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I'm facinated with your pictures. I'm especially impressed with your ability to change a photo to resemble a painting. I would like to ask a question about this. How can I get the same results as you did? Do I need a special IT process to convert pictures? Thank you again
Ed, I love your pictures and look forward to each and every one. The Horn covers are so beautiful. I don't know if you do those also.
Thank you so much for your quick response to my request of June 25. Unfortunately, when I attempted to respond to you this morning it was lost. Would you please resend.
Greetings, I must express my appreciation for your many hours of work in assistance to educate the wayward. Your images and tutorials are most appreciated!
Thank you and please continue your art.
Ed, some absolutely superb work on show! I came here after reading your helpful suggestion about my SEP2 vs PSE8 battle, unfortunately It's still crashing and I posted a reply to you in the Nik forum.
Hi, fantastic photos! Would you mind if I asked a few questions. I was looking at your infrared nikon d70 images. Was this with a un-modified D70? 720nm ir filter? Also can you handheld your d70 when shooting ir? I am asking because I want to buy a un-moded camera for ir work, and am considering the D70
Thank you in advance for any info you can send me.
my goodness! your galleries are a total delight! I'm in LOVE with your flowers! Your 'georgia' collection is stunning.
Absolutely stunning. Great stuff. I'd also be interested to see some hints/tips on your blog about how you use Capture NX2 / CFX Pro in your workflow!
Ed...your photographs are always beautiful, creative, and inspiring. The photograph of the old oak tree that is on the discussion group this week prompted me to write as I've meant to many times. Thanks so much and I love your pink flamingo and his travels around HH.
My wife and I really enjoy your photos. Wish we were as talented.
Beautiful photo of crocuses and a big relief after the snow...thanks!
Fabulous pictures. Where can we go to purchase a photo for use at home?
Jack J. Chu
Your art works are great, theory, elements and practice example. Your DVD are wonderful when I watched at Charlottesville last Thursday night. You spent 80 hours even more to make it. I love it and like to learn more. I also am a retired control system, electrical and software engineer with 25 awards Who's Who etc. But I am too far away to learn photograph than you. Is it possible that I dream to get your DVD copy? I will appreciate very much.
Thank you very much.
Jack J Chu.
4749 Blue Jay Way, Charlottesville, VA 22911, 434-975-2435
Lovely work... Thank you for sharing...
So glad I stumpled upon your galleries while looking for a forum on digital manipulation. You've supplied a lot of inspiration. I'll be back often. Thanks, Karen
Hi Ed. I just visited your pbase gallery. Wonderful work! I'll be back to visit again as I've added you to my favorites! Keep it up!
Great work, I admired a lot of your pictures today will come back for more.
Creative Images...by Terri
your work is stunning...!!
Just dropped by for another visit to one of my favourites - I just love your work Ed. Thank you for the inspiration!
Hi Ed! Awesome gallery - really wonderful images! I am about to purchase a D50, and am interested in the Tamron 70-300 (which is how I found your gallery). I love the images you took with that lens, so I'm feeling pretty good about it.
How do you like it?
I am so impressed with the artistry in your photos. Congratulations on an excellent portfolio of work.
Please tell me in which photo club you are a member? I can't believe that people suppressed discussion and you resigned! Come to our club, we love discussion.
Leona, Stamford, Ct
Beautiful! What do you mean that I can see before and after?
Beautiful photographs. Very inspiring.
Ed - Awesome galleries - You are not far from my area - I'm in Winchester area - drop me a line and check out my galleries
Beautifull... I'm not artist, I'm biologist... but I like your photos very very very much :)
Hallo Ed.Congratulations for Your beautiful Galleries.You are doing a great job,and You have a nice Foto - Equipment.I wish You the best for Your Future,Roman.
Ed, you have some excellent IR shots on this site. I found your page while researching IR combined with digital photography. According to what I read, you use a Nikon D70 and D70s, as do I. Is it correct that you don't have to make any permanent modifications to the camera, but just start buy purchasing an IR filter, such as the Hoya r72 to begin shooting digital IR photos? I am really interested to know and get started.
Again, excellent site with some awesome photographs!
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You have some fantastic shots here. I located you via a Nikon-D70 Group posting.
Thanks for your comments in my guestbook. I'm not originally from Western PA., though I still have a lot to add to my various galleries. (Including Pennsylvania!) I have thousands of images in the form of slides, but need the time to scan them! I still love film, though I am enjoying digital more and more. Obviously using digital for my PAD, but much of the work in my other galleries is from film. ...Yes, Phipps just completed a huge renovation and expansion! Definitely worth a trip when you are back in this area! Where are you from now? ...I have been so busy looking at your multiple exposure images, that I have neglected to go through some of your other galleries. You have some gorgeous fog shots! And I love your IR work! That is something I have not learned how to do with digital yet! Used to love to work with IR, but with film! I will definitely stop back to see more of your work! Keep up the incredible shooting!
Beautiful body of work. Ive stumbled across your name, postings and galleries multiple times while researching digital IR. That makes you the expert. If you dont mind sharing your secret of preferred IR Filter for your D70, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. (email@example.com)
Great IR gallery. I'm starting to do IR photography with a coolpix 5700 and hoya r72 filter, but know I going for a D70. so, and since you also have both cameras, I need to ask: is the 5700 better or worst in IR photography compared to the D70 (exposure time, grain, etc.)? I've think in taking out the IR cut filter of the 5700, so it would be an IR camera only (with shorter exposure times, and hopefuly less grain), but since there isn't much information on doing this on internet (at least not with the 5700), I may not take the risk, and the it worth keeping the 5700?
hope you can answer me.
I'd like to know which IR filter you are using - I've got a D70 as well. mkanemoto at gmail dot com.
Ed, I once lived across the street from an 'Ed Knepley' in Jacksonville. You're probalby not the same person, but I thought I'd post this anyway, just on the odd chance that you are. I'll to come back here and browse around more later, and see the rest of your photos.
Best regards, ~Tim
Ed, was reading the D70 digest and came across your message RE: Mirror Lock-up so made a visit here. Wonderful body of work!! What got me really excited was your time lapse of the Night Blooming Cereus. Fantastic!! I used an image that I made on the show card to an exhibit I had and wanted to share with you. It's onmy PBase Gallery at
I'm adding your gallery to my favorites so I can come back.
Thank you for the link. Your photos on pBase were very helpful in evaluating the Nikon D70. I did not know the D70 could not make B&W images (hence the reason I was asking you about it). What model Gitzo did you purchase? I have bookmarked your website to view future images. Keep up the great work, you really have a special talent and creative eye!!
After looking at your galleries, all I can say is Wow! You have a wonderful eye. I don't think you'll have any trouble with the 105 at all.
DOF can be a little challenging with this lens since it's so shallow, but with a little experimentation it's easy - (set an aperture and shoot several times, each time choosing a different point to focus on - different as in moving from front to back, not side to side so that you can see what's in focus in front & behind and learn to choose an optimum depth. Now - change the aperture setting and do it all over again. And then again... Indoors with note taking is probably the most efficient way to do this , but it's boring.)
Autofocus sometimes "doesn't" - and when it does, it sometimes isn't focused where you want/need it to be. Do the drill in the first paragraph and then mainly use manual focus.
If you find that you want a reproduction ratio even larger than the 105'a 1:1, the Tamron Pro 1.4x teleconverter works well with this lens and give you 40% larger than lifesize.
Best of luck, Ed
Hello Ed, I just got through browsing your galleries. Incredible work and very inspiring. I've already learned a lot from reading your exif info and viewing your images. I just got the Nikkor 105mm and haven't posted a lot of images with it but, any comments or tips would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Cynthia
Just wanted to tell you that your photographs are stunning! I really have enjoyed your flower photos and the sceneries are absolutely beautiful. Thank you for sharing with us!
Please take a look at the description below the image at
I've just updated it to include most of everything that I can think of in terms of shooting and post-processing.
Any other questions, give a holler.
Your photos are beautiful. I'm using a D70 with a 88a Harrison & Harrison filter for IR shots. Any help you can give me, such as post-processing and shooting, would be greatly appreciated. Check out my website - affordablemomentsphoto.com.
Simply love your B&W and IR work! Do take a look at my humble gallery and I appreciate all comments and advices.
Ed, I've just been looking at your Macro & flower galleries.
They are just amazing.
Congratulations my friend.
Thanks for your comment on the dark alley image.I appreciate it very much!
Ed, thanks for the comments on my autumn Hiking trail photo, much appreciated. Cheers! Stan
Beautiful images Ed! Your multiple exposure shots are gorgeous!
Keep up the good work.
You have many unique photographs that I enjoy. Thanks for sharing
Thanks for your pos comment on mine picture , i have also looked to your gallery and it's beautiful.
Lots of nice shots on your site. I expect that we'll be seeing some of them again during the upcoming competition nights.
Hi Ed, My name is Bob Townsend. I just recently joined the Camera Club you are in. I was also out at Meadowlark that day. If you get a chance, check out my gallery on it:
It was facinating to see some of the same things from your point of view including the butterfly. That little guy kept going back to the same flower. Our shots are near identical. We also have similar shots of the orange and yellow flower.
See you at the next meeting.
Thanks for the comment in my galleries. I enjoyed my visit to yours. I especially liked a couple of the bird images.
Thanks, Jane. You're right - macros aren't easy without the right equipment. That's what's driven my upgrades since the time I started photography in 2002 with my little 2MP Olympus >> Coolpix 5700 >> D70 and, most importantly, a Nikkor Micro lens.
I'd be honored for you to show my work to your classmates. What class?
Your pictures are wonderful! I never have had success with macro as you have. Yes, you do indeed have a better Nikon than I do. But I will be upgrading soon.
I would like to show your album to my classmates.
Your albums are an inspiration to a person starting out with digital photography, I am so glad that I happened on to your pbase site.
Jane Carter, firstname.lastname@example.org