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    Scarecrow~hawk~kite & Boob Hill. This is one of my ‘oh quick! grab the camera run out of the car take a shot shots.Was working down in the Middlesborough area and lucky enough to go past Boob HIll and see it quite close up.  Of course it isn’t really called Boob Hill, but I don’t know it’s real title. As I was driving toward it I kept seeing the sun break through and  then subside, so I had to wait a few moments to catch a break. What first caught my eye though was the new fangled scarecrow that…

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   Between our two lives           there is also the life of the                 cherry blossom               Basho   Love Japanese haiku, and there’s a plethora regarding cherry blossom.  My tree is just on the verge of popping it’s blossoms, fingers crossed for some blue skies to contrast it with!

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  So, no subject,~ leading lines leading nowhere, ~I just about managed the rules of 1/3 for the  horizon.  But this is how my day at work panned out photographically speaking, miles and miles around County Durham, ever changing skies, snow blizzards one minute, blue skies and sunshine the next, and sometimes both simultaneously.  I was really pushed for time, so I only took this one shot, and prayed for decent focus and comp. Hand on heart -the horizon was wonky and I had to straighten it and I used color fx pro to bring out the detail in the…

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Well what a change to have some kind weather and blue skies. And what a change to get a 1/2 hour lunch break by the sea down at Redcar.  A strange place is Redcar, it has a beautiful sandy beach, but is surrounded by industrial stuff. A wind farm out to see, and a power plant further down the coast. It belches out smoke from its chimney’s all the time. COrus steel works are in Redcar too, so the sky is always hazy even on clear sunny days like today.  Anyway it was nice to have a break and get…