Image of the Week #18

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This week in image of the week: This is a photograph of our rocking chair that we bought when our first child was born and we’ve used it for both of our children, so it has some sentimental value. But unfortunately we have had to get rid of it recently, it was also a little worse for wear, but mainly … Read More

Image of the Week #17

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This week in image of the week: This has got to be one of my all time favourite photographs (of mine), I love finding a chance to take a photo slightly differently and although on it’s own Albert Dock (in Liverpool) is a very interesting and historic subject I thought it’s reflection would look just as good. It’s one of … Read More

Would You Like a Nikon D60 DSLR?

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Well you could win one on the Digital Photography School Forums this month. One lucky forum member will win the Nikon D60 at the end of the month for just participating (but NOT SPAMMING) in the forum this month, April 2008. Find out more about winning a Nikon D60 DSLR camera The Main rules are that you are a Digital … Read More

Image of the Week #16

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This week in image of the week: We went to Conwy in Snowdonia, Wales yesterday, it was a bitterly cold day although it was sunny (at times), and there was snow on the mountain tops. So there were some wonderful views of the mountains. This is a shot of the Conwy valley from just outside of Conwy itself behind the … Read More

My First Month of Project 365!

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Well I have finished the first month of my Project 365, the first milestone. I’ve uploaded all my photos to my Flickr account, except two which I took on my mobile phone, I’m still looking for the lead to upload them to my computer! I’m not doing a specific project 365, like a self portrait one. I’m more documenting my … Read More

Image of the week #15

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This week in image of the week: I’m off on my themes again. Following on from last week here is another photograph I have took of the Royal Liver Buildings. Again from the Mersey Ferry which I think gives you one of the best views of the building. At the moment there is a lot of construction on the Pier … Read More

TPB Monthly Round Up #3

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Here’s the TPB monthly round up for March, doesn’t time fly! I’ve found some really interesting information this month, so without waffling on too much about it here they are: You may have heard me talking about the Photography 101 course that I am following on The Digital Photography School blog, well they are written by an Austrailian photographer called … Read More

Image of the Week #14

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This week in image of the week: This is a photograph of the HMS Bulwark while it was visiting Liverpool a couple of weeks ago, and is the newest in a long line of Bulwark’s. It’s a very impressive looking ship especially with the back drop of the Royal Liver Building, I took it while traveling on one of the … Read More

Wirral Egg Run Photos 2008

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Wirral Egg Run The Wirral Egg Run is a charity event that is held every year the week before Easter. Bikers gather at New Brighton with their easter eggs or donations and then ride through the Wirral ending up a Clatterbridge Hospital, to drop their eggs off for children in hospital over the easter period. Donations are collected for the … Read More

Image of the Week #13

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This week in image of the week (week 13 lucky for some!): This was taken with my usual Traveler DC-5080 in late afternoon, on a very windy day. I had just walked through a lovely piece of untouched wind blown sand and thought I would take a photo of it with the sun in the background. I don’t know about … Read More

Image of the Week #12

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This week in image of the week: With it being my first week of taking part in Project 365, a photo a day for a year. I thought I would use one of the photographs I took this week. This is a sculpture of a clown at the entrance of New Brighton, which back in victorian times was as big … Read More

New Photography 101 Course

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This blog is about my journey as a photographer, and what I am learning along the way about digital photography and experimenting with it. All journeys have a start and a finish although the part in the middle can be different lengths there is always a start and a finish. Although I have taken photographs for years I have only … Read More

My Project 365 is Live

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This is my first photograph for my Project 365. Which was taken on a trip to the park on Saturday, and is off a Canadian goose who was looking a little sad and dejected in the cold and wind. Starting the Project I started my Project 365 on 1st March 2008 and have been taking a photo a day ever … Read More

Image of the Week #11

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This week in image of the week: This is a shot of Perch Rock Lighthouse in New Brighton, Wirral. It was an extremely windy day as you can see from the tide which is the River Mersey, so I had to steady myself on Fort Perch Rock to my right. I love the color gradient of the sky in this … Read More