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Roberto Lira

Free Member, San Isidro B.A.

About me

Since I’m almost 71 years old I may consider that my adolescence is over and that I must start looking the future more seriously. Since I see lots of photography in my future I’m beginning to take it very seriously an that’s why I engage in this site. I’ve taken photos all my life, very poor ones, but good for memories. With the advent of digital photography and internet a hole new world has opened its doors to casual photographers like me. I expect that with time, exercise and your help I’ll be able to take decent photos, good enough to fill my modest pride.
My equipment is a Nikon Coolpix 990, an Olympus C8080WZ and a brand new Nikon D50 with lenses ranging from 27 to 300 mm (35 mm equivalent). Some close-up lenses (+1 +2 and +4 dioptres) external flash and tripod.
I’m grateful to Jaime Crystal Maksoud for introducing me to this site (he is very enthusiastic about it) and since I’ve to work hard to make a living I do not expect to be a very frequent contributor, but I’ll do my best to maintain a constant presence.

Comments 34

  • Francesco Margarita 12/04/2007 15:57

    Buon Natale & Felice Anno Nuovo
    Buon Natale & Felice Anno Nuovo
    Francesco Margarita

    francesco margarita
  • Antonio Amen 07/31/2007 20:15

    Holla; Roberto,
    Muchas gracias por tu conmentario a mi foto.
    Un cordial saludo de
  • Loula Echivere 06/27/2007 5:27

    Hi Roberto!
    Thanks for your insights on my shot "Where art thou?". I appreciate your comment a lot since I'm just a neophyte in this hobby...many thanks...

    (",) Loula
  • Lorraine Larochelle 06/16/2007 0:52

    Thank you for your comment, be at the right place at the right moment it's not easy :-))
  • Antonio Amen 05/23/2007 14:49

    Hola! Roberto.
    Muchas gracias por tu conmentario a mi foto.
    Saludos de
    Santa Luzia Church - Althar
    Santa Luzia Church - Althar
    Antonio Amen

    Porto em Fotografia
  • Jacqueline Chay 11/07/2006 14:28

    Hi Roberto, Well i had ago at taking my own pic This is with Rear flash, not great but i like it. Will try another daytime one soon - Jackie
  • Jacqueline Chay 11/03/2006 9:46

    Hi Roberto, Thank you for your nice compliment, one day i will try to take a pic of myself as you suggest, the light always seems so harsh, capturing not very flattering skin tones, can never get that softness. But no matter what i think most of us dislike pics of ourselves :-))))
    Regards Jackie
  • Mark Johnston 10/30/2006 17:58

    Thanks for the comment,
  • Jacqueline Chay 10/28/2006 23:03

    Hi Roberto, Thank you kindly for your comment on my pic
    Regards from Australia
  • Cor van den Doel 10/22/2006 21:00

    Thank you for your kind words about this picture.

    I am glad you liked it.
    Regards, Cor
  • YRG 10/08/2006 4:17

    Hello Roberto,
    Thank you very much for your visit and comment

    Much appreciated your advice,
  • M ManirMrittik 09/23/2006 8:27

    want to see more photography
  • Tony Jury 09/13/2006 3:07

    Thanks for commenting on some of my photos glad you liked them.

    best regards
  • Katerina Zumrová 08/28/2006 10:25

    thank you for your comment to my pic...
    by the ditch
    by the ditch
    Katerina Zumrová

    regards, Katerina
  • Lawson McCulloch 08/19/2006 13:14

    Thank you fir your kind comments Roberto, yes i tried very hard with the tombstones to keep the church entrance clear. I will go back and have another go at it.
    best wishes, Lawson McCulloch.

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