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Forum: Photos Today, 06:57 AM
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Posted By ourania
To emka: Hello Malgo

Hello Malgo,
thank you! The tree in the picture must be a species of tamarisk or salt cedar, it's very common in the shores of the Aegean but this one is really grand and lovely. I guess that its...
Forum: Photos 07-07-2016, 03:40 PM
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Posted By ourania
To Sergiom: Bonjour Serge

Bonjour Serge,
thank you very much but, being a Greek citizen, I have to pay and pay throughout the year for staying here:) Although I rant like everyone else about the taxes, I can't complain about...
Forum: Photos 07-05-2016, 08:30 PM
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Posted By ourania
To ikeharel: Hello Ike

Hello Ike,
thank you very much! I thought I'd mentioned it in a note, the sensor of my old camera stopped working properly and from the first week of May I've been using a new camera, a Nikon...
Forum: Photos 06-27-2016, 08:58 PM
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Views: 79
Posted By ourania
To emka: Hello Malgo

Hello Malgo,
thank you very much! Yes, that's my school, one of its two main buildings that is. It's used as a theatre or a concert venue in the summer. A smaller building opposite this one is...
Forum: Photos 06-21-2016, 03:44 PM
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Views: 94
Posted By ourania
To keshavn: Hello Keshav

Hello Keshav,
thank you for expressing your opinion in a sincere and precise way! I tried to see your point, but I wouldn't sacrifice the cloud (I think it's an interesting element.) In my opinion,...
Forum: Photos 06-19-2016, 09:55 AM
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Views: 62
Posted By ourania
To emka: Hello Malgo

Hello Malgo,
thank you! This isn't syrtaki but a local folk dance. I had heard that the visitors had been taught a characteristic local dance by members of the Cultural Association of Leros, but...
Forum: Photos 06-17-2016, 05:35 PM
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Views: 155
Posted By ourania
To holmertz: Hello Gert

Hello Gert,
thank you very much! I really was lucky to capture the seagulls in this arrangement but once I got the idea of a composition like this I spent a long time pursuing my luck, trying to...
Forum: Photos 06-09-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By ourania
To holmertz: Hello Gert

Hello Gert,
thank you very much! I decided to convert this picture to b&w because, as the boat and the swimmer were moving, I had hurried to capture the scene and didn't have the time to adjust my...
Forum: Photos 06-08-2016, 08:52 PM
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Views: 109
Posted By ourania
To emka: Hello Malgo

Hello Malgo,
thank you! The house has been abandoned for a long time, I haven't found out why, maybe it was the war and the sufferings it brought to Leros in 1943. I think I heard it was used by the...
Forum: Photos 05-29-2016, 06:05 PM
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Views: 147
Posted By ourania
To carlo62: Ciao Carlo

Ciao Carlo,
ti ringrazio per il tuo bel commento! Il gelato era caramella latte, cioccolato amaro e cioccolato a rum:)
A me portare la fotocamera ovunque sembrava naturale anche se poco...
Forum: Photos 05-28-2016, 06:44 PM
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Views: 119
Posted By ourania
To willperrett: Hello Will

Hello Will,
thank you very much for your kind comment and for considering this picture a favourite! Thank you also for the reference, it was funny and I wish I had heard of it before, I would have...
Forum: Photos 05-26-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By ourania
To emka: Hello Malgo

Hello Malgo,
thank you very much! I do always have my camera with me during the day. This picture was taken when my old camera had a problem and I hadn't bought the new one yet, so I went around for...
Forum: Photos 05-22-2016, 08:43 PM
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Views: 196
Posted By ourania
To holmertz: Hello Gert

Hello Gert,
thank you very much! I left home quite early in the day and learned about the time of the funeral at noon. I didn't return home until after the service, that's why I happened to have my...
Forum: Photos 05-22-2016, 08:37 PM
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Views: 205
Posted By ourania
To tyro: Hello John

Hello John,
thank you very much for your kind words! I've concluded that I can't rely on the auto settings to capture a picture with colours and mood close to what I thought I saw, so I keep...
Forum: Photos 05-20-2016, 09:40 PM
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Views: 242
Posted By ourania
To tyro: Hello John

Hello John,
thank you very much! I am using my new camera, trying to get used to all its possibilities and demands, reading and studying other pictures, trying diverse settings, trying to keep track...
Forum: Photos 05-18-2016, 08:17 PM
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Views: 169
Posted By ourania
To mcmtanyel: Hello Murat

Hello Murat,
thank you very much! The islanders are and feel very much a part of Greece, my problem doesn't have to do with any policy concerning the islands but with the fact that Sony service is...
Forum: Photos 05-15-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By ourania
To holmertz: Hello Gert

Hello Gert,
thank you very much! It does seem that things have slowed down a lot lately, it's disappointing but I I hope that stuff and photographers can still do things to reverse this situation....
Forum: Photos 05-15-2016, 03:15 PM
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Views: 211
Posted By ourania
To willperrett: Hello Will

Hello Will,
thank you very much! I agree about the switches, I spotted them while looking at my picture afterwards and can't think of any reason why anyone would place a row of huge switches at a...
Forum: Photos 05-14-2016, 04:34 PM
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Views: 224
Posted By ourania
To tyro: Hello John

Hello John,
thank you very much! The lady stood by the window staring like this for a while, she even knocked on the pane and waved at the cook, asking her with a gesture "what is this all about?"...
Forum: Photos 05-14-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By ourania
To ikeharel: Hello Ike

Hello Ike,
thank you very much! That was the first time I tried falafel and liked it a lot, my opinion must have been influenced also by the view of the long queues both in this and another take...
Forum: Photos 05-13-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By ourania
To willperrett: Hello Will

Hello Will,
thank you very much! I'm trying to learn how to use and get accustomed to my new camera and I think it's going to take a long time. I took this picture in my old habit, using spot...
Forum: Photos 05-13-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By ourania
Καλησπέρα Δάνο, σ' ευχαριστώ πάρα πολύ για τις...

Καλησπέρα Δάνο,
σ' ευχαριστώ πάρα πολύ για τις συμβουλές, νομίζω ότι με την καινούρια μηχανή πρέπει να μάθω φωτογραφία και επεξεργασία από την αρχή!:) Σ' εμένα η φωτογραφία του "κανονικού" ΤΕ...
Forum: Photos 05-09-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By ourania
To holmertz: Hello Gert

Hello Gert,
thank you very much! I hope you've had a great time in Holland and wish you to return home safe and happy!
All the best, have a lovely evening,
Ourania
Forum: Photos 05-06-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By ourania
To emka: Hello Malgo

Hello Malgo,
thank you very much! It's not easy for everyone to live in a small island, especially in winter, but I'm almost always busy, realize there are so many things about the island I haven't...
Forum: Photos 05-03-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By ourania
To ChrisJ: Hello Chris

Hello Chris,
thank you very much! I've heard that Nikon offers great service but I won't need it, at least this time, as I have only borrowed the Nikon camera I used for this photo and, thankfully,...
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