A masterclass in photo technique

A Christmas present I received from my wife was a delightful surprise: a DVD of the film ‘The King’s Speech’. But the ‘bonus’ section was a long interview with director Tom Hooper which,… Continue reading

Back from the kitchen – promise

Now that my Christmas cooking marathon is over I’m intending to get back to a regular post here – concentrating on classic cameras and film. But here’s a picture from grumpytyke’s final Christmas Dinner… Continue reading

A very merry Christmas to you all

To all my followers, and anyone else who might drop by, wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas if you celebrate this Christian festival, and wishing you a wonderful time whatever festive… Continue reading

Doorways and entrances

Not a lot of time for photography in the run-up to Christmas, and a day-long session yesterday delving into the depths of advanced Microsoft Access relational databases (with a wonderful lady trainer) meant… Continue reading

A message for WordPress – if it ain’t broke don’t fix it

I’m taking the unusual step of making a post from a comment I’ve just left on another blog, in response to a post saying that WordPress seem to be making things more difficult… Continue reading

Waking up a rare Exa

I discovered my Rheinmetall Exa was a bit rare only a couple of weeks ago when someone put one on Ebay. It is quite rare, but not valuable. I can’t complain; the ‘kit’… Continue reading

Old photos which link with my photographic past

Posting my ‘photo bio’, from which I eventually worked out how to make an ‘About me’ menu heading (‘heading’ is a misnomer – it’s at the bottom!), I wrote that maybe I could… Continue reading

Why I modified the header – menus should be where you expect them!

Now I can, perhaps, get back to some photography, give more attention to the blogs I follow and even create some posts of my own! My previous post was not intended to be… Continue reading

About me, my summary photo bio

I decided to add an ‘About’ item to this, my photo blog, so wrote the following. However, for the life of me I can’t remember how I created the menu headings on grumpytyke… Continue reading

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