Tag Archives: #starlight

My Weekly Challenge – N for Night Shots

I love messing with the camera at night… in manual, timed exposures of out of focus rain photography. I’m really a novice, always willing to try something but sometimes the results are pleasing. I especially enjoy out-of-focus through the car’s … Continue reading

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DARK!

The call came at five to twelve… five to midnight. Senior Son and friend were stuck on the beach. Yes, in their wrong minds they’d decided a front-wheel drive had morphed into an all terrain vehicle. That’s what happens when … Continue reading

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Quest!

Life is a quest! Yes… if you don’t treat it like a quest you’d become bored and give up! Yes… I’m always on a quest. If I’m not I may as well give up! There are new species of butterflies … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Night Photography

I’m a rank amateur, self-taught photographer. It’s taken me years to build up a bit of knowledge and kit. I read as much as I can but one day you find a bit of new information and then weeks later … Continue reading

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Abstract…

Now who can refuse doing an abstract post? I mean… sometimes all you need to do is put the camera in manual and turn the lens totally out of focus and snap away. So… when Ailsa threw this challenge at … Continue reading

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Weightless…

Keeping with things aviation and the concept of weightlessness… how better than to defy gravity than to orbit the earth in the International Space Station? I’m known to spend hours outside trying to get the ISS as it passes overhead. … Continue reading

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Whooppee Days Ahead!!

There you have it… the first day of 2016 is gone. Done… never to be seen again. I hope you had a great one and that the day was an indicator of the great things to come this year. I … Continue reading

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Greetings 2016!!

Apart from stating the obvious I’m going to state the obvious! Happy New Year!! May your year be as fruitful as I wish for mine to be!! I’ll begin the year by saying welcome to my blog… I really hope … Continue reading

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