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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    I experimented with different settings ~ auto, P and close-up. I believe this is the one taken with the close-up setting.


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    I am still using my windows software. I downloaded Nikon's View...
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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    I just realized I should be in Nikon School for the above problem, but that I have not yet downloaded it. I just don't remember seeing such a pronounced line like this with my old camera.

    Here is...
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    Re: spanking pro or con

    Trangam, what you said reminds me of something I read years ago about how consistency in a child's life is one of the most important things as it makes the child feel secure. I still think this idea...
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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    This is really bad, no doubt about it. There was a shadow on the wall where you see the yellow stripe. I have not edited this since I want to ask if I should have made an adjustment to a particular...
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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    Thanks Curt, for that link.

    Mikeheart, There are still some roses in bloom across the road from where I live. You have inspired me to go visit them tomorrow morning, with my camera, of course.
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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    I might be receiving more tips than I give. I'm definitely not technologically talented. I prefer everything to be self explanatory.
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    Re: Airfare Prices - Sky High!

    I have flown Korean air also, and the prices were very reasonable at the time.

    When I checked a few weeks ago, just out of curiosity when this problem came up on another thread, I was surprised at...
  8. Re: Walking ATM Con, accessed by fraudulent ethics.

    Choosing happiness and forgiveness are two of the best choices we can make in life. We can make the choice easy by just putting one foot in front of the other and moving forward.
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    Re: spanking pro or con

    Although I was tickled with a switch many times in my childhood, mainly for back talking, I was never spanked. My mom was manipulative, no nicer way to put it, and if I needed to be "corrected" she...
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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    YY, I have confidence that your photos will be good enough for show and tell here! I may never get to Sukothai, so I am really looking forward to you sharing your adventure here. How is your camera...
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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    I second that! Personally I would not mind my photos being critiqued (with kindness :blush:) by more advanced photographers as well.
  12. News Update: Re: Two Tourists Brutally Murdered, One Raped: Police Spark Thailand Holiday Island M

    That poor mother. I cannot begin to imagine how she feels, but I do hope someone came along with her for support.
  13. Thread: Coconut!

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    Re: Coconut!

    I have had coconut pancakes in Thailand, but I don't know if this recipe is the same or not. The ones I had were very thin and more like a crispy taco shell. What I notice about Wilma's recipe is the...
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    News: Re: Koh Tao ban on Full Moon parties

    As long as they continue to profile suspects, as well as victims, there won't be much progress in crime prevention and solving. But maybe I've just been watching too much "Law and Order".
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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    And, YY, I hope you share lots of photos of your trip to Sukothai.
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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    Hopefully it will be what it appears to be. I'm not really sure what ". . . after $150. Tech Savings*" means. That little asterisk at the end implies there is an explanation, which I cannot find. I...
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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    Their prices are not that good on anything (in my opinion), but since they are the only store in town I thought might have the Nikon D3300 I wanted to see if they had one in stock, just for research...
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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    I happened to be in town yesterday so I stopped into the Staples office supply store to check out the cameras. The display area where the cameras usually are was absolutely bare, as if it had just...
  19. News Update: Re: Two Tourists Brutally Murdered, One Raped: Police Spark Thailand Holiday Island M

    I thought that was the implication.
  20. News: Re: Loved and Hated, Former Premier of Thailand Is Erased From Textbook

    Back to Thailand ~ I think they have come up with a very good way of making a martyr.

    I can't think of the actual name of it, but I do know there is a book of the real history of the world for...
  21. News Update: Re: Two Tourists Brutally Murdered, One Raped: Police Spark Thailand Holiday Island M

    "Thailand is desperate to avoid further damage to the nation's lucrative tourist industry . . . "

    Oh, really?
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    I hope you can find one at a more reasonable price.

    What is this tree called in Australia?
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    Sticky: Re: New Members Please Introduce Yourself Here

    Hi I Love Trips, and welcome to the forum. Just go to the Forum Home (see it in the header at the top of this page) and look at the names of forums on the left side of the page. You might want to try...
  24. Pictures: Re: Wat Pariwat, aka the 'David Beckham temple', where creative monks reside

    I must admit that I just don't understand this. But maybe that's because my own spiritual beliefs place no value on statues or symbols of faith. However, I do realize, and respect, that many people...
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    Re: Just love!

    I love coconut and pineapple together!
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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    I have my index cards, and I'm taking notes! Thanks, everyone.

    Khun Don, I downloaded the manual for the D3300. The print size is great, too, but maybe that is because of my setting.
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    I thought of tiles I had seen in Mexico, and also some copies in the form of linoleum which were popular here in the mid-century period.

    I think it must take more than the usual skill to get...
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    Re: Coconut!

    Please let us know how it turns out.
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    Maybe you need a larger mirror, Emu! There's just no such thing as one size fits all. This I know from the experience of seeing only the top of my head in a mirror which I purchased from a home decor...
  30. News Update: Re: Two Tourists Brutally Murdered, One Raped: Police Spark Thailand Holiday Island M

    I have seen inconsistencies also. The first article I read from the Bangkok Post said her shirt was pulled up. A different version said she was wearing a bikini top. I think such details in this...
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    Re: Photography questions & tips for beginners

    Khun Don, I just saw your response to my question about buying a new camera body and used lenses. Yes, the approximate $40. looks very good.

    Does anyone have thoughts on this? I'm thinking I...
  32. News Update: Re: Two Tourists Brutally Murdered, One Raped: Police Spark Thailand Holiday Island M

    Yes, I think.

    It reminds me of the old days here (and not so very old days) when someone would say they saw a black man in the vicinity. We know who got arrested. Thank goodness for DNA.
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    I think that's an excellent idea, Khun Don, and have even been thinking of a thread titled something like "photography questions & tips for beginners"
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    And the real murderers could be out of the country by now. There's just no telling.

    I feel so sad for the victims families.
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    Re: Where to buy Wella hair colours

    I don't know much about this since I don't color my hair, but if they sell the variety which is not professional is there not a chance professional quality is also available in Australia?

    Anyway,...
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    Re: Where to buy Wella hair colours

    I cannot tell you who sells them in Thailand, but a google search for Wella care products/australia led me to this link:

    http://au.strawberrynet.com/haircare/wella/?langBox=au

    Considering...
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    News: Re: Over 20 big foreign criminal gangs here

    I vote for cash and traveler's checks. With a little thought you can always find a place to hide cash.
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    Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    I'll take (need) a year's worth of free trials, thank you! :)
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    Re: Thought for the day

    Sorry to be so blunt, but in my experience Thai people are paranoid. In my family, if we were all invited to a wedding or social event, someone had to stay at home in case the family compound were to...
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    News: Re: Over 20 big foreign criminal gangs here

    I saw something similar happen at the beach here when beachwear stores owned by a certain group from a certain area of the world started putting ATMs in their stores. I know someone personally who...
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    Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    YY, I look forward to taking this journey along with you. However, I don't think I'll be getting the 55-300 lens right away. :)

    I want a new body with warranty (camera of course, lol), but I...
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    Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    I forgot to say that of course I need to first hold one in my hand and see how the size and weight works for me. Exploring online and talking with friends is a great way to work things out, but for...
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    Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    YY, I have been considering the D3300 also, thanks to the invaluable advice of more experienced photographers on this forum. I've just about made up my mind to get one.

    I found the link below to...
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    Re: Dual-pricing is scaring tourists away

    The city in South Carolina where I lived has local discounts. Most are just a token amount which is usually called "locals appreciation discount". Some are available as season's tickets to the water...
  45. News: Re: We need jobs, 200 beach operators tell Phuket governor

    Obviously these vendors provide a wanted and needed service. Most people prefer to use a beach chair, and if they have traveled a distance, they likely have not brought one with them.

    One the...
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