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I hope you enjoy my eclectic selection of images. I don't have a particular style and I don't do too much in Photoshop. Almost all my images are processed in Lightroom. Occasionally I indulge in Photomatix but only to deal with excessive contrast.


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  • Hebridean Orchids

    Quote:You are very knowledgeable on the different varieties.

    I just googled Hebridean orchids and compared the pictures with mine.Grin There's a bit of hybridisation but these are closest to the varieties that I found.

    • 27 Jul 2016 2:41PM
  • Kilt Bag

    I wonder how it would go with my kilt? Grin I take my Billingham 335 on planes when I go on major holidays. I've had it well over 20 years and it still looks pretty good. I've replaced the shoulder pad on it, but that's about all. Laptop goes in the pocket towards the front and the main section takes the camera with lens, two spare lenses and my small Leica Binoculars. For shorter trips I take my Billingham Hadley Pro. The laptop slips in the back and the main section will take my SLR a second lens and the binoculars. I can even put my Canon EOS M3 in the front pocket.
    • 27 Jul 2016 11:40AM
  • Naked Bike Ride

    Great fun indeed Ron. You wonder what the people in the vehicles and those people in the middle of the road made of it all.
    • 27 Jul 2016 11:34AM
  • How tall??

    This has been a beautiful series, and well worth POTW. Well done.
    • 27 Jul 2016 10:48AM
  • Scalpay Lighthouse

    You could also be "fair wabbit" Kate, not forgetting the glottal stop on wabbitGrinGrin Looks very like the lighthouse at the Butt of Lewis, and the one east of Stornoway, though the paint jobs are different on the tower. I wonder whySmile
    • 26 Jul 2016 3:59PM
  • Up and Over

    This is a lovely series. I've only ever seen this type of dog racing once. It's so entertaining and the dogs seem to love it. Well captured.
    • 26 Jul 2016 10:35AM
  • Cobb in Fog

    A lovely image Ron. Is he saying, "That's where they filmed The French Lieutenant's Woman." Maybe it's just, "You should be able to see my yacht out there."GrinGrinGrin
    • 26 Jul 2016 8:09AM
  • Great Gable Inversion

    A fine sight. I did Sharp Edge a couple of weeks ago in fine weather, but without the fine inversion and of course the wild camp.Grin
    • 25 Jul 2016 2:34PM
  • Silenced

    An excellent minimalist shot.Beautiful composition and exposure.
    • 25 Jul 2016 2:23PM
  • Hebridean Orchid

    HI Kate,
    I loved the orchids and how they seemed to be different on each island. This looks like a Hebridean Spotted Orchid. You were lucky getting it so isolated. Most of the ones I caught were in longer grass.
    • 25 Jul 2016 10:21AM
  • Horgabost beach

    Quote:I only managed photos from the road looking down on this
    stunning beach

    I must have longer legs than you Kate, I climbed the fence, though I found a gate closer to Seilebost. This was taken only a few yards from the fence.
    • 25 Jul 2016 10:18AM
  • Seascape Harris

    I love it. Excellent use of compression.
    • 25 Jul 2016 9:48AM
  • Golden light

    A lovely shot with the outer islands tantalisingly close.
    • 25 Jul 2016 9:44AM
  • 1965 Jensen CV8 MkIII

    What a lovely car. I'd not be too sure about putting all that power down on relatively narrow wheels.
    • 25 Jul 2016 9:40AM
  • A wet day on Glencoe

    An uncommon occurrence Grin
    • 25 Jul 2016 9:38AM
  • Puffling

    Excellent mono Val, and of course this is the way the beak of the adults is out of breading season.
    • 25 Jul 2016 9:11AM
  • SS London Pétanque Club

    I like it, and I have no problem with the tricolour border, it is after all a French game. It is bowls yes, and as Francis Drake would have played it.
    • 25 Jul 2016 9:09AM
  • Fishing at the sky show...

    You have to take what you're given, and you took it well. Excellent shot.
    • 25 Jul 2016 9:06AM
  • Brhaminy kite looking for dinner

    Lovely capture. I wish our garden birds were so magnificent. Grin
    • 25 Jul 2016 9:02AM
  • Way to Kargil Town

    A lovely shot Bantu. I love the leading lines taking us through the picture. The wall of ice is also very interesting.
    • 25 Jul 2016 9:00AM
  • Corran Ferries

    HI Paul,
    Even better than the last version. You must have been pretty cold. Worth it though for images like this.
    • 25 Jul 2016 8:51AM
  • Juvenile Kingfisher coming to join the rest

    Another fine image of the kingfishers. I love the way the middle one has been caught just as it comes in to land.
    • 25 Jul 2016 8:49AM
  • 25 ways to say thank you

    Interesting Barbara, and a little disturbing Smile
    • 25 Jul 2016 7:59AM
  • Sitting, Nepalese Style

    Well observed and taken. It's fascinating to see how may of them have dangling feet.
    • 25 Jul 2016 7:58AM
  • On Homore Beach

    Quote:my bears will be envious.... never been to the beach

    Oh, Barbara, what have they missed?
    • 24 Jul 2016 5:52PM
  • Dinner's in the dog's mouth

    An excellent image of a gun-dog at work. Thanks for sharing what might not be too popular. We recently went to Miller Howe and our amuse bouche was rabbit, so one of the guests nearly freaked out, "Did she say rabbit?" Very nice it was too.
    • 24 Jul 2016 5:33PM
  • Oslo Opera Hse

    Excellent Ron. Another one of your architectural enigmas.
    • 24 Jul 2016 5:26PM
  • Geilston Gardener

    An excellent portrait Kate. You've caught him in his environment.
    • 24 Jul 2016 5:25PM
  • Emma

    Really nice use of the lighting Kate.
    • 23 Jul 2016 12:07PM
  • General Store

    Damn, Ronnie Barker won't be able to get what he needs. I expect it the rationing GrinGrinGrin
    • 23 Jul 2016 7:17AM