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RLF's Blog

RLF

Hello everyone,
I like to turn most of my photos into ART...it's what I like anyway.
I'm experimenting quite a lot with lenses & techniques...basically having FUN with photography.
Hopefully you'll notice there is quite a variety of photos & art here...not always to every ones tastes... but hey that's what art is!

If you click on the blue dot next to my initials RLF you'll get to my personal siteWink
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  • Numb

    The day started brilliantly. I woke at 3 a.m. and wrote a few pages of my comedy book. At 11 a.m. the postman delivered a single letter which has completely devastated my world. Today has been the worst of my life.

    27 May 2015 6:12PM | Read

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  • Photo Show

    Well I stuck to my guns and boycotted the Photo Show at the NEC this year. I'll continue to boycott the show until they decide to offer free parking as they do with other shows.:( My wife was pleased as I wouldn't be tempted;)

    24 Mar 2015 12:23PM | Read

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  • Hemi Fisheye plugin for Mac

    Hello everyone. I tried loading this plugin but it says it doesn't support Power PCs....? Does anybody know of decent software to de-fisheye photos please?;)

    7 Mar 2015 11:14AM | Read

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  • Money Back Offers !

    Can anyone out there please explain why companies offer 60 Cash Back? I've been considering a Sony A 6000 or even a Sony A7R, both with money back. I pay, say, 300 now and then write to Sony to get my 60 back..........What is all this about? Wh...

    30 Dec 2014 1:15PM | Read

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  • It's the thought that counts.....

    .....RIGHT ! Apparently not. I just asked my wife, as I was popping out to shop, if she wanted anything Christmasy from B&Q.:$ I have a feeling I ought to have said Harrods in place of B&Q:P Happy Christmas to everyone of you. Rob;)

    10 Dec 2014 11:19AM | Read

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  • Happy

    I'm very happy:D Manchester City are the Champions;) Also pleased that my new Mongolian Bow arrived from China. Unfortunately I managed to severely pull my groin muscles in trying to string the damn thing Makes me wonder how the Mongols did it!...

    12 May 2014 9:32AM | Read

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  • If I was a rich man.

    The good news :D...I just got 2 cheques in the post and my wife got one too! The bad news :(...each of the 3 cheques was for.....wait for it............... 8 pence;)

    9 May 2014 4:12PM | Read

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  • Chimping

    O.M.G. Not a phrase I use very often but I do seem to be putting my foot in it an awful lot these days...... After I take my pictures / photo I look at them and do any alterations to f stop, ISO etc before taking other pics.... I believed this to ...

    29 Mar 2014 11:28AM | Read

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  • Wasted a whole day...FLICKR !!!

    :( Wasted a whole day yesterday loading pictures of the Loughborough Half Marathon onto Flickr. Realised last night that just about every photo was blurred...on the flickr site. I'm now in the process of deleting all of yesterdays photos and putti...

    29 Mar 2014 9:48AM | Read

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  • Photo locations site

    Hello everyone, I'm hoping to spend a whole day in London quite soon & will need to get to as many locations as possible in 12 hours. Does anyone know of a good site where you can plan such a route, and maybe see the likely views. I've been on Go...

    4 Jun 2013 11:12AM | Read

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  • Re-Edited my Foliopic Site

    Just spent an hour updating and refreshing my site. paap.foliopic.com What was happening? Where was my new introduction? I was writing in White Ink.....on White Paper:P No wonder I couldn't see my changes. Check out the new Water Dr...

    21 Mar 2013 4:41PM | Read

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  • Have any of your photos ever got no votes?

    I've just looked at my own portfolio for a particular picture / photo. I noticed, while I was searching, that one had no votes from eleven viewings.:( It just got me thinking...:P Has a photo you were really pleased with got no votes?:$ Vice vers...

    6 Mar 2013 5:42PM | Read

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  • Music & Photos

    I was looking at the gallery earlier in the week & had just started listening to Clannad...Theme from Harry's Game The photo & the song were the most perfect match. The image was this one http://images.ephotozine.com/gallery/2012/46/tn/tn17370...

    18 Nov 2012 2:02PM | Read

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  • Black out screen

    Just discovered how much nicer it is to view photos using the black out button....Yes it concentrates the eyes so much more.:D Also just discovered I can opt out of the versus challenge. It would be OK if photos challenged each other in similar cate...

    20 Oct 2012 10:27AM | Read

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  • Two Monitors !!!

    I was working on a new creation a few days ago, quite a departure from my normal type of picture. I was about to upload to my gallery when I realised how wildly different the colouration was on my MacPro monitor compared to my HP monitor. No matter w...

    17 Oct 2012 10:35PM | Read

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