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Forum: Photos 11-25-2011, 09:17 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To Bartleby: Thanks Philippe

You are right in both:
F-stop is just my mistake, forgot to watch numbers on my wiefinder.
Top left corner i tried to crop in different ways but didn't find satisfying solution. So i...
Forum: Photos 11-24-2011, 10:11 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To willperrett: Thanks Will

....i asked permission, but i don't remember was it before the shot or after it. We had a short conversation; she was quiet and shy....
Toomas
Forum: Photos 02-23-2010, 11:08 AM
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Posted By mauricet
To akh: Thanks, Azadeh

....yes, you are right, the photo has some drawbacks. At this time i had another monitor, not calibrated very well.... that's where it comes from.
I'm not active in this site any more, a lot has...
Forum: Photos 12-19-2009, 10:12 AM
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Posted By mauricet
To jabumbum: :-)

Thanks, Leszek. I like yours too. Probably my next destination is Ethiopia. In case i manage to go i'll ask you very many questions :-)
Forum: Photos 04-07-2009, 08:19 PM
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Posted By mauricet
Re: To michelloupis: Thanks.....

...thanks for understanding. I fully agree with you.
Thumbs up! :-)
Forum: Photos 04-05-2009, 07:31 PM
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Posted By mauricet
Re: To mauricet: why?

...hehe, i was quite sure you did some local PP there.....
Now i'm very quiet and shy....:-) seems my eyes are spoilt by Photoshop :-)
Thanks for explanations.
Toomas
Forum: Photos 04-02-2009, 05:29 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To dareco: Thanks, Karen

....im astonished you remember me :-) Thanks again

T.
Forum: Photos 04-02-2009, 05:24 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To michelloupis: Thanks.....

....thanks Nuno for your critique. Unfortunately i don't see any 'obvious processing deficiencies' ....:-( Maybe my monitor is not as good as yours. (Its an old CRT, calibrated but not the best one)...
Forum: Photos 03-20-2009, 09:52 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To Asiulus: Languages

English, kiswahili-- both are common everywhere in Kenya. And the local one is ateso.
Thanks! :-)
Forum: Photos 11-26-2008, 04:23 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To spyrosari: Don't worry

.....dont worry, Spyros. They should know the situation in developing countries. But i think most of affluent society has more imortant things to do than care about Africa....To care about their bank...
Forum: Photos 11-26-2008, 04:04 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To spyrosari: What do you mean?

Hi Spyros. Thanks for your comment. But what do you mean by courage? There is almost no courage needed to take photographs. One needs a bit courage only do go to ghettos as i do...thats all :-))
Forum: Photos 10-19-2008, 08:25 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To alexxiou: Hi

What a surprise! ....funny indeed! This place seems to be most spectacular in Tunis :-))
BTW your shot is better, IMHO

Toomas
Forum: Photos 09-17-2008, 07:17 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To buscape: Thanks, Helmut...

....you are on the right way :-) Actually most of my portraits are more or less backgrounds....

Regards. Toomas.
Forum: Photos 09-01-2008, 08:51 AM
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Posted By mauricet
To hispic: Yes....

Hi Hisashi
Yes, you are absolutely right. The old car is still in use. The owner--an 80 years old lady--used to prepare her meal on the engine bonnet. Using a small charcoal cooker on the bonnet...
Forum: Photos 08-08-2008, 01:50 PM
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Posted By mauricet
Re: WS

....yes, Marine, you are right--there is too much contrast in my workshop....i discovered after some weeks :-)
Forum: Photos 08-03-2008, 05:59 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To burGu: Thanks Burcu

Thanks for your good words. I'm glad to read someone enjoys my photos :-)
Most of my works are not madeup(only the nudes but you dont see them here)....and this one is not too. She was just...
Forum: Photos 08-03-2008, 05:39 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To jmdias: Thanks, Jorge

I checked your themes and discovered a lot of very beautiful photos. Your taste seems to be quite similar to mine. Usually i watch only african part of Trekearth, so the rest of it is new for...
Forum: Photos 07-24-2008, 08:37 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To drifterman: Hi Martin

...i didn't have time to compose, but i did it! :-) It's almost fullframe, i cropped little only from the left to match print size (A2, A3, A4) and to get the model out from the centre.
Kenya...
Forum: Photos 06-05-2008, 07:29 PM
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Posted By mauricet
Re: To mauricet: Customs

Everything seems to be good for my needs. Checked the map and google too....really interesting place.
Thanks Marine.
Forum: Photos 06-03-2008, 02:10 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To BennyV: thanks Benny

....i wrote those questions not to be answered so much but to describe the way most of poor people in slums think. Yes, they are impossible to answer...or at least not easy to answer. Quite often...
Forum: Photos 05-28-2008, 07:20 AM
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Posted By mauricet
To delkoo: Thanks...

.....thanks for the workshop. Yes, i have to agree, the picture is a bit dark. It looks better in black background but here in trekearth we have a bright one so your version is much suitable here.
...
Forum: Photos 04-11-2008, 07:19 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To dtsarpalis: about your workshop

Thanks and i agree with everything, with the frame and with the soft background but blurred face is not my taste....:-))
Forum: Photos 03-23-2008, 08:51 AM
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Posted By mauricet
To josediogo1958: Thanks, Jose.

One can not be the same after that....:-) What we see and experience in Africa can change our lifes...i think you agree
Forum: Photos 10-02-2007, 06:09 PM
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Posted By mauricet
To dareco: No story....

....unfortunately i don't know what was wrong with him. Other kids were jumping and running, he was quiet and alone :-(
Forum: Photos 09-10-2007, 07:24 PM
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Posted By mauricet
Re: To mauricet: monitor issue?

....no monitor issue i think. My monitor is always calibrated.
So if sharpness on original is ok, then it may be compression problem.
....probably we have different taste, thats why i like the...
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