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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  • Replied in Absolutely
    my Lumia 950 never ceases to amaze me for capturing videos with sound it is truly a remarkable tool, particularly if capturing for the web & if you have access to decent video editing software link ...
  • very sorry to learn of your difficulties OTOH I bought a Win 10 laptop & ran into difficulties I got involved with a chat specialist who accurately diagnosed my problem (cable, not my spec from the ...
  • but Win 10 & Andromeda have top priority my Lumia 950 works a charm & is easily the most reliable cell phone I have owned, having used it as my primary phone since days after it was released
  • both Android & Apple OS are seriously flawed & prize marketing over engineering LONG Live MS the new system & its tools will knock the sox off these pretenders & overwhelm the marketeers who sell ...
  • wider angles are much more forgiving as is distance to subject my Dad taught me how to drive on a used Corvair 3 speed stick shift, by repeatedly having me start towards the top & fearful I would ...
  • Leica has a long history of add ons, some curious, but all with their own logic & they generally work well I live in a city with Leica swap meets & sales ...the used market never ceases to delight ...
  • are the numerous great lenses available to this mount I have a venerable 90 Summicron (built in hood) that I carry in my bag when out & about great focal length for the M mount, with many fine ...
  • Replied in both lovely
    where is the ice cream parlor located?  looks like you took this on a cold day, so the ice cream must be worthy :-) rich colors in your still life enjoyed seeing these Art
  • gotta <3 this Easter Egg one of many reasons Leica still rocks & this forum possibly the best on DPR a > decade old camera release has new life built into it hope this works out well for you, as it ...
  • the last is my favorite ...love the placement of the highlight acting like a Russian Orthodox halo for your lovely subject's head all very Shanidzean & fine Bravo! Art
  • could have stepped a few feet forward (providing there was no poisonous snakes or female crocs guarding their crocklets) and had a similar capture with the 21 of the 'tweeners, the 28 may be my ...
  • Replied in charming
    sweet seasonal trip looks to be an early spring love your muted palette & compositions, particularly the last, but this trio works best together, which is what I believed you intended hope he is ...
  • Replied in no brainer
    if you like it, keep it assuming you have these FL for the M9:  keep it in 15 years will certainly get you more $$$ in resale & you will have far greater flexibility with all the lenses that work a ...
  • Replied in new world order
    Apple & Android are both inferior both in hardware & OS to MS's offerings, from my experience they emphasize marketing & have dominated markets because of this, which reflects to shallow interests ...
  • Replied in agree
    MS is primarily a software company Nokia somehow ended up with Chinese entrepreneurs, but much of their team remains with MS I think Gates is still quite active & their CEO seems tack sharp they ...
  • MS bought Nokia & I think gave it life Nokia has a new phone you can buy on Amazon today that is said to have a novel imaging system LINK to Nokia 8 TA 1052 I am not interested because it runs ...
  • the aperture settings were not mentioned, I suspect you were using a wide aperture given the values we have with fast lenses (f1.4) I used my M9 for years despite knowing there was sensor filter ...
  • Office Lens not functional in 10 on my phone, but I still use it on my Win 10 desktop, which I preferred anyway when it worked on 8.1 Rich Capture mode is a remarkable achievement IMHO, allowing ...
  • Win Mobile is a much more capable OS than either Android or Apple MS is not going to concede this huge market to Google or Apple they will not release anything that isn't SOA next, but will follow ...
  • Replied in keeping mine
    though I think the M10 a worthy successor for anyone going the M9 route,  carefully check the sensor *** never do a wet clean *** Leica's error was in not discovering this problem with methanol and ...
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Last post Mar 28, 2017
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Last review Nov 16, 2016
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Last entry Aug 25, 2016
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Last upload Aug 25, 2016