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Photo 101: Natural World

I like macro work, tricky to get right using a phone camera but it’s a satisfying approach. Taken while walking the dog. Taken with my Galaxy S4. Advertisements

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Photo 101: Landmark

Landmarks, London is full of them. This one is iconic, and I took it from a couple of places. A challenge in the dark but the walls on the riverbank provided some support for a handheld shot. Taken with my … Continue reading

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Photo 101: Connections

Todays theme, Connections.   Several layers of that here, connecting the past with the present, civilian with military and the living with the dead. Tower of London, the last days of the Poppy installation and the crowds are huge.

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Photo 101: The Saturday run

No challenge from Photo101 today, but the suggestion of playing with the themes and technical points from this week. I went out for a short trail run this morning, only 6Km but it was nice.  Very rainy and muddy but … Continue reading

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Photo 101: Water

So a title like Water evokes wide ocean vistas, fast flowing rapids, busy harbours.  None of that was practical, and a view of the Thames felt a bit dull.  However, I drink a lot of the stuff and this lot … Continue reading

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Photo 101: Street

So Street. As a cyclist streets normally mean fast traffic, not enough room, hazards as it’s clear that drivers aren’t paying attention to what’s around them. This is Millbank, by the Thames. It’s about 1900, and it’s fairly quiet. Taken … Continue reading

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Project 365 – Month 1, a reflection

I posted previously on Project 365, an attempt to take a photograph every day and publish it.  My thinking at the time was that with the quality of phone cameras I could reasonably assume that I’d always now have a … Continue reading

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