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Roaming in Rome

Roaming in Rome – an day excursion on our recent cruise: If you have had the pleasure of booking a cruise the second thing on your list (after deciding where to go) is what excursions you do. Booking our cruise so far in advance, the excursions hadn’t actually been released, so it was a return …

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A walk in the woods

A walk in the woods – what does it do for you? For me, I get outside, get some fresh air, say hello to other people enjoying the outdoors, listen to the birds and get to look around for potential pictures. I also pay attention to the weather, if it has been raining or is …

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It’s a balancing act

It’s a balancing act these days. My new found interest in Astrophotography has resulted in a new found interest in the weather. Keeping an eye out for clear nights is now something I do more often. The balancing bit comes in with fitting the odd clear night around family commitments. According to the weather forecast …

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It’s bananas I tell ya!

It’s bananas…. Here in the UK, Tesco managed to get them themselves some free publicity on the BBC news website over bananas. Apparently their inner city stores (due to increased rents) are now charging by the banana rather than weight. Effectively this means the price of said bananas has increased from between 10 and 15p …

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Nikon Y series

Nikon Y series to be released early next year (from an unconfirmed source). It would appear Nikon are on a roll at the moment. Hot on the heels of the Z series cameras and lenses, a new source hints at the early 2019 release of the next new Nikon mirrorless – the Y series. Rumored …

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Where will Nikon stop?

Where will Nikon stop? With the 1 series and the Keymission discontinued will Nikon stop there or is a bigger repositioning coming? No this isn’t about their new mirrorless camera and teaser campaign. Nikon as well as other manufacturers have stated they want to sell more higher value items. It would appear the consensus is …

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Nikon 1 V1 macro

I’ve added a Nikon 1 V1 macro picture to the macro gallery. The image below was taken with the 30-110mm Nikon 1 lens with attached Raynox DCR250 adapter. A previous article here gives more examples of what this setup can do. It’s a lot lighter and more portable than my dedicated DSLR  lens and can …

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