Behind the lens

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Techniques and locations As soon as this lockdown is over and life starts returning to normal, I’ll be doing a lot more sharing of how I take my photos, from scoping locations, deciding when and how to shoot and post-processing. I am not by any means an expert, but hopefully these posts will either help […]

Neowise

Neowise Pepperbox-20200717-2265

Not to be confused with Pennywise, this creation does not live in drains. Comet Neowise taken at Pepperbox Hill on the way to Salisbury.

Hurst Point Lighthouse

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Hurst spit always takes me back to my childhood. I grew up just down the road so we used to go there fairly often. It’s a long trek across the shingle spit, especially now. There is a firm area to walk on along the top, but with social distancing I ended up on the softer […]

Andrews Mare Pond

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I love this pond. It’s a reasonable size, even with the lack of rain recently, and it’s never packed with people when I go there. It’s relaxing.

Hatchet Pond

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This night was the first one where I had ventured near where other people may be, and I was painfully aware of distancing from people. The wind was quite strong so I opted for a few long exposure shots