20170601-96dpi-IMG_6318.jpg

Pics of the week 17-22…

I have been quite lazy recently and not taken many pictures… this is due to numerous reasons… weather, tired, weather… you get the (no pun intended) picture… I have taken a few though so I […]

Continue reading »
20170528-96dpi-IMG_6280.jpg

Castle Combe 2017 Race 3

After the rather nasty off in race 2 you would be forgiven to think that it might take a while to get things sorted… as it happens… no it didn’t!… After a rather impressive turn […]

Continue reading »
RawFiles.png

Re-editing old RAW files

While I have been taking pictures on and off since my teens (a fair few years back) I have only really been into photography seriously since around 2007 when I got my first DSLR… I […]

Continue reading »
20170506-IMG_6199-Edit.jpg

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 […]

Continue reading »
b-w-edit.jpg

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 […]

Continue reading »
20170430-96dpi-20170430_141839-1024x576.jpg

Castle Combe 2017 Race 2

Weather forecast was threatening rain (showers at the very least)… rainy race days are not the most fun if I am honest but we had wets and was hopeful the rain would hold off long […]

Continue reading »
20170425-96dpi-IMG_6019-Pano-Edit.jpg

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 […]

Continue reading »
20170421-IMG_5905-Edit.jpg

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 […]

Continue reading »
20170419_145923.jpg

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 […]

Continue reading »
Race1-1024x590.jpg

Castle Combe 2017 Race 1

First race of the year… didn’t really get many images on the day as I was making sure I was available to support Bill and train up the new guy 🙂 Anyway… race went fantastically […]

Continue reading »
moon-rising-ephemeris.png

Moon Rising

Planning a moon rise shot is one thing… executing it seems to be a different thing altogether!… Planning wise you ideally want to be getting the rise in the day(ish) light if you want some […]

Continue reading »
20170115_140324.jpg

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 […]

Continue reading »
20170102-96dpi-IMG_4889.jpg

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 🙂 […]

Continue reading »
20161226-IMG_0901.jpg

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 […]

Continue reading »
supermoonweather.jpg

Super Moon

So tonight there was a ‘Super’ Moon… this is where the moon’s orbit brings it really close (well, some 221,485 or so miles 🙂 ) to the earth and is typically larger and brighter than […]

Continue reading »
20160924_112312.jpg

Audi Driver International 2016

Little bit late posting this up I know as the show was mid October but been very busy at work and not done much photography of late… So… the lead up to ADI was mostly […]

Continue reading »
20161002-IMG_4387.jpg

And now for something completely different…

Had an opportunity to try something different the other week… my eldest daughters fella rides Motorcross… pretty well as it turns out and there was a race meeting at a local track so thought I […]

Continue reading »
tufftyatcombe-1024x456.jpg

Castle Combe August Bank Holiday Race Day

Bit late with the update but here it is… Was a nice day at Combe and hopes were high… but first a little update from the VW-Audi trackday… the low oil pressure issue turned out […]

Continue reading »
20160806-IMG_2882-HDR.jpg

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 […]

Continue reading »
20160813_140922-1024x576.jpg

VW-Audi trackday at Castle Combe 2016

Badger 5 outing to Castle Combe on Saturday for a VW/Audi trackday… was a little quiet to be honest which I suspect was partly due to it conflicting with one of the biggest shows of […]

Continue reading »