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A New Beginning

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A New Beginning

13 Mar 2021 11:43AM   Views : 584 Unique : 437

Very soon, hopefully, the shackles will be off, the cameras dusted down and packed up and we'll all be ready to go out into the Big Wide World again. Don't forget the memory cards and fully charged batteries! Also, let's not forget to leave plenty of stuff at home, because the ultimate drag is trying to carry everything with us, just in case...if we can't stagger more than 100 metres from the car park then it defeats the purpose, which is to shoot some bright new, inspired images. If we leave enough energy to take a tripod, so much the better, as that will make most difference to many shots. A 3000 lens with camera shake is no better than a 50 lens firmly placed on a tripod, in fact probably worse.

Here's a selection of bright old images that might give me a kick start in thinking about where to go first. Variety, variety, nothing but variety......

Graveyards, ruined chapels....
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Close up on nature
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Wildlife
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Shopping centres (by arrangement)
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Witley Court (English Heritage)
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Arley Hall and Gardens (Independent house and gardens)
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Mill at Dunham Massey (National Trust)
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Old boundary walls, part of local industrial heritage, found almost anywhere
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Local woodlands
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Studio shoots, even if the studio is a lounge or garage
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Museums of all types
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To start off with, we have our eyes on WWT sites, RHS sites, air museums and various other things local and not so local. Of particular interest is the new RHS site at Bridgewater, opening 11th May and nicely local to us as well. Visiting there and the nearby Worsley canal area could be a good day out for anyone coming from further afield as well.

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