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Forum: Looking for improvement 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By art frames
Re: Please advise

Hi Phil

A striking butterfly (I believe a Dark Blue Pansy - Junonia oenone) with all of the characteristics of a surprise spot and quick shot. Which I would have shot too.

My technique may...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,124
Views: 307,912
Posted By Johnheatingman
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 648
Views: 144,500
Posted By art frames
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Splendid*chr

lovely opportunities everywhere in your patch. Please keep posting.
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,124
Views: 307,912
Posted By Johnheatingman
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Hi Phil, I wouldn't be too worried about standards of photos etc. it's all about enjoying the hobby and also, in your case, enabling all of us to see the fabulous wildlife you encounter. Just keep...
Forum: The lounge 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 666
Posted By Johnheatingman
Re: Four-thirds user forum

Hi Phil, I can't give any assurance about the alert you received when you logged onto FTU. I've just logged in there and didn't receive any alert but I don't use McAffee.

For what it's worth I...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,124
Views: 307,912
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,124
Views: 307,912
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

It looks to me like you used centre-weighted metering The camera would have tried to compensate for the dark central area on the butterfly. It is more of a matter of awareness of where you are...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,124
Views: 307,912
Posted By art frames
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Phil. The sunbird on it's own would be a wonderful sight but the gliding Monarch makes the shot. Wonderful. Love to see more.

I have never ventured to Africa so I can only pass on the word of my...
Forum: The lounge 16th April 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 666
Posted By Johnheatingman
Re: Four-thirds user forum

Phil, you're one of the few members who still make a great contribution to the FTU with some very interesting photos. Sadly, the forum seems to have been for the most part deserted by Admin with one...
Forum: The lounge 16th April 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 666
Posted By Zuiko
Re: Four-thirds user forum

Spammer banned and posts deleted.
Forum: General photography discussion 10th April 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By Phill D
Guests come on in and say Hi :)

Just had a look at the forum index page and happened to notice there were 11 members on line and 210 guests. So just a quick nod to all the guests to feel free to register and post your thoughts and...
Forum: Foto Fair 8th April 2018
Replies: 1,653
Views: 308,943
Posted By Melaka
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

If ever there was a bird designed by a committee it must be the Secretary Bird. Some years ago I got a shot of one in Umfolozi where it was eating a small snake.
Forum: Foto Fair 8th April 2018
Replies: 1,653
Views: 308,943
Posted By MJ224
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

Both nice photos Phil..........*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 7th April 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By Ricoh
Re: Somewhere over the rainbow

Excellent, it's so natural looking.
Forum: Foto Fair 7th April 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By OM USer
Re: Sykes Monkey

A fine shot, and you are right that you would get little benefit from tinkering with it.
Forum: Foto Fair 7th April 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By MJ224
Re: Sykes Monkey

Any relation Phil....*chr

Nice photo. Did he leave you any apples?*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 6th April 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By Beagletorque
Re: Somewhere over the rainbow

Chromatic aberration, sign of a cheap lens?? :D
Forum: Foto Fair 6th April 2018
Replies: 648
Views: 144,500
Posted By MJ224
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

http://www.e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/P4050504_Medium_.jpg

Raindropped Primrose..............*chr
Forum: General photography discussion 6th April 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
Posted By RobEW
Re: UV filter - all okay or get what you pay for?

Someone at our camera club had a similar experience; dropped a 2kg lens without the hood on onto pavement; the filter was trashed but lens seemingly completely unscathed apart from filter threads....
Forum: Foto Fair 6th April 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By MJ224
Re: Somewhere over the rainbow

Nice colours Phil, and as said the reflections in the water make it a splendid photo......*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 5th April 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By OM USer
Re: Somewhere over the rainbow

I think the reflection really makes the shot.
Forum: Foto Fair 5th April 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Somewhere over the rainbow

It looks under the rainbow to me. Processing error? :D

Nice image.

Harold
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 4th April 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,150
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Recommended Olympus reading?

Hi Phil,

I can recommend them. You can't really lose:

"Money-Back Guarantee Okay, here's the details on the 'risk-free' part. Buy the .pdf format and plow through it for two weeks. If you...
Forum: Foto Fair 3rd April 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By MJ224
Re: Sykes Monkey

Wow, some gardens.............

All I can boast is Reed Buntings and Bullfinches. Oh, and I had a female toad. The rest are common garden boids...........*chr
Forum: General photography discussion 2nd April 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
Posted By bassman
Re: UV filter - all okay or get what you pay for?

I try and stick with the B+W xs-pro nano, apart from all the other qualities, find them
so much easier to clean.. put it down to the nano coating. If situation allows, I'll still remove filter for...
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