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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Testing at Amwell

I went to Amwell this afternoon. LOADS of Siskins about and I managed to find a Lesser Redpoll!




Trish had hired the Panasonic 100-300 telephoto zoom for the weekend I hadn't got a chance to use it until this afternoon.

What do we reckon? I had to push the ISO much more than I'd like to to get a decent shutter speed.






What's that noise?


For goodness sake you back?















Saturday, November 24, 2012

Christmas Fayre in November?

Today was not birding weather, sorry it was not a day to take photos of birds, which was what I wanted to do. So instead I headed off into Suffolk to Bury St Edmunds to find it was the Christmas Fayre and the place was heaving.

Still despite the awful light it was good camera practice.











The Nutshell the smallest pub in the country.












Alpaca's not a pretty boy.

 The cathedral tower...


As the cathedral was likely to be a bit busy off to St Mary'







































Got to the car and the rain started. Given Dad tells me the rain started at 9am at home I made the right choice!