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EzraS
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15 Jul 2018, 9:26 am

Esmerelda Weatherwax wrote:
Um, Ezra, I know I am supposed to be cooking my breakfast right now, but - you do realize - you probably could make a living as a professional nature/scenic photographer (like Ansel Adams or Galen Rowell).

I'm not joking, you have a blazingly brilliant gift for composition and light.

Now I really need to go scramble some eggs...


Well thank you very much. They're just pictures taken with my phone. I don't know beans about real cameras and photography. Maybe I can study it in college.



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15 Jul 2018, 9:37 am

Here's a nice one. Lots of blue.

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15 Jul 2018, 9:54 am

EzraS wrote:
Esmerelda Weatherwax wrote:
Um, Ezra, I know I am supposed to be cooking my breakfast right now, but - you do realize - you probably could make a living as a professional nature/scenic photographer (like Ansel Adams or Galen Rowell).

I'm not joking, you have a blazingly brilliant gift for composition and light.

Now I really need to go scramble some eggs...


Well thank you very much. They're just pictures taken with my phone. I don't know beans about real cameras and photography. Maybe I can study it in college.

I thought you weren't planning to go to college? ... there is so much opportunity ahead of you, be sure to sip and savor life.


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15 Jul 2018, 9:55 am

IMO it's not about the tools your using it's about about composition and having a good eye. Obviously this is subjective to the viewer of your work but I think you have a good eye for what makes a good photograph.


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15 Jul 2018, 9:58 am

SaveFerris wrote:
IMO it's not about the tools your using it's about about composition and having a good eye. Obviously this is subjective to the viewer of your work but I think you have a good eye for what makes a good photograph.


^^Yes to this, Ferris, absolutely. Honestly Ezra, I don't think you'll need much instruction beyond technical tricks and what's available, and I'd be surprised if you haven't already figured out most of that.

You really have a good eye for this. These look like professional photos. I didn't mention Adams and Rowell at random!


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15 Jul 2018, 10:01 am

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Nice photos Ezra, glad you can get out in nature.
I love Annie Dillard, great book Esme.


Thanks. I love taking pictures. Here's a couple at the beach.

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You have a good eye. First one is awesome, love the perspective.


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15 Jul 2018, 10:28 am

BeaArthur wrote:
EzraS wrote:
Esmerelda Weatherwax wrote:
Um, Ezra, I know I am supposed to be cooking my breakfast right now, but - you do realize - you probably could make a living as a professional nature/scenic photographer (like Ansel Adams or Galen Rowell).

I'm not joking, you have a blazingly brilliant gift for composition and light.

Now I really need to go scramble some eggs...


Well thank you very much. They're just pictures taken with my phone. I don't know beans about real cameras and photography. Maybe I can study it in college.

I thought you weren't planning to go to college? ... there is so much opportunity ahead of you, be sure to sip and savor life.


I'm not really planning on not going. Just accepting the possibility I can't cut it. I am planning on taking a gap year. Or maybe just a gap half year.



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15 Jul 2018, 10:39 am

How's this for Ansel Adams wannabe? That pole line ruined it. But I could remove that.

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15 Jul 2018, 11:19 am

EzraS wrote:
How's this for Ansel Adams wannabe? That pole line ruined it. But I could remove that.

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That picture perfectly represents my social life.


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15 Jul 2018, 11:39 am

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EzraS wrote:
How's this for Ansel Adams wannabe? That pole line ruined it. But I could remove that.

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That picture perfectly represents my social life.

LOL mine also. And I like it that way.


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15 Jul 2018, 11:46 am

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How's this for Ansel Adams wannabe? That pole line ruined it. But I could remove that.

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That picture perfectly represents my social life.


What? Your social life is being monitored and documented by EzraS , there's laws about that sort of thing :wink:


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15 Jul 2018, 6:09 pm

EzraS wrote:
How's this for Ansel Adams wannabe? That pole line ruined it. But I could remove that.

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Ferris and Esmeralda are right. You have an eye for the light.


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15 Jul 2018, 6:23 pm

EzraS wrote:
How's this for Ansel Adams wannabe? That pole line ruined it. But I could remove that.

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Wow Ezra. Just wow.

You really could, because you already have.

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15 Jul 2018, 7:13 pm

Interesting I didn't think of it being symbolic of anything. I don't know where I was exactly. Somewhere on hwy 2 in the Cascades.

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15 Jul 2018, 7:20 pm

I could almost smell the moist winter air near that river. (I've been there, maybe not that exact place or river, but in the Cascades.)


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