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dark_lord

Thanks for looking at my portfolio. I hope you find some images you like.
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  • Skokholm Work Party 2019

    Itís that time of year again as the puffins return and maintenance work needs to be done on the buildings on Skokholm. I provide a major part of the photographic record of the work carried out which gets archived with the National Library of Wales. ...

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  • Magical Trees

    A couple of characterful trees in a small piece of woodland lend themselves very well to enhanced lighting. There is a small area of local woodland that I go to from time to time that has a number of old trees. A couple of old beech trees have intere...

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    28 Feb 2019 4:31PM | Read

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  • In-Camera Movement

    For the vast majority of photographs the camera needs to be still at the moment of exposure. There are situations, such as sports photography, where the camera has to move to follow the subject (think panning the camera as a racing car goes past). In...

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    16 Nov 2018 11:24AM | Read

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  • Skokholm Work Party April 2018

    It's that time of year again, the island having suffered the ravages of the autumn and winter storms needing to be brought up to standard for visitors. Considering how much of the country suffered, the buildings rode out the winter very well indeed. ...

    15 Apr 2018 9:27PM | Read

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  • Royal International Air Tattoo 2017

    I've always wanted to go to RIAT and this year I bit the bullet and went. It was an early start as the gates open at 7.30 am. There wasn't much delay in getting in (and I have to say not too much trouble in exiting later in the day which is nearly al...

    20 Jul 2017 1:37PM | Read

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  • Macro Experiments

    Macro photography is specifically when the image formed on the camera's sensor is life size or larger. Anything else is just close-up. Don't fall for marketing hype (no zoom is a macro lens). That said, most photography, even with a 'proper' macro l...

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    5 Jul 2017 4:23PM | Read

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