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What do you shoot again and again?
Posted By: betsypdx, 02-17-2008, 09:25 PM

I find that there are certain subjects that I photograph again and again. What subjects do you take pictures of on a regular basis?

Here are some of my favorite subjects from the last couple weeks.

I take pictures of two plum trees whenever I walk along Portland's Eastbank Esplanade:

My parent's lamp (this time reflected in a cup of coffee - another oft-photographed subject):

My dog:

My neighbor Lucy's flowers:

A low fence at Portland's Japanese Garden (using film!):

Let's see your favorite subjects.

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02-18-2008, 07:38 PM   #16
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Lots of the same subjects - pets, kids, sunrises and sunsets, trees, buildings, and coffee and beer accoutrements - but a lot of variety in the shots taken of those subjects. Thanks for sharing. Let's keep 'em coming!

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QuoteOriginally posted by betsypdx Quote
...pets, kids, sunrises and sunsets, trees, buildings...
...and coffee accoutrement...
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A lot of the same from me.




Or all together.....

Great idea for a thread!
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Whenever there is nothing to shoot, I will take shots of flowers.

Any flowers will do. Sometimes time passes quickly just photographying flowers!

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Hummingbirds... and bugs....

I think that I need to step out of my comfort zone...

I get all confused and irritable in the winter because I can't figure out what to do with my camera.

Fortunately, they'll be back in a matter of weeks now...

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Fantastic Shots Bud
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I shoot birds, not over and over again the same one, Kind of hard to do that, but birds and more birds always birds. Soon I will have to take my meds before shooting more birds LOL.

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Trees Odd looking Trees Unusal Trees Old Machinery (Farm) and old building
This old tree is standing by imagination only. 3 photo's to illistrate.

Another one of my trees I go back to shoot.
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Food , besides loved ones but I keep those unposted , sensitive family members .

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My hat, although it is usually on the dashboard of my truck instead of on a fencepost as pictured here. I delete all the dashboard shots, so this one will have to do.

I also take oodles of photos down at the docks in Tokyo/Yokohama to alleviate boredom while waiting for a crane to come by and load or unload my truck. This most recent one was taken with my box brownie on Take Your Box Camera to Work Day '08.

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There's also a tree down the street from my house that's given me nice results.
That is a lovely tree. Nice one!
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QuoteOriginally posted by Bud Quote
I think that I need to step out of my comfort zone...
Amazing stuff...

I had better stop replying to each photog I love or I'll clog the whole post! Instead I'll post my first photos to the forum. I can't stop taking photos of the different walls and surfaces here in Limerick. In fact I hope to prepare a themed exhibition on just this thing. I'm still learning my way around the camera, so no doubt I have more work to do.

Paint on an antique store:

Corrugated metal barrier:

Church wall etched with vines:

Images (c) 2008 Robin Parmar.
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[QUOTE=betsypdx;179212]I find that there are certain subjects that I photograph again and again. What subjects do you take pictures of on a regular basis?

The Flatirons, hands down. I see them every morning on my way to school and I am captivated by the way they change over the course of the year. For the geology folk out there the Flatirons are sandstone formations originally laid down by streams coming out from the Ancestral Rockies about 200 millions years ago. After those mountains had been worn down to sea level the current mountains rose up starting about 130 million years ago, pushing through the ancient sediments and leaving these striking slabs of rock propped up against the current mountains.

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Generally the list of photographed again and again subjects.

- family, because they are always changing
- favourite locations, different seasons, viewing points etc.
- birds because I am rarely satisfied with my collection even good shots of common birds
- wild live, as with birds, I am always searching for better, different shots, with action
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