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EmzLou1980's Blog

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Turns out I was owed some money..... I'm bouncing with excitement because my brand new Canon Eos 500d with 3 yr warranty arrives tomorrow So Excited wooo hooo


I've had a few bumps in the road lately... hmm understatement... more like mountians chucked on the road (I wonder if I could visually capture that thought one day....) With regard to Justice written in previous blog, well what was we to expect... silly me actually had some mad faith in the justi...

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06/06/2009 - 1:19 PM

Bizarre Photography.....

Is some or most of my shots really that much an aquired taste? "Wild Butterfly" and "Intense Blue" are my most popular shots, yet I dont feel they are my best.... They are probably more appealing to folk in general, but some of my weirder or "boring" shot are of bet...

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29/05/2009 - 11:49 PM

"justice" what justice!

My hubbys oldest boy was murdered by his girlfriend, i can still recall every emotion and thought when the cops came to the door, hell! That was october 2007 Since the gf (mother of his son now 5) was released from jail because of the son, and we've had about 8 preliminary hearings now, each time ...

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24/05/2009 - 12:58 PM

Damn weather!

Having to cancle my loch lomond trip again *sighs* I need good weather and monday is not good weather, If it was just me I wouldn't be worried, but being mum takes priority over photography, the idea is take a trip with the family to loch lomond, I get my photographic opurtunity and to go somewhere...

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Its not that often that I can say that I'm pleased with something I've done, but I'm rather pleased with the out come of several of my shots, I know my baby girl shots are not perfect, and not pro standard, I certainly dont think folk would pay for the shots, but I look at my work in comparrason to ...

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01/05/2009 - 4:14 PM

New to DSLR

Well I took the leap, the positive out weighghed the negative, so I now have a Canon eos 300d, how do I feel, Excited about it and worried.... but I felt the same about my fuji s8100fd I still like my fuji, and after handling I dont think I'd ever not like my fuji, I think I can handle swapping be...

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Well we went our lil holiday and had a much needed break a time away, I've gotten more confident with my new s8100fd, my ability to take a decent shot is improoving esp after all the advice and help I've had, I've been trying to look at things differently, in a way thats not seen before, yet to figu...


I now have two cameras finepix 6900 and new finepix s8100fd After playing around with my new camera, I've become very frustrated with its performance and noise, but i discovered it does take a superb portrait, and has the potential to take good night time mode, will test that out, its max zoom is e...

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06/04/2009 - 8:48 PM

Digital Noise - New camera

Went a wee day trip and tried out the new camera, I'm quite pleased with the results for my first day using it! Got some crackers of a swan. But some of the indoor museum shots had alot of digital noise, mainly when I didnt use the flash or occasionally on max zoom, its like soft speckling of focus,...

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03/04/2009 - 11:05 PM

Colour Popping

Well thanks to some help in the forums, I successfully up loaded my first b&w with a hint of colour, titled "A touch of pollen" I took a few shot yesterday before my trip into glasgow and I've played around with paint shop pro again, quite suprised myself at how intreging it looks, so...

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03/04/2009 - 7:30 PM

Wander Round Glasgow Green

We took a trip into glasgow with the kids, and wondered around glasgow green, got a load of nice shots, of geese, ducks, a couple dogs, a handful of buildings, water fountian, some folk rowing what look like extremely slimline canoes, some nice trees, the river, and even squeezed in a few macro shot...

01/04/2009 - 8:35 PM

Better Zoom Shots

Took my camera with me again to pick kids up from school, played around with maximum zoom, and thanx to the tip i got bout shutter spead, the quality has improoved, I was mainly taking shots of the birds in the trees, got a few macro shots in too, as I was coming home my battery started dying, and a...

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31/03/2009 - 6:46 PM


My days are becoming ever more interesting, Its amazing how therapeutic half an hour wondering about taking photos is! Well I went a wonder after I picked my youngest up from nursery, popped in picked my camera up and went looking for a Thistle as my next subject, something I'd kept meaning to do...

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30/03/2009 - 11:03 AM

A very Niave Amateur!

I've been a member a month now, it was my step-dads persistance over the last year or so that got me to join, words to the effect of "you should join ephotozine, its a great site people will love your work" I take photos out of sheer pleasure, I love being behind a camera taking photos of...

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