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Forum: Photos 06-07-2021, 01:43 PM
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Posted By WesternDrake
To ChrisJ: Thanks!

I'm rather reluctant to photograph people's faces (despite I had their permission to shoot).

Here's a larger shot where they can be seen:

https://ibb.co/5vsVM5V
Forum: Photos 06-07-2021, 01:41 PM
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Posted By WesternDrake
To jemaflor: Thanks!

Thanks! They play faaaaaast!

The song I recommended is a perfect example of how Perico Ripiao sounds, but of course, they are only three, not a full band. But I bet you got the idea.
...
Forum: Photos 06-07-2021, 01:39 PM
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Posted By WesternDrake
Damn system! I don't seem to be able to add a...

Damn system! I don't seem to be able to add a larger version using the tags. Sorry, this is the link to the larger version, please copy and paste.

https://ibb.co/5vsVM5V
Forum: Photos 06-07-2021, 01:37 PM
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Posted By WesternDrake
Thanks Ian! I'm rather reluctant to shoot...

Thanks Ian!

I'm rather reluctant to shoot people's faces (despite I had their permission to photograph them).

Here's a shot where you may see them from a wider perspective:
...
Forum: Photos 06-07-2021, 01:24 PM
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Views: 82
Posted By WesternDrake
To ifege: Thanks

Thanks Ian!

I'm rather reluctant to shoot people's faces (despite I had their permission to photograph them).

Here's a shot where you may see them from a wider perspective (click for larger...
Forum: Photos 06-06-2021, 11:48 PM
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Posted By WesternDrake
To lousat: Thanks

I'm glad you liked my shot, and I hope someday you get to experience that music live. Dominican music has evolved enormously in recent decades, "Perico Ripiao" and even normal Merengue has been...
Forum: Photos 08-15-2020, 07:18 PM
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Views: 86
Posted By WesternDrake
To jimmyjimmy: Thanks

Hey Jimmy, thanks for your words, and please excuse my late reply. Since the Pandemic, I've been taking very few shots outside, so I was away from TE.

Well, my city now has new authorities, let's...
Forum: Photos 02-24-2020, 04:21 AM
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Views: 137
Posted By WesternDrake
To macjake: Thanks

Hi Craig! I'm glad to be back, indeed. After many years I had forgotten TE, but coming back I'm excited to realize the community is still thriving and quite strong.

Ever since I took that picture,...
Forum: Photos 02-18-2020, 05:51 PM
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Views: 134
Posted By WesternDrake
To papagolf21: Merci!

Wow, merci pour tes paroles, Philippe. Je connais peut-皻re quelques rudiments de la photographie, mais je dois encore entra螽er mon il construire le cadre dans mon esprit avant de prendre une...
Forum: Photos 02-17-2020, 08:50 PM
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Posted By WesternDrake
To Miguel82: Thanks!

I learned a lot about carnival traditions with that trip. I admit I still can't call the difference between the Lechones the Diablos, the Macaraos, almost every region have a different way to play...
Forum: Photos 02-17-2020, 02:49 PM
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Posted By WesternDrake
To gervaso: Muchas gracias

Gracias Alexandre,

La experiencia en el Carnaval de Punta Cana fue muy enriquecedora para m, me alegro mucho de haber podido asistir y hacer las fotos m嫳 reciente de mi colecci鏮 aqu en TE....
Forum: Photos 02-13-2020, 10:14 PM
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Posted By WesternDrake
To worldcitizen: I'd say is similar

This shot is very similar to the painted woman in many aspects. I instinctively chose the same position for the shot, used the same aperture, thus creating the same bokeh effect, and framed the...
Forum: Photos 02-13-2020, 10:11 PM
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Views: 151
Posted By WesternDrake
To worldcitizen: Thanks!

Thanks for your words, Brenda! I'm glad you liked it :)

I loved many things with this person: The parade is nearly a non-stop thing, but she stopped for me to take her this photograph. While many...
Forum: Photos 02-13-2020, 03:48 PM
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Views: 93
Posted By WesternDrake
To Sergiom: Merci beaucoup!

Cher Serge, je ne suis vraiment pas (encore) photographe professionnel, mais j'ai rejoint ce site il y a 17 ans. Abandonn pendant longtemps, mais cette ann嶪, je mets plus d'efforts pour am幨iorer...
Forum: Photos 02-12-2020, 01:49 PM
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Views: 89
Posted By WesternDrake
To otrojo: Gracias Ricardo!

Estoy retomando TrekEarth e intentando ser un poco m嫳 "profesional" con mis fotos. Nunca me he considerado fot鏬rafo profesional sino apenas un entusiasta. Este a隳 estoy procurando ser m嫳...
Forum: Photos 02-12-2020, 11:49 AM
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Views: 148
Posted By WesternDrake
To gervaso: Gracias!

Creo que en el pasado, cuando yo entraba m嫳 a TrekEarth, llegamos a intercambiar mensajes. Yo creo recordar tu "username". En fin, te agradezco mucho las palabras y el gesto de comentar en mis...
Forum: Photos 02-12-2020, 11:46 AM
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Views: 105
Posted By WesternDrake
To gervaso: Whooa

Gracias por tus palabras, Alexandre. Realmente esa foto es muy vieja, y hoy que me la recuerdas la veo con los ojos un poco m嫳 "educados" en fotograf燰, y claro, noto algunos defectos en la manera...
Forum: Photos 02-12-2020, 11:41 AM
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Views: 114
Posted By WesternDrake
To jhm: Thanks, John

I do agree, children are pure in their emotions, we adults forgot that long ago.

As I replied to another person, the confetti-throwing was staged with the classic 1...2...3!!! But their joy and...
Forum: Photos 02-12-2020, 11:39 AM
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Views: 103
Posted By WesternDrake
To johnjmoe: Joy!

Thanks for your critique, John. That day I was so lucky, I need to get out more often and lose my fear to take pictures of strangers.

Much appreciated!
Forum: Photos 02-12-2020, 11:36 AM
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Views: 105
Posted By WesternDrake
To ktanska: Thank you

Hello Kari, thanks for your words. I loved how they were playing with the confetti and didn't even noticed me. This picture was from after I talked with their parents and got their permission to take...
Forum: Photos 02-12-2020, 11:33 AM
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Views: 112
Posted By WesternDrake
To jmdias: Hahahaha

I took about 20 pics of this scene, and this one was the one I chose for publishing. The "sad" part is that every-time the girl appears in the frame she has the same sad face, except for one... in...
Forum: Photos 02-11-2020, 11:50 AM
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Views: 326
Posted By WesternDrake
To jemaflor: Thanks Jemaflor!

Thanks for your note, I was quite intentional in this shot, and it turned out very good to me. I'm happy to be getting out of my shell.
Forum: Photos 02-11-2020, 11:48 AM
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Views: 101
Posted By WesternDrake
To Nicou: Merci

Merci d'avoir signal exactement mes intentions avec la photo, d'encadrer la joie et le bonheur.

(Traduit par Google Translate)
Forum: Photos 02-10-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By WesternDrake
To Porteplume: Wow, thank you

Thanks for your words, Viviane. I got very lucky with this young woman. She stopped to pose, and that smile enchanted me. I could not stop her any further, but I hope to find her somehow and gift her...
Forum: Photos 02-10-2020, 02:37 PM
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Views: 103
Posted By WesternDrake
To GyurMaster: Thanks!

Thanks Gy, I really got lucky when this lady stopped her walk and smiled at my lens. I'm quite thankful for her, sadly I could not intervene to give her my contact details so she could have this...
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