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  1. Chester AP replied to the thread Do I post too many photos?.

    By 'ordinary' I mean 'not appraisal'. No confusion was intended, When you are on the AP 'home' page, under 'Forum' you will also find...

    Sep 25, 2018 at 10:17 PM
  2. Chester AP replied to the thread Crazy?.

    Ask them how they are able to do a 'cardholder not present' transaction without knowing your 3 digit security code from the back of the...

    Sep 25, 2018 at 10:04 PM
  3. Chester AP replied to the thread Do I post too many photos?.

    I don't understand why so few members put comments on pictures added to the ordinary gallery. I have done so a few times - not usually...

    Sep 25, 2018 at 9:54 PM
  4. Chester AP added new media Trapped to Reader Gallery

    I spotted this on the outside of a (not very clean) window and got out my ancient Tamron 90 mm macro. From inside the window the cobweb around the insect is more obvious, but this shot was taken outside to include the shadow too. I think it's a crane fly, but I 'm not certain.

    Trapped.jpg Sep 24, 2018 at 11:46 PM
  5. Chester AP replied to the thread Samsung GX10 DSLR.

    I thought more about this, and although my comment above want meant to encourage you, it doesn't help much with your immediate problem...

    Sep 23, 2018 at 10:40 PM
  6. Chester AP replied to the thread Compromise....

    I had to look him up - apparently he's this week's Brexit secretary. Poor man, being paid to confuse and obfuscate and I assume failing...

    Sep 23, 2018 at 9:58 PM
  7. Chester AP replied to the thread Dreams do com true!.

    What if you cropped it to portrait format, and then cloned out the part of the cyclist on the left that was still in the frame?...

    Sep 23, 2018 at 9:52 PM
  8. Chester AP replied to the thread Who needs Brexit?.

    It's this kind of attitude that makes us go to Amazon or eBay. A few years ago I wanted a deep (3 inch) straight-sided metal lens hood...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 10:14 PM
  9. Chester AP replied to the thread 55mm Micro-Nikkor f2.8 - blimey!.

    'Given'? That's a word you don't heat much today.

    Sep 22, 2018 at 10:09 PM
  10. Chester AP replied to the thread Who needs Brexit?.

    What were you trying to buy? Perhaps somebody has just awoken and missed the last twenty years.

    Sep 22, 2018 at 10:07 PM
  11. Chester AP replied to the thread Just When I liked My Colleagues.

    When I was a young junior employee in a tedious office, the ancient person in charge of the post room advised me 'keep quiet, take the...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 9:59 PM
  12. Chester AP replied to the thread Word Association Game.

    Dominatrix

    Sep 22, 2018 at 9:50 PM
  13. Chester AP replied to the thread 55mm Micro-Nikkor f2.8 - blimey!.

    It's a word used by people with deep pockets or a craving for the latest model. I think that we should always encourage them because...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 9:27 PM
  14. Chester AP replied to the thread 55mm Micro-Nikkor f2.8 - blimey!.

    If beyond repair, look for a secondhand Sigma 50 mm F2.8 macro. I use mine with an APS-C body, but I think it was made for full frame.

    Sep 22, 2018 at 9:05 PM
  15. Chester AP replied to the thread Public Schoolboys & AP in the 1970s.

    I sense an idea for a fascinating article that AP could publish... a few of the more tasteful shots (do you have any prints or...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:16 PM