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Side Steps… A cottage in Broughton in Furness

Canon S70 no exif data retained!

Architectural details have long fascinated me windows, door ways, finials, architraves and this case the theme of steps, which has continued for some time now. Wherever I travel I record these things as I see them, at one point I had it in mind to produce a series drawings from the hundred photos taken but now as I look over them and decide which appeal to me most I feel that they have taken on a significance of their own. It is a case of the ordinary becoming  extraordinary!

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Georgian two steps! Lancaster England

Canon 5D f4.5 1/60s ISO400 EF24-105 IS

T’was the same cold day about an hour later than the previous Lancaster photograph but just the faintest touch of blue sky started to appear, but was gone so quickly I didn’t notice it until I opened the file in Photoshop…

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Stepping up on stone steps…

Federation Square steps so many beautiful fired clay colours

Federation Square Steps so much colour full clay
Federation Square Steps  in Melbourne so many colourful stones

Canon 5D f10 1/200s EF28-90 ISO 20
This is perhaps the least expensive lens in my kit, it came free with a EOS 300V (film camera) five years ago I use it as a backup or when I need some film shots. All considered the lens gives a pretty good account of itself. It is tiny by EOS standards and very light, I  don’t know if the lenses are even glass but optically its not bad for the price! On this trip to Melbourne I grabbed it at the last minute as an after thought just to try it with the 5D. While film SLR’s are somewhat out of vogue the EOS 300 series have been a  joy to use and especially good when one is reminded of the fact that the 300V has almost the same spec as the 1989 EOS1 had but not the build…

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