Grey Seal pup, November 2019
Fujifilm X-T2, Fujinon XF 55-200mm f3.5~4.8 R LM OIS at 116mm, 1/125s, f9, ISO 640
This week’s ‘Photography Friday’ saw Rachel and I visit Donna Nook on the Lincolnshire coast to see the Grey Seals (Halichoerus grypus) that breed (and give birth to their pups) there every year between October and December.
The area is a salt marsh, used by the Royal Air Force as a bombing range but it is also home to a staggering 30% of the worldwide Grey Seal population!
The public viewing area is managed by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust and the volunteer wardens do a fantastic job of keeping both seals and visitors safe, the above image was captured from well behind the fencing that separates the two!
Night Sky, Isle of Whithorn
Fujifilm X-T2, Fujinon XF 14mm f2.8 R, 20s, f2.8, ISO 3200
Low tide, Isle of Whithorn
Fujifilm X-T2, Fujinon XF 18-135mm f3.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR at 44mm, 1/90s, f11, ISO 200
I’m still working my way through the digital images from my recent holiday to the Isle of Whithorn in Scotland. This scene caught my eye whilst I was enjoying a pint outside The Steam Packet Inn following a wander around the village.
I really must get the rolls of film I shot developed!
Fujifilm X-T2, Fujinon XF 18-135mm f3.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR at 44mm, 1/180s, f11, ISO 200
This Rover P6 3500 caught my eye a couple of weeks ago during a wander around the Isle of Whithorn whilst there on holiday.
The P6 model was built between 1963 and 1977, with this particular example being first registered in 1972 in Glasgow. Various engines were available, a 2.0L four-cylinder, a 2.2L four-cylinder and the 3.5L V8 (as fitted to this example) that began life as the Buick 215 in 1960.
Over 320,000 were built before the P6 was replaced by the SD1, introduced in 1976.
Back Bay, Montreith
Fujifilm X-T2, Fujinon XF 18-135mm f3.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR at 39mm, 1/80s, f8, ISO 200
Isle of Whithorn, October 2019
Fujifilm X-T2, Fujinon XF 18-135mm f3.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR at 49mm, 1/140s, f11, ISO 200
Another pic from my recent holiday to Scotland… A view of ‘The Isle’ (as it’s known locally) on the Dumfries & Galloway coast.
The walled area on the left, jutting out into the harbour is called the Captain’s Garden, now with several houses on it, but originally a garden associated with the nearby castle. The black squares painted on the wall aren’t (as I originally thought) some kind of navigation markings but are in fact, simulated man o’ war gun ports!
Stein Head from Isle Head, October 2019
Fujifilm X-T2, Fujinon XF 18-135mm f3.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR at 39mm, 1/240s, f8, ISO 200
The Old Jetty, Drummore
Fujifilm X-T2, Fujinon XF 18-135mm f3.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR at 31mm, 1/125s, f16, ISO 320
Reading at the beach, Portobello, August 2019
Nikon F-801s, AF Nikkor 24-50mm f/3.3-4.5 at 50mm, 1/500s, f5.6, Lomography Lady Grey rated at ISO 320
Scan by Ag Photo Lab with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.
Cromer Pier, September 2019
Fujica GW690 – 1/250s, f11, – Ilford Delta 400 Professional rated at ISO 320
Another image from the batch of Fujica GW690 negatives that I recently received back from the lab…
Cromer Pier is a Grade II listed structure and dates from 1901. Designed by Douglass and Arnott, the 495ft long pier is home to the Cromer Lifeboat Station and the Pavilion Theatre.
Epson 4870 Photo scan with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.