Daily Archives: Monday, 3rd October 2011

More interesting clouds

The weather was a bit odd today. Partly clear, odd bits of rain, and once again some quite nice clouds in the fading light:

Threatening Sky

Threatening Sky

I like the contrast between the dark clouds in the foreground, the fading blue of the sky and that little bit of red over to the left.

Weight and Stuff Report – 3 October 2011

Weight: 221 pounds (15 stone 11 pounds, 100.2 kg)
Exercise: Lunchtime walk

Back down again today, which is an encouraging start to the week. I didn’t quite get it together to walk to work this morning, but I did manage a moderate walk at lunchtime:

Click to see the interactive version

Click to see the interactive version

I took the 5D Mk II with me, fitted with my hardly used Lensbaby, which I fitted with its Pinhole/Zone Plate module. There’s something delightfully perverse about using a moderately serious bit of kit like my Canon with something as definitively low-tech as what amounts to a hole. Most of the pictures were, as you might expect, a bit on the rubbish side, but I rather like the way the reflections create circular flares in this image of the Sage:

Ghostly Sage

Ghostly Sage

And Pandon Tower has never looked so unearthly…

Mysterious Tower

Mysterious Tower

All a bit silly, but fun. Pictures taken with proper glass will follow…