Recent content by John King

  1. John King

    time for a new smart phone

    This is my second ZTE. My original ZTE T83 (tough) still works fine after about 6 years, just ran out of internal memory ... It still looks and works like new. Battery still lasts about 4-5 days, as it did when new. These phones are TOUGH! They work. The gorilla glass is further protected by a...
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    Show "Remarkable Car(s)"

    Beaumaris car show
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    time for a new smart phone

    ZTE T86 Android 10 IP68 rated (won't die with a dunny drop ... ) Almost physically indestructible Battery runs about 5-8 days at 14 hour days Fantastic fringe reception! No Google bloatware, only essentials (calendar, calculator, contacts, etc, unlike my wife's Samsung S8 ... ) Relatively...
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    Show "Flowers"

    We have one growing at our front door that I could pass off as one of yours, it's as similar as that. Sorry, I meant Callistemons!
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    Show "Flowers"

    That is so similar to our Australian Banksias sorry, Callistemons!
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    GAS: Please Share your Latest Acquisitions Big and Small

    Yes, the reviews ... Here is the poorly reviewed 12-50 macro at 50mm. Really terrible ... At least Imaging Resources gave it a decent review, which I agree with ...
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    Show "Flowers"

    At the local community market.
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    Show: "Flare"

    Serendipity played a large part ... Original After some PP
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    GAS: Please Share your Latest Desires Big and Small

    Here is a comparative shot of my three kits.
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    GAS: Please Share your Latest Desires Big and Small

    I finally fulfilled a long time interest in getting a really tiny kit together. I already had the Olympus 14-42 EZ pancake zoom, which weighs about 90 GM's with the JJC auto-opening lens cap. So I offered a ridiculous price on an as new Olympus E-PM2, and was accepted! 269 grams, and tiny. 2777...
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    Documentary Planet Garbage

    I like it. At least it's in a rubbish bin!
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    Minimalism and abstract

    True. Just as well all that Apple nonsense was killed off.
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    Minimalism and abstract

    An accidental abstract ... At the Ian Potter gallery, NGV, Federation Square, Melbourne.
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    Show Clouds Sunrise/Sunset

    While looking for comet Panstarrs. Taken with my 500mm Tokina f/8 Maksutov mirror lens.
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    The Urban Image Thread

    Moorabbin Law Courts just after completion. "The Prow".
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