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Forum: Photos 09-16-2011, 06:52 PM
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Posted By posternpete
Thumbs up To MJR: No Toy

Hi Martin,
As far as I know it was built for specified work in Iraq, and then used in Afghanistan. The guy in the small museum behind didn't have more information than on the small plate near by.
Forum: Photos 07-10-2011, 04:58 PM
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Posted By posternpete
To chris04stop: Stories

Ciao Anna,
Lovely to see a simple statue like this.
Europe has SO MANY pieces of fable.
Forum: Photos 01-10-2011, 05:19 PM
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Posted By posternpete
They scared me in the 50's when I was a nipper!

They scared me in the 50's when I was a nipper!
Forum: Photos 01-10-2011, 05:14 PM
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Posted By posternpete
Smile To pippotirella: Bella Italia

ciao Pippo,
grazie .. we hope to visit Italy again this year.
Roero in Piemonte.
More pictures of Italy then.
Forum: Photos 01-02-2011, 10:45 AM
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Posted By posternpete
To BluSimo: Grazie

Grazie Simonetta,
and all the jolly best for 2011.
and we look forward to our next
holiday in Italy.
Forum: Photos 12-04-2010, 03:32 PM
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Posted By posternpete
Thumbs up To batalay: The Dome

Hi Bulent,
yes ... it would have been that touch better taken up a notch.
many thanxs for the comments.
Forum: Photos 11-23-2010, 05:19 PM
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Posted By posternpete
Thumbs up To mediterraneann: More Pictures?

Hi Nil,
thank you for the comments also.
I look forward to more of your pictures.
Forum: Photos 08-13-2010, 11:04 AM
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Posted By posternpete
Wink To chris04stop: Moments

Ciao Anna,
Thank you for your comment.
Photography should also be about moments,
not just good pictures.
Many of your pictures are good moments.
Tanti Auguri ... Pete
Forum: Photos 05-17-2010, 04:57 PM
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Posted By posternpete
Thumbs up To iltettoditalia: Light/Dark

Ciao Magri,
Thank you for the workshop changes to my picture.
To be honest ... I think mine is a little light, and yours, perhaps a touch to dark.
But nice to try.
I have just comment on your...
Forum: Photos 05-09-2010, 03:26 PM
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Views: 150
Posted By posternpete
To photoray: Windows?

Hi Ray,
Being a castle buff I wondered to.
And being right under the machicolation slots, they wouldn't go the defence of the place. And if they are gun ports!
And they don't look like a later...
Forum: Photos 04-23-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By posternpete
Wink What Pole!

I see you call them a 'hydro-pole'.
They always seem to creep into a picture no
matter what or where you are.
Chop them all down.
Forum: Photos 04-13-2010, 04:58 PM
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Posted By posternpete
Thumbs up Mist or Not!

And ta for your reply.
I am always wary to over sharpen a picture as it looks just what it is ... a picture that has been tampered with.
I'd rather have one like yours.
Natural light no...
Forum: General 03-09-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,624
Posted By posternpete
Unhappy Not Insane!

I have been busy for a few days, but see the Prato item has been pursued.
I thought I was going senile in my old age.
I have always liked to comment on someone new to T.E.
But sad to say I will no...
Forum: Photos 03-09-2010, 03:46 PM
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Posted By posternpete
Thumbs up To Longroute: Long story

Salve Donato,
That is a longish story I'm afraid.
Just that we like this part of Italy.
And to be honest, it is the nearest part to drive to
from North Wales.
And I do love seeking old places...
Forum: General 03-06-2010, 03:28 PM
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Views: 3,624
Posted By posternpete
Post Prato?

As a newish member ... am I missing something with dozens of new members posting pictures from the Prato area?
Has the local school homed in on T.E. ??
Just wondering :rolleyes:
Forum: Photos 03-04-2010, 04:22 PM
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Views: 181
Posted By posternpete
Post To Clementi: Roma

Grazie Giorgio,
All these pictures were taken with my old Pentax L.
Many are not scanning so well.
I hope to try again this year on holiday in Lazio.
Ciao ... Peter
Forum: Photos 02-25-2010, 10:12 AM
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Posted By posternpete
Wink To csabagaba: The Hunt.

I think this is what taking pictures is all about.
The hunt of finding something different.
The annoying thing .. you do not always find out what your subject matter really is. I am sure we have...
Forum: General 02-24-2010, 03:17 PM
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Posted By posternpete
Smile Mixed Feelings.

I read all the other comments with interest.
Of course it is a personal choice.
But it is hard work choosing your pictures, making them fit, hoping for comment.
So after all that is there a point...
Forum: Photos 02-21-2010, 12:29 PM
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Views: 100
Posted By posternpete
Post To csabagaba: Both!

Both ... I did mean to say 'Power', but the tower was built by the Medici. Lorenzo I think
Forum: Photos 02-12-2010, 04:23 PM
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Posted By posternpete
Unhappy To ikeharel: Chopped!

Hi Ike,
No, I dropped a clanger.
Missing the top of that lamp-post when I took the shot.
Ah well!
Better luck next time.
Forum: Photos 02-11-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By posternpete
Thumbs up To Jeppo: Note/Link

Hi Silvio,
No, not a problem.
I really should have thought of making that link as you suggested.
And as someone that likes notes, I will go away and kick myself!
Ciao ... Pete
Forum: Photos 01-28-2010, 03:58 PM
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Views: 96
Posted By posternpete
Thumbs up To ikeharel: Italy etc.

Hi Ike,
Just to say thanks for comment.
I also looked at your pictures, and see we both posted one on the Dancing House in Prague. Also one one Cefalu!
Nice one.
Forum: Photos 01-24-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By posternpete
Post Three in One.

Salve Tomas,
Thank you for your comment.
Good sunlight is a boon, but it can also be your
worst enemy. It can certainly blur a picture as
well as highlight it.
I had this problem with the...
Forum: Photos 01-18-2010, 05:09 PM
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Views: 157
Posted By posternpete
To polpo56: Castle Sant Angelo

Ludo, Grazie.
I find the area around the Vatican fascinating.
People miss so much by rushing in and out of the area.
Perhaps my wife and I will visit Rome again when we are in
Lazio again this...
Forum: Photos 01-16-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By posternpete
Re: To rikko77: Clarity & Rome

Hi Rikk,
Just about to post another on Rome.
We hope to visit for at least a day this year, as we are over near Lanuvio for a couple of weeks.
And thanks for your tip.
Yes, there are so many...
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