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On The Buses


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On The Buses

13 Aug 2015 11:42PM   Views : 545 Unique : 309

Tonight we went to the Manchester Transport Museum with our ADAPS friends and spent a very interesting few hours photographing the buses and other exhibits. We were helped along by our friends Brian and Beryl Lomas and their Grandson Milo, and they were pleased to show us their own double decker bus. How cool to own a bus.....

The museum presented a few photographic difficulties, such as lack of light, cramped exhibits, tricky colour balance.....and so in the end I settled on hand held camera with 18-135mm zoom and sometimes the 43mm f/1.9 Limited lens. I felt a tripod would cramp my compositional style and basically just get in the way. ISO values were sometimes very high, and only once did I need to resort to using the built-in flash on the Pentax K-5. High ISO has the advantage of being able to use very dim lighting and I went up to ISO 6400 to get the shots I wanted.


Brian and his Grandson Milo with their bus .




Room Upstairs!


Buses Galore.


The ADAPS Gang.


These buses are live and can move places. This one is lit up and raring to go!


Just a bus stop? No, a list of all the places around where I lived.

We enjoyed our visit, both photographically and catching up with old friends as well. Good times.

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