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© Daniel L. KONGOS
Nikon D70 Digital ...
 
 
 
Kristen McKain
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 11/16/2003
    excelent, Daniel!

7/22/2004 3:50:35 AM

 
Daniel L. KONGOS

member since: 6/20/2004
 

Thank you Kristen. Comments are always appreciated.

Danny

www.kongos.com/danny

7/22/2004 12:20:25 PM

 
Duncan M. Hill

member since: 2/19/2004
 

Great photo Daniel. Crystal clear detail. I would like to know what kind of lighting you used. Thanks!

7/22/2004 4:43:56 PM

 
Daniel L. KONGOS

member since: 6/20/2004
 

Hi Duncan,

I just used an old SB-24 flash and I had strong sunlight coming from a large window behind me. I used a very short burst from the flash because I had all the sunlight behind me. I think the trick was having lots of natural light. I also aimed the flash at the ceiling to make it a bit softer. After that though, I did take the contrast up and the brightness down in photoshop. This made the cups look more like gold.

Danny

www.kongos.com/danny

7/22/2004 6:33:47 PM

 
Debra Booth
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 2/2/2004
 

Cool image, Danny!

7/23/2004 2:35:52 PM

 
Daniel L. KONGOS

member since: 6/20/2004
 

Thanks Debra

www.kongos.com/danny

7/23/2004 5:25:42 PM

 
Kristen McKain
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 11/16/2003
 

Congrats!

8/15/2004 5:50:49 AM

 
Daniel L. KONGOS

member since: 6/20/2004
 

Thank you again Kristen.

danny

www.kongos.com/danny

8/15/2004 1:21:45 PM

 
Gregory K. Peterson
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 7/9/2002
 

What was the speed of the lens?

8/15/2004 3:40:42 PM

 
Daniel L. KONGOS

member since: 6/20/2004
 

It was and 80-200 f 2.8, but the lens speed was irrelevant because I used a flash.

danny

www.kongos.com/danny

8/15/2004 7:20:12 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
BetterPhoto Member
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member since: 1/5/2004
 

Congratulations on your win! -K

8/16/2004 10:49:51 AM

 
Daniel L. KONGOS

member since: 6/20/2004
 

thank you much K.

danny

www.kongos.com/danny

8/16/2004 6:45:51 PM

 
Pu Chen

member since: 11/14/2003
 

Very cool shot, Daniel! Congratulations!

8/19/2004 3:26:44 PM

 
Daniel L. KONGOS

member since: 6/20/2004
 

Thanks Pu. More and better to come (hopefully)

danny

www.kongos.com/danny

8/19/2004 4:06:08 PM

 
Diane Dupuis-Kallos
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 12/27/2003
 

Fantastic! Congrats on a well deseved win!

8/19/2004 5:40:36 PM

 
Daniel L. KONGOS

member since: 6/20/2004
 

Hi Diane...

and thank you for all of your responses on my photos. It's nice to know that you looked around my member gallery. I checked out your gallery, and I think that "purple" is my favorite of your photos. It's a flower photo that stands out in my mind and I usually forget about flower photos instantly. I love the blending in of the white backround. Thanks again,

danny

www.kongos.com/danny

P.S. If you want to see more of my photos at a higher resolution go here.

http://www.photo.net/photodb/member-photos?user_id=1003538&include=all"

8/19/2004 6:05:37 PM

 
Kevin Anderson
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 2/1/2005
 

love it!!

8/19/2005 2:12:35 AM

 
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