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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1335 on: December 22, 2018, 04:54:32 PM »
A great idea Mick,

Wrenton is a beautiful layout, and Roger, your photographs capture the scenes so well, in quality and composition, I would want more months in the year just to get more photographs.

My layout is the opposite, there aren't enough things on it to fill the first quarter, let alone a full year :D  :-[  :D

A couple of members here have got mugs though ..... I just managed to fill that  ;)

All best wishes ...... I hope you are feeling a bit better, and wish you a Fab Christmas. Thank you for all your inspiration

Kevin

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1336 on: December 22, 2018, 10:04:53 PM »
I got the mugs from Truprint. I had forty-five 12"x8" prints made while they were on offer at half price and used three of the images for the mugs while they were also discounted. If anyone really wants a Wrenton mug I could upload a large version of an image to the gallery which could be downloaded and then used at the printing company of your choice.

I did wonder about adding a calendar to the order but decided that the three free ones I've already acquired were probably enough to keep track of 2019! Kevin - I'm sure you'd find a year's worth of pictures of your little cameos!

Anyway, from me and the little people of Wrenton...


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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1337 on: December 24, 2018, 10:18:54 PM »
I found a new angle for a photo of the main road - the camera was sitting on a piece of wood bridging the tunnel mouth and road bridge at the north end. Rather intensive focus stacking was required!


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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1338 on: December 24, 2018, 10:22:52 PM »
One of your best yet, Roger! Merry Christmas!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1339 on: December 25, 2018, 08:50:30 AM »
One of your best yet, Roger! Merry Christmas!  :thumbsup:

Seconded!

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1340 on: December 25, 2018, 10:07:39 AM »
Wrenton must rank as one of the best kept villages in Britain. No one would want to move out voluntarily so the removals van must be bringing newcomers to the village or a local who is upscaling/downscaling maybe :D

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1341 on: December 25, 2018, 11:33:32 AM »
Wrenton must rank as one of the best kept villages in Britain. No one would want to move out voluntarily so the removals van must be bringing newcomers to the village or a local who is upscaling/downscaling maybe :D

I expect Wrenton is in a contest for best kept village! And yes, the removals van is for people moving in. This photo was taken during construction of the layout and it's somewhere on this thread (!) but as you can see the house has just been sold after a period of neglect. The new owners have been staying at the Fox next door while they were doing some cleaning and putting up curtains and now their furniture has arrived.



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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1342 on: December 25, 2018, 11:48:25 AM »
The size of the furniture van is a reflection of how few consumer durables people possessed in those days.  So they would have just had the basic furniture to move.
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1343 on: December 25, 2018, 12:06:42 PM »
The size of the furniture van is a reflection of how few consumer durables people possessed in those days.  So they would have just had the basic furniture to move.

I wonder if there's a box or two of Hornby Dublo in there?!

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« Reply #1344 on: December 25, 2018, 05:42:20 PM »
superb piece of modelling, captures the era, the scene and gives us all a talking point

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1345 on: December 29, 2018, 10:10:07 PM »
There was an article in the paper the other day reporting that bitterns have successfully bred on the Isle of Wight for the first time on record. And that from just 11 males observed in Britain in 1997 this year’s population survey recorded 188 males at 82 sites.

Which is a rather tenuous peg on which to hang a new jpeg of 60019!


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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1346 on: December 29, 2018, 10:13:42 PM »
Thank you, Roger, for another superb photo.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1347 on: December 30, 2018, 10:56:07 AM »
Very nice Roger
Happy New Year

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1348 on: December 30, 2018, 08:53:50 PM »
Another great photo and nice to know that wild life is on the increase.
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1349 on: January 01, 2019, 11:20:09 AM »
Happy New Year everyone!

New year, new photo of the village. This was taken with a 50mm lens from an old 35mm film camera attached to the OM-D. It gives a longer focal length than my camera's own lens can manage.


 

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