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Forum: Photos 11-09-2018, 11:59 AM
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To Royaldevon: Thank you, Bev!

dThank you, Bev, for your kind remarks about this one!

No, we didn't eat at that marina, we had already had a hearty breakfast on the ship and were going to be heading off to another village which...
Forum: Photos 11-06-2018, 12:29 PM
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To holmertz: Extortionate prices.....

Thank you, Gert, for your kind words about this one!

I agree with you: this picture and its two accompanying images of the "real" train are not at all exciting but I thought I should post them as...
Forum: Photos 11-06-2018, 10:30 AM
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Views: 33
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To snunney: Low light and image sharpness.....

Hello Stephen,

Thank you for your kind remarks about this picture!

Regarding low light photography, I have a full-frame camera which is actually pretty good at ISOs up to around 1600 or even...
Forum: Photos 11-06-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 33
Posted By tyro
To emka: Thank you, Malgo!

Thank you, Malgo, for your kind words!

No. we were short for time and so we did not travel on the "real" train and only spent an hour or so on this "toy" train seeing the port of Flåm itself. ...
Forum: Photos 11-05-2018, 05:18 PM
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Views: 31
Posted By tyro
To Royaldevon: Thank you, Bev!

Thank you, Bev, for your kind remarks about these three images!

Actually it wasn't at all cold here but it was beautifully sunny during most of our eight day cruise and it was remarkably wind-free...
Forum: Photos 11-02-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By tyro
No, not better than yours!

Hi Viviane,

Ha, ha! What a fine screenshot from Mr. Google's little yellow man - but I don't think it is better than your photograph - I definitely prefer your composition!

Kindest Regards,
...
Forum: Photos 10-28-2018, 12:35 PM
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Views: 61
Posted By tyro
Magna Carta.....

Hello Jorge,

Thank you for your kind words - and thank you too for your kind critique of my other photo.

For your interest, a man did attempt to either steal or damage the Magna Carta in...
Forum: Photos 10-21-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 28
Posted By tyro
To alvaraalto: Tractor or dogs?

Hello Rob,

Thank you for your kind words about this picture!

Yes, I agree: this tractor would be of no use whatsoever in herding sheep in open country. Here there was a fence on either side of...
Forum: Photos 10-20-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By tyro
Derbyshire......

Hello Jean,

Thank you for your reply! I'm afraid I have an obsessive nature and simply couldn't resist doing some quick research when I read about your "squints"!

Thank you for your...
Forum: Photos 10-09-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 38
Posted By tyro
Memorials and road accident victims...

Thank you, Gert, for your reply!

Interestingly, there is a practice here in Scotland (and maybe in other parts of the U.K. too) of relatives leaving flowers at a roadside where a loved one has met...
Forum: Photos 10-07-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By tyro
Yes, I'm older than I thought! :)

Thank you, Ike, for your reply!

Of course, 1980 was 38 years ago, not 28. Oh, no! So does that mean that I'm ten years older than I thought? :(

Best Wishes,

John.
Forum: Photos 10-07-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 27
Posted By tyro
To COSTANTINO: Not burnt.....

Hello Costantino,

Thank you so much for your kind remarks about this picture!

No, the hill behind these houses is not burnt - it is just bare dark rocks with some sparse vegetation and a few...
Forum: Photos 10-07-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 27
Posted By tyro
To ikeharel: Thank you, Ike!

Thank you, Ike, for your kind remarks about this one!

And thank you for adding a link to your photograph from 1980. I have written a critique on your photograph and, although that picture might...
Forum: Photos 10-04-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By tyro
Silly me.....!

Hello Gert,

Silly me. I should, of course, have used your map references and I would have seen for myself! So thank you for reminding me.

However, even although these books seem to be...
Forum: Photos 09-29-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 33
Posted By tyro
To alvaraalto: Cruising......

Hello Rob,

Thank you for your kind remarks about this one.

No, not the Hurtigruten. I have for some time wanted to travel on the Hurtigruten but this cruise was, in fact, a present from my wife...
Forum: Photos 09-26-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 41
Posted By tyro
To snunney: Insomnia? Definitely not! :)

Hello Stephen,

Thank you for your kind words about this one!

No, thankfully I don't suffer from insomnia which is something that does seem to plague so many people as they get older. I could...
Forum: Photos 09-23-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By tyro
To mkamionka: Septuagenarian - and red jacket.......

Hi Mariusz,

Thank you for your kind remarks! I hope that you and your family are all well! :)

Yes, it was a lovely present from my wife. And, do you know something? - that is her in the red...
Forum: Photos 09-19-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By tyro
To jean113: That word again.....!

Hello Jean,

Thank you again for your kind words! Neither of us, I think, will ever forget that word but, looking in the dictionary, I see that most seem to spell it as "pargeting" with only one...
Forum: Photos 09-19-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By tyro
To holmertz: Workshops....and maps...

Hello Gert,

Thank you yet again for your warm words!

Yes, it is a little disconcerting that there appears to be no way in which one can delay posting a "main" picture before adding workshop...
Forum: Photos 09-19-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By tyro
Smile To holmertz: Bringing one's own photographic props.....

Hello Gert,

Thank you so much for your kind words! As before, I feel a bit like the Prodigal Son returning to TE.

Anyway, it is clearly impossible to deceive you and so I must make a...
Forum: Photos 02-23-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By tyro
To mkamionka: Exploring.......

Hi Mariusz,

Thank you for your kind remarks!

Yes, this little place really is a treasure. It's probably only about 30 miles from where we live but I was totally unaware of it.

However, the...
Forum: Photos 02-19-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By tyro
ND filters....

Hi Richard,

Thank you for your reply. I'm pleased that you weren't upset by my playing around with your photograph.

It's a funny thing, but when I got my first digital SLR and started taking...
Forum: Photos 02-19-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By tyro
To BennyV: Boredom.....

Hello Benny,

Thank you for your kind words about this one!

Yes, I agree, that fellow does look pretty bored. Maybe he's just fed up with his wife lying there next to him or, as you say,...
Forum: Photos 02-18-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By tyro
YouTube and learning......

Hi Bev,

Yes, I love YouTube - it really is brilliant for learning just about anything. I've learned lots of stuff about car repairs, how to plaster a wall or ceiling and how to do things on a...
Forum: Photos 02-18-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By tyro
Camera details....

Hi Bev,

Thank you for your reply - I was wondering why you were using such a camera when you have other newer and better ones!

Strangely enough, when I upload pictures on TE the website seems...
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