Friday, 31 July 2009

31-07-09: "Jump and Smile"?


Curious names they give some of these fairground rides...
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Thursday, 30 July 2009

30-07-09: Rays


I got the sharp end of one of Joe Cornish's sayings on this one; "if you've seen it, you've missed it" - referring to the need to be prepared and anticipate fantastic light in landscape photos.
I shot this one out the back window, but by the time I got my shoes on and got to a cleaner view point, the light was all but gone.

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Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Tuesday, 28 July 2009

28-07-09: Low Rainbow


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Monday, 27 July 2009

Sunday, 26 July 2009

Saturday, 25 July 2009

25-07-09: British Summer


"Summer" being an inaccurate and somewhat variable term. "The rainy season formerly known as summer" would be a more accurate (albeit rather awkward) term.
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Friday, 24 July 2009

Thursday, 23 July 2009

23-07-09: Moth



A very small moth (around 1.5cm across) that was just sat on a windowsill.
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Wednesday, 22 July 2009

22-07-09: Behind the lens


A different kind of "Through the Viewfinder" photo - instead of using a 60 year old TLR, use a TV camera with a studio viewfinder...
For geeks: it's a Panasonic AJ-D410AE, a DVCPRO camcorder which is rather long in the tooth now. We were feeding from 2 cameras back to a mixer and VTR. The tape is running on the camera as a backup in case anything went pear-shaped with the mixer or VTR.
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Tuesday, 21 July 2009

21-70-09: Life on the stage...


The view from the choir stalls above the stage in Nottingham's concert hall.
The event is one of NTU's graduation ceremonies, which I'm filming this week.
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Monday, 20 July 2009

Sunday, 19 July 2009

19-07-09: Castle On The Hill


Belvoir Castle. (Pronounced "Beaver")
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Saturday, 18 July 2009

18-07-09: Hedgehog


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Friday, 17 July 2009

Thursday, 16 July 2009

16-07-09: Crema


Crema layer on a pot of coffee.
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Wednesday, 15 July 2009

15-07-09: Racing Pigeon


A racing pigeon that seems to be lost - it's been in the village for several days now.
My sister insists it's called Gregory.
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Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Monday, 13 July 2009

13-07-09: Spectrum


200th post!
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Sunday, 12 July 2009

Saturday, 11 July 2009

Friday, 10 July 2009

10-07-09: Go No Further


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Thursday, 9 July 2009

09-07-09: Organic Firework?


I've been really surprised by the dynamic range of the GR digital; I'm sure it's much greater than the G9. I'll have to make a test at some point to find out definitely...
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Wednesday, 8 July 2009

08-07-09: Fuschia


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Tuesday, 7 July 2009

07-07-09: The Massed Plug Brigade


Otherwise known as a tray of ethernet plugs and a slightly bored photographer...
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Monday, 6 July 2009

06-07-09: Flash Flood


In the space of a few minutes Mansfield road in Nottingham becomes Mansfield lake.

I was very glad my bag has an all weather cover today. As I came down the road it was flinging it down. I came to a more sheltered area and shot a few photos until the rain slackened off a bit.
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Sunday, 5 July 2009

05-07-09: Moon


Effective focal length on this was 600mm; The 70-200 @ 200mm with Canon 1.4x teleconverter and a Jessops 2x converter.
A hefty tripod is a necessity with this setup.
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Saturday, 4 July 2009

04-07-09: Can I help you?


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Friday, 3 July 2009

Thursday, 2 July 2009

02-07-09: Moo


A herd of cows downriver from Gunthorpe, just here
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Wednesday, 1 July 2009

01-07-09: Panoramic


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There's a house just behind where this picture was shot - what a view from your bedroom window!