Saturday, 30 March 2013

A Load of Bullocks

This morning we went to the In Focus showroom in London Colney to look at Spotting Scopes for Harriet's bird watching.  An impressive place, and it was fascinating to see how the optical quality improved as the price went up.  Not unlike photography, in fact.  The shop is part of a working farm, and there were some bullocks in an adjacent area.  Preferring fur (well, hair) to feather, it seemed like a good idea to take a snap or two of them.  Well, it would have been rude not to...

Monday, 25 March 2013

Flea Market

What does one do to pass the time on a "brass monkey" Sunday morning in Bristol?  Well, in our case we went to a Flea Market held at Bristol City football stadium.  Given the unseasonably cold weather, the place was absolutely heaving with people.  All human life was there, along with a fairly random assortment of everything from high quality antiques, through "shabby chic", right the way down to complete and utter junk.  I was trying out a new (to me) 85/1.8 lens I recently acquired, and these are the results.

It was a definite challenge not getting my own reflection in that shiny bum...