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Forum: Foto Fair 9 Hours Ago
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Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Spiny Hips of Rosa roxburgii the Chestnut Rose

This rambling rose is growing in our neighbours’ mixed hedge, uncut this year.

The spiny fruits are diagnostic, starting green and turning yellow...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
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Views: 186,026
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Resupinatus sp a Mushroom Which Grows Upside Down

This genus has its cap downwards and its gill facing upwards. I grows on wood (the undersides of dead twigs) and is seen only occasionally. If the...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: An Enigmatic Colony on a Dead Leaf

So did I. Try again:

http://www.venuslens.net/product/laowa-25mm-f-2-8-2-5-5x-ultra-macro-2/ref/140/

I corrected the original. This website seems to add [url and [/url tags (each with a ]) at...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: An Enigmatic Colony on a Dead Leaf

I wouldn't recommend it as a first macro lens, as it has a limited magnification range, too high for most subjects. However, if you want a FOV (m4/3) of 3.5 to 7mm, the depth in images is unmatched....
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: An Enigmatic Colony on a Dead Leaf

Thanks. I use a pub bench type table and can arrange my lighting and rest hands or elbows for most shots. For field shots it's a bit more doing the best I can, with knees, elbows etc. often in cold...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: An Enigmatic Colony on a Dead Leaf

Thanks, Ron.

I recently saw one in an image of a large fungus which we had not spotted when the photo was taken.

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: An Enigmatic Colony on a Dead Leaf

Thanks, Alf.

Handling the specimens is the biggest problem. Slicing off a sliver of bark means either:

a) It rolls up like a carpet and/or

b) It drops to the ground before you have firm grip...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1,623
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 180,529
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Picture trail

https://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/ufiles/22/1367122.jpg

Spider and web

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By Harold Gough
An Enigmatic Colony on a Dead Leaf

I visited a local woodland to see what was in the conifer areas and if they had fungi different from those of the extensive, surrounding deciduous area. I did find a concentration of interesting...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: W10 Activation Request Watermark Fixed

I got rid of the watermark but at the bottom of the Settings page it says that Widows is not activated.

Harold
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: W10 Activation Request Watermark Fixed

It was back again on boot-up this morning but I removed it with the setting troubleshooter and a reboot.

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Days Ago
Replies: 795
Views: 186,026
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Very! I saw it first! *burger

Actually, we were on an SSI with special permission, not to forage for the table.*cry

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Days Ago
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Views: 186,026
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Parasol Mushroom in Beech Woodland Setting

Olympus EM-1, (aperture priority), Olympus 4/3 50mm f2 macro, 1/50 or 1/30 at f6.3, ISO 800, hand-held.

The stereo is crosseye.

Harold

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Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Harold Gough
W10 Activation Request Watermark Fixed

About a week ago, I discovered a watermark message in the bottom right corner of the screen. It was demanding that my W10 should be activated (having used it for two years with regular updates). It...
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 348
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Its Coming

She has promised to double her calculating ability by remaining barefoot when in office.

Harold
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 348
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Its Coming

I have read this book. I suggest everybody should do so:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Growth-Delusion-Wealth-Well-Being-Nations-ebook/dp/B075D77ZR3/ref=dp_kinw_strp_1

Harold
Forum: Telephoto 4 Days Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 10,161
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Panasonic 100-400

It's not there in MK1 (software not updated).

Harold
Forum: Telephoto 5 Days Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 10,161
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Panasonic 100-400

My understanding, in general, is that if the body IS is switched on the lens IS will take over.

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 5 Days Ago
Replies: 795
Views: 186,026
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Thanks. The colour makes me think of arsenic, not a fungus ingredient.

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 5 Days Ago
Replies: 795
Views: 186,026
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Stropharia aeruginosa Edible or Poisonous?

This is a mushroom readily recognised by its colouration, although that tends to fade, possibly washed out by rain. It grows in association with wood. We...
Forum: General photography discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 2,405
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Tony Northrup believes micro-four-thirds is dead

I don't understand the comment about sensor size. they are the same.

Anyway, the short register distance of m4/3 permits a large number of legacy lenses to be used (via adapters) which otherwise...
Forum: General photography discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 2,405
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Tony Northrup believes micro-four-thirds is dead

As a very high proportion of my photography is macro, I find that a surprising comment.

Harold
Forum: The lounge 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Harold Gough
The World After Passwords

https://blog.vasco.com/authentication/fido2/?utm_campaign=Blog-FIDO2&utm_medium=sponsor&utm_source=grahamcluley.com&utm_content=w7

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 6 Days Ago
Replies: 795
Views: 186,026
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Thanks, Peter.

I have yet to be the one on a group that spots these, possibly because I am lagging behind, taking photos. These are made even less conspicuous by the colours of the fallen beech...
Forum: Foto Fair 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,623
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 180,529
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Picture trail

https://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/ufiles/21/1671121.jpg

Crosseye stereo:

https://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/ufiles/22/1671122.jpg

Lepismiium monancanthum Epiphytic cactus.

Harold
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