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Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 26/01/2015 at 08:36

Very sorry to hear this sad news, Verdun.....please accept my sincere condolences.

Camera Corner

Posted: 26/01/2015 at 08:33

Hi, Runnybeak

I live quite near to Fradley  Jnc.....haven't spotted any geese standing on their heads so far  nice pics though.

Music in the Garden

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 20:22

This is proper music & dancing, Frank! 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxQZQ86jJHg

Camera Corner

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 19:45
KEF wrote (see)

David I preferred the picture without the coloured vase. My camera isn't good enough to zoom much without loosing quality.

 

I agree, KEF....in fact both pots were coloured (first on green & white) with the camera set  on the chosen setting it just picks up red (and b & w of course)  hence my swapping it for a red one, just as an experiment.

Hope that makes sense.

Camera Corner

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 19:38

No, still can't see them, Charlie.....probably because your second picture is still quite small when enlarged.

My aforementioned telephoto lens is 24 - 1000mm 42x zoom.

Camera Corner

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 11:14
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/Bedroom/011_zps6fobzxkg.jpg

 

 

I mentioned telephoto lens yesterday....I took these two random shots (nothing special) this morning to illustrate the point.

The church in the middle of the first pic (just about visible) and the second is the same church zoomed in on.

As you can see, I took the shots while watching Sunday morning soccer.

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/Bedroom/008_zpsqiim4jkb.jpg

 

 Btw, the church was about a mile away.

Potatoes

Posted: 24/01/2015 at 16:10

Bob is quite right of course, when I replied, I assumed this would have been done and was therefore applicable to haulms above the ridges.

Potatoes

Posted: 24/01/2015 at 16:06

Hi, Daffodilgirl.....my recommendation would be for either 'Swift' or 'Rocket', both super tasting spuds.

Regarding frost protection, if you don't plant too early, they won't need it. If we do get a very late frost, they can be covered with sheets of newspaper..... weighted down with stones or similar, of course.

Finally, when spuds do get nipped by late frosts, the damage isn't normally terminal, they will recover without damage to the tubers. 

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 24/01/2015 at 12:49
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/Bedroom/005_zpsbkxq7xuz.jpg

 

 

I can see your bullfinch, Fritillary.....a telephoto lens is useful at time like that.

Had another play with my b & w/colours. This time swapped the pot for a red one.

Camera Corner

Posted: 24/01/2015 at 09:13
Lunaria wrote (see)

You've just ruined the magic. But I'm still impressed with the camera.  My husband would love that.

 

Morning, Lunaria

Sorry if I've shattered any illusions  It's not a camera setting I've used very much, but does offer another interesting dimension to photography.

I have seen an excellent shot taken by a member of my camera club, the subject being children playing in a field of pumpkins with the camera being set to highlight the colour orange. 

  

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