Friday, March 2, 2012

Favorite Photo of the Week: Portland at Night and Eagle Eyes

I tried really hard to pick one photo to post as my favorite, but I felt compelled to pick two. In both cases, I felt really proud of the shots I was able to capture and the experience of these moments. I hope you don't mind the double favorites :o).

Settings: ISO 400, 18mm, ss3.2sec, f/7.1 (full manual, on tripod, tungsten wb)

Happily Mother After the long road

A leap forward on my bucket list...
Settings: ISO 200, 250mm, ss1/640, f/7.1 (full manual, sunlight wb)

     project 52 p52 weekly photo challenge my3boybarians.com

"Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement." - Florence Scovel Shinn

20 comments:

  1. Beautiful eagle! Great job on the night shot too!

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  2. Beautiful pictures! I'm so jealous! I had the chance to take a shot like that of the city of Seoul and still didn't know how to use my camera well enough to realize that if I just set it down, I could get the shot without the camera shake...ugh! That particular shot was once in a lifetime, but I need to get out there and find another one soon!

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  3. I think it's very appropriate in this case you've chosen two. Your first one I've already commented on but I'm more than happy to comment on it again - I'm in awe of what you've captured - you've set the bar high for me that's for sure. Love in the second shot that the eagle is looking directly at you, well done.

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  4. Amazing shot of the eagle and its intense focus on you.

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  5. Wow! That skyline is absolutely gorgeous! Great shot!

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  6. Kind of makes me want to go visit there. :)

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  7. Both shots are beautiful! :) I like your interpretation on the "great leap." I was not so original! HA!

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  8. Stunning pictures. I love the reflection in the nightscape picture.

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  9. great work. Love them both. It is shots I have hard to take. Eagles I see flying but can never get close to. The city....well, my town don´t look like that. :)

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  10. I am jealous of both pictures. They are great. I love the reflection of the lights on the water. The eagle is just amazing. Last week, I tried to photograph a blue heron and all I got was a blurry picture of him flying away from me. Great job.

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  11. Congratulations on crossing an item off the Bucket List. Great shot:)

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  12. Wow!
    These are excellent, both of them.
    I can see why you couldn't pick a favorite.

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  13. Gorgeous city shot! So impressive. I am in love with all the colors and vibrant vine you captured :)!

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  14. Gorgeous city shot! So impressive. I am in love with all the colors and vibrant vine you captured :)!

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  15. Both photographs are great.

    Regards and best wishes

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  16. Oh I really like both of these shots! Very nicely done. I would love to see a bald eagle to photograph.

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  17. Oh those are just beautiful! Very lovely! Thanks so much for sharing at "Life as this Mommy knows It"!

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  18. Your photo is being featured at this month's "Look Whooooo's Snapping" photo linky party! Thanks so much for participating!

    Blessings,
    Breena
    mommyknowslife.blogspot.com

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