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Nice PR piece in Amateur Photographer APRIL 2022

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Thin David - no cause for alarm !!!

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Anyone who has been in the gallery since early 2021 might have noticed that there is a lot less of me than there used to be. This is the result of two years of running and one year of fairly strict dieting.  I bumped into someone in the street the other day who said that it was nice to see me 'out and about'. The phrase rang a bell but it was only later I realised that this is what you say as encouragement to the mortally ill who have bravely ventured outside. Maybe they meant it in the sense of 'out of the gallery for once'. But...

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drone over tenterden

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two pictures of tenterden from the air.....      

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Lego assisted Jigsaw

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Got a nice email from gallery customer Peter Noakes who has spent 3 days (blimey!) making a lovely stop frame animation of Lego trucks assembling our jigsaw of Mermaid Street. Do take a look it is really well done. Thanks for sending me it Peter.  David

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storm Ciara in hastings

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Like many photographers a terrible storm is just what I need to get out taking pictures. As I have found before, weather like this is impressive and exciting to look at but hard to photograph. Eveything is a bit grey and hazy, and the movement is what is exciting about a strom. So the obvious problem is finding something that expresses that.    Big waves under the pier    a very wet pier   someone leaning into the wind  

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