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" The enigmatic Capn' Zap"--self portrait----sort of
Lens: pentax 18-250 Camera: k5 Photo Location: Deck at home--Saugus Ma. ISO: 1600 Shutter Speed: 2s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: charliezap, 08-23-2011, 10:38 AM

While standing on the deck after "socializing" with friends I noticed that the flood lights cast a giant shadow across the back yard and onto the trees in the wetlands and thought that it might make an interesting shot.--wine does that.I set the tripod up on the deck overlooking the yard and stood behind it with the light at my back.The B&W posterized version was completely processed in the K5 with its filter modes.I think that I like the B&W version better than the original.---charliezap
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08-23-2011, 11:02 AM   #2
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Cool shot Charlie. I like the B/W best also.
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BW for me but a true Capt'n would have a silhouette of a bottle of some spiced rum - perhaps even Captain Morgans spiced

In a pinch a wine bottle would have done - save that for the next Shadow Shoot.
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Both versions are interesting, but I prefer the B&W--like an 'X Files' appearance.

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B&W. You're not as bright as I would have guessed....
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i always know you cast a giant shadow charlie... love that 1st shot... dave m
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The choice is as simple as black and white, cool shot Charlie.
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B&W all the way, Capn. I think this shot is very clever - the sort of B&W effect I love.


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The B/W .......but it scared my Squirrels.....all except Otis.
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The B/W .......but it scared my Squirrels.....all except Otis.
My squirrels are scared also. They know whose boss in this neck of the woods.--charliezasp

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