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Dave_Henderson's Blog

Dave_Henderson

Thanks for getting here ..........

........ the journey is a bit of a mystery tour ...........


The blogs I submit on here sometimes take a different route.
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  • Newbiggin again....

    ..... for a couple of hours this afternoon. Overcast sky today, thankful there was only a breeze blowing and not a gale. I took the OMD10 and two lens, the 9-18mm and 40-150mm. Glad I packed both. My first stop was the boatyard for a wide angle shot...

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    9 Feb 2016 9:22PM | Read

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  • One Step......

    ...... at a time. As storm Imogen lashes the south, the sun is shining up here with a nice gentle westerly breeze. Finished all the chores and headed for Newbiggn again to have a bit more clart on with the new lens. It was lovely ........ ..........

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    8 Feb 2016 3:53PM | Read

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  • Red Weed......

    ........ Had a trip to the lake this morning and oh dear me the place was like a swamp. The Tarmac pathway was the only place free of mud. Less to say I never got off the bike and headed home. Another boring day ahead. Had a bit of a clart on with th...

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    6 Feb 2016 7:54PM | Read

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  • I don't sell them........

    ........ sea shells from the sea shore that is. During my wander along the shoreline at Newbiggin on Wednesday, I collected one or two old whelk shells that must have been washed up during the recent spell of rough seas. ......... Picked up half a...

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    5 Feb 2016 6:33AM | Read

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  • The X21......

    ....... is the service number of the bus that takes me to Newbiggin , a two and a half mile journey taking fifteen minutes. Two hundred yards from the stop is the pathway leading down to the bay........ ...... it looks tranquil on the pic but oh de...

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    2 Feb 2016 6:09PM | Read

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  • A Change

    After watching news footage on the BBC, it got me going to have a try at processing a still image to replicate what the editors do to video coverage of news events. Not sure if it works...... ........ ......... two different styles

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    31 Jan 2016 9:40PM | Read

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  • Newbiggin trip.

    Such a glorious start to the day up here....... makes a welcome change. Dusted off the bus pass and got myself to Newbiggin to try out the Olympus 9-18mm lens with the E-M10. Here's a few shots. Aperture priority @ f16, various shutter speeds, 2...

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    30 Jan 2016 6:17PM | Read

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  • New lens......

    Took delivery of a new lens today, the Olympus 9-18mm (18-36mm equivalent ) Decided to have a quick try. The light was dismal. The lens is sharp ..... . . ......all at 9mm. Thought I'd have a daft go at blurring the moving traffic at a 20th of Se...

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    28 Jan 2016 7:57PM | Read

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  • Fractal Art......

    .... found a nice little app. to play with called Frax HD. Produces some eye catching art. Can't leave it alone. A great companion on these windy, rainy days. .......... ........ ........ ........ ........ great fun I might have a go using these...

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    26 Jan 2016 7:46PM | Read

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  • Evening test.....

    ........ with the camera in the back yard. With the temperature outside at a bearable level I decided to put in some time with the OMD 10 using a video light I've had for years and hardly ever used. Took a couple of shots with different light source...

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    23 Jan 2016 7:07PM | Read

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  • Unsuccessful......

    ........ this morning. Such a lovely morning up here today, thought I would get the camera set up in the yard in an attempt to get one or two shots of collared doves which have been regular visitors since I've been feeding the birds on a daily basis...

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    19 Jan 2016 1:03PM | Read

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  • At last......

    ...... after days of persistent rain it finally stopped earlier tonight. On with the boots and away for one or two night shots of the now opened 21 million leisure centre. There's potential for some decent pics from here...... ...... Going back t...

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    7 Jan 2016 9:52PM | Read

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  • No let up.....

    ........ with the rain up here for days with more to come tonight before clearing tomorrow. The level of seeds in the feeder has remained static for ages, the bird life looks as if they'd sooner go hungry than come out in weather like this. .....

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    5 Jan 2016 7:51PM | Read

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  • A xmas present.......

    ...... from ephotozine........ a years free subscription to the sister sight foliopic. heres one of the many pics I've uploaded up till now.... ... there'll be many to follow, here's the link http://davehenderson.foliopic.com/

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    3 Jan 2016 10:42PM | Read

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  • The opening day.....

    ....... is on the 4th of January, A 20,000,000 investment by Northumberland County Council for this leisure centre seems a bit on the steep side to me. Built to appease the minority with state of the art sporting facilities which the majority of t...

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    30 Dec 2015 11:08PM | Read

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