1. gryphon1911

    Documentary VFW Post 3761 Navy VP-7 (image heavy)

    Found this while heading east to a new park. Stopped and documented. Tried to work with the lighting I had, processed in Nik Analog Efex Pro 3. Enjoy! 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
  2. gryphon1911

    Documentary Catholic Museum of Art and History (Image Heavy)

    Purported to be the largest collection of Catholic related art in the United States. Located in Columbus, Ohio in the Catholic Foundation Building as of 2020. The collection is so large at this point, they are looking for a larger facility. Lots of images to share, so will do as I have done in...
  3. gryphon1911

    Documentary American Motorcycle Association Museum - Redux (image heavy)

    I visited this same museum in the past but at that time, I used the Fuji X100. It did admirably. Weather being sub-optimal for a good walk about today - I decided to revisit the AMA museum again - but this time really put the Ricoh GR III to the test. I took quite a few images, so will...
  4. gryphon1911

    Documentary KALI - Artographer at CMOA

    Columbus Museum of Art in Ohio had an exhibit that I found interesting. Snapped some pics that I thought might interest those. Never heard of her before until this showing. 1 2 3 4 5
  5. gryphon1911

    Documentary Thanksgiving - After the Feast (image heavy)

    My wife's family likes to play games after Thanksgiving. We also watched a bit of American football. I watched World Cup this morning before we went over. The Portugal/Ghana match was awesome! The game we play is one where you all start off with a wrapped gift that no one knows what they...
  6. MountainMan79

    Documentary Lake Delores

    Lake Delores is an abandoned water park in the Mojave Desert I would frequently drive pass on my commutes between my old home in Victorville California and Las Vegas. I’d make the drive about monthly for work. Finally, on one of these drives, I made the decision to pull off the highway and...
  7. gryphon1911

    Documentary Ohio Renaissance Festival 2022 (super image heavy!)

    2022 and the wife and I went again. This time I took the Nikon Z6 & Z 24-120/4 and Z fc & Z 50-250/4.5-6.3 VR Moonie - insulter and juggler 1 2 3 4 5 6 A few from the Queen's procession 7 8 9 10 - The Queen
  8. gryphon1911

    Documentary Day of the Dead Festival 2022 - Columbus Ohio

    Stopped by Greenlawn Cemetery today to see what was up with this festival. Found out last minute they were doing it today, so grabbed the wife and the dog and headed there to check it out. Small, but impactful. I decided to focus mostly on the people. They did have vendors, food and bands...
  9. gryphon1911

    Documentary Halloween 2022 - Share!

    Let's share the Halloween images for 2022! I'll start off with a few from my neighborhood. 1 2 3 4 5 6
  10. L

    Documentary Vintage Rally

    Gorgeous spring day today, there was a Vintage Rally on down on the peninsula that one of the blokes from work told me was on. Fabulous day out. Interesting machinery, & interesting people to converse with. Thoroughly enjoyable day. I'll add to the thread, as I finish editing shots, the...
  11. MiguelATF

    Documentary Small-town Vibes

    I live in an area with multiple smaller towns or cities, in southern Oregon. Talent, my adopted home town, has a population of approximately 7,500 souls. Neighboring Ashland, home to the tourist attracting OSF (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), has a population of around 25,000, give or take...
  12. Irene McC

    Documentary Flea Markets, Odds and Ends, Bric-a-Brac

    There is an age-old tradition of flea markets all over the world and my hometown is no exception. The most enduring used goods market in Cape Town is the Milnerton market, which operates on Saturday and Sunday mornings. There you can find anything from the sublime to the ridiculous (although...
  13. gryphon1911

    Documentary 1st Annual Latino Heritage Parade - Columbus, OH (image heavy)

    Coverage of the 1st Annual Latino Heritage Parade.
  14. Taneli

    Documentary Sweden Rock Festival 2022

    This year was a joy for us music lovers. Now we can go to concerts again! Sweden Rock Festival had been post-poned two years. But this year it went! So great! It is is Swedens biggest rock festival (and maybe festival overall?!), and is held in southern part, Sölvesborg. This year it was 8-11...
  15. R

    Documentary WWII bunkers in NZ

    Well, just one bunker in Napier, after a brief discussion on another thread. Unfortunately I don't have the RAW files, only these jpegs, and one was processed using HDR. These are from 2015 when I was relatively inexperienced with digital processing and photography. I have been back to get...
  16. jhawk1000

    Documentary Native American Friendship Dance at Mid-American Indian Center (Image heavy)

    My wife and I went to the Indian Center to watch and record photographically the Friendship dance. This is where Native American dancers as well as all who attend can dance to the drum which was played by three men. There were those there with street clothes and a blanket around their...
  17. Charzes44

    Documentary The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022

    Everyone invited. Post your Jubilee celebration photos here.
  18. William Lewis

    Documentary Graduation Ceremony and Party

    Not sure how documentary this really is but my GF's daughter graduated high school yesterday and we had a wee party with a tiny cake.
  19. Rick Waldroup

    Documentary Abortion Rights Rally

    Abortion Rights Rally - Fort Worth, Texas - May 14, 2022 On Saturday, May 14, abortion rights rallies were held in almost every major city in the U.S. The rally in Fort Worth drew approximately 2,000 demonstrators as well as a dozen or so counter protestors. More photos here
  20. MiguelATF

    Documentary Slack-key guitar master

    I am lucky enough to be friends with a handful of truly fine musicians in the area of Southern Oregon where I live. One of them, Mark Kailana Nelson, is a rather remarkable multi-instrumentalist, whose instruments include multiple dulcimers, guitars, basses, banjos, mandolins, and ukeleles...
  21. boojum

    Documentary Laughter

    Laughter, the best medicine. The fellow on the right is dying of cancer. The woman on the left is a friend visiting for lunch, take-out from a local seafood restaurant. The fellow was a virtual hermit who let his daughter in only rarely. So it was good he let us in once week to meet and have...
  22. Roboticspro

    Documentary Friday Night Dinner

    Good Morning, The high school complex I teach at (5 buildings, +1800 students, +200 staff) has a Culinary program that serves up to 150 people every Friday night during the second semester. The three chef teachers and the twenty students selected by two "Senior Hosts" put out meals that are...
  23. agentlossing

    Documentary Show Surrealism

    I couldn't find a threat for this, but it seems like we should have one. So, to kick it off, a surrealist self-portrait. I don't pretend to be good at this kind of thing, but I enjoy seeing it and trying it out sometimes. Let's see your surrealism. Also, documentary might not be the right...
  24. MiguelATF

    Documentary Balkan music jam session

    It's hard to take photographs and play an instrument at the same time. But I somehow managed, during a jam session with some old friends who are also fine musicians. This is Danl's tambura, a string instrument that's played everywhere from Bosnia to Bulgaria and points in between, both for...
  25. 11GTCS

    Documentary Military Life During a 6 Month TDY

    I've been posting some of these on my socials while I've been doing this TDY (Temporary DutY, what the military calls a business trip), but I figured people would enjoy seeing them in a more curated way, so I'll use this as a rolling thread on my time and what life is like at a rear echelon...
  26. MoonMind

    Documentary Vandalism

    A sad fact: Some hate the world enough to try to ruin it for everyone ... Think of this as a sister thread to "Planet Garbage". Someone smashed the window pane of this little free library. N.B. This thread was requested a while ago; I had to look for a suitable image to kick things off ... M.
  27. Bollie

    Documentary Weather change on March 31, 2022

    In the morning: sowing grass Afternoon: snow storm
  28. Rick Waldroup

    Documentary Carnival

    Photos shot in January in Fort Worth, Texas.
  29. MiguelATF

    Documentary Roadside Memorial (northern California)

    On a small rural road that goes through farmland in northern California, near the town of Colusa, I came upon this roadside Memorial - a shrine to someone who had been killed in a traffic accident on this spot. Rural highways and roads in the western states have many such memorials and shrines...
  30. DeeJayK

    Documentary What’s in your vending machine? (image thread)

    Among the things that set apart every place I’ve travelled are the local snacks. I thought it would be fun to have a thread where we could share this little window into the banal or fantastic vending machine in your neck of the woods. To start it off, here’s the vending machine from the office...
  31. DM Larson

    Documentary Growing Up Bugs

    My daughter, Fiona, has always loved bugs. In 2011 at age 2 she's playing with a stink bug she found in a parking lot. In 2018 I got an 80mm macro and 1.4x TC for my Fuji and started photographing butterflies. Fiona became my butterfly buddy and I equipped her with an Olympus EPL-5 and...
  32. kae1

    Documentary Fun with a fisheye in Scarborough

    Scarborough is the first ever seaside resort in the UK. Originally the "spa" waters were only for the well to do but with the advent of railways in the 19th century its delights were opened up to a new audience. There is a 12th century castle on the headland, a harbour and old fishing town plus...
  33. jhawk1000

    Documentary My wife received her Master's from PPA.

    Last night was the awards ceremony for the images and also to recognize those who had attained a special status as a Pro Photographer as a member of PPA. I know that this is not a college degree as pointed out by a member of the other forum and it is more than described by the poster as a merit...
  34. BosseBe

    Documentary Las Vegas - Post your pictures.

    I visited Las Vegas for one night in 2017, so I have some pictures from there to share. I just started to go through and PP the pictures again to see if I could find a few "gems". Could not find a Las Vegas dedicated thread so I decided to create one. Post your Las Vegas pictures here! Here are...
  35. MiguelATF

    Documentary Military Ammo Bunkers in southern Oregon

    On a bird-watching hike with a number of avid southern Oregon birders, in the forested wetlands near to White City - which is the site of what was formerly Camp White, one of the largest domestic U.S. Army Military bases during WWII, I discovered something fascinating: in the terrain where we...
  36. Bobby Tingle

    Documentary A little KFC for the Colonel

    Someone left some KFC for Colonel Sanders
  37. MiguelATF

    Documentary Visiting a Museum (OMCA in Oakland, California)

    A few weeks ago I drove down from Oregon, where I live, to spend a few days visiting my older brother, who lives in Emeryville, in the 'East Bay' of the 'Bay Area' (aka the San Francisco Bay Area, as it's known in some circles). One of the highlights of my trip was a visit to a very cool...
  38. Alf

    Documentary Two years

    You know, all this waiting started to bite. then we got on the car and headed north to meet the tribe. Each one eager for a chat and the rain.
  39. agentlossing

    Documentary Urban Unquiet - Modern Dystopia

    I got this idea, well, mainly from shooting inside an Ikea today. You know that vague unease of, not the drug-addled "high tech, low life" dystopia of William Gibson and the cyberpunk crowd (though I love that aesthetic), but the sort of urban/suburban, pedestrian, everyday quiet existential...
  40. MiguelATF

    Documentary 1952 Boeing KC-97 "Flying Ambulance"

    This relatively ancient Boeing airplane, built in 1952 and dubbed 'the Flying Ambulance', was used alternately as a troop transport vehicle, a cargo carrier, and a flying hospital, for both wounded soldiers and casualties. I'm fairly ignorant about aviation history but seeing it - like an...
  41. Coksic

    Documentary SMS Bodrog/Yugoslav monitor Sava

    Austro-Hungarian - SMS ''Bodrog'', later Yugoslav river monitor - ''Sava'', ship that fired first shots of ww1 (if we don't count those in Sarajevo). In the link is a Wikipedia article about this vessel!
  42. Walter Palmer

    Documentary Roadside Memorials

    Should we have a thread of Roadside memorials? They are common in some areas and not in others. It would be informative to list where your image was made. These are from Colorado, USA.
  43. gryphon1911

    Documentary State Auto Christmas Corner

    State Auto Insurance office in Columbus Ohio puts up a Nativity story scene that they call Christmas Corner, 1:1 scale on the displays there. It is lit up at night, but has just been erected and I have not had a chance to visit at night. If I do get a chance, I'll go back capture some images...
  44. wee-pics

    Documentary Doors - mirrors of those behind them

    For quite some time I've been fascinated by the way people style the front doors of their houses. Of course you see immediately how much money there is behind these doors. But there's something more to it. Each of these doors reflects in a very special way the personality of the owners behind...
  45. Bobby Tingle

    Documentary Halloween 2021

    Two days worth of candy collection
  46. Matero

    Documentary Estonian painter Konrad Mägi 1878-1925

    I'm sensitive to music, especially classical music, choir and opera. However this time an Estonian painter opened my heart and raised moist to my eyes in an exhibition at EMMA museum in Espoo. Estonia is our Southern neighbor and our fates with them has been twisted in many occasions during...
  47. olli

    Documentary Washington DC B&W

    Since I've been taking a lot more pictures than I imagined and don't want to clutter up other threads I thought I would start a separate one for those who are interested, or who happen to have more pictures to add. Here are a few more of some murals I came aross.
  48. olli

    Documentary National Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial

    Last week was National Police Week in Washington DC and families and colleagues of police officers visited the National Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial to leave pictures, flowers and other mementoes of their loved ones and colleagues. Here are a few pictures I took at the Memorial this morning.
  49. gryphon1911

    Stroll Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

    In Etna, Ohio - just a short 10 minute drive east of my house. Testing out the PL 12-60/2.8-4 on the EM1.2 Still debating whether or not I should get the O12-40/2.8 or the O12-100/4 to replace it. While I like the field of view I get from the PL 12-60, there is just something about the...
  50. gryphon1911

    Documentary Evergreen Burial Cemetery (image heavy)

    A Columbus, Ohio cemetery - my first time there. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16