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Camera Corner

Posted: 28/11/2013 at 20:31

A favourite fishing spot on a sunny morning:

 
http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/34713.jpg?width=201&height=350&mode=max

 

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 28/11/2013 at 09:38

PS. I would just add that I have a mini tripod, but found that it wasn't really suitable for my Fuji..... i.e. it was too heavy & tended to topple over.

Camera Corner

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 19:14

Not sure about the overexposed ones, Ann. Normally when you opt for 'shutter priority', the rest of the camera i.e. aperture, ISO & white balance will remain automatic.

However, if you choose a shutter speed that is way too slow and the camera can't find other compatible settings, the chosen shutter speed will show up in red on your camera display.....and of course isn't advisable to take the shot.

Good exercise and the result for a first effort is marvellous.  

Camera Corner

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 17:54

A very good effort, Ann.

When we use really slow shutter speeds like this, as well as a tripod/rock/whatever, it's a good idea to use a remote shutter release device to further prevent camera shake. I've found that using the shutter timer to be just as good.

Ps. It shouldn't have been overexposed in shutter priority mode.

Camera Corner

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 17:23
little-ann wrote (see)

thanks David

Really meant it, Ann.....did you use the rocks to steady your camera?

Camera Corner

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 17:08

Brilliant pics, Ann and......Yay! We have misty water.

Buried treasure

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 15:01
fidgetbones wrote (see)

Pea gravel I would associate with river tumbled stuff, extracted from massive gravel pits along the Trent flood plain,like at Attenborough. Bulwell,Mansfield woodhouse, quarry lane at Mansfield, and Hardwick have a yellowish sandstone rock. Forest town to the east of Mansfield, was mainly farming area, now housing,further east is clipstone,ollerton,which was coal mining. 

So the mystery continues.


It was just gravel!!!  

Tudor Monastry Farm

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 14:39

For those interested, a reminder to watch both progs tonight.

Buried treasure

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 09:25

Feeling like I'm taking part in a Poirot episode  I think it was called pea-gravel.....like wot you make concrete with. 

Hercule

Buried treasure

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 08:43
fidgetbones wrote (see)

My grandparents lived in forest town. My cousin still lives there. The nearest  quarries are berry hill, but they are sand.


 

As I recall, my engineer friend used to travel the length & breadth of the UK to attend his heavy plant machinery. But on this occasion, I do recall that he was working from home.

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