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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  • 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 ...
  • Leica is a very honorable company & old school in that they stand by their products only real RF are film, the Epson & the digital Ms the M8 I think is much better than the Epson, though some may ...
  • from an old friend characterful Roman repast ...lovely M8 colors perfectly timed & composed and simply grand street photography ...not a snap! funny difficult light adds to the mystery connection ...
  • Replied in friendly comment
    I graduated from Hahnemann, which had been purchased by Drexel it is a stretch, but one of the few things I liked about the deal hoped Princeton would scoop us up I believe the Drexel move ...
  • photos posted by folks are their own work, unless clearly attributed to another clearly the wonderful photo of the Leica MF camera wasn't taken by it in such a series, one assumes the other photos ...
  • and came on the first wave to hit the US pretty certain the discreet mode came with an early firmware update ...I remember saying an old Hebrew prayer when I hit the enter button ;-)
  • at my alma mater a fine Academy
  • Replied in Lovely series
    can smell the water the last is the best of the lot, but I love the one taken of you with a bird good karma ...hopes team Leica did ok in the race
  • about shutter either, oliveoil failures came about using Discreet mode with high shutter speed, IMSMC Leica very good about its warranty & up front with the M8's many teething problems it may be ...
  • a good polarizer, as well as an ir/cut filter's effects far benefit image capture as opposed to any optic degradation they may cause, which is trivial & certainly well beyond almost any forms of ...
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