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My home is in Chamberlains, CBS, Newfoundland: a place close enough to sea so that I can go there to watch the glorious sunsets over the bay, and the other infinite variety of sights and sounds that are forever changing, yet forever the same. I'm not as young as I used to be and don't get around much any more, but I've had many wonderful hours of enjoyment with my Yasihca 44 TLR and trusty old OM-2. I've always enjoyed photographing wild flowers, particularly the smaller ones, many of which , albeit mostly overlooked and dismissed as weeds, are exquisitely beautiful. Digital photography, complete with all the magic of its own portable darkroom, has brought a new dimension to the hobby. My OM-2 is retired now, but it is such a beautiful instrument, such a joy to hold and behold, that I don't think I will ever want to part with it. My digital, used mostly, is a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30. Its 35-420 mm Leica zoom lens can really reach out for those hard to reach shots. My photographs are strictly amateurish, but hopefully some have succeeded in capturing something of the moment that inspired them.

Saturday, January 05, 2008


GRANDMOTHER'S PARLOUR LAMP.
It's been shedding its warm glow off an'on for more than 130 years.



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2 Comments:

Blogger Ex-Shammickite said...

I've just found your blog... great pics.
I visit Newfoundland once a year (if I'm lucky) and I love to roam the streets of St Johns. I stay with a cousin who lives near Quidi Vidi Lake. I always walk down the hill to Quidi Vidi and look at the Gut... beautiful area.

10:15:00 PM  
Blogger Lloyd said...

Thanks!! I'd love to be able to get down there to take some recent photos to compare.

1:34:00 AM  

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