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Forum: Photos 09-02-2021, 08:10 AM
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Views: 42
Posted By dedee
To holmertz: Bridgnorth

Hi Gert, thanks for the review. You are right Ludlow does have more charm, but no railway.
Did you take any photos when you were there?
David
Forum: Photos 08-18-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By dedee
To jemaflor: Canyon

Hi Jean,
The canyon photo is from a scanned colour slide.
The scanner could have been set to give a much sharper result but set to max produces a file of 125 megabytes which is of course very...
Forum: Photos 07-26-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By dedee
To kasianowak: What to buy?

Hello,
Lewis is well worth a visit.
Greengrocers like this have it is sad to say almost gone because of supermarkets.
Keep pressing the shutter button.
David.
Forum: Photos 07-26-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 33
Posted By dedee
To ChrisJ: What to buy

Hi Chris.
In the UK this is not a market but is a greengrocers,because they mainly sell vegetables.All that you see outside is brought out in the early morning and taken in at closing time.Many...
Forum: Photos 07-25-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By dedee
To lousat: What to buy?

Hi Luciano.
As you have seen this shop sells mainly green vegetables.When I was a child there were many shops like this but most went out business because of supermarkets.
The picture is made from...
Forum: Photos 07-23-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By dedee
To holmertz: Musical Reflections

Hello Gert,
The shot is not serendipity but was obvious.The large number of people made it difficult to find or even see what was going on.My wife although only half a Metre to my left had the...
Forum: Photos 07-21-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By dedee
To ChrisJ: Ironbridge

Hi Chris,
The brook is the river Severn and the photo was taken in summer when the water level was low.Every year several people drown swimming despite many warning signs.A storm in the Welsh...
Forum: Photos 07-19-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 39
Posted By dedee
To Royaldevon: Portland Bill

Hi Bev
Thanks for reviewing . I've just looked it up and this is what I got

Image result for why is it called portland bill
'The name "Portland Bill" has its roots in "The Beel" as named on...
Forum: Photos 07-12-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 28
Posted By dedee
To holmertz: Chesil Beachdds

Hi Gert
Thank you for commenting on my photo.
A good book featuring the beach and this area is “Moonfleet” by J Meade Faulkner.It was made into a film by Fitz Lang.
I and my wife remember this...
Forum: Photos 07-10-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 19
Posted By dedee
To ifege: On the Beach

Hi Ian.
The photo title comes from a novel of the same name by Nevil Chute.It was also made into a film.
Keep pressing the shutter button.
David.
Forum: Photos 07-09-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 29
Posted By dedee
To adramad: Spectacle

Hi Luis,
This is a 5 shot panorama joined by stitching software.I was not in a helicopter and no power under heaven or any amount of money can get me in a helicopter they have a terrible accident...
Forum: Photos 07-05-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By dedee
To jean113: Spectace

Hi Jean,
No spray on lens as I was a long way off.I used an Olympus 8080 set at max tele photo of 140.I took 5 shots in portrait format allowing 50% overlap between shots.They were joined in...
Forum: Photos 07-05-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 34
Posted By dedee
To ChrisJ: Spectacle

Hi Chris,
When Eleanor Roosevelt saw the falls she said ,poor Niagara.
This is not cropped from a single photo.It is 5 shots joined using panoramic stitching software.
Keep pressing the shutter...
Forum: Photos 06-18-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 18
Posted By dedee
To abmdsudi: Canal Festival

Hi
I did not use a wide angle lens. The photo was produced by stitching several shots using Microsoft ICE.For some more information please see my comments on this photo that I sent to Royal Devon....
Forum: Photos 06-07-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 20
Posted By dedee
To abmdsudi: Fountain Malta

Hi abmdsudi.
I did not use a wide angle.This photo was created by using panoramic stitching software to join 3 shots taken in portrait mode.
Thank you for your interest.
Keep pressing the shutter...
Forum: Photos 06-03-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 33
Posted By dedee
To holmertz: Dog days

Hi,
Please see my comment to JHM on there being a dog in the photo.
Keep pressing the shutter button,
David
Forum: Photos 06-03-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 41
Posted By dedee
To jhm: Dog days

Hi John,
I see on Trekearth sometimes horses and sheep.There is more to the world than man made things like buildings.My photo is the outside of a small cafe in a back street of Chania.Would the...
Forum: Photos 06-03-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By dedee
To jhm: Dog days

This is a photo of a shop door.The dog just happened to sit there. Trekearth allows fields with horses and sheep.These animals are part of every day life.
The earth is a mix of natural things plus...
Forum: Photos 05-29-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 21
Posted By dedee
To lousat: Fountain

Hello,
The photo is made out 3 vertical images joined with panoramic editing software.
Wide angle lenses cost a lot of money and introduce distortion plus the fact that they are a nuisance to carry...
Forum: Photos 05-27-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 23
Posted By dedee
To jhm: Roaster chestnuts

Hello you can just see Xmas lights at the top.The whole water front was splendidly lit up and I will post some photos of the illuminations soon.
Keep pressing the shutter button.
David.
Forum: Photos 05-26-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 22
Posted By dedee
To Royaldevon: Nighthawks

No tripod.They are a nuisance to carry and set up.Also the people at the tables would have noticed and this would destroy the candid nature of the shot.I used an Olympus ZX1 camera at aperture f/1.8...
Forum: Photos 05-25-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 21
Posted By dedee
To ManishaJain: Nets drying

Hello Manisha.
Greetings from a now retired chemist.
Thank you for viewing and commenting on this image.I use the term image because that which one sees is actually 5 shots each overlapping the...
Forum: Photos 05-22-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 24
Posted By dedee
To Royaldevon: Canal Festival

No not a fish eye lens.My camera has a zoom lens but when making a panorama from several shots (5 in this case) it is best to set focus that approximates to about 50mm in 35 mm terms.Wide angle even...
Forum: Photos 05-19-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 23
Posted By dedee
To Royaldevon: Golden Fields

I do not have the latest PS version.
My version is number 7 .After that Adobe made it available on the net to stop naughty people who downloaded the 30 day trial and then deleted the date check in...
Forum: Photos 05-14-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 27
Posted By dedee
To Royaldevon: Nets

To get in more of the nets would have meant taking from a lower view point which would have obscured the boats.
With best regards.
David.
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