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Equinoctial Sundial & Tower Bridge at St Katherines Dock London

It’s London Init! Part 2

After spending an hour or so on the North side of the Thames overlooking the Shard we crossed to the South side and walked down towards Tower Bridge…we’d be seeing a fair bit of Tower Bridge over the next 14 hours.

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A Blowy Hatfield Forest Lake
Bishops Stortford Camera Club

238/365v2 A Blowy Hatfield Forest Lake

A small group of hardy Bishop Stortford Camera Club members braved the inclement weather and visited Hatfield Forest for the last of the summer programme get togethers. It was cool and pretty blowy…but the clouds did eventually start to break up for the first time of the day.

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The End of the Pier - North Pier at Blackpool

32/52 The End of the Pier

I made my annual pilgrimage to the Rebellion Festival in Blackpool with my brother and, as usual, I had a walk around Blackpool after breakfast before the Festival opened at midday. Blackpool has certainly suffered over the last few years with the economy collapsing and it was disappointing to hear

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309/366 – 4 Shades of Red

Our next City and Guild photography lesson is tomorrow. We had the subject of red for our one shot challenge. Over the last fortnight I’ve photographed quite a number of different items that fulfill that criteria and not least this evening. My plan was just to photograph one of my

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303/366 Bruno Banani

My Dad always gets me some aftershave for Christmas and the latest batch was this Bruno Bonani which I photographed and then took into photoshop to mess around with. I had an idea that I wanted some subtle textures and a light black to grey transition in the background…so how

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301/366 Bracken in Rowney Woods

We’ve not visited Rowney Woods for weeks so, with the forecast set for sunshine, popped over there this morning…it poured down! The camera stayed in its bag most of the time, then the sun popped out for five minutes, I grabbed this shot…and then it hurled down again.

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300/366 Windows 8

I picked up a copy of Windows 8 today and have been very impressed. I upgraded from Vista and the whole process was relatively painless…of course, it’s always a pain having to re-load all your software, but the improvement in performance of my PC has definitely meant that it was

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299/366 You’re all nuts!

Wandering through Tesco’s this evening wondering what I could photograph I spotted the Christmas nuts and remembered that my wife gave me (amongst many other things) a nut cracker set last Christmas. When I wanted to get some nuts from Tesco’s last Boxing Day so I could use my Christmas

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Mark Seton

Mark Seton

I'm an amateur photographer who enjoys music. I'm currently the Digital Secretary of the Bishops Stortford Camera club (and am a past Chairman) and I hold both LRPS and CPAGB distinctions.