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  1. Mark
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    Tip Camera Tips - Post your "taking a photo advice/tricks" here

    Most cameras nowadays are more than capable of getting good results, even P&S types; the sensor technology and interfaces are cheaper and better quality. So knowing how to use the camera you've...
    Most cameras nowadays are more than capable of getting good results, even P&S types; the sensor technology and interfaces are cheaper and better quality. So knowing how to use the camera you've got goes a long way in getting the results you are after.
    Most cameras nowadays are more than capable of getting good results, even P&S types; the sensor technology and interfaces are cheaper and better quality. So knowing how to use the camera you've got goes a long way in getting the results you are...
    Most cameras nowadays are more than capable of getting good results, even P&S types; the sensor technology and interfaces are cheaper and better quality. So knowing how to use the camera you've...

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  2. Mark

    windows 8 upgrade assistant internal error: failed to continue with the installation

    Hi, for those surfing the web to find a solution to this particular problem on upgrading win7 to win8 this is for you. Although, this is an usual post for a gardening/sufficiency website forum;...
    Hi, for those surfing the web to find a solution to this particular problem on upgrading win7 to win8 this is for you. Although, this is an usual post for a gardening/sufficiency website forum; however, I guess being self-sufficient can also mean info-tech so if anyone out there has attempted to...
    Hi, for those surfing the web to find a solution to this particular problem on upgrading win7 to win8 this is for you. Although, this is an usual post for a gardening/sufficiency website forum; however, I guess being self-sufficient can also mean...
    Hi, for those surfing the web to find a solution to this particular problem on upgrading win7 to win8 this is for you. Although, this is an usual post for a gardening/sufficiency website forum;...
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  3. Mark

    Great alternative to Microsoft Outlook here's a better email client

    Have you ever heard of eM Client? It's an email client similar to Outlook which you can use to grab, read, edit, your emails. Why use it instead of Outlook? Firstly, it's cheaper than Outlook when...
    Have you ever heard of eM Client? It's an email client similar to Outlook which you can use to grab, read, edit, your emails. Why use it instead of Outlook? Firstly, it's cheaper than Outlook when you consider paying for Microsoft Office and secondly it's bloody good software. If you only have...
    Have you ever heard of eM Client? It's an email client similar to Outlook which you can use to grab, read, edit, your emails. Why use it instead of Outlook? Firstly, it's cheaper than Outlook when you consider paying for Microsoft Office and...
    Have you ever heard of eM Client? It's an email client similar to Outlook which you can use to grab, read, edit, your emails. Why use it instead of Outlook? Firstly, it's cheaper than Outlook when...
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  4. Mark

    Great alternative to Microsoft Office

    Just adding further to this - Google Drive and Google Docs is a pretty good alternative to Microsoft Office also. I have been using Google Docs for a few months now and it's been quite handy and...
    Just adding further to this - Google Drive and Google Docs is a pretty good alternative to Microsoft Office also. I have been using Google Docs for a few months now and it's been quite handy and reliable. Google Docs is based online (not on you PC) but you can download your docs if required. I...
    Just adding further to this - Google Drive and Google Docs is a pretty good alternative to Microsoft Office also. I have been using Google Docs for a few months now and it's been quite handy and reliable. Google Docs is based online (not on you...
    Just adding further to this - Google Drive and Google Docs is a pretty good alternative to Microsoft Office also. I have been using Google Docs for a few months now and it's been quite handy and...
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  5. Mark

    Australian Crested Hawk

    Ah, isn't nature wonderful. We humans are so advanced but sometimes I marvel at the simplest animal/insect or whatever with the 'technology' they have onboard. Like some of those deep sea animals...
    Ah, isn't nature wonderful. We humans are so advanced but sometimes I marvel at the simplest animal/insect or whatever with the 'technology' they have onboard. Like some of those deep sea animals that glow luminescence or the octopus that can mimic its surroundings. Makes me think we are a bit...
    Ah, isn't nature wonderful. We humans are so advanced but sometimes I marvel at the simplest animal/insect or whatever with the 'technology' they have onboard. Like some of those deep sea animals that glow luminescence or the octopus that can...
    Ah, isn't nature wonderful. We humans are so advanced but sometimes I marvel at the simplest animal/insect or whatever with the 'technology' they have onboard. Like some of those deep sea animals...

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  6. Mark

    Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoo eating swamp Banksia seed

    i thought those pics looked a bit different :cheers:
    i thought those pics looked a bit different :cheers:
    i thought those pics looked a bit different :cheers:
    i thought those pics looked a bit different :cheers:

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  7. Mark

    Wild Ducklings Images Taken in Backyard

    Thanks Steve, my Nikon does have the tracking thingy when the shutter button is halfway pressed. I was in a bit of a panic trying to adjust speed and flick the dial around on pre settings covering...
    Thanks Steve, my Nikon does have the tracking thingy when the shutter button is halfway pressed. I was in a bit of a panic trying to adjust speed and flick the dial around on pre settings covering my arse in case my manual didn't turn out. The ducks don't stay still and they were on their way...
    Thanks Steve, my Nikon does have the tracking thingy when the shutter button is halfway pressed. I was in a bit of a panic trying to adjust speed and flick the dial around on pre settings covering my arse in case my manual didn't turn out. The...
    Thanks Steve, my Nikon does have the tracking thingy when the shutter button is halfway pressed. I was in a bit of a panic trying to adjust speed and flick the dial around on pre settings covering...

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  8. Mark

    Python in chicken pen - Snake Pics!

    Well that nearly scared me as much as the python! :eek:
    Well that nearly scared me as much as the python! :eek:
    Well that nearly scared me as much as the python! :eek:
    Well that nearly scared me as much as the python! :eek:

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  9. Mark

    Question Chromebook could it be your next laptop?

    Yeah I've got a whip antenna mounted on the roof. Speed is ok but it will never beat fixed (in the near future anyway) plus it's the usage @ $170 for only 25 gig that also is unfair when the next...
    Yeah I've got a whip antenna mounted on the roof. Speed is ok but it will never beat fixed (in the near future anyway) plus it's the usage @ $170 for only 25 gig that also is unfair when the next suburb has 250 g for about $30... That's my bitch for the day :)
    Yeah I've got a whip antenna mounted on the roof. Speed is ok but it will never beat fixed (in the near future anyway) plus it's the usage @ $170 for only 25 gig that also is unfair when the next suburb has 250 g for about $30... That's my...
    Yeah I've got a whip antenna mounted on the roof. Speed is ok but it will never beat fixed (in the near future anyway) plus it's the usage @ $170 for only 25 gig that also is unfair when the next...
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  10. stevo

    website telemarketers

    You could go insane trying to meet all SEO requirements especially from those automated assessment tools online - I just try to keep loading times reasonable and don't go overboard with extra HTML...
    You could go insane trying to meet all SEO requirements especially from those automated assessment tools online - I just try to keep loading times reasonable and don't go overboard with extra HTML like a million sliders and rotating images etc everywhere and that's good enough. I keep an eye on...
    You could go insane trying to meet all SEO requirements especially from those automated assessment tools online - I just try to keep loading times reasonable and don't go overboard with extra HTML like a million sliders and rotating images etc...
    You could go insane trying to meet all SEO requirements especially from those automated assessment tools online - I just try to keep loading times reasonable and don't go overboard with extra HTML...
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  11. Mark

    Does anyone know what type of pigeon this is?

    Ahhh! Yes, it does snatch berries - even likes cherry tomatoes :rolleyes: Oh well, a few berries going missing doesn't worry me. Thanks for the find.
    Ahhh! Yes, it does snatch berries - even likes cherry tomatoes :rolleyes: Oh well, a few berries going missing doesn't worry me. Thanks for the find.
    Ahhh! Yes, it does snatch berries - even likes cherry tomatoes :rolleyes: Oh well, a few berries going missing doesn't worry me. Thanks for the find.
    Ahhh! Yes, it does snatch berries - even likes cherry tomatoes :rolleyes: Oh well, a few berries going missing doesn't worry me. Thanks for the find.

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  12. Mark

    Scaly breasted lorikeet licking nectar from palm flower

    Hadn't thought about lightening it up - it is dull isn't it :rolleyes: I'm such a shoot and hope photographer... Work's more important then surfing SSC - have to put in the big yards at the start mate...
    Hadn't thought about lightening it up - it is dull isn't it :rolleyes: I'm such a shoot and hope photographer... Work's more important then surfing SSC - have to put in the big yards at the start mate then you'll be right :thumbsup:
    Hadn't thought about lightening it up - it is dull isn't it :rolleyes: I'm such a shoot and hope photographer... Work's more important then surfing SSC - have to put in the big yards at the start mate then you'll be right :thumbsup:
    Hadn't thought about lightening it up - it is dull isn't it :rolleyes: I'm such a shoot and hope photographer... Work's more important then surfing SSC - have to put in the big yards at the start mate...

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  13. stevo

    Panasonic HX WA30 - action cam

    I think your lures are too big. That's probably why we didn't see you catch any 'barra'.
    I think your lures are too big. That's probably why we didn't see you catch any 'barra'.
    I think your lures are too big. That's probably why we didn't see you catch any 'barra'.
    I think your lures are too big. That's probably why we didn't see you catch any 'barra'.
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  14. Mark

    Baby possum on mothers back

    Thanks Steve :) I was kind of lucky they hung around whilst I ran inside and got my camera.
    Thanks Steve :) I was kind of lucky they hung around whilst I ran inside and got my camera.
    Thanks Steve :) I was kind of lucky they hung around whilst I ran inside and got my camera.
    Thanks Steve :) I was kind of lucky they hung around whilst I ran inside and got my camera.
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  15. Mark

    Cool Letter Box Pics

    Let's put a high vision witches hat here to let the postie know we still use our rusted container thingy letter box :)
    Let's put a high vision witches hat here to let the postie know we still use our rusted container thingy letter box :)
    Let's put a high vision witches hat here to let the postie know we still use our rusted container thingy letter box :)
    Let's put a high vision witches hat here to let the postie know we still use our rusted container thingy letter box :)

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  16. Mark
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    Rainbow Lorikeet on Gravillia

    Here's some more I took the other day they were outside my son's window on a palm tree. 176 178 177
    Here's some more I took the other day they were outside my son's window on a palm tree. 176 178 177
    Here's some more I took the other day they were outside my son's window on a palm tree. 176 178 177
    Here's some more I took the other day they were outside my son's window on a palm tree. 176 178 177

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  17. Mark

    Who's hiding behind that passion fruit leaf?

    Chicken food :eat:
    Chicken food :eat:
    Chicken food :eat:
    Chicken food :eat:

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  18. stevo

    Photo in the paper!

    cheers Steve, no royalties coming in yet so I guess I have to stick to my day job.
    cheers Steve, no royalties coming in yet so I guess I have to stick to my day job.
    cheers Steve, no royalties coming in yet so I guess I have to stick to my day job.
    cheers Steve, no royalties coming in yet so I guess I have to stick to my day job.
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  19. stevo

    i hate computers

    Yeah it's a big download... Does suck being limited - I know what that's like!
    Yeah it's a big download... Does suck being limited - I know what that's like!
    Yeah it's a big download... Does suck being limited - I know what that's like!
    Yeah it's a big download... Does suck being limited - I know what that's like!
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  20. Johnm64

    Question How do i fix this on my computer ?

    Yes it certainly is unreliable and I much prefer Chrome or Fox personally but I always need to use IE anyway to ensure the website is working ok on it since it is the most used browser.
    Yes it certainly is unreliable and I much prefer Chrome or Fox personally but I always need to use IE anyway to ensure the website is working ok on it since it is the most used browser.
    Yes it certainly is unreliable and I much prefer Chrome or Fox personally but I always need to use IE anyway to ensure the website is working ok on it since it is the most used browser.
    Yes it certainly is unreliable and I much prefer Chrome or Fox personally but I always need to use IE anyway to ensure the website is working ok on it since it is the most used browser.
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  21. Mark

    Sunshower in the patch

    Haven't grown sunflowers for awhile actually - the cockatoos just destroy them anyway... :rolleyes:
    Haven't grown sunflowers for awhile actually - the cockatoos just destroy them anyway... :rolleyes:
    Haven't grown sunflowers for awhile actually - the cockatoos just destroy them anyway... :rolleyes:
    Haven't grown sunflowers for awhile actually - the cockatoos just destroy them anyway... :rolleyes:

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  22. Jenni

    The wood pile....

    LOL... Yeah you would think so.. I haven't come across anything yet. Not even a snake skin... I did though have an attempted termite attack, although they thought the shed was easier eating ......
    LOL... Yeah you would think so.. I haven't come across anything yet. Not even a snake skin... I did though have an attempted termite attack, although they thought the shed was easier eating ... soon sorted that out the little buggers.......
    LOL... Yeah you would think so.. I haven't come across anything yet. Not even a snake skin... I did though have an attempted termite attack, although they thought the shed was easier eating ... soon sorted that out the little buggers.......
    LOL... Yeah you would think so.. I haven't come across anything yet. Not even a snake skin... I did though have an attempted termite attack, although they thought the shed was easier eating ......

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  23. Tim C

    Bush pics

    Yeah even any fully privately funded investment or infrastructure happening, the workers would probably still fly-in and fly-out
    Yeah even any fully privately funded investment or infrastructure happening, the workers would probably still fly-in and fly-out
    Yeah even any fully privately funded investment or infrastructure happening, the workers would probably still fly-in and fly-out
    Yeah even any fully privately funded investment or infrastructure happening, the workers would probably still fly-in and fly-out

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  24. Tim C

    Elephant rides.

    My daughter Hannah and her mother during their recent Thailand trip.
    My daughter Hannah and her mother during their recent Thailand trip.
    My daughter Hannah and her mother during their recent Thailand trip.
    My daughter Hannah and her mother during their recent Thailand trip.

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  25. Mark

    Green frog visitor on our deck

    They are just so beautiful.
    They are just so beautiful.
    They are just so beautiful.
    They are just so beautiful.

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  26. Mark

    SoloShot 2 action camera tripod for hands off shooting

    Yeah, not much "action" there though - however, I was chasing the chooks around yesterday trying to get the chicks back into the holding pen so a Soloshot could have been useful for entertainment...
    Yeah, not much "action" there though - however, I was chasing the chooks around yesterday trying to get the chicks back into the holding pen so a Soloshot could have been useful for entertainment sake :) I must have looked like a complete idiot :D
    Yeah, not much "action" there though - however, I was chasing the chooks around yesterday trying to get the chicks back into the holding pen so a Soloshot could have been useful for entertainment sake :) I must have looked like a complete idiot :D
    Yeah, not much "action" there though - however, I was chasing the chooks around yesterday trying to get the chicks back into the holding pen so a Soloshot could have been useful for entertainment...
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