Market Day

Lots for sale at the Thursday Antiques/Bric-a-Brac Market in Preston, from a second-hand (third-hand,fourth-hand,fifth-hand?) plastic badger with a leg missing to an old Beano album with so many coffee rings and scribbles that you couldn’t see the pictures. There were lots of camera enthusiasts looking at equipment from the pre-digital Read more…

Saturday Market

Trip to Preston’s Saturday Market today was prompted by adverts promising a “Vintage /Retro Extravaganza”.  Whilst the word “extravaganza” might have been nudging the boundaries of Advertising Standards, there was a fair bit to see and a great deal of good humour. Today’s blog pics were taken in the open Read more…

23mm / Doors

2nd week into challenge of going out with one fixed lens on one day, with one theme in mind. Today the camera was the Fuji x100S with a 23mm lens and the area visited was Central Preston, around Winkley Square. This Georgian Square was established in 1801 as an exclusive Read more…

18mm / Bridges in the Park

This week’s self-imposed challenge was to go to the park with a fixed lens (Fuji XF 18mm) and come back with three reasonable images of bridges. Since the main railway line out of Preston crosses over the park and the river Ribble borders the park, this didn’t seem too hard. Read more…

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