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Forum: Photos 06-11-2018, 02:38 PM
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Posted By marabu61
To emka: busy but fine

Hej Malgo
I am very busy but really fine, thank you for asking.
As I got more engaged in Birding and nature conservation, I spend lots of my time observing birds and nature or helping out with...
Forum: Photos 08-01-2017, 05:08 PM
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Posted By marabu61
To holmertz: looking trough the locomotive

Hej Gert
Tak so mycket for your kind comment.
What you see here is a candid shot trough a hole in the locomotive. As the steam train has to go up some quite steep gradients, the engine is somewhat...
Forum: Photos 08-01-2017, 04:12 PM
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Posted By marabu61
To macjake: Borders

Hi Craig
Yes, borders are somewhat special indeed. But nothing to special to you as you live so close to the US border?
We here in Switzerland are so used to borders, that we never really take any...
Forum: Photos 11-28-2016, 08:53 PM
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Views: 233
Posted By marabu61
To mcmtanyel: rain in the U.A.E. ?

Hello Murat
No, there was no rain nor was the floor wet. The marble was simply polished to perfection, one could have eaten from that floor ....:D
Daniel
Forum: Photos 11-27-2016, 05:08 PM
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Posted By marabu61
To holmertz: bought a small compact camera

Hej Gert
It is indeed a very nasty experience having ones camera falling apart on a trip such as this. My wife had to put up with me hunting all of Abu Dhabi's shopping malls in search for a cheap...
Forum: Photos 06-16-2016, 09:20 PM
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Posted By marabu61
To willperrett: a pitty indeed

Hi Will
It is a real pity indeed that nobody at TE seems to bother to the many bugs of the site. I for example don't receive any notification mails any longer when my favorites are posting. This has...
Forum: Photos 05-15-2016, 04:18 PM
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Views: 399
Posted By marabu61
To willperrett: no sepia

Hello Will
Thank you for your kind comment, it is well appreciated.
This looks like a sepia indeed but be assured that this is entirely natural.
OK, a little tweaking of contrasts and shadows and...
Forum: Photos 05-01-2016, 02:23 PM
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Views: 541
Posted By marabu61
To tyro: Note

Hi John
Yes, you are completely right about the note. It is the first time that happened to me tough. In fact when I hit the update button I got a message saying the picture being uploaded now and...
Forum: Photos 05-01-2016, 11:01 AM
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Views: 450
Posted By marabu61
To mayjayne: Hike

Hello May
Thank you so much for you kind comment.
Although we did hike a lot while in Iceland, this spot was actually quite close to our hotel for the night. If you look closely you can see the...
Forum: Photos 04-10-2016, 10:41 AM
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Views: 526
Posted By marabu61
To chawax: Yes, winter only

Hi Olivier
Yes, the ice caves are only open during the winter season obviously. Even then it is not always sure. It is after all ice that is melting during the warmer seasons. As our guide pointed...
Forum: Photos 03-20-2016, 11:45 PM
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Views: 550
Posted By marabu61
lost baggage

Hi Malgo

Sorry for not answering earlier, I have somehow missed your message.

Yes you are right, I used to work for SWISS International Airlines until my department got outsourced two years...
Forum: Photos 03-20-2016, 08:35 PM
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Views: 495
Posted By marabu61
To Noel_Byrne: no boat

Hi Noel
Glad you like it.
But we entered this cave by foot trough the hole you can see here. The cave was created by melted water but that has long since gone and the floor was dry and frozen. But...
Forum: Photos 03-18-2016, 10:37 PM
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Views: 547
Posted By marabu61
To Noel_Byrne: clouded sky

Hi Noel
Thank you for your kind comment.
Don't despair, if you haven't yet glimpsed this wonder of nature. We where in Iceland for the second time. First time was 15 nights, second time it was now...
Forum: Photos 03-18-2016, 06:46 PM
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Views: 409
Posted By marabu61
To holmertz: Parking

Hej Gert
To be honest, if you look closely to the upper right corner of the photo you can see a small strip of the road, which was covered mostly with snow and sleet.
The car stand on a small...
Forum: Photos 03-18-2016, 06:43 PM
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Views: 432
Posted By marabu61
To ikeharel: no add

Shalom Ike
No, this is by no means an add for Chevrolet.
Just our rental car in Iceland. We where lucky to get an upgrade.
Daniel
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 01-03-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,137
Posted By marabu61
still got the same problem as well!!

Hi there
First of all I wish everybody at TE a happy new year, may it bring health and success.
I hate to insist, but I have the same problem with not getting notifications mails for some month...
Forum: Photos 11-30-2015, 09:15 PM
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Views: 459
Posted By marabu61
To macjake: a weekend

Hi Craig
Yes, Bruges is nice. We went there for our wedding anniversary, we always try to do a little trip for that occasion. Both my wife and I have rather a good trip somewhere than a bouquet of...
Forum: Photos 11-28-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 331
Posted By marabu61
To tyro: lying flat on the floor

Hi John
You are absolutely right with your assumption that I was lying flat on my back for this picture. Can you imagine the crowds of tourists watching me and probably thinking what the f..., this...
Forum: Photos 11-24-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By marabu61
To tyro: Hdr

Hi John
This is actually a HDR merge of three pictures with different exposition times and then in the end converted in to black and white.
Daniel
Forum: Photos 11-24-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By marabu61
To willperrett: better crop

Hi Will
Yes, grand minds think alike, only your version is by far better cropped than mine. I have been a bit careless with the framing and should have aimed a tad higher in order to give the houses...
Forum: Photos 11-19-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By marabu61
To Miha2ou7: to tight a crop

Hello Miha
I quite agree with you and the few others that commented on the tight crop.
I should have paid more attention to the angle of my tripod and have cropped more of the foreground in order...
Forum: Photos 11-02-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By marabu61
To emka: path to the left

Hi Malgo
The path to the left is exactly the path we hiked up before descending on the other side again. It leads from the upper cable car station to the summit and covers around 450m in altitude...
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 10-31-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,137
Posted By marabu61
new mail adress

Dear IBobi
Thank you for you advice, but no thanks, I am not interested to change my e mail address just for TE.
If you are unable to fix this, I simply will slowly but surely forgetting this site...
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 10-03-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,137
Posted By marabu61
Notification mail

Dear TE Team
Again I don't receive any notification mail of my favorites postings. It is quite annoying to sieve through tons of bad pictures to find my favorites for commenting. I would really...
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 09-27-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,137
Posted By marabu61
and it happened again!!!!

Dear TE Team
And again I am not receiving any notification mail about my favorites posting a picture ........
Can you fix that again for the umpteen time please
Thank you
Daniel
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