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  • Commented on 'Picture disappeared?'

    I posted a picture yesterday, it got 4 clicks then it disappeared? Why would it have been removed? It was only a picture of a nice harbour...
    • 31 Aug 2006 9:32PM
  • Commented on 'My website is now online...'

    Alright a few more changes now... What do you think?
    • 9 May 2006 6:20PM
  • Commented on 'My website is now online...'

    I finaly finished making my website!

    Check it out here:

    Cheers Smile

    Feedback welcome.
    • 6 May 2006 9:29PM
  • Commented on 'Army live fire shoot!'

    I am driving south to photograph a live fire excersise by the NZ Army tomorrow.
    It is an evening and live fire demonstraion (LAVS, infantry, artillery and maybe Helicopters)
    I have hired a nikon 80-200 F2.8 ED, a Tamron 2x converter, a monopod and a 4 gig card.
    I also have my D70, a Sigma 105 and the Nikon Kit lens...
    Any tips on how to approach this? Has anybody here done something similar before?
    Will the monopod work for the night shoot or should i take my manfrotto tripod? (and maybe end up lugging it over hills?)
    Any hints appreciated...
    • 16 Nov 2005 9:48PM
  • Commented on 'Sigma 105mm f2.8 DG Macro lense'

    I have great results with this lens Smile
    • 16 Sep 2005 9:51PM
  • Commented on 'Your Fantasy Band Members'

    Musical Director / Guitar / Vocal: Frank Zappa
    Drums: Dave Lombardo
    Bass: Victor Wooten
    Keys: Joe Zawinul
    Banjo: Bela fleck
    Vocal: Mike Patton
    Guitar: Henderson
    Saxaphone: John Zorn
    • 7 May 2005 2:49AM
  • Commented on 'Airforce Photographer...'

    Thanks for sorting that link out mate.
    • 19 Apr 2005 5:10PM
  • Commented on 'Airforce Photographer...'

    Hey All.

    I am thinking about 'packing it all in', ie: quitting the Freelance Audio Engineer business, and joining the New Zealand Air Force as a photographer. It seems like a good way to mix my passion for Aeroplanes with my passion for photography. They have a world class 2 year photography course, then i would have to do 2 years active service after that...

    What do you think guys?
    • 19 Apr 2005 3:28PM
  • Commented on 'Micro Nikkor 105 F4 Ai lens for D70?'

    Thanks for your advice guys Smile
    • 28 Mar 2005 2:26PM
  • Commented on 'Micro Nikkor 105 F4 Ai lens for D70?'

    Hey There. Will this lens work with a D70, and does anybody have any experiance with this it?


    • 27 Mar 2005 7:01PM
  • Commented on 'Sigma 105mm vs Tamron 90 mm Macro'


    Has anyone here had the oppurtunity to compare the Sigma 105mm Macro EX DG and the Tamron 90mm Di lens's on a D70? Which of these will provide the best clarity, versitility and value for money?


    • 28 Feb 2005 3:46PM
  • Commented on 'One post per day time'

    I was just wondering when the ephotozine board flicks from 'tommorow' to 'today'... I posted a photo yeasterday about this time, but i'm still not allowed to post another one. Is it 12.00 GMT for this site? Maybe my clocks are wrong...
    • 24 Feb 2005 2:55PM
  • Commented on 'I won a competition :)'

    I won a Canon PS 10 IXui i camera worth $700 in the North & South magazine Pet Photo competition

    I am stoked! I am goint to try and trade the prize in on some toys for my D70

    I won with this pic here (Though i think they cropped it abit). It is a two page spread in the March issue of North and South



    I have some sad news though...

    A week ago this beautiful little cat of ours called KAOS was run over and killed

    May her sole rest in peace

    She never got to see herself in print...
    • 18 Feb 2005 3:48PM
  • Commented on 'Tamron AF 28-300mm f3.5-6.3 XR Di'

    Yeah i think i am moving towards the Sigma or nikon 70-200 F2.8 with 2x converter...

    Do you guys trust ebay?
    • 16 Feb 2005 4:26AM
  • Commented on 'Tamron AF 28-300mm f3.5-6.3 XR Di'

    Thanks franken Smile

    I dont want to make a 'beginners buy' but i can only afford NZ$1000 and i still have no flash unit ( i want an SB600), no Macro lens ( i am thinking Tamron 90mm F2.8 di) and my zoom is pretty stink... Guess it was too good to be true to replace two lenses with one Sad
    • 16 Feb 2005 2:02AM
  • Commented on 'Tamron AF 28-300mm f3.5-6.3 XR Di'

    Great! Thanks for thatSmile DO you know of any reviews on the net?

    It has a macro function also yes? is this mode effective?
    • 15 Feb 2005 4:46PM
  • Commented on 'Tamron AF 28-300mm f3.5-6.3 XR Di'

    I did a search but found no mention of it here. Does anybody have experience with this lens?

    Will the quality be better than my current AF Nikkon 70-300 1:4 - 5.6 G Series that i am really unhappy with?

    I figure the 28-300mm would mean i would have to change lenses less and therefore keep my sensor cleaner, expesially in less ideal environments...

    At NZ$795 it is worth twice that of my current lens...

    Any advice would be appreciated.
    • 15 Feb 2005 2:51PM
  • Commented on 'At what point can i submit to stock image agency?'

    Well thank you very much Smile I'm thinking of Alamy? Any better suggestions?
    • 29 Nov 2004 2:54PM
  • Commented on 'At what point can i submit to stock image agency?'

    Hi there.
    I'm not sure what level i need to be at to enter images to a stock image library...

    Could some of you have a look at my portfolio here and see if you think i am ready yet?

    • 28 Nov 2004 10:00PM
  • Commented on 'Any Kiwi's on this site'

    Hey. I live in Auckland N.Z.

    An EPZ meet would be great!
    • 28 Nov 2004 9:56PM
  • Commented on 'Manfrotto Tripod's'

    I have a 055pro and Joystick grip. I recommend this combination to everyone! On real windy days i hang my camera bag off teh middle peg (always wondered what that little triangle was for) and the extra stability is amazing!
    • 4 Oct 2004 4:54AM
  • Commented on 'Nikon VR 70-200mm f2.8 Lens'

    Thanks... I'll start saving...
    • 3 Oct 2004 6:13AM
  • Commented on 'Nikon VR 70-200mm f2.8 Lens'

    I currently have the 70-300mm G series lens, and find that it is too slow at 300mm to get good shots in low or inconsistant light, which is where I take an awful lot of photo's. I often have the camera set up on a tripod at the FOH mix position at concerts (Where I carry out me real job). I am often nearly 50m from the stage.
    I understand that the VR-70-200 lens is also great for aviation photography, which is where my passion lies.

    Would this lens be worth the expense? This lens costs over $3000NZ Sad...

    Anybody here used it?
    • 1 Oct 2004 3:44AM
  • Commented on 'Sensor Clean Issue'

    The specks and dust is getting worse with my D-70, and it needs a good professional clean, but I cant afford the servicing ($250NZ). I have read heaps about the issue of cleaning your sensor on the net, but so many people say so many different things that I am confused.
    Should I try and clean it myself? I have sensor swabs and lint free cloth but I am scared of screwing it up...
    • 28 Sep 2004 4:58AM
  • Commented on 'Vignetting with D70 18-70DX Lens'

    I just bought the Cokin P system 2day also! I will post here any difficulties i find and also keep an idea on how your going with it...

    • 15 Sep 2004 5:47AM
  • Commented on 'Infrared plug in for photoshop?'

    I'm keen in it too!
    • 3 Sep 2004 12:05AM
  • Commented on 'Give Up the Dayjob...'

    Since I am self-employed aa a freelance sound engineer it might prove easier for me to make the move than if I had a full time job. But its still scary, and I'm by no means good enough... yet... Its hard to know at what point you are good enough to put yourself out there. My plan is to switch over to photography over the next 5 years...
    • 22 Aug 2004 11:01PM
  • Commented on 'Stock photography'

    Im with you Phil! Dissapointment is always preceded by expectation... So I will expect never to sell any. I'll give it a go.

    Thankx Barrie
    • 15 Aug 2004 10:00PM
  • Commented on 'Stock photography'

    Wow. Thanks for that Barry. Very enlightning. So I take it I could place the same image with many different stock agencies?
    • 15 Aug 2004 9:29AM
  • Commented on 'Stock photography'

    What is the minimum number of photo's a place like alamy will accept? Could you be honest and say if you think they will accept pics of the standard in my portfolio here? I am new here and only have four pics up... I have about 100 recent pics of this standard and thousands from the past...
    • 14 Aug 2004 2:12AM