AboutHoping to improve my technique through feedback on my own and others work.
I had a film SLR for many years but struggled to find time for my hobby. In 2001 I went digital and chose compact cameras as a compromise between portability and flexibility. The lure of the DSLR has proved too great. I waited to see how low the price of a Canon EOS 500d could go, and finally settled for one on Late Spring Bank Holiday 2009
My other hobbies include horse-riding/ownership, running and 'bongoing'. To the uninitiated, this is the practice of camping in our specially converted Mazda Bongo.
Over the last 6 years the Bongo has taken us all over the interior of France and Spain. I used to have a fabulous collection of pix from our travels but a failed external disk drive took care of that.
I now load everything into a Flickr pro account, and I'm looking forward to more Bongoing with my new camera.
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NameHelen HiggsLocationEnglandJoined13/04/2009Last login18/01/2016 @18:17
Photographic InterestsWildlife / Nature
Close-up / Macro
Flowers & Plants
Landscape / Travel
Specialist / Abstract
Black & White
Pets / Captive animals
Humour / Fun
Night / Low Light
FavouritesPhotographerNot sure yet - there's so many to choose fromBookShogun - James ClavellRecordMondo Bongo - Joe Strummer and the MescalerosFilmThe Colour PurpleWordHolidayDrinkNew Zealand Sauvignon BlancFoodSeafoodLocationCollioure, FranceFlowerThe RoseColourYellowGadgetiPhone 6s plus until they work out how to make an expanding screen in a smaller phone