Lives in United Kingdom Cheshire, United Kingdom
Works as a Retired systems manager
Joined on Apr 14, 2002

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    Bonnet macaques (1 of 1)
  • First, decide what risks you are trying to mitigate, and then look for solutions.  For example: Internal hdd failure: keep a copy on external drive (personally, I also have mirrored disks to reduce ...
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    It's a lilac breasted roller, taken in the Serengeti :-)
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    Angry Bird (if you've ever played the game) You looking at me? And a very cross leopard Just get off my patch
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  • A few years ago, we were touring Cuba, with a guide. We visited a town, can't remember which one, when we came across a group of kids, under tens I think, practising gymnastics in the town square. ...
  • Yes, I would do it within Lightroom for "small" moves. However, for moving folders with laarge numbers of images it's more secure to move them using the operating system file manager and then ...
  • I use Lightroom as my main tool.  Yes, it converts the raw files but it does so much more too. So for me it's not about whether software is free or paid for (and tbh in the scale of things ...
  • Thanks! It's in the main Luangwa river, Nsefu sector

  • Affinity Photo isn't free, but it's excellent value, and a powerful pixel editor.  Its raw processing is said to be adequate, but not best in class.
  • indeed, stolen from the Miror pension fund - though I understand he was close to bankruptcy when he "fell" off the boat. Ah well, I'm glad I've managed to avoid such people
  • She also grew up with a seriously bad man as her father
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    FWIW my workflow is to start in PL5, and do a "soft cull".  By that I mean only the photos that I think are worth it are passed to Lightroom as linear dng for further processing, or printing.  So ...
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    Starting with the basics (which I expect you know but others may not) all photos need demosaicing, the choice is whether it's done in camera, normally producing a jpeg, or you do it yourself using ...
  • The problem arises when stock get out of their field and onto public or private property. The law in the uk is clear  it's the stock owner's responsibility to keep the animals confined.  So farmers ...
  • It seems straightforward to me! I live in a rural area, and our local alerts often warn of cows or sheep loose on one of he lanes.  Fortunately, the farmer can usually be found and the animals ...
  • Well, it might depend on what you are doing in said portraits :-) One of my conclusions is that I'm not really a photographer.  Yes, I try and make my photos as "good" as possible, but for me what ...
  • Remember the story told of Michael Angelo. One day in his workshop he saw an apprentice looking to sculpt a horse.  The apprentice asked the master for advice, and was told it was simple - just ...
  • I believe that you are so wrong. Think of all the names you have been known by, by friends, family, colleagues, and so on. Each one of them is you, but a different face of you.  All different, but ...
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