Re: OT: Wedding Photographer from Hell

2018-12-15 Thread mike wilson
No coincidence that the most googled "should I.." question in Texas is "should I apologise?" I have to wonder what happened to the "male guest" > On 15 December 2018 at 02:07 "Daniel J. Matyola" wrote: > > > Wedding Photographer Had Sex with a Guest and Peed on a Tree: Sheriff > You may

Re: OT: Wedding Photographer from Hell

2018-12-14 Thread Larry Colen
Here's another report, which has a bit more info on the photographer: https://bustedcoverage.com/2018/11/27/max-mcintyre-katie-mehta-arrested-sex-photos-instagram-model-photos/ Daniel J. Matyola wrote on 12/14/18 6:07 PM: Wedding Photographer Had Sex with a Guest and Peed on a Tree: Sheriff You

Re: OT? slide shows

2018-12-13 Thread Mark Roberts
Just make all the images into plain, ordinary JPEGs and install Fastone Image Viewer (freeware) on the computer that's showing the presentation. Done. No need for Powerpoint, Keynote or any presentation software. (That's how DOug and I have been doing the GFM presentations for years now.) Want it

Re: OT? slide shows

2018-12-13 Thread David J Brooks
John I believe they just have a digital?? projector, no TV set up yet, we have just moved into a new building and up grades still going on. jAlbum will play with out connecting to the net ?? i'll have to try that. If thats the case i can just play me albums already on my web site i'll just copy

RE: OT? slide shows

2018-12-12 Thread jcoyle
Dave, if you're going to present the slideshow via a large TV or digital projector, jAlbum will be fine if you can link a laptop to the device via HDMI: alternatively, a jAlbum slideshow on a USB drive will work if the device can play it. I did this for my mother's 100th birthday celebrations in

Re: OT? slide shows

2018-12-12 Thread Godfrey DiGiorgi
Another option that I have used when the display software was unknown/quirky is to create and prepare my presentation in Keynote and then export it to both PowerPoint and PDF. Most every Windows or Mac nowadays has a PDF reader delivered with it, and you can display a PDF book, page by page,

Re: OT? slide shows

2018-12-12 Thread Godfrey DiGiorgi
Use Keynote on your Mac to create the presentation. That's what it's designed for! If you're going to do the presentation on a Windows system, once you finish formatting and preparing it in Keynote, Export it to a PowerPoint file so that you can use PowerPoint on Windows to display it. It

Re: OT - Un Film Pour Bob

2018-12-03 Thread Bob W-PDML
I think it was in July or August that I saw it. It wasn't such a special screening that it would be on the DVD, I'd somehow managed to infiltrate a feminist group... > On 3 Dec 2018, at 11:24, Steve Cottrell wrote: > > On 3/12/18, Bob W-PDML, discombobulated, unleashed: > >> Thanks. I saw

Re: OT - Un Film Pour Bob

2018-12-03 Thread Steve Cottrell
On 3/12/18, Bob W-PDML, discombobulated, unleashed: >Thanks. I saw it a special screening a few months ago :0). Aha - on the DVD there are some extras with an intro by JR and Agnes and a Q+A again afterwards - looks like the screening was September - id that the one you were at? >Probably the

Re: OT - Un Film Pour Bob

2018-12-03 Thread Peter McIntosh
For those of you into insta, his insta feed is pretty good too - https://www.instagram.com/jr/ Ciao, Pete Mac in Melbourne On Mon, 3 Dec 2018 at 09:37, Steve Cottrell wrote: > I was going to email Bob directly, but then I thought that this might be > of some interest to PDMLers. > > Alma and

Re: OT - Un Film Pour Bob

2018-12-02 Thread Bob W-PDML
Thanks. I saw it a special screening a few months ago :0). Probably the best film of the year for me. I love Agnes Varda's work, and it was while we were studying her film Sans Toit ni loi (Vagabond in English) that the scales fell from my eyes about how to read French films. I watched one of

Re: OT - Un Film Pour Bob

2018-12-02 Thread Paul Sorenson
Looks like it's available on Netflix... -p On 12/2/2018 4:34 PM, Steve Cottrell wrote: I was going to email Bob directly, but then I thought that this might be of some interest to PDMLers. Alma and I watched a fascinating film tonight called 'Face Places' - a 2017 French documentary about a

Re: OT: Gifts for the fledgling photographer

2018-12-01 Thread John
I don't know about the other links, but the Befree tripod link to Amazon does go to a tripod. On 12/1/2018 19:44, P. J. Alling wrote: I was speaking on the link to their list of suggested gifts in the article... On 12/1/2018 7:20 PM, Brian Walters wrote: I'm not seeing a crock pot - perhaps

Re: OT: Gifts for the fledgling photographer

2018-12-01 Thread P. J. Alling
I was speaking on the link to their list of suggested gifts in the article... On 12/1/2018 7:20 PM, Brian Walters wrote: I'm not seeing a crock pot - perhaps a localised ad? Cheers Brian On 02 December 2018 at 09:26 "P. J. Alling" wrote: Did you click on the link?  I wonder just how a 6

Re: OT: Gifts for the fledgling photographer

2018-12-01 Thread Brian Walters
I'm not seeing a crock pot - perhaps a localised ad? Cheers Brian > On 02 December 2018 at 09:26 "P. J. Alling" > wrote: > > > Did you click on the link?  I wonder just how a 6 quart crock pot is > supposed to improve your photography... > > > On 12/1/2018 4:59 PM, John wrote: > > I ran

Re: OT: Gifts for the fledgling photographer

2018-12-01 Thread P. J. Alling
Did you click on the link?  I wonder just how a 6 quart crock pot is supposed to improve your photography... On 12/1/2018 4:59 PM, John wrote: I ran across this article in my news feed. I thought it might amuse y'all: https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/01/gifts-for-photographers/ --

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-30 Thread Scott Loveless
I'd like to make a suggestion going forward, though it won't help you recover what has already been lost. I do hope you're able to get your work back. Implement something local like FreeNAS, which uses ZFS and software RAID. You'll need some hardware and a few drives. For example, I have a 1U

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-30 Thread mike wilson
> On 30 November 2018 at 19:42 Steve Cottrell wrote: > > > On 30/11/18, Alan C, discombobulated, unleashed: > > >Laptops have an advantage. > > That stirred a memory. I have only ever owned one desktop computer in my > life. Always had portable machines after that. Don't know why, probably

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-30 Thread mike wilson
> On 30 November 2018 at 09:11 Jostein wrote: > > > Oh, bugger! > > Hope you get it fixed! > > If it's any consolation, my experience is that when drives becomes > unbootable after a power glitch, it's usually because the allocation > table or boot sector is corrupted because that's where

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-30 Thread mike wilson
> On 30 November 2018 at 08:10 Subash Jeyan wrote: > > > i have had success in the past with TestDisk/PhotoRec: > https://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec > > as the above site says, "PhotoRec ignores the file system and goes after > the underlying data, so it will still work even if your

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-30 Thread Steve Cottrell
On 30/11/18, Alan C, discombobulated, unleashed: >Laptops have an advantage. That stirred a memory. I have only ever owned one desktop computer in my life. Always had portable machines after that. Don't know why, probably part of the job (being mobile). The wife gets hand-me-downs so we're

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-30 Thread John
On 11/29/2018 17:02, P. J. Alling wrote: The third drive might just be suffering from a bad controller board. The two that died in the machine probably have scrambled information in the boot sector, it's really bad luck when that happens, if they respond to the OS at all there are utilities

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-30 Thread Jostein
Oh, bugger! Hope you get it fixed! If it's any consolation, my experience is that when drives becomes unbootable after a power glitch, it's usually because the allocation table or boot sector is corrupted because that's where it was writing something at the time of the glitch. Which means

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-30 Thread Subash Jeyan
i have had success in the past with TestDisk/PhotoRec: https://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec as the above site says, "PhotoRec ignores the file system and goes after the underlying data, so it will still work even if your media's file system has been severely damaged or reformatted." command

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-29 Thread mike wilson
I'm not sure spinrite is suitable for this occurence. My home system is Linux and any disc recovery is beyond my meagre computing skills, so I'm taking it in to work to see if any of the techs there will help me. > On 30 November 2018 at 03:18 Alan C wrote: > > > There are specialists who

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-29 Thread Alan C
There are specialists who can recover data from "damaged" HD's. Alan C On 29-Nov-18 08:32 PM, mike wilson wrote: I've had three hard drives on the go for a while. Two at home and one off site. The off site one croaked so I had a replacement to format. Before that kicked off, I added some

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-29 Thread Alan C
Laptops have an advantage. Alan C On 29-Nov-18 09:43 PM, Paul Sorenson wrote: Ouch...that hurts.  Time for an uninterruptible power supply. -p On 11/29/2018 12:32 PM, mike wilson wrote: I've had three hard drives on the go for a while.  Two at home and one off site.  The off site one

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-29 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
Have you tried Spinrite? Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 1:35 PM mike wilson wrote: > I've had three hard drives on the go for a while. Two at home and one off > site. The off site one croaked so I had a replacement to format. Before >

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-29 Thread P. J. Alling
The third drive might just be suffering from a bad controller board.  The two that died in the machine probably have scrambled information in the boot sector, it's really bad luck when that happens, if they respond to the OS at all there are utilities that can analyze the drive and maybe

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-29 Thread Paul Sorenson
To quote Chester A Riley..."What a revoltin' development this is." -p On 11/29/2018 1:50 PM, mike wilson wrote: On 29 November 2018 at 19:43 Paul Sorenson wrote: Ouch...that hurts.  Time for an uninterruptible power supply. -p Sitting under the bench, waiting on the new battery from

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-29 Thread mike wilson
> On 29 November 2018 at 20:43 John wrote: > > > On 11/29/2018 13:32, mike wilson wrote: > > I've had three hard drives on the go for a while. Two at home and one off > > site. The off site one croaked so I had a replacement to format. Before > > that kicked off, I added some files to one of

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-29 Thread John
On 11/29/2018 13:32, mike wilson wrote: I've had three hard drives on the go for a while. Two at home and one off site. The off site one croaked so I had a replacement to format. Before that kicked off, I added some files to one of the other drives and then started backing that up to the

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-29 Thread mike wilson
> On 29 November 2018 at 19:43 Paul Sorenson wrote: > > > Ouch...that hurts.  Time for an uninterruptible power supply. > > -p Sitting under the bench, waiting on the new battery from Amazon. Which will undoubtedly arrive tomorrow. > > On 11/29/2018 12:32 PM, mike wilson wrote: > > I've

Re: OT? I detest digital photography

2018-11-29 Thread Paul Sorenson
Ouch...that hurts.  Time for an uninterruptible power supply. -p On 11/29/2018 12:32 PM, mike wilson wrote: I've had three hard drives on the go for a while. Two at home and one off site. The off site one croaked so I had a replacement to format. Before that kicked off, I added some files

Re: OT: Shopping NOT black Friday or cyber Monday

2018-11-28 Thread Dale H. Cook
At 11:42 AM 11/27/2018, John wrote: >Roanoke, VA? I think that may be the closest one to Raleigh that's still open. Nah, they are still around down to the NC line. The Kroger-Harris Teeter deal was that they swapped stores - the HT's north of the VA-NC line went to Kroger, the Krogers south of

Re: OT: Shopping NOT black Friday or cyber Monday

2018-11-27 Thread John
I've got an insulated carry bag designed to keep hot foods hot. On 11/27/2018 17:08, Paul Sorenson wrote: Took a look at the recipe.  Seems part of the uniqueness is serving them hot, out of the oven.  Can you do that at your club? The meat's the thing.  I'd do the meat according to the

Re: OT - deal on film & slide scanner (including 110, 126)

2018-11-27 Thread P. J. Alling
There are a number of these things sold under various names.  You advance the film manually, frame it and capture the image, using a dedicated small sensor and more or less fixed focus lens. Depending on your needs it's either good enough or not.  I received an earlier version as a gift a few

Re: OT: Shopping NOT black Friday or cyber Monday

2018-11-27 Thread John
On 11/27/2018 15:53, John Francis wrote: On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 12:44:42PM -0500, John wrote: *"2 loaves (1 pound each) frozen bread dough, thawed".* I wasn't able to find frozen bread dough at any of the local stores (Lidl, Aldi, Trader Joes, Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods) I frequent;

Re: OT: Shopping NOT black Friday or cyber Monday

2018-11-27 Thread Paul Sorenson
Took a look at the recipe.  Seems part of the uniqueness is serving them hot, out of the oven.  Can you do that at your club? The meat's the thing.  I'd do the meat according to the recipe, keep it hot in the slow cooker and serve it with some petite rolls from a decent bakery. -p On

Re: OT - deal on film & slide scanner (including 110, 126)

2018-11-27 Thread John Francis
On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 02:20:35PM -0500, Igor PDML-StR wrote: > > I don't know how good this one is, - I have never shopped for these. > Just last weekend, I was discussing conversion of old film of various > formats. Today I've noticed this device on Amazon deals page: >

Re: OT: Shopping NOT black Friday or cyber Monday

2018-11-27 Thread John Francis
On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 12:44:42PM -0500, John wrote: > > *"2 loaves (1 pound each) frozen bread dough, thawed".* > > I wasn't able to find frozen bread dough at any of the local stores (Lidl, > Aldi, Trader Joes, Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods) I frequent; not even at > Costco. OK, internet to

Re: OT: Shopping NOT black Friday or cyber Monday

2018-11-27 Thread John
Well, we won't be seeing their liquor store here in Raleigh. Spirituous liquors can only be sold by state controlled ABC stores. They'll have wine & beer I guess, but I rarely buy those. I don't buy liquor all that often, I think the newest bottle I have in the house is 5 years old. I guess

Re: OT: Shopping NOT black Friday or cyber Monday

2018-11-27 Thread John
On 11/26/2018 18:33, Dale H. Cook wrote: At 05:44 PM 11/26/2018, John wrote: Kroger pulled out of North Carolina a few months back & one of the stores they closed was the one nearest my house that I had been shopping the last 30 years or so. Kroger is still going strong in Roanoke - since

Re: OT: Shopping NOT black Friday or cyber Monday

2018-11-26 Thread Paul Sorenson
Kroger bought Roundy's foods here in WI about a year ago and have been investing mucho $$ in store remodeling.  Roundy's operates about 240 stores in Wisconsin and the Chicago area under four different banner names. -p On 11/26/2018 7:14 PM, Larry Colen wrote: Dale H. Cook wrote on

Re: OT: Shopping NOT black Friday or cyber Monday

2018-11-26 Thread Larry Colen
Dale H. Cook wrote on 11/26/18 3:33 PM: At 05:44 PM 11/26/2018, John wrote: Kroger pulled out of North Carolina a few months back & one of the stores they closed was the one nearest my house that I had been shopping the last 30 years or so. Kroger is still going strong in Roanoke - since

Re: OT: Shopping NOT black Friday or cyber Monday

2018-11-26 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
Wegman's is a superior supermarket chain. Their meats are top of the line, their instore bakery makes the best bread outside of France, and their liquor store is among the best around. The in-store brands of soda and other daily products are genuine bargains, and of the highest quality. I think

Re: OT: Shopping NOT black Friday or cyber Monday

2018-11-26 Thread Dale H. Cook
At 05:44 PM 11/26/2018, John wrote: >Kroger pulled out of North Carolina a few months back & one of the stores they >closed was the one nearest my house that I had been shopping the last 30 years >or so. Kroger is still going strong in Roanoke - since Harris Teeter left and the last Winn

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning - Don't read this, Ken!

2018-11-25 Thread Bob W-PDML
Must be why everyone's been growing enormous bushy beards these last few years. > On 25 Nov 2018, at 21:45, Daniel J. Matyola wrote: > > There may be a new Crimean War: > https://news.sky.com/story/russia-fires-at-ukraine-ships-in-black-sea-11563775 > Dan Matyola >

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning - Don't read this, Ken!

2018-11-25 Thread Bob W-PDML
I don't know, I've never read it. However for a few years before he died I was friends with one of their prominent former-journalists, a great francophile, independent-minded, but quite an establishment figure, who voted Liberal. He had very prominent political friends of all parties in

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning - Don't read this, Ken!

2018-11-25 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
There may be a new Crimean War: https://news.sky.com/story/russia-fires-at-ukraine-ships-in-black-sea-11563775 Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Sun, Nov 25, 2018 at 1:21 PM Bob W-PDML wrote: > I agree. The Guardian is my favourite paper, but I didn't suggest it >

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning - Don't read this, Ken!

2018-11-25 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
What bias do you think The Economist shows? I enjoy their articles and editorials very much. Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Sun, Nov 25, 2018 at 1:21 PM Bob W-PDML wrote: > I agree. The Guardian is my favourite paper, but I didn't suggest it > because it is

Re: OT - heads-up: good deal on a budget IPS monitor

2018-11-25 Thread P. J. Alling
Usually not a lower quality, it's much more insidious than that. It will be exactly the same product except the model number will be a tiny bit different.  Thus when they offer to meet their competitors price, they can point to the model number and say, "We don't have honor that, because it's

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning - Don't read this, Ken!

2018-11-25 Thread Bob W-PDML
I agree. The Guardian is my favourite paper, but I didn't suggest it because it is very left-leaning so could (!! By some stretch of the imagination!!) be accused of being like the Express and Mail in its bias. Whereas the left and the right both accuse the BBC of other-wing bias, which is

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning - Don't read this, Ken!

2018-11-25 Thread Ralf R Radermacher
Am 25.11.18 um 17:45 schrieb Bob W-PDML: You will certainly get a twisted view if you rely for your information on hate-sheets like the Express and Mail - the BBC is a much more reliable and balanced source, although I have to say it's been dumbing down a lot recently. I'd like to add the

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning

2018-11-25 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
I picked that particular article about Paris burning for the images -- mostly Getty, I believe. My principal source of information about Europe (and about the rest of the World) is the Economist, for which I have both a paper and a digital subscription. I also watch the BBC international news on

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning

2018-11-25 Thread Bob W-PDML
You probably get a very selective and unrepresentative view of what's going on over here, as I'm sure we do of things on your side of the pond. You will certainly get a twisted view if you rely for your information on hate-sheets like the Express and Mail - the BBC is a much more reliable and

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning

2018-11-25 Thread Ralf R Radermacher
Am 25.11.18 um 15:49 schrieb Ralf R Radermacher: ...despite the fact that a few dozen guys in white collars cost us more on a single than all immigrants together in a year. That of course should read "cost us more on a single day..." Ralf -- Ralf R. Radermacher - Köln/Cologne, Germany

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning

2018-11-25 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
Thanks, Ralf. I appreciate your comments and point of view. Things could be better, but they certainly could be much worse as well. Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Sun, Nov 25, 2018 at 9:50 AM Ralf R Radermacher wrote: > Am 25.11.18 um 14:28 schrieb Daniel J.

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning

2018-11-25 Thread Ralf R Radermacher
Am 25.11.18 um 14:28 schrieb Daniel J. Matyola: I posted it here because I am somewhat puzzled and distressed by events in Britain and Europe Nothing wrong with that. We Europeans are just as distressed about what is going on in the U.S. Over here, with globalization and all that, too much

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning

2018-11-25 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
Sorry, Ken. Mea Culpa. I posted it here because I am somewhat puzzled and distressed by events in Britain and Europe, and this list is the only one to which I belong that has a large number og participants in those communities. I respect the folks on this list, and was quite interested to hear

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning

2018-11-25 Thread Jostein
Just because someone needs to write something doesn't mean you need to read it, that's completely true. If I remember correctly that's what we introduced the OT: prefix in the subject line for. Jostein Den 25.11.2018 05:12, skrev Ken Waller: Dan, I don't need to hear about this on a camera

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning

2018-11-24 Thread Ken Waller
Dan, I don't need to hear about this on a camera site. -Original Message- >From: "Daniel J. Matyola" >Sent: Nov 24, 2018 4:18 PM >To: Pentax-Discuss Mail List >Subject: OT: Is Paris Burning > >Ha Europe caught the disease of fanaticism and violence from the US? >

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning

2018-11-24 Thread P. J. Alling
That may be your opinion, but that is not everyone's, sadly. On 11/24/2018 8:25 PM, Daniel J. Matyola wrote: There is no "romance" in "demonstrations" that result in the death of innocent people. Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 5:03 PM

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning

2018-11-24 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
There is no "romance" in "demonstrations" that result in the death of innocent people. Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 5:03 PM Bob W-PDML wrote: > France is not Europe. > > The Express is a nasty little rag which inhabits the same

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning

2018-11-24 Thread Bob W-PDML
France is not Europe. The Express is a nasty little rag which inhabits the same slimosphere as the Mail. The French police always overreact to this sort of thin, but the French people love a good, imaginative protest, and at one time it was their constitutional duty to protest! The spirit

Re: OT: Is Paris Burning

2018-11-24 Thread mike wilson
> On 24 November 2018 at 21:18 "Daniel J. Matyola" wrote: > > > Ha Europe caught the disease of fanaticism and violence from the US? > > https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1049731/France-protests-paris-riots-police-emmanuel-macron-latest-france-news No. We exported it to you in the first

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-21 Thread Steve Cottrell
On 20/11/18, mike wilson, discombobulated, unleashed: >Interesting to note that the clown who was its architect went to some of >the most renowned (and expensive) educational establishments in the world. Criminal! -- Cheers, Cotty ___/\__UK Shoot / Edit and || (O) |Live

Re: OT, maybe - Spyder5 on sale

2018-11-21 Thread Paul Stenquist
My Spyder 5 works great. So did my Spyder 2 and Spyder 4. All did an excellent calibration, but the 5 is a step up. > On Nov 21, 2018, at 3:44 PM, l...@red4est.com wrote: > > I hate them as a company, I like xrite a lot better, I much prefer my color > munki > > On November 21, 2018 12:01:50

Re: OT, maybe - Spyder5 on sale

2018-11-21 Thread lrc
I hate them as a company, I like xrite a lot better, I much prefer my color munki On November 21, 2018 12:01:50 PM PST, Paul Sorenson wrote: >If anyone is thinking about buying/upgrading their monitor calibration >now might be a good time... >

Re: OT: Panoramic photography awards

2018-11-21 Thread John
Looks real to me. I've seen a complete circular (360°) rainbow before [from an airplane window], so I have no problem with a 180° rainbow ... other than jealousy that he captured one & I never have. On 11/21/2018 11:33, Igor PDML-StR wrote: This shot got me wondering about its

Re: OT: Panoramic photography awards

2018-11-21 Thread Matthew Hunt
On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 11:37 AM Igor PDML-StR wrote: > This shot got me wondering about its truthfulness: > https://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-6405507/The-stunning-winners-panoramic-photography-awards-revealed.html > The round-shaped rainbow with the arc exceeding 180

Re: OT: Panoramic photography awards

2018-11-21 Thread lrc
Moonbows at night are circular. Nothing wrong in theory with a circular rainbow On November 21, 2018 8:33:57 AM PST, Igor PDML-StR wrote: > > >This shot got me wondering about its truthfulness:

Re: OT: Panoramic photography awards

2018-11-21 Thread Igor PDML-StR
This shot got me wondering about its truthfulness: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-6405507/The-stunning-winners-panoramic-photography-awards-revealed.html The round-shaped rainbow with the arc exceeding 180 degrees that did not get distorted despite panoramic stitching.

Re: OT: Panoramic photography awards

2018-11-21 Thread Ralf R Radermacher
Am 21.11.18 um 03:07 schrieb Daniel J. Matyola: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-6405507/The-stunning-winners-panoramic-photography-awards-revealed.html Their definition of a panoramic photo is a joke: any old snap cropped to a ratio of 2:1 or more. Sorry, but not in my

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-20 Thread Bob W-PDML
It goes beyond that, although you're correct. As Cotty said, we live in a representative democracy. We vote for these people to represent our views, so for them to call a referendum is an abdication of responsibility - it's their job to make decisions, and to make them in the best interests of

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-20 Thread mike wilson
> On 20 November 2018 at 10:06 Steve Cottrell wrote: > > > On 19/11/18, Bob W-PDML, discombobulated, unleashed: > > >if there's another referendum > > Not a chance. > > If there were, I think we would see civil disorder on or above the scale of > the poll tax riots. > > We should never

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-20 Thread mike wilson
After the politicians, the corporate grandees > On 20 November 2018 at 08:32 Bob W-PDML wrote: > > > I'm fully prepared to compromise just as soon as we've finished hanging the > ring-leaders. > > > On 20 Nov 2018, at 00:24, Daniel J. Matyola wrote: > > > > Tell us what you really

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-20 Thread P. J. Alling
So I guess that explains California. On 11/20/2018 10:12 AM, Daniel J. Matyola wrote: Referenda are also too simplistic. If put up for votes, the people would cut taxes in half and double government spending. Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-20 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
Referenda are also too simplistic. If put up for votes, the people would cut taxes in half and double government spending. Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 6:06 AM Ralf R Radermacher wrote: > Am 20.11.18 um 11:06 schrieb Steve Cottrell: > >

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-20 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
You certainly are entitled to have strong feelings about what is happening in your country, Bob. I have very strong feelings about the current situation in my country. Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 3:32 AM Bob W-PDML wrote: > I'm fully

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-20 Thread Ralf R Radermacher
Am 20.11.18 um 11:06 schrieb Steve Cottrell: We should never have had the referendum in the first place. Absurd in a parliamentary democracy. This whole mess goes a long way in explaining why right-wing populists all across Europe are calling for referendums as a general means of "giving

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-20 Thread Steve Cottrell
On 19/11/18, Bob W-PDML, discombobulated, unleashed: >if there's another referendum Not a chance. If there were, I think we would see civil disorder on or above the scale of the poll tax riots. We should never have had the referendum in the first place. Absurd in a parliamentary democracy.

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-20 Thread Steve Cottrell
On 19/11/18, Bob W-PDML, discombobulated, unleashed: > I'm a mild-mannered sort of chap, but I'd to see the whole fucking lot >of them hanging from lampposts in Parliament Square. In the name of >tolerance and democracy. Vivre la revolution!!! -- Cheers, Cotty ___/\__UK Shoot / Edit

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-20 Thread Chris Mitchell
I agree with everything Bob says. Chris On Mon, 19 Nov 2018, 23:03 Bob W-PDML > > On 19 Nov 2018, at 11:57, Steve Cottrell wrote: > > > > On 18/11/18, Daniel J. Matyola, discombobulated, unleashed: > > > >> I am not inviting a political debate or discussion, but from this side > of > >> the

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-20 Thread Bob W-PDML
I'm fully prepared to compromise just as soon as we've finished hanging the ring-leaders. > On 20 Nov 2018, at 00:24, Daniel J. Matyola wrote: > > Tell us what you really think Bob; don't hold back. > > I read the BBC online, the Economist on paper and online, and other British > media

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-19 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
Tell us what you really think Bob; don't hold back. I read the BBC online, the Economist on paper and online, and other British media online. It is the very passion and venom that I was finding there that led me to this post. I can understand, and to some extent appreciate, the points of

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-19 Thread Bob W-PDML
> On 19 Nov 2018, at 11:57, Steve Cottrell wrote: > > On 18/11/18, Daniel J. Matyola, discombobulated, unleashed: > >> I am not inviting a political debate or discussion, but from this side of >> the pond, it appears that the political system of the UK i coming apart at >> the seams over

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-19 Thread Steve Cottrell
On 19/11/18, Daniel J. Matyola, discombobulated, unleashed: >I visited London once in February, and was surprised how mild the weather >. There were quite a few flowers blooming in window boxes near Kew Gardens >and around Greenwich. Generally speaking we have mild, wet winters and mild, wet

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-19 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
I visited London once in February, and was surprised how mild the weather . There were quite a few flowers blooming in window boxes near Kew Gardens and around Greenwich. Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 6:57 AM Steve Cottrell wrote: > >

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-19 Thread Steve Cottrell
On 19/11/18, Henk Terhell, discombobulated, unleashed: >> We're British - we're more interested in the weather. >> >You mean at Costa Brava? In our own navels :-D -- Cheers, Cotty ___/\__UK Shoot / Edit and || (O) |Live Broadcast News --

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-19 Thread Henk Terhell
Op 2018-11-19 om 12:56 schreef Steve Cottrell: We're British - we're more interested in the weather. You mean at Costa Brava? -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-19 Thread Steve Cottrell
On 18/11/18, Daniel J. Matyola, discombobulated, unleashed: >I am not inviting a political debate or discussion, but from this side of >the pond, it appears that the political system of the UK i coming apart at >the seams over Brexit. I'm certain it is stressful and discomforting for >everyone

Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-18 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
Both are self inflicted wounds. Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 9:11 PM PhotoCapturesbyJeffery.com < jefferyjohn...@photocapturesbyjeffery.com> wrote: > Sounds almost like the US as well. > > Jeffery Johnson | Photo Captures by Jeffery >

Re: OT - heads-up: good deal on a budget IPS monitor

2018-11-18 Thread Igor PDML-StR
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Re: OT: Is the UK Imploding?

2018-11-18 Thread PhotoCapturesbyJeffery.com
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Re: OT: Lion Cubs

2018-11-15 Thread John
On 11/15/2018 16:18, mike wilson wrote: On 15 November 2018 at 20:33 Larry Colen wrote: mike wilson wrote on 11/14/18 11:22 PM: Nobody going for Fun Boy 8 (ft. Banarama)? Fun Boy 8 sounds like it would be an account name on grindr. I misremembered anyway. Was thinking that a group

Re: OT: Lion Cubs

2018-11-15 Thread mike wilson
> On 15 November 2018 at 20:33 Larry Colen wrote: > > > > > mike wilson wrote on 11/14/18 11:22 PM: > > Nobody going for Fun Boy 8 (ft. Banarama)? > > Fun Boy 8 sounds like it would be an account name on grindr. > I misremembered anyway. Was thinking that a group called Fun Boy 3 (but

Re: OT: Lion Cubs

2018-11-15 Thread Bob W-PDML
This is the way to do it: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uZlLUf6sewI=youtu.be On 15 Nov 2018, at 20:31, Daniel J. Matyola mailto:danmaty...@gmail.com>> wrote: Remember that the urge to sing "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is just a whim away. Dan Matyola

Re: OT: Lion Cubs

2018-11-15 Thread Larry Colen
Daniel J. Matyola wrote on 11/15/18 12:30 PM: Remember that the urge to sing "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is just a whim away. And that is why we call you Hakuna Matyola. -- Larry Colen       l...@red4est.com  http://red4est.com/lrc

Re: OT: Lion Cubs

2018-11-15 Thread Larry Colen
mike wilson wrote on 11/14/18 11:22 PM: Nobody going for Fun Boy 8 (ft. Banarama)? Fun Boy 8 sounds like it would be an account name on grindr. -- Larry Colen       l...@red4est.com  http://red4est.com/lrc https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/collections/72157612824732477/

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