“A different perspective”

Hi everyone,

Under one of the bridges over the River Thames at Richmond Upon Thames with my fisheye lens.

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/leighkemp/49573451232/in/dateposted-public/lightbox/

Best wishes,

Leigh

“Into the light”

Hiya,

A toned monochrome work of the bridge over the River Thames at Richmond Upon Thames shot “into the light”.

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/leighkemp/49570534946/in/dateposted-public/lightbox/

Best,

Leigh

“Bridge work” and “Swoop” (The Birds 2)

Hi folks,

Two new works.

Bridge over the River Thames at Richmond upon Thames.

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/leighkemp/49568820423/in/dateposted-public/lightbox/

Birds swooping down on the River Thames at Richmond Upon Thames.

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/leighkemp/49569482801/in/dateposted-public/lightbox/

Best wishes,

Leigh

“Longshot” and “Outside Seating Available”

Hi folks,

I don’t often carry long lenses with me but just happened to have my 40-150mm (80-300 mm in full-frame) and found a use for it.

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/leighkemp/49553608922/in/dateposted-public/lightbox/

Pembroke Lodge in Richmond Park on a cold February day.

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/leighkemp/49553450591/in/dateposted-public/lightbox/

Kind regards

Leigh

“Where two rivers meet”

Hi everyone,

Where the Hogsmill River flows into the River Thames at Kingston Upon Thames.

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/leighkemp/49549331066/in/dateposted-public/lightbox/

Best wishes,

Leigh

Something a little bit fishy

Hi folks,

I took a new lens out for a stroll around my hometownΒ  of Kingston Upon Thames this morning. I already have a perfectly good fisheye lens which I very rarely use but I bought the tiny Olympus 9 mm fixed f/8 body cap lens and it is a LOT of fun to use. The images have a sort of film-like quality to them.Β  It’s acceptablyΒ  sharp in the middle, not so sharp in the corners, it’s manual focus, has chromatic aberration aplenty, it’s cheap , made out of plastic, the pixel-peepers out there would absolutely hate it and I LOVE IT!. The lens is marketed as a fun (not toy) lens and they got this absolutely right. When fitted to one of my OM-D bodies it’s possible to put the camera in a jacket pocket. Being so small and light it’s the sort of lens that you can have with you all the time and, therefore,Β  use. Well done Olympus, like most things, if photography isn’t fun then you’re not going to get the most enjoyment from it and this lens has fun written all over it.

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Kind regards

Leigh