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Tip07: Doing it on public transport, and the benefits of using rubber!

April 15, 2018 - If the title made you think of something else, get your mind out of the gutter! Behave...this is a family blog! As I ha...
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Istanbul in the rain

April 11, 2018 - İstiklal, the grand shopping street from Taksim Square to Galata...in the rain! Where else? It follow me everywhere! Tu...
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Haunted - Houghton House, Bedfordshire

April 03, 2018 - Ever heard of Houghton House? No? Actually, I am not surprised. I lived less than 10 miles away for 35 years and only f...
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Windmills from...Buckinghamshire?

March 29, 2018 - Windmills, they conjure up so many images of rural life, past (perhaps) less stressful times...and also of Spanish Knigh...
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Tip06: Finding differences at the same location:  The Bloody Poplars

March 26, 2018 - An intriguing name for a blog post! The Turkish name for this local park is Kanlıkavak, roughly translates as bloody po...
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Destination - Tenby!

March 22, 2018 - Anyone vaguely interested in landscape photography would love the Welsh coast. Picturesque beaches and villages, stunnin...
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Journey to Yorkshire 2017 – Part 5: Malham to Haworth and the end

March 18, 2018 - Leaving Malham we would take the Cove Road past Malham Cove and then head down to the Tarn. The beauty of the valley up...
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Muppet Moments 07 - Raindrops keep falling on my lens…

March 10, 2018 - Ok, not raindrops. But seaspray keeps falling on my lens doesn't sound like a good song... If it was only raindrops my...
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Frustrating a photographer in the Wye Valley

March 06, 2018 - St Mary's Church, Ross-on-Wye, from the village of Wilton, Herefordshire. f/11, 1/80, 21mm, ISO100 Ross-on-Wye, Herefor...
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Journey to Yorkshire 2017 – Part 4: Janet’s Foss and Gordale Scar

March 02, 2018 - Sorry folks...bit of a long one, bare with me! The next morning. The patches of blue between grey scudding clouds were...
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Muppet Moment 06 – Castled?

February 23, 2018 - Actually this is the Muppet Moment that wasn’t, but almost was! I’ve written before about missed opportunities, and thi...
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Original London Light Trails? Admiralty Arch

February 19, 2018 - I visit London two or three times whenever I go back to England. My home town being very close and the city is famously...
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Journey to Yorkshire 2017 – Part 3: Ribblesdale and the viaduct

February 15, 2018 - Journey to Yorkshire 2017 – Part 3: Ribblesdale Would I be able to see the viaduct? Yes! Would I be able to photograp...
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Tips – Get out more 03: Rain Covers

February 11, 2018 - If you don’t have solid weather sealed camera and lenses, (as I don’t), you need a decent rain cover to be confident sho...
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In-Camera Filters???

February 07, 2018 - In-Camera Filters??? Let's call them ICFs (As there are so many acronyms in photography already, another won't hurt!) M...
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Journey to Yorkshire 2017 – Part 2: Scalebar and Stainforth Force

February 03, 2018 - Day 1 set the pattern for each of the two full days that we would be here. English summers can be beautiful, and I truly...
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Muppet Moment 05: Stabilisers OFF!

January 28, 2018 - Image stabilisation is a wonderful thing. That little button on the side of the lens that gives you a few more levels of...
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Florence: How to photograph a city of icons?

January 25, 2018 - Florence, what a beautiful city! Small and easy to walk around, and full of interesting history in every street and on e...
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Journey to Yorkshire 2017 – Part 1: Haworth

January 21, 2018 - Yorkshire is a very large area north of the midlands of England, and split 4 districts. The East Riding, South Yorkshire...
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Muppet Moment 04: Filters bouncing light

January 17, 2018 - To filter light...that would mean to stop some coming through or to change it somehow. But what about when filters make...
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Get more lens time 02: Plan for the unexpected

January 09, 2018 - Many 'tips' sites and articles preach preparedness: using sun tracker apps to check the light, researching suitable phot...
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Cardiff; Shot of the Millennium?

January 05, 2018 - A professional photographer can visit the right place at the right light, meaning the golden hours on a day when the wea...
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The Trip that wasn't: Eymir Lake

December 26, 2017 - Eymir Lake is a beautiful place, just south-west(ish) of Ankara, near ODTU forest. Snow had fallen the day before, but t...
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The Elidir Trail, part 1

December 20, 2017 - If you have read my about page and/or the first blog entry, you will understand that I have travel limitations. I live i...
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