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Forum: Photos 09-09-2012, 12:03 AM
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To icesurfer: Lens

Hi Icesurfer, Usually i have the 18-200mm Sigma attached but have a few others lens. My favourite is 100-400 mm canon but bulky to carry around. Tks for visit M.
Forum: Photos 05-02-2012, 01:38 AM
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To batalay: Vatican

Hi Bulent, Yes it it is a wonderful place to visit. My second time. I ended up in a queue to climb to the tall Dome up 320 tiny steps in tight passage, full of people but worth the effort just once....
Forum: Photos 03-01-2012, 05:25 AM
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To batalay: Crew

Hi Bulent, Thanks for visit, yes there were 5 or 6 crew near the entry seemed pretty well dressed etc, maybe owners some tycoon or other. The massive cruise ship behind was difficult to take photos...
Forum: Photos 12-26-2011, 08:44 AM
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To batalay: Boxing Day

Hi Bullent, Yes we do it is important for two main resons 1. Start of Sydney to Hobart yacht race & 2. The Cricket begins at MCG in Melbourne. The champion Indian batsman is trying for his 100th...
Forum: Photos 12-18-2011, 03:05 AM
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Posted By MLINES
To batalay: Very useful workshop

Hi Bulent, Thanks for your WS it makes it clearer.. TFS. Murray
Forum: Photos 10-18-2011, 12:50 PM
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To jhm: Few people

Yes, it is surprising to see such a people-free space in such a busy city. It is a residential area and so will have many around after work hours and weekends for sure. A great part of this huge...
Forum: Photos 09-25-2011, 01:27 PM
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Posted By MLINES
To bema: Ambiance

Thanks as that is the correct word...
Forum: Photos 09-25-2011, 04:08 AM
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To bema: Updates

Hi Bema, Many thanks for corrections. Much obliged. Murray
Forum: Photos 09-24-2011, 02:58 AM
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To icesurfer: Ta Phrom

Hi Icesurfer, Yes that sounds right, it was a bit confusng seeing about 5 places all that area. What a delight to see such facinating ruins and hear the stories of dragging of the large stone blocks...
Forum: Photos 09-08-2011, 11:39 PM
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Posted By MLINES
To fiveta: Notes from Wikipedia

Angkor Wat (Khmer: អង្គរវត្ត) is a temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia, built for the king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. As the best-preserved temple...
Forum: Photos 07-10-2011, 03:56 AM
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Posted By MLINES
To samson: Windscreen

Thanks Sam, Yes through the car window. Many didn't come out as clear as this - always need to take a few for luck...M
Forum: Photos 06-20-2011, 02:03 AM
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Posted By MLINES
To jaywalker: not so sharp

Hi Wilson, Yes, i wish was sharper. Almost dark as sunset so light an issue, and wobbly hand!!
Forum: Photos 06-06-2011, 07:52 AM
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Posted By MLINES
To ifege: Slight line

Hi Ian, I agree, it was lower light and maybe some movement in my hands no doubt. I should take a tripod, but too much hassle for me. Appreciate your comment though. Rgds M
Forum: Photos 06-05-2011, 02:04 AM
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To paura: Building feat

Thanks Paulo, Yes i think my host mentioned it had fallen down earlier and been rebuilt at lease a couple of times. It looks a bit top heavy so not surprised. Amazing with just bricks and mortar.
Forum: Photos 05-29-2011, 10:10 AM
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Posted By MLINES
To batalay: Old is better

Yes That is true, many of the newer structures lack appeal, and generally the city is big but not so beautiful. It is an affront to the senses in many ways..Rgds M.
Forum: Photos 05-16-2011, 04:39 AM
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Posted By MLINES
To siolaw: Angle

Hi Laurent, It was my first trip after a mine visit in Rajasthan, so took a journey to see India gate etc. Keen to drive anong the coastal strip and this was looking back when heading towards the...
Forum: Photos 05-11-2011, 08:07 AM
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Posted By MLINES
Nat Geo blog

Hi Bulent, Congrats on your new assignments, your energy levels are very high! I read the ANZAC article with interest. Rgds ML
Forum: Photos 05-01-2011, 04:14 AM
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Posted By MLINES
To batalay: Kim

Hi Bulent, Good to see you also visited my favourite building (Petronas Twin Towers) , it is a special fusion of styles for sure. Will look forward to seeing your photo of who we affectionately now...
Forum: Photos 04-12-2011, 06:54 AM
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Posted By MLINES
To mozzy27: Crop

Yes it was from the front steps of the KL Temple. I like the twin towers so couldn't help take a photo. Rgds M.
Forum: Photos 03-31-2011, 08:14 AM
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Posted By MLINES
To serp2000: WS sharpened

Many thanks Serghi i posted a sharper version in WS now
Forum: Photos 03-30-2011, 12:28 PM
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Posted By MLINES
To jhm: Kookaburra

Hi John, If you put this name into google you will see more
they are very cute birds
They fly down and steal meat off BBQ at times
Rgds Murray
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 03-29-2011, 01:32 AM
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Views: 1,525
Posted By MLINES
Malfunction at present (very rare event)

Invalid display_critiques2_query

this appears instead of critiques received. Any help appreciate.

tks ML
Forum: Photos 03-25-2011, 03:51 AM
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Posted By MLINES
To batalay: Heights and fear of flying etc

Hi Bulent, Many thanks, it was good to see the photos of the old (pre-safety) days. Much appreciated Murray
Forum: Photos 03-21-2011, 07:54 AM
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Posted By MLINES
To batalay: Borneo Orangotan ( Man of the Forest)

http://getaway.ninemsn.com.au/fsasia/malaysia/813798/borneo-orangutans

Hi Bulent, Thanks for your visit and comment. I found a website with details on so added to the photo now. Rgds Murray

PS...
Forum: Photos 03-15-2011, 09:57 PM
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Views: 187
Posted By MLINES
To delpeoples: Alpha

Thanks Lisa, The Dr Vet in charge mentioned he had 5 ladies in his harum and when another young male tried to be friendly with one of them, this tough guy bit him so badly needed to be stitched up...
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