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

Artichoke's recent activity

  • When the M8 was announced I began to scour used online shops for bargains & stumbled upon my 75 'Lux which I pounced upon & had about 6 months before I had my M8. I love this great lens whose ...
  • Created discussion thread Leica at Notre Dame
    Fascinating article about a project that may well help with the massive restoration of Notre Dame. I suspect this is from a different branch of Leica, but still very much in the spirit of ...
  • Replied in superb trio
    wondrous city, sweetly photographed by someone who knows it well which Temple?  both are sweetly poignant photographs, with lovely tones your last tells a story compellingly wonderful framing, ...
  • good advice if a tad extreme Sound general advice, though I believe the OP was considering M photography & rangefinders do some things better than other forms, though many mirror less models now ...
  • welcome even here on the Third Coast, though we have been enjoying a late cold snap the entire series was glorious, but these two I feel are among the best I have seen from you here over many years ...
  • she remains a favorite, if at times reluctant subject caught her in a good mood, with nice light in my new home on the sofa had my Nikkor PC Micro 85 f2.8 on my D3X, whose original battery is on ...
  • Replied in hi praise indeed
    old lenses don't die you've just increased the re sale price of this classic lens Nikon made some of the very best including the old 28 f1.4 D af and the 200 f4 Micro AF D and the grand 85 f2.8 pc snip
  • it is not cheap, but I think well worth the effort, both in learning the software & more importantly for the quality of files it produces Capture One was developed for the M8 and has supported ...
  • Replied in correct (pic)
    for phones Android; for other smart home electronics, webOS the cameras used in my 950 & the Fablet are both outstanding & the software MS/Nokia developed outstanding for social snaps, I no longer ...
  • Replied in right on!
    despise Android dislike Apple Microsoft is no Palm, but much of Palm went to MS as well as Google HP sold the Palm produced webOS to LG which uses it (greatly modified) on its smart appliances both ...
  • work just fine on AT&T my WebOS Veer & HP Tablet work fine, though some apps dicey point is: MS has different vision than its competitors I like the way they think
  • Replied in breathtakingly
    beautiful wonderful composition with the foreground almost silhouetted against the fog and the sweet line of pines leading to the town on the hill, just through the clouds magical Bravo!
  • you did a great job with this the lamb in this corner is the stuff of legends I can almost smell it
  • this is a debatable point ...polarizer's ease the effects of reflected light, particularly reflected from large bodies of water the essential lesson I gleaned from Susan Sontag's magnum opus was ...
  • Replied in flat colors
    probably due to high afternoon sun from the exif info enjoyed seeing the Naples Marina which looks delightful I like the present colors, but if you want more pop, consider sticking a polarizer on ...
  • love RF photography & Leica Ms in particular
    the "fake lever" is a thumb rest, which many M users have added to their digital Ms as an after market accessory

  • you offered us many fine photographs with a broad range of subjects appears that you & the M10 are getting on fine & always delightful seeing your images this one has me wondering why these young ...
  • Replied in masterful
    landscape photography = light & this brilliant work deserves close inspection at the full size available in your gallery your choice of monotone concentrates the wondrous distillation of light you ...
  • could not agree more & feel that f4 much safer at focal lengths used for street work ...that said by Voltaire years ago holds true today more recently I heard Jascha Heifitez implore a student at a ...
  • which you nailed the role of chance in street photography cannot be overstated the photographer must be able to see & capture a fleeting moment that would be lost adjusting camera settings or chimping
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