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Dec 16, 2020 05:22 |  #11146

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Thank you. Yes, I tried different crops, but keep coming back to this frame aspect ratio. I think it comes down to personal taste and style in the end.

Yes, totally understand :-).


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Dec 16, 2020 08:33 as a reply to  @ post 19167338 |  #11147

Excellent shot! Thanks for sharing.


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Dec 16, 2020 08:35 as a reply to  @ post 19167347 |  #11148

A friend of mine builds these things and I'm always fascinated on how he can climb to the top. There is no way you would catch me anywhere near it. Great shot though!


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Dec 16, 2020 08:36 as a reply to  @ post 19167415 |  #11149

It sure pops out at you. Nicely done. I love it as a black and white.


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Dec 16, 2020 12:40 |  #11150

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The creative dance was based on Maori Kapa Haka and Haka moves. The Haka is a traditional expression of respect or a challenge. It is displayed to potential foes before a conflict but also shows respect (Mana) to people of note (including opponents), such as when someone dies, or when people of note are greeted. The NZ military, police and border security all have to learn the Haka as part of their training, most school children learn it as well. I have seen the border personnel shut down their booths, come out, and do a Haka when respected people, such as successful sports-persons, arrive from overseas. It is certainly common for Haka to be performed to honour the dead.

During the Haka men will strike warlike poses and make gestures as if to indicated combat, while women will come from behind and through their ranks to strike poses like the one you see - with eyes open wide to show the whites.


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Dec 19, 2020 13:47 |  #11152

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Dec 19, 2020 15:01 |  #11153

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Get out! Another fabulous image Jorgac.


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Dec 19, 2020 16:47 as a reply to  @ Jorgac's post |  #11154

This is such a wonderfully composed image. Just outstanding. :love:


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Dec 19, 2020 18:00 |  #11155

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Dec 19, 2020 18:15 |  #11156

Odd one out.


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Dec 20, 2020 14:47 |  #11158

Love it. I took a shot like this early in the year. That buzzing from the power lines freaked me out.


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Dec 20, 2020 16:50 |  #11159

I'd be afraid to stand there and shoot those wires, what with my pacemaker and all-?


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