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Forum: Foto Fair 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 109
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Trip down the Thames...

Excellent images. It would be good to know what lenses were used.

Harold
Forum: The lounge 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: A Different View on our Finances

I hope you are reading this, Donald:

"However, such populist policies later became inadequate, causing the nation's collapse as their excesses—including a uniquely extreme fossil fuel subsidy—are...
Forum: Foto Fair 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Oak Leaf with Spangle Galls

Thanks.

The detail is in the subject, captured by one of the best lenses Olympus ever made. In fact, some recent files have had so much detail that the files were too large for the host website...
Forum: Foto Fair 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,354
Views: 375,483
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Red-Legged or Forest Shield-bug Pentatoma rufipes

You need your imagination to see any red in the legs but that is its name. this was in our garden. I think it was on a plant close to a fence....
Forum: Macro 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 39
Posted By Harold Gough
Calibration of Printing Nikkor 150mm On EM-1

I did this with my lens.

Calibrated at f2.8 (M42 Setup)

Extension mm WD mm(No hood) FOV mm Mag*
145 390 36 0.5
225 210 17 1
340 155 10 ...
Forum: Macro 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 34
Posted By Harold Gough
Printing-Nikkors the Ultimate Macro Lenses

Higher magnifications may need specialised lenses but withing their scope, these are superb:

https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/55509772

Harold
Forum: General photography discussion 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Laowa Lenses

It seems that it is no longer "new".

On the positive (budget) side, you don't need any of the video ones for stills.

Harold
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By Harold Gough
Laowa Lenses

I just received this in an email from Laowa:

Welcome the new members to Laowa family


We are proud to announce 8 new lenses in-a- row, including the new Laowa OOOM 25-100 t/2.9...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By Harold Gough
Oak Leaf with Spangle Galls

I have occasionally found individual galls on the ground in woodland but this is the first time I have found a detached leaf so infested. The pale green patch is where on has become detached.
...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 754
Views: 179,020
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Amanita citrina the False Deathcap Mushroom

This species is common in deciduous woodland. It occurs in two colour forms: pale yellow and white. The flesh smells of raw potato.

The last image...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1,574
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 172,942
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Picture trail

http://e-group.uk.net/forum/picture.php?albumid=450&pictureid=2905

Deathcap

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: A Newt About to Hibernate

The compost bin info is in line with where we thought our local grass snakes were breeding. An elderly lady, next door but one, had a compost heap in which they reputedly laid their eggs. Since her...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: A Newt About to Hibernate

I'm beginning to think the title should have been something about nostalgia.

Yes, our best source of newts was a grotty pond, half full of something like bricks, and a shopping trolley-like...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: A Newt About to Hibernate

Thanks, Alf.

That makes the herps score for our garden: toad (frequent), frog (frequent), newt (occasional a decade or two ago, reduced to rare), grass snake (frequent 10 years ago, now rare),...
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By Harold Gough
Anyone Interested in Dragonflies?

http://libellule.superforum.fr/

Harold
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,598
Views: 36,974
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

There's no such thing as a diesel is there, all diesel-electric.Any power transfer is inefficient. We might as well use electricty for trains. It's not as though there is any foreseable major...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: A Newt About to Hibernate

Thanks. Yes I used to catch them as a teenager.

I think this one is a Smooth Newt.

Harold
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: A Different View on our Finances

Gordon Brown, at the very bottom of the market!

Harold
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,806
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Going to Japan, help surviving Shinjuku Stn!

Photography getting in the way of contributing to the Lounge? Unheard of! Disgraceful! :D

Harold
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: A Different View on our Finances

To read the article I need to subscribe.

Anyway, I believe that I heard, somewhere, a few years ago, that a country cannot become bankrupt.

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Harold Gough
A Newt About to Hibernate

We used to regularly find newts in our garden. They had been missing for about 10 years when I found this one under a flat-bottomed log on the soil.

Olympus EM-1, (aperture priority), Olympus 4/3...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Lithops aucampiae

The tubular yellow flowers are about to open. I have shot more images today to show how the original one looks when finished. The red-orange filaments have contracted to pile up the cream stamens in...
Forum: Foto Fair 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Lithops aucampiae

I'm not sure what you mean. To clarify, the stone-like objects are the plants, each with just two hugely swollen succulent leaves.

Harold
Forum: General photography discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Update on Phone Camera Technology

I am assuming that the young lady started out with freckles. :D

Harold
Forum: General photography discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Harold Gough
Update on Phone Camera Technology

https://www.dpreview.com/articles/7921074499/five-ways-google-pixel-3-pushes-the-boundaries-of-computational-photography?ref_=pe_1822230_360601170_dpr_nl_342_8

Harold
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