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Forum: Photos 04-28-2005, 10:41 AM
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Views: 387
Posted By Mrcurtain
To highpeak8: Natural skin color?

That is indeed her natural skin color. Though it has undoubtedly been darkened from a life of being out in the hot sun. I have no idea how old she is, but guess that she's a lot younger than she...
Forum: Photos 04-27-2005, 08:53 PM
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Views: 459
Posted By Mrcurtain
To Emile: The right balance in giving money

If you give a little bit, you help them out. If you give them too much, you make them subsistant. It's a fine balance.

If rich tourists walk through town and hand everyone a dollar, then all the...
Forum: General 04-16-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,194
Posted By Mrcurtain
Software to expand image size

A number of months ago someone recommended some software to blow up image size. By this I mean to increase the pixel size so that a photos can be printed poster sized.

I can't seem to find that...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 01-19-2005, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By Mrcurtain
Help with post processing for poster sized prints

Anyone have any suggestions, tips, or links for post-processing digital images intended to be printed poster sized? In the next couple of months I'm going to start starting posters from my website. ...
Forum: Travel 11-13-2004, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,610
Posted By Mrcurtain
Camera insurance

I just bought a d70. Between the laptop and the camera I now have far too much electronics in my bag. I've decided that I need to insure it. Particularly before I head up to the lawless nomadic...
Forum: Photos 10-09-2004, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By Mrcurtain
Help me with sharpening...

rmatthews is right, this could use a bit more sharpening. Unfortunately, I can't seem to sharpen it further without getting horrid artifacts in the bird's plume.

Any suggestions on the best way...
Forum: Photos 10-07-2004, 07:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By Mrcurtain
Titicaca

Besides the great name it is famous for being the highest lake in the world. However... it is not the highest lake in the world. It's correct claim to fame is that it is the highest navigatable...
Forum: General 09-29-2004, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By Mrcurtain
How's the trip going

Well... I've been sick for ages. Moral of the story: if you're going to take doxycycline to prevent malaria, take bacteria suppliments with it. I didn't and it seems the doxy killed all of my...
Forum: General 09-29-2004, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By Mrcurtain
Re: To Adam -- Points not Tallying

Thanks green.

I've been away from trekearth for a while. This is new.

-Adam #2
Forum: General 09-29-2004, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By Mrcurtain
Re: To Adam -- Points not Tallying

Both of these photos have two big smileys and only 2 points. They should have 4 points, right?

http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Tanzania/photo62938.htm...
Forum: General 09-29-2004, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By Mrcurtain
Re: To Adam -- Points not Tallying

Well... my points don't seem to be tallying either.

-Adam #2
Forum: Photos 09-27-2004, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By Mrcurtain
Re: Uganda, Chimps and Gorillas

I volunteered for a month at the landmine museum in Cambodia. This photo reminds me of the pet monkey at the museum. Each morning, I'd put my arm up to the cage and he'd delouse me.
...
Forum: Photos 09-27-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By Mrcurtain
Uganda, Chimps and Gorillas

Hey Mimi,

I saw some chimps in Kibale Park but did not manage to get any good photos of them. I'm unfortunately I think that I'm going to skip the mountain gorillas. I'm running out on time in...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 09-26-2004, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 748
Posted By Mrcurtain
Arrggh... Colorspace Workflow

Oh... maybe someday someone will find a way to simply all of this. I did google search on "colorspace workflow" and came up with scores of sites. Maybe someone can help me, or point me to the right...
Forum: Photos 06-01-2004, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By Mrcurtain
To sengir: Questions about quality

I post the same photos to my website and to trekearth. I chose photo sizes much smaller than 200k so that pages will load quickly. Though, through constant reminders by trekearth users I have made...
Forum: Photos 05-09-2004, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Mrcurtain
Re: To eleparc: Stand close to him?

Afraid.... I was for the first few minutes. Then I hung out and watched the tigers and their handlers for 15 or 20 minutes. The tigers seemed more lethargic than anything else. The "dangerous"...
Forum: Photos 05-07-2004, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Mrcurtain
To eleparc: Stand close to him?

I guess that you didn't follow the link. There are photos of me with the tigers. :-)

I can't post them here because they don't meet trekearths TOS. Someone else took them with my camera.
...
Forum: Photos 03-09-2004, 12:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By Mrcurtain
To: Azymuth, Amitai

Azymuth:

Yeah, you're right. The compression does hurt my images.

However.... these are the same photos that I upload to my website. I'm concerned about upload speed if I make them...
Forum: Photos 02-23-2004, 12:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By Mrcurtain
Thanks Pedro

Your version really does emphasis the textures.

Cheers,
-Adam :-)
Forum: General 02-14-2004, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,146
Posted By Mrcurtain
Re: Photoshop - Save for web

Andrew's first guess is right. The colors are only very slightly different between the two saved jpegs.

I did a bit of poking around and discovered that if I selected View->Proof...
Forum: General 02-13-2004, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,146
Posted By Mrcurtain
Photoshop - Save for web

In Photoshop 7, when I "Save for Web" there are often dramatic color shifts in my images. I tried "Save as..." and ended up with results that were 3 times as big.

I'm confused. What should I...
Forum: Travel 01-16-2004, 06:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,755
Posted By Mrcurtain
Re: India - Getting sick - precautions

I've been sick while traveling quite a bit. Preventive medication no. But when you arrive in India, I'd recommend picking up Amoxicillian and Tinidazole. You can buy them for pennies.

It's...
Forum: Photos 01-01-2004, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By Mrcurtain
Landmines and Akira

I've spent a few weeks now volunteering at the land mine museum. You have to take the stories of Akira with a grain of salt. He comes across as a big hero - but he's the one who is telling all of...
Forum: General 11-14-2003, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,755
Posted By Mrcurtain
Re: Ugly Photos

Here's one for your theme:

http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Cambodia/photo17369.htm

Rather than "ugly" I'd describe the difference as journalistic rather than postcard photography.

It...
Forum: Photos 11-14-2003, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By Mrcurtain
The flames.... green ufo's....?

mdchachai: Very interesting. What are the flames? Just lighting? What is the amusement park ride looking thing with the green ufo's?

This was at the no-man. No-man is an unofficial gathering in...
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