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Topic: Underground Display Board Material
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/01/2012 18:45:19   Subject: Underground Display Board Material
I work in the large format trade, and i can tell you that you need probable 3 mm foames and uv resistant inks that are waterproof. Find someone who can print direct onto it and not onto vinyl and then
Topic: 2012 Calendar - Here it is!
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/11/2011 18:07:23   Subject: 2012 Calendar - Here it is!
Simon just to note that Cae coch description is all to cock and just says blurb blurb blub but that may be all morrisey can say after breathing in the sulphur !! :)
Topic: Birth of Britain 8.00 pm channel 4
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/01/2011 20:10:24   Subject: Birth of Britain 8.00 pm channel 4
Dolcoath so far
Topic: Photo Comp Results
pacef8

Forum: The 2010 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 18/01/2011 18:22:58   Subject: Photo Comp Results
:angel: erh dum de dum de dum ... Its Tuesday here now :angel: :angel: :angel:
Topic: Explosion in New Zealand coal mine
pacef8

Forum: Australasia   Posted: 20/12/2010 18:21:34   Subject: Gas rises cause Pike River evacuation
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/mining/news/article.cfm?c_id=64&objectid=10695585

http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-world/gas-levels-prompt-evacuation-at-pike-river-20101220-192jl.html
Topic: New Fuji x100 metal camera
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 14/12/2010 09:57:00   Subject: New Fuji x100 metal camera
http://www.finepix-x100.com/x100/

Just and update on this camera that is due for a possible January release. rumour mill is that it will be under 1000 euros.

ta

pace
Topic: New Fuji x100 metal camera
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 21/09/2010 21:43:08   Subject: New Fuji x100 metal camera
http://www.bjp-online.com/british-journal-of-photography/news/1734219/preview-fujifilm-finepix-x100-unveiled-photokina

People this looks like something interesting that could take a few kno
Topic: N. Wales
pacef8

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 13/08/2010 22:20:08   Subject: N. Wales
how do mate dont forget to get your bca card from here.
ta

pace
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd Through Trip - 3rd July 2010
pacef8

Forum: Events   Posted: 24/06/2010 22:33:58   Subject: Croesor Rhosydd Through Trip - 3rd July 2010
Make that 13 as like earthworm jim, we have lost our lift over there from chester,
It is still a great trip and one of the best i did last year..
Take plenty of water if its hot...
Topic: Croesor and Rhosydd trips - 3rd July
pacef8

Forum: Events   Posted: 29/05/2010 10:35:01   Subject: Croesor and Rhosydd trips - 3rd July
yeh dont forget me !!! i did it last year at big bash and will probable come out at the twith again to keep my feet dry.

This trip rocks..
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd Through Trip - 3rd July 2010
pacef8

Forum: Events   Posted: 20/05/2010 22:54:41   Subject: Croesor Rhosydd Through Trip - 3rd July 2010
Well if the worms are going and its on a saturday i,m deffo in on under :thumbup:
Topic: Mining News Roundup
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/05/2010 08:27:22   Subject: Mining News Roundup
I herd a rumor of somewhere opening up again on halkyn mountain. The lady referred to it as a cave but that is all the info i could gleen.

Come in Marty !!!!
Topic: Moel Fferna shaft - depth?
pacef8

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/04/2010 21:17:58   Subject: Moel Fferna shaft - depth?
i was there last week, its still there but is a bit wobbly at the top bolt... hopefully the snow will be gone and its back to midge hell... :curse:
Topic: Coal Mining Subsidence
pacef8

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 15/11/2009 22:46:03   Subject: Coal Mining Subsidence
I forget the name of the house and i have seen pics of it online but there is shaft open in the ladies garden and you can have tea standing in the kitchen after. Somewhere in the lancs area i,m sure.<
Topic: Help Required! (Calendar captions)
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/10/2009 19:23:52   Subject: Help Required! (Calendar captions)
Hendre Spar mine had its entrance blasted and filled in 1981. Prior to that the spar material was crushed on site and then transported to pilkingtons in st Helens to make specialist glass. The mine i
Topic: Hidden Earth - Mining Photo competition
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/09/2009 23:40:47   Subject: Hidden Earth - Mining Photo competition
it would be nice to see the 4 3rds pics that won if possible :angel:
Topic: Rhiwbach queries
pacef8

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/09/2009 14:42:01   Subject: Rhiwbach queries
For your info regarding scans, we do them in work (free to you lot) If they are plan copies (like building charts) and up to A0 wide 840mm Black and white.

Pm me if your interested.
Topic: Competition entry Madrab
pacef8

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 15/09/2009 19:29:47   Subject: Competition entry Madrab
yeh hendre, my local, I saw in the spec that the photos need to be landscape and pro up i think at 26cm by 16cm.

Nic eto see you on here madrab
Topic: Hidden Earth - Mining Photo competition
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/09/2009 18:59:43   Subject: Competition entry caveing content
ok not many of us here are into those natural passages, but i have got a pic of minera with a scale factor, thats about the nearest thing to a ccc that you will get me in.

[img]http://farm4
Topic: The New Leica x1 Camera
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 13/09/2009 18:45:00   Subject: The New Leica x1 Camera
[img]http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2422/3915722531_fa62bf7422_o.jpg[/img]

It does look the mutts nutts but as an owner of a dlux 3 that has 60 secs exposure rather than the 30 i dont see a
Topic: Event for beginners?
pacef8

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 02/09/2009 15:44:49   Subject: Event for beginners?
i took a couple of guys to hendre who where first timers and they loved it. I found it quite refreshing to here their knees knocking as they descended the ladders.
Im all for getting more people
Topic: 2010 Mine Exploration Calendar - SUBMISSIONS PLEASE!
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/09/2009 16:37:40   Subject: 2010 Mine Exploration Calendar - Submissions Please!
erh :confused:

Deep level manoffren for the competition and i think cae coch 3 for the calender as not many people have seen this place and the colours are amazing (even if it does stink) .
Topic: 2010 Mine Exploration Calendar - SUBMISSIONS PLEASE!
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/09/2009 15:44:20   Subject: 2010 Mine Exploration Calendar - Submissions Please!
As you can see simon my entry is in but i can change it to the deep level incline that you like plus two others. :angel:
Topic: Competition entry Pace
pacef8

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 01/09/2009 12:28:48   Subject: Competition entry Pace
[img]http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2660/3740609334_8a0b8f0b6e.jpg[/img]

[img]http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2387/3739786793_91d1b1d677.jpg[/img]

[img]http://farm3.static.flickr.
Topic: Competition entry Sparty lea
pacef8

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 25/08/2009 21:13:05   Subject: Competition entry Sparty lea
oh ****** the standard is high, this means i am really going to have to pull out something extra special this week............

gonna need a bigger rope :o
Topic: 2010 Calendar
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/08/2009 20:51:22   Subject: 2010 Calendar
I wasnt aware that certain mines would be a feature but thats fine by me, it just means i will have to hit them soon if they are not on my done list.
However i still like the man deep level incli
Topic: Panasonic Lumix LX3
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 13/08/2009 20:41:31   Subject: Panasonic Lumix LX3
[img]http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3535/3807707879_6f0b9d1133.jpg[/img]

This was about the most demanding at 60 seconds and one led 220 lumen torch at f4 apperture.

thereis a li
Topic: 2010 Calendar
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/08/2009 22:20:46   Subject: 2010 Calendar
i dont know your print run or whether you did it on demand but if you give me the details i will have work do a competetive price for you.

The print world is very cut throat and it pays to
Topic: Panasonic Lumix LX3
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 12/08/2009 20:45:48   Subject: Panasonic Lumix LX3
i have the leica version called a d lux 3 and i can tell you after big bash this week you will not be disssapointed. :thumbsup:
Topic: Little Mountain colliery in Buckley
pacef8

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/07/2009 20:49:23   Subject: Little Mountain colliery in Buckley
I know that area well, a mate lives up on min id isa ! by the free land and horses.

this might help

http://www.nkc.co.uk/new/home.htm

The rail line ran down to deeside
Topic: Different underground photography techniques
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 11/06/2009 20:17:35   Subject: Different underground photography techniques
thats hyperfocal focussing for you. a small aperture will give a greater depth of field and make it sharper. However you will need a longer exposure. fortunately the lights are out of the frame otherw
Topic: Different underground photography techniques
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 10/06/2009 23:30:28   Subject: Different underground photography techniques
good point simon.

the bottom one works well with the horizontal lines.

I,m surprised the top one doesnt have ant flair from the flash.

there is no reason why you could
Topic: South Africa mine death toll rises to 61
pacef8

Forum: South Africa   Posted: 02/06/2009 16:49:23   Subject: South Africa mine death toll rises to 61
http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=96786§ionid=351020503

The death toll from a fire that broke out at an abandoned gold mine in South Africa at the weekend has risen to 61, reports sa
Topic: Tripods?
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 22/05/2009 14:01:55   Subject: Tripods?
buy cheap but twice i have learnt. I now have two on the go after all the cheap ones proved useless. A manfrotto 055xpro with a redsnapper ball head. Far too heavy for underground though.

T
Topic: dinorwic gwynedd bridge ?
pacef8

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/05/2009 13:30:42   Subject: dinorwic gwynedd bridge ?
thanks for that, funny how the sun always shines on flashearth ?
Topic: dinorwic gwynedd bridge ?
pacef8

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/05/2009 20:48:05   Subject: dinorwic gwynedd bridge ?
[img]http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3556/3549733580_aea1e1b468.jpg[/img]

I make no claim to this photo as it is not one of mine . What i want to know is where exactly at Dinorwic quarry it
Topic: Long lasting coal fires.
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/05/2009 18:02:43   Subject: Long lasting coal fires.
Its somewhere near cutacre near wigan but the place still has fumerols from underground putting out hot stuff.

A little nearer home on the spit at queensferry under the new bridge to north
Topic: £6.2M Blue Diamond
pacef8

Forum: South Africa   Posted: 19/05/2009 11:51:54   Subject: £6.2M Blue Diamond
If you think about the inhumane working conditions in places like these and brazil. It is dirty money, i hered about this on the radio last week and wondered how if i was on holiday and found it how i
Topic: Bidston Hill Tunnels, Wirral.
pacef8

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 16/05/2009 17:06:45   Subject: Bidston Hill Tunnels, Wirral.
A little bit of bull from the local news. What really has happened was that a local historical group had been working on getting into the site and documenting it. The council have no interest in the s
Topic: Neston Mines
pacef8

Forum: North West England   Posted: 16/05/2009 16:51:05   Subject: Neston Mines
A commemoration service to remember those who worked and, in some cases, died in the coal mines at Neston is to be held - in a pub.

It is the latest in a series of events to mark the 250th
Topic: Wide angle SLR lenses
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 28/03/2009 12:36:10   Subject: Wide angle SLR lenses
i have made the hendre trip public now so anyone can see it.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/pacef8/sets/72157614308387898/

10mm fisheye on a nikon d200 to recap

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Topic: Wide angle SLR lenses
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 26/03/2009 19:43:57   Subject: Wide angle SLR lenses
If it helps i took my nikon 10mm fisheye down Hendre the other week
This was with my d200.
worked fine although i was paranoid about scrathing the lens as it has no facility to put a uv filt
Topic: Fenix 630Lumen Monster - TK40
pacef8

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/03/2009 14:43:07   Subject: Fenix 630Lumen Monster - TK40
my mate has one of those wf500s, do you have a link for where he can get the p7 module that needs no mods.

ta

pace
Topic: Trip: 'Cwmorthin for Beginners' - 11/04/2009
pacef8

Forum: Events   Posted: 23/02/2009 21:51:04   Subject: Trip: 'Cwmorthin for Beginners' - 11/04/2009
if i can blag a lift there may be 3 off us, all relative newbies from lancs. Marty and Miles speak so highly of this place its a must see really sooner the better.

pace

Topic: 3W Cree torches in Tesco's
pacef8

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 20/02/2009 22:42:38   Subject: 3W Cree torches in Tesco's
well my local tesco are still selling them and they are 8 quid now !! or was it the batteries you wanted !!
Topic: Should I just give up mine exploring?!?
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/02/2009 23:11:10   Subject: Should I just give up mine exploring?!?
ask mr council worker "really omg" can i have your name i must thank you to your boss give me his number please i really am so gratefull to you for this.

Then lamp him. then take his photo
Topic: Should I just give up mine exploring?!?
pacef8

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/02/2009 21:57:56   Subject: Should I just give up mine exploring?!?
Its true that the prevention of terrorism act is trying to be used on photographers and police i think are misguided that they can view your images or even confiscate your equipment. This is not the c
Topic: Same Camera - different colour
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 09/02/2009 21:04:06   Subject: Same Camera - different colour
peter
are any of your mates pole dancers, ask for a stocking 2o denier light brown late thirties max, this will also be warmer and diffuse the flash colour.
Alternately take the flash and ca
Topic: Same Camera - different colour
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 09/02/2009 20:35:50   Subject: Same Camera - different colour
yeh you probable are but i do it for a living salvaging peoples wrongly exposed exposures so i have an excuse.

i think now that it is your kelvin white balance temperature setting

Topic: Same Camera - different colour
pacef8

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 09/02/2009 20:27:34   Subject: Same Camera - different colour
dont forget your old film will be calibrated for midday californian sunshine, you used to be able to buy tungsten specific film if you where only doing flash, but know one ever did.

Yes you
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