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#2304725 - 07/21/14 08:29 AM Magical moment  
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I was practicing this morning. The window behind me, when I am playing, faces East. The sunlight came in through the window and struck the name on the fallboard. That was then reflected in gold on the ivory of the keys. It was pure magic. It lasted only a few minutes until the sun had risen farther in the sky, but a great way to start the day.


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#2304729 - 07/21/14 08:39 AM Re: Magical moment [Re: PhilipInChina]  
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So what the heck, you can't afford a camera to take a pic or two? wink


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#2304759 - 07/21/14 09:46 AM Re: Magical moment [Re: BrianDX]  
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Most people are probably willing to take my word.http://www.pianoworld.com/forum/images/icons/default/wink.gif

If the sun rises in the East, again, tomorrow, and if I can be bothered, and if I can upload the photo, I might oblige.

It is the black piano. I would rather see "Number 69 People's Firewood and Piano Co-operative" reflected, of course,but C BECHSTEIN will have to be good enough.


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#2304763 - 07/21/14 10:04 AM Re: Magical moment [Re: PhilipInChina]  
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@Philip according to some photoshop can do anything.. crazy

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#2304779 - 07/21/14 10:40 AM Re: Magical moment [Re: PhilipInChina]  
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I would love to see a picture, Philip. That is cool stuff!


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#2305827 - 07/23/14 09:42 AM Re: Magical moment [Re: Rich Galassini]  
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The sun did rise in the east and I seem to have got a picture of the reflected gold. If you will all bear with me for a few days I will try to post the image. First interesting point is getting it from my phone onto my computer. That should be good for 8 hours of fiddling with devices!


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#2305832 - 07/23/14 09:50 AM Re: Magical moment [Re: PhilipInChina]  
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Can I make a phone call on my Pentax?

crazy


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#2305865 - 07/23/14 10:43 AM Re: Magical moment [Re: PhilipInChina]  
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I got the photos onto my computer here and even followed the instructions to upload them to the gallery. Unfortunately they are too big and I am insufficiently interested to pursue the matter any farther.


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#2305867 - 07/23/14 10:44 AM Re: Magical moment [Re: PhilipInChina]  
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Ahh come on Philip.. www.tinypic.com


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#2305868 - 07/23/14 10:44 AM Re: Magical moment [Re: Minnesota Marty]  
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Originally Posted by Minnesota Marty
Can I make a phone call on my Pentax?

crazy


If you wish to, by all means.


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#2305873 - 07/23/14 10:49 AM Re: Magical moment [Re: wimpiano]  
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Originally Posted by wimpiano
Ahh come on Philip.. www.tinypic.com


[Linked Image]


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#2305879 - 07/23/14 10:58 AM Re: Magical moment [Re: PhilipInChina]  
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It really is delightful.

One can 'reflect' on that image for quite some time!

Thanks for sharing this and for going through the trouble to do it.


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#2306331 - 07/24/14 08:16 AM Re: Magical moment [Re: PhilipInChina]  
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Thank you. It is a cool image.


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