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Title: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 04, 2008, 04:30:30 PM
R/F.com wouldn't be the same without this thread!  For all faire (and non faire) photos that you've taken yourself and want to share!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on May 04, 2008, 06:37:24 PM
Just so we have some pic here. One from yesterday.
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/TN%202008/dem_8976.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DonaCatalina on May 07, 2008, 08:32:00 AM
My Don Juan  :-*
(http://i185.photobucket.com/albums/x71/Dona_Catalina/Scarby%202008/atthegate-1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: skrid the brown on May 07, 2008, 01:12:25 PM
Looks great!!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ottheinrich on May 07, 2008, 01:53:31 PM
(http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/BadDogNoBiskit/Scarby%202008%201st%20weekend/100_0381.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 07, 2008, 02:21:05 PM
Hopefully I will be setting up a few separate areas, one of which will be for photos.  Stay tuned...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: violetrose on May 07, 2008, 02:41:24 PM
I thought I had a picture of the closing gate fire blow, but I guess I dont. So I'll share Twig instead..
(http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a64/violetrose826/5550780-R2-014-5A.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on May 07, 2008, 05:10:10 PM
Wow ... starting over.  OK, here's Tessa and I at TRF.

(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/TRF2006/IMG_0733.jpg)


Lady Mum and Lady Bess at Scarby (playing nice this time).   :)

(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Scarborough%202008/Scarby08_b2m.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on May 07, 2008, 05:13:31 PM
Anna Iram, Tessa and John at Scarby's King's Pub.

(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Scarborough%202008/Scarby08_k5y.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: eloquentXI on May 07, 2008, 05:23:35 PM
Here are some of my favorites from Scarby this season...

(http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn213/megsfairephotos/100_0980.jpg)
blue69999 and I!

(http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn213/megsfairephotos/Scarby-%204-5-08/085.jpg)
AnnaIram, John, Rumy, and Red!

(http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn213/megsfairephotos/Scarby-%204-12-08/045.jpg)
His Majesty, Henry the VIII wearing Trigger's hat! Maybe he was eager for Pirates Weekend to get here!

(http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn213/megsfairephotos/Scarby-%204-26-08/003.jpg)
Sir Marcus, Guinny, MastHuggerKate, and Ottheinrich!

(http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn213/megsfairephotos/Scarby-%204-26-08/015.jpg)
Me, Guinny, Blue, Kate, Trigger, and LadyJessica
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Elinor Hakebourne on May 08, 2008, 05:11:15 PM
Awwww! These are awesome pictures! Thank you for sharing, everyone! :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 08, 2008, 05:16:14 PM
I think it's about time to re-open Photo of the Day!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: violetrose on May 08, 2008, 08:06:11 PM
I'll start. Even though the day is almost over.
(http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a64/violetrose826/Ren%20Fest%202006/fire.jpg)
Closing night 2006 MNRF
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jean Pierre Dewell on May 08, 2008, 08:58:03 PM
 Bonjour All!!
 Here are two pics for all to enjoy!!
(http://inlinethumb30.webshots.com/15453/2186782310091774602S425x425Q85.jpg)
 Me with my new tunic that I made myself
(http://inlinethumb55.webshots.com/16438/2046617900091774602S500x500Q85.jpg)
 Hope this one leave a smile on your face lol

 Jean Pierre Dewell
 Royal Musketeer
 All for One and One for All!!
 LONG LIVE THE  MUSKETEERS!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 08, 2008, 09:57:49 PM
Here is a place to post your photos!  Please only post photos that you have taken yourself.  Do not post images you have found on the internet.  Enjoy!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Mikael of Aragon on May 08, 2008, 10:38:10 PM
The picture in my signature is me last Sunday at Scarby. I was a wee bit tired.   ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Havercroft on May 08, 2008, 10:39:31 PM
From the 2006 Washington Renaissance & Fantasy Faire.

(http://img206.imageshack.us/img206/3236/3fairywa3.jpg)


Roger
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Laura on May 09, 2008, 08:54:20 AM
Just introduced myself over on another topic.  So, here I am with Kirby.

(http://images.photo.walgreens.com/232323232%7Ffp43239%3Enu%3D323%3B%3E7%3A5%3E943%3EWSNRCG%3D32335%3A%3C3%3B8%3A44nu0mrj)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lavender on May 09, 2008, 09:22:55 AM
Wenchie and LJ
(http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k61/LavenderWench/BARF/Florida3-08242-1-1.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Ann of Draycott on May 09, 2008, 02:06:32 PM
This was taken at Scarby last Saturday.  I got a new hat!!!  ;D

(http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa136/annzuhn/Me/Dsc01814sm.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 10, 2008, 12:18:14 AM
(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/rf_desktop3a_small.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on May 10, 2008, 09:58:06 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/TN%202008/IMG_9486.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SirBlackFox on May 12, 2008, 07:20:10 PM
(http://images.artwanted.com/large/36/10067_671236.jpg)

Sir Black Fox, NoirCyn (the wife), and KyraWench (daughter) come ashore at Elk's Landing during a pyrate re-enactment weekend before last.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 13, 2008, 12:12:11 AM
It's bonfire season....




(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/bonfire1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: jcbanner on May 13, 2008, 01:34:44 AM
I could swear that theres a skeleton in that flame
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: skrid the brown on May 13, 2008, 09:44:23 AM
I see it too....
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Laura on May 13, 2008, 10:55:33 AM
Lets hope it's the hackers   ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Luciana on May 14, 2008, 07:54:51 AM
(http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/luciana_013/RPFC/Yumyumyum.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Ann of Draycott on May 14, 2008, 09:41:45 AM
What a fun picture luciana!  ;D 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Elinor Hakebourne on May 15, 2008, 12:00:46 PM
I agree, that picture makes me want to back at faire right now! Great pic, Luciana!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Luciana on May 15, 2008, 12:48:47 PM
Thanks ... we had fun with that turkey leg.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tucker on May 17, 2008, 08:57:14 PM
(http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i155/banksters151/more/RenFest2008/tomato.jpg)

Taken at GARF:  Pirate Weekend 2008
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Ann of Draycott on May 20, 2008, 02:05:33 PM
Saturday, May 17th at Scarby

(http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll146/Draycott_Castle/Scarby%202008-05-17/DSC01900.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ottheinrich on May 20, 2008, 02:14:54 PM
Is someone missing from this picture :o
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Molden on May 20, 2008, 03:32:52 PM
A personal favorite of mine - Madge Estes an' Me at Her Tea
(http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/bb187/Molden/BARF/moldenwqueenattea.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 20, 2008, 10:57:15 PM
Some new garb for DB.... ;D



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/sir_DB.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Robin of Locksley on May 20, 2008, 11:10:31 PM
Freakin sweet new garb DB!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on May 20, 2008, 11:15:08 PM
Nice garb DB. And cool fire. fire is cool.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 20, 2008, 11:29:22 PM
Wait, now I'm confused.  Nyte just said I looked hot, but RFP said the fire is cool, so if the fire isn't putting off any heat, wouldn't that make me cool too?  And if I'm cool, shouldn't I stand next to the fire to get hotter, but if it's not putting off any heat, then why am I even standing next to it.......  :P
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lavender on May 21, 2008, 06:42:32 AM
Nyte is right db.  You look hot.  :o  The garb looks nice too.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poco the Pirate on May 21, 2008, 10:05:55 AM
I agree! that is really sweet looking garb!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady_Lily on May 21, 2008, 10:32:02 AM
so the chain mail finally did come. You and your epic pictures. LoL. looks good!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on May 23, 2008, 01:36:48 PM
Now I cant wait to get my sword back so we can take pics together DB. I do have templar stuff too so you can do the Guy de Lusigne. time to make a portfolio lol

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mrsmccunn on May 26, 2008, 09:19:27 PM
(http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q300/mrsmccunn/scarby%202008/Picturestoprint172-1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mrsmccunn on May 26, 2008, 09:46:50 PM
a few random shots of the fun

(http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q300/mrsmccunn/scarby%202008/Picturestoprint163.jpg)

(http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q300/mrsmccunn/scarby%202008/Picturestoprint204.jpg)

(http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q300/mrsmccunn/scarby%202008/Picturestoprint178-1.jpg)

(http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q300/mrsmccunn/scarby%202008/Picturestoprint217.jpg)

(http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q300/mrsmccunn/scarby%202008/Picturestoprint213.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Once Debauched on May 26, 2008, 10:04:01 PM
A new sign up at GSTLRF!

(http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b315/r_koetter/2008%20Ren%20Faire/BD.jpg)

*evil giggle*
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 26, 2008, 10:36:08 PM
A new sign up at GSTLRF!

(http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b315/r_koetter/2008%20Ren%20Faire/BD.jpg)

*evil giggle*

Hey!   :P

LOL...what on earth is that from?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Once Debauched on May 26, 2008, 10:42:39 PM
The sign is just hanging on an out of the way wall to the right of one of the staff doors.  I just happened to see it and walked over to take a look.  It's one of the many small things that have been added to enhance the fairgrounds. 

At least you know if you croak while at the St. Louis Faire you'll be "properly disposed" of.

(http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b315/r_koetter/Smilies/24.gif)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DT_Masters on May 27, 2008, 01:23:57 AM
From Scarby, 24 May 2008 (DSLR evaluation run)

(http://a146.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/85/l_2d7ecb9354d80170bd9e0f379b9a6e41.jpg)
A Rose of the Forest
(http://a696.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/24/l_9628c64836804885974a97488d9f6c0f.jpg)
Twig
(http://a484.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/80/l_65bb75c9da2aed42fae9750ff7098d33.jpg)

Shots: 131 digital (should be primarily worked up tonight), estimated 264 35 mm (developed over the next few weeks).
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on May 27, 2008, 07:58:42 PM
SO which DLSR were you evaluating? And what was your conclusion?

From Scarby, 24 May 2008 (DSLR evaluation run)

(http://a146.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/85/l_2d7ecb9354d80170bd9e0f379b9a6e41.jpg)
A Rose of the Forest
(http://a696.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/24/l_9628c64836804885974a97488d9f6c0f.jpg)
Twig
(http://a484.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/80/l_65bb75c9da2aed42fae9750ff7098d33.jpg)

Shots: 131 digital (should be primarily worked up tonight), estimated 264 35 mm (developed over the next few weeks).
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DT_Masters on May 28, 2008, 01:57:45 AM
SO which DLSR were you evaluating? And what was your conclusion?

Canon EOS, Rebel XT.

From modelmayhem.com, photographer section, where I exist under the same name, what I wrote about it there:

I've had the camera for a month or two, but this was the first time I was actually able to use it. Had it in the square default basic mode and was at Scarborough Ren Fest.

Had a 2 GB chip in it, for a possible of 520, got about 133 ("curved L" mode) before running into a failure which I took at running out of power. I am not sure if that was the problem but after that, I switched back to the 35 mm Rebel for the rest of the day.

The DSLR worked perfectly with the telephoto that was purchased years before for the 35 mm. Quality of pictures were essentially excellent as shown by:

(Picture of "A Rose in the Forest" (Acorn)(see above))

The auto feature of going to the pop up built flash when in the shadows was a little bit irritating but on the other hand, the shadow on Twig's face
(http://a696.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/24/l_9628c64836804885974a97488d9f6c0f.jpg)

suggests that my next purchase might need to be a larger flash.

I'm still in the shoot it all now, look at it later mode. When I was looking at the back of the camera after a shot, it was to check camera status (pics left, etc.), not to look at the image. I'm not sure if I will ever be doing that since memory is cheap and easy, relatively speaking. It's power that's the issue and once taken, the power is gone regardless if the picture is kept or not.

Other items to note: the neck strap on the 35 mm broke that day. Fortunally, since I was carrying two housings, I just shifted one to another but in the future, it might be practical to carry a spare strap or pull ties...just in case.

The DLSR has the advantage that once can go a long time before having to tend to the camera, unlike the 35 mm with a 24 shot roll. The potential problem to this, however, is that in a hot environment like a faire, it could be that those frequent film changes allow one something of a "scheduled" rest while the DSLR may lead to unintentional over exertion.

Food for thought. (end of modelmayhem account)

This was my second Rebel, the first being a 35 mm which accounts for most of the pictures on my myspace site (http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=118158178) 2006-2007(Early 90's TX Ren Fests were done with a Pentax 35 mm, the S-3 Viking was done in the 70's with a 110 or even worse ... a 135!). I went with the digital Rebel for two main reasons. First of all, I liked the 35mm and hoped the digital was similar. So far, I've found it is. Secondly, I didn't want to have to buy new lenses and I didn't have to.

This was my second experience with a digital camera. I borrowed in 2006 Mom's pocket digital for a biology type sampling trip. It was okay, made nice pictures ...... but I am a SLR type photographer. I want to use the telephoto range, reach across the crowd, and get the picture. 

I bought it, I'm rather stuck with it ............... but I'm pretty satisfied so far with what I bought.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on May 30, 2008, 07:33:42 PM
VARF 2008 last weekend, Myself and niece.

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/VARF2008.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on May 31, 2008, 12:23:34 AM
Took the new camera to the park....
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Family/Park%20Outing/IMG_0005.jpg)

(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Family/Park%20Outing/IMG_0115.jpg)

(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Family/Park%20Outing/IMG_0112.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on June 04, 2008, 10:29:45 PM
Two that will hopefully bring a smile to your face.

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/208206018_VdWev-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/214044265_WUw26-XL.jpg)

I am very much looking forward to this Fall, when CRF will be in full swing.  Can't wait to try out my new equipment.  Maybe I'll learn how to use it by then ;D ???
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on June 06, 2008, 12:02:43 AM
What new equipment did you add to your arsenal?   :)

I am very much looking forward to this Fall, when CRF will be in full swing.  Can't wait to try out my new equipment.  Maybe I'll learn how to use it by then ;D ???

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: susannah on June 06, 2008, 09:57:49 AM
Todd Key's Flying Debris Show...with special guest child...too cute!!

(http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k279/Susannah_Faire/Ga%20Renaissance%20Festival%202008%20Closing%20Weekend/DSC_0177.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on June 06, 2008, 11:48:49 PM
Searching Old files and found.

TN Highland games 2006
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/events/bottles-600.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on June 09, 2008, 10:25:39 PM
I have switched back to Nikon since shooting CRF last Fall.  I just purchased a brand new 70-200m 2.8 VR last week.  It's seems to be a pretty solid piece of equipment.  Might add a TC to it for the Joust, but it should be fine for walking around.

What new equipment did you add to your arsenal?   :)

I am very much looking forward to this Fall, when CRF will be in full swing.  Can't wait to try out my new equipment.  Maybe I'll learn how to use it by then ;D ???


Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: susannah on June 12, 2008, 07:35:30 AM
AbleArcher...I'm saving up to buy that lens as we speak (or chat). Please share your thoughts about the lens and your pics taken with the lens when you can...I'd greatly appreciate it.
And now a picture for today....
(http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k279/Susannah_Faire/GA%20Renaissance%20Festival%202008/DSC_0116.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on June 12, 2008, 10:45:57 PM
AbleArcher...I'm saving up to buy that lens as we speak (or chat). Please share your thoughts about the lens and your pics taken with the lens when you can...I'd greatly appreciate it.

It is just awesome.  I haven't used it a whole lot since I got it, but from what I have sen, it was well worth the coin.  Build quality is awesome.  AF speed is lightning quick.  It's sharp from 2.8 on up.  it's simply amazing.

I have tried substitues over the years...the Sigma 70-200mm 2.8, the Sigma 50-150mm 2.8, the Nikon 80-200mm 2.8.... All are pretty decent for the money.  But, If you ever expect to need the AF speed and the VR, there simply ins't anything that comes close. It's a lot of money, like I said, but I think it wil pay for itself in the long run.

Now, let me add my photo of the day.

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/207652630_fiZLR-L.jpg)



Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on June 13, 2008, 12:04:18 AM
It is just awesome.  I haven't used it a whole lot since I got it, but from what I have sen, it was well worth the coin.  Build quality is awesome.  AF speed is lightning quick.  It's sharp from 2.8 on up.  it's simply amazing.

I have tried substitues over the years...the Sigma 70-200mm 2.8, the Sigma 50-150mm 2.8, the Nikon 80-200mm 2.8.... All are pretty decent for the money.  But, If you ever expect to need the AF speed and the VR, there simply ins't anything that comes close. It's a lot of money, like I said, but I think it wil pay for itself in the long run.
...

Have you ever visited Ken Rockwell's (http://www.kenrockwell.com/) website and read his reviews of various Nikkor lenses through the years?

I've got a couple of old Nikon FE2 bodies and an assortment of Nikkor and Tokina fixed and zoom lenses, and I always wanted to get one of the really big (400, 500, 600, or 800 mm) Nikkor lenses like Ken has on his site.  But they're too bloomin' expensive!   :o

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Synikul on June 15, 2008, 11:52:05 PM
These are from ORF last year. but this has been my fair life for almost five years. Just me, and a gaggle of fairies. It's a tough job, but someone has to do it.

(http://img525.imageshack.us/img525/2618/orf07d022fn6.jpg)
(http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/4741/orf07h040yv5.jpg)
(http://img177.imageshack.us/img177/6733/robinfaeryvm2.jpg)
(http://img516.imageshack.us/img516/7126/orf07h044au8.jpg)
(http://img93.imageshack.us/img93/115/orf07g005yp3.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on June 16, 2008, 08:40:03 AM
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/TWIG%2008/IMG_0224.jpg)




(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/TWIG%2008/IMG_0224_3.jpg)


SleepyArcher and DB at Twig, MN
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Scotsman on June 16, 2008, 08:49:47 AM
Hey, it's twins! Great shot fella's!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on June 16, 2008, 11:55:42 AM
Scotsman you will like this even better, especially when you get to meet the one on the right hehehe...



(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/TWIG%2008/DSCN2367.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Scotsman on June 16, 2008, 12:04:14 PM
Holy shnikeys! OMG that is too funny!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on June 16, 2008, 08:25:16 PM
MDRF My Daughter and my Niece


(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/102_0015.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kirk on June 17, 2008, 07:02:23 AM
She was feeling a little guilty about singing a song she wasn't supposed to and was begging forgivness.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v285/kirkrhughes/KYHRF/2008/IMG_7707b.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on June 17, 2008, 11:26:23 PM
(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/214043813_SZ4Vz-XL.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/214834084_QSUma-XL.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/213675402_Muosg-XL.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Cloverpogue on June 21, 2008, 10:52:18 PM
(http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f165/clover78/DSCI0072.jpg)
female panda, YaYa, I took at the Memphis Zoo today
I want to take her home.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on June 21, 2008, 11:34:58 PM
The London Broil, from a theatrical performance last November...

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222241418_HdHWh-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222329180_bTxt3-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222329504_x72K6-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222240876_mmD7s-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222240786_Sm2eN-L.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Cloverpogue on June 22, 2008, 03:25:12 PM
My pictures from the Memphis Zoo:

http://picasaweb.google.com/capnbloodthirstycutthroat/MemphisZoo
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on June 23, 2008, 08:13:58 AM
Say hello to my little friend!

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/NC2007/2007_0930Image0071.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lavender on June 23, 2008, 10:49:37 AM
The Black Canyon, an hour south of my new home.

(http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k61/LavenderWench/BlackCanyon6-08001.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: divapixie on June 26, 2008, 10:08:23 AM
Ok... I know they're not ren-related unless you wanna include them with Her Majesty's royal Herp Society... which i'm not really a part of... but... they are too darn cute.
My new little babies... well some of them anyway.
(http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a238/divapixie/All%20My%20Little%20Angels/Abbyandsnakes08043.jpg)
(http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a238/divapixie/All%20My%20Little%20Angels/Abbyandsnakes08148.jpg)
(http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a238/divapixie/All%20My%20Little%20Angels/Abbyandsnakes08119.jpg)
(http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a238/divapixie/All%20My%20Little%20Angels/Abbyandsnakes08054.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on June 26, 2008, 10:33:01 AM
I see you're putting Kirk's camera to good use.   ;)

That first pic is great, Divapixie!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Scotsman on June 26, 2008, 10:48:55 AM
Those snakes have some wicked cool patterns and colors ... sweet pics!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on June 26, 2008, 11:27:37 AM
Aren't they cute. wonderful colors



Here is my partner striking a pose in his new garb.

(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/Brents%20Ren%20Fair%20costume/100_2423.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Tess on June 26, 2008, 05:32:49 PM
The London Broil, from a theatrical performance last November...

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222241418_HdHWh-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222329180_bTxt3-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222329504_x72K6-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222240876_mmD7s-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222240786_Sm2eN-L.jpg)

I was there! You can see me in the picture from high up. I was wearing a white long sleeve shirt under a black shirt, sitting in the front row.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on June 26, 2008, 08:05:05 PM

I was there! You can see me in the picture from high up. I was wearing a white long sleeve shirt under a black shirt, sitting in the front row.

Core Audience, right?  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on June 26, 2008, 08:16:16 PM
(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/207652797_5izsc-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/217962653_eowBM-XL.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/213675600_g6bYW-XL.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/213675147_QFNts-XL.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/212186973_obUaK-XL.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Scotsman on June 27, 2008, 05:29:11 AM
That shot of the dude with the horns is pretty wicked!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: divapixie on June 27, 2008, 02:00:39 PM
YAY for playing with Kirk's fancy camera!  And this morning I put it to use again... look what I found in the water dish on my porch.
(http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a238/divapixie/Micellaneous/snakesandangelwings08033.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Tess on June 28, 2008, 09:51:06 AM

I was there! You can see me in the picture from high up. I was wearing a white long sleeve shirt under a black shirt, sitting in the front row.

Core Audience, right?  ;D

No, I was not wearing the Core Audience black shirt.. My sister-in-law made me a shirt that says London Broil's No. 1 Fan!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on June 29, 2008, 10:39:20 AM
This was after the storm the other night, behind our house.

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/RAINBOW.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on June 29, 2008, 09:19:03 PM
Nice Dbl Rainbow LJA....

Here are two from the this weekends garden trip...

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/321680523_quD9z-XL.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/321680655_4txGp-XL.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Scotsman on June 30, 2008, 05:47:18 AM
Holy smokes do you people have an eye for photography! These are some terrific shots ... boy do I suck at taking pictures!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: serenamoonsilver on June 30, 2008, 07:46:22 AM
I got a nice new camera for my birthday (well, a little early as my birthday is in a couple of weeks).  So of course, I had to go out and try it.  Some pictures from the zoo

(http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f41/serenamoonsilver/IMG_0029.jpg)
(http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f41/serenamoonsilver/IMG_0035.jpg)

And from my mom's water garden:
(http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f41/serenamoonsilver/IMG_0039.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: divapixie on June 30, 2008, 08:26:53 PM
Here's a site I love to see.... a mother snake laying her second clutch of eggs!
(http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a238/divapixie/All%20My%20Little%20Angels/windowssnakesandcops08167.jpg)
And the site of a freshly shed hatchling... nothing quite liike that either.
(http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a238/divapixie/All%20My%20Little%20Angels/windowssnakesandcops08082.jpg)
(http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a238/divapixie/All%20My%20Little%20Angels/windowssnakesandcops08111.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Tess on June 30, 2008, 09:52:13 PM
my brother has a bunch of snakes and he breeds them too... he has an incubator.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Quiet One on July 03, 2008, 05:11:10 PM

(http://images.icanhascheezburger.com/completestore/2008/7/3/renaissancefest128595834482405286.jpg)


Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on July 05, 2008, 06:56:06 PM
Great pictures everyone,the flower ones are beautiful, And the snake laying eggs-WOW!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NorthBayDreamer on July 08, 2008, 09:27:53 PM
Went to another feast at the Napa Castle, took a lot of pictures, got a buch of fun and good shots.  Here is one that I though was good:

(http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd210/northbaydreamer/Summer%20Feast%20at%20Napa%20Castle/IMG_2210.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on July 09, 2008, 12:41:34 AM
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/TWIG%2008/DB/l_9c9a4f6f65330ef3985a7bebdc1b261e.jpg)



Courtesy of Deadbishop for taking this one, thanks DB.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Arsinoe Selene on July 09, 2008, 02:26:37 PM
Sleepy, you are awesome. :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on July 14, 2008, 07:24:46 PM
Sleepy, thats a great picture. :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on July 14, 2008, 10:30:24 PM
thank you, but give props to DB as well... :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Monsignor de Beaumanoir on July 15, 2008, 07:06:36 AM
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/TWIG%2008/DB/l_9c9a4f6f65330ef3985a7bebdc1b261e.jpg)



Courtesy of Deadbishop for taking this one, thanks DB.

Aaaaahhhh-hhhmmmm......does the Pope know about this? :o
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dallan on July 15, 2008, 03:19:09 PM
The family at VARF closing weekend>

(http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j301/ddekowski/P1010336.jpg)

(http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j301/ddekowski/P1010345.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Mikayla of Phoenicia on July 15, 2008, 03:35:44 PM
Great Pix indeed Dallan.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dallan on July 15, 2008, 04:13:06 PM
Great Pix indeed Dallan.

Thanks Lady M. We hope to see you Labor Day Weekend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: canonman on July 17, 2008, 09:14:58 AM
This is from Derbyshire Fair in Michigan 2008
(http://i353.photobucket.com/albums/r380/gregvineyard/IMG_1942.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on July 17, 2008, 04:27:11 PM
Warrior Monk: With all the make-up I was hoping he wouldnt find out!  8)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on July 20, 2008, 11:45:42 AM
waiting for start of MN festival...tapping foot!

...meanwhile sharing some recent about town pics  :)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/rgg1.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/rgg15.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/jl4d.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NorthBayDreamer on July 20, 2008, 02:50:22 PM
From the last feast at the Napa Castle

(http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd210/northbaydreamer/Summer%20Feast%20at%20Napa%20Castle/DSCN4548.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 24, 2008, 12:57:45 AM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/promote/water_2509.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 26, 2008, 05:00:14 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/promote/agcenter_july26_001.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on July 27, 2008, 10:39:41 PM
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/az1.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/az16.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 28, 2008, 10:07:13 AM
Entomologist in the making

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/NEW%20Sarah/DSCF6723.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: volans on July 28, 2008, 12:33:09 PM
My family and I went to Galveston Texas this weekend, it's an island that's about half an hour from where I live. There's an attraction called "Moody Gardens" and they have a real working rainforest exhibit inside of a huge pyramid, and here's some photos I took there.

(http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii120/doodurgettin/galveston/100_1940-1.jpg)
(http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii120/doodurgettin/galveston/100_1951-1.jpg)
(http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii120/doodurgettin/galveston/100_2012-1.jpg)
(http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii120/doodurgettin/galveston/100_2029-1.jpg)
(http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii120/doodurgettin/galveston/100_2041-1.jpg)

ad all of the pictures can be found here:
http://s262.photobucket.com/albums/ii120/doodurgettin/galveston/?start=all
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Scribe_Wear on July 30, 2008, 10:20:56 PM
(http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i83/black_torch/ren5.jpg)
(http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i83/black_torch/ren3.jpg)
(http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i83/black_torch/94844.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 02, 2008, 03:38:17 AM
Praying Mantis vs Assassin Bug

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/2006_0823Image0019.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Tess on August 02, 2008, 06:56:26 PM
Praying Mantis vs Assassin Bug

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/2006_0823Image0019.jpg)

That is so cool!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Scotsman on August 05, 2008, 09:34:49 AM
Those bugs are just too cool!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on August 05, 2008, 01:47:07 PM
So, who won?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Pinn on August 05, 2008, 07:38:11 PM
Of course the praying mantis did. Seems as thought it was too young to know better but still had a good lunch
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 06, 2008, 09:30:05 AM
As you probably know both are great insects. However, the mantis was young and at a size disadvantage compared to the larger more armored and structured assassin bug. 

So, we relocated the mantis to another part of the yard.   Besides, it was my daughters call....


(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/NEW%20Sarah/DSCF8425-1.jpg)

she loves them!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on August 06, 2008, 02:32:22 PM
She is obviously as wise and sensitive as she is beautiful.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lavender on August 07, 2008, 09:56:23 AM
Peasant's Lunch
CoRF

(http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k61/LavenderWench/Colorado%20Ren%20Faire/July08018.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lavender on August 07, 2008, 10:07:38 AM
Luciana at Kronenbourg

(http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k61/LavenderWench/California/5-23-2007-164.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on August 08, 2008, 12:07:08 AM
Great pictures everyone, and I've been to Moody Gardens too, Volans.  Very cool place to visit!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on August 08, 2008, 11:52:33 PM
Ashley and I got new phones this week. Decided to shoot it while it was pristine and without scratches.  This model is a clamshell design, that opens up to reveal a larger screen and a texting keyboard.  I have it set up to retrieve my email, and it works flawlessly.  I have never liked a phone so much.  This one solves every issue I ever had with any phone I used previously. 

It is the LG ENV2, lit with one background light, one sidelight and a reflector.

(http://jbsteinke.smugmug.com/photos/347870100_iVBrx-XL.jpg)

(http://jbsteinke.smugmug.com/photos/347870406_XRbrb-XL.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 11, 2008, 08:00:57 AM
(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/DSCF8478.jpg)

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/NEW%20Sarah/DSCF8498.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Scotsman on August 11, 2008, 08:22:47 AM
Sweet ride ... where can I get one! Do they all come with a 50 Cal?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 11, 2008, 08:55:27 AM
They actually come with quite a few 50 cal's. Just about one 50 cal for every member of the family!

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/DSCF8479.jpg)

We were privileged to be visited by the "Collings Foundation" this past weekend http://collingsfoundation.org/menu.htm and for about $425 per person you can hitch a ride on a vintage warbird of your choice.  Very cool!



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Post by: Sean Holt on August 12, 2008, 09:01:43 AM
Taken at MRF last year.

(http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u4/vyk1345/Fest%2007/S7300510-3.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: photomike on August 12, 2008, 11:44:30 AM
Barbi playing in the hail. Sterling Ren Fest Aug. 10 2008
(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/sterling%20hale%20storm%208-10-08/1081_8-10-08.jpg)

1/2 hr. later...
(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/sterling%20hale%20storm%208-10-08/1453_8-10-08.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on August 13, 2008, 06:31:28 AM
A view of the sky over Castaway Cay in the Bahamas:

(http://gallery.efamilynj.org/d/28656/_MG_6387.jpg) (http://gallery.efamilynj.org/v/pretty/astral/cumulus/_MG_6387.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Scotsman on August 13, 2008, 06:46:22 AM
That is some wicked cloud cover!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lulu on August 13, 2008, 09:49:21 AM
OMG I LOVE the pic form MNRF!! I would love to see soemthing like that at my ren faire!! Beautiful shot! ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sean Holt on August 13, 2008, 10:01:19 AM
Thank you LuLu!  I am very pleased with that shot myself.

We actually went to the WIRenfaire as playtrons earlier this summer and people recognized her and asked why she didn't bring the wings.  Evidentally they are a bigger hit than she thought.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Laura on August 13, 2008, 12:07:21 PM
One of my favorites from our vacation.  My sister, Kirby and me:

(http://render1.snapfish.com/render2/is=Yup6aQQ%7C%3Dup6RKKt%3Axxr%3D0-qpDofRt7Pf7mrPfrj7t%3DzrRfDUX%3AeQaQxg%3Dr%3F87KR6xqpxQQQexGP0xnoexv8uOc5xQQQlGee0elPooqpfVtB%3F*KUp7BHSHqqy7XH6gX0QoPl%7CRup6lQQ%7C/of=50,590,442)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Capt Gabriela Fullpepper on August 13, 2008, 03:44:02 PM
They actually come with quite a few 50 cal's. Just about one 50 cal for every member of the family!

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/DSCF8479.jpg)

We were privileged to be visited by the "Collings Foundation" this past weekend http://collingsfoundation.org/menu.htm and for about $425 per person you can hitch a ride on a vintage warbird of your choice.  Very cool!





These guys to to Loveland, CO every year for the 4th of July. Toki and I went and took many photos of them as well as the B25 they had and the P-51C duel seater. Loveland also brings out many cars from the era and plays the 1940's hits. I'm sure they do that every where. What a treat it is to see these babies fly. I had a friend who catually got to pilot the B-17 as he had a friend who was best friends withthe pilot. It only cost him $300 that year. Inflation is making them more expensive to take a ride in, but it's tax deductable and worth it. Toki and I both would love to go up in one someday.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: daylight on August 13, 2008, 03:47:12 PM
Cool pic lady D ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Capt Gabriela Fullpepper on August 14, 2008, 09:37:24 AM
Cool pic lady D ;D

It's not mine, its Sir William Marcus's. Not that I don't have some of my own, as does Toki.

I've seen this plane with many different paint jobs on it. The 1st was The All American, then A Dragon and his Tail, and now Witchcraft.

The B17 has always been Nine-O-Nine. I have seen Sentimental Journey also which was the 1st 17 I ever got to tour.

Interesting enough my uncle may have flown the plane dubbed Nine-o-Nine. it was a slurry bomber for a time and he flew a B-17 doing that. As well as a PB-4Y Privateer which is the Navy's version of the B-24. Sadly he past away many years ago and many of his stories went with him.

The B-17 he flew actually caught fire on a trip from Texas to Arizona and he had to put it into a steep dive to try and put out the fires. He did say it was like pulling a rock out of a dive and got the fires out and pulled back up at 2000 feet. WOW that would be scary.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 14, 2008, 09:51:15 AM
The B-17 he flew actually caught fire on a trip from Texas to Arizona and he had to put it into a steep dive to try and put out the fires. He did say it was like pulling a rock out of a dive and got the fires out and pulled back up at 2000 feet. WOW that would be scary.

No kidding, that is to wild!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: volans on August 14, 2008, 06:29:51 PM
Got my first tattoo.... Figured it was worth being a picture of the day XD

(http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii120/doodurgettin/tattoo/100_2134.jpg)
(http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii120/doodurgettin/tattoo/myspaceshot.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on August 17, 2008, 11:45:02 PM
Cassandra taken at MRF yesterday

(http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s38/florasgarden/ren/r17.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on August 18, 2008, 11:02:19 PM
Hot Pants!  Carolina RenFest, 2007.

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/208221667_m5pvE-L.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on August 20, 2008, 06:08:31 PM
Well, here's three from me, from an outing today.

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/355774700_oLggM-XL.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/355774890_rgUpn-XL.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/355759646_wGuGi-XL.jpg)

This last one was made with a modified Nikon D40.  I removed part of it's insides and replaced it with an Infrared filter.  If anyone is interested, I'll be glad to explain how its done and what its for.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: serenamoonsilver on August 21, 2008, 10:30:24 AM
(http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f41/serenamoonsilver/IMG_0439.jpg)
There is a chocolate exhibit going on at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI.  We took my daughter.  They had a cafe complete with a chocolate dipping fountian.   This is the result--she told me it was "really yummy!"
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 21, 2008, 11:14:56 AM
AbleArcher those are some awesome images!

To the lady Serenamoonsilver...LOL....to funny as me and my daughter are all to familiar with those chocolate fountains!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on August 23, 2008, 11:19:09 PM
(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/357460780_CHub2-XL.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/357462778_v2tgJ-XL.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/357460283_uQrmK-XL.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on August 24, 2008, 12:33:59 AM
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2298/2455328205_db00dd5264.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/2455328205/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on August 24, 2008, 08:42:15 PM
Taken at Carolinas Raptor Center today.

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/358148274_u9tst-XL.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Tess on August 25, 2008, 05:53:59 AM
We've been to The Raptor Center a bunch of times. My dad is a semi-pro photographer (www.dlcphoto.net) and his specialty is birds. I don't know how he has so much patience, but he can sit for hours to get really awesome pictures. Him and my mom travel a lot to do photography. He's led photography tours in Costa Rica and is going to do it in November in Brazil.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on August 25, 2008, 07:29:24 AM
Lady Tess, has your dad ever travelled to the Upper Mississippi River valley area? I'm in Bettendorf, Iowa, right on the Mississippi. In winter, we get hundreds of bald eagles. Lots of great photo opportunities, with no need for a passport.  ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 25, 2008, 10:06:45 AM
We've been to The Raptor Center a bunch of times. My dad is a semi-pro photographer (www.dlcphoto.net) and his specialty is birds. I don't know how he has so much patience, but he can sit for hours to get really awesome pictures. Him and my mom travel a lot to do photography. He's led photography tours in Costa Rica and is going to do it in November in Brazil.

Outstanding Lady Tess! There are some birds in your fathers gallery (Costa Rica) I have never seen before. Absolutely stunning!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 25, 2008, 10:12:41 AM
Never know what you'll see flying over our fortress..

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/DSCF8841.jpg)

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/2008_0821Image0015.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 25, 2008, 10:17:01 AM
The Jet is a F-22 Raptor and the prop plane is a P-51 Mustang
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Scotsman on August 25, 2008, 10:22:55 AM
A rare 22 sighting ... awesome ... has the USAF picked up the contract? Or do you know. I might be behind, but they are still in prototype mode aren't they?

Nice capture.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Aiacha on August 25, 2008, 10:28:40 AM
A picture from Pennsic that I'm very happy with...
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v485/Aiacha/CIMG0245.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on August 25, 2008, 10:32:23 AM
Funny you should mention Pensic Aicha cause I have a friend that I work with at my home faire that attends the even pretty regularly.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 25, 2008, 10:42:31 AM
but they are still in prototype mode aren't they?

Nope, they are in production. I actually had the privilege this weekend of witnessing the 8th certified combat ready F-22 pilot in the world demonstrate some of the Raptors maneuvers.

It is absolutely incredible what this aircraft is capable of doing.  I might also add that it is by far the "loudest" fighter jet you will ever hear too..whoa is it ever loud!

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/DSCF8931.jpg)

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/DSCF8933.jpg) 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Aiacha on August 25, 2008, 10:55:35 AM
Funny you should mention Pensic Aicha cause I have a friend that I work with at my home faire that attends the even pretty regularly.

It's the only time I play with the SCA.  This was my 5th year...everytimg I think about what I want to do for my summer vacation this always pops to the top because of all of the friends that I see there and no other time during the year.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 26, 2008, 12:08:38 PM
A few more from the weekend.

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/2008_0821Image0008.jpg)

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/DSCF8848.jpg)

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/DSCF8845.jpg)

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/DSCF8855.jpg)

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/2008_0821Image0010.jpg)

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/2008_0821Image0020.jpg)

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/2008_0821Image0021.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Scotsman on August 26, 2008, 12:30:13 PM
The F-16 used to be my favorite bird (fighter) until that FA-18 came out.
SR-71 is the all time favorite
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on August 26, 2008, 09:48:52 PM
Since we're sharing AirShow pics....

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/296853620_cVVv3-XL-1.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/296853472_2srq9-XL-1.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/296853389_aZETg-XL-1.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/297078723_yvprb-XL.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/296853554_4zfoE-XL-1.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/296853250_fnCrT-XL-1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NorthBayDreamer on August 31, 2008, 11:08:18 AM
From NorCal

(http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd210/northbaydreamer/Nor%20Cal%2007/IMG_0222b.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Tess on August 31, 2008, 02:28:30 PM
Lady Tess, has your dad ever travelled to the Upper Mississippi River valley area? I'm in Bettendorf, Iowa, right on the Mississippi. In winter, we get hundreds of bald eagles. Lots of great photo opportunities, with no need for a passport.  ;)

He said he has not yet, but says he should keep that in mind for the future.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on August 31, 2008, 04:16:07 PM
There are winter bald Eagle and water fowl tours at Reelfoot  lake  (http://www.tennessee.gov/environment/parks/ReelfootLake/activities/) in Tiptonville, TN.

Lady Tess, has your dad ever travelled to the Upper Mississippi River valley area? I'm in Bettendorf, Iowa, right on the Mississippi. In winter, we get hundreds of bald eagles. Lots of great photo opportunities, with no need for a passport.  ;)

He said he has not yet, but says he should keep that in mind for the future.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 01, 2008, 12:00:51 AM
Long live the Queen!

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/86184703.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wildabeast on September 01, 2008, 12:14:13 AM
Long live the Queen!

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/86184703.jpg)

Jon.

Agreed!

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3202/2808022014_512dc07d24_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/sets/72157607002538080/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on September 01, 2008, 07:51:44 AM
Long live the Queen!

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/86184703.jpg)

Jon.

Agreed!

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3202/2808022014_512dc07d24_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/sets/72157607002538080/)
Coming from another Elizabethan Noble absolutely.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Erynn on September 01, 2008, 09:24:39 AM
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3190/2817018665_643bd3e29b.jpg) (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3190/2817018665_643bd3e29b_b.jpg)

Links to larger version.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on September 01, 2008, 10:31:37 AM
Sir BlackFox getting his Honorary M'Crack Pin.

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/rennfaire8-30-2008018.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: FireFaerie on September 01, 2008, 11:01:02 AM
This is pretty much the funniest thing that's ever crossed my path. You never know what you'll see at CRF.

(http://www.aceostar.com/pictures/4013.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on September 01, 2008, 11:38:38 AM
I wonder what made him wear that to a Renn Faire? But then again I too have seen some CRAZY stuff at Faire. :o
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: RumbaRue on September 01, 2008, 11:50:57 AM
This is pretty much the funniest thing that's ever crossed my path. You never know what you'll see at CRF.

(http://www.aceostar.com/pictures/4013.jpg)


Now that's hysterical, must show it to my Star Wars friends!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NorthBayDreamer on September 01, 2008, 12:15:17 PM
Thank you.  I took that picture in October of 07.   It is sort of out of the way and gets lost at Nor Cal, it was just standing there at the end of the food court area, but it caught my eye and I think it is a nice touch.

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: FireFaerie on September 01, 2008, 01:06:44 PM
Quote
I wonder what made him wear that to a Renn Faire?

Well, at least he's dressed appropriately. Gotta love the kilt. I swear, I'm so lucky this picture didn't come out fuzzy, because I was laughing sooo hard when I took it!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Tess on September 01, 2008, 07:37:47 PM
This is pretty much the funniest thing that's ever crossed my path. You never know what you'll see at CRF.

(http://www.aceostar.com/pictures/4013.jpg)

I've seen him around at CRF.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 01, 2008, 09:57:58 PM
That is funny. We had Castro at the Michigan RenFest today. I did NOT take his picture. He was posing for every one but I don't think he had many takers.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sean Holt on September 02, 2008, 08:40:24 AM
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3190/2817018665_643bd3e29b.jpg) (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3190/2817018665_643bd3e29b_b.jpg)

Links to larger version.

Gorgeous photos Erynn!  I showed them to her and she loved them as well.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Yrose on September 02, 2008, 04:54:31 PM
I took this one Highlands weekend 2007.
(http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n12/Yroze/Renaissance/f55f0c15.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NorthBayDreamer on September 02, 2008, 11:28:49 PM
This was at the Folsom Faire in 2007, it was near the end of the day with the sun very low in the sky and things cooling off rapidly.


(http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd210/northbaydreamer/Folsome%2007/IMG_0329.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on September 03, 2008, 06:43:41 AM
This was at the Folsom Faire in 2007, it was near the end of the day with the sun very low in the sky and things cooling off rapidly.


(http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd210/northbaydreamer/Folsome%2007/IMG_0329.jpg)
What a way to end the faire day.;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 07, 2008, 09:18:19 PM
I like this shot from today. A genuine smile is always nice to see.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/102825461.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Elinor Hakebourne on September 07, 2008, 11:02:18 PM
I took this one Highlands weekend 2007.
(http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n12/Yroze/Renaissance/f55f0c15.jpg)

Hey, I think I saw that guy at Dragon*Con! (Just kidding. But there were a LOT of Storm Troopers in attendance.)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Benedict Browne on September 10, 2008, 06:57:56 AM
(http://www.buggler.net/hmheralds/Mounted_Trumpeters_Files/IMG_1463.jpg)

This was taken by my wife.  I'm currently in equestrian training in order to be able to perform on horseback, which was a requirement in the renaissance of trumpeters.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Caroline on September 11, 2008, 06:55:22 AM
This was taken by my wife.  I'm currently in equestrian training in order to be able to perform on horseback, which was a requirement in the renaissance of trumpeters.


You look very regal, posed on the horse :)  Nice pic.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dirtfarmer on September 11, 2008, 11:39:19 AM
Scott- 

What a lovely beast, nice horse too!

I don't think the hounds are going to like sharing the pillows with a 16 hander...

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 15, 2008, 11:31:12 AM
From the earlier joust on Saturday this past weekend.

(http://gallery.efamilynj.org/d/38133/_MG_0847.jpg) (http://gallery.efamilynj.org/v/events/events2k8/PARF2K8/0914-Set/_MG_0847.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: volans on September 15, 2008, 08:56:09 PM
(http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii120/doodurgettin/hurricane%20ike/100_0488.jpg)

Post hurricane sunset. The generator and our bar-b-que pit... our life sources.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Raymond Keeper of Images on September 15, 2008, 09:48:06 PM
Hi Everyone,

I have a bunch of fair photos on my web site web.mac.com/featherphoto.

 i just don't know how to get teim into the threads for you to see.


Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 15, 2008, 10:42:05 PM
Hi Everyone,

I have a bunch of fair photos on my web site web.mac.com/featherphoto.

 i just don't know how to get teim into the threads for you to see.

Nice Photos!

You should be able to insert the URL of your photos between "img" tags, like this

Code: [Select]
[img]http://web.me.com/featherphoto/Site/1_Ren_Fest_8_31_08_page_1_files/Media/DSC_3439.jpg?derivative=web[/img]
to display a photo like this

(http://web.me.com/featherphoto/Site/A_Ren_Fest_8_31_08_page_1_files/Media/DSC_3439.jpg?derivative=web)



Hope this helps.

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on September 16, 2008, 12:10:34 PM
Just for Scotsman...It's a psaltery with a deadly weapon...

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v305/Snicolette/OHRF%202008/HPIM0177.jpg)[/img]
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Scotsman on September 16, 2008, 12:43:59 PM
Sweet!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on September 16, 2008, 01:40:35 PM
Thanks...It was inspired by a conversation we had at the pub when I was considering whether or not to buy the psaltery...The deep desire to create the visual pun made it an absolutely necessary purchase (or just gave me one more reason to finally get one).   :)
The claymore is my son's...His dad got it at a garage sale for just $25.  He always gets the best bargains.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on September 16, 2008, 02:07:24 PM
Lady Nicolette -

Luv the pun!   :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on September 16, 2008, 03:08:04 PM
Hey there Peddlin!  I knew there'd be more than one M'Crack who'd enjoy a good pun!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on September 16, 2008, 03:11:28 PM
Make that two M'Crack's that enjoyed the pun.I got a kick out of that as well. :D  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Guinevere of Leonesse on September 17, 2008, 10:47:09 AM
As it was my baby daughter Lucy's first attending MIRF, on the 7th of September, we didn't see many people we knew and didn't take many pictures either. However, my husband took this picture of me with baby Lucy and she was 2 weeks old, she's three weeks old now and we will be going back to MIRF for closing day, she'll be then 5 weeks old. :)

(http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f91/Guin06/Lucy/AlisonandLucy-1.jpg)

Here's also a picture I took of a dear friend of mine Nancy aka Serena who is on the MIRF cast as the Italian singing lady, she was holding Lucy and her son was also with her. :)

(http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f91/Guin06/Lucy/NancywithHerSonAndLucy.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Katie Bookwench on September 17, 2008, 05:17:47 PM
(http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f91/Guin06/Lucy/AlisonandLucy-1.jpg)


OMG she's just ADORABLE!

Great job, luv! Ya made a really pretty wee one!

I'll see you last weekend so I can hold the little drooler too.  :D

(hey-- don't let Mary Jane hold her before me --I love that baby smell, and if she holds her, you'll never get her to smell like cute little baby again!)   ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Zoë on September 17, 2008, 05:39:11 PM
This is pretty much the funniest thing that's ever crossed my path. You never know what you'll see at CRF.

(http://www.aceostar.com/pictures/4013.jpg)

I've seen him around at CRF.

If I'm correct, the guy inside the suit is a gentleman (more or less) who goes by the name Sparky.  He shows up each week in a totally different persona, but he's come several times in the Storm Trooper/kilt getup.  He does a fabulous Christopher Walken impersonation....
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Adriana Rose on September 17, 2008, 06:23:56 PM
*dies laughing*

You called Sparky a gentleman....... He is more of a cad than anything..... but that's just Sparky


But that is not him, wrong kilt
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 17, 2008, 11:03:49 PM
Isn't he a little short to be a Stormtrooper?  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Guinevere of Leonesse on September 19, 2008, 03:45:27 PM
(http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f91/Guin06/Lucy/AlisonandLucy-1.jpg)


OMG she's just ADORABLE!

Great job, luv! Ya made a really pretty wee one!

I'll see you last weekend so I can hold the little drooler too.  :D

(hey-- don't let Mary Jane hold her before me --I love that baby smell, and if she holds her, you'll never get her to smell like cute little baby again!)   ;D

Thank you dearie. :) Well your in luck, Mary Jane hasn't held Lucy yet but she has seen her as we paid her a wee visit at one of the stages at our last visit to MIRF. :)

lordwriothsley, thank you my Lord for your kind words, I truly appreciate them.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on September 19, 2008, 08:36:47 PM
(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Animal%20Pictures%20and%20Gifs/2008_0904Image0003.jpg)

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Animal%20Pictures%20and%20Gifs/2008_0904Image0010.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 21, 2008, 02:00:58 PM
My Queen at the faire last night.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/103407713.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 22, 2008, 05:32:47 AM
A photo of Lady Mary Browne during the Human Chess Match at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire on the Scottish Fling weekend.

(http://gallery.efamilynj.org/d/38790/_MG_1527.jpg) (http://gallery.efamilynj.org/v/events/events2k8/PARF2K8/0920-Set/_MG_1527.jpg.html)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Muffin on September 24, 2008, 10:25:01 AM
(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Animal%20Pictures%20and%20Gifs/2008_0904Image0003.jpg)

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Animal%20Pictures%20and%20Gifs/2008_0904Image0010.jpg)

WOW!!! I can never seem to catch those little guys!! They are just too quick for my camera!!

Awesome shots!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Raymond Keeper of Images on September 25, 2008, 02:22:05 AM
dbaldock,

Hey thanks for the information about adding photos.  How long does it take before the photos show up?



A knight at the PRF
(http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1.html#386)
http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1.html#385 (http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1.html#385)


Great Balls of Fire
(http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/L_Ren_Fest_9_14_08_page_2.html#12)
http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/L_Ren_Fest_9_14_08_page_2.html#12 (http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/L_Ren_Fest_9_14_08_page_2.html#12)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 25, 2008, 05:03:04 PM
dbaldock,

Hey thanks for the information about adding photos.  How long does it take before the photos show up?



A knight at the PRF
(http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1.html#386)
http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1.html#385 (http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1.html#385)


Great Balls of Fire
(http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/L_Ren_Fest_9_14_08_page_2.html#12)
http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/L_Ren_Fest_9_14_08_page_2.html#12 (http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/L_Ren_Fest_9_14_08_page_2.html#12)



It took a little bit of digging through the scripts on your site to figure out what to put between the IMG tags.

You need to use the full URL that's in your RSS Feed Script, including the "?derivative=web" part, like I did in the example on Page 13 of this thread.

Here are some other examples from your post above.

A Knight at the PRF (The one labeled #385)
Code: [Select]
[img]http://web.me.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1_files/Media/DSC_2840.jpg?derivative=web[/img](http://web.me.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1_files/Media/DSC_2840.jpg?derivative=web)


Great Balls of Fire (The one labeled #12)
Code: [Select]
[img]http://web.me.com/featherphoto/Site/L_Ren_Fest_9_14_08_page_2_files/Media/DSC_1644.jpg?derivative=web[/img](http://web.me.com/featherphoto/Site/L_Ren_Fest_9_14_08_page_2_files/Media/DSC_1644.jpg?derivative=web)


Hope This Helps.

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Raymond Keeper of Images on September 26, 2008, 12:58:21 PM
dbaldock

Hey thanks so much, That last part is not showing up in my address line for me to copy.  I really appreciate all the help.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 26, 2008, 01:22:22 PM
dbaldock

Hey thanks so much, That last part is not showing up in my address line for me to copy.  I really appreciate all the help.

It looks like you can take the URL from the Address line:
Code: [Select]
http://web.me.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1.html#385
and remove the part after the "." to get:
Code: [Select]
http://web.me.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1
Then add the part of the path (_files/Media/) that I found in your RSS Feed Script:
Code: [Select]
http://web.me.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1_files/Media/
and finally, the filename shown under the Photo in the slideshow (DSC_2840.jpg for the Knight), along with the "?derivative=web":
Code: [Select]
http://web.me.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1_files/Media/DSC_2840.jpg?derivative=web
Put all that between IMG tags:
Code: [Select]
[img]http://web.me.com/featherphoto/Site/M_Ren_Fest_9_20_08_page_1_files/Media/DSC_2840.jpg?derivative=web[/img]
And you should see the Knight picture displayed above.

Now that I've broken it down into discrete steps, this could be automated with a script.

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Celtic Lady on September 28, 2008, 12:56:06 AM
I took this photo of Sir Morgan the last day of the Des Moines faire.
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3097/2893611005_001a58eaf0.jpg)

Our queen with her new king at the end of their wedding.
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3216/2893604659_1477e661d8.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on September 28, 2008, 08:22:30 AM
A gathering of pirates on the last Saturday of MNRF....



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/pirateday1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on September 28, 2008, 03:23:10 PM
Thats a fine looking bunch of pirates!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on September 28, 2008, 10:00:29 PM
I was so there in spirit this weekend, all of my MN friends!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 29, 2008, 07:25:41 AM
My favorite fae from this weekend's VERY wet PARF:

(http://gallery.efamilynj.org/d/39031/_MG_1759.jpg)

Just show show how wet it was, check out the shot of some clover by our Joust area, Bosworth Field:

(http://gallery.efamilynj.org/d/38999/_MG_1718.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on September 29, 2008, 07:49:28 AM
 I recognize several Skallywags & Seahags in that group shot  (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Smileys/pirates.gif)



BTW, DB is located on the far left corner.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Trillium on September 29, 2008, 07:49:49 AM
DB is on the very left side.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on September 29, 2008, 08:18:48 AM
Okay now I saw him.He was the kilted pirate.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on September 29, 2008, 10:52:19 AM
Yep, I'm right there on the end....have to thank Sorcha for taking my camera and shooting this group shot for me.   :)


Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on September 29, 2008, 11:21:54 AM
What everyone sees at the final gate show of MNRF....the fire blow!


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/finalblow1.jpg)



What no one sees....the town crier tolling the farewell bell after the closing canon blow.



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/bellman1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Celtic Lady on September 29, 2008, 01:57:43 PM
Awesome photos, DB.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Woodsman on September 29, 2008, 10:37:46 PM
This is photo of my granddaughter with a member of the cast at the Bay Area Ren. Faire in Tampa Florida.

(http://i412.photobucket.com/albums/pp206/Woodsman08/renfair3-9-08019.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on September 29, 2008, 11:11:15 PM
This is, from left to right, myself, my wife Cheri, Whistler Fred, Wendy, and John (of Merry Measure). I think this is a pretty good shot, especially considering the random patron who took it had downed at least three cups of meade during the 15 or so minutes before this shot was taken...

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Four%20Kingdoms%20RF%202008/100_5627.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: gypsylakat on September 30, 2008, 11:28:47 PM
i don't think you look silly when you smile for pictures, (FYI)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on October 01, 2008, 08:51:57 AM
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/MNRF%2008/3rd%20weekend/DSCN0494.jpg)

A Knight, Nobleman, and FOP walk into a bar....


how does it go Noble Dreg????????
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on October 01, 2008, 10:23:09 AM
How about a joust photo for today?

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Four%20Kingdoms%20RF%202008/100_5584.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on October 01, 2008, 10:37:33 AM
Thanks for sharing your photo with us Dustin.I'm always for a good joust at a renaissance faire my friend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: RumbaRue on October 01, 2008, 11:49:11 AM
Here's one of me at the Ojai Pirate Faire Sept.28, 2008

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/RumbaRue/All%20kinds%20of%20pictures/Rumbahavingfun.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Just Jesse on October 01, 2008, 02:57:32 PM
Just to getting to know everyone!
(http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h117/jessemims/DSC00434.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on October 02, 2008, 07:44:48 AM
Why, of course! I'd recognize you anywhere!    ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on October 02, 2008, 09:04:50 PM
(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/383416426_rqDRj-XL.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on October 03, 2008, 07:23:05 AM
WOW! I wanna go!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on October 03, 2008, 07:48:36 AM
Dutchman in my sights:

(http://gallery.efamilynj.org/d/28714/_MG_6461.jpg)

From Disney's Cast Away Cay on our summer Disney Cruise
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on October 05, 2008, 07:35:38 AM
(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/386609712_kBMzt-XL.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Just Jesse on October 07, 2008, 09:10:10 PM
i turned 19, anyone want cake?


(http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h117/jessemims/DSCN4922.jpg)
(http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h117/jessemims/DSCN4920.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on October 07, 2008, 10:22:49 PM
The chapel (accessed via a secret passageway behind a bookshelf in the library) in Stronghold Castle - taken during this past weekend's Olde English Faire.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Stronghold%20Olde%20English%20Faire%202008/100_5714.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on October 07, 2008, 11:00:36 PM
The Michigan RenFest is done for the season so I thought this would be a fitting shot.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/104079792.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: FireFaerie on October 09, 2008, 02:48:26 PM
Found this little guy at CRF on the 4th. Love him!

(http://www.aceostar.com/pictures/9934.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on October 09, 2008, 05:52:29 PM
Hot Pants!  Carolina RenFest, 2007.

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/208221667_m5pvE-L.jpg)


Hey that's Manolete! He's cool. Err, hot depending on how you look at it. He actually helped me win the amateur class photography contest for the 2008 Michigan RenFest without knowing it.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/102825077.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: solaris on October 09, 2008, 06:39:25 PM
The baby's name is Parker he is 5 1/2 months old and the youngest pirate I know. Also he's my son. He absolutly loved the faire.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: FireFaerie on October 10, 2008, 06:38:07 AM
He was seriously the happiest pirate baby I've ever seen  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on October 10, 2008, 06:58:49 AM
He is absolutely beautiful! Congratulations!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: solaris on October 10, 2008, 02:35:23 PM
Thank you all, Yes this was his first faire but he almost went to Pennsic war but he was just too young. He has a long list of faires to go to so we have to start him early. He had so much fun looking at all the people and animals and the singing. He is also proving to be more of a flirt than i could have imagined.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on October 12, 2008, 07:27:34 PM
(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/392547065_3y8mQ-M.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Cyron on October 13, 2008, 11:57:51 AM
this is from the new mid-michigan ren fest.. no idea how i really got this but i thought it was cool

in the picture is flec and what ever girl he was showing the crystal ball rolling stuff to.

(http://photos.taome.net/images/A_4/6/0/9/39064/IMG_0854_43646.JPG)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on October 13, 2008, 12:34:37 PM
Cyron, that is an awesome shot! The way the light fills the crystal is too cool.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: AbleArcher on October 13, 2008, 11:08:38 PM
Similar thing going on here....

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/214043813_SZ4Vz-M.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on October 14, 2008, 10:07:59 PM
The new Mid Michigan RenFest has some special magic in the air...

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/104576072.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Robin of Locksley on October 16, 2008, 12:40:08 AM
great pic Jon Foster!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on October 16, 2008, 01:13:22 PM
Indeed Jon
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Raymond Keeper of Images on October 18, 2008, 08:26:56 PM
The little princess of the Pittsburgh R/F
(http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/2_Pittsburgh_Ren_Fest_Closeups_files/Media/DSC_5574.jpg?derivative=web)
(http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/2_Pittsburgh_Ren_Fest_Closeups_files/Media/DSC_5161.jpg?derivative=web)
(http://web.mac.com/featherphoto/Site/D_Ren_Fest_9_1_08_page_2_files/Media/DSC_5417.jpg?derivative=web)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Raymond Keeper of Images on October 19, 2008, 04:58:53 PM
Thanks for the feed back guys. They get to have fun too.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: justsomeguytn on October 27, 2008, 06:34:39 PM
(http://metro-holographics.com/Images/faire2008/IMG_0658.JPG)

More at http://metro-holographics.com/faire2008.aspx (http://metro-holographics.com/faire2008.aspx)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: justsomeguytn on October 27, 2008, 07:43:49 PM
(http://www.metro-holographics.com/Images/faire2008/EsmereldaWeirdPerspective.jpg)

There is no photoshop work in this image.  Esmerelda was forward on the stage.  It looks like Don Juan is looking at her but he was actually looking at Miguel who was out of frame.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Elinor Hakebourne on October 28, 2008, 10:34:12 PM
Some new garb for DB.... ;D



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/sir_DB.jpg)



Yes, this is way past due, but I just had to post and say BEAUTIFUL pic, DB! :) I definitely should get better posed shots of myself in garb...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on October 29, 2008, 11:27:44 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/alabam%20a2008/AL_4834_c.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on October 30, 2008, 11:56:14 AM
 ;D I always love a pic of a beautiful woman.Thanks for sharing renfairephotog.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on October 30, 2008, 03:11:34 PM
Great picture DB, love the new garb.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Elinor Hakebourne on October 30, 2008, 04:56:32 PM
The London Broil, from a theatrical performance last November...

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222241418_HdHWh-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222329180_bTxt3-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222329504_x72K6-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222240876_mmD7s-L.jpg)

(http://www.iflphoto.com/photos/222240786_Sm2eN-L.jpg)

Awww! That definitely brought a smile to my face!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on October 31, 2008, 09:18:52 PM
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/bgg3.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CelticOne on October 31, 2008, 10:47:56 PM
A gathering of pirates on the last Saturday of MNRF....



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/pirateday1.jpg)


...Holy cripes there's alotta pirates in MN. LOL. I think its about time that MNRF gives us a pirate invasion weekend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on November 01, 2008, 01:05:45 AM
A gathering of pirates on the last Saturday of MNRF....



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/pirateday1.jpg)


...Holy cripes there's alotta pirates in MN. LOL. I think its about time that MNRF gives us a pirate invasion weekend.

And to think that is only a small representation of the pirates at MNRF... ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CelticOne on November 01, 2008, 08:49:04 AM
And to think that ain't a small number of people either. ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Just Jesse on November 05, 2008, 10:02:18 PM
halloween with my bestie

(http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h117/jessemims/uses.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on November 07, 2008, 12:27:41 AM
Pirate at Sunset
Cloverpouge at the lake

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/promote/sunset_pirate-Oct08-148.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Cloverpogue on November 07, 2008, 08:52:36 AM
oh, how cool is that?
Thanx for posting. We had so much fun that afternoon. We need to do a springtime shoot. ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: LadyElizabeth on November 07, 2008, 10:55:18 AM
(http://wa2.images.onesite.com/red.renspace.com/3rd_weekend_trf_08/courtesan_13.jpg?v=134100)

A traveling photographer from Arizona ren fest took this pic of me 2 weekends ago at TRF.  I just love the composition and the rainbow, I seriously think it's one of the best pics of me ever!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Stalkwell on November 07, 2008, 01:59:09 PM
Hmmm...
Looks like he wasn't the only one to find you that day...
(http://www.rensites.com/368192-3/TRF8509a2s7.jpg)

and someone else you know...
(http://www.rensites.com/368188-3/TRF8495as7.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: LadyElizabeth on November 07, 2008, 02:34:02 PM
Ooh, georgeous pics!!  U rock Stalkwell!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on November 07, 2008, 02:49:23 PM
Those are some great pics LadyElizabeth and stalkwell.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Emerald Shaunassey on November 08, 2008, 12:15:54 AM
What a wonderful time we all had at TRF during Pirate Adventure Weekend.  We are all making plans to come back next year.  Below is one of my favorite photos from the weekend.
(http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x220/okierennie1/KisseswithIrisandRose.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on November 08, 2008, 09:03:22 AM
Emerald, thats a Great picture of the Pirate Ladies.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Just Jesse on November 09, 2008, 12:49:58 AM
You canot beat this helm
(http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h117/jessemims/l_07f84ecea40348e39b742b01dc1f280f.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Just Jesse on November 09, 2008, 12:50:42 AM
wrong one oops
(http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h117/jessemims/l_51e0c914c85e48d89392714232a3764d.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Woodsman on November 09, 2008, 09:34:57 AM
A few photos from Lady of The Lake.

http://i412.photobucket.com/albums/pp206/Woodsman08/Lady%20of%20The%20Lake/LadyofLake060.jpg

http://i412.photobucket.com/albums/pp206/Woodsman08/Lady%20of%20The%20Lake/LadyofLake064.jpg

http://i412.photobucket.com/albums/pp206/Woodsman08/Lady%20of%20The%20Lake/LadyofLake065.jpg

http://i412.photobucket.com/albums/pp206/Woodsman08/Lady%20of%20The%20Lake/LadyofLake042.jpg

http://i412.photobucket.com/albums/pp206/Woodsman08/Lady%20of%20The%20Lake/LadyofLake035.jpg
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on November 09, 2008, 11:44:21 AM
These two are from GARF '07. They're not great quality images. But I like the weapon in the first and the look of the second.

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/RenFest/yes46-1.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/RenFest/yes28.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 09, 2008, 08:15:52 PM
Both photo's turned out great.Thanks for sharing my friend.I think my favorite one is the first one cause damn I like.............No let me rephrase that I love that claymore that the guy is holding.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Emerald Shaunassey on November 10, 2008, 01:52:38 PM
Emerald, thats a Great picture of the Pirate Ladies.

Thank you very much Lady Joyce Ann.  The first day at TRF we wandered around like the tourists we where - very much agog!  I knew TRF would be huge but, the details where absolutely mind blowing.  Glad we finally made it down - what a wonderful first time experience.  It certainly won't be our last trip to TRF.

Fair Seas,
Emerald
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Codi Lyn on November 10, 2008, 10:31:25 PM
(http://www.buggler.net/hmheralds/Mounted_Trumpeters_Files/IMG_1463.jpg)

This was taken by my wife.  I'm currently in equestrian training in order to be able to perform on horseback, which was a requirement in the renaissance of trumpeters.


What a gorgeous horse! Beautiful picture, you look great on that horse, sir. ^_^
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on November 14, 2008, 08:56:23 AM
GARF '08.
(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GA%20Renaissance%20Festival%202008/RenFaire039.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: cigar dave on November 18, 2008, 05:57:33 AM
(http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c166/mtdave2/knight.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on November 18, 2008, 09:04:10 AM
(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GA%20Renaissance%20Festival%202008/RenFaire210.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on November 18, 2008, 10:20:59 PM
(http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c166/mtdave2/knight.jpg)

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Smileys/notworthy.gif) (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Smileys/icn___clap.gif)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: cigar dave on November 20, 2008, 08:47:13 AM
(http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c166/mtdave2/mont.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 20, 2008, 09:11:11 AM
What's with the Bunny Rabbit?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DonaCatalina on November 20, 2008, 09:29:34 AM
What's with the Bunny Rabbit?

Please tell me you're kidding?  :o
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 20, 2008, 09:49:13 AM
What's with the Bunny Rabbit?

Please tell me you're kidding?  :o

Not kidding ... just curious.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Muffin on November 20, 2008, 10:00:08 AM
*hint* Run Away Run Away.........
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 20, 2008, 10:14:22 AM
*hint* Run Away Run Away.........

OK, I was wondering if it was a Python reference.

Thanks for the confirmation.

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on November 20, 2008, 10:41:44 AM
(http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c166/mtdave2/mont.jpg)

Outstanding! One of these days I gotta hang with guys!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: cigar dave on November 20, 2008, 11:15:57 AM
lol that is one of the best things about wearing these costumes.. some people get it,, other people dont. i had someone ask me if the knight in the photo below was from the 2nd crusade. lol. i said "how do you know she's a witch?" he just looked at me.. hahahah
(http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c166/mtdave2/bevedear.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Capt Gabriela Fullpepper on November 20, 2008, 12:39:19 PM
Tim: There he is!
King Arthur: Where?
Tim: There!
King Arthur: What? Behind the rabbit?
Tim: It *is* the rabbit!
King Arthur: You silly sod!
Tim: What?
King Arthur: You got us all worked up!
Tim: Well, that's no ordinary rabbit.
King Arthur: Ohh.
Tim: That's the most foul, cruel, and bad-tempered rodent you ever set eyes on!
Sir Robin: You tit! I soiled my armor I was so scared!
Tim: Look, that rabbit's got a vicious streak a mile wide! It's a killer!
Sir Galahad: Get stuffed!
Tim: He'll do you up a treat, mate.
Sir Galahad: Oh, yeah?
Sir Robin: You manky Scots git!
Tim: I'm warning you!
Sir Robin: What's he do? Nibble your bum?
Tim: He's got huge, sharp... er... He can leap about. Look at the bones!
King Arthur: Go on, Bors. Chop his head off!
Sir Bors: Right! Silly little bleeder. One rabbit stew comin' right up!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on November 20, 2008, 02:19:30 PM
(http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c166/mtdave2/bevedear.jpg)

ROFL! Sir Bedevere emerges! Hats off to you and the rest of your subjects!

Too funny my friend!





Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: cigar dave on November 20, 2008, 04:16:02 PM
thanks! has been a labor of love really. i jus wish i could find 2 more people who are whiling to wear one of the costumes! id love to get all five together at the same time!  even more fun if each person knew their lines!

Next project. Patsy! I have the coconuts already lmao
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Macintyre on November 20, 2008, 04:22:17 PM
if you set up dave, i'll do it with you.  it'll be awesome
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: cigar dave on November 20, 2008, 07:41:34 PM
sweet! ill let you know.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: RicKim on December 02, 2008, 09:41:30 AM
I'd be up for that! I know the whole script pretty much. But I may be too far away. Where are you guys from?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on December 04, 2008, 12:16:14 PM
Faire-related, I got a new sword :D

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/Decoratingandsword139.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/Decoratingandsword170.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on December 04, 2008, 11:25:40 PM
Congrats on the new sword.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Clisto of York on December 05, 2008, 02:31:01 AM
Faire-related, I got a new sword :D

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/Decoratingandsword139.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/Decoratingandsword170.jpg)

Nice weapon you got there. Fitting for your very own beauty...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Alacrity on December 05, 2008, 01:49:02 PM
Say...that's a nice sword.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on December 05, 2008, 04:23:50 PM
Thank you. It's not battle-quality, though, just for looks. I got it from http://www.defenderknives.com
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on December 08, 2008, 07:03:10 PM
Here's one all ye may like. Robert the White captured at the Michigan Ren Faire October 2008:

(http://i389.photobucket.com/albums/oo339/monkogreen/Michigan%202008/img_1047jpg.jpg)

May our pathes cross again!

Blessings be upon thee, thy kith and kin.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on December 09, 2008, 12:29:04 AM
The German knight jousting at TRF.

(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/TRF2008/16fc1d9e.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on December 09, 2008, 06:07:37 PM
Great pictures guys. ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: posaune on December 11, 2008, 06:53:18 AM
String, of Lost Boys.  Last weekend at LARF.

(http://www.darkforrest.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=380&g2_serialNumber=2)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Grov on December 11, 2008, 09:13:20 AM
Out of my back door this morning. Best snow in La in forever.
(http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p238/TRF102806/Snowy%20La/SnowinLa014.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Muffin on December 11, 2008, 09:17:24 AM
That is a gorgeous picture Grov!!! Wow!!


Still hate the white stuff... but then again I have to live with it for the next oh.... 6 months or so... *sigh*
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on December 11, 2008, 10:30:46 AM
Not particularly looking forward to it either. (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Smileys/snow.gif)  Usually right after the holidays I'm ready for summer to begin  ;)

Here is a pic from a few years back at former neighborhood of mine

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Willies%20Images/2004_0123Image0071.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Adriana Rose on December 11, 2008, 12:47:41 PM
I ofcially ignore you now :o



gods I hate snow!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Adriana Rose on December 12, 2008, 09:02:50 PM
Leave it to me to put my foot in my mouth!

Those pictures are really nice!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Phelyp, Lord Maydestone on December 13, 2008, 02:19:38 PM
Sir William I agree with you.  As of December 26 I am ready for summer.  Living in NW Ontario that is a pipe dream though (until May).
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on December 13, 2008, 04:11:09 PM
Out of my back door this morning. Best snow in La in forever.
(http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p238/TRF102806/Snowy%20La/SnowinLa014.jpg)

Grov, that pic is truly magical, and I can almost see the fae who live in your yard, disguised as flakes of whirling snow and twinkling points of crystal... How fortunate you are to have captured them a play!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Clisto of York on December 13, 2008, 09:30:32 PM
Cool shot...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on December 14, 2008, 06:13:27 AM
I agree with Rani and sir clisto that was an awesome shot Grov.Thanks for sharing that with us,I always love pictures of a good snow.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on December 14, 2008, 12:01:59 PM
Aye, a magical shot indeed. Here in the Borderland, snow has receded with more to come.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on December 15, 2008, 08:24:50 PM
I don't think I posted this one yet...

From the 2008 Mid Michigan Ren Fest.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/104472549.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on December 16, 2008, 09:43:18 AM
Neat. The costume reminds me of Boromir and Aragorn.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on December 21, 2008, 03:41:46 PM
A picture from MIRF back in 2005. The king with one of his loyal subjects.

Not the best shot but the little kid was so drawn into the atmosphere of the festival I couldn't pass up a quick shot.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/76186144.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Codi Lyn on December 31, 2008, 09:58:47 PM
Neat. The costume reminds me of Boromir and Aragorn.

I know, I immediately thought it was a well done Boromir costume. :D I'm sure it was mildly inspired by it.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on January 01, 2009, 12:47:32 AM
The king in the above picture reminds me of Miraz (from Prince Caspian), hehe.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Phelyp, Lord Maydestone on January 03, 2009, 05:37:30 PM
Richard, where in Borderland are you?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on January 04, 2009, 09:40:49 AM
Richard, where in Borderland are you?

My home Faire is Bristol Towne in the land of the Wisconsins.

Borderland is a place...nae, a conveyance between Day and Night, Sun and Moon, Here and There. Exactly where is difficult to say. Always look towards the West and the setting Sun.
(http://i389.photobucket.com/albums/oo339/monkogreen/St%20Croix%20River/DSC00547.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on January 09, 2009, 01:30:07 PM
 :D I was going through old photo albums and found these two pictures from the first time I went to the Renaissance faire in 1999. (I didn't go again 'til 2007). I didn't ask permission to post it from my siblings and friends that are in the picture, so I blurred their faces. ;p

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Me/Copyofother2.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Me/Copyofother1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on January 09, 2009, 01:32:25 PM
Aye, the child became the woman!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on January 11, 2009, 11:05:35 AM
MIRF 2008 - Pirates say "Arr..."  ;D

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/103844230.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on January 12, 2009, 10:33:44 PM
Not faire related but got a new camera and lens and shot this. The photos were taken in the past few days.


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Family/IMG_0001.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on January 12, 2009, 10:35:26 PM
Glad to see you're getting some use out of that new lens....now hand it over.   :P
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on January 19, 2009, 12:26:46 AM
Oops. Eastern Time.  8)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: uhurainmi on January 19, 2009, 08:31:08 AM
I haven't been on the forum in a month or more. this morning i opened this page to idly dream of faire season and BAM! It's my husband. I bought him that 'coat' from Pendragon years ago. He didn't attend faire with me back then. Now, he's a regular getting his photo on the forum by real photographers. Times do change.

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: uhurainmi on January 19, 2009, 08:37:38 AM
Neat. The costume reminds me of Boromir and Aragorn.

I know, I immediately thought it was a well done Boromir costume. :D I'm sure it was mildly inspired by it.

HI, Codi Lyn and Manwariel, I made the red shirt under leather coat and it is our intention to remind you of Boromir, the BEST looking man in the LOTR movies. It's just cotton with pearl beading and some awesome tall gold trim on the sleeves. The look needs a little hint of chainmaille and of course, the Horn of Gondor. Thanks for noticing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on January 19, 2009, 11:09:19 AM
You never know what you'll find on the "internet" these days!  ;)

Actually, if you attend MIRF or MMRF, you may want to see if your picture is in one of my online galleries.

http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/festivals

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on January 21, 2009, 11:00:27 PM
I'm jonesing for faire...here's one of the Queen's guards from Stronghold Olde English Faire 2008:

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3068/2923692670_e0fe4c4e8b_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/2923692670/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on January 22, 2009, 11:44:14 AM
As a former yeoman of the guard myself I can vouch for that guy when I say that that is one of the toughest jobs ever at faire and even as part of the cast as well but he looked like he handled himself pretty well if you ask me.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Catherine on January 22, 2009, 05:51:09 PM
Hello all! so I'm gonna add one, non-ren, but here goes:


(http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y237/alicathelton/015.jpg)



It is the corner of the Mayan Temple in Mexico in Walt Disney World.... I'm a sucker for sunset/ weird lighting





Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on January 22, 2009, 07:02:19 PM
A River Thru History 2008 (Le Voyageur on the Des Plaines River)

(http://i389.photobucket.com/albums/oo339/monkogreen/River%20Thru%20History%202008/img_1071jpg.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on January 22, 2009, 09:11:42 PM
It's cold and dreary, so here's a picture from summer!

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3124/3107004304_810c7640a7_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3107004304/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on January 26, 2009, 01:00:14 AM
A mosaic totem pole at a park in Escondido, California.


(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/San%20Diego%202008/2b33eaf0.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on February 01, 2009, 10:28:03 PM
Since we have a few non-faire photo's in this thread, here's one from this afternoon. Our German Shepherd, Kommandant Zeus needed a full time playmate. So this last week he was introduced to our newest German Shepherd, Fraulein Isis...

He was showing her how to sit proud and pretty in the backyard while chewing on sticks.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/108769130.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on February 01, 2009, 11:37:14 PM
You have beautiful animals. Love the names!!! Zeus and Isis...two VERY powerful deities...though different pantheons.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on February 02, 2009, 07:08:50 AM
Beautiful babies!    ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on February 02, 2009, 05:34:19 PM
You have beautiful animals. Love the names!!! Zeus and Isis...two VERY powerful deities...though different pantheons.

Thanks!

Ya, I know, Zeus to Isis, Greek to Egyptian. But I didn't realize until after the fact that Isis was actually accepted into Greek mythology as a goddess as well. Or at least that's what I read online the other night. I'm thinking a good enough connection for me!  ;)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on February 02, 2009, 05:42:34 PM
Well, even if there is no connection...two beautiful powerful names for two beautiful powerful animals. You couldn't have picked better, imho.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on February 02, 2009, 05:46:24 PM
Ok...back to pictures...I took this one in my yard TODAY, with my cellphone camera...
(http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k196/tammy_1980/springflower.jpg)
I was just happy to see a spring flower!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on February 02, 2009, 05:50:32 PM
Several moons will pass before such a sight is seen. Thank thee for the rememberence. :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on February 02, 2009, 06:30:23 PM
You are welcome kind sirs! I just thought it interesting to find that on a February morning...and one where the groundhog saw his shadow!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on February 03, 2009, 09:31:37 PM
Wow, a flower! It's amazing at how nice a flower can look after a few months of frigid cold and ice. And it'll be many more months before we see them around here.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on February 03, 2009, 09:55:33 PM
yeah...and a day later it snows...poor flower...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on February 05, 2009, 11:38:06 AM
Since we have a few non-faire photo's in this thread, here's one from this afternoon. Our German Shepherd, Kommandant Zeus needed a full time playmate. So this last week he was introduced to our newest German Shepherd, Fraulein Isis...

He was showing her how to sit proud and pretty in the backyard while chewing on sticks.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/108769130.jpg)

Jon.

Gorgeous dogs! German shepherds are my favorite.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Moostifer on February 09, 2009, 08:55:21 AM
(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y251/moostifer/Feast%202009/Moondawg02.jpg)


(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y251/moostifer/Feast%202009/Feast02.jpg)


Feast of Onondaga 2-7-09
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on February 18, 2009, 06:46:04 PM
Got a few nature pics at a park near Lake Charles, Louisiana.  I thought these geese looked kinda cool but they weren't very friendly.   :)


(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Miscellaneous/78f125c3.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on February 21, 2009, 12:38:58 AM
This is a monument in Silvis, Illinois, to eight Hispanic men from the same 2-1/2 block street who died in WWII and Korea. Just about every young Hispanic man on that street volunteered for active duty during those wars. Hero Street USA (http://www.herostreetusa.org)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3414/3290015634_1ff5bde348.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3290015634/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on February 21, 2009, 07:53:25 PM
A powerful memorial to humbling patriotism.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wildabeast on February 22, 2009, 12:28:34 PM
From the 2008 Golden Gate Renaissance Festival in San Francisco....

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3001/2807165749_0c712778aa.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/sets/72157607002538080/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NoBill Lurker on February 22, 2009, 02:18:36 PM
Medieval Batman maybe?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on February 22, 2009, 03:51:33 PM
With digitized camo as well...  :-X
Hopefully he had fun, that's what should matter anyway.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on February 22, 2009, 06:34:37 PM
At least he has a period batbelt.   ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on February 23, 2009, 09:33:28 PM
How about an older shot? From a couple years ago... Ray and one of his Falcons.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/86185636.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on February 24, 2009, 07:07:12 AM
Now, that is beautiful!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on February 26, 2009, 06:54:04 PM
You should see Ray working his birds. To say it's awesome is a complete understatement. I'm sure he does other festivals though. Has anyone else seen his act?

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on February 26, 2009, 10:56:17 PM
Took this yesterday with my new camera with 12x optical zoom.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3515/3310128981_03219a0e0b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3310128981/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on February 27, 2009, 05:28:58 AM
You should see Ray working his birds. To say it's awesome is a complete understatement. I'm sure he does other festivals though. Has anyone else seen his act?

Jon.

Saw him at Bristol years ago. You are sitting on a bench, facing the stage and he calls. A shadow covers you as a Golden Eagle swoops towards the stage. Unbelievable! He rehabbed that eagle after it was shot by some idiot. >:( He also had an owl and a few others. Always a grand site. Very humbling. 8)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on February 27, 2009, 05:29:46 AM
Took this yesterday with my new camera with 12x optical zoom.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3515/3310128981_03219a0e0b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3310128981/)

Is that a Red Tail?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: RenRobin on February 27, 2009, 07:51:48 AM
(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y251/moostifer/Feast%202009/Moondawg02.jpg)


(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y251/moostifer/Feast%202009/Feast02.jpg)


Feast of Onondaga 2-7-09
The top photo is Moon Dawg
And the bottom Sir Edward

Great shots of both!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on February 27, 2009, 10:59:56 AM
Took this yesterday with my new camera with 12x optical zoom.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3515/3310128981_03219a0e0b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3310128981/)

Is that a Red Tail?

No idea. All I know is that it lives in the cemetery where I volunteer two days a week, and keeps the squirrel, groundhog, and rabbit populations in check.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on February 27, 2009, 11:04:33 AM
It is a Redtail hawk (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Smileys/grinning-smiley-004.gif)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wildabeast on March 02, 2009, 12:22:00 AM
Medieval Batman maybe?

More along the lines of The Light Knight.   :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on March 02, 2009, 06:05:58 PM
A cypress forest in SE Louisiana that seemed to go on for miles . . .


(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Miscellaneous/6f979345.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Anna Iram on March 02, 2009, 11:20:08 PM
Marty, that is absolutely beautiful.  :) :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on March 03, 2009, 12:36:50 AM
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3471/3310955152_5bfd39730c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3310955152/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on March 03, 2009, 10:18:26 AM
Where did you take the picture of the Celtic Cross?

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on March 03, 2009, 01:47:30 PM
It's a gravestone in Oakdale Memorial Gardens, a 152-year old Victorian garden cemetery in Davenport, Iowa. Same place I took the picture of the redtail hawk I posted earlier.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Catherine on March 03, 2009, 06:16:38 PM
I know we had one for today, but this was taken sunday am, when we had 10 inches of snow, wild for Middle Tennessee!

(http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y237/alicathelton/cp1_0301090657.jpg)

now, who can guess what kind of car it is????





Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on March 03, 2009, 06:23:40 PM
We had no where near that much snow. Most of it was gone by the end of the day.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on March 03, 2009, 06:23:53 PM
PT Cruiser??
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on March 04, 2009, 06:36:47 AM
Nice pics all. Thanks for sharing them, As for snow we got hammered here where I live. I'd say we got about 7 to 8 inches from the recent storm.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Phelyp, Lord Maydestone on March 04, 2009, 04:17:22 PM
A Matrix or a Tuscon?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Trillium on March 04, 2009, 04:20:22 PM
My vote is for PT Cruiser.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Catherine on March 04, 2009, 04:24:20 PM
good job Tammy and trillium! my poor baby was a snow plow the next day, getting out of the driveway....

so, here is my contribution for the day, this one taken yesterday


(http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y237/alicathelton/cp1_0301090657.jpg)

they just looked too cool!

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Catherine on March 05, 2009, 03:53:57 PM
eeek! woopsie! I meant to post another pic..... here we go! Lord W, it was 10 inches!
(http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y237/alicathelton/PICT0103.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on March 05, 2009, 08:06:35 PM
Wow 10 inches is about what we got here where I live Lady Catherine.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on March 05, 2009, 08:49:01 PM
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3358/3332279972_cfeb9422ff.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3332279972/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on March 06, 2009, 06:50:11 PM
Leach Park, along the Mississippi Riverway Trail in Bettendorf, Iowa. The tree is growing on the top of Bettendorf's earth flood wall. It was between 4:30 and 5:00 yesterday, and I was looking west towards Davenport, Iowa. This one was taken in about the same place, just down at the bottom of the flood wall on a fishing platform:

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3652/3332278984_58bf4a9422_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3332278984/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on March 07, 2009, 08:25:15 AM
Once again another beautiful shot. As always thanks for sharing that Dustin.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on March 08, 2009, 05:25:08 AM
"Midnight snack": Egyptian Meade


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/IMG_0006-1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on March 15, 2009, 02:22:45 AM
DB took this pic, I looooooooooooooooooooooove this pic. Thanks DB...

(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/TWIG%2008/DB/l_fd463cc341f050a075c9f81d47fab337.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on March 19, 2009, 05:33:47 AM
Thanks for sharing all those great pics. i haven't been keeping up with this thread, I've missed so much.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Malkavian on March 21, 2009, 11:35:48 AM
Well someone's gotta post one. This is from CRF this past fall.

(http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn293/camerayeti/CRF/crowley.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on March 21, 2009, 01:06:29 PM
Well someone's gotta post one. This is from CRF this past fall.

(http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn293/camerayeti/CRF/crowley.jpg)

That's the Raven very entertaining. His other persona is a storyteller. We saw him at world of World faeries in Chicago.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Malkavian on March 21, 2009, 03:17:54 PM

That's the Raven very entertaining. His other persona is a storyteller. We saw him at world of World faeries in Chicago.

Aye, I believe he appears at CRF in both guises; I haven't seen much of his storyteller persona but the Raven is quite fun to watch.  I don't know much about him though, as his website (Ravenstory.com) appears to be mostly nonfunctional
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NorthBayDreamer on March 22, 2009, 09:01:41 AM
This is the Viking guild at the Sonora Celtic Faire

(http://fast1.onesite.com/northbaydreamer.renspace.com/sonora_celtic_faire_09/large/img_5400_1024x768.jpg)

I will be posting more photos and a trip report ASAP.

UPDATE: I did post more photos with a trip report in the Smaller Western Faires forum:

http://www.renaissancefestival.com/forums/index.php?topic=6327.0 (http://www.renaissancefestival.com/forums/index.php?topic=6327.0)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on March 23, 2009, 12:43:06 AM
(http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/3255/alex00001.jpg) (http://img13.imageshack.us/my.php?image=alex00001.jpg)

Locked and Loaded for this year's Renaissance faires.....

Friar Rohn
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on March 23, 2009, 06:08:31 PM
The Raven...great picture in deed. Bought a Corvis mask last Samhain and may wear it this season.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on March 24, 2009, 01:04:04 AM
Sir Wiliam those are some fine shots of them aircraft. You must use some big lens to get those zoomed in shots. This August Selfridge here in Michigan will be running their show, and  it's a good things I came back to check on this thread or I would've forgot. You can't beat a free air show especially when they're going to have the air acrobatics group The Thunderbirds there whom put on just as good a show if not better than the Blue Angels. I've seen both and in my opinion they're both awesome. The sound and just the amazing feat of mankind being able to fly and at great speed. Amazing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Catherine on March 24, 2009, 05:49:56 PM
hi all!
just caught mama bird on the tree yesterday... I know its not the best, but i LOVE the sun halo

(http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y237/alicathelton/burd.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on March 24, 2009, 09:18:51 PM
I think it's a lovely and creative shot!!
Thanks for sharing!!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Catherine on March 25, 2009, 04:54:16 PM
um, im not sure, ill get another shot so you can see her colors. Im really bad at those identifications! :D

(http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y237/alicathelton/bird2.jpg)

and, if i may, my contribution for the day:  playing around with my camera's macro yesterday, and early crab apple bloom!


(http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y237/alicathelton/009.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on March 26, 2009, 03:25:20 PM
What kind of bird is that Lady C?

It appears to a mockingbird my friends

Sir Wiliam those are some fine shots of them aircraft. You must use some big lens to get those zoomed in shots. This August Selfridge here in Michigan will be running their show, and  it's a good things I came back to check on this thread or I would've forgot. You can't beat a free air show especially when they're going to have the air acrobatics group The Thunderbirds there whom put on just as good a show if not better than the Blue Angels. I've seen both and in my opinion they're both awesome. The sound and just the amazing feat of mankind being able to fly and at great speed. Amazing.

Not to big of a lens, were just lucky and can get really close. This June the Blue Angels will host our airshow. Last year would of been the Thunderbirds although due to the crash they were substituted by the F-22 Raptor which was absolutely incredible. 

Can't wait.. see ya on the tarmac!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on March 31, 2009, 08:49:44 PM
After a spring shower.
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/mushroom_6780.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on March 31, 2009, 08:59:16 PM
Niiice. I love macros.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on March 31, 2009, 10:12:37 PM
This pretty much sums up how I feel today.



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day90.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on April 01, 2009, 12:18:24 AM
What makes this a scary image is your red signature under it.


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Post by: DeadBishop on April 01, 2009, 01:06:08 AM
LOL....that is a little disturbing now that I see it.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on April 01, 2009, 01:10:05 AM
A wildlife photo from this weekend...

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3643/3396920545_38e70d6f4d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3396920545/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Ashly on April 02, 2009, 03:14:59 PM
These are from a little backyard photo op my friend and I did!! I thought they turned out good (hence the reason one is now my profile photo, he he)

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/AshlyTee/R42.jpg)

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/AshlyTee/R24.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on April 02, 2009, 06:34:00 PM
Hey Dustin, you might appreciate this shot that I took right out my office window awhile back then...they posed for me, smiled, and everything! :)



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/2foxes.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ambios on April 02, 2009, 07:36:38 PM
Hey Dustin, you might appreciate this shot that I took right out my office window awhile back then...they posed for me, smiled, and everything! :)



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/2foxes.jpg)

Never in my life have I had an office with that kind of view!   ???   FANTASTIC shot, DB
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on April 02, 2009, 11:06:39 PM

Never in my life have I had an office with that kind of view!   ???   FANTASTIC shot, DB


Thanks!  Wish I still had that office job, believe me.... ::)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on April 02, 2009, 11:11:33 PM
Nice Pics. Lady A. And those foxes are funny they do look like their smiling. Cute.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on April 02, 2009, 11:24:15 PM
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/bc10.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/bc16.jpg)


a couple of macro shots from MN

love the fox photos!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on April 02, 2009, 11:34:12 PM
I've never seen anything like that at work. I've seem skunks and turkeys. ( make your own Management joke here.)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Ashly on April 03, 2009, 11:08:16 AM
DB: That pic is amazing. I have never even seen a fox in the wild. *pouts*

Mary: I LOVE the coloring in that first picture!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on April 03, 2009, 05:48:03 PM
I had fun editing the pictures my sister took of me in a dress I made. Here's one.

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Sewing/105.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on April 03, 2009, 07:08:05 PM
Playing with those edit options is fun isn't it?

 Looks good!
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Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on April 03, 2009, 11:35:45 PM
Spooky. Good shot.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on April 05, 2009, 02:18:30 PM
Hey DB that was a cool shot you took of those two foxes. A definite first for me cause I have never seen anything like that before with two foxes out in the wild. What a cool view you had from your office window my friend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: valt on April 07, 2009, 07:25:45 AM
Here's my favorite two shots from this past Saturday at Scarby.  Twig and Noobler.

(http://www.xulphlux.com/photography/mid/V5vlxSMpmgKO4AD_mid.jpg)

(http://www.xulphlux.com/photography/mid/wiLaThLE0yuozPu_mid.jpg)
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Post by: gypsylakat on April 07, 2009, 05:10:12 PM
Pics from the cherry blossom festival in DC
(http://lh6.ggpht.com/_rMas7kU2cH0/SdugRPGmJBI/AAAAAAAAEgs/bkt1fnVVfpg/s400/IMG_0239.jpg)

across the tidal basin, knowing what infinity mode is would have helped make this better...
(http://lh6.ggpht.com/_rMas7kU2cH0/Sduf_HhuUcI/AAAAAAAAEgU/sSjAx6ZdlLI/s400/IMG_0190.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: gypsylakat on April 07, 2009, 07:43:01 PM
I really want to take a trip and drag my bf to all the memorials, I've lived like an hour from dc and never actually visited any of them.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on April 08, 2009, 06:27:54 AM
Now that would be fun.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on April 08, 2009, 09:39:55 AM
 ;D  Well I like DC so much I live here in the city. And it is wonderful. I love spring here. Everyone should make a trip to DC and sight see.

Speeking of spring here are sum tulips by lanp light.

(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/100_3094.jpg)


Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on April 08, 2009, 05:17:16 PM
Speeking of spring here are sum tulips by lanp light.

Very cool shot.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on April 09, 2009, 09:15:47 AM
Thank you, thank you. By all means I am not an avid photographer but I do like to try different shots once in a while.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: VIII on April 09, 2009, 10:54:06 AM
(http://www.xulphlux.com/photography/mid/wiLaThLE0yuozPu_mid.jpg)
Elvis-gnome lives!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on April 14, 2009, 09:27:04 AM
(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/100_2838.jpg)

this was not arranged it grew this way. Costa Rica Dec. 2008
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Post by: Lady Ashly on April 14, 2009, 10:41:04 AM
Oh that is beautiful!!! I love tropical plants.  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on April 14, 2009, 03:40:46 PM
Awesome shot DW. What kind of flower is that?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ambios on April 14, 2009, 05:30:59 PM
Awesome shot DW. What kind of flower is that?
My guess is a hibiscus, growing amidst some other foliage
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on April 14, 2009, 07:05:07 PM
Very definitely a hibiscus, and looks like a fan palm surrounding it. What a lovely shot!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on April 14, 2009, 09:51:56 PM
Nice shot, a big fan of flowers, but that's a good one.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on April 15, 2009, 08:44:23 AM
 ;) Tipsy Gypsy you are correct. It is a hibiscus and it is behind the fan palm. This was just outside the door to the office of the resort I stayed at. It was so unique looking I had to take a picture.   Thanks for the compliments.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on April 15, 2009, 11:12:15 AM
DW if I'm ever in that area I just might have to stay at that resort for a night cause the view is absolutely beautiful.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on April 15, 2009, 11:16:32 AM
I love spring...it's just better for kilt wearing than winter.   ::)


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/IMG_0144.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on April 15, 2009, 12:12:30 PM
I love spring...it's just better for kilt wearing than winter.   ::)


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/IMG_0144.jpg)


Wussy.   :P :D



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/kilts_snow.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on April 15, 2009, 07:40:40 PM
;) Tipsy Gypsy you are correct. It is a hibiscus and it is behind the fan palm. This was just outside the door to the office of the resort I stayed at. It was so unique looking I had to take a picture.   Thanks for the compliments.

Well, DW, I sorta have a "thing" for hibiscus :). The perennial varieties do quite well here in Texas; here's one of mine:
(http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff24/Tipsy_Gypsy66/MVC-019F.jpg)

Wish I had a good shot of the whole bloom. The perennials can get up to  12" across!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on April 16, 2009, 08:24:58 AM
 
Lordwriothsley, my partner and I stayed in Quepos Costa Rica and the views are outstanding. A little remote though but relaxing and I hear the fishing is excellent if your into that.


:o WOW Tipsy Gypsy, what a shot. That is stunning.



LMAO!!! At Deadbishop ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on April 16, 2009, 08:49:13 AM
(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/Costa%20Rica/100_2805.jpg)

Tee tee monkeys that came right up to the pool area.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on April 17, 2009, 03:12:32 AM
I love spring...it's just better for kilt wearing than winter.   ::)


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/IMG_0144.jpg)


Wussy.   :P :D



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/kilts_snow.jpg)

I still wear them in the winter, it's just warmer on the "inside" in spring/summer. Although now that I have a few choices of Scotch it doesn't realy matter anymore.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on April 17, 2009, 07:37:03 AM
Very studly, Gentlemen!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on April 17, 2009, 10:01:13 AM
Gotta love the Kilted Ones, no matter what time of year!!!  ;)

( one of these days I need to get me one of those! )
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Random Girl on April 17, 2009, 01:07:56 PM
HAHAHAHA I remember that, Capt B was so whiney about the cold.

I just pointed and laughed at him...a lot.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on April 18, 2009, 11:21:55 AM
A couple of MIRF gents in deep conversation...

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/111446645.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on April 18, 2009, 06:04:20 PM
I wonder what they could have been talking about. On second thought maybe I don't wanna know.  :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Phelyp, Lord Maydestone on April 19, 2009, 03:30:16 PM
Now those be some manly men in their wintry kilts!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on April 19, 2009, 05:48:44 PM
Here's one more I found in the electronic dust of ye old MIRF festival... A monk hard at work on the ale of the day.

(http://www.pbase.com/image/111516360.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on April 20, 2009, 07:42:06 AM
(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/MDRF%20oct%2019%202008/100_2612.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on April 20, 2009, 10:36:13 AM
There is something magical about little girls and horses

(http://i39.tinypic.com/119cy3a.jpg)

(http://i40.tinypic.com/2yud2d3.jpg)

Mine begins her journey today
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on April 21, 2009, 02:18:44 PM
Here are a few from Sunday at GARF. I posted a link to the rest of them in the picture thread on the Georgia board.

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20April%2019%202009/Garf161.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20April%2019%202009/Garf364.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20April%2019%202009/Garf452.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20April%2019%202009/Joust%203/Garf532.jpg)

They broke a lance =D

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20April%2019%202009/Joust%202/GARF2994.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on April 21, 2009, 06:02:05 PM
Sir William Marcus, that is precious!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on April 21, 2009, 06:08:33 PM
Arrr-f!

Love the dog!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on April 22, 2009, 01:33:13 AM
That dog's been wenched so he had a good day. I remember that monk at MIRF this year, very informative exhibit. Even for those liek myself whom have studied brewing and it's history he had more tips and history to tell. Hope their there again this year, and come with soem of the ale they brewed. If I remember correctly, it was ale brewed using balsam or scotch pine needles, oats, some barley, and a small amount of hops, and slowly simmered over a fire so all that wood smoke added flavor too. I've had scotch pine ale from Scotland and it's quite filling and good. A most interesting taste. So hope to see them again. the other flavors of beer/ale they had weren't all that bad neither. Especially that Final Absolution by Dragonmead brewery here in Michigan. It tastes like an imported Belgian. Awesome stuff. Can't wait for fest.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: BamaWoodsman on April 22, 2009, 08:07:28 AM
Here's a shot I took on Sunday of the beautiful Andalusian at GARF.

(http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g285/familyfree/RennFaire%20Stuff/LeapingintoSpring.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on April 22, 2009, 08:50:34 AM
Very nice! Those horses are so pretty.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on April 22, 2009, 10:09:52 AM
What a pretty horse. Thanks for sharing the pic with us my friend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on April 22, 2009, 10:49:21 AM
 :D Wonderful pictures all, and that dog was too adorable
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on April 22, 2009, 01:00:59 PM
Thank you Tammy for the kind words. For a father who has spent many of hours in the saddle it was a special day.

BTW, Love the dog, and that is one good looking Andalusian  ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Ashly on April 22, 2009, 02:19:13 PM
A couple of Spring time photos...

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/AshlyTee/l_6cce23810da7172ce44907ba2c7c323d.jpg)

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/AshlyTee/DSC03029.jpg)

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/AshlyTee/DSC03117.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on April 22, 2009, 02:41:14 PM
Lovely Bee Balm! The Green Monk is familiar with this variety (along with others), but just about 2 inches high in the Borderland at this point in time. Monarda may be used in lieu of conventional mint in a concoction called a Mojito...so it was read. Thank thee for thy posting Lady Ashlyn. 8)

All Blessings be upon thee, thy kith and kin.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Ashly on April 22, 2009, 02:43:57 PM
Thank thee sir. Thou art most welcome!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on April 22, 2009, 03:11:22 PM
Great shots, especially the first one.

My favorite horse at the All the King's Horses show:

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20April%2019%202009/Garf137.jpg)

Fighting knights:

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20April%2019%202009/Joust%203/Garf584.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: VIII on April 23, 2009, 10:16:12 AM
Having worked at Medieval Times in Dallas for seven years, I have many hours of experience with those Mad-delusion, er, Andalusian stallions :P

My back-side still aches at times, remembering those b@ll-busting trots >:(

I wouldn't trade a second of it for a barrel of monkeys, even trained-FLYING-monkeys! :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on April 24, 2009, 10:51:49 AM
(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/MDRF%20oct%2019%202008/100_2637.jpg)

MDRF 2008
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Post by: Richard de Graeme on April 24, 2009, 03:14:30 PM
Western Fire over the Wisconsin.

(http://i389.photobucket.com/albums/oo339/monkogreen/St%20Croix%20River/DSC00547.jpg)

Pleasant journey and to All adieu.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on April 25, 2009, 11:07:35 PM
I so enjoy seeing what is newly posted here :)

and I have a few to add

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/b1.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/april24a.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/b26.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on April 26, 2009, 10:01:51 AM
Aye! Sweet robins and plenty this Spring. Rejoice therefore ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on April 26, 2009, 08:01:51 PM
That's so cute with the robins and the wreath, it's almost like a craft piece. You'd see at Michael's or somethin. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on April 27, 2009, 11:39:51 PM
My crystal ball...


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/DSCN0457.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on April 28, 2009, 10:53:52 AM
(http://img266.imageshack.us/img266/6168/photo0455a.jpg) (http://img266.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0455a.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on April 28, 2009, 11:03:21 AM
Wow that is one lucky man. I'm actually kinda jealous now.  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on April 28, 2009, 02:03:16 PM
Whoa.. I thought that was Sammy Hagar for a moment
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on April 28, 2009, 09:55:10 PM
Look at the ___ on her. Oh, excuse me. (Clears throat) My what a lovely pick.  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on April 29, 2009, 03:29:14 PM
Look at the ___ on her. Oh, excuse me. (Clears throat) My what a lovely pick.  ;D

Now that was d_mned funny!

That photo was taken last weekend of the Castle of Muskogee's dress rehearsal weekend. The faire starts next week for every weekend of May. I'm not a official playtron but was fortunate enough to be invited to many of the events to photograph the playtrons. The guy is in photo is "Guido", a long time playtron there. It was one of my favorite photos from the weekend. Here are a few shots taken after that photo......

(http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/3541/photo0456.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0456.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/8717/photo0457.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0457.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/8480/photo0458.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0458.jpg)

Here is a crowd shot of the staff of official playtrons who "work the crowd" and really are the reason the faire grows every year. Actually, I think if you added all of the official and unofficial playtrons and just the folks who love to garb, you would have to triple the amount of players in this photo.

(http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/1503/photo0265.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0265.jpg)

Here are a few more of my favorites......

(http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/2741/photo0001m.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0001m.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/9035/photo0002z.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0002z.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/9186/photo0118.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0118.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/6742/photo0671.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0671.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/897/photo0754.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0754.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/3428/photo0760.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0760.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/8506/photo0789.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0789.jpg)

I had room for one last photo on my CF card and when I mentioned it to this playtron, she replied "Good sire....I am joyful to know that I am your......(ahem)....."happy ending".

(http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/6756/photo0795.jpg) (http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo0795.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on April 29, 2009, 07:44:11 PM
Awesome photos, Thanks for sharing. Where exactly is this faire located at?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on April 29, 2009, 07:46:58 PM
I think thats the Castle in Muskogee, OK

http://www.okcastle.com/
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on April 29, 2009, 10:18:37 PM
Thanks for sharing can't wait for faire, and them saucy wenches.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on May 01, 2009, 12:23:25 PM
Thanks guys.....

        Yeah, those are some fine ladies joined together in "Great Harry's Retinue". That last photo was funny to take. I turned around and there she was striking a pose....the first thing that came through my dirty ol' mind was "WWWHHHOOOooo.....I need to adjust my F-Stop for some depth....." (check out the group photo for a better angle).

       The little girl was a natural ham, the minute she saw a camera pointing her way....she knew what to do. She may be the direct competition against my nephew during for the children's garbing contest and will probably win alone with that smile.

       This first weekend may be a bust due to the weather. Today we were supposed to have "mild showers" and it's flooding down at the end of my street and for the entire weekend it's listed for "severe thunderstorms". That means in Oklahoma to tie off your bass boat to the front porch. Hopefully, it will move on because next weekend is the 3-day faire if you include the "Student's Day".

Friar Rohn
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on May 01, 2009, 02:03:50 PM
Great pics.  :D the little girl is to adorable.   ::) And a couple of those ladies, look like they are ready to fall out.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on May 01, 2009, 03:31:19 PM
And a couple of those ladies, look like they are ready to fall out.

Well if that happened, then I guess that would truly be.....the "Picture of the Day!"  :o
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on May 03, 2009, 01:05:37 PM
Hy Vee, a Midwest grocery store chain, has a "spring party" every year in May, and each store has to pick its own theme for the party. Our local Hy Vee picked a Renaissance theme, and had the king & queen from the Four Kingdoms Renaissance Festival give demos on period dress, weapons, armor, dancing, etc all day outside the store yesterday.

Dressing the Queen (took 17 minutes with two helpers. She started in the chemise.)
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/007.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/009.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/011.jpg)

The King in his Henry VIII inspired outfit.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/010.jpg)

The Royal Court (the King is wearing the rest of his Henry VIII outfit).
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/012.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/013.jpg)

During the day, the store was grilling hot dogs, brats, hamburgers, corn on the cob, ribs, and turkey legs.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/022.jpg)

In the evening, they had a Medieval / Renaissance feast. There were three courses, the first with two removes, the second with three removes, and desert with three removes. The food was too good for me to remember to take pictures of everything, but I did get a couple of food shots.

The Royal Court's feast gear. The spoons and the bowl in the top right are all hand-made by the King.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/008.jpg)

The table settings. Real butter, mixed nuts, salt & pepper, figs & dates, honey butter.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/038.jpg)

The Royal Court minus one lady.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/039.jpg)

The Royal Court enjoying the bread.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/040.jpg)

We were the only patrons who went garbed. Here is my lovely wife.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/041.jpg)

And me.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/042.jpg)

First course was herb roasted chicken and honey-herb carrots. Second course was bacon & garlic stuffed beef roasted in ale, onion sop, and fungus au herbes.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/043.jpg)

Desert course was gingerbread, baklava, and orange bread pudding. No pictures of those, sorry. Here's a few more of the Royal Court.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/044.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/045.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Hy%20Vee%20Ren%20Feast/046.jpg)

All in all, a good time. I don't normally eat carrots, but I did eat the honey & herb carrots. I don't eat mushrooms, and that didn't change. The beef was to die for, I could almost cut it with my spoon. Of course, I used my eating dagger, but still.

Huzzah!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on May 03, 2009, 01:44:05 PM
Good shots Dustin. It looks like they really went all out. I hope the turnout was good and everyone enjoyed it.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 03, 2009, 03:52:31 PM
Awesome photos Dustin. It looked you all had a great time there this past weekend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on May 03, 2009, 07:04:56 PM
Good shots Dustin. It looks like they really went all out. I hope the turnout was good and everyone enjoyed it.

Jon.

People came and went throughout the day, never less than a dozen, though. There were about 30 of us at the feast, which isn't bad at $10 a seat. It was well worth it. They used authentic recipes, and the food was excellent. We were even given copies of the recipes to take home and try ourselves.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on May 03, 2009, 10:20:04 PM
That's really cool. I don't think any store here would do that. Glad yo had a good time. That food look great. And I like the plates and eating utensils. Very stylish and period.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on May 03, 2009, 11:27:55 PM
Really neat to see that whole feast experience!

here are a couple from today

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/lh38.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/lh39.jpg)

a little bit if Italy in Minnesota ~ all designs in this chapel are made with small tiles and created by Italian artisans who came here to oversee the installation



Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 04, 2009, 01:25:35 AM
Mary, is that the St. Paul Cathedral?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on May 04, 2009, 07:52:42 AM
No, although that is another beautiful place to visit.

This is The Lakewood Memorial Chapel

Historic Profile: The Lakewood Memorial Chapel is an excellent architectural example of the Byzantine style. Its mosaic chapel interior is unmatched in quality in any other Minnesota building. The chapel was designed by locally prominent architect Harry Wild Jones as a mortuary chapel and crematorium for Lakewood Cemetery. Jones patterned the chapel design after Hagia Shophia (537 AD) in Constantinople. Construction of the chapel began in 1908 using St. Cloud Granite for exterior walls and Spanish roll tine for the dome and other roofs. Designed by Charles Lamb, the mosaic chapel interior required the skill of trained artisans in Venice to set the estimated ten million tiles which were later delivered to the United States to complete the mosaics. The total cost of the building exceeded $150,000 and at the time of its completion was the only building in America with a mosaic interior. Lakewood Memorial Chapel is the most elaborate example of Byzantine Mosaic art in Minnesota and may be one of the finest of its type to be found anywhere in the United States.

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/lh31.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/lh40.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/lh34.jpg)

sorry the photos are not more clear, I was a little nervous as this was a covert operation, this chapel is rarely open to the public, I happened to see the door open and snuck in.

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on May 04, 2009, 10:59:37 AM
(http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/4056/knighting.jpg) (http://img407.imageshack.us/my.php?image=knighting.jpg)

(http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/9835/queenh.jpg) (http://img407.imageshack.us/my.php?image=queenh.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on May 04, 2009, 01:46:15 PM
 ;)  Wonderful photos.  I just love seeing what is going on in other places. Thanks for sharing everyone.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: raezamina on May 04, 2009, 07:16:04 PM
I think thats the Castle in Muskogee, OK

http://www.okcastle.com/

You were correct in that it was the Castle. We had our opening weekend this last week.
Some small corrections....the girl in the last picture isn't a playtron, she's an actual cast member, and one of the lead wenches. Her name is Molly O'Malley (character), and the girls were the Wenches of the Scarlet Pillow.

I am pleased to say, I am the bonnie wee bunny Guido is holding, March O'Hare.
We were dancing the Karaboushka around the Maypole.

We had a rainy weekend for opening, but will hope for great weather on the next.

FYI, Masked Ball is SATURDAY, May 10th....should make for some great pictures!

~March
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on May 05, 2009, 09:24:59 AM
        I'm still getting it down on who the cast members are and which are the playtrons at the Castle. A sure sign of a cast member is that after you shoot their photo, the ladies come up and give you hugs-n-kisses. The hard thing for me is that I have to wander 'round all day without my glasses on and I can't tell people that I've known for years when they walk right by me because after 3 feet.....everything's a blur. It also gives one helluva' headache after a few hours.
       Hope next weekend the weather clears up because I hate shooting with a flash outdoors for 6 to 8 hours. My nephew's getting excited to "suit up, boot up, and get strapped" for next weekend.  I'm still slowly processing photos from last week because I shoot everything in RAW mode with my Canon. I may have to find some kind of rain shield or rig some plastic up in case we may still have the storms in the forecast.
       Here are a couple more shots of our lovely ladies.....

(http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/5706/raezamina.jpg) (http://img145.imageshack.us/my.php?image=raezamina.jpg)

(http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/5393/mollyy.jpg) (http://img145.imageshack.us/my.php?image=mollyy.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 05, 2009, 10:36:26 AM
Friar Rohn you sure do know a lovely lady when you see one don't you. ;D Those photos were awesome. Thanks for sharing them my friend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on May 05, 2009, 11:16:23 AM
     What little talent that have been granted to this poor old fat friar cannot possibly match the beauties that the Castle has to offer every year......

             "Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by Imagination"

              Voltaire

(http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/5259/beautifulzbz.jpg) (http://img27.imageshack.us/my.php?image=beautifulzbz.jpg)

Friar Rohn
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on May 05, 2009, 01:46:01 PM
Aye, Friar Rohn. Hast Love turned thee from thy vows or is thy vow Love? ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: raezamina on May 05, 2009, 08:28:15 PM
The beautiful blonde is our sweet wench, Angel : )   
Her partner in crime is the wee dark wench named Dominique.

Friar, you sure seem to enjoy pics of me looking like a royal tard-monkey.
YOU ARE RUINING MY CHANCES FOR SUPREME DOMINIONSHIP OF THE WORLD KINGDOM!!!!
GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

But seriously....awesome pics. Especially of The Flavio and his um...sort of clevage.
Also a schweet-diggity pic of Molly's 'chestnuts'.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Anna Iram on May 05, 2009, 08:56:39 PM
Wanted to share a beautiful day at the beach with you all.  :)


(http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l142/Marianna00/010-1.jpg)



(http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l142/Marianna00/005-2-1.jpg)


(http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l142/Marianna00/007-4.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Bodharan on May 05, 2009, 09:05:00 PM
Anna

What a nice day!  What a nice beach!  Of course, out here in California, we'd thrown in a shark or two to liven things up.

Bodharan

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Anna Iram on May 05, 2009, 09:29:39 PM
Bodharan, you should take a drive down the west coast next time you visit your brother in Florida.

Our Atlantic coast get's more shark attacks than we do, though I'm sure they are out there.  :o We *did* watch a dolphin feeeding in the bay later this afternoon. Dolphins seem to really love this particular area.

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ladyfair on May 05, 2009, 10:30:16 PM
Anna Iram - Is that the beach you were telling me about?  wow........ maybe next year....sigh.... at least we are warming up a bit... and stating the yard work....giggle....
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on May 05, 2009, 11:03:53 PM
Looks like it was a great day, Anna!  Some friends of our family used to live in Naples and I remember how beautiful the water was on Florida's Gulf Coast.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dinobabe on May 06, 2009, 10:09:17 AM
That first pic is awesome!  It would make a great desktop wallpaper.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on May 06, 2009, 12:36:15 PM
(http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/996/img5692o.jpg) (http://img11.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img5692o.jpg) (http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/9837/img5919c.jpg) (http://img11.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img5919c.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dallan on May 06, 2009, 03:25:47 PM
Opening weekend at GARF.

(http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j301/ddekowski/GARF040.jpg)
Dad and the boys.

(http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j301/ddekowski/054.jpg)
Mom and the boys.

(http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j301/ddekowski/036.jpg)
Devon

(http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j301/ddekowski/060.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ambios on May 06, 2009, 04:25:10 PM
Bodharan, you should take a drive down the west coast next time you visit your brother in Florida.

Our Atlantic coast get's more shark attacks than we do, though I'm sure they are out there.  :o We *did* watch a dolphin feeeding in the bay later this afternoon. Dolphins seem to really love this particular area.



Anna...I want your secret.  I thought we had to go to Captiva or the Keys to get water that clear!  Beautiful!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Anna Iram on May 06, 2009, 04:32:59 PM
Ambios, you and Lady Maud pack your duds and your fishing gear and come down. I'll show you my secret beach. :)


Dinobabe, if you wish you are welcome to use the pic for your desktop. I'm glad you all got a lift from the pics. Makes me happy. :) I always so enjoy everyone elses pictures. Glad to be able to give back a bit.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on May 06, 2009, 11:47:10 PM
Ah, the Friar's having a good time with the ladies he's breakin to vows. We all know that the vow of chastity is myth. It's been said that the Pope only enforced that rule so that there would be no wars within the church hierarchy between priests' off-spring as to who would inherit church lands and other valuables. Since most priests/friars/abbots, etc. were given parcels of land in which to work and live. And some were more powerfula nd wealthy than others. So I say Friar Rohn, live it up and keep sharin the pics. And come to think of it for the religious peopel out there. If women weren't put here for us men to enjoy their company and vice versa then why are we here at all? Food for thought, but I don't want to get into al that, just given perspective and historical fact to the previous joke on vows. I too dress in the garb as a friar for the character can be played as a learned light hearted person, and a staff and light clothes are most comfortable on hot days as opposed to armor. So I too get those jokes thrown at me as well.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on May 07, 2009, 03:51:42 AM
This poor old friar just chronicles the beauty he witnesses....but perhaps I can also show a little....

             ....blood....


(The full size crops)

(http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/6112/bloody01.jpg) (http://img12.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bloody01.jpg) (http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/3764/bloody02.jpg) (http://img12.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bloody02.jpg) (http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/3896/bloody03.jpg) (http://img12.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bloody03.jpg)

(The regular photos)

(http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/6263/img5854s.jpg) (http://img12.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img5854s.jpg)

(http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/7418/img5855u.jpg) (http://img12.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img5855u.jpg)

(http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/627/img5859e.jpg) (http://img12.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img5859e.jpg)

This fitting end  of their jousting and swordplay was provided by Noble Cause Productions....

http://www.noblecauseproductions.com/ (http://www.noblecauseproductions.com/)

Friar Rohn
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dallan on May 07, 2009, 10:45:32 AM
My good Friar, those are awesome!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on May 08, 2009, 12:06:53 AM
Gruesome, but oh so cool looking. Their acting even comes through in those pics.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Catherine on May 08, 2009, 03:21:41 PM
Friar Rohn, uhhh, ew! but very well done! ( I enjoy the blonde, as well!)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on May 08, 2009, 07:56:00 PM
Bad luck or good luck?  My fence is decimated on one whole side of my yard.  Looking on the bright side, they didn't fall on the house!  Domino effect of about six trees falling during storm early this am. 

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v305/Snicolette/CIMG0320.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on May 08, 2009, 07:59:00 PM
More excitement, over a week ago, we had this five foot long rat snake in my kitchen.  He looks a smaller when suspended from a snake pole.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v305/Snicolette/CIMG0296.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on May 08, 2009, 08:00:48 PM
And on a lighter and much brighter note, my son's 16th Birth Day cake!

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v305/Snicolette/3190_1093616274629_1653225289_22119.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on May 08, 2009, 08:08:22 PM
Poor fence, cute snake, and cool cake!

Here are some from Sunday.

She must have gotten her shirt 50% off - half of it's missing  :P (well, more than half) -

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20May%203%202009/Garf2332.jpg)

Giant condor:

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20May%203%202009/Garf2351.jpg)

Buildings:

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20May%203%202009/Garf2316.jpg)

Sir Maximilian:

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20May%203%202009/Joust%203/Garf2375.jpg)

Sir Edgeron:

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20May%203%202009/Joust%203/Garf2503.jpg)

Sir Mauldrin's horse:

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/GARF%20May%203%202009/Joust%203/Garf2418.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on May 08, 2009, 08:08:45 PM
Bad luck or good luck?  My fence is decimated on one whole side of my yard.  Looking on the bright side, they didn't fall on the house!  Domino effect of about six trees falling during storm early this am. 

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v305/Snicolette/CIMG0320.jpg)

That would be a lot of firewood for a bonfire.....
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Welsh Wench on May 08, 2009, 08:34:32 PM
OMG NICKIE!

There was bound to be something with all that rain.

So glad you and the house are alright!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Captain Jack Wolfe on May 08, 2009, 08:38:51 PM
Dear lord, Nickie!  Thank goodness you're all safe and sound!   :o
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on May 08, 2009, 08:47:14 PM
I'm hoping that all of Mercury is done retrograding now. ::)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Athena on May 08, 2009, 08:58:43 PM
Thank God you & the family are OK! That's one sexy cake!  ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Renee Buchanan on May 08, 2009, 09:07:50 PM
Boo on snakes.  Yea on cakes.

And I'm so glad the trees didn't fall on the house and that all of you are safe.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on May 08, 2009, 09:23:16 PM
Wow Nickie glad your house didn't get hit.  Glad you and Aeron are safe.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on May 08, 2009, 10:00:58 PM
Must have been a heckuva storm, Nickie!  I'm glad to hear you and your son are safe.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on May 09, 2009, 02:13:43 AM
(http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/4330/img58401.jpg) (http://img7.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img58401.jpg)

(http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/922/img58231.jpg) (http://img7.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img58231.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on May 09, 2009, 04:00:33 AM
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v305/Snicolette/CIMG0320.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v305/Snicolette/3190_1093616274629_1653225289_22119.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v305/Snicolette/CIMG0296.jpg)

Whoa..That looks like my yard last June.  So good to hear everyone is alright.

BTW, What an awesome cake and good looking rat snake, and not to mention a nice pair of snake tongs too! 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 09, 2009, 05:30:56 AM
Wow Lady Nicolette I just caught wind of one of the pictures you posted and I must say that had to have been one monster of a storm. Just like everyone else has said I'm glad that you and your son are alright and unharmed.

Friar Rohn once again you have posted another awesome set of pictures. Thanks for sharing them my friend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Pinn on May 09, 2009, 07:29:15 AM
Glad to hear you are ok and your son is a lucky person to have a mother like you. Hate snakes though.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on May 09, 2009, 08:41:06 AM
Thanks for all the kind thoughts, everyone!  I stood in the photos to give perspective, mostly.  The really big tree that caused it all is in my neighbor's yard, you can't even see it through the other downed ones.  The fence in the background is a 5' fence.

Aeron's a good kid!  We were sorry to miss Faire and had to indulge in cake instead.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on May 09, 2009, 09:25:46 AM
Friar Rohn once again you have posted another awesome set of pictures. Thanks for sharing them my friend.

         You're very welcome. So far what I have posted does not scratch the surface to the amount I taken so far this season. By the end of the month I may have an excess of 6000 photos from the Castle of Muskogee. Last year I took around 2500 and dumped them on a double sets of DVDs given out on the last day. This year I'm going to need to establish some type of website/image repository for anyone to download the full size photos after the season is over with.
         I am just the Chronicler, it is the staff and playtrons who deserve all the credit.....

(http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/751/photo00a1.jpg) (http://img152.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo00a1.jpg)

(http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/6346/photo002s.jpg) (http://img152.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo002s.jpg)

Friar Rohn
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 10, 2009, 03:35:31 PM
Wow those are two lucky guys there however the guy in the first pic is the luckiest cause boy did he get a nice view or what.  ;D  ;D  ;D Oops sorry that was just my gutter mind coming out.  ;D  ;D  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on May 10, 2009, 10:38:37 PM
Tennessee Renaissance Festival

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/may-10.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 10, 2009, 11:05:20 PM
Pipers on the field at the Minnesota Scottish Fair and Highland games....


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day129.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on May 10, 2009, 11:23:33 PM
Lady Nicholette, that's horrible. I hope the clean-up isn't too difficult. But, as someone said look at the bright side plenty of firewood for many bonfires to come. And Happy Birthday to your son from me. Hope evrythin turns out okay, and it's real good to hear you and yours are all right.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on May 11, 2009, 04:06:23 AM
A wedding proposal that I was given a 3 minute warning on....

(http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/416/photo003ao.jpg) (http://img18.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo003ao.jpg)

These two Noble Cause knights loved my last set of bloody photos, so I had to top those....

(http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/480/photo004au.jpg) (http://img18.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo004au.jpg)

Lord and Lady McRea entering the Masked Ball......

(http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/3439/photo005ax.jpg) (http://img18.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo005ax.jpg)

Friar Rohn

PS - That the same Lady McRea posted above earlier getting her blue balls fondled......

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on May 11, 2009, 06:27:15 AM
Lady Nicholette, that's horrible. I hope the clean-up isn't too difficult. But, as someone said look at the bright side plenty of firewood for many bonfires to come. And Happy Birthday to your son from me. Hope evrythin turns out okay, and it's real good to hear you and yours are all right.

Truly, the more I look at it, the luckier I feel.  The next tree in line would have hit my garage and possibly my bedroom.  The final tree's crown rests at the foot of that tree, which is at least 50 or more feet high and about 8 feet in diameter (no exaggeration, those of you who have stayed at the wRenHouse know how big my trees are).
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on May 11, 2009, 06:27:52 AM
And TN didn't have a single babpiper yesterday, DB!  Now I know where they all were!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on May 11, 2009, 07:51:53 AM
Hey Nickie -

It looks like you have your work cut out for you, but it could have been so much worse. I am grateful that you are all okay, and no one was hurt. It could have been so much worse. So maybe a bonfire in your backyard, sometime soon? We'll bring the marshmallows!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on May 11, 2009, 08:27:10 AM
I think that whoever clears the wood will get to keep it...It most likely will be the park service (who owns the property that the trees all came from), who will be charging me nothing to take care of it.  For that, they can take as much wood as they want!  But I'm sure they'd love a M'Crack gathering and marshmallows!
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Post by: RumbaRue on May 11, 2009, 01:42:55 PM
Pirates of Treasure Cove

Our goal: To teach kids to be readers and leaders. We put books out for the kids and parents to look through and hand out scrolls to the kids/parents listing books for age groups to read about pirates and such (if you look to the far left you can see some of the books).
(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/RumbaRue/2009%20Spring%20Escondido%20Ren-faire/Grouppircture2.jpg)

Colleen Gunther, who flies out from Michigan at least 2 or 3 times a year to join us.
(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/RumbaRue/2009%20Spring%20Escondido%20Ren-faire/ColleenfromMichigan.jpg)
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Post by: SleepyArcher on May 12, 2009, 05:26:53 PM
sort of Ren related. I play on a Co-ed Adult Kickball team through work. Last night I decided to wear a kilt to it. I even biffed it running the bases and let me just say people at work now know what is under my kilt.


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Sports/Kickball%202/IMG_0313.jpg)
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Post by: guido baritone on May 12, 2009, 06:43:49 PM
Wow, I look demon possessed in this shot *shudders*
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Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on May 12, 2009, 08:38:29 PM
Wow, I look demon possessed in this shot *shudders*

Demon possessed....NAaaaaa....borderline dangerously mentally unstable, it's possible......

(http://img15.imageshack.us/img15/7613/photo006am.jpg) (http://img15.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo006am.jpg)

Friar Rohn
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Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on May 12, 2009, 10:19:36 PM
RumbaRue that is an excellent way to get children and adults to read.  There are more facts in a book than what can be fit in a 1/2 hour to hour show on television. I know this for a fact because I only watch T.V. for comedy, but for info. even reference I read books or even read stuff on the internet which is more educational. Keep up the good work.
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Post by: RumbaRue on May 13, 2009, 01:40:47 PM
Thank you for the great words.

When Kent Richards (our Capt.) and I put together this group we wanted to have a true goal.
The response has been great and hopefully we'll be able to start reading some of the books to the little ones soon - another goal. :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on May 13, 2009, 10:09:47 PM
That'd be exciting for the kids, I know our faire has story telling, and all are welcome and sometimes I've sat and listened and the stories were just as entertaining for us adults, or I guess I'm just a big kid at heart. Good work, and I hope you've met your goal and will be able to expand on it.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Marietta Graziella on May 14, 2009, 09:23:07 AM
(http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i182/denamike/Las%20Vegas%20May%2009/LasVegas5-09053.jpg)

This picture was taken while laying on the floor in the shopping area of the Palazzo at the Venetian in Las Vegas. 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on May 14, 2009, 03:54:35 PM
That's very cool, MG!!!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on May 14, 2009, 04:57:20 PM
I agree . . . cool looking shot, Marietta!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on May 14, 2009, 06:42:19 PM
Great shot MG.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Marietta Graziella on May 15, 2009, 07:57:53 AM
Thank you!  It really has become my favorite picture.  I love to look at it.  Think I'll change my desktop background!  LOL.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on May 15, 2009, 02:45:08 PM
(http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i182/denamike/Las%20Vegas%20May%2009/LasVegas5-09053.jpg)

This picture was taken while laying on the floor in the shopping area of the Palazzo at the Venetian in Las Vegas. 

Very cool shot. I like it.

Jon.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on May 15, 2009, 05:56:07 PM
Awesome shot Marietta. It turned out real nice.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on May 15, 2009, 11:02:50 PM
Surreal, very cool. It looks like invisible people holding umbrellas just floating around up there.
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Post by: DeadBishop on May 16, 2009, 12:25:07 AM
Standing tall and mighty.... ;D


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/3kilts.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on May 16, 2009, 04:02:06 PM
when and where was that?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on May 16, 2009, 09:52:42 PM
Went to the TN Ren Fest today.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/TN%20Ren%202009/141.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/TN%20Ren%202009/132.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/TN%20Ren%202009/103.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/TN%20Ren%202009/124.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/TN%20Ren%202009/107.jpg)
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Post by: Lady Kathleen of Olmsted on May 17, 2009, 02:43:08 AM


Syrilla!!  You look lovely as ever!!! How you stay cool is beyond me. I picked up the issue of RENAISSANCE magazine with you on the cover while in Muskogee, Oklahoma!!!

Great photos, Dustin!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on May 17, 2009, 07:46:10 AM
My first view of Lady Kathleen of Olmsted before we recognized each other. Both her and Sir Phillip's garb was stunning.

(http://img199.imageshack.us/img199/7987/photo007a.jpg) (http://img199.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo007a.jpg)

Friar Rohn
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on May 17, 2009, 02:49:30 PM
 Stunning Indeed!


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Post by: Sir William Marcus on May 19, 2009, 07:45:47 AM
Careful, you could lose an ankle  ;)

(http://i42.tinypic.com/14d0nb7.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ambios on May 19, 2009, 07:56:32 AM
Careful, you could lose an ankle  ;)

(http://i42.tinypic.com/14d0nb7.jpg)

I'm thinkin' a TOE ;D :o ;D
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Post by: lady serena on May 19, 2009, 10:48:52 AM
The Rottweiler is hiding behind the bushes. :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 19, 2009, 05:20:19 PM
All these photos to me are just to lovely to comment on individually. Nice job all. They turned out real nice.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on May 20, 2009, 01:20:18 AM
Oh how I miss TNRF.
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Post by: SleepyArcher on May 20, 2009, 01:35:55 AM
Found this from fest last year. The Dregs...invasion of the socks. I can't remember the song they were singing tho.


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/MNRF%2008/Last%20Weekend/IMG_0142.jpg)


poor Suzy....
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on May 20, 2009, 09:45:47 AM
Oh how I miss TNRF.

I'm with ya brother.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on May 20, 2009, 10:34:46 PM
That's an awesome castle.
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Post by: Dustin on May 21, 2009, 02:31:47 PM
More from TNRF:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/TN%20Ren%202009/112.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/TN%20Ren%202009/117.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/TN%20Ren%202009/122.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/TN%20Ren%202009/135.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on May 21, 2009, 04:41:22 PM
Rub it in more why dont ya!   :D    :P
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Marietta Graziella on May 21, 2009, 09:57:35 PM
Found this from fest last year. The Dregs...invasion of the socks. I can't remember the song they were singing tho.


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/MNRF%2008/Last%20Weekend/IMG_0142.jpg)


poor Suzy....

They were doing the alternative version of "Queen of old Argyle" called Lesbians in Socks.  LOL
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ratcatcher on May 24, 2009, 11:00:06 AM
I just love these guys:

(http://i78.photobucket.com/albums/j95/Epossumondas/renfaire/2009_0517renfaire090153.jpg)

(http://i78.photobucket.com/albums/j95/Epossumondas/renfaire/2009_0517renfaire090154.jpg)
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Post by: renfairephotog on May 24, 2009, 07:07:50 PM
Captain Stout at TNRF
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/capt_stout.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on May 25, 2009, 10:31:40 AM
One of my little Queens from the Mayfaire festival this weekend.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/112899217.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on May 25, 2009, 12:52:12 PM
Love this picture!!
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Post by: Tim T on May 25, 2009, 01:30:10 PM
The pub sign at VARF on Saturday 5/23.

(http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w90/ttaylor2112/VARF%202009%20WK2/DSCF5237.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on May 25, 2009, 09:57:30 PM
Memorial Day at TNRF
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/May_25.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on May 26, 2009, 04:24:51 PM
This isn't exactly a Ren Faire thing but we've been going to a few civil war reenactments and they always have some great cooking areas set up with their cast iron goodies. I love cast iron and love the idea of cooking over an open fire with cast iron. Especially when camping. So, I always take pictures of the fire pits that I like. Here's a few shots of what I mean.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/109342073.jpg)

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/112974046.jpg)

And our friend doing some grease draining while we were camping a year or two ago.

(http://home.comcast.net/~kookala/Pips.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 27, 2009, 11:21:14 AM
Nice photos Jon and renfairephotog. They both turned out real nice.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: susannah on May 27, 2009, 06:15:20 PM
One of my favorite cast members at GARF! She's single...any takers??  ;)
(http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k279/Susannah_Faire/GARF%202009%20Memorial%20Day%20Weekend/DSC_00072.jpg)[IMG]
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on May 27, 2009, 10:33:40 PM
You know what Jon, cast iron cooking is awesome. I used my Dutch oven (No pun intended). To cook Wassail at Christmas time, and it come out nicely. My next projects are some beef stews, chili, maybe a full on breakfast. Yeah, cooking over a wood fire is always better than a stove in the summer. I mean winter it's iffy the weather has to be just right.
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Post by: Spanky on May 27, 2009, 10:39:03 PM
From the Virginia Renasiance Faire
 
(http://i364.photobucket.com/albums/oo88/SPANKY112/VARF%202009/512.jpg)

(http://i364.photobucket.com/albums/oo88/SPANKY112/VARF%202009/514.jpg)

(http://i364.photobucket.com/albums/oo88/SPANKY112/VARF%202009/52.jpg)

(http://i364.photobucket.com/albums/oo88/SPANKY112/VARF%202009/DSC024F262.jpg)

(http://i364.photobucket.com/albums/oo88/SPANKY112/VARF%202009/DSCh09675.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on May 28, 2009, 05:55:53 AM
Spanky, good shots and nice processing.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on May 28, 2009, 09:42:03 AM
Nice shots indeed Spanky!

One of my favorite cast members at GARF! She's single...any takers??  ;)
(http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k279/Susannah_Faire/GARF%202009%20Memorial%20Day%20Weekend/DSC_00072.jpg)

By chance she wouldn't be infested by Georgia ticks would she?? (http://i43.tinypic.com/eipjmb.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on May 28, 2009, 11:15:18 AM
Spanky, lovely photos and a unique finish.
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Post by: BazookaBaby on May 29, 2009, 01:01:23 PM
I'm pretty new here so I hope it's ok if I play along too. Here are some of my favorite photos that I've taken (just a couple).

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3376/3575875361_094a5b4558.jpg?v=0)

Civil war cannon on top of Kennesaw Mountain. This was right before it started pouring and my friends and I had to grab our stuff and run for the car.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2436/3576680708_31bf451de4.jpg?v=0)

Hilton Head Island, July of 2007 - This little guy was only about 3/4 inch across and fell out of a piece of drift wood that I picked up on the beach.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3649/3575875311_24bbc6deb5.jpg?v=0)

On the porch of Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville in Cozumel, Mexico. Last October right before Halloween. I'd never seen water so clear and beautiful in my life.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3303/3576680658_888f1d084b.jpg?v=0)

Little boy at Amicalola Falls Lodge in north GA. I don't like taking pictures of kids usually because I'm afraid the parents will see me and think I'm some kind of weirdo, but the look on his face was just too precious to pass up. He was watching a wild life show on local birds of prey. The lady was, at the time, holding a barn owl who squarely refused to cooperate.


Hope everyone enjoys them as much as I do!

Stephanie C.


Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dinobabe on May 29, 2009, 06:49:48 PM
This isn't exactly a Ren Faire thing but we've been going to a few civil war reenactments and they always have some great cooking areas set up with their cast iron goodies. I love cast iron and love the idea of cooking over an open fire with cast iron. Especially when camping. So, I always take pictures of the fire pits that I like. Here's a few shots of what I mean.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/109342073.jpg)

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/112974046.jpg)


Jon.

Great campfire shots.  What event were you at?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on May 29, 2009, 09:57:29 PM
Spring has sprung on the Mighty Mississippi...

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3415/3577659112_3969905d8f.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3577659112/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 30, 2009, 03:20:38 PM
Dustin as always nice photos my friend. I especially love ones taken of water in the spring or summer with the sun light reflecting off the water but word to the wise (If you are ever out on the water and the sunlight is reflecting off of it make sure to wear sunblock because the end result is extremely painful. I had to learn the hard way several years ago. OUCH!)

BazookaBaby for a first timer on here those pictures you took were not bad at all. I loved them all by the way.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on May 30, 2009, 07:08:01 PM
Here's one from my recent trip to Tennessee. This was at the Salt Kettle Rest Area, west of Danville, IL, on westbound I-74.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3568/3565282724_cb490f6009.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3565282724/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on June 01, 2009, 01:59:54 PM
Great campfire shots.  What event were you at?

Thanks Dinobabe. The campfire shots were from two different civil war reenactments.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: VIII on June 02, 2009, 04:33:05 PM
Memorial Day at TNRF
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/May_25.jpg)
I sure do miss Unka Roy!
Thanx for the photo, Photog
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on June 07, 2009, 02:20:17 PM
No new pictures posted in a few days... We'll have to change that...

Ya, she was a pissed-off little girl!

(http://www.pbase.com/image/113259822.jpg)

Jon.

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jonas_MacPherson on June 07, 2009, 02:32:55 PM
Hopefully that was just water....
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on June 07, 2009, 09:01:12 PM
It was just water, but it was some nasty murky gray water from the barrel beside the stocks. Yuck!

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jonas_MacPherson on June 07, 2009, 09:02:25 PM
One hopes she didn't have her mouth open then. That'd be awful.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on June 07, 2009, 10:05:47 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/june_7d.jpg)

Ther's a whole story on this guy on my blog (http://blog.ollure.com/?p=524)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on June 07, 2009, 10:48:15 PM
Cool shot.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on June 08, 2009, 12:07:19 AM
Thanks.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 08, 2009, 02:45:06 PM
Awesome shot my friend. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tessa on June 09, 2009, 01:08:56 PM
Nice photo of the Mantis!
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Post by: SleepyArcher on June 10, 2009, 04:09:19 AM
Port Washington Pirate Fest 2009

Sleepy and Jib:
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/PWPF%2009/IMG_0069.jpg)

My son Matt wanting to take the canon home:
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/PWPF%2009/IMG_0110.jpg)

Matt with the dread Pirate:
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/PWPF%2009/IMG_0001.jpg)
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Post by: Lady Kathleen of Olmsted on June 10, 2009, 09:53:22 AM


Great Photos, Sleepy. You do make a great Pirate as you do a FOP!!!

Some photos Friar Rohn the Chronicler took of our visit to the Oklahoma Renaissance Festival last month. The weather was lovely both days.

(http://photos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs092.snc1/4665_115076441279_568686279_3279056_4666806_n.jpg)

(http://photos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs092.snc1/4665_115076451279_568686279_3279057_805538_n.jpg)
Enjoying the Show at the King's Pub on 16 May 2009

(http://photos-c.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs112.snc1/4665_115184491279_568686279_3280274_2691493_n.jpg)
Outside the Castle with M'Lord and young Alex in his new ensemble I was commissioned to make for him.

(http://photos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs092.snc1/4665_115184506279_568686279_3280276_3602369_n.jpg)
Me with my dear Lord Philip.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on June 10, 2009, 10:19:03 AM
 ;)  lovely pictures Lady Kathleen.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 10, 2009, 05:31:35 PM
Awesome photos everybody. They all turned out real nice.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on June 10, 2009, 10:30:30 PM
I prefer to be the FOP  ::)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Harlas on June 10, 2009, 11:24:27 PM
My second post on these forums :)

This was from last year's Bristol Faire

(http://img365.imageshack.us/img365/7081/1002330gj1.th.jpg) (http://img365.imageshack.us/my.php?image=1002330gj1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tessa on June 11, 2009, 12:11:43 AM
Nice photos and your garb is beautiful Lady Kathleen!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 11, 2009, 07:46:44 AM
Your pic came out quite small Harlas so I can't make out what is supposed to happening in it, however Bristol is one of my favorite faires so thanks for sharing my friend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Aiacha on June 11, 2009, 08:43:07 AM
Your pic came out quite small Harlas so I can't make out what is supposed to happening in it, however Bristol is one of my favorite faires so thanks for sharing my friend.

Click on it...it's a thumbnail from imageshack.  :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 11, 2009, 08:51:36 AM
That was an amazing shot. I hope he didn't get burned in the process though.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on June 12, 2009, 01:22:56 AM
Very nice pics thanks for sharing. Question, what is Alex holding in his hands? It looks to be a hand gonne/musket/arquebus of some sort with a wheel lock or is it a matchlock. Interesting piece none the less, he also has quite a cool mug there.  Any info on those pieces would be much appreciated. Don't worry not trying to steal garb ideas, already have so much already and my character is built up already. Young people and myself, I'm 27 though, we seem to love to have accessories no matter how difficult it may be to carry them through faire. I find they add story to the character I'm portraying that day. And I'm approached quite often by people to ask why or how some pieces were carried.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on June 12, 2009, 02:52:31 AM
What you see is my nephew's crossbow. His favorite weapon of choice. Walking 'round the faire is like bringing your own assault weapon. Definitely a favorite of the crowds, but he doesn't care for the weight after an hour or so. Here's a better photo from the children's garb contest with the other finalist....

(http://img31.imageshack.us/img31/2517/alex001.jpg) (http://img31.imageshack.us/i/alex001.jpg/)

This was one of my favorite photos too....

(http://img31.imageshack.us/img31/9202/alex002.jpg) (http://img31.imageshack.us/i/alex002.jpg/)

The crossbow is real, not sure of the draw weight but we did fire one of the armor piercing arrows it came with through a old pickups door out in one of the fields. I got it off of eBay (actually I STOLE it off of eBay) for only $40 plus shipping. I had been trying to have one made for around $450. I don't think the seller knew how much they really cost.

As for the tankard. I'm too ashamed to post what I really paid for it (I fell in love with it the first time I saw it, so it didn't matter). I found it on an antiquities auction out of Sweden and had it shipped over and had it restored for him to drink out of. It is his most expensive prop. It's hand stamped brass made sometime between 1820-40. There are some better photos already posted...

http://www.renaissancefestival.com/forums/index.php?topic=4687.0 (http://www.renaissancefestival.com/forums/index.php?topic=4687.0)

Friar Rohn
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on June 12, 2009, 06:07:42 AM
What you see is my nephew's crossbow. His favorite weapon of choice. Walking 'round the faire is like bringing your own assault weapon. Definitely a favorite of the crowds, but he doesn't care for the weight after an hour or so. Here's a better photo from the children's garb contest with the other finalist....

(http://img31.imageshack.us/img31/2517/alex001.jpg) (http://img31.imageshack.us/i/alex001.jpg/)

...

Friar Rohn

Nice crossbow.  It does look like quite a chunk of wood and metal for him to haul around all day.


And, I really like the color of that young lady's hair.   ;D


Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dinobabe on June 12, 2009, 10:44:23 AM
(http://www.themccallisters.com/images/phocagallery/Photo365/thumbs/phoca_thumb_l_2009.06.12.jpg)

Found this at Target last night!  $5!  :o
It is now at the entrance to my garb room.
Notice the gold tooth!?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Catherine on June 14, 2009, 03:58:42 PM
i have one!! the Queen was not amused!

(http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y237/alicathelton/TNRF2009/0382.jpg)

or maybe she was!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: squiregaby on June 14, 2009, 04:10:18 PM
This was one of my favorite photos too....

(http://img31.imageshack.us/img31/9202/alex002.jpg) (http://img31.imageshack.us/i/alex002.jpg/)

That's my Diego! :D I miss him :(
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on June 14, 2009, 08:09:55 PM
Here's one for flag day:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/046.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on June 14, 2009, 09:16:38 PM
Nice, Dustin, very nice indeed!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on June 15, 2009, 09:26:23 AM
Here is one from Yesterday 6/14/09

(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/VARF/100_3287.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 15, 2009, 10:43:45 AM
Nice shot Dragonwing. Boy what a closing weekend we had at VARF to. It turned out real nice except for the heat and humidity but a great time was had by all who came.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on June 15, 2009, 11:11:00 AM
thanks.  I thought yesterday was a picture perfect day with no humidety and nice breeze. With us in our robes we didn't get to hot at all.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on June 16, 2009, 06:56:37 AM
Here is one for Lordwriothsley.


(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/VARF/100_3286.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on June 16, 2009, 07:41:50 AM
Is he wearing a sofa?   ;)  ;D

That's some striking fabric!


Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on June 16, 2009, 09:23:33 AM
Nice pin!    ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Friar Rohn the Chronicler on June 16, 2009, 01:39:06 PM
Is he wearing a sofa?   ;)  ;D

That's some striking fabric!


OOooohhh..... Cold.

Kinda' reminds me of a comment I overheard a few years ago at the Castle's pub that really stuck in my head....

"Oh MY Gawd....he looks like he raped the drapes......."

The funny thing is, when we first got into garbing last year, Queen Mab gave us the wise advise to specifically look for upholstery fabrics because the regular stuff will fray and and never hold up to the Oklahoma weather. The sad thing is when searching for the right material like damask and jacquard fabrics, it all looks sort of the same and it's hard to find something that others have not used.

Friar Rohn
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on June 16, 2009, 02:38:21 PM
You could always try this:

YouTube - "Went with the Wind" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6bOpJ5elW8)

 ;D


Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on June 16, 2009, 05:00:51 PM
OMG, one of her funniest sketches- I so want to do that for a halloween party this year, maybe even Halloween weekend at TRF- whaddya think?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Cloverpogue on June 17, 2009, 12:35:18 PM
(http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f165/clover78/P6070071-1.jpg)
the mill at Cade's Cove from my trip to Gatlinburg last week..
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Catherine on June 17, 2009, 04:08:40 PM
oooh, pretty, cp!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on June 18, 2009, 07:46:16 AM
 It looks so old fashion, like it was taken in the 1800's.  Very nice
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 18, 2009, 09:56:54 AM
Here is one for Lordwriothsley.


(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/VARF/100_3286.jpg)
Thanks DragonWing. That turned out real nice. My what a handsome fella you got there.  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on June 18, 2009, 10:01:23 AM
OMG, one of her funniest sketches- I so want to do that for a halloween party this year, maybe even Halloween weekend at TRF- whaddya think?

For Halloween at TRF, why don't you try a Steam Punk version of "Went with the Wind"?   ;D


Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Laird Fraser of Lovatt on June 18, 2009, 10:10:56 AM
OMG, one of her funniest sketches- I so want to do that for a halloween party this year, maybe even Halloween weekend at TRF- whaddya think?

For Halloween at TRF, why don't you try a Steam Punk version of "Went with the Wind"?   ;D


Take Care,
David Baldock

I had heard that there was going to be a Steam Punk invasion for All Hallows Eve... that ought to make things interesting.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Ashly on June 18, 2009, 10:38:11 AM
Cloverpogue I love the mill photo you posted. It is wonderful!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: serenamoonsilver on June 18, 2009, 11:26:38 AM
Is he wearing a sofa?   ;)  ;D

That's some striking fabric!


Take Care,
David Baldock

Actually, my mom just redid an antique sofa in that fabric.  But I must say, I like it better as garb.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on June 18, 2009, 12:03:00 PM
For those that don't know me personally I do quite a bit of fishing.  First thing in the mornings you can usually find me at the docks catching bluegills which I use as bait to catch larger fish.  Just about every morning I'm visited by this female raccoon.  I always feed her a few fish to keep her occupied mainly to keep her from getting into my boat which she has attempted in the past.  This day I managed to load her up and take a few pictures of her in the process. BTW, the lakes name is "Raccoon Lake" .. seriously  ;) 

(http://i43.tinypic.com/10ynghg.jpg)

Nom nom nom nom nom nom

(http://i44.tinypic.com/34snkn5.jpg)

(http://i39.tinypic.com/2m3shvs.jpg)

Mission Accomplished! Fully stuffed and laying down on my docking rope after eating 6 large bluegills and a gizzard shad. 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 18, 2009, 01:05:22 PM
Nice shot. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on June 18, 2009, 02:12:46 PM
Here is one for Lordwriothsley.


(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/VARF/100_3286.jpg)
Thanks DragonWing. That turned out real nice. My what a handsome fella you got there.  ;D

Your welcome kind sir. I got a few good shots at VARF, you just happened to be one of them.

Sir William those are some wonderful shots of the raccoon. And too funny that your on Raccoon Lake. Well done sir
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Capt Gabriela Fullpepper on June 18, 2009, 03:08:51 PM
For those that don't know me personally I do quite a bit of fishing.  First thing in the mornings you can usually find me at the docks catching bluegills which I use as bait to catch larger fish.  Just about every morning I'm visited by this female raccoon.  I always feed her a few fish to keep her occupied mainly to keep her from getting into my boat which she has attempted in the past.  This day I managed to load her up and take a few pictures of her in the process. BTW, the lakes name is "Raccoon Lake" .. seriously  ;) 

(http://i43.tinypic.com/10ynghg.jpg)

Mission Accomplished! Fully stuffed and laying down on my tie down rope on starboard side after eating 6 large bluegills and a gizzard shad. 

Reminds me of this little guy.

A few years ago I was working a contract and had to go to Cody, Wyoming for a week. The receptionist at the Western Area Power Authority had a pet raccoon named Ozzy. In Wyoming it's fully legal to own one with out a license. His mother had been killed along with 2 siblings. the other 3 were adopted by people. he was cute as all can be but boy was she ever going to have her hands full in a few months.

(http://www.delaneyalysa.com/Me/photos/P1020951.JPG)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 18, 2009, 05:00:42 PM
Very cute shot Lady De Laney. And what a cute little raccoon there as well.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on June 18, 2009, 06:42:19 PM
Awww...such a cute little lady you got there Sir William!! Reminds me of my lil' furbaby!!
(http://c3.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/75/l_68349da794114a269ea33812c8470af6.jpg)
This is her on her 1st birthday, fishing for the ice in my cup.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Phelyp, Lord Maydestone on June 18, 2009, 08:26:28 PM
Great photos of the racoons - what kind of pets do they make?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Renee Buchanan on June 18, 2009, 09:05:17 PM
Here is one for Lordwriothsley.


(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/VARF/100_3286.jpg)
Thanks DragonWing. That turned out real nice. My what a handsome fella you got there.  ;D

(http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e109/LadyReneeBuchanan/P1010001-1.jpg)

Hey, you're wearing Lord Stephen's doublet!



Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on June 19, 2009, 03:32:41 AM
Lady Renee looking absolutely stunning!   We here are enjoying the raccoon pic's as well.  By chance, do you still have your little coon Tammy?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on June 19, 2009, 04:09:39 AM
I do. I've had her a year this past June 3rd. She is amazingly smart.

Phelyp, Lord Maydestone...
They aren't considered great pets...they are better off in the wild, as most people can't take their mischievousness and destructiveness. She can tear up a tennis ball quicker then my dad's dog (a bull mastiff) can! My lil' girl is a rescue, but for several reasons she isn't releasable, and in my state I had to undergo training and lots of redtape to have her legally.
Having a raccoon is like having a toddler that can reach any spot in the house...and is a thousand times more destructive. Don't get me wrong...she's the light of my life. I'm not sure what I'd do without her now.

And...since this is a photo thread...here's Dixie the night I brought her home...
(http://c1.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/12/l_1c5c66388bec8106024c575dbc6514c8.jpg)
Here she is hanging out with one of her aunts...she's about a month and a half here...
(http://c3.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/22/m_81971faf3d4645ce1aa01f785295bcae.jpg)
She's about 2 months here...
(http://c1.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/59/l_b5005892bc1ea96da062d14038f56914.jpg)
And here's another of her at her birthday party...
(http://c2.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/109/l_879c03c35763461897722eafa10778e5.jpg)

I hope no one minds all the photos...I don't get to show her off too often.  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on June 19, 2009, 06:40:59 AM
 ;D  The pictures of raccoons are so wonderful.  Loving them.


Lady Renee your right he is wearing Lord Stephen's doublet. How did he get that?  ???
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on June 19, 2009, 09:03:16 AM
Back in the 1940's & 1950's, my Grand-Dad was a Game & Fish Officer in south-central Arkansas.  It was before my time, but my Mom and her brothers have told me about the various "pets" they had on the farm, besides the regular dogs, cats, horses, cows, etc.  At different times they had a Deer, a Raccoon, a Bobcat, and a Gray Squirrel.

The Raccoon was a bit mischievous during the rides with my Grand-Dad when he was out patrolling in his Jeep.  It would get on the back of the seat, and start messing around with his hat and glasses ... and he would make it stop.  Then it would get in the front floor-board and reach up and turn the engine Off.  When my Grand-Dad would get "mad" about that, the Raccoon would climb around the windshield and lean back against it with the wind blowing over it (this was on gravel roads out in the country).  Wish I had pictures of that to post.   8)

EDIT: And the Raccoon used to annoy the cats.  It would find one sitting in the Sun on the porch, and slip up behind the cat and give it a hug.   :D  Apparently, the cats would freak out!  :o 

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 19, 2009, 11:01:25 AM
Here is one for Lordwriothsley.


(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/VARF/100_3286.jpg)
Thanks DragonWing. That turned out real nice. My what a handsome fella you got there.  ;D

(http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e109/LadyReneeBuchanan/P1010001-1.jpg)

Hey, you're wearing Lord Stephen's doublet!




Hey great minds do think alike you know.  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Nicolette on June 19, 2009, 11:18:39 AM
Great shots of raccoons and garb, folks!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Phelyp, Lord Maydestone on June 19, 2009, 03:14:13 PM
Tammy those are great photos of your little one!  Now I want one too.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on June 19, 2009, 10:12:46 PM
A bridge to nowhere, over nothing, in a local park:

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3405/3642944338_56d0e72c16.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3642944338/in/photostream/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 20, 2009, 09:01:03 AM
Awesome shot Dustin. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Renee Buchanan on June 20, 2009, 10:51:42 AM
;D  The pictures of raccoons are so wonderful.  Loving them.


Lady Renee your right he is wearing Lord Stephen's doublet. How did he get that?  ???

Actually, the Lord Mayor at Bristol has a long vest (like what Henry VIII wears, but I don't know the term for it) of the same material.   It seems to be a popular choice!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Kathleen of Olmsted on June 20, 2009, 11:06:27 AM


Great photos of the racoons!!  I did not know that they could be domesticated.

The fabric in question is called FRENCH QUARTER by Waverly. Luxurious, rich in color, and very popular. I did a doublet for a client 4 years ago using that pattern. Made a forepart out of it for myself.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on June 23, 2009, 01:42:19 PM


(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/VARF/100_3310.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on June 23, 2009, 10:45:13 PM
I agree with that raccoon Bluegills are tasty. Had some last week.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 02, 2009, 10:43:47 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/july_02.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on July 02, 2009, 11:44:58 PM
Nice shot.  Is that one of those little roadside carnivals that shows up for about a week and then moves on?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 03, 2009, 12:07:40 AM
It's a car dealership in Nashville. They have a ferris wheel in front and always stand in front of t for their commercial. It's Carnival  Kia hence the wheel.
There is however one of those setting up nearby. They weren't opened last time I drove by. Might have to visit it this weekend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 03, 2009, 03:12:05 AM
Beware of the carnies
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: bellevivre on July 03, 2009, 09:03:35 PM
small hands- smell of cabbage
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Welsh Wench on July 03, 2009, 09:13:44 PM
Little known fact but I raised eight raccoons. My husband brought home six babies and they were only a few hours old. I bottle-fed them and got up for 3 AM feedings. Heating pad, the whole bit.
The day I let them go at Ft DeSoto Park, they wouldn't leave. They were playing with my shoelaces and I stood there sobbing.  :'(

I did see three of them a few years later. I knew it was them from their markings.

I did have two as pets.
Digby and Darling. Darling lived 15 years.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on July 03, 2009, 09:48:45 PM
My Lil girl is my life. I got her as a rescue (her mom had been shot) at less then a week old. Syringe feedings, then bottle feedings, heating pad, helping her have bowel movements...the whole sh-bang. She's a handful, but I wouldn't have it any other way!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on July 03, 2009, 11:46:34 PM
A hint of what's to come tomorrow....


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day184.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 04, 2009, 12:39:43 AM
Cool My neighbors shot some tonight. Just a few I expect more. So I'll try to get some pics tomorrow.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on July 04, 2009, 08:56:56 AM
Happy 4th of July everyone.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 04, 2009, 10:17:07 AM
See the  for how to photograph Fireworks (http://www.renaissancefestival.com/forums/index.php?topic=1972.msg164259#msg16425Advice thread[/url)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on July 05, 2009, 12:48:49 AM
Happy 4th everyone!


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day185.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 05, 2009, 01:01:07 AM
That's cool. We had thunderstorms here and even a Tornado warning. So no fire works in the neighborhood tonight.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 07, 2009, 12:02:54 AM
Did you orchestrate that sparkler art DB??
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 07, 2009, 12:08:27 AM
Peek-a-Boo!

(http://i28.tinypic.com/2wf5kqc.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on July 07, 2009, 01:36:11 AM
Did you orchestrate that sparkler art DB??

Yep, and surprisingly, we did that in one take, which in itself is a miracle considering the level of inebriation of the group... ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on July 07, 2009, 04:10:06 AM
A couple shots from the July 4th fireworks here in Beaumont, Texas.  It was tough to get a single burst, as most of the rockets/shells were sent up in volleys of 3 or 4 at at time.  Still, it was a nice evening for celebrating our freedoms.


(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Fireworks%20July%204th%202009/IMG_2673.jpg)


(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Fireworks%20July%204th%202009/IMG_2705.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 07, 2009, 12:07:20 PM
Did you orchestrate that sparkler art DB??

Yep, and surprisingly, we did that in one take, which in itself is a miracle considering the level of inebriation of the group... ;D

Thats to cool!

You got some pretty good looking firework shots there too Sir Martin  ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on July 07, 2009, 01:37:43 PM
Excellent shots gentleman   ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on July 07, 2009, 03:46:46 PM
Likewise. Awesome shots guys.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on July 08, 2009, 12:12:40 AM
Happy 4th everyone!


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day185.jpg)

Very fun stuff!

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on July 08, 2009, 12:16:02 AM
We went outside last night to get a few "fun" shots but ended up battling the demon spawn mosquitoes instead. Here's the only shot we were able to get.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/114695055.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 08, 2009, 12:34:39 AM
Nice shot. Have her attack the mosquitoes.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on July 08, 2009, 09:51:05 AM
Nice shot.


To battle mosquitoes  B-1 vitamin.  works for me. they don't bite me anymore. 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on July 08, 2009, 04:42:08 PM
Nice shot Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on July 08, 2009, 05:52:43 PM
Good shots, DB and Jon.  Nicely done!  Here are a couple more from our 4th of July show.


(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Fireworks%20July%204th%202009/IMG_2692.jpg)


(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Fireworks%20July%204th%202009/IMG_2702.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Anna Iram on July 08, 2009, 06:43:45 PM
Well that's just beautiful. :)

DB, how did you get your Happy 4th shot? Nicely done by the way!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Trillium on July 08, 2009, 09:15:30 PM
Martin, that last one with the purple tips is amazing!!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on July 08, 2009, 10:33:52 PM
Well that's just beautiful. :)

DB, how did you get your Happy 4th shot? Nicely done by the way!

A steady tripod, a little patience, and a few beers.... :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 09, 2009, 10:25:57 AM
Those are extremely cool Martin. 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on July 09, 2009, 10:42:27 AM
Nice shots Martin.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ambios on July 11, 2009, 06:38:17 PM
Martin, they were all great, but the last one (purple tipped) was amazing

Nice work....now I'm going to have to learn!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on July 12, 2009, 02:37:19 AM
Nice shots Martin!

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on July 12, 2009, 06:35:30 PM
These were taken by my wife, because I was on stage or backstage at the time. I'm in an outdoor performance of a combined parts one and two of Shakespeare's Henry VI. Here's the album (http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Henry%20VI/).

Here's me as the Mayor of London:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Henry%20VI/042.jpg)

And here I am as Thomas Horner, an armourer for the Duke of York:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Henry%20VI/119.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Henry%20VI/122.jpg)

And here I am getting killed:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Henry%20VI/125.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on July 12, 2009, 09:00:16 PM
Dustin those were good shots. Tell your wife she did a very good job on them.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 13, 2009, 11:39:41 AM


(http://i31.tinypic.com/a137rn.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 13, 2009, 11:43:07 PM
Great pic Sir William Marcus
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on July 14, 2009, 02:33:57 AM
Good shots Dustin ... looks like you had a grand time during your performance.

Sir William - nicely done with the hummingbird.  It's not often you see them sit still for very long!   :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on July 14, 2009, 09:26:57 AM
I've been caught up in work and haven't visited for awhile, what a lot of
great shots I have missed! (that is the cutest bunny I have seen Sir marcus)
and the fireworks are amazing ~

In the neighborhood where I have recently moved to, there are tons of rabbits,
When I take my dog for a walk she is oblivious to them but I see the sunlight coming
through their ears as they hide in the grass :)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/f11.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Richard de Graeme on July 14, 2009, 10:47:08 AM
Beautifully delicate. :'(
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on July 14, 2009, 12:59:17 PM
I've noticed that, while very good, some of the photos in this thread aren't necessarily "Faire Photos".

Is there a thread for nice photos of the mundane world, other than "Funny Pictures / Interesting Images" in Mundane Topics?


Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on July 14, 2009, 01:37:21 PM
I've noticed that, while very good, some of the photos in this thread aren't necessarily "Faire Photos".

Is there a thread for nice photos of the mundane world, other than "Funny Pictures / Interesting Images" in Mundane Topics?


Take Care,
David Baldock

This thread was originally created for people to share any photos that they have personally taken (even if not faire related) versus the "Funny Pictures" thread in Mundane Topics where people post random things found on the internet. 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on July 14, 2009, 02:25:56 PM
This thread was originally created for people to share any photos that they have personally taken (even if not faire related) versus the "Funny Pictures" thread in Mundane Topics where people post random things found on the internet. 

Thanks for the reply!

I've got some shots, using my new D90 Digital SLR and (mostly) 10mm - 24mm lens, that I'd like to post.


Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 14, 2009, 05:09:44 PM
Can you see it?

(http://i31.tinypic.com/1ixycz.jpg)
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Post by: dbaldock on July 14, 2009, 05:41:15 PM
I can't see the Rhino for the trees ...  ;D
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 14, 2009, 10:09:19 PM
Excellent! Now that its been properly identified, its time to run like hell!  ;) ;D

(http://i28.tinypic.com/34i4fh3.jpg)

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Post by: renfairephotog on July 14, 2009, 11:11:32 PM
Beautiful flower.
 Neat rhino photo. Yep time to run.
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Post by: dbaldock on July 15, 2009, 07:08:07 AM
When I was walking around at Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, TX a few weeks ago, I shot this picture using my new Nikon D90 and 10mm - 24mm Wide-Angle Zoom Lens.  The Zoom setting was 10mm (~15mm for a 35mm Film Camera).  It has a 109° Field of view at the 10mm setting, and I was shooting from about 2-1/2 - 3 feet from the car (you can see my reflection in the bumper).  I love really wide angle lenses!  One lens I'd like to get in the future is a Nikon 10.5mm DX Fisheye (180° Field of View).

(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Kemah_Police_Car_x800.jpg)
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Post by: NicoleBridget on July 15, 2009, 09:40:45 AM
OMG, love that rhino picture!  I was stumped.  Very cool.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on July 15, 2009, 02:33:43 PM
Awesome shot dbaldock. Very nice.
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Post by: renfairephotog on July 15, 2009, 06:01:37 PM
Nice shot dbaldock.
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 17, 2009, 03:39:30 AM
Nice shot and one cool squad car!
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Post by: dbaldock on July 17, 2009, 12:40:15 PM
Thanks.  It was an experiment using the wide-angle lens.

While that old squad car has current plates, I think it's only used for parades.  They've got new squad cars to use when patrolling in Kemah.

Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: lordwriothsley on July 17, 2009, 05:08:15 PM
Thanks.  It was an experiment using the wide-angle lens.

While that old squad car has current plates, I think it's only used for parades.  They've got new squad cars to use when patrolling in Kemah.

Take Care,
David Baldock
Would you by any chance happen to know what year that squad car is?  
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Post by: dbaldock on July 18, 2009, 12:23:05 AM
Would you by any chance happen to know what year that squad car is?  

I didn't look that closely when I was taking pictures that Saturday.  When I get back to Texas from my High School Reunion, I can check to see what year the car is.
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Post by: DeadBishop on July 18, 2009, 01:50:32 AM
Thanks.  It was an experiment using the wide-angle lens.

While that old squad car has current plates, I think it's only used for parades.  They've got new squad cars to use when patrolling in Kemah.

Take Care,
David Baldock
Would you by any chance happen to know what year that squad car is? 

A rough guess would put that car around a 1948-1951 I think...
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Post by: Sir Martin on July 18, 2009, 03:58:53 AM
I think you're right, DB.  It looks like a '51 Bel Air to me, but it would be easier to tell if we could see the tail lights.
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Post by: dbaldock on July 18, 2009, 08:21:41 AM
I think you're right, DB.  It looks like a '51 Bel Air to me, but it would be easier to tell if we could see the tail lights.

Someone named Toria Clark has posted a photo of the back of the car on Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/toria-clark/3705699615/).  Hope this helps.

Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: renfairephotog on July 19, 2009, 07:02:46 PM
Return of the Mantis
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/july-19.jpg)
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 19, 2009, 10:41:13 PM
I just saw a decent size mantis this morning.
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Post by: DeadBishop on July 20, 2009, 12:19:17 AM
Wide angle pic of a bridge that shot tonight...


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/submissions/darkbridge.jpg)
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Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on July 20, 2009, 05:06:07 PM
Took me a bit, but I foudn the rhino, who would think something so big, and grey in color would be so hard to spot that close-up. Good shot.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on July 20, 2009, 05:34:44 PM
Awesome photos DB and renfairephotog. They turned out real nice.
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Post by: Dustin on July 20, 2009, 10:06:10 PM
I was the leader of the Quad Cities Worldwide Photo Walk in downtown Davenport, Iowa. We started out at one of the Quad Cities' major landmarks (and one of the most popular photography subjects), the Davenport Skybridge. In a perfect moment that I couldn't have planned better, a Quinceañera party just happened to show up at the Skybridge with their own photographer. The group was having fun, and did a few poses for our walkers. I managed to snap this as they were walking down to the other end of this cool pedestrian bridge.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3517/3737334835_5db87686f0.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3737334835/)
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Post by: renfairephotog on July 20, 2009, 11:05:12 PM
Neat bridge and capture of a family event.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on July 21, 2009, 05:14:03 PM
Awesome photo Dustin. I bet the view from that bridge was absolutely amazing.
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Post by: Lady Catherine on July 21, 2009, 06:48:02 PM
here is mine, yesterday in my front yard:
(http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y237/alicathelton/butterfly.jpg)

sorry if it is grainy, it is from my cellphone
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Post by: lordwriothsley on July 21, 2009, 06:58:05 PM
Oooooooooo pretty butterfly. Thanks for sharing Lady Catherine and by the way the pic does not look grainy at all.
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Post by: Dustin on July 21, 2009, 07:41:02 PM
This is one of my Henry VI castmates acting as Richard III in Part 3 (I'm in Part 1 & 2).

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2625/3742090802_f257d8f2dd.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3742090802/)
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Post by: renfairephotog on July 21, 2009, 09:02:38 PM
That's from a cell phone? Nice pic.
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 22, 2009, 02:56:43 AM
That's from a cell phone? Nice pic.

No kidding.. A cell phone!?!?

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Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on July 22, 2009, 03:15:07 AM
Amazing from a cell phone. Keep that cell phone.
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Post by: DragonWing on July 22, 2009, 02:15:45 PM
That is one great shot from a cell phone.  WOW  :o
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Post by: Lady Catherine on July 22, 2009, 07:29:09 PM
wow! thanks!
 yes, it is, amazing, right? it is the new LG Envy touch. 3.2 megapixels and built-in flash. I normally wouldnt have posted from it, but the shot was right there, always have a camera of some sort with me, lol!
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Post by: Alessandra on July 22, 2009, 10:13:44 PM
(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y272/baylee1961/ladybugmonster-2.jpg)

a little monster in my garden
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Post by: renfairephotog on July 22, 2009, 11:22:17 PM
cool more bugs. Great shot.
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Post by: dbaldock on July 23, 2009, 07:15:41 AM
These are a couple of older pictures I took on a vacation trip to New England in 2006.
(Shot with my Samsung L55W Digital Point-n-Shoot)

Window Sticker in shop at Bar Harbor, ME.
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/055-Window_Sticker_in_Bar_Harbor-ME.jpg)

Tee Shirt in shop at Bar harbor, ME.
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/056-Tee_Shirt_in_Bar_Harbor-ME_x800.jpg)
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Post by: Jon Foster on July 23, 2009, 11:34:18 AM
Hahaha... Irish Yoga, that is funny!

Jon.
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Post by: Dustin on July 24, 2009, 12:53:30 AM
This is from a trip to the zoo back on Father's Day. I really like the way this Barbary Sheep's eye looks in this shot.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2431/3648568452_3db8fe4152.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3648568452/)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on July 24, 2009, 06:59:40 PM
Nice shots everyone. Thanks for sharing them all.
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 25, 2009, 09:15:56 AM
That reminds me Dustin...

Remember: Tequila and Ponies don't mix! (http://i39.tinypic.com/2i7agl3.jpg)

(http://i30.tinypic.com/2eatnvn.jpg)

It ain't dead, its just passed out!
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Post by: lordwriothsley on July 25, 2009, 12:11:50 PM
LOL! I hope it didn't have to much to drink the night before.
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Post by: Lady Rowena Everclear on July 25, 2009, 12:38:45 PM
To battle mosquitoes  B-1 vitamin.  works for me. they don't bite me anymore. 

Explain please . . . I'd like to be mosquito free too, lol.
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 25, 2009, 03:37:35 PM
LOL! I hope it didn't have to much to drink the night before.

Thats exactly what happened amigo!  ;) ;D

To battle mosquitoes  B-1 vitamin.  works for me. they don't bite me anymore. 

Explain please . . . I'd like to be mosquito free too, lol.

One should Google it. Read what you can and come to your own conclusion.
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Post by: Lady Rowena Everclear on July 26, 2009, 01:02:00 AM
I suppose I shall google it then.
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Post by: renfairephotog on July 26, 2009, 03:00:19 AM
To battle mosquitoes  B-1 vitamin.  works for me. they don't bite me anymore. 

Explain please . . . I'd like to be mosquito free too, lol.

We've tried deodorized garlic tablets as well.
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Post by: Jon Foster on July 26, 2009, 08:29:55 AM
To be Mosquito free all you need is me. I'm the ultimate magnet for the Mosquito Devil Spawn. Nothing has ever worked to keep them off me. Other than staying indoors with everything sealed up.  :(

Jon.
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Post by: DeadBishop on July 26, 2009, 11:46:59 AM
So, back on topic....a picture!  Found this stone that looks like a giant sewing needle stuck in the ground the other day...


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/submissions/gatestone.jpg)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on July 26, 2009, 05:42:05 PM
Nice shot DB.
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Post by: Jon Foster on July 26, 2009, 11:44:31 PM
It was a Celtic Gathering at the Silver Leaf (Michigan) Ren Fest this weekend. There were several competitions going on but I liked the one where the guys were tossing large blocks of concrete attached to chains. I think this guy was able to "toss" this one about 70 feet. Damn!

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/115417910.jpg)

Jon.
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Post by: dbaldock on July 27, 2009, 06:45:06 AM
That is a good shot of the effort required to throw the weight.
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Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on July 27, 2009, 08:04:01 AM
Definitely not Ren-related (MiRF doesn't start for a few weeks anyway), but here's a shot from an off-road event I shot in Canada a few weeks ago:

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3452/3703064896_fb86f72320.jpg)
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Post by: lady serena on July 27, 2009, 08:15:45 AM
So, back on topic....a picture!  Found this stone that looks like a giant sewing needle stuck in the ground the other day...


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/submissions/gatestone.jpg)

That looks like the stone blocks that I have in my back yard but mine are probably alot smaller, and they were part of a fence in the old days.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on July 27, 2009, 10:27:34 AM
Definitely not Ren-related (MiRF doesn't start for a few weeks anyway), but here's a shot from an off-road event I shot in Canada a few weeks ago:

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3452/3703064896_fb86f72320.jpg)
My guess for this would be some kind of dirt road derby if that's what it was. Don't quote me on it because it's just a rough guess on my part, but nice shot anyway.
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Post by: Jon Foster on July 27, 2009, 04:25:07 PM
Definitely not Ren-related (MiRF doesn't start for a few weeks anyway), but here's a shot from an off-road event I shot in Canada a few weeks ago:

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3452/3703064896_fb86f72320.jpg)

Sweet!

Jon.
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Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on July 28, 2009, 02:19:05 PM
Definitely not Ren-related (MiRF doesn't start for a few weeks anyway), but here's a shot from an off-road event I shot in Canada a few weeks ago:

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3452/3703064896_fb86f72320.jpg)
My guess for this would be some kind of dirt road derby if that's what it was. Don't quote me on it because it's just a rough guess on my part, but nice shot anyway.

[/quote]

Sweet!

Jon.
[/quote]

Thanks, guys!  It was from an off-road event between Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta called "Highriders Challenge 2009".  I'm trying like crazy to post up as many of the shots as I can, as I racked off about 1600 photos and 2 hours of HD video over two days.  Wicked fun.  Came *verrrrry* close to getting run over twice.

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Post by: Jon Foster on July 28, 2009, 05:03:35 PM
Oh ya, mud bogs are fun events to be at. Do you have a PBase or Flickr site?

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/70779260.jpg)

Jon.
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Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on July 28, 2009, 07:53:09 PM
Oh ya, mud bogs are fun events to be at. Do you have a PBase or Flickr site?

Jon.

Jon,

   Here's the set as it stands now (33 shots):

http://www.flickr.com/photos/21849679@N06/sets/72157620916984245/

(for the record, the "cleavage signing" shot is of two great friends of mine, with whom I was staying in Calgary)
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Post by: Jon Foster on July 28, 2009, 10:54:30 PM
DOH! I should have looked at the link under your profile.

Nice shots! We're gonna have to meet up at MIRF this year.

Jon.
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Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on July 29, 2009, 06:45:43 AM
DOH! I should have looked at the link under your profile.

Nice shots! We're gonna have to meet up at MIRF this year.

Jon.

Thanks, Jon!  Most assuredly we will.
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Post by: RumbaRue on July 29, 2009, 12:24:26 PM
How's this?
My roomate Bob found the the only mud hole in the whole Anza-Borrego Desert.  Picture was two years back; I would not get out, you sunk into the mud like glue, took a tow truck to get the jeep out. Bob's shoes are still there to this day.

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/RumbaRue/All%20kinds%20of%20pictures/NoImnotgettingout.jpg)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on July 29, 2009, 04:23:56 PM
I feel sorry for you and Bob for being caught in that predicament Rumba.
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Post by: renfairephotog on July 29, 2009, 11:27:58 PM
Found in my yard today,
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/july-29.jpg)
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Post by: DeadBishop on July 30, 2009, 01:10:19 AM
Those are some huge shrooms...
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 30, 2009, 06:34:37 AM
 Butterfly Party

(http://i30.tinypic.com/rjie6q.jpg)
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Post by: Beaudan Tocks on July 30, 2009, 10:50:57 AM
Took this last fall at the MN Ren Fest...

(http://img53.imageshack.us/img53/499/img1127.jpg)
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Post by: bellevivre on July 30, 2009, 10:56:02 AM
that is singularly fabulous! can i save that for my screensaver? (lol I keep a running screensaver of pics from our Scotland trip and Faires to keep me happy during my imprisonment in cube-land)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on July 30, 2009, 03:20:14 PM
Cool shots. Thanks for sharing them all everybody.
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Post by: Beaudan Tocks on July 31, 2009, 07:42:46 AM
Must be little sister...

(http://img187.imageshack.us/img187/8/img1124r.jpg) (http://img187.imageshack.us/i/img1124r.jpg/)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on July 31, 2009, 04:09:24 PM
Nice shot and what a cute kid she is to.
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Post by: Beaudan Tocks on July 31, 2009, 06:15:46 PM
Thanks...   I love taking the candid shots
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Post by: renfairephotog on July 31, 2009, 11:58:05 PM
Cute kid and nice architecture.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 01, 2009, 11:41:09 AM
Thanks...   I love taking the candid shots
Where was that photo shot at if you don't mind me asking?
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Post by: dbaldock on August 01, 2009, 05:53:09 PM
I was out wandering around Bay Area Park here on Armand Bayou this afternoon, and found some things to take pictures of.

Most of the shots were of Flowers:
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Bay_Area_Park/Flowers_in_Bay_Area_Park-1.jpg)

More Flowers:
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Bay_Area_Park/Flowers_in_Bay_Area_Park-2.jpg)

More Flowers:
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Bay_Area_Park/Flowers_in_Bay_Area_Park-3.jpg)

More Flowers:
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Bay_Area_Park/Flowers_in_Bay_Area_Park-4.jpg)

More Flowers:
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Bay_Area_Park/Flowers_in_Bay_Area_Park-5.jpg)

More Flowers:
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Bay_Area_Park/Flowers_in_Bay_Area_Park-6.jpg)

More Flowers:
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Bay_Area_Park/Flowers_in_Bay_Area_Park-7.jpg)

More Flowers:
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Bay_Area_Park/Flowers_in_Bay_Area_Park-8.jpg)

More Flowers:
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Bay_Area_Park/Flowers_in_Bay_Area_Park-9.jpg)


And, this one isn't flowers ...  :o
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Bay_Area_Park/Alligator_In_Armand_Bayou-1.jpg)

He was next to the fishing dock:
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Bay_Area_Park/Alligator_In_Armand_Bayou-2.jpg)

Hope y'all had a nice afternoon, too.

Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: Beaudan Tocks on August 01, 2009, 11:48:30 PM
Thanks...   I love taking the candid shots
Where was that photo shot at if you don't mind me asking?

Minnesota Ren Fest Fall 08   I can't remember exactly where though
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 02, 2009, 05:21:05 PM
Nice shots dbaldock. Thanks for sharing them my friend.
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Post by: Sir Martin on August 03, 2009, 01:27:11 AM
I bought a used lens for my camera and took it out to a local park to test.  Encountered a sizeable grasshopper
and got this shot from about 18 inches.  Anybody wanna go fishing?   ;D


(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Nature/1342cc72.jpg)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 03, 2009, 07:31:34 AM
I'll take you up on that fishing trip if the offer still stands Sir Martin.  ;D
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Post by: Trillium on August 03, 2009, 07:40:57 AM
That is a beautiful grasshopper!  I haven't seen one before with that coloring!

(My beardy would love to eat him!)
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Post by: SleepyArcher on August 03, 2009, 09:36:57 AM
Hello, these are from our recent vacation.

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0396.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0434.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0206_2.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0550_2.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0563_2.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0711.jpg)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 03, 2009, 10:34:02 AM
Cool shots LF. Where did you guys vacation at if you don't mind me asking?
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Post by: SleepyArcher on August 03, 2009, 03:10:46 PM
North of Duluth, MN. Its called Wold ridge and its a learning center. You sleep in dorms and do activities all day long.

www.wolf-ridge.org
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Post by: Jon Foster on August 03, 2009, 11:37:33 PM
How many of you guys are into or were into metal model military figures? A long long time ago I was really into making figurines. Military and fantasy were my favorite subjects. Well, after 30 some years I have one or two that have survived the trials of father time (and a house full of kids). Here's a shot of my all time favorite figure. It was modeled after my oldest brother during his time in Vietnam.

Anyway, I shot this while playing around with a Sigma EF-500 DG Super off camera in full manual mode at 1/2 power with a 3/4 CTO gel. The flash was fired with a CTR-301P wireless trigger through a small shoot through umbrella. If you don't pay attention to the roughness of the figure the shot turned out pretty nice. The background was cobbled together using a black foam core board and a miniature Bamboo plant one of my daughters bought for the kitchen table.

(http://www.pbase.com/image/115704951.jpg)

Jon.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 04, 2009, 09:47:23 PM
Very nice Jon. I like that, Thanks for sharing.
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Post by: DeadBishop on August 04, 2009, 10:55:59 PM
National Night Out tonight.  One of the new police cruisers came by for a visit.



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/submissions/cruiser.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on August 04, 2009, 11:16:11 PM
Cool police car.

Jon.
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Post by: Dustin on August 04, 2009, 11:43:00 PM
I volunteer for a local 7-mile road race. This year, it was the USATF 7-Mile American National Championship. The volunteer job I do puts me in prime position to get good shots. This is the men's 4th place finisher, Brian Olinger. He ran 7 miles in 33 minutes and 29 seconds, one minute and 4 seconds behind the winner, Meb Keflezighi. This is my favorite shot of the top finishers because I caught him in mid-stride, and he looks neat airborne over his shadow.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3509/3782882645_605b5d97e0.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3782882645/)
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Post by: renfairephotog on August 04, 2009, 11:48:15 PM
National Night Out tonight.  One of the new police cruisers came by for a visit.



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/submissions/cruiser.jpg)

As Night fell so did the rain. We've had thunderstorms most the night, Glad I had the camera out during the day.
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 05, 2009, 03:18:03 AM
We got the rain too, and I mean RAIN, like almost 9" in 90 minutes of rain!

Anyways, heres a couple that doesn't mind a good soaking

(http://i25.tinypic.com/24gpzz8.jpg)
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Post by: SleepyArcher on August 05, 2009, 06:21:25 AM
National Night Out tonight.  One of the new police cruisers came by for a visit.



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/submissions/cruiser.jpg)

As Night fell so did the rain. We've had thunderstorms most the night, Glad I had the camera out during the day.

Were they there to pick you up????
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Post by: SleepyArcher on August 05, 2009, 06:25:28 AM
Found this at Office Depot for 14.99-4gig usb flash drive.

(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/5555291e.jpg)
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Post by: Elf on August 05, 2009, 11:37:38 AM
I admit it, I'm insanely proud of this picture I took last Saturday at GLMF:

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3515/3790350104_3875f89175.jpg)
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Post by: renfairephotog on August 05, 2009, 12:08:50 PM
great capture. "I give!"
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 05, 2009, 06:16:08 PM
Great pictures guys and especially the second one. Elf nice job my friend. What a cool shot.
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Post by: LunasReincarnate on August 06, 2009, 08:11:59 PM
(http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w49/TofuEatnWytch/MD%20Renaissance%20Faire%202007/prettymines.jpg)


(http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w49/TofuEatnWytch/MD%20Renaissance%20Faire%202007/leaning.jpg)
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Post by: renfairephotog on August 06, 2009, 09:04:43 PM
very cool pics. What a great location.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 07, 2009, 09:49:54 AM
Nice shots Lunas. Where were they taken at if you don't mind me asking?
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Post by: bellevivre on August 07, 2009, 11:31:19 AM
(http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a324/belle_vivre/mug.jpg)

Thought I'd share a shot of my tankard. I had it looked at by a pewterer’s society and it turns out it’s a ‘Real’ fake- apparently in the 20’s and 30’s you could order fake reproduction pieces from catalogues, and people would load their trunks full, and say they were just back from a British estate sale and dupe the customer into paying antique prices for a knockoff. Apparently they’d never seen the shape of mine before, and my touch marks (not pictured here) were quite good…

Anyway- what a find for an eBay purchase!
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Post by: LunasReincarnate on August 07, 2009, 11:50:04 AM
Nice shots Lunas. Where were they taken at if you don't mind me asking?



MD!
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Post by: renfairephotog on August 07, 2009, 09:06:30 PM
I like that mug, It has character.
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Post by: Jon Foster on August 07, 2009, 09:15:50 PM
And that mug would be a great defensive weapon too.  ;)

Jon.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 07, 2009, 10:43:00 PM
Nice shot of your tankard bellevivre.
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Post by: Bowsmith on August 07, 2009, 11:32:16 PM
Found this in my garage last weekend....

(http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i50/Bladesmith_2006/100_1028.jpg)

(http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i50/Bladesmith_2006/100_1029.jpg)

She rested in my hand for a while, and flew away.
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Post by: switch on August 08, 2009, 09:10:48 AM
My collection of steins!  I only have 3 right now, but hope to add more soon!

All are handmade from germany.

(http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/2764/img0672o.jpg)
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Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on August 08, 2009, 09:36:17 AM
Those are very nice, Cleric. I especialy like the one on the left.
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Post by: Jon Foster on August 08, 2009, 03:06:05 PM
I really like the one on the left too. Is it aluminum or pewter?

Jon.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 08, 2009, 06:54:07 PM
Nice shots Cleric and Bowsmith. I like them both.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 08, 2009, 06:56:12 PM
Found this in my garage last weekend....

(http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i50/Bladesmith_2006/100_1028.jpg)

(http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i50/Bladesmith_2006/100_1029.jpg)

She rested in my hand for a while, and flew away.
What kind of bird was that that you found in your garage if you don't mind me asking?
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Post by: renren on August 08, 2009, 07:05:18 PM
I'm no bird expert, but it looks like a hummingbird to me, I've just never seen one not moving!
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Post by: lady serena on August 08, 2009, 07:59:56 PM
Looks to be a Ruby throated hummingbird female.
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Post by: Bowsmith on August 08, 2009, 09:11:11 PM
Looks to be a Ruby throated hummingbird female.
'

Yepper.

She got stuck and couldn't find her way out.

Wore herself out trying to escape and collapsed in my hand when I picked her up, poor dear.

It was like a little gift from nature to be able to hang with her a bit.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 08, 2009, 09:23:00 PM
Tell me she didn't die after you picked her up.
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Post by: renfairephotog on August 08, 2009, 11:45:28 PM
You were very lucky. That's a great story,
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Post by: DeadBishop on August 08, 2009, 11:47:18 PM
took this tonight after a storm passed...


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/submissions/lake1a.jpg)
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Post by: Bowsmith on August 09, 2009, 10:07:35 AM
Tell me she didn't die after you picked her up.

Nope..sat in my hand, waited until I made some sugar water, drank it, and flew away.

We're a full service rest stop, apparently.
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Post by: switch on August 09, 2009, 11:16:08 AM
I believe it's made out of pewter, I'm not at home right now, but it was made in germany and I believe it was a limited run, I actually bought it at the amana colonies wine house in IA.  I used to live near there (for a brief period) and always had my eye on that mug, every year we went to amana to look around.  I finally said, if it's there just before we move (in 2007), I'll buy it.  And it was still there.  It hadn't moved in price or position for 5 yrs!

The artwork on it is the biggest reason why it's my favorite as well.  I'll try to post more detailed pics of it tonight.

Thanks for the comments Tipsy Gypsy, lordwriothsley & Jon. 
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Post by: Jon Foster on August 09, 2009, 02:21:22 PM
I like steins but there are so many out there that are so nice I'd get in trouble if I started buying them.  :(  I do have a few I made (ceramic) and one my brother brought home at the end of his tour in Germany.

Jon.
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Post by: switch on August 09, 2009, 06:43:09 PM
I like steins but there are so many out there that are so nice I'd get in trouble if I started buying them.  :(  I do have a few I made (ceramic) and one my brother brought home at the end of his tour in Germany.

Jon.

I hear ya, I've been searching for ones that fit my taste.  I found one at epcot that was extremely cool, however the guy barely spoke english and said he wouldn't sell me the display (all they had :( ). 

Ok, here's a few close ups.  I really need to get better at taking pics :)

(http://img29.imageshack.us/img29/4589/img0686p.jpg)

(http://img401.imageshack.us/img401/7598/img0690nks.jpg)

ps..i have no idea what it's made off.  I can't read the bottom of it :)
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Post by: DeadBishop on August 09, 2009, 07:04:56 PM
Very cool stein.  Looks to be pewter, which is what many quality steins are made from.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 09, 2009, 07:39:00 PM
Nice shot DB. I love that sky. Hopefully that storm wasn't to bad before it passed.
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Post by: DeadBishop on August 09, 2009, 08:07:19 PM
Nice shot DB. I love that sky. Hopefully that storm wasn't to bad before it passed.

Nothing major.  Just a tornado...
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Post by: Wildabeast on August 10, 2009, 10:19:32 AM
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2526/3806959634_22795a806a_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71)
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Post by: Bowsmith on August 10, 2009, 11:25:01 AM
Nice shot DB. I love that sky. Hopefully that storm wasn't to bad before it passed.

Nothing major.  Just a tornado...

No worries, right?   ;D

Hope no one was hurt.
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Post by: Beaudan Tocks on August 10, 2009, 12:50:56 PM
Nice shot DB. I love that sky. Hopefully that storm wasn't to bad before it passed.

Nothing major.  Just a tornado...

LMAO   Only in Minnesota... and maybe Kansas...  and... Oklahoma....   Can you say "Nothing Major. Just a Tornado..."

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Post by: Jon Foster on August 10, 2009, 08:20:40 PM
The storm that blew by us yesterday left us without power until a few hours ago. But that's the norm for this area.

Jon.
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Post by: squiregaby on August 10, 2009, 09:47:18 PM
Nice shot DB. I love that sky. Hopefully that storm wasn't to bad before it passed.

Nothing major.  Just a tornado...

LMAO   Only in Minnesota... and maybe Kansas...  and... Oklahoma....   Can you say "Nothing Major. Just a Tornado..."


And Texas....don't forget about Texas!!
I love twisters :P I chase them sometimes.....and sometimes they chase me...but that's besides the point
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Post by: switch on August 10, 2009, 10:31:52 PM
Nice shot DB. I love that sky. Hopefully that storm wasn't to bad before it passed.

Nothing major.  Just a tornado...

Spoken like a true South Dakotan :)

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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 11, 2009, 04:43:58 PM
Awesome shot Wildabeast. Thanks for sharing. I'm always a sucker for a good flower you know.
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Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on August 12, 2009, 11:35:51 PM
We used to have a bunch of them flowers on the fence by our driveway, but they attracted too many bees so we kept a small batch and moved them to a locartion where no one would get stung.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on August 15, 2009, 02:10:25 PM
Picture a day... We need more pictures!

This is a really old shot. Back from MIRF 2006.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/86031654.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on August 15, 2009, 03:47:29 PM
Awesome shot Jon. Thanks for sharing it my friend.
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Post by: Ambios on August 15, 2009, 07:03:05 PM
Thanks for posting that, Jon! 

Down here in the "southern shire", the pouty faced one upper right would be my "little sister"!
You know her as Lady Junabelle Saffron....I know her as Lady Anne (Parr) Herbert

I'd say small world, but Lady Maud and I more or less annual visitors to MIRF at this point   ;)

And of course we also know well your Lady Fionna O'Leary and Sir NIgel Armani......among many others....
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Post by: Jon Foster on August 15, 2009, 07:12:43 PM
Thanks guys.

Ambios, Joanie is one of my favorite people to get pictures of. She's always smiling, happy and dressed really well for the part. I just caught her off guard with that picture. 90% of my pictures are candid shots. The posed pictures usually look, well, too posed.  ;)

Jon.
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Post by: Dustin on August 16, 2009, 09:48:01 PM
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2573/3828870824_2a41c9c7c3_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3828870824/)

Bristol 2009
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 16, 2009, 10:46:45 PM
As always awesome shot Dustin and shot at one of my favorite faires as well.
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Post by: Dustin on August 16, 2009, 10:48:09 PM
As always awesome shot Dustin and shot at one of my favorite faires as well.

Look over in the Bristol section. I posted my set there. Just 11 shots, but I think they're not so bad.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 16, 2009, 10:50:34 PM
As always awesome shot Dustin and shot at one of my favorite faires as well.

Look over in the Bristol section. I posted my set there. Just 11 shots, but I think they're not so bad.
Thanks. Will do.
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Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on August 16, 2009, 11:17:17 PM
That old shot from MIRF 2006 is still pretty cool, it shows the royals doin what evryone else does eat and relax, which is precisely what faire is for thanks for sharing. That dude kneeling is one of the Fops, he wears a hat with huge peacock feathers, and he is funny.
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Post by: DragonWing on August 17, 2009, 08:45:55 AM
From Opening weekend at PARF. Queen Bess taking in the Shire


 (http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/PARF%202009/100_0167.jpg)

This is her new rain dress. They mentioned it in the program.
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Post by: analise on August 17, 2009, 08:52:04 AM
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v463/anaili/kieran/DSC00011-1.jpg)
He's mine! As of Saturday! :D!
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 17, 2009, 11:46:18 AM
Congratulations on your new painted steed m'lady!  (http://i41.tinypic.com/10zvfnk.jpg)
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Post by: Dustin on August 17, 2009, 11:52:09 AM
My favorite candid shot from yesterday at Bristol:

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3460/3828873136_3b7a456c16.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3828873136/)
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Post by: LadyElizabeth on August 17, 2009, 01:21:11 PM
Analise, what a beauty you have there!!! 
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Post by: Manwariel on August 17, 2009, 02:20:40 PM
Indeed. Gorgeous horse!
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 17, 2009, 04:02:03 PM
Nice shots everybody.
Analise what a pretty horse you have there.
Dustin as always you really have a way with a camera. Nice shot my friend.
DragonWing nice shot as well. I would so love to visit that faire one day, so we'll just have to wait and see what happens from here.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on August 18, 2009, 07:22:16 AM
(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/PARF%202009/100_0142.jpg)

PARF 8/9
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 18, 2009, 06:55:09 PM
Awesome photo DragonWing. Thanks for sharing it my friend.
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Post by: dbaldock on August 18, 2009, 08:51:20 PM
A couple of shots from 8-Aug-09.

The first is of a visitor that was on my car that morning when I went to head out to the Sherwood Forest Faire "volunteer work day".  I placed the visitor on the tree beside my car before opening the door.

(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/090808_Praying_Mantis_x800.jpg)


The second one is near one of the stages at Sherwood Forest Faire on the "volunteer work day". (Faire opens in February of 2010)

(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/090808_Sherwood_Forest_Faire_x800.jpg)
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Post by: Spanky on August 18, 2009, 10:20:56 PM
2nd weekend at PARF 2009

 (http://i364.photobucket.com/albums/oo88/SPANKY112/PARF%202009/DSC09797.jpg)
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Post by: DeadBishop on August 18, 2009, 11:00:10 PM
HDR image of a field of wild flowers I wandered through today...



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/submissions/flowerfield1a.jpg)
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Post by: Wildabeast on August 19, 2009, 12:42:25 AM
Dang squirrel!

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3479/3835402843_5fe8e28361.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/Wildabeast71)
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 19, 2009, 03:33:45 AM
LMAO! The squirrel is outta control!
DB, hope you didn't get any chiggers wading through them wild flowers, and Spanky that Jester is just freakin cool, freaky,  but cool!
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Post by: DragonWing on August 19, 2009, 07:06:49 AM
LMAO! @ the squirrel.  That is too funny.

DB, what a great feild of flowers.

dbaldock, thanks for showing us a glimps of the new faire grounds. and your little visiter is cute too.
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Post by: amy on August 19, 2009, 08:13:06 AM
Ok Wildabeast!  Thou officially slayeth me!
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Post by: dbaldock on August 19, 2009, 08:54:18 AM
You're welcome.  I only took a few pictures that Saturday morning, in the area where we gathered to begin the clean up of "roots and vines".  I believe this is the area where the Gathering took place on Saturday evening.


The "Squirrel" in Wildabeast's shot looks more like a Groundhog to me.  It's a funny picture either way.  Was it Photoshopped?


Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: Wildabeast on August 19, 2009, 09:03:19 AM
You're welcome.  I only took a few pictures that Saturday morning, in the area where we gathered to begin the clean up of "roots and vines".  I believe this is the area where the Gathering took place on Saturday evening.


The "Squirrel" in Wildabeast's shot looks more like a Groundhog to me.  It's a funny picture either way.  Was it Photoshopped?


Take Care,
David Baldock

Someone actually created a template.  http://www.lutralutra.co.uk/squirrelizer/

Have fun!
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 19, 2009, 01:15:52 PM
Great photos everyone. Thanks for sharing them all.
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Post by: Lady Ashly on August 19, 2009, 03:55:09 PM
HEHEHE LOVE the squirrel!!
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Post by: Wildabeast on August 19, 2009, 04:27:02 PM
I hope everyone knows the story of the squirrel.  If not, check it out:  http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32444890/.
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Post by: DeadBishop on August 19, 2009, 11:11:01 PM
LOL...the couple who took the shot are from here in Minneapolis.  We see that thing everywhere.
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Post by: Dustin on August 19, 2009, 11:34:34 PM
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/021.jpg)
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Post by: DragonWing on August 20, 2009, 09:00:07 AM
nice rainbow.


Here is another from PARF '09

(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/PARF%202009/100_0153.jpg)
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Post by: photomike on August 20, 2009, 10:37:12 AM
Greetings all!
    Here are a few pix from the closing weekend at Sterling, NY
During the final pubsing we have a "rose parade" where playtrons present a rose or token to our Queen in appreciation for a great season. This year we were blessed to have the new owner, Sir Douglas Waterberry take part!

(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/Sterling%202009/rose%20paraide/1209_8-16-09.jpg)


(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/Sterling%202009/rose%20paraide/1210_8-16-09.jpg)

Also we had a group photo of our "Family of Faire" We are missing some members but they are with us in spirit.

(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/Sterling%202009/FoF%20Dunkers%20gropu%20pix/DSC_9077-fixed2.jpg)


Here is a photo of our great dunkers, the crew that dunks the law breakers of the shire.

(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/Sterling%202009/FoF%20Dunkers%20gropu%20pix/0822_8-16-09-okwbeth.jpg)
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Post by: Lord Finger on August 20, 2009, 04:43:52 PM
Thanks Mike! Can't wait to see your batch from the last weekend to see how many things I can't deny.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on August 20, 2009, 05:57:34 PM
Once again great photos everyone. Thanks for sharing them and you all did a nice job on them as well.
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Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on August 20, 2009, 11:24:07 PM
That's quite a nice looking horse, and that jester's garb is awesome.
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Post by: SleepyArcher on August 21, 2009, 03:30:35 AM
Camping:
My son and a chimpmunk
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/DSCN1138.jpg)

All the kids at camp saw this one and were giving him potato chips, he liked em':
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0285_2.jpg)


Split Rock Lighthouse north of Duluth, MN:
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0452.jpg)


Sunrise over Lake Michigan:
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0561_2.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0563_2.jpg)

Caught this little fella as I was hiking back to camp after the sunrise:
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0711.jpg)
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Post by: Richard de Graeme on August 21, 2009, 05:42:51 AM
Wonderfull pictures! The glories of Nature!

All Blessings be upon thee, thy kith and kin.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on August 21, 2009, 06:06:37 AM
...

Split Rock Lighthouse north of Duluth, MN:
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0452.jpg)

...

Nice Shot!

Somewhere in my big pile of negatives I've got some shots of that Lighthouse, and some other pictures from a trip along the north shore of Lake Superior and across the Iron Ore Mining Region above the lake.

Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: DragonWing on August 21, 2009, 09:34:55 AM
Very nice pictures. love the one with your son and the chipmunk
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on August 21, 2009, 10:43:30 PM
(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day233.jpg)
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Post by: renfairephotog on August 21, 2009, 11:38:34 PM
getting ready for opening weekend?
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Post by: Anna Iram on August 22, 2009, 08:35:15 AM
 :D

Looks like DB plans to do some drinking.

The pin must be so he can be returned to us if when he gets lost.
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Post by: Dustin on August 22, 2009, 07:05:02 PM
Winning throw in the sheaf toss at the Celtic Highland Games of the Quad Cities - 29 feet.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Celtic%20Highland%20Games%202009/017.jpg)
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Post by: dbaldock on August 22, 2009, 08:42:40 PM
I visited Bayou Bend Gardens (http://www.mfah.org/bayoubend/home.asp) in Houston today, and took a few (64)  ;)  pictures.

This is the bridge over Buffalo Bayou that you cross to get from the parking lot to the house and gardens.

(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Garden/090822_Bayou_Bend_Gardens-1.jpg)


Bayou Bend Gardens - Office Building on the right, House in the background.

(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Garden/090822_Bayou_Bend_Gardens-2.jpg)


Bayou Bend Gardens - Fountain in the Gardens.

(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Garden/090822_Bayou_Bend_Gardens-3.jpg)


Bayou Bend Gardens - Fountain in the Gardens.

(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Garden/090822_Bayou_Bend_Gardens-4.jpg)


Bayou Bend Gardens - Petrified wood in the Gardens.

(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Garden/090822_Bayou_Bend_Gardens-5.jpg)


Bayou Bend House - Front view.

(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Garden/090822_Bayou_Bend_Gardens-6.jpg)


Sign about Bayou Bend.

(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Garden/090822_Bayou_Bend_Gardens-7.jpg)


Bayou Bend Gardens - Fountain in the Gardens.

(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/Garden/090822_Bayou_Bend_Gardens-8.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on August 22, 2009, 09:00:46 PM
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/a-37.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/garden%20scenery%20photos/a-38.jpg)

been fun catching up on all of the fantastic photos shared here!

here are a couple of favorites taken today at Minnesota Renaissance Festival
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on August 23, 2009, 11:59:28 PM
The famous Sir Clisto was looking mighty fine at the Michigan Renaissance Festival today.

(http://www.pbase.com/image/116445034.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on August 24, 2009, 10:12:34 AM
Awesome photos everyone. I really liked them all. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Aniroaldawen on August 24, 2009, 06:58:21 PM
I've been taking pictures at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival for the past few seasons.  Here are some from last year.

These are of the Jolly Rogers.  During one song they do, Devon splashes Kane with water from his mug "accidentally."  It goes on 'til the end of the song when Kane steals the mug and throws the whole thing in Devon's face.  This is the aftermath of when Kane borrowed a gigantic mug from a guy from the Robin Hood Swill Pond show after stealing Devon's.

(http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n168/ani_021/dev1.jpg)
Pirates rule!!  ;D

Here's all five of the JRs rocking out.

(http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n168/ani_021/guysheadbang.jpg)


KCRF hasn't started yet this year, but I went to the Coronation Feaste a few weekends ago.  Here's a few pictures from the night.

Fairy mischief...

(http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n168/ani_021/100_3397.jpg)

And dancing nobles.  It looks a bit like the lady is holding back the man between her and her lord by his hat!

(http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n168/ani_021/100_3417.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on August 24, 2009, 07:05:45 PM
that is my home festival, kcrf. look forward to seeing more of your shots. kcrf is one of the more asthetically pleasing festivals to go to with the way it is soooo built into the grounds. amazing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Aniroaldawen on August 24, 2009, 07:14:17 PM
I've been going to KCRF for the past six or seven years (it's my home faire too) and I love it.  The wooded atmosphere and all the buildings make it feel so authentic!  Strolling the lanes just looking at things is a favorite pastime of mine there, when I'm not watching the Jolly Rogers that is. :-)  I got a new camera for Christmas last year and can't wait to try it out at KCRF!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on August 26, 2009, 11:34:12 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/Aug-26.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on August 26, 2009, 11:41:31 PM
Beautiful sky shot!

As long as we're posting random images we've shot, I'm going with this:

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2041/2150329524_10af9300c8.jpg)

...because I'm almost two weeks into a killer streak of insomnia following a concussion, and I could really use a margarita right now.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on August 28, 2009, 05:42:34 AM
Sir Clisto, I must compliment you on your tunic, the lions embroidered upon it really make it stand out. Very regal, if I were you I'd change my title to King with the threads your wearing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on August 29, 2009, 09:17:21 PM
Poor Noble Dreg!
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/Renaissance/MNRF%2009/P1010104.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on August 29, 2009, 10:27:26 PM
Which Ren Fest was this taken at if you don't mind me asking?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on August 29, 2009, 10:37:49 PM
Which Ren Fest was this taken at if you don't mind me asking?

This was taken at MNRF!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on August 30, 2009, 01:02:38 AM
My favorite shot from MIRF 2009. So far...

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/116442645.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on August 30, 2009, 01:01:38 PM
My youth group had a medieval-themed going away party for a friend. Almost everyone dressed up. Here are some pictures.

Turkey legs:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/MedievalParty/Medieval024.jpg)

Jester:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/MedievalParty/Medieval037.jpg)

New Dread Pirate Roberts:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/MedievalParty/Medieval039.jpg)

Me (center) with some of the younger girls:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/MedievalParty/Medieval142.jpg)

Hunchback:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/MedievalParty/Medieval175.jpg)

Monk:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/MedievalParty/Medieval043.jpg)

He even shaved his head for the part:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/MedievalParty/Medieval174.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on August 30, 2009, 01:05:29 PM
Ladies:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/MedievalParty/Medieval055.jpg)

Girls on a fence:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/MedievalParty/Medieval134.jpg)

Archery:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/MedievalParty/Medieval260.jpg)

Foam swordfighting with interesting camera effect:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/MedievalParty/Medieval294.jpg)

Jousters...hehe:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/MedievalParty/Medieval309.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: LadyAnna on August 30, 2009, 01:08:57 PM
Oh those are great! Looks like a lot of fun. I love the 'jousting'  :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on August 30, 2009, 01:24:26 PM
Manwariel, those are nice.  You've got a good eye.

Were those shot with your new Nikon D40 kit?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on August 30, 2009, 01:27:07 PM
Thank you!

Yes, they were.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on August 30, 2009, 08:13:43 PM
My Grandson "Aiden", first trip to MDRF on opening day.

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/openingday8-29-09010.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on August 30, 2009, 08:30:05 PM
So cute!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: analise on August 30, 2009, 09:44:41 PM
I am so inordinantly pleased with this photo of HRH at MDRF, you have no idea.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2481/3872467321_21c3c730dd_b.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on August 30, 2009, 10:02:24 PM
I would be too, Analise, it's a great shot :) .
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on August 30, 2009, 10:07:00 PM
I am so inordinantly pleased with this photo of HRH at MDRF, you have no idea.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2481/3872467321_21c3c730dd_b.jpg)

You should be. It's a great shot.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on August 31, 2009, 03:32:02 AM
That pic with the girls sword fighting, reminds me of the scene in the Led Zeppelin Movie The Song Remains the Same, when Jimmy Page climbs the cliff and at the top the wizard is waving the sword back and forth and it's changing all sorts of colors. The costumes and dresses were great looking too, looks like it was a fun and tasty time.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on August 31, 2009, 10:13:12 AM
I always love seeing what is newly posted here :)

No stunners from MNRF this past weekend but I have a couple from Tanglewood Garden Store in Minneapolis, that place is a photographers dream!

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/a121.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/a113.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on August 31, 2009, 10:49:42 AM
 ;D  Wow!  What fun pictures everyone. Love them .
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ambios on August 31, 2009, 12:20:29 PM
I am so inordinantly pleased with this photo of HRH at MDRF, you have no idea.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2481/3872467321_21c3c730dd_b.jpg)

Great work, Analise...you SHOULD be pleased, and proud
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on August 31, 2009, 08:38:14 PM
That pic with the girls sword fighting, reminds me of the scene in the Led Zeppelin Movie The Song Remains the Same, when Jimmy Page climbs the cliff and at the top the wizard is waving the sword back and forth and it's changing all sorts of colors.

I just watched that tonight on Blue Ray, it was the best ever!  Great pic's too everyone!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on August 31, 2009, 10:35:52 PM
Oh that has to be amazing on blue/ray I have my old VHS copy and when I view it it looks like dingy archival footage, but hey it still works and the sound is still good. So I can't complain too much.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 01, 2009, 10:21:18 AM
I am so inordinantly pleased with this photo of HRH at MDRF, you have no idea.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2481/3872467321_21c3c730dd_b.jpg)

Terrific shot!  Really like the processing.  Hell, I *hope* there was a little processing.  I'd hate to think you got that shot to jump straight out the camera like that.   :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: analise on September 01, 2009, 12:28:39 PM
I am so inordinantly pleased with this photo of HRH at MDRF, you have no idea.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2481/3872467321_21c3c730dd_b.jpg)

Terrific shot!  Really like the processing.  Hell, I *hope* there was a little processing.  I'd hate to think you got that shot to jump straight out the camera like that.   :)

Actually, that's why I'm so pleased with this one. I didn't do anything to it. I was kinda shocked when I was flipping through the pictures I took and that one popped up. :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 01, 2009, 12:49:31 PM
No processing?  Bravo!  You managed a really nice exposure and skin tone on his face without completely blowing out the feathers on his hat, which is always a tricky little balancing act.  Did you use any fill flash or is it all available light?  And out of curiosity, what did you shoot that with?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: butterflykiss on September 01, 2009, 02:23:10 PM
Here are some I took, have too I love.  More on my main website under Protfolio:Fantasy.  Here are some that are my favorite.

Gwendolyn
Main website: http://butterflykiss.smugmug.com

(http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/butterflykiss004/1-10.jpg)
(http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/butterflykiss004/12-6.jpg)
(http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/butterflykiss004/14-3.jpg)
(http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/butterflykiss004/16-7.jpg)
(http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/butterflykiss004/9-2.jpg)
(http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/butterflykiss004/c1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: analise on September 01, 2009, 02:24:31 PM
No processing?  Bravo!  You managed a really nice exposure and skin tone on his face without completely blowing out the feathers on his hat, which is always a tricky little balancing act.  Did you use any fill flash or is it all available light?  And out of curiosity, what did you shoot that with?

I think I must've had lucky timing on this considering the mix of light and shadow at that particular stage.

It's all available light though, I typically never use my flash when I'm shooting outside (just don't. *shrug*). And the camera is a Sony Cybershot H2 I bought a few years ago. I <3 it. I figure whenever I get ready to replace it, it will be with another from the same line. But so far it's still going strong.

And just because, another picture I shot at the same time at that stage:

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2557/3873254138_6c66beb2b0.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 01, 2009, 05:55:57 PM
Here are some I took, have too I love.  More on my main website under Protfolio:Fantasy.  Here are some that are my favorite.

Gwendolyn
Main website: http://butterflykiss.smugmug.com

(http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/butterflykiss004/1-10.jpg)

Love that shot.  It's dripping color all over my laptop.

Side question:  How do you like Smugmug's hosting?  Been thinking of moving over there.

//and since this is "Picture of the Day!"...

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2588/3853668581_9c8b8b6e57.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 01, 2009, 07:13:13 PM
Butterflykiss, great shots!

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: butterflykiss on September 01, 2009, 08:03:38 PM
Here are some I took, have too I love.  More on my main website under Protfolio:Fantasy.  Here are some that are my favorite.

Gwendolyn
Main website: http://butterflykiss.smugmug.com

(http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/butterflykiss004/1-10.jpg)

Love that shot.  It's dripping color all over my laptop.

Side question:  How do you like Smugmug's hosting?  Been thinking of moving over there.

//and since this is "Picture of the Day!"...

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2588/3853668581_9c8b8b6e57.jpg)

Thanks.  I really like smugmug.  So easy to use.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on September 02, 2009, 02:46:59 AM
A few HDR shots from MNRF...


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/pub2a.jpg)

(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/pub1a.jpg)

(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day242.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 02, 2009, 05:57:29 AM
Very cool shots DB.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 02, 2009, 06:25:43 AM
Been playing around with levels settings, eh?  Absolutely gorgeous effects, DB, and your composition and perspective are both awe inspiring!!!

Photoshop is my friend... but obviously the camera likes you a great deal!!! :)

(Edit for anal retention in the grammar dept...) ::)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on September 02, 2009, 06:48:18 AM
Wicked cool DB!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 02, 2009, 06:53:48 AM
Been playing around with levels settings, eh?  Absolutely gorgeous effects, DB, and your composition and perspective is awe inspiring!!!

Photoshop is my friend... but obviously the camera likes you a great deal!!! :)

I'm pretty sure that's the way the Minnesota Renaissance Festival looks.   ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: analise on September 02, 2009, 07:42:17 AM
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2630/3879433977_c71f7c7b61.jpg)
Actually taken last year at the Green Man March at MDRF.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2569/3880198952_46e853dcdc.jpg)
Also last year, on a rainy day.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2505/3879291479_f19b9c38c4.jpg)
Last weekend. :) Final joust on Sunday.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on September 02, 2009, 09:10:05 AM
We went to a housewarming party for my brother-in-law and his girlfriend this weekend. They bought some property at auction for a good price. The property was a nudist camp in the 70's. It has a couple of ponds, and there was still a boat from the camp around. My father-in-law tried it out, it didn't leak, so he gave my four-year-old son Ian a ride. My brother-in-law's dog Bo jumped in too. I had to grab the camera. This was the best shot. I love the look of pure joy on Ian's face.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2549/3879578189_c1969baa18_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3879578189/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 02, 2009, 09:35:11 AM
Two from opening weekend of MiRF.  Here's hoping I can manage to limp through another day this weekend (viva le back injuries!).  If anyone finds a dead photographer lying behind a tree at MiRF this weekend, strip the body of camera gear and please notify my next of kin.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3538/3854463672_734030f3c4.jpg)

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2474/3857056691_c678b25f4c_b.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on September 02, 2009, 10:08:33 AM
I must compliment everyone on these new images. Absolutely stunning!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: LadyElizabeth on September 02, 2009, 11:45:36 AM
OK, so who is that stunning woman in yellowish gold at MiRF?  I absolutely adore her gown and even more her crown... I'd love to know where she bought the crown at if anyone had her contact info?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 02, 2009, 05:05:52 PM
Beautiful shots everyone.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 02, 2009, 05:15:09 PM
OK, so who is that stunning woman in yellowish gold at MiRF?  I absolutely adore her gown and even more her crown... I'd love to know where she bought the crown at if anyone had her contact info?

That is our Queen! She's pretty cool eh? I believe she goes by the name Madge Estes here on the forum. The dress if brand new for this years festival.

Edit: Here's a link to her Profile: http://www.renaissancefestival.com/forums/index.php?action=profile;u=1264

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on September 02, 2009, 06:49:57 PM
(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day242.jpg)

I love that one.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on September 02, 2009, 11:31:57 PM
Thanks!  Here's a shot from a Japanese garden I visited today...



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day245.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: LadyAnna on September 02, 2009, 11:38:50 PM
Thanks!  Here's a shot from a Japanese garden I visited today...



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day245.jpg)

Is that at Normandale CC? I really like the technique you are using - very cool!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on September 02, 2009, 11:42:40 PM

Is that at Normandale CC? I really like the technique you are using - very cool!

Good eye!  Yes, it's Normandale.  I'm just starting to get a feel for proper HDR imaging, and this made a good backdrop.  But the real trick was taking a picture where you can't see the 20+ students that were in the garden while I took this picture...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: LadyAnna on September 02, 2009, 11:48:47 PM
Nice job dodging the students =) I've only been to that garden in the late fall, when it wasn't looking quite as lush.  :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on September 05, 2009, 11:28:18 AM
Excellent shots everyone. They all turned out very nice.
DB I especially I liked yours of those two Gardens you shot just recently. The background was killer. Nice job my friend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 05, 2009, 11:16:45 PM
Only thing I wound up shooting at the MiRF Smoker today.  Just dug the light.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2546/3891122371_04784c0fac.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on September 05, 2009, 11:37:31 PM
Only thing I wound up shooting at the MiRF Smoker today.  Just dug the light.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2546/3891122371_04784c0fac.jpg)

Wow, that's a great shot.  If someone would have been standing in the rafters for this, it would have been quite the epic shot! 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on September 05, 2009, 11:39:52 PM
Here's a few more HDR images that I shot today....


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day248.jpg)


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/1pubgarden1a.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 06, 2009, 12:04:45 AM
Amazing photo from the smoker.

And cool architecture DB. That's one nice looking festival.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 06, 2009, 01:04:56 AM
Only thing I wound up shooting at the MiRF Smoker today.  Just dug the light.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2546/3891122371_04784c0fac.jpg)

Nice shot.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Malkavian on September 06, 2009, 10:15:30 AM
Possibly the LEAST liked participant of the Carolina ren fair.

(http://fc08.deviantart.com/fs29/f/2009/242/5/5/552a4b3ae68a3102f537043682cde673.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 06, 2009, 11:58:44 AM
Yeah but a nice Macro of him.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on September 06, 2009, 02:10:42 PM
Possibly the LEAST liked participant of the Carolina ren fair.

(http://fc08.deviantart.com/fs29/f/2009/242/5/5/552a4b3ae68a3102f537043682cde673.jpg)


Yeah I would tend to agree with that.
GOD I HATE THOSE THINGS!! That picture is going to give me nightmares of those little buggers.


Here is a pic I just love. I saw these guys a few years back and liked them so much decided I wanted to do that. So I did! I finally got to meet them in my garb as a FOP and I was warmly welcomed by them. I love playing a FOP...I'm the one in the purple hat.
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/9930_1113121583675_1095978376_30286.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 06, 2009, 04:18:05 PM
Here is a pic I just love. I saw these guys a few years back and liked them so much decided I wanted to do that. So I did! I finally got to meet them in my garb as a FOP and I was warmly welcomed by them. I love playing a FOP...I'm the one in the purple hat.
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/9930_1113121583675_1095978376_30286.jpg)


Oh my, that shot's likely to give me nightmares!   :o   ;)   ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Malkavian on September 06, 2009, 04:25:42 PM


Oh my, that shot's likely to give me nightmares!   :o   ;)   ;D


Yyyyep. I'll stick to bugs.  :'(
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 06, 2009, 09:05:50 PM
Possibly the LEAST liked participant of the Carolina ren fair.

(http://fc08.deviantart.com/fs29/f/2009/242/5/5/552a4b3ae68a3102f537043682cde673.jpg)



We aren't fans of them either but that picture is perfect.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 06, 2009, 09:39:43 PM
Only thing I wound up shooting at the MiRF Smoker today.  Just dug the light.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2546/3891122371_04784c0fac.jpg)

Wow, that's a great shot.  If someone would have been standing in the rafters for this, it would have been quite the epic shot! 

I was thinking that exact same thing.  I was looking at it thinking that it made for a pretty cool background, but really needed a subject to set the whole thing off.  Perhaps if I can get one of my compatriots to imbibe a bit more next time, I can talk them up to the rafters.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 06, 2009, 09:43:50 PM
Here's a few more HDR images that I shot today....


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day248.jpg)


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/RF/1pubgarden1a.jpg)

DB, the HDR stuff you've posted the last couple days is just sick.  And by sick, I mean good.  And by good, I mean frigging outstanding.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 07, 2009, 12:10:43 AM
Probably my favorite shot from today.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2625/3894766507_9d1bdd5a4b_b.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ambios on September 07, 2009, 10:43:36 AM
Yet another great shot, Xanthenes!  Looking at your avatar, one would almost thing you were able to "shoot" yourself!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on September 07, 2009, 11:08:09 AM
Fantastic shot!

Speaking of shooting...I aim (no pun intended :p) to make a shirt someday that says, "Hurt my camera and I'll shoot you."
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 07, 2009, 11:25:57 AM
Probably my favorite shot from today.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2625/3894766507_9d1bdd5a4b_b.jpg)

This is an incredible shot, and there seems to be an epic poem waiting to be written about the knight it portrays...

He certainly looks familiar... although the colors are a bit different!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on September 07, 2009, 12:36:17 PM
Well Rani with your poetic talent I'm sure you could come up with one in no time, cause the last poem I read of yours was absolutely amazing.

Just my .2 cents worth.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 07, 2009, 12:44:07 PM
 :)  :-[

This thread is all about the visual imagery, though... and the talent here is awe inspiring, to say the least!!!  One of my very favorite threads, and I appreciate all of you who post such wonderful artwork!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 07, 2009, 03:23:10 PM
Fantastic shot!

Speaking of shooting...I aim (no pun intended :p) to make a shirt someday that says, "Hurt my camera and I'll shoot you."

Thank you, m'lady!  Days like yesterday, which was pretty well packed, occasionally make me nervous about the safety of my camera.  The upside to toting around a decent camera with a big lens is that people will generally let you cut in front of them to get a shot with no complaint.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: amy on September 09, 2009, 11:50:00 AM
Every day I check this thread and I am awestruck and inspired by all your great work.   Most of the jargan is way over my head but the photos definately translate to everyone.... So here is my contribution.   It, for me, summed up the entire weekend at our first trip to OHRF.   Sarah met this charming peasant cast member and the only called each other "Best Friend" from the moment they met.     You can't deny your child an experience like this! She was wet, she was covered with mud, and the gown I had sweated over for weeks was WHITE!   But these hugs are kinda what this is all about...   corney but true.  thanks for everything, everyone! 
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3475/3903310385_b827851980.jpg)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2487/3904096938_a729f1e571.jpg)
And if anyone knows who this girl is, can you please contact us! 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 09, 2009, 12:11:36 PM
Probably my favorite shot from today.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2625/3894766507_9d1bdd5a4b_b.jpg)

This is an incredible shot, and there seems to be an epic poem waiting to be written about the knight it portrays...

He certainly looks familiar... although the colors are a bit different!

Thank you, m'lady.  Who here thinks we should petition Rani to pen such a poem???   :)

I'll first the proposal!
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Post by: Manwariel on September 09, 2009, 01:07:43 PM
Nice photos. Here are some I've taken with my new camera (Nikon D40).

Sydney:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/069.jpg)

Hummingbirds:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/014-1.jpg)

The kids I babysit:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/bluedress010.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/bluedress015.jpg)

There are more on my flickr account if you'd like to see them. http://www.flickr.com/photos/oienvana/
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Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 09, 2009, 01:41:15 PM
Love the hummingbird shot.  Terrific stuff.
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Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 10, 2009, 01:49:42 AM
Probably my favorite shot from today.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2625/3894766507_9d1bdd5a4b_b.jpg)

This is an incredible shot, and there seems to be an epic poem waiting to be written about the knight it portrays...

He certainly looks familiar... although the colors are a bit different!

Thank you, m'lady.  Who here thinks we should petition Rani to pen such a poem???   :)

I'll first the proposal!

You flatter me, Sir.  My small skill is no match for your own, and I fear would detract from the serenity of your art.  Besides, having read none of my work, you take quite a towering risk in offering to shackle it to your own!  :o

I must confess, though... words have begun to wander round in my head, some few crashing into others, and holding fast...  :)
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Post by: Sir William Marcus on September 10, 2009, 11:12:47 AM
 (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Animated%20gifs/hand.gif)   Another incredibly wicked shot Xanthenes!
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Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 10, 2009, 01:59:17 PM
(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Animated%20gifs/hand.gif)   Another incredibly wicked shot Xanthenes!

Thank you, Sir William.  I must confess that the camera rig I've upgraded to is so darn good that I could probably just wander around blindly pushing the shutter button and achieve much the same results.
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Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 10, 2009, 07:01:30 PM
Ok... well, since it wouldn't leave me alone, anyway... I did actually write something, so I guess I'll post it here, since this is where I first saw the photo.  Just remember... you asked for it!  

Oh, and the Iambic Pentameter just kinda happened, but it seems to fit.  This is the first rhyming piece I've written since... '91, I think, so I might be a bit rusty.  Far, far cry from epic, also, but an ode, at least...

(Edit: please forgive the rough draft...)
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Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 10, 2009, 07:05:55 PM
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2625/3894766507_9d1bdd5a4b_b.jpg)

Honor Bound

Many names on thee bestowed
Though myst'ry still are you
Many faces have thou worn
All hidden yet from view

Noble titles, fairly won
Recount in song and story
Bold endeavor to proclaim
Upon the Field of Glory

Chosen place among the lists
Mighty war horse dancing
Creak of leather oiled well
Sun off armor glancing

Head now bowed in humble prayer
That Right and Might do mingle
Take thy Courage well in hand
Set now the spurs to jingle

Lance held steady, at the ready
Helm upon thy brow
One last kiss fly on the wind
Lady's favor thee endow

Queen's own Champion riding forth
Royal Honor be thy Token
Valiant victor, vanquish foe
To hold this Field... unbroken


Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 10, 2009, 08:09:29 PM
I was messing around in the yard this evening and saw this guy busy at work...

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/117121905.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on September 11, 2009, 03:32:42 AM
Man, I need a new camera with cool picture taking accessories  ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 11, 2009, 06:15:15 AM
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2625/3894766507_9d1bdd5a4b_b.jpg)

Honor Bound

Many names on thee bestowed
Though myst'ry still are you
Many faces have thou worn
All hidden yet from view

Noble titles, fairly won
Recount in song and story
Bold endeavor to proclaim
Upon the Field of Glory

Chosen place among the lists
Mighty war horse dancing
Creak of leather oiled well
Sun off armor glancing

Head now bowed in humble prayer
That Right and Might do mingle
Take thy Courage well in hand
Set now the spurs to jingle

Lance held steady, at the ready
Helm upon thy brow
One last kiss fly on the wind
Lady's favor thee endow

Queen's own Champion riding forth
Royal Honor be thy Token
Valiant victor, vanquish foe
To hold this Field... unbroken




Bravo!  Not only is it terrific, it's certainly a first for me.   :)
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Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 11, 2009, 06:18:52 AM
I was messing around in the yard this evening and saw this guy busy at work...

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/117121905.jpg)

Jon.

Sweet macro!  Of course, as I wound up in ER a few weeks ago with a really bad allergic reaction to multiple bee stings (they made a nest in my lawn and didn't like the mower going over their heads), I'm not sure I actually WANT to see them that close up right now.   :)
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Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 11, 2009, 08:22:04 AM
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2625/3894766507_9d1bdd5a4b_b.jpg)

Honor Bound

Many names on thee bestowed
Though myst'ry still are you
Many faces have thou worn
All hidden yet from view

Noble titles, fairly won
Recount in song and story
Bold endeavor to proclaim
Upon the Field of Glory

Chosen place among the lists
Mighty war horse dancing
Creak of leather oiled well
Sun off armor glancing

Head now bowed in humble prayer
That Right and Might do mingle
Take thy Courage well in hand
Set now the spurs to jingle

Lance held steady, at the ready
Helm upon thy brow
One last kiss fly on the wind
Lady's favor thee endow

Queen's own Champion riding forth
Royal Honor be thy Token
Valiant victor, vanquish foe
To hold this Field... unbroken




Bravo!  Not only is it terrific, it's certainly a first for me.   :)

Thank you.  I'm glad you like it, since it's the first poem I've written in several years.  It's been a long time since something has inspired me enough to want to write about it, but this image spoke to me...

 :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 11, 2009, 09:14:08 AM
Jon, your little guy looks so industrious, and I am riddled with envy that everyone here seems to have real cameras, while I have something that... thwarts my every attempt to capture the images that I see with my eye.

Perhaps it's simply a matter of talent, though, eh?  LOL  I'm sure of it, and you all have it in spades!!!  Wonderful work!
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Post by: dbaldock on September 11, 2009, 11:21:22 AM
I was messing around in the yard this evening and saw this guy busy at work...

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/117121905.jpg)

Jon.

Nice shot!  Was it done with a dedicated Macro lens, or zoomed in with a Telephoto?

Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 11, 2009, 12:03:35 PM
I was messing around in the yard this evening and saw this guy busy at work...

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/117121905.jpg)

Jon.

Nice shot!  Was it done with a dedicated Macro lens, or zoomed in with a Telephoto?

Take Care,
David Baldock

Jon, is that with a certain 70-200 that may or may not have arrived yet?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 11, 2009, 12:27:42 PM
Please forgive the lack of processing, but I don't have access to my CS2 these days, until I can get that particular hard drive installed in my new tower...  I just couldn't resist posting this shot of Lzzy Hale from Halestorm that was taken at The Conservatory a couple of months ago at one of the best shows I've been to in years. 
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v469/sanjati/Halestorm/DSCN0553.jpg)
They had a red spot on for most of the show... made almost every shot look like it was taken in hell!!!  ::)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on September 11, 2009, 12:45:07 PM
I love the poem! :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on September 11, 2009, 03:04:05 PM
The pictures on this thread are all wonderful!!

Xanthenes & Rani, what a wonderful team you just made!! The photo is definitely awe inspiring, but add the poetry and it's EPIC. Thank you for your talents.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ambios on September 11, 2009, 05:28:53 PM
Let me be the latest to say BRAVO, Rani....your words are a fitting match for Xanthenes' photographic artistry!
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Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 11, 2009, 06:09:11 PM
Thank you.  :)  You're all very kind.  Xanthenes photographic talent is the true star in the mix, and without it the poem would never even have occurred to me.  I'm thrilled to have had the opportunity to work with such an incredible image as inspiration, and just wish I had that sort of impetus all the time! 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 11, 2009, 10:18:20 PM
Jon, your little guy looks so industrious, and I am riddled with envy that everyone here seems to have real cameras, while I have something that... thwarts my every attempt to capture the images that I see with my eye.

Perhaps it's simply a matter of talent, though, eh?  LOL  I'm sure of it, and you all have it in spades!!!  Wonderful work!

Talent definitely helps but there are those of us who just keep trying and hoping we'll get it right someday. And having good equipment doesn't hurt either.  ;) The problem is, you need to be fairly mad to spend the kind of money some people do on equipment.

The shot of the bee was taken with a Canon 70-200 IS USM lens (zoomed in to 200mm and taken from about 5 feet away).

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 11, 2009, 10:50:16 PM
Jon, your little guy looks so industrious, and I am riddled with envy that everyone here seems to have real cameras, while I have something that... thwarts my every attempt to capture the images that I see with my eye.

Perhaps it's simply a matter of talent, though, eh?  LOL  I'm sure of it, and you all have it in spades!!!  Wonderful work!

Talent definitely helps but there are those of us who just keep trying and hoping we'll get it right someday. And having good equipment doesn't hurt either.  ;) The problem is, you need to be fairly mad to spend the kind of money some people do on equipment.

The shot of the bee was taken with a Canon 70-200 IS USM lens (zoomed in to 200mm and taken from about 5 feet away).

Jon.

Jon, your work is every bit as wonderful as anyone else's here, so all this false modesty is just a bit of hot air...  ::)  LOL  I believe I'll have to stick with admiring the skills of others, and be happy with the sorts of things I get to create from scratch in CS...  I control the whole process there, so nothing is left up to chance (or the vagaries of ambient lighting...)! 

You might also have to be fairly hungry all the time while collecting that equipment if you're resources are as limited as mine!  Almost ashamed to admit all I have is an excruciatingly simple little point-n-click to work with... that would cringe in horror to be in the same room with all these real cameras!

(sounds like someone has received a long-drooled-over delivery just recently!) 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 11, 2009, 11:15:10 PM
Jon, your little guy looks so industrious, and I am riddled with envy that everyone here seems to have real cameras, while I have something that... thwarts my every attempt to capture the images that I see with my eye.

Perhaps it's simply a matter of talent, though, eh?  LOL  I'm sure of it, and you all have it in spades!!!  Wonderful work!

Talent definitely helps but there are those of us who just keep trying and hoping we'll get it right someday. And having good equipment doesn't hurt either.  ;) The problem is, you need to be fairly mad to spend the kind of money some people do on equipment.

The shot of the bee was taken with a Canon 70-200 IS USM lens (zoomed in to 200mm and taken from about 5 feet away).

Jon.

I knew it!  That lens rocks.  Great for portraits, great for action, and makes for a heck of a macro, to boot.

//and Jon gets it right more often than most, folks.  Don't let him BS ya too much.   :)
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Post by: Jon Foster on September 12, 2009, 11:06:30 PM
Thanks Rani and Xanthenes.

We were out chasing trains Saturday afternoon. The engine is the Pere Marquette 1225. Aka - The Polar Express. This is the engine used to create the digitized engine in the animated movie. They also used the sounds from the engine in the movie. An awesome machine...

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/117196688.jpg)

Jon.
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Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 12, 2009, 11:35:34 PM
Oh, Jon!!!  Now that is just soooo full of WIN!!!  Trains always pull out the little kid in me, while simultaneously kicking in the daydreams of trans-European rail trips, sleeper berths ala "Some Like It Hot", and all of the really great train mystery movies I've ever seen!!!  My daughter and I both loved reading "The Polar Express" when she was tiny, and we were both really excited when the movie came out!  She's loved trains since she was a baby, so for her birthday last March we took a day trip on the Heartland Flyer from OKC to Ft. Worth.  We spent a few hours down there at an arts festival, but the big adventure of the day was the train itself!!! 

(I just made the mistake of calling her in here to check out this shot, and now she's gonna be bugging me to take her on the train again for weeks... LOL)

Wonderful work... thanks for sharing!!!   :D

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on September 13, 2009, 09:19:00 AM
Behold a couple critters from yesterdays Indianapolis Chinese Festival

(http://i27.tinypic.com/ixrz87.jpg)(http://i25.tinypic.com/2uzt3cg.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 13, 2009, 02:03:51 PM
Belle and Sir William, what thoroughly awesome shots!  I love all the Dragons!  The Tree Dragon is adorable, and the Dancing Dragons look fierce yet fuzzy!!!  LOL  Thank you both.  These are wonderful!

Thank you, also, Lord W.  You're very kind.  :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on September 13, 2009, 02:24:01 PM
Rani is right, Excellent shots belle and Sir William. Thanks for sharing them both.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Kett on September 13, 2009, 02:51:02 PM
This puppy is just perfect for an LOLDogs caption! I wish I could think of one!!!


Sydney:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/069.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on September 13, 2009, 02:56:29 PM
Nice photos all, and I really enjoyed your beautiful poem Rani.  Lots of talent here in our community!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on September 14, 2009, 11:44:56 PM
Very cool shot of the train. I've always loved trains, diesel and steam. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 15, 2009, 08:40:15 AM
Thank you, Sir Martin.  :)
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Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 15, 2009, 08:45:39 AM
Didn't make RenFest last weekend (will be there this coming Sunday).  Don't feel too bad for me, though.  My weekend wasn't all bad.   :)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2549/3917336013_aa24ef53e7.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 15, 2009, 09:05:01 AM
Sooooo not fair!!!  Speaking from a purely landlocked perspective, any chance at spending time under the influence of wind and water is not to be passed up, and by the looks of it, the only thing passed by were the buoys and other vessels!  Yar little ketch, there!  What, about 40ft? Gorgeous!!!
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Post by: DragonWing on September 15, 2009, 01:27:32 PM
Oooooo pretty sail boat. Envious  :-\
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on September 16, 2009, 02:22:09 PM
This fellow wandered into my backyard today while I was practicing archery (I stopped so I wouldn't shoot him :p). I tried to find his owner through the vet on his rabies tag with no success, so I had the animal control pick him up. I hope they find his family.

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/008-1.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/013-1.jpg)

His paw & my hand:
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/017.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 16, 2009, 04:40:52 PM
Some shots from a trip to Britain, Scotland, and the Republic of Ireland in September and October of 2001:

Croquet Lawn at Leeds Castle, Britain (http://www.leeds-castle.com/)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2001%20Britain-Scotland-Ireland/Leeds_Castle_UK_Croquet_Lawn.jpg)


Front of Glamis Castle, Scotland (http://www.glamis-castle.co.uk/)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2001%20Britain-Scotland-Ireland/Glamis_Castle_SCT.jpg)


Front of Malahide Castle, Ireland (http://www.malahidecastle.com/)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2001%20Britain-Scotland-Ireland/Malahide_IRL_Malahide_Castle_Front_.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 16, 2009, 05:14:13 PM
Manwariel, he looks like such a sweetie... but huge!!!  I hope he manages to get home!  Nice tongue shot, btw...  LOL

Dbaldock, what wonderful castle shots!!!  I'm envious of your visit to places I've always dreamed of going...  I love that even though all three edifices share structural similarities (i.e: battlements, turrets, etc...), they're all quite different styles of architecture, despite being from roughly the same general period.  Beautiful work!!!

(oh, and thanks for including the links... marvelous info there!!!)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lady serena on September 16, 2009, 05:46:47 PM
Manwariel lucky you to be visited by the gentle giant of a brindle colored mastif, hopefully they can find his owner.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Ashly on September 17, 2009, 09:54:01 AM
dbaldock- Your castle pictures are gorgeous! I am still working on a way to get one of those for myself, he he.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: uhurainmi on September 17, 2009, 11:15:10 AM
(http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff68/Uhurainmi/ALL%20REN%20FAIRES/Frankenmuth%20Events/MMRFvasser004.jpg)The most photographed man I know. I took this one at the Vassar car show this summer.
For more of my photos, see:
http://s240.photobucket.com/albums/ff68/Uhurainmi/ALL%20REN%20FAIRES/ (http://s240.photobucket.com/albums/ff68/Uhurainmi/ALL%20REN%20FAIRES/)
select your faire from the left menu or look at them all.

Cindy
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 17, 2009, 11:57:35 AM
Here are a few more Castle pictures from the trip to Britain, Scotland, and Ireland in September and October of 2001:


Courtyard at Bambrough Castle, Britain (http://www.bamburghcastle.com/)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2001%20Britain-Scotland-Ireland/Bambrough_UK_Castle_Courtyard.jpg)


View from the city of Edinburgh Castle, Scotland (http://www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk/)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2001%20Britain-Scotland-Ireland/Edinburgh_SCT_Castle_View_from_City.jpg)


Ross Castle, Ireland (http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/South-West/RossCastle/)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2001%20Britain-Scotland-Ireland/Killarney_IRL_Ross_Castle_Castle_an.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on September 17, 2009, 02:12:53 PM
Nice castles!

Yeah, he was really sweet (and huge). Here are two pictures of him that I edited.

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/0062.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/0132.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 17, 2009, 05:14:40 PM
...
Dbaldock, what wonderful castle shots!!!  I'm envious of your visit to places I've always dreamed of going...  I love that even though all three edifices share structural similarities (i.e: battlements, turrets, etc...), they're all quite different styles of architecture, despite being from roughly the same general period.  Beautiful work!!!

(oh, and thanks for including the links... marvelous info there!!!)

dbaldock- Your castle pictures are gorgeous! I am still working on a way to get one of those for myself, he he.

Nice castles!
...

Thanks for the complements.  The thing that surprised me the most was how GREEN everything was at the end of September!   :o  We flew over from Dallas, TX, where everything is Dry and Brown and nearly Dead at that time of the year.   ;)  I took quite a few shots on the trip - 10 Rolls of 36 exposure film, but not too many of them are "posting" quality.

Another thing that was surprising, considering the time of the year that we were there, was that, while it was cloudy and overcast a fair amount, we only got rained on twice when we were out of the car sight seeing during a two week trip.

Most of the shots I'm posting here were taken with a Tokina AT-X 242, 24mm - 200mm Lens (http://www.tokinalens.com/products/tokina/afl-07.html).  While it is an auto-focus lens, I was using it manually on my 1985 Nikon FE2 camera body, shooting Fuji Professional Color Film.  I also had a Tokina AT-X 100mm - 300mm Push-Pull Manual Focus Lens (can't find a link for this older lens), and Nikon 1.4x and 2x Tele-Converters with me.  When using the 300mm and 2x Tele-Converter, it was hard to hold everything still enough, even with my Mono-Pod.

I do own a Film Scanner, but these images were scanned by SPS Photo Imaging (http://spsphotoimaging.com/) in McKinney, TX, when they processed the film for me.

Take Care,
David Baldock

EDIT: Added comment about the rain.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 17, 2009, 09:32:22 PM
Wow... a wizard at a car show!!!  How cool is that?!?  I'm sure I'd take a pic of him if I saw him, also! 

More gorgeous castles, and I'm more green with envy than those emerald isles!

So... if I admit to only owning a Nikon Coolpix 10mp, will I still be allowed to read this thread?  ???

It does have an attachment, though... a nifty wrist strap!  ::) :P
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 17, 2009, 10:09:53 PM
Wow... a wizard at a car show!!!  How cool is that?!?  I'm sure I'd take a pic of him if I saw him, also! 

More gorgeous castles, and I'm more green with envy than those emerald isles!

So... if I admit to only owning a Nikon Coolpix 10mp, will I still be allowed to read this thread?  ???

It does have an attachment, though... a nifty wrist strap!  ::) :P

Don't worry that you haven't got a (D)SLR.  All of the pictures that I linked to in this post (http://www.renaissancefestival.com/forums/index.php?topic=7706.msg162491#msg162491) were shot with a Samsung L55W, 5 MP Point-n-Shoot.  They were shot outdoors last May 2nd at the Keels & Wheels Boat and Car show here in Seabrook, TX.

Just take a lot of pictures.  If you're shooting with enough light, and you can hold it still, you should get some good shots. (statistically speaking  ;) )

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on September 17, 2009, 10:14:39 PM
Here are some pictures from the living history event I organized last weekend.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2558/3930697266_512f08c2a8.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3930697266/)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3430/3930696256_bd12fc7b35.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3930696256/)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3535/3930695126_1cf4f3b2c3.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3930695126/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 17, 2009, 10:16:20 PM
Thanks, and nice links!  

I do happen to have a tripod, though (scavenged from my daughters $10 Tasco telescope), and my camera has more settings than I've even had the opportunity to explore yet, so I'm pretty ok with it, especially since my last camera smashed spectacularly when dropped by someone who was taking my picture at our local drum circle... and this one cost only a little more, for twice the camera!  
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 17, 2009, 10:27:41 PM
Here are some pictures from the living history event I organized last weekend.


Living History in the Cemetery?   ;)


Nice shots!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on September 17, 2009, 10:39:39 PM
Here are some pictures from the living history event I organized last weekend.


Living History in the Cemetery?   ;)


Nice shots!

Thanks. We had actors playing historic dead folks. The guy in the second photo was playing the doctor who performed the first appendectomy in the US. We also had Victorian clothing demonstrations and period music. It was a fun time.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 17, 2009, 10:48:55 PM
(http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff68/Uhurainmi/ALL%20REN%20FAIRES/Frankenmuth%20Events/MMRFvasser004.jpg)The most photographed man I know. I took this one at the Vassar car show this summer.
For more of my photos, see:
http://s240.photobucket.com/albums/ff68/Uhurainmi/ALL%20REN%20FAIRES/ (http://s240.photobucket.com/albums/ff68/Uhurainmi/ALL%20REN%20FAIRES/)
select your faire from the left menu or look at them all.

Cindy

Robert the White is indeed a popular fellow. I can't talk with him for more than a minute or two before somebody comes up to him for a snapshot.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 18, 2009, 10:21:35 PM
Some non-Castle shots from my trip to Britain, Scotland, and Ireland in September and October of 2001:


Punting on the Cam in Cambridge, Britain (http://www.bbc.co.uk/cambridgeshire/out_about/2003/04/punting.shtml)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2001%20Britain-Scotland-Ireland/Cambridge_UK_Punting_on_the_Cam.jpg)


Where Doctor Who (http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/) left the TARDIS (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TARDIS) in Edinburgh, Scotland (http://www.edinburgh.org/), when he stepped out for a Latte (that's a joke, in case you're wondering  ;) )
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2001%20Britain-Scotland-Ireland/Edinburgh_SCT_Blue_Police_Box.jpg)


Colorful Shopfronts and Flower Boxes in Malahide, Ireland (http://www.visitmalahide.com/)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2001%20Britain-Scotland-Ireland/Malahide_IRL_Shops_with_Flower_Boxe.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 18, 2009, 11:25:31 PM
Great stuff, David!  I'm off to Scotland next year to visit my cousin for a few weeks (he married a Scottish girl and moved to the Isle of Skye about a decade ago).  As that's a major part of my heritage, I absolutely can't wait.  Made it to London a couple years ago for a Zeppelin concert, but never got a chance to head north.  Really enjoyed looking at your shots.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 19, 2009, 01:33:38 AM
Eh, since I won't have any new RenFest shots til Sunday, let's run with the UK theme for a bit.

Hyde Park early morning
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2081/2137456966_f291dd801a.jpg)

Underground station near Paddington
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2254/2137379790_5826281e72.jpg)

No idea which street this was.  I believe I was lost by this point.
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3145/3114237789_3f9a1dd880.jpg)

I'll admit it.  The juvenile part of my brain thought this humorous.
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3291/3114238871_926034a81a.jpg)

Was there a week and didn't make it to one landmark.  For some reason, I spent a lot of time shooting doors...
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2278/2136609061_9119412971.jpg)

...and architecture
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2047/2148019918_448c82ea3b.jpg)

...and homeless people
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2378/2137400150_dd90fe836d.jpg)

And, of course, the main reason I went.
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3042/3114168137_c377eb821f.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 19, 2009, 02:36:59 AM
(sigh) 

I cannot even formulate a coherent comment at this hour, but... wow...

I'll try again in the morning. Still... wow.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lady M on September 19, 2009, 08:53:21 PM

Hyde Park early morning
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2081/2137456966_f291dd801a.jpg)



Rani, you were right.  WOW!!

All the pics were great but my favorite is "Hyde Park early morning"
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 19, 2009, 09:40:36 PM
Excellent shots Xanthenes.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 19, 2009, 10:41:07 PM
Thanks all.  If anyone would like to donate to the "Get Chris Back to London ASAP" fund, I'm applying for tax-deductible status next week.   :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 19, 2009, 10:43:25 PM
Nice castles!

Yeah, he was really sweet (and huge). Here are two pictures of him that I edited.

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/0062.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/0132.jpg)


That is one big dog.  I think you missed a real opportunity to saddle him up and ride him around the next Renaissance Festival.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 19, 2009, 11:22:40 PM
I also thought the Hyde Park shot was lovely, and the warm sepia is extremely artistic, as is the sort of misty effect of the falloff.  The light contrast in the bitumen of the path really draws you into the texture of the scene, also. 

However... I find myself very drawn to the shot of the Underground Station.  I really like the various contrasts here.  Not just the lighting, which is wonderfully enhanced by the black & white processing, but also the feeling that different eras are represented, by both the vaguely neo-Classical architecture and the modernistic, almost Deco-esque inspired shape and design of the sign itself.  The hard edges of the shadows offset by the curves of both the sign and the building offer continuity and visual interest, and the angle offers perspective.  I also love the small irony of the way that the sign, which says Underground, actually seems to point to the section of sky in the upper corner...  It's the opposition created by all of the elements in this shot that really draws me to it, I think.  

Oh, uhhhh, sorry... I hadn't planned to offer up a critique or anything, it's just that the more I looked... the more I saw to like.  

Beautiful as always, Xanthenes.  Thanks for sharing...  :)

Oh, and I'd certainly donate if I could stow away in your luggage...!!!  :P  Who me... envious?!?  Why, what ever gave you that idea?!?  ::)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on September 20, 2009, 08:34:25 PM
Me & Bobby Hull at MDRF

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/9-20-09rennfaire025.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 20, 2009, 09:47:01 PM
A little of my work...

Not my own photography, but the artwork is all mine...
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v469/sanjati/Design%20work/mindijamescollagecopy.jpg)
My niece's 1st anniversary present (Paper Anniversary)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v469/sanjati/Design%20work/autocollage2.jpg)
Collage created for Tech Center newsletter (forced to use the less-than-perfect photo's provided)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v469/sanjati/Design%20work/TigerSafarit-shirtdesign.jpg)
T-Shirt design created entirely in Photoshop CS2

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v469/sanjati/Design%20work/J-Ro-spinninattheLounge-1.jpg)
Fire-spinner J-Ro at 2006 Nat'l Rainbow Gathering in Colorado (I did take this one)

Not sure if any of this is quite in keeping with the purpose of this thread, since only one of them is actually my own photography, but I figured if I was going to continue offering my opinion on the work of others I should at least give them the same opportunity...  ::)  

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 20, 2009, 10:01:26 PM
As I'm still posting up a few shots I took at MiRF today, here are two of my favorite manipulated photos:

The sky and water are off Sleeping Bay Dunes.  Thought it needed a subject, so I ripped a boat I shot north of San Francisco.
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2205/2149713797_82de1e96b1.jpg)

Saw this girl dressed all in yellow at the Toronto train station.  Thought it would have been nice to have her alone on the escalator, but the four people who were on the escalator had other ideas.  Three hours of deleting people and rebuilding the escalator and background later, she was all by herself.
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2042/2149682179_d925d3920c.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 20, 2009, 11:26:29 PM
One more manipulation...

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v469/sanjati/Design%20work/l_8162828881a83d76f83b02902256ef41.jpg)
Seasons

Simple masking technique in Photoshop, but I've always liked the way the two meshed...  Sorry for the small size, but it's a copy of a copy of a copy... since the original is no longer on a computer that I own, and I have very little access to the one it is on.  Not much of a fan of Photobucket these days, either, since it seems to auto reduce things according to my connection speed...  :-\
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 20, 2009, 11:46:31 PM
These three were taken at Keel Bay on Achill Island, Ireland (http://www.achilltourism.com/) -

(NOTE: We visited Achill Island on this trip after it was suggested by Terry Foy (http://www.torysteller.com/) at Scarborough Faire in 2001.)


Wave rolling ashore at Keel Bay on Achill Island, Ireland (http://www.achilltourism.com/).
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2001%20Britain-Scotland-Ireland/Achill_Island_IRL_Green_Wave_In_Kee.jpg)


View from our rooms at Achill Cliff House (http://www.achillcliff.com/), overlooking Keel Bay and the Minaun Cliffs.
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2001%20Britain-Scotland-Ireland/Achill_Island_IRL_Keel_Bay_and_Mina.jpg)


View of the Sunrise overlooking Keel Bay and the Minaun Cliffs.
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2001%20Britain-Scotland-Ireland/Achill_Island_IRL_Sunrise_at_Keel_B.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 21, 2009, 05:51:58 AM
Wow. Excellent shots. It would be nice to travel the world some day and see sights like these.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: gypsylakat on September 21, 2009, 07:23:37 AM
Wow. Excellent shots. It would be nice to travel the world some day and see sights like these.

Jon.

Yeah.. I definitely agree, I'm in college and a good few of my friends are talking about taking trips abroad and trips with their parents.. I think it must be nice... And then one of my teachers said "after college, you won't have a lease, so just become a vagabond and roam the countryside of Europe"... Except for my thousands of dollars in debt I'll be in...

... Someday!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Amras Elfwine on September 21, 2009, 09:17:19 AM
Naughty Todd greets the day at the Maryland Renaissance Festival, 20 Sep 09.
Not bad for a phone-cam...note that his 'Teer pin is indeed keeping the kilt secure...
Cheers!!

(http://photos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs235.snc1/8231_136999666866_705811866_3130829_4581948_n.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 21, 2009, 05:14:32 PM
One more manipulation...

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v469/sanjati/Design%20work/l_8162828881a83d76f83b02902256ef41.jpg)
Seasons

Simple masking technique in Photoshop, but I've always liked the way the two meshed...  Sorry for the small size, but it's a copy of a copy of a copy... since the original is no longer on a computer that I own, and I have very little access to the one it is on.  Not much of a fan of Photobucket these days, either, since it seems to auto reduce things according to my connection speed...  :-\

Did you take the original shots?  They both look like nice places to visit, and take pictures.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 21, 2009, 05:43:37 PM
One more manipulation...

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v469/sanjati/Design%20work/l_8162828881a83d76f83b02902256ef41.jpg)
Seasons

Simple masking technique in Photoshop, but I've always liked the way the two meshed...  Sorry for the small size, but it's a copy of a copy of a copy... since the original is no longer on a computer that I own, and I have very little access to the one it is on.  Not much of a fan of Photobucket these days, either, since it seems to auto reduce things according to my connection speed...  :-\

Did you take the original shots?  They both look like nice places to visit, and take pictures.

No, unfortunately.  It was just something I did when I was practicing different masking techniques.  They are lovely places, though.  One is in North Carolina and the other is in upper New England somewhere, if I remember correctly.  Both State Parks. 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 21, 2009, 07:23:32 PM
From this year's Calgary Stampede.  Fair food, fair food and more fair food.  Any type of fair food you could possibly imagine.  Possibly the only place on Earth I've found where you can buy a dyslexic German midget.  Deep fried.  And on a stick.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2598/3942332057_a2194492b7.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Hausfrau Monica on September 21, 2009, 07:49:38 PM
Xanthenes... are you Canadian or do you just travel a lot?  I have seen you mention Toronto too, I think.

Awesome pictures!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 21, 2009, 07:55:55 PM
Xanthenes... are you Canadian or do you just travel a lot?  I have seen you mention Toronto too, I think.

Awesome pictures!

I just travel a lot; usually on business, but Calgary was mostly for fun (I also shot a monster truck competition while I was there, and almost managed to get run over twice.   Good times.) 

I'm working on getting to Vancouver in February, but my client may wind up having to hire a Canadian photographer, as the Canadians (and most host cities) are really tough on handing out Olympic media badges to non-citizens.  Their thinking is, "We paid a lot of money for these games, so we're going to get work for as many Canadians as possible".  Though I'm bummed out about possibly being denied access, I'd be lying if I said I didn't understand the logic behind it.

Two of my best friends in the whole world live in Calgary.  Oddly enough, I met them at a concert in London.  World's a small place.

And thanks!   :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 22, 2009, 12:05:59 AM
This is a business park nearby. (http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/sept_19.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 22, 2009, 07:37:31 AM
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2226/2150503870_e760e3b243.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on September 22, 2009, 11:34:39 AM
Um.... I have a quail

(http://i25.tinypic.com/i3foea.jpg)




























(http://i36.tinypic.com/2nbugpd.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on September 22, 2009, 02:33:36 PM
And a beautiful quail it is!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 22, 2009, 02:37:57 PM
Nice of it to pose right squarely in front of the palmetto like that, also!!!  LOL  Very nice shot!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 23, 2009, 12:58:41 AM
I thought I'd take a short break from posting UK & Ireland pictures from 2001, and post some from a trip to New England in 2006.
(NOTE 1: The time stamp on the shots is CDT, I didn't reset the clock for local East Coast Time when we landed in Boston.)
(NOTE 2: All of these were shot with a Samsung L55W 5MP Point-n-Shoot.)


Dinner at Mad Fish (http://www.restaurantdb.net/restaurants/view-512833.html) in Humarock, MA
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2006%20New%20England/004-Dinner_at_Mad_Fish_in_Humarock-.jpg)


Atlantic Sunrise at Humarock, MA (http://www.humarock.net/)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2006%20New%20England/009-Atlantic_Sunrise-03_at_Humarock.jpg)


Some people Sailboarding at Falmouth, MA (http://www.falmouthvisitor.com/)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2006%20New%20England/031-Sailboarding-03_at_Falmouth-MA.jpg)


Some Llamas at Fruitlands B&B, Marshfield, VT (http://www.fruitlands.net/)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2006%20New%20England/119-Llamas-03_at_Fruitlands_BnB_nea.jpg)

(And, after that, I have to post a link to the Llama Song Video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbPDKHXWlLQ))  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 23, 2009, 09:01:51 AM
Misc. wedding and engagement jazz.  Used to limit myself to five or six a year, but bailed out of it a couple years ago.  While most weddings are a pain in the backside, shooting a ren wedding sounds like it could be more fun.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2037/2150344566_6d02100d15.jpg)

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2286/2322376526_2ce32bb902.jpg)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3203/3133375902_070b761b9d.jpg)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3064/2666597220_1b807b257c.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 23, 2009, 10:34:43 AM
That first window shot is killer. And that Marine in the last shot should be out front!  ;)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 23, 2009, 10:37:56 AM
That first window shot is killer. And that Marine in the last shot should be out front!  ;)

Jon.

Thanks!  If you knew what kinds of gestures he was making back there, you'd understand why he is where he is.   :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 23, 2009, 10:44:03 AM
Marines aren't called Devil Dogs for nothing.  ;D

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 23, 2009, 11:03:04 AM
Marines aren't called Devil Dogs for nothing.  ;D

Jon.

You'd have been very proud of him.  He was certainly living up to the nickname.   :)

Pretty cool kid, too.

//I'm now calling people in their early 20's "kid".  Just kill me.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 23, 2009, 11:30:59 AM
People in their 20's are still kids these days (no offense to you youngsters). Our son informed us last night he was planning on staying home until he's at least 20-22!

And to stay on topic, here's a shot when I was 13 or 14 years old (I'm in the front). I spent 3 years +/- on this boat. A ALL wood boat, constantly taking on water and sinking. Did I mention how much I hate boats?

(http://home.comcast.net/~kookala/YP587.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 23, 2009, 02:00:00 PM
People in their 20's are still kids these days (no offense to you youngsters). Our son informed us last night he was planning on staying home until he's at least 20-22!

And to stay on topic, here's a shot when I was 13 or 14 years old (I'm in the front). I spent 3 years +/- on this boat. A ALL wood boat, constantly taking on water and sinking. Did I mention how much I hate boats?

(http://home.comcast.net/~kookala/YP587.jpg)

Jon.

Thanks, Jon.  Now I'm gonna have the Gilligan's Island theme song stuck in my head all afternoon.   :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on September 23, 2009, 10:22:50 PM
//I'm now calling people in their early 20's "kid".  Just kill me.

Yeah, I seem to be doing that alot too!! And, I'm only 29!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 23, 2009, 10:45:22 PM
Hey look it rained again!

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/sept_23.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 23, 2009, 11:44:03 PM
Beautiful...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 24, 2009, 05:50:33 AM
Misc. wedding and engagement jazz.  Used to limit myself to five or six a year, but bailed out of it a couple years ago.  While most weddings are a pain in the backside, shooting a ren wedding sounds like it could be more fun.


But, you'd still be dealing with The Bride, and the Mother of The Bride ...  ;)    ;D

(And, they might have Swords & Knives!   :o  )
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 24, 2009, 06:50:44 AM
Misc. wedding and engagement jazz.  Used to limit myself to five or six a year, but bailed out of it a couple years ago.  While most weddings are a pain in the backside, shooting a ren wedding sounds like it could be more fun.


But, you'd still be dealing with The Bride, and the Mother of The Bride ...  ;)    ;D

(And, they might have Swords & Knives!   :o  )

Yeah, the swords and knives would definitely be a new dynamic to contend with.   :)

//Never, in a few dozen weddings, did I meet "Bridezilla".  Met a couple mothers I had to talk out of some things, but never had a bad bride.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 24, 2009, 09:42:43 AM
As weather.com is calling for a rainy Saturday at the Faire, I thought I'd go with a mud theme.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2551/3696131110_394c6d31dd.jpg)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2590/3702239847_c0834c4475.jpg)
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3452/3703064896_fb86f72320.jpg)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2001/2469043817_374e7c919c.jpg)
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3033/2469908272_41888901ce.jpg)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2222/2469152462_7a19e6f4b2.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 24, 2009, 12:45:31 PM
Those are excellent shots. But the second from the last is killer. I like how both guys are sitting there without any gear...

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 24, 2009, 01:17:42 PM
Those are excellent shots. But the second from the last is killer. I like how both guys are sitting there without any gear...

Jon.

Thanks, Jon.  I was out mudding in the truck in the B&W shot about 10 minutes before I shot it.  I literally took that shot covered from head to toe in mud & tar.  I'm guessing it was tar, because we were in Alberta and it was black, sticky, stinky, and was a complete pain to wash off.  It's my friend Rick's truck, and he's slowly been building it up over the last decade or so.

A little too much of this, in the same truck, is what killed my back:

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2299/2469070217_bd4d7fe6e2.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 25, 2009, 03:12:34 PM
In 1975 I bought a Kodak 110 Tele-Instamatic 608 Camera, and used it until 1977.  In the Spring of 1977 I bought a used Ricoh 500 Range-Finder 35mm Camera from my uncle, and this Easter Sunrise Service picture was one of the first I shot with it.  The Ricoh 500 is as old as I am (a 1961 model) and does not have a built-in Light Meter, so I was using a small, cheap external Light Meter.


1977 Easter Sunrise Service at Murry Park, alongside the Arkansas River in Little Rock, AR
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2590/3951942433_f5ae452a5e_b.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 25, 2009, 03:14:13 PM
(http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb69/c-finger/Monarch.jpg)

Lunchtime!   ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Anna Iram on September 25, 2009, 09:48:30 PM
dbaldock, that just goes to show you. If you have a good eye and an understanding of what your camera can do you can still make beautiful pictures, regardless of what you are shooting with. You've a very good eye. That's lovely. :)



As for the Kodak 110 Instamatic...I had one too! That was back in the day you bought pop in flash cubes...remember those?  :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on September 25, 2009, 10:05:11 PM
We took an almost 4 hour drive this weekend to take the kids to see Thomas the Tank Engine and ride on the train.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2446/3952382056_f8cb83156f.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3952382056/)

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2645/3952382596_36e1dfc3f6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3952382596/)

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2576/3951603043_bc421f6a42.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3951603043/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NoBill Lurker on September 25, 2009, 10:23:50 PM
dbaldock, that just goes to show you. If you have a good eye and an understanding of what your camera can do you can still make beautiful pictures, regardless of what you are shooting with. You've a very good eye. That's lovely. :)



As for the Kodak 110 Instamatic...I had one too! That was back in the day you bought pop in flash cubes...remember those?  :D


OH! I sooo remember having one of those little 110 Instamatic's!  ;D
And the flash cubes that went with them...even had the extender thingy that would raise the flash cubes up higher... ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 25, 2009, 10:54:10 PM
dbaldock, that just goes to show you. If you have a good eye and an understanding of what your camera can do you can still make beautiful pictures, regardless of what you are shooting with. You've a very good eye. That's lovely. :)



As for the Kodak 110 Instamatic...I had one too! That was back in the day you bought pop in flash cubes...remember those?  :D


Thanks!  It seems like my photographers eye seems to come and go.  I guess maybe I just need to stay in practice.


The Kodak 608, and its Flip-Flash looked like this (http://www.collectiblecameras.com/catalog/images/TelInst.JPG).  The Flip-Flash mounted like this (http://home.comcast.net/~youngds/110Cameras/Trimlite48/Trimlite48_files/image008.jpg).


Here's a sunset from tonight.  Some friends and I went to the Oasis Restaurant (http://www.oasis-austin.com/) in Austin for dinner.  (My friends are out of frame to the right, and are not in this shot.)


Sunset over Lake Travis in Austin, view from the Oasis Restaurant on 25-Sep-09.
(Shot with my Nikon D90 DSLR and Nikon 10 - 24mm Lens.)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2638/3955013978_8df3bb4aae_b.jpg)


EDIT: Added info about "Flip-Flash" and image info about the Sunset shot.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ambios on September 26, 2009, 08:17:17 AM
dbaldock, that just goes to show you. If you have a good eye and an understanding of what your camera can do you can still make beautiful pictures, regardless of what you are shooting with. You've a very good eye. That's lovely. :)



As for the Kodak 110 Instamatic...I had one too! That was back in the day you bought pop in flash cubes...remember those?  :D


Most of Lady Maud's (and my, of course) honeymoon pictures were taken with a 110....and YES, loved the little square flash cubes!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 26, 2009, 05:17:19 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/Sept_26.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 26, 2009, 07:50:03 PM
Dustin, great shots of the little guy!  You just can't pose that kind of enthusiasm, or unadulterated joy!!!  Nice catch with the window shot, also...  They'll remember that day for the rest of their lives!

Lots of others for me to catch up on, also!!!

Great sunsets and sunrises, excellent neon (love to know what the whole sign looked like, btw), gorgeous nature (the different oranges against all that cool green is lovely), and some nice air shots, also!!!

Fav has got to be the Mud Bud, though...  LOL  Not a beer fan, but perfect lighting!!!

Oh!  Most memorable Instamatic 110 moment - when the flash cube caught FIRE!!!  It didn't actually damage the camera, but it did singe the curly perm I had at the time...  ::)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 26, 2009, 07:58:47 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/Sept_26.jpg)


Was this shot hand-held, or on a tripod?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lady M on September 26, 2009, 10:04:23 PM
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2446/3952382056_f8cb83156f.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/3952382056/)


Precious.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 27, 2009, 12:54:23 AM
It was shot free hand.

Holy crap RFP you must have Jedi skills to shoot that free hand.

Why yea I do. also it was at an indoor lawn and garden show. and I darkened the image in PS.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on September 27, 2009, 08:15:16 PM
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Four%20Kingdoms%20RF%202009/008.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on September 27, 2009, 10:14:25 PM
holy cow....took me awhile to catch up and now I am sitting here stunned, amazing talent here!

 few fun shots from MNRF
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/travel/f-23.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/travel/f-15.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/travel/f-14.jpg)




Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on September 27, 2009, 10:16:59 PM
a few more from MNRF

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/travel/f-28.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/travel/c-33.jpg)

(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r144/junkvender/travel/f-59.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on September 28, 2009, 09:26:51 AM
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Four%20Kingdoms%20RF%202009/021.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 28, 2009, 10:28:58 AM
Was *cough* under the weather *sneeze* and missed the whole $@#!&@ weekend of MiRF.  Must. Hit. Last. Weekend.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3412/3454527044_d8d82c6d5c.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 28, 2009, 11:21:14 AM
Was *cough* under the weather *sneeze* and missed the whole $@#!&@ weekend of MiRF.  Must. Hit. Last. Weekend.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3412/3454527044_d8d82c6d5c.jpg)


I was wondering where you were...

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 28, 2009, 11:56:42 AM

I was wondering where you were...

Jon.

I thought it was the 10 plagues of Egypt, but when the locusts didn't show up, I realized it was just a very bad cold.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Anna Iram on September 28, 2009, 01:21:11 PM
If you read up on your history, Xanthenes, one of the ten Plagues *was* Phlem..... :P

Don't mean to break the flow of pics, but I do think you all should know what a great job you all are doing and what a nice thread this is. Dustin, the lines of you shot of the fellow in the lane...really eye catching, and Mary, such wonderful saturations of colors. Very mood lifting. Really...thanks to all of you who have posted here. :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 29, 2009, 12:58:33 PM
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2474/3853677693_322a94b57e.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on September 29, 2009, 01:44:29 PM
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Four%20Kingdoms%20RF%202009/038.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Four%20Kingdoms%20RF%202009/042.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on September 29, 2009, 06:27:22 PM
Nice work Xanthenes and Dustin. Just out of curiosity which faire(s) were those photo's shot at if you both don't mind me asking"
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on September 29, 2009, 07:00:17 PM
Nice work Xanthenes and Dustin. Just out of curiosity which faire(s) were those photo's shot at if you both don't mind me asking"

My last few shots have been from the Four Kingdoms Renaissance Festival, a small, one-weekend faire in Rock Island, IL. Next week I should have pictures from Stronghold Olde English Faire in Oregon, IL.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 29, 2009, 07:36:46 PM
Nice work Xanthenes and Dustin. Just out of curiosity which faire(s) were those photo's shot at if you both don't mind me asking"

Michigan Renaissance Festival here.  Got sick and missed last weekend, so I only have this weekend left to grab more stuff.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: RumbaRue on September 29, 2009, 09:37:55 PM
Taken in the evening, Sept. 29, 2009

It was quite a site out my window, had to go outside to get the whole thing.

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/RumbaRue/Rainbows/RainbowSept292009.jpg)

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/RumbaRue/Rainbows/Rainbow2.jpg)


I wish I knew how to 'stitch' these together....anyone....hint?
(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/RumbaRue/Rainbows/Rainbow3.jpg)
(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/RumbaRue/Rainbows/Rainbow4.jpg)
(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/RumbaRue/Rainbows/Rainbow5.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 29, 2009, 09:51:38 PM
Gorgeous, RR!!!  I'll bet it was breathtaking in person...  :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on September 29, 2009, 11:24:43 PM
Nice pics as always. Yeah, I'm 28 and I still consider my brother and friend, kids, and they're in their mid-20's. And most people consider my age young, at least people at work do. I consider myself old. I guess maybe that's because I conduct myself as an older person. And as many say yer as old as you feel. I guess I must be in my late 70's because I feel tired and cranky all week long, then on the weekends I feel like a kid.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on September 29, 2009, 11:37:47 PM
Sounds like you're an old soul.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: bellevivre on September 30, 2009, 10:47:22 AM
Old Souls & Renaissance Faires seem to go kinda hand in hand...

<----- another 'old soul' here...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Michael Geare on September 30, 2009, 02:29:42 PM
No, I think you would be better referred to as "Vintage Soul".
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on September 30, 2009, 10:47:40 PM
I like that "Vintage Soul". I had used the phrase that I was aged like a fine wine once, so I guess it fits quite nicely. My cousin's girl friend whom happens to be Indian, not Native American, believed in the old soul-new soul philosophies and I thought that was kind of cool. It'd be nice if this is just another life I'm living and just waiting for another, but it would be so much cooler, if we all knew what our previous lives were. Just imagine where we could've been and where we're going depending on the choices we make, yes we all die, but where does our soul really go. Well, let's keep it light, no religious arguements since we all believe different and should accept them all. Keep sharing the pics.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on October 01, 2009, 02:09:34 PM
I posted in the tip thread but this is a wider read thread.

I had a dog tag made for my camera in case it ever gets lost. The back has contact info. make sure you differentiate from home and cell phone for when you travel.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/oct_1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on October 02, 2009, 02:06:13 AM
Good idea.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on October 02, 2009, 12:41:23 PM
Bocce anyone?

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Four%20Kingdoms%20RF%202009/010.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CelticOne on October 02, 2009, 10:26:54 PM
I normally don't post here cause my pictures don't compare(in my opinion only) to some of the ones posted here but I got a couple of really cute ones of my children while at fest today.

This first one is of my daughter, she was really getting sleepy by this point and was willing to curl up just about anywhere.
(http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a31/Moonracer3/101_0084.jpg)

Goody and my son, he had just woken up form a nap and was ready to go.
(http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a31/Moonracer3/101_0085.jpg)

Lastly is Gwen "playing" the fiddle, though I will admit she did get out a few good notes. I may have a musician in the making.
(http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a31/Moonracer3/101_0089.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on October 02, 2009, 11:57:27 PM
Phoenix, you have gorgeous children!  Looks like it was a bit chilly out there today!  Still, any day a fest is better than the best day elsewhere, right?  LOL  Nice shots!!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 03, 2009, 12:31:51 AM
Last weekend of MiRF and I've managed to load up my weekend with three TV ads that need editing and one animation project that needs...er...animating.  Come hell or high water, I *will* be there on Sunday (the weather for Saturday looks wretched).  So, as I've nothing new Ren-related to post yet, let's see what kind of random crap I can pull off my flickr page...

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2339/2149713117_d813d280e5.jpg)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3355/3345896288_4c51cf1cdf.jpg)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3659/3357866487_1b2368d324.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on October 03, 2009, 01:57:58 AM
Very cool welding shot. We'll see you there on Sunday as long as the weather holds out. Stop by Things From Rings at 11:00ish!

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on October 03, 2009, 09:46:45 AM
Phoenix, you have gorgeous children!  Looks like it was a bit chilly out there today!  Still, any day a fest is better than the best day elsewhere, right?  LOL  Nice shots!!!

I agree with Rani...gorgeous kids!!! The first shot is WAY TOO ADORABLE!!!!!

Xanthenes...as always...WOW. LOVE the flower and lighthouse!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on October 03, 2009, 11:42:28 AM
Xanthenes and Phoenix I love the photos. Nice job on them both.

Dustin isn't Bocce what you call lawn bowling as well?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on October 03, 2009, 12:04:12 PM
Always enjoy a good welders flash shot, and that flower is incredible!  It looks almost like something from a SciFi movie...  LOL  The pistil looks like it's actually moving!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CelticOne on October 03, 2009, 01:11:50 PM
For everyone who complemented me on my pictures I thank you, those were sheer luck as I sometimes don't have the hands for taking pictures.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lady M on October 03, 2009, 11:44:21 PM
Xanthenes, you just blow me away with your photos. 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on October 04, 2009, 12:03:34 AM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/oct_2.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Bowsmith on October 04, 2009, 01:43:07 AM
Puppies!!

My wenchy wench, Junebug, rescued this VERY pregnant and dumped Spaniel mix from a busy Tennessee highway and brought her home until the pups could be born and weaned and then adopted out.

Now they've taken over my basement.

(http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i50/Bladesmith_2006/100_1192.jpg)
(http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i50/Bladesmith_2006/100_1210.jpg)
(http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i50/Bladesmith_2006/100_1193.jpg)
(http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i50/Bladesmith_2006/100_1204.jpg)
(http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i50/Bladesmith_2006/100_1218.jpg)
(http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i50/Bladesmith_2006/100_1215.jpg)
(http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i50/Bladesmith_2006/100_1213.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on October 04, 2009, 02:00:42 AM
AWWWWWWWWWWWW...... TOO cute!!!!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on October 04, 2009, 10:35:20 AM
Precious little fat puppies! Will you keep one?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lady M on October 04, 2009, 11:27:46 AM
They're soo cute!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Bowsmith on October 04, 2009, 12:03:14 PM
Precious little fat puppies! Will you keep one?

Negative.

We already have one small dog and a geriatric cat.

I'm disabled, and have no business raising soemthing that's gonna need a ton of training and will end up weighing 40-60 lbs.

But.....we will make sure they find good homes.

I didn't spend 8 years as a SPCA investigator to give them to scoundrels.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on October 04, 2009, 04:47:07 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/oct_2.jpg)
Just out of curiosity where was that shot at if you don't mind me asking?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on October 04, 2009, 08:03:59 PM
As promised, some photos from Stronghold Olde English Faire.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Stronghold%20Old%20English%20Faire%202009/005.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Stronghold%20Old%20English%20Faire%202009/020.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Stronghold%20Old%20English%20Faire%202009/018.jpg)

More here (http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Stronghold%20Old%20English%20Faire%202009/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on October 04, 2009, 10:28:46 PM
Not a Faire shot but this past week included some serious work in the vineyard. You need to keep a close eye on the sugar in those grapes. We have lots of wine and jelly now!

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/117930127.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 04, 2009, 10:38:58 PM
Drove an hour, walked 10 minutes to the faire, talked with the Foster clan for 20 minutes, and then spent a half hour wandering and shooting before I had to take off.  These last minute work projects that came flooding in at the end of the week were very ill-timed.  Ah well, at least I had time to shoot the mud show. 

My full '09 MiRF slideshow can be found at:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/21849679@N06/sets/72157622010876021/show/

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3481/3982608388_bbe2fb8e2b.jpg)

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2653/3982792854_57bfd91d0d.jpg)

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2545/3982760498_ba3871b1cf.jpg)

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2630/3981938287_956cc1b90f.jpg)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3477/3982615452_f4ee8d7eb8.jpg)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3443/3982611560_9efc8c8207.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 04, 2009, 10:41:48 PM
Always enjoy a good welders flash shot, and that flower is incredible!  It looks almost like something from a SciFi movie...  LOL  The pistil looks like it's actually moving!

Thanks, everyone!

Yeah, that flower went through so much Photoshop that I honestly can't remember what the original looked like.  It might have been a dandelion when I started with it.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on October 04, 2009, 11:01:43 PM
An electric dandelion, maybe!!!  LOL  Awesome new shots!  I'll take a look at your slideshow, to!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on October 04, 2009, 11:02:13 PM
Just out of curiosity where was that shot at if you don't mind me asking?

This is Covington, Ky across the river from Cincinatti , Ohio,
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on October 05, 2009, 02:04:50 PM
Drove an hour, walked 10 minutes to the faire, talked with the Foster clan for 20 minutes, and then spent a half hour wandering and shooting before I had to take off.  These last minute work projects that came flooding in at the end of the week were very ill-timed.  Ah well, at least I had time to shoot the mud show. 

My full '09 MiRF slideshow can be found at:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/21849679@N06/sets/72157622010876021/show/

Excellent shots Xanthenes. You even caught the mud show with actual sunlight!

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 05, 2009, 02:39:56 PM
Drove an hour, walked 10 minutes to the faire, talked with the Foster clan for 20 minutes, and then spent a half hour wandering and shooting before I had to take off.  These last minute work projects that came flooding in at the end of the week were very ill-timed.  Ah well, at least I had time to shoot the mud show. 

My full '09 MiRF slideshow can be found at:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/21849679@N06/sets/72157622010876021/show/

Excellent shots Xanthenes. You even caught the mud show with actual sunlight!

Jon.

There was a little bit somehow seeping through the trees, but not as much as I'd have liked.  Shot everything at 800 ISO (as I was too lazy to bring a flash...or a bag...or extra lenses).  I wound up running to sepia on a few of them as much because I like sepia as because the color was pretty flat.   :)

Would have liked to have gotten a full or even half day in, but the balance of my weekend consisted of chopping video; something I've spent the last 9 hours today doing, and will be doing far into the night.  Need a nap.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Marietta Graziella on October 06, 2009, 06:51:44 PM
MG at the MNRF final weekend.  Photos by Mad Jack Wolfe  ;D
(http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i182/denamike/MNRF%202009/maskblueglobe.jpg)

(http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i182/denamike/MNRF%202009/maskgardenleaningonhands.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Clisto of York on October 06, 2009, 07:51:28 PM
(http://www.sirclisto.com/fishers/field2.jpg)

Fishers Ren Faire Sunday 10/4/09
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on October 06, 2009, 10:20:09 PM
Looks like a movie shot Sir Clisto. From Kingdom of Heaven with the Hospitalliers, as your personal guards.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Bowsmith on October 07, 2009, 06:14:41 AM
(http://www.sirclisto.com/fishers/field2.jpg)

Fishers Ren Faire Sunday 10/4/09

"The Vorpal bunny is right over there, sire!~"
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on October 07, 2009, 08:01:52 PM
(http://www.sirclisto.com/fishers/field2.jpg)

Fishers Ren Faire Sunday 10/4/09

"The Vorpal bunny is right over there, sire!~"

What's he going to do, nibble your bum?  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on October 07, 2009, 08:35:21 PM
One must remember the aggressiveness of certain rodenti? ;) ;D

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Renaissance%20Album/killerrabbitgif.gif)



Another image from Fishers Faire 10/04/09

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Outremer/143.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on October 07, 2009, 10:03:11 PM
Another excellent shot Sir William!

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 10, 2009, 11:48:15 PM
Great stuff, Sir William!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on October 11, 2009, 03:09:18 AM
Good one Sir William, who'd ever think a bunny couldbe so vicious.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 11, 2009, 07:01:13 PM
I think I've actually drawn this exact reaction while kissing a woman.  Hmmmmm.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3445/4001724652_33f0f571a2.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Just Jesse on October 11, 2009, 10:38:13 PM
Tybee Island Pirate Festival!
(http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h117/jessemims/DSC00449.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 12, 2009, 09:33:41 AM
The guy who plays Guy at MiRF ("guy who plays Guy?"  okay, that sounds ridiculous) absolutely cracks me up.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3465/4000128152_77c013da44.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: bellevivre on October 12, 2009, 09:44:54 AM
(http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a324/belle_vivre/circapaleo7.jpg)


We only got home around 8:30 last night, so I dont have all my images ready- but this is so far my favourite from TRF opening weekend- Francesca, the dancer for Circa Paleo (Jenny O'Connor's new group)

She's dancing with the 'accordian wings' and this is taken when she had them up, so you could see through them- i still want to fiddle with things, but I'm pretty proud!

(in other news, I picked up a nice walnut walking stick which will shortly be turned into my new monopod!)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lady M on October 12, 2009, 12:01:38 PM
Tybee Island Pirate Festival!
(http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h117/jessemims/DSC00449.jpg)

WOOO! nice!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on October 14, 2009, 12:36:16 PM
Xanthenes I can see where that guy from MiRF would crack you up cause it made me laugh just looking at it myself. Nice photo by the way. You did a nice on it as usual.

Nice shots Belle. You did a good job on them lass.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sitara on October 14, 2009, 01:38:55 PM
Beer fountain

(http://photos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs255.snc1/10221_100172770006203_100000404403619_1419_7874868_n.jpg)


Cannon blow

(http://photos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs255.snc1/10221_100173763339437_100000404403619_1444_2517111_n.jpg)

Toar being silly

(http://photos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs275.snc1/10221_100175203339293_100000404403619_1511_3265277_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on October 14, 2009, 03:49:17 PM
I took more than 700 pictures while on a one week trip from Houston to California (Oct 1-8, 2009).

Here are a couple from the 2nd day, when we visited the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoia Trees at Yosemite National Park.


The California Tunnel Tree.  Last standing man-made tunnel tree, the other has fallen.
(Shot with my Nikon D90 and 10-24mm Lens)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2009%20California/California_Tunnel_Tree.jpg)


The sign about the California Tunnel Tree.
(Shot with my Nikon D90 and 10-24mm Lens)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2009%20California/Tunnel_Tree_Sign.jpg)


A visitor to our picnic after we finished the tour of the Sequoia trees.  It finally broke off a piece of the potato chip it could fly with.
(Shot with my Nikon D90 and 18-200mm Lens)
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2009%20California/Bee_having_lunch.jpg)

EDIT: Updated info about the Tunnel Tree.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 14, 2009, 06:03:30 PM
More off-road stuff.  Great fun to shoot.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3490/3703141296_bb72c061e3.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on October 14, 2009, 08:19:17 PM
Whoa. The tunnel tree is cool!

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on October 15, 2009, 07:31:55 PM
 (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v281/kcdcchef/Kansas%20City%20Rennaisance%20Festival/117.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sitara on October 15, 2009, 08:33:02 PM
The bestest pub ever!

(http://photos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs275.snc1/10221_100174616672685_100000404403619_1495_194894_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on October 15, 2009, 09:00:53 PM
i so love Renaissance Festival architecture. I should know this, but what Faire is this at??
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sitara on October 15, 2009, 09:48:18 PM
Tis the pub myself and Muffin run at MNRF
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on October 15, 2009, 10:02:23 PM
Tis the pub myself and Muffin run at MNRF

i knew i had seen it before. awesome!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Finger on October 17, 2009, 05:16:29 PM
Pretty much sums up the day at MDRF - mid-40s temps and this all day

(http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb69/c-finger/noswimming640x480.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on October 19, 2009, 09:33:50 PM
The Renaissance "No" Swimming Hole.   :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CelticOne on October 19, 2009, 10:55:00 PM
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v281/kcdcchef/Kansas%20City%20Rennaisance%20Festival/117.jpg)

Hey I recognize that front gate.  Is that from this season?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on October 20, 2009, 01:24:31 AM
it is. closing ceremonies on columbus day monday, bout 10 minutes before the final canon.

i actually put up a dozen or so shots from kcrf over in the kansas city renaissance festival forums. have a looksee!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on October 21, 2009, 08:11:35 AM
Pretty much sums up the day at MDRF - mid-40s temps and this all day

(http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb69/c-finger/noswimming640x480.jpg)
You know it's like the old saying goes that it's just not a Renaissance Festival without rain which couldn't ring more true these days if you ask me.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Irelandraven on October 21, 2009, 09:25:49 PM
April 2009 at the Southern California Pleasure Faire


(http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll144/CemeteryNight/RenaissanceFaire2009012.jpg)

(http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll144/CemeteryNight/RenaissanceFaire2009007.jpg)

(http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll144/CemeteryNight/RenaissanceFaire2009020.jpg)

(http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll144/CemeteryNight/RenaissanceFaire2009021.jpg)

(http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll144/CemeteryNight/RenaissanceFaire2009028.jpg) (You have to be a true warrior to wear nothing under!)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Hausfrau Monica on October 22, 2009, 07:33:53 AM
Awesome tat on his back!  But, pray tell, sitting would have been an interesting sight.....hmmmmmmmmmm.  Was there a picture of tthat?   ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Irelandraven on October 22, 2009, 10:55:50 AM
Awesome tat on his back!  But, pray tell, sitting would have been an interesting sight.....hmmmmmmmmmm.  Was there a picture of tthat?   ;D


Damn him for never sitting down! LOL

My best friend went a different weekend and she saw him there as well, think I may have to track him down next faire and recruit him on here.

Then get him to sit down for a picture.......
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on October 22, 2009, 05:03:02 PM
(http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll144/CemeteryNight/RenaissanceFaire2009020.jpg)

Nice!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on October 26, 2009, 06:40:05 PM
Outstanding!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on October 26, 2009, 06:55:31 PM
Day of Wrong at MDRF 10-25-09   What a blast we had and to be graced by Lord Fondlebottom at Revel Grove!

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/rennfaire10-25-09018.jpg)
   Sir Poof Alot   Myself    Lord Fondlebottom

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/rennfaire10-25-09024.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on October 26, 2009, 08:35:33 PM
Here are some photos I took today at a creek near a friend's house. My friend and her dog are in some of them.

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/583.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/550.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/561.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/605.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/631.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/641.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/651.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/693.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on October 26, 2009, 09:50:03 PM
Nice photos Manwariel. Fall is a great time to shoot.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on October 26, 2009, 09:50:40 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/oct_25.jpg)

Alabama Ren Faire.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Anna Iram on October 26, 2009, 10:11:06 PM
Wow. That's awesome.  :) I love the way the light reflects from her blade. Almost dreamlike.

..and I adore the overhead pic of your puppy Manwariel.  :) I like unexpected angles.

Love all the shots of faire too.


Such inspiration in here.  :)

 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 26, 2009, 11:04:01 PM
Great shots, Manwariel.  Love the color.  The motion blue on the water over the rocks is fantastic.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on October 27, 2009, 04:14:20 AM
(http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll144/CemeteryNight/RenaissanceFaire2009020.jpg)

Nice!


wish I could have been there.  :-[
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on October 27, 2009, 06:00:01 AM
Day of Wrong at MDRF 10-25-09   What a blast we had and to be graced by Lord Fondlebottom at Revel Grove!

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/rennfaire10-25-09018.jpg)
   Sir Poof Alot   Myself    Lord Fondlebottom

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/rennfaire10-25-09024.jpg)

I had so much fun I can't wait for next year.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Irelandraven on October 27, 2009, 10:14:00 AM
(http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll144/CemeteryNight/RenaissanceFaire2009020.jpg)

Nice!


wish I could have been there.  :-[

These poor guys I chased them around till I could get a picture. I am a Knights Templar nut so when I saw them I had to get a picture.

I wish you would have been there too!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Irelandraven on October 27, 2009, 10:16:10 AM
Here are some photos I took today at a creek near a friend's house. My friend and her dog are in some of them.

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/583.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/550.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/561.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/605.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/631.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/641.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/651.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/693.jpg)

Beautiful, I love the colors and the way it almost looks like a dream. I find myself coming back and looking at them, great job!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on October 27, 2009, 11:31:08 AM
Thank you :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on October 27, 2009, 11:42:52 AM
they really are incredible manwariel. i have been looking at them over and over. fall is my favorite season ( so sad the pretty part is winding to a close already ) but they are totally friecken incredible, great job. you have a talent.

i know you are young, but are you thinking of pursuing photography as a career?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on October 27, 2009, 02:13:13 PM
Thanks! I'm not sure what I want to do as a career yet, but it's a possibility.

Here are some others.

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/559.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/624.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/642.jpg)

Bring that tree down...
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/664.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/697.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/688.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on October 27, 2009, 02:36:45 PM
I went to Medieval Times on Sunday. The lighting was so bad for photography that I had the ISO set at 3200 the whole time (better noise than not being able to see anything), and halfway through they lowered a net so I had to shoot through that for a while, but I got some pretty good shots.

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/107.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/159.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/120.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/160.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/208.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/248.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/371.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/398.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/501.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/532.jpg)

The rest of them are here: http://s414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Irelandraven on October 27, 2009, 04:59:05 PM
I went to Medieval Times on Sunday. The lighting was so bad for photography that I had the ISO set at 3200 the whole time (better noise than not being able to see anything), and halfway through they lowered a net so I had to shoot through that for a while, but I got some pretty good shots.

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/107.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/159.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/120.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/160.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/208.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/248.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/371.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/398.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/501.jpg)

(http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/532.jpg)

The rest of them are here: http://s414.photobucket.com/albums/pp225/KGARenFaire/Medieval%20Times/


I live minutes from Medieval Times and haven't been in so long. I love the last picture with the knight and the first picture turned out so cool.

Did you wear your ren dress?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on October 27, 2009, 05:39:30 PM
Thanks. I wore my medievalish dress, the one in my avatar and the last picture I posted, which my friend took with my camera. The king complimented my friend and I on our attire. :) She wore a dress and cloak I made her for her last two birthdays.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Magnus on October 27, 2009, 06:53:51 PM
Greetings everyone, new to this thread.. Here are a couple of shots  from my friend's Medieval Themed wedding  back in June:
(http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af206/ormus1/cna184of692.jpg)

(http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af206/ormus1/cna224of692.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Cherry'n M'Crack on October 27, 2009, 06:57:14 PM
Day of Wrong at MDRF 10-25-09   What a blast we had and to be graced by Lord Fondlebottom at Revel Grove!

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/rennfaire10-25-09018.jpg)
   Sir Poof Alot   Myself    Lord Fondlebottom

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/rennfaire10-25-09024.jpg)

I had so much fun I can't wait for next year.

Great pictures ,love the FOPness!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on October 27, 2009, 07:50:09 PM
I don't have any current Ren Faire photos to post.  Although, I have been scanning some film shot at Scarborough Faire in 1996 -1998, and will post some of those soon.

In the mean time, here are a few shots from the Monterey Bay Aquarium that I took on 5-Oct-09.


There's a small fish, having a bad hair day, in the center of this shot.
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2009%20California/Monterey_Bay_Aquarium-1.jpg)


A few Jelly Fish.
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2009%20California/Monterey_Bay_Aquarium-2.jpg)


Is it a Plant, an Animal, a Plantimal, or some kind of Dragon?   ;D
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2009%20California/Monterey_Bay_Aquarium-3.jpg)

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Irelandraven on October 27, 2009, 08:08:06 PM
Thanks. I wore my medievalish dress, the one in my avatar and the last picture I posted, which my friend took with my camera. The king complimented my friend and I on our attire. :) She wore a dress and cloak I made her for her last two birthdays.

Thats way to cool!

Going in that attire made it just that much more fun.

I think I have an idea of where I want to go for my birthday next year  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Irelandraven on October 27, 2009, 08:09:23 PM
Greetings everyone, new to this thread.. Here are a couple of shots  from my friend's Medieval Themed wedding  back in June:
(http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af206/ormus1/cna184of692.jpg)

(http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af206/ormus1/cna224of692.jpg)


Bloody brilliant!

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on October 27, 2009, 09:34:51 PM
I don't have any current Ren Faire photos to post.  Although, I have been scanning some film shot at Scarborough Faire in 1996 -1998, and will post some of those soon.

In the mean time, here are a few shots from the Monterey Bay Aquarium that I took on 5-Oct-09.


Is it a Plant, an Animal, a Plantimal, or some kind of Dragon?   ;D
(http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m122/dbaldock/2009%20California/Monterey_Bay_Aquarium-3.jpg)

Take Care,
David Baldock

It's a Leafy Dragon!! One of my FAVORITE ocean-dwelling animals!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 28, 2009, 08:36:52 AM
Greetings everyone, new to this thread.. Here are a couple of shots  from my friend's Medieval Themed wedding  back in June:
(http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af206/ormus1/cna184of692.jpg)


Nice shot.  Sweet processing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: serenamoonsilver on October 28, 2009, 12:11:24 PM
I snapped this shot at my brother-in-law's wedding of my husband dancing with my daughter and the other flower girl.
(http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f41/serenamoonsilver/PhotosOctober2009066.jpg)

And later that same night, this guy was born.

(http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f41/serenamoonsilver/PhotosOctober2009139.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on October 28, 2009, 12:42:09 PM
Lord Magnus, I have never seen the full image my friend. Simply awesome!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Magnus on October 28, 2009, 09:17:10 PM
Lord Magnus, I have never seen the full image my friend. Simply awesome!
Thanks Sir William. I actually had a few folks ask where the avatar shot was taken. So I posted the entire shot.

Xanthenes, thank you for the compliment  ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on October 28, 2009, 11:55:04 PM
Greetings everyone, new to this thread.. Here are a couple of shots  from my friend's Medieval Themed wedding  back in June:
(http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af206/ormus1/cna184of692.jpg)

(http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af206/ormus1/cna224of692.jpg)

Very cool shots. The first one is excellent! A great shot with excellent composition.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on October 29, 2009, 12:43:56 AM
What's cool about that shot Lord magnus is that it looks like a group of Western Europeans is visiting an Eastern European or Turkish Lord. In peace time of course.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on October 29, 2009, 04:58:02 PM
I wanna kow where that Templar got his maille leggings...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Magnus on October 30, 2009, 12:40:16 AM
I wanna kow where that Templar got his maille leggings...
The templar, Brian, makes his own chainmaille
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on October 30, 2009, 03:44:37 AM
I wanna kow where that Templar got his maille leggings...
The templar, Brian, makes his own chainmaille

Any way of getting me in touch with him?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on October 31, 2009, 01:03:51 PM
Man I can tell that I have been gone way to long cause those photos are incredible, and keep getting better every day. Nice job everyone. Thanks for sharing them all with us.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Irelandraven on November 01, 2009, 05:19:50 PM
This is my Samhain/Halloween costume from yesterday, I look terrible in them but I wanted to show Lady K my vampire persona. I was painfully tired and my eyes were red.

Well, here we go.....

(http://i912.photobucket.com/albums/ac325/Arthasravyn/Halloween2009128-1.jpg)

(http://i912.photobucket.com/albums/ac325/Arthasravyn/Halloween2009082-1.jpg)

(http://i912.photobucket.com/albums/ac325/Arthasravyn/Halloween2009087-1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 01, 2009, 07:29:33 PM
Even though I'm not into vampires those were some nice photo's there Irelandraven. If you ask me I wouldn't have even noticed the red eyes or you being tired by how good the photos came out.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Magnus on November 01, 2009, 09:05:35 PM
I agree excellent photos.  I really like the B/W shot.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Irelandraven on November 02, 2009, 09:37:30 AM
Wow, seriously thanks!

You know when you have those days when you feel like no picture you take turns out right? That was these.

That was very sweet to say and I appreciate it because I feel a tad better about them now.

Thank you!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on November 02, 2009, 12:51:00 PM
Full moon with lunar corona from last night...



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day304.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: VIII on November 02, 2009, 01:51:41 PM
Full moon with lunar corona from last night...(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day304.jpg)
Oh my flippin' Iesu!
Great shot DB!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 02, 2009, 05:20:53 PM
Holy Crap DB..........That was such an awesome shot my friend. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 02, 2009, 09:13:34 PM
A few shots from the Wings Over Houston Airshow (http://www.wingsoverhouston.com/) on Saturday, 31-Oct-09.


One of the Heritage Flights (new aircraft flying with older aircraft) -  P-47 Thunderbolt & A-10 Thunderbolt (Warthog)
The horizontal stabilizer and wing tip in the foreground are on a C-17 that was sitting on the taxi-way in front of me.
(Click the image for a larger view.)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2580/4069455025_602132e3d2_b.jpg) (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2580/4069455025_ba3485f169_o.jpg)


Another Heritage Flight -  F-15, (2x) P-51, & P-38.
(Click the image for a larger view.)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2426/4069455899_6367c1feaf_b.jpg) (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2426/4069455899_a41b3c4ac5_o.jpg)


The Horsemen, the world's only aerobatic formation team of P-51 aircraft.
(Click the image for a larger view.)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2496/4070213256_005a4ee1fc_b.jpg) (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2496/4070213256_5ba0048f1a_o.jpg)


Gene Soucy (pilot) and Teresa Stokes (wing walker).
(Click the image for a larger view.)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2617/4069455493_8f203ba81d_b.jpg) (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2617/4069455493_cc8403ca65_o.jpg)


Gene Soucy (pilot) and Teresa Stokes (wing walker), after they landed.
(Click the image for a larger view.)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2470/4070213120_57241e7530_b.jpg) (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2470/4070213120_1cecc15813_o.jpg)


The Blue Angels support C-130 aircraft "Fat Albert", launching with JATO Rocket assist.
(Click the image for a larger view.)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2493/4070213524_aa1f00f063_b.jpg) (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2493/4070213524_490847b954_o.jpg)


Four of the Blue Angels in the diamond pattern.
(Click the image for a larger view.)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2466/4070213560_031fbb87af_b.jpg) (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2466/4070213560_282e553054_o.jpg)


All six of the Blue Angels.
(Click the image for a larger view.)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2556/4070213758_94cd5c9b5c_b.jpg) (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2556/4070213758_1111e15379_o.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CelticOne on November 02, 2009, 10:41:37 PM
Took these yesterday when I was heading into Hastings, MN for a little shopping trip.
(http://photos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs009.snc3/11631_1252064186258_1369121513_31043793_7470309_n.jpg)

Not sure what Gwen was looking at but it made a great picture.
(http://photos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs009.snc3/11631_1252065386288_1369121513_31043821_1368039_n.jpg)

And little Randal laughing in the leaves.
(http://photos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs009.snc3/11631_1252064546267_1369121513_31043802_2281067_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on November 03, 2009, 12:01:37 AM
Great shots, David!  I love heritage flights!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 03, 2009, 01:12:56 AM
Great shots, David!  I love heritage flights!

Thanks.

During the 6 hours we were at the air show, I shot about 700 pictures.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on November 03, 2009, 07:02:58 AM
Full moon with lunar corona from last night...



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day304.jpg)

Beautiful! What lens and settings did you use?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on November 03, 2009, 08:29:45 AM
Full moon with lunar corona from last night...



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day304.jpg)

Beautiful! What lens and settings did you use?

I believe I used my 70-200mm f/2.8 IS lens, at f/2.8, and various shutter speeds for an exposure fusion.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 03, 2009, 09:14:29 AM
Took these yesterday when I was heading into Hastings, MN for a little shopping trip.
...
Not sure what Gwen was looking at but it made a great picture.
(http://photos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs009.snc3/11631_1252065386288_1369121513_31043821_1368039_n.jpg)
...

That's a pretty neat shot.

I can read the "North", "South", "East", and "West" at the compass points.  What is the other language that is shown?

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on November 03, 2009, 03:57:20 PM
Full moon with lunar corona from last night...
Beautiful! What lens and settings did you use?
I believe I used my 70-200mm f/2.8 IS lens, at f/2.8, and various shutter speeds for an exposure fusion.

Ah, thanks. =)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 03, 2009, 04:57:24 PM
Once again sweet shots everyone. Thanks for sharing them all as usual.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CelticOne on November 03, 2009, 09:50:28 PM
Took these yesterday when I was heading into Hastings, MN for a little shopping trip.
...
Not sure what Gwen was looking at but it made a great picture.
...

That's a pretty neat shot.

I can read the "North", "South", "East", and "West" at the compass points.  What is the other language that is shown?

Take Care,
David Baldock
Not entirely sure but I would hedge a guess that its Souix as there are several tribal lands fairly close.

DB I love that picture. Simply stunning IMHO.

Dbaldock I also love your pictures. THey are very well dome.

Keep up with the great photos everyone.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: gypsylakat on November 03, 2009, 11:30:06 PM
waziyata (the one next to north) is Lakota for North (according to Google)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on November 05, 2009, 01:21:48 PM
 :D  I have been gone for a week and look at all these beautiful pictures.  Wonderful job everyone.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NorthBayDreamer on November 07, 2009, 06:50:48 PM
From the Pagan Ball on Halloween:

(http://northbaydreamer.smugmug.com/Other/2009-11-06-Pegan-Ball/IMG2278/705370208_EkLrD-L.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on November 07, 2009, 08:32:48 PM
Was that what the lighting really looked like? If so, it looked pretty cool!

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on November 08, 2009, 04:14:12 AM
Very cool, I'm guessing mid-late 18th century garb,and the make-up looks spot on to the time also. If anyone has seen the movie Marie Antoinette, you two look like two of the characters, nice job. And thanks to evryone for sharing their pics, are all most welcome. 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NorthBayDreamer on November 08, 2009, 09:27:50 AM
That is pretty much what the lighting looked like, a bit less orange and the picture shows it as a lot brighter than it really was.

There was a gang of 5 folks in Victorian garb, all done well.  We of course, were in our ren garb.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on November 08, 2009, 06:52:08 PM
How would you like this to be your back yard?



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day310.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on November 08, 2009, 08:04:22 PM
Milord's aunt and uncle have a backyard view of a cemetery. Quite pretty, actually, and at least the neighbors are quiet :D.

Nice shot!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Irelandraven on November 08, 2009, 08:17:13 PM
How would you like this to be your back yard?



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day310.jpg)

Bloody brilliant!

I am a Paranormal Investigator so this as my backyard would be ideal.

Beautiful shot, I have numerous pictures of cemeteries but nothin like this.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 08, 2009, 08:23:41 PM
From the Pagan Ball on Halloween:

(http://northbaydreamer.smugmug.com/Other/2009-11-06-Pegan-Ball/IMG2278/705370208_EkLrD-L.jpg)
Who were those two in the photo if you don't mind me asking?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: VIII on November 09, 2009, 10:03:52 AM
How would you like this to be your back yard?(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day310.jpg)
My parents lived next door to a graveyard. Mom always said, "We have quiet neighbors."
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Samuel on November 09, 2009, 07:01:54 PM
I AT ONE TIME LIVED RIGHT BESIDE A GRAVEYARD..... THE NEIGHBORS RARELY COMPLAINED ABOUT THE LOUD MUSIC.... I DID SAY RARELY :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NorthBayDreamer on November 10, 2009, 11:57:40 PM
The folks in this pic were just two people I had just met at the party, I never got their names.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on November 12, 2009, 01:59:06 PM
Here's a pseudo-infrared image I did of a local art deco water tower. 


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/submissions/rtower1_IR1a.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sitara on November 12, 2009, 07:46:44 PM
Neat!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on November 13, 2009, 12:00:51 AM
Very cool  shot DB.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on November 13, 2009, 01:17:54 AM
Thats a cool tower, here in Michigan in a small village they have a water tower sort of like the one in Chicago that looks like a medieval castle skinny look out tower. It was built some time I think in the 1800's out in Belleville.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 13, 2009, 09:54:14 AM
Cool Shot DB. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on November 13, 2009, 06:33:41 PM
Wow, DB, ever read Atlas Shrugged? That reminds me of the Xylophone. Very cool shot.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on November 14, 2009, 10:30:42 AM
Thats a cool tower, here in Michigan in a small village they have a water tower sort of like the one in Chicago that looks like a medieval castle skinny look out tower. It was built some time I think in the 1800's out in Belleville.

There's one like that here too.  Several, in fact.  I'll have to go back out and shoot the rest of them.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on November 14, 2009, 08:50:13 PM
I wonder how common they are in the U.S. and maybe the world. They seem to be quite important to be engineered with such art, and strong structure.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Malcolm on November 15, 2009, 12:45:35 AM
I wonder how common they are in the U.S. and maybe the world. They seem to be quite important to be engineered with such art, and strong structure.
If you had ever lived without running water, you would know how important water towers were. They tell the world, "This place has running water. We are a modern city."
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: photomike on November 15, 2009, 10:21:41 AM
Went to the Trance Siberian Orchestra concert last Fri. I think I got some cool pix & just wanted to share!

(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/TSO-09/0049_TSO-09.jpg)

(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/TSO-09/0067_TSO-09.jpg)

(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/TSO-09/0070_TSO-09.jpg)
I can't believe I got the drummer!

(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/TSO-09/0120_TSO-09.jpg)

(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/TSO-09/0145_TSO-09.jpg)

(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/TSO-09/0240_TSO-09.jpg)

(http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/TSO-09/0395_TSO-09.jpg)

See all the pix from the concert at  http://s99.photobucket.com/albums/l293/wildroverphotos/TSO-09
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on November 15, 2009, 11:14:03 AM
Cool looking concert photomike.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on November 15, 2009, 11:47:52 AM
My dog Molly and one of the kids I babysit. Priceless expression.

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/Molly002.jpg)

The dog and kids, Chloe and Isaak:

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/Molly006.jpg)

Chloe gave Molly a hat:

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Miscellaneous/Molly012.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on November 16, 2009, 02:13:23 AM
Yer right Malcolm never really thought about it that way. I figured most water in those days was by well, but never thought of it in the villages. And cute kids. and that dog is very patient to let them play with her like that. They're lucky to have a sitter like you.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on November 18, 2009, 10:33:01 PM
A new toy camera for my collection. Can't tell you how well it shoots cause it requires Vista. and theres no LCD review. The view finder is sticking out of the top. No Decepticon version.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/rf/autobot_camera.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Malkavian on November 19, 2009, 06:20:32 AM
Bout time I stick my head in here again I think :D  Looking over the last couple pages, fantastic photos all. It's really cool to see the variety of stuff y'all have to shoot besides ren-related things :)


(http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn293/camerayeti/CRF/20091115-DSC_7745.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on November 19, 2009, 03:07:22 PM
Went to the Trance Siberian Orchestra concert last Fri. I think I got some cool pix & just wanted to share!

The TSO rocks. Those are pretty good pictures too.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on November 19, 2009, 03:21:58 PM
Wow, DB, ever read Atlas Shrugged? That reminds me of the Xylophone. Very cool shot.

I haven't read Atlas Shrugged in years. But a copy of it is sitting about two feet from me right now...  ;)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 20, 2009, 09:07:31 AM
Sorry I've been gone so long but awesome shots as usual everyone. Thanks for sharing them all.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lady M on November 21, 2009, 07:30:42 AM

(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day/day310.jpg)

I wish that were my backyard.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lady M on November 21, 2009, 07:32:18 AM
(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/submissions/rtower1_IR1a.jpg)

Only one word came to mind "WOW"
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lady M on November 21, 2009, 07:41:24 AM
Manwariel priceless indeed. I love the hat on the dog and the smile on the baby.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: analise on November 24, 2009, 04:26:32 PM
Taken the other day, one of the horses up for adoption at the rescue where I volunteer (and keep my own horse).

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v463/anaili/kieran/nov%2021%202009/DSC00077.jpg)

You can, in fact, see my horse's head to the left of the image. ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 24, 2009, 04:34:51 PM
Nice shot analise. Thanks for sharing as usual lass.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on November 25, 2009, 05:40:59 PM
(http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e364/kansascityjon/squirell.png)

was doing a photo shoot on the North side of Pittsburgh of some of my fall foods, and these squirells would not leave us alone. Probably because I kept tossing them whole walnuts. Anyways, at the end of the shoot. put a couple muffins at the base of the tree to see if they would like them or not, and, well, I think you can tell!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 25, 2009, 08:06:48 PM
What a pretty squirel. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: saphire_glade on November 25, 2009, 09:06:12 PM
(http://photos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs021.snc3/10870_10100103952245800_13951276_57943185_1193895_n.jpg)

My aquarium love birds.

I had to crop it a little, guppies aren't exactly willing models in my house. But I finally bought a camera that I think worthy of posting pictures here with.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 25, 2009, 09:25:13 PM
OOOOOOO look pretty fishies. Nice shot saphire.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on November 25, 2009, 10:29:41 PM
Here's a shot of one of the clowns in our local holiday parade last Saturday.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2719/4131974991_d42a0bd233.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/4131974991/)

And one of the helium balloons - Rocket J. Squirrel

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2656/4132735638_14424e798c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/4132735638/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on November 26, 2009, 06:47:41 AM
I shot this at camp last summer.



(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0282_2.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Wolf%20Ridge%202009/IMG_0287_2.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 26, 2009, 08:02:56 AM
Is just me or do I see a pattern developing here in squirrels? Anyway nice shots all.

Thanks for sharing them as usual.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sitara on November 26, 2009, 08:18:41 AM
My cat, chillin' in a beer box.

(http://hphotos-snc3.fbcdn.net/hs055.snc3/14253_101634439860036_100000404403619_40937_8336980_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 26, 2009, 09:04:53 AM
Here's another shot from the Wings Over Houston Air Show on 31-Oct-09.  I didn't take a shot of the whole airplane, so I don't know what kind it is.   ;)

Hub and Prop on one of the WWII era Aircraft
(Click the picture to see the full size image.)
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3660/4077322790_b7813a35ee_b.jpg) (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3660/4077322790_6526c4df3a_o.jpg)



EDIT:  Here are a couple of shots from today, taken on the porch of my apartment.

Single Blooming Cactus from Colorado
(Click the picture to see the full size image.)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2756/4136740381_a83a0e8ddd_b.jpg) (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2756/4136740381_258a1b0c1b_o.jpg)


Double Blooming Cactus from Colorado
(Click the picture to see the full size image.)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2580/4137502722_902850a506_b.jpg) (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2580/4137502722_88b52d22aa_o.jpg)


Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sitara on November 27, 2009, 01:05:56 AM
My wood...

(http://hphotos-snc1.fbcdn.net/hs275.snc1/10221_100174623339351_100000404403619_1497_6501966_n.jpg)

mug that is.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on November 28, 2009, 05:38:43 PM
My wood...

(http://hphotos-snc1.fbcdn.net/hs275.snc1/10221_100174623339351_100000404403619_1497_6501966_n.jpg)

mug that is.

Is your mug sporting a.....nevermind......
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: VIII on December 03, 2009, 06:04:16 PM
My wife, Susan, trying a Russian cigarette provided by CPL Harsh (Joan of Arc on this site) at the WWII weekend in Waxahachie, Texas

(http://img138.imageshack.us/img138/1167/wwii024.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on December 05, 2009, 07:13:18 AM
My wife, Susan, trying a Russian cigarette provided by CPL Harsh (Joan of Arc on this site) at the WWII weekend in Waxahachie, Texas

(http://img138.imageshack.us/img138/1167/wwii024.jpg)
How long do they run that event if you don't mind me asking, as in is it a monthly or yearly event.....something along those lines.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: VIII on December 07, 2009, 10:02:28 AM
It runs from Friday afternoon until Saturday night on Veteran's Day weekend.  Unfortunately, there are no activities on Sunday :'(
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on December 10, 2009, 03:01:53 PM
Pics from a very misty night:

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Various017.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Various066.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Various059.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Various057.jpg)

New sword:

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Various115.jpg)

Kid I babysit:

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Various128.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: joan of arc on December 10, 2009, 06:27:33 PM
Mine canine "children":

(http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/3309/lonestar2009.1/0_575d_7bcbbc8e_-1-L.jpg) (http://fotki.yandex.ru/users/lonestar2009/view/22365/)
?????????? ?? ??????.?????? (http://fotki.yandex.ru/users/lonestar2009/view/22365/)

(http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/3308/lonestar2009.1/0_5761_532c7762_L.jpg) (http://fotki.yandex.ru/users/lonestar2009/view/22369/)
?????????? ?? ??????.?????? (http://fotki.yandex.ru/users/lonestar2009/view/22369/)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on December 17, 2009, 01:21:13 AM
You know that old joke of an ugly kid or woman someone always barks. Well, those canine kids are the cutest I've seen in a while, and so no bark is required even though they are dogs. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on December 17, 2009, 06:07:07 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/A%20day/dec_17.jpg)

From outside the Zoo, I was looking for a subject for my 365 project and remembered these statues.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on December 18, 2009, 09:15:09 AM
One of my favorite shots from last Friday night, taken at the company Christmas party.

(Click on the picture to see original 4288 x 2848 pixel image)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2619/4195311712_376426f3ae_b.jpg) (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2619/4195311712_61605011e2_o.jpg)

EXIF Data:
Model : NIKON D90
Date and Time : 2009:12:11 21:25:49
ISO Speed Ratings : 2000
Focal Length : 46.0 mm
FNumber : F4.5
Exposure Time : 1/30 s
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on December 19, 2009, 01:31:52 PM
Sorry I've been gone for so long folks but you all took some very nice pictures as usual. Thanks for sharing, I like them all.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: BagPipeBabe on December 23, 2009, 07:49:48 PM
(http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j71/bagpipebabe/2323232327Ffp43335nu324659479WSNRCG.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on December 23, 2009, 11:14:29 PM
Nice.

Speaking of amusing animals...

(http://i49.tinypic.com/11kw01f.jpg)

My sister's gerbil, sleeping.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Coffeegirl09 on December 27, 2009, 04:04:34 PM
LOL! BagpipeBabe, that is the BEST tree ornament I have ever seen!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on December 27, 2009, 10:06:19 PM
I was digging through my old file today and ran across this collage. It one I posted at the old forum. The images are from 2005. (http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/faire-realestate2.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on December 30, 2009, 10:53:05 PM
Every winter, we get an influx of American bald eagles, which congregate around any open water on the Mississippi River. I took this shot today from my car in a local park that's on an island in the Mississippi.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2710/4228673375_65618ea83e.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/4228673375/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: mary on December 31, 2009, 08:03:04 PM
amazing shot of the eagle!

 I have been gone too long , fun part is catching up tho :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NoBill Lurker on December 31, 2009, 08:55:19 PM
(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0120a.jpg)

Blue Moon
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on January 03, 2010, 11:36:35 PM
Eagles again.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Eagles/009.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: angusmacinnes on January 04, 2010, 02:27:46 AM
Those are magnificient animals.  Thanks for sharing the picture with us lad.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on January 04, 2010, 05:19:40 AM
Wow beautiful Birds. There are a TN state park that has a viewing tour to see some. I really need to go some time.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on January 04, 2010, 08:02:22 PM
Eagles again.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Eagles/009.jpg)


Dustin, which camera and lens did you use to take the Eagle pictures?

From the original 3264 x 2448 image size (on your Flickr page), it could be any one of several cameras.


Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on January 04, 2010, 09:11:49 PM
David, it was taken with a Kodak Z8612. I don't have the ability to add on lenses, I just use the 12x zoom on the 36-432mm Schneider - Kreuznach that it came with.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on January 05, 2010, 10:34:08 AM
Well, that Camera and Lens combination is nice and clear, even when looking at the large images on your Flickr account.

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on January 05, 2010, 06:48:27 PM
Cool photos everyone. Thanks for sharing them all as usual. Sorry I've been gone for so long by the way.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NoBill Lurker on January 09, 2010, 03:23:34 PM
Florida is known as the Sunshine State  ???

These were taken at 2:30pm this afternoon...

(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0121-1.jpg)

(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0123-1.jpg)

(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0124-1.jpg)

(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0125-2.jpg)

(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0128-1.jpg)

(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0129a.jpg)

So what are these little tiny ice icicles hanging from the trees for  ??? no like cold... >:(
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on January 10, 2010, 02:53:09 PM
Florida is known as the Sunshine State  ???

These were taken at 2:30pm this afternoon...

(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0121-1.jpg)

(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0123-1.jpg)

(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0124-1.jpg)

(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0125-2.jpg)

(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0128-1.jpg)

(http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c353/Knoty-Dragon/T1i%20-%20Pictures/IMG_0129a.jpg)

So what are these little tiny ice icicles hanging from the trees for  ??? no like cold... >:(
Good question NoBill.  ???
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on January 10, 2010, 07:11:28 PM
I was finally able to catch a bald eagle in flight yesterday.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2732/4261515298_d8775891f8.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/4261515298/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on January 11, 2010, 11:21:02 AM
Good capture!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Francisco Paula on January 11, 2010, 12:18:19 PM
I love being in the right place at the right time for a shot you will cherish a lifetime. http://picasaweb.google.com/Hikadaf/NewYorkCity#5421302204484124850
This is what i love about photagrphy.

Oh rest of my NYC pics http://picasaweb.google.com/Hikadaf/NewYorkCity#
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on January 12, 2010, 10:14:39 AM
Awesome job on the photos guys. Thanks for sharing them as usual.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on January 12, 2010, 12:25:28 PM
I love being in the right place at the right time for a shot you will cherish a lifetime. http://picasaweb.google.com/Hikadaf/NewYorkCity#5421302204484124850
This is what i love about photagrphy.

Oh rest of my NYC pics http://picasaweb.google.com/Hikadaf/NewYorkCity#


That is a beautiful photo.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on January 13, 2010, 09:43:43 AM
Great shots guys  ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Francisco Paula on January 15, 2010, 02:09:52 PM
A picture for the day
http://picasaweb.google.com/Hikadaf/BotanicGardenDenver#5373337963047316546
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wildabeast on January 16, 2010, 11:22:24 PM
This shot is one of a few that I took in witnessing the last sunset of 2009 from California's Pismo Beach.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2721/4232725010_18136e5e97_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/Wildabeast71)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on January 18, 2010, 08:03:59 AM
Nice capture Wildabeast.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on January 18, 2010, 10:10:43 AM
(http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff24/Tipsy_Gypsy66/Caleb/Picture011.jpg)

During last weekend's hard freeze, we had a fire the whole time. Caleb, our 8-month old pup, quickly claimed the hearth as "his" spot. This is what contentment looks like!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: joan of arc on January 19, 2010, 04:47:09 PM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4023/4284789519_81f74224f0_o.jpg)

Zavalla, Tx Russian volunteer in Wehrmacht.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on January 20, 2010, 09:13:08 AM
Tipsy Gypsy- What a beautiful dog you have there. Thanks for sharing that.
 
Joan of Arc- Word to the wise don't piss that guy cause he's got a gun.  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Francisco Paula on January 20, 2010, 02:18:11 PM
http://picasaweb.google.com/Hikadaf/BotanicGardenDenver#5373337934777011874
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on January 20, 2010, 05:20:03 PM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4023/4284789519_81f74224f0_o.jpg)

Zavalla, Tx Russian volunteer in Wehrmacht.

You've piqued my curiosity.  What kind of reenactment was this taken at?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: joan of arc on January 20, 2010, 08:30:51 PM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4023/4284789519_81f74224f0_o.jpg)

Zavalla, Tx Russian volunteer in Wehrmacht.

You've piqued my curiosity.  What kind of reenactment was this taken at?

We are a unit that portrays Red Army of WWII (late war). This is a HIWI impression (which we hardly do), but needed for this event. Here is our site: http://www.20thguards.com/ (http://www.20thguards.com/) Here is a bunch of pics from Waxahachie event in November (Texas): http://www.flickr.com/groups/waxww2weekend2009/pool/ (http://www.flickr.com/groups/waxww2weekend2009/pool/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tipsy Gypsy on January 22, 2010, 09:05:49 PM
 Thanks, lordwriothsley. He trades heavily on the fact that cuteness is nature's way of insuring survival to adulthood! :). Joan, that's excellent re-enactment dress, there.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on February 03, 2010, 08:45:19 AM
Took these, this morning in a park near where I work. It had just snowed the night before.
(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/mixed%20bag/100_3448.jpg)

(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/mixed%20bag/100_3449.jpg)

(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/mixed%20bag/100_3456.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on February 03, 2010, 12:55:34 PM
Oooh! Pretty. I really like the first one.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: LadyElizabeth on February 03, 2010, 12:56:35 PM
This really makes me miss snow and ice!!!!!! It's just so pretty!!  sigh....
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on February 10, 2010, 05:30:45 PM
HDR in Vancouver...where I'll be til the first week of March.  Missing home already.  The lens flare is real (I think I like it better than any of my lens flare plugins).

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4031/4345874169_5089fe1666.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Stalkwell on February 11, 2010, 03:06:15 AM
Ok, what about the odd Steam Punk Romance shot from DragonCon...

(http://www.stalkwell.com/public/keep_linked/SteamPunk8788a2s5.jpg)

The new gallery's finally up...

http://www.stalkwell.com/gallery/main.php (http://www.stalkwell.com/gallery/main.php)

Stalk Well...

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on February 12, 2010, 04:00:25 PM
Well, that one is sort of creepy looking, because they look like vampires, and that dude's got a really weird monocle on. but it still is a good shot. I don't know if that was intentional, because I know steampunk as basically being all about the Victorian dress and technology, being used in a modern way. But I  guess Gothic style has also weaved it's way into that scene, so it's cool. I think it's cool people still like the 19th Century, and would like to have seen what steam power could really have become and accomplished. I know I would've.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on February 14, 2010, 01:10:27 PM
From the Vancouver Opening Ceremonies...

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4042/4357152694_a3c8803dc1_b.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on February 14, 2010, 03:30:56 PM
Great capture from the Opening Ceremonies. I'm sure you'll get some great stuff while you are there.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on February 14, 2010, 05:19:31 PM
 :D Very, very nice.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on February 14, 2010, 11:01:32 PM
Some absolutely awe inspiring work in here recently... truly.  Thank you all.  :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on February 15, 2010, 01:49:17 AM
Three shot HDR of pairs figure skating tonight.  16 days til I get back home.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4006/4358891972_b1e485f015_b.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on February 15, 2010, 10:53:15 AM
Incredible images as always Xanthenes

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Kilted/IrishSnow-III.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on February 15, 2010, 12:55:20 PM
Thanks everybody.  Part of me wants to go home.  Part of me can't wait for hockey to start tomorrow (get to see Canada vs. Norway).  I think the hockey part may be winning.

From the day before the Games started:

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4062/4347739910_93b2540518.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on February 15, 2010, 01:47:31 PM
Three shot HDR of pairs figure skating tonight.  16 days til I get back home.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4006/4358891972_b1e485f015_b.jpg)

Very cool! (pun also intended :) )

By three shots I assume you mean 3 exposures extrapolated from one RAW image?         
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on February 15, 2010, 04:04:50 PM
Three shot HDR of pairs figure skating tonight.  16 days til I get back home.


Very cool! (pun also intended :) )

By three shots I assume you mean 3 exposures extrapolated from one RAW image?         

Shot a few takes bracketed and a few single shot RAWs.  Wound up liking the bracketed better.

This one's from three bracketed shots (+/- 3 stops, IIRC) from a 7D in high speed mode (8 frames/sec).  Took the skaters from the properly exposed shot, as they were the only objects which moved much at all during the exposures (approx 4/10ths of a second).

This one's from a single-shot RAW:

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4013/4359424425_d34edb9c93.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on February 16, 2010, 09:30:01 AM
from the storm

(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/mixed%20bag/100_0756.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on February 19, 2010, 03:30:25 AM
It certainly isn't faire-related, but it is the greatest game ever created by man.  Hockey!  Canada won 8-0.  The atmosphere in the crowd was unreal. 

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4061/4367985303_2cd5923394.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on February 20, 2010, 04:36:06 PM
Nice shots Xanthenes. Have you been by the Canon media tents at all? One of the guys up there checked out the new 70-200 f2.8L IS II. He shot with it all day. His indoor hand held shots at 200mm and 1/8th second shutter speed are almost sharp enough to shave with! Crazy crazy crazy. of course I think I need one when they hit the shelves in April.  ;)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on February 20, 2010, 10:55:10 PM
Nice shots Xanthenes. Have you been by the Canon media tents at all? One of the guys up there checked out the new 70-200 f2.8L IS II. He shot with it all day. His indoor hand held shots at 200mm and 1/8th second shutter speed are almost sharp enough to shave with! Crazy crazy crazy. of course I think I need one when they hit the shelves in April.  ;)

Jon.

Nope.  I'll have to see if I can find them and, if I can, make a little time for a trip.  This place has been nuts.  Took a cab ride last night.  10 minutes.  3 blocks.  Decided walking halfway across town was quicker than cabbing halfway across town.  And the sidewalks are no picnic, either. 

Tomorrow night is USA vs. Canada hockey.  It's going to be insane in there.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on February 22, 2010, 04:03:21 PM
From last night's USA vs. Canada contest.  Easily the best hockey game I've ever seen in person.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4023/4379971304_27e6ef3eef.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on February 23, 2010, 08:23:09 AM
Sorry I've been gone for so long but thanks for sharing the photo's everyone. You all did a very nice job on them all as usual.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on February 25, 2010, 12:08:26 PM
A few gorgeous horses from Medieval Times:

(http://i50.tinypic.com/8vw2tz.jpg)

(http://i46.tinypic.com/110aq7a.jpg)

(http://i50.tinypic.com/nm0spg.jpg)

(http://i48.tinypic.com/apbfwm.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on February 25, 2010, 10:11:58 PM
Nice photos Manwariel. Thanks for sharing them lass.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Magnus on February 27, 2010, 09:00:15 PM
Thanks everybody.  Part of me wants to go home.  Part of me can't wait for hockey to start tomorrow (get to see Canada vs. Norway).  I think the hockey part may be winning.

From the day before the Games started:

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4062/4347739910_93b2540518.jpg)


This shot is absolutely fantastic! thanks for sharing it.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on March 02, 2010, 10:53:50 PM
Thanks everybody.  Part of me wants to go home.  Part of me can't wait for hockey to start tomorrow (get to see Canada vs. Norway).  I think the hockey part may be winning.

From the day before the Games started:


This shot is absolutely fantastic! thanks for sharing it.

Thanks!  As much as I was looking forward to shooting some of the Olympics, I actually had more fun just shooting plain old street life.  Unfortunately, I was up in Whistler when 100 masked idiots took to the street outside my hotel and trashed everything they could get their hands on (newspaper boxes through windows, that sort of jazz).  Instead, I was shooting stuff like this:

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4059/4374302733_c2e74c0786.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Francisco Paula on March 02, 2010, 11:06:58 PM
I decided to play doing light painting today so these are rough but plan on doing some more very soon.

http://picasaweb.google.com/Hikadaf/LightPainting#5444268424581735442

http://picasaweb.google.com/Hikadaf/LightPainting#
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: joan of arc on March 04, 2010, 10:02:41 AM
I am still finishing up some I took at Sherwood.

Here is one: 

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2742/4398939965_5dfc71ce9e.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on March 04, 2010, 12:48:01 PM
Nice photos.

Friends' pets:

(http://i49.tinypic.com/rh7r4y.jpg)

(http://i47.tinypic.com/2f0acdi.jpg)

(http://i46.tinypic.com/b7c3yf.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on March 04, 2010, 01:10:09 PM
Nice photos.

Friends' pets:

(http://i47.tinypic.com/2f0acdi.jpg)


Your friend has a boar for a pet?

Sweet.

// At least I assume that's a boar.  I'm a city kid.  That could be an ostrich for all I know.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on March 04, 2010, 01:45:08 PM
Hehe...it's a pig. So you could call it a boar, depending on what you think of as boars.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Barret on March 04, 2010, 02:12:59 PM
That thing has tusks, in my mind tusks means bore not pig.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on March 04, 2010, 03:39:46 PM
Hehe...it's a pig. So you could call it a boar, depending on what you think of as boars.

I'm gonna run with boar.  Or a pig with braces.

Or, as I alluded to earlier, a cleverly disguised ostrich.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on March 04, 2010, 04:08:27 PM
Tusks, huh? 

Maybe it's a... pygmy elephant?!?  :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on March 04, 2010, 04:41:15 PM
Tusks, huh? 

Maybe it's a... pygmy elephant?!?  :D

Judging by the fur, I'm inclined to go with pygmy woolly mammoth.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on March 04, 2010, 08:46:15 PM
Not much curl in there, though, so maybe a... pygmy wire-hair mammoth? 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on March 04, 2010, 10:36:19 PM
Not much curl in there, though, so maybe a... pygmy wire-hair mammoth? 

I'm going with an ostrich.  Cleverly disguised as a pygmy wire-hair mammoth.

//Damn city kids.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on March 05, 2010, 11:01:25 AM
Nice work everyone. Thanks for sharing as usual.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on March 05, 2010, 11:28:19 AM
Not much curl in there, though, so maybe a... pygmy wire-hair mammoth? 

I'm going with an ostrich.  Cleverly disguised as a pygmy wire-hair mammoth.

//Damn city kids.

Y'know... I'm wondering if there might not be a bit of the rare short-quill porcupine in there somewhere, as well...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on March 06, 2010, 09:57:15 AM
 ;D LMAO!!! your all trippn
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on March 07, 2010, 08:38:20 AM
Birds on the deck. Instead of a bird feeder my wife just spreads birdseed al over the deck.


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/IMG_5439.jpg)


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/IMG_5434.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on March 09, 2010, 08:21:32 PM
Awesome shot SleepyArcher. Thanks for sharing as usual.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on March 09, 2010, 09:35:26 PM
I really like the one of the cardinal.

I played around with a mask, my camera, and my photo-editing software today.

(http://i39.tinypic.com/8yswa0.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on March 10, 2010, 07:00:03 AM
Awesome shot. I liked that. As usual thanks for sharing with us.
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Post by: DragonWing on March 11, 2010, 08:22:25 AM
 :o WOW!!! I love the affect you got with that.
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Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on March 11, 2010, 09:50:14 AM
Alright, Manwariel, you've got the outfit.  Now go fight some crime!

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2680/4422475503_6670266ec5.jpg)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on March 12, 2010, 08:30:21 PM
Sweet shot. I'm guessing from the olympic games.........right?
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Post by: SleepyArcher on March 21, 2010, 06:31:26 PM
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/IMG_5825.jpg)


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/IMG_5818.jpg)

It was nice out enough today to get some new pics.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on March 29, 2010, 05:25:26 AM
Awesome job on the pics. I liked them all.
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Post by: Dustin on March 29, 2010, 10:18:31 PM
Yesterday, my local Flickr group had a meetup in a historic district in the next town. We had a couple of models to shoot. Here are a few of my favorite shots.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4051/4471925822_84fcf4cafb.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/4471925822/)

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4011/4471953046_bbda21babe.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/4471953046/)

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2731/4471139581_f5c692d0e6.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/4471139581/)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on March 31, 2010, 11:21:10 AM
Nice shots Dustin. You sure do have a good eye for the ladies my friend.  ;D
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Post by: dbaldock on April 02, 2010, 01:25:54 PM
Moonshine over NASA.   :D

Actually, this was taken from the stairs at my apartment, pointing south towards the Nassau Bay Water Tower, which is across NASA Road 1 from NASA - JSC.

(Click on the image to see the full size 4288 x 2848 shot)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4029/4484180029_5a8540bfb0_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4484180029/sizes/o/in/set-72157623631602773/)


Take Care,
David Baldock

EDIT: Fixed typo.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on April 03, 2010, 08:15:57 AM
Beautiful shot. I really liked that. Thanks for sharing.
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Post by: Manwariel on April 06, 2010, 10:57:00 AM
I'm working on my photos from Four Winds. Here's one:

(http://i39.tinypic.com/sc75mg.jpg)
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Post by: dbaldock on April 06, 2010, 12:29:35 PM
I'm working on my photos from Four Winds. Here's one:

(http://i39.tinypic.com/sc75mg.jpg)

Nice picture!

Did you travel from Georgia to visit the Four Winds Faire (http://www.fourwindsfaire.com/) that's near Tyler, TX?  If it was, did you also visit Sherwood Forest Faire (http://www.sherwoodforestfaire.com/), that just had its first year of being open?


I shot quite a few pictures on my visit to Sherwood Forest Faire on 21-Mar-10.  They've been uploaded to a "Collection" on my Flickr account:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/collections/72157623744425860/ (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/collections/72157623744425860/)


Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: Manwariel on April 06, 2010, 12:53:04 PM
Thanks. Yes, I did, and no, I didn't visit Sherwood. I'm going to Four Winds again this Saturday but I don't think I could make it to Sherwood.
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Post by: dbaldock on April 06, 2010, 01:24:11 PM
Thanks. Yes, I did, and no, I didn't visit Sherwood. I'm going to Four Winds again this Saturday but I don't think I could make it to Sherwood.

Hope you have fun, and take a lot of pictures!

Sherwood's last day for this season was last Sunday.  It will be open 7 weekends next year, plus a Friday during Spring Break (in Texas, not sure when Spring Break is in other States).  They've scheduled it to end the week before Scarborough Renaissance Festival (http://www.srfestival.com/) opens at Waxahachie, TX.

Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: renfairephotog on April 06, 2010, 05:16:23 PM
Nice shot Manwariel.  I have another month to wait before I can see a joust. Hurry up TN ren.
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Post by: Manwariel on April 08, 2010, 03:40:11 PM
Thank you.

Here are two of my favorites.

(http://i43.tinypic.com/2m4etmx.jpg)

(http://i42.tinypic.com/5yvi4y.jpg)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on April 08, 2010, 10:10:43 PM
Nice shots Manwariel. Just out of curiosty which faire were those photos shot if you don't mind me asking?
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Post by: Manwariel on April 08, 2010, 10:22:57 PM
Four Winds Renaissance Faire in Texas. :)
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Post by: Sir Moostifer on April 09, 2010, 01:13:08 PM


Since we seem to be on a 4winds kick... here's me with the grandaughter opening day.

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y251/moostifer/junk/4winds%202010/meBreezy.jpg)

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Post by: DragonWing on April 09, 2010, 01:46:46 PM
Great pictures. I will soon be Faire season here in the DC area. I need to start working on the garb again.  ::)
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Post by: renfairephotog on April 09, 2010, 11:31:00 PM
We have a new house guest. The nest is hanging on our car post about eye level.  I noticed mom a week ago.  Technically I seen the dove flying around for a while but just thought it was stealing the dog's food. I saw the nest last week the bird hasn't moved since. Today I noticed it sitting higher and saw the little chick.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/2010/dove-apr-4-2010.jpg)
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Post by: dbaldock on April 10, 2010, 12:23:05 AM
Sometime around Mother's Day, I should have some shots my parents have taken of a Hummingbird that has nested on their house the last two years.  This year my parents were able to get some shots of the two babies that hatched.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on April 10, 2010, 09:34:07 AM
We have a new house guest. The nest is hanging on our car post about eye level.  I noticed mom a week ago.  Technically I seen the dove flying around for a while but just thought it was stealing the dog's food. I saw the nest last week the bird hasn't moved since. Today I noticed it sitting higher and saw the little chick.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/2010/dove-apr-4-2010.jpg)
What a beautiful bird. Thanks for sharing my friend.
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Post by: renfairephotog on April 13, 2010, 02:36:07 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/2010/doves-web.jpg)
They are growing fast
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Post by: lordwriothsley on April 13, 2010, 09:35:12 PM
Nice shots. Thanks for sharing as usual.
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Post by: dbaldock on April 13, 2010, 09:42:51 PM
Nice shot of one of those hybrid two-headed birds.   ;)
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Post by: Dustin on April 16, 2010, 08:27:18 PM
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/100_3755.jpg)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on April 16, 2010, 08:29:41 PM
Awesome shot Dustin. What a beautiful moon.
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Post by: Manwariel on April 16, 2010, 08:45:20 PM
Nice!
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Post by: Manwariel on April 18, 2010, 06:47:06 PM
Very happy with this photo from GARF.

(http://i44.tinypic.com/fun7v9.jpg)
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Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on April 19, 2010, 01:35:06 PM
Very happy with this photo from GARF.

(http://i44.tinypic.com/fun7v9.jpg)

Terrific shot!
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Post by: Rani Zemirah on April 19, 2010, 05:17:44 PM
What an awesome shot, Manwariel!  Just beautiful!!! 
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Post by: Wildabeast on April 19, 2010, 11:40:19 PM
Here's a picture of my 2 month old son who definitely isn't camera shy.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4057/4536778274_6a4a5b7abc.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/Wildabeast71)
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Post by: Rani Zemirah on April 19, 2010, 11:55:09 PM
Now he's a cutie!  ;)
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Post by: Manwariel on April 20, 2010, 07:57:31 PM
Thank you, Xanthenes and Rani! Cute picture, Wildabeast.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on April 20, 2010, 10:32:16 PM
Awesome shots Manwariel and Wildabeast. Thanks for sharing them both.
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Post by: Sir Martin on April 21, 2010, 12:01:58 AM
April 21st is San Jacinto Day!

From Wikipedia:

"The Battle of San Jacinto, fought on April 21, 1836, in present-day Harris County, Texas, was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution. Led by General Sam Houston, the Texas Army engaged and defeated General Antonio López de Santa Anna's Mexican forces in a fight that lasted just eighteen minutes. About 700 of the Mexican soldiers were killed and 730 captured, while only nine Texans died.  Santa Anna, the President of Mexico, was captured the following day and held as a prisoner of war. Three weeks later, he signed the peace treaties that dictated that the Mexican army leave the region, paving the way for the Republic of Texas to become an independent country.

Measured by its results, San Jacinto was one of the decisive battles of the world. The freedom of Texas (not part of the United States at the time) from Mexico won here led to annexation and to the Mexican-American War, resulting in the acquisition by the United States of the states of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, California, Utah and parts of Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas and Oklahoma. Almost one-third of the present area of the American Nation, nearly a million square miles of territory, changed sovereignty."



A few miles east of Houston (and north of Galveston Bay), stands the world's tallest monument.  The San Jacinto Monument reaches for the heavens as a constant reminder of the sacrifices involved in one of the great struggles for freedom in our nation's history.


(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Miscellaneous/572b150a.jpg)


In the hour between these two photos, the skies cleared a bit and provided us with a splendid day for exploring the historic landmark and museum.

(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Miscellaneous/3aac577a.jpg)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on April 21, 2010, 06:55:24 AM
Awesome shots Sir Martin. Thanks for sharing my friend.
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Post by: Seleyna Eirian on April 25, 2010, 12:51:22 PM
We spent the day at the Ashville Viking Festival, in Ashville, OH, just south of Columbus. It was a fantastic day!

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs456.snc3/26074_393362972369_554032369_3844661_6093110_n.jpg)
(Marti's pirate, Marti, Jack DaPirate, myself, LadyLissame, Paul Blackpowder) A bit washed out, but the effect is fairly fun :)
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Post by: renfairephotog on April 25, 2010, 02:04:00 PM
Great see you in about a week at TNREN!
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Post by: dbaldock on April 25, 2010, 09:38:26 PM
The Armand Bayou Nature Center (http://www.abnc.org/), in celebration of Earth Day weekend, had free admission on Sunday, 25-Apr-10.  Some of the Clear Lake Walking Meetup.com group went and walked 4.5 miles on the Nature Trails this afternoon.  The only "out of the ordinary" wildlife that I saw was this small snake.

Since my camera lens couldn't Zoom in really close on the snake, I cropped out the center 1280x1024 section that contains it.

Small Snake in one of the streams at Armand Bayou Nature Center on 25-Apr-10.
(Click on the image to see the 1280x1024 crop of the shot)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4054/4553260188_596be883fa.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4553260188/sizes/o/)
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Post by: analise on April 30, 2010, 07:08:02 PM
A candid, but my new favorite picture of my puppy. :)

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs503.ash1/29761_10150158112275062_777030061_11888685_6303112_n.jpg)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on May 02, 2010, 07:55:24 PM
Cute Puppy analise. What breed is it if I may ask?
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Post by: analise on May 03, 2010, 11:35:05 AM
Cute Puppy analise. What breed is it if I may ask?

She's a Samoyed (possibly a mix, but I've had Samoyed people tell me she looks purebred. Doesn't matter to me one way or another)
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Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on May 07, 2010, 05:53:09 AM
She and or he is a very cute puppy, I'd just like to give him/her a hug. Also Sir Martin thanks for the pic of that memorial, never knew another obelisk of that scale existed in this country other than the Washington Monument.
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Post by: DeadBishop on May 07, 2010, 11:28:44 AM
Shot a ren-themed wedding in Duluth, MN last weekend.  The bride's dress reminded me of "The Lady of Shallot", so I tried to take a few shots that conveyed that.  I didn't have a boat, but we were near water...


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day121_486.jpg)
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Post by: Pat McGroin on May 07, 2010, 12:03:17 PM
I love the picture DB, what a great shot!!
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Post by: dbaldock on May 08, 2010, 11:13:38 PM
While my parents are here during Mother's Day weekend, we drove over to Brazos Bend State Park (http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/park/brazos/) Saturday afternoon and had a picnic and walked around Elm Lake.  I took my camera, and got some good shots of various wildlife in the park.

The Brazos Bend State Park photo set (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/sets/72157624021178278/) on my Flickr account.

One of the Birds that we saw.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4070/4590361391_1c44a8f831.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4590361391/sizes/o/in/set-72157624021178278/)


Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: analise on May 08, 2010, 11:46:46 PM
Yes, it's a picture of me, but it was also taken by me (go go Gadget camera timer. I kept setting the timer, then trying to run into place to get some photos for my mom. Uh. This one technically didn't turn out because I ended up not in frame all the way but I like it anyway. Also, yes, fiddled with in iphoto).

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v463/anaili/me/garb/blair4.jpg)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on May 09, 2010, 05:38:25 PM
Nice work everyone. Thanks for sharing as usual.
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Post by: LadyFae on May 10, 2010, 11:18:16 AM
Hey DB, is that taken at Lincoln Park?
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Post by: DeadBishop on May 10, 2010, 12:50:27 PM
Hey DB, is that taken at Lincoln Park?

It was taken at Lester Park.
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Post by: LadyFae on May 10, 2010, 03:09:33 PM
Thanks, DB, I thought that it was one of those!  =D
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Post by: DeadBishop on May 10, 2010, 10:34:58 PM
Here's a pic I took the other day.  This chocolate bunny thought he'd be able to hide in the back of a cupboard unnoticed...he was wrong.



(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day127_492.jpg)
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Post by: Wildabeast on May 11, 2010, 02:47:31 AM
Our guild took part in an outreach situation at a local ranch in an event this past weekend called "Special Kids Day".  It was an opportunity for those with physical/mental handicaps to do a variety of things from petting zoo to karaoke.  We allowed kids the opportunity to try on armor, and to launch water balloons from the trebuchet.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3411/4597354013_b752226256_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/sets/72157623913304141/)

Click on the picture to see more.
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Post by: Lady Lil on May 11, 2010, 07:28:37 PM
Thank you for making a difference in the life of a child. No good deeds go unnoticed. Great Picture BTW!
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Post by: lordwriothsley on May 12, 2010, 08:00:20 AM
Awesome pictures as usual everyone. Thanks for sharing as ususal.
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Post by: Lord Virgo on May 14, 2010, 03:29:04 PM
Starting off with the armor for her early.
(http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg72/VasileVirgo/Random/Shopping.jpg)
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Post by: Tammy on May 15, 2010, 12:37:17 AM
Our guild took part in an outreach situation at a local ranch in an event this past weekend called "Special Kids Day".  It was an opportunity for those with physical/mental handicaps to do a variety of things from petting zoo to karaoke.  We allowed kids the opportunity to try on armor, and to launch water balloons from the trebuchet.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3411/4597354013_b752226256_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/sets/72157623913304141/)

Click on the picture to see more.



AWESOME in SO many ways. Thank you for caring, and being a part of something like this.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on May 15, 2010, 07:52:40 AM
Cute kid Lord Virgo. How old is she if I may ask?
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Post by: Lord Virgo on May 15, 2010, 07:57:19 AM
Thank you.  She will be six months on Tuesday.  Going to take her to TRF this year for her first ever Faire.  Hopefully she swings my way and becomes a future Rennie.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on May 15, 2010, 08:07:19 AM
Thank you.  She will be six months on Tuesday.  Going to take her to TRF this year for her first ever Faire.  Hopefully she swings my way and becomes a future Rennie.
LOL! You just took the idea right out of my head Lord Virgo cause I was thinking the same thing to that she was a future rennie in the making as well.  ;D
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Post by: Lord Virgo on May 15, 2010, 10:08:51 AM
I'll do my best to get her there!!!!!
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Post by: dbaldock on May 16, 2010, 12:55:49 AM
Went to the Houston Highland Games & Celtic Festival on a nice rainy Saturday, where I saw several RenFest Forum Members.

All of the photos I shot have been uploaded to a set (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/sets/72157624069401668/) on my Flickr account.

Var enjoying Maggie Drennon's performance.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1017/4610927300_4a1d5974ae.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4610927300/sizes/o/in/set-72157624069401668/)


The Multi-Talented Zardoz, wearing a medal I believe he won for baking Short Bread.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4001/4611000530_936a1f7c63.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4611000530/sizes/o/in/set-72157624069401668/)


The towering Vault, sans camera.  (In real life, he actually is in focus  ;) ;D )
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1049/4610343637_c89c93257d.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4610343637/sizes/o/in/set-72157624069401668/)


Take Care,
David Baldock

EDIT: Added link to my Flickr account.
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Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on May 18, 2010, 06:15:55 AM
Very cool, Wildabeast. I think it's important to help those children also. Even adults in that situation. We have no idea what their imaginations have going on, and we should include them in our hobby.
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Post by: Manwariel on May 18, 2010, 06:52:40 AM
I took this one at GARF the other day:

(http://i44.tinypic.com/10yqd1f.jpg)
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Post by: lordwriothsley on May 18, 2010, 10:05:05 PM
Nice shot Manwariel. I'm always a sucker for a good joust at a ren faire you know.
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Post by: dbaldock on May 22, 2010, 10:50:28 PM
Spent Saturday afternoon at the "Wild West Show - A Texas Gathering" at the Butler Longhorn Museum (http://www.butlerlonghornmuseum.com/) in League City, TX.

All of the photos have been uploaded to a set (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/sets/72157624115039108/) on my Flickr account.

Three pretty ladies who were there in costume.
(Click the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4047/4629731671_b7fa99775a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4629731671/sizes/o/in/set-72157624115039108/)


Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: lordwriothsley on May 23, 2010, 09:15:25 AM
Awesome work. Thanks for sharing as usual.
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Post by: dbaldock on May 23, 2010, 11:31:25 PM
So, on Sunday afternoon I went and took pictures at the Kemah Boardwalk (http://www.kemahboardwalk.com/).

All the photos have been uploaded to a set (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/sets/72157624122534398/) on my Flickr account.

It was busy and pretty crowded, but I managed to take this picture when there weren't a lot of people around - although you can see some reflected in the fender.

1953 Chevy 3100 Pickup Truck that belongs to Saltgrass Steak House.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3367/4632930937_0b7e852357.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4632930937/sizes/o/in/set-72157624122534398/)


Take Care,
David Baldock

EDIT: After lordwriothsley's question, I did some searching and found that it's a 1953 Chevy 3100 Pickup Truck.
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Post by: lordwriothsley on May 24, 2010, 07:15:22 AM
Any idea what year that truck is if I may ask?
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Post by: saphire_glade on May 24, 2010, 11:07:30 AM
(http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a176/PointeSalamander/frogsandflowers006.jpg)


My big boy Goliath, I adopted him.

(http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a176/PointeSalamander/frogsandflowers055.jpg)

Pansy's from my garden
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Post by: dbaldock on May 24, 2010, 12:16:08 PM
Any idea what year that truck is if I may ask?

Well, I did some Google Searching, and judging from the fact that it has a split front window and the running lights are in the grill directly beside the headlights, it appears to be a 1953 model.  Here's an example of one (http://www.schmitt.com/viewimage.asp?ID=3913) on sale for only $24,000.  :D
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Post by: Manwariel on May 24, 2010, 04:02:06 PM
Cute frog.

Acierto:

(http://i46.tinypic.com/mwbal2.jpg)
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Post by: dbaldock on May 24, 2010, 07:47:20 PM
Is Acierto the name of the horse?

What happened to his rider?
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Post by: dbaldock on May 24, 2010, 07:52:40 PM
Here's a shot from 28-Jul-2007, when I met some friends in Galveston and we went to Moody Gardens (http://www.moodygardens.com/).

A couple of birds in the "Rain Forest Pyramid".
(Click on the image to see the full size 1656x2944 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4051/4636445971_cea4a82b54.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4636445971/sizes/o/in/set-72157624004855925/)


Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: Manwariel on May 24, 2010, 08:18:22 PM
Yes, that's his name. He wasn't being ridden then.

(http://i49.tinypic.com/2j0ay2t.jpg)

He's a handsome boy.

(http://i48.tinypic.com/16oqr9.jpg)
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Post by: saphire_glade on May 24, 2010, 10:23:33 PM
He is a very handsome boy indeed... I only wish to have horses. I unfortunately live in a small suburban house, so cats and frogs for me.
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Post by: Manwariel on May 25, 2010, 03:34:40 PM
Yes, I'd love to have a horse. :)

The cake I made to celebrate Geek/Nerd Pride Day (today):

(http://i49.tinypic.com/zoj8mv.jpg)

I'm obviously no professional but it was fun.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: LadyElizabeth on May 25, 2010, 03:44:58 PM
It's a Stargate... coolness!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: angusmacinnes on May 25, 2010, 03:54:50 PM
Now that is funny. (http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a274/aBlueKnight/emotes2006/haha1-1.gif)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on May 25, 2010, 11:47:25 PM
It's very pretty!!!! Love the Stargate, clever!
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Post by: Rani Zemirah on May 26, 2010, 12:43:50 AM
Awesome cake, Manwariel!  That's too cool!  LOLOL
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 26, 2010, 05:08:00 AM
Nice looking cake Manwariel. That is way to cool.  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on May 26, 2010, 10:21:07 AM
Yes, I'd love to have a horse. :)

The cake I made to celebrate Geek/Nerd Pride Day (today):

(http://i49.tinypic.com/zoj8mv.jpg)

I'm obviously no professional but it was fun.


That's really creative!

So, when you ate it, did it take you to a far away place?  ;)  :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on May 26, 2010, 12:31:42 PM
Yes, I'd love to have a horse. :)

The cake I made to celebrate Geek/Nerd Pride Day (today):

(http://i49.tinypic.com/zoj8mv.jpg)

I'm obviously no professional but it was fun.


That's really creative!

So, when you ate it, did it take you to a far away place?  ;)  :D

Aaaaahahahahahaha!!!  Awesome!!!  :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on May 26, 2010, 12:35:13 PM
 :D Thank you.

Sadly, it did not, but it didn't collapse after 38 minutes, either.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on May 26, 2010, 06:37:12 PM
Cool cake!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 26, 2010, 11:23:07 PM
(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day140_505.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on May 27, 2010, 12:24:55 AM
Oh, now that's a cool shot, DB!  Wow!!!  Is that by chance an HDR shot that's been converted to b&w?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on May 27, 2010, 12:30:33 AM
Nice shot.

Here's another from GARF.

(http://i49.tinypic.com/2qajodh.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 27, 2010, 01:08:49 AM
Oh, now that's a cool shot, DB!  Wow!!!  Is that by chance an HDR shot that's been converted to b&w?

Yes, that's exactly what it is. :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 27, 2010, 05:21:52 AM
Nice shots everybody DB and Manwariel. Thank you for sharing as usual.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on May 27, 2010, 10:26:33 AM
(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/submissions/fenceline.jpg)
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Post by: angusmacinnes on May 27, 2010, 10:37:20 AM
Nice fence.  ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on May 27, 2010, 09:25:03 PM
Oh, now that's a cool shot, DB!  Wow!!!  Is that by chance an HDR shot that's been converted to b&w?

Yes, that's exactly what it is. :)

Oh nice... now I appear to be knowledgeable, huh?  ;)  :D  (ok, so maybe I did... until I spoke)

I like the prairie shot also.  Nice composition, and what an awesome tree! 


I've also really been enjoying your joust shots, Manwariel!  Excellent subject matter, and great captures!!! 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 28, 2010, 07:02:41 AM
Cool shot DB. I really like that. It kind of reminds of a scene from that old tv series "Little House on the Prarie."
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: JSPhoto on May 28, 2010, 03:32:22 PM
Here are a few pics from my recent Scarby gallery at www.SpitlerPhoto.com

(http://www.spitlerphoto.com/Renaissance-Festival/Scarborough-Faire/Scarborough-Faire-20100523/Scarborough-Faire-20100523-868/881213224_bTEDL-L-1.jpg)


Queen Margaret is stunning in her red grab

(http://www.spitlerphoto.com/Renaissance-Festival/Scarborough-Faire/Scarborough-Faire-20100523/Scarborough-Faire-20100523-909/881267848_TvzTU-L.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: max and kate on May 29, 2010, 12:42:11 AM
Here are a few pics from my recent Scarby gallery at www.SpitlerPhoto.com

(http://www.spitlerphoto.com/Renaissance-Festival/Scarborough-Faire/Scarborough-Faire-20100523/Scarborough-Faire-20100523-868/881213224_bTEDL-L-1.jpg)


Queen Margaret is stunning in her red grab

(http://www.spitlerphoto.com/Renaissance-Festival/Scarborough-Faire/Scarborough-Faire-20100523/Scarborough-Faire-20100523-909/881267848_TvzTU-L.jpg)
Love the photo's, Wish we could be there.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 30, 2010, 11:10:22 PM
Here are a few pics from my recent Scarby gallery at www.SpitlerPhoto.com

(http://www.spitlerphoto.com/Renaissance-Festival/Scarborough-Faire/Scarborough-Faire-20100523/Scarborough-Faire-20100523-868/881213224_bTEDL-L-1.jpg)


Queen Margaret is stunning in her red grab

(http://www.spitlerphoto.com/Renaissance-Festival/Scarborough-Faire/Scarborough-Faire-20100523/Scarborough-Faire-20100523-909/881267848_TvzTU-L.jpg)
Awesome shots. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on May 31, 2010, 11:49:17 AM
It's Memorial Day, so here's a shot to remind us of the reason for the holiday.

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3172/2565631394_d4171d77fd.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustincoliver/2565631394/)
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Post by: renfairephotog on May 31, 2010, 11:58:21 PM
Every Memorial Day the Jousters carry the American Flag, flags of the various armed forces and the Canada. Ian McFarland carried the American Flag today. When the Knights introduce themselves he usually sing a verse of Loch Lomand. But at the final joust today he led he audience in God Bless America.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/2010%20tnrf/joust_7831.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: analise on June 01, 2010, 10:07:05 AM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4060/4658703092_0162943bfe_b.jpg)

Taken last night off my deck. Just trying out long exposures with my camera. ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on June 01, 2010, 12:35:26 PM
Wow... that's kinda cool!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on June 03, 2010, 12:12:01 AM
Not a great pic, but I thought the ladies might appreciate it.  ;) :D

This is Jamesie, Aya, and Donnie from ALBANNACH. Jamesie is the one with the sharp pointy, he's singing Claymores.

(http://hphotos-snc3.fbcdn.net/hs564.snc3/30812_397301004325_707144325_3985699_6309990_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on June 03, 2010, 09:02:59 PM
When I came out of the Wings-Pizza-N-Things (http://www.wingspizzanthings.com/) restaurant near where I work last Friday afternoon (28-May-10), there were some clouds and light showers in the area.


Clouds shot with my Nikon D90 DSLR and 10-24mm wide-angle lens near Ellington Field, Houston, TX.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4006/4667439621_db2ec1aec0.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4667439621/sizes/o/in/set-72157624199369302/)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on June 04, 2010, 11:49:47 AM
Nice shot, David!  I love storms.  Here's the tail end of a storm I caught the other day.

(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day150_515.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on June 04, 2010, 12:11:08 PM
I love cloud photos!  These are both gorgeous! Love the Albannach shots, also! :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on June 04, 2010, 12:21:05 PM
Nice shot, David!  I love storms.  Here's the tail end of a storm I caught the other day.

(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day150_515.jpg)

Thanks!

I like the colors in yours better ... were you in Narnia?   ;)   ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wildabeast on June 04, 2010, 11:01:18 PM
Nice shot, David!  I love storms.  Here's the tail end of a storm I caught the other day.

(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day150_515.jpg)

Beautiful HDR!
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Post by: renfairephotog on June 04, 2010, 11:43:43 PM
Great Storm photos.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on June 06, 2010, 08:45:37 AM
Nice shot, David!  I love storms.  Here's the tail end of a storm I caught the other day.

[image removed from quote]

Gorgeous!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Drac on June 06, 2010, 09:46:43 AM
Kildares at Scottish Festival in Arlington.

Got to love rockin bagpipes -

(http://img31.imageshack.us/img31/1876/kildaresf.jpg)

Drac
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 09, 2010, 09:24:04 AM
Sorry for my extended absence but awesome work as usual everyone. The photos all turned out very nice.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wooln on June 09, 2010, 09:52:15 AM
Virginia - 6/10/2010

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4070/4677842797_d9c1619013.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 09, 2010, 06:32:05 PM
Cute kid Wooln. Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: saphire_glade on June 16, 2010, 12:10:53 PM
(http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a176/PointeSalamander/Twigpart2sat1226.jpg)

At the Olde World Renaissance I took some photos of Bramblebush :)

(http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a176/PointeSalamander/Twigpart2sat1251.jpg)

And dancing fairies...

(http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a176/PointeSalamander/GraduationandTwig323.jpg)

My sisters graduating class threw the caps... there was no warning only oh hurry with the camera! Not half bad...

(http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a176/PointeSalamander/DCPart1593.jpg)

And I took this at the National Zoo in DC, I love photographing fish in aquariums :) or in this case an anenome
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 16, 2010, 01:32:42 PM
Nice job on the photos saphire glade. Thanks for sharing them lass.
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Post by: PerrydeVenecia on June 22, 2010, 12:58:47 PM
some of my favorites in my collection...

(http://www.perrydevenecia.com/Events/High-Seas-Adventure/IMG1394/826193737_y2fY6-L.jpg)
(http://www.perrydevenecia.com/Events/Shamrocks/IMG6671/810386694_3PPTv-L.jpg)
(http://www.perrydevenecia.com/Events/Buccaneer-Beer-Fest/IMG6148/804797134_hMaom-L.jpg)


view more pics at my site..  http://www.perrydevenecia.com/Portraits/The-Renaissance/ (http://www.perrydevenecia.com/Portraits/The-Renaissance/)


Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on June 22, 2010, 10:12:36 PM
Awesome pictures Perry deVenecia. And welcome to the forums.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on June 23, 2010, 09:16:05 AM
WOW!!! the archer one is way cool.   :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 23, 2010, 11:12:11 AM
Nice work on the pictures PerrydeVenecia. Thanks for posting them my friend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: PerrydeVenecia on June 23, 2010, 11:39:48 AM
thanks guys!.. I really had a blast taking renfest pics, they are all beautiful people. I am surely going to be back next year to take some more.

sharing couple of my favorites...
(http://www.perrydevenecia.com/Events/Wine-Chocolate/IMG8084/798553531_CGwQD-L.jpg)
(http://www.perrydevenecia.com/Events/High-Seas-Adventure/IMG7019/822086903_PQ6sm-L.jpg)





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Post by: Sir William Marcus on June 24, 2010, 11:40:58 PM
Very nice images indeed PerrydeVenecia


Was able to sneak up on this heron today during a stroll through one of parks.

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Animal%20Pictures%20and%20Gifs/008.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 25, 2010, 09:55:25 AM
Nice shot Sir William.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Hoowil on June 27, 2010, 10:02:55 PM
A nice shot of a semi-local lake.
(http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c154/squisheez/Wolf%20Creek%20Campout/WolfCreek2010021.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on June 27, 2010, 10:45:29 PM
On Saturday, there was a concert by Diane Linn & Scott Boswell at Things Celtic (http://www.thingsceltic.com/) in Austin, TX.
Before they start performing, I took some pictures in and around the store.

All of the pictures from the concert have been uploaded to a set on my Flickr account:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/sets/72157624369225142/ (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/sets/72157624369225142/)

Things Celtic store cat (she's not for sale) - Sorry, I can't remember her name.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4094/4738542285_27dd674ed1_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4738542285/sizes/o/in/set-72157624369225142/)


Take Care,
David Baldock
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Post by: Rani Zemirah on June 27, 2010, 11:05:52 PM
Beautiful sea green eyes...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on June 27, 2010, 11:54:55 PM
A nice shot of a semi-local lake.
(http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c154/squisheez/Wolf%20Creek%20Campout/WolfCreek2010021.jpg)

It's a pretty lake. Does it have swimming areas?

From looking at the name of the photo, it appears that was taken at Wolf Creek Lake.  On Google Maps, there aren't any roads up to Wolf Creek Lake, so did you have to hike in?

Google Maps - Wolf Creek Lake, CA (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Wolf+Creek+Lake+california&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=50.291089,135.263672&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Wolf+Creek+Lake&ll=38.357273,-119.616308&spn=0.049065,0.132093&z=14)


Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Hoowil on June 28, 2010, 12:43:51 AM
A nice shot of a semi-local lake.

It's a pretty lake. Does it have swimming areas?

From looking at the name of the photo, it appears that was taken at Wolf Creek Lake.  On Google Maps, there aren't any roads up to Wolf Creek Lake, so did you have to hike in?
Google Maps - Wolf Creek Lake, CA (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Wolf+Creek+Lake+california&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=50.291089,135.263672&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Wolf+Creek+Lake&ll=38.357273,-119.616308&spn=0.049065,0.132093&z=14)


Take Care,
David Baldock
Its at Wolf Creek campground at Union Valley Resevior, just past Ice House between Placerville and Tahoe on Hwy 50. There are a couple small beaches around the lake. No real designated swimming areas though, but you can get in and swim pretty much anywhere. Typical NFS campground, drive in & camp.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on June 28, 2010, 07:22:40 PM
Nice job on the photos all. Thanks for sharing as usual.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on July 02, 2010, 03:38:46 AM
That wizard, or bearded man and that babe are two pics that are outstanding, good work.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wildabeast on July 02, 2010, 07:46:02 AM
My son felt like hanging around the house the other day.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4082/4754251443_49fe7e88fc_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/Wildabeast71)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on July 02, 2010, 08:21:28 AM
How cute. Thanks for sharing Wildabeast.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sitara on July 02, 2010, 12:24:53 PM
Cute!

I suppose I could post a baby pic of David, the wee one I nanny for.

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs322.ash1/28286_130926360264177_100000404403619_218286_2598588_n.jpg)

He may look super angry, but he was laughing and singing to the elephant he is gnawing on.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Becky10 on July 02, 2010, 02:22:24 PM
Quote
He may look super angry, but he was laughing and singing to the elephant he is gnawing on.

His finger says other wise  ;D
I watched the photographer at Penny's fight with a baby to put her finger down while doing her portraits, it took twenty minute! lol

But seriously, he is such a cutie pie!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: LadyFae on July 02, 2010, 02:23:24 PM
I love how he is giving us all the finger.  Little stinker!  (My girls have that same exersaucer and they always chew on the elephant too!)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on July 02, 2010, 09:56:35 PM
Nice shot Sitara. How cute.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on July 02, 2010, 11:19:28 PM
This one seems apt for the 4th of July weekend.

Flag bearers at the beginning of the 2010 Elgin Western Days Parade, last Saturday morning in downtown Elgin, TX.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4078/4736664099_fdf3d943de_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4736664099/sizes/o/in/set-72157624241085799/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on July 03, 2010, 08:16:23 AM
To make us feel a little cooler this hot weekend... A couple of pictures from a holiday trip to New Hampshire a few years back...

(http://www.srhconline.org/images/EchoLake.jpg)
Echo Lake near North Conway, NH. The sign says it all...

(http://www.srhconline.org/images/MtWashington.jpg)
I believe this lake is called Hidden Lake, but that is Mount Washington (NH) in the background.
I liked this picture so much I have it on one of my credit cards (and hanging on my wall)!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on July 03, 2010, 01:00:25 PM
Nice shots Merlin. I especially love the scenery in the background though.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on July 04, 2010, 01:46:37 AM
Thank you, sir. It was really beautiful up there. While the upper shot has an amusing foreground, the pattern of the ice breaks, and the rock face in the far background are equally as interesting.

In the lower picture, the tree provides an almost lace-like window of the real beauty in the photo—the mountain in the distance. I'm not a good photographer. I'll takes hundreds of photos and only come up with a few really nice ones, but I actually did see something in the shot of Mount Washington and made a point to frame it exactly how you see it. It's probably my favourite photograph that I've ever shot, and I'm quite proud of how it turned out.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 04, 2010, 07:01:26 AM

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Animal%20Pictures%20and%20Gifs/113.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on July 05, 2010, 02:44:24 PM
As you can probably guess, I didn't exactly spend my weekend in the city.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4077/4764571051_50ee33c5c1.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4118/4764562729_7bbe3901ac.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4099/4765020358_397f9e4e3c.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on July 05, 2010, 05:59:21 PM
Cool effect, O Great Unbalanced One!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Tammy on July 06, 2010, 01:10:50 AM
Wow...the cows didn't look like that on my pa's farm!!! Great pics Xan!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: PerrydeVenecia on July 06, 2010, 10:24:54 AM
from a recent model shoot........

(http://www.perrydevenecia.com/Fashion/Yaniece/MG8680-Edit/924569086_Tb5HB-L.jpg)
(http://www.perrydevenecia.com/Fashion/Dianna-2/MG8417/923475577_6W8kQ-L.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on July 06, 2010, 07:46:27 PM
From the way-back machine (i.e.- my film scanner), this is a shot from Scarborough Faire in 1997.
(Taken with my Nikon FE2 and Tokina ATX 28-85mm Lens, probably on Kodak 200 Print film.)

One of the young ladies who were selling "The King's Nuts".
(Click on the image to see the full size 4032x2688 photo.)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4056/4539171655_210223615f_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4539171655/sizes/o/in/set-72157623776200455/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir William Marcus on July 07, 2010, 08:53:36 AM
Papillon at 50 mph

(http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/LittleCasino/Animal%20Pictures%20and%20Gifs/005-1.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on July 07, 2010, 03:32:58 PM
Haha, I love it, Sir William.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Lil on July 07, 2010, 09:27:31 PM
WOW, I thought I know alot about different breeds of dogs, but I never knew a pap could run 50 mph. hehe  ;D beautiful papillon btw.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on July 07, 2010, 09:29:41 PM
WOW, I thought I know alot about different breeds of dogs, but I never knew a pap could run 50 mph. hehe  ;D beautiful papillon btw.

Might be a Greyhound mix.   ;)  8)   :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 07, 2010, 10:55:29 PM
Great pics. Man that dog can run.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on July 08, 2010, 02:06:37 AM
Let's see if anyone can guess what this is...


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day182_548.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Peddlin on July 08, 2010, 07:19:59 AM
Could it be the top of a soap bottle, in front of a mirror?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lady serena on July 08, 2010, 08:06:08 AM
Could it be a flash bulb from camera equipment?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on July 08, 2010, 05:11:11 PM
It does look somewhat like a camera.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NoBill Lurker on July 08, 2010, 06:46:21 PM
That light thingy at the Dentists office without the center cover on? Or is it a car's headlight?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on July 08, 2010, 08:19:43 PM
Hmmm... I think I saw one of those once when I was taking some.... OOPS! Never mind!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Lil on July 09, 2010, 09:41:24 PM
Kitchen sink?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on July 10, 2010, 12:20:12 AM
I'm inclined to agree with Peddlin, and that reflection with all the white and pink could be an electric toothbrush... and maybe a lit candle reflecting, also... ? 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: angusmacinnes on July 10, 2010, 12:39:32 AM
burntout camera flash
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on July 10, 2010, 01:41:18 AM
Okay, okay. I should probably let the cat out of the bag....

Many close guesses.  It is a burnt out bulb from a track lighting unit.  Normally it looks like a silver reflector, but it's dichroic glass being back lit, so the colors show up.

Thanks for playing!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wildabeast on July 10, 2010, 01:42:43 AM
One of my pictures is advertising for a Ren Festival in California next weekend.

Ad:  http://newspaperads.sanluisobispo.com/ROP/ads.aspx?advid=1316748&adid=9528179&cat=14553

Original:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/3781888227/in/set-72157621828580584/
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Lil on July 11, 2010, 02:01:44 AM
That is just way to cool!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on July 11, 2010, 02:56:59 PM
I went and took some pictures at the 2010 McDade Watermelon Festival & Parade (http://www.mcdadetexas.com/) on Saturday morning, 10-Jul-10.

They've been uploaded to some Sets on my Flickr account:
Festival & Parade (130 shots) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/sets/72157624342496345/)
Sherwood Forest Faire Folks in Parade (12 shots) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/sets/72157624342512881/)
Classic Cars on display at Festival (46 shots) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/sets/72157624342558727/)


A couple of participants in the 62nd McDade Watermelon Festival Parade on 10-Jul-10.
(Click the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4137/4780490927_ee3a63b51f_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4780490927/sizes/o/in/set-72157624342496345/)


Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on July 11, 2010, 03:16:22 PM
Awwww... how sweet is that?  :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on July 12, 2010, 09:07:46 PM
My daughter in the yard.


(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy335/Steve_Smart_Photography/Portraits/IMG_7935.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on July 12, 2010, 09:17:42 PM
Talk about your Pixie Princess.... Very cute, Sleepy!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 13, 2010, 12:44:49 AM
From the KY Highland Renaissance Festival.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/2010%20faire/KYHRF__july_2010_030V2.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on July 13, 2010, 05:09:16 PM
Great shot. Makes me want to be at a faire...any faire.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on July 15, 2010, 01:07:27 AM
That shot of the cows is cool, and the grey sky reminds me of when I was a child and lived in the village of Carleton outside of Monroe here in Michigan, and we'd watch the thunderstorms roll in.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on July 16, 2010, 10:58:46 PM
Back in British Columbia for the third time this year.  Thankfully, this time is all vacation.  Found an out-of-the-way auto museum up by Salmon Arm today:

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4074/4800984744_9180c14e5b.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4102/4800359971_22372dcea2.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4101/4801036600_e4de47a54a.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 17, 2010, 12:05:01 PM
Love the cars in HDR.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on July 17, 2010, 01:01:44 PM
Everything seems amazing in HDR. Even the road under the cars in that last photo looks like it's made of... Skittles!!!  :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on July 17, 2010, 07:21:20 PM
Thanks, RF. 

If I go back, I'll check the gravel for Skittles-like consistency or taste.

Sticking with the High Dynamic Vacation theme, British Columbia boasts a burgeoning wine industry
and lots of mom and pop wineries:

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4121/4801431721_eb92e8f6ea.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4073/4801029828_0eb185986d.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4140/4801023984_5b7a00ce28.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4075/4800385847_3cd9aed646.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on July 18, 2010, 12:18:21 AM
Save your teeth!  I'm betting there is neither...  :-\ 

Incredible skyscape, and the lighting on the baby grapes is rather... sublime!  (uhhh, and no, that was NOT a terrible color pun... at least, not on purpose, anyway)  More Skittles by the barrels, but the textures there just seem to be almost touchable.  Beautiful work!

RFP, the girl with the drums is beautifully lit, also!  Very nice timing... 

SA, your daughter is so lovely, and what a treasure that portrait is! 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 18, 2010, 07:45:48 PM
From The Star Wars Exhibit in Hunstville.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/2010%20faire/StarWars_huntsville_july_2010_085.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on July 18, 2010, 09:48:55 PM
Some stuff from this morning before I went and performed stupid jet ski tricks.
How far will a 230 pound body fly off of a jet ski at 45 mph?  I finally know the answer.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4114/4804921737_fa4e00f909.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4143/4805729058_0798fd8d95.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4078/4807357548_aa83826efa.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Rosalind on July 19, 2010, 09:13:57 AM
Here are a few from our trip out west:

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs032.ash2/34987_769613112160_16925321_43998438_1088193_n.jpg)

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs113.snc4/36017_764406181890_16925321_43813421_7489548_n.jpg)

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs167.snc4/37695_769608002400_16925321_43998089_3470717_n.jpg)

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs078.ash2/37239_762711662720_16925321_43747744_1873890_n.jpg)

Tons of fun!

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on July 19, 2010, 12:15:52 PM
Nice shots from out West.  That first one reminds me of "Dirt Dobber" nests.   :D


My parents took about 3 months last Fall, driving from Clearwater, MN to McAllen, TX - via Seattle, WA (and up into Canada), and then down the coast of Oregon and California visiting friends and relatives.  At the beginning of October, I flew out and traveled with them for a week in Central California, and had a great time.  I believe they're going to Australia this Fall. Wish I could go with them on that trip!

Here's a photo taken 1-Oct-09 at Yosemite National Park.  In the Spring and early Summer, snow-melt in the mountains would be pouring over Upper & Lower Yosemite Falls in the background.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4009/4500030556_ca77ee1a0a_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4500030556/sizes/o/in/set-72157623794692950/)

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on July 19, 2010, 03:09:26 PM
Lady Rosalind! I sculpted a mountain out of mashed potatoes that looked just like that top photo!  :D

David, Yosemite is really beautiful in the winter as well. We spent 3 days between XMas and New Years out there camping in 2008. Some great shots, people!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 19, 2010, 06:54:39 PM
This is a HDR tone mapped version of a photo I shot for one of my blogs. Photoshop CS5 has a tone map function that's lets you do HDR with one image. I was using a point and shoot w/o a tripod.

It was shot at the US Air and Space Museum in Huntsville.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/mantis/HDR_rocket.jpg)



original is here (http://marchofthemantis.wordpress.com/2010/07/18/to-the-moon/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on July 19, 2010, 07:06:07 PM
This is me (in the middle) as Anthony Woodville, Earl Rivers in an outdoor production of Shakespeare's Richard III. I'm standing between Lord Richard Grey and Elizabeth, the queen to King Edward IV. Picture was taken by my wife during opening night. For all 109 shots, go here (http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Richard%20III/?start=all). They're in (mostly) reverse order - the first pic should be somewhere toward the middle with the other coronation pictures, and otherwise they're in order from end to beginning.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Richard%20III/100_4184.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on July 20, 2010, 12:47:04 PM
Basic landscape-y type stuff shot on the way back to Calgary from B.C.  Heading home tomorrow.  Been a great two weeks, but I can actually hear all of the work piling up back at my office.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4116/4811041791_eb1042fa4e.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4076/4811276606_2901d37e90.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on July 20, 2010, 11:10:54 PM
merging HDR discussion to tips and advice thread (http://www.renaissancefestival.com/forums/index.php?topic=1972.120)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on July 20, 2010, 11:34:00 PM
Thanks, RFP...  :)  Should have put it there to begin with!  Sorry...  :-\
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on July 22, 2010, 04:40:13 PM
When I arrived at work this afternoon, there were a couple of Dragonflies perched nearby - watching and waiting...  ;)


This is a 1280x1024 crop of a Dragonfly on an overhead power line.
(Click on the image to see the 1280x1024 shot)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4073/4818807873_7e9953db03_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4818807873/sizes/o/in/set-72157624199369302/)


This is a 1280x1024 crop of a Dragonfly on a fence.
(Click on the image to see the 1280x1024 shot)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4082/4818796629_d716228f44_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4818796629/sizes/o/in/set-72157624199369302/)


Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on July 22, 2010, 05:06:45 PM
Oh, very nice!!!  How beautiful they are... 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: saphire_glade on July 22, 2010, 06:31:01 PM
It is a good time to take photos of dragonflies, they were feeling pretty playful up at my cabin :)

(http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a176/PointeSalamander/ZooandCabinPhotos1119.jpg)

(http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a176/PointeSalamander/ZooandCabinPhotos1116.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on July 22, 2010, 08:13:48 PM
Hey, only a month to go and I can actually shoot some Ren stuff again.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4075/4818730145_e79f2af4dd.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4078/4813268262_130ffef479.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on July 27, 2010, 11:02:13 PM
Well, Saturday was the Worldwide Photo Walk, and I led one at Riverside Cemetery in Moline, Illinois. Here are a few of my faves:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Worldwide%20Photo%20Walk%202010%20-%20Riverside%20Cemetery/100_4333.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Worldwide%20Photo%20Walk%202010%20-%20Riverside%20Cemetery/100_4334.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Worldwide%20Photo%20Walk%202010%20-%20Riverside%20Cemetery/100_4355.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Worldwide%20Photo%20Walk%202010%20-%20Riverside%20Cemetery/100_4345.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on July 29, 2010, 12:13:27 AM
Well, Saturday was the Worldwide Photo Walk, and I led one at Riverside Cemetery in Moline, Illinois. Here are a few of my faves:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Worldwide%20Photo%20Walk%202010%20-%20Riverside%20Cemetery/100_4333.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Worldwide%20Photo%20Walk%202010%20-%20Riverside%20Cemetery/100_4334.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Worldwide%20Photo%20Walk%202010%20-%20Riverside%20Cemetery/100_4355.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Worldwide%20Photo%20Walk%202010%20-%20Riverside%20Cemetery/100_4345.jpg)


Nice shots!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on July 30, 2010, 10:52:40 AM
Nice photos.

Here are some I took when my family went on vacation last month.

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Trip033.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Trip163.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/255.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/175.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/ponies.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/060.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on July 30, 2010, 12:51:45 PM
Spectacular.  These are my three favorites, but the whole set is fantastic.


Here are some I took when my family went on vacation last month.

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Trip033.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Trip163.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/175.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on July 31, 2010, 02:53:42 PM
Thanks! Here are a few more. I edited them differently.

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/030.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/297.jpg)

(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i319/thesilentwarrior/Trip3028.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on July 31, 2010, 03:43:34 PM
Beautiful work, Manwariel... absolutely beautiful! 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wildabeast on August 01, 2010, 02:22:25 AM
Trying out a free program for Mac called HDRtist.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4122/4848761702_219bc3ae10_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/Wildabeast71)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NefariousDrO on August 03, 2010, 07:47:32 PM
I have rotten luck trying to post, so let's see if I get it right, this time...
A couple of weeks back we had an impressive storm and besides knocking out the power for 24 hours, we got to see this:

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4101/4827398362_5a91f53917.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on August 03, 2010, 11:05:40 PM
Some stuff from this morning before I went and performed stupid jet ski tricks.
How far will a 230 pound body fly off of a jet ski at 45 mph?  I finally know the answer.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4114/4804921737_fa4e00f909.jpg)


Cool shot.

So how far does a 230 pound body fly when launched off a Jet Ski at 45 mph?   ???

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on August 05, 2010, 07:54:41 AM


Cool shot.

So how far does a 230 pound body fly when launched off a Jet Ski at 45 mph?   ???

Jon.
[/quote]

The jet ski stopped on a dime (I basically managed to kick it around 90 degrees in the air and land it sideways into an oncoming wave), and I'm guessing my swim back was about 25 to 30 yards.  Accounting for some drift on the jet ski's part, I'd say about 55 or 60 feet.  Get your wind back, get the water out of your lungs, get back on.  The next morning?  Yeah, that's when you realize you aren't twenty any more.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NefariousDrO on August 17, 2010, 04:47:29 PM
This was shot a year ago at MiRF:
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2670/3956494104_3a1e34e46e.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on August 18, 2010, 01:11:34 AM
The sunlight beaming down on the warriors is a cool touch. The guys seem to be garbed in middle age gear. Yet, being a warrior all armor transcends all periods of time. We are ones to argue about style, we just want to know how well it works.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on August 18, 2010, 02:54:48 PM
The sunlight beaming down on the warriors is a cool touch. The guys seem to be garbed in middle age gear. Yet, being a warrior all armor transcends all periods of time. We are ones to argue about style, we just want to know how well it works.

As opposed to Middle Ages gear?  LOLOL  They don't look much past their middle 30's, but they could be experiencing crisis already, I suppose... might account for the plethora of studded black leather!  ;)  Seriously, I'm only joking... the wording just struck me as funny, that's all, but the photo is really cool, and the lighting is amazing!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on August 19, 2010, 01:39:15 AM
You know I didn't even catch that joke, and there wasn't a joke intended. I just state The Middle Age, as evryone knows it though as Middle Ages, not sure why they pluralize it. They don't pluralize the  Elizabethan Ages, it's known as the Elizabethan Age. So no offense to those guys, was ever intended. Now back to our regularly scheduled program.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NefariousDrO on August 19, 2010, 08:48:14 PM
You know, they are all in their 40's, though, so you hit it on that head, too! They all like to go for "barbarian" armors, so there's probably some mid-life-crisis going on as well (These are good friends of mine, so I'm safe making jokes at their expense, you should hear what they say about me!) for them, heh heh. What is nice though is that they've made all of their own gear for the most part. I wish you could see the details better, some of their stuff is beautiful.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on August 20, 2010, 01:10:32 AM
Oh, it all looks marvelous!  It could use a bit of wear, maybe, and a few dents and dings, but it does look very well made!  I'd love to see a closer shot of that longbow...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Virgo on August 20, 2010, 09:39:15 AM
My Dad made this for me as a kid with nothing but cardboard, ducktape, and paint.  I guess it could be my very first garb.

(http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg72/VasileVirgo/KnightinShiningCardboard.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dinobabe on August 20, 2010, 11:46:40 AM
OOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  How cute!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on August 21, 2010, 09:25:34 PM
Went to Bristol today. Lots of fun, here are a few shots.

Lady Ettie
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Bristol%20Ren%20Faire%202010/100_4425.jpg)

Adam "Crack" Winrich
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Bristol%20Ren%20Faire%202010/100_4440.jpg)

Me holding Adam Winrich
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Bristol%20Ren%20Faire%202010/100_4428.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on August 22, 2010, 01:50:13 AM
Oh, very nice, Dustin!  Looks like such a fun Faire! 

Lord V, how adorable! 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on August 22, 2010, 11:37:36 PM
MIRF is now in full swing. We should be seeing plenty of cool pictures from there this season...

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/127706268.jpg)

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/127695490.jpg)

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/127706894.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on August 28, 2010, 11:28:29 PM
The way my schedule's been, Labor Day weekend will now be my first chance to hit MiRF.  Spent yesterday shooting off the back of a speedboat, so it coulda been worse.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4121/4936194416_2461ef1950.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4134/4934321641_1802a2e4a8.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on August 29, 2010, 07:09:02 AM
MIRF is now in full swing. We should be seeing plenty of cool pictures from there this season...

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/127706894.jpg)

Jon.

That's a pretty funny shot, Jon.  And I'm terribly jealous that you've been out there already and I've not.   :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on August 29, 2010, 08:34:15 PM
Let me know when you'll be there and we'll have a beer or two! This weekend was pretty cool. The weather was much nicer and there were tons of people to shoot.  ;)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on August 29, 2010, 09:28:02 PM
As usual nice photos everyone. Thanks for sharing as always.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on August 30, 2010, 07:41:38 AM
I haven't posted one for some time.. Here's a shot from the Ultimate Joust at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire this past weekend.

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v13/p164481483-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/pyrateinv2k10/e9cdc9cb)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on August 30, 2010, 07:54:09 AM
Now that's a cool shot. We don't have anything like that at MIRF.

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Carlthebarker on August 30, 2010, 11:50:42 AM
NIce!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Manwariel on August 30, 2010, 02:23:00 PM
Spiffy!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on August 30, 2010, 06:04:48 PM
I haven't posted one for some time.. Here's a shot from the Ultimate Joust at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire this past weekend.

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v13/p164481483-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/pyrateinv2k10/e9cdc9cb)

Very cool shot.  I wish they'd blow s**t up at MiRF. 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on August 31, 2010, 05:04:12 AM
Thanks for all of the kind comments.

Here's another shot from the same weekend:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v13/p374820196-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/pyrateinv2k10/e16574d64)

A little background:

The elder knight (Sir Richard) is actually the younger knight's (Sir Corwin) father. They are both members of the Noble Cause Productions team. This was Sir Corwin's first time as the headliner for the Main Joust and his father got to play his opponent.

A very wonderful passing of tradition from father to son (not that you could tell from the photo) for those in the know.

Pax
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Aiacha on August 31, 2010, 07:20:07 AM
Thanks for all of the kind comments.

Here's another shot from the same weekend:


You know what, I don't usually sit and watch the joust, but I might have to go to a faire that has these guys JUST to see this joust!

Hmmm...Arizona, huh...?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 01, 2010, 04:59:51 AM
Here's another one from the Grande Arrival Weekend:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v14/p351250828-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/grandearrival2k10/e14efa98c)

The Knight in the photo is Sir Roderick from Noble Cause Productions. This was taken during his fight with Sir William on the Chessboard. Sir Roderick and Sir William both opened the season at PARF but are now at Pittsburgh until the end of their season after which I have been told that they will return to Mt. Hope.

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on September 01, 2010, 11:51:54 AM
I love this photo of myself and Rani at Rendezvous 2010. A new friendship made that day!

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/MeRaniScarby2010-1.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 01, 2010, 03:58:18 PM
I love this photo of myself and Rani at Rendezvous 2010. A new friendship made that day!

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/MeRaniScarby2010-1.jpg)



Oh, Lady Joyce, you say the sweetest things!  I adore that photo, as well, and I have it as part of my screensaver program!  I can't wait to see you again, and I hope you're healing nicely, my dear!  Have a wonderful time at Faire, but take it easy on yourself...  ;)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Virgo on September 01, 2010, 04:52:48 PM
Valiss- great pic, I'm still laughing.  Huzzah!!!!!!!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on September 01, 2010, 07:33:29 PM
The circus is in town! We're going to the circus Friday night, but today was "Picnic With The Elephants", where the circus invited three Girl Scout troops from the area to come and learn about the elephants and what they eat, and how the food they ate was good for humans too. They had bread, apples, corn on the cob, cantaloupe, bananas, and watermelon.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Picnic%20with%20the%20Elephants/100_4468.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/italiandaddy/Picnic%20with%20the%20Elephants/100_4473.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 02, 2010, 09:01:10 AM
Here's another:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v14/p526128635-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/grandearrival2k10/e1f5c15fb)

A shot from the Queen's Court during the Grande Arrival weekend at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on September 02, 2010, 01:44:19 PM
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/IMG_0022.jpg)

Sir Matthew (age 7) in his new garb, he can hardly wait til Saturday when I take him out to fest.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 03, 2010, 07:51:02 AM
Here's my Friday contribution:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v12/p875934708-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/grandearrival2k10/e3435b3f4)

The photos is of Sheriff Myles Claybrook (played by David Catanese) of Mt. Hope Shire getting a sound drubbing from a volunteer player during the Human Chess match. He get to experience this throughout the entire season! What joy!

 ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on September 05, 2010, 12:26:37 PM
Excellent work on the photos everyone. They all turned out very nice as usual.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Becky10 on September 05, 2010, 07:07:35 PM
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/IMG_0022.jpg)

Sir Matthew (age 7) in his new garb, he can hardly wait til Saturday when I take him out to fest.

This picture made my day.  ;D Adorable.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 06, 2010, 06:15:28 PM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4087/4965192955_5fa6bebbe7.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 06, 2010, 09:21:52 PM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4087/4965192955_5fa6bebbe7.jpg)

Note to self: Next weekend, don't stand next to Xanthenes and take the same shot.  :o

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 06, 2010, 09:58:09 PM
Note to self: Next weekend, don't stand next to Xanthenes and take the same shot.  :o

Jon.

Given the little Canon Convention we were holding outside the Pub, I'm guessing we got a LOT of the same shots, Jon.  :)  
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 07, 2010, 08:08:01 AM
Here's another one from the Grande Arrival Weekend:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v14/p351250828-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/grandearrival2k10/e14efa98c)

The Knight in the photo is Sir Roderick from Noble Cause Productions. This was taken during his fight with Sir William on the Chessboard. Sir Roderick and Sir William both opened the season at PARF but are now at Pittsburgh until the end of their season after which I have been told that they will return to Mt. Hope.



Terrific shot.  The processing really sets the mood.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 07, 2010, 09:06:13 AM
Ahhh another great weekend of shooting at PARF. Here's my Monday contribution:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v9/p722866636-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/childfant2k10/e2b1611cc)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 07, 2010, 09:07:46 AM
Here's another one from the Grande Arrival Weekend:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v14/p351250828-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/grandearrival2k10/e14efa98c)

The Knight in the photo is Sir Roderick from Noble Cause Productions. This was taken during his fight with Sir William on the Chessboard. Sir Roderick and Sir William both opened the season at PARF but are now at Pittsburgh until the end of their season after which I have been told that they will return to Mt. Hope.

Terrific shot.  The processing really sets the mood.

Thank you Sir Xanthenes! Most kind of you to say. Success was largely due to the intensity of the Acting. I just adding my two bits to present what I saw in my own mind.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 07, 2010, 10:04:35 AM
One of the few shots I took of the joust last weekend.  I think most of my stuff this year will likely be portraits and candids, as there's no Knights of Iron and I'm honestly getting a little bored of the joust.  Is it just me or is MiRF's joust routine in sore need of an update?

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4150/4967167823_bda50bddf3.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 07, 2010, 10:18:31 AM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4150/4967167823_bda50bddf3.jpg)

Great shot. Love the sharpness and ethereal feel of the softening applied. The sharp blues show some Vibrance tuning but to good effect!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SleepyArcher on September 07, 2010, 10:35:03 PM
(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/IMG_0224.jpg)

(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/IMG_0236.jpg)


(http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b229/Supersteve911/IMG_0245-Version2.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 08, 2010, 04:41:35 AM
My daily submission for today:

Queen under Assault
(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v14/p292385041-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/childfant2k10/e116d7111)

The shot is of our Queen Elizabeth this year (Katie Campbell) looking over the fighting ongoing during the Ultimate Joust. Careful of those flames Your Majesty!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: sandmanvw on September 08, 2010, 09:34:00 PM
Point and shoot Kodak camera. I twisted the camera on it's axis when pushing the shutter button.
No photo shop. Overcast day Labor day Mi Ren fair.
 (http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb129/sandmanvwturbo/mon5.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 09, 2010, 04:20:13 AM
Morning Everyone!

Here's my morning contribution to POTD:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v9/p954440793-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/childfant2k10/e38e39c59)

This shot shows Sir Corwyn (Travis Alvarez) of Noble Cause Productions collecting favors from the ladies of the audience prior to the Tournament Joust (http://serendipity.zenfolio.com/?q=Tournament%20Joust) performance at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.


Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Celtic Lady on September 09, 2010, 08:03:07 PM
Finally figured out how to post pics from the new Flicker!!!
This was taken opening weekend at Des Moines Renaissance Faire.
 (http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4132/4970102838_7c199a8de4.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/miz_greeneyed_dragon/4970102838/)
P9050522 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/miz_greeneyed_dragon/4970102838/) by miz_greeneyed_dragon (http://www.flickr.com/people/miz_greeneyed_dragon/), on Flickr
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Kett on September 09, 2010, 08:26:46 PM
Point and shoot Kodak camera. I twisted the camera on it's axis when pushing the shutter button.
No photo shop. Overcast day Labor day Mi Ren fair.
 (http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb129/sandmanvwturbo/mon5.jpg)

That is an awesome shot! Thanks for sharing!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 09, 2010, 08:54:39 PM
Here's a couple of shots I took last month at a WWII reenactment. Being able to walk through the encampments and take pictures was fantastic.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/127403421.jpg)

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/127403892.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 10, 2010, 04:56:23 AM
My Friday contribution:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v9/p813879007-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/childfant2k10/e3082cedf)

Interesting Shrubbery
The local shire lunatic tried his hand at being a rose bush as the nobles pose for their portrait.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 12, 2010, 08:13:06 PM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4086/4984449805_d8fe72806f.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 12, 2010, 09:26:21 PM
Nice shot Xanthenes!

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 12, 2010, 09:49:16 PM
Thanks, Jon!  And hey, thanks again for tipping me off on how to deal with the new camera policy.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 13, 2010, 11:54:17 AM
Happy Monday everyone.

My contribution today (kinda late as that darned thing called work keeps interfering).

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s10/v17/p678751527-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/heroes2k10/e2874ed27)

Rory Fang (Rogue Fairy Hunter) vs. Sheriff Myles Claybrook. Anyone care to guess the outcome?

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 13, 2010, 12:03:39 PM
Happy Monday everyone.

My contribution today (kinda late as that darned thing called work keeps interfering).

Rory Fang (Rogue Fairy Hunter) vs. Sheriff Myles Claybrook. Anyone care to guess the outcome?


Nice shot.  Love the expression.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on September 13, 2010, 12:18:28 PM
Here's an HDR image of the joust MC from MNRF....


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day248_613.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 13, 2010, 05:08:34 PM
Happy Monday everyone.

My contribution today (kinda late as that darned thing called work keeps interfering).

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s10/v17/p678751527-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/heroes2k10/e2874ed27)

Rory Fang (Rogue Fairy Hunter) vs. Sheriff Myles Claybrook. Anyone care to guess the outcome?



Wow, look at that expression. Wait, he looks like the guy from the old 80's movies. Umm... I think Porkies or Revenge of th Nerds... He was the jock that turned Nerd. Damn, what was his name? Wait, Donald Gibb as Ogre.  ;)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 13, 2010, 05:19:31 PM
Here's an HDR image of the joust MC from MNRF....


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day248_613.jpg)

Heck of a shot, DB.  The treatment has a really nice feel to it.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 14, 2010, 08:40:25 AM
Happy Monday everyone.

My contribution today (kinda late as that darned thing called work keeps interfering).

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s10/v17/p678751527-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/heroes2k10/e2874ed27)

Rory Fang (Rogue Fairy Hunter) vs. Sheriff Myles Claybrook. Anyone care to guess the outcome?



Wow, look at that expression. Wait, he looks like the guy from the old 80's movies. Umm... I think Porkies or Revenge of th Nerds... He was the jock that turned Nerd. Damn, what was his name? Wait, Donald Gibb as Ogre.  ;)

Jon.

Holy cats, he DOES look like Ogre!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: saphire_glade on September 14, 2010, 09:47:13 AM
(http://lh4.ggpht.com/_pTKOgIdJ9E4/TI712TQ0pNI/AAAAAAAAAEo/jQ0K1eo1jyo/s800/Kaylinn%20Jannette%20644.JPG)

(http://lh6.ggpht.com/_pTKOgIdJ9E4/TI714mtRn_I/AAAAAAAAAE4/kqy3RMpvDrM/s576/Kaylinn%20Jannette%20714.JPG)



New arrival to the world.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on September 14, 2010, 02:29:29 PM
 :D How sweet is that.

Very nice Saphire
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 15, 2010, 03:33:02 PM
Here's an HDR image of the joust MC from MNRF....


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day248_613.jpg)

Sweet shot. Love the post processing work. I'm still trying to figure out something to use to do this with that won't be too out of my work flow in Lightroom.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 15, 2010, 03:34:24 PM
Happy Monday everyone.

My contribution today (kinda late as that darned thing called work keeps interfering).


Wow, look at that expression. Wait, he looks like the guy from the old 80's movies. Umm... I think Porkies or Revenge of th Nerds... He was the jock that turned Nerd. Damn, what was his name? Wait, Donald Gibb as Ogre.  ;)

Jon.

Holy cats, he DOES look like Ogre!

I'll have to pass that onto Arthur! He'll get a kick out of that.

I missed out on today's posting altogether. I'll just have to try and make up for it tomorrow...
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 16, 2010, 04:58:52 AM
Ok so here's today's contributions. Since I missed yesterday I'll put up two:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v9/p826630537-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/heroes2k10/e31456189)
Pictured above is Ash Carey the Falconer of our Shire. He's an amazingly talented and gifted man to raise and care for all of the avians in his custody.

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s10/v16/p732382324-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/heroes2k10/e2ba74474)
This shot if of Lorraine who has played the role of the Duchess of Sussex for all the years that my family and I have been coming to the PA Ren Faire. A lovely and talented lady who also hosts Peasant Shoot event.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 16, 2010, 09:25:51 AM
It's overcast, gray and dreary outside.  A lack of color seems fitting today.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4103/4984310449_0a9a1a798f.jpg)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4131/4984495617_4c6af8144b.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 16, 2010, 10:55:36 AM
A few photos that were taken on my recent vacation to Minnesota.  It was nice and cool there (50's - 80's), compared to the 96° F heat here in Houston on the afternoon I returned home!


Forum members Capt. Bacardi & Muffin at MNRF on Saturday, 4-Sep-10:
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4126/4982079288_611841a830_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4982079288/sizes/o/in/set-72157624814292365/)


"You know you want a pickle..." (Pickle Seller at MNRF on Saturday, 4-Sep-10)
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4103/4981963530_1da14e34f9_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4981963530/sizes/o/in/set-72157624814292365/)


One of a pair of Bald Eagles that nest near where my parents live in the Summer (along the Mississippi River near Clearwater, MN).
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4148/4985123598_a8c0c202dc_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4985123598/sizes/o/in/set-72157624943879970/)


Take Care,
David Baldock

EDIT: Clarification
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 16, 2010, 11:56:12 PM
My daughter at 4y/o, in her first Butterfly Fairy garb, after the wings had to come off because of the heat...

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs330.ash2/61040_1493469869106_1604843044_31214683_5314561_n.jpg)

This was at the Nat'l. Rainbow Gathering in WV in '05.  Is it silly that I get all choked up and sentimental when I see the dirt on her knees?  ::)  :-[
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 17, 2010, 12:11:40 AM
Shots of Mixsae's when shes not a faire. We had a photoshoot a while back.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/promote/Mixsae_sept_2010_199.jpg)

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/promote/Mixsae_sept_2010_1802.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 17, 2010, 06:46:28 AM
My Friday contribution:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v14/p864631576-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/heroes2k10/e33893b18)

Leilianna Dracona the Gypsy (played by Alyssa Foley) is one of the gypsy band on the shire and she also helps to choreograph some of the performances.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 17, 2010, 09:41:42 AM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4107/4984311603_b5ed8bdef4.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 17, 2010, 06:29:19 PM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4107/4984311603_b5ed8bdef4.jpg)

Nice shot Xanthenes! Love the contrast and DOF. What was the aperture for this? Around f5.6?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on September 17, 2010, 10:17:14 PM
(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs325.ash2/60576_500769509255_193831979255_7162642_7277391_n.jpg)

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs345.ash2/62584_500769484255_193831979255_7162641_6063855_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 18, 2010, 08:38:45 AM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4107/4984311603_b5ed8bdef4.jpg)

Nice shot Xanthenes! Love the contrast and DOF. What was the aperture for this? Around f5.6?

Thanks! 

EXIF says...(shakin Magic 8-Ball)...F6.3 at 103mm, so the focal length helped a bit, too.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CelticOne on September 18, 2010, 10:26:21 PM
One of my faves from today, my daughter Gwenevere and her new "bench". ;D

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs675.snc4/61571_1539306167128_1369121513_31741267_7230055_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Martin on September 20, 2010, 02:15:15 AM
A shot I did to contrast the concepts of redemption and the inferno.

(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Miscellaneous/5014dc8a.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 20, 2010, 07:37:52 AM
A shot I did to contrast the concepts of redemption and the inferno.

(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Miscellaneous/5014dc8a.jpg)

Great concept and execution! The flames looked kinda 'lazy' and the cross was cold. I wonder what else this image will evoke with longer viewing.

Nice work!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 21, 2010, 04:27:08 AM
Missed Monday but at least I managed to get one for today.

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v11/p27255597-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/scotts2k10/e19fe32d)

The shot is of Scrape Skeleton apprentice grave digger at the Shire. Here he is having a facial stretching that I managed to capture.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on September 21, 2010, 07:46:03 AM
(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/Renn%20Faires/MDRF%202010/SAM_0066.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 21, 2010, 10:23:33 AM
A shot I did to contrast the concepts of redemption and the inferno.

(http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h306/RocketMP/Miscellaneous/5014dc8a.jpg)

Very cool shot, indeed!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 22, 2010, 07:55:02 AM
Morning!

Here's my Wednesday contribution:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s10/v17/p161754301-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/scotts2k10/e9a42cbd)

The image above is of Martin George Anton Phillip Windcock IV (purveyor of fine used goods) played by Pete Hedberg as he serenades a couple of generous ladies who donated money towards the Make-a-Wish Foundation. We're luck to have Pete this year as he has an amazing vocal talent and he proves it as his sings what I think was Leporello's Aria from Don Giovanni to these two ladies.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Celtic Lady on September 22, 2010, 10:07:46 PM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4091/4988202147_12b0209e14.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/miz_greeneyed_dragon/4988202147/)
P9120820 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/miz_greeneyed_dragon/4988202147/) by miz_greeneyed_dragon (http://www.flickr.com/people/miz_greeneyed_dragon/), on Flickr
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4149/4969529949_d242f8cb53.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/miz_greeneyed_dragon/4969529949/)
P9060732 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/miz_greeneyed_dragon/4969529949/) by miz_greeneyed_dragon (http://www.flickr.com/people/miz_greeneyed_dragon/), on Flickr
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4089/4970127134_b8f446cb56.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/miz_greeneyed_dragon/4970127134/)
P9060642 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/miz_greeneyed_dragon/4970127134/) by miz_greeneyed_dragon (http://www.flickr.com/people/miz_greeneyed_dragon/), on Flickr
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Nighthawk on September 22, 2010, 11:13:23 PM
From this last weekend!

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs638.snc4/59808_1648526176736_1344395918_1695004_2179687_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 25, 2010, 11:59:11 PM
Sunset at the Grand Canyon.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/promote/moonrise2.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Renee Buchanan on September 26, 2010, 02:08:02 PM
RFP, that is absolutely gorgeous.  What a beautiful job you did.  Thank you for sharing.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 26, 2010, 09:58:50 PM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4108/5027630196_32eb3f468d.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 26, 2010, 10:04:21 PM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4108/5027630196_32eb3f468d.jpg)

Wow... what an amazing capture.  It looks like part of the flame is flickering along her jaw and cheekbone, and toying with her hair...

Great look, as well!  Wonderful work, Xan! 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CelticOne on September 26, 2010, 10:39:17 PM
A humble contribution rather late in the day from me.

(http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a31/Moonracer3/00000055.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on September 26, 2010, 10:40:40 PM
I saw her at fest Saturday, that fire dance she does is quite impressive. She's easy on the eyes too.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 26, 2010, 11:25:37 PM
A humble contribution rather late in the day from me.

(http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a31/Moonracer3/00000055.jpg)

That's an interesting shot, Phoenix.  I like the contrast between the foreground and the sky, with the one tiny light on the barely discernible roadway in the distance, and that one streak of brighter yellow/orange across the sky. 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 27, 2010, 09:45:47 AM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4108/5027630196_32eb3f468d.jpg)

Wow... what an amazing capture.  It looks like part of the flame is flickering along her jaw and cheekbone, and toying with her hair...

Great look, as well!  Wonderful work, Xan! 

Thanks, Rani!  It's nice that you noticed all those details.  Me?  I looked at it and exclaimed, "MMMMMARSHMALLOWS!!!!" 

At least until I found out they are NOT marshmallows, which was a complete bummer.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on September 27, 2010, 09:47:10 AM
Single shot HDR pulled from Raw.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4086/4984449805_d8fe72806f.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 27, 2010, 09:59:25 AM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4108/5027630196_32eb3f468d.jpg)

Wow... what an amazing capture.  It looks like part of the flame is flickering along her jaw and cheekbone, and toying with her hair...

Great look, as well!  Wonderful work, Xan! 

Thanks, Rani!  It's nice that you noticed all those details.  Me?  I looked at it and exclaimed, "MMMMMARSHMALLOWS!!!!" 

At least until I found out they are NOT marshmallows, which was a complete bummer.

Yeah... flaming kevlar just doesn't quite taste the same with chocolate and graham crackers, huh?  :-X

Oh, and as for not noticing... I'll just go ahead and call BS on that one.  You knew what you had there as soon as you saw the shot in processing!  :P 

Awesome HDR there today, as well.  Can almost... taste... some of those colors.  Very nice!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CelticOne on September 27, 2010, 09:26:44 PM
Rani, thank you for the complement. Its nice to hear. :)

Got a faire pic this time folks.

(http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a31/Moonracer3/MNRF06/100_0342.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 27, 2010, 09:46:42 PM
Oh, wow... those are... chicken hats, aren't they?!?  ::)  Aaaaahahahaha!!!  Awesome hang-dog expression, also!  :D


RFP, that GC sunset pic just flooded me with memories of the 8 months I spent working there in '88...  It's amazing how the sky can take on so many of the colors of the stones below it, even when the haze obscures so much of the view.  Beautifully framed, btw. 

Sooo much truly impressive work in here lately!  Impossible to say what I've enjoyed about each, but there is so much talent in this thread, and there have been some incredibly breathtaking shots recently!  Thank you all for sharing...  :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CelticOne on September 27, 2010, 09:56:59 PM
Rani, yes they are chicken hats. Those two fine performers are The Wacky Chickens, I've seen them here(MNRF) and at Carolina.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 27, 2010, 09:59:08 PM
They look hilarious!  I really need to make sure we catch more shows at TRF this year...  :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Celtic Lady on September 27, 2010, 10:17:29 PM
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4092/5031395887_1656055af0.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/miz_greeneyed_dragon/5031395887/)
P9260225 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/miz_greeneyed_dragon/5031395887/) by miz_greeneyed_dragon (http://www.flickr.com/people/miz_greeneyed_dragon/), on Flickr
Pipere at MiRF after the cannon on Sept. 26th, 2010
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 28, 2010, 06:25:32 AM
I've been slacking... Real life keeps getting in the way of my being more diligent... * sniff *

Here's a shot I got from this last weekend:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v14/p67056211-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/oktofest2k10/e3ff3253)

The light was just right and the dust kicked up from prior runs through the field created the nice foggy effect. In the photo are Richard and Travis Alvarez, Father and Son who joust for Noble Cause Productions.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on September 28, 2010, 10:31:19 PM
Zaragoza the Spaniard from MNRF, aka Obadiah Jib (http://www.renaissancefestival.com/forums/index.php?action=profile;u=981) here on R/F.com, in HDR.


(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day261_626.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Kett on September 28, 2010, 11:19:20 PM
Great photo DB! We played on the Spaniard's team while we were there. Unfortunately we never crossed paths with YOU amigo! :)

Just means we need to come back next year (although with another day of driving on the return trip LOL)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on September 29, 2010, 01:01:47 AM
Thanks!  There were so many people visiting over Labor Day Weekend that I never found.  I was really bummed about that.

Here's another shot....Jewel the Water Fairie, aka saphire_glade (http://www.renaissancefestival.com/forums/index.php?action=profile;u=2926) here on R/F.com in HDR.

(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day262_627.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 29, 2010, 02:43:05 AM
One of my shots from MNRF on Saturday, 4-Sep-10.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4107/4982126802_5ed44ea3fc_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4982126802/sizes/o/in/set-72157624814292365/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: SrEstebanLegaspi on September 29, 2010, 04:53:10 AM
From last weekend:

(http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v9/p978126923-3.jpg) (http://Serendipity.zenfolio.com/oktofest2k10/e3a4d084b)

The tapping of the Keg for Oktoberfest weekend. Supervised by Millie Stout the Beerwench
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on September 29, 2010, 08:05:09 PM
(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/Renn%20Faires/MDRF%202010/SAM_0056.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Kett on September 29, 2010, 10:32:56 PM
(http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e231/piekkola/pic%20a%20day%20-%20year%202/day262_627.jpg)

Jewel is SPARKLIE! Just like a good fairie should be! Another great shot DB!

(And I am loving that bodice, too!)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Jon Foster on September 30, 2010, 11:29:36 PM
I took this one back in August but one of the Yankee Lady flight crew members was at our store yesterday and we got to talking about old war birds as usual... Awesome machines.

I think this one was Thunder Bird, a B-17g.

(http://www.pbase.com/jfoster/image/127795076.jpg)

Jon.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on October 01, 2010, 12:39:39 AM
Christopher Poor of Arms and Armor and company in HDR.

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs689.snc4/62932_10150094209164256_193831979255_7298024_706889_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on October 04, 2010, 12:15:48 AM
Sedona, AZ

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/promote/sedona_2.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on October 04, 2010, 01:00:18 AM
I took this photo at MNRF on Saturday, 4-Sep-10, of a pretty young lady who I believe may work in the booth beside Son of Sandlar.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4089/4981622829_17c2abb672_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4981622829/sizes/o/in/photostream/)


Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on October 04, 2010, 01:03:30 AM
Oh... my.  She is just.... breathtakingly beautiful. 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on October 04, 2010, 06:27:20 AM
Myself,DragonWing and Brent.

(http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh312/BYRDLUVR/faire10-3-10016.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on October 04, 2010, 10:18:59 AM
Oh... my.  She is just.... breathtakingly beautiful.  

I concur!  :o

EDIT: And, she's a bit sparkley and slightly sunburned just above her bodice...  ;)   8)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on October 04, 2010, 10:47:55 AM
Sedona, AZ

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/promote/sedona_2.jpg)


Was this taken during a trip to the AZ Ren Faire this year?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on October 04, 2010, 10:29:37 PM
Nope we couldn't make the it early enough for the faire. We were out there a couple weeks ago. on a family vacation.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on October 04, 2010, 10:34:35 PM
Nope we couldn't make the it early enough for the faire. We were out there a couple weeks ago. on a family vacation.

Well, it's a cool shot, whenever it was taken.

Looks like rain showers passing by.  Did you get rained on?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 06, 2010, 08:50:34 AM
Wound up missing the last weekend of MiRF, but did at least get to spend Monday and Tuesday golfing the best golf course in the state of Michigan:  Arcadia Bluffs.  Even played in a kilt, which the other golfers got a real kick out of.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4150/5056251318_57ff1f78bc.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on October 06, 2010, 10:48:36 AM
Another pretty young lady at MNRF on 4-Sep-10.  It wasn't too easy to get the shot, since every time I saw her, she was surrounded by guys...  ;)   ;D
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4087/4982200584_e1ff4693c4_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/4982200584/sizes/o/in/set-72157624814292365/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on October 08, 2010, 02:52:11 PM
(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/Renn%20Faires/MDRF%202010/MDRFBrentJoyceandVincent.jpg)

Brent and I ran into Lady Joyce Ann
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on October 17, 2010, 03:57:25 PM
(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/Renn%20Faires/MDRF%202010/004.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Virgo on October 19, 2010, 08:42:24 AM
Circa Paleo now has garb for the little ones.  It's not on thier website yet but you can email them.

(http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg72/VasileVirgo/Random/BabyCateCP.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Clisto of York on October 19, 2010, 11:32:59 AM
From the Mid Michigan Ren Faire this beautiful little girl

(http://www.sirclisto.com/mid/t41.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wildabeast on October 31, 2010, 11:36:38 PM
My son experienced his first Halloween.

Woof!

(http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1398/5134843548_37d217345a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 01, 2010, 12:49:27 AM
My son experienced his first Halloween.

Woof!

(http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1398/5134843548_37d217345a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/)



Very cute, but I'm wondering about the "Woof!".  Are you sure that isn't the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rabbit_of_Caerbannog) from Monty Python and the Holy Grail?   ;)   ;D


Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Kett on November 01, 2010, 07:21:53 PM
My son experienced his first Halloween.

Woof!

(http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1398/5134843548_37d217345a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/)



Oh that is at LEAST a 15 on the 1 to 10 scale of cuteness!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on November 01, 2010, 09:55:29 PM
My son experienced his first Halloween.

Woof!

(http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1398/5134843548_37d217345a.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/)


I thought Gateway went out of business...  ;)   

It's a sweet pic, Wildabeast!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on November 02, 2010, 02:49:05 AM
That golf course actually looks like somewhere in Ireland. I thought that was where the pic was taken. We do have such a beautiful state.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 09, 2010, 10:44:40 PM
Was taking some pictures outside a restaurant near work today, and saw what I believe is an Anole chilling on a flower.

(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4041/5161730933_4f0446952d_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/5161730933/sizes/o/in/set-72157624199369302/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 11, 2010, 12:44:14 AM
Here's one of the Cloud shots from yesterday afternoon.

(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4006/5161729003_a4de743a61_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/5161729003/sizes/o/in/set-72157624199369302/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 12, 2010, 09:04:35 AM
Here's one from a few weeks ago, when my parents were visiting me here in Houston.  On Saturday morning, 16-Oct-10, we went and toured the Saint Arnold Brewing Company (http://www.saintarnold.com/), and then drove over to Katz's Deli & Bar (http://www.ilovekatzs.com/deli/index.html) on Westheimer for lunch.

My Lunch - Katz's Pride #1 (http://www.ilovekatzs.com/deli/sandwich1.html) (Downtown size) (Corned Beef, Russian Dressing, and Coleslaw on Rye Bread with Bagel Chips and Kosher Pickles)
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4070/5169509296_e8bd731e07.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/5169509296/sizes/o/in/set-72157625247736917/)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on November 19, 2010, 03:11:26 AM
Looks awesome/delicious. I try and get sandwiches now for meals, since they always usually contain all the major food groups so they have to be good for you.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 19, 2010, 08:23:56 AM
At the Texas Renaissance Festival last weekend --- you run into some of the most interesting people...

Two Barbarians (cast members), and a Celtic Storm Trooper:
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1027/5181433155_df680cb55b_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/5181433155/sizes/o/in/set-72157625279816115/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Isabella on November 19, 2010, 09:52:27 PM
love it!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 22, 2010, 10:14:15 AM
Another shot from Highland Fling weekend at the Texas Renaissance Festival.

"Birgitte von Cleves" (a.k.a.- FaeHollow (http://www.renaissancefestival.com/forums/index.php?action=profile;u=2012))
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4151/5182935808_00d27dc0ca_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24964494@N04/5182935808/sizes/o/in/set-72157625279816115/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Alessandra on November 28, 2010, 09:26:03 PM
Texas Renaissance Festival 11/27/2010

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y272/baylee1961/IMG_5936.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Hausfrau Monica on November 30, 2010, 04:28:33 PM
That's just awesomeness right there!!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on November 30, 2010, 07:08:35 PM
Oh, what beautiful wings... on a beautiful little Faerie!  He looks so very enchanted, and I'm so glad he had such a wonderful encounter with one of his Fae relations!  How FUN!!! 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: saphire_glade on November 30, 2010, 11:03:20 PM
(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs975.snc4/76807_10100378937767610_13951276_66769904_7428177_n.jpg)

We went to get the family Christmas tree and these beautiful boys were pulling the happy kids along on a sleigh ride after picking out their own tree.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: saphire_glade on December 01, 2010, 11:58:21 PM
(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs618.ash2/157090_10100379786930880_13951276_66784314_6203528_n.jpg)

First night :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Becky10 on December 02, 2010, 12:35:42 AM
Happy Hanukkah one and all!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on December 07, 2010, 12:14:11 PM
It's interesting that when I went back in time last Saturday to a Victorian Christmas at Dickens on The Strand in Galveston, I met Mouse's Great-Great-Great-Grandfather...  ;)   ;D

Mouse and his Fiancée
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5042/5239217402_b7ee702c37_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5239217402/sizes/o/in/set-72157625547473978/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Mouse on December 07, 2010, 04:59:30 PM
It's interesting that when I went back in time last Saturday to a Victorian Christmas at Dickens on The Strand in Galveston, I met Mouse's Great-Great-Great-Grandfather...  ;)   ;D

Mouse and his Fiancée
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5042/5239217402_b7ee702c37_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5239217402/sizes/o/in/set-72157625547473978/)


It's where I get my dashing good looks from! Great picture Baldock....The garb all credit to my lovely fiancee, Mistress Mouse, Jen. Notice how we match...I tell one and all it's because we are madly in love and this was a way to show we are of one house, unity. She says "I had some stuff left over from when I made my dress..If I hadn't you would of gotten black, so quite telling people that story." Forever the hopeless romantic she is *swoon*
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on December 08, 2010, 10:21:06 AM
One fun thing that happened at Dickens on The Strand - 2010, was the marriage ceremony of Jennifer Elyse Bridgeford Ellis and Steven Nuernberg, with Ben Hamby officiating, on the steps of the "Marble Arch Stage" at around 2:30 PM. The wedding wasn't on the "official" DoTS schedule, but it took place nonetheless...  ;)

The Wedding Ceremony (there are a number of TRF cast members in this shot)
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5163/5238737621_73ef37df49_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5238737621/sizes/o/in/set-72157625547473978/)


Presenting Mr. & Mrs. Nuernberg
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5009/5238847281_9268c31e52_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5238847281/sizes/o/in/set-72157625547473978/)


Jen, as Titania, Queen of the Fae at TRF - 2010
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4107/5134633747_5ea25143d5_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5134633747/sizes/o/in/set-72157625288637158/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on December 11, 2010, 02:59:16 PM
Meteor Crater in Arizona.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/meteorcrater.jpg)


(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/meteorcrater2.jpg)

for size reverence this is the black spot on the ring near the center of the crater.
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/IMG_1901.jpg)


Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on December 11, 2010, 03:21:42 PM
I remember visiting that crater more than 40 years ago.  Are there parks with petrified forests near there?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on December 12, 2010, 12:44:46 AM
Yep. We passed the crater on the way to the petrified forest and the painted desert. Stopped by Meteor Crater on the way back to flagstaff.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: saphire_glade on December 12, 2010, 01:33:37 AM
Today in Minnesota we dubbed it Snowmageddon the cats just thought it was the end of them....

(http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs1196.snc4/154810_10100388318079390_13951276_66955224_3697562_n.jpg)

One just stared in awe, the other tried digging his way out the door....
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wildabeast on December 24, 2010, 10:04:31 AM
One of the kings in the nativity scene at San Jose's "Christmas in the Park".

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5165/5287696353_8c793b4466.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/5287696353/)


Merry Christmas, everyone!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on December 24, 2010, 10:35:18 AM
Another shot from Dickens on The Strand in Galveston on 4-Dec-10.

Front of the Tremont House Hotel, before the evening Lantern Light Parade.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5284/5239772182_19cccd6407_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5239772182/sizes/o/in/set-72157625547473978/)
DSC_1519 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5239772182/) by David.R.Baldock (http://www.flickr.com/people/david-r-baldock/), on Flickr
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: BagPipeBabe on January 08, 2011, 11:59:27 AM
(http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j71/bagpipebabe/2323232327Ffp43335nu324659479WSNRCG.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on January 08, 2011, 01:24:26 PM
Love it!  That must be your Christmas Cat...  ;)   ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Queen Bonnie on January 12, 2011, 10:12:53 AM
 Purrfect! Deck the tree with a happy kitty!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on January 20, 2011, 09:32:52 PM
Here's my first experiment with creating an HDR image.  Last Saturday for Lunch, I went to BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse here in Clear Lake, and shot some groups of 3-photos using 2-Stop Bracketing between them with my Nikon D90, saving them as RAW NEF files.  The groups of 3 images were processed using Luminance HDR 2.0.0, running on my Linux PC.

My first HDR image.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 HDR photo)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5284/5373839079_dae7e4cc74.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5373839079/sizes/o/in/set-72157625871340674/)
DSC_2077-2078-2079_HDR (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5373839079/) by David.R.Baldock (http://www.flickr.com/people/david-r-baldock/), on Flickr
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on January 22, 2011, 08:47:59 AM
Nice Job for a first experiment dbaldock. Thanks for sharing my friend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on January 24, 2011, 01:44:26 AM
Very cool photo!  It looks like you have additonal color where there shouldn't be any, in the highlight areas of the images.  This appears more like a solarization effect vs. increased tonal range of an HDR image.  Still good photo though!

Here's my first experiment with creating an HDR image.  Last Saturday for Lunch, I went to BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse here in Clear Lake, and shot some groups of 3-photos using 2-Stop Bracketing between them with my Nikon D90, saving them as RAW NEF files.  The groups of 3 images were processed using Luminance HDR 2.0.0, running on my Linux PC.

My first HDR image.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 HDR photo)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5284/5373839079_dae7e4cc74.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5373839079/sizes/o/in/set-72157625871340674/)
DSC_2077-2078-2079_HDR (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5373839079/) by David.R.Baldock (http://www.flickr.com/people/david-r-baldock/), on Flickr

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on January 24, 2011, 01:15:10 PM
Very cool photo!  It looks like you have additonal color where there shouldn't be any, in the highlight areas of the images.  This appears more like a solarization effect vs. increased tonal range of an HDR image.  Still good photo though!

Here's my first experiment with creating an HDR image.  Last Saturday for Lunch, I went to BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse here in Clear Lake, and shot some groups of 3-photos using 2-Stop Bracketing between them with my Nikon D90, saving them as RAW NEF files.  The groups of 3 images were processed using Luminance HDR 2.0.0, running on my Linux PC.

Thanks!

The colors in the highlights were probably introduced by Luminance 2.0.0 HDR during its Tonemapping of the HDR down to LDR, so it could be displayed on a standard PC monitor.  I haven't tried very many of the possible adjustment settings.

Luminance 2.0.2-pre1 HDR (http://qtpfsgui.sourceforge.net/) is available FREE for Linux, Macs, and Windows PC's.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on January 26, 2011, 05:01:07 PM
(http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e364/kansascityjon/snowyrenfest.jpg)

Since no one has put up a picture of the day for a couple days, let me do it! The Kansas City Renaissance Festival covered in snow. So neat ( to me anyways ) to see the lanes usually so bustling with activity blanketed in a lovely white snow, and so quiet.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on January 26, 2011, 08:06:20 PM
Post more, kcdcchef! That's cool (no pun intended)!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on January 26, 2011, 09:16:17 PM
(http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e364/kansascityjon/snowyrenfest3.jpg)

You ask, you receive!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Kett on January 26, 2011, 09:37:18 PM
Those are very cool! (pun INtended! :))
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on February 18, 2011, 05:45:43 PM
Very cool kcdcchef. Thanks for sharing my friend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: moogul on February 22, 2011, 02:19:34 AM
From the Sherwood Forest Faire...

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5219/5467783086_987692c751_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moogul/5467783086/)
Hello there! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moogul/5467783086/) by Moogul (http://www.flickr.com/people/moogul/), on Flickr

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: EmbyrretheFae on February 22, 2011, 11:01:26 AM
Hey I KNOW that Troll ')
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Poldugarian Warrior on February 22, 2011, 10:23:26 PM
That's one good looking Troll. Very accurate.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: moogul on March 05, 2011, 03:45:17 AM
A little nod to an upcoming movie.

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5137/5498523589_27caf301cc_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moogul/5498523589/)
Red Riding Hood (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moogul/5498523589/) by Moogul (http://www.flickr.com/people/moogul/), on Flickr
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on March 09, 2011, 10:51:39 PM
I was just going to post more snowy renfaire photos if no one else got on it! Been rather quiet in here as of late. Perhaps I will post some more of those just for the heck of it!

Oh and I cannot wait to see the Red Riding Hood movie. Looks good.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dinobabe on March 10, 2011, 09:16:58 AM
(http://johnspics.net/trf/jc3a4729_thm.jpg)

From 2009 TNRF.  Isn't it great!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dinobabe on March 10, 2011, 09:22:47 AM
Almost forgot about this one.  Look closely, the knight on the right's nose is struck by the sword.  You can see that it is bent!  What a shot, in both ways!  (TNRF 2009)

(http://johnspics.net/trf/jc3a5181_std.jpg)

After.

(http://johnspics.net/trf/jc3a5189_thm.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on April 03, 2011, 12:58:10 PM
CapnFayeCutler as Kaylee

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/2011%20events/Kaylee047.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: saphire_glade on April 03, 2011, 05:41:55 PM
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5257/5565272233_ba03390792_b.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on April 04, 2011, 10:59:26 AM
Here's how I managed to get away from the cold of Michigan last week:

(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5094/5578386328_1eb9ae0987.jpg)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5055/5575592422_ab284624e6.jpg)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5255/5573084075_7e54b031ab.jpg)
(http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5147/5572532376_756e987d2f.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on April 05, 2011, 11:05:16 PM
Hoover dam. Amazing engineering feat. I took the tour last fall.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on April 06, 2011, 08:39:50 AM
Beautiful work as usual. Thank you all for sharing everybody.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: moogul on April 21, 2011, 01:18:24 AM
Hey I KNOW that Troll ')

Nice profile pic ;)  Its one of my favorites from that day.

If you want, I can email you a cropped "fitted" size of that pic for your profile pic, so it doesn't look as stretched.  (What are the profile pic dimensions?)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on April 21, 2011, 05:30:58 AM
100x100 pixels
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: moogul on April 21, 2011, 09:30:54 PM
100x100 pixels

Thanks Merlin.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on May 08, 2011, 12:44:24 AM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/001tn2011_may7_305.jpg)
TN ren opening day
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 10, 2011, 09:04:14 AM
Nice photo, thanks for sharing it. Who is that girl by the way if you don't mind me asking?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: amy on May 10, 2011, 09:11:12 AM
that is our very own Squire Kit from here in the forums!    She was lovely!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 10, 2011, 09:29:08 AM
Indeed she was (and still is). Who is she playing this year by the way?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Squire_Kit on May 10, 2011, 08:51:01 PM
Why thank you all! I'm playing Countess Elaine de Francias, half-sister to the Duke of Anjou.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Adriana Rose on May 10, 2011, 10:00:13 PM
You look great! You should share some full pictures one of these days so we can see how your gown turned out
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Squire_Kit on May 10, 2011, 11:18:41 PM
Hopefully next week I will! I still have to finish the girdle and fix a couple trims.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on May 10, 2011, 11:33:37 PM
I don't have a full shot of the dress other than her in the crowd shot at the game. But I can get some this weekend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Nighthawk on May 11, 2011, 10:56:09 PM
Got two new ones for you all to see!

(http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/224998_122153157864989_100002109169454_182830_2283610_n.jpg)

(http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/229408_122153187864986_100002109169454_182832_4828390_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on May 15, 2011, 07:16:07 PM
What Faire were they taken at Nighthawk?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Nighthawk on May 15, 2011, 08:44:12 PM
What Faire were they taken at Nighthawk?

The Fort Lupton Heritage Days festival. Here's a better picture of my boy:

(http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/227895_122153177864987_100002109169454_182831_7906554_n.jpg)

Here's a picture of the fort!

(http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/225182_122150907865214_100002109169454_182808_1874776_n.jpg)

The festival takes place every May at the Fort as a fundraiser for upkeep and restoration of the fort. It's really a very unique festival because it takes place on the fort grounds, in and around the Fort. Here's a picture of the inside of the Fort after the festival had closed for the day:

(http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/223556_122154981198140_100002109169454_182902_6769570_n.jpg)

And my living history group's bagpiper:

(http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/230655_122155104531461_100002109169454_182908_5485817_n.jpg)

I wanted to get a shot of him on the ramparts inside the fort, but he couldn't get one of his drones tuned exactly the way he wanted, so he wouldn't play his pipes around anyone other than me...  ::) Darned perfectionists... You'll notice the exposed metal on the wall to Sean's left- the outside wall of the fort isn't quite complete, but nearly so! I need to get up there this week and go to the store- I have some hide I want to trade for a fox pelt. You may have noticed that my son doesn't have a sporran- I haven't made him one yet, and he wants a fox sporran.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on May 28, 2011, 09:49:31 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/tn2011_may28_112.jpg)

Petite Jamilla's Sirqus of Jreams dancing with Cu Dubh at The Tennessee Renaissance Festival.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Nighthawk on May 29, 2011, 11:26:43 AM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/tn2011_may28_112.jpg)

Petite Jamilla's Sirqus of Jreams dancing with Cu Dubh at The Tennessee Renaissance Festival.

Oh man-- That's freakin' COOL!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on May 29, 2011, 05:27:15 PM
While at Comicpalooza (http://) yesterday, I took some photos that have been uploaded to -
Flickr (full size 4288x2848) - Comicpalooza - 28-May-11 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/sets/72157626705567207/)
Facebook (small size, tag-able) - Comicpalooza - 28-May-11 (http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2044465027917.120607.1133127451)

One of my favorite shots was of Pure Evil, and some guy in a black suit...  ;)   ;D
WarCat in fan-girl mode.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2353/5770841364_4111011b34_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5770841364/sizes/o/in/set-72157626705567207/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DragonWing on May 31, 2011, 07:49:30 AM
Renaissance inspired, painted patio rug.

(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/SAM_0846.jpg)

(http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj83/dragonwing1961/SAM_0847.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: amy on May 31, 2011, 03:40:30 PM
my new favorite
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2613/5783263578_d467cf4e42.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Kett on May 31, 2011, 09:35:13 PM
That is lovely, Amy. She looks like she is shooting a bow with her fan...is she demonstrating such, or something else? It's driving me slightly batty (only slight b/c I'm mostly batty anyway)!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on June 15, 2011, 04:01:34 AM
On the drive home from work, noticed that the Moon was full tonight.

Full Moon over Houston on 14-Jun-11.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4288x2848 photo)
(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3090/5835120177_81d13f8298_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/5835120177/sizes/o/in/set-72157626966554284/)

Photo info:
Camera: Nikon D90 DX Sensor, ISO = 800, Shutter Speed = 1/500
Tele-Converter: Nikon TC-201 2x
Lens: Tokina AT-X 100-300mm f/4.0 (Tripod mounted), set to 300mm and f/6.7

Effective Focal Length: 300 x 2 x 1.5 = 900mm
Effective Aperture: f/13
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Bob of the Lake on June 15, 2011, 10:32:58 AM
A striking image, dbaldock--especially the full size version. Thanks for sharing!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on June 15, 2011, 06:31:51 PM
(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/hail2011_june15_240.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on June 15, 2011, 06:33:44 PM
Quarter size hail?, golf ball size hail? nope RF pin size Hail


(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/hail2011_june15_274.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: amy on June 16, 2011, 10:21:37 AM
That is lovely, Amy. She looks like she is shooting a bow with her fan...is she demonstrating such, or something else? It's driving me slightly batty (only slight b/c I'm mostly batty anyway)!

me thinks she was playing cupid!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on June 16, 2011, 04:44:46 PM
Another post storm pic.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/aleaffromthewind.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Bob of the Lake on June 17, 2011, 01:47:09 PM
Wow. That's just stunning!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wildabeast on June 19, 2011, 12:40:13 AM
Another post storm pic.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/aleaffromthewind.jpg)

That would make an awesome desktop picture.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Wildabeast on June 19, 2011, 12:47:12 AM
A couple recent pics of the youngin' (16 mos. now) enjoying his refried beans.

(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2751/5841674458_1e2f2b7f50.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/)

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3285/5841674748_50e8d01aac.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Nighthawk on June 19, 2011, 10:57:04 PM
Kids are so cute!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: amy on June 20, 2011, 03:50:03 PM
Oh my Goodness.. What a charmer!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Nighthawk on June 26, 2011, 11:01:46 PM
Breaking a lance!

(http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/269823_2232955627107_1344395918_2616305_3195282_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: DeadBishop on June 27, 2011, 10:44:05 AM
(http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/253415_10150280921936350_511191349_9475957_1903190_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ms Trish on June 27, 2011, 11:15:22 AM
Love that photo, DB! :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: LadyFae on June 27, 2011, 04:16:32 PM
(http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/253415_10150280921936350_511191349_9475957_1903190_n.jpg)

Is it just me or do my teeth look sticky?  Dang Blow Pop...   ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on June 27, 2011, 07:55:05 PM
(http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/253415_10150280921936350_511191349_9475957_1903190_n.jpg)

I would venture to guess that there's a lot of potential ... trouble ... in this shot.  :o   8)

Or, fun...  ;)   ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on June 27, 2011, 08:55:17 PM
Hmmm! I recognize two of them that I will be seeing this weekend in Colorado!  I hope Nim is understanding...  8)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on June 27, 2011, 11:41:22 PM
Hmmm! I recognize two of them that I will be seeing this weekend in Colorado!  I hope Nim is understanding...  8)


Of course she is!  She understands completely... that you won't be able to keep up with any of them!  :P  :D 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on June 29, 2011, 05:10:02 AM
You're right, Rani... I started slowing down a bit once I hit 700 years old. If I was only a few hundred years younger.... ** sigh **
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on June 29, 2011, 01:03:26 PM
But you could have a whole lotta fun trying!!!  ;)  lol
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Drac on June 29, 2011, 08:13:06 PM
Naming of the white buffalo in Greenville TX -

(http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg215/scaled.php?server=215&filename=lightening2.jpg&res=medium)

Drac
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: saphire_glade on July 10, 2011, 10:57:28 PM
Birthday Fishes

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6014/5925024832_2565894af2.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pointesalamander/5925024832/)
 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pointesalamander/5925024832/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Nighthawk on July 10, 2011, 11:45:14 PM
I had the pleasure of meeting the mighty Albannach this weekend!

(http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/270738_2268670879966_1344395918_2673185_5202880_n.jpg)

They helped me to improve my targe.

(http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/261243_2268683720287_1344395918_2673236_4584855_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: saphire_glade on July 15, 2011, 07:48:35 PM
(http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/268540_10101039174862180_13951276_71568481_33990_n.jpg)

The Tall Ship Lynx
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dinobabe on July 20, 2011, 09:28:57 AM
That is awesome!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ian Maxwell on August 27, 2011, 09:40:50 AM
Here is a picture of Fireflicker from Rendezvous 2011
(https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-aMWKaeURVUk/Tlj9uvVZo9I/AAAAAAAABYY/vjjtQcIzxks/s912/Fireflicker%252520HDR.jpg)

Ian
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on September 01, 2011, 07:09:08 PM
Not remotely faire-related (well, it may enable me to attend faire more often in the future), but this was my first photo for a 30-Day Photo Challenge on Facebook.

(http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/308037_10150419729638712_747883711_10793007_5548615_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 01, 2011, 10:51:07 PM
After dinner yesterday, I took a few shots of the Sunset with my new Nikon D7000 DSLR and 28-300mm lens.

Here's one I call "Sunset over the Sewage Treatment Plant"  ;)  :D
(Click on the image to see the full size 4298x3264 photo)
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6078/6105205048_ef7c30cf99_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/6105205048/sizes/o/in/photostream/)

100mm (equivalent to 150mm on a 35mm camera)
f/5.3
1/100 sec.
ISO 100

The only processing of the image is that I had a Circular Polarizing Filter on the lens.  The RAW NEF was converted with the free Nikon ViewNX 2 software.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 03, 2011, 12:02:21 AM
Not remotely faire-related (well, it may enable me to attend faire more often in the future), but this was my first photo for a 30-Day Photo Challenge on Facebook.

(http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/308037_10150419729638712_747883711_10793007_5548615_n.jpg)
thanks for the reminder. We have to register there this weekend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 03, 2011, 04:08:57 AM
Not remotely faire-related (well, it may enable me to attend faire more often in the future), but this was my first photo for a 30-Day Photo Challenge on Facebook.

(http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/308037_10150419729638712_747883711_10793007_5548615_n.jpg)
thanks for the reminder. We have to register there this weekend.


Was that, by chance, an announcement, then?  :o  :D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 03, 2011, 10:43:31 AM
Yep. Due next month.  Finally have a week end off together and can get to a store.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 03, 2011, 01:48:38 PM
Well, congratulations!!!  How exciting to be welcoming a new life into the family!

We (my family, not me) have two dues to be born soon, as well.  One this month, and one next month.  Hope you get ALL the AWESOME stuff for shower gifts!!! 
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on September 03, 2011, 03:41:44 PM
Congrats from the old guy out here! Is this your first?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 03, 2011, 03:48:58 PM
It's our first! And now we know why the heat bothered bmgjarvis some much during faire.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ian Maxwell on September 04, 2011, 02:33:39 PM
(https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-K1KyixbzZM8/TmPQgZ6yQlI/AAAAAAAABbA/zjCh0aUC1u0/s912/bees.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Hausfrau Monica on September 04, 2011, 05:34:49 PM
Gorgeous as always, Ian
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on September 05, 2011, 08:38:17 AM
Wow, Ian! Awesome shot! That is a beautiful photo!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ian Maxwell on September 05, 2011, 09:50:35 AM
Thanks, it's a bit grainy because I forgot to change my ISO from the night before. I didn't even see the flying bee when I took the shot, was focusing on the other one.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CelticOne on September 07, 2011, 10:26:14 PM
My son showing off two of his birthday presents might I present,
The Mighty Randal!
(http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/310612_2249350757799_1369121513_32736216_1118214788_n.jpg)

(yes I did just borrow a bit from Marvel Comics :D)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: saphire_glade on September 07, 2011, 10:38:37 PM
(http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/311202_10150287486180881_143337740880_8165084_209408877_n.jpg)

Fairytale Tea... my favorite part of a festival day.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on September 08, 2011, 11:24:00 AM
I'm doing a 30-day photo project on Facebook for the month of September. This was my picture for Tuesday, and I think it's my favorite so far.

(http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/301578_10150425604868712_747883711_10845839_244813817_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lord Clisto of York on September 08, 2011, 12:29:38 PM
From the Des Moines, Renaisance Faire this past weekend. LOL... Smart Father....

(http://www.sirclisto.com/desmoines/we54.jpg)

Lord Clisto, Duke of York
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Ms Trish on September 08, 2011, 02:24:13 PM
From the Des Moines, Renaisance Faire this past weekend. LOL... Smart Father....

(http://www.sirclisto.com/desmoines/we54.jpg)

Lord Clisto, Duke of York

Fantastic! I've been thinking of making my 15 year old wear an "Under 18" pin of some sorts. I love the sign!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Adriana Rose on September 09, 2011, 01:08:12 PM
Haha thats great! I threatend one of my girls a few years ago that I was going to make her wear a beauty queen sash that said " Dungeon Bait" in very large letters.

But that has style too  :)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Merlin the Elder on September 10, 2011, 07:42:41 AM
"Dungeon Bait" ... I like that a lot, Adriana!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Adriana Rose on September 10, 2011, 10:26:23 PM
Thanks!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on September 11, 2011, 01:22:02 PM
Dungeon bait. Awesome!!!!!!!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on September 15, 2011, 01:10:46 AM
Last Sunday afternoon, I drove over to Kemah, and took some photos at the Boardwalk.
They've been uploaded to the Kemah - 2011-09-11 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/sets/72157627545834729/with/6146739814/) set on my Flickr account.

While I was in Kemah, I saw this old Chevy Bel Air parked in front of Palapa's Bar on 6th St.
Google Maps - Street View of Palapa's (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Palapa%27s,+6th+Street,+Kemah,+TX&hl=en&ll=29.543798,-95.017329&spn=0.007766,0.016512&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=57.118084,135.263672&vpsrc=0&t=m&z=17&layer=c&cbll=29.543786,-95.01743&panoid=oLzceyNHQpLkIFzMwMpyyA&cbp=12,195.72,,0,-0.7)

Chevy Bel Air parked in front of Palapa's Bar in Kemah, TX on 11-Sep-11.
(Click on the image to see the full size 4928 x 3264 photo)
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6067/6146739814_7d90a4fb9d_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/6146739814/sizes/o/in/set-72157627545834729/)

EXIF Data:
Nikon D7000 DSLR
Nikon 10-24mm DX Lens
ISO: 9051
Shutter: 1/60 Sec
Aperture: f/3.8
Focal Length: 13mm (19.5mm equivalent on a FX camera)
No Flash - Shot with available (street) lights
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Adriana Rose on September 15, 2011, 04:56:10 PM
I will take one in purple please. I am a sucker for vintage cars!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on September 15, 2011, 10:37:34 PM
This is our son William. Born on sunday.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/8102willianallen_1182.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sitara on September 15, 2011, 10:43:37 PM
He's beautiful! Congrats!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on September 16, 2011, 01:26:44 AM
congrats!! Looks like a healthy young sire!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Rani Zemirah on September 16, 2011, 02:54:43 AM
Oh, how sweet!!!  Congratulations!!!  Welcome to the world of Faire, William!!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Bob of the Lake on September 16, 2011, 07:06:43 AM
Congratulations and welcome, William!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Hospitaller on September 16, 2011, 01:29:27 PM
Welcome to the world, William!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Renee Buchanan on September 16, 2011, 08:49:01 PM
William is an absolutely beautiful baby!  Congratulations to this sweet little boy, mom, and dad.    ;D
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Adriana Rose on September 17, 2011, 02:20:31 PM
Goodness look at those cheeks! Congratulations!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: saphire_glade on September 24, 2011, 01:11:14 PM
Not quite as cute at William, but my new "baby" named Enyo

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6153/6177174716_edc020ce1b.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on September 29, 2011, 04:02:32 PM
Man I can tell that i've been gone way to long to have missed all this nice work on here.

renfairephotog-Congrats on the birh of your son. He is so cute.
saphire glade-What a cute kitty. Thanks for sharing that my friend.
Title: Paid my respects today...
Post by: Wildabeast on October 07, 2011, 01:03:48 AM
I went by the Mothership today during my lunch break to pay my respects...

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6044/6219558934_2df0912554.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/6219558934/)
IMG_0200 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildabeast71/6219558934/) by Wildabeast71 (http://www.flickr.com/people/wildabeast71/), on Flickr
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on October 12, 2011, 09:44:08 PM
(http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e364/kansascityjon/KCRF%202011/072.jpg)

Crepes at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival. Oh how I could go for one more!!!!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 20, 2011, 08:17:22 PM
Only made one half-day at MiRF this year.  Work, family, work, stuff, work, work and work.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6174/6264764135_313a3ea511_z.jpg)

Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on October 21, 2011, 10:35:38 AM
Only made one half-day at MiRF this year.  Work, family, work, stuff, work, work and work.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6174/6264764135_313a3ea511_z.jpg)



Cool shot.

Is that a slightly HDR image?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on October 21, 2011, 10:48:19 AM
At the end of September / beginning of October, I went on vacation to England with my parents.
Took my older Nikon D90 DSLR w/10-24mm wide-angle zoom, and my new D7000 DSLR w/28-300mm telephoto zoom.
These two shots were taken at Brough (pronounced "bruff") Castle, with the D90.

Brough Castle, wide view
(Click on the image to see the full size photo on my Flickr account)
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6160/6255655883_b9d8589f03_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/6255655883/sizes/o/in/set-72157627803021439/)


Brough Castle, close-up view
(Click on the image to see the full size photo on my Flickr account)
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6097/6255656413_1f32f47e85_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/6255656413/sizes/o/in/set-72157627803021439/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Xanthenes The Unbalanced on October 23, 2011, 12:21:38 AM
Only made one half-day at MiRF this year.  Work, family, work, stuff, work, work and work.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6174/6264764135_313a3ea511_z.jpg)



Cool shot.

Is that a slightly HDR image?

Thanks!

Yep, it's HDR.  Ran a single-shot RAW through Photomatix and then did some additional tonal contrast work in Photoshop to bring out more of the detail.  Added some more contrast at the end to get deeper blacks back into the shot.  I like HDR, but usually crank up the blacks so they don't look too flat.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on October 24, 2011, 07:57:25 AM
At the end of September / beginning of October, I went on vacation to England with my parents.
Took my older Nikon D90 DSLR w/10-24mm wide-angle zoom, and my new D7000 DSLR w/28-300mm telephoto zoom.
These two shots were taken at Brough (pronounced "bruff") Castle, with the D90.

Brough Castle, wide view
(Click on the image to see the full size photo on my Flickr account)
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6160/6255655883_b9d8589f03_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/6255655883/sizes/o/in/set-72157627803021439/)


Brough Castle, close-up view
(Click on the image to see the full size photo on my Flickr account)
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6097/6255656413_1f32f47e85_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/6255656413/sizes/o/in/set-72157627803021439/)
Nice Shots. What part of England were you in when you took these photo's if I may ask?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on October 24, 2011, 11:44:55 AM
At the end of September / beginning of October, I went on vacation to England with my parents.
Took my older Nikon D90 DSLR w/10-24mm wide-angle zoom, and my new D7000 DSLR w/28-300mm telephoto zoom.
These two shots were taken at Brough (pronounced "bruff") Castle, with the D90.

Brough Castle, wide view

Brough Castle, close-up view
Nice Shots. What part of England were you in when you took these photo's if I may ask?

We were right here (Google Maps UK) (http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=Brough+Castle,+Kirkby+Stephen&hl=en&ll=54.521172,-2.322729&spn=0.002637,0.008079&sll=53.800651,-4.064941&sspn=22.752248,66.181641&vpsrc=6&hq=Brough+Castle,&hnear=Kirkby+Stephen,+17+Market+St,+Kirkby+Stephen,+Cumbria+CA17+4QS,+United+Kingdom&t=h&z=18).  It's about 22 miles South-East of Penrith, along the A66.

Take Care,
David Baldock
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: renfairephotog on October 25, 2011, 11:50:03 PM
from the Alabama Renaissance Faire.

(http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b275/renfairepic/IMG_2561.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on October 26, 2011, 02:09:05 AM
(http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e364/kansascityjon/renfest8.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on October 30, 2011, 08:49:44 AM
(http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e364/kansascityjon/renfest8.jpg)
Who are these guys performing in the picture and what faire was this taken at if I may ask?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: kcdcchef on October 30, 2011, 11:28:38 AM
The Jolly Rogers performing on the pirate ship stage, Yorkshire Harbour, Kansas City Renaissance Festival.

Sorry about photo quality, old camera with APS film about 6 years ago.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: NorthBayDreamer on October 30, 2011, 11:12:12 PM
A mighty fine wench bench at the Grass Vallet Celtic festival

(http://northbaydreamer.smugmug.com/Renaissance-Faire/Misc/i-rKtBGc6/0/L/IMG0336-L.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CecilyWilkins on October 31, 2011, 03:53:17 PM
A strange, roiling sky over Bristol RF, September 2010.

(http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a127/mick3yluv/Ren%20Faire/IMG_9191-small.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Glaodian on October 31, 2011, 06:57:51 PM
A strange, roiling sky over Bristol RF, September 2010.


I love this pic.  Great catch.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 01, 2011, 02:17:41 AM
"CecilyWilkins", That is a really cool cloud shot.


Here's one I took on Monday, 03-Oct-11, of clouds over the train station at Armathwaite, UK.
(Click on the image to see the full size photo on my Flickr account)
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6160/6256497778_dea8669ea5_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/6256497778/sizes/o/in/set-72157627927670818/)


And, here's a worker bee in the garden at Sizergh Castle, UK on Tuesday, 27-Sep-11.
(Click on the image to see the full size photo on my Flickr account)
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6104/6255421404_545034e6fe_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/6255421404/sizes/o/in/set-72157627927364158/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CecilyWilkins on November 03, 2011, 09:49:04 PM
A mighty fine wench bench at the Grass Vallet Celtic festival

:D I love it.


A strange, roiling sky over Bristol RF, September 2010.


I love this pic.  Great catch.

Thanks! It was so strange, but gorgeous!

Here's another from Bristol in WI. I thought this was awesome:

(http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a127/mick3yluv/Ren%20Faire/IMG_8854-small.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 04, 2011, 09:37:12 AM
Now if I had to guess I would say that that's gotta be the Washer Well Wenches area in this photo (If they perform there) Cecily....But don't quote me on this cause I could be wrong you know.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: RicKim on November 05, 2011, 02:46:38 PM
http://i.i.com.com/cnwk.1d/i/cbsnews/2007/02/22/image2502862.jpg
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 05, 2011, 03:21:03 PM
(http://i.i.com.com/cnwk.1d/i/cbsnews/2007/02/22/image2502862.jpg)

The folder that photo is in indicates it's from CBS News on 22-Feb-2007.

Is it a photo you shot?  Where was it taken?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Lady Renee Buchanan on November 05, 2011, 05:40:22 PM
Now if I had to guess I would say that that's gotta be the Washer Well Wenches area in this photo (If they perform there) Cecily....But don't quote me on this cause I could be wrong you know.

This is Lady Etty's place.  The Washing Well Wenches have performed at Bristol in the past, but they have a large stage.  I can't remember if they share it with the Mud Show or not, we only went to their show once, the same with the Mud Show.  Not that they aren't good or funny, they are, but it's one of those shows that if you've seen it once, it is the same show all the time.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 06, 2011, 09:37:16 AM
Thanks for clearing that up for me Lady Renee. I should have known that that was Lady Etty's place as she has performed at VARF many a time in past years.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 13, 2011, 01:44:39 PM
A couple of favorites taken at the TX Ren Fest on Saturday, 29-Oct-11.

Jenny O'Connor, fiddler with Circa Paleo.
(Click on the image to see the full size photo on my Flickr account)
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6059/6330924713_a1bc5211a3_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/6330924713/sizes/o/in/set-72157627981438107/)


"Frilly & Fancy Bordello" (King's Feast Performers), and their friend Dan.   ;)   :o
(Click on the image to see the full size photo on my Flickr account)
(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6058/6329112699_4733ab347f_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/6329112699/sizes/o/in/set-72157627981454023/)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 13, 2011, 07:54:59 PM
Nice shots dbaldock. Thanks for sharing. You sure do have a good eye for lovely ladies my friend.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Sir Moostifer on November 14, 2011, 04:13:11 PM
came across this one here...   http://schuenkephotography.blogspot.com/ (http://schuenkephotography.blogspot.com/)

incredible shot!

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y251/moostifer/Renaissance/RenFest2011_DSC2571.jpg)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: CecilyWilkins on November 14, 2011, 04:57:03 PM


Jenny O'Connor, fiddler with Circa Paleo.

That is a very lovely shot of a lovely lady (playing what must have been lovely music)!
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: dbaldock on November 14, 2011, 05:07:38 PM


Jenny O'Connor, fiddler with Circa Paleo.

That is a very lovely shot of a lovely lady (playing what must have been lovely music)!

Thanks!

There are a lot more photos in the Circa Paleo sets (http://www.flickr.com/photos/david-r-baldock/collections/72157623543548463/) on my Flickr account.
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: lordwriothsley on November 15, 2011, 06:26:05 PM
came across this one here...   http://schuenkephotography.blogspot.com/ (http://schuenkephotography.blogspot.com/)

incredible shot!

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y251/moostifer/Renaissance/RenFest2011_DSC2571.jpg)
Who would this lady in this shot happen to be if you don't mind me asking?
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: MrHyde on November 17, 2011, 01:01:24 AM
came across this one here...   http://schuenkephotography.blogspot.com/ (http://schuenkephotography.blogspot.com/)

incredible shot!

(http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y251/moostifer/Renaissance/RenFest2011_DSC2571.jpg)
Who would this lady in this shot happen to be if you don't mind me asking?

Her name is Soraya.  http://www.gdtlive.com/soraya/soraya.htm (http://www.gdtlive.com/soraya/soraya.htm)
Title: Re: Picture of the Day!
Post by: Dustin on May 15, 2012, 11:28:46 PM