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Forum: Photos 11-18-2018, 09:51 AM
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Posted By holmertz
To emka: Africa

Thank you Malgo,
But why do your waste your time with TE in beautiful west Africa? ;-)
But I agree. Rural and small town west Africa can be fantastic. I have many times felt very happy in that part...
Forum: Photos 11-16-2018, 02:37 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To ChrisJ: beginner

Thanks Chris,
This was a very early scan, when I still had almost everything left to learn about scanning and pp. Obviously I wasn't even aware of the possibilities offered by the Smart Blur. ;)...
Forum: Photos 11-15-2018, 06:15 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To serp2000: good luck Serghei

Thank you Serghei,
No, Helsinki is not so far, but too far for me to come and see you at the airport. But I wish you a great journey anyway.
All the best,
Gert
Forum: Photos 11-15-2018, 05:24 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To kasianowak: kkh

Thank you Kasia,
I know what you mean. It looks exactly like a Pakistani bus.
Best regards,
Gert
Forum: Photos 11-15-2018, 02:16 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To jmdias: different

Thank you Jorge,
Yes, Kashmir is very different from the rest of India. It's the only Indian state where Muslims are a majority. Two small states in the far northeast have a Christian majority....
Forum: Photos 11-15-2018, 10:51 AM
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Posted By holmertz
How could I possibly not meet such a challenge?...

How could I possibly not meet such a challenge? :cool:
And thank you too for your critiques today.
Gert
Forum: Photos 11-14-2018, 04:00 PM
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Posted By holmertz
By "exotic" I rather meant "unusual...

By "exotic" I rather meant "unusual (https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/unusual) and exciting (https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/excite) because of coming (or...
Forum: Photos 11-14-2018, 02:47 PM
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Posted By holmertz
It sounds like a case for Stephen King.:cool:

It sounds like a case for Stephen King.:cool:
Forum: Photos 11-11-2018, 05:03 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To Royaldevon: tuna eggs

Thank you Bev,
I think everyone is puzzled by "tuna egg". Could it refer to tuna roe?
As for "nothing special", it's what I usually call those photos of undramatic scenes of daily life which I...
Forum: Photos 11-11-2018, 03:24 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To jmdias: i don't think so

Thank you Jorge,
No, I don't think any serious persons in northern Europe regard Italians as parasites, only perhaps rightwing extremist who dislike most foreigners. But a lot of people outside...
Forum: Photos 11-11-2018, 10:54 AM
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Posted By holmertz
To lousat: not bad food

Thank you Luciano,
No need to apologize. I can assure you that most of my food was delicious, especially the lunch I had in Cefalù, where I made sure to get away from the most touristy area near the...
Forum: Photos 11-11-2018, 10:46 AM
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Posted By holmertz
To emka: I know

Thank you Malgo,
Yes, I know very well that you would "probably" had climbed to the summit. But you haven't seen how steep the last part was.
Have a nice Sunday. Beware of right wing extremist...
Forum: Photos 11-09-2018, 04:54 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To jmdias: forgotten

Thank you Jorge for reminding me of this photo. I had totally forgotten it, but it's not so bad. ;)
Cheers,
Gert
Forum: Photos 11-09-2018, 01:44 PM
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Posted By holmertz
But if you had been a citizen of, say, North...

But if you had been a citizen of, say, North Korea, you could be sent to a prison camp even for just asking for a passport. :eek:
So Italy isn't so bad...
Forum: Photos 11-09-2018, 12:47 PM
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Posted By holmertz
Hello Malgo and Luciano, It seems that the...

Hello Malgo and Luciano,

It seems that the Uzbek visa rules have changed quite recently. The last time I checked, a few months ago, Polish citizens very among the few who could easily enter the...
Forum: Photos 11-08-2018, 09:22 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To PaulVDV: knowledge

Thanks Paul,
You don't need much knowledge of history to see that various internet sites describing things to see in Cefalú mention the Diana Temple on this hill. Whether it's this one is another...
Forum: Photos 11-08-2018, 03:01 PM
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Posted By holmertz
It is not always easy to fully capture in a photo...

It is not always easy to fully capture in a photo the beauty you experienced with your eyes and mind, and to convince others what a great experience you had. The magic is easily lost in the camera....
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 11-06-2018, 07:09 PM
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Posted By holmertz
Exactly like that. Gert

Exactly like that.
Gert
Forum: Photos 11-05-2018, 03:06 PM
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Posted By holmertz
Yes, I thought so. ;-)

Yes, I thought so. ;-)
Forum: Photos 11-04-2018, 08:57 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To PaulVDV: what to do?

Hello Paul,
Thanks for your comments. Yes, I actually had a delicious pasta in Cefalù, soon after these photos. It gave me the strength to do the next thing to do here, which I will show next time....
Forum: Photos 11-04-2018, 08:53 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To notrap: Thank you Elvira

Hello Elvira,
Thank you for your thoughtful and well formulated critiques to this photo and the one of the grey, ugly street.
Have a nice week,
Gert
Forum: Photos 11-02-2018, 04:40 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To mesutilgim: signal

Thank you Mesut,
It must have been an embarrassing moment for the poor imam, but it would have been even worse if the signals had come from inside the coffin. ;-)
Have a nice evening,
Gert
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 11-02-2018, 11:58 AM
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Posted By holmertz
I would, if only I knew how to attach a...

I would, if only I knew how to attach a screenshot to this thread.

But believe me, it's just an ad covering the upper part of the page. If I click it away I just get some Google mumbo jumbo...
Forum: Photos 11-01-2018, 10:17 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To jean113: i didn't say that

Thank you Jean,
No, I never actually said that the young woman is of little importance. I said (wrote) that she is not "one of the most popular sights in Palermo", which is quite a difference. But...
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 11-01-2018, 05:04 PM
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Views: 201
Posted By holmertz
annoying ads

Since yesterday I have time and time again received ads that cover the brown strip featuring "Home Gallery Forums..." etc. They are very annoying. Any chance they can be moved somewhere else where...
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