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Forum: Looking for improvement 3 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 645
Posted By wanderer
Re: Panorama Trials and Tribulations (warning very wide images)

I do a lot of panoramas and have done for many years (1981 with an OM-1!).
I have a set of tick-offs.
I usually use a tripod and get it set up as level as possible.
Try not to use wide angle focal...
Forum: Accessory talk 9th July 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By wanderer
Re: Large gear rucsack

This is what I use.
I carry similar to your list although I usually carry a flashgun too.
having used camera...
Forum: Looking for improvement 27th November 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 3,285
Posted By wanderer
Re: The Bothy

I recognise that howf in Glen Clunie south of Braemar.
A nice but cold day.
I would have reduced the foreground as its not that interesting.
The sky is better and more of it with the bothy...
Forum: The lounge 14th August 2017
Replies: 30
Views: 1,448
Posted By wanderer
Re: I'll be the Judge

You will only please the winner(s).
So, have confidence in yourself.
Walk through all the entries reasonably fast.
The good ones will standout which should be about 5% of the total.
Then go over...
Forum: The lounge 25th July 2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1,822
Posted By wanderer
Re: Scotland. Advice please.

Lots of offers from Englishmen.
Skin so soft works for me. Any decent grocers in the Highlands will have a fantastic display of things which work for people but it does tend to be...
Forum: Foto Fair 20th May 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By wanderer
Re: St Mungo's and the Necropolis, Glasgow

Very nice, B & W suits the Necropolis. I like no. 3 the best.
I spent 2 days doing a job here. Where the great and rich of Glasgow are buried. Lots of super interesting corners.
The religious ones...
Forum: Foto Fair 20th May 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By wanderer
Re: Ben Mor Coigach

Hi John
I like the light but I'm not sure about the fence. I always feel you have to 'get over' such things.
The hill to the left would be Stac Pollaidh if it is Ben Mor Coigach but I think what...
Forum: Foto Fair 24th September 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,698
Posted By wanderer
Re: Walk Among Wildflowers

No, its not ice its a bog on the side of a hill. The vegetation is very good at water retention and that's not an ailment. The usual phrase is 'a wee burn' until its been raining for 3 days when it...
Forum: Foto Fair 19th March 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 3,802
Posted By wanderer
Re: Bicycle Crash

As someone who cycled for 25 years the first thought is 'Is the bike alright?'
The bike does look alright and she doesn't look to badly injured which suggests a sudden and unsustainable movement to...
Forum: Foto Fair 3rd March 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By wanderer
Re: Tomnaverie Stone Circle

A nice day well captured, fine sky. A quiet monument.
I was recently working here as about 100m away on the southwest side of the hill is an old ROC observation post, which as it is within the...
Forum: The lounge 18th February 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By wanderer
Re: Up Helly Aa 2015 images are up

Great. Cracking set as normal. I think the camera was feeling the strain as the pictures get grainier as the night goes on. Many thanks.
Forum: Looking for improvement 30th September 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,063
Posted By wanderer
Re: Diffraction??

Hi Iain
I agree with Kami. The little circles suggest muck somewhere on the optics.
I'd clean filters, front element of lens and rear element. All with a liquid cleaner as well as cloth.
Forum: Foto Fair 14th September 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By wanderer
Re: Low angle at Ennerdale

I agree with Stephen. Try a +1 grad filter in raw from the bottom up to the water horizon. The shutter speed I'd like to have seen freeze or mist the waves more. Anyway its Fotofair, I like the idea...
Forum: Foto Fair 14th July 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By wanderer
Re: The Kelpies

Like No 1. Cracking skies in all of them. They suit B&W. neatly exposed without burning out.
I do get a bit annoyed about the march of the pylons every time I pass them on the motorway. They will be...
Forum: Foto Fair 13th May 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,928
Posted By wanderer
Re: Sgurr an Airgid

23 hours and off the front page! Foto Fair shifts fast.
A cracking set. Not a Corbett I've been up. Must get fitter.
Top right No.3 The Saddle, now there's a challenge for you.... by the Forcan...
Forum: Foto Fair 22nd April 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,633
Posted By wanderer
Re: "Now, what do I do with this body?"

Well spotted.

Surely, 'Answers on a postcard to......' :D
Forum: Foto Fair 17th March 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By wanderer
Re: Common cranes

Very jealous. I would love to see them in the wild. They have started breeding again in Scotland 2 years ago. The first time in about 200 years.

Nos 1, 3 and 6 for me.
Forum: Foto Fair 13th March 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By wanderer
Re: Cummingston Sunset

Looking good. Nice set. The weather has been grand this week. If I could make a suggestion. Get a lot closer to those pebbles and have a bottle of water to soak them.
Forum: Announcements 8th March 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3,416
Posted By wanderer
Re: Busy busy!

Oh Ian, you missed out thanking somebody very important.*yes*yes
Julia. I would like to thank her for her patience and help with the lens hire.
Forum: The lounge 25th January 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,669
Posted By wanderer
Re: Gordon Buchanan on Winterwatch

I stayed in Balneasie in late October 1976. My club, the Ochils MC, were doing a Tilt- Lairig walk. We left the cars just behind Blair Castle and walked in on a starlit, frosty night. Fabulous...
Forum: Foto Fair 14th January 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By wanderer
Re: St Kessogs Cemetery, Callender, Scotland

Very nice. Not too overdone.
A lot tidier than when I played there as a schoolboy.*yes
Forum: Foto Fair 31st December 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,723
Posted By wanderer
Re: Rock Formation

Oh, B****r you've been practising.:D
A really nice set. I think No. 2 shades it but I like the lead in in No.1.
No.4 needs the boat on the horizon cloned out.
I like the surfer, lovely movement...
Forum: The lounge 23rd December 2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,776
Posted By wanderer
Re: Do you want to improve your photos.

Yes, but would it be on 4/3s or M4/3s, wide angle or telephoto, wide open or stopped right down, raw or jpeg, not to mention what dramatic effect? And would the result be put up in Fotofair or...
Forum: Foto Fair 15th December 2013
Replies: 45
Views: 3,600
Posted By wanderer
Re: Adnams English whisky, Southwold

Visited Springbank this year. Excellent tour. The only distillery to do everything including the bottling. Confused a guy on the bottling line when I asked him how the machine knew the front of the...
Forum: The lounge 30th November 2013
Replies: 56
Views: 4,197
Posted By wanderer
Re: Scottish Vote on Independence ?

I haven't made my mind up yet but at least now, with the white paper, there is a skeleton on which to place flesh of whatever colour.
The SNP have had independence as their No. 1 in their manifesto...
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