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PAINTOGRAPHY FROM THE LILY POND

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Taken at the Lily Pond in Naples Botanical Gardens in Florida just before sunset. A honey bee on a lily shot with my Sony a77 at f5.6 and ISO-200 for a 1/1600th second exposure. Lens is Sigma 50-500mm set at 250mm

More Photos and Helpful Tutorials on my website.  http://www.trueportraits.com/

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PAINTOGRAPHY FROM MY FAVORITE BEACH

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This is shot just after dawn on my favourite beach at Whitley Bay in England and the tide is coming in. Shot with my Sony a77 at f11 and ISO-100 for a 1/20th second exposure. Lens is my 16-50mm set at 18mm

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PAINTOGRAPHY OF ST MARYS LIGHTHOUSE

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Another shot of St. Mary's Lighthouse in Whitley Bay, England. It is low tide on a very nice spring evening just before sunset. Shot with my Sony a77 at f6.7 and ISO-100 for a 1/90th second exposure. Lens is my 10-20mm set at 10mm

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Wow if some one lived so close to the view
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PAINTOGRAPHY OF THE BIRDS

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Some cormorants take in the sunset, this shot was taken at the beach at Naples in SW Florida. Shot with my Sony a77 at f13 and ISO-400 for a 1/350th second exposure. Lens is my 50-500mm set at 500mm

More Bird Photos on my website here.  http://www.trueportraits.com/index_birds.htm

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PAINTOGRAPHY OF FLOWERS AND LIGHT

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_This shot of grass and small flowers was taken at dawn in the fields near my home. Camera is my Sony a77 at f4.5 and ISO-1600 for an 1/200th of a second exposure and the lens is my Sony 70-300mm set at 260mm.

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PAINTOGRAPHY OF THE LANDSCAPE

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*_A shot taken just after dawn on a cloudy overcast day of Lake Wastwater in Cumbria England. Shot with my Sony a77 at f11 and ISO-100 for a 1/45th of a second exposure. Lens is my 16-50mm set at 30mm.

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PAINTOGRAPHY FROM MY FAVORITE BEACH

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This is shot of the promenade reflecting in a tidal pool taken after dawn on my favourite beach at Whitley Bay in England and the tide is coming in. Shot with my Sony a77 at f6.7 and ISO-100 for a 1/20th second exposure. Lens is my 16-50mm set at 16mm

More Photos and Helpful Tutorials on my website.  http://www.trueportraits.com/

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PAINTOGRAPHY FROM MY FAVORITE BEACH

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This is another shot just before sunset on my favourite beach at Whitley Bay in England and the tide is coming in. Shot with my Sony a77 at f22 and ISO-100 for a 1/4 second exposure. Lens is my 10-20mm set at 11mm

More Photos and Helpful Tutorials on my website.  http://www.trueportraits.com/

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Introduction

I am a retired Scuba Diving and Karate instructor. But I am still a very active and dedicated all round nature photographer owner of  www.trueportraits.com also see my G+ True Portraits Page

I am also an avid Paintographer. I have an uncontrollable passion for using a little artistry / paintography in post processing my photographs. Photography is a passion that I have embraced wholeheartedly since I first started taking photos in the year 2000. I have not taken any photography courses but I have read a lot of photo ebooks and watched a lot of YouTube photography videos.

I am also curator for some G+ Daily Photo Themes you are welcome to join in post your best shots and have fun.





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8th Dan Black Belt. I have taught over 300 students to black belt level and several to master level. I am a retired PADI Scuba Instructor I have worked in 32 countries and islands of the world.
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ubuntu-a new home for the orphans by Lauren Rautenbach
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The successful upgrade of the Vuka Ntomboyi Culture Home’s shelter for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Langa, Cape Town took place this l

Portraits of Beauty Women and Models as Paintography by Ray Bilcliff
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Portrait photos of very beautiful women and models, women portraits are re-created as paintography, natural beautiful women paintography by

Nature and Portrait Photo Galleries Tutorials Photography by Ray Bilcliff
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Nature Photography and portrait photo galleries of awesome creatures, landscapes, seascapes and photos of women, girls and models, G+ Daily

Tides Near Me - Free
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Get tides near you, fast & free, with a brand new tide chart app.Tides Near Me focuses on nearby tide stations and current tidal conditions.

TechSpot
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TechSpot is a leading PC technology publication read daily by thousands of tech enthusiasts, computer power users and IT decision makers fro

Map of Greece
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This is an application that turns your Android device into a GPS navigator with offline maps. You can search easily locations in Greece and

Long Exposure Photography Paintography by Ray Bilcliff
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Long exposure photos of the rocky shore and beach coast line of North East England, long exposure is about smoothing out the water movement,

Seascape Photos. Beautiful Beaches, Rock Pools and Seaweed by Ray Bilcliff
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photos of beautiful seaside scenes, the sea shore, beachs, lighthouse, rock pools, seaweed, dawn and sunset, photography of seascapes by Ray

Shooting long exposures sea and waterfalls. Photography Tips Tutorials.
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Shooting long exposures of the sea and waterfalls. tips on using ND filters to blur the movement of flowing water. Camera settings for long

How to Photograph the Dawn - Shooting The Sunrise. Tips and Tutorials by...
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Shooting the Dawn, easy to read helpful guidelines offering some hints when photographing nature in the early morning golden light, photo ti

Photography Tips, Hints and Helpful Tutorials by Ray Bilcliff
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Sasy to follow photography hints tips and tutorials for transforming your photography and pictures, learn about paintography, helpful hints

Nature and Portrait Photo Galleries Tutorials Photography by Ray Bilcliff
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Nature Photography and portrait photo galleries of awesome creatures, landscapes, seascapes and photos of women, girls and models, G+ Daily

Creatures Bugs Beetles Spiders Rabbits Squirrels Grasshoppers by Ray Bil...
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Paintography photos of nature awesome creatures like ugly bugs and beautiful beetles, spiders and huge giant grasshoppers, also furry squirr

Paintography Portraits of Beautiful Women by Ray Bilcliff
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Paintography portraits of beautiful women, some are models some are just ordinary every day girls, portrait photo gallery by Ray Bilcliff

Snake Photos Everglades Snakes Nature Paintography by Ray Bilcliff
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Snakes. photos and paintography of the poisonous and non poisonous snakes found in the Florida Everglades, snake photography and nature pain

Photos Swamps Marshes Bogs and Wetlands Paintography Ray Bilcliff
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Paintograph photos of the swamps and wetlands, bogs and marshes, nature photos paintography and photography by Ray Bilcliff Paintographer.

Photos of Leaves. The Leaf, Power House of the Tree. Photography and Pai...
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Leaves are one of natures great creations, a leaf is a complete power station supplying all the power a tree needs awesome paintography pict

Landscape Photos. Mountains Valleys and Forests. Photography and Paintog...
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Paintography photos from The Landscape Englands green and pleasant land, mountaind and valleys, rivers and forests, nature photos and painto

Sunset Photos Sundown Dusk Photography Paintography by Ray Bilcliff
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paintography photos of the sunrise, pictures and nature photography of the beautiful golden hours of Sunset on beaches, the landscapes and t

The Rule of Thirds and When to Ignore it. Photography Tips Tutorials by ...
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The rule of thirds, a simple guide to getting a good image is to follow the rule of thirds but when should you break the rule? easy to follo