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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 Report 29 Nov 2013 11:00

Four of Von's photos on the photo blog


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.


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.


Annx Report 13 Dec 2013 21:50

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


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 Report 14 Dec 2013 20:15

Thank you Ann. :-)


AnninGlos Report 28 Feb 2014 17:56

And the last one to bring back up.


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 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.


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 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. :-)


TheBlackKnight Report 2 Mar 2014 11:57

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


K Report 2 Mar 2014 17:11

Likewise - Thanks :-)