'Portrait Photography' Competition - Win A Samyang 85mm F/1.4 FE II Lens!

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robs

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I have been absent from ePZ for a couple of years as life got complicated, but am back and ready to get stuck in again.
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  • Camera Carrying... Motorbike

    Went to I.O.M. TT last year, with a top box on the rear, and DSLR camera gear with lenses in a Think Tank - Restrospective 30 bag - wedged back against it on the pillion ...
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  • Nikon 24-120 f4 or....

    "I still approach it in much the same way... just wish I didn't get so much rubbish on the Nikon's sensor (now that is an area they could learn something from Olympus...
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  • WEX Part Exchange - Warning

    I wonder if this is an age related issue for the item. To save any future returns and loss of revenue once the lens is sold on?
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  • Lightroom 4.3 - Photoshop CS6 Colour Shift

    Ah ha - dodgy profile it was! Deleted the monitor profile to use the un-profiled settings and Lightroom/Photoshop look the same again. So... I just need to either f...
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  • Flashguns?

    I was thinking a couple of used SB800s but was just seeing if there was anything else out there. I may look to add an SB900 or two later on once funds are less constrict...
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  • Man... was that my Mojo leaving the building???

    "Yes, we all go through dry spells and landscape photography is one of those subjects where you need new locations and different types of scenery to keep the creative...
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  • Canon User... INCOMING!

    Just having a play about on Warehouse Express... put together this as a possible list: 1 x Nikon TC-14E AF-S Teleconverter II 1 x Sigma 150mm f2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macr...
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  • Sling Bags (Lowe Pro/Kata/Tamrac...?)

    The 300 slingshot Is more comfortable as a back pack than the 200/100 as it comes with a belt fitting making it more stable than the others, when in slingshot mode they a...
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  • Editing competition enteries.

    Yeah - I thought that too, but having not been that active on the site for a while I thought something must have changed!!! Will drop em a line and see what the score is...
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  • Update - Learning to ride a Motorbike

    Well done no passing. My son is doing his DAS next week to get his licence.
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  • That's the CBT done!

    It's an 'award' for removing yourself/your future possible offspring from the Gene Pool (daft ways of killing yourself basically) HERE
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  • Just booked in to learn to ride a motorbike!!!

    Congratulations robs! You'll not regret the decision to ride a bike! And another biker in our midst. I'd never even sat on a bike prior to meeting my wife, then I tried h...
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  • Moving to Cumbria - any advice

    Depends what you're after I suppose. If I was 18-22 and back at Uni, I'd probably want somewhere a bit more 'vibrant' than Lancaster. In fact I did want that, which was...
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  • Slow/Non Payment?

    "As you look into it I think you will find it is not such a rosy service that they offer. Smaller percentage for easy to collect invoice from established suppliers...
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  • Rear view mirror blues.

    Yeap! happened only twice to me today :) First time after a storm cloud passed and the sun shone, and then later at sunset.
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  • Lost inspiration.

    Cheers Chris... I will see what I can do ;) And thanks to everyone else for the words of support/encouragement or just plain understanding! I am sure it will pass as...
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  • Lens Upgrade Time.... But what!

    If your interested in going for a macro go for the Tamron SP 90 DI.. its a cracking lens.. I use mine for portraits, macro, astrophotography and even landscape where I...
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  • Back again!

    Hi Rob and welcome back.
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  • Sorry - another new toy request for help...

    Ooooh - now that could *just* be the last bit of a shove that I needed! I was planning on holding out until mid week for the rumoured Norway announcements anyway - and t...
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  • Grrr Initial Citylink

    The significant thing that comes out in this discussion, to me, was the expression by one driver of "We were running late". If the delivery load is large, and the road...
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  • D200, 5D or wait to see what comes next?

    PMSL BurntOut! You'd get some great photos using continuous shutter mode! Vince
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  • Epson R800 Clogging... lots

    Use my 1290 infrequently, try to remember to turn it on for a start up cycle every 2-3 weeks (usually longer as I forget), no problems with it... Using Epson Inks and ...
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  • Epson R800 - How to get the best out of?

    Cheers, will have a look at that!
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  • Epson Perfection 4870

    Just thought I would pop up some early impressions about this scanner incase folk are looking! Spent most the weekend scanning slides from a trip to the Amazon last ye...
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  • The Crop Factor...

    The height and width of the picture is extended, so is the apparent depth, in the wide angle shot. jas
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  • Import Duty on Lenses

    Just bought a set of converter lenses from the States. Total cost of lenses plus P&P was 89, import duty, VAT etc. was 20.58. it was delivered by UPS. Ken
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  • What equipment do you travel with?

    For holiday snaps I carry EOS1D (plus 3 batts and charger) 16-35mm F2.8L 28-70mm F2.8L 100-400mm F4.5L 550EX 20Gb Ipod, with Belkin media Reader 2 1gb CF cards 3...
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  • Close up filter for Canon 28-135IS

    Definitely. You need to buy extension equal to the focal length you plan to use to get 1:1. At that ratio, (IIRC) 2 stops of light will be lost, but your camera's meter w...
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  • Comments made on "other" website forums...

    Hmmm.....I know peeps won't agere with me on this score, but I wouldn't part Sigma 18-55mm DC, it's so versatile and bloody useful. And at only 90 quid it has to be one o...
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  • Epson Perfection 4870 v dedicated film scanner

    Cheers, that's kind of what I was expecting to hear, it looked too good to be true and it was ;-) Guess I will have to save up longer as planned for a Scan Elite then!
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