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Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Water Buck at sunset

Car jackers are almost everywhere. We were driving through an area of Cape Town called Bellville and at the traffic lights was a street sign warning motorists to watch out for them. Driving in Kenya...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Beating The Retreat

A fantastic range of photos. If you hadn’t have said, I wouldn’t have noticed. “British” looking views.
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Grass Snake

Good morning Mark, I have not heard of someone breaking their car over a snake, maybe he swerved. In general the snakes don’t come into the house but one does have to check the sheets and loo for the...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,214
Views: 325,441
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Swallowtail and Pseuderanthemum 1/8000sec f/5.5 ISO1600

https://flic.kr/p/286x93o

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c43/GateKeeper_/Kenya/28F0796B-AA73-4AE9-944E-FBEB6330DA90.jpg...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Grass Snake

Do you like snakes Mark, some people do and some freeze up when they see them. Great photo by the way with the skin details. Snakes are plentiful in Kenya and in South Africa as you know. Here is a...
Forum: Photo challenges 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Editing Challenge No.8

My apologies for the subject. I was short on orf files. Please feel free to replace with something more appropriate, if that is allowed.
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Water Buck at sunset

Thank you, after the fire, the robbers and the looters came at us. They were after the metal. We had to trap and capture them using armed police and armed security. We had the chance to beat the...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: A few shots from Bordeaux

I like the street scene, the cables and the arch, although not in keeping with the other houses, it is part of the timelessness feel captured with the old and the new, how progress in burying the...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Water Buck at sunset

I can understand the draw to SA if one doesn’t live there, with the way it’s developed for the safari market with everything more accessible from JHB and for the 4x4 fraternity.

We have a farm...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,683
Views: 323,359
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

https://flic.kr/p/283kiZQ

A running Somali Ostrich

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c43/GateKeeper_/Kenya/1CA9F60B-4E4C-4E05-BDE4-07D5DF2D65A9.jpg...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Water Buck at sunset

Thank you Melaka, I have never visited the Kruger, but hey! why not give yourself a treat *chr
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Water Buck at sunset

Thank you for saying that. We sometimes take visitors from the UK out on safari. The safaris can be basic from camping in tents out in the bush, to staying in a luxury lodge. We do the game drives...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Water Buck at sunset

Thanks Mark, the animals seemed not to be phased out by our presence. The buck and the lion gave eye to eye contact. Both seemed ok with us at keeping our distance from them, 50-100m. Out of shot, is...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Water Buck at sunset

Thanks guys for liking the photo. Here are some more photos from our trip into Tsavo East game park. The Lion photo came out over exposed with a slight green tint.
...
Forum: Show your movies 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Fire Fire

I watched the video Mark and listened to Eric’s track. Both nicely done. Was the wood burner on your yacht or at home? either way it looks most welcoming *chr
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Flickr

Thank you Paul for coming to my aid. I have been tinkering with your suggestion and so far no luck. I read on the Flickr help page, if I kept my finger on the browser at log in, I can go onto a new...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Gate Keeper
Water Buck at sunset

Young Buck ISO 200 f/4.8 1/400sec 75mm


http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c43/GateKeeper_/Kenya/90675675-94A9-44A7-853F-0E6E75F6E379.jpg...
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Flickr

Thanks for that Mark, I will have a look at the Apple community.
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Gate Keeper
Flickr

Is there a way to embed photos for the forum from a mini iPad/iPhone using the app? I am on a tour of Kenya for the next 2-3 weeks and can’t seem to get the bb code for those devices to use in...
Forum: General photography discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: The Definitive Camera Bag

Thanks to everyone for contributing. Its positive to read about the different bags that folks are using, all from experienced photographers. On my last flight out from the UK, I carried most of my...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,683
Views: 323,359
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1733/41860154344_12abf28424_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26M3ev3)Speckled Mousebird 13 in (https://flic.kr/p/26M3ev3) by philip Gate Keeper...
Forum: General photography discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By Gate Keeper
The Definitive Camera Bag

Over the years I have accumulated different camera bags. For flying, I use a “Targus” messenger bag for the lenses and camera stuff. It has a sleeve for slipping over the trolley cabin “carry on”. It...
Forum: Photo challenges 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,603
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Editing Challenge No7

Thanks to everyone who liked the photo, my first win ever. I used 3 layers. Firstly, a wood scene of an Elephant wandering through the woods at sunrise. In the second layer, I added in the Buck over...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,214
Views: 325,441
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Painted Lady resting on Tithonia Rotundifolia (Red Sunflower)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/878/27606874107_ff05ec71fd_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/J4wrS4)Painted Lady and Tithonia Rotundifolia (Red...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,214
Views: 325,441
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Thank you Peter, fortunately the locusts moved away and have not been back. Its not long now until your holiday in Croatia, so have a beautiful and enjoyable holiday and shoot lots of photos to tease...
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