Author: Peter

Well, It’s that time again, The camera club season is upon us once more and, as usual, its time to get into competition mode once more.  At Fareham and Portchester Camera Club, there is a separate league competition for both prints and what are now known as PDIs (Projected Digital Images). The rounds, which are almost every […]

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I felt compelled to go back to Tyneham again this weekend.  The place has a feeling about it that I wanted to capture if possible in my images.  It is a wonderful place but I discovered it is not so good for photographers on a bank holiday weekend.  It was completely packed. On the way […]

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I have been using windows 7 since it was released and find it excellent.  It is a big improvement over windows Vista.  However, I have had a really annoying niggle with it that I have only just been able to find a resolution to thanks to w_i_b on Microsoft answers… I use Photoshop and I like to […]

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I was on my way to the old Meon Valley railway over the last weekend when I happened across a burnt out car.  An unfortunate sign of the times we live in and a heartbreak for its once proud owner no doubt. However, it was an opportunity not to be missed and here is my […]

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Wells is a lovely town in Somerset.  I recently spent an afternoon there aiming to get some images of the famous cathedral. I would recommend a visit, but would point out that though a donation is requested for entry, you will not be allowed to take photographs inside without a photographer’s permit at a cost […]

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I have recently been involved in some discussions with other photographers regarding perceived limitations within Microsoft Windows (My Computer, Windows Explorer etc) in being able to view Raw files produced with various cameras. The complaint is usually along the lines that the PC will only show an icon and not the actual image contained within […]

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I have just returned from a short break in the beautiful city of Bath.  Following weeks of wall to wall sunshine, the day we left the weather broke and we had to endure very changeable weather with lots of showers. On the plus side; this made the lighting change frequently and added reflective qualities to […]

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I recently visited the “Ghost Village” of Tyneham in Dorset.  Abandoned in 1943 this village oozes timelessness and is an excellent location to visit for atmospheric images.  I have used HDR and some additional post processing effects to add an aged feel to the images.  I hope you like them…

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