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One Word Sunday

Dizzy

One Word Sunday: Dizzy

Intentional camera movement of trees in snow on the South Bruce Peninsula.

Taken with a small mirrorless camera and the silvernose Olympus OM Zuiko 50mm lens I purchased in 1976.

This is my contribution to Debbie’s One Word Sunday: Dizzy prompt.

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Month of Squares

Past Squares #28

January Squares: Headlight

January Squares: Headlight

Team Bike entering the start/finish straight shortly before midnight during the Le Mans 24 motorcycle endurance race in April 1982.

A look back at some of my personal favorite square photos from previous months of squares. Some were popular, some not so popular at the time.

This was a post in Words containing Light Squares Month and is my day 28 contribution to Becky’s October Squares on the theme of Past Squares.

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Month of Squares

Past Squares #23

Monochrome Monday: 25th January 2021

Riding Up A Mountain

Motorcycles in fog on their way to the Dragon Motorcycle Rally in Snowdonia, North Wales. A photo from the very early 1980s when I was a field tester for Ilford XP1, a new type of black and white film.

A look back at some of my personal favorite square photos from previous months of squares. Some were popular, some not so popular at the time.

This was a post in Up Squares Month and is my day 23 contribution to Becky’s October Squares on the theme of Past Squares.

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Month of Squares

Past Squares #1

July Squares: Trees

Trees #11

Trees in snow. One of my earliest photos dating back to the mid 1970s. Photographed in Hatherton near Nantwich in southern Cheshire, England.

Sometimes cropped to a panoramic format in the past I was a little surprised it worked as a square. Possibly my first photo to be printed and hung on people’s walls.

A look back at some of my personal favorite square photos from previous months of squares. Some were popular, some not so popular at the time.

This was a post in Tree Squares Month and is my day 1 contribution to Becky’s October Squares on the theme of Past Squares.

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Monochrome Monday

Monochrome Monday: 22nd March 2021

My Monochrome Monday post this week is another shot of trees in snow using intentional camera movement.

Taken 10 days ago it will probably be the last of the trees in snow photos as most of the snow has gone after a rapid thaw.

Monochrome Monday: 22nd March 2021
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CBWC

Trees in the Snow

This is my contribution to Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Hot or Cold Things prompt.

I decided it was going to be an image from my archives. In fact I’m going almost as far back as I can go in my archives.

The original version of this image was taken in the mid 1970s on a Zenit E camera. Those negatives got damaged (or lost, I have forgotten what actually happened to them). So when I got an Olympus OM1 in 1976 I reshot the scene at the first opportunity.

Trees in snow covered farmland in Hatherton near Nantwich in southern Cheshire, England.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Surprise/CBWC
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Photo Challenges

Whilst Walking

This is my contribution to the Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Whilst Walking prompt.

Taken a few days ago on a walk around the neighborhood. Since then the temperature climbed 15 degrees Celsius and all the snow disappeared.

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Whilst Walking