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  • Fed up weight-lifting and looking for a small pocket camera.

    The market is always evolving. The Nikon Z50 with up to 5 stops VR and an FX lens range equivalent of 24-375mm for just under 1,000 is a recent new option. For Nikon pho...
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  • Strange?

    See here: funeral photography
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  • A mature wedding....

    Never assume that older couples aren't all "romantic" and "kissy-kissy" they are just as human as the rest of us; amongst many "older" persons' weddings was one where the...
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  • Ouch - that smarts

    ... actually probably more to the point... don't take unnecessary equipment when you don't need it and don't be lazy. I only took perhaps 30 shots, the batteries ins...
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  • Flashy bounce

    Use the modelling lamp on your flash and you can see where the light is being reflected.:D
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  • Metz P76 -do I have a problem

    HI For the second time I thought I'd already posted this but it's not there (must be my browser) so I'm trying again.. So, I've got myself a Metz P76 external powe...
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  • external battery pack

    "Thanks guys for your comments here. I can do a bit of DIY but for the occasions where I'll be using the pack (I've a wedding coming up which is in a big plain brick ...
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  • So it's not a cheap option then!

    "The dealers are the problem!Wanting to much money... What crap.... dealer margins are incredibly small. Nikon's Australia dealer list was published recently and the...
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  • Seen the pic of our Tel in the radio times?

    Hi Anyone seen the picture of our Tel (Wogan) in this week's Radio Times... the one of him outside of the beeb looking like Sam Spade? You might think this is a bit...
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  • Night-time wedding?.....

    I have a wedding on the 27th at 3pm, so not much ambient around for that. I'm thinking along the lines of angej, using the inside of the church, with flash and shoot th...
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  • A bit dissapointed with Loxely

    Loxley may well turn out a decent print and have a good customer attitude, but like many labs they have a somewhat questionable approach to print matching and colour mana...
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  • Who's an aged rocker?

    Anyone going to the Bad Company gigs in April? Hubby jumped up and down like a child when he got the email about this tour!!!!!!!!
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  • Nikon Expo 2009.. is there one?

    Companies are cutting back in the recession. I understand Canon will not be at Focus in February.
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  • Automatic image transfer

    I've had a look at diyphotobits. It works well but the downside is it really doen't look very proffesional. Shame really...
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  • Clothing company web site

    Hi Anil If I look for the company name that's in the first bit of the email address, that company is in Docklands, London, but not a nice bit (I had a look on Google m...
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  • Another vox-pop. d yo pk txt?

    I'm sure a student Business degree in "Nokia speak" is available somewhere already :-)
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  • Black hat on a black background

    Thanks Pete, I'll give it a go. Cheers Sam
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  • Slide show - how long?

    "leaving a killer image on the screen " Way to go....French Windows or Juliet Balcony....Anyone...:) Probably both....;)
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  • Music for slideshows

    I'll write, arrange, and produce music in most genres, any custom length, and email you a few samples. I've been doing soundtracks for videos for a couple people. Guarant...
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  • Sarabanda. What?

    No clue whatsoever, but you don't get that on Total Wipeout, that's for sure :)
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  • How big is 6 x 4?

    A good way of guaranteeing that you will not get repeat business (for that job) is to give away printable files on disk. I will happily provide my customers with files on...
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  • Albums factory - anyone?

    Yep, dodgy was my reaction but I can't think of how the dodge will work.... Will have to have another re-read of the non-existent small print . . I'm OK in the bar...
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  • Software to monitor a folder and display new images

    Decided to write my own programme to monitor a folder and automatically display new images. If it gets finished and is reliable I'll put it up on the internet and post...
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  • How long do you reckon?

    Thanks for all these thoughts. The final postscript to this is that when I told them how long it's likely to take, they backed out and came up with a plan "B" - only 2...
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  • Metz 58 af-1 secondary reflector

    Ahh, forget it, it was me getting confused with all them there knobs and buttons and everything.... My first camera was a Kodak instamatic.... Sam
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  • How many is too many?

    I'd say a deadline focusses people's minds very well. It's a bit like a well known landmark. If it's there all the time you just don't get round to visiting it. If it's ...
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  • Anyone got a Metz 58 AF-1?

    Hi Thanks Guys Duncan, Stofen don't list a diffuser for the 58 AF-1... will have to try something else. mark_delta, what do you diffuse with? (or do you take i...
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  • Nikon shot a hole in their foot?

    Mee, too. I'd misread the spec the 58 does commander mode, but not the 48.
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  • My P-10 Dye Sub printer wont do sepia

    You may need to change the printer. Printers are so cheap now that they cost little more than a set of inks. I find that the Epson printers with epson paper gives superb ...
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  • Another business question

    "Whats wrong with photobox? always had great quality, very cheap and very fast" try Dunns a pro lab a see what a real print looks like :-) :-)
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