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  • 365 - take 2 - 351

    I went up to the park at lunchtime hoping that the sun that has been nicely out much of the morning would make an appearance. Sadly it went off behind the clouds and stayed there, rained, and then came back out just after I got back into the office....

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    13 May 2014 9:27PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 350

    So the splashart kit was still out from Sunday's playings so I thought I'd bung a gravel tray underneath and have a quick go at some reflections. What a shame it was that I'd neglected to empty and rinse the reservoir last night - it took a while ...

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    12 May 2014 10:17PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 349

    Why oh why did I get the SplashArt kit out again this afternoon? That was a very silly thing to do :) Still, I tried it with the new Tamron - DOF is possibly a wee too slim for splashy drops .........

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    11 May 2014 10:21PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 348

    I had my usual trip to Slimbridge today and as the car boot in nearby Dursley packed up early we went over to Wotton Under Edge instead. There we wandered round to The Ancient Ram Inn where the owner kindly let us have a potter around inside. App...

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    10 May 2014 9:40PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 347

    Aphids again this evening - mostly because the new lens arrived today - the Tamron 90mm macro and of course I had to give it a quick go. It might have been a good idea to focus on the centre aphid but then I was taking a wider shot and cropped it....

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    9 May 2014 8:45PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 346

    Things to do etc. this evening so a fairly early Blog upload for me tonight. I nipped into the garden for something pretty to photograph and, as usual, the aquelegia are smothered in aphids. I never do anything about them as the only beasties tha...

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    8 May 2014 7:44PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 345

    Oh is that the time? Blimey - gone 10pm already and what I had hoped to achieve this evening has yet to be done. Good job I have until Friday to complete the task :) I did at least take a few pics today - a still life this evening and this morn...

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    7 May 2014 10:11PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 344

    Blimey - so much for getting anything useful done this evening. I only had two things on my list to get done and neither were - hey ho :) I did at least manage to take a couple of pics - oh and made a start on prop tidying - better than nothing :...

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    6 May 2014 9:42PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 343

    I had plans to be all constructive etc. today - blitzing various rooms, sorting props, sorting paperwork etc. Oddly enough it didn't turn out that way. First I went for a bumble around town, then played in the garden, then sat and read my book ...

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    5 May 2014 9:38PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 342

    I've had a fairly lazy day today. First I bumbled off into town just for a mooch - no reason other than the sun was out and I felt the need to have a potter for at least an hour or two. I did find a load of little plastic toys in one of the charity...

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    4 May 2014 8:39PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 341

    It was the usual Saturday routine- head off into town, then Stroud, then Slimbridge - play with camera whilst waiting for the bus and then whilst on the top of the bus. Home by 8pm. Nice IR weather though :)

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    3 May 2014 10:32PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 340

    As usual I took myself off into town this lunchtime - usually for an aimless potter and often taking in a few charity shops en route. Today I took the little Olympus with me as I wanted to have an experiment with the fisheye. I cut a piece of flo...

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    2 May 2014 8:38PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 339

    I was messing about with the still life again this evening - as usual I'm trying to fit a stack of things in before bed-time so not a great deal of time was spent on it. This composition didn't exactly work - hey ho :)

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    1 May 2014 9:25PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 338

    As usual I was tackling the B&W challenge photo late tonight and was aiming for plant life. Nice and easy - leg it into the garden and pick lots of bits of leaves and stuff :) It was quite enjoyable actually - I set the camera to B&W and played - a...

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    30 Apr 2014 10:29PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 337

    A quick still life tonight - tonight. Not good enough to put in my portfolio but good enough for here - and besides it's all I've done with the camera today.

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    29 Apr 2014 10:03PM | Read

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