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Trefor Village Seascapes

Glad that the lens is now fine. I have this lens and it is a stunner. It used to stick a bit when zooming in very hot conditions but that has fixed itself. It is my third copy as the first was tota...

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23/07/2019 - 23:09
A few days around Ambleside

Probably very similar to sets I've posted from previous years (Ambleside has become one of our favourite little break places) - this time I think I had the best compromise equipment selection I've ...

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23/07/2019 - 21:32
WTB: Pentax MX in black

Still lookin' ;)

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23/07/2019 - 20:41
Our eyes

My optician thouhgt I had PVD a couple years ago as the focus in my left eye detirioated suddenly. It turned out I had a cataract which has since been operated on. The plus for me is I no longer ne...

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23/07/2019 - 19:29
Links

It what circumstances does it not work?

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23/07/2019 - 19:08
Pentax FA 43mm f1.9 Limited Lens

Thanks, it is black.

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23/07/2019 - 18:56
Advice on Filters for 35mm

I think that a good quality circular polarizer is probably the only 'filter' you might need, and perhaps an ND filter or two, a 10 stopper maybe, most others including grads can be added in post pr...

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23/07/2019 - 18:18
H2O

I've just noticed that I mentioned 'a touch of Hockey' when I should have said 'a touch of Hockney'. Sigh. Well spotted Bill. The Plymouth Lido photograph has a painterly quality that remind...

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23/07/2019 - 17:42
Banded Thrip

From an ox-eye type large daisy in the garden. By scaling off the computer screen image, I made this about 2.6mm long..... K5, 100mm. D FA Macro, manual focus, handheld. Whole Frame ...

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23/07/2019 - 14:04
some bits from local common

Great set... 1,2,3 and 5 for me... there's something deeply forlorn about 5, which is wonderful... and as Steve said above, the background on 1 really complements your framing of the damselfly... s...

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23/07/2019 - 12:18
Scabious

Cheers Lennybloke! Roger.

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23/07/2019 - 07:22
Female Crane Fly

Thanks chaps! Rger.

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23/07/2019 - 07:18
WTB: Pentax A lenses for spare parts

Bump - just a junk lot might do too.

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23/07/2019 - 00:58
22/07/2019 - 23:44
FS: Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm f2.5 (Late Model) - Excellent

Any pics of the lens ?Will do some as soon as I get a chance :lol:

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22/07/2019 - 21:32
Hampton Court (Herefordshire)

Thanks again for all the comments - the 60-250 is a great lens, it does annoy me to see a little vignetting at the long end, but then I remind myself that it was designed for APS-C so to have to cr...

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22/07/2019 - 21:31
American Metal at the seaside 2

Great selection Phil - the simplicity of the 3rd shot stands it out for me 8)

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22/07/2019 - 21:27
Guess the flower

More crackers Derek - love the first of the second set, great focus selection and gentle background blur :wink:

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22/07/2019 - 21:22
So glad I didn't sell this lens

Thank you all for your very kind comments - this lens is truly a real gem, there's often hype over top end lenses but I doubt that any modern designs of long macro lenses could improve on this lens...

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22/07/2019 - 21:15
For Sale: Pentax K-3, D-BG5 Grip (plus battery), Samsung 12-24, DA*16-50 and DA*60-250

Payment received for grip. Other items still available

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22/07/2019 - 21:15
Golden Beetle

The one you found looks like a female. Here is a male version, from which you can understand its common name of 'swollen thigh beetle' ! Yet another day in which I learn something new. Thank you.:D...

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22/07/2019 - 13:29
For Sale - LX with a sticky mirror

Still available Happy to hear that offers

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22/07/2019 - 07:26
M42 adapter

If you have fingernails you can shove one of them in the slot to get the same result. I use the corner of my thumbnail. Derek, for a microscope I presume you won't need infinity focus. Consequent...

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22/07/2019 - 01:43
Garden Macros and Snakes

Wonderful pictures. I also have to agree with David about composition and natural light. Have you tried cranking up the ISO Derek? Not being a flash user nor a super mega macro type I don't know wh...

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22/07/2019 - 01:08
Beetle in Flight

I've tried to do this. It's flippin' hard so well done!

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22/07/2019 - 00:50
FS: Pentax K-70

Hi. Am interested in the k50 body. Will pm you

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21/07/2019 - 19:32
Coming In To Land...

I have while"d away many an hour at this type of shooting :D"Many an hour" is definitely what it takes! It does seem to be a bit easier to get these shots with the Irix 150mm than the Sigma 105m...

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21/07/2019 - 12:30
Cardboard box film scanner anyone?

Reading comments relating to use of the app on its own, people report good results. Maybe worth a try?

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21/07/2019 - 08:10
50MM PRIME LENS OR NOT

Anstonian. A 35 on your k3ii is eqivelant to 50 on full frame A 50 on your k3ii is eqivelant to 75 on full frame. The 35 will give you the close...

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20/07/2019 - 23:31
95mm nd filter

A pleasure dealing with you Nigel

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20/07/2019 - 22:03