Tag Archives: Spring

PhotoWalk

22-04-18

Met up with my PhotoWalk buddies on Friday, it was a lovely sunny day. So after a cup of coffee or two and a catch up we headed down to the canal area. I had my Sigma digital and 2 film cameras with me.

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It was lovely to see the new spring growth.

We then moved onto the old canal industrial area to look at some street (canal) art.

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Behind the factories
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I always like looking behind the factories for some unintentional art.

The City Centre
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Balloon Man (somewhere)

It was a great photowalk, with good company and weather.

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It’s Arrived

18-04-18

Well spring has finally arrived in my part of the UK, even managed to get some gardening done today with a little help from Mimi & Fleur.

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Fleur
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Signs Of Life
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P.S Was having a snooze on the sofa yesterday afternoon when I was gently woken by a soft purring and a nuzzling around my ear, it was my black and white midnight cat visitor wanting some food and a fuss.

Arboretum

14-03-18

It almost felt like spring this morning so I thought I would take a walk to the Arboretum, it’s only just over a mile away but another place I haven’t visited for a long time. Took along a couple of film cameras with about 10 shots left on each, I’ll send the films off tomorrow and hopefully there will be some images worth sharing. Got talking to a nice old guy in his eighties who was a member of the local civic and historical societies. Managed to get a few camera phone images, my lovely little Sigma DP1 is on it’s way to Japan for repair.

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I quite like the Black and White version too. 

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There’s quite a long history to this place, which includes a mill, fishponds, and an old manor house, not to mention a POW camp.

Things are Happening in my Home town

It was a beautiful morning so up early and out for a walk.

There was a partial (very Partial) eclipse of the sun the light was very strange and ethereal, birds began the dawn chorus over again. I walked to the nearest park and people were setting up cameras and tripods.

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Another event is taking place over the weekend in the town and surrounding county.

Here’s a clue.

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And another.

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It’s the reburial of the remains of King Richard 111 in the cathedral.

TV crews setting up and last minute preparations going on.

I carried on with the walk, there were a few doors I wanted to photograph, then on down to the canal.

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Some early blossom was out, really felt like spring is in the air.

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And a canal boat was on it’s way through the lock.

If it carries on like this I can feel a bicycle ride coming on.