A Few Holiday Snaps

In January 2015, Linda and I took a week’s break in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands.

Here are a few of the landscape images I made while we were there…

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Posted in Landscapes, Photography

Taking the Photo

Lisa Ashton won the 2015 Womens’ Final of the British Darts Organisation World Championships at the Lakeside Country Club on Saturday 10 January 2015.

Here’s my photo of the champion, and here’s the video of me taking the photo!

Lisa Ashton

 

 

Posted in Sport

Darts: BDO Darts Championships

On January 6th I covered the afternoon and evening sessions of day 4 of the 2015 British Darts Organisation Championships at Lakeside – the home of darts!

I was chuffed to find that I had a couple of my photos published in the press.

Here’s a gallery of a few of the photos I took:

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Posted in Sport

Advice on taking photos with an iPhone

Here’s some excellent advice in a video from the BBC Academy on best practice in taking photos with an iPhone…

 

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Summary:

  • Turn phone sideways to take landscape pictures/video
  • Don’t use camera zoom – move forward instead
  • Tap on screen for auto focus and auto exposure – tap and hold for AF and AE lock
  • Use volume button to take a shot
  • Use HDR when necessary – but not on moving objects

 

Posted in iPad / iPhone / iOS, Photography

Walk for the Animals 2014

The Annual ‘Walk for the Animals‘ sponsored walk, arranged to raise much needed funds for the Sussex Pet Rescue and Cat Welfare Sussex charities, started from the Hove Lagoon at noon.

At the start, the Sussex Pet Rescue Patron, former Olympic ice skating champion and ‘Dancing on Ice’ judge Robin Cousins thanked the walkers for their efforts before handing over to the Brighton and Hove Deputy Mayor Denise Cobb to start the walk.

These photographs may be purchased here.

Posted in Animals