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Forum: Photos 03-12-2010, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Clipper
A book...

Well, maybe, but then what demand is there for stories and pictures from this country? I lived there for a total of five months and from all I saw and learned, the country could be the twin of North...
Forum: Photos 03-11-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By Clipper
To luciola: Where is life?

Dear Luciola,

well, when you are looking for streelife, Turkmenistan is probably not the place you'd go to find it. Because all aspects of daily life are watched by omnipresent police, security...
Forum: Photos 03-10-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By Clipper
To akm: Thanks

Managing to get there - and being able to stay - and talk to people - took me 13 months of continuous work on the visa front. 13 months means between visa application and the day I finally received...
Forum: Photos 03-10-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 331
Posted By Clipper
To akm: :-)

Thanks, Mary, for your comment. Indeed at times Turkmenistan can be truly horrifying. But then it's also an absolutely fascinating place to visit. There aren't that many countries like this left....
Forum: Photos 03-07-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By Clipper
To jimmj63: Thanks and answers to your question

Indeed it is - and since very little is known about this country anywhere outside, I'll be uploading pictures from there on a more or less regular basis from now on. In fact, there are hardly any...
Forum: Photos 03-07-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Clipper
To akm: Thanks

Dear Mary,

indeed taking pictures in Turkmenistan is far from easy - which is the reason why there aren't that many pictures from this country here (way less even than from North Korea) - and the...
Forum: Photos 03-03-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By Clipper
To weetrees: Excellent idea!

Hey John,

thanks - and a great idea. I quite like the b/w one, perhaps just a tiny little bit too much contrast? The left guy's crinkles look really deep that way, he'd be embarrassed. But apart...
Forum: Photos 09-08-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By Clipper
To albertopiubello: Comment on your Workshop

Hello Alberto,

thanks for your workshop on the picture of Amu Darja river. Comparabel to what I just replied to the first workshop given on that picture I would in the first place like to thank...
Forum: Photos 09-08-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By Clipper
To kiks: on the workshop

Hello!

Thanks for your workshop, which did indeed improve the quality of the picture. Until today I kept uploading my pictures exactely the way they were taken, no alterations but probably a...
Forum: Photos 09-04-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By Clipper
To Uhu: About the boy

Unfortunately, as I have to say, there is not so much I remember about the boy. I know that the village was found somewhen in the early 1930s, so his ancestors must have come from somewhere and -...
Forum: Photos 08-31-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By Clipper
To BlkDaffyDuck: On the comment

Thanks for your cheerful comment to the picture - I took eight to ten pictures while the truck was lifted up, simply holding my camera at the szene and continued pressing the shutter while I was...
Forum: Photos 08-31-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By Clipper
To Preetie: Your comments

Thanks so much for your remarkable and exceptionally friendly comments :-)
I really I have say, I enjoy reading them a lot. There is not much to add to this picture - while usually I will give some...
Forum: Photos 08-30-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By Clipper
To ninaL: On the comment

Hello!

Thanks for your comment on the "Tough Traffic" picture I took in Benin. The accident as far as I know was not tragic, the driver was running around, explaining loudly that the road is too...
Forum: Photos 08-30-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By Clipper
To lappino: On the comment

Thanks for your friendly comment to the picture "Dog on a Train" - I just liked the situation and thought it was something to be shown here, nothing spectacular or amazing, just a very normal...
Forum: Photos 08-30-2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By Clipper
To broglia: On your comment - and the workshop

Hello!

Thanks so much for your workshop, which really did increase the quality of the picture a lot. I uploaded it the way it was taken on the street, but sure, you are right, increasing the...
Forum: Photos 08-20-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Clipper
Re: Well spoken and I totally agree

Otschin charascho, spassibo for your reply!!! I know hardly any Russian, unfortunately, and my Russian course tought me to describe that the cat is on the table and the pencil next to the laptop but...
Forum: Photos 08-20-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By Clipper
To manub: Thank you very much!

Hey there,

thanks very much for your comment - and the workshop. Looks better with the contrast. But as you said, I am still pretty new to the group. So I am posting some pictures I like, waiting...
Forum: Photos 08-20-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By Clipper
To Davidh34: Comment

Thanks for your comment on the picture :-)
Forum: Photos 08-20-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Clipper
Re: To PIERRE-HENRI-AU: It's not for you to decide

Hey everybody ...

names don't matter much - be it Tschetschenien or Chechnia ... we know what is meant and especially for names that are written with a different alphabet, translations are hardly...
Forum: Photos 08-20-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By Clipper
To gardenwife: On the comment

Hello!

Thanks for your comments on the "Ships in the desert" picture. It truely is a horrible place, but as I just told someone else here at TrekEarth, I am absolutely sure that the only way pf...
Forum: Photos 08-20-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By Clipper
To jimmj63: A comment to the comment

Dear Giacomo,

thanks for your comment to the picture - and the explanation I wrote. It surely is a touching place. Maybe talking about the disaster helps preventing such things happen again - I am...
Forum: Photos 08-20-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By Clipper
To Zolive: Commenting on the comment

Dear Oliver,

thanks for your comment on my "Tough Traffic" Picture.

Hendrik
Forum: Photos 08-20-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Clipper
To Davidh34: The lake disappearing

Dear David,

some 69ckm of water used to reach Lake Aral until the late 1960s. The water came from the two major streams of Central Asia - Syr Darja in the north and Amu Darja (know to the ancient...
Forum: Photos 08-20-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By Clipper
To graffer: On your note

Hello Peter,

thanks for your note to the picture on the ship stranded in Karakalpakstan. The camera was taken with my Canon EOS1000/Canon 28-60 - which I know is not the best camera in the world,...
Forum: Photos 08-19-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By Clipper
To Uhu: Remark on Volgograd Picture

Thank you very much for your friendly and helpful remark. The figures I gave are from a paper I received in Volgograd when entering th museum, which is just next door to the pictured ruin, so most...
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