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Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 3 Days 7 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

And then there's the extra contact resistance, as you'd get an idiot saying but my extention cord was only 1 meter but I used 5 of them. Yes if you know what your doing and understand things, but it's those that don't understand is when

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 3 Days 11 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

It didn't mention coils, it mentioned length of extension. Indeed, no problems at all. Probably 50% duty cycle while I do a barrow load, then the same time resting. So 50% for half the time is 25% overall. And I presume 2.5kW is whe

Re: Conundrum (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: geoff

They have become somewhat clouded ? geoff

Conundrum

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Posted: 5 Days 7 Hours ago by: David Brooks

I think the images here are of the /same/ Dandelion head. https://i.ibb.co/cvKPRLW/imps-overlooking-their-trolling-galaxy.png They images look different at first glance and the one on the right is missing a small yellow 'flower' in the t

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 5 Days 8 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

It was me, but not whinging just stating what was in the instructions, and it was a 9kg load washer dryer. yes I've noticed that about some really cheap ones. I have a few where even the rocker switch doesn;t always swith off the indiv

Get help with iCloud Photos!

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 5 Days 13 Hours ago by: David Brooks

I wish I'd found this years ago! - "Get help with iCloud Photos" "Learn how to manage iCloud Photos, find missing photos and videos, and delete the ones you don’t want any more." https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204570

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: geoff

Sorry, can't find in the thread where somebody was whinging about washing machine stating not to run off a power-strip. This is because of extra contact resistance causing heat/burning, and potentially (ha ha) poor grounding/earthing.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: geoff

He he he. When I built my house I ensured that a wall-socket (mostly double) was pretty much within two or three steps from anywhere. Still need power strips in several 'intense' areas such as AV setup, computer 'suite', and music roo

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 6 Days 6 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

Thought you knew about physics, it''s a coil and due to induction( sort of eddy currents, resisyance/impedance) and the like it is more likely to heat up and retain that heat than a single lengh of cable. I doubt it's on for very long

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

Depends how big you see this potential, this is probabbly why most houses don't have enough sockets and people have to use extention leads of which the vast majority have 3 extra sockets to use some have more. So, but I doubt more than

Re: Cayucos Point California (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 17 Hours ago by: Against the Left Win

On Wed, 09 Feb 2022 07:27:54 -0800, Savageduck posted:- Nice, thanks for sharing.

Re: Land's End Photo (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: Magani

I've had a modicum of success enlarging small photos with Topaz Labs' Gigapixel-AI. Might be worth a look if you want it bigger without it going all pixilated? I believe they have a free trial but I'm not sure what restrictions they hav

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 9 Days 19 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I see all sorts of weird stuff like that. My dad's log splitter is 2kW (might be 2.5) and says not to use on an extension cord over 5m. I have a 50m cord that says 13A (just over 3kW), so I don't see the problem. Unless they want to l

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

"Probably won't happen" is no reason to put a potential fire in your house. People plug in fanheaters everywhere. Is this acceptable to you? https://www.dropbox.com/s/wuhy3rnur87yrz9/s-l1600.jpg?dl=0 And you expect a woman in the k

Re: Land's End Photo (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: David Brooks

That's very kind. Thank you, Tony. 🙂

Re: Land's End Photo (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 10 Days 11 Hours ago by: David Taylor

Thanks, Tony.

Re: Land's End Photo (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 10 Days 16 Hours ago by: Tony Cooper

I didn't pay attention to the size, and the image I downloaded is only 567 x 800 at 72 ppi. That's OK for web viewing, but if you want it at 4" x 6" at 300 ppi for printing if that's the desired use here it is: https://folio.ink/WjnN7m

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Thank you for your kind comment, Peter. You obviously find plenty to do with your spare time. Well done. Forgive me - may I ask you to provide a link to the image which you cleaned up for me? Thanks.

Re: Land's End Photo (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: David Brooks

You are a bit of a star, Tony! ⭐️ Very many thanks. :-D

Re: Land's End Photo (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: David Taylor

It's a pity that the repaired photo is so much smaller than the original, and has lost significant detail as a result. Otherwise, very nice.

Re: Land's End Photo (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 11 Days 20 Hours ago by: nospam

fix your newsreader. fix your newsreader.

Land's End Photo

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 11 Days 20 Hours ago by: Tony Cooper

This one is rather worse for wear! I can't recall how it got into such a state! https://ibb.co/2F0zNVp Couldn't help taking a crack at it. I cleaned up the sky and brought in a little color in the sky. The sky shouldn't compete with

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 12 Days 15 Hours ago by: Tony Cooper

Couldn't help taking a crack at it. I cleaned up the sky and brought in a little color in the sky. The sky shouldn't compete with the figures, so I went for just a little color. Cloned out a number of problems in the figures, but did

Re: OT - An hour of birdwatching (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 12 Days 18 Hours ago by: Magani

Well, we certainly seem to think so. :-) At the risk of stirring up Trans-Pacific enmity, a US born-and-bred friend of mine once classified Australia on a visit as "California without the crazies". Disclosure: I have relations in SoCal a

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 12 Days 20 Hours ago by: Peter Jason

I'm sorry to hear that David. I too have lost many of the past and now I treasure all the old photos most of which have no comments on the subjects names and where/when they were taken. Lately I have been scrounging around distant relat

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Thank you for your efforts and comments, Peter. My parents died long ago and my younger son died when he was just 28 years of age.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Peter Jason

Yes somewhat. The photo is against the light. (the server has been down here). This is the best I could do for now, though your sending a larger file might help a little.) The yellow cast has gone, I've lightened the faces a little, sha

Re: OT - An hour of birdwatching (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

Reminds me of the fact that Britain sent it's criminals to Australia and it's religious nutters to America, Australia got the better deal

Re: OT - An hour of birdwatching (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 13 Days 8 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Haha! Of good stock, then! I'll interact with you as if you have the best of both cultures! :-D

Re: The hatred of PS and it's "cellphone service like" sleaze

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: David Taylor

As a software developer I would love to sell my software as a subscription service, but as a customer I want to buy and own - no further payments. So I don't have a relationship with PS, and find much simpler software meets my limited

Re: OT - An hour of birdwatching (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: Magani

Half and half - Mum came from a small village in Cheshire. On Dad's side, the ancestors got free passage to Oz on one of His Majesty's finest convict ships in 1788. :-)

Re: OT - An hour of birdwatching (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: David Brooks

No worries! :-D Are you a Pom or an Aussie?

Re: I fixed it

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Not any more! https://imgur.com/gallery/3l0gmHJ

Re: I fixed it

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: geoff

But the building is back-to-front ! geoff

Re: OT - An hour of birdwatching (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 13 Days 20 Hours ago by: Magani

I visited here about 1984/85 when I was living in the UK, but had forgotten the name of the RSPB site. Thanks for jolting the few remaining neurons into action. :-)

Re: OT - An hour of birdwatching (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 14 Days 13 Hours ago by: David Brooks

You are welcome! :-D You may just care to watch here:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYeEaXvLu38

Re: OT - An hour of birdwatching (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 14 Days 19 Hours ago by: Magani

Thanks. A better outlook than our place, but much the same collection of birds. Cheers, Magani

OT - An hour of birdwatching

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Re: Hide file inside of an image with encryption (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Guessing, you start with a bitmap in a paint type program. Then you alter some pixels in a known way. The alteration encodes a bit or a byte. You need to be able to somehow know for certain what pixels have been altered. Then you comp

Re: Hide file inside of an image with encryption (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: nospam

compression, although that's a limitation for that particular method, not universal. there are ways to do it with jpeg.

PowerPhotos for Mac

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 15 Days 22 Hours ago by: David Brooks

For anyone mildly interested, whilst looking through old emails recently, I came across a reference to PowerPhotos for Mac. Here's the corporate website:- https://www.fatcatsoftware.com/powerphotos/ It seemed that I'd bought the product

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: David Brooks

[....] Will you explain to 'geoff' that I already HAVE my own (commandeered) Usenet group known as 'alt.computer.workshop'. Everyone is welcome! I'll be quite happy to come over to help him on 'rec.audio.pro' if he wants me to. Just sa

Re: Hide file inside of an image with encryption (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Eli the Bearded

Lossy file compression makes steganography trickier. Elijah ------ "why not PNGs?" is a better question

Re: Hide file inside of an image with encryption (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 16 Days ago by: Alfred Molon

Why not with JPEGs?

Hide file inside of an image with encryption

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Burnelli

This was on the Windows newsgroup. Dunno yet if the same FOSS capability exists for Android as the keywords just bring up encryption vaults galore but not this particular feature. If you can find it for Android, let me know. wasbit wr

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

You have him ineffectively filtered, or you wouldn't be reading this thread. It says David Brooks right up there!!!!!! Come on! What shit are you using to filter?!

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 16 Days 17 Hours ago by: Savageduck

Agreed! DB does nothing but pollute newsgroups totally Off topic crud, and odd behavior. I have him effectively filtered, unfortunately the pollution, and damage are all too evident.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: geoff

Wouldn't it be great if David Brooks/Commander Kinsey could set up a dedicated newsgroup of his own, fuck off, and and carry out his extended diatribes with himself there rather than polluting other newsgroups. geoff

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 17 Days 3 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Just open it and check for loose things. The iron that is. Oh. A previous owner did one of those rewiring things you're meant to do. If it ain't broke don't fix it. When I were a lad (80s) I remember someone's house with the good o

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: David Brooks

OK It's intermittent. The very worst kind of fault. Perhaps every seventh time she uses the iron. After a reset everything works fine again (including my Mrs!) Ha! Yet MY house, the original part, was built in 1850! I'm not certai

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 17 Days 7 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

I have a LG washer dryer and it says in the instructions NOT to use it from an extention strip. Which might seema bit odd but I'm guessing it's because some idiot would and plug a kettle, toaster and fan heater into the same strip. If

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I have, but it was two of each on an extension strip. Seems the strip was weaker than the 13A fuse. I gave the irritated teacher two new strips, one much longer to plug in the other side of the room. One washer and one dryer seemed to

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 17 Days 9 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Hello again, Peter. My sister is asking if you have have made any progress on the Lands End photograph. Has it proved to be more difficult than expected? Thanks.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Those consume tyres rather quickly. All they need to do is charge people for accidents instead of speeding. Crash at 70, get points. Don't crash at 100, get no points.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Best to clean it with a damp cloth, including all the metal conductive parts, and make sure you earth yourself so you can discharge any stray electricity. Don't turn the power off, the current will help it remove the dirt.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 17 Days 21 Hours ago by: David Brooks

I'm going to let Commander Kinsey respond during his night shift! ;-) I like the idea of a special driving license for good drivers like us! ;-)

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 17 Days 21 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Perhaps you are right - but I've never seen or heard of such a meltdown. It's the large, main breaker, is the one that trips with the iron. The small one's don't ever seem to need resetting! No, as I said above, it's the main breaker

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 17 Days 22 Hours ago by: David Brooks

By jove, you are correct! I've never had the cover off myself and never paid it proper attention. Perhaps I'll remove it altogether and give it a good clean whilst I'm at it! Thanks.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

That's partly the point an electric 3 bar fire or a washing machine in dryer mode and a 3kw electric kettle. But these aren't always close enough and used at the same time on a double outlet. Not many things are used continuoisly or for

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

You must have one hell of a shower to need a 50A breaker. Normally I see 32A breakers.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

The two screws at the far left and right to hold on the cover don't seem to be closed securely. Perhaps you should straighten those up incase the cover falls off. I think the diagram means they should be horizontal to keep it closed.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Washing machine and tumble dryer next to each other? Quite common I would think. Do two loads in a row, one drying while the next one washes. Whoops, melted socket. Yes I can tell. The large one on the right is the earth leakage, t

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: David Brooks

No, I didn't know that ..... but few things one 'plugs in' in a home use 13 Amps! Sadly, I have no idea. :-( Can you tell from a picture? https://ibb.co/nckJpXw Oh! Shiver me timbers! A bit like being retired - like me! You do m

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Spell checkers aren't that bright. Why don't they put grammar checkers into newsreaders etc? MS Word won't let you get those words mixed up. Even the pirate version. Ah, you don't get in the stats until you've completed some work.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Tired, eh?!!! ;-) This should help:- https://ibb.co/86TfYg3 HunterBD is my posting nym on tha Apple and Microsoft forums

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

How many points per day (PPD) are you getting? It should say in the control program if you click the graphics card etc. I'm on 2.2 million, using graphics cards only, the CPUs are busy with Universe for a competition. I tired to find

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Funnily enough, I'm pro-fuse. I'm not bothered about getting a shock, but I don't want something catching fire. It's amazing how many things aren't protected properly. For example did you know a twin UK socket is not rated to 26 amps?

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Knowing you, you might have replaced the fuse with a nail! I've got one of those circuit breakers. It trips now and again when my wife is doing the ironing. I was watch-keeping for a large part of my working life. It's no big shakes

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

It has a fuse. Those wonderful things before the namby pamby circuit breakers that trip if a fly lands on something. Hey, you're here at 8 in the morning! I got up at 11:30pm, so I'm not sure what time this is for me. I'll be going t

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 13 Hours ago by: David Brooks

It's not for me to tell a Physics graduate that there's a fire-risk in 13 Amp plugs melting! Remember that ALL your efforts will be wasted if your house burns down around your hardware! I'd forgotten about the Folding Home project. :-(

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 18 Days 17 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I doubt I have 30 years left unless medicine becomes a real science. I've now got 7 graphics cards running Folding at Home flat out. They mainly do cancer and Alzheimers, which are the two things I see a lot of around here. Is it a ba

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 19 Days 2 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Perhaps in 30 years time you'll be doing the same as me and Magani! ;-) There's substantiating evidence too! https://www.theaa.com/about-us/aa-history/timeline Please come and defend yourself here, m8! http://al.howardknight.net/?ID

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Why not do what I do? All you need is to get out of the mess you're in. Get your car and you taken to civilisation. You can rent your own car and hotel room. Then your premium is far lower. I pay less than half what you do. Are yo

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 19 Days 19 Hours ago by: Magani

A bit pricey? I pay about AUD$186 (say £105) for RACQ top cover - each state has its own auto association, but no real competition like AA vs RAC. That is top cover for breakdowns, etc and will also cover the caravan, towing (both car

World Snooker Final

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Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Today. BBC2 https://www.eurosport.co.uk/snooker/world-championship/2021-2022/world-snooker-championship-the-final-live-ronnie-o-sullivan-takes-on-judd-trump-for-crucible-glory_sto8907163/story.shtml

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

No time taken, tow it while they're arriving.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: David Brooks

I may have done such a thing when I was a youngster, but I can now afford to pay for the convenience. What you do costs a lot in terms of time, too.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Holy shit that's expensive, but then I don't get top of the range. Just basic fix it or take me to a garage. My neighbour does the same. We've both towed each other a quarter mile from home because we didn't have home start.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: David Brooks

I suspect we didn't challenge last October - probably more concerned with Covid infections etc. We actually paid £126.99 - for their top-of-the-range package. I've been with the RAC for over 50 years and have enjoyed excellent servi

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: David Brooks

I'll check. I'd never seen it either! Sorry. I misunderstood.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

AA is cheaper than RAC. How much do you pay and for what package? I've never seen one go down by itself. Neither do I, I was talking about what I would call it.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: David Brooks

I understand completely. My wife carries out this exercise each year with the RAC. Well worthwhile! My renewal this year was £30 less than last year, so I didn't bother shopping around! I concede. I don't do either. :-D

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 20 Days 13 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Just threaten to leave. Quote Greenflag price. Greenflag sux, but the AA will still discount you to keep you. You have to do this every year though, they sneak it back up. They count on most people not bothering. And car insurance i

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 20 Days 13 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Yet your heart is in the right place! ❤️ How come? (but congratulations anyway!) They lent you or loaned you a car. If you had to pay, you'd have hired the car.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 20 Days 16 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I am a master of making things go wrong. I pay one third of their normal price. What is the English for that then?

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 21 Days 8 Hours ago by: David Brooks

[....] You never cease to surprise me! Do you actually PAY for a subscription to the AA? Btw - what's with this "renting me a car"? That's Americanese!

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

That cost the AA a lot of money to tow it right across two countries while renting me a Laguna.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Ha! You've told me that before! :-D

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 22 Days 10 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I was given a red card. Another one nicked me for having a radar detector. "C'est interdit en France!" That car didn't speed again, the engine seized a few days later. French shite.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 22 Days 10 Hours ago by: David Brooks

You are a card! ;-) [....] That is lovely. Words, music and singer. Thank you for sharing. :-D

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 22 Days 10 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Those videos were not 140. That occurred in France. The Gendarme lost me. Indeed, it's a pity people don't listen to lyrics properly. This is another favourite: https://youtu.be/PGNTaM7roSY

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: David Brooks

I'm sorry - I didn't note the speed on the videos! ;-) A great song - with great Lyrics. Lyrics She came from Providence, the one in Rhode Island Where the old world shadows hang heavy in the air She packed her hopes and dreams like a

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Very funny. I was referring to the speed and terrorizing of pedestrians. My highest ever speed is 140mph. Or 700 if you count planes. 55 on a boat. Most do not feel guilty about that. Some do. https://youtu.be/NY5Nc5MHZvc

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Everyone is entitle to have a camera in their car, so no, not illegal. Probably the guilt they've been carrying for killing most of the indigenous population.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 22 Days 21 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Are these illegal?: https://www.dropbox.com/s/i402aqgctfsndp2/Scatter%20scooters%21.mp4?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/4wtexv2dhgb00nn/Fast%20bumps.mp4?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/6smlrj9svg0k32q/Slalom.mp4?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.co

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 22 Days 21 Hours ago by: David Brooks

That's good. I trust it will continue that way. They are a different breed to us, for sure! ;-)

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 22 Days 22 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I've never hit anyone with my car. If I do, it'll be because they didn't look before crossing, so their fault. My favourite is "America is that special needs kid in class"

Re: Wolffan IS a LIAR! (thread)

rec.photo.digital

Posted: 23 Days ago by: Wolffan

Nope. Perfect truth.

Re: OT - I have a new hobby! (thread)

uk.comp.sys.mac

Posted: 23 Days 1 Hour ago by: David Brooks

I've already provided the link:- Table of Contents Will we terminate an account for spamming? Will we terminate an account for forging? Will we terminate an account for posting something someone found offensive? Will we terminate an acc

Re: Wolffan IS a LIAR! (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 1 Hour ago by: David Brooks

HERE is an obvious example:- You claimed ......Message-ID: <0001HW.281C611500A6C48470000536A38F@news.supernews.com> "the next time that you’re honest will be the first time." *THAT IS A LIE*!

Re: Wolffan IS a LIAR! (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 2 Hours ago by: Wolffan

you keep posting that. you keep not providing not even one example.

Re: Ping: Steve Carroll (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 2 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Sorry, wrong group again. I apologise. Follow-up set to ACW

Ping: Steve Carroll

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Posted: 23 Days 2 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Wolffan IS a LIAR! (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 4 Hours ago by: David Brooks

On 29/04/2022 13:56, Wolffan has asked me to keep posting the truth about him. *Wolffan IS a LIAR* He calls me names but provides absolutely *NO* evidence of his claims. EOD

ol' yellowstain goes off the deep end. again. (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 7 Hours ago by: Wolffan

you keep posting that. you keep not being about to point out even one lie. Interesting. A long copy-paste... containing no evidence showing that I lied. Why, it’s almost as if the vile one was a brain-damaged, insane, deluded, troll

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 23 Days 8 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Maybe you'll watch and learn here:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ig8uOyybH_o Some of the comments are interesting.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

In a built up area I do not exceed 60mph. Although I guess that is over the pansy 60kmph quoted on the instructions.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Uhhh.... psycholists are on two wheels, not drivers. I did that once, but only because I forgot that particular car had no ABS. It's amazing how long they take to stop. No, I saved their life. If they had done that again in front o

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: David Brooks

No worries there, then! You don't drive at less than 100!

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: David Brooks

How do you know the profession of the oncoming driver? Be careful; one day you may succeed! Very naughty! ;-)

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 23 Days 11 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

OMFG. These are not ultrasonic speakers, not electronic, not electrical. It's a piece of plastic in some form of whistle shape that alledgedly makes ultrasound when travelling over 60kmph. I blew into it and it made a normal human hea

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

So is mine, but I can engage my full beam when one comes towards me with his on. Some are actually brighter than full beam. And I've seen psycholists with them, and flashing! It is quite funny when a modern daylight lights car is driv

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: David Brooks

My car is too old to have them!

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

You can also disconnect those stupid distracting EU-decided daytime lights.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: David Brooks

All read and understood. Thank you for being my friend! :-D Have a great day.

Re: OT - I have a new hobby! (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: David Brooks

*Wolffan is a LIAR* 1. Start up from macOS Recovery To start up from macOS Recovery, turn on your Mac and immediately press and hold one of the following combinations on your keyboard. Command-R is generally recommended, especially i

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 23 Days 16 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Dolphins love humans as much as we love them. We are equally intelligent and respect each other like our own kind. Rover gets very bad press, but my first car was a Rover and very sturdily built. Until it hit a tractor, which ended u

Re: OT - I have a new hobby! (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 21 Hours ago by: Wolffan

so? You do exactly that quite often. Including to _me_ on at least three occasions. Glass houses, boyo, glass houses. where’s the lie?

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 22 Hours ago by: David Brooks

That is most kind. Thanks. :-) This one is rather worse for wear! I can't recall how it got into such a state! https://ibb.co/2F0zNVp Perhaps the exercise keeps your fingers nimble and your brain alert! Regards reciprocated, David

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 22 Hours ago by: Peter Jason

Yes, OK. But it was no trouble. Regards.

Re: OT - I have a new hobby! (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: Kelly Phillips

No one with any sense trusts you to know what "the rules" are.

Re: OT - I have a new hobby! (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 3 Hours ago by: David Brooks

*On 28/04/2022 12:33, *Incubus manipulated the post she made*. :-( That is in contravention of the rules. See:- *Usenet Abuse FAQ* NOTE: Fraudulent complaints received may be copied to the account that is the target of the complaint

Re: OT - I have a new hobby! (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: David Brooks

On 28/04/2022 13:06, Wolffan *LIED* The post was manipulated. Here's the header info:- Path:

Re: OT - I have a new hobby! (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: David Brooks

On 28/04/2022 12:33, Incubus *MANIPULATED THE TRUTH*! *THIS* is what was posted:- http://al.howardknight.net/?ID5116061700 Newsgroups: alt.computer.workshop,uk.comp.sys.mac,rec.photo.digital Content-Language: en-GB From: David Brooks <

Re: OT - I have a new hobby! (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 8 Hours ago by: Wolffan

stick around. Ol’ yellowstain gets worse.

Re: OT - I have a new hobby! (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 8 Hours ago by: Incubus

I have never heard of anything so disgusting in my life.

Re: OT - I have a new hobby! (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 11 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Yes! :-D I stopped drinking alcohol on 21 March 2018 The course is quite expensive; I'll not be banned from attending. Details here: https://www.iphonelife.com/content/join-our-free-iphone-camera-lesson-no-subscription-required Hav

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 24 Days 11 Hours ago by: David Brooks

I agree - 100% :-D I was once helped by a Dolphin when I capsized a Bosun Dingy in Falmouth. He (she?) came alongside and allowed me to step on its back to climb aboard again! Absolutely true. https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/navyfit/adve

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Wow! How kind of you to go to so much trouble, Peter. I really appreciate that. *THANK YOU*! Would you like another to 'play' with?

Re: OT - I have a new hobby! (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 15 Hours ago by: Kelly Phillips

I think he'll lose interest, just like when he recently talked about becoming fluent with Wireshark so that he could collect packet captures in order to check for what he calls backdoor traffic. Less than 24 hours later, he had dropped t

Re: OT - I have a new hobby! (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 16 Hours ago by: Bob Campbell

LOL. Good one. You have a 10 year history here - not to mention the numerous forums where you have been banned - that proves you don’t absorb anything except alcohol. Any takers on how long it takes Dipshit David to get banne

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 24 Days 19 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I always prefer braking to swerving. Swerving can cause another unforeseen problem. If something is going wrong, remove all momentum.

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: Magani

They look remarkably similar to the kangaroo alarms whistles here - https://www.supercheapauto.com.au/p/sca-sca-animal-repeller-black-2-pack/558747.html The jury seems to be out on how effective they are on Australian wildlife; seeming

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?) (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: Peter Jason

I have similar pics from the 70's and I have PShopped them all to great effect. Some are irredeemable though. Your's fixed is an example of the successes. https://postimg.cc/zb828JLZ

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 24 Days 22 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

If you'd seen his wife you'd understand why he cheated. She has more armpit hair than any man I've seen and refuses to shave it off. Indeed, nothing is more fun than nature. And yes I was naked on all occasions. Maybe shorts scare s

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 24 Days 23 Hours ago by: David Brooks

I can't possibly comment! You have been truly privileged. :-D You most surely are joking? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQTHB4jM-KQ It hurts. :-( In my lifetime, I've hit two. One was pregnant and the baby spilt out onto the ro

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 24 Days 23 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

My neighbour was a ginger alledgedly (not the next door one, the tradesman one). He's been grey since I've known him when he was about 35. Now that kid him and his wife take on holiday is ginger. They don't have kids. She's the daugh

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: David Brooks

In real-life, over time, it did. Mind you, my son doesn't have great deal left if the truth be told. Yes. Completely wild ..... but in an area popular for beach BBQs and swimming, so the Wallabies were well used to people visiting the a

Re: Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: Commander Kinsey

The ginger hair didn't fade. I've never seen friendly wallabies - those are living wild?

Re: More Avian Antics (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

No idea but that isn't the point, not worth the hassle. Against the data protection act I think. It's not really a public space and if we do post any pictures, then the students have been asked if it''s OK first. I didn't want to wake

Re: More Avian Antics (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 5 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Perhaps a silly question, but ......... How many of your students are likely to view any photo which you might choose to post in this Usenet group? Even if they DID discover such a photo, what punishment could be meted out to you - an

Re: More Avian Antics (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 6 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

True it's fairly recent thing. I do have some pictures, a few where students have fallen asleep in the lab. It';s difficult to know whats allowed but basically either they have to give permision or not be able to be identified as indiv

Photo taken in 1977 (was - Mac drive letters?)

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Posted: 25 Days 9 Hours ago by: David Brooks

[....] https://ibb.co/KrkJnYr The colour has faded somewhat! Ah! Memories. :-D

Re: More Avian Antics (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 10 Hours ago by: David Brooks

[....] Such rules didn't apply in my day! Someone took this photograph of us students (actually apprentices!) back along! https://ibb.co/7JrbPwD

Re: Ping: Mike Easter (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 11 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Oops! Wrong group! My apologies. Re-sending

Re: More Avian Antics (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 11 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

Yes they do seem cuter than rats, I get a couple of foxes but only at night. Wish I could show you some pictures of my students but that's not allowed and they aren't cute anyway ;-)

Ping: Mike Easter

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Posted: 25 Days 11 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Hello Mike Are you able to advise me of the site owner of this website? https://www.xlr8yourmac.com There's a lot of information there. Is it all genuine? The following information is from VirusTotal:- Final URL https://www.xlr8yourmac

OT - I have a new hobby!

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Posted: 25 Days 12 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Hi 🙂 I signed up for, and watched, this free lesson last evening:- https://www.iphonelife.com/iphone_camera_free_lesson I have subsequently subscribed as an "Insider" and will endeavour to absorb the information with which I am provi

Re: More Avian Antics (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 18 Hours ago by: Magani

I'll see your rat and raise you far more cute brush-tailed possum. :-) https://www.dropbox.com/s/gtth2ehmzmj04hl/20210901_215855_sml-Shpn-Focus.jpg?dl=0 Not a great shot from a photographic point of view but it was at about midnight (I

Re: More Avian Antics (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 12 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Not quite so keen on rats, Dave!

Re: More Avian Antics (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

yes saw that cheers.

Re: More Avian Antics (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

Picture to show where the red feeder is. https://www.dropbox.com/s/z40prgcdq3gl3z3/IMG_3233n.jpg?dl=0 Rat up the tree which was there for over 20 mins. https://youtu.be/5v-BuEsQPt8

Re: 64mp camera for Rasperry Pi. $35.00

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Posted: 27 Days 3 Hours ago by: bob prohaska

The webpage notes in part: "...will have continuous autofocus with DSLR-like focus control..." Does that imply the lens has electromechanical controls for focusing? If so that would explain the fixed lens. Thanks for reading, bob pro

Re: More Avian Antics (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 10 Hours ago by: David Brooks

Great! I left you a comment! Thanks.

Re: More Avian Antics (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 18 Hours ago by: Whisky-dave

Nice birds looking birds , my camera was on a tripod. Today about 6pm I had the camera on my feeder and while looking around I noticed a bird feeder next door swinging but not due to wind, zoomed in and saw a rat at the bird feeder which

More Avian Antics

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Posted: 28 Days 9 Hours ago by: Magani

First try at editing (DaVinci Resolve), and first try at using my new DJI OM5 Gimbal with the Galaxy S21 Ultra (both normal and tele lenses). All except a small segment is hand held, so nothing like as solid as Whisky-Dave's. These are Rai

Re: Two videos (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 19 Hours ago by: Magani

Love the small UK birds. Thanks WD.

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