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What can I tell about myself?... I’m cool dad, that’s my thang. I’m hip, I surf the web, I text. LOL: laugh out loud, OMG: oh my god, WTF: why the face?

When you get out there, bear in mind that success is 1% inspiration, 98% perspiration, and 2% attention to detail

And last but not least, never forget... the most amazing things that can happen to a human being will happen to you, if you just lower your expectations

(Quotes by Phil Dunphy Wink )

Hope you enjoy having a stroll around my pages. Have a look through my favorites album. Very beautiful and inspirational photography. You won't regret it
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  • Ampficar by IainHamer

    brings back childhood memories. Back in the day (only 1 tv channel I think, still black and white) we had a hugely popular (teenager) series "Captain Zeppos". The good captain used one of these during his adventures to catch thieves, hoodlums, and swindlers Grin
    • 3 Apr 2021 4:34PM
  • Frequency separation? by dudler

    Thinking "ladyshave anno 1600" Blush
    but it's an excellent photo. As if I'm watching a dramatic sequence in a play. And I'm a fan of the more natural female look Blush
    • 3 Apr 2021 4:07PM
  • "hey you". Frank Reid Image Editor JPIMedia Ltd by Frank_Reid

    strong moment. and a bit of an ugly moment
    • 3 Apr 2021 3:56PM
  • N. by MediumSizeUnavailable

    Had to squeeze myself under a (ugly) wooden table (top and bottom frame are parts of the table) for folding washed clothes to be able to get this shot Grin
    Also used a bit of a different conversion filter (blue I think) in nik efex, which gives her a darker complexion. She's actually holding the collar of her jacket (which explains the clenched fists). Don't think the collar holding is coming across very well tbh.
    Thanks James, Robert, Bill and Leonid for the award. And thanks for the nice comments Smile
    • 3 Apr 2021 3:39PM
  • It's all about the money money money by MediumSizeUnavailable

    Again apologies for this late comment Blush
    Thanks a million for that HC Smile
    Keith and Ollie, cheers for the UA
    And thanks for viewing/voting/commenting

    You're giving away your age Robert Wink
    it's a reference to a Jessie J. song (price tag) Tongue
    • 3 Apr 2021 3:30PM
  • N. by MediumSizeUnavailable

    Been more off than on the site the past month. Busy times Blush
    (belated) Thanks for your user awards Ron, Robert, David and, well, David Grin
    Also thanks for taking the time to view and comment, especially Robert Smile
    • 3 Apr 2021 3:22PM
  • Cool and the gang by nellacphoto

    love the fifth one smiling at you. That's a proper smile Smile
    • 21 Mar 2021 10:21PM
  • Posted on: Abstract Black & White Portrait Wins 'Photo Of The Week'


    Quote:Congratulations to not only Koen for creating such an imaginative and inspiring image, but also to the ePz team for choosing an image that it somewhat outside the box and definitely non-A4!

    Thanks Malc. I fully agree... although I have no clue what non-A4 means Grin
    • 30 Nov 2020 7:14PM
  • Posted on: Nikon Countdown Website

    longest orgasm in history ?
    • 20 Sep 2011 8:38PM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm X100 vs Olympus EP2

    yeah, thought so. No problem
    • 25 Mar 2011 3:30PM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm X100 vs Olympus EP2

    thanks Pete for the 'silly comparison'. It has been very helpfull.
    If you still have the x100, would it be possible to see the medium and high iso results in a low light situation-photo?
    • 25 Mar 2011 3:05PM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm X100 vs Olympus EP2

    oh... hope we'll see some photos of it here !!!
    • 24 Mar 2011 9:37PM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm X100 vs Olympus EP2

    very interesting links Paul.

    (trying desperately to hide that I don't understand a single word of it. Wonder if I succeeded Wink )
    • 23 Mar 2011 11:58PM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm X100 vs Olympus EP2


    Quote:Someone remarks that for street photography you don't need wide apertures. In my view that's exactly when you do need them - because much street photography is done at night.


    We probably have a different understanding of the term street photography then.
    have a look at In-public , one of the leading sites with regard to street photography. It probably describes better what it is I am referring to when using the term street photography. Only very few photos are taken at night. And of those few, how many would have been taken at f/2?

    That said, if the night is your time of hunting, well yes, then the Fuji may not be the best choice because of the f/2 'problem' (even at f/2.8 it's not that great I think). But for me this would hardly be an issue.
    • 23 Mar 2011 12:19PM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm X100 vs Olympus EP2


    Quote:Regarding the comparison between the X100's performance at f/2 and the Olympus 17mm's performance at f/2.8, I too would like to see them both at f/2.8.

    Pete posted photos of both cams at f/2.8 already ggp.
    • 22 Mar 2011 7:29PM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm X100 vs Olympus EP2

    lol @ the 6400 iso comparison
    • 22 Mar 2011 2:50PM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm X100 vs Olympus EP2

    a bit what I was thinking too Pete. except that you prefer the slightly warmer tones of the Oly. I actually prefer the 'colder' (perhaps more accurate) tones of the x100.
    • 22 Mar 2011 2:20PM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm X100 vs Olympus EP2

    I have to say... I'm not sure - even if the results at f/2 were excellent - that I would use the setting a lot. Not with that 35mm lens that is. For straight forward portraiture f/2 would be nice, but the 35mm isn't. street photography... 35mm... great. But not many will ever use f/2 for doing street. landscape... same story. Environmental portraits... personally I don't think that f/2 would be my choice for those.
    So you got low light situations. But I would think I would often rather prefer a higher iso value then having to go to f/2. I can imagine some situations with low light where I might actually want to use f/2, but I think it will rather be an exception than the rule. And it's not that f/2 is unusable in case you really do need it.
    • 22 Mar 2011 2:11PM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm X100 vs Olympus EP2

    Pete, what do you think about the photos you put up... you said "the results speak for themselves", so what do they say to you?
    • 22 Mar 2011 1:15PM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm X100 vs Olympus EP2

    pfew... especially at f/8 but also at f/16 the fuji just blows the E-P2 out of the water. Just amazing detail.
    the f/2 vs f/2.8 is where the fuji loses out I think. I really need to get used to that extremely soft, hazy look the camera produces at f/2.
    • 22 Mar 2011 12:59AM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm FinePix X100 Digital Camera Review

    I think he's referring to putting a 35mm lens on the cam Paul, which makes it not very usable for portraiture (allthough it should be great for environmental portraits Smile ), because of the distortion. Think he's saying that - as all 35mm lenses show too much distortion for portraits, it was a mistake to fit the camera with a (fix) 35mm lens. But can't say I agree with it. So yes, for portraiture it has limitations. It's probably not made with portraiture in mind. Put a fix 50mm on it, and you're limited for landscape, street, environmental portraits,...
    And this lens is great for portraiting people with really tiny noses Smile
    • 21 Mar 2011 11:49AM
  • Posted on: Fujifilm FinePix X100 Digital Camera Review

    Joshua, how would you rate that lens?
    • 18 Mar 2011 5:29PM
  • Posted on: Panasonic Lumix G2 M43rds Review

    Dear Mr. Cheung,

    Next time you see him, could you please tell Matsu Matsushita to fit a swivel screen on the follow up of the GF1. I'll buy five if he does.
    • 11 Mar 2010 10:38PM
  • Posted on: Panasonic Lumix G1 Review

    Thanks Paul Smile
    • 7 Nov 2008 5:58AM
  • Posted on: Panasonic Lumix G1 Review

    thanks for the update Pete. that's all I needed to know and then some more.
    Even the shutter speed preview may come in very handy as I have problems 'imagining' possible results. As I would like to try some more streetwork using motion blur in my subjects, this may turn out to be a very helpful tool.
    too bad the lens isn't a leica, allthough the kitlens doesn't seem to be too bad. Wonder if anyone knows which other lenses can be used on this camera ?.
    • 6 Nov 2008 2:11AM
  • Posted on: Panasonic Lumix G1 Review


    Quote:Updated



    Quote:In contrast the screen only has 460,000 dots which is 153,000px. The articulated screen will rotate 720 degrees from one end to the other. It's bright and easy to view.


    glad to hear it's bright.

    Don't bother anymore, I will look for the useful bits elsewhere
    Sad
    • 5 Nov 2008 5:48PM
  • Posted on: Panasonic Lumix G1 Review


    Quote:and it's great to see one that's better quality than the screen on the back. This will urge people to keep using a camera the proper way.

    huh ?

    Just for me then, as I would love to use it in an improper way... how about the swivel screen? How fast and accurate is the focusing when using the screen ? How does it work ? is the rotation limited ? Don't tell me you didn't test this just because it didn't conform with your proper ways. I understand it isn't quite as important as the placement and the size of the word lumix, but still,

    ... some useful information on the matter would be very much appreciated !
    • 5 Nov 2008 5:26PM
  • Posted on: Wise words from a young photographer

    But not sure which comments (plural) you find justified. Lou22's ? Do you know him/her then ? or the photographer ?
    or housd806's comment (posted no photos here, but does link to his website) ?
    The way both like to use CAPTIONS in their post, I just wonder if geoffholt and lou22 aren't one and the same person.
    • 29 Sep 2008 11:08AM
  • Posted on: Wise words from a young photographer

    As it doesn't say new member behind your name, what makes you assume the remark was adressed at you ? Smile
    • 29 Sep 2008 10:52AM
  • Posted on: Wise words from a young photographer

    Interesting how this photographer seems to generate attention from our new members.
    One would almost think they signed up just to slag her off
    • 28 Sep 2008 9:23AM
  • Posted on: Canon PowerShot G10

    looks very interesting indeed Paul. Thanks for the tip Smile
    • 18 Sep 2008 2:14PM
  • Posted on: Canon PowerShot G10

    too bad they couldn't replace 4 of those megapixels for a swivelscreen. Still not buying.
    • 17 Sep 2008 9:36AM
  • Posted on: Canon EOS 5D Mark II announced


    Quote:a new Fluorine coating

    at least it will taste delicious. ever tried eating a Nikon ?
    Wink
    • 17 Sep 2008 9:33AM
  • Posted on: Making a submission to a magazine

    very interesting. this may come in handy one day. thanks for sharing
    • 16 Jun 2008 4:15PM
  • Posted on: DP1 price confirmed

    so... where's the swivelscreen
    Sad
    • 19 Feb 2008 3:50PM
  • Posted on: Exclusive interviews with Andy Rouse and Jonathan Taylor


    Quote:So I am now laying on the ground in a gun battle next to someone in bright yellow…

    LOL.. so much for preparations Smile
    Good interview. Hope I'll run into Mr. Taylor one day
    • 17 Feb 2008 5:46PM
  • Posted on: ePHOTOzine member John Tisbury publishes book

    Terrific news John. Good luck with the sales
    • 5 Jan 2008 4:10AM

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  • Posted on POOCHIE's profile

    great! this is just like seeing an old girlfriend again after many years, and getting that warm, mushy feeling inside when you realize she's still as ugly as she used to be Grin
    • 13 Jul 2008 3:22PM
  • Posted on user_absconded's profile

    Rumour has it that you eloped with Georgie ?! And still no new upload !? Could it be true then ?!
    ;o)
    • 13 Apr 2006 9:10AM
  • Posted on user_absconded's profile

    lol @ Joe
    • 5 Feb 2006 8:12AM
  • Posted on sugarbird's profile

    At the time I worked for a belgian tour operator Jill. I could work on my own and it gave me the chance to see a bit more of the world, but not as a tourist. 3 years (or rather summer seasons) I worked in Turkey, near Antalya. I knew one of Mr. Yildiz' daughters through work, and since we lived in the same local village I often was a guest at their home. As his daughters had grown up in Germany, we communicated in German (apart of course from the desperate glimpses from my side and their teasing winks in return lol).
    Anyway, since about 5 years I live in Thailand and work in Bangkok for the Belgian govenment.
    Regrettably I never used my live abroad to its full potential from the photographic point of view. No EPZ at the time :o)
    By the way, I believe photos are more often a distortion of reality than a true reflection of it, a bit like memories I guess. For example people seeing my photos might be misled into thinking that I have a wonderfull happy life and am to be envied lol. But it doesn't quite work like that, does it ? ;o)
    Thanks for your nice comment(s) by the way Jill. Appreciate it a lot.
    • 19 Dec 2005 7:56PM

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