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Upping my Moon game….

As avid readers know (all two of you) I am partial to a taking a picture of a moon or two (tags: moon) but this time I tried something a little different… A clear night […]

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Castle Combe Finals 2018

Last race of the season and I was not having much luck with 7D2… I had being playing with the focus points, going full manual rather than Av or Tv as I normally do and […]

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Castle Combe TCR UK race weekend 2018

It was a very hot and sunny day… rather sticky too as I was plastered in factor 50… Was looking forward to this race weekend… BTCC (of sorts) at my local track and of course […]

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Castle Combe Race 2 2018

Race 2 I hear you cry?…. what happened to race 1!!!?… well… I didn’t go… simple as that :)… it was wet, there were some crashes and Tony Hutchings had a wardrobe malfunction which resulted […]

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Editing astrophotography

As a follow on from yesterdays first dip into astrophotography I went and did some proper processing this evening… Astrophotography introduces a whole different level of complexity when it comes to capturing images and processing […]

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First attempt at some proper astrophotography

I have had a tracking mount for a while now but not used it beyond a couple of images of the moon… the tracker really helps keep the fast moving moon in frame while I […]

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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