prime

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  • Miss tilly wrote: I was in your position a couple of years ago, and found a used X10 sold through a Japanese seller on eBay; it has worked out well for me. As I have close ties to Japan, perhaps I ...
  • tiddy6 wrote: Location? Date? It seems to be halfway between statuary and frieze. Interesting details upon examination, especially the toed-foot (as oposed to hoofed) animal being ridden in the top ...
  • We have a genuine debating issue here; I'll take the "converted-from" .RAF
  • missedshot wrote: Fess up:  that's a honeydew melon and a clever paint job, right?  :-D (nice shot,)
  • bob5050 wrote: However . . . the more common reading of the character 四 -- four -- in Japanese is pronounced し (si or shi, depending upon the version of romanization), which is a homonym for the ...
  • Missedshot's photo at Tyee, on the lower Umpqua: http://www.writewords.org.uk/library/9030.asp
  • Replied in O.K. lets go
    missedshot wrote: The other Oakland, of course! In my previous post, I had stolen Gertrude Stein's description of the East Bay Oakland: "There is no there there." Very nice. One thinks, at first, ...
  • Replied in O.K. lets go
    missedshot wrote: Ah, the Umpqua. Our son and his family live down in Oakland, and we (who live in Portland) drive down there (in non-pandemic years) a couple of times a year; we usually go one way ...
  • missedshot wrote: Happy anniversary!  My bride and I will not cross the 50 line until next January. We should start a thread for photos that our spouses (spice?) allowed us to include them in, but ...
  • Gary Eaves wrote: Well, my Fujifilm camera from (roughly) that era is an S3 Pro, and I have never bought into Photoshop, but I have used Capture One and Luminar, and a couple of other RAW ...
  • Maoby wrote: Thank you (1) For starting this thread; (2) For putting the thread in this forum, and not in "the other" forum where it would either be ignored or ridiculed. The S3 ...
  • Replied in F30
    Lars Luciano wrote: Mt. Adams, SW Washington State (Bird Creek Meadows) ©Prime Mt. Jefferson Wilderness, Oregon ©2007 Prime La Almambra, Andalusia ©2007 Prime La Alhambra, Andalusia © 2007 Prime
  • Chris DC wrote: Mine came off (when I was not paying attention) last year, and I was in your situation. It appears that the only connection that had held it onto the camera body was contact cement, ...
  • kojack wrote: Our penultimate canine companion was, so far as anybody could determine, ¾ German Shepherd and ¼ Siberian Husky. Her mother was an AKC registered German Shepherd with a pedigree ...
  • kojack wrote: 1.  Although I have not discarded the still servicable Fujifilm branded NP50 batteries that I use in (a) the X10, (b) the XF1, and © the F70EXR, the Fujifilm batteries, my primary bat ...
  • Terrence Miele wrote: I feel the need to warn you:  the free Fujifilm RAW converter is a very powerful and versatile program, but it has a steep learning curve (its interface is not at all intuitive).
  • Terrence Miele wrote: The sensor of the f200EXR camera was 1/1.6"; the sensor of the X10 and of the X-S1 is 1/1.5", or ⅔", a slightly larger size. The X10 and X-S1 have film simulation modes; one ...
  • timo wrote: Counterpoint. Yr obdnt srvnt is over 45 -- a LOT over 45, and uses reading glasses.  I an not a Vulcan, but, these days, I favor an ASD (anerobic slow dry) processed coffee from the ...
  • Miss tilly wrote: ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ THIS. ^^^ The greatest weakness of small sensors is that they tend to have limited dynamic range, and so some scenes that inherently have wide dynamic range will come ...
  • The City of Portland (Oregon) is replacing some sewage pipes in our neighborhood.  That involves breaking up the asphalt pavement of the street and digging a six-foot deep trench to receive the ...
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