merops

merops

Lives in Netherlands Netherlands
Works as a Biologist
Joined on Nov 1, 2009

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  • It is indeed St Paul's. And it seems that there aren't as many hopeful lurkers waiting for an easy one where nobody else gets in first as I had imagined! Your turn, Mike, at Guess the Poem. Err, ...
  • That's about equally as rude as the one I was thinking of :-)
  • Sorry, Mike, I don't get your clue, but you may be right (or wrong) :-( Edit: Ah, I think we're talking young man from ...?
  • Clue #1: this was taken on the day I posted my previous Guess the Place photo on this thread (ie #133). I walked between the two places.
  • Here's a very easy one, I think. Maybe leave it for one of those who aren't usually quick enough to get in with an answer. What's this building?
  • Great series of photos of the willow sculptures at Harlow Carr here: http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/features/features/11455364.Take_the_willow_sculpture_trail_at_Harlow_Carr_gardens/#gallery0 I love ...
  • Indeed Max, the "several religions it has accommodated" is the answer I was looking for, and more specifically that it is the only building in England that has served as a protestant chapel ...
  • What is special about this building as a place of worship? PS Am off to bed. Clue, if necessary, in the morning.
  • In the earlier days of digital, there was rapid technical improvement, but now amateurs don't really have any need to 'upgrade' regularly. We are returning to a situation where cameras will be ...
  • One point that other people haven't made is that photography is an excellent hobby to develop if you are likely to have lower diposable income in the future. Unlike almost any other hobby, there ...
  • I was also going to suggest scanning, but take the 'in situ' to mean this can't be done. I'm not an expert, but the following might be helpful: 1) Make sure that the camera is situated so that it ...
  • If you take a picture of a uniform white (or similar) wall at small aperture, can you see any patches on the image that might be attributable to these green spots? If not, I would stop before you ...
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    I'm sorry that I seem to have upset you. I wasn't contradicting anything you wrote, but trying to be helpful to the OP. If they already knew, my comment wouldn't have done any harm. I have now ...
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    This is a strictly correct answer, but could be mis-interpreted to mean that AF-S and AF-P lenses won't autofocus on the D7100. AF-S and AF-P lenses will autofocus on the D7100, but the autofocus ...
  • For anyone who is interested, here's the Wikipedia link about the ship that includes the posted photos https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeanie_Johnston The original ship was mainly used to carry ...
  • Replied in A wider view
    Ah, Queen Charlotte Sound. "Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Sophia Charlotte; 19 May 1744 – 17 November 1818) was the wife of King George III. She was Queen of Great Britain and Ireland from her ...
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    ... and there is a Waikawa Bay and Marina. I presume the 'settlement' is Picton ...
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    ... and you can get a blue cod dinner at a restaurant called the Blue Cod Blues ...
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    Using the sledgehammer to crack a nut (AKA Google Earth) the settlement is Waikawa, at the north end of South Island ...
  • Nobody else use those spectacle wipes that come in sachets? Particularly handy when travelling. Opticians used to advise against them, but my latest specs have Zeiss lenses and came with some Zeiss ...
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