I took a walk down to the Thames Barrier with my camera the other week and took this long exposure shot of Number 8, which is the second nearest barrier to the South shore. Featured is the black and white version but you can also see a colour version below.

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I had a couple of pictures I wanted to go out and get last weekend of the lighthouse over at Dovercourt. It’s an hours drive away so I was not overly pleased to find the lighthouse surrounded in scaffolding…still, I’d got out and I have photoshop…so I got to it

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Long exposure of this building in London – came out just as I wanted it to (after some work in photoshop of course) – the lens was the Samyang 24mm TS.

If you would like a print of this picture you can get one here – https://shop.markseton.co.uk/Black-and-White/i-wcqkt9Q/A


I’m the Chairman of Bishop’s Stortford Camera Club for the next two years. The season runs from September to April, but we always run a series of events throughout the year on most Tuesdays and occasional Saturdays. This year’s first Saturday trip was to the Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in dreadful weather for photography…blazing sunshine! 

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I travelled up to Aberdeen this evening, easyJet got me there in an hour and at £50 return you really could not complain about the value!

Wandering around in a town you’ve never been to before can be a bit of a dicey move, especially when you are wandering around the Dock areas. I was quite disappointed that you could not really get close to any of the ships…not like down in Great Yarmouth…anyhow, here’s a shot of the Siem Garnet that was running its engine giving me a little smoke to capture from my distant vantage point!