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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-18-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 3,200
Posted By OurManInTangier
I always liked your summer project Lynn, I'm sure...

I always liked your summer project Lynn, I'm sure jealousy of a guaranteed summer played a small part :)

One from a while back, not too many shots of...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-15-2017
Replies: 133
Views: 14,043
Posted By OurManInTangier
With regards to the 'Off Topic' nature of some of...

With regards to the 'Off Topic' nature of some of his, and others, posts I'd have to suggest its a very healthy thing for a photography forum. Photography needn't just be about the equipment we use...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-01-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 6,105
Posted By OurManInTangier
Precisely. Between society and the law we have...

Precisely. Between society and the law we have the ability to change.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-26-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 6,105
Posted By OurManInTangier
Absolutely. The immediate reaction and...

Absolutely.

The immediate reaction and subsequent response of these companies and clients are so telling in situations like this. These 'open secrets' are vile absurdities, with 'X' refusing to...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-10-2017
Replies: 44
Views: 3,404
Posted By OurManInTangier
Conflicted. As many, demonstrated by Roger and...

Conflicted.

As many, demonstrated by Roger and Michael, I feel unease (perhaps a far too genteel term for some) at Gilden's approach to producing his images. It goes against everything I've been...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,091
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'm coming to Leeds.

I'm coming to Leeds.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,091
Posted By OurManInTangier
Countless times. Perhaps its best to look at it...

Countless times. Perhaps its best to look at it as a good sign that your awareness and personal vision for pictures is strong and a reminder to always be ready to react.

I think the picture I kick...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-10-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 16,088
Posted By OurManInTangier
Yes I agree, I've made the offer but I think...

Yes I agree, I've made the offer but I think their initial port of call is him and a demand for him to finish the job he started. I don't know if there were any exceptional circumstances in fairness...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-10-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 16,088
Posted By OurManInTangier
Thankfully however, it sounds like not all. As...

Thankfully however, it sounds like not all.

As has been advised in previous posts, change the channel to a programme you enjoy - recommended for everyone from time to time but a challenging watch...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,881
Posted By OurManInTangier
I suspect it's a contractual rights issue. Many...

I suspect it's a contractual rights issue. Many BBC programs are, annoyingl as a viewer,, unavailable on iPlayer within the UK for a number of reasons such as a program being a third party production...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-06-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,933
Posted By OurManInTangier
Helen, perhaps you'd prefer the 1963 film of the...

Helen, perhaps you'd prefer the 1963 film of the Billy Liar story with Tom Courtney. Similar in some ways in terms of a man struggling to come to terms with reality and having the strength to change...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-16-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,166
Posted By OurManInTangier
It does seem to be asking an age old question but...

It does seem to be asking an age old question but with the modern twist of the expectation of compensation.

For me I've usually failed to see why the opportunity to help provide a platform for...
Forum: Travel 05-11-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,772
Posted By OurManInTangier
I've just enjoyed watching your city stories...

I've just enjoyed watching your city stories trailer and hope you're coming back to the UK with some further dates, sadly heading over to NY to watch it probably isn't going to happen, as I hadn't...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-08-2016
Replies: 57
Views: 6,979
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'm not overly aware of much of his work, bar the...

I'm not overly aware of much of his work, bar the obvious Afghan girl shot and a few others, but looking at the first shot with the boys I'd have thought the tweaks made to colour and contrast etc,...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-28-2016
Replies: 114
Views: 11,309
Posted By OurManInTangier
Well I for one am over the moon. Turns out I'm a...

Well I for one am over the moon. Turns out I'm a hipster, or young enough to be, just about, hip...or maybe I'm just a (non Leica using) Leica fanboy after all.

I have always liked the idea of a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-24-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 6,720
Posted By OurManInTangier
Well said Rick.

Well said Rick.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-24-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 6,720
Posted By OurManInTangier
Exactly. Try to stay within the law*, use your...

Exactly. Try to stay within the law*, use your own moral compass/conscience to find your way and don't get too side tracked by what others tell you is the way you should be doing things.

Sounds like...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,073
Posted By OurManInTangier
In my experience that's often the cruel trick. I...

In my experience that's often the cruel trick. I come back from some exotic place pleased with myself and my interesting new shots only to realise much later, that the same bad photo ratio exists. I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-22-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 6,720
Posted By OurManInTangier
Does any other form of photographic endeavour...

Does any other form of photographic endeavour have such a weighty rule book as 'street' photography?

All my failures tend to come from adhering to the policies laid down and enshrined in...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-19-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,661
Posted By OurManInTangier
If you click on the 'Photography' tab of his...

If you click on the 'Photography' tab of his website you get one single image.

It just seems that NYT needed an opinion piece and he duly gave them one. Personally I agree that Singh's pictures,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-19-2016
Replies: 345
Views: 44,917
Posted By OurManInTangier
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInT...

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Bus-Audience_zpsbuymsmzs.jpg (http://s288.photobucket.com/user/OurManInTangiers/media/Bus-Audience_zpsbuymsmzs.jpg.html)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-13-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 4,666
Posted By OurManInTangier
I hold my hands up and admit that HCB was a big...

I hold my hands up and admit that HCB was a big influence but the two that I really admire are Fan Ho and Ravillious...again if he counts in people's minds as 'street.' Both seem heavily influence by...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-10-2016
Replies: 115
Views: 19,664
Posted By OurManInTangier
I lusted after a Hexar AF pretty much every time...

I lusted after a Hexar AF pretty much every time 'Filmfan' posted one of his shots, now I've got one I don't use it nearly enough!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-10-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,305
Posted By OurManInTangier
Would it be a (very 3D looking) cats face Keith?

Would it be a (very 3D looking) cats face Keith?
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-06-2016
Replies: 119
Views: 13,845
Posted By OurManInTangier
I know what you mean, I've just replaced a load...

I know what you mean, I've just replaced a load of work gear which went straight from the boxes into my Crumpler backpack without much of a second look. The reason, my XP2 arrived which married up to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-03-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 2,308
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'm a little surprised so little has been asked...

I'm a little surprised so little has been asked in terms of your target market and their requirements. Don't misunderstand me, using film is perfectly fine but are you actually positioned for that,...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-31-2016
Replies: 119
Views: 13,845
Posted By OurManInTangier
I've succumbed. Give me a few days for it to...

I've succumbed. Give me a few days for it to arrive before I say I love the combo BUT having played with a friends XP2 with my 35f2 and it pushed me into making a purchase.

Looking forward to its...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-16-2016
Replies: 119
Views: 13,845
Posted By OurManInTangier
I can fool myself into believing I'm using a...

I can fool myself into believing I'm using a digital M with the more 'Leica' sized and shaped lens, add to that the much better manual focus feel and it both looks and feels all together more...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-16-2016
Replies: 119
Views: 13,845
Posted By OurManInTangier
I always thought the 18 f/2 was one of the better...

I always thought the 18 f/2 was one of the better original lenses on the XP1, certainly in terms of AF acquisition and speed. I still very happily use it on XP1 bodies for some work, though having...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,358
Posted By OurManInTangier
There was no dismissal intended when I used the...

There was no dismissal intended when I used the term. I refer to myself as a jobbing photographer, with some pride too as I see the benefits of being pragmatic enough to ensure I provide what my...
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-10-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,994
Posted By OurManInTangier
Looks like you're getting to grips with it pretty...

Looks like you're getting to grips with it pretty well so far, it certainly hasn't impacted negatively on your usual standard.

I've just got the 35mm f2 but am going to wait a little while before...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-10-2016
Replies: 93
Views: 7,915
Posted By OurManInTangier
I think it takes far more than honesty and a lot...

I think it takes far more than honesty and a lot less than deep-seated prejudice for an individual to be above making judgements. A great thing to strive for but as we all seem to fail at it more...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-10-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 3,398
Posted By OurManInTangier
Excuse the same old same old being shown, I've...

Excuse the same old same old being shown, I've lost a lot through storage issues recently so I'm left with whatever is on my website, C: drive, FB and Photobucket....
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,358
Posted By OurManInTangier
I wasn't aware of Mike Disfarmer until coming...

I wasn't aware of Mike Disfarmer until coming across this thread. I kind of see where the above comment about him being a working photographer and this being the work of a working photographer comes...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-09-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By OurManInTangier
Therein lies most of the answer....that and a)...

Therein lies most of the answer....that and a) I've already got several (to go with all the lenses) and b) the general flexibility of the SLR system to allow you to undertake so many different types...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-09-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By OurManInTangier
Thanks for the info and opinion Sevo. I've so...

Thanks for the info and opinion Sevo. I've so little knowledge of XQD as I continued using CF cards when I upgraded from D3 to D4 and didn't really keep up with new(er, introduced in 2011 I believe)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-09-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By OurManInTangier
Advice from XQD card users please.

I'm currently on the shortlist for a new Nikon D5 and have the choice to go with CF cards or the newer XQD cards.

Apart from current costs is there any reason to stick with CF cards rather than get...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 01-21-2016
Replies: 595
Views: 72,952
Posted By OurManInTangier
I like the juxtaposition (are we allowed to say...

I like the juxtaposition (are we allowed to say that word on RFF :) ) between foreground and background. I initially read it as 'Reality of Chicago' too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,181
Posted By OurManInTangier
Excellent. After all these years of wondering...

Excellent. After all these years of wondering (but being too lazy to find out without any obvious need) I finally know that a) it's what you want to hear and b) it's the sound of two gears...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,181
Posted By OurManInTangier
My M6 classic had it on 1/15 as well, only 1/15...

My M6 classic had it on 1/15 as well, only 1/15 that I remember. The TTL I had gave no hint of any run-on sound.

I always assumed there was a slight issue with my particular M, just not one that...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-18-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 3,824
Posted By OurManInTangier
I wish it were so for me, but I'm glad to hear...

I wish it were so for me, but I'm glad to hear for your sake it is for you.

The terms on my invoices state payment within 30 days of receipt of the invoice, percentage of clients that manage...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-17-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 3,824
Posted By OurManInTangier
Many larger companies in the UK regularly take...

Many larger companies in the UK regularly take between 3-6 months to pay an invoice, far too often they will attempt to take even longer. I assume its not that different elsewhere?

Small businesses...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2016
Replies: 592
Views: 87,309
Posted By OurManInTangier
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInT...

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Dog%20in%20cycle%20basket%20blurry1_zpsmfhlwpoy.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 4,302
Posted By OurManInTangier
That's all the excuse I need to take them Lynn ;)

That's all the excuse I need to take them Lynn ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 4,302
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'm not quite sure where the constant push for...

I'm not quite sure where the constant push for more bells and whistles come from but eventually I get the benefit. I've been a relatively late adopter of the last two Nikon iterations and I wonder if...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-06-2016
Replies: 205
Views: 27,506
Posted By OurManInTangier
Doh. Forgot to answer the original question:o M8...

Doh. Forgot to answer the original question:o

M8 and M9.

I don't use Leica for work now so unless that changes I wouldn't do it again.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-06-2016
Replies: 205
Views: 27,506
Posted By OurManInTangier
I agree with both of these comments. For work,...

I agree with both of these comments.

For work, new. Unless it's a backup body that's a great combination of price and condition/history. For me, quite happy to buy used now. Much like used cars...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-05-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 3,877
Posted By OurManInTangier
Nothing remotely crazy about that in my view....

Nothing remotely crazy about that in my view. Unless a new digital camera offers a very specific advantage over what I already have I will wait for the price to become the most advantageous aspect of...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-04-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 5,465
Posted By OurManInTangier
Looks like it may have been from Eric Kim's blog...

Looks like it may have been from Eric Kim's blog so I'm guessing I was linked to it myself, as I don't tend to read Eric's blog, while generally Googling...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-04-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 5,465
Posted By OurManInTangier
I wasn't familiar with Joel's pictures or his...

I wasn't familiar with Joel's pictures or his photographic interests/project(s) but having viewed Michael's link to his Flickr page I think it does both him, this particular image and what he may be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 3,524
Posted By OurManInTangier
B/W, Colour, Glossy, Gritty .... whatever the...

B/W, Colour, Glossy, Gritty .... whatever the case may be, the above quote describes what I usually find to be the "best" photography with greater emphasis on the section in bold.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-17-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,290
Posted By OurManInTangier
http://alibifineart.com/david-gremp---chicago-7879...

http://alibifineart.com/david-gremp---chicago-7879.html

I'm on my phone so I hope the link works; for those of us who won't be in Chicago in the next six months.

I'd love to see the prints...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2015
Replies: 157
Views: 22,174
Posted By OurManInTangier
Having only ever owned the M6, M8 and M9, please...

Having only ever owned the M6, M8 and M9, please put logic to one side as I make mention of cameras I've never even held :)

My vote goes for the M4-2. It's based solely upon the impression that the...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-15-2015
Replies: 96
Views: 14,834
Posted By OurManInTangier
Very nice Allen. I look forward to seeing your...

Very nice Allen. I look forward to seeing your latest work from it once it arrives.

Part of the reason I sold my M9 was the awful recocking sound. Personally I never saw the point of attempting to...
Forum: RFF News 12-15-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 6,946
Posted By OurManInTangier
The point made about new members coming to...

The point made about new members coming to research something in particular seems to not only hold a large grain of truth, certainly from anecdotal evidence which includes my own, but could perhaps...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 6,037
Posted By OurManInTangier
$350! For that kind of money I'd have taken his...

$350!

For that kind of money I'd have taken his hand off. You've got yourself an absolute bargain. Good luck with the minor repair and enjoy using it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 6,037
Posted By OurManInTangier
I agree with John. It's an extremely capable...

I agree with John. It's an extremely capable camera and I know of guys near me that are still using the D3 (with replaced shutters) rather than a later model. Another bought a secondhand D3 because...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,578
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'm not sure if these truly stack up for this...

I'm not sure if these truly stack up for this thread...but I'll give it a go.

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Dog%20in%20cycle%20basket%20blurry1_zpsmfhlwpoy.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2015
Replies: 77
Views: 8,201
Posted By OurManInTangier
Hi Blake Sorry to hear about your divorce, but...

Hi Blake

Sorry to hear about your divorce, but glad to hear you're moving on. You're welcome to anything of mine should you wish. I'm happy to pick but if there's any steer you can give to the type...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,881
Posted By OurManInTangier
As mentioned above I need to read through the...

As mentioned above I need to read through the t&c's more carefully yet but I agree the copyright issues around competitions like this can be murky at best. Frankly, I'd be OK with the organisers to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-27-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,881
Posted By OurManInTangier
Thanks! I'm not sure whether I'll make an...

Thanks!

I'm not sure whether I'll make an application, I need to read the forms fully but it looks like applicants will be given 'tests' across a number of photographic disciplines. So it's not...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,881
Posted By OurManInTangier
No. From looking through the terms and...

No.

From looking through the terms and conditions it appears any candidate must bear the cost of any travel during the 'application/audition process' but if selected as a "talent" all further costs...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,881
Posted By OurManInTangier
Sky Arts Master of photography competition

For those English speakers around Europe ( part of the rules) who may like to give it a go...

http://masterofphotography.tv/en/

No affiliation etc etc, apologies if previously posted.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-24-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,158
Posted By OurManInTangier
I saw it recently and was impressed by her...

I saw it recently and was impressed by her pictures and the exhibit itself, but I've haven't got any books or knowledge of her or the photographs beyond being vaguely aware of the work she did, so...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-20-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,379
Posted By OurManInTangier
Lovely shots John. My first foray into Rf'dom...

Lovely shots John.

My first foray into Rf'dom was the G1 and I was equally blown away by the 45 f2 as well as the speed and accuracy of the autofocus, looking back it reminds me of the snap of the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-20-2015
Replies: 97
Views: 8,919
Posted By OurManInTangier
Alkis has given you a very good reply in my...

Alkis has given you a very good reply in my opinion, as has Roger, in so far as different photographic applications may be better served using certain cameras or types of cameras. However, if you are...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-15-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,729
Posted By OurManInTangier
It was a kind of semi pan. It was taken around...

It was a kind of semi pan. It was taken around 9.30/10pm last summer so not completely dark but dark enough for a slower shutter speed. I noticed the dog sitting in the basket quite late so did a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-13-2015
Replies: 815
Views: 91,669
Posted By OurManInTangier
Total solitude or human...

Total solitude or human solitude?

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Uffington-walker_zpscb1fef5b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By OurManInTangier
Hi, Welcome to RFF. If I remember correctly any...

Hi,

Welcome to RFF.

If I remember correctly any ltm mount ring made for 35mm lenses should also offer up framelines for 135mm. I haven't had a ltm ring for a long time though so I'm sure someone...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-13-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,729
Posted By OurManInTangier
The Star Express Restaurant &...

The Star Express Restaurant & Cafe

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Burger-Bar_zps9c705ddf.jpg...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-12-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,729
Posted By OurManInTangier
Dog in a...

Dog in a basket

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Dog%20in%20cycle%20basket%20blurry_zpstew1ccqy.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By OurManInTangier
His Venice photographs are impressive. Great to...

His Venice photographs are impressive. Great to see a different view of a much photographed location.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-12-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,729
Posted By OurManInTangier
Love that expression Allen.

Love that expression Allen.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-12-2015
Replies: 94
Views: 6,660
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'd give up all the cameras, all the lenses and...

I'd give up all the cameras, all the lenses and all the thoughts of 'that camera will make things better/easier I've had over the years and happily, joyfully, stick with the old Praktica with its...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-10-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 6,753
Posted By OurManInTangier
Does anyone have any knowledge of the difference...

Does anyone have any knowledge of the difference in AF speed between the f2 and f1.4 on a fully updated XPro?

The only reason I'd consider buying the new 35mm is if there's a significant increase in...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-04-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 6,543
Posted By OurManInTangier
No one could suggest I'm over educated, but...

No one could suggest I'm over educated, but thanks to Google translate I now realise the connection between erudite and educated - and now you see what I mean about my own education ;)
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-04-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 6,543
Posted By OurManInTangier
I ended up selling my 23/1.4 simply due to its...

I ended up selling my 23/1.4 simply due to its size, a decision that surprised me a little as it is a superb lens. I use a "35mm" lens as my everyday carry-round lens and kept finding I was taking an...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-01-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 8,281
Posted By OurManInTangier
Thank goodness many photographers have so little...

Thank goodness many photographers have so little respect for other people's rules or we'd all be treading water and producing 'classic' pictures.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 3,079
Posted By OurManInTangier
I tend to photograph alone, prefer to photograph...

I tend to photograph alone, prefer to photograph alone and achieve more when photographing alone. However, there are times when out with particular fellow photographers that I benefit from their...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-28-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 4,195
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'm looking forward to seeing how you got on....

I'm looking forward to seeing how you got on. More importantly, I hope you enjoyed the task and your friend had an amazing day.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-30-2015
Replies: 157
Views: 17,435
Posted By OurManInTangier
Thanks for the links Ben. I haven't heard of Fan...

Thanks for the links Ben. I haven't heard of Fan Ho before so I'm now intrigued and will go out and learn about another (new to me) photographer. Thank you.

EDIT: I've just done a quick web search...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-30-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By OurManInTangier
Chris. Because you're the very axis of informed...

Chris. Because you're the very axis of informed culture, "obvs." (he says in a 'no carbs before Marbs' Essex twang.)

I think my own cultural high tide mark has just been established:o
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-30-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'll be interested to hear what you think Robert,...

I'll be interested to hear what you think Robert, you may very well see nothing of interest of importance....such are the joys of creativity :)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-30-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,729
Posted By OurManInTangier
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInT...

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/InstaDyptych_zpswqw1lpcj.jpg (http://s288.photobucket.com/user/OurManInTangiers/media/InstaDyptych_zpswqw1lpcj.jpg.html)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-30-2015
Replies: 157
Views: 17,435
Posted By OurManInTangier
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInT...

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/An-Office_zpse3649d5e.jpg (http://s288.photobucket.com/user/OurManInTangiers/media/An-Office_zpse3649d5e.jpg.html)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-30-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,449
Posted By OurManInTangier
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInT...

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Neros%20couple_zpspi6nrend.jpg (http://s288.photobucket.com/user/OurManInTangiers/media/Neros%20couple_zpspi6nrend.jpg.html)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-30-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 27,195
Posted By OurManInTangier
Ah, a very wise caveat to have. :);)

Ah, a very wise caveat to have. :);)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-30-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By OurManInTangier
Robert, Ever since I became aware of...

Robert,

Ever since I became aware of Christophe's pictures I've been impressed and intrigued by his ability and desire to change his approach, shift style and even medium to keep himself creatively...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-29-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 27,195
Posted By OurManInTangier
It's the 'pulling together' part that can be a...

It's the 'pulling together' part that can be a bit daunting ;)

I shoot colour for a lot of my work but always seem to discard it in my personal stuff and I'm not entirely sure I should.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-29-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By OurManInTangier
In-Public is always worth a look, even though its...

In-Public is always worth a look, even though its a bit of a mixed bag.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-29-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,449
Posted By OurManInTangier
HCB's steps Richard. That's a steep climb with a...

HCB's steps Richard. That's a steep climb with a large piece of wood boarding on your back!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-29-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 27,195
Posted By OurManInTangier
I've just had a good peruse through the entire...

I've just had a good peruse through the entire thread again. Allen, have you exhibited your street portraits on their own anywhere? Looks like there's plenty of great examples to get started with...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-29-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,729
Posted By OurManInTangier
Perhaps it's one of the differences between the...

Perhaps it's one of the differences between the UK and the US, or at least New York but I doubt I could ever make the outside of a curry house look so atmospheric and cool. You get steamy noir, we...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-29-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By OurManInTangier
Christoph Agou

Apologies if this has already been posted previously but I've only just seen that Christoph passed away on the 15th September. A photographer whose work I much...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-29-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,449
Posted By OurManInTangier
This thread has some excellent pictures. One of...

This thread has some excellent pictures. One of my favourites is the following from Robert.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-29-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,449
Posted By OurManInTangier
Allen (as ever) and Ben, thanks again for your...

Allen (as ever) and Ben, thanks again for your kind words.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-29-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,449
Posted By OurManInTangier
Thanks Ben. He had a bit of a stoop, plus he was...

Thanks Ben. He had a bit of a stoop, plus he was looking at the little embroidered cushions that people kneel on (you can make them out on the pews.) Obviously more interesting than his paper...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-29-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,449
Posted By OurManInTangier
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInT...

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Rector_zpsywlfrii3.jpg...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-29-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,449
Posted By OurManInTangier
You can just about see he's 'holding on' to the...

You can just about see he's 'holding on' to the dog's lead.

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Man%20amp%20Dog%20on%20beach_zpsfilwagp1.jpg...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-28-2015
Replies: 190
Views: 21,710
Posted By OurManInTangier
An impressive series of pictures. Great to see...

An impressive series of pictures. Great to see good work being continued, keep it up Dan.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-28-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,449
Posted By OurManInTangier
If that comment was aimed at me Frank, then thank...

If that comment was aimed at me Frank, then thank you very much...if not, :o:o:o:o *slopes off in embarrassment* :)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-10-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,449
Posted By OurManInTangier
Rick, from a photographer who's pictures I admire...

Rick, from a photographer who's pictures I admire greatly that's a big compliment - thank you.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-10-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,449
Posted By OurManInTangier
and...

and finally...

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/ElsewhereRFF_zpsdculbmuv.jpg...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-10-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,449
Posted By OurManInTangier
Some more potential interpretations of 'Holding...

Some more potential interpretations of 'Holding On.'

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Last%20Day%20Today_zpsmaevt93h.jpg...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-10-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,449
Posted By OurManInTangier
Some potential interpretations of 'Holding...

Some potential interpretations of 'Holding On.'

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Bored_zpsc5bfb6ba.jpg...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-07-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 8,642
Posted By OurManInTangier
You deserve lots of good luck simply for being...

You deserve lots of good luck simply for being brave enough to get on and do it.

I wish I was closer or had some spare cash for a visit to Norway!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-07-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,729
Posted By OurManInTangier
Those two portraits are very nice Erik.

Those two portraits are very nice Erik.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-07-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 23,729
Posted By OurManInTangier
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInT...

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Runner_zpsf0pvxnqd.jpg...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-23-2015
Replies: 157
Views: 17,435
Posted By OurManInTangier
Do tea-breaks count?...

Do tea-breaks count? :)

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Tea-Break_zpshp5h7abm.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-23-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,989
Posted By OurManInTangier
They look a little cyan on my screen too. The...

They look a little cyan on my screen too. The 'Doctors Gardens' and Car park shots have better colour balanced skies for my screen.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2015
Replies: 135
Views: 14,962
Posted By OurManInTangier
I've done it in the past but realised it made no...

I've done it in the past but realised it made no difference to anyone else at all. People either looked at the guy taking pictures or they ignored the guy taking pictures regardless of whether it was...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-16-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 50,852
Posted By OurManInTangier
Another world has opened up before my eyes! I...

Another world has opened up before my eyes!

I haven't used a fountain pen since primary school when they were perceived to be a great device for helping to learn/improve handwriting skills. As I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 4,834
Posted By OurManInTangier
That the good still far outweighs the bad and...

That the good still far outweighs the bad and that there are some very talented people and some very knowledgeable people here, a few are both.

The final thing isn't so much learned as constantly...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-16-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,960
Posted By OurManInTangier
All of my photographs are spoiled by the fact I...

All of my photographs are spoiled by the fact I was there. Other people's pictures are always more interesting, even if only by virtue of my not being present at the time.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-14-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,026
Posted By OurManInTangier
Great links, thanks. The colour images from the...

Great links, thanks.

The colour images from the 30s' and 40s' are superb to view, especially so in colour. The second link showing the poor women lined up in a firing squad and the subsequent image...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-10-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 5,946
Posted By OurManInTangier
There's plenty of history left in the tank...

There's plenty of history left in the tank...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-10-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 5,946
Posted By OurManInTangier
I doubt he was a general random choice for a...

I doubt he was a general random choice for a photographer, possibly the younger Royals wanted a more contemporary feel to their photographs too. Either way, I imagine they're happy and the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 11,938
Posted By OurManInTangier
Isn't that just the definition of a teenager? :)

Isn't that just the definition of a teenager? :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-23-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,229
Posted By OurManInTangier
I think I probably am a little too. Perhaps I'm...

I think I probably am a little too. Perhaps I'm just aware how electronically heavy today's cameras are and this is something I'm all too conscious of when the weather turns, a cloth of some sort is...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-23-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 10,196
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'd have to say the Hexar AF for film....purely...

I'd have to say the Hexar AF for film....purely as a stick it in my (coat) pocket and fire and forget...brilliant.

For digital, X100T. I can put that in my pocket too and it has great MF/AF, a super...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-23-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,229
Posted By OurManInTangier
Were the tourists trusting their weather sealed...

Were the tourists trusting their weather sealed cameras or did they either simply not give a damn or not realize the potential for damaging their cameras?

The M6 has always been a camera that I've...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-23-2015
Replies: 96
Views: 48,423
Posted By OurManInTangier
I agree here. I love my iPhone, having come back...

I agree here.

I love my iPhone, having come back from an Android Samsung, and I like the idea of keeping the number of things I carry around down to a minimum but I just don't find a phone to be the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-23-2015
Replies: 60
Views: 5,632
Posted By OurManInTangier
Despite having sold ALL of my film gear at least...

Despite having sold ALL of my film gear at least twice over the last few years I have ended up with an Olympus OM2, Leica M6, Hexar AF and a FM2. Ok, partly due to not wanting to give up film...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-12-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By OurManInTangier
Journalism at its best.:D:D:D I guess the check,...

Journalism at its best.:D:D:D

I guess the check, check and check again notion has long since gone.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-11-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By OurManInTangier
Dracula's gone: RIP Christopher Lee

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-12446345

So much more than Dracula. A fine age though.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-10-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,032
Posted By OurManInTangier
It may fool no one but I'd be surprised if it...

It may fool no one but I'd be surprised if it doesn't impress a fair few, particularly if you're a couple looking for a photographer and have little or no interest beyond photography for your...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-10-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,032
Posted By OurManInTangier
Very much so from what I've seen of his site....

Very much so from what I've seen of his site. Having a big manufacturer 'on side' is worth marketing, whether its worth reading is down to the individual.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-10-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,032
Posted By OurManInTangier
Glad to hear you're enjoying the experience...

Glad to hear you're enjoying the experience Frank. I find digital hugely beneficial in so many ways but being able to use and enjoy both is unbeatable for me. Though the software and storage...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-09-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4,074
Posted By OurManInTangier
Griffons? So am I out of date, or simply wrong,...

Griffons? So am I out of date, or simply wrong, regarding the Merlin engines on the BBMF? I always assumed there were just the three aircraft in the Flight but it would make sense to have various, if...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-09-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,032
Posted By OurManInTangier
I quite liked the stuff from the first link and I...

I quite liked the stuff from the first link and I know Kevin's work well too. I think a lot of the BS comes from having a blog, the nature of blog's being the need for incessant updating...usually...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-06-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4,074
Posted By OurManInTangier
Thanks. Thud's right, it's a WW2 Avro Lancaster....

Thanks. Thud's right, it's a WW2 Avro Lancaster. The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight is made up of this Lancaster bomber, a Hawker Hurricane fighter and the famous Supermarine Spitfire. A great...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,429
Posted By OurManInTangier
I wonder if it was briefs like the OP's that...

I wonder if it was briefs like the OP's that turned so many photographers on to zooms?:p

One lens? I like a 35mm but that's of little use if I'm photographing in a tiny room. A 50mm is great too but...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-03-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4,074
Posted By OurManInTangier
My uncle's place is pretty much under the Battle...

My uncle's place is pretty much under the Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight's regular flight path. I grabbed this a summer or two back....
Forum: Travel 06-02-2015
Replies: 336
Views: 42,656
Posted By OurManInTangier
From a predominantly mono shooter it's great to...

From a predominantly mono shooter it's great to see all this amazing colour! Keep it up Michael....also pleased to read your friend has regained his freedom - some of us don't know how lucky we are.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-02-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,175
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'm not entirely sure why you would imagine that...

I'm not entirely sure why you would imagine that I believe its a 'jealousy thing,' as I made no mention of jealousy. I also made no mention of hate, to be pedantic, merely quoting Dominik and...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-02-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,175
Posted By OurManInTangier
I agree completely, but then a lot of people seem...

I agree completely, but then a lot of people seem to enjoy raging against the 'taller flowers among the grass.' She's far from my favourite but you have to respect the hard work and dedication (don't...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-27-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 6,215
Posted By OurManInTangier
How lucky for those of you that met or knew her....

How lucky for those of you that met or knew her. A true talent and inspiration. It may be one of her best known images but the shot of the Damm family in their car has the same resonance and impact...
Forum: RFF Polls 05-27-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 30,908
Posted By OurManInTangier
I couldn't be without my Manfrotto tripods for...

I couldn't be without my Manfrotto tripods for the architectural and environmental work, but I do wish I didn't hate having to lug them plus a big backpack full of kit around so often.

I would...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-19-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 10,088
Posted By OurManInTangier
Yes, for me there was. Life after Leica became...

Yes, for me there was. Life after Leica became life with Fuji. Prior to life with either Fuji or Leica I had a Olympus and before that, my first 'proper' camera was a Minolta ( SRT101.) Nikon have...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-18-2015
Replies: 183
Views: 22,538
Posted By OurManInTangier
Sorry for a bit of a bombing...

Sorry for a bit of a bombing run...


http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Hand2_zpsrm6r05wm.jpg...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-18-2015
Replies: 183
Views: 22,538
Posted By OurManInTangier
This is a good one Pau3.

This is a good one Pau3.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-17-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By OurManInTangier
:) I wasn't trying to suggest this may be new...

:)

I wasn't trying to suggest this may be new information to you, simply that its pretty much the only difference that I need to bear in mind when switching between the two mediums.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-15-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By OurManInTangier
Frank, I sold mine (via Ebay ) for £195 or $307US...

Frank, I sold mine (via Ebay ) for £195 or $307US and bought another some time later for £130 or $205US.

How that compares to other sales I don't know.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-15-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By OurManInTangier
In relation to Stewart's words above I'd agree...

In relation to Stewart's words above I'd agree completely with Joe's words below...



No doubt there will be some loss in output, or at least in the quality of the output, for some short period but...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-14-2015
Replies: 160
Views: 14,287
Posted By OurManInTangier
That is an excellent point IMO. My best (again,...

That is an excellent point IMO. My best (again, my opinion) pictures come when I'm open, involved and friendly with the people around me. If I'm in a bad or introverted mood I know I don't get...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-14-2015
Replies: 160
Views: 14,287
Posted By OurManInTangier
...and I can finish by simply agreeing with this....

...and I can finish by simply agreeing with this. With the exception of replacing America with Everywhere.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-14-2015
Replies: 160
Views: 14,287
Posted By OurManInTangier
Yes, even I remember news stories regarding the...

Yes, even I remember news stories regarding the NY subway of the 70s' and 80s'. There was even debate as to whether the London Underground may have benefitted from a UK version of the Guardian Angels...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-14-2015
Replies: 160
Views: 14,287
Posted By OurManInTangier
I can't argue with your experiences Allen,...

I can't argue with your experiences Allen, especially as 30 years ago I was a child with little understanding of the world around me.

I wonder if your experiences in the early/mid eighties were...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-14-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By OurManInTangier
Now why can't I just be succinct :rolleyes:

Now why can't I just be succinct :rolleyes:
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-14-2015
Replies: 160
Views: 14,287
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'd personally agree completely that Winogrand's...

I'd personally agree completely that Winogrand's 'time' was easier to photograph in, America itself I wouldn't know about. I'd agree with this appraisal simply due to the sheer level of mistrust...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-14-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By OurManInTangier
This is possibly one of the biggest turn offs...

This is possibly one of the biggest turn offs with digital for most photographers who are coming from film only use, at least from what I hear and read. Once you get above the point and shoot digi...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-12-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 13,847
Posted By OurManInTangier
Isn't it just. I know people moan about how...

Isn't it just.

I know people moan about how easy it is to snap mobile/cell pictures but the damn things, incredibly useful as they can be, are like a social plague at times. Connected to people...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-12-2015
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,321
Posted By OurManInTangier
A swan with its head in a hole and 'sexy'...

A swan with its head in a hole and 'sexy' advertising, both from yesterday.

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Swan%20and%20hole_zps5so05adj.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-12-2015
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,321
Posted By OurManInTangier
The friendly welcome from Dior!

The friendly welcome from Dior!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-12-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 13,847
Posted By OurManInTangier
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInT...

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll169/OurManInTangiers/Bus%20Stop%20Social%20Media_zpstwfoggiv.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-12-2015
Replies: 2,531
Views: 624,603
Posted By OurManInTangier
...and the only shot from my original X100 that I...

...and the only shot from my original X100 that I was ever quite happy with. Forgive the artsy 'enlarger borders,' this copy is from when I first got Silver Efex...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-12-2015
Replies: 2,531
Views: 624,603
Posted By OurManInTangier
I got rid of my X100 a few years back having...

I got rid of my X100 a few years back having never quite got on with it as much as I'd hoped. Though looking back I wonder if I had an small banding issue with the sensor that wasn't quite pronounced...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-12-2015
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,867
Posted By OurManInTangier
Nothing amazing but all taken today as I finally...

Nothing amazing but all taken today as I finally had some time to play with my new X100T, great little...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-07-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,627
Posted By OurManInTangier
Ah, hence the interest in a digital Leica :p I...

Ah, hence the interest in a digital Leica :p

I know, I know. Calm everyone, calm. Merely a cheeky (and c̶h̶e̶a̶p̶ value) quip - I had 'em, I loved 'em ... but I just couldn't really afford 'em.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-07-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,627
Posted By OurManInTangier
I assume from this that Leica AG have finally...

I assume from this that Leica AG have finally relocated to Ripon? If so, yes. If not, one must assume they still have work to do.

As to the camera itself. Sorry, I left after the M9...I simply...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-06-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 9,755
Posted By OurManInTangier
Pragmatism wins for the wise. :)

Pragmatism wins for the wise. :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-06-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 9,755
Posted By OurManInTangier
I thought you were a wedding photographer Ned?

I thought you were a wedding photographer Ned?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-06-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 9,633
Posted By OurManInTangier
Let's not overlook the 80s' when discussing...

Let's not overlook the 80s' when discussing terrible fashion - though grown men in skinny (spray on) jeans may come back to haunt many in a decade or two :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-06-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 9,633
Posted By OurManInTangier
Congratulations on the show Lawrence. This thread...

Congratulations on the show Lawrence. This thread has reminded me of the recent thread on the importance of photographing friends and family, it also shows how many of our membership have been taking...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,144
Posted By OurManInTangier
Congratulations on the competition win and...

Congratulations on the competition win and subsequent article Fred. Some shots I recognise and some that I've not seen before, the chap on the bus lost in thought is one I'd have liked to have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 3,890
Posted By OurManInTangier
I've always wondered whether Plumbers,...

I've always wondered whether Plumbers, Electricians and Roofers do much pro bono work? Or is it just the artsy types that get asked?

Like most things in life I find one answer does not fit all...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-30-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,331
Posted By OurManInTangier
Uploaded from his camera to his phone and on to...

Uploaded from his camera to his phone and on to social media according to the article. I'd suggest he's already made a good record of history, particularly now he's got the front page of Time.

Good...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-27-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 3,079
Posted By OurManInTangier
Even though I'm already too late to congratulate...

Even though I'm already too late to congratulate the #1 position, I will congratulate your work getting it put together in the first place and the imagery I've seen.

Looking forward to receiving...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-27-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 6,438
Posted By OurManInTangier
Ahhh, 'style' is always a bit of a concern to me....

Ahhh, 'style' is always a bit of a concern to me. I always wonder how thin a line it may be between having a recognisable style or even, dare I use the word, vision (which is usually held to be a...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-27-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 6,438
Posted By OurManInTangier
I use Photobucket to store images that I embed...

I use Photobucket to store images that I embed into threads. Just click on the mountain/scenery symbol and put the link in from there. I think you can embed from Flickr too but I'm not a user so am...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-27-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 6,438
Posted By OurManInTangier
I don't tend to shoot too many street portraits...

I don't tend to shoot too many street portraits but subjects can be engaged with or not, confronting or not - for me it just depends on whats happening.


For instance, this old shot had no initial...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-23-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 12,752
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'm not convinced I've ever noticed any real ...

I'm not convinced I've ever noticed any real differences.

Perhaps I should have the good manners to be ashamed of myself, or at least embarrassed:o

I'm also a LR (currently 5.7) user and haven't...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-22-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,257
Posted By OurManInTangier
I came from a couple of M6 bodies, through the M8...

I came from a couple of M6 bodies, through the M8 and M9 to the XPro1. The biggest issue you'll have to get used to is the fact its digital - forget about form and layout for now, its buttons and...
Forum: Travel 04-22-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 19,138
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'm not too fussed about moving permanently from...

I'm not too fussed about moving permanently from or to anywhere in all honesty. In many ways a base either here or there makes little real difference to me as the world is a big place much of which I...
Forum: Travel 04-21-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 19,138
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'd settle for a cliché. Somewhere warm, not too...

I'd settle for a cliché.

Somewhere warm, not too many people, fruit trees, crystal waters and perhaps a little wooden boat to fish and swim from....and life that moves slowly. Perhaps having to take...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-21-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 27,195
Posted By OurManInTangier
I like these image threads from individuals, they...

I like these image threads from individuals, they become a good place to come and soak up a little of one person's 'vision.' A little soul rejuvenation, a little kick-start for the brain and a little...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-21-2015
Replies: 61
Views: 9,185
Posted By OurManInTangier
Do it now. I'm now 41 and am seeing so many of...

Do it now.

I'm now 41 and am seeing so many of my friends disappear into family life, work envelops all and even planning an evening out with friends can start months in advance to allow booking of...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-15-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 9,755
Posted By OurManInTangier
I wish you'd expand like this more often rather...

I wish you'd expand like this more often rather than go with and leave it at the initial soundbite. Now, regardless of whether I can or will agree or not, I am able to understand your feelings more.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-15-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 9,755
Posted By OurManInTangier
Again we have the misunderstanding that morality...

Again we have the misunderstanding that morality is shared among humans. If it were there would be no poverty, unless it were itself shared by all.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-02-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'm looking forward to getting it back in use...

I'm looking forward to getting it back in use Robert, unfortunately the results will need to wait until my two (not quite working) scanners become one fully working scanner. Patience may or may not...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-01-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By OurManInTangier
I've just, successfully, done my first sticky...

I've just, successfully, done my first sticky button fix and I'm far far from being mechanically minded. Other than being very very careful when taking the little tab off its a piece of cake.

I now...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-01-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By OurManInTangier
Yeah, looks like it was simply the rewind button...

Yeah, looks like it was simply the rewind button got jammed down a little which is great. Not so great is it is certainly suffering the sticky button issue. Oh well, I suspected as much.

Thanks for...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-01-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By OurManInTangier
Thank you Richard. Now off to jiggle the rewind...

Thank you Richard. Now off to jiggle the rewind button.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-01-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By OurManInTangier
I'll get a new battery and check that as soon as...

I'll get a new battery and check that as soon as I can, do you think the mid-roll rewind may be causing the '0' to be blinking? At the moment there isn't a film in there if that may make a difference.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-01-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By OurManInTangier
Konica Hexar Problem

Hi.

My Hexar has begun to show signs of what I assume is the dirty/sticky shutter release issue. I was preparing to undertake the solution but now the camera constantly blinks '0' in the LCD and I...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-25-2015
Replies: 138
Views: 12,497
Posted By OurManInTangier
Nice to see this thread back in play. ...and...

Nice to see this thread back in play.

...and that staircase shot, very accomplished.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 15,630
Posted By OurManInTangier
Not keen on this picture Mick. The guy in the...

Not keen on this picture Mick. The guy in the water looks highly suspect to me and matters are made far worse by the fact I cannot see his feet:eek:








;)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-24-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,332
Posted By OurManInTangier
There's some good work there Keith, no surprise...

There's some good work there Keith, no surprise there though. Congratulations, well deserved exposure.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 15,630
Posted By OurManInTangier
:D True too, creeps find it hard to be creepy...

:D

True too, creeps find it hard to be creepy when they're naked too.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-23-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 13,611
Posted By OurManInTangier
Wow! Where have you been the last few days/weeks?...

Wow! Where have you been the last few days/weeks? We all had a meeting and decided that there were rules, many many rules...we just haven't agreed on what the hell they are yet ;):D

P.S. Lucky you,...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-23-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 13,611
Posted By OurManInTangier
Nothing unintelligent there, we all feel moved by...

Nothing unintelligent there, we all feel moved by different things. Walker Evans has never been my favourite photographer either, his images of tools leave me completely cold whilst I'm sure others...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-20-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 13,611
Posted By OurManInTangier
I agree regarding Davidson's Subway book but I've...

I agree regarding Davidson's Subway book but I've always taken the subway shots from Walker Evans in a different light, well possibly...I'm assuming from that you prefer the upfront risk taking of...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-20-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 13,611
Posted By OurManInTangier
Now there's a thread title in itself. Fully...

Now there's a thread title in itself.

Fully agree regarding the percentage, 50% was a generous suggestion.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-20-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 13,611
Posted By OurManInTangier
An excellent point. If you want to sound smarter,...

An excellent point. If you want to sound smarter, edit what you say, if you want to look like a better photographer, edit what you show. I think if any photographer got even close to 50% "keepers"...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-19-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 13,611
Posted By OurManInTangier
Then do it. I bet you'll be surprised how...

Then do it. I bet you'll be surprised how everybody either just ignores you, simply wonders what you were photographing but are too polite to ask or maybe starts up a conversation with you. A...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-19-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,961
Posted By OurManInTangier
It leads to an interesting question in the face...

It leads to an interesting question in the face of 'new media,' social media, global connectivity and the seemingly massive explosion of street photography. Especially when you consider the number of...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-18-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 3,199
Posted By OurManInTangier
I couldn't see it either Georgiy. Just got a...

I couldn't see it either Georgiy. Just got a message saying there was a problem downloading...hopefully there's a fix as Id be interested to see your Moscow pictures.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-15-2015
Replies: 215
Views: 15,872
Posted By OurManInTangier
These discussions always bring a wry smile....

These discussions always bring a wry smile. Expecting your fellow man (and women too, obviously) to share in your morals and ethical standpoint must be the greatest source of frustration.

Not...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-15-2015
Replies: 215
Views: 15,872
Posted By OurManInTangier
On his throat. As the old gag goes.

On his throat. As the old gag goes.
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