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Wentworth Castle deer-park, a black-and-white Boxing Day

The light on Boxing Day was too good to let go to waste, so I headed out to my local deer-park, with the intention of getting some good tree photos. It’s my local patch, and a place I more often … Continue reading

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Living with Instagram and a some photo-apps I like

So, I’ve been living with Instagram for three months now, and decided to share a few random thoughts about it. I use Samsung phones, and they seem to have rather good cameras: I was very happy with my Galaxy S2, … Continue reading

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Tatry ups-and-downs & Cracow reflections photo-set

This visit to the Polish Tatry was originally scheduled for earlier in the year, but a recent bout of flu had made this a bad idea. However, having already paid, all I needed was a flight there and a couple … Continue reading

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new Red Lenses Instagram feed

Now giving Instagram a go – hopefully without the excesses of filtering which seem to spoil (for me) a lot of these. There are some great feeds in amongst the dross, and I’m going to be looking out for more. … Continue reading

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Playing with Trains photo-set, Elsecar Heritage Centre

A chance visit to Elsecar Heritage Centre a few days back caused me to want to return as soon as possible with my camera gear, to play with trains (and other features there) for a few hours. Thankfully, the volunteers … Continue reading

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More solargraphs, a mere 13-day exposure!

As I collected my last set of solargraph ‘cameras’ – see here – I decided to put out some more, but this time, for a much shorter period of time. The idea was to show more detail in the surrounding … Continue reading

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Solargraphs: Summer solstice means six months wait is up!

… ok, six months and one day, to be pedantic, since I left my home-made pinhole cameras ‘in the wild’, as described here. Of the five deployed, the two shown in the final photo of that previous blog had been … Continue reading

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Bieszczady Mountains & Cracow, Poland photo-set

A long-awaited trip to Poland (again), a favourite destination of mine. I had wanted to visit the mountains of the south-east, so had originally planned a week hiking in the Tatra Mountains then another in the Bieszczady Mountains, with a … Continue reading

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Vlahi and Kresna, Bulgaria photo-set

Well, things have been a bit quiet on here of late. I figure there’s no point posting unless I have something to say. That, plus work and bad weather here in the UK keeping me from getting out with a … Continue reading

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Going old-school

My first foray into urban exploration, or urbex, today. This is the exploration of human-built structures, generally abandoned or seldom-seen: I’ve been meaning to do this for some time, but the sites become less and less in number as redevelopment … Continue reading

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