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rambler

Thanks for dropping by, I hope the pleasure you get from viewing my offerings matches the pleasure I got from taking them.

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  • DAY 34 A REST DAY

    Well it is Sunday! Actually I have finally got my Canon printer to work on Wi Fi, only took me two hours, perhaps I should have read the instructions all the way through before I started. Is that a man thing, women say it is. So I seem to have be...0

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  • DAY 33 A TRIP TO THE SEA SIDE

    Living near London it's not often you see the sea, so today a trip to Southend and Shoeburyness for some fresh air, very fresh actually, and a walk with a friend. After a few promenades up and down the beach it was time for a cuppa and a biscuit or t...0

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  • Day 32

    Only 11 months to go :), I am pleased to have got this far and I am really enjoying the experience of taking so many pictures and of processing them to show them to you. This is also my first ever blog and that in itself is an enjoyable part of my ...0

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  • DAY 31 EXPERIMENTATION

    Something a bit different this time with a test of the new Canon F 1.8 50 mm prime lens. To gauge its Depth Of Field or focus range I took the following shots at F 1.8, F 2.8, and F 5.6 respectively. It may not be a really scientific test but it do...0

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  • DAY 30 STARTING BADLY

    It has to be said that I was not pleased with myself this morning as I have mislaid my cheque book and had to turn the house upside down in the search for it. I now face a clear up session, not my favourite thing. However I turned the day round by ...0

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  • Day 29 Photography chat

    I spent some time today chatting to Lucy, my friend's daughter, about her photography and the course she has just started. She was given an assignment to shoot human interaction using a 50 mm prime lens and I have to say I was impressed with the res...0

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  • Day 28 Looking Electric

    Not a good day weatherwise but nevertheless I took myself out to look for any Electric, that being the subject for this weeks Alphabet Soup. As I live in the Lea Valley there are plenty of pylons to photograph and this led me to a relay station by a ...0

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    28 Jan 2013 6:34PM  |  Read

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  • DAY27, A WALK IN THE PARK

    Well a country park to be precise, The Weald Country Park near Brentwood in Essex. I had a wonderful morning walking and chatting with a friend and ending the trip with a hot chocolate special with cream, marshmallows and chocolate flakes from the t...0

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    27 Jan 2013 6:07PM  |  Read

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  • DAY 26, A SATURDAY

    My usual routine on a Saturday is to go out to buy a paper, some rolls and ham for lunch, oh and an Eccles Cake. If he is in I also call into see my friend for a chat and then return home for my lunch. This is what I did today and then I settled down...0

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    26 Jan 2013 11:26PM  |  Read

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  • Day 25, Fun and Relaxation

    This morning was filled with fun when I visited my daughter and two grandsons, I played a board game with the three year old who cheated in the most charming way and had hugs with the 7 month old. Fortunately they are not camera shy so I also had fun...0

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    25 Jan 2013 8:29PM  |  Read

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  • A struggle Day 24

    After a not too successful day at the bowls club and no daylight time to get the camera out I was again faced with taking something tonight. I chose my Alphabet Soup subject of Disconnect and decided to photograph myself disconnecting the lens from...0

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    24 Jan 2013 10:59PM  |  Read

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  • A difficult day today, day 23

    I have been out today but not to do photography untill this evening when I arranged to meet a friend for a curry and an evening at his place watching the football. Having failed to come up with an idea for a photo all day it left only one possibilit...0

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    24 Jan 2013 12:21AM  |  Read

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  • Something and Nothing DAY 22

    Remembering I that had an aged Sigma 600mm Mirror lens attached to an equally old Pentax Spotmatic SP100 film camera I bagan to wonder if the lens would work on my 7D. A few days ago I located an adaptor that would fit the M42 screw fit lens to the C...0

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    22 Jan 2013 10:58PM  |  Read

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  • DAY 21, A BIT OF SUN

    It was good to see a bit of sunshine today and to get out and chat to neighbours. I went for another walk in my local patch of woodland and captured three very different shots of the snow, the first is another shot of the ride I did two days ago but ...0

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    21 Jan 2013 5:09PM  |  Read

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  • Not going out, day 20

    I decided this morning that I was not going out today, it has been snowing all day, and I had no reason to. Quite unlike my tenacious neighbour who despite being a stroke victim and walking with the aid of a frame passed by my window on his way to t...0

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