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Brooke Purdon
Works at Rave Coffee
Attends Open University
Lives in Cirencester, UK
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Thanks to +Devereux Purdon for the impromptu photo jam on skype.  His photo my edit of my son Brody taken a few years back.
#monochrome   #throwbackthursday  
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So just like when I very first started g+ I am back to using the #iphone again, aided by apps such as snapseed proHDR and camera+ . Still unpacking the house but I hope to get my pc and camera back out tonight if the kids allow it. I'm hoping to do more night sky shots as I am miles from the nearest town now :)
Below are two shots from a misty morning down my street
#hdr #bw #iphoneography
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Wow, its been nearly a year since I last visited Google+.  Oh how I have missed it.  Glad to see so many faces still on here.  I can't wait to rejoin this massive community! #rebirth  
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That sounds great. Can't wait to see what you have to show us! :-)
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Were loving our sanremo verona, also using the 20 gram baskets from VST. Anyone else finding that they produce epic amounts of crema? (Almost too much!) Excuse the latte art, I was concentrating on the extraction more than my milk
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I Like  your work ... and Mum's the word ... get out your clear classes too and play with the extraction ... you will enjoy the experience :P
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Green Beans and Peruvian Femenino
This is our favorite Peruvian bean to roast, I do enjoy others, Tunki especially.  But the flavour is fantastic and the benefits of buying from Cafe Femenino are fantastic.  Great as a single origin espresso!
Check out the details here
http://www.cafefemenino.com/index.php/about-us
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So I'm having a difficult time right now, and oddly this has driven me back to the one thing I can find pleasure in, photography.  It helps me dissemble and focus and organise my thoughts.  So this is just a mixed bag, many more to come.  My processing skills have gone down the drain so I aim to improve them again day by day.  
#phototherapy  #family #landscape  #pets  
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Ok, so editing pc is now back up and running, now I need to set myself some projects and goals for photography this year.  Its been about 9 months since I last used cs5 so I will have to brush up on my skills but I am confident that I can get back in the saddle.  I might start another #365 project as that really pushed me to go out and take/postedit/touchup every day....Open to suggestions if anyone has any
#photothemes   #photoprojects  
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If you go down to the woods today...
#B&W #exploring
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That Moment
I love the moment I release the beans from the roaster, the anticipation is heated, the olfactory senses running in full as the beans pour out. Smells filling the air, the odd light crack as they hit cold air, the contrast of the colour....ahhhh I love being a roaster
A filter roast leaving our 15kg roaster.  Believe this was Dominican Cibao Altura 
#coffeeporn  
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Mmmm. Coffee Drool
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That Moment
I love the moment I release the beans from the roaster, the anticipation is heated, the olfactory senses running in full as the beans pour out. Smells filling the air, the odd light crack as they hit cold air, the contrast of the colour....ahhhh I love being a roaster
A filter roast leaving our 15kg roaster.  Believe this was Dominican Cibao Altura 
#coffeeporn  
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Yes!!!
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Occupation
Hard Work, plain and simple
Employment
  • Rave Coffee
    Coffee Roaster, 2012 - present
    Speciality Coffee Roaster and Green Coffee Buyer
  • Westcon Group
    Staging Technician, 2007 - 2012
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Currently
Cirencester, UK
Previously
Los Angeles, CA - Dublin, Ireland - Uxbridge, UK
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Photographer (darkroom/iPhone to digi), foodie, appreciator of art, tech and laughter, I'm a bit trashy too
Introduction
Wroughton->Los Angeles->Dublin->London->Cirencester.     Yeah I get around :)
Although born in the UK I don't remember much of it, we moved to Los Angeles, CA when I was 5, and I grew up there.  Then it was off to boarding school in Dublin for a few years in 1998 (I had been far too naughty in LA) Then university in London for many years (4 too many if I recall correctly).  I currently reside in the Capital of the Cotswolds, Cirencester.  All of this has greatly influenced my cultural self and attitude to life.  Hopefully some is represented here in my photography and words.

I am interested in all forms of Art, but I love Photography (digital & film), I'm only just moving from film to digital (I've only had a dSLR for 6 months now), so bear with me.  Ialso enjoy art, be it paintings, sculptures, music, anything creative!    

I also have a soft spot for all things 'lowbrow' or 'trashy', I'm a classy guy, really :) 

I love cooking too, of all varieties.  Spicy and fresh are my favorites.

Underlining all that I am a complete tech geek and family man. 


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Bragging rights
2 badass little boys and 2 crazy dogs and a gorgeous wife
Education
  • Open University
    CCNA, 2011 - present
  • Brunel University
    Motorsport Engineering
  • Royal Agricultural College
    Rural Land Management
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Male
Other names
Ha! I had sooo many nicknames
Delicious home cooked pub grub and polite friendly staff. Great sports coverage and entertaining locals.
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