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    Some of us walked the plank...down
    Awesome Rayyan!

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    From today's portrait shoot:



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    Quote Originally Posted by m_driscoll View Post
    So, Anchorage is almost half way to Beijing and twice as far away as San Diego. Today's factoid. No quiz. Cheers, Matt.

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    Nice angle,color & image Matt!

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    Awesome Rayyan!

    Steve: Thanks pal.

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    One could be forgiven to think that heir eyes were seeing different colors!! Ours were.

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    Quote Originally Posted by m_driscoll View Post
    Corlan: It was my wife's birthday, but, we couldn't go to Paris for dinner (she couldn't get enough time off!).
    Thanks for the comment. I wasn't sure about that one at first.
    Nope, you got it right, but the assignment's changed!
    Didn't sell anything. Just opened the drawer and rummaged around. No emptying a college fund, either. We paid for four years at Harvey Mudd College and now UM pays her to go to Graduate school.


    Rayyan: as both you and Corlan noted, the original Place Pigalle was "different". This restaurant wasn't always nice, either. It was a hole in the wall bar behind the Market (I've some photos of the exterior somewhere) in the early 70's when i discovered it. It's colorful history is right in line with it's namesake. See this: http://www.placepigalle-seattle.com/history.php

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    Thanks for the link. A different place, but historically not quite a different mood, or kind of people (not especially sailors, but looking for the same services). I've been living close to the original place for some years when i was younger. Many stories there too. Today, Seattle's version seems maybe a tad less exotic, but a more recommendable venue.


    Quote Originally Posted by m_driscoll View Post
    So, Anchorage is almost half way to Beijing and twice as far away as San Diego. Today's factoid. No quiz. Cheers, Matt.

    D3s; 28mm f/1.4; 1/250s @ f/1.6; +2/3 EV; ISO 800


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    Love this version, Matt.
    Incidentally it's not intuitive (at least for me) that Anchorage would be twice as far away as San Dego... neither that it's half way to Beijing.

    Should we surmise then that Seattle's weather is more San Diego like than Anchorage's?



    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    One could be forgiven to think that heir eyes were seeing different colors!! Ours were.
    Wonderful, Rayyan.
    If we didn't know it could as well be El Calafate, or even below, way way down south... or maybe the colour temperature tells the story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corlan F. View Post

    Wonderful, Rayyan.
    If we didn't know it could as well be El Calafate, or even below, way way down south... or maybe the colour temperature tells the story.
    Corian: It was freezing outside!! The shaded areas were blue!

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    It is hot here this time of the year. I mean HOT!! and DRY!!

    Hamza and Rayyan have gotten to eating dates. The date palm has a special
    significance in my country.

    The English word ' date' as used for the fruit is a generic term in Arabic. There
    are innumerable varieties of dates. each with a different taste and from different regions of my country.

    We all eat dates, on its own, with Arabic coffee, with Starbucks...you get the idea.

    This morning I took a ladder, and took Hamza and Rayyan to my garden. Put
    the ladder against one of our palm trees and snapped a few bunch of dates.

    They have been eating it all day...from our garden...



    We call this season the ripening of the dates. These are sweet...

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    Back to our voyage...

    They told us to go up and lie in the sun. Why? Because we want you to be healthy
    and fit. Sick people don't fetch a good price!

    We did not feel like going. Wear these clothes, they said. These shall help you brown out evenly..all over the body.

    We don't need to get brown we said. It was obvious.

    But nature in its wisdom seems to have denied reason and logic to those in power. So we went out to do what they said..' get tanned '.. They said we would look better ' roasted '.


    A few of us died of cold. They threw them over board. Collateral damage they said.

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    I just wanted to keep my name in the hat so, for a change, I'll post a few images of some of the grandchildren - Erin (15), Brynne (12), and Lauren (11) taken recently with my D700 with 85mm f/1.4D (2nd and 3rd photos) and/135mm f/2.0DC (1st photo) lenses.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    ...Matt: I too love Japanese gardens and the serenity they bring. Thank you
    for your informative post.
    Matt: Grateful for your kindness pal.
    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Matt: Love the factoids you share with us. Honestly brings a sparkle.
    The 28/1.4 is in very very good hands Matt. That is a lovely doc. shot. Interesting for the amount of news on offer! and the beauty of the colors and framing.
    The distances involved might not be a deterrent.
    Rayyan: It was all business the few times i was in Japan. I didn't get to go everywhere, i would have wanted to. Many beautiful and interesting places unseen. Thanks for sharing your visit.
    That's a very good news stand! They have all of those papers, and more, with many foreign language magazines (excuse me, non-english). There's probably only two others like it in town. Barnes and Noble and Borders have crushed them (to the detriment of the variety offered).
    Thanks for your kind comments. It's a very nice lens.

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    Nice angle,color & image Matt!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Corlan F. View Post
    Thanks for the link. A different place, but historically not quite a different mood, or kind of people (not especially sailors, but looking for the same services). I've been living close to the original place for some years when i was younger. Many stories there too. Today, Seattle's version seems maybe a tad less exotic, but a more recommendable venue.
    Love this version, Matt.
    Incidentally it's not intuitive (at least for me) that Anchorage would be twice as far away as San Dego... neither that it's half way to Beijing.
    Should we surmise then that Seattle's weather is more San Diego like than Anchorage's?
    Corlan: The history of the bar/restaurant was interesting, although as you point out, less exotic than the district in Paris. Thanks for your comment on the photo. The distances aren't intuitive. It's the same distance from Seattle to New York as it is from Seattle to Anchorage. Anchorage always has seemed closer because of it's ties to Seattle. Alaska Airlines is our biggest carrier. Weather: well, today at least, both Seattle and SanDiego were about 10 deg. below normal.

    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    One could be forgiven to think that their eyes were seeing different colors!! Ours were.
    Rayan: Beautiful, very cold-looking, photo! The colors make me shiver.

    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    It is hot here this time of the year. I mean HOT!! and DRY!!
    Hamza and Rayyan have gotten to eating dates. The date palm has a special
    significance in my country.
    The English word ' date' as used for the fruit is a generic term in Arabic. There
    are innumerable varieties of dates. each with a different taste and from different regions of my country.
    We all eat dates, on its own, with Arabic coffee, with Starbucks...you get the idea.
    This morning I took a ladder, and took Hamza and Rayyan to my garden. Put
    the ladder against one of our palm trees and snapped a few bunch of dates.
    They have been eating it all day...from our garden...
    We call this season the ripening of the dates. These are sweet...
    Rayyan: Nice narrative and photo. I'll have to see if i can find some dates like that around here.

    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Back to our voyage...
    They told us to go up and lie in the sun. Why? Because we want you to be healthy and fit. Sick people don't fetch a good price!
    We did not feel like going. Wear these clothes, they said. These shall help you brown out evenly..all over the body.
    We don't need to get brown we said. It was obvious.
    But nature in its wisdom seems to have denied reason and logic to those in power. So we went out to do what they said..' get tanned '.. They said we would look better ' roasted '.
    A few of us died of cold. They threw them over board. Collateral damage they said.
    rayyan: At least you saved money on suntan lotion! In which month did you take this trip?


    Quote Originally Posted by JohnA_BatonRouge View Post
    I just wanted to keep my name in the hat so, for a change, I'll post a few images of some of the grandchildren - Erin (15), Brynne (12), and Lauren (11) taken recently with my D700 with 85mm f/1.4D (2nd and 3rd photos) and/135mm f/2.0DC (1st photo) lenses.
    JohnA
    JohnA: Beautiful portraits! Thanks for sharing.

    Cheers, Matt

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    Quote Originally Posted by shtarka1 View Post
    Excellent color,sharpness, iq & narrative Corlan! Nice to See Ya!
    That is a really nice set Corlan. +1 for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    It is hot here this time of the year. I mean HOT!! and DRY!!

    Hamza and Rayyan have gotten to eating dates. The date palm has a special
    significance in my country.

    The English word ' date' as used for the fruit is a generic term in Arabic. There
    are innumerable varieties of dates. each with a different taste and from different regions of my country.

    We all eat dates, on its own, with Arabic coffee, with Starbucks...you get the idea.

    This morning I took a ladder, and took Hamza and Rayyan to my garden. Put
    the ladder against one of our palm trees and snapped a few bunch of dates.

    They have been eating it all day...from our garden...


    We call this season the ripening of the dates. These are sweet...
    Very interesting info and image. I LOVE dates... had several just today. I wish we could grow them here...

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    Now that we are home, we can tell the tale. Memory is hazy. It could have been a slave ship. Felt like it.

    Any food we got, we had to find it first. We ate strange animals...


    In the evenings they forced us all into a room, lit some fires and made us eat
    strange things. They wanted us to drink colored brew. We refused, they got angry and gave us a little water. People were afraid, they talked in whispers..

    They would count us all to make sure none had escaped...


    They kept us apart, so we couldn't get to know people. They put us far away in a corner, high up. Every so often they would come to check on us. Bring us food. They wanted to fatten us for sacrifice to their gods.

    We were different, the gods would be pleased. We prayed for deliverance..

    It's a good thing life in the desert has made you strong so you could with stand (indeed, live through) such horrible treatment!

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    Hello!
    This message comes from Cádiz, allegedly the oldest city of Europe. A fantastic place; like walking in History, surrounded by the nicest people imaginable. I´m off to the beach, but two images before I go: Both withe the modified S5 Pro, one with the AIS 2,5/105 the other with the ancient 3,5/55 Micro-Nikkor.

    Tomorrow we´re going home again. And then; the moountains!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    It is hot here this time of the year. I mean HOT!! and DRY!!

    Hamza and Rayyan have gotten to eating dates. The date palm has a special
    significance in my country.

    The English word ' date' as used for the fruit is a generic term in Arabic. There
    are innumerable varieties of dates. each with a different taste and from different regions of my country.

    We all eat dates, on its own, with Arabic coffee, with Starbucks...you get the idea.

    This morning I took a ladder, and took Hamza and Rayyan to my garden. Put
    the ladder against one of our palm trees and snapped a few bunch of dates.

    They have been eating it all day...from our garden...



    We call this season the ripening of the dates. These are sweet...
    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Back to our voyage...

    They told us to go up and lie in the sun. Why? Because we want you to be healthy
    and fit. Sick people don't fetch a good price!

    We did not feel like going. Wear these clothes, they said. These shall help you brown out evenly..all over the body.

    We don't need to get brown we said. It was obvious.

    But nature in its wisdom seems to have denied reason and logic to those in power. So we went out to do what they said..' get tanned '.. They said we would look better ' roasted '.


    A few of us died of cold. They threw them over board. Collateral damage they said.
    Sweet,Sad,Cool,Funny...Excellent Rayyan!

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    I just wanted to keep my name in the hat so, for a change, I'll post a few images of some of the grandchildren - Erin (15), Brynne (12), and Lauren (11) taken recently with my D700 with 85mm f/1.4D (2nd and 3rd photos) and/135mm f/2.0DC (1st photo) lenses.
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    Beautiful grand kids & shot well, John!

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    Quote Originally Posted by leif e View Post
    Hello!
    This message comes from Cádiz, allegedly the oldest city of Europe. A fantastic place; like walking in History, surrounded by the nicest people imaginable. I´m off to the beach, but two images before I go: Both withe the modified S5 Pro, one with the AIS 2,5/105 the other with the ancient 3,5/55 Micro-Nikkor.

    Tomorrow we´re going home again. And then; the moountains!

    leif e
    Very nice contrast & compositions Leif!

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    Quote Originally Posted by m_driscoll View Post
    A few from after dinner at the Place Pigalle, which is behind the 'Flying Fish' Market, and overlooks Elliott Bay. Cheers, Matt

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    Great stuff yet again, Matt. Man, I sure do covet your glass collection.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leif e View Post
    Hello!
    This message comes from Cádiz, allegedly the oldest city of Europe. A fantastic place; like walking in History, surrounded by the nicest people imaginable. I´m off to the beach, but two images before I go: Both withe the modified S5 Pro, one with the AIS 2,5/105 the other with the ancient 3,5/55 Micro-Nikkor.

    Tomorrow we´re going home again. And then; the moountains!

    leif e
    Great shots Leif. I LOVE Cádiz!! What an interesting (and old!) city. I spent a lot of time there many years ago. I lived across the bay in El Puerto de Santa Maria for nearly two years. I was stationed at the Naval Base in Rota, and the after I was discharged (from the Marine Corps) stayed in Spain a while, using it for a base for traveling around Europe and North Africa.

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    Thanks, Matt. My grandchildren really enjoy being photographed.
    JohnA

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    Rayan: Beautiful, very cold-looking, photo! The colors make me shiver.


    Rayyan: Nice narrative and photo. I'll have to see if i can find some dates like that around here.


    rayyan: At least you saved money on suntan lotion! In which month did you take this trip?

    Cheers, Matt

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    Matt: Yes sir, no suntan lotion. Which month? I shall have too look up the org. Regards.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lloyd View Post
    Very interesting info and image. I LOVE dates... had several just today. I wish we could grow them here...
    Quote Originally Posted by Lloyd View Post
    It's a good thing life in the desert has made you strong so you could with stand (indeed, live through) such horrible treatment!
    Lloyd: I could send you some dates,. packaged and all. Let me check if there is a stateside vendor which does sell dates from over here!

    Shall never forget the horrid treatment. Then Capt. Bly invited us to the
    control deck too!!

    Quote Originally Posted by shtarka1 View Post
    Sweet,Sad,Cool,Funny...Excellent Rayyan!
    Steve: Thanks pal. But all ended well!!

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    Thanks, Steve - I greatly admire many of your images.
    Regards, John A.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnA_BatonRouge View Post
    I just wanted to keep my name in the hat so, for a change, I'll post a few images of some of the grandchildren - Erin (15), Brynne (12), and Lauren (11) taken recently with my D700 with 85mm f/1.4D (2nd and 3rd photos) and/135mm f/2.0DC (1st photo) lenses.
    JohnA
    John: Lovely photos of your grandchildren. Beautifully photographed. The
    135/2 does not do them justice. Thanks for the info there John. Appreciated.

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    Hamza and Rayyan have joined summer camp. Good!! I took to the garden to bring some more dates at the source...

    They were all taken a few hours ago. Some became over ripe. Left for the birds. There is a big quantity. We send to our neighbors. They send to us from their date palms.

    We keep it for any passerby to taste and take.

    Even the untended sidewalk palm is laden with fruit.








    We have a cool water dish under the palm, it is full of sparrows and pigeons.
    For the shade, for thirst and for their food. As the weather gets hot the birds come
    and they have begun to live together. I sit and watch. In the evenings I let
    Hamza and Rayyan, fill the water, clean the dish, tidy the area for the next day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    It is hot here this time of the year. I mean HOT!! and DRY!!

    Hamza and Rayyan have gotten to eating dates. The date palm has a special
    significance in my country.

    The English word ' date' as used for the fruit is a generic term in Arabic. There
    are innumerable varieties of dates. each with a different taste and from different regions of my country.

    We all eat dates, on its own, with Arabic coffee, with Starbucks...you get the idea.

    This morning I took a ladder, and took Hamza and Rayyan to my garden. Put
    the ladder against one of our palm trees and snapped a few bunch of dates.

    They have been eating it all day...from our garden...


    We call this season the ripening of the dates. These are sweet...
    Rayyan, they do look tasty.
    You're lucky to have so many varieties of dates.

    Here it's extremely difficult to find good ones... too bad, love them


    edit: just noticed the palm tree above...


    Quote Originally Posted by JohnA_BatonRouge View Post
    I just wanted to keep my name in the hat so, for a change, I'll post a few images of some of the grandchildren - Erin (15), Brynne (12), and Lauren (11) taken recently with my D700 with 85mm f/1.4D (2nd and 3rd photos) and/135mm f/2.0DC (1st photo) lenses.
    JohnA
    Very nice, and beautiful grandchildren John (but we already knew that from previous postings)


    Quote Originally Posted by shtarka1 View Post
    Sweet,Sad,Cool,Funny...Excellent Rayyan!
    +1
    The suite sure looks more cosy than the deck!


    Quote Originally Posted by Lloyd View Post
    Great stuff yet again, Matt. Man, I sure do covet your glass collection.
    You're not alone there.

    (and thanks for the comment)



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    Here are a couple of shots of grandaughter Alyssa (19) - who wanted some pics for her Facebook. Regards, JohnA
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    Corlan, Rayyan - thanks for the positive comments on the younger grandkids. Lloyd's pictures of his niece early on were stunners!

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    Quote Originally Posted by leif e View Post
    Hello!
    This message comes from Cádiz, allegedly the oldest city of Europe. A fantastic place; like walking in History, surrounded by the nicest people imaginable. I´m off to the beach, but two images before I go: Both withe the modified S5 Pro, one with the AIS 2,5/105 the other with the ancient 3,5/55 Micro-Nikkor.
    Tomorrow we´re going home again. And then; the moountains!
    leif e
    leif: Those are both very nice. The architecture, narrow street, and the woman in the foreground in the first is excellent. Looks like a great place to visit. 1104 BC! Pretty darn old.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lloyd View Post
    Great stuff yet again, Matt. Man, I sure do covet your glass collection.
    Lloyd: Thank you! That's my wife (doesn't want her picture taken...ever), who just scored some more Sweet Peas. Just metal and glass. First time on the D3s.

    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Hamza and Rayyan have joined summer camp. Good!! I took to the garden to bring some more dates at the source...They were all taken a few hours ago. Some became over ripe. Left for the birds. There is a big quantity. We send to our neighbors. They send to us from their date palms. We keep it for any passerby to taste and take.
    Even the untended sidewalk palm is laden with fruit.
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    We have a cool water dish under the palm, it is full of sparrows and pigeons.
    For the shade, for thirst and for their food. As the weather gets hot the birds come and they have begun to live together. I sit and watch. In the evenings I let Hamza and Rayyan, fill the water, clean the dish, tidy the area for the next day.
    Rayyan: Awesome. They look like grapes. Too bad some people aren't like the sparrows and pigeons. Nice, that you and Hamza are caring for them.

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnA_BatonRouge View Post
    Here are a couple of shots of grandaughter Alyssa (19) - who wanted some pics for her Facebook. Regards, JohnA
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    Thank you John. You have some beautiful granddaughters, as your fine portraits amply demonstrate! I especially like the most recent post.

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    Hamza and Rayyan have joined summer camp. Good!! I took to the garden to bring some more dates at the source...

    They were all taken a few hours ago. Some became over ripe. Left for the birds. There is a big quantity. We send to our neighbors. They send to us from their date palms.

    We keep it for any passerby to taste and take.

    Even the untended sidewalk palm is laden with fruit.

    We have a cool water dish under the palm, it is full of sparrows and pigeons.
    For the shade, for thirst and for their food. As the weather gets hot the birds come
    and they have begun to live together. I sit and watch. In the evenings I let
    Hamza and Rayyan, fill the water, clean the dish, tidy the area for the next day.
    Somehow, I'm not at all surprised at all to hear of your kindness to the birds (and the neighbors). And those pictures are wonderful too.

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    Much Obliged John!

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    Nutritious,Delicious,Sweet & Good To Eat!

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    Here are a couple of shots of grandaughter Alyssa (19) - who wanted some pics for her Facebook. Regards, JohnA
    Lovely & Shot Like A Pro John!

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    D3, 24 1.4

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    Armed and dangerous, Bro.

    Awesome treatment.

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    Awesome treatment.
    Thanks Signor Lloyd!

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    Thanks to Steve and LLoyd for the kind comments.

    This Nikon forum is probably the most amicable, selfless, and just plain ole' fun assembly of superior Nikon photographers (who just happen to be genuine gentlemen) that I have been associated with. Keep up the good work guys...and we will all continue to benefit from your innovative, creative, and prolific work along with the good feelings that come with the sense of warm comeraderie that you afford one another.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnA_BatonRouge View Post
    This Nikon forum is probably the most amicable, selfless, and just plain ole' fun assembly of superior Nikon photographers (who just happen to be genuine gentlemen) that I have been associated with. Keep up the good work guys...and we will all continue to benefit from your innovative, creative, and prolific work along with the good feelings that come with the sense of warm comeraderie that you afford one another.
    JohnA
    Well said... I lurk more than post on this forum but really do enjoy the images and good natured banter. Just got my new 24 1.4 and took it out for a spin this afternoon. Took this shot wide open. BTW, this car is a blast to drive... like a go-kart on steroids

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    Rayyan, they do look tasty.
    You're lucky to have so many varieties of dates.

    Here it's extremely difficult to find good ones... too bad, love them


    edit: just noticed the palm tree above...

    +1
    The suite sure looks more cosy than the deck!


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    Rayyan: Awesome. They look like grapes. Too bad some people aren't like the sparrows and pigeons. Nice, that you and Hamza are caring for them.

    Cheers, Matt

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    Quote Originally Posted by shtarka1 View Post

    Nutritious,Delicious,Sweet & Good To Eat!
    Corlan, Matt, Lloyd, Steve: Thanks guys. Next time it shall be Arabic coffee and dates.

    Regards.

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    D3, 24 1.4
    Steve: I can't think of anything to say!!

    Excellent.

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    Where to? asked the cabbie.

    Halifax; from Ayesha.

    That's the building at Chapel and...

    Nova Scotia! from Ayesha.

    You want Trudeau; from the cabbie.

    Pierre; from me.

    Whatever; cabbie.

    I came over from New York; cabbie.

    Took a wrong turn turn, did you? Ayesha.

    Silence..from all..

    We are heading for the Cabot Trail....


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    Steve: I can't think of anything to say!!

    Excellent.
    Thank You Rayyan!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Where to? asked the cabbie.

    Halifax; from Ayesha.

    That's the building at Chapel and...

    Nova Scotia! from Ayesha.

    You want Trudeau; from the cabbie.

    Pierre; from me.

    Whatever; cabbie.

    I came over from New York; cabbie.

    Took a wrong turn turn, did you? Ayesha.

    Silence..from all..

    We are heading for the Cabot Trail....

    Luscious View Friend!

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    Quote Originally Posted by David K View Post
    Well said... I lurk more than post on this forum but really do enjoy the images and good natured banter. Just got my new 24 1.4 and took it out for a spin this afternoon. Took this shot wide open. BTW, this car is a blast to drive... like a go-kart on steroids
    David, Congrats On The New Lens! I Love The Mini Coopers Also! I Want A Convertible S! So Much Fun! Nice Grab!

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    Thanks Steve.. I liked the convertible too but couldn't live with the limited trunk space, especially with the top down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rayyan View Post
    Where to? asked the cabbie.

    Halifax; from Ayesha.

    That's the building at Chapel and...

    Nova Scotia! from Ayesha.

    You want Trudeau; from the cabbie.

    Pierre; from me.

    Whatever; cabbie.

    I came over from New York; cabbie.

    Took a wrong turn turn, did you? Ayesha.

    Silence..from all..

    We are heading for the Cabot Trail....
    Gorgeous image. I love the silhouettes! Looking forward to more from the Cabot Trail.

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    Lovely image, beautiful model, masterful processing, Steve...

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    Armed and dangerous, Bro.
    Awesome treatment.
    Steve: +1. Great side lighting and pp.

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