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    May 23 2017, 07:46 AM
    Gramps replied to a thread Coin Collection in General Disscussion
    I knew you collected coins Miss Lucille, but I didn't know you sold lens to get some of them. I am going to go the opposite, but I need to have them...
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    May 21 2017, 09:43 AM
    Gramps replied to a thread Airshow 2017 in Transportation
    Thanks for that info Saint Dave. I really like the shape of this and I am not a model builder but I like the look of this one and I might see if I...
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    May 21 2017, 08:10 AM
    I am not sure if this is a saying or if its one I made up. Either way it should be made a saying as it has never been wrong as far as I know. So I...
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    May 21 2017, 07:38 AM
    Gramps replied to a thread Airshow 2017 in Transportation
    Thanks for the info on the plane. To me its got the looks of beauty. I know some my think I am just crazy but I do like how it looks.
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  • Jay's Avatar
    May 20 2017, 07:45 PM
    Jay replied to a thread Airshow 2017 in Transportation
    Amazing captures, and I agree that red plane looks crazy fast ;) I love the close up detail and the action in the first set. Awesome work and thanks...
    15 replies | 309 view(s)
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    May 18 2017, 06:32 AM
    Jay replied to a thread 3d POP! in Miscellaneous Photos
    Always killer frames ;) loving the 3D pop!! Jay
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    May 17 2017, 09:58 PM
    Gramps replied to a thread 3d POP! in Miscellaneous Photos
    I love a lot of the shots while I am not a big fan of the big cars that you have got over there. Its so funny that we here are more of 4 doors and...
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    May 17 2017, 09:51 PM
    Gramps replied to a thread Airshow 2017 in Transportation
    I have to ask, but what is the red plane. I looks like it is a real fast one and if I had to name it this would be the Mustang. Really enjoying...
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    May 16 2017, 08:15 PM
    MWright222 replied to a thread Airshow 2017 in Transportation
    Amazing shots Dave. Shows the value of having a long range lens. Were there any Tiger Moths at the show??
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    May 16 2017, 03:28 AM
    Gramps replied to a thread The Flying Scotsman in Transportation
    We use to have an old steam train run on the lines close to home. This was all before I got the camera bug, so I have no images to post up. But I...
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    May 16 2017, 03:26 AM
    Gramps replied to a thread Airshow 2017 in Transportation
    I am not a liker of flying except for going up in a chopper. But because I am not a liker of flying I have a love of taking shots of planes when I...
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    May 15 2017, 03:17 PM
    Gramps replied to a thread Coin Collection in General Disscussion
    Great reply Mike as you know what both sections are like. At the moment I am getting these things called 2x2's and they are cardboard rectangles...
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  • Steve's Avatar
    May 12 2017, 06:00 PM
    wally wrong comparison...you comparing a landscape fuji with 50 Mega pixel against a camera made for sports and action.....and 24 mega pixel...not...
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    May 12 2017, 08:54 AM
    MWright222 replied to a thread brand new sony camera in Sony News
    Really a well done review of the A9 and 100mm-400mm lens. I can't believe the quality of the high ISO and super fast shutter speed. Sadly though I...
    7 replies | 351 view(s)
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    May 10 2017, 04:20 PM
    Jay replied to a thread brand new sony camera in Sony News
    New Sony A9 Article now up ;) http://sonyalphalab.com/new-full-frame-sony-a9-and-fe-100-400mm-lens-announced/
    7 replies | 351 view(s)
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    May 10 2017, 06:22 AM
    Jay replied to a thread brand new sony camera in Sony News
    I'm almost done with my new A9 breakdown article ;) it really has a wealth of new features oriented towards pros and finally a new battery with twice...
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  • MWright222's Avatar
    May 9 2017, 01:52 PM
    The two hobbies are quite different so it is hard for anyone to say how much fun you derive from either. I collected coins when I was a youngster...
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  • Steve's Avatar
    May 8 2017, 04:25 PM
    Steve replied to a thread Sony Firmware issue. in Sony News
    it affects a7s(ii) as thats the main astro camera that folks use. There is also proof that the a6000 is affected unsure of 6300 and 6500 that was...
    3 replies | 169 view(s)
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    May 8 2017, 07:23 AM
    Gramps replied to a thread Straw-neck Ibis in Birds
    Thanks Jay I agree with the last shot it just all went together on that one. Really please with that one to.
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    May 8 2017, 07:15 AM
    Gramps replied to a thread Coin Collection in General Disscussion
    It all came to me one day and I thought it seemed like a good idea. Here in Australia we have got a number of coins that for the lack of a better...
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  • Steve's Avatar
    May 7 2017, 08:20 PM
    Steve replied to a thread Sony Firmware issue. in Sony News
    here is the link to the main issue and sources of issue and also some replies from SOny ...
    3 replies | 169 view(s)
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    May 7 2017, 08:12 PM
    Steve started a thread Sony Firmware issue. in Sony News
    Hi All, since I have not seen anyone post it here. There is a issue with the last 2 versions of Sony firmwares on A models like a7 a7r2 , a6000...
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    May 7 2017, 09:53 AM
    Jay replied to a thread Straw-neck Ibis in Birds
    Very nice series of shots Gramps ;) not really that ugly to me, and the last shot in particular is exceptional! Thanks for sharing, Jay
    2 replies | 181 view(s)
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    May 7 2017, 09:47 AM
    Jay replied to a thread a9 High ISO in E-Mount Full Frame Cameras
    Looks pretty darn good to me my friend ;) nice work and thanks for sharing, Jay
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  • Jay's Avatar
    May 7 2017, 09:46 AM
    Jay replied to a thread Coin Collection in General Disscussion
    I have been down that road before, and I don't think you will regret selling a few coins to help fuel your more rewarding photography hobby;) at some...
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  • Jay's Avatar
    May 7 2017, 09:39 AM
    Do you have pre-af turned on? Camera fully updated with latest firmware? I agree it's a great lens, Jay
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  • Gramps's Avatar
    May 6 2017, 06:46 AM
    Over the years I have collected a number of coins. Some of them have been bought from the Royal Australian Mint and these have a higher price on...
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    May 3 2017, 08:35 AM
    Gramps started a thread Straw-neck Ibis in Birds
    I would like to introduce you to one of the ugliest birds we have got here in Australia. ThoughI have not seen this arm of the Ibis birds until...
    2 replies | 181 view(s)
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    Apr 29 2017, 12:44 AM
    Thanks Jay I am hoping it works out well for me and a little bit of self sympathy I live with pain everyday with my back and arthritis in close to...
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    Apr 29 2017, 12:37 AM
    Gramps replied to a thread Between work and play in HDR
    Here is another thing I have only done a few of and I must look at doing a few more of them. I particularly like your last image but I like the...
    3 replies | 419 view(s)
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Arthur
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Grandfather to 5, long term sufferer with a bad back which is an honest and real one. Enjoy seeing the kids that live close by as we have a great bond.
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Sony a77 with 18/55mm lens
Sony DT 2.8/30 Macro
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Sigma DG 70/300 lens with Macro button

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