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We Had A Sunny Day !

28-10-17

Couldn’t believe it, yesterday (Friday) was beautiful and sunny, so many dull days here in my part of the UK lately. Thought I’d make the best of it and take a walk to the University Botanic Gardens. I needed the exercise and wanted to get some images of the autumn colours, I packed my Sigma DP1 digital and Olympus OM101 film camera.

Here are some of the digital images from the Sigma, I’ll be getting the film shots  processed next week.

Silver Birch
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These were just in from the entrance.

Greenish
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Very soothing.

Looking Up
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Radiance
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The Pond
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Lovely Greens again, this shot was an HDR.

Japanese Maple
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While I was admiring this lovely Maple a women came and stood next to me and commented on the beautiful colour. I turned to speak to her and was immediately stunned by her lovely Grey eyes, I was lost for words, if you knew me you would laugh as I am not noted as being the quiet sort, even though I think I am.

Fungi
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I even managed to get my Fungi fix !

Golden Crowns
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and Blue skies.

Dappled Maples
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I’m looking forward to seeing what the film images will look like.

Orange Skies

16-10-17

The skies turned a soft Orange colour today, it’s the tail end of Hurricane Ophelia. Fortunately the wind speeds are not too high in my part of the UK, but other parts of the country have not been so lucky.  The Orange skies are apparently being caused by the debris and dust from forest fires in Portugal and Spain.

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I had just cut the lawn for (hopefully) the last time this year, the camera’s white balance had a bit of a job getting it right.

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The fungi are quite orange in colour anyway but the light gave them a lovely glow.

Misty Autumn Walk

I needed to get into town yesterday, yes more cat food and a film to get processed that had torn in my old Zenith Lomo. It was quite misty and cool, had to put a sweater on.

Red Fruits
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Tiger Stripes
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My favourite tree in the mist
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Fungi Update
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They are coming on quite nicely, thought I ought to find out what they are, Inkcaps, not to be eaten after alcohol  !!!!

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These are Sulphur Tuft, not sure if you can eat them, I won’t be trying them out.