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Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 827
Posted By DerekW
Re: Has anyone had a stomach ulcer?

Many years ago (actually 12 years ago) there was this thread in a cycling forum on the adventures of a seriall picolax user.

See

https://singletrackworld.com/2009/02/the-picolax-thread-returns/...
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 740
Posted By DerekW
Re: Resolution and Image Quality

See
https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/flemish-cognoscenti-in-a-room-hung-with-pictures

for more information
Forum: The lounge 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By DerekW
Re: Foreign hire car CDW insurance

I woulld take full CDW in a country I was not certain about, even in the US we had the side window smashed and some things taken from the back seat - drive up to the local Hertz depot at the airport...
Forum: The lounge 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By DerekW
Re: Camera Sale Advice?

I have a 990 with a few accesories and lenses - the good thing about it was the side copying accessory, bad thing was the delay before the shutter eexposed the image - a person could have walked...
Forum: General photography discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By DerekW
Re: Lincolnshire and the Lake District

Bracebridge Church on Brant Road in Lincoln is older than Lincoln Cathedral, it might be worth a visit to see some Saxon architecture (I think I remember that from my enforced visits it to it when...
Forum: Lens focus 3rd January 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By DerekW
Re: Lens hoods and polarising filters

I have just discovered on e-Bay a JJC version of the lenshood for the 12-40mm Pro lens.
It has an opening aperture on the side so that the filter can be rotated.
I have one on order.
See...
Forum: The lounge 31st December 2018
Replies: 73
Views: 1,695
Posted By DerekW
Re: 100 Word Story

Yes it is the colon that is giving the spurious word count in MS Word.

I get a regular feed of 100 word stories from The BookHippo Crew, they are a paperless publisher promoting books that are...
Forum: The lounge 26th December 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 1,074
Posted By DerekW
Re: Weirdest SALE

Given that it cost 50k 9 years ago it is not unreasonable. The biggest cause of price drop is the lack of people able to consider owning such kit.

However my dealer is supplying a pair of...
Forum: Software 13th December 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By DerekW
Re: Film scanners - anyone use Vuescan?

I have been using Vuescan for a very long time, I recently used it with a Canon film/slide scanner.
The results were limited by my knowledge of Vuescan for scanning slides.
I have for when Epson...
Forum: General photography discussion 26th October 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By DerekW
Re: Bracketing advice.

If you are taking RAW pictures why would multiple exposures be required when with RAW you have a multi stop capabililty in one shot.

So take the RAW image - then in Lightroom make two virtual...
Forum: The lounge 24th October 2018
Replies: 4,112
Views: 111,111
Posted By DerekW
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

For more info see London Bridge is Down for the full story

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/mar/16/what-happens-when-queen-elizabeth-dies-london-bridge
Forum: The lounge 19th October 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 1,159
Posted By DerekW
Re: Scilly Isle

If you want to go to the Falklands and Antarctica - check out the various Hurtigruten cruises - the pro protographers plus other subject specialists give very good support.
Forum: The lounge 16th September 2018
Replies: 119
Views: 3,380
Posted By DerekW
Re: The Windows10 Disaster

A bit more about the Unix - Linux - MacOS et all relationships can be found with a Google search "OS based on Unix" one result being:
...
Forum: Foto Fair 9th September 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By DerekW
Re: Swansea Tram Museum

The polarising filter has to be rotated to reduce the reflections. On the filter I have it has a mark on the rotating part of the lens and the advice is to have the spot pointing towards the sun...
Forum: The lounge 27th August 2018
Replies: 119
Views: 3,380
Posted By DerekW
Re: The Windows10 Disaster

When I was involved (loosely) in the PC game, actually I was in the apps business and then the OS, my employer who was designing, building and selling the hardware as well as designing and writing...
Forum: The lounge 3rd August 2018
Replies: 74
Views: 1,047
Posted By DerekW
Re: Has the phone killed photography?

You may jest - but funeral pics are incoming in the US
Forum: The lounge 28th July 2018
Replies: 42
Views: 860
Posted By DerekW
Re: BT and public WiFi

A quick Google (or DuckDuckGo) will give you a range of websites that show a map of the mobile phone masks, which companies are using them and in some cases the coverage.
Forum: The lounge 15th July 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By DerekW
Re: Question

Then you can get an EM1 Mk ii in about 15 months time for a lot less than it is today - do not forget the 1.4 adapter for the 40-150mm lens.
Forum: Wide angle 2nd July 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 3,823
Posted By DerekW
Re: 15mm f8 body cap lens any one?

I expect that Pistnbroke will be heading the Leader Board for monetary contributions to the Forum.
Forum: The lounge 7th June 2018
Replies: 40
Views: 816
Posted By DerekW
Re: British Rail

We have our Senior Railcard linked to the TFL Oyster Card, this gives a reduced daily cap on journeys in London, if you have a bus pass it doesnot give you any extra benefit on the buses.

To link...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 17th April 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By DerekW
Re: Peckforton Castle Experience Day

If it is a formal Oly day then they will have a collectiion of lenses for you to try out.
Forum: General photography discussion 16th April 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By DerekW
Re: Tough Call

If you wait until a year next October you will start to see the used price of the Mk ii come crashing down.
Forum: The lounge 25th February 2018
Replies: 4,112
Views: 111,111
Posted By DerekW
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Solar panels will cost more post Brexit as we will have to pay an import tariff.

WE will also have to pay more for imported electricity.

So this thread should stay alive as unless there is a...
Forum: Foto Fair 7th February 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By DerekW
Re: London Remembered

ABNB - probably AirBnB
Forum: General accessories 2nd February 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2,355
Posted By DerekW
Re: Data recovery

Try DataQuest in Portsmouth

http://www.dq-int.co.uk/portsmouth-data-recovery/

Warning their fees go up according to the urgency of the work (Or used to) We had a talk and demo from them at the...
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