Thursday, 31 December 2009

31-12-09: Blue Moon / Mission Complete!


Thus concludes a year in photos!
When I started this, I really didn't think I'd make it, but I have.
I'm proud of that.

This was a really special moment; the clouds had banked up in the minutes before midnight and almost completely obscured the moon.
Almost on the stroke of midnight, the clouds cleared and the brilliant light of the full moon flooded the scene.
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Wednesday, 30 December 2009

30-12-09: Make A Wish



The orange trail is one of those little candle-powered hot air balloons. Someone set several of them off in fairly quick succession.
It's surprisingly moving to see them silently float off into the night.

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Tuesday, 29 December 2009

29-12-09: Night Village


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Monday, 28 December 2009

28-12-09


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Sunday, 27 December 2009

Saturday, 26 December 2009

26-12-09: Moonlit Path


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Friday, 25 December 2009

25-12-09: Give Way


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Thursday, 24 December 2009

24-12-09: Icicles


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Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Monday, 21 December 2009

21-12-09: The Avenue at Dusk


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Sunday, 20 December 2009

Saturday, 19 December 2009

19-12-09: Glowing Slash


I was amazed at how much this contrail popped against the sky.

I've boosted the highlights here very slightly to play to this effect, but it's not lassoed or dodged or any other digital trickery - this is how it appeared.

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Friday, 18 December 2009

18-12-09: Sliver


2 day old, 4% moon.
I had to use a slightly nasty lens for this one, the longest decent lens I had at work was the 17-40 f/4L; I needed something longer for this shot, so I used the old kit lens that came with the office 30D, the EF-S 17-85. On the whole, I think it's come out fairly well though.
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Thursday, 17 December 2009

17-12-09: Wilted


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Wednesday, 16 December 2009

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Tuesday, 15 December 2009

15-12-09:


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Monday, 14 December 2009

14-12-09: Old Log


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Sunday, 13 December 2009

13-12-09


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Saturday, 12 December 2009

12-12-09: Iced Track


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Friday, 11 December 2009

11-12-09


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Thursday, 10 December 2009

Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

08-12-09: Bare Trees


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Monday, 7 December 2009

07-12-09: Muddied Sky


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Sunday, 6 December 2009

06-12-09


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Saturday, 5 December 2009

05-12-09: Grasses


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Friday, 4 December 2009

04-12-09: Bench at Sunset


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Thursday, 3 December 2009

03-12-09: Still Air



Blogger's JPEG compression has really had a go at this one...
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Wednesday, 2 December 2009

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Tuesday, 1 December 2009

01-12-09


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