Animal Magic

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Dumfries & Galloway is a magical place for those that enjoy nature and taking photos of wildlife. It’s fair to say  a good number of our members are hunters, that is they love to be out & about with their cameras hunting for that special wildlife shot.   It’s mating time for our frogs, and …

Antartica Presentation

After our Christmas break the club is back into full swing. Already we have had sessions that include table top studio work, photoshop tutorials, advise on lens filters, a critique night and much more. Last thursday our members enjoyed a presentation given by members Jean and John Robson on their return from their trip to …

Season of Frosts

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Having retired earlier in the year I have now got time to practice my photography, and learn more about the wildlife that surrounds us. My objective is to get better at taking images that tell the viewer something about the natural history of a scene, either behaviour or habitat of a subject. Autumn has been …

Spanish Steps

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  So hubby and myself finally made it to Italy this year on our holidays after retiring from work. After some consideration I decided that my Panasonic Lumix point and shoot was the best option for this adventure. We were touring round Italy on a bus. Anyway to my surprise my favourite photos were the …

Kingfisher at Caerlaverock

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Just back in from a walk around WWT Caerlaverock how lucky was I to see a pair of Kingfishers flying up and down the Back pond and this one obliged by sitting right in front of the hide for me. -Caroline Legg Blank template frames

St Malo Sunset

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A St Malo sunset, the lake that is, in Manitoba, Canada. Members will be showing photos at our end of month meeting that represent our summer and no doubt some of my Canada collection will be included. We will be showing up to five per member. I look forward to seeing what sort of a …

Fireworks

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What better time to try out night photography than November 5th?  Club member Kelly Lamont has taken some crackers!

A Cummertrees Encounter

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I went out for a drive with my husband at dusk on a nice calm evening. I spotted a buzzard landing in a field so shot out of the car with my camera. How lucky was I to see a young doe with her 2 kids about 100 metres in front of me. Unfortunately I …

The Gardening Photographer

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What better place to take photographs than in your own garden?. This time of year is a favourite time of mine for chasing bees and butterflies. Over recent times I have planted to attract and support them. They are presently enjoying my asters, a tallish purple aster and the tall and gaudy aster Pink Parfait. …

A Sparrowhawk Visits

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After saying goodbye to Easter visitors I was suddenly on my own and the house felt very quiet. I thought about the horrible job ahead stripping all the beds and decided to make a start. I glanced out the bedroom window and couldnt believe the size of the bird that had landed on the fence …