Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

Solar Eclipse – 20 March 2015

Well, the cloud cover stayed away until nearly maximum eclipse.

Another HVDC Cable boat shot.

and a photo sent by my bro…

E-Prance HD 1296P Dashcam (Mini 0803)

I recently ordered this dashcam from Amazon. Although apparently dispatched from China, I was amazed that it arrived in just 7 days. There’s a very good review of it on Techmoan’s site so the following is just a quick summary of a few points I’ve found. I wasn’t able to tuck it out of the […]

Printed Manuals

Getting a proper printed manual with new electronic equipment is very rare these days. Except for the usual “Quick Start” guide, if you want to know anything more advanced, you need to copy the manual from the supplied CD – or even have to download it from the manufacturer’s website – and view it on […]

New Compact Camera

Although the dSLR is good for taking “proper” photographs, it’s always handy to have a simpler point ‘n’ shoot camera for the quick spur of the moment shot. Granted the camera phone takes decent shots but I always find myself in need of a longer lens, somehow. I’ve had my little 2 megapixel compact camera […]

The Old and the New

I went for a walk along the Moreton to Meols coast yesterday and spotted the work had started on the where the HVDC cable is coming ashore. I only had my mobile phone with me and grabbed this shot: So today, I took my ‘proper’ camera along and took these shots of the ‘work in […]

To Bee Or…

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After the storm…

After some of the strongest winds that I can remember for a long time, spent most of today blitzing the front and back gardens. ¬†Loads of tidying up after winter and the wind had wrecked some of the plants and bulbs. On the plus side, I’d recently treated myself to a new 55mm – 300mm […]