A Favourite Place

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We all have places that we love to photograph and for me, one of those places is Salford Quays, which I have captured on many occasions over the years at roughly two year intervals. Last week the weather was not looking too promising when … Read more…

To leave or not to leave…that is the question

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Britannia I have a surrealism project on the go, one of the regular “challenges” that we set at our photo club, Oldham Photographic Society. We began to set these challenges about three years ago and we do six per year. Also ongoing, we have an … Read more…

Le Weekend

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Last weekend’s photography started early Saturday morning. My friends, who know I am not an early riser, will be surprised that I was up just after 5 am and on the road, with two photographer friends, by 6 am. Our destination…the RSPB reserve at … Read more…

Saddleworth Brass Band Contest

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I don’t think of myself as a street photographer, but when the opportunity arises, anything goes as far as photography is concerned. Inspired by my friend Kerstin Arnemann, whose monochrome work is wonderful and who is currently doing a street photography project, I decided to try … Read more…

New Doodle

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Just for variety, here is a little doodle I did tonight…which was a nice change from shooting birds and wee beasties. The stages of making this image are at my Adobe Behance site: chriswiddall.myportfolio.com/projects   … Read more…

Canada Goose

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The Canada Goose is often described as a nuisance since it has bred so prolifically in our public parks and gardens. But we had great pleasure in watching a family of geese at Dunham Massey yesterday and it gave me the opportunity to practice … Read more…

Birds May 2016 Pikelow Farm

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Nature photography is becoming addictive. This could be my last visit to the hide at Pikelow for a while…as there should be plenty of insects around in the next few weeks to occupy my lens and my time…while many of the birds will undergo their … Read more…