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  1. john m flores

    Which superzoom for an African safari?

    My friend is planning his first trip to Africa and is asking for advice about super zoom cameras (he has an older Pentax DSLR that he does not use all that much). He's smitten with the Canon SX60 because of its 65x zoom. It's only got a 1/2.3" sensor though, and I'm telling him to consider a...
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    Greeting Camerads!

    Let us, in the spirit of Cameraderie, (re)introduce ourselves to the bigger and better forum! Tell us what forum you're coming from, what kind of subjects you like shooting, and if you're brave, add a selfie!
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    Ricoh Ricoh Theta!

    Any other Thetanauts* here? Share your photos! These two images are from the same original photo Long Branch, NJ by John Flores, on Flickr Long Branch, NJ by John Flores, on Flickr * I just made that up.
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    Dorothea Lange’s Censored Photographs of FDR’s Japanese Concentration Camps

    Captions on photos - simply hover your cursor over the photo. Powerful stuff. Dorothea Lange's Censored Photographs of FDR's Japanese Concentration Camps
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    Best superzoom for youth sports?

    My cousin is looking for a good superzoom to document his son's youth sports exploits. He plays both outdoors (baseball, tennis) and indoors (basketball, tennis), so he needs good AF for action and decent gym-light performance. Any recommendations?
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    Story in the Round: Running a 5K with the Ricoh Theta

    Story in the Round: Running a 5K with the Ricoh Theta M15 by John Flores, on Flickr Just picked up a Ricoh Theta for my motorcycle and running adventures. Here's my first test: (Ricoh doesn't support BB embeds, so I've posted on my website)...
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    Auschwitz

    Auschwitz by john m flores, on Flickr Auschwitz by john m flores, on Flickr Auschwitz by john m flores, on Flickr Auschwitz by john m flores, on Flickr Auschwitz by john m flores, on Flickr Auschwitz by john m flores, on Flickr Auschwitz by john m flores, on Flickr
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    This is my workflow. What is yours?

    Thought that I'd share my typical Lightroom workflow. What's yours? My Workflow #1-Import My Workflow #1-Import by john m flores, on Flickr 200 photos here from an afternoon spent in Times Square. I rarely delete photos while shooting (takes time), so this is pretty much the output of a...
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    WINNER ANNOUNCED - The Fifth Photographer's Lounge Salon Challenge–SELFIE

    It was the word of the year last year and everyone is doing it. But not all selfies are created equal. Super extra credit for ingenuity and creativity and for capturing an aspect of yourself that lets the viewer in... Let's run this through the 14th ok...
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    "Beyond the Image" at Kean University, Union, New Jersey

    Mill Street Salon: Beyond The Image at Kean University Galleries by john m flores, on Flickr "Beyond the Image" presents the work of nine New Jersey based photographers who are committed to pursuing universal themes of the human experience in their art. For some, inspiration comes from internal...
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    Best camera for a lounge?

    So I'm going to a lounge with friends. It's a dim, atmospheric place, with good lounge music, moody lighting, and a casual, relaxed vibe. Of all the cameras that I own, I'm thinking Pentax K-01 with the FA31 - great in low light, quiet shutter, focus peaking for silent manual focus (without...
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    For Critique Rock Quarry Landscape - 4 different versions

    I'm working on a photo that I intend to show at a group show this fall. Playing around with different shots and processing. Looking for any and all feedback on square vs landscape and processing. Thanks! 1. Chimney Rock Quarry, V3 by john m flores, on Flickr 2. Chimney Rock Quarry, V2 by john...
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    BREAKING NEWS: Henri Cartier-Bresson Still Dead But in Danger of Catching Fire

    "At a hastily-arranged press conference at Gare Saint-Lazare in Paris, an international team of scientists have announced that while Henri Cartier-Bresson is still dead, he is turning over in his grave at a rapidly increasing rate. Scientists fear that if Cartier-Bresson’s rotational velocity...
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    Nikon Nikon 1 V3

    http://www.eoshd.com/content/12285/nikon-v3-features-120fps-hd-video 18 megapickles optional, removable EVF tilting screen (like Olympus OM-D, not Panasonic GH flip-twist) optional grip with added shutter and function button 1080P60 120FPS option Interesting...
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    You know that you have too many cameras when...

    For me, it's: You know that you have too many cameras when you have to set the date and time on a camera you haven't touched in months. What's it for you?
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    Calling all Urbex!

    Yes, that means you, John (Entropic Remnants), et. al. Enjoy! http://distractify.com/culture/arts/the-most-spectacular-abandoned-places-in-the-world/
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    NCN-Gelotologists Find Correlation Between Sensor Size and Sense of Humor

    I thought of the folks here as I wrote this one. Enjoy! http://newcameranews.com/2013/12/19/gelotologist-sensor-size-sense-humor/ I hope that I didn't get my "facts" wrong :tongue:
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    New Camera News: Latest Stories

    Thought that some of you might be interested in some of the latest stories from the New Camera News newsdesk. Enjoy! New Photographer Bullied Repeatedly Over Head with Rule of Thirds http://newcameranews.com/2013/12/09/new-photographer-bullied-repeatedly-head-rule-thirds/ Daughter, with...
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    Grand Theft Auto V street photography

    I stopped playing video games years ago because I just never stop, but this is kinda cool... http://www.buzzfeed.com/kevintang/street-photography-in-grand-theft-auto-v
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    Sigma Damn You, Sigma DP2m

    Thought that some of you might appreciate this comparison between a Sigma DP2m and a Pentax K-3... http://www.whatblogisthis.com/2013/11/damn-you-sigma-dp2m.html
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    The Darker Side of Black Friday

    Something to think about as take advantage of Black Friday deals :tongue: http://newcameranews.com/2013/11/29/darker-side-black-friday/
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    Shameless Self Promotion: I've launched my first iPad magazine.

    NewMotor 001 by john m flores, on Flickr Just launched a digital magazine covering electric and alternative fuel vehicles. Photography for feature story (about electric drag race Jeff "Dice" Disinger) was shot by friend Sandy Noble using a Fuji X-Pro1, while video was shot with Panasonic GH2...
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    Pentax Pentax K-3

    I totally don't want this camera. by john m flores, on Flickr Pentax K-3: I totally don't want this camera. Not only is it ugly, but it probably takes crap photos and video.
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    2013 National Plug In Day at the Trenton Farmers Market, Trenton NJ

    I organized the Central NJ celebration of National Plug In Day at the Trenton Farmers Market. We had over a dozen electric cars and lots of curious shoppers coming out to check them out. Here are some photos shot with the Nikon V1: National Plug In Day 2013 @ Trenton Farmers Market...
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    Fuji Fuji W3 3D camera

    Couldn't resist the clearance pricing Father & Son by john m flores, on Flickr Trenton Farmers Market in 3D by john m flores, on Flickr Honda S2000 in 3D by john m flores, on Flickr Selfie in 3D by john m flores...
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    Pentax K-01 + FA43 + MF + focus peaking = great low light candid machine

    Uncle Voltaire by john m flores, on Flickr Jon-E by john m flores, on Flickr Dean by john m flores, on Flickr Yuki by john m flores, on Flickr Wally by john m flores, on Flickr Jules by john m flores, on Flickr
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    I think I know how Yahoo passed Google in website traffic...

    ...my Flickr account. Seriously, ever since the redesign my account stats have shot up to 4 times their previous daily values, and often higher. If everyone else is seeing the same boost, that's some serious traffic going on. Anyone else seeing this?
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    Micro 4/3 The Day in Which a Panasonic LX7 and Pentax Q Pretend That They are GoPros

    (x-posted in the Q forum) The Day in Which a Panasonic LX7 and Pentax Q Pretend That They are GoPros by john m flores, on Flickr Here's some info on how the Pentax Q and Panasonic LX7 do with POV/GoPro style video: What Blog is This?: The Day in Which a Panasonic LX7 and Pentax Q...
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    Nikon Nikon V1 Compendium

    From time to time I compile all of the blog posts about a particular camera and create a "Compendium". It's Nikon's turn with the "Nikon V1 Compendium" What Blog is This?: Nikon V1 Compendium Hope that someone finds it useful.
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    Micro 4/3 LX7 Video Samples

    Thought that I'd start a thread where we can share video samples of the LX7. Here's one shot in high speed mode. 720P @120FPS. Single point AF, auto exposure, no sound. http://youtu.be/7Z5uEw6H-j0 You may need to watch in YouTube if you want to see 720P
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    Meetup NJ/PA Meetup

    It looks like we have a number of members on either side of the Delaware River. Let's try to get together soon, like a nice lunch in Trenton. Next week? Who's in?
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    Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 thread

    Let's post information about this new 50mm eq prime here. Here's my unboxing video: Unboxed - Nikkor 1 18.5mm f/1.8 - YouTube
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