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Moon on the horizon

Posted: Today at 11:01

If the sky and ambient light seems too bright to photograph the moon, try putting on a neutral grey filter to take the aperture down a stop or two. This should make things a bit darker.


Posted: 18/08/2014 at 08:07

It all depends, said Pooh, on what  you can put in, where you want it, and how big. We started off with nothing more than, now don't laugh, seriously, an old washing up bowl from the kitchen. We plonked it into the flower bed at the front of our house, right i amongst the roses and other flowers, and before we knew what was happening, we had a gurt splodge of frog spawn, and some frogs splashing about. it DOESN'T have to be big or elaborate. Little more than a puddle can do the trick !. 


Posted: 16/08/2014 at 18:39

Once one has lived in Britain, then the rest of the world loses it's attraction. It's only the politicians that **** this place up, and the Bankers, ( did I spell that right ?) and corruption in places of trust.   Now, don't get me started !  It looks like you have a good spot to put a pool Lynne. GO FOR IT ! Then you can ask, 'Does my patio look big in this ?


Posted: 16/08/2014 at 17:30

                                   Grace Starling

 What is a pond but an 'ole wiv watter in it ?

                       You give me food NOW !

Moon on the horizon

Posted: 16/08/2014 at 17:16

 Moonrise at Cape Tribulation

                               Ailsa Craig Light

                      Girvan Harbour at Sunset

guess who's hiding in my compost bin

Posted: 16/08/2014 at 17:02

Looked into my compo bin this afternoon, and found a fairy ! She gave me a glance and turned me into a frog. Bon Jour  !


Posted: 16/08/2014 at 15:43

Olaf, the Lotty Walrus, found looking forlorne in our pond yesterday. Y'never know what you might find oop there !



Posted: 16/08/2014 at 15:40

If yer patio gets any bigger, yer old man will be giving you funny looks !


Posted: 16/08/2014 at 07:39

Further more, and in addition to,     I believe that both toads and frogs can climb reasonably  well, so, perhaps climbing a metre or so, ain't too much sweat for them, if , that is, they DO sweat !    Tree frogs ?  I've had 'em using my head as a launch pad in the tropics !  TRUE ! ! !


Posted: 16/08/2014 at 07:22

Ta Dahhhhhh !

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