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Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Serif Black Friday

In my opinion - no. It has lots of projects that in my opinion have little relationship to what most photographers need or want. A cheese sandwich being stretched apart, not on my wish list. ...
Forum: The lounge 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Crazy Dave
Google Analytics?

Up until last week, I was getting between 100 - 120 visitors each week to my very moribund web site . In preparation for a talk, I created a LINKS page with a list of book titles and a relatively...
Forum: General photography discussion 2nd November 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 3,712
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Tony Northrup believes micro-four-thirds is dead

Does anyone care what he thinks?

David
Forum: Software 31st October 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,204
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Nik Software

Steve, Nik worked fine for me until the Apple OS upgrade. After that, one was given a choice of a 14 day trial which worked fine until it expired. So, I then went the buy route and have just wasted...
Forum: Software 31st October 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,204
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: Software 31st October 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,204
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Nik Software

I bit the bullet today and purchased the Nik Collection from DxO. To say that it's been problematic is an understatement. I have installed, uninstalled a number of times (crashes seem to recognised...
Forum: Software 14th October 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,204
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Nik Software

Thank you for that Mark. Looks like an outlay in prospect, it would be nice to know if DXO has made and changes/improvements.

David
Forum: Software 14th October 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,204
Posted By Crazy Dave
Nik Software

I have just updated the OS to the latest version on my iMac. This may be a coincidence but I loaded an image into Affinity Photo with a view to using Silver Efex Pro and up popped a message from...
Forum: The lounge 10th October 2018
Replies: 2,921
Views: 66,905
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Seen on my last trip to London - how apt is that?


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Forum: Software 2nd October 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Elements upgrade with Nik collection?

Ed, why not try the free Affinity Photo trial, think itís 14 days. Eighteen months ago, I replaced CS6, which I do not miss when I migrated to Apple. I use Silver Efex Pro with AF frequently. ...
Forum: The lounge 11th September 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,060
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 1st September 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Portrait of Britain 2018

Thank you all for the kind words. As far as the kit is concerned, the only three controls I use in a typical day are ISO, aperture and white balance so the EM-5 suits me down to the ground. It is...
Forum: The lounge 31st August 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Crazy Dave
Portrait of Britain 2018

Thrilled and honoured to have made it to the winners' enclosure of the Portrait Of Britain 2018 exhibition organised by the British Journal of Photography. It's one of 100 images chosen from over...
Forum: The lounge 23rd August 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 608
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Paris

Thank you all for the very helpful tips. Mark, the suggestions are fine, what I do is a mix of street and portraiture and what you propose is very apt. I’m also going to visit the MEPHISTO mega...
Forum: The lounge 22nd August 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 608
Posted By Crazy Dave
Paris

Iím under gentle but effective pressure to take SWMBO to Paris for a short break and to be honest, Iíd quite like to go, with camera of course.

We are not interested in the obvious like the...
Forum: The lounge 17th August 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 378
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: What a mad world we live in......

Years ago I met a lovely Danish couple. They told me that at the Danish - German border, tourists from the south were issued with leaflets advising them not to stake out areas of the beach for the...
Forum: The lounge 17th August 2018
Replies: 129
Views: 2,148
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Angry?

For angrier and angrier, read nastier and nastier. Just got back from a week in France taking the A26 out of Calais. Itís a two lane motorway with a 130 kph limit. Most of the inane driving I saw...
Forum: The lounge 6th August 2018
Replies: 2,921
Views: 66,905
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

We are no better informed about the progress of Brexit preparations than we were of detailed plans (none) at referendum time. What does the country at large know about the trade deals in the...
Forum: The lounge 6th August 2018
Replies: 119
Views: 3,116
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 31st July 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 387
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Weather

Somersetshire?
Forum: General photography discussion 23rd July 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Printing

For what it’s worth, for years I used Pro-Am images in Bradford and was very happy with the results. Recently, they ‘merged’ their business with SimLab in Hertfordshire. I have made two print...
Forum: The lounge 21st July 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Crazy Dave
Forum: Looking for improvement 19th July 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 3,183
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Rubbish in Wide photography.

I’m no expert on panarama pics but have you tried shooting with your camera in portrait position rather than landscape? Probably need to take more photos that way but it may help editing after...
Forum: Exhibitions, stock photos, professional work 6th July 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 4,731
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Printing very large!

Hi Phil

Two year ago, I was fortunate enough to have one of my images used for a poster campaign by the National Portrait Gallery. It appeared throughout the London Underground network and...
Forum: General accessories 14th June 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By Crazy Dave
Re: Small cheap bag / pouch ?

Have a look at man bags on EBay. There are some that are in the £15-£20 range. You may find one that accommodates your kit. I got one for Xmas but from Ecco in Guildford. When I told the...
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