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Forum: Photos 08-24-2017, 12:48 AM
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Posted By xtxhoward
The Italian Chapel

Look for the interior tomorrow.
Forum: Photos 08-21-2016, 03:36 PM
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To Noel_Byrne: Are You a Lord of the Rings fan?

When I saw this I immediately thought of the Eye of Sauron in the Lord of the Rings movies (except the eye was vertical instead of horizontal.) Also made me think of sci-fi movies with portals into...
Forum: Photos 08-17-2016, 04:20 PM
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To Noel_Byrne: falling cliffs

I had that same uneasy feeling from the Cliffs of Moher a few years ago.

And - as for the weather ... on our 3 day drive along the Great Ocean Road from Melbourne to Adelaide, this shot was taken...
Forum: Photos 08-16-2016, 03:37 PM
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To CLODO: About your questions

Hello, Claude. Thanks for taking time to comment. As I recall, the painting was perhaps a meter wide. And, regarding the round white dot .... I don't know. I double-checked my original exposure ......
Forum: Photos 08-14-2016, 04:18 PM
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To Noel_Byrne: Another thanks

As always, Noel -- so appreciate your comments and compliments. And, yes, this place has history! We got wonderful stories from the guides, handed down orally over many years. Look for a post soon...
Forum: Photos 08-12-2016, 01:59 PM
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You're right

So helpful to have another set of eyes look at your picture. Until you pointed it out, I never noticed the tripod leg. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Photos 08-08-2016, 09:18 PM
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To pajaran: I look forward to your comments

Hi, Paja. It's nice to get feedback from people like you who appreciate technique AND text. I really enjoy your comments, and thank you for taking the time. Encourages me to post more often.
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Forum: Photos 08-05-2016, 07:49 PM
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To Noel_Byrne: hi back

Nice to hear from you, Noel, and thanks as always for the positive reinforcement. I use Photoshop elements grid lines and free rotate to get the horizon right, and when I get barrel distortion and...
Forum: Photos 05-10-2015, 06:07 PM
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Posted By xtxhoward
Hi again

Nice to hear from you again. And as always, thanks for the positive feedback. New Zealand was phenomenal. Photography heaven. Nothing like being able to see coastlines, rainforests, mountains,...
Forum: Photos 05-07-2015, 12:08 AM
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To willperrett: PP and my pic

Most of the PP enhancement was an Omni light filter centered between the sun and the beach to bring up the glow on the beach and bring up the edge of the cloud. Also had to lighten the rocks and surf...
Forum: Photos 08-29-2014, 08:11 PM
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To ikeharel: Thanks for your comment

Always nice to get feedback on my photos, and particularly nice to hear from photographers from around the world. I think you're the first I've gotten from Israel, so thanks for taking the time for...
Forum: Photos 08-29-2014, 05:22 PM
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To Noel_Byrne: No Pics in Book of Kells exhibit

Hey, Noel. Didn't seem to be anyone hassling people inside the main library hall. I was able to do a montage of photos of the Viking Banners and took many other shots in there. You're right about "no...
Forum: Photos 08-14-2014, 08:01 PM
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To Noel_Byrne: Ivy-covered house in Wales

Thanks for the nice (and detailed) comment, Noel. Noticed from your profile that you're from Ireland. Just back from a number of stops in your beautiful country. Hope to post a few shots from over...
Forum: Photos 09-19-2012, 01:02 AM
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Posted By xtxhoward
To Lisas_world: Van Gogh Sky

Thanks for the nice comment, Lisa. You might also enjoy the "continuation of the sunset" photo I posted today. "Who needs Key West?!" (said the guy from South Florida ... and South Jersey.)
Forum: Photos 09-17-2012, 09:59 PM
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To ACL1978: Cape May sunset photo

Thanks so much for the nice comment, Andrew. Loved your Mystery Science Theater 3000 reference. Agree with you about the "ooh and ahhh" factor for great sunsets. We get down to Key West pretty often,...
Forum: Photos 08-09-2012, 01:31 PM
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To kabel: My fire rainbow image

Hi, Karen. Thanks for the comment. Shot this at 12x magnification - hand held Panasonic Lumix Point and Shoot with Sunset setting to highlight colors.
Regards -
Howard Goldberg
Delray Beach, FL
Forum: Photos 08-06-2012, 08:24 PM
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Posted By xtxhoward
To batalay: I'm flattered

Hi, Professor.
Always nice to get feedback, but to get it from a Physicist/National Geographic blogger ... well, that sure made my day. Glad you liked the shot. I have others from the same event...
Forum: Photos 07-24-2012, 08:37 PM
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To Noel_Byrne: Right - Stay at the hotel

Really enjoyed our stay at the Hotel Colon. Worth the extra expense for the balcony room facing the cathedral. Thanks for the nice comment, Noel.
Forum: Photos 05-31-2010, 09:22 PM
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To marina7: Wild West photo

Thanks for the nice comment, Marina. I was shooting in 4:3 format and there was too much foreground in the uncropped shot (and some "junk" in the lower right corner.) I was going for a panorama...
Forum: Photos 05-31-2010, 01:15 AM
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To guitianmiranda: The Human Ant Farm (Bryce)

Hi, Carlos. Saw you also visited Monument Valley, Arches, Dead Horse Point as we did. Amazing scenery. Thanks for your comment. Regards - Howard
Forum: Photos 05-29-2010, 01:26 AM
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Posted By xtxhoward
To fisher: About your comment

Just a jpg shot with a point and shoot. Low light - note the 1/20 sec exposure. Had to brace against the canyon wall to steady the camera. A few photographers had tripods, but v. cramped space and...
Forum: Photos 05-28-2010, 04:15 PM
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To bantonbuju: Thanks for the nice comment

Really appreciate your comment, Jerzy. Coming from someone with ~50,000 points to his credit, I'm honored. Looked over your many pics and was impressed by your feel for people in their environment....
Forum: Photos 11-02-2009, 03:51 PM
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To leo61: Basilica Cistern photo

It's really wonderful to get compliments from someone like you with an obvious passion for photography and both technical and artistic skills. I was knocked out by many many of your pics ... your...
Forum: Photos 11-02-2009, 03:43 PM
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Posted By xtxhoward
To tatadalou: Basilica Cistern photo

Hi, Delphine -

So glad to get your kind comment about my photo. Agree with you that this kind of pic is more interesting off-center. Appreciate you taking the time to respond.

Warm wishes from...
Forum: Photos 11-01-2009, 04:03 PM
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Posted By xtxhoward
To mortijo: Oia

Hi, John,

I have to agree with you. Photos of Oia are not exactly rare. But I couldn't resist. The colors. The light. The angles. So beautiful. Thanks for the nice note. Best regards.

Howard
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