brancaleone

brancaleone

Lives in United States Rochester, United States
Works as a Retired
Joined on Dec 24, 2005
About me:

Traveler, photographer, chef, sommelier.

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Does anybody know when Nikon is going to replace the shutter of our D7000?

Direct link | Posted on Mar 13, 2014 at 03:22 UTC as 8th comment
On Saranam Ayyappa-VIII challenge (10 comments in total)

Reduce the number of challenges and eliminate this ridiculous ones. Thank you.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 6, 2014 at 20:25 UTC as 2nd comment
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Joe Pineapples: Does "cat-nap" imply a cat? When I say "cat-nap", I mean a person taking a short nap...

Joe Pineapple don't you have a more intelligent topic to make your argument? Does the title make or brake the rule? It the title was DSC_3599.Raw would you have understand better?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 18, 2014 at 00:56 UTC
On Manic Marrakech in the Horse Cart challenge (1 comment in total)

Horse cart or donkey cart?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 17, 2014 at 20:56 UTC as 1st comment
On Daisies at Butchart Gardens in the White Daisies challenge (2 comments in total)

Sorry I missed the color.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 8, 2014 at 05:18 UTC as 1st comment
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imoan: I really cant see the problem, nobodies forcing you to download the firmware, if you have already cant you reinstall the older version? someone must have access to it somewhere?

All major manufactuers batteries are expensive, its easy money for them, but I dont hear people complaining when camera bodies come down in price, and you get alot of camera for your money these days.

look at the bright side, at least you did'nt pay alot for the batteries you cant use anymore!

Sure the lens issues are a pain, but again not many people slagging off Sigma for ripping off nikon's/canon's technology in the first place to make the lenses compatable!

$54 on Amazon a new Nikon battery.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 15, 2013 at 04:52 UTC
On Bristol Centaurus Aero Engine in the Inside a Combustion Engine challenge (4 comments in total)

Are we sure that this picture is an inside combustion engine rather than a transmission differential? Nicely done image but nothing tells me that there's a combustion chamber, a piston, a rod, a crankshaft, or valves.
Just a thought.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 7, 2013 at 21:44 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
On 8000 Meters Altitude challenge (29 comments in total)

There are only a few mountains, in the world that reach the altitude of 8000+meters how many you think, here in the real world, had a chance of reaching that altitude. This is a ridiculous challenge, I agree with babalu this challenge does not have to do anything with photography.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 1, 2013 at 18:09 UTC as 8th comment | 1 reply
On A nice happy jelly f..ace! in the The Fish challenge (2 comments in total)

What do you think it is a chicken?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 24, 2013 at 13:52 UTC as 1st comment
On Keyhole view of the Vatican in the City of Rome - Italy challenge (1 comment in total)

Pretty large keyhole?

Direct link | Posted on Jul 21, 2013 at 15:20 UTC as 1st comment
On Siena piazza del campo in the Old Roads challenge (1 comment in total)

Not a road but a square.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 20, 2013 at 23:16 UTC as 1st comment
On Main Street, Venice in the Old Roads challenge (1 comment in total)

Funny but not a road should have been disqualified.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 20, 2013 at 23:15 UTC as 1st comment
On Sorry had a rough night... in the Textures: Feathers challenge (2 comments in total)
In reply to:

RuthC: Looks like something out of Hogwarts! :-)

It sure does. Thank you.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 15, 2013 at 17:35 UTC
On Tears..... challenge (3 comments in total)

I might be wrong but it doesn't look to me that the runner ups have anything to do with tears. Am I wrong?

Direct link | Posted on May 2, 2012 at 13:25 UTC as 1st comment
On NUKES challenge (3 comments in total)

Holy smack can we suggest a more peaceful challenge. By law in the USA you cannot even photograph a nuclear plant or even an oil plant.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2012 at 16:14 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
On Flowers in My Room challenge (29 comments in total)

Very bad and questionable judgement by the host. I do not want to say that he showed a frightening lack of capabilities not only judging pictures but he shows that is incapable to be consistent at least. Please, make rules well defined and stick to them. My picture as well was in my living room, was the room the deciding factor or the flower, or both. Please, explain.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 22, 2012 at 14:16 UTC as 11th comment
On Truckin' challenge (3 comments in total)

In this challenge there are several pictures better than the winner.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 22, 2012 at 05:46 UTC as 1st comment | 2 replies
On Eagel Eye in the My best picture ever ! challenge (11 comments in total)

Unquestionably a nice shot, however, I'm wondering my self how you can get so close to such a wild and strong bird. Just wondering.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 21, 2012 at 21:04 UTC as 4th comment
On Mechanics and chat challenge (15 comments in total)

Excellent pictures both for content and quality I'm happy to be in such qualified company.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 19, 2012 at 18:39 UTC as 3rd comment
On Happy New Year! challenge (4 comments in total)

Please, make rules more clear "1600 pixel on its longest end." can be understood that it shouldn't be "longer" than 1600 pixel. Just to save your and ours time.

Thank you.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 7, 2012 at 22:14 UTC as 2nd comment | 1 reply
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