Sumien du Plessis
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Susan van Wyk commented on Sumien du Plessis's photo

Sneak Peek

Danie Bester commented on Sumien du Plessis's photo

On a mission

"Very interesting subject indeed, but the image feels a bit flat, your subject is almost disappearing against the background. Put the colour up as well as a matter of interest :) "
Mar 8
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Sneak Peek

Nikon7100; 24-70mm Tamron lens @70mm; F2.8; 1/160s; ISO400This was taken through a gap between two white steal doors.
Mar 8
Bob Fulton commented on Sumien du Plessis's photo


"Nice shot, delicate, perhaps a tad dim.   One way I've had success with pitch backgrounds inside without a back drop. Using soft indirect flash to light the subject I back away with a longer lens and zoom in, perhaps a 70-200mm. Usually an…"
Mar 8
Sumien du Plessis commented on Cecile Nowers's photo

Cape Recife Sand Patterns

"Beautiful leading lines in the sand and in the clouds - urging me to look at the whole picture. "
Mar 4
Sumien du Plessis commented on Deborah Jordan's photo

Catch & Release

"Lovely sharpness to your black shoulder kite against the green blurry background. I like how he looks straight at us. Thank you for sharing a bit on his behaviour with us."
Mar 4
Sumien du Plessis commented on Deborah Jordan's photo

Bushveld Summer

"Beautiful colours, beautiful lines. "
Mar 4
A photo by Sumien du Plessis was featured

Mr. Smooth

Nikon D7100, 24-70mm Tamron lens @ 70mm; F5, 1/400s matrix meteringChanged white balance to cloudy from auto in LR. Cropped busy top, but kept busy right side as I wanted the yellow in the window to form a triangle with the man and the bags. I liked…
Feb 26
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Feb 26
Sumien du Plessis commented on Nicolene Theunissen's photo


"I like the composition, lines and the colouring."
Feb 25
Sumien du Plessis commented on Sascha van der Westhuizen's photo

All roads lead to...

"I like the vanishing point you have here. Unfortunately the out of focus iron knot keeps pulling  my eye away from the rest of the picture.  I think the right side might be carrying too much weight? Your sepia colouring works well for this…"
Feb 25
Sumien du Plessis commented on Celesti-Mari Wasserman's photo

Farm Nostalgia

"A tractor definitely leans itself to a black and white edit.  I would love to see the full tractor (without the crop on the right)."
Feb 25
Sumien du Plessis commented on Nathan Green's photo

Life Left by Nate Green

"I like the balance of light inside and outside the house. The symmetry also adds to the picture."
Feb 25
Sumien du Plessis posted a photo

Busy Bird

Let's try a bird again!Nikon D7100; ISO 640; sigma 150-600mm @600mm; f7.1; 1/1600. camera resting on burglar bar for support.
Oct 26, 2017

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November 16, 1973
Are you...
A Novice Photographer
Which genre(s) of photography interests you..
Portraiture, Urban Landscape, Fine-Art, Macro
Bio... something about you. Including camera equipment and software you're using...
I appreciate the beauty of all creation and want to capture the essence of a moment.
I use a Nikon D90 with lenses: Sigma 18mm-250mm; Nikon 18mm-55mm; Nikon 70mm-300mm; Micro Nikkor 105mm 1:2.8G

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