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Variations on a Theme

29 Dec 2020 4:41PM   Views : 391 Unique : 293

There are some places that I revisit on a regular basis for the purpose of shooting images for lens reviews. There are two different reasons usually - firstly convenience and having similar images that lenses can be judged against and secondly necessity when situations such as Covid19 come along. This is good in that lenses can be directly compared and not so good in that it can get a bit boring to always phiotograph the same things. Ususally therefore a mix of old and new is there and new favourite locations can be added so that more variety can be rotated.
But in these days of Covid19 the choice is narrower and then it has to be worked at a bit harder to try and make some variety out of the known. A case in point is Astley Green Colliery Museum (Lancashire Mining museum) which is close, reasonably compact and yet quite varied in its subject matter. Still, some items lend themselves to showing off a lens and the old engine on its bit of track has also seen some changes over the years. Time then to get it out of our system for 2020, or let's go for gold and see how the subject can change whilst it stays the same. I present the Little Train That Goes Nowhere, 2005-2020.










That is, of course, only a smattering of the images actually shot with different lenses, but it is a selection of those prepared for web.

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