Artichoke

Artichoke

Lives in United States Houston, TX, United States
Works as a impassioned amateur
Has a website at www.pbase.com/artichoke
Joined on Nov 5, 2002

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  • strongly disagree, been a regular smartphone user since the days of PDA, some of which I've bricked trying to get telephony from them, to webOS, Android, extensive experience with Apple with the ...
  • snip Nokia spent a great deal of heavy engineering talent on their cellphone's cameras & I believe have perfected the cellphone camera in there simply amazing last hurrah, the MS Lumia 950 here is ...
  • Commented on photo second bloom Meyer lemon in the Oranges & Lemons challenge

    at least I've won awards with the marmalade I have made from this ;(

  • Commented on photo Mello Yello in the Oranges & Lemons challenge

    I did & changed my votes reflecting re-reading the rules. Sadly I could not figure a way to delete my comment
    many apologies & my vote reflects my enjoyment seeing your contribution

  • Commented on photo wild in the Oranges & Lemons challenge

    while orange in color, this is neither an orange or lemon

  • Commented on photo Mello Yello in the Oranges & Lemons challenge

    this be neither an orange or a lemon. though yellow

  • it is a favorite lens of mine, though large by Leica M standards hard to find fault with its rendering & its added speed is a useful advantage very soundly built with a smooth & hefty focus ring a ...
  • Submitted a challenge entry second bloom Meyer lemon
    having its best year ever
    Placed 36th in the challenge. having its best year ever
  • I resized my image to 1600 longest & uploaded it after checking its dimensions again in PS very odd that it uploaded to the DPR gallery having 800 longest edge! bizarre & further shakes my belief ...
  • but not my experience re:  sharpness opened up few lenses are as sharp wide open as they are stopped down, though they exist for sure the 24 & 50 Summiluxes and the 28 Summicron ASPHs are amazingly ...
  • Replied in Americana
    engineers go over the top when they become artists this seems a highly eclectic collection indeed & your photographs caught much of the wit & sense of this odditorium I like the lot of them, with ...
  • or are using it incorrectly I've used mine (gotten used years ago from KEH) with my Fuji S3, & Nikon D3X & 7100 and have seen minimal fringing at worst, simple to correct & occurring very rarely at ...
  • but the two are very similar the DC ring is soundly made, at least on mine & its use well documented on the Internet or in the manual biggest problem with the DC ring is forgetting to disengage it ;) ...
  • very much enjoyed seeing this series been watching the Conventions too much, but getting some work done on old files, which is always fun all superbly done, with my favorite being this one, in ...
  • Replied in funny
    couldn't agree more with your sentiment also a lovely city view, though I don't recognize the town your moniker celebrates a lens that has long fascinated me do you own one?
  • Italy is so photogenic & Ravenna a favorite of mine these would be considerably improved with some minor editing/framing consideration architectural studies, such as your Ravenna church interior, ...
  • Replied in rangefinder
    the M remains the core of Leica's business TRUTH the rangefinder is limited at macro & telephoto, but excels for almost all else, though there is a learning curve love having a high quality camera ...
  • Replied in both delightful
    the Pacific Northwest has lots of charm & I am long overdue for a visit love your photographic finishing choices for these Art
  • Replied in close, Louis
    this is quite like mine, but does not look a perfect match hybridization in flowers can be very tricky & pleasing color combinations have many variants ...my cultivar has blooms that are 10 inches ...
  • I have long found the post capture work the most fun, perhaps to the detriment of my photography such problems can be vexing, but this neural complex is highly adaptable & will hopefully improve ...
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Last review Apr 20, 2006
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