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Forum: Foto Fair 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Another one for Harold

What amusing names! :D

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,063
Views: 292,930
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Alderfly. They are usually Sialis lutaria.

Based on its foraging on fruit blossom and its abdomen, I think the bee is Andrena caratonica the Communal mining bee.

The yellow lichen is Xanthoria...
Forum: Foto Fair 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Another one for Harold

Well spotted as being of interest.

It is an Ascomycete fungus of the genus Nectria. The common species N. cinnabarina is commonly found on dead twigs of many broad-leafed trees.

Some species...
Forum: Foto Fair 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Amazon Wants A Key to Your Car

I use Argos C & C for a lot of Ebay purchases. In fact the seller is often chosen by whether they offer this service.

Having up to 5 days to collect means that it is usually possible collect more...
Forum: Telephoto 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Worth digging out your old glass?

It's the shock of cold water. You should warm it up for them! :D

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Harold Gough
Amazon Wants A Key to Your Car

Why not just leave your house front door unlocked? :rolleyes:

https://www.grahamcluley.com/now-amazon-wants-the-keys-to-your-car/

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 55
Posted By Harold Gough
Epithelantha micromeris, a Miniature Cactus, with 3D

Not all cacti live in the desert but this one does, at altitudes of 500 to 1800 meters. It is one of the miniature species, naturally growing in rocky crevices. Its covering of white spines reflects...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Cherry Buds & Blossom

Thanks. There should be some fungi after this weekend.

Harold
Forum: General accessories 1 Day Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: BLN-1 Replacement

I'm using entirely them now. Their grey ones swell and get very tight and eventually will not go into a camera or grip.

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Nomada Bee

Thanks. The hardware and processing software help.

Here are some images from the last time I got one framed, in May 6 years ago. They were on Cotoneaster horizontalis, whose buds are now just...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1,319
Sticky: Picture trail
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Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Picture trail

Deraeocoris ruber

http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/ufiles/96/1333296.jpg

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Cherry Buds & Blossom

Thanks. Cherry. The clue is in the title! :D

The pear is out and the apple starting to open.

Haroold
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By Harold Gough
Cherry Buds & Blossom

It made a change to stand up to do some shots :D

These are sweet cherries.

EM-1, Olympus 4/3 x2 TC, Olympus 4/3 50mm f2 macro, sunlight (except flash for first).

The stereos are crosseye.
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Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: A few birds of the Philippines

I was looking at the second upload!

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: A few birds of the Philippines

Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus?

Nice shot.

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Nomada Bee

Believe it or not, within an arm's reach of this keyboard is an unopened pack of memory foam knee pads. I got mine mail order from Coopers of Stortford. They may have been "on offer". My current one...
Forum: General photography discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Trail camera recommendation...

Used by professional wildlife film photographers to film nocturnal or difficult-to-approach species. You will see them being used in recent TV wildlife programmes.

Harold
Forum: General photography discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Purchased for 60 - sold for 20.000

Quite expensive for a macro kit! :D

Harold
Forum: General photography discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Trail camera recommendation...

We have been (occasionally) using a SpyPoint HD7 for several years. We use it mostly for video of badgers and deer, moslty at night. We find the results good, especially the daytime colour.

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2,063
Views: 292,930
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

You are very welcome. If you take a lot of shots under similar conditions (lighting, approximate magnification), you can lock the setting of the initial reading. (Consult camera manual). This is a...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Nomada Bee

Thanks, Paul.

I do have knee pads but I use then only when it's too painful without! In fact I have a new pair to try out.

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Harold Gough
Nomada Bee

These images are from one of the most difficult sessions I have ever had photographing an insect.

I saw some wasp-like bees flying near the ground in our garden. There were as many as four of them...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: REDEX Fuel Additives Half Price at Tesco

Not available at Tesco!

Harold
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: REDEX Fuel Additives Half Price at Tesco

Here is some further information:

https://www.holtsauto.com/redex/news/diesel-particulate-filters-all-you-need-to-know/
...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: REDEX Fuel Additives Half Price at Tesco

It burns them off. It does the same job as the additive in the special tank in your engine, except that it doesn't need sustained high speed and computer-activated release. All I know it that it does...
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