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Old 06-29-2006, 12:17 AM   #11
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I will have to try that. BTW I posted BOTH sets of pics, lol.
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I will have to try that. BTW I posted BOTH sets of pics, lol.
indeed you did,

this is one of the few pictures that I have EVER taken of light that turned out the way I like.
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I wonder if that camera could do it. I was looking up the specs on it...I want one, but no way could I afford it.
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I can't afford it either, but I bought it anyhow.
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I can't afford it either, but I bought it anyhow.
I want train horns more
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I want train horns more
No you don't. Last night I met up with a buddy here in Ottawa ( I am here for 2 weeks for work), and he is a member of my Malibu Club. Anyhow, he has installed in his car front and rear "wig-wag" lights, along with a police siren complete with the horn, since it is all in the same unit. He mounted it under his seat, and has a remote to use it.

Well we went out for coffee, turn onto the main street, and there were 2 kids looking at something they had, he turned on the siren quickly, and boy did they jump, it was hilarious.

Leaving the Tim Horton'* we had the lights and sirens running, man that was fun, BUT the sound travels for miles so you really have to be careful when using it. That siren reminded me of that video of train horns.

OH another thing he did was connect the car horn to the police horn, so when someone cuts him off, they hear it, and end up moving out of the way, lmfao.
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Why does your friend have wig-wags and sirens and stuff? Does he go to any car shows or have any legit use for em
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Of course not. But he has done some installation work for them. he is supposed to finish off the setup with a light bar installed inside the car on the rear deck. It is purely for enjoyment and getting people out of the way, hehe.

I didn't have a chance to get a good video of the lights though.
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I've thought about these

IMO, trains horns are a safer bet than the cop siren, because when you sound like a cop you will attract cops. People in the distance would be like "WTF, there are no tracks around here."
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Those macro shots look great, especially since this is your first time using the camera.

With practice they will get even better.

You will find that that camera is really going to shine for landscape photography as well as telephoto shots. You have a HUGE optical zoom to your advantage.

Play with the manual settings to really get to know your camera. You will find yourself doing that more and more as time goes by.
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Those macro shots look great, especially since this is your first time using the camera.

With practice they will get even better.

You will find that that camera is really going to shine for landscape photography as well as telephoto shots. You have a HUGE optical zoom to your advantage.

Play with the manual settings to really get to know your camera. You will find yourself doing that more and more as time goes by.
I can see I will have alot of reading and playing to do, in order to know what I am doing when taking pictures. At least this camera gives me a bit more control than a regular P&*.

OH BTW, Renée was NOT impressed at all that I got a new toy. I showed her tonight when I got back in town.
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