Samyang 12mm F/2 for Fujifilm X-Series

This Samyang, it’s my January photo gift 😉

(Each image leads you to the full resolution)

Like all the other lenses of my equipment, I will dedicate a page to it, and will add all my returns and photos, as and when using. Here it is : https://frenchw.net/en/photography/gear/samyang-12mm-f-2-0-ncs-cs/

Reseller: eGlobalCentral.fr (239,99€ then) and still no worries with them. I want to say, we hear only those who have problems … Received in 7 days!

The focal length is fixed at 12 mm and the aperture goes from F/2 to F/22

Beautiful beast for the price, it is clear, very clear ! No worries about manual focus with the focus peaking provided by the Fujifilm X-T20. I use the one based on highlights (red one). Especially because the use of this lens, it is rare to take less than a meter away.

It comes with a small bag and a sun hood accordingly. I just added a “cheap” UV filter to protect the lens.

My Lowerpro bag reaches saturation with all the lenses of my equipment 🙂 But, it’s very good because I can still take everything with me, and add my Mavic Air. My zooms cover from 18mm to 230mm and the 2 fixed focal lengths: 35mm F/1.4 and 12mm F/2.

Here are some photos taken with. See the others on the flickr page I dedicated to the Samyang 12mm

Winter morning on the baseball field Pech David Le pin

.net framework 3.5 setup on Windows 10 – Error : 0x800f081f

I’ve been …. how to say …. “annoyed” to be able to install the .net framework 3.5 on my Windows 10 development system. This is a prerequisite for installing WixToolset (excellent program for generating installation files).

Going through the addition of functionality, I ran into the error 0x800f081f that I choose (or not), recover files on Windows update. Ditto trying to install it from the runtime binaries available at MS.

After having read the useless article of the technet concerning this error, I finally found the solution:

 

  • Start a PowerShell session “as administrator” (clic on the french capture below)

  • Connect the installation media (CD or iso) of your windows 10
  • Type in the PowerShell window:
    DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 /All /LimitAccess /Source:<YOUR_CD_DRIVE>:\sources\sxs
  • Force a system update by launching Windows Update

NB: <YOUR_CD_DRIVE> is the drive letter containing Windows 10 sources

 

 

Test : Sena SMH5-FM duo – Bluetooth bike headset

Christmas 2016 brought me, among other joys, a Bluetooth intercom helmet for the bike, in addition to Angel Eyes! I wanted the opportunity to communicate with both my passenger and the rest of the world without leaving my trusty steed. I was a little tired of waiting for the red lights to talk to my son or having to put myself dangerously on the side to see the messages when I felt my phone vibrate in my pocket.

My choice was therefore on the  (see more on Sena website) in duo mode, which allows to equip 2 helmets completely. At about the same price but, I haven’t tried it, I have also found at Amazon:

For only one person, the Univ version, cheaper, could be a reasonnable choice : 

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Running calf injury: understanding, healing, preventing

NOTE : a new article follows this one:
How to heal his calf contractures made running

I would like to share with you, fellow runners, this excellent article from HealthSport Magazine: “Calf Slam Auto-Rehabilitation“. It’s not for nothing, because Sunday, without getting to the breakdown, I still hurt. And this article will have frankly enlightened me on the reasons and given a path to prevention. I was talking last night with the chairman of the local french gymnastic committee after a meeting, and we agreed that 10 riders = 10 tips = 10 training methods. So, take the following of this article as my only reading and keep what you want.

My history

I injured my left calf for the first time during the preparation of the marathon of Toulouse metropolis in September 2012. I chained the long outings, without pushing too much cardio and that day, I run very slowly with a beginner colleague. A “recovery” in sum … While I was little over 100 bpm cardio, I felt a tip to the calf. I walk back and decide to leave “test this”. 600 m further: CLONG !! Fatal …. The radio has “shown something” but nothing obvious. In any case, not a breakdown. A month of rest and a slight recovery still allowed me to run the marathon (3:46 for my first).
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Migrating from b2evolution to WordPress

Tutorial

The migration principle is rather simple:

  • You have to export the blog content in a MovableType format with the skin I created : _MtExport
  • You need to tidy it up a bit.
  • You import it in WordPress with its import tool
  • You smile

I had to create a skin to be able to export most of the blog data. Previous existing plugins were either useless nor downloadable. So I tried to match most of the Movable Type specifications:  Movable Type import/export format. _MtExport can export :

  • AUTHOR
  • TITLE
  • BASENAME
  • DATE
  • STATUS
  • ALLOW PINGS
  • ALLOW COMMENTS
  • PRIMARY CATEGORY
  • CATEGORY: (Toutes les autres)
  • KEYWORDS: (les tags)
  • BODY

About the comments, they are present and their important fields too :

  • COMMENT:
    • AUTHOR
    • EMAIL
    • DATE
    • URL
    • IP

Rather complete ? So, dive into this guide to know the rest and download the skin  _MtExport. Continue reading