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#21 DeanB

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 08:49 AM

These Americans love the old Royal stuff.

If you guys come to london you can see her madge strolling around the town markets..Just go up and say Hi.. :(

Then pop up to Liverpool and have lunch with the Beatles..The U.k is one big happy family.. Sorry I'll change that 'One quaint, little happy family'...

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 03:07 PM

Congrats, indeed great honor.
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Posted 09 November 2006 - 05:17 PM

Very cool, Alex.

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 06:05 PM

Alex, that really is totally cool!

Very impressive, and a huge honor.

Congratulations!!

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 10:54 PM

Well deserved honor. Congratulations !

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 09:57 PM

Congratulations, Alex. That really is quite an honor to have a "chat" with the queen!!!!

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Posted 19 November 2006 - 09:49 PM

Well done! <_<
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Posted 01 March 2007 - 05:07 AM

Yeah right..

Come on Alex we love ya mate..But you got to let it go.. It was a fantastic achievement and a bloody good shot but

YOUR NOT GETTING THAT KNIGHTHOOD...Let it go brother...Let it go. ;)


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Posted 01 March 2007 - 07:15 AM

- with people to add scale.


And what "people to add scale" indeed!! B)

Seriously Alex, very impressive - the print and the "people". But don't you think her majesty and husband look a little more taken with the expression on the fish face?? Possibly some sort of common ground thing going on there. :D

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Yeah right..

Come on Alex we love ya mate..But you got to let it go.. It was a fantastic achievement and a bloody good shot but

YOUR NOT GETTING THAT KNIGHTHOOD...Let it go brother...Let it go. ;)
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"Sir" Dean (and I use that term lightly)....,

Why shouldn't Alex be considered for a knighthood? I'm just an American after all but it seems to me that over history some people have recieved knighthood for a lot less than a fine and impinging photograph of a fish and its school? Plus Alex looks really sharp in his suit!!

Anyway, I like that Alex posted it. It is indeed a great example and answer to the poster's question and very "on-topic"............... ;)

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Posted 01 March 2007 - 07:34 AM

Plus Alex looks really sharp in his suit!!


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Posted 01 March 2007 - 07:56 AM

What every man does when he's nervous..

Well nervous, happy, content cold, hot, joyus..etc..etc.

Checking his 'Crown jewels'

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Posted 01 March 2007 - 10:25 AM

Wow! I, too, would love to have Helen Mirren see my gallery. I'm a big fan of hers. ;)
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Posted 02 March 2007 - 01:26 AM

Whats the etiquette when two high ranking stars meet like this Alex ? - I mean - who has to break down and ask for an autograph first..... so, was it you or Helen ?
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Posted 02 March 2007 - 04:24 AM

I think that you will be fine.

This photo of mine (on the wall in the background) is from the D100 - and this particular print a crop from it and was 3m high and looked great certainly to the people looking at it.

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I would think that the D200 would be able to go considerably larger.

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p.s. sorry for the choice of picture - but it is the only shot I have with people to add scale.



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Posted 02 March 2007 - 05:21 AM

Whoever printed that lifesize cardboard cutout of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh did a fab job ! I wonder what resolution image they stared with.
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Posted 02 March 2007 - 06:05 AM

I think that you will be fine.

This photo of mine (on the wall in the background) is from the D100 - and this particular print a crop from it and was 3m high and looked great certainly to the people looking at it.

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I would think that the D200 would be able to go considerably larger.

Alex

p.s. sorry for the choice of picture - but it is the only shot I have with people to add scale.


Thank's Alex. Fantastic picture. Nice to see that royalty also can come to good use once in a while -_-
You don't happen to remember the technichal details around that print? What type of print method and what resolution etc?

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Posted 08 March 2007 - 02:38 PM

Well done Alex. We wrote to the Palace and got our school dinner-lady an MBE. (Now she signs her e-mails Mary MBE.)

Note for foreign viewers: The British Royal family are extremely not-very-tall. The print is probably only four feet high.

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Posted 08 March 2007 - 06:16 PM

Who's the lady talking to this famous u/w photographer?


A fellow subject of her Majesty,

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Posted 09 March 2007 - 02:54 AM

Who's the lady talking to this famous u/w photographer?
A fellow subject of her Majesty,

Michel

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...and I think it was jolly nice of Alex' bigger brother to lend him the suit for the occasion!
(Ps. There is convention that suggests that one should not use Royalty in promoting one's business. I hope that Mr and Mrs Windsor know that and do not use the picture in any commercial way.)

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Posted 09 March 2007 - 08:04 AM

I suspect that we will soon see something special in Mr (Sir) Alex copyright notice.

It will probably read:


Copyright (20XX) Alex Mustard. By appointment to Her majesty Queen Elizabeth II

For more info on who can qualify: http://www.royalwarrant.org/

Too bad the Royal family sold the Britannia, he could have loaned it from his buddies at Buckingham Palace to roam the Red Sea.

For her Majesty,

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