Hartsholme Park – Last weekend of March

I haven't been to Hartsholme Park here in Lincoln for some time so I thought that I would pay it a visit; it would also allow me to test my new lens out. Unfortunately, by the time I got around to this on Saturday it was late afternoon so the Sun was in completely the... Continue Reading →

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The Photography show 2017

On Sunday I went to this year’s Photography show; this 4-day event runs from Saturday 18th to Tuesday 21st March at the Birmingham NEC. Like previous years, I visited the show with my friend Richard Brown; the only difference is that he drove this year as I no longer have a car. Richard has already... Continue Reading →

Portland Bill in March

In early March I ventured down to Winchester to take part in the free OLYMPUS Experience Day at Marwell Zoo, you can read more about that here. I used to live in Winchester before I moved up to Lincoln and when living there the company I used to work for paid for me to go... Continue Reading →

OLYMPUS Experience Day – Marwell Zoo

Introduction At the end of last year I pre-ordered and then purchased a new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera and among the benefits of pre-ordering the camera was that you could attend a free workshop, there were a number of locations available. Each workshop was centred on a theme linked to the location and... Continue Reading →

Judge’s Lodgings Studio Photography Workshop

Following the success of the LCE arranged Doddington Hall Portrait Photo workshop, they have arranged several follow-on workshops. On 28th February we had a Studio Photography Workshop that was hosted by John Clements and this time within the boundaries of Lincoln at the Judge's Lodgings which is adjacent to the main entrance of Lincoln Castle... Continue Reading →

Lincoln Photo Show 2016

Today's the day of the annual London Camera Exchange (LCE) Lincoln's Photo show at the Lincoln Drill Hall on Free Schhool Lane and runs from 11am - 4pm, entry is as usual free This year it is on a Sunday (previous years were the Wednesday nearest the 5th November - so a bit earlier in... Continue Reading →

Hartsholme Park – October 2016

It's been a while since I last visited Hartsholme Park and posted some photos; however, I managed to go last Saturday (just over a week ago) and try out my new Fujinon XF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6 F LM OIS WR lens which I recently purchased from WEX Photographic for a considerable sum less than it now... Continue Reading →

Woburn Safari Park – October 2016

Back on the 6th October most of my family (Mum, Dad and Brother-in-law Simon) went to Woburn Safari Park, the original plan was for us 3 guys to go to Thorpe Park which rather helpfully (not) was shut for the day. However, going to Woburn was a more than great alternative and the bonus is... Continue Reading →

Doddington Hall Portrait Shoot

At the end of last month (Tuesday 27th September, the Lincoln - Silver Street branch of London Camera Exchange (LCE) organised (in conjunction with Canon, Nikon and Olympus) a Portrait Shoot at Doddington Hall here in Lincoln. The sold out event was well attended by a wide range of photographers with all skills and the... Continue Reading →

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