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Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 237
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.

David
Forum: Software 31st October 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,610
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: 1,264
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: 3,371
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: 806
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.


David
Forum: General photography discussion 5th May 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,385
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: 309
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: 3,462
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.

David
Forum: General photography discussion 1st March 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 2,160
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: 642
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: 2,467
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Affinity Photo Workbook launched

Ordered mine last Tuesday- no sign of it yet.

David
Forum: The lounge 6th November 2017
Replies: 105
Views: 3,229
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: 2,561
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Back Button Focussing

Dave, I posted this link earlier this year.

http://www.lessgearmorephotos.com/back-button-autofocus-olympus-om-d-e-m5/

Regards

D
Forum: The lounge 6th August 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 892
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: 1,781
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: 1,013
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.

https://youtu.be/2k5d1cJazck


David
Forum: Software 6th June 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,801
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
...
Forum: Software 6th June 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,801
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Any Affinity Photo Users?

I bought Affinity Photo when I moved from Windows to Mac, that was in January. I am already ahead in terms of cost compared to Adobe CC. AP does everything I need, there are excellent in-house...
Forum: Foto Fair 24th May 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By Crazy Dave
Odd Man Out

After a fairly testy debate about the qualities of the EM-5 Mk 1, I thought I'd post this. Laurence an actor, the one in the middle asked me to do some shots for his portfolio. After we finished,...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 23rd May 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 8,645
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Bought a Brand new MK1 E-M5

Glad you sorted this out, perhaps you will stop posting now.

David
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 19th May 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 8,645
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Bought a Brand new MK1 E-M5

Is the Mark 1 a waste of money? Definitely not. For me it has aesthetic appeal that it's descendants do not, the colour rendering and the quality of output is excellent as is the IBIS.

You...
Forum: Looking for improvement 8th May 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,551
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Is it street or something else, and is it any good?

The colour version wins hands down for me. I love the reflections on the wet sand, the counter balance of the red crisp packet (plus reflection) with the little girl's shoes. The father's fag and...
Forum: The lounge 7th May 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Is Street Photography killing itself?

I think that Mark has it nailed when he says that too much is written about what Street Photography is and isn't. There's a guy on the Deviant Art web site who insists that Street can only be shot...
Forum: The lounge 15th April 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,062
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Technical perfection doesn't truly matter

For anyone still interested in the original statement, perhaps the contents of this link will strike a chord.
...
Forum: Software 27th March 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Moving on from PSP Pro X3

Hi Simon. If you look at the Affinity tutorials, you may get a feel if this is the software for you. https://affinity.serif.com/forum/index.php?/topic/10119-in-house-affinity-photo-video-tutorials/...
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