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Day #1444

Day #1444 Title: The Showroom
Location: Chelmsford
Camera: Panasonic Lumix GF1 / 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 IOS
Notes: An expensive day: I had to take the car in for its annual MOT and service first thing this morning. It’s a VW Polo with 90K+ miles on the clock, but being a TDi diesel it’s likely to go on forever (or until the rest of it drops to bits). Thankfully it’s not that bad yet – but it does need a few pounds spending on it now – the bill came to several hundreds. On the walk back to the garage to pick it up, I passed the VW Showroom which was trying to tempt me into buying a new shiny – these are sadly several orders of magnitude out of my price bracket at present. So back to my old faithful!
One Year Ago: Day #1079
Two Years Ago: Day #714
Three Years Ago: Day #349

Day #1293

Day #1293 Title: Morgan
Location: Ingatestone
Camera: Canon EOS 7D / 50mm EF f/1.8
Notes: It was the Ingatestone & Fryerning Horticultural Society’s annual Summer Show today. What a day for the weather! Despite the rain, there was a good turnout. In one corner of the field there was a display of vintage Morgans. I managed to photograph this shiny red one during a very brief period of sunshine. The proud owner had already mopped up all the rain from the paintwork!
One Year Ago: Day #928
Two Years Ago: Day #563
Three Years Ago: Day #198

Day #1104

Day #1104Title: Floods At Sunset
Location: Margaretting
Camera: Canon EOS 7D / 24-105mm EF f/4 L IS USM
Notes: I wanted to scout out a possible viewpoint for my monthly scenic location, and took a few shots nearby this morning. The river Wid had burst its banks and flooded the surrounding fields and road, so it looked promising. But it was dark and gloomy, and  I went home disappointed. Having had lunch, and got on with some other things, I was just processing some pictures when I looked out the window to see a fine sunset developing. So I jumped in the car and hot-wheeled it back here for another go. I didn’t get the shot I originally came for (the sun was just a bit too low), but I thought this would make a great image for Treasure Hunt Theme  #56 – Water.
One Year Ago: Day #739
Two Years Ago: Day #374
Three Years Ago: Day #8