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by Vivasvat
18 Jan 2012 19:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45772

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Thanks Archan, Purush.

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50mm, f1.4
I fee it would have been better at f2.0
by Vivasvat
18 Jan 2012 09:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45772

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Here you go archanji
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200mm, F2.8, 1/125, ISO 1600, 5Dm2, Green Filter, cropped
by Vivasvat
18 Jan 2012 07:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45772

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

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200mm, F2.8, 1/50, ISO 1600, 5Dm2
by Vivasvat
29 Sep 2011 00:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2848
Views: 70270

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

Off topic, but intriguing in light of the recent utterences: Paul Krugman: U.S. Economy Needs 'The Financial Equivalent Of War' Excerpts: "What actually brought the Great Depression to an end was the enormous public spending program otherwise known as World War II." World War II boosted go...
by Vivasvat
15 Aug 2010 20:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 2010
Replies: 2823
Views: 195775

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 09, 20

I wonder if Pakistan ever gave a long helicopter tour of the flood ravaged areas to the press. Are the views of the "extensive" flooded areas by ISI escort only?
by Vivasvat
28 May 2010 04:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 459287

Re: Internal Security Watch

Paki in India? Check out Ruhel Chisty purportedly from Udaipur in the comments section......
http://www.baltimorenews.net/story/639482
by Vivasvat
08 Feb 2010 11:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 102764

Re: BR Forum Feedback

how about a "image resizing by percentage" BBCode? I wrote the following for my forum: The BBCode is defined as: [imgr={NUMBER}]{URL}[/imgr] The substitution is defined as: <IMG height="{NUMBER}%" width="{NUMBER}%" SRC="{URL}" /> Example: [imgr=50]http://URL.t...
by Vivasvat
08 Feb 2010 11:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2845
Views: 239845

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

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by Vivasvat
23 Nov 2008 03:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 185809

Re: INS Tabar destroys pirate mothership

Column One: Civilization walks the plank By CAROLINE GLICK In centuries past, in accordance with established international law, it was standard practice for naval captains to hang pirates after capturing them. Today, when Europe has outlawed capital punishment, when criminal defendants throughout t...
by Vivasvat
23 Nov 2008 03:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 185809

Re: INS Tabar destroys pirate mothership

Mar-goli, india hater/islamist sympathizer, wants to flow with the current..... the undercurrent must be strong enough for him to jump ship... Attack on pirates reflects India’s growing sea power .... the latest sign of India’s growing maritime power, a subject about which I have been writing for tw...
by Vivasvat
26 Sep 2008 21:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45772

advantages of m4/3 with G1 internals

Consider the advantages of m4/3 with G1 internals: 1) contrast-detect autofocus as fast as any entry-level DSLR with 1-area, 23-area, face detection and AF tracking modes In single area AF mode you can set both the position and the size of the chosen area. 2) Oly ED and Leica lenses 3) small flange ...
by Vivasvat
26 Sep 2008 10:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45772

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

isnt that the same kit you are considering moving out of ? :twisted: :) No. Singha, My wife refuses to peer through a viewfinder. And, for a woman, size does matter! A 12-60mm miniature lens would suffice for most travel. The other lenses can stay in the suitcase most of the time. Mort, 5D Mk II do...
by Vivasvat
26 Sep 2008 06:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45772

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

But probably the micro 4/3 will be much smaller even Micro 4/3 is a good step-up for P&S abduls, but I doubt if I'll like it. I don't like EVFs. m4/3 would be excellent as a carry around camera. A camera the size of the recently shown oly tweener mock-up with a pop-up flash with the wizardry of...
by Vivasvat
24 Aug 2006 00:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1576
Views: 149271

12 Passengers Said Detained From Plane AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) - A dozen passengers are now under arrest after their flight got a fighter jet escort back to the Amsterdam airport. Dutch police say 12 people are in custody, though it's not immediately clear what the charges are. A police spokesm...
by Vivasvat
06 Dec 2005 00:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Armed Forces Academies
Replies: 260
Views: 79931

Online tests can be compromised, so this does not seem like a good idea. Now, online tests for entry to defence services Excerpts... Aptitude tests for selection of candidates for defence services may become online in a year's time. The new pattern will be similar to any other screening tests, like ...
by Vivasvat
01 Dec 2005 00:57
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part II
Replies: 254
Views: 97226

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by Vivasvat
01 Dec 2005 00:52
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part II
Replies: 254
Views: 97226

Was this Cope India 2005 or 2006? All the pics on http://www.af.mil say 2006. KALAIKUNDA AIR STATION, India (AFPN) -- Capt. Kevin Jones gives a cockpit tour to Indian Air Force airmen during Cope India 2006 . Currently, the U.S aircraft have flown 113 sorties with the Indian air force. http://www.af...
by Vivasvat
24 Aug 2005 02:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1576
Views: 149271

Blocher says tighter asylum law is paying off Blocher said requests for asylum in Switzerland had fallen by 42 per cent since parliament decided more than a year ago to strip rejected asylum seekers of the right to claim social security benefits. he called for a further tightening of the asylum law...
by Vivasvat
22 Aug 2005 04:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Developments in Indian Agriculture
Replies: 106
Views: 26717

High profit medicinal farming becoming popular in Central India Acres of land, once under traditional farming are now covered with medicinal plants and trees such as Safed Musli, Ashwagandha, Amla (Indian gooseberry), Sridar Patidar, Gur- Mar, Jamun Sativa and Patchtoli. However, farmers complain t...

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