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02-05-2019, 10:41 PM - 6 Likes   #6016
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Tara and I went down to the low barrier homeless shelter last night, the night when Dr. G, a veterinarian, volunteers to care for the pets of the homeless. Routine vaccinations and medicinal care is provided at no cost to the pet owner. My Dog Eats First funds the program through donations. Tara did a Facebook LIVE cast interview of the volunteers and some guests for her 10,000 social media followers. This low barrier homeless shelter permits people with pets to stay there temporarily.

Itís an environment where a DSLR might be too intrusive and ďofficialĒ looking. So I brought the Q7 with the 01 Prime instead of my K-01 w/ the 21 Ltd or DA 35 2.4 I usually tote as my discrete camera. Somehow I had managed to fumble around and change a digital color filter to bold and the color photos didnít look good. I converted to mono in post. Better.

I cannot remember the catís name but hearing Chris, the homeless gentleman, talking about his 7 year old dog Lucky while Dr G trimmed Luckys toe nails, was uplifting in an otherwise depressing environment. Itís sobering to realize how many are one serious illness, accident, unfortunate break or bad decision away from living in the street.
Quite touching, pictures really convey the story.

Pets are great companions, esp for those alone, or, in a bad place, mentally or physically.

Thanks for Sharing

X-posted from my thread.

Shot with the Q7 and 06 tele.

Dragons!!



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QuoteOriginally posted by Deesquared Quote
Such touching images.

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Very nice!
Thank you Deesquared and cmohr. I’ve had my Q7 gear for just about a month. What I thought might be just a glorified snap shot camera or just for fun pocket shooter is, in the proper context, a viable tool for serious subject matter. I would have no reservations about submitting the pictures I took that evening for publication.

PS:I wouldn’t have discovered the Q series at all if not for this forum.

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QuoteOriginally posted by cmohr Quote
Quite touching, pictures really convey the story.

Pets are great companions, esp for those alone, or, in a bad place, mentally or physically.

Thanks for Sharing

X-posted from my thread.

Shot with the Q7 and 06 tele.

Dragons!!

Excellent dragon image cmor!
Thanks for sharing,
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My best picture of my little nightly photo walk. It's a powerplant close to where I live.

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Pentax Q + 02

Q + Gorillapod = Freedom


The reason I say that is because this picture would have been impossible with a conventional setup (DSLR + Tripod) simply because the angle of the shot was from a steep climb next to a railway line and placing a tripod would have been impossible without putting it on the actual rails.

There was a railing as a bridge started exactly there and I could fix the Gorillapod onto that railing.

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Some Q7 and 06 lens shots

I posted this selfie to previous P&S Competition #131 - Triangle(s).


Triangles by k kwb, on Flickr

Next two are posted to the current P&S Competition #132 - something red.


Rosehip by k kwb, on Flickr


Machine and snow by k kwb, on Flickr

And the last one is a short time lapse video of icicles growing. I took 1 shot per minute to have total of 240 shots (4 hours), made a time lapse with each picture just showing for 0.1 second. Click on the picture and you can watch the video on flickr (don't know how to directly show the video here).

How much do icicles grow in 4 hours? by k kwb, on Flickr
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QuoteOriginally posted by barondla Quote

Your lens may not take that long. Ordered mine new from Japan on 1--

Can't wait to modify mine for infinity focus.
Looking for a workable lens cap now.
Enjoy your lens when it arrives.
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Careful not to accidentally flip the lens over. A person contacted me about infinity focus not working for their 07, it was because they removed the element entirely and had inadvertently mixed up the lens orientation when reinserted into the body housing.

Seems to make a difference.
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Rabbit, Q7, BORG 55FL (250mm telescope), ISO 400

Due to new layer of snow, rabbits can nibble rosehips and leaves that were too high before.


Hmm, weren't these rosehips too high? by k kwb, on Flickr


OMG I got it, I got it!!! by k kwb, on Flickr

I would have liked wider shots. BORG was a bit too long, I was shooting from inside the office through a glass window and couldn't back off any further, but 06 lens would have been too short. But I'm very happy that I got these.
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Snow drift with Q7 and 02 lens, ISO 100


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