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Forum: Photos 03-26-2015, 11:07 AM
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To macjake: Solar Eclipse..........

Hi Craig,

Thank you for your kind words about this one!

Actually, this was a solar eclipse in which the Moon moves between the Sun and us. The bright bits are the Sun and the black round bit...
Forum: Photos 03-22-2015, 12:07 PM
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"Utopia"

Ciao cara Lisa,

Thank you so much for your kind and very full reply.

Firstly, I've had a quick "Google" and seen the trailer of John Pilger's "Utopia" - I've also ordered myself a copy of the...
Forum: Photos 03-20-2015, 10:31 AM
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To annjackman: Northern Lights and Eclipse....

Hi Ann,

Thank you for your kind remarks on this one! This was a lovely walk with my little group of old friends apart from having to walk through a field of cows where the ground was thick and...
Forum: Photos 03-16-2015, 11:24 AM
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To holmertz: A Difficult Choice....

Hello Gert,

Thank you for your kind remarks and I'm sorry I've been absent from TE for so long - partly because of the off-putting technical problems on TE but also because I've been quite busy...
Forum: Photos 02-22-2015, 04:42 PM
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To Noel_Byrne: What? You don't like cheese?

Hi Noel,

What? You don't like cheese? Hee, hee, that reminds me of that brilliant film "A Close Shave" in which, near the end, Wallace is dismayed that the lady who owns the wool shop, Wendolene...
Forum: Photos 02-22-2015, 01:50 PM
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Ecclesiastes...

Now that's an interesting article, Rosemary! Of course,the Book itself does, if I remember correctly, start off by saying that it is the word of the Preacher and not the word of God, so I suppose...
Forum: Photos 02-22-2015, 11:46 AM
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To SnapRJW: Ecclesiastes.......

Hi Rosemary,

Thank you for your kind words about this one!

Oh, dear, I don't think I've ever quite managed to get my head around the book of Ecclesiastes. I've often read bits of it and, on...
Forum: Photos 02-21-2015, 03:20 PM
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To janjan1897: Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris.....

Bonjour Jean,

Thank you very much for your kind words about this picture.

Strangely enough, when I was doing my research for my note for this photograph, I came across this Wikipedia page...
Forum: Photos 02-20-2015, 10:12 PM
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To annjackman: Hand held at 1/8 sec......

Hi Ann,

Thank you for your kind words about this one. Sad to say, although I've lived about 30 miles from Glasgow for the last 25 years or more, this is the first time I had ever visited Glasgow...
Forum: Photos 02-14-2015, 09:12 PM
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To batalay: Tahnk you, Bulent!

Dear Bulent,

Thank you for your kind remarks about this picture. And thank you so much for your compliments on the notes which both Rosemary and myself wrote. Pictures are fun and are...
Forum: Photos 02-13-2015, 03:17 PM
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Just seen it!

Hello Jean,

Thank you for your reply and for that information!

Yes, I've just watched that programme now on iPlayer! :) Jolly interesting too. The picture to which I sent you the link was...
Forum: Photos 02-13-2015, 01:13 PM
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To jean113: Glasgow Cathedral......

Hello Jean,

Thank you for your interest and for your kind remarks about this one!

I didn't realise that there had been something on the telly last night about this place - maybe I was watching...
Forum: Photos 02-13-2015, 08:05 AM
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A very fine example.......

Thank you, Claude, for your reply - and also for enclosing another fine example of a "planetary" workshop! That image of a row of walkers (no doubt a group of friends from your walking group) is...
Forum: Photos 02-10-2015, 10:38 AM
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To Noel_Byrne: And I feel even more guilty!

Hi Noel,

Thank you for your very kind remarks about this picture!

I think the greatest advantage of the Canon 5D MkII which I bought almost four years ago is its ability to take pictures at...
Forum: Photos 02-10-2015, 08:40 AM
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To CLODO: The man in blue.........

Bonjour Claude,

Thank you for your kind remarks about this one.

Actually, I took several pictures here but this was the one I preferred as I thought the man in blue added some interest in the...
Forum: Photos 02-03-2015, 11:42 AM
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Optical illusion...........

Hi Bev,

No, I wasn't being critical of your workshop at all and, in fact, I think it did in fact help to reduce the rather curious "optical illusion" that seemed evident once I'd posted the...
Forum: Photos 02-03-2015, 08:13 AM
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Posted By tyro
To Royaldevon: Correcting verticals........

Hi Bev,

Thank you for your kind remarks and thank you also for doing that nice workshop for me!

Correcting (or nor correcting) verticals is a vexed question and one which I remember having...
Forum: Photos 02-03-2015, 07:11 AM
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Posted By tyro
To williewhistler: Converging verticals......

Hello Les,

Thank you for your kind remarks on this one!

Yes, I must agree: I'm not particularly a great fan of converging verticals either but I feel it's very often difficult to achieve the...
Forum: Photos 02-02-2015, 02:38 PM
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Posted By tyro
To dta: Gothic Cathedrals in France.....

Bonjour Denis,

Thank you for your kind remarks about this picture!

Yes, of course I have seen many beautiful French Gothic cathedrals here on TE and one that appears particularly beautiful is...
Forum: Photos 02-02-2015, 01:11 PM
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Posted By tyro
I look forward to that......!

Hi Bev,

I'm looking forward to seeing that picture! Yes, it must have been a difficult shot - quite hard trying to manipulate a camera when your fingers are covered in sticky jam and clotted...
Forum: Photos 02-02-2015, 11:55 AM
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Posted By tyro
Cloning not allowed......

Hi Ann,

Thanks for your reply - all very interesting.

Yes, I can fully understand why one would wish to differentiate between creatures in the wild and those in captivity but the rules appear...
Forum: Photos 02-02-2015, 11:36 AM
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To annjackman: Too Blue..........!

Hi Ann,

Thank you for your kind comments yet again!

Yes, I quite agree - there is far too much blue around here, especially on the snow. Trouble I find is that, even if you've calibrated your...
Forum: Photos 01-31-2015, 01:02 AM
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Posted By tyro
I've sent you an email!

Hi Rosemary,

I've sent you an email - I hope it's of some use to you - see what you think and let me know!

Kindest Regards,

John.
Forum: Photos 01-30-2015, 01:30 PM
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Posted By tyro
To SnapRJW: Very cold..... but no dram, I'm afraid!

Hi Rosemary,

Thank you for your kind remarks on this one!

No, I'm afraid I didn't have a dram yesterday as I had to drive to Edinburgh airport in the evening to pick up my step-daughter - and...
Forum: Photos 01-29-2015, 08:52 AM
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Posted By tyro
Religion, songs.....and straightening pictures...!

Hello Rosemary,

By Gosh, you seem to have a huge repertoire of poems and songs with which you are familiar! From that point of view I'm very boring and have no real knowledge of "modern" music,...
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