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Last post Author Topic: Show us the View Outside Your Window  (Read 218972 times)

Arizona Hot

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #350 on: October 21, 2016, 11:41 AM »
Shadow mountains 10-21-16.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

I call this Shadow Mountains. My regular camera wouldn't focus on these mountains(too much sun glare probably), so I used my phone camera. It doesn't have zoom so even though it takes reasonably high-resolution pictures, the resolution of the cropped part is much less. Still a decent picture though, and I didn't have to use a panorama program to get it. The original picture is below.

« Last Edit: October 21, 2016, 12:02 PM by Arizona Hot »

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #351 on: November 07, 2016, 09:53 AM »
Fog in the valley 11-06-16b .jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

Screenshot of the panorama of the fog below us yesterday morning. A link to the full-resolution picture on Google Drive is below along with a link to the full-res version of the earlier picture like the one above this one.

Fog in the valley

Layered mountains
« Last Edit: November 07, 2016, 10:03 AM by Arizona Hot »

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #352 on: November 07, 2016, 11:24 AM »
the panorama of the fog below us yesterday morning

lovely image :up:
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #353 on: November 20, 2016, 05:51 PM »
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This isn't a view from home but down the road up to here.


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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #354 on: December 15, 2016, 03:48 AM »
Last Super Moon of 2016 taken with my Olympus SH-60, hand held, through the window at max. optical and digital zoom (48x):

20161215-041747.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

I used Program mode with ISO 125, Exposure Comp. -2, and WB set to cloudy.
Crop, Scale 50%, and Auto-levels in XnView.

Nowhere near as good as with a DSLR but considering what the camera is, not too bad.

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #355 on: December 21, 2016, 01:27 PM »
^ that's a really good quality image :up:

I'm trying to sort out photos at the moment and came across this one from the same night (screenshot @100%) quality much poorer:

Screenshot - 2016-12-21 , 20_09_45.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

moon itself not that different even though the other side of the world -- it has rotated a bit.
time below is CET:

Screenshot - 2016-12-21 , 20_22_48.jpg
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #356 on: December 21, 2016, 07:30 PM »
^ that's a really good quality image :up:

Thanks  :)  Bit more pixelated than I'd like but for what the camera is (and more importantly what it cost ;D ) not too bad.

This is scaled full image to show the size of the moon in relation to it, with just optical zoom it would have been about half the size (only 2x digital zoom):

20161215-041747full.jpg

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #357 on: December 22, 2016, 01:24 AM »
Bit more pixelated than I'd like

I think it's a great result -- you might get better image quality if you didnt use digital zoom, but enlarged with a good image editor afterwards. I guess will depend on the model, but digital zoom, in my experience, isn't great.
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #358 on: December 24, 2016, 03:36 PM »
Merry Christmas everyone!

2016-12-24 14.34.48 Small.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #359 on: December 24, 2016, 04:30 PM »
Merry xmas to you, Deo!

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #360 on: December 25, 2016, 02:28 PM »
Merry xmas to you, Deo!

a bit late, but a big plus one :)
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #361 on: December 26, 2016, 12:13 AM »
12-25-16 White-out small.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

White and more white.

12-25-16 White-out   https://drive.google...aWM/view?usp=sharing

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #362 on: December 31, 2016, 07:10 PM »
Melbourne (50km distant) NYE fireworks:

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #363 on: January 02, 2017, 04:43 PM »
01-02-17 Mountain cloud band - wide.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

01-02-17 Mountain cloud band .jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

Pictures of a band of clouds on Mt. Graham here. The top picture was taken with my phone camera and cropped with Irfanview. The original picture is below. Which picture do you prefer?

01-02-17 Mountain cloud band 2 .jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window


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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #364 on: January 14, 2017, 08:51 PM »
01-14-17 Dark & light mountains 2.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

Interesting-looking to me mountain panorama. Let me know if you want the 17 MB version.


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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #365 on: January 14, 2017, 09:36 PM »
@Arizona Hot: Nice pics! The sight of all those mountains gives me itchy feet. Need to go walk over them. (Not into rock-climbing though.)

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #366 on: January 17, 2017, 07:38 PM »
This is an update of my previous panorama of the view below us that can be found here . The original of that picture is 17 MB. The original of this one is 73 MB (Inflation or just improvement?) Let me know if you want the original of this one.

01-17-17 Valley view 2.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #367 on: January 22, 2017, 03:13 PM »
Some unusual clouds I saw today. Let me know if you want the original pictures, I have no way of knowing exactly how interested in those pictures people here are.

01-22-17 Going down...small.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

01-22-17 Going up...more small .jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window


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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #368 on: January 28, 2017, 06:24 PM »
I have a "like new" new camera now. Some test shots are below.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V 18.2 MP Exmor R CMOS Digital Camera with 20x Optical Zoom and 3.0-inch LCD (Black) (2012 Model).jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window  Mystery picture.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V 18.2 MP Exmor R CMOS Digital Camera with 20x Optical Zoom and 3.0-inch LCD (Black) (2012 Model)

I found picture #2 above also in the camera when I went to transfer my first picture to the computer. I don't know when or where it was taken, it has the default date and time.

20x Ruins zoom.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window   High-contrast shot.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window   DSC00070.JPGShow us the View Outside Your Window
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #369 on: January 28, 2017, 06:49 PM »
Some of the reasons I got the new camera:
Post reference.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window    DSC00012.JPGShow us the View Outside Your Window

The button on that camera that doesn't work and allows you to change the clock also allows you to see the pictures you have taken. I wanted a camera with which it was easier to take in-camera panoramas(above full-res) and which was less sensitive to high-contrast situations. This camera produces in-camera panoramas easily and you can also produce excellent multi-picture panoramas(below) using Microsoft ICE with it. If you want more than this, you will have to ask, it is 96 MB in size.

ICE panorama.jpg
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #370 on: January 29, 2017, 11:05 AM »
I have a "like new" new camera now.

good for you -- it looks quite impressive, enjoy!
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #371 on: January 29, 2017, 09:18 PM »
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Actually, this is a night indoor shot without flash using only monitor light.
(Warning: Full-res. May take a while to enlarge.)

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #372 on: February 03, 2017, 12:11 PM »
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Yesterday's sunset.


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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #373 on: February 03, 2017, 04:09 PM »
Yesterday's sunset.

can see the quality improval from the new camera :up:


have a new camera myself too ;-)
here last week, from the bathroom window:

Screenshot - 2017-02-03 , 23_03_18.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

Screenshot - 2017-02-03 , 23_03_36.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

(35mm equivalent 200mm lens, cropped a lot -- not really close enough for print quality)
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #374 on: February 13, 2017, 09:44 AM »
This is the picture of the eastern hills I posted a year ago using my previous camera.

01-28-16 East mountain shadows 2.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

This is the same hills taken with my new camera. They look very different, don't they?

02-11-17 Hills with shadows 2.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window