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Isle of Wight: A Photographic Walking Tour: Videos

Isle of White: Photographic Walking Tour

A collection of 3 videos showing the beautiful surroundings and scenery on the Isle of Wight. We will introduce you to Freshwater Bay, Blackgang Chine, Bembridge Harbour as well as Whitecliff Bay, Culver Down, Sandown & Shanklin. Our final day, takes you through Priory Bay, Seaview, Appley Tower to the town of Ryde. Our final …

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Travel Photo Journal: Wittdün auf Amrum, Germany

The Village of Wittdün the main settlement of the island Amrum

I first visited Amrum in 1972 as a teenaged student and was immediately captivated by its unique nature. Since I was there working for the summer in the youth hostel, I got to know the island and its idiosyncrasies very well. I have since revisited a couple of times, most recently in 2003 when these …

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Photo of the Day: Arrival at Dusk

Arrival at dusk

This photograph was taken with my very first SLR camera, an East German built Praktica in 1974. I no longer have the original print so this comes from a scanned negative. Somehow the poor quality of reproduction adds to the haunting nature of this shot. The colours are almost certainly bear little relationship to what …

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Goodbye Blackberry 8900, Hello Nokia N8 – Confessions of a techno-junkie brand-whore!

Smartbean

In case you haven’t yet figured it out, I am not like most people. The vast majority of us tend to stick to what is familiar and comfortable. Most major brands count on this single fact for much of their success. The recent ‘I am a PC!’ campaign by Microsoft as a response for the …

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England Travelogue – Day 2 High Rocks – Tunbridge Wells

When we awoke on the second day of our England adventure, the only member of the household there to greet us was floppy, the bunny. As I mentioned in our previous post, both my brother and his wife work long hours and had left the house a couple of hours before Dorothy and I even …

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The Supper Seven do it Louisiana Style in Ottawa

These shots were taken on a recent Supper outing to Jean Albert’s restaurant at Lyon & Somerset street in Ottawa. You can read a full restaurant review on our sister blog at: JustRW – Canada’s Un-Chef [ad#Clickbank] Related Images:

Don’t be negative and let your scanning slide!

Perhaps like me, you have a whole bunch of photos, slides and negatives from years gone by sitting around. You know that you should do something to preserve them, but all the options seem either too time-consuming, too expensive and too technically challenging. That was certainly the way I felt! A few years ago, I …

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The Rights and Wrongs of Digital Video – A crash course!

[ad#CJAdobeSpecOffTxt] Until very recently, I had all but given up on ever producing any really useful video photography. The main problem lay in the fact that unlike still photography, where you can immediately delete any shot that isn’t up to snuff, video requires intricate and time-consuming editing that is not easily accomplished without detailed knowledge …

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Of birds and bicycles – Spring comes to Ottawa

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