Category Archives: Street Photography

Photo catch up

22/2/16 – A trip to Plymouth – This green domed building looks quite interesting – it is called the immersive vision theatre http://i-dat.org/ivt/ 22/2/16 – this seems quite a good idea for people who don’t want to carry their lock everywhere – since getting a brompton 3 years ago I have forgotten how heavy locks can […]

Bristol, rain drenched & dried

23/1/16 – Still getting to grips with the EFX20, have had it almost exactly a month now 30/1/16 – A trip to Bristol, not been there for about 4 months and luckily the weather was good for the day – this was quite near finzels reach 30/1/16 – view from the riverbank near bristol bridge […]

A week off

Not strictly part of my week off, this was the preceding weekend – a land rover was parked outside sainsburys in taunton FULL of balloons! I think there was some sort of competition along the lines of “guess the number of balloons” This seems a bit an annual event – the sidmouth regatta – with […]

Exeter, Seagull and Flower Show

I had not been to Exeter for a while so decided a trip there was in order – it has the advantage of being only 25 minutes away by train. I have tended to get out at Exeter St Davids, however Exeter Central was the same price and only about 3 minutes by train between […]

Back from Holiday

It’s a month or so now since I got back from Vienna so thought I’d check out what I images I had collected – mainly locally in an around taunton but a few from lyme as well. This chap had a puppet on his arm while crossing the road The lift in Paul Street car […]

Vienna

Day 1 – Sunday 7th June This is the road outside the Hotel – this is really “Day 2” as we had already spent a full 24 hours travelling from Taunton to Vienna by train, but “Day 1” actually in Vienna. The worst bit was finding someone already in our cabin on the night train […]

mural

A mural that has recently been painted on Taunton’s “third way” – it cost £1000 to paint but it does seem to brighten up an otherwise rather featureless bit or hoarding just noticed capture nx2 has a feature to set the grey point which is handy compared with setting colour temperature which seems a bit […]

Film Archives

It looks like I have been quite organised with my scanning backups as I have found quite a few film shots that I took the trouble to scan, which were mainly taken in 2012 at some time. These were taken with a Nikon FM2 and Pentax MX film SLR which are both fully manual 35mm […]

Ricoh GR Day 3

Had a bit more of a chance to test the GR today – especially the manual focus feature as this means there is totally no shutter lag. I have “my1” set up for manual focus and “my2” set up for auto focus so that I can switch fast between taking scenic or architecture type shots […]

Rainy

Today was pretty rainy the entire day, so not really worth going any where so I thought I would shoot some pictures locally in Taunton. People probably thought I was a bit mad to be photographing in such appalling weather, but in some ways I think bad weather can make for more interesting photos. I […]

More hip shots

OK thought I’d have another go at doing some “hip shots” today and see if I had any more luck. I was finding that a lot of my shots has a slight tilt to the right of about 2 degrees.  This is caused by me accidentally tilting the camera slightly to the left. Luckily Rawtherapee […]

Taunton & Kilve

Have taken some more shots with the Ricoh GRD IV, in Kilve (yesterday) & Taunton (today). Noticed there is something a bit odd with some flash photos, where they are overexposed by about 3 stops occasionally – it’s a bit strange as I have updated the firmware to the latest version and it seems that […]

Barred

This looks a bit like a prison, but it’s a actually the Somerset County Cricket Ground, next to the River Tone in Taunton I’m still getting used to my Logitech K400r keyboard with intergrated touchpad – I’m wondering why they made it so that the “f” keys have to have the FN key pressed to […]

BMX

Taken on the seafront at Exmouth on Neopan 400 – have only shot a couple of rolls of this but it seems to work pretty well. I’ve been trying to streamline my blog a bit today and did a bit of experimentation with Google Analytics, but I’m not really convinced by this platform. It relies […]