1. By royal appointment

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    It’s been a while since I posted something from the weird and wonderful world of the Retronaut website, so here’s something that’s a twist on the celebrity photo…a celebrity taking a photo, or in some cases, simply posing with one…or three. I know James Dean was a keen photographer and...
  2. Red alert

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    On the sun drenched shores of the Isle of Wight, in Shanklin area, a man waits for the next bus, or just enjoying the sunshine. Legs protruding out from the bus shelter caught my eye – taken with the NEX 16mm, but this square crop (one of my favourites!) framed...
  3. There’s a coot aboot…

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    I got two images of this coot around its nest in the reeds – I was trying not to disturb her too much. I judged the other image better, so its gone on the folio page, but I like the pattern of horizontal lines of the reeds in this wide...
  4. Easter Cross

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    Despite a horrid cold, I struggled on in the very early morning around Henley town and came across this unadorned, unmarked wooden cross in front of the town hall. The morning was cold and sun had yet to rise. It could of been a bit of a mundane shot, but...
  5. Focus Stacking

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    An interesting article from Lightstalking website, which outlines the use of focus stacking. Like HDR in the sense that you use multiple images to select focus points, instead of using multiple images to extend dynamic range. Particularly useful for macro photography. I can feel an experiment coming on…not sure Bailey...

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