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Forum: The lounge 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 281
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Car modifications - is it or isn't it?

Oh "police" - I'd forgotten about them! Are they still 'a thing' then? :confused:

Jim
Forum: The lounge 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 281
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Car modifications - is it or isn't it?

What, traffic cameras? Perhaps have microphones on them?

Jim
Forum: The lounge 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 281
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Car modifications - is it or isn't it?

So who are the 'they' who are going to enforce it, then? *shrug

Jim
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: When

Looks like the harbour's carved out of the solid rock. Does it get much use, considering all that effort?

Jim
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Wet day in Llanelli

What "dynamic" as in everything sliding downhill to the right? ;)

Jim
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Wet day in Llanelli

That looks much better. I don't know why the maker of the plate made the writing offset in the first place. It just looks weird.

Jim
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Wet day in Llanelli

It might be easier to select the centre or the plate, and rotate the selection.

Jim
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Wet day in Llanelli

As you were "Learning a technique or two in Photoshop", you could always cut and move the writing! ;)

Jim
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Wet day in Llanelli

I think that the plate should be hung with the grass level, ignoring the writing!

Jim
Forum: General photography discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 417
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Calibrating monitor(s)

I also have a Colormunki, but have never been able to calibrate a printer satisfactorily, in spite of refining the calibration with sample prints. It's something I need to get to the bottom of.

Jim
Forum: General photography discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 417
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Calibrating monitor(s)

Get the late Bruce Fraser's book on Colour Management. It's in the 'Real World' series and will tell you all you need to know about colour management (and a whole lot more that you'll wish you didn't...
Forum: Camera conference 3 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 982
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Olympus Air A01

It's easy enough to increase the saturation or vividness using Photoshop, Faststone or Rawtherapee, but as I've been looking at imagemagick recently:

https://imagemagick.org

and the scripts...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Jim Ford
'Go Advanced' not working!

I tried 'Go Advanced' three times in order to include an image in a post, every time I received a page not working message and also lost the message I'd already typed out!

Very, very...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: What planet is this???

The last one is stunning and I'm sure it would win competitions, though I'd be inclined to trim a bit off the bottom to reduce the 'squareness'.

Jim
Forum: Camera conference 4 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 982
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Olympus Air A01

Here's my take on your dog image:

https://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/thumbs/dog2.jpg (https://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=104473)

I also used Rawtherapee. I adjusted the...
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Virus scare.

No, I don't think so. He wanted to keep it on a keyring and they were in a sturdy metal case that looked like the loop wouldn't break.

I told him to give mega negative feedback and report the...
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Jim Ford
Virus scare.

A friend phoned to say that he'd bought a USB stick off Ebay (!), and that it had some files on it and that he couldn't format it to remove them. He'd plugged it into his 3 Windows machines - 2 Win7...
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 3,109
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Boris Gate

... and use both sides of the paper!

Jim
Forum: Camera conference 4 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 982
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Olympus Air A01

It seems to me that there's more to worry about with the image than colour balance and contrast. It seem very soft to me. Maybe as your set-up seems to be very light, that it's camera shake.

Are...
Forum: Camera conference 4 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 982
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Olympus Air A01

I think that there's less contrast overall on the last image, not just on the cliff face.

Try pumping up the 'vibrance' in the first image.

Jim
Forum: Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: macOS update & compatability issues

I thought that Macs 'Just worked'! ;)

Jim
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: No-Deal Brixit: Insurance & Travel

Where's a lone assassin when you need one?

Jim
Forum: Foto Fair 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,030
Views: 258,002
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Yeah, but have you ever tried eating the berries? I did and I had to go to the casualty department to get my mouth unpuckered they were so sour! ;)

Jim
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: No-Deal Brixit: Insurance & Travel

All part of the 'Brexit Dividend'! *chr

Jim
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 447
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Analogue or Digital.

'Swill Hailey and his Vomits'! ;)

Jim
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