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Mar 10, 2018 06:22:05   #
"I refuse to believe there are no professional print shops in the UK."

I have used DSCL for many years and have been most happy with everything
they have printed for me ..........

http://dscolourlabs.co.uk
 
Mar 22, 2017 06:49:14   #
nimbushopper wrote:
It looks like a bromeliad!


Correct......
Aug 18, 2016 06:30:45   #
jerryc41 wrote:
In 2014, a military pilot in the UK got his Nikon D5300 jammed in the controls, causing the plane to take a quick 4400' dive. He was court marshalled, and now there are ten lawsuits filed against the Ministry of Defence.

Google - Plane plunged 4400 feet after pilot's camera became wedged against controls


What actually happened was the pilot, alone in the cockpit, taking pictures. (The co-pilot was in the galley)
Once finished snapping, he placed the camera on his seat armrest.
Re-adjusting his seat (electrically) to continue his flying duties, the camera was pushed forward, now wedged between the armrest and the side-stick, pitching the aircraft hard nose down. The co-pilot managed to re enter the cockpit, but was pinned to the ceiling due to -ve G. The plane recovered from the dive due to the sophisticated software onboard the Airbus 330 - not input from the pilots...

This article in Flight Global gives more detail.....

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/a330-flight-control-laws-saved-voyager-inquiry-finds-410491/
Aug 5, 2016 06:14:09   #
Just thought I would chip in my six-pennyworth.....

I reside in the middle-east (as I set up my photography businesses here)
and the idea of going out alone is not one we even think about.......
Daytime (commercial) shoots usually involve 3-4 team members.
Usually 1 'tog and 3 'assistants'.
Night time - we usually don't accept commissions unless
the client is willing to pay a hefty overhead.

The last one we did in June 2016 had 11 of my team milling
around, all with 2-way radios and under the (occasional) watchful eye of a local
police patrol.. Heavy stuff, but the rewards are equally awesome.....

So, enjoy your shooting if you wander alone, but always consider the dangers
which may present themselves - often in the least threatening places......
Jun 17, 2016 07:37:34   #
Nikon Europe have this chart currently on their website.....


Jun 13, 2016 06:44:13   #
jradose wrote:
I think there are some "Hogs" who can't wait for a new post to appear, just so the can post, "use the search function at the top of the page."


In some cases, it seems it is their 'raison d'être'

 
Jun 11, 2016 05:57:05   #
I have replaced by brace of D4s bodies with a pair of D5's. Still quite early days but, as I have owned D4 and D4s models over a period of time, I can only state (with honesty) that the D5 is more than a worthy successor.

ps I do not bother reading the critiques (especially on here) from amateur armchair experts who blether on without really knowing what they are talking about ........good for their ego's though, no doubt.....
May 24, 2016 05:58:12   #
Carl D wrote:
I use Affinity Photo and Captire One. Gave Photoshop and Lightroom the boot.


Good to find a 'free thinking' photographer on here for a change !

May 24, 2016 05:55:27   #
wendallb wrote:
I use Paintshop Pro and Aftershot Pro 3, and sometimes Photoshop elements. They all work well.



Apr 9, 2016 05:51:37   #
:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Expect a visit from the "Adobe Fanbois" cavalry - I can hear them galloping up already :D
Aug 2, 2015 07:36:04   #
Judging by the orderly queue, they must be Brit dogs .........
 
Jul 29, 2015 06:14:24   #
I charge £250/hour studio £350/hour location. Clients receive low-res/watermarked proofs on disk. Clients choose 6 shots which are PP'd and printed onto archival paper. (8x10 or A4). Extra prints can be supplied @£20 with price breaks for higher quantities. Hope that's of some use........
Jul 29, 2015 06:01:41   #
Now I don't want to rain on your parade - but if you go back around 30+ years - the English Electric Lightning used to demonstrate a vertical climb direct from the rotate. Wheels up at 20 feet, full burner, stick hard back and watch her go.......Not sure if there is anything on YouTube ?
Jul 28, 2015 05:51:35   #
SonnyE wrote:
Yep. Not reality.

But thanks for the graphic display of unnatural.


:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Jul 21, 2015 06:02:45   #
donrent wrote:
THAT, really wasn't even funny... Don't try again please....


Hmmmm. Looks like you have had the latest 'sense of humour' bypass........
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