What was the LAST photo you took? Post it in here

5 years 4 months ago - 5 years 4 months ago #482562 by Alex
Let's do something a bit old school.  Show-AND-Tell!  

Don't cheat and look for a photo that was taken 4 years ago, one that is your pride and joy.   Post up the very last photo that you took, good, bad or in between.  Post it up and tell the story behind the photo.  If it's not what you were after, or hoping for.  Lay it out here, tell us.   

Photography is all about story telling right?

I'll start it off...

Nearly every night after work, my wife and I take our son Caleb for a walk to the park.  Since he was born, it seems most of the photos I have taken have been from my iPhone because my other cameras were just to big to want to lug around.  Recently I picked up a Sony A6300, which is small and surprisingly a pretty awesome camera for it's size.   

Long story short... I'm taking photos again!  

So... while taking photos of Caleb (photo from last night):



I happen to see something to the right of me, and it's this hummingbird 3 feet from my head and following us! The irony to this story, is a few days ago.  PT member "Effron" posted an amazing shot of this hummingbird that he photographed.  I made a comment that I never seem to be able to get my camera in time to snap off a photo of one of these semi elusive birds (at least for me!).  

And  BAM!  Here's one just waiting for me to take their portrait.  By the time I took the lens cap off, and was able to point and click (Yep... no framing up here, point, pray...AND... you guessed it... click :rofl:  ), the little bugger had moved about 20 feet from me into this near-by tree.  

Now I've cropped the photo bit, however trilled I have FINALLY been able to photograph a hummingbird.  Not as cool as Effron's, but it works till my next hummingbird opportunity!  




Now it's your turn.  Post up your last photo and tell us a little story about it, what you were doing, etc.  

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5 years 4 months ago #482577 by Luca
Last photo I took was of my and she would kill me if I posted it up.  I will tell the story:  Actually it's not much of a story, as much as it is of me catching here at one of those goofy moments and her facial expression looks like a crossed eyed blow fish!  LOL


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5 years 4 months ago #482582 by Scotty
Well, I just posted this the other day but here we go again.


When the last candle has been blown out
and the last glass of champagne has been drunk
All that you are left with are the memories and the images-David Cooke.

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5 years 4 months ago #482583 by DacrimL
Just a quick one taken on Sunday evening. An Autumn sunset looking from one our of many sporting venues in my home town.



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5 years 4 months ago #482776 by petereoin
Covered the Irish Open for the full seven day (wet days). Needed to put on watermark as I was on accreditation assignment.
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5 years 4 months ago - 5 years 4 months ago #482778 by Kessenich911
Edit: Image was corrupted please upload again.  


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5 years 4 months ago #482782 by rik.freemanyahoo.co.uk
My daughter hounded me to take her to a local attraction to get some sunset shots. Having visited the same place many times in the past I really was not too keen, but, you know how it is with a daughter who will not stop going on about it, so off we went, and so glad I did.... I captured a shot that even by my standards is excellent, so now I am hounding my daughter for ideas on places to go. Image: Midland Sunset. Taken 17/05/2016


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5 years 4 months ago #482783 by sallyw
The last photo I took was this one of a spider in my garden, taken with a compact camera, macro setting and flash,.


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5 years 4 months ago #482802 by Scotty

petereoin wrote: Covered the Irish Open for the full seven day (wet days). Needed to put on watermark as I was on accreditation assignment.


Very nice.  You don't post on here often, but when you do I always enjoy your work.

When the last candle has been blown out
and the last glass of champagne has been drunk
All that you are left with are the memories and the images-David Cooke.

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5 years 4 months ago #482806 by thphotography
I love photographing wild horses and just did that yesterday. I go to Sand Wash Basin in NW CO where there is a Wild Horse Management area. This is a new filly, her dam, and stallion. I have done no adjustments to this photo, other than to crop it.


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5 years 4 months ago #482807 by Thunder1203
The last photo I took while at a Hardware store with my IPhone  2 days ago


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5 years 4 months ago #482808 by Prago

Thunder1203 wrote: The last photo I took while at a Hardware store with my IPhone  2 days ago


You just don't see classics like that on the roads any more.  Good find!

SWM into chainsaws and hockey masks seeks like-minded SWF. No weirdos, please
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5 years 4 months ago #482826 by flaphotokayaker
Saint Thomas USVI last week.


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5 years 4 months ago #482888 by woolcos
So here is the last pic I took (well the last one was actually of the floor but I find that happens a lot with the touch screen so that got deleted!) This is the last one I took deliberately.  So its supposed to be of my twins happily playing which they were doing in the previous 3 shots.  But, as is the norm, the play disintegrated into conflict with her (foot bottom right) trying to kick the ball and him looking like he is about to be mugged! So it might have been a bit better if she was in the picture (darn kids just don't stay still!) but I think its quite funny anyway.  It all ended in tears on both sides in case anyone was wondering!


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5 years 4 months ago #482968 by Fess Walker

Scotty wrote: Well, I just posted this the other day but here we go again.



Stunning!  


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