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Forum: Photos 10-11-2013, 09:54 AM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To SnapRJW: Lack of People.

This was taken on a late Monday afternoon. I can assure you that there were people around. It is an interesting town and after living in England all my life was the first time that I had visited...
Forum: Photos 09-01-2013, 11:04 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To thebest: Cropping

Dawn. No problem. I was using a new camera with a 16:9 ratio format and didn't notice my wife had entered the composition. I must crop her out or make her walk behind me in future!!!!
Regards
Colin
Forum: Photos 08-21-2013, 09:32 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To jhm: Workshop

John, Thanks for the workshop. I must take more care to look around the scene. The trip to France was the first outing for a new camera that I had just bought. I had it set on 16:9 ratio and with the...
Forum: Photos 08-20-2013, 10:43 AM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To SnapRJW: National Memorial

Rosemary. The memorial is a modern one and very moving to visit. The walls all contain the names of the fallen by year. The most haunting fact is that half of the memorial is blank walls awaiting for...
Forum: Photos 08-16-2013, 10:08 AM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To fabbs99: Car in Moffat

Didn't notice the car at the time - but you are right - it would be better not being there.
Regards
Colin
Forum: Photos 08-16-2013, 10:07 AM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To tyro: Car in Moffatt

It was a "grab" shot and it's a pity that the Vauxhall had to be an "estate" model. Thanks for your note about the rams ears.
Regards
Colin
Forum: Photos 08-04-2013, 09:56 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To jhm: Arctic Circle

I managed to take this photo with nobody in the frame. Down the hill to my left was a Centre that had an information cinema, cafť, shop etc. It was quite a busy tourist stop off along a long and...
Forum: Photos 08-03-2013, 05:15 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To macjake: Waiting for the tide

The artist Antony Gorley is famous for producing things that nobody can understand. I find this particularly with modern art where the artist has to have an A3 sheet of text telling you what it's...
Forum: Photos 07-28-2013, 10:29 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To timecapturer: Sony Alpha Cameras

Brian. I have been a Minolta user since I started taken out of focus pictures. I discovered I needed glasses so started with the Minolta cameras with the first auto focus. Started with a Dynax3000...
Forum: Photos 07-19-2013, 03:46 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
Smile To Porteplume: REgion Name

Viviane , thank you very much.
Regards
Colin
Forum: Photos 05-23-2009, 12:49 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To johnmcc: Lime Tree Avenue

John - Thank you for taking an interest in my photo. ~The stripes around the trees were a stricky band that had been placed on all trees that year as there were problem with a particular type of moth...
Forum: Photos 08-10-2008, 06:57 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To magiqa: Blarney

When kissing the Blarney stone which is about 100m above the ground. You are aided by a man, you lay on your back he then pushes you over the edge to reach the stone which is underneath the top wall...
Forum: Photos 07-14-2008, 12:03 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To LCannon: Blarney

Lori
Thanks for your comments. I did in fact manage to get to the top and "Kissed the Blarney Stone"! My wife gave it a miss and stayed at the bottom!
Regards colin
Forum: Photos 03-20-2008, 01:20 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To neillupin: ANse Source Tree

Neil - As we had to get out of the boat into the sea as there was no landing stage - I travelled light and only took the one lens lens with me and left the wide angle back at the hotel. With trees...
Forum: Photos 02-28-2008, 01:10 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To marknunnerley: Lime Tree Ave

Mark - No filter used. It was just one of those shots that you knew you had captured something special when you pressed the shutter.
Regards Colin
Forum: Photos 02-22-2008, 10:01 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To windosil: Winifred

The view map just shows the county as far as I'm aware. The county is West Riding of Yorkshire. The village of Patrington is situated on the road that I took whilst travelling from Spurn Point to...
Forum: Photos 02-08-2008, 08:28 AM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
Workshop

David thanks for your workshop - looks really good
Regards Colin
Forum: Photos 01-30-2008, 12:36 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To Jeppo: Enigma

Silvio
You could write a book on this. I agree with you the Polish in fact managed to get an Enigma machine to the UK just before the start of the war well before the one from U110 was captured....
Forum: Photos 01-26-2008, 07:37 AM
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Views: 300
Posted By colinbrenchley
To pineapple: Kimono in the rain

Charlotte
Thank you for you kind comments
Regards Colin
Forum: Photos 01-26-2008, 07:26 AM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To banyanman: 10 past 10

David - thanks for your comments. I tend to walk around with an eye open for bid ads and do not wait in front of posters ans treat most shots as oportune rather than laying in wait! I set up a theme...
Forum: Photos 01-07-2008, 07:27 PM
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Posted By colinbrenchley
To Wahclellaspirit: Sherwood Forest

Steve
Robin Hood's tree, known as "The Major Oak" is about 4 miles from this site at a place called Edwinstowe. There is a picture of it in one of my themes "Trees"
Regards
Colin
Forum: Photos 12-30-2007, 08:39 AM
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Views: 123
Posted By colinbrenchley
To batalay: Volcanos Edge

Bulent
Thank you for your kind comments. I too have been to Vesuvius and to Santorini and I must admit the geology of volcano areas interests me. Iceland is a truely amazing place albeit an unusual...
Forum: Photos 12-18-2007, 09:41 PM
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Views: 176
Posted By colinbrenchley
To colinbrenchley: Steven

Finger trouble 0 the "f" is next to the "d" - have amended it to what I meant to say!
Regards Colin
Forum: Photos 11-04-2007, 03:49 PM
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Views: 170
Posted By colinbrenchley
To mrcrow: Geof

Yes it is Miyajima Island - I'll have to update my desription to add this fact.
Thanks for your comment
Regards Colin
Forum: Photos 11-02-2007, 12:58 PM
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Views: 139
Posted By colinbrenchley
To Wahclellaspirit: Hear no evil

Steve
The wooden carvings are reputed to be the original for this combination. Did the carvings or the saying come first? I do not know!
Regards
Colin
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