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Forum: Photos 05-18-2009, 05:44 AM
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Posted By mikobi
To erdna: the mediterranean islands...

Thanks for the kind note Andrι! Nice to hear, especially from you: I've always enjoyed your photos, in particular those of the Island of Capri (I've always wanted to go there). Sardinia is...
Forum: Photos 04-25-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By mikobi
To CMJC: more detail on silhouetted dome in W/S

Thanks Jon for the note on more detail on the dome...I actually had done the same shot slightly less stopped down (about F12 instead of F16)...and this did give more detail to the dome.

I posted...
Forum: General 04-25-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,741
Posted By mikobi
Re: Any idea?

I would take it as spam and delete/ignore.

-Karl
Forum: Photos 04-24-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By mikobi
To jhnel: rebuilding in Abruzzo

Hi James,

From what I can tell, assistance has been (rightly) focused on the injured and homeless. A facebook page called <a...
Forum: Photos 04-10-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By mikobi
To jhnel: abruzzo earthquake...

Thanks for the note James...yes, I've been saddened by this all week, and was cheered up by <a href="http://www.treklens.com/viewphotos.php?l=3&p=506781">Stasa's note</a> on TL reminding me that...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 04-10-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,386
Posted By mikobi
Re: Scanner advice? Considering NIKON Super COOLSCAN 5000 ED

Hi Adrian!

Thanks for the thoughtful reply. I did end up getting the 5000 ED scanner. So far it seems to work fine.

For slides and color negs it works great. I've been using it a bit for...
Forum: General 04-10-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,940
Posted By mikobi
Re: How to add a map to your photos

Hi Didi... I'm not sure that's true.

I use http://itouchmap.com/latlong.html to get close to where I want,
then just drag the little marker to the exact point. Sometimes you have to close...
Forum: General 03-28-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,279
Posted By mikobi
Re: The quality of photographs....

Hi Phil (costalscapes)...

Ha! Yes, you and me both!
(Though I've been a member for longer, I only
started posting recently.)

I feel that I'm in good company.

-Karl
Forum: General 03-28-2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,279
Posted By mikobi
Re: The quality of photographs....

Not sure I concur.

To say so risks implying that site was great in the golden old days and the longstanding members were ace photographers compared to the riff raff joining these days.

Going...
Forum: General 03-25-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,001
Posted By mikobi
Re: saddened to leave

Yes,

After I read Nuno's note, I discovered the recent tempest surrounding some photos on TL. Even tried posting an alternative view. It has devolved into petty, mean ad hominem attacks. I sent...
Forum: General 03-24-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,001
Posted By mikobi
Re: saddened to leave

Hi Dan...not sure if I used the W word or not.

I recall writing a long description of the land, explaining that it was a "caldera" that resulted from the evacuation of a vast amount of magma and...
Forum: General 03-24-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,001
Posted By mikobi
Re: saddened to leave

Hi Dan!

I agree, for random party pictures there are other sites.

So we can see why I was surprised it was removed, I posted <a...
Forum: General 03-24-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,001
Posted By mikobi
Re: saddened to leave

Hi Didi!

Yes, I suppose "no family or pets" I understand. But no friends? Shall I not befriend people before taking their picture? Shall trekearth be a monument to a world of strangers...
Forum: General 03-24-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,001
Posted By mikobi
Re: saddened to leave

Hi Nuno,

Thanks for the note. I can't tell if you are joking or not.

I have always admired your work, and respect you as a good photographer.

So far so good for me at TL. People have been...
Forum: General 03-22-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By mikobi
Re: Map

Hi Marlene,

I use this site, and it seems to work well for me:

<a href="http://itouchmap.com/latlong.html">http://itouchmap.com/latlong.html</a> .

-Karl
Forum: General 03-21-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,001
Posted By mikobi
saddened to leave

Hi friends. Though it has not been a long time since I joined TrekEarth (a few months), I'm sad to say I will be migrating most of (what I think are) my most interesting photos over to TrekLens.
...
Forum: General 03-17-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,673
Posted By mikobi
Re: Photo Upload problem

Hi Juan. Lots to learn. Totally learnable. (1) get some basic software to manage the photos from your digital camera. The camera probably came with some basic software to manage photos, you might...
Forum: General 03-15-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,496
Posted By mikobi
Re: TE site problem

Hi! There is also a problem attempting to post an appeal to a mistakenly removed photo. Hitting the button just results in "Invalid insert_query55". Thanks! -K
Forum: Photos 03-11-2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By mikobi
To phoolan: reminds me of the dog in Bangkok in your photo,

Merci beaucoup Laetitia!

J'aime son expression aussi!
Si vous allez jamais en Sardegna, vous devez inclure la ville de Bosa!
Trθs colorιe! Trθs belle!

BTW, J'aime bien vos photos,...
Forum: Photos 03-10-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By mikobi
To baddori: sardegna

Ciao Gianfranco!

Grazie!

Credo che il cielo sia troppo blu in questa foto,
(troppo saturazione nel photoshop!),
ma la foto θ comunque bella.

Visiteremo Saccargia sul viaggio seguente.
Forum: Tips-Techniques 03-01-2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,526
Posted By mikobi
Re: Black and white or black and white colour?

Mike, good point. Tomorrow is likely to be yet another cold, rainy day in Seattle. I'll give it a try on both settings (monochrome first, with an eye to what is seen onscreen, then with color to be...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 02-28-2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,526
Posted By mikobi
Re: Black and white or black and white colour?

Hi Mike.

At first, when I read your post, I was thinking...well it depends on what look you are going for: something nice and grainy like Kodak's tri-x or something smooth and sumptuous like...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 02-28-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,386
Posted By mikobi
Scanner advice? Considering NIKON Super COOLSCAN 5000 ED

Hi!

I have scores (hundreds?) of rolls of mostly fuji and kodacolor negatives (as well as some black and white negs) that I would like to scan in. Research online seems to keep pointing me to the...
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