Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Day 198 - Canoe Lake

Day 198 - Canoe Lake by magirob
Day 198 - Canoe Lake, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

15/7/11 - I saw these lights reflecting on Canoe Lake last night and have never seen them so long before, they looked pretty cool so had to go back and photograph them.

Day 197 - Field of Flowers

Day 197 - Field of Flowers by magirob
Day 197 - Field of Flowers, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

14/7/11 - While out walking the other day I passed a few fields full of these flowers, the whole field was covered with them, they were only tiny.

Day 196 - Underneath the Arches

13/7/11 - Playing about with some night shots again in Old Portsmouth

Day 195 - Foxglove

Day 196 - Foxglove by magirob
Day 196 - Foxglove, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

Day 195 - Foxglove

12/7/11 - I took this one evening in the New Forest while looking for Deer, We didn't see any deer that evening as they were all hiding in their burrows/nests/apartments

Sunday, 17 July 2011

Day 194 - Chichester Harbour

Day 195 - Chichester Harbour by magirob
Day 195 - Chichester Harbour, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

11/7/11 - The View from the top of the hills above Kingsley vale is awesome, in the distance is Chichester and Chichester harbour, with Selsey Bill and Bracklesham Bay in the far distance.

Day 193 - Bosham

Day 193 - Bosham by magirob
Day 193 - Bosham, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

10/7/11 - I have had loads of magic shows to do recently and some of them in Bosham, It was here that legend tells of King Canute telling the tide to turn back and drowning when it didn't, it was thought he was buried in the church but it is now thought his bones are in Winchester Cathedral.

Saturday, 9 July 2011

Day 192 - Kingsley Vale

Day 192 - Kingsley Vale by magirob
Day 192 - Kingsley Vale, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

9/7/11 - This ancient woodland in West Sussex was the site of a bloody battle with some vikings, What remains is a forest of Yew trees, some as old as 500 years old. Some say that the forest is haunted and the Yew Trees move around after dark.

Friday, 8 July 2011

Day 191 - The Devils Humps

Day 191 - The Devils Humps by magirob
Day 191 - The Devils Humps, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

8/7/11 - He I am with Nat and Andie on top of the hill overlooking Kingley Vale near Chichester, The views are spectacular and we are standing on a one of the ancient burial mounds called the Devils Humps.

Thursday, 7 July 2011

Day 190 - Radcliffe Revisited

Day 190 - Radcliffe Revisited by magirob
Day 190 - Radcliffe Revisited, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

7/7/11 - I spent about 2 hours wandering around Oxford the other night, I expected it to be quite well floodlit but I was wrong, apart from the street lights the buildings are actually quite dark, this was a 20 second exposure at f3.5.

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Day 189 - Red Admiral

Day 189 - Red Admiral by magirob
Day 189 - Red Admiral, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

6/7/11 - It must be the time of year for Butterflies, there were hundreds of them on top of Beacon hill in North Hampshire, Again just 2 days later there were lots more during a walk through the Sussex countryside.

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Day 188 - Highclere from Beacon Hill

5/7/11 - Home of the Earls of Carnarvon, the 5th Earl being the most famous, along with Howard Carter he opened up the tomb of Tutankhamen. the castle is home to many artifacts from the tombs. He is buried at the top of Beacon hill, it is the site of an ancient hill fort and over looks the home of the Earls of Carnarvon, its quite a beautiful place.

Monday, 4 July 2011

Day 187 - The Radcliffe Camera

4/7/11 - I spent a day in Oxford on Saturday as I was working in the area during the evening, I have never really been to Oxford before, its a lovely city. This is the Radcliffe Camera which is actually a Library built in 1737-48.


Sunday, 3 July 2011

Day 186 - Leaving Their Mark

Day 186 - Leaving Their Mark by magirob
Day 186 - Leaving Their Mark, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

3/7/11 - I got this shot on my way home from a gig the other night, it was really quiet on the motorway below and I had to wait for ages until enough cars came along.

Saturday, 2 July 2011

Day 185 - Butser at Night

Day 185 - Butser at Night by magirob
Day 185 - Butser at Night, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

2/7/11 - Butser Hill lies at the west end of the South Downs National Park and although its away from the bright lights of any cities it still has a lot of light pollution at night, this was a 2 minute exposure with the glow from Petersfield lighting up the clouds.


Friday, 1 July 2011

Day 184 - Portrait of a Tree

Day 184 - Portrait of a Tree by magirob
Day 184 - Portrait of a Tree, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

1/7/11 - I spent a few hours out the other night photographing the stars and on the way back to my car I took a photo of this tree kind of as an afterthought, I really liked how it turned out.

60 second exposure time