

REO Speed Wagon, Jack Daniels Distillery, Lynchburg, Tennessee




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Posted: Jun 4, 2022 - 12:28pm

REO Speed Wagon
REO Speed Wagon, Jack Daniels Distillery, Lynchburg, Tennessee
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Posted: May 28, 2022 - 5:46am

 fractalv wrote:
Thanks! I have a circular polarizing filter that stays on the lens but seems to me to only play a role when light is reflected on the water. I only adjusted the ISO and f-stop but because it was already twilight and in the shade, I didn't have to do much to get the 1 second exposure time.
I didn't notice it at all when taking the shot but when I was editing (very rudimentary, mostly crop, a little noise reduction and sharpening when needed, and desaturation in this case) I noticed a figure standing in the water, or at least I imagine it.

I can see that - like someone striking a "vogue" pose.
fractalv

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Posted: May 27, 2022 - 1:34pm

 Proclivities wrote:

Very nice - cool focal range.  Do you use any neutral-density filters or polarizers for long exposures like that or just adjust the ISO and F-stop/aperture?



Thanks! I have a circular polarizing filter that stays on the lens but seems to me to only play a role when light is reflected on the water. I only adjusted the ISO and f-stop but because it was already twilight and in the shade, I didn't have to do much to get the 1 second exposure time.

I didn't notice it at all when taking the shot but when I was editing (very rudimentary, mostly crop, a little noise reduction and sharpening when needed, and desaturation in this case) I noticed a figure standing in the water, or at least I imagine it.

Proclivities

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Posted: May 27, 2022 - 11:44am

 fractalv wrote:
Tiny Beauty

Seen along the Foothills Trail, Oak Mountain State Park, Pelham, Alabama

Very nice - cool focal range.  Do you use any neutral-density filters or polarizers for long exposures like that or just adjust the ISO and F-stop/aperture?
fractalv

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Posted: May 27, 2022 - 11:23am

Tiny Beauty
Seen along the Foothills Trail, Oak Mountain State Park, Pelham, Alabama
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Posted: May 26, 2022 - 9:26am

 Alchemist wrote:
Blood Moon 2


Nice shot! Me gusta!

Too bad it was completely clouded that night here. Figured some some nice backdrops, but alas.
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Posted: May 17, 2022 - 11:24am

 Coaxial wrote:

{#Clap}
Great shot!

Indeed!

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Posted: May 16, 2022 - 6:25pm

 fractalv wrote:
 Alchemist wrote:

Thanks!  Extra credit if you can find the plane that's taking off :-)
 

Is it the vertical streak in the lower right?
 
Yup!
fractalv

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Posted: May 16, 2022 - 9:21am

 Alchemist wrote:

Thanks!  Extra credit if you can find the plane that's taking off :-)
 



Is it the vertical streak in the lower right?
Alchemist

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Posted: May 16, 2022 - 9:20am

 miamizsun wrote:
 Coaxial wrote:

{#Clap}Great shot!
yeah it is 
 
Thanks!  Extra credit if you can find the plane that's taking off :-)
 
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Posted: May 16, 2022 - 4:49am

 Coaxial wrote:

{#Clap}
Great shot!


yeah it is 
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