Xiaomao

Xiaomao

Lives in China Kunming, China
Works as a Businessman
Joined on Feb 14, 2009

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  • Replied in Lotus in B&W
    Hi, Kikivrany, I'm glad you like the picture. Thanks for your comment!
  • Thanks for these impressive images and experience. I like the following image very much, I think you ought to be delighted when you were part of this beautiful sight, not to say to have made a ...
  • Replied in Lotus in B&W
    Hi, RmcoR. Yes, it is the A35-105/3.5 macro. I like this lens on K-1, though it makes the combo rather heavy. Sorry that I've not done (and don't know how) any scientific test with this combo ...
  • Created photo thread Lotus in B&W
    It was windless, and I tried to shoot the lotus for the first time using pixel-shift. I loaded the file (about 150mbs) into Lightroom, and processed the shot with it. Anyone knows if it is correct ...
  • I think a new battery or cleaning the contacts on the battery could be tried. Good luck.
  • Replied in Tea Serving
    Robbo, it's very kind of you for the comment. I've been using K-5 IIs for more than 4 years, still using it, it's also my  favorite APS-C camera, it's left me with many beautiful memories. Now I'm ...
  • Replied in Tea Serving
    Thanks for your visit and comment, Spyros. This is both a show and tea ceremony in a tea house. He comes down from the stage and pour the hot water into our teacups after his show. It has been the ...
  • Replied in Tea Serving
    Thank you, JLS. So glad you like the shots. Yes, the build of the teapot has been made with a big container and a thin and long "nose", so the water could be aimed into the teacups more precisely.
  • Replied in Tea Serving
    Eric, tea ceremonies differ significantly even in China. This ceremony is a bit more  dramatic as compared with those more elegant and graceful ones in other parts of China. You won't have to go to ...
  • Replied in Tea Serving
    Soheil, your comment is much appreciated.
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    Hi, Dean, thanks for your comment. I wouldn't recommend your wife to do it like that, either. I believe she does it in a much more gentle way.
  • Replied in Tea Serving
    Miles, this has been a quite normal and traditional service and show in the tea houses in Sichuan province, China, for attracting customers and showing the server's special skills. I was lucky to ...
  • Replied in Tea Serving
    MRP,I'm glad you like the shots.
  • Replied in Tea Serving
    Hi, kikivrany, thanks for visiting and commenting. I'm sorry to cause your backbone phantasmal start to hurt when you look at the second shot.:-(
  • Created photo thread Tea Serving
    Tea could be served in the following ways if you go to a teahouse in Chengdu, China. No. 1 Original No. 2 Original Thanks for looking and C&C's.
  • Why not opt for Nikon D500 + 400mb/s SD? You'd wish your children could run faster with this combo.:-D
  • Hi, Soheil, thanks for the feedback. The price difference is huge, if my information is correct, the card with a writing speed of 95 mb/s is around 50% of the one with 280 mb/s. IMHO, it's better ...
  • Your comments are much appreciated. Birding is a real challenge, I do have to practice and learn more, just being charmed by its difficulty in timing, ISO setting, shutter speed, and above all, by ...
  • Your advise is appreciated, Carlos. I've done what you said. The burst rate is good enough for me, but not the writing speed.
  • Thank you, Alex. You made me understand what write speed and read speed mean.
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