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What is the strangest pic your camera ever took?

Postby rlown » Tue Nov 16, 2010 9:21 pm

um,

this was a picture i took at Virginia Lk in Yose. I don't review and cull my pics as I take a LOT of pics.. You'll note it's not out of focus, but the camera had a mind of it's own that morning.
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Virginia


I was surprised when i got back home..

Edit: for some reason i'm not expecting our professionals to reply... ;)



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Re: What is the strangest pic your camera ever took?

Postby gary c. » Wed Nov 17, 2010 12:28 am

rlown wrote:Edit: for some reason i'm not expecting our professionals to reply... ;)

Only because they are spending there time trying to figure out how to get the same effect from there pics. ;)
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Re: What is the strangest pic your camera ever took?

Postby windknot » Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:09 am

I've taken some odd ones, but as they were almost all due to extreme settings left from the last time I got the camera out which I forgot to change. As such, I've deleted most of them.

Nothing truly wacky, but I've got several shots with conspicuous blurring due to water splashed up from a feisty fish! Also a few shots of fish themselves which were blurred (sometimes extremely so) due to unplanned movement. Some of these turned out to still look quite nice, in a more abstract way. I'll try to remember to post one such picture when I get home today.
A few backcountry fishing pictures: http://wanderswithtrout.wordpress.com/
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Re: What is the strangest pic your camera ever took?

Postby maverick » Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:17 am

Hi Rlown

Sorry, but usually any shot like that would be discarded even before it got down loaded
and if it got by me, it would certainly have been during the down loading phase.
It looks pretty trippy though, reminds me of those posters back in the 60-70's while
people were painting on an LSD trip.
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Re: What is the strangest pic your camera ever took?

Postby AlmostThere » Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:23 pm

That prize would go to the series of pics I took on a hike to Chain Lakes. I have no idea how the saturation settings got so out of tweak.
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Re: What is the strangest pic your camera ever took?

Postby rlown » Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:32 pm

Had that problem as well when i switched to manual mode. The default comp was the culprit.. reset that to -.3 and life was good again.

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Re: What is the strangest pic your camera ever took?

Postby copeg » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:43 pm

Is this specific for strange behavior of the camera, or does the behavior of the photographer qualify :unibrow: ?

Not sierra related, but kinda fun anyways
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Re: What is the strangest pic your camera ever took?

Postby BrianF » Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:31 pm

For me it was a dramatic shot of a helicopter coming in on a rescue operation with Santa Barbara and the ocean in the background and somehow the dang camera completely missed the helicopter! Got a run of the mill scenery pic instead. Of course this was back in the day of film so maybe it was the lab's fault.
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