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  1. GHNelson

    Apistogramma

    Lovely picture!
  2. GHNelson

    Blackwing hatchets

    Very nice indeed! :thumbup:
  3. GHNelson

    A piece of the aquarium.

    Looks like Rotala macrandra 'Pearl' https://www.flowgrow.de/db/aquaticplants/rotala-macrandra-pearl
  4. GHNelson

    Macro with a difference!

    The Glasgow artist inspired by what she finds in the fridge - BBC News
  5. GHNelson

    Hello Everyone!

    🌿Welcome to the UKaps!:thumbup: Macro/Micro aquariums we have loads on view!
  6. GHNelson

    The Epson Panoramic Photography Awards 2017

    Breathtakingly Beautiful:thumbup::clap: 1, 2 and 5 my favourites!
  7. GHNelson

    Ryan's ADA 120-P Nature Aquarium

    :woot: Amazing.....Beautiful.....Exceptional......Aquascape!......:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:.
  8. GHNelson

    The Landscapes Of England by Dave Zdanowicz

    Thanks for posting Paulo:thumbup: Great photography, there all excellent!
  9. GHNelson

    Photo lots of refection

    Purchase a roll of Black felt! Use this on the Back and Side panels...this helps reduce reflections! Pictures should be taken in the dark with just the aquarium lights on! More lighting can be added to produce better results! Cheers hoggie
  10. GHNelson

    River Liffey

    Very Nice! :thumbup: Thanks for posting....Chka
  11. GHNelson

    Nothern Lights!

    Breath-taking light show! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-35742769 Enjoy! hoggie
  12. GHNelson

    Iceland’s Most Beautiful Waterfalls

    :happy::thumbup: Nice one!
  13. GHNelson

    Create an flickr account

    Hi There is basic editing...just above the uploaded picture in the bucket! hoggie
  14. GHNelson

    Create an flickr account

    Try http://s924.photobucket.com/ hoggie
  15. GHNelson

    500px

    My pleasure! Maybe one day l wil be able to take photographs like those!:woot: Cheers hoggie
  16. GHNelson

    Colours of Nature

    Stunning!:happy::happy::happy:......Nature is beautiful!
  17. GHNelson

    500px

    https://iso.500px.com/15-eye-popping-photos-of-mount-etna-coming-back-to-life/ hoggie
  18. GHNelson

    The Stone Tree Trunk!

    Yip all 6 feet approximately of it:woot:....Its gonna be very heavy!;)
  19. GHNelson

    The Stone Tree Trunk!

    Hi Darrel:thumbup: That old amazing! Could be similar age although those petrified trees at the "Fossil Grove" are a extinct species! This just looks like a regular tree trunk...it does have actual bark definition but its not picked up on this photograph! I heard there where others in the area...
  20. GHNelson

    The Stone Tree Trunk!

    :lol::lol::happy: Would make a great feature....with moss on it!;) Its quite a amazing trunk.....used to walk past it when I was a kid going to school. Haven't a clue how old it is though....millions of years I guess! Cheers hoggie
  21. GHNelson

    The Stone Tree Trunk!

    The Fossilised Tree Trunk. The Tree that turned to stone....from the Househill Park.....Southside of Glasgow. Cheers hoggie
  22. GHNelson

    Which lens!

    Thanks for the replies. Can't remember which 50mm I've got l think it's the Mk2. Yes I have a tripod! Cheers hoggie
  23. GHNelson

    Which lens!

    Hi Manu Thanks for the reply! I have a Canon 500 EOS...I've got the older version of 50mm 1.8. I just want something that's not to bulky to put on the body and shoot reasonable detailed pictures for the moment! I'm not into messing about with lighting and all that jazz.....I haven't got the...
  24. GHNelson

    Which lens!

    Hi Crew I'm not much of a Photographer....which lens should I purchase for general plant picture shots! There's a few deals on at the moment in Amazon! http://www.amazon.co.uk/Canon-EF-50-1-8-Lens/dp/B00005K47X/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1447010037&sr=1-2&keywords=lens+for+canon...
  25. GHNelson

    Both worlds - aquatic plants

    Lovely.....name the plants! hoggie
  26. GHNelson

    500px

    My favourite:cool:
  27. GHNelson

    500px

    Worth a look....i think i will stay in bed today. 500px / Blog / 20 Spectacular Images of Frozen Niagara Falls hoggie
  28. GHNelson

    Photobucket re-sizing.

    Yea a could do Stu. I thing is you can re-sze them...but when you copy the IMG. It reverts back to the orginal image. Cheers hoggie
  29. GHNelson

    Photobucket re-sizing.

    Hi Crew I've tried to re-size photographs on Photobucket...with no joy. Anyone had the same problem? Cheers hoggie
  30. GHNelson

    a day at the park (before i broke the camera)

    Nice :thumbup: Love the Autumn colours, cant beat the Uk at this time of year...great video Mark. Pity you bust the camera. hoggie
  31. GHNelson

    Some of my favourite fish photos

    All great George Asian rummynose my favourite. :thumbup: hoggie
  32. GHNelson

    Harris and Monarch Islands

    :thumbup: Love them especially the Harris beach shot. hoggie
  33. GHNelson

    Photoshop CS5 Content aware Fill tool

    Very impressive
  34. GHNelson

    upside down shrimp & fly shots

    Cheers Mark :thumbup: How do you get the black background? Na..... dont sell it i want to see more pictures :lol: I want one :crazy: hoggie
  35. GHNelson

    upside down shrimp & fly shots

    Hi Mark How much did you pay for it ? If you don't mind me asking. Is it a Nikon lens. What do you think of this Canon? http://www.amazon.co.uk/Canon-MPE6528-M ... 847&sr=1-1. Great shots i love the Wet Fly. Cheers hoggie
  36. GHNelson

    Free Photo Framing?

    Hi http://photobucket.com/ has framing available. This was done with their software... Regards hoggie
  37. GHNelson

    Choosing Lenses

    Hi I don't think it a true Macro just a ....all round lens... look :arrow: http://www.onestop-digital.com/index.ph ... t_id=33796 I'm no expert. hoggie
  38. GHNelson

    Tokina 11mm/16mm

    Hi Tom Maybe i should buy a What/Which magazine for more info on lenses. The picture of the Cory with the black background that was taken with a Sigma 70mm/300mm lens. Would the one you suggested http://www.onestop-digital.com/index.ph ... t_id=33645 do a similar picture and how did he(Dan...
  39. GHNelson

    Tokina 11mm/16mm

    Hi Tom Just me and you here for the moment... Do you think the build of the Sigma is comparable with the Tokina whats the pros and cons of the 3 i mentioned I haven't a clue. hoggi
  40. GHNelson

    Tokina 11mm/16mm

    Cheers Tom
  41. GHNelson

    Tokina 11mm/16mm

    Hi gang Thanks for the replies. Ive had a look at some Macros :arrow: http://www.onestop-digital.com/index.ph ... t_id=33826 http://www.onestop-digital.com/index.ph ... t_id=33830 http://www.onestop-digital.com/index.ph ... t_id=33645 Not too sure on which one to purchase..... It will be...
  42. GHNelson

    Tokina 11mm/16mm

    Cheers its time to start learning all the jargon :lol:
  43. GHNelson

    Tokina 11mm/16mm

    Hi Big Tom Ive taken your advise on board....I don't want to be bothered with setting up equipment etc.....for taking Macro photos I just want to take some decent pictures. What lenses do you recommend for taking moving objects. I liked the photo of the Cory on one of the topics. Regards hoggie
  44. GHNelson

    Tokina 11mm/16mm

    Hi Cheers for that Tom. SWA ? Havent a clue. hoggie
  45. GHNelson

    Tokina 11mm/16mm

    Hi Tom Apparently its a better build than a similar Tamaron. Its £70.00 more expensive on Amazon approx. hoggie
  46. GHNelson

    Tokina 11mm/16mm

    Hi Photo buffs Ive just ordered this lens.....http://www.onestop-digital.com/index.ph ... t_id=33834 I read some good write ups on it........ have i made a decent choice. I was also looking at this lens as a cheaper Macro? http://www.onestop-digital.com/index.ph ... t_id=33841 Regards hoggie
  47. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    Too true I may get to like this photography malarkey....we will see. Okay will do. hoggie
  48. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    Tom That's a Cool couple of cameras and a clear photo. Cheers for the help.....now to bid for a lens... This is more fun than buying new you don't know what you get until the item arrives :roll: and if it works lol. Cheers again You have been a top person. hoggie
  49. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    Cheers Tom Whats the AF confirm mean? hoggie
  50. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    Tom Is this the adapter i need? http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004 ... _sbs_01_02 hoggie
  51. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    Cheers Tom That's a nice reply....I'm off to E-bay to have a look then. Thanks again. hoggie
  52. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    Hi Tom I like the idea of mixing and matching older lenses.Maybe i could find a few bargains on E-bay that will fit my Canon. Only I haven't a clue :roll: what i should be looking for. I guess the build was far better then on these older body lenses and most would be glass.....I think. The draw...
  53. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    Hi Tom Thanks for the help........ will purchase what you suggested Canon 50mm f1.8. Cheers hoggie
  54. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    Cheers Tom I have been looking at a Sigma 18-50mm lens on E-bay £70.00 Would that be better? hoggie
  55. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    Hi gang I have purchased the above body now. I need some advise regarding a lens.The Canon 50mm lens does it have to be a specific type.... http://www.amazon.co.uk/Canon-50mm-F1-8 ... 298&sr=1-3 Or this lens for the above body http://www.amazon.co.uk/Canon-EF-50-1-8 ... 298&sr=1-1 Meaning does...
  56. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    Wheres that then?
  57. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    Cheers lads I will take that on-board. Amazon here i come. Regards hoggie
  58. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    Hi Tom Thanks for your reply. I'm not that sure. I just want to take some decent pictures with a half decent lens. The other 2 lenses are out of my budget at the moment maybe I will up-grade if I like what I'm doing......next year. I just want a versatile couple of lenses that wont cost the...
  59. GHNelson

    Lens for Canon EOS 500D

    HI gang I would like to get my first SLR camera.... http://www.amazon.co.uk/Canon-500D-Digi ... 224&sr=8-2 And a couple of lens ...Maybe a 50mm and something else can anyone recommend a third party lens to go with the above body. Cheers hoggie
  60. GHNelson

    Praktica luxmedia 8203 8mp

    Hi George Theres a few settings im not sure of OEV....AEB...VGA... I havent a clue....does the ISO function only on certain modes? hoggie
  61. GHNelson

    Praktica luxmedia 8203 8mp

    Cheers George Thanks for the help....Ive just been on to you tube for a few tips. If i get this to work half decent......I may get a better one. Cheers again hoggie
  62. GHNelson

    Praktica luxmedia 8203 8mp

    Hi Photographers I had the above camera for a while. I'm a novice using cameras.... can anyone give me pointers on getting the best out of this camera. Setting up the camera for aquarium shots.Or is it just a naff camera. look here :arrow: http://www.praktica.de/index.php?id=22& ...
  63. GHNelson

    My first ever kingfisher shots

    Hi John As a non camera man these shots are absolutely stunning quality. I would love to get a camera of that quality but that will have to wait. It just shows that not giving up and perseverance can achieve. Regards hoggie
  64. GHNelson

    Close up Insects not quite macro

    Superb Photos Wish i had a decent camera. hoggie
  65. GHNelson

    Cannon slr eos 1000d

    Thanks John Yes,that's what i was meaning. I'm looking for something that will take good quality photos with the macro lens. and also i could use periodically for holidays/family photos. I would like the camera to be light and a reasonable size. Thanks for the reply. hoggie
  66. GHNelson

    Cannon slr eos 1000d

    Hi Photographers I'm thinking of buying the above camera body only, and adding a couple of lens latter. one a macro. Or can i get a lens that does various jobs. What ones do you suggest, what does non ISO mean? I'm no camera buff. Hope someone can point me in the right direction. Cheers hoggie
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