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Mersea Island

These are some random pictures taken on Mersea Island last weekend. It’s an island by virtue of being cut off from the rest of Essex twice a day for about one week every month when […]

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Processing Turf Fen Wind Pump with Lightning

The Turf Fen Wind Pump with lightning photograph was included with some other pictures in an Edmonton Camera Club competition last week. This was the digital image of the year competition so it was a tough […]

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Abney Park Cemetery

Abney Park is one of the so called “Magnificent Seven” cemeteries built around London between 1832 and 1841. They were privately owned cemeteries built to reduce the pressure in parish churches in London. Abney Park was completed […]

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St Dunstan in the East

Edmonton Camera Club have arranged a visit to St Dunstan in the East but I have the privilege of being invited to a cousin’s wedding (well, cousin once removed). Although I can’t be there it did […]

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Pictures around Southwark Bridge

“Is there anything special happening?” The camera was sitting on a tripod and pointed along the Thames from Southwark Bridge. I explained that we were just out taking some pictures of local landmarks including scenes around […]

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Backing up your pictures

OK, it’s not a very exciting picture but it’s important to me. The much fiddled-with and abused great grandchild of the original RAW file has been in LightRoom (LR) for a while. It was captured […]

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London Wetland Centre

Pictures from the London Wetland Centre in Barnes. A great day for photographers and bird watchers.

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Evening shoot at Copped Hall

A few weeks ago I had a great evening visit to Copped Hall with some photographers from Edmonton Camera Club. Copped Hall is a Georgian mansion close to Epping in Essex which can be seen from the […]

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TG089 Digital Photography Course Review

Review of experience of Open University course TG089 Digital Photography

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Crossrail Place Roof Garden

Crossrail Place Roof Garden

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Prospect Cottage Dungeness

 Prospect Cottage Dungeness is fascinating and unusual with a garden that defies description. The only thing I have seen like it was the garden of my Great Aunt Ethel who lived in a caravan in […]

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First Exhibition

Deciding to show some photographs to the general public is nerve wracking. Let me explain. The WI are fund raising for a the Isobel Hospice and advertised an exhibition for paintings and photographs in Sawbridgeworth. It […]

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Why the Penguins have flown from the Penguin Pool

Why go to London Zoo? Is it for animals or architecture? That might not be such a daft question. The Zoological Society of London site in Regents Park, London Zoo, is probably where you would go and […]

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Highgate Cemetery

I had a pleasant 3 or 4 hours last Sunday visiting the Eastern side of Highgate Cemetery. The West Cemetery is accessible but only as part of a guided tour, which rumour has it, is […]

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