Shot of the Week 2019/07 – Salute

Posted on 5th March 2019 by Admin under Comment, Equipment, infrared, Photograph, Shot of the Week, Technique
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There are many positives to undertaking a challenge which requires the regular production of images.  Not least is the incentive to use the camera.  Life has plenty of other distractions and it is all too easy not to take a photograph for a while. Another benefit such a project is the opportunity to try different […]

Shot of the Week 2019/07 – Treetop Sun

Posted on 23rd February 2019 by Admin under Landscape, Photograph, Shot of the Week
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A shorter than usual blog post than usual for this week’s image for the week. There was a lot going on which did not leave much time for photography. I took this photo in my local woods and enjoyed seeing the sun catching the bare branches at the top of the trees. The bright day […]

Shot of the Week 2019/06 – Faded Tulip

Posted on 15th February 2019 by Admin under Comment, infrared, Photograph, Shot of the Week
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During what was a quiet period photography wise, I was looking for a subject in the house for the week’s photo. I had a few ideas before finding this tulip which had, admittedly, seen better days. As well as its faded glory, the stem had become twisted with age into an interesting shape. While I […]

Shot of the Week 2019/05 – Setting Sun

Posted on 10th February 2019 by Admin under Comment, Equipment, Landscape, Location, Photograph, Shot of the Week
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Someone remarked that so far this year I have been doing a lot of travelling to obtain my shot of the week.  That has been purely coincidental since I was visiting those areas for reasons other than photography.  On this occasion, though, I have stayed closer to home, the woods behind my house to be […]

Shot of the Week 2019/04 – Best View in the World

Posted on 28th January 2019 by Admin under Comment, Equipment, Landscape, Location, Photograph, Shot of the Week
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A spectacular claim indeed.  One for which I make no apology, even though our planet has no shortage of scenic landscapes at which to marvel.  But this location is both distinct and unique and I am far from the first to have thought this to be an impressive view.  On the hill behind where I […]

Shot of the Week 2019/03 – Flamingo Family Amusements at Hastings

Posted on 23rd January 2019 by Admin under Adapted lens, Comment, Location, Photograph, Shot of the Week, Software, Technique
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It had been a bit of a strange week, mainly as I was unwell and did not take as many photos as I might otherwise have done.  Fortunately, I was feeling fit enough for a camera club outing to Hastings at the weekend, where I eventually took my photo of the week. A night time […]

Shot of the Week 2019/02 – Light on the Door

Posted on 14th January 2019 by Admin under Comment, Photograph, Shot of the Week
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My selection for this, the second week of my year long project, crept up on me.  It was certainly not the one which I thought I would end up using.  But as I looked at the options, I found the way the light played on this door in Canterbury Cathedral appealing.  Together with the texture […]

Shot of the Week 2019/01 – Mithras and the Girl

Posted on 6th January 2019 by Admin under Comment, Photograph, Shot of the Week
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Introduction A few years ago, I did a Photo 365 when I took photographs every day and published the best one. While it was fun and I learnt a lot, time and opportunity were limiting factors. That was the cause of some frustration as I did not always feel that some of the results were […]

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2018

Posted on 4th November 2018 by Admin under Equipment, Event, Photograph, Technique
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  The first Sunday in November always brings the renowned London to Brighton Veteran Car Run.  It is the world’s oldest motoring event which has run continuously.  A widely held belief is that the event celebrates the abolition of the legal requirement for someone with a red flag to walk in front of a motorised […]

Brighton Pride 2018

Posted on 12th August 2018 by Admin under Event, Photograph, Street photography, Uncategorized
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Brighton, Pride weekend and some of the most extrovert people on the planet were putting on a show.  It was an opportunity too good to miss.  Not having been to a Pride event previously, I went with a group organised by the Royal Photographic Society.  That was definitely a good move.  The parade started at […]