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23/03/2014 - 10:36 PM

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Oops - I was just about to switch off and head up to bed when I realised I'd not done my blog today! Actually there's nothing to report - not a great deal has been spent with the camera as I decided to get all domestic - foolish I know but sometimes it has to be done. I did have a splash pic...

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22/03/2014 - 10:09 PM

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I've been out all day again so it was a quick case of doing a few drops earlier this evening as I'd not picked up a camera all day. Any thoughts of taking a few pics from the bus window were thwarted do to the windows being absolutely filthy - there was no point. I have no plans to venture far o...

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21/03/2014 - 10:21 PM

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I'm still enjoying the SplashArt kit - no surprise there. Today I decided that I wanted to get a collision inside a bubble. I didn't do too badly - not great but acceptable for a first attempt - more will follow. However I thought I'd use this pic for my blog upload - I do rather like to see ...

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20/03/2014 - 10:25 PM

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Amazingly I didn't spend all evening playing with the splashes though admittedly a good chunk of time was spent messing about again. The main 'problem' is that I can leave it all set up 24 hours a day so it's there tempting me when I should be doing other stuff. Heck - the other stuff is only dome...

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19/03/2014 - 9:22 PM

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Will someone please tell me how to stop playing with this darned machine - it's flipping wonderful :) I really could do with a 2nd working flashgun though - I can see me having to spend some money again.............

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18/03/2014 - 9:43 PM

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Oddly enough I decided to play with the SplashArt kit again this evening. Sadly for some reason my slave flash has decided that it doesn't want to work so I was stuck with just the one. It was something of a nuisance but I struggled on - and will doubtless struggle on again tomorrow evening :) ...

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17/03/2014 - 10:15 PM

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Yep - too much time has been spent again playing with the SplashArt kit - it's addictive stuff you know :) Somewhere in this house is a box of gels for the flashguns but I can't find them so a bit of gaffer tape did the job with some hastily cut bits from my large sheets. The one flashgun takes an...

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16/03/2014 - 10:04 PM

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As the sun was out and the sky was blue I took myself off out for the day today. First Tewkesbury and then Gloucester. I bought a couple of items to add to my ever-growing prop collection and took a few snaps down at Gloucester Docks. I've done both Tewkesbury and Gloucester so many times that I ...

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Ha - I found a flashgun - not the one I was looking for but it'll do. Ok, not a great pic but a huge improvement :)

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15/03/2014 - 10:35 PM

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I was out all day again as usual but once I got home I felt it essential that I at least plug in my new SplashArt kit and try it out. My next challenge will be to a) find my flipping flashgun and b) actually get the collisions in focus......... I love it though!

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14/03/2014 - 10:24 PM

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This evening didn't go quite according to play but at least I did spent a brief amount of time earlier with the camera. I anticipate being out all day on Saturday but, depending on the weather (ie. if it's sunny then I'm going out, I plan to try out the SplashArt kit.

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13/03/2014 - 10:10 PM

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It was a tad foggy this morning which I quite enjoy. Sadly I had to go to work - I'd have rather wandered up to the park but hey ho. By afternoon the sun came out which was also rather pleasant! My SplashArt kit arrived today - roll on the weekend when hopefully I might be able to try it out! ...

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12/03/2014 - 10:18 PM

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As usual I left the weekly B&W challenge to last minute and legged it into the garden as soon as I got home to find something 'low level' to photograph. Fortunately there were about 3 scabby daisies in the lawn. I had intended to find something during my lunchbreak to photograph - I had vagu...

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11/03/2014 - 9:49 PM

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I remembered this evening :) I did some still life pics earlier but the background didn't come out terribly well so I gave up. However at least a heavy crop resulted in this which is ok - not good enough to pop in my portfolio but better than nothing for my blog! I'm hoping town produces so...

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11/03/2014 - 9:33 AM

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Oops - I totally forgot to do my blog yesterday (Monday) - no excuse - just a distinct lack of brain power last night :) I'm not helped by only taking a couple of pics yesterday - one was the effort I uploaded to my portfolio - and the other was for the Monday Night Challenge on the subject of sp...

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