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weka2000
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 17:26
Meet at the upper Nihotupu dam carpark between 6-6.30 of Piha RD spend an 1hr / 1.5hr shooting 3 sets of waterfalls head off to piha for the rest of evening get there about 8 pm low tide is at 7.05pm surf is between 6-10 ft but messy.

The theme is moving water and how to capture it.

If no one at car park at 6.30 I will be by a waterfall. 10min walk to the first 1

Bring tripod or monopod

iKirst
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 17:32
Alrighty - I'll be there.
Si - Liftage with me?

FlyingPete
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 17:43
The theme is moving water and how to capture it.
Easy with a bucket ;)

Sorry won't be able to make it, I am looking after the wee one tonight.

weka2000
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 18:00
Wazza have a couple of Beroca and be there :rolleyes: hell Im twice your age and you still cant keep up. Younger generation I dont know.

MattL where are you these days?

weka2000
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 18:04
Oh yes, make sure bladder empty first as the water you loose will go into Auckland water supply as these falls fill into one of the main water dams for drinking :p .

Sorry Petes "wee one" put me on to that thought

Wazza
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 18:04
Haha, didn't see this till now.
I just posted in travel.

I'm going there anyway. :)

So the carpark on left on the long straight, usually, I'm flying by at 200kmh

FlyingPete
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 18:10
Sorry Petes "wee one" put me on to that thought
Not that kind of wee, although that is an appropriate name at this time, as we have just begun toilet training :eek:

iKirst
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 18:15
Haha, didn't see this till now.
I just posted in travel.

I'm going there anyway. :)

So the carpark on left on the long straight, usually, I'm flying by at 200kmh
Corolla Ceres unite!

weka2000
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 18:21
I think we need our own section in these forums as we are always planning something.

Wazza on left just before the bridge

iKirst
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 18:25
GKTO - (read: take over)
oOOOO

I have three cell numbers from you folks incase of a 'little girl lost' syndrome creeping in.
Simon will reply when he finishes work tonight, I guess. Unless I call him now...

Wazza
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 18:27
I think we need our own section in these forums as we are always planning something.

Wazza on left just before the bridge

We did.. everyone did.. Not General Chat, but POTN meetings, one up in forum.

MattL
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 18:31
MattL where are you these days?

Got home this morning from a massive holiday, im knackered after that drive. I have a zillion photographs and storeys to tell when im feeling a little more awake! I wont make tonight, sorry!

MattL
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 18:32
Warren, say hi to the new girl for me.. put in a good word.

Oh crap! can she can read this?

iKirst
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 18:36
Warren, say hi to the new girl for me.. put in a good word.

Oh crap! can she can read this?
I prefer the term "New Fish"
Hi :)

weka2000
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 19:01
What you 2 lads sharing the girls now, you need to move to russia the females are 2 to 1 male ratio.

Boy how things have changed since I was in my twentys :D

iKirst
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 19:02
Simon's confirmed :)
I think I'm the local taxi for a couple POTN members :p

Moppie
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 21:18
I would love to make it, its going to be a beutiful evening.
However, Im off to watch King Kong :D

And you all know this is in the wrong forum aye?

iKirst
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 21:20
And you all know this is in the wrong forum aye?
I blame wekadoublethousand ;)
We all just followed suit

weka2000
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 21:27
Moppie where should it be, I general chat was fine :(

MattL
16th of January 2006 (Mon), 21:32
http://photography-on-the.net/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=80

Happy GKPE Spamming in there :-)

joeseph
17th of January 2006 (Tue), 01:51
Looks like a very nice evening, wish I were out there with you lot. For your humour I rang Canon NZ today to get an idea of what a IR filter cost to replace & the woman said "you'd have to send it in but would take an hour" cool I thought <sarcasm> an hour to dismember a camera body, replace it's main purpose & reassemble.
I think probably not..... managed to get a part number for the filter so if all else fails will have a go myself.

for more giggles, the Macro "damage" competition has put up my entry.

weka2000
17th of January 2006 (Tue), 04:50
Good night. Nice to meet our newer members, here is 1 of my "after wazza tutorials" shots.

The sunset wasnt that great tonight. Did manage to break my tripod :cry: so will need to get a "weka bush pod", able to handle the ruggard terrain I go through.

We did get seperated at the falls, woops weka ran off and when he came back the rest has gone. They had walked right past me when I was in the small canyon and the volume I didnt hear them chattering.

weka2000
17th of January 2006 (Tue), 12:33
Wazza in his element. 20D in hand and a babe by his side what more could he ask for ;)

weka2000
17th of January 2006 (Tue), 12:35
Duncan found your entry in the "damaged" section. That looks like 1 unhappy sensor.

Wazza
17th of January 2006 (Tue), 13:23
http://wazz*****scity.com/20d/tony.jpg

Just before you turned around. (400mm)

Red X? Naww.. I hadn't uploaded file

iKirst
17th of January 2006 (Tue), 13:54
Oh good god, delete that photo, hah.
I'm so unphotogenic

weka2000
17th of January 2006 (Tue), 14:03
wazza where did that pic go all I get is a red X

Ikirst and Simon what did you guys get?

Wazza
17th of January 2006 (Tue), 14:09
Fixed it

iKirst
17th of January 2006 (Tue), 14:11
Mine are at home ;)
I didn't walk in the door till after 11, and after all the mountain goat climbing in un-ideal shoes (kidding) I was tiiiiiiired. All I managed do was take em off my camera - bawk at them, then go to sleep ;)

weka2000
17th of January 2006 (Tue), 14:31
Now I know why my wife wants me to grow my hair again. Nice shot. The best way to photograph a photographer......when they dont know they are been photographed.

Who has the pic of the 20D's at the falls all lined up?

weka2000
17th of January 2006 (Tue), 23:42
Off to Karekare now to put in my wazza trainning :lol:

forsaken
17th of January 2006 (Tue), 23:47
I have the 20DEE pic on my pos P&S will post once uploaded

forsaken
18th of January 2006 (Wed), 00:47
here is the 20DEE pic promised, told you my P&S was a pos

http://pic10.picturetrail.com/VOL348/944371/9090541/126218442.jpg

forsaken
18th of January 2006 (Wed), 00:48
look at this concentration :)

http://pic10.picturetrail.com/VOL348/944371/9090541/126218445.jpg

forsaken
18th of January 2006 (Wed), 00:49
next time I will remember my tripod so I don't have to borrow wazzas dads bi-tripod :)

iKirst
18th of January 2006 (Wed), 00:50
look at this concentration :)
<img> Hehe, the back of me is so much nicer than the front :p

I like the pic though, Si :)

weka2000
18th of January 2006 (Wed), 02:57
Well that was a waste of time. Get there (Karekare) overcast. Got my tripod fixed but left the attachment to connect camera at home. Sun behing clouds and rain started, kids crying I want to go home and mum saying we are going now.

joeseph
18th of January 2006 (Wed), 03:30
left the attachment to connect camera at home.

Almost as good as someone I know left his tripod in the car, on the other side of Auckland on a GKPE ending at Piha. Some days they just turn to custard..
Still, points for effort weka!

IainB
27th of January 2006 (Fri), 13:36
here is the 20DEE pic promised, told you my P&S was a pos

http://pic10.picturetrail.com/VOL348/944371/9090541/126218442.jpg

mmm...I see two cameras without the POTN strap....

Now I'm need to upgrade my tripod. What are these models - I can't makeout the model number on the nearest Velbron(?) - and are they worth the spend?

IainB
27th of January 2006 (Fri), 13:39
A very nice shot Weka. It has a pleasing softness to it, but the detail of the grasses is balances that nicely.

forsaken
27th of January 2006 (Fri), 14:09
mmm...I see two cameras without the POTN strap....


that would be us newbees (kirst and I)

the tripod nearest the camera is Wazzas so he would be the best to answer that question

IainB
27th of January 2006 (Fri), 14:33
Looking forward to meeting you - I haven't GKPE'd yet (!!!) but must get that sorted.
Cheers- I'll ask Wazza about the tripod.

iKirst
27th of January 2006 (Fri), 18:37
mmm...I see two cameras without the POTN strap....I should really get one, once I feel worthy enough :lol:

Now I'm need to upgrade my tripod. What are these models - I can't makeout the model number on the nearest Velbron(?) - and are they worth the spend? Not sure on the other 3 tripods, but mine is a SLIK U 9000, bubble level (for us wonky folks)

MAX. OPERTING HEIGHT ~ 1500mm (59.0")
FOLDED LENGTH ~ 590mm (23.0") MAX.
CENTER COLUMN EXT. ~ 300mm(12.0")
WEIGHT ~ 1.6kg
NUMBER OF LFG SECTION ~ 3


http://www.slik.com/u/4906752101155-e.html

It cost around $150 in 2004.

tim
27th of January 2006 (Fri), 23:24
I knew that closest camera was Wazza beacuse it doesn't have a hood.

I wouldn't use a POTN strap, it's not a professional image. I use a Canon one and a Protech (or something like that) one, same as POTN but without the logo.

Moppie
28th of January 2006 (Sat), 00:23
I wouldn't use a POTN strap, it's not a professional image.


Whats not proffesional about it?

IainB
28th of January 2006 (Sat), 02:31
I happen to think 'forum' is quite an intellectual word. 'Forums' only makes it even better. Anyone who is especially intent on reading the strap is likely to be another photographer rather than a client. A bit like the Masonic handshake...

weka2000
29th of January 2006 (Sun), 23:37
Ian I didnt take that photo. But we do need to see if we can get into the POTN book of records for the group with the most 20D,s