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Forum: Photos Today, 09:13 AM
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Posted By holmertz
To GyurMaster: jhm

Thank you György,
I think John is well. He posts daily photos on Twitter, so he probably just got tired of TE. It was Malgo who first told me she had found him there.

I have long thought that the...
Forum: Photos Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 25
Posted By holmertz
Hej Lars, Konstigt, det fanns ingen mur 2010,...

Hej Lars,
Konstigt, det fanns ingen mur 2010, så hela parlamentet syntes från långt håll.
Gert
Forum: Photos Yesterday, 12:58 PM
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Views: 31
Posted By holmertz
No problems, Ike. I was just surprised but found...

No problems, Ike. I was just surprised but found it a bit funny.
Probably it was your jet lag. ;-)
Gert
Forum: Photos 05-21-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 20
Posted By holmertz
To ikeharel: ???

Hello Ike,
I am sure Mats would appreciate this, if he ever sees your comment. He was a colleague of mine but left the site years ago.
What a strange coincidence.
Regards,
Gert
Forum: Photos 05-19-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 20
Posted By holmertz
To mcmtanyel: Haliç

Ooops!
Gert
Forum: Photos 05-17-2022, 06:39 PM
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Views: 22
Posted By holmertz
To adramad: previous scan

Thank you Luis,
If you click at "Original version" in the box to the right named "Photo information" you will see the previous scan.
Best regards,
Gert
Forum: Photos 05-17-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 28
Posted By holmertz
To ikeharel: return

Thank you Ike,
I wish you a safe return flight. You seem to be anxious to be back on TE. ;-)
Regards,
Gert
Forum: Photos 05-17-2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 17
Posted By holmertz
To mcmtanyel: buildings

Thank you Murat,
My ambition is never really to make documents of pretty buildings but to try to compose interesting photos with some atmosphere and life.
Best regards,
Gert
Forum: Photos 05-16-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By holmertz
To fotka: sharpness

Thank you Zbigniew,
Many photos look unsharp on the TE site. This was one of them, so I had added to the note that it would look much better in a new tab. I hope you saw the larger version, which...
Forum: Photos 05-15-2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By holmertz
Before the pandemic the number of foreign...

Before the pandemic the number of foreign tourists had risen sharply since 2000, so most Bhutanese should by now be quite used to seeing foreigners. I didn't notice any suspicions and I never had...
Forum: Photos 05-15-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By holmertz
To PaulVDV: very normal

Thank you Paul,
I was surprised to find Bhutan such a relatively "normal" country. There is no doubt a lot of poverty, especially in faraway places, but most people looked reasonably well off,...
Forum: Photos 05-15-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By holmertz
Hello Pierre, I use a Plustek OpticFilm 8200i....

Hello Pierre,
I use a Plustek OpticFilm 8200i. But more important is that I use a scanning program called VueScan downloaded from the net at a relatively moderate cost.
Regards,
Gert
Forum: Photos 05-14-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By holmertz
To CMJC: scanner

Thank you Christine,
Yes, I have changed scanner since I made the first version, but I am sure the difference is mainly due to more experience and skill.
Regards,
Gert
Forum: Photos 05-14-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By holmertz
Hello again, Don't waste your time looking...

Hello again,
Don't waste your time looking through your old photos. Look at your latest WS instead. I realized I had sent that photo in a private mail.
Have a nice evening,
Gert
Forum: Photos 05-11-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 27
Posted By holmertz
To lousat: colours

Thank you Luciano,
I am glad you appreciated it, but what changes would you have liked to see that would make the colours more "real"?
Best regards,
Gert
Forum: Photos 05-08-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 26
Posted By holmertz
To foxy: Thank you Loong

Hello Loong,
Thank you so much for adding this to your favourites. That's always an honour.
Kind regards,
Gert
Forum: Photos 05-08-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 30
Posted By holmertz
To foxy: no problems

Thank you Loong,
No problems. There are so many misspelled words and grammatical errors on TE that I am used to reading what I think people are meaning. So I got it right immediately. ;-)
Have a...
Forum: Photos 05-02-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 31
Posted By holmertz
To ahmet54: crop

Thank you Roland,
I like your crop, but I still like my own wider version too. I think they both would do well, but it's a good reminder of the importance of always having a different crop in mind...
Forum: Photos 05-01-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 27
Posted By holmertz
To worldcitizen: executioner

Thank you Brenda,
Usually the executioner was someone who had been sentenced to death but was pardoned if he took the not very attractive job. It was an offer he couldn't refuse. "Master Mikael" was...
Forum: Photos 04-30-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
Posted By holmertz
To Royaldevon: moai?

Thank you Bev, but what happened to your moai? I was surprised to find it gone.
Kind regards,
Gert
Forum: Photos 04-27-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By holmertz
Sh*t. ;-) ;-) ;-) Gert

Sh*t.
;-) ;-) ;-)
Gert
Forum: Photos 04-27-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By holmertz
To ChrisJ: bag?

Thank you Chris,
So what do you call a plastic bag used for carrying home your groceries, or whatever you bought? (In this case three bottles of red wine.)
;-)
Gert
Forum: Photos 04-26-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 22
Posted By holmertz
To PaulVDV: purchase

Thank you Paul,
I usually buy the things I need first and collect the photos afterwards.
Otherwise I would probably forget what I was supposed to do.
Best wishes,
Gert
Forum: Photos 04-26-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 30
Posted By holmertz
Jorge, Thanks for the link. She looks more...

Jorge,

Thanks for the link. She looks more interesting.

Regards,
Gert
Forum: Photos 04-23-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 23
Posted By holmertz
To jmdias: executioner

Thank you Jorge,
Usually the hangman was a convicted murderer who was pardoned if he took the job, but this Mikael actually applied for the job of his own free will.
There were some strange habits...
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