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Estuary of the Glaslyn

2010-09-18 01:00:00

Estuary of the Glaslyn

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Photoblog: 18 Sep 2010

Near Portmadog. It sat in my "stuff I haven't uploaded yet" folder for eight months, before I realised what processing it needed to make it presentable.


Keywords: Afon Glaslyn, Irish Sea, North Wales, Portmadog, Snowdonia, UK, Wales, landscape, mountains, rivers, sunbeams


NIKON D50 52 mm f/8.0 0.008 sec (1/125) ISO 400 | Taken by Joe D on 2007-06-25 19:48:12


crocodile!

2010-09-16 01:00:00

crocodile!

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Photoblog: 16 Sep 2010

I thought the seal would have been too obvious. Not that this isn't.


Keywords: Berlin, Deutschland, East Berlin, Fernsehturm, Germany, architecture, crocodiles, sculptures, statues, transmitters


NIKON D50 18 mm f/11.0 0.02 sec (1/50) ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2007-12-10 10:55:39


Peaks

2010-09-14 01:00:00

Peaks

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Photoblog: 14 Sep 2010

from Arbor Low in the Derbyshire Dales, this afternoon.

I've started putting cameraphone pics on twitpic -- here. If you're after pretty pictures, you'll be disappointed, but if you want to see what Britain really looks like, you might find some answers...


Keywords: Derbyshire, Derbyshire Dales, England, Peak District, UK, clouds, hills, landscape


Unknown model unkown focal length unknown aperture unknown exposure ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-05-09 13:56:44


Hanbury Street

2010-09-12 01:00:00

Hanbury Street

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Photoblog: 12 Sep 2010

Just off Brick Lane. Nothing very original from me here -- just another picture of Roa's crane.

Sorry, guys -- been neglecting everybody else's streams these past few weeks. Struggling to find the time, but will catch up soon.


Keywords: Brick Lane, East End, East London, England, Hanbury Street, London, Spitalfields, Tower Hamlets, UK, Whitechapel, derelict, graffiti, londonist, murals, urban decay


Unknown model unkown focal length unknown aperture unknown exposure ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-07-05 13:17:52


The Road

2010-09-10 01:00:00

The Road

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Photoblog: 10 Sep 2010

cycling from Inverness to Fort Augustus the other day.


Keywords: Highlands, Scotland, UK, landscape, roads


NIKON D90 55 mm f/9.0 0.001 sec (1/1000) ISO 400 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-05-21 13:01:07


Hutong

2010-09-08 01:00:00

Hutong

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Photoblog: 08 Sep 2010

The old densely packed low-rise residential areas of Beijing -- this one just south of Yonghegong in the north-east of the city centre. These areas are ~.5km by .5km square labyrinths of singe-lane streets and mainly single-story buildings of various ages and construction, with little alleys and courtyards, and occasional tall temples or blocks of flats. Separating these .5km squares are the great north-south and east-went boulevards, themselves increasingly lined with tall apartment blocks, hotels, and glass office towers, slowly creeping deeper in amongst the hutongs. China is experiencing a backlash against the clearing of hutongs for development of things like offices, ever wider highways, and the 2008 Olympics, in part because the residents were thrown out of their ancestral homes with minimal compensation and help relocating.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hutong
www.nytimes.com/2010/05/27/world/asia/27china.html
knol.google.com/k/preservation-of-beijing-s-hutongs


Keywords: Beijing, China, Yonghegong, hutongs, motorbikes, streetscape, streetscapes


Unknown model unkown focal length unknown aperture unknown exposure ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-08-15 06:21:36


Battersea moonrise

2010-09-06 01:00:00

Battersea moonrise

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Photoblog: 06 Sep 2010

from Chelsea bridge, returning from Science Museum Lates last night.

Did I mention my Battersea Power Station rant already? Perhaps I did, once or twice...

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Keywords: Battersea, Battersea Power Station, Chelsea, England, London, UK, Wandsworth, West London, architecture, bridges, londonist, moon, night, power stations, railways, reflections


NIKON D90 10 mm f/13.0 30 ISO 100 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-04-28 21:02:20


Derwent Water

2010-08-06 01:00:00

Derwent Water

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Photoblog: 06 Aug 2010

seemed to me that i couldn't just leave this lying around in the "stuff that i could perhaps upload to flickr" folder forever.

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you guys! the latest weekend photo essay is up at cotch dot net -- this week it's part 2 of a 2 part journey around south east london...


Keywords: Cumbria, Derwent Water, England, Jaws of Borrowdale, Lake District, UK, art, lakes, landscape, morning, mountains


NIKON D90 46 mm f/10.0 0.002 sec (1/500) ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2009-04-19 07:27:31


That.

2010-08-03 01:00:00

That.

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Photoblog: 03 Aug 2010

a random combination of objects that inexplicably appealed. on Blackwall Tunnel road, at the weekend.


Keywords: Docklands, East London, England, London, North Greenwich, South East London, Tunnel Road, UK, cars, gasometers, londonist, signs


NIKON D90 26 mm f/18.0 0.077 sec (1/13) ISO 100 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-04-10 11:22:57


Mam Tor

2010-07-31 01:00:00

Mam Tor

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Photoblog: 31 Jul 2010

From a walk yesterday, resulting in this short photo essay: Landslide victory.

Since I'm still away, these were all edited with Raw Studio and gIMP on a 9" eeepc. Not so easy.


Keywords: Derbyshire, England, High Peak, Hope Valley, Mam Tor, Peak District, UK, abandoned, derelict, landscape, landslides


Unknown model unkown focal length unknown aperture unknown exposure ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-05-12 11:26:24


The Little Crown

2010-07-28 01:00:00

The Little Crown

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Photoblog: 28 Jul 2010

New Cross road, on sunday evening. I feel a "scruffy pubs of South East London" set coming on.

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Keywords: Deptford, England, London, New Cross, New Cross Road, South East London, South London, UK, londonist, pubs


NIKON D90 17 mm f/8.0 0.017 sec (1/60) ISO 400 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-04-11 17:29:26


Glenfinnan

2010-07-25 01:00:00

Glenfinnan

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Photoblog: 25 Jul 2010

Sunny days a couple of weeks ago.


Keywords: Glenfinnan, Glenfinnan Monument, Highlands, Scotland, UK, West Highlands, imported, lakes, landscape, lochs


NIKON D90 17 mm f/9.0 0.003 sec (1/320) ISO 400 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-05-24 13:17:48


sand

2010-07-22 01:00:00

sand

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Photoblog: 22 Jul 2010

and gravel, behind the thames path at north greenwich this morning. first time i've gone out for a photo walk with a circular polariser in about a year...


Keywords: East London, England, Greenwich, London, North Greenwich, UK, cranes, docks, gravel, industrial, londonist, londonistriverproject, sand


NIKON D90 38 mm f/10.0 0.013 sec (1/80) ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-04-10 11:31:06


figure

2010-07-19 01:00:00

figure

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Photoblog: 19 Jul 2010

at the underpass next to mudchute dlr and millwall dock, isle of dogs.

these spring evening walks around south east london are the subject of the latest weekend mini photo essay -- Neighbourhood (part 1). do take a look, if you're not already subscribed!


Keywords: Docklands, East London, England, Isle of Dogs, London, Millwall, UK, graffiti, londonist, lpyc, silhouettes, streetscape


NIKON D90 31 mm f/10.0 0.005 sec (1/200) ISO 400 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-04-11 18:26:45


Windermere

2010-07-16 01:00:00

Windermere

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Photoblog: 16 Jul 2010

not the best bit of the lakes, but occasionally you stumble upon something worth shooting...

guys! don't forget to check cotch dot net for the latest little photo story!


Keywords: Cumbria, England, Lake District, Langdale Pikes, UK, Windermere, abandoned, lakes, landscape, machinery, mountains, rusty, snow


NIKON D90 30 mm f/9.0 0.002 sec (1/500) ISO 250 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-02-22 15:07:10


St Paul's

2010-07-13 01:00:00

St Paul's

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Photoblog: 13 Jul 2010

Standing out standing still between the tides of people and flows of clouds on the wobbly bridge. I got an absurdly cheap NDx8 filter on ebay. I mean, £5, international postage inclusive. I assumed that it would be crap but that at that price, it might be worth it for a few deliberately crap "arty" pictures. Had a play with it on the bridge on the way home...

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more pictures of the bridge


Keywords: England, London, Millennium Bridge, River Thames, St Paul's Cathedral, TWTME, UK, bridges, bw, londonist, long exposure, monochrome, red filter, streetscape


NIKON D90 26 mm f/20.0 1.6 ISO 100 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-04-20 17:52:34


Kilchurn Castle

2010-07-10 01:00:00

Kilchurn Castle

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Photoblog: 10 Jul 2010

Reflected in Loch Awe on Sunday morning. For those that missed it on twitter I spent a four day weekend cycling around the Highlands, trying to cram in as many of the to-go-list items as I could into my first visit to the region!

Embiggen on black


Keywords: Argyl and Bute, Argyll, Glenorchy, Highlands, Kilchurn Castle, Loch Awe, Scotland, UK, West Highlands, castles, lakes, landscape, lochs, lpyc, mountains, reflections, ruins, water


NIKON D90 10 mm f/8.0 0.003 sec (1/400) ISO 400 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-05-23 09:12:35


Boston skyline

2010-06-30 01:00:00

Boston skyline

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Photoblog: 30 Jun 2010

Ran out of current stuff to post, really ought to get everything off the camera. This is the Boston skyline from the East Piers Park back in June. Photoshop channel mixer: darken blues, lighten reds and greens, desaturate.


Keywords: Atlantic Ocean, Boston, Boston Harbour, Boston skyline, Massachusetts, New England, USA, boats, bw, cityscape, monochrome, redfilter, sea, skyline, skyscrapers, tower blocks


NIKON D50 18 mm f/3.5 0.002 sec (1/640) ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2006-06-27 10:21:49


Derelict house

2010-06-20 01:00:00

Derelict house

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OK, I'm done updating for today. Now go subscribe to my photoblog so you don't have to see all the crap I post to the photostream.


Keywords: Cincinnati, Clifton Heights, Ohio, USA, cleanup, derelict


FinePix A310 5.7 mm f/2.8 0.002 sec (1/420) ISO 160 | Taken by Joe D on 2006-05-11 19:18:30


Derwent Water

2010-06-05 01:00:00

Derwent Water

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Photoblog: 05 Jun 2010

sorry, just more of the same, from last year...

View On Black


Keywords: 123, Cumbria, Derwent Water, England, Lake District, UK, lakes, landscape, lpyc, mountains, reflections, water


NIKON D90 18 mm f/10.0 0.004 sec (1/250) ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2009-04-19 07:04:57


Moel-y-gest

2010-05-11 01:00:00

Moel-y-gest

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Photoblog: 11 May 2010

I looked for a still version of the Moel-y-gest video that I posted at the weekend, and found this instead -- the view looking the other way, south over the Glaslyn estuary and the south-western ranges of Snowdonia.

more photos of Moel-y-gest


Keywords: Afon Glaslyn, Irish Sea, Moel-y-gest, Portmadog, Snowdonia, UK, Wales, estuaries, landscape, mountain, my dad, rivers, sea


NIKON D90 50 mm f/8.0 0.003 sec (1/400) ISO 250 | Taken by Joe D on 2009-06-17 20:11:32


Tolpuddle

2010-05-07 01:00:00

Tolpuddle

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Photoblog: 07 May 2010




Keywords: Dorset, England, Tolpuddle, Tolpuddle Festival, UK, festivals, shadows


NIKON D50 20 mm f/3.8 0.002 sec (1/640) ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2008-07-20 17:22:38


docklands

2010-05-05 01:00:00

docklands

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Photoblog: 05 May 2010

in the morning light a couple of weeks ago.

guys! did i mention that i put together a castlerigg mini photo essay? it's on the blog, which is here.


Keywords: 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, Docklands, East London, England, Greenwich, Isle of Dogs, London, North Greenwich, River Thames, UK, architecture, boats, cityscape, skyscrapers


NIKON D90 30 mm f/9.0 0.001 sec (1/800) ISO 400 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-03-07 08:00:08


Latrigg

2010-05-03 01:00:00

Latrigg

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Photoblog: 03 May 2010

and Blencathra. a few weeks ago.

guys! you should read my short item on PR, publicity stunt petitions, parochial nimbyism and a power station -- "Battersea, in all its desolation", here.

well, really, you should be subscribed to the blog by now anyway :)


Keywords: 123m, 321, Blencathra, Cumbria, England, Lake District, Latrigg, Saddleback, UK, landscape, lpyc, mountains, snow


NIKON D90 17 mm f/10.0 0.005 sec (1/200) ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-02-21 15:49:05


Portland

2010-05-01 01:00:00

Portland

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Photoblog: 01 May 2010

alternating storm clouds and sunshine a few weeks ago. this week's mini photo essay on the blog is about the lighthouse


Keywords: Dorset, England, English Channel, Isle of Portland, Jurassic Coast, Portland, Portland Bill, UK, boats, clouds, lighthouses, sea, sunset


NIKON D90 32 mm f/9.0 0.003 sec (1/320) ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-02-13 16:01:24


the creek

2010-04-29 01:00:00

the creek

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Photoblog: 29 Apr 2010

barges on the deptford creek, last weekend.


Keywords: Deptford, Deptford Creek, East London, England, Greenwich, London, River Ravensbourne, South East London, UK, barges, boats, cranes, industrial, londonist


NIKON D90 10 mm f/8.0 0.004 sec (1/250) ISO 400 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-04-11 17:52:07


Catbells

2010-04-27 01:00:00

Catbells

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Photoblog: 27 Apr 2010

reflections in Derwent Water...


Keywords: Catbells, Cumbria, Derwent Water, England, Lake District, UK, lakes, landscape, lpyc, mountains, reflections, sunset


NIKON D90 17 mm f/9.0 0.003 sec (1/400) ISO 400 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-02-20 16:54:43


Newport Bay

2010-04-25 01:00:00

Newport Bay

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Photoblog: 25 Apr 2010

from Dinas Island in Pembrokeshire.


Keywords: Atlantic, Irish Sea, Newport, Pembrokeshire, UK, Wales, landscape, my family, sea


NIKON D90 27 mm f/9.0 0.001 sec (1/1000) ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2009-05-21 13:46:34


Lago Llanquihue

2010-04-23 01:00:00

Lago Llanquihue

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Photoblog: 23 Apr 2010

at Peurto Octay, with Osorno volcano behind.


Keywords: Andes, Chile, Lago Llanquihue, Llanquihue, Los Lagos, Mount Osorno, Patagonia, Peurto Octay, lakes, landscape, mountains, volcanoes


NIKON D90 48 mm f/8.0 0.001 sec (1/2000) ISO 400 | Taken by Joe D on 2009-09-28 13:44:31


snowstorm and sunlight

2010-04-21 01:00:00

snowstorm and sunlight

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Photoblog: 21 Apr 2010

with castlerigg in the corner.

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guys, a quick note on how flickr works: posting your photo to a group is considered an invitation for people to view and comment on your photo. traditional topics for such comments include what about a photo the commenter likes, and any suggestions for ways it might be done differently. different crops, compositions, angles, lighting, processing. flickr users are enthusiastic about photography and love to share ideas about each other's photography in this way. generally, if somebody leaves simple friendly helpful suggestions alongside saying nice things about the stuff you made, that is considered in advanced civilisations to be a good thing. it is not to be mistaken for an insult. replying to such a comment with a series of increasingly frantic private messages rambling about your long trip down to the shops, and blocking the commenter from making their reply similarly in private, looks just the slightest bit crazy.

99.9% of flickr users get this. and get this without effort. some of the more venerable lads and lasses of the english counties groups may still need to put some work in on this one.


Keywords: 123l, Castlerigg, Cumbria, England, Lake District, Latrigg, TWTME, UK, from Latrigg, landscape, lpyc, mountains, patchwork, snow, storms


NIKON D90 55 mm f/9.0 0.006 sec (1/160) ISO 250 | Taken by Joe D on 2010-02-21 16:24:52


The crags

2010-04-19 01:00:00

The crags

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Photoblog: 19 Apr 2010

Since the last Edinburgh offering from the "is this really worth uploading?" folder got zero takers, I thought I'd try it again as many times as it takes to get it right. So here's another from an icy morning on Arthur's Seat at xmas 2008, looking out over the city from the Salisbury Crags.

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guys! don't forget to check out the weekly mini photo essay on the blog -- this week it's about Portland.


Keywords: 123, 123L, 321, Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle, Salisbury Crags, Scotland, TWTME, UK, cityscape, landscape, lpyc, snow


NIKON D50 28 mm f/10.0 0.017 sec (1/60) ISO 200 | Taken by Joe D on 2008-12-03 12:53:52


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