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Jim!

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At long last I got together with Linda and her Shire horse "Jim" for a photo
session.
He's a massive horse but very gentle and calm.
Wasn't bothered at all by my being there or the flash going off.
Made a little http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=_RWQ3XtO1vQ">movie
/> too.
Still working on the main crop of pictures. I think she'll like the results
though.
;-)
30th Dec 2007, 21:02   comments (7)

My mate Ian, the bastard!

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I've been best of mates with Ian since we were both 17/18 and joined the
army (1980/81 for anyone who's counting backwards)
We now still work together, as truck drivers at Huisman in Nijmegen, though he lives
in the Midlands, UK.
He's on holiday right now.
Canary islands.
Very nice there over Christmas & New Year, apparently, sunny, warm.
Very pleasant.

Did I mention how much I HATE HIM??

;-P
29th Dec 2007, 19:28   comments (18)

Ice-Fight!

Last night Boet, Hans & I went to Nijmegen to see an Ice Hockey match
(Nijmegen vs Amsterdam).
A lot of fun!
Trying to take pictures of these guys whizzing up and down the ice is
neigh-on impossible!
Still trawling through a couple of hundred shots to find the one of two
reasonable ones.
29th Dec 2007, 13:47   comments (7)

Oh Viewty, You Beauty!

Look what Santa's little helper brought to my door today!
Better late than never.
It's beautifully packaged, tres chic.
Thank you LG Nederland, I'll get onto configuring the Email etc tomorrow,
stuff to do tonight, though the internet connection worked right out of the
box.
So far very impressed, touch screen worked great using fingers and thumbs,
there's a satisfying little "buzz" when you "press" a key, and everything's
in a pretty logical order in the menu's.
One of the first things I tried was the 120 fps slow-motion film function
(it records straight to DivX which is great too) and the result was amazing!
I'll get some footage on Moblog asp.
I'm off to a darkened room now for a little play, 'scuse me.
;-)
28th Dec 2007, 17:36   comments (13)

Prezzies!!

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Thank you Dhamaka, you're too kind!
28th Dec 2007, 10:03   comments (5)

SB 600 flash test

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All set to Automatic (ttl) 2.5m distance from camera to subject, white
ceiling, with a large, north facing window to left of shot.

From top to bottom;

Direct flash, no diffuser (+1 power)
Direct flash, with diffuser (+1 power)
60 degrees up bounced flash, no diffuser (+1 power)
60 degrees up bounced flash, with diffuser (+1 power)
28th Dec 2007, 09:55   comments (4)

Xmas dinner with the boys

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Turkey & all the trimmings.
We was stuffed!
27th Dec 2007, 21:49   comments (4)

He's been!

Santa visited our house and brought us lots of lovely things!
We must've all been very, very good all year!
25th Dec 2007, 20:14   comments (3)