Camel Parade~South Shields~ Dec 2017~ part 1

2017 saw the 4th year that the Camel Parade has been an event in South Shields, Sophie and I went for the first time last year a few photo’s of which I posted HERE, so this year we made a return trip knowing what to expect.  It involves 3 camels with their handlers and riders dressed up as wise men, parading the length of Ocean Road, which is quite a long old road, followed by stilt walkers and a drum group called Sparks! It’s been controversial as the animal rights group PETA, who I have a lot of time for…

Day 356~366

Countdown at 10 now 🙂 Tonight I’ve been trying to shoot my fibre optic lamp, which is not as easy as I thought it would be, first I tried with the macro lens then with the 35mm and then I thought I’d move into the lounge and shoot it with some Christmas tree bokeh behind it, but that didn’t quite go to plan! 🙂 I think  the middle one will be my shot of the day, but the bottom one is my favourite 🙂