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#805225 - Fri Jun 29 2012 08:36 AM Re: June photos! [Re: Christinap]
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You could have made a bomb at Wimbledon,Christine. I keep thinking of Pavlova, and not the ballet dancer either...
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#805244 - Fri Jun 29 2012 10:47 AM Re: June photos! [Re: ren33]
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I can't make meringue, big disaster every time I try, so I'm thinking strawberry shortcake.

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#805305 - Fri Jun 29 2012 04:10 PM Re: June photos! [Re: Christinap]
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Here's the hero after slaying the evil tree.


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#805313 - Fri Jun 29 2012 06:28 PM Re: June photos! [Re: ertrum]
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Okay, I must have missed something - why was the tree evil? lol
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#805315 - Fri Jun 29 2012 07:03 PM Re: June photos! [Re: Jakeroo]
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Quite a few of Dengie Marsh at the moment as I've been there twice in a week, this is a farm entrance. It is quite different from anywhere else in the country though so worthy of the coverage.

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#805316 - Fri Jun 29 2012 07:15 PM Re: June photos! [Re: ertrum]
ren33 Offline
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Originally Posted By: ertrum
Here's the hero after slaying the evil tree.


I think ertrum is being ironic here . It doesn't take courage to chop down a helpless tree, and and is not a clever, brave thing to do.
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#805338 - Fri Jun 29 2012 09:45 PM Re: June photos! [Re: ren33]
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"Look mum, just one leg".....one of the two plumages of variable oystercatcher at the Smithfield rock pools trying a balancing act.


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#805341 - Fri Jun 29 2012 10:14 PM Re: June photos! [Re: Howie72]
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Mostly I was struck by the similarity of his pose to that of many heroic portraits - leaning on the chainsaw and all.

And the tree wasn't evil, but did need to be removed

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#805392 - Sat Jun 30 2012 10:50 AM Re: June photos! [Re: ertrum]
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Just some flowers beside the river when I was walking there the other day.


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#805393 - Sat Jun 30 2012 10:57 AM Re: June photos! [Re: spanishliz]
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Howie: your bird photos are wonderful. May I ask what camera you use? And how close were you to the actual birds?
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#805485 - Sat Jun 30 2012 03:54 PM Re: June photos! [Re: Jakeroo]
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June being over here, I am putting up the July thread. However the June one will be open a few hours yet for time laggers. Thanks so muchfor the wonderful picturesyou contributed this month.
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#805501 - Sat Jun 30 2012 05:09 PM Re: June photos! [Re: ren33]
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Only a lower range camera - a Canon PowerShot SX130IS. I was not particularly close to the birds though cannot remember how far away. I had to use the full zoom so was surprised about how well that worked.

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#805502 - Sat Jun 30 2012 05:13 PM Re: June photos! [Re: Howie72]
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Howie: thanks for the info! : )
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