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Dave_Henderson's Blog


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

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

The blog I submit on here sometimes take a different route.
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  • Waiting....

    ..... for God. A bit of digital blending work using the app. Affinity pro. Iím now moving away from using Adobe products and spend most of my time in front of the iPad, no monthly subscriptions..... .


    14 Dec 2017 7:58PM | Read


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  • It snowed.....

    ...... last night and the thin covering still remains today, the temperature not climbing above freezlng point.


    11 Dec 2017 3:48PM | Read


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  • Cool .....

    ..... a bit today. After changing my kit from Canon to an Olympus micro four thirds system I have a thirteen year old EOS fit Sigma 50mm f2.8 macro lens left over. I bought a cheap adapter ring a while ago for use on the E-M5 and E- M10. I decided ...


    7 Dec 2017 7:28PM | Read


    Views : 590

  • Frenzy....

    ..... in the yard this morning. Fun with the gulls. Placed the camera + Samyang 7.5mm fisheye lens on the shed roof together with some bacon lardons. Used the wireless shutter feature in the camera to take the shot with my iPhone from the comfort of ...


    25 Nov 2017 7:03PM | Read


    Views : 1225

  • In the kitchen......

    ....... using one or two items, a can opener and food turner. Taken hand held through a 14-42mm lens. Processed with the app. Snapseed


    24 Nov 2017 10:01PM | Read


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  • Life....

    .......in the fast lane. Taken with a Canon SX50 bridge camera. The quality doesnít matter when thereís impact......


    23 Nov 2017 11:21PM | Read


    Views : 1123

  • Yesterday......

    ....... was a wee bit on the damp side up here. Thought Iíd do something different with my reading glasses. More time spent reading a tablet nowadays rather than newspapers or books....... In between showers it was into the yard to have a go at rain...


    23 Nov 2017 5:17AM | Read


    Views : 1058

  • The wet stuff ......

    ..... spoilt things this morning when out trying for light trails. Had to change over to plan B...... stowing the gear and a hurried journey back home before I got soaked through, Started to get a bit stir crazy so put plan C into effect...... got ...


    21 Nov 2017 12:52PM | Read


    Views : 1028

  • Cold.....

    ...... up here this morning. Didnít waste much time taking this shot. Wasnít going to hang about, it was bloody freezing. Three different exposures then back on the pushbike and home. A shot of the tech college here in Ashington, three exposures inc...


    19 Nov 2017 10:16AM | Read


    Views : 1009

  • Ten minutes.....

    ...... after getting started and waiting for some better colour the rain decided to make an appearance. Hastily packed the gear (camera first!) then returned home. This one taken before the wet stuff came down. Blended in some star trails I took las...


    16 Nov 2017 1:15PM | Read


    Views : 766

  • Star trails ....

    ...... in the park. It was off to the park with the Olympus OMD10 and Samyang fisheye lens to capture some star trails, this shot took fifty five minute using the in camera composite live feature. Turned out ok apart from the green light trail..... a...


    9 Nov 2017 7:25AM | Read


    Views : 682

  • The moon....

    ......tonight. Waiting for clearing skies, took this shot an hour ago with a Canon SX50, hand held. If the sky continues to clear Iíll be off to try and capture some star trails using an Olympus OMD 10 and Samyang 7.5mm fisheye lens......


    8 Nov 2017 12:12AM | Read


    Views : 719

  • Not so.....

    ..... starry sky in between 0315-0415 this morning. A thin layer of cloud spoilt things. I had to take the opportunity to get to grips with the settings. A fifty two minute set of eight second exposures. Thereís always the morn.....


    6 Nov 2017 10:16AM | Read


    Views : 791

  • An early start again....

    ..... this morning. Iíve wanted this shot for a while now and so decided to venture forth before it got light. On arrival was surprised to find the scaffold in front of things. Undeterred I took the shot anyway. Plenty of contrast, a conversion to b...


    3 Nov 2017 8:29AM | Read


    Views : 856

  • Up with the Larks....

    ........ this morning. After a coffee it was off on the bike to a spot I got my eye onto the other day. Although it was cloudy I wanted to see what a star trail shot would look like from here. Blended in some star trails of mine then added a couple...


    2 Nov 2017 8:50AM | Read


    Views : 890