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Sometimes We Get Lucky.

One of the things I have learnt with wildlife photography is it takes as much luck as it does skill. Animals do not understand the need to pose for the camera, they have their own environment and their own way of doing things and they really don't care if you want to take their image or not.

Take this peregrine falcon, it was simply a case of taking images as it sat and watched what was going on, eventually it held a pose that I liked and it was a case of hitting the shutter button. More luck than skill.
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Dear Mr Cameron, You're A Dick!
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I miss you haven't gotten a post for quiet a while .
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A bit of fun with a very sulky Big H today :-)
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Hi all, thought you might like to know Big H and myself have a video blog up and running on YouTube with our ramblings :-)
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wasn't that the kind of dog Patton had in the movie?
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Dear terrorists,
Fuck you!
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That's cool

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I struggle to understand.

How some fucking "people" (I use that term loosely) deem that they have some sort of right or justification to kill others?

Faith? Creed? Colour? It's a long list they use, they will pigeonhole you with a label they don't like and within a belief structure they have they will convince themselves and others, that under that structure, they are free to kill at will.

It's not a new problem, it has been part of the human make up for centuries but for a species that is supposedly advanced we not only never learn from past experiences but revert to type time and time again. We just find more efficient ways to do it.

To those who carried out the attacks in Paris and many other atrocities over the recent years, you fuckers have lost any right to be classed as human anymore. You fuckers are now a species all of your own. I cannot even call you part of the animal kingdom as that is an injustice to animals as a whole. You are nothing more than bipedal parasites and like any other parasite you need to wiped from the earth.

You may be celebrating your actions now but I think you forget that the world WILL react. There has always been a reticence to get too deeply involved in the past, do you believe that by your actions to have enforced that reticence? No, you have enforced a desire to ensure every single one of you are hunted down and destroyed like the vermin you are.

Then you will rot in the hell of your own making.
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all religions are man made and altered to serve the ones on the pedestal, no religion is free from its inflicting vile atrocities on people. it's gone beyond religious beliefs as NO GOD TELLS IT'S PEOPLE TO KILL EACH OTHER!. if a god came to earth tomorrow and set all right in a very short while it would be back to how it is now!! as man dose not learn from the past (except how to kill and destroy on a larger scale. the Bible is NOT a true work as written 40 years + after christ, then altered again many times since. the Bible MUST be read in the spirit or it, AND NOT Literally. the only hell there is (not a horned man with a pitchfork in flames) that image is created by those who want to keep the ordinary people under the influence of power. shame on all religion except mabey Buddhism /paganism. (don't think I've found any evidence of children being defiled by these beliefs. 
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The Greeting

I don't think there is anything better than sitting on the edge of a lake and having a beautiful swan come to greet you.
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unless you are to close to the nest!...lol
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Moments Of Clarity

Where do you get yours?
That moment when everything comes into focus, everything suddenly has a purpose, a reason. Sometimes its when you least expect it, others when you do. Such as that one moment the sun breeches the clouds and hits a standing stone on Castlerig Stone Circle. I wonder over the many centuries how many others have stood and witnessed the same, felt the same?
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The Promises Of Life.

The sun will rise, the sun will set, the rains will fall, the droughts will come, the people will be born, the people will die, the mountains will stand fast, the rivers will flow, the air will be warm and fade to cold.

Life goes on, this is the only promises it can make, don't spend time staring at the ugly, it will make for an ugly mind, spend time staring at the beautiful for that is what we are capable of. This planet earth might be one of a kind within a billion other universes, we may well be alone but she gives you more than she will ever ask for.
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What You Think You Know!

The internet is far removed from reality, the cyber world is just that, another world. It's a place you are able to shape and form an alternative of yourself. You show who you want to be rather than who you really are. We all weave a web to cocoon ourselves from a reality and portray what we think we feel others should know.

We all do it, it's a self preservation system we have built in, more utilise this self preservation than others. It's to protect our private inner sanctity so we surround ourselves with half truths as a shield.

So we think we know, we believe we know who is there on the other side of the keyboard based on what they let us know about them. It's only by taking down the shields of half truths do we liberate ourselves form the constraints we place on ourselves.

I know people's thoughts about me, I know I hear things such as "compassionate" "caring" but I show you that side. The other side you do not see, only those close to me know me for real, my wife Jude knows what it is like to live with a man with mental health issues, how bipolar controls my moods and has to be counter-controlled by medication. Without it I am talked down of bridges or out of a siege. I'm not easy to live with, I know that and it takes a special someone to handle me. I know that but you don't because I have only one real layer I show you. The deeper hidden layers I don't portray here, the dark days where the black dog hunts me down and I turn back on it snarling back, when anger reaches a crisis point during a manic stage. Those you don't see, I chose not to show you, afraid they are shown as a sign of weakness, I'm mentally unstable but I'm not the only one. One in four people suffer, one in four families suffer along with them. So many hide in the shadows too afraid to come out, too afraid to be stigmatised.

Walk out from the shadows and liberate yourself. Take the help that is there, reclaim your life from the black dog and find comfort in those that love you and willing to help.
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We all have gifts which you share beautifully in your photography, thank you. 
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Goooooood morning World!

A lazy morning message from me and Bug H :-)
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Well Good Morning and Thank you for that it was Great ! hahah Wise words ! and I do agree with you !
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I'll Cradle The Moon 
And keep you safe for I will not let you fall, within my boughs I shall give you refuge.
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"I am the white rabbit, I may not lead you to some place safe but I will lead you to some place new"
 
I am a Cheshire UK based photographer, self taught and specialising in landscape and street portraits using the chiaroscuro style at times but I like to move about genres to test my abilities.

I have gone on to develop photographic techniques by crossing over editing software that has given me a style that is uniquely
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Looking to broaden my horizons and travel more around the globe to try and capture images of my own that reflect my outlook and to show the rest of the world what I see.

"When you see your world through a viewfinder, as an image in your mind, the world is a different one to those others simply pass through, open your eyes"


I have since gone on to be internationally published in both books and magazines such as:
Digital Camera and Digital Camera World issue 115
Soura magazine issue 26
Soura Magazine Turns 5 book
Idea Photos and Fashion Idea issue Jan/Feb 2009
Squish Magazine issue 1
Mac fan issue April 2010
John Pual Thornton's Art And Courage. 



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Completely self taught, never read a manual, keep hitting things until they work!
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