Daily Archives: Wednesday, 18th Jul 2012

Weight and Stuff Report – 18 July 2012

Up just a teeny bit today, never mind and all that, etc.

There were dire warnings of yet more heavy rain for today, but all that’s showed up so far has been a few light showers. This is probably because I took my waterproof coat to work. I really should have thought of that before, it might have stopped more of the stuff…

Today’s picture is a statue in Durham’s Market Square. Good fun getting the composition and a fair bit of tweaking in Lightroom to get both the sky and the statue looking reasonably exposed.

Marquis of Londonderry

Marquis of Londonderry

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Aperture: ƒ/4.5
Shutter speed: 1/1000s
Focal length: 45mm
ISO: 100
Taken: 15 July, 2012
Location: 54° 46.6142′ 0″ N 1° 34.5531′ 0″ W

Ffestiniog Railway – 29 June 2012

After the Snowdon fun and games, the next day’s highlight was a trip to Bleanau Ffestiniog on the famous narrow-gauge railway. As I mentioned at the time, our cunning plan to go from there to a slate mine was slightly foiled by the invisibility of the bus to take us there, possibly caused by the redevelopment going on at the station approach. So what we have here are some pictures from Porthmadog station, the scenery on the way, the engine at Bleanau Ffestiniog, and the scenery on the way back. Oh, and a strange character with a camera.[1]


[1] Hi Geoff  :wave: