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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Region: Texas Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Permaculture Raises cows
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dave
Sep 18, 2014 7:09 PM CST

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By popular demand: The thread "Could we have a garden photography forum" in Photography forum

This forum is dedicated to the technical discussion of photography as it relates to gardening. It is not a gallery of photos but rather a place for helping each other become better photographers.

Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tomato Heads Houseplants Garden Ideas: Level 1 Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
pirl
Sep 18, 2014 7:11 PM CST
Thank you, Dave!
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Region: Texas Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Permaculture Raises cows
Beekeeper Vermiculture Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages Plant Identifier Avid Green Pages Reviewer
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dave
Sep 18, 2014 7:15 PM CST

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Name: Rick Corey
Everett WA 98204 (Zone 8a)
Sunset Zone 5. Koppen Csb. Eco 2f
Frugal Gardener Garden Procrastinator I helped beta test the first seed swap Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Region: Pacific Northwest
Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Avid Green Pages Reviewer Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped plan and beta test the plant database.
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RickCorey
Sep 18, 2014 7:15 PM CST
Thanks!
Name: Marilyn
Greenwood Village, CO (Zone 5b)
Garden today. Clean next week.
Bookworm Region: Colorado Garden Procrastinator Heucheras Region: Southwest Gardening Container Gardener
Enjoys or suffers cold winters Sempervivums Annuals Foliage Fan Herbs Garden Ideas: Level 2
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CDsSister
Sep 18, 2014 7:42 PM CST

Yes, I agree I agree Thank You! Thank you indeed.
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Sages Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Seed Starter Vegetable Grower
Greenhouse Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Enjoys or suffers cold winters Butterflies Birds
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Weedwhacker
Sep 19, 2014 7:57 AM CST
Thank You! Hurray!
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Name: Mother Raphaela
Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery NY (Zone 4b)
Cat Lover Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Container Gardener Garden Procrastinator Seed Starter Permaculture
Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: New York Sempervivums Bee Lover The WITWIT Badge
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MotherRaphaela
Sep 19, 2014 8:02 AM CST
I agree Thank You! Thumbs up Thumbs up Thumbs up
Name: Betty
MN zone 4
Frogs and Toads Birds Roses Region: United States of America Peonies Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge)
Lilies Irises Hummingbirder Hostas Garden Art Echinacea
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daylilydreams
Sep 23, 2014 9:52 AM CST
Thanks for this forum Dave! Thank You! I tip my hat to you. When I get some extra time I will be reading thru the messages that relate to my camera.
If you want to be happy for a lifetime plant a garden!
Faith is the postage stamp on our prayers!
Betty MN Zone4 AHS member

Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
Garden Photography Region: Pacific Northwest Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Dog Lover Foliage Fan Greenhouse Container Gardener Heucheras Sedums
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springcolor
Sep 23, 2014 6:41 PM CST
So I have been reading this forum from inception, what a great bunch of people. Thank you so much for all the tips, explanation and , examples. Usually I take 50 pictures and keep 10. Well I read the manual and it has been a wonder. Thank you all. Hurray! Hurray! Not perfect yet but so much better. Big Grin
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Name: Ronnie
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
Dahlias Cut Flowers Zinnias Morning Glories Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Annuals
Bee Lover Dragonflies Butterflies Hummingbirder Birds Bookworm
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luvsgrtdanes
Sep 23, 2014 7:34 PM CST
Thank You! Glad I found it!
It happens in a flash, but the memory of it last forever. It can not be borrowed or stolen, and it is of no earthly good until it is given away. So if in your hurry you meet someone who is too weary to smile, leave him one of yours, for no one needs a smile quite as much as he who has none to give...

Name: Asa

Bee Lover Garden Photography Region: Utah Garden Ideas: Master Level Photo Contest Winner: 2016
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evermorelawnless
Sep 23, 2014 8:01 PM CST
springcolor said: Usually I take 50 pictures and keep 10. Well I read the manual and it has been a wonder. Thank you all. Hurray! Hurray! Not perfect yet but so much better. Big Grin


That's a fantastic ratio! I hate to say this, but there have been days that I've shot as many as 4,000 photos and only kept about 200 of them.

But..the beauty of digital photography is twofold - 1) Unlike film, space on that memory card is freeeeeeee! and 2) Feedback happens in real time - you don't have to wait for the film to come back to realize you've made terrible mistakes - or stumbled onto some settings or combination of settings that really work for your subject.

I guess my point is to just shoot shoot shoot and realize that the more that you root around through the shutter, the more likely you are to blind-pig yourself a few acorns to save to your "keepers" folder - and share with the rest of us.

I think that photography is like everything else...just a question of thinking (trying new things informed by good data/ideas/past mistakes) and practice. Unlike it was in the days of expensive film and darkroom supplies (to quote Senator Blutarsky), "it don't cost nothin'."

Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Sages Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Seed Starter Vegetable Grower
Greenhouse Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Enjoys or suffers cold winters Butterflies Birds
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Weedwhacker
Sep 23, 2014 9:40 PM CST
Welcome to ATP, Evermorelawnless! Yikes, 4000 photos in one day kind of boggles my mind... but yes, that is definitely the beauty of digital photography. So amazing to just be able to see what you caught right away -- in this respect, at least, the "good old days" weren't! Smiling
“Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight." ~ Albert Schweitzer /
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JC/NYC (Zone 7b)
Aroids Houseplants Bromeliad Hydroponics Amaryllis Garden Photography
Container Gardener Tropicals Plant Identifier Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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skylark
Sep 30, 2014 10:26 AM CST
Hurray!
i've been just shooting whatever made the most impression on me. but now i'll keep the DB in mind and will also take 'approach' shots and more shots of details too.
i find it much harder to take a good landscaping shot, then the close-up. exchanging notes should be lots of fun here!
Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
Composter Garden Photography Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Identifier Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Region: Alabama
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Seedfork
Sep 30, 2014 11:10 AM CST
People love to see landscape shots, but they are so hard to get right. As hard as I try I very seldom am able to take a good landscape shot with my camera. To get much in the picture, it is usually too far away to be able to see much detail. Just a few select areas work for me to take a landscape shot.
Name: Deb
Pacific NW (Zone 8b)
Region: Pacific Northwest Deer Organic Gardener Ferns Herbs Dragonflies
Spiders! Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Birds Fruit Growers Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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Bonehead
Sep 30, 2014 1:03 PM CST
I especially appreciate photos of the 'whole plant' so one can see how tall/wide it gets at maturity. Very helpful when deciding where to plant a 4" pot.
I want to live in a world where the chicken can cross the road without its motives being questioned.
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tomato Heads Houseplants Garden Ideas: Level 1 Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
pirl
Sep 30, 2014 1:10 PM CST
I agree. A salvia in a 4" pot can easily end up being 3' tall and just as wide.
Name: Teresa
South central KY (Zone 6b)
Consider the lilies of the field
Seller of Garden Stuff Irises Hostas Region: Kentucky Lilies Peonies
Region: United States of America Garden Photography Vegetable Grower Hummingbirder Cat Lover Heucheras
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bluegrassmom
Oct 5, 2014 12:29 AM CST
Thanks for adding this forum. I love photography as a hobby and always want to improve!

Teresa
Name: Mother Raphaela
Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery NY (Zone 4b)
Cat Lover Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Container Gardener Garden Procrastinator Seed Starter Permaculture
Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: New York Sempervivums Bee Lover The WITWIT Badge
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MotherRaphaela
Oct 5, 2014 7:28 AM CST
evermorelawnless said:
Unlike it was in the days of expensive film and darkroom supplies (to quote Senator Blutarsky), "it don't cost nothin'."


Other than batteries. But I've just ordered a plug-in cord for our camera so at least I won't use them up doing indoor shots and uploading, etc... I hadn't realized they made these! MR
Name: Teresa
Indiana (Zone 5b)
Cat Lover Lilies Daylilies Irises Cut Flowers Canning and food preservation
Butterflies Birds Bee Lover Annuals Seller of Garden Stuff Vegetable Grower
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TsFlowers
Nov 15, 2017 12:11 PM CST
I just wanted to bring this Thread to the Top, because I feel sure that some, if not most users, have never scrolled through the below threads, nor read this one. This is a thread, in my opinion, that should be bumped up periodically for the review of all new users (and even those that are not but just first visiting this Forum) (or even be made a *sticky*).

Please make sure to read the very first post . . . I know you all love Dave! I tip my hat to you. to him.
. . . it's always better to ask questions, than jump to conclusions.
AND . . . always hear both sides of the story before making a judgment.
central Illinois
Charter ATP Member Plant Database Moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Plant Identifier
Garden Ideas: Level 2 Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Avid Green Pages Reviewer Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Photo Contest Winner: 2017
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jmorth
Nov 15, 2017 3:48 PM CST
Just what is your problem with that share pics thread?
Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.

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