Posts made in October, 2012

Moon photography

Posted by on Oct 24, 2012 in Photography | 0 comments

Moon photography

In the immortal words of Blue Peter, here’s one I prepared earlier!

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Fish, Camera, Action!

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in Fly Fishing, Scotland | 0 comments

Fish, Camera, Action!

I was fishing the Lake of Menteith at the weekend and took the 7d on it’s maiden voyage so to speak. Its first time on a fishing trip and first time in a boat and most impressively it lives to tell the tale! I have a bad record with cameras and water… The main message I’ve had drilled into me by others about fishing photography is that you must be prepared not to fish. You can’t fish all day and expect to capture great shots but as long as you’re ok with that it really is quite refreshing. I thoroughly enjoyed being able to down the rod and do something else...

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Fly fishing is a joke

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in Fly Fishing | 0 comments

Fly fishing is a joke

One of my favourite haunts on the net when I get a moment of fishbum surfing time is to meander my way around the Vimeo fly fishing channel. It features everything from short artistic films to pre-release DVD trailers and adventures from little streams to the open ocean. One video really caught my eye this week, mainly due to the title “Fly fishing is a joke”. I was expecting a spoof, a comic injection but what I found delivered a lot more; a film maker’s view on what fly fishing is to him. It is a refreshing approach narrated from the perspective of watching rather than...

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Sunset

Posted by on Oct 7, 2012 in Everything Else | 0 comments

Sunset

Watching the sunset whilst standing on the roof of my house… first time I’ve been up there, it’s not a bad view!

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Fly fishing for bass!

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Fly Fishing | 0 comments

Fly fishing for bass!

Bass? Yes bass, a great warmwater species that we are unfortunate enough not to have in the United Kingdom! Bass are quite a diverse range of fish but it is those native to North America I am particularly interested in and let me tell you why. Imagine yourself standing around the edge of a still body of water, a few lilly pads on the surface yet not much surface activity. Now imagine casting a large popping bug amongst said lillies and now imagine the water exploding from below the lillies as a bass engulfs your popper… I’m sure you’re now starting to let your imagination...

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