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Castle Combe Finals 2017

As is tradition I am posting this a couple of weeks after the event 🙂 As you may have gathered by now my Castle Combe race posts rarely contained commentary of the day’s actual racing […]

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Drip week

After what seems like an age I managed to grab a much needed week off work… originally I was planning to take a week off during the new moon period and hope for a clear […]

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Moon rise attempt 2

Have been itching to get out and do some astro… been practicing with the tracker and watching loads of videos on youtube on image stacking and other such astrophotography related fun and games… I plan […]

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Audi Driver International 2017

ADI was a little earlier than usual this year but I have been pretty busy of late so I am posting this a couple of weeks after the event 🙂 Wasn’t really feeling it this […]

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Using the Canon AE-1 for motorsport

Motorsport photography is something I tend to do quite a bit of… I’d like to think I am fairly proficient at it even though composition opportunities can be a bit limiting as I have to […]

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LG G5 camera glass fix

So somehow I managed to smash the glass on the back of my phone… think I may have stuck in my back pocket with my keys or something at some point but whats done is […]

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Partial eclipse of the sun

So this evening there was a partial eclipse of the sun… wasn’t holding out much hope of capturing it as the weather had clouded over an hour before it was due… Decided to head out […]

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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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Short break in the Isle of Wight

Spent the last week on a short break to the Isle of Wight… went there a fair few years back when the kids were much younger but this time only my youngest came with us… […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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