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Bole Hill Quarry

As promised here’s a few images to show what a gem for photos the Quarry and surrounding area is.  The first few are from March 2019 (which was one of the first trips out after switching to Oly) ...

Heavy Horse Show with a bit of history

On one of our trips out when we were in Yorkshire we came across a Heavy Horse Show, so having gone back to get the cameras we retuned to spend some time with these lovely animals and came across a re...

September Meet-Up

In the spirit of being allowed outside now and us all having expensive camera gear that needs using who would be interested in meeting up in September / October?  The dates I have so far are :  Saturd...

Adding a New Disk to Lightroom

I tried to write this as a post in the tech forum to answer Paul B’s question, but I couldn’t post it, perhaps the images were too big.  Not sure.  No matter I’ll post it o...

Options for Eye Spy

Had a couple of subjects in mind for this one, here’s an option that didn’t make the sort list. This is a Silver Studded Blue female that hopped onto my hand as I was taking a shot with th...

A chance outing on a Sunday afternoon

Having seen a Facebook post about the start of the American Football season in the UK and that Telford now had a new team, Shropshire Revolution, and their their first home game of the year about 10 m...

Frogs and Toads

This week has seen the start of breeding season for the frogs and toads that live in our local pond.  I took an iPhone shot the other day and recorded the sound they were making with the intentio...

Mac Studio – Which One to Buy?

Short answer – buy the entry-level and add as much storage as you need.   Why.  I’ve been using the M1 MacBook Air with 8 CPU cores and 8GPU cores with 16GB RAM for around a year...

M1 Pro/Max Reviews – Thoughts and Pricing

The reviews of the new MacBook Pro laptops have started to com in now, and all looks good.  More than good.  They look really impressive.  However my final thoughts I had on my last blo...

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