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Quote: I still cannot upload images to the forum from my portfolio because the screen with the images on comes up way too far to the right, and I can't seem to pull it back in order to either see most or make a selection, this has only happened since I updated the iPad software

We will be addressing this problem in the next release in which we are making the forums friendly for all devices.

12 22/09/2014 - 12:39 PM
By davidburleson
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Are you guys still experiencing these problems on your tablet? If so, could you please let me know which tablet you are using?

12 22/09/2014 - 12:39 PM
By davidburleson
Help required creating a folder contents list
To open up command line in Windows 7:

1. press the 'windows' button (bottom left of screen)
2. type in 'cmd' in the search box
3. press return/enter on the keyboard

You should now have a command prompt where you can run your dir commands. I believe alot of the basic commands like dir are still the same as they were in the past.

Another option, which would be easier, but would be an extra cost, would be to purchase an external USB hard drive and load all your CDs onto it. This way you could also backup the files and easily access/search them at any time via windows. It's worth noting that average lifespan of a CD-R is around 10yrs, so I would suggest moving away from the CDs at some point in the future.

11 16/09/2014 - 8:32 PM
By Dabber
Help required creating a folder contents list
Forgive me if I've mis-understood you, if you are simply trying to search for files in a folder, you should be able to just use the search feature in Windows. Doing so will give you matching results of files on the computer or the selected folder you are searching. No need to list and put in an excel file.

What version of Windows are you using?

11 16/09/2014 - 8:32 PM
By Dabber
No photography allowed on the grounds of "child protection legislation"
In regards to photographing school children, our childrens' school sent out a form asking for our permission to allow photographs to be taken. This is sent out too all the parents. From what we were told, if 1 parent refuses or doesn't return the form, they cannot allow any photography/video of any event in which that child is taking part. We were also told that children may be excluded from trips if the form wasn't signed as photography may be taken in the public and can't be controlled by the school.

I would have thought that it would have been the schools responsibility, not the museum. But it all makes me wonder, these parents who refuse to sign these forms....do they let their kids out in public at all or do they hide them in fear they might be caught in a photo? I understand the intention is all for good reasons, but it leads to most parents having no photos or videos of school plays, award ceremonies and other thing which you would want to record to show in the future. It also leads to the commercial opportunity for an official photographer or videographer.

22 15/09/2014 - 6:41 PM
By Paul Morgan
Menu
Hi Trevor,

As you are using the Advanced Editor, you will need to edit the CSS for '#menu li ul' . You should find 'background-color', change that to a hex colour of your choice and that will replace the white with a different colour.

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1 03/09/2014 - 3:40 PM
By davidburleson
Day 02 September 2014: Self Portraits

68 11/09/2014 - 1:22 PM
By Adonis72
Editing for the Gallery
So it's a browser issue, probably a setting or plug in. I'd remove any unneeded plugins and reset your zoom too 100%. The zoom setting catches a lot of people out and can make images appear fuzzy as the browser magnified or compresses the image and applies it's own resizing and sharpening settings for you.

So many factors.

Just to set the record strait, if the image you upload is larger than 1000px, it will be resized by ephotozine. With all resizing, whether it's online or in a software program, some blur occurs. Therefor, we apply an unsharp mask with settings that have been compared to photoshop and ran through a number of checks on different photos. All the popular software packages also apply an unsharp mask when resizing photos. I suppose this is what Willie was trying to point out. When you compare what the site is doing as compared to software packages, they are doing the same thing, resizing. The applied sharpening is a sub-process of the resizing.

If you dont want the site to touch your photo at all, whatever your reason, upload a 1000px. We won't resize the large version. However we will still have to run the resize and sharpen settings on the 600px size. If we didn't sharpen, we would get more complaints about blurry photos, which we did get in the past.

However, I still STRONGLY suggest that you to at least try uploading a larger than 1000px sized image and decide for yourself. You can always use the multi uploader in your portfolio which won't count towards your gallery upload.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Foxit Reader - Latest download/update.
I can't understand what is wrong with Adobe PDF Reader. I've never had any issues with it. If there was an issue, it was generally a problem with the PDF file itself.

Furthermore, why use a third party utility or site to update software when you can usually go to the software manufacturer's site and download it securly (http://www.foxitsoftware.com/downloads/). In fact, many modern apps have an update option or automatically update these days. I know Adobe Reader does.

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3 22/08/2014 - 2:36 PM
By davidburleson
Back to PC
Can I recommend overclockers.co.uk or scan.co.uk. Their prebuilds are pretty good and you might have a few more bob in your pocket to put towards a good monitor. I ended up getting a decent PC and a 24" asus monitor for about 450 all together.

15 22/08/2014 - 11:26 PM
By Ade_Osman
Editing for the Gallery
But what if you couldn't see the difference between one you resized and one ePHOTOzine resized? You'll never know unless you try...

226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery

Quote: It should be displayed as it is; warts and all and not a version, modified by the site to adjust it to what the site thinks it should look like.

I think you may have mis-interpreted my comment in which i've now edited to be more clear. We resize the photo and apply an Unsharp Mask to compensate for the blur that is caused by resizing, just like LR, photoshop, elements etc.

He can still modify the photo as he wishes, but i was referring to all the hassle he may be going through due to quality issues that may be caused due to resizing settings in LR.

So far, we have received only positive feedback about the recent tweaks to the resizing/sharpening algorithm on the site. We are not trying to improve photos that are uploaded, we are trying to ensure the photos are displayed as expected no matter what size it is. Banehawi and I are simply suggesting that he perhaps gives ePz's resizing a try and compare that to the results he's getting from LR's resizing settings.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery

Quote: Otherwise, allow EPZ to re size, but make sure you are happy with sharpness first.

@StrayCat

This is a very good point in that rather than spending time tweaking LR's resizing settings which may be causing issues with export quality, you might want to export the high-res version of the photo from LR and upload that to ePHOTOzine and let the site do the resizing.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery
It's worth noting that the recent tweaks to the upload/resize formula will only affect images that were uploaded after the tweak. Older photos uploaded prior to the tweak will still remain as they were.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Hi Res Image Access
Hi arhb,

At no point does foliopic reference the high-resolution version of the photo on your site. The user would need to make a purchase to receive the original photo.

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5 20/08/2014 - 10:21 AM
By arhb
Editing for the Gallery
I'm only trying to help. You claim there is a problem with the way the site is rendering your photos. It may well be something to do with the site, but i'm going to need more information and go through these troubleshooting steps to locate the problem and fix it. Help me help you. If you prefer, we can carry on the troubleshooting in a report.

226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery
Hi StrayCat,

I've just had a look at your latest uploads:
http://www.ephotozine.com/user/straycat-17006/gallery/photo/great-horned-owl-405...
http://www.ephotozine.com/user/straycat-17006/gallery/photo/bb-40493201

I compared the original file you uploaded to the site with the ones displayed (large and normal sized) and I cannot see any noticeable differences in sharpness, colour, saturation, detail etc. This leads me to believe that there is something either incorrectly setup in lightroom, your computer or your browser. Could you answer the following questions:

1. Which photo do you see differences in?

2. Could you explain further what you see in comparison to what you see in lightroom?

3. After exporting the file from LR, could you up it up in windows picture viewer and see how that compares to the version in lightroom?

4. What web browser and version are you using?

5. Have you reset your zoom on your browser (go to the page on ephotozine and press ctrl-0)

6. What plugins do you have installed on your browser? Are any of these 'speed/performance improving' plugins?

7. What security software do you have running (antivirus, spyware blocking, firewall)?

8. What performance related software do you have running (memory boosting, cpu boosting, internet speed boosting)?

9. Who is your ISP and what is your average download speed (http://www.speedtest.net)?

Without detailed answers to all these questions, I won't be able to locate the problem quickly and this problem may never get resolved.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Ideal Vehicle for Photographers
I'm a bit of a car fanatic. I just got to thinking, what do you think would be the ideal vehicle for photographers? What features and characteristics would the ideal photographer's vehicle have? Should you choose something sporty and flash, or something rugged and reliable?

27 17/08/2014 - 9:46 AM
By TanyaH
Question for the team ...
The first few users were Pete and the developers of the site. The site was initially outsourced to a company to build as ePHOTOzine didn't have any web developers at the time. I think Pete once told me that his original account broke in the early days, thus why he is now #347.

31 14/08/2014 - 8:52 PM
By answersonapostcard
Editing for the Gallery

Quote: Popped back to this topic as looking at Coast's photos as I'm considering a similar camera to one he has and noticed a prime example of resizing issue This image is exactly the kind that shows up resizing artefacts, if you look at some of the lines, especially those at angles, they get a stepping/combing effect. You can bet the original isn't like that. It's quite pronounced there.

Thin lines are a problem, if a line is 1 pixel thickness in the original photo the wrong kind of resizing makes it disappear or over emphasises it.

Just mentioning this for reference, the same thing will spoil other photos but the "why" won't be so obvious.

I'm looking at the original, and there is some jaggedness already present. I think the resizing has emphasised it. This is something i'm going to compare with Photoshop settings and see what might come of it.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
fave scene from a horror film
Pyramid Head hunting for humans in the first Silent Hill movie. It's only my fav because , after seeing the film, I had the most vivid nightmare of him chasing me. If a horror film gives you nightmares, it must have been good.

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19 13/08/2014 - 6:45 PM
By Paul Morgan
Editing for the Gallery

Quote: Will there be an announcement about it... ??

Yes, along with a beta test. When we come to revamp the gallery we need plenty of feedback as it's an extremely important part of the site. But the current direction for the gallery is to make it much more visual.


In regards to resizing/sharpening algorithm

Does anyone else have any feedback regarding the quality or resized photos (good or bad)? So far, we have only seen positive results since the last change.

226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery
I would recommend uploading the full-size photo. The site will create a few resized versions and store the original so we can use it for create other resized version in the future.

We use resized versions on the site.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery

Quote: So does that guidance need updating now?

Yeah, again, stuff we never got around to doing


Quote: What would be the largest file size the site can take? Would 1MB be too big?

I'm probably going to regret saying this, but we currently don't have a limit. The site has been handling photo uploads up 15mb+ over the past couple of years, so 1mb isn't going to cause it any problems. Needless to say, the larger the file, the longer it will take to upload and process.


Quote: Sorry David, I hadn't seen your reply above (was on page 6, stupidly hadn't realised there was now a page 7 ...). What you've said above is good enough for me - it means I can continue doing what I'm doing now, and not worry about anything Smile

If you want, you can continue uploading a photo which is only 1000px in size. However, if we decide to increase the size of photos in the future (which is likely), your photo will not be upsized and will therefore appear smaller than other photos in the gallery. It's up to you really.


Quote: Soooooo ... with that in mind, can the wonderfully intelligent algorithm do other things?
Like improve composition, lighting, wonky horizons, colours etc ... Wink ??! [joke!]

lol, the possibilities are there....but we've not quite worked out the 'make this photo prefect' button Wink

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery

Quote: I can't see any difference, that's not to say they haven't both been processed by epz?


If the file's longest dimension is no larger than 1000px, the photo is not processed by the site. We simply copy and rename the photo to the server.

If it is larger, we resize and apply some sharpening to compensate for the blur that occurs when resizing.

So far, those who have provided tests have shown there are no differences which leads me to believe at this point that our new resize/sharpen algorithm is much much better than anything we ever had.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery

Quote: Did we all miss the announcement?

lol, no, we didn't announce it. We lifted these restraints quite a few years ago and kept it quiet to see how the site got on. New members didn't know any restrictions, but obviously you guys would have continued as before. I don't think we were completly aware of how many regular users religiously resized for the site. We had intentions of announcing it, but it never happened. That's our fault.


Quote: Also (and I may have missed this already, so apologies if so) ... when you're saying 'full sized' ... do you mean resolution (i.e. 300dpi/ppi print quality) or full sized as in the original dimensions of your 'final' image but still using 72dpi/ppi for screen resolution viewing?

Original Dimensions. As Chris_L rightly corrected me on, dpi/ppi isn't relevant. As long as your photo is a jpeg in RGB format, the site will be able to handle it.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery

Quote: Although not overly scientific and probably best suited to pictures with more detail I've just used the Before and After facility to compare a previously uploaded image where I had resized it, I've added a image that I let the site resize and can see no real difference.

What a great way to experiment to see what differences their might be in manually resizing and allow the site to resize.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery

Quote: LobsterChris, do we just select ctrl 0 with the browser open? I'm not computer savvy enough to follow a lot of this.

Yes, when Internet Explorer is open, hold down 'ctrl' and press 0. This will reset your browser zoom level if it isn't already at 100%.



regarding resizing

As one of the developers, I would suggest to at least upload a photo at full size and see for yourself if you see any quality issues with the photo. In the past, when our re-sizing algorithm wasn't has advanced, there were probably a number of quality issues. But now we are working on fine-turning the resizing aspect of the upload to ensure quality is kept. As I mentioned earlier, it was only last week when the last tweak was applied and before then it was probably a couple of years ago. When was the last time you upload a full-size photo to ePHOTOzine? Maybe it's time to try again.

If you are still not happy with the results, please let us know with details as to how the results are incorrect and we will continue to tweak and fine-tune the re-sizing algorithm.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery
@banehawi

I've just confirmed, the preview image is the same exact file that is used in the gallery as the 600px size:

http://www.ephotozine.com/user/banehawi-20793/gallery/photo/a-view-from-behind--...

Unfortunatly, screenshots in the forum don't give enough detail do to resizing. However, your preview should look exactly like the photo in the link above as its the exact same file on the site and doesn't get re-edited when you hit 'finish uploading'.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery
To answers Chris's question:


Quote: I'm all for that but I think you need to check and see how many people actually are. I've a feeling an awful lot stick to the historical size limits. Hope I'm wrong.

Maybe not the most accurate way of finding out, but I checked the last 20 photos and 18 weren't resized for ePHOTOzine. So, that means 90% of users from this sample aren't resizing their photos for the site.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery

Quote: David, up until yesterday I was under the impression that epz wanted pre-shrunk images uploaded. I doubt I'm the only one.

It absolutely makes sense to let people upload hi-res original size images, I'm all for that but I think you need to check and see how many people actually are. I've a feeling an awful lot stick to the historical size limits. Hope I'm wrong.

I'm probably creating some confusion. As you all know, we have alway had a thumb (130px), medium thumb (270px), standard (600px) and large (1000px) sizes. A couple of years ago we started storing the original file uploaded to future proof the site for any further sizes we wish to generate. So, if we wanted to move to 2000px, we could. Or if we wanted to create a 400px or 800px, we could. Responsive design does alot of this for us, but it helps to have plenty of different ready sizes to avoid loading images that are too big.



Quote: I notice some things through the conversation, notably the comments not to re-size and allow EPZ to do it. In the CT, we have always advised against this as allowing EPZ to re-size resulted in poor image quality. And it certainly did, especially where sharpening is concerned. David suggests some tweaks were made to how EPZ handles files when re-sizing, - so is it now true David that we in the CT should NOT recommend people to re-size themselves to ensure highest quality?

This is something we want to overcome. What good is a photography website if they can't resize photos accurately? A few years ago, we learned that most photo editing packages add an Unsharp Mask to photos after resizing. Therefore we added one to our resizing settings. While seemed to compensate for the blur that occurs when photos are resized. However, there have been mumblings since then that some photos come out over-sharpened. So, last week we researched deeper into better sharpening settings and applied new ones. We came to the new settings by comparing a number of photos resized in Photoshop with a number of different settings for the site. The new settings don't apply as much sharpening as they previous and from what we can tell, they represent the original file pretty well. Needless to say, we are always listening and reading to see what others are seeing (thus my contribution in this topic and other recent ones).



So, with that said, I would recommend not to resize, but if there are still quality issues, let us know with details on where the quality issues are.


Quote: The PREVIEW being mentioned I assume is the one on the upload page, before its actually uploaded; this preview quality has noticeably declined recently from what it used to be. Is there a reason for this David?

There has never been a difference in the preview and the final image. In fact, its the same 600px image.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery

Quote: David, the 72dpi (ppi actually) is irrelevant, you shouldn't even spec that (it just adds to confusion).

You're absolutely correct. I think this may have only be a problem in the past for some other reason. I think our resizing code didn't know how to deal with it. Much smarter now Tongue


Quote: or is it just the actual file size you are referring to ?

That goes for dimensions and filesize. Needless to say, smaller filesizes are nice on our server, but not necessary.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery
What I would STRONGLY suggest is that you don't downsize your photo to fit the large or normal size. Doing so means that the original file that we have stored will be completely useless when we decide to roll out larger photos and other upgrades we havep lanned. But it's really up to you.

I think the best way to approach this is to tell us what is wrong with the photos that are being resized and allow us to tweak the resizing code to improve the resized quality. If its colour, sharpness, whatever, let us know.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
Editing for the Gallery
I'm sorry to hear that you are having quality issues. We have been tweaking some of the resizing settings to correct the blur that occurs with downsizing photos as it was becoming noticeable that we were over-sharpening photos. If you could email the original file to myself david [at] ephotozine [.] com, i'll have a look. It would be beneficial if you could also point out the specific areas that you have noticed quality issues in the image.


Quote: To the contrary Chris; it's unrealistic for Epz to provide guidelines for preparing and uploading images to the gallery, and not provide the same quality as the prepared image on my PC.

In this day an age, most people expect sites to do the resizing for them. So they don't have to follow guidelines. Our only guidelines are that it must be a jpeg, ideally 72dpi and in RGB format (not CYMK). It would be unrealistic for us to expect all users to follow guidelines.


Quote: I have another suggestion for the gallery, larger file sizes for E2 members, much larger than they are now. I'm not saying it will fix my problem, but we're right on the edge with what we're permitted now.

Filesize doesn't make a difference either. It doesn't matter if you are uploading something from the 1mb camera phone or your Nikon D810. It would also be unrealistic to restrict file size as cameras are taking photos at increasingly larger and larger sizes.

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226 06/09/2014 - 11:55 PM
By Crazycurtis28
trouble uploading pictures to Ephotozine
Hi Aldo,

Are you having trouble actually uploading a photo to ePHOTOzine? Or is it a problem exporting your photos from Picasa?

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1 11/08/2014 - 10:26 AM
By davidburleson
Image size for this site
Hi Steve,

Do you resize your image from it's original size before you upload it? I ask, because i noticed that the file you uploaded isn't far off the size of our large version of our site. If so, it might be worth uploading the original size that it was taken at and see how that goes.

While we do scale the images to multiple sizes, we keep the original file around in the case we need to make a new size. When scaling images down, there will be some fuzziness, so we apply an unsharp mask which has settings to mimic that of Photoshop. We have recently tweaked the settings as it was appears to oversharpen photos.

8 08/08/2014 - 3:20 PM
By Stevefz
Image size for this site
Hi Steve,

I'm quite interested in your comment. Could you elaborate into how the image looks poor compared to the original?

David

8 08/08/2014 - 3:20 PM
By Stevefz
Just started today with Foliopic advice needed
I would suggest uploading the full-resolution image to your site. That way if you wish to sell Digital Downloads in foliopic, your site will already have a full-resolution, un-watermarked version to automatically email the customer.

10 19/08/2014 - 4:46 PM
By arhb
Gallery Suggestions

Quote: Isn't that how the Readers' choice award is arrived at now?

Bingo, just trying to get everyone to think about it while we are all reflecting on the usage of the button. Don't read into my question too much, there aren't any intentions to remove the award.


Quote: Millions upload to facebook/flickr every day and most don`t do it chasing votes/scores,

In regards to FB/G+/flickr, perhaps they are chasing numbers instead of awards.


Quote: It is possible to over engineer a 'Like'

Yep, and we've gone down that development route all too often in the past.

263 23/08/2014 - 11:08 PM
By Nick_w
Gallery Suggestions

Quote: I proposed that in March 2012. They no listen to me.

We had a go at making one a couple of years ago, however, there were a few concerns I raised regarding the security of the integration, in which would have required us to create a more elaborate API than we currently have. So, unfortunately, there was alot more ground work that had to be done than what was initially expected and the site's framework wasn't in a state which would have allowed this.

So, alot of the work we are doing at the moment is not only mobile device friendly, but also supercharging the framework to pave the way to the possibility of an API which can lead to even bigger things like LR and other third party plugins.

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263 23/08/2014 - 11:08 PM
By Nick_w
Gallery Suggestions
Here's a question regarding the usage of the vote button...

Regardless of why you click it, how do you feel about photos be rewarded for having X amount of vote/likes?

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263 23/08/2014 - 11:08 PM
By Nick_w
Related Content
Hi Chris,

We have a few ideas up our sleeve which is going to make related content alot better in the future. It's a but hush-hush at the moment as we don't see anyone else doing it yet. But hopefully when the beta is in place you can apply for an invite.

David

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1 04/08/2014 - 4:54 PM
By davidburleson
If you miss me....
Good luck with the op and hope you have a speedy return!

27 18/07/2014 - 9:23 PM
By cantona43
Good subject for today
I'm going to ruffle a few feathers. My personal opinion and view:

I was brought up in Texas, where we have strong republican/conservative views. We were brought up to look after ourselves and not to rely on the government to give us anything.

One day, when I was in High School, there was a teacher's strike. However, my US Politics teacher was not part of the union. So, he took that day as an opportunity. He told the class:


Quote: "If you aren't happy in your job, get a new one. If you can't get a new one, make a new one. If you can't make a new one, consider yourself fortunate you have a job."

There are plenty of people out there who are jobless and would be more than happy to fill these positions for half the pay and double the hours.

Again, my personal view and probably a completely different scenario. Not everyone's cup of tea. Back to the hamster room I go Wink
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Needless to say, not really completely on topic. Anyone have photos of strikers?

18 11/07/2014 - 10:33 PM
By Sooty_1
Where to hire a Fuji xt-1
Check out the ePHOTOzine Directories for Hire Centres. We have a few in there:

http://www.ephotozine.com/directories/category/photographic-equipment-hire-centr...

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5 10/07/2014 - 11:42 PM
By Keith-Mckevitt
This growing #tag trend
Using hashtags to that extent is stupid.

It started as a way to define a topical discussion on social media like twitter. Because the '#' is rarely used in normal conversion, it was used to define a tag, also known as a hashtag. This allowed people to follow the conversion by simply searching for comments which contain the hashtag. For instance, you may want to create a discussion about tour de france photos. So you might start using the #tourdefrancephotos hashtag. Its similar to how the ePHOTOzine gallery filter workds, except we don't use the #.

Unfortunately, it has grown a bit out of control these days where people hashtagging every other word and people forgetting what tagging is really about.

This topic could be tagged with #socialmedia and #rant Wink

As for the topic of selfies.....the obsession of it is a bit ridiculous, boring and self-obsessed. Why would anyone want to pose in their bathroom anyway? Especially if their phone as a front facing camera? Kids aye Wink

12 08/07/2014 - 2:42 PM
By IshanPathak
ephotozine site 'Flash Player update' pop up.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-xp/help/setup/take-a-screen-shot

Then use the image button in the comment box to upload the image here. However, it does sound like adware.

17 27/06/2014 - 11:11 AM
By bluesandtwos
Groups

Quote: I don`t think all groups show David.

It does depend on the groups settings. If it's an openly public group, any forum topics posted in that group should show up in the forum's recent activity.

16 26/06/2014 - 11:08 AM
By petebfrance
ephotozine site 'Flash Player update' pop up.
A screenshot of what you are seeing would be handy to actually distinguish if it is fake or not.

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17 27/06/2014 - 11:11 AM
By bluesandtwos
Groups
Forum Activity from the Groups does show up in the general forum 'recent activity'

16 26/06/2014 - 11:08 AM
By petebfrance