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End of year Moons…

This weekend saw the coming of the super moon… 7% larger and 15% brighter being some 16,000 miles closer to earth than usual… Leading up to the weekend the weather reports suggested a cloudy night […]

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Castle Combe Races 4 and 5

For some reason I appear to have missed an update for the Combe race season but in fairness it wasn’t the best race day ever with both Bill’s Ibiza and Tony’s TT having major issues […]

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B&W Film Photography

At the beginning of the year my dad lent me his Nikon F-501 film camera to have a play with… I finally finished the 36 exposure film a few weeks back and sent it off […]

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First attempt at focus stacking…

Had a bit of spare time so tried my hand at a bit of macro focus stacking on the flowers I bought my long suffering wife for our wedding anniversary.. Using a 100mm macro lens […]

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Results of my first B&W film

Having bought myself a Canon AE-1 earlier in the year I have now (finally) got through the first B&W film and received the processed film today… The package I went for was to process the […]

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Minchinhampton Milkyway

Stayed up to the early hours of this morning as it was clear and the milkyway core visible period was between 1.30am and 3.30am… Didn’t fancy the trip to Broadway Tower without knowing if they […]

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Afternoon walk on Rodborough Common

Had a bit of a lazy morning (I am on leave after all 🙂 ) but did get around to cleaning my camera kit so not all wasted.. The weather was not fantastic but not […]

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Time off from work photos

Have taken a couple of weeks off work as I had some days I need to use up before the end of June… I have a few shots planned… milkyway of some description, possibly some […]

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Where has all the time gone!!

So it would appear that I haven’t posted for some time… to be honest there has not been a load to post about as I have not taken many pictures and been busy fixing cars […]

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Went to Weston… took some pictures…

Was a lovely day so rustled up the family and headed off to Weston-super-Mare… Ate maccies, wandered in and out of various girl related shops then I peeled off and took a few pics 🙂 […]

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Last post of 2016…

Been a funny old year… relatively uneventful from my perspective I guess other than my nan passing on but the lasting thought of 2016 has got to be the number of celebrity deaths… Lets hope […]

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7 day ‘Nature’ photography challenge

I am not big on Facebook viral challenges… the ones where you have to do something then nominate one or more of your friends to do the same… however… I got nominated to post a […]

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Golden Hour fun and games….

Been a little while since I have had a chance to grab a golden hour image but after my recent success with the Milkyway (blog post here…) I was up for some sunset/rise action.. The […]

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Random post out the nowhere! (the sequel)

Been a little while since I have posted so here we go 🙂 Been playing with macro and the drip kit for most of the month, I also went to another race meet… so in […]

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Random post out the nowhere!

Been quite busy recently hence lack of updates so here is a biggish one… I have had a week off work to clear up my office which quite frankly had turned into a tip… No […]

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Broadway Tower

Been wanting to take a trip to Broadway Tower in the Cotswolds for a little while and Friday night presented an opportunity so off I went… The structure is buried well and truly in the […]

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Fun with macro

I have had a macro lens for a while but haven’t really used it much… with the weather being a bit rubbish and the sun being too high at this time of year to make […]

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Local sunsets

Such a lovely evening last night but the 6D is out of commission until I can give it a thorough clean of all the dust 🙁 Chomping at the bit to take a couple of […]

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Spontaneous beat the weather (and light) photos

Was working from home yesterday and all it did was rain… rain, rain, rain, raaaaaain!… Then late evening it stopped and the sun came out, the clouds broke up so I grabbed my bag and […]

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Day off photography….

Continuing one from this mornings sunrise and silhouettes fun and games I had to drop my youngest daughter into town so had a drive around afterwards to find something else to photograph… First up was […]

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