photos gone wrong

Discussion in 'Herman's Genres' started by davect01, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. Thought it would be fun to share shots that went horrible wrong, yet upon further inspection are kind of cool.

    Took this last night, supposed to be of the orange low laying moon, but obviously the camera moved a bit:
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  2. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Wavy color fields...almost like radio waves.
  3. kathyh

    kathyh Top Veteran

    Jul 13, 2010
    Ottawa, Canada
    Becomes a great abstract.
  4. andrewh973

    andrewh973 Regular

    Mar 13, 2011
    NYC metro are
    Absolutely nothing wrong with it!
  5. Thats VERY cool :)
  6. thought so

    I thought so, anyone else have a photo like that?
  7. pdh

    pdh Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    hmm I have about 4000 that have gone wrong, but few if any are as serendipitiously lovely as that one Dave
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  8. pdh

    pdh Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    this is what happens when I forget to check the aperture before embarking on some night shots ... hit the shutter release, expect the shutter to firee, start walking ....

    night works by _loupe, on Flickr
  9. P.H

    P.H Regular

    Apr 4, 2011
    Derby, UK
    Ha, some nice ones:smile:
    I have a few errors that I've kept, this is probably my favorite, can't remember the detail except I obviously moved the camera!

    And in case you're wonderng, here's the boring version;
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  10. Andrewteee

    Andrewteee All-Pro

    Jul 8, 2010
    In this first photo from our summer vacation my son had knocked me over while I was taking pictures with the Sigma DP2s (a 5 year old can have surprising force :eek: ). I soon realized the lens had been knocked out of alignment, but that it was easily fixed. While in this state the images have a tilt-shift look to them that I actually like in this picture...


    This picture is what happened every now and then when I used the panoramic scene mode on my Olympus XZ-1. People would move around while I was panning (the XZ-1 takes three pictures and combines them)...

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  11. Fun additions, have a couple of a Gecko I tried to take last night. Will post them latter.
  12. wrong

    Clearly there is much wrong with these, but I think they are kind of fun in their own right.



  13. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo Veteran

    Jul 11, 2010
    Kuala Lumpur
    a lady knockd me this morning when i was taking this photo in a street market...

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  14. HeatherTheVet

    HeatherTheVet All-Pro

    Apr 23, 2011
    Jimmy, I really like that one- those chillies look great! Fortunate accidents, eh?
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  15. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo Veteran

    Jul 11, 2010
    Kuala Lumpur
    You can say that, Heather. And no one got hurt... :smile:
  16. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo Veteran

    Jul 11, 2010
    Kuala Lumpur
  17. pdh

    pdh Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
  18. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Legend

    Sep 21, 2010
    Not too far from Philly
    you should be able to figure it out...
    A couple of street shots that were NOT what I envisioned, but liked anyway. Both from last year. Obviously the VAST majority of the shots that didn't work as intended are just worthless and will never see daylight and are generally trash-binned pretty fast. But every now you get one that you like for its abstract flaws, not despite them...

    <a href="[email protected]/4951577778/" title="Blur by ramboorider1, on Flickr"> View attachment 41262 "1024" height="768" alt="Blur"></a>

    <a href="[email protected]/5158405866/" title="Grand Central by ramboorider1, on Flickr"> View attachment 41263 "1024" height="585" alt="Grand Central"></a>

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  19. cool

    Like the second one Ray.

    I know most of the time I delete them.
  20. ricks

    ricks Veteran

    Nov 23, 2010

    A hip shot blurred by an inadvertent trip, but I liked the composition. LX5 View attachment 1841