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Vincent Lowe

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  1. I've printed my own Christmas cards for at least the past 30 years and some of my friends and relatives have kept the whole set (which is more than I have). I think they would be massing at my door with pitchforks and flaming torches if I stopped now. I also have prints plastered all over my walls - nothing quite like watching an A3 or A3+ print creeping out of the printer. Almost as good as watching a print appear in the developer tray (I toyed with colour printing but never got on with it). Many moons ago I tried selling prints from my website but gave up after a wh
  2. I had one of those drop in today, also $$$. My first 'Archival' sale, The Second Severn Crossing under construction, taken in 1994.
  3. I'm still using a R2400 and it's still giving good results. I did have a CIS system but after not using it for a long time (well over a year) the ink in the flexible CIS tubes clogged. The ink in the reservoirs was still usable though and I've now changed over to the Marrutt refillable cartridge system which works a treat. Works out a lot cheaper than Epson cartridges. I'm using Fotospeed Ultra 4K inks. Of course, after over a year without use, the print heads were well and truly clogged - all of them. As you found, just cleaning the heads is a waste of time - the ink dries in
  4. College building, Manchester, UK 42nd Street Charity building, Manchester, UK Diocesan Museum of Barcelona
  5. Just the thing to get you up in the mornings, to get out and about with your camera - the Alamy Clock app.....! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.time.alarm.clock.alarmclock&hl=en_GB&gl=US Actually nothing to do with the Alamy we all know and love, the developer is based in Vietnam. There's another clock app called Alarmy so I expect they found that was used so just took the R out.
  6. Trail Magazine (UK) April issue. April? - it's not even March yet! Three of mine 😎, all of Ben Hope, Sutherland, Scotland - Page 31 - BCR72R - Ben Hope and Loch Hope. Pages 32-33 - BCR97X - Ben Hope and Strath More. Pages 34-35 - C1436H. Ben Hope, Telephoto from the east. Also:- Page 10 - D10NAD - Christoph Bosch - Eurasischer Luchs ,Lynx lynx, eurasian lynx. Page 24 - D7MAP5 - Clive Downes - View of Roseberry Topping, Yorkshire Moors. Page 28 - BXRBGD - Stephen Street - Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) juvenile about to land among he
  7. Possibly the coat of arms of the Royal, Celestial and Military Order of Our Lady of Mercy and the Redemption of Captives (La Orden Real y Militar de Nuestra Señora de la Merced y la Redención de los Cautivos) – also known as the Mercedarians. https://tallinnmuseum.com/2020/04/30/spanish-badges/ https://nobility.org/2013/09/02/military-orders/
  8. It's because Kodachrome is unique in that the emulsion retains some of the metallic silver particles which are impermeable to infra-red - other colour emulsions don't. Scroll down to the heading - Kodachrome scans with the ICE dust and scratches remover
  9. Secularism A Very Short Introduction, by Andrew Copson. Page 25 - C8E92H - Jeremy Graham - Thomas Jefferson's gravestone, Monticello, Virginia USA Published in 2019, Oxford University Press ISBN: 978-0-19-874722-2 Library of Congress Control Number: 2019936264
  10. Charges have been dropped - https://www.theguardian.com/media/2021/feb/05/police-drop-case-against-photographer-at-kent-barracks-protest
  11. Caravan and Motorhome Club magazine, February issue. Front cover - 2DB6YFX - Daniel Kay - Curving stone path leading down to Southstack Lighthouse on the Anglesey Coast in North Wales, UK Pages 22-23 - 2DAKAMX - John Foreman - Another Place (sculpture by Anthony Gormley) on Crosby beach, near Liverpool. Pages 24-25 - M5CH5N - John Davidson Photos - Vintage steam on the East Lancashire railway, Bury, Gtr. Manchester Page 24 - BJ063C - GeoPic - Large formal dining room Knowsley Hall, near Liverpool. Page 25 - 2DAB2RM - Angus McComiskey - “All together now” statue by Andy
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