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Day 188 - Camera Club Challenge

Last night was camera club, and we had a different evening, we had to split up int teams, go and take some images  from 8 catergories - then come back together - choose 6 images from different categories to enter into an in house competition,…

Day 179 - The Beach and Lightroom

I have been using Lightroom for a while, and having recently upgraded to Adobe CC - I thought I would actually sit down and watch some Lightroom tutorials and see how that impacts on my editing style. I have only watched the first two of this…

Day 139 - Close up of my garden

One of Emma's recent challenges was to take 20 photos within 20 steps of your door. #Remarkable2015.  I decided to take some photos in my garden and handed out there with my macro lens to see what I could capture. Once I got going, I was surprise…

Day 135 - The Little Egret and more

Walking around the salt water marshes at the end of last week I spotted an Egret, so as I had my camera I choose that as my focus  and aimed to capture some bird photography... not easy when I have Sparky and Mack along too.... and I was not…

Day 134 - Chasing the Dark - Part 2 (Stars)

Following on from yesterday's post on chasing the dark  ... I tried my first star trail which involved stacking images together.  Once again I was stuck at home so I had to take the images in the garden and I was really aware of the ambient…

Day 133 - Chasing the Dark - Part 1

Monday night was camera club, and we had a fascinating talk by a chap called Andrew Whyte all about chasing the dark. Andrew is a full time photographer, has www.longexposures.co.uk - if you want to see his work.  I have seen his light painting…

Day 132 - Nifty 50 with back button and the value of me.

I struggled today. I was using the Nifty 50 lens and having a go at back button focusing... but it was windy today and I just could not get it to focus properly.... but it was amazing when I looked through the lens to see how much has changed…

Day 127 - The Swans revisited.

Remember the swans? I spotted a swan on a nearby New Forest pond a couple of weeks ago and said that it looked like she was on a nest... well today I decided to go back and revisit and I am so glad I did. I had my 18-250mm lens and my tripod…

Day 119 - Unhelpful Photo Buddies

I have been out on a few walks recently trying to capture Bluebells as they are just coming into flower in some pockets of the New Forest National Park, and I love them - rather than posting each time I photograph the bluebells my plan was to…