Photograhy 101: Treasures

I’ve racked my brain to think of something I regard as a treasure but apart from books there is nothing I really treasure.  I’m not into possessions too much, although I seem to be surrounded with souvenirs, pictures and odd things I wouldn’t want to lose. However, none of these would I class as a…

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Photo 101: Mystery and Lighting Effects

I didn’t dash out today with my camera to find a subject that would fit the title of Mystery  because as soon as I saw the subject I remembered this photograph taken some years ago on a trip to Switzerland.  There was no time to think about lighting effects, or exposure, or ISO ratings.  It…

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Photography 101: BIG and P.o.V.

Having difficulty in keeping up with the daily stint and due to other work commitments am not free to wander out and about with camera.  Frankly, even if I were, the bitter cold is enough to prohibit my photography excursions, as I find cold hands do not for good photos make! I have just returned…

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Photography 101: Connect

Connections between rooms in castles are well documented, less well known is the connection between the Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome and the Vatican City. The Castel of Sant’Angelo, the massive fortress-like building on the right-hand side of the Tiber, was originally built by the Emperor Hadrian (117-13 AD), as a monumental tomb for himself and…

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Photography 101: Street

I was away last week but managed to log on to my tablet and saw that the subject was Street.  I hope I’ve got this right because I cannot now remember how to get the rest of the week’s Photo Challenge words up.  I thought they were to be emailed to me, obviously I’ve got…

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Home: Photography 101

I’m not sure if I’m posting in the right place.  I had the email about the start of the new course this morning but it seems to have disappeared from my computer, completely!  I seem to remember reading however, that the post should go as a Post in the normal site and would then be…

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Harmony: Weekly Photo Challenge

CAMBODIA: Life is hard if you have a disability in most of S.E. Asia, probably a bit worse in Cambodia which is still a poor country, but this group of blind musicians are making the best of things by performing close harmony songs by the roadside and collecting money from passers-by. Blind Musicians by the…

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DICKENSIAN: A LONDON TALE

Although Dickens wouldn’t recognize London should he return today, we are lucky enough to be able to suss out some of the haunts, alleyways, streets, pubs and inns, mentioned in the books, many of which survive, although what the Blitzkrieg couldn’t destroy, the city planners have almost managed to accomplish.

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