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Re: What's on YOUR desktop?

Post by Horus » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:54 pm

But you did very well with using them as I recall Kiya ;) you produced some very credible results during our Photoshop/Gimp tutorial sessions :up


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Re: What's on YOUR desktop?

Post by Grandad » Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:55 pm

I remember them well and have them all printed. :up

And Kiya, I love layers. You can have so much fun with them but, IMO, you need a PC. I can't imagine trying to manipulate layers on a tablet or even a laptop.
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Re: What's on YOUR desktop?

Post by Horus » Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:53 pm

A bit like photography Grandad, anyone can take a photo on a mobile phone, but for real images you need a proper camera. ;)
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Re: What's on YOUR desktop?

Post by Mad Dilys » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:50 pm

Don't remind me Horus, my trusty EOS 500 that the crew called Baby as I always had it with me is waiting for me in Luxor. I much prefer proper film. :(

On a lighter note, sometimes I joined a group of passengers taking photos before or after the flight back in the day and lenses would be changed with sly looks at what other people had - the lenses got longer in the competition then I brought mine out! :lol: It's the competitor in me, I can't resist. ;)
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Re: What's on YOUR desktop?

Post by Kiya » Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:55 am

I have them all printed too Grandad.............. & Horus I was only good with layers when

following your instructions ;) :)

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Re: What's on YOUR desktop?

Post by Horus » Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:18 am

I can't take all the credit Kiya, you were all good students ;)
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Re: What's on YOUR desktop?

Post by Grandad » Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:29 am

Horus wrote:A bit like photography Grandad, anyone can take a photo on a mobile phone, but for real images you need a proper camera. ;)
I do agree H. Although mobile phone cameras are now excellent they can never compete with a proper camera. My recently acquired inexpensive Lumix bridge camera has a 20 - 1200mm zoom 60x. A grandsons girlfriend who is planning to get a 'proper camera' asked if she could try my new one. These are untouched pictures she took of our visiting cat, hiding under bushes, at the extremes of the zoom range from the same standpoint.

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I doubt if a camera phone will ever be able to do that. ;)
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Re: What's on YOUR desktop?

Post by Mad Dilys » Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:07 pm

You are tempting me Grandad. ;)
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Re: What's on YOUR desktop?

Post by Horus » Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:01 pm

Thats a nice camera Grandad :up you didn't say you were buying another camera, or did I miss that?
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Re: What's on YOUR desktop?

Post by Grandad » Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:37 pm

Horus I believe I did mention but can't find the post.
This was before the cataract op and I remember saying something like ' What does a bloke with one duff eye and one that can't read a car number plate do? Answer: Buy a camera.'
Having disposed of everything except the Fuji X10, I was missing a long lens. This Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ82 came up on QVC with a deal that after cashback was £220. It is wifi and has a screen like a mobile phone with two finger zoom and flick through images. Although I have said I have difficulty with electronic viewfinders, this one is as near 'real' as I have seen. So I am happy to have a capable zoom once again. :up
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Re: What's on YOUR desktop?

Post by Horus » Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:08 pm

Yes I do remember now :up that was a good price ;)
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