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Kynance Cove

Kynance Cove

Originally, I planned to take the drone out for a spin but the winds were in the mid 30’s and gusting really badly. So here’s a shot from the cliffs instead.

Porthtowan by Air

Porthtowan by Air

I took the drone out today – needed some time away from the house. Plus, the sun was out which is always a bonus. The colour of the water at Porthtowan was amazing – clear to the seabed, greens and blues. I need to cram in a few more hours of airtime before my CAA examination …

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Poldhu Retirement Home

Poldhu Retirement Home

Poldhu is one of my favourite places in Cornwall. Mainly because I spent most my life surfing here. This house is Poldhu Retirement Home. It’s an iconic building situated on the left-hand cliff above Poldhu Cove. This photo was one of my first ever astro adventures and uses some pretty old kit. If memory serves me right, …

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A Nearly Full Moon

A Nearly Full Moon

Finally, some clear skies! I managed to get the telescope out last night to capture the moon. I can’t quite get a full shot with my current setup (camera+2x barlow) – so that needs working on. Noise is high, post-sharpness is forced past my usual limit. But it’s a start.

Milkyway – Reprocessed

Milkyway – Reprocessed

The weather has been miserable recently. Well, the skies have been clear but we’ve had gale force winds for over a week now. So while the winds die down, I’ve been revisiting one of my sharpest Milkyway exposures. This is the result of 10 x 20s ISO1600. I think I nailed the hyperfocal distance this time. …

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