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Friday, December 22, 2017

General Notes on Equipment - Micro Four Thirds


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This is just a general note on the m43 equipment I use and a few thoughts on how that could change.

The more I use the Panasonic GX7 the more I like it. I can see why some people would find it too small but it fits my hands perfectly, which tells you something about the size of my hands. The Panasonic 7-14 f4 ( while having some problems with flare) has really surprised me by ...


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posted by Dil on 12/22/17 19:00  under General

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Loire Valley, France - Day 2


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The heat is oppressive today. We feel like taking a shower every 15 minutes. Despite this we battled our way to the largest chateau in France, Chambord.

 

Chambord Location

 

As you can see from the map above, Chambord isn't far at all from Blois where we were staying for some 10 days. The map shows where a couple of hundred chateaus are situated in the Loire Valley. That's why we chose Blois as ...


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posted by Dil on 12/15/17 19:00  under General

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Feedback Request about Image Size - UPDATE


UPDATE

 

It seems people aren't all that fussy about the size of the images I post so everything stays as is: Images will still be 1200px on the longest side.

 

 

 

As of today I have posted a couple of images on my Photoblog that are 1600px in size rather than the normal 1200px I normally publish.

 

My question to you out there is: Would you rather I post images at ...


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posted by Dil on 12/13/17 19:25  under General

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Loire Valley, France - Day 1


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Ten hours it took to drive from Frankfurt, Germany to Blois, France. Blois is the regional capital with some 50,000 inhabitants. After finding the flat we had rented for the next 10 days, out we went to see what delights the town could offer.


For those who are curious to know where Blois is, it's right in the middle on the Loire Valley where most of the chateaus of this famous valley lie. From Blois, ...


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posted by Dil on 12/01/17 19:00  under General

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