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manipula
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Jul 14, 2008 03:49 |  #2626

harroz wrote in post #5906898external link
Imagine a month after this meeting seeing your ideas used in that site, or photographically... hanging 3mtr x 1 mtr from the local Mall ceiling

It's only cool once. Wearing the phrase 'doormat' on your forehead never grows old to those with muddy boots. Tread carefully...


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joeseph
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Jul 14, 2008 03:59 |  #2627

harroz wrote in post #5906898external link
I just don't know. I'm a pretty trusting lad usually but....

if it sounds like turd, smells like turd and looks like turd, it usually is.
I'd be inclined to let the other guy pick it up & taste it... ;)


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joeseph
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Jul 14, 2008 04:05 |  #2628

and with any luck, the TF is sleeping at this time...


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Jul 14, 2008 04:07 |  #2629

joeseph wrote in post #5906931external link
if it sounds like turd, smells like turd and looks like turd, it usually is.
I'd be inclined to let the other guy pick it up & taste it...

joeseph wrote in post #5906947external link
and with any luck, the TF is sleeping at this time...

yeh you wouldnt want that to be edited down into "smells like turd... i'd... taste it"


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Jul 14, 2008 04:18 |  #2630

Thanks for your input all. defo food for thought....



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Jul 14, 2008 04:24 |  #2631

harroz wrote in post #5906970external link
Thanks for your input all. defo food for thought....

what turd ? honestly mate nah dont eat that...


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Jul 14, 2008 04:58 |  #2632

and on a better note, I feel that my ps skills, rubbish that they generally are, are getting better.

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today's edit: http://joebloggs.serve​beer.com/odd_files/zqn​-pano2.jpgexternal link


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Jul 14, 2008 05:04 |  #2633

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So, a question to you all..... a company I have photographed(fashion) for before in the past year is looking at doing a shoot(fashion) and has asked me to go in and have a meeting with the Marketing Manager, Designer, and another photographer to do some brainstorming for the next shoot. They explained that they have had 2 shoots in the last year, 1 by me and 1 by the other photographer, and like both of our work. The other photographer is quite new to photography but has all the gear and a studio. I'm in a dilemma about this. Do I go in there a share my ideas/style? Go in there and say nothing. Not go at all. Ask to have a separate meeting with the Marketing Manager and designer?

Your thoughts on this are much appreciated...

to tell the truth I would never expect anyone to ask this, it's like asking 2 architects to come to your house for a meeting at the same time to offer their services to design your house. Just not cricket!

Just re-reading your post, the way you have written it, almost sounds like the company are asking you to be their artistic/photographic director and work in conjunction with the other photog, perhaps using their facilities.

I would attend the meeting but, if possible check with the company prior, just exactly what role they had intend for you. If you are not happy with the answer given, say thanks but no thanks but I wouldn't do it in an unsavory way, just explain your situation.




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Jul 14, 2008 05:06 |  #2634

joeseph wrote in post #5907041external link
and on a better note, I feel that my ps skills, rubbish that they generally are, are getting better.

Certainly much much better, are you using CS3?




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Jul 14, 2008 06:29 |  #2635

weka2000 wrote in post #5904825external link
2 more

1# 17mm
2# 70mm

All I've been hearing over the past few days is how r@p (INVALID EMAIL) the weather is.. and how cold it is.... Now you post these!

Bl00dy liars.. all of you! ;)

They are very much corromandel. I like tthem. As mentioned the last one portrays calm and tranquility well.

joeseph wrote in post #5907041external link
and on a better note, I feel that my ps skills, rubbish that they generally are, are getting better.

original pano (2005): http://joebloggs.serve​beer.com/odd_files/zqn​-pano.jpgexternal link
today's edit: http://joebloggs.serve​beer.com/odd_files/zqn​-pano2.jpgexternal link

It's bigger!

Definitley an improvement. in the4 first you can see every individual photo. The secone has smooth transitions.


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Jul 14, 2008 06:43 |  #2636

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Jul 14, 2008 08:14 |  #2637

Those are cool Chris. I find the dynamic range of the camera to be pretty interesting. I would have thought that the trees would be over exposed and there would be more flairs throughout the picture.


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Jul 14, 2008 13:23 |  #2638

*coughs and spits out*

Nzshrimper wrote in post #5906982external link
what turd ? honestly mate nah dont eat that...

I think you might be right Mark it is almost like this. Anyway, I'm going along and we'll see what happens. I think all will be explained on the day...

Everyone have a wonderful Tuesday :-D

Mark Vuleta wrote in post #5907048external link
Just re-reading your post, the way you have written it, almost sounds like the company are asking you to be their artistic/photographic director and work in conjunction with the other photog, perhaps using their facilities.

I would attend the meeting but, if possible check with the company prior, just exactly what role they had intend for you. If you are not happy with the answer given, say thanks but no thanks but I wouldn't do it in an unsavory way, just explain your situation.



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Jul 15, 2008 01:11 |  #2639

Posted a couple more pictures in G&N

Here


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Jul 15, 2008 01:28 |  #2640

once again nice akiwi!. you're really getting these nailed eh. I really like these natural ones.

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Posted a couple more pictures in G&N

Here



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