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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Denis Cromie » Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:06 pm

I knew me chocolate skills would eventually get me somewhere.Love it Dancer. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Rocker » Fri Mar 20, 2015 11:19 pm

Oh Dancer.... :lol: :lol: :lol: that would be just gorgeous. You paint the picture so well I cant wait for the party. awwave awwave
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby grammer » Sat Mar 21, 2015 1:20 am

What did I miss ??? what did I miss??????

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Micheál » Sat Mar 21, 2015 9:23 am

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Hmmmm

That box looks upside down to me.
So why isnt the "SOAP" looking like "dVOS"
Methinks someone forgot to read the title of the thread.

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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Dancer » Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:04 am

:shock: I haven't a clue what that means :oops: :lol: :lol:
But if I was standing on it , I would be shouting .....C'MON IRELAND !!!
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby keeper » Sat Mar 21, 2015 10:28 pm

That box is meant to be that way :P its a soap box so you stand on it to give out about IW and Indiana Kenny outside the Dail :shock: they use them in Hyde Park Corner in London :roll:
I'm getting ready for that party, sounds a great idea, we could start a lens fixing monthly gathering, yuuuuuuuuuummmmy Strawberries in Chocolate, we could buy a giant chocolate fondue as well, great idea wuu Love it Dancer wuu
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Dancer » Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:01 pm

Strum wrote:A Camera repair Gang-bang? Jaze Dancer you're watching too much of that "They're off their Rockers" series. :D


Hahahaaaaaaaa! That doesn't bear thinking about :lol: :lol:
Of course I wouldn't be involved because I would be in the kitchen basting the turkey :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Strum » Wed Mar 25, 2015 3:39 pm

A friend is selling a Nikon D3200 with a 55-180mm lens if anybody is interested. Also takes excellent videos. Very nice camera folks and a great middle range lens that. ;)



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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby grammer » Tue Apr 28, 2015 1:11 am

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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Toss » Tue Apr 28, 2015 9:02 am



oops the cloaking device must have failed, you really can't trust those Romulans hellllo
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Dancer » Fri Jul 10, 2015 10:42 am

Dancer wrote:
keeper wrote:My few cents worth ! I had a collection of Canon FD lenses for a Canon A1 film camera and wanted to use them on the new EOS system, the Canon version of the adapter was an awful price, so I checked both FleaBay and Amazon and Amazon came up trumps, albeit the adapter was made in Outer Mongolia or somewhere :lol: I took a chance because it was very cheap and it actually works, the downside is you lose Auto Focus but I was used to manually focussing any way. What my search did show me was there are hundreds of adapters on Amazon and much cheaper than branded items. Maybe you've looked it up already, I got time lapse controllers, close-up rings etc etc at a fraction of the cost. I know they are made in obscure places but all mine worked and still are working.


Keeper are you any good at fixing lenses? I have a Canon EFS 17-85mm lens and the aperture flex thingy is not
working. I was quoted just under €300 for a repair which is half the cost of the lens itself. The replacement part only costs
a few euro but I 'm not confident enough to tackle it myself .
Here's a ref to what's required to fix it.

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/40439217


I got my lens repaired and it's working fine now blob blob
I was browsing a couple of forums and came across a problem similar to my own and the guy on the forum
was given a recommendation to contact a camera repair guy in Rathmines. A lot of people endorsed his advice so
I decided to give the repair guy a quick call . He knew immediately what I was talking about and his price for repair was €145
I dropped my lens in and had it back within four days. When I called in to collect it , he cleaned my camera for free.
Happy days!!!
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby keeper » Sun Jul 12, 2015 1:38 pm

Glad to see you got fixed up Dancer ! That was great to find someone to repair your lens for such a reasonable fee, did you buy the spare part and supply it to him :?:
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Dancer » Tue Jul 14, 2015 12:55 am

keeper wrote:Glad to see you got fixed up Dancer ! That was great to find someone to repair your lens for such a reasonable fee, did you buy the spare part and supply it to him :?:


Hi Keeper, no I didn't supply any parts . Apparently the aperture flex cable and auto focus ring are part of the same component so he fitted a whole new piece . Camera is back working fine now. I would recommend these guys , they are
knowledgeable , efficient , good value for money and very friendly honest people. hellllo
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Gerald » Tue Jul 14, 2015 9:50 am

Dancer wrote:
Camera is back working fine now. I would recommend these guys , they are
knowledgeable , efficient , good value for money and very friendly honest people.


Do you have contact details....would be good to have on record?
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Dancer » Tue Jul 14, 2015 10:03 am

Gerald wrote:
Dancer wrote:
Camera is back working fine now. I would recommend these guys , they are
knowledgeable , efficient , good value for money and very friendly honest people.


Do you have contact details....would be good to have on record?


Good morning Gerald! hellllo

Here you go : [url]camerarepaircentre.com[/url]
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Dancer » Tue Jul 14, 2015 10:08 am

Sorry, I don't know why the URL thingy is not working :roll:

It's :

Camera Repair Centre
44 Leinster Road
Rathmines
Dublin 6

Phone (01) 5355386

Mobile: 087 3378897
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Gerald » Tue Jul 14, 2015 10:14 am

Good morning to you too Dancer. Thanks for that info.

The url thingy needs a www. added.

http://www.camerarepaircentre.com
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Dancer » Tue Jul 14, 2015 10:57 am

Thanks Gerald !
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Micheál » Sun Sep 27, 2015 6:48 pm

Big "Moonie" opportunity tonight for the snappers among you.
Supermoon AND an Eclipse.
But only for the insomniacs. Moonrise 1:10am in the North East. 37 degrees to be precise.
Full eclipse at 3:47 am
Fingers crossed the clouds stay away

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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Strum » Sun Sep 27, 2015 7:33 pm

Micheál wrote:Full eclipse at 3:47 am
Fingers crossed the clouds stay away





Looking forward to seeing your photos Michael. Good luck with the clouds. ;)
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Micheál » Sun Sep 27, 2015 10:26 pm

Im scarleh with shame!

I spent a considerable amount of time earlier today with maps and compass figuring out where to locate myself for a best ever shot of the moon rising over A well known local landmark.
Stuck my head out after the news to check cloud cover in anticipation of moonrise at 1 am. There it was grinning down at me!!! I had misread the tables and mistook its highpoint time for its rising time. Grrrrr

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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Micheál » Mon Sep 28, 2015 8:41 pm

This evening, I got my act together on got down to the Vico just in time to watch the Moon and the Kish compete to impress the residents on the Terrace.

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I think the Moon shaded it . . .

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Last night, I got the moon on it own - just hanging around waiting to be eclipsed . . .

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I wonder do the Corpo realise there's a roundabout up there?

By the way, anyone who's into planning moon/sun shoots will find this site useful http://www.timeanddate.com/moon/ireland/dublin
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Strum » Mon Sep 28, 2015 8:45 pm

Nice one Michael, great captures, and thanks for the link. ;)
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Denis Cromie » Tue Sep 29, 2015 8:47 am

That's brilliant Micheál. wuu
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Re: Camera Skills Without Photoshop

Postby Rocker » Wed Sep 30, 2015 10:45 pm

Gorgeous photos Micheál. Wish I had your camera skills. Some nights the Kish looks great with a lit up ship or two parked overnight out of Dublin Port
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