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K

K Report 2 Mar 2014 17:11

Likewise - Thanks :-)

Kay

TheBlackKnight

TheBlackKnight Report 2 Mar 2014 11:57

I like photography can you please pm me a link to the photo blog.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 1 Mar 2014 00:50

You can't do it all Huia and the pressure of having to present a particular photo might eventually spoil your hobby for you. You do take lovely photos. :-)

Huia

Huia Report 28 Feb 2014 23:55

I have decided to stop going to the camera club. I spend many nights when I lie in bed thinking of the photos I could/might take for the special topic. Not conducive to sleep. The subject for this coming Monday night is "Composite". I did think I could photograph a daisy as it is a composite flower but I doubt if that is what they mean. I wont be going anyway, no time now to get any photos printed and set up on hard board with a frame around it. I will be out tomorrow (Sunday) meeting an Aussie cousin near the airport. She flies in tonight and out again tomorrow afternoon. Naturally I will have my cameras with me.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 28 Feb 2014 21:37

A lot of it is down to inspiration as well as technical knowledge and being in the right place at the right time. Back in the 80s when we lived in Bedfordshire i belonged to. A Camera club for a short time. I did enter a newspaper comp and got highly commended. Do you know I can't for the life of me remember the photo I took. It would have been film and on a Minolta camera.

Annx

Annx Report 28 Feb 2014 20:38

Do your local papers run photography competitions? Ours has one currently with the topic, 'curves and lines'. One of the entries is a great photo taken from the bridge of the local railway station at sunset with the sun reflecting off the straight and curved railway lines. I never seem to get that sort of inspiration!

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 28 Feb 2014 17:56

And the last one to bring back up.

Annx

Annx Report 14 Dec 2013 20:15

Thank you Ann. :-)

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 13 Dec 2013 22:22

I will do it tomorrow Ann as I am on my IPad and the address is upstairs on the desk top. (They don't always seem to talk to each other) :-D

If I forget please remind me. :-)

Annx

Annx Report 13 Dec 2013 21:50

Can you please pm me a link to the photo blog Ann?

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 2 Dec 2013 12:51

I haven't done but our daughter in law made calendars with photos of the children for several years. they are lovely but our neighbour always gives us a calendar as a present and there is a limit to the number of calendars you can hang so I wonder if my recipients would have the same problem.

K

K Report 2 Dec 2013 07:25

Does anyone else use their photographs to create calendars?

This is the second year I have and it does save many present problems.

I use mainly local landscapes, plants, flowers and animals. This year it definitely influenced some of the photographs I took.
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AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 29 Nov 2013 11:00

Four of Von's photos on the photo blog

Annx

Annx Report 28 Nov 2013 18:59

Yes, it is nice to know someone appreciates your photos as you say and it was a shot taken in our local Bouskell Park, which is quite an interesting place and has an old ice house as it was originally the grounds of the Hall next to it! Part of it is the site of a Mediaeval village, but there are no visible traces left. It adjoins The Long Walk, which is a narrow strip of pine trees that have squirrels and woodpeckers. Sadly, as seems to be the case everywhere, they plan to build houses right up to the pine trees both sides. It will be 'goodbye wildlife' then I expect.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 28 Nov 2013 17:13

Oh that is great news Ann, lovely to know somebody else appreciates your work. are they local photos?

Annx

Annx Report 28 Nov 2013 16:20

Last year I entered a few photos in a Christmas Card competition but didn't win, but I left them on Fli*r. The other day I got an email saying the District Council's Chairman wished to use one of my photos I'd entered in the competition last year for his Official Christmas Card this year!! :-) Of course, I said YES and I am to be sent some vouchers to spend in return. It quite made my day!! :-D

Keep snapping folks. ;-) ;-)

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 28 Sep 2013 18:46

Sounds interesting Ann. I have just downloaded my holiday photos, got some good flower photos :-)

Annx

Annx Report 28 Sep 2013 17:15

Well, I wasn't the winner of the photo comp in the local paper, but the winning shot was also an insect like mine was. The winner was of a fly eating bird poo. :-S It was a bit closer shot than mine, so more detailed. Mine was of a hoverfly on a small white flower. I wonder what the subject will be next time. :-)

We are off to a museum of historic buildings tomorrow so I'm taking my camera to see if I can get some good and some unusual shots. I think there's a working windmill, a perry mill and a prefab and magistrate's cells among other things so there should be something of interest to snap.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 22 Sep 2013 18:13

Or set up a tray with teapot cup and saucer etc.

Jane

Jane Report 22 Sep 2013 12:23

Thats an idea AnninGlos. I will have to play.

I have just come back from the beach. There wasn't much wind so no exciting boat shots. The boat I was after needs a lot of wind so it wasn't there. I will just have to look at the ones I did take and see what I can do with those. We have an open competition next so I need a few decent shots for that first.

There was a crow holding a crab but I think I missed it. shame that would have been a nice shot.

THanks for your help

Jane