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Greets all. Besides Geocoin collecting, and caching once our Florida summer swelter lets up. Another hobby is photography.

 

If I have one of your coins from a trade or purchase please post up and I will take a high quality photo for you, host it and post it :D , Also I will be adding to any photos taken a watermark so they will not be used for unintended places such as auction sites.

 

If its your OWN Personal Geocoin and want a image without a watermark, you may contact me through my profile email for a additional untouched image, this ONLY applies to the creator of the coin and photo may be used as you please !! Please be advised if I see my images on a auction site (unauthorized) I will flag the auction for copyright violations. Also TB#'s will be edited out.

 

Will start the thread with Shop99er's coin without watermark, as my hopes are that it will never be a sold item. And as said above unauthorized use will not be tolerated !! Please abide to these guidlines when requesting a image. Hope to please many folks out there in our community, post up a request !! . Fondly Glenn

 

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Those are definatly some beautiful photos, Glenn! I hope lots of folk take advantage of your offer.

 

CF30

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Those are definatly some beautiful photos, Glenn! I hope lots of folk take advantage of your offer.

 

CF30

 

THX very much!! My pleasure to take images of the coins, Glenn

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But . . . . will you tell us how you are doing it?

 

Yes indeed, buy a $1000 dollar camera, and have proper lighting conditions at hand :D As stated its a hobby of mine much time and monies invested, Glenn

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Do you have one of mine?

 

I'll check my logs...

No I'm sorry I don't would love to buy or trade for one,,

 

Glenn

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The pics of my Yime (another thread) are MUCH appreciated Glenn! Thanks!

Your most welcome Dave, will place them here as well :D:lol:

 

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This was not a request, I happened to be taking photos of this coin earlier this week for Derek (ozymandiasism). It was one of the more difficult coins I came across to photo, Was taken earlier this week without this thread in mind or much prep work , Enjoy, Glenn

 

For those I have personal coins from already will start to post them here for you and all else to enjoy don't be shy to ask about your coin if you know I have it !!

 

The Double Dragon Two-Tone

 

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The back of the coin was indeed a challenge due to its mirror finish. also its not rotated perfectly strait. :blink: was not planned for this thread just taken on a wim,,GK

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Email just sent! BEAUTIFUL hi-res pics Glenn!! WOW!!

 

Email answered will post the coins I have tomorrow, Glenn :blink:

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Email just sent! BEAUTIFUL hi-res pics Glenn!! WOW!!

 

Email answered will post the coins I have tomorrow, Glenn :blink:

Once you receive our GOOD coin I'd love shot of it. Photography is also a bit of a hobby of mine. I don't have an expensive camera I think it cost around 400, but it was a christmas gift last year. It takes GREAT pictures of the baby!

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Once you receive our GOOD coin I'd love shot of it. Photography is also a bit of a hobby of mine. I don't have an expensive camera I think it cost around 400, but it was a christmas gift last year. It takes GREAT pictures of the baby!

 

My pleasure $400 is not a cheep camera :blink: Great for all around use, and have to have treasure those baby pic's !! Glenn

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Great photos!

 

Coin photoraphy isn't trivial. I've spent many, many hours messing with reflectors and lights and different configurations before I found that the best results come from a soft box in line with the lens.

 

Sometimes you have to get a little creative though :blink:

 

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I don't know if you have mine or not...."oldtimers desease" I guess.

 

If not, I'll have to send you 1 or more........

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That's a great picture, Glenn, thanks.

 

Never fear, this coin is for trades, caches, and gifts only.

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This was not a request, I happened to be taking photos of this coin earlier this week for Derek (ozymandiasism). It was one of the more difficult coins I came across to photo, Was taken earlier this week without this thread in mind or much prep work , Enjoy, Glenn

 

For those I have personal coins from already will start to post them here for you and all else to enjoy don't be shy to ask about your coin if you know I have it !!

 

The Double Dragon Two-Tone

 

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DD2TONEBACK.jpg

 

The back of the coin was indeed a challenge due to its mirror finish. also its not rotated perfectly strait. :blink: was not planned for this thread just taken on a wim,,GK

 

 

Great pics!!! Thank you Glenn!!!!!

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Great photos!

 

Coin photoraphy isn't trivial. I've spent many, many hours messing with reflectors and lights and different configurations before I found that the best results come from a soft box in line with the lens.

 

Sometimes you have to get a little creative though :P

 

Chris, I did see that photo box when your email went out about the Suncatcher Coins, having you post here about my photos is flattering as you have some of the best images of your coiins to date, and have visited the photograpy section of your site. Thanks Chris.

 

Go JayBee Posted Today, 12:15 AM

I don't know if you have mine or not...."oldtimers desease" I guess.

 

If not, I'll have to send you 1 or more........

 

We have traded yes but not for your personal would love to trade again :blink:

 

Shop99er Posted Today, 02:51 AM

That's a great picture, Glenn, thanks.

 

Never fear, this coin is for trades, caches, and gifts only.

 

My pleasure Mark !!

 

@ Derek, you have the originals enjoy !!

 

GeoCrickets Posted Today, 05:02 AM

If you have any of the RCGDS coins please post photos.

 

Thank You

 

Ok I have not a clue what these coin are LOL,, So I guess I don't have them yet , perhaps just not understanding the (RCGDS) , Could someone please enlighten me??

 

Glenn

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Ok I have not a clue what these coin are LOL,, So I guess I don't have them yet , perhaps just not understanding the (RCGDS) , Could someone please enlighten me??

 

Glenn

 

River City something or another, I can't remember the whole thing either. It has a little green man on one side like in the geocaching logo.

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Ok I have not a clue what these coin are LOL,, So I guess I don't have them yet , perhaps just not understanding the (RCGDS) , Could someone please enlighten me??

 

Glenn

 

River City something or another, I can't remember the whole thing either. It has a little green man on one side like in the geocaching logo.

 

RCGDS = River City Geocaching and Dining Society. (Sacramento, CA geocaching group)

 

The coin is actually the RCGDS/NUTS coin, the back side of the coin has the NUTS logo.

 

NUTS = Northern Unusual Treasure Seekers (Oroville/Chico/Paradise/etc., CA geocaching group)

 

Although not credited for the art used on the coin, Tag of Oldhippy & Granny did the art for both logos.

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THX, Marky, I indeed do not have this coin , but great information, Now to try to attain one sounds interesting :unsure:

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:unsure: Glenn, are you going to have the images you take available online? I have written a program to keep track of ones geocoin collection and it uses images of the coins as well. If the images you have taken are available for others to use somewhere online, it would save me and users of my software from having to take our own photos. If these images are available from a website and you don't mind we collectors from using them, I would love to have the opportunity to download the photos, manipulate them to the size I need and use them in the program. Please let me know how this will work. By the way, the photos are very good! They are sharp, crisp with excellent light and background. Keep up the great work!

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Ok I have not a clue what these coin are LOL,, So I guess I don't have them yet , perhaps just not understanding the (RCGDS) , Could someone please enlighten me??

 

Glenn

 

River City something or another, I can't remember the whole thing either. It has a little green man on one side like in the geocaching logo.

 

RCGDS = River City Geocaching and Dining Society. (Sacramento, CA geocaching group)

 

The coin is actually the RCGDS/NUTS coin, the back side of the coin has the NUTS logo.

 

NUTS = Northern Unusual Treasure Seekers (Oroville/Chico/Paradise/etc., CA geocaching group)

 

Although not credited for the art used on the coin, Tag of Oldhippy & Granny did the art for both logos.

 

The RCGDS Breaking Down Wall Event also had a coin.

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I do not think you have one of our coins.....:unsure:

 

But I would love a really nice pic of ours....photography is not my strong spot.

 

Lets make a trade......:lol:

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I do not think you have one of our coins.....:lol:

 

But I would love a really nice pic of ours....photography is not my strong spot.

 

Lets make a trade......-_-

That sounds great, :( My coin list needs major updating please "view all" , and send me a email of something that catches your eye I can let you know if I have doubles of it, I have many just have not taken time to update it :unsure: , Glenn

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:) Glenn, are you going to have the images you take available online? I have written a program to keep track of ones geocoin collection and it uses images of the coins as well. If the images you have taken are available for others to use somewhere online, it would save me and users of my software from having to take our own photos. If these images are available from a website and you don't mind we collectors from using them, I would love to have the opportunity to download the photos, manipulate them to the size I need and use them in the program. Please let me know how this will work. By the way, the photos are very good! They are sharp, crisp with excellent light and background. Keep up the great work!

 

Greetings , Thanks for the complements I am truely flattered. First off once again its not work for me its a hobby and outlet of expression ! <_<

 

So far this thread has been dedicated to Personal Geocoins.

The only images that have been uploaded to my server (not website) are coins that include my watermark. I have emailed the coin owners a untouched photo, some by request , and to others just a gesture of kindness after receiving a trade, with the exception to the couple posted here with no watermark and trade coins I have yet to take photos of since I have just started to take images of my coins..

 

If you contact the owner of the coin and ask permission to use photos and they contact me granting permission at that point I could create a new index where you could download the files. I would still request placement of a watermark that must stay with the photo, but not covering the coin itself and not so bold as what is posted here type used could be discussed/determined.

 

The next coins would be other categories such as Country, Event, State, and Commercial coins. These I could provide images of to use if I have the coins in hand. .I have about 150+ coins at this point to be photographed :blink: and it will be a ongoing task.

 

All files could be held to a different directory on my server, could be password protected. Access could be granted to this area of my server by request.

 

In addition I have been approached by a few people wanting images of their coins for other personal usage, be it just to have a copy of. and or personal auctions and coin sales, and I have agreed to receive the coins and take photos and then mail them back,

 

Some folks have been very kind to offer me one or more of their coins as a gift that they would want a photo of and for me to add to my collection, I have been taken aback by the generosity of their offers.

 

I must make this perfectly clear in no way was this post intended for profiting or attaining coins ! It was purely a sincear offer to give back to the Geo-Community, and folks here at the Groundspeak Forum.

 

I will also be quite candid, my for most concern is that my images will end up being used for auctions of coins as I hope you can understand, this is why they have a watermark. The photos I take are very discernible then other photos available online and I will be watching auction sites to keep ownership of my photo's intact. I have no problem what so ever being used for coin collectors with a watermark not over the coin image.

 

If you would like to discuss this further you may contact me through my profile email. Thanks again. Glenn B)

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With that all said in post above :blink::)

 

Would love to trade for personals I do not have, as I'm converting my collection to personal coins from comercial,(still keepind one of everything, this darn bug <_< ) they mean much more to me to have a part of the person, a story behind a coin, Thanks again to all here that have expressed a liking of my photo's Most important of all to those that I have been fortunate enought to trade with !! I hope all enjoy my hobby, and photography.

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Had to post these pics here, a great trade with Indy Driver, wonderfull coins, not concerned with a watermark as they will never be sold with the exception of the Breast Cancer donated coin set. These are the same metals that will be auctioned.. Glenn

 

COINFUSION 2006 Indy Driver 4 metal set. <_<

 

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Info per Indy Driver about metal finishes:

 

Shiny Gold

Black Nickel

Antique Copper

Antique Silver

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Another of my favorites, By request and permission, Dressel and Dragons

 

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Another of my favorites, By request and permission, DresselDragons

Thanks Glenn! Awesome job!

My Pleasure indeed , I should post a coin a day , keep this interesting :shocked::(

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Glenn,

 

The pictures you took of my coins are UNBELIEVABLE!

 

Thank you SO much for taking the time and putting forth the effort - your camera, lighting, and talent are truly amazing!!

 

-Glen from Team Petey.

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Glenn,

 

The pictures you took of my coins are UNBELIEVABLE!

 

Thank you SO much for taking the time and putting forth the effort - your camera, lighting, and talent are truly amazing!!

 

-Glen from Team Petey.

My pleasure Glen !

 

The epoxy dome was highly reflective, also did quickly before I left the house the day of your post, so was a rush photo :shocked: Enjoy, Glenn,

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The RCGDS Breaking Down Wall Event also had a coin.

 

Oh, yes, that was an RCGDS/CVC COIN. I guess RCGDS is afraid to do a coin on their own. :shocked:

 

--Marky

 

P.S. CVC = Central Valley Cachers, another California geocaching group.

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Greets, Want to thank TMOCM for the wonderfull Geocoins. Ring him up if you care for a trade !! Very well done 1.75in heavy coin with great colors and definatly Geo-Related ;) , Here are a few photos, Enjoy Glenn

 

PS, He's really not that Mean after all !! :D

 

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HI GLEN!

 

Beautifull shots!!!

 

Please post a shot of ours when we send it!

 

You have one coming soon for your help on our thread.

 

(Hopefully by this weekend)

 

Mike & Suzie

My pleasure ! I think I may have a couple sooner ;) Will post them up ! Thanks Glenn

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The other Glen took photos of my Meades Coins before he started this thread and they are awesome. Very, very nicely done. His photographic abilities smoke mine, that might not be that big of a statement... Anyway, Thanks for the great photos of my coins. :anitongue: Glen

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My Pleasure Glen, Yes this other Glenn, has a extra "N" in his name LOL :anitongue:

 

Here is a generic front to The Cival War series, feel free to use this image for coin collectors, NOT for auctions !! Glenn

 

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Greets, Have many a coin to post will try to post one a day some may be used (limited) and some folks wish not., Here is MustangJoni's personal coin (THX for the trade), She does not mind if you folks use her coin image for trade/coin lists , I don't mind you using my photo for trade/coin lists, but no auction use is tolerated, Enjoy Glenn

 

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Back to one of -crake-'s designs, This is from a production sample of his "Suncatcher" Warm, With back lighting to show the translucent area of the coin, Enjoy Glenn

 

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