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Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 25th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8

I can't help you but if there is one lens in my collection that I will never part with, it is the 12-35mm Panasonic, mine was bought before the 12-40mm was introduced by Olympus. I've tried the...
Forum: General photography discussion 13th May 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Printing

Hi Walti

This month’s Black & White Photography Magazine covers 6 labs in case that’s the way you go. I use Simlab, about £1.50 inc. VAT for 18”x 12” print. This means that I can reprint edits...
Forum: General photography discussion 20th April 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,155
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Recommended reading

I gave up Photoshop two years ago in favour of Affinity Photo and have never regretted the move. I’m about £200 ahead and saving £10 a month. The main thing however is that AP does everything I...
Forum: Small ads seller and buyer feedback 12th April 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By Crazy Dave

Just bought a lens from Snerkler - All good, lens arrived less than 24 hours after payment. Well packaged and exactly as described. Highly recommended.

Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 10th April 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Sigma 56mm f1.4 m4/3

Hi Toby, I would like to buy the lens at the offered price. Am sending private message


Forum: Foto Fair 2nd April 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Marnie by Sigma 56mm F1.4 assisted by Olympus E-M1

Great images of the dog and so sharp but I wonder, could the lens be just too sharp for a human face? Too clinical and sterile?

Forum: The lounge 23rd March 2019
Replies: 74
Views: 1,863
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Recent Thread Closure

It seems to me that there are members here who reflect the general tendency in society which places a great deal of emphasis on the right to say what they want, when they want with total freedom...
Forum: The lounge 20th February 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Camera club speakers

We have had some ‘big’ names. As you would expect, they range from poor to very good. Before booking I would check individual performance with other clubs if possible. Reaction within the club has...
Forum: The lounge 4th February 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Crazy Dave
Don McCullin

Iíve just finished watching a film on BBC4 about the great man. So inspirational hopefully it will be on iPlayer so that I can watch again. Highly recommended.

Forum: Software 31st October 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,825
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Nik Software

For anyone one interested, I just got the following response from DxO

Thank you in your interest in Nik Collection 2018!

While the combination of Nik Collection 2018 and Affinity Photo is not...
Forum: The lounge 11th September 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,503
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Aurora Lights, where?

Have a look at the web site of discover-the-world.com. Based in the UK and very good at what they do. I enquired about their trips and they sent me a free copy of a book titled Northern Lights by...
Forum: The lounge 6th August 2018
Replies: 119
Views: 3,788
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: The Windows10 Disaster

Not sure why your camera club members are steering you that way but here is my two penny worth. Windows and Apple operating systems are two ways of achieving the same objective, I guess that...
Forum: The lounge 24th May 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: When you gotta brag, you gotta brag...

Fantastic - well done. If I remember correctly, there is only a one in ten acceptance rate.

Forum: General photography discussion 5th May 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: In praise of WEX

Delighted for you Simon, i bought my 75mm f/1.8 from Wex, it was a good transaction. Last week, ordered some film from Wex however, made a mistake in the sizing. The returns form arrived by email two...
Forum: The lounge 9th April 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Crazy Dave
David Hurn

Nearly missed it but this evening at 10pm on BBC4, a wonderful 60 minutes about David Hurn. Rare coverage of this quality about photography and a consummate practioner.

Hopefully it will be...
Forum: General photography news from DPNow.com 8th April 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 5,182
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Four reasons why film photography is stupid

Donít worry, while the conclusions are possibly OK, this is a pretty banal piece of work.

Forum: General photography discussion 1st March 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 2,275
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Inspirational Photographers

Really enjoyed that Steve. Apart from the wisdom and brevity, no mention of awesome, cool, like, (as in I was like.....) and cool. That stuff drives me nuts. I'm going to think some more about...
Forum: The lounge 18th December 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Gloucester

SWIMBO and I spent three wonderful Christmad holidays at the Painswick Hotel. It was run by a young couple who hired French staff. The annex could be used by dog owners (us) and the food was just...
Forum: Software 4th December 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 2,553
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Affinity Photo Workbook launched

Ordered mine last Tuesday- no sign of it yet.

Forum: The lounge 6th November 2017
Replies: 105
Views: 3,346
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Acid attacks

Well Paul, what a reasoned assessment. Many of the remedies and punishments mooted here are very extreme and unlikely to work. However, I doubt that unemployment or hunger was the reason that about...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 23rd September 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,666
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Back Button Focussing

Dave, I posted this link earlier this year.



Forum: The lounge 6th August 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By Crazy Dave
Wolfgang Suschitzky - Photographer

For a few years now, I have subscribed to the daily blog written by The Gentle Author. I'd like to share today's post which is about a consummate photographer. Steve (Ricoh), I think this might...
Forum: The lounge 3rd August 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 1,889
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Photography, expectations, standards, originality

This of course is a quote caught in a time warp like so many that are bandied around about photography today and dare I say, which are totally irrelevant in the world we find ourselves. It concerns...
Forum: The lounge 20th June 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Street London

This is from 'the other side'. It's long, gushy, bit repetitive but I'm glad I stuck it out.


Forum: Software 6th June 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 3,072
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Any Affinity Photo Users?

Ron, somewhere there is a list of cameras whose RAW files are supported by Affinity. Last time I looked I don't think your camera was on that list.

Found it as of November 2016
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