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#1075351 - 02/28/05 04:22 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
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Registered: 02/14/03
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I see a lot of nice pianos, but I don't see everyone sitting at their pianos. . . .

I'll get my own pic posted tomorrow. Don't worry; you won't be able to see a thing! \:D
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#1075352 - 02/28/05 04:38 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
Jerry Luke Offline
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Cindysphinx:
I'll get my own pic posted tomorrow. Don't worry; you won't be able to see a thing! \:D [/b]
You're such a tease.
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#1075353 - 02/28/05 04:58 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
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Rosewood - I'm impressed. Yeah right, Cindy. Dare ya, Dare ya! How about you CG - we haven't seen your face either!
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#1075354 - 02/28/05 05:07 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
ChickGrand Offline
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 Quote:
Originally posted by teachum:
How about you CG - we haven't seen your face either! [/b]
I'm shopping for a new one. When I buy one I like, you can see *that* one. This one's worn out. And I'm vain.

I had some thoughts of letting Jerry Luke pose with the Chickering which he can claim is his piano instead of that keyboard, if I can claim his face. See, we'll be twins and win-win. That is if he'll get rid of that silly riding hat.
\:D

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#1075355 - 02/28/05 05:09 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
teachum Offline
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Hey - that silly hat may save his life someday. I wear one when I ride too.
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#1075356 - 02/28/05 05:26 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
Ballyhoo Offline
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Registered: 12/31/03
Posts: 408
Loc: Australia
 Quote:
Originally posted by ChickGrand:
Yesterday, I realized I actually just use my big toe for the dampers.
I used to do that, but I found that my toe got sore so I changed.

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#1075357 - 02/28/05 06:08 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
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My practice room is a little crowded (it's the Piano World office):-)

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#1075358 - 02/28/05 06:12 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
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Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 723
Loc: Oregon
 Quote:
Originally posted by Cindysphinx:


AdagioM, why the changed avatar?

I'm getting dizzy with all the new avatars. :swoon: [/b]
Hi, Cindy:

I wanted an avatar that wasn't someone else's; JimBob uses Mona Lisa, too, and posts over on the piano forum. Didn't want to look like I was poaching. And Mookie is kinda cute, too.

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#1075359 - 02/28/05 06:14 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
ChickGrand Offline
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Loc: Midwest U.S.
 Quote:
Originally posted by Piano World:
My practice room is a little crowded (it's the Piano World office):-)

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Finally we get to see behind the curtain where the Great and Powerful Oz rules. \:D

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#1075360 - 02/28/05 06:29 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
wldrumstcs Offline
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Registered: 05/17/04
Posts: 405
Loc: Chicago
Here's my area. It's great because I have 28 foot ceilings with my beautiful Steinway B. Great sound! Thanks for the help Apple!

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#1075361 - 02/28/05 06:37 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
ChickGrand Offline
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 Quote:
Originally posted by wldrumstcs:
Here's my area. It's great because I have 28 foot ceilings with my beautiful Steinway B. Great sound! I am sorry for the HUGE size, but I couldn't get it to reduce size even after editing it and saving. Really quite weird...
[/b]
That's a spectacular space, W. I envy you those cavernous ceilings. I particularly like the flowing form of the sofa and the way you've mixed the two forms of dining chairs. Very nice!

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#1075362 - 02/28/05 06:41 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
may I?

The picture looks great in large and scrolling thru it is just like being there, but....

it's gorgeous.... I love the color of the room

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#1075363 - 02/28/05 06:46 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
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Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
most computers come with 'Paint' ... if I right click on a photo save it to my desktop then right click it, chose edit, and Paint opens. Then I chose Image at the top.. go to skew and put the percentage at 30% for both directions and then save it again.
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#1075364 - 02/28/05 06:49 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
plays88skeys Offline
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Registered: 01/08/04
Posts: 3091
Loc: Richmond, VA
Michael, love that rosewood finish! Gorgeous pianos, everyone!
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#1075365 - 02/28/05 07:22 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
dgoddard2 Offline
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Registered: 09/08/04
Posts: 484
Loc: los angeles
O.K., Mine is not as fancy, but here is my practice area




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#1075366 - 02/28/05 07:33 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
SteveT Offline
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Registered: 02/02/05
Posts: 56
Loc: London
Hi Guys,
Love some of your practice spaces and pianos. Here's my newly set up space and Kawai GS30. I have been so inspired by the great postings and pictures on this forum, thanks :-)
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#1075367 - 02/28/05 07:46 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
teachum Offline
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Registered: 05/19/04
Posts: 2913
Loc: idaho
Great legs, Doug!
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#1075368 - 02/28/05 07:49 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
SAS Offline
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Registered: 12/11/04
Posts: 640
Loc: Austin, TX
Michael, that's a beautiful piano!

Doug, Love the practice area, very comfy. And here I thought your avatar was Bela Lugosi! Shows you what I know.

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#1075369 - 02/28/05 07:52 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
mikhailoh Offline
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Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 4288
Loc: Cincinnati
Thanks, all, for the kind comments. I have always loved rosewood pianos too. I was lucky to get a piano I love, and with that finish too.

Flash to my deathbed.."Rosewood.. rosewood..."
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#1075370 - 02/28/05 08:51 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
ragtimebg Offline
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Registered: 09/07/04
Posts: 180
Loc: California
Dgoddard2: That is a very flattering picture of you. You are much younger looking than I remember....
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#1075371 - 02/28/05 09:19 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
leebea Offline
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Registered: 01/20/05
Posts: 173
Loc: Peoria, Arizona (formerly MA)
Plays, very nice picture.
"To be a Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption or even on one's mother's side is an introduction to any state in the Union, a passport to any foreign country and a benediction from the Almighty God. -- anonymous"
BTW, do I qualify for the benediction? My grandmother was a Lee from VA (thus my name).
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#1075372 - 02/28/05 09:27 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
leebea Offline
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Registered: 01/20/05
Posts: 173
Loc: Peoria, Arizona (formerly MA)
Help! I see photos all over this forum and I've tried to post pictures but have never been successful. Can someone help me with the procedure?
Thanks.
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#1075373 - 02/28/05 10:29 PM Re: Photos- my practice space
Jerry Luke Offline
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Registered: 09/15/04
Posts: 969
Loc: Tillamook, Oregon
 Quote:
Originally posted by ChickGrand:
 Quote:
Originally posted by teachum:
How about you CG - we haven't seen your face either! [/b]
I'm shopping for a new one. When I buy one I like, you can see *that* one. This one's worn out. And I'm vain.

I had some thoughts of letting Jerry Luke pose with the Chickering which he can claim is his piano instead of that keyboard, if I can claim his face. See, we'll be twins and win-win. That is if he'll get rid of that silly riding hat.
\:D [/b]
CG- Pictures can be deceiving. I'm 5'6", 133 lbs. Not exactly an imposing figure. School kids STILL beat me up for my lunch money. (Ok, I'm kidding about that part, but the rest is true!) \:\)

Oh, and chicks (no pun intended) dig the riding hat. So far I've been called dead sexy, and dashing. \:D
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#1075374 - 03/01/05 04:51 AM Re: Photos- my practice space
plays88skeys Offline
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Registered: 01/08/04
Posts: 3091
Loc: Richmond, VA
 Quote:
Originally posted by mikhailoh:
Thanks, all, for the kind comments. I have always loved rosewood pianos too. I was lucky to get a piano I love, and with that finish too.

Flash to my deathbed.."Rosewood.. rosewood..." [/b]
:D \:D
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#1075375 - 03/01/05 05:02 AM Re: Photos- my practice space
plays88skeys Offline
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Registered: 01/08/04
Posts: 3091
Loc: Richmond, VA
 Quote:
Originally posted by leebea:
Plays, very nice picture.
"To be a Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption or even on one's mother's side is an introduction to any state in the Union, a passport to any foreign country and a benediction from the Almighty God. -- anonymous"
BTW, do I qualify for the benediction? My grandmother was a Lee from VA (thus my name). [/b]
Absolutely! My brother went to school with R.E. Lee V -- are you from that family? I was more outspoken when I was younger, and when my brother introduced me to Bob Lee I brazenly said to him "that's a really tough name to live up to."

BTW, I have an long string of ancestors from Massachussets.
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#1075376 - 03/01/05 05:22 AM Re: Photos- my practice space
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Registered: 01/16/05
Posts: 197
Loc: Minnesota
My space needs help. It's uninspiring.



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#1075377 - 03/01/05 06:09 AM Re: Photos- my practice space
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Registered: 12/26/04
Posts: 3407
Loc: not in Japan anymore
Sorry, I'm quoting myself! Here's how to post pictures! Keep 'em coming! \:\)

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Originally posted by ShiroKuro:
Go here

http://www.pianoworld.com/Uploads/fileuploader2.html

to upload your photo, then a URL for it will be sent to your email. When using the full reply form, click once on "image" (below the reply form among the many other "instand UBB code" options) This will bring up a window where you can C and P the URL, and then in the post it will appear as a photo.

The only trouble is, the photos tend to be huge, so you might want to resize it *before* uploading. (Something like 640 X 480 as suggested by mxs)

Wow, I sound like a pro, and I only just figured this out yesterday! \:\) [/b]
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#1075378 - 03/01/05 06:11 AM Re: Photos- my practice space
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BTW, miseenplace said:

"My space needs help. It's uninspiring."

Any space with a beautiful grand, *and* a classical guitar, is by it's very nature inspiring! And what is that mini-piano thing? Is it a little table? Very charming!

I assume it was a classical guitar. Do you play? What do you do about fingernails?
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#1075379 - 03/01/05 06:26 AM Re: Photos- my practice space
PattyP Offline
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Registered: 02/07/04
Posts: 611
Loc: Texas
 Quote:
Originally posted by Matt G.:
Here's mine:
[/b]
Matty, (or should I say Marry) :p

Get the guest room ready! I'm coming down for a visit soon!

Loverly!

Patty (or is that Parry?) \:D
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#1075380 - 03/01/05 06:44 AM Re: Photos- my practice space
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Posts: 3202
Loc: Midwest U.S.
 Quote:
Originally posted by miseenplace:
My space needs help. It's uninspiring.
[/b]
I agree with ShiroKuro. I liked it. It's cozy without being crowded. I like the lines of the modern furniture but in that sloped-walled cottage setting. I like the cabinets under the windows. And I like the low lighting for cozy evenings at home, but my only suggestion would be to add recessed lighting that is separately controllable so that you can dramatically boost the lighting just when wanted and sort of spotlight elements of the room, giving the room a definition of depth. But aside from that one thought, I quite like it. It looks like an artist's loft. Which would be my goal.

That reminds me, we haven't seen Zongora in a very long time with his wonderful music room and great collection of photographs... \:\(

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