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Forum: Photos 08-25-2010, 08:27 PM
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Posted By zmey
To gabrielpat: spain

I was being ironic. I was para-phrasing from a certain Spanish radio broadcast of 1936. The code-phrase "Over all of Spain, the sky is clear..." started the Spanish counter-revolution.

;)
Forum: Photos 02-05-2010, 02:29 PM
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Posted By zmey
To baba_flies: they say that's why they're so short...

hi there, Barbara

local Mayans say this way of carrying loads is the reason why they are so short on average. maybe there is some truth to that.
and, yes, nobody really cares. children work to...
Forum: Photos 02-05-2010, 02:27 PM
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Posted By zmey
To Greg1949: long time

Hi Greg

Yes, when are we getting together again? I'm not in Amherst until Feb. 15th. Let's plan on something then?

Thank you for the kind comment.

Kristaps
Forum: General 12-10-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By zmey
Re: photo location link is messed up in the new TE version

What's even worse, if, after clicking on the (irrelevant) "most viewed" tab, the viewer clicks again on the "most recent" tab, the latter is already re-populated with posts unrelated to the target...
Forum: General 12-10-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By zmey
photo location link is messed up in the new TE version

Probably someone has noted this already, if you click on the location link (the city) for a photo, it takes you to a page with two tabs. One tab contains supposedly the "most recent" photos from that...
Forum: Photos 12-10-2009, 08:20 PM
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Posted By zmey
To CLODO: Halloween

I agree, Clodo, I should have saved it for the next Halloween :D

Thanks for stopping by
Kristaps
Forum: Photos 12-10-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By zmey
Re: To sayeed_rahman: not glass: water

as to the glass and what it can do. well, for example, stuff like this:

http://www.treklens.com/gallery/photo397107.htm
Forum: Photos 12-10-2009, 08:11 PM
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Views: 402
Posted By zmey
Re: To sayeed_rahman: not glass: water

ah, hehe, now I got you :)

cheers,
kristaps
Forum: Photos 12-10-2009, 05:56 PM
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Posted By zmey
To belido: cold winters...

hola Carlos

thanks for stopping by, friend. as to the abandoned industrial spaces, i bet, the only thing that stops them being populated the same way as in Brazil is the weather. you have to heat...
Forum: Photos 12-10-2009, 05:49 PM
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Posted By zmey
To sayeed_rahman: not glass: water

hi Sayeed

thank you for your kind critique. as to the glass, what you see is not glass but rather the reflection of a brick fasade in wavy water of one of the canals... :)

i'm sure, next time...
Forum: Photos 12-08-2009, 06:07 PM
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Views: 124
Posted By zmey
To belido: Amazonia

Amazonia? Yeah, I wish... Nope, just the Bronx Zoo, brother. But thanks for stopping by, old buddy. For better or worse, I've been away from TE for a while now, LOL.

Ciao,
Kristaps
Forum: Photos 12-03-2009, 07:31 PM
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Views: 119
Posted By zmey
To bostankorkulugu: khm, khm...

yeah, right...
by the way, it definitely is a SHE, no males were allowed in that compound...

heidelberg? wasn't that the place where Hamlet attended an educational establishment? kind of goes...
Forum: Photos 11-09-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By zmey
Re: To zmey: lol

nu ka :P :P
Forum: Photos 06-24-2009, 02:04 AM
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Views: 179
Posted By zmey
Re: To zmey: Post Processing

Yeah, I know. Lately I have taken to saying 'what I really think' about a photo rather than the usual "good composition, great colors, blah, blah, blah". but, hey, what's the point of a 'critique' if...
Forum: Photos 06-23-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By zmey
Re: To zmey: The Foreground was Overexposed.

Yes, the foreground mountains were the main concern for me. Thanks for the response.

Kristaps
Forum: Photos 06-22-2009, 07:10 PM
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Posted By zmey
To baba_flies: clouds

actually, I personally find the cloudy weather (with some sun breaking through here and there) to be much more interesting than 'blue sky weather'. but that's me :)

welcome home! ;)
kristaps
Forum: Photos 06-22-2009, 07:09 PM
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Posted By zmey
To Wandering_Dan: too much/or not

Who knows, is 'too much rain' good or bad in the long run. we know that during the history of earth deserts have attacked and receded. most of northern Africa was once a fertile region with abundant...
Forum: Photos 06-22-2009, 07:06 PM
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Views: 117
Posted By zmey
To Wandering_Dan: i think, the complex light situation actu

Hi Dan

I felt, the 'complex light situation' actually helped a great deal here, by isolating the subject in otherwise complex and cluttered situation. For some time now, I am in love with...
Forum: Photos 06-22-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By zmey
To alvaraalto: haughty

hehe, you just gave me an idea for title 'improvement'. thanks.

kristaps
Forum: Photos 06-22-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By zmey
To avene: well put

hehe, that's a good term: "schizophrenic feeling of a wast and confined space". that's exactly how I feel about these highland 'rooms' between low lying clouds and the earth. we had a quite a few...
Forum: Photos 06-22-2009, 06:58 PM
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Views: 104
Posted By zmey
To kiks: you got me

you got on this one, Kiks/Kiks... I accidentally cropped off too much off the right side. After your comment I can see it now clearly. Oh well, what's done is done...

Regards,
Kristaps
Forum: Photos 06-22-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By zmey
Re: To zmey: Urban?

To my biased Latvian country-side view, any congregation where people live atop each other in multi-storey buildings is an 'urban setting'.

Actually, many of the early Muslim military leaders,...
Forum: Photos 06-22-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By zmey
Re: To zmey: Grey?

well, Quantaray maybe the problem. I had a Hoya polarizer and I absolutely hated what it was doing to the BLUE of the sky.

Example 1 (Hoya polarizer): <a...
Forum: Photos 06-21-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By zmey
Re: To zmey: from 20 all the way to 300 !!!

your specs stated 70-300 was used... ;)
Forum: Photos 06-19-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By zmey
Re: To zmey: Over Saturation

it does look much more natural now. you can do a 'repost' instead of a workshop though. repost will appear as a new post on top of your old one, showing the original version as a link.

regards,...
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