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Forum: Photos 02-05-2012, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Swissguy
Smile To MiKa2000: Oui, tu as raison :-)

Oui, Mikael, on était au même endroit a Jaipur. Ta photo est beaucoup plus professionel et elle est "more sharp" ... mon français est devenu horrible, zut!!!

I continue in English: consider my...
Forum: Photos 06-12-2008, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Swissguy
To GIL14: correction des déformations....

Gilles,

Je pense que dans l'original, les tours donnent une impréssion de domination de la personne qui regard le bâtiment. c'etait l'idée de cet photo. Mais j'aime aussi le resultat de ta...
Forum: Photos 06-10-2008, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Swissguy
To eladen: Why not sharp? .... continued

PS: Actually I seem to recall I took this photo through a bus window, so I was bouncing all over the place and am actually quite happy with the result, considering.....
Forum: Photos 06-10-2008, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Swissguy
To eladen: Why not sharp?

It is not sharp, because I took this over 15 years ago with a 36mm camera, printed it back in 1993 and then took the print and scanned it into a jpg image to upload it into Trekearth.

I know...
Forum: Photos 04-18-2008, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Swissguy
To GIL14: Vraiment

Gilles,

Merci pour ton 'workshop' - c'est bien fait. Le 'contrast' est beaucoup plus dramatique dans ta version (et mon francais devient de plus en plus déplorable...)

Saltuations,
Scott
Forum: Photos 07-28-2007, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Swissguy
To fijiphil: where exactly?

Well, Phil,

Not sure anymore exactly where this was - I know we set out from Grindelwald and were hiking all over the place. Pretty much anywhere you looked was filled with breathtaking scenery....
Forum: Photos 11-29-2006, 10:08 PM
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Posted By Swissguy
To paulosilva: Re: Florence

Hey Paulo,

Obrigado for your kind comment on my picture of the Ponte Vecchio.... I hope you are enjoying Florence... while you are there, did you find the bronze boar (wild pig) near one of the...
Forum: General 11-06-2006, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Swissguy
Re: How did you choose your user name?

Well, Rosie,

I'll give you three guesses where my name came from - Swissguy - it's also in my email address, which I won't disclose right now, or I would have to change it for security purposes,...
Forum: Photos 10-17-2006, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Swissguy
To snunney: Re figure on the left

This is really a panoramic part two. That's why I shaved off the person on the left - my real masterpiece from this photo shoot is this one:...
Forum: Photos 10-12-2006, 02:09 PM
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Posted By Swissguy
To advance: Ausbeutung junger Kinder?

Wolfgang,

Du hast wirklich recht - ich war mir da nicht ganz sicher ob es sich hier um eine gestellte Szene handelte oder nicht. Der Reiseleiter, der war 100% davon überzeugt, dass es sich hier um...
Forum: Photos 10-05-2006, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Swissguy
To ngythanh: Red ground?

You all should come to North Carolina, where the red clay ground is almost this colour WITHOUT any special effects... Nice picture, though. Really interesting look with that red ground. Looks like...
Forum: Photos 09-29-2006, 09:30 PM
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Posted By Swissguy
To deblink: Re: crop the person?

Thanks for the note, Debbie, but you know what? I actually like my little bald man on the edge of the picture, it actually lends the picture a feeling of reality - otherwise it could just be seen as...
Forum: Photos 09-29-2006, 02:45 PM
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Views: 162
Posted By Swissguy
To stiginthedump: Re: playing around with the editing progr

Thanks, Will, for your recommendation, but I am really a bit of a photo simpleton, especially with regard to pp work. . . just bought myself Magix Photo Manager, but just can't get my head wrapped...
Forum: Photos 09-28-2006, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Swissguy
To tifah: Thanks for commenting

Wow! Latifah, that was a quick response to a picture I just uploaded a couple of minutes ago. Isn't it amazing that I am sitting here in the Southern USA and within minutes of my uploading a picture,...
Forum: Photos 09-12-2006, 06:58 AM
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Views: 150
Posted By Swissguy
To worldcitizen: true, true...

You're quite right, Brenda, it was a very sunny day. But I really wanted to captue the bright character of this victorian house. The cliché of the picked fence meeting right in the centre in front of...
Forum: Photos 09-12-2006, 06:52 AM
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Posted By Swissguy
To natwald: re: amount of wall . . .

I'm afraid that is not possible from this POV - plus the fact that this is a scan of a photo I took over 13 years ago... But I know what you mean - it would have been nice. Thanx for the comment.
...
Forum: Photos 08-29-2006, 01:49 AM
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Posted By Swissguy
To kajspice: Some better Indian pix for ya...

Kajal - see if you prefer these photos, from the same trip to India about thirteen years ago....

http://www.treklens.com/gallery/photo176770.htm...
Forum: Photos 08-29-2006, 01:35 AM
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Views: 84
Posted By Swissguy
To kajspice: You're right

Kajal,

You're right on all points. Thing was I only had a simple 35mm camera on me and on top of that our tour guide was rushing us along at the time. I scanned this in from a print 13 years later...
Forum: Photos 07-31-2006, 06:48 AM
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Posted By Swissguy
To rebel1860: Under the sea..

Yes, you are right - when I look at it again, it does look like an underwater shot of a coral reef. Good observation, thanks!
Forum: Photos 07-29-2006, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By Swissguy
Re: To GLEM: Terne?

Est-ce que tu veux dire que "terne" = "mat"?

Ce jour la il y'a fait très chaud a Luxor. Je crois aussi que la chaleur était la raison pourquoi on n'a pas pu voir clairement la colline derrière les...
Forum: Photos 07-27-2006, 12:45 PM
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Views: 149
Posted By Swissguy
To GLEM: Terne?

Désolé, Gaetan, mais je ne connais pas la definition du mot "terne"...

J'ai appris mon francais en ecole il y a plusieurs ans, alors suis un peu "rusty" (hope you speak English, oui?).

Je vois...
Forum: Photos 07-26-2006, 06:51 AM
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Views: 143
Posted By Swissguy
Re: To Lynette: How d'ya get that silver star?

That's very comprehensive, Lynette. And now I definitely understand. Thank you for this.

I have given over 20 points and received 26 positive points. Am not aware of any single negative comment,...
Forum: Photos 07-25-2006, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Swissguy
To Lynette: How d'ya get that silver star?

Hi, Lynette,

Thanks for your positive comment. Speaking of nice people, would you be so nice as to explain how it is you got that silver star next to your name? From the guidelines I thought I...
Forum: Photos 07-18-2006, 06:29 AM
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Views: 157
Posted By Swissguy
To green: thank you for the explanation

Merci, Romain, pour l'explication de l'origine de cette sculpture.

Much obliged.

Sincerely,
Scott Muenger
Forum: Photos 07-04-2006, 03:16 PM
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Views: 128
Posted By Swissguy
To northspirit: Makes you cool...

Burak,

I can imagine it is very hot right now in Turkey... I have more "cool" pictures that I took on this glorious sunny day in the mountains.

Would you be interested in seeing more of these?...
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