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Old 08-26-2008, 07:24 PM
 
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Hey! What's wrong with the 5' syndrome?
5' Syndrome is when you hold the camera to your eye and shoot. You never get down for a dramatic perspective or climb up high for the same. Just never a fore thought about the perspective and background. Nothing to do with being 5' tall.
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:36 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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I know what ya mean about laying down on the job for the shot. I used to do it often. When I was a little more limber in the spine that is. In one of the threads for sports action I posted a shot of a barefoot water ski jumper. That was taken with me laying in the mud with my nose almost in the water with the camera on a 6" mini tripod. Glad to see ya don't have the 5' syndrome. And keep posting red food. I'll survive.
LOL I will have to go take a peek at that shot Nomadicus. Like you said...for me it's what I want the perspective to say sometimes. Like...how can I see this in another way instead of standing up and shooting. I've never heard of 5' foot syndrome but I'm glad I read on. I was gonna claim it was 5'3 syndrome.

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Hey! What's wrong with the 5' syndrome?
Love the shots! Mi_Mom, I can't rep you yet, but I would!
Thanks Mookster!

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All good photographers go down and dirty to capture that elusive moment! Me, I'm still rather prissy at this point! When I start flashing a camera that has long lenses, I'd look serious for real, and then maybe taken seriously. Until then, and until I can practice yoga contortionist positions, I'd rather not pull a muscle. Maybe this weekend!

BTW, I HAVE the 5' syndrome. Got a problem with that, huh?
I'm more concerned on getting the camera dirty for now...not myself. LOL about the yoga contortionist comment.

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5' Syndrome is when you hold the camera to your eye and shoot. You never get down for a dramatic perspective or climb up high for the same. Just never a fore thought about the perspective and background. Nothing to do with being 5' tall.
I'd never heard of it before but I like the saying. Very insighful.
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:38 PM
 
Location: Swamps of Florida
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Here are few from last year!













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Old 08-26-2008, 07:42 PM
 
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I have a weakness for red ripe tomatoes....and fast cars...
Nice red stuff ya got there.
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:44 PM
 
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There is another 5' syndrome I do have. I like 'em five wide and about 24" high...
Now to shoot a tomato field full of red. One day soon I hope.
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:52 PM
 
Location: Moon Over Palmettos
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There is another 5' syndrome I do have. I like 'em five wide and about 24" high...
Now to shoot a tomato field full of red. One day soon I hope.
If I could, I would grow this field for you and your large format sofa size pano...
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:56 PM
 
Location: Where we enjoy all four seasons
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May I add the red roses I got for my B-day?


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Old 08-26-2008, 07:58 PM
 
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If I could, I would grow this field for you and your large format sofa size pano...
Thanks but that is one thing we have plenty of all around us now. They are a site to see. 40-100 acres of just tomatoes. Simply beautiful. If they only tasted like those you can grow up your way. The farm foreman lives a few blocks away so maybe I get a photo up soon.
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:59 PM
 
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Lovely red roses there crazyworld.
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Old 08-26-2008, 09:19 PM
 
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I'm not at 5' for this one. You can see what laying down on the job can get you. It has some red in several places. Shot in low light so the color balance is not like I would like but sometimes you have to take what you are given and be happy with it.


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