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Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
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Posted By snaarman
Re: First one for some while

What a great picture!

Reminds me of my yoof growing up on a farm.
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By snaarman
Re: Uncommon walk details

No, they drifted away once the shouting was over. There's just a trading estate there now, and empty cruise missile hangers.
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By snaarman
Re: Uncommon walk details

I once offered a lift to a man-hating lady from the peace camp.

Won't do that again :-)
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By snaarman
Re: Uncommon walk details

There was a nice American gentleman acting as guide in the tower. He served at the base in the 80s and said how great it was.

I kept my views to myself. Particularly now that the USA is the only...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By snaarman
Re: Uncommon walk details

BTW. All of the above with a Pen F and my new walkabout lens, the Panasonic 14-140 bought for holiday purposes. It's not that bad actually...

It's going to be a one lens holiday. OK, I'm actually...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By snaarman
Re: Uncommon walk details

Now you can walk, cycle and run around on the secret air base. Warning: There may be cows.

https://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/614/PEN80011.jpg...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By snaarman
Uncommon walk details

Well, here's a nice scene.

https://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/614/PEN80005.jpg (https://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/104072)

Not particularly attractive. I wonder why Pete took...
Forum: Foto Fair 16th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By snaarman
Re: Hurst Castle moments

... And in the same vein I overcame my fear of needles and solved the "telephoto lens not long enough" problem by hiring a boat and driving up to the sodding thing to get a decent shot.
...
Forum: Foto Fair 16th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By snaarman
Re: Hurst Castle moments

Victorian hospitals took illness seriously. In order to avoid infection your malady was hoisted over your ward and warning cones were set at the entrance.
...
Forum: Foto Fair 16th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By snaarman
Hurst Castle moments

We finally girded our lions (more exciting than loins) and *walked* to Hurst Castle. That is a 2 mile forced march entirely over gravel while being blasted by wind. You know you have done it.

So...
Forum: Foto Fair 12th May 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By snaarman
Re: Snaarman's Garden Moments

We found a one day only open garden near Beaulieu - and that was house and garden on a totally different scale. I imagine they had 15 acres of partly planted woodland. Astonishing..
...
Forum: Foto Fair 11th May 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By snaarman
Re: Snaarman's Garden Moments

Note that there are quite a few gardens nearby.
We like Exbury Gardens. Huge, with steam train.

There's a Water Park quite close to us here on the south coast. Hmm. Actually its a water feature...
Forum: Foto Fair 11th May 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By snaarman
Snaarman's Garden Moments

Still here. Still almost retired. We have had a "busy year" but now things are slowing down and we can get out a bit.

Nearby we found Apple Court Gardens near Everton (Lymington area). This is a...
Forum: Foto Fair 26th February 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By snaarman
Re: Unwelcome ghost

Thanks for the praise. The rig is a long long way from us so getting any sort of shot depends on the atmospherics.

I'm impressed with the results from that Panasonic lens, as long as you stop at...
Forum: Foto Fair 23rd February 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By snaarman
Unwelcome ghost

Ensco 72 on the horizon.

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/614/PEN10035.JPG (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/101966)

Over ten miles away with the Panasonic 100-300 lens. We...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 16th February 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,727
Posted By snaarman
Re: E-M5 Mark 1 plus HLD6 grip etc

Camera sold - and heading off to its new owner next week :-)

Pete
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 16th February 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,727
Posted By snaarman
Re: E-M5 Mark 1 plus HLD6 grip etc

Sorry to hear about the dropped camera. No one wants that to happen.. :(

PM replied to

Pete
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 16th February 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,727
Posted By snaarman
Re: E-M5 Mark 1 plus HLD6 grip etc

Hi there Janet

Alas, my E-M5 is the new generation Micro 4/3 camera Your e520 and e510 are from the previous (4/3) era.

You can use 4/3 lenses on cameras like my E-M5 but you need an Olympus...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 15th February 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,727
Posted By snaarman
Re: E-M5 Mark 1 plus HLD6 grip etc

A pre-weekend bump before I put the camera on eBay ....

:)

Pete
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 11th February 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,727
Posted By snaarman
Re: E-M5 Mark 1 plus HLD6 grip etc

Quite right.. my bad as they say abroad.

P
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 11th February 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,727
Posted By snaarman
Re: E-M5 Mark 1 plus HLD6 grip etc

However, let's count Shetland as okay :)

P
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 11th February 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,727
Posted By snaarman
Re: E-M5 Mark 1 plus HLD6 grip etc

Hi there..

I once sold something to a buyer on the continent and the postal charges were immense. Also we have had stuff "disappear" en route to Spain. So I'm a bit off posting outside the UK.
...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 11th February 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,727
Posted By snaarman
E-M5 Mark 1 plus HLD6 grip etc

For sale my low mileage original E-M5 Mark 1 in black.

I pre-ordered it when it was announced (which is a first for me) and it has been my camera of choice since then. I always keep two camera...
Forum: Foto Fair 8th February 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By snaarman
Re: Any old iron?

They were saying it was a black shadow..

Somewhere theres a picture of me as a toddler sitting on my dad's vincent thousand in the early fifties.

Pete
Forum: Foto Fair 8th February 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By snaarman
Re: Any old iron?

It's the little details..

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/614/PEN80012.JPG (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/101718)

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/614/PEN800131.JPG...
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