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  • post Wildlife watch: Eiders - 19 March
  • The contrasting black and white plumage of eiders can make for challenging exposures. Oscar Dewhurst shares his top tips for how best to photograph these birds
    The contrasting black and white plumage of eiders can make for challenging exposures. Oscar Dewhurst shares his top tips for how best to photograph these birds
  • post Advancing your image editing with Color Efex Pro from the Nik Collection by DxO - 18 March
  • Nearly every photo you see today ? on the web, social media, even in print magazines ? has been edited. There are literally hundreds of tools on the market vying for our editing attention, from the super complex to the exceedingly simple. Today we are going to explore a simple yet powerful plugin for colour corrections, retouching, and creative eff...
  • post How to take better travel photographs - 18 March
  • The winning images at the International Travel POTY 2018 contest are outstanding and inspiring. AP speaks to some of the winning photographers about how they shoot a whole world of subjectsThe winning images at the International Travel POTY 2018 contest are outstanding and inspiring. AP speaks to some of the winning photographers about how they sho...
  • post Getting the most from Content-aware fill in Photoshop - 18 March
  • Martin Evening shows you how to fill selections with Content-Aware Fill and how to tame the resultsMartin Evening shows you how to fill selections with Content-Aware Fill and how to tame the results
  • post CP+ interview: Canon to combine in-body and lens stabilisation - 13 March
  • At the recent CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan, AP's Deputy Editor Geoff Harris had an exclusive meeting with several top Canon executives, who gave some useful insights into the company's current and future mirrorless strategy. Geoff spoke to Go Tokura: Image Communication Business Operations Chief Executive; Yoshiyuki Mizoguchi: Image Communication Bu...
  • post DIY home-lighting solutions - 12 March
  • You don't need to spend a fortune to get professional-looking results. Claire Gillo shares her DIY home-lighting hacks for those on a budgetYou don't need to spend a fortune to get professional-looking results. Claire Gillo shares her DIY home-lighting hacks for those on a budget
  • post Glorious gardens - 12 March
  • We speak to the photographers behind our favourite shots from the prestigious and most recent International Garden Photographer of the Year competitionWe speak to the photographers behind our favourite shots from the prestigious and most recent International Garden Photographer of the Year competition
  • post Second-hand classic: Canon EOS 5D - 12 March
  • We look back at the iconic Canon EOS 5D ? a camera that transformed full-frame DSLR photography
    We look back at the iconic Canon EOS 5D ? a camera that transformed full-frame DSLR photography

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  • post Judge rules RNC didn't violate photographer's copyright with unauthorized image use - 19 March
  • This is Erika Peterman's photograph the RNC took from Rob Quist's Facebook page and altered to use on a derogatory mailer. Used with permission.In May 2017, photographer Erika Peterman filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the Republican National Committee (RNC), alleging the organization had used one of her images for a political mailer w...
  • post Nikon updates Capture NX-D, ViewNX-i and Picture Control Utility to address various bugs - 19 March
  • Nikon has updated its Capture NX-D, ViewNX-i and Picture Control Utility 2 programs to address multiple bugs and add new features.Nikon Capture NX-DNikon Capture NX-D version 1.5.2 is mainly about fixing various crashes and glitches that would occur when using the app. Below is a thorough rundown of the ten issues that have been fixed, according to...
  • post LEE100 is a next-generation filter holder with a modular design for easier operation - 19 March
  • LEE Filters has announced the LEE100 filter holder, a next-generation filter holder that improves upon the design and interface of its predecessors to help improve the experience of working with photography filters. Made from injection-moulded composite materials, the holder is both rigid and lightweight. Like its predecessor, the LEE100 filter hol...
  • post Panasonic Lumix S1 sample gallery - 19 March
  • $(document).ready(function() { SampleGalleryV2({"containerId":"embeddedSampleGallery_9191191786","galleryId":"9191191786","isEmbeddedWidget":true,"selectedImageIndex":0,"isMobile":false}) });We've been getting a feel for Panasonic's full-frame mirrorless cameras for a little while now, but only recently received final production firmware for the S1...
  • post Photo Mechanic 6 will launch March 25 with faster speeds, new UI and 64-bit support - 18 March
  • Photo ingesting software Photo Mechanic is about to receive a major update in the form of Photo Mechanic 6. This update follows the last major update, version 5, released way back in 2012.According to Camera Bits, the company behind the software, Photo Mechanic 6 will be faster, offer 64-bit compatibility, have an 'intuitive and compact' user inter...

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xxMost people

Gez
August 13, 2018, 07:41:51 PM by Gez
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Just said hello and buggered off

xxA little late

Gez
January 07, 2018, 12:39:54 PM by Gez
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But best wishes to everybody (anybody?) for the new year
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xxJust summat to say!

Pipeman
November 24, 2016, 08:54:55 PM by Pipeman
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It's my 75th Birthday today.

clipHappy Christmas

Pipeman
December 22, 2015, 08:06:07 PM by Pipeman
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Only a few days to go, so,

Happy Christmas to you all and your families. :cheer :hic




xxWhere is everyone? or is that where are...

December 12, 2015, 12:25:19 AM by MartinAS | Views: 3609 | Comments: 6

i Know... I too have been delinquent.

I did visit the UK recently. My wife and I and friends from Newfoundland were over for a canal trip (again). We hired a narrowboat from Wyvern Shipping on the Grand Union at Leighton Buzzard and spent 4 weeks traveling at the breakneck speed of 4mph. Fantastic. I, of course , was the photographer. Went to Market Harbourough, Leicester (checked in on Richard 111), Nottingham and along to Birmingham ( had our boat cut free and a rope stolen at Wolverhampton and then to Warick to visit castle etc (again). Here we had our Canadian flag cut off overnight. A short off route to Rugby for a day and then back to Leighton Buzzard. Great trip , overall.
This all came about in 24 hours when the friends visited us in May. We talked about old trips and before we knew it we had booked flights and the boat. Really is neat and Wyvern are a great group to rent from.
 Lots of photos and all I have to do is sort through them now. Winter project. The last few winters we have gone south to kayak with the alligators in Georgia in the US but this year, with the $US so high it is a question. Not to mention Donald Trump.... but we won't.

Anyway... best wishes to my old friends.
Martin

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