Tuesday, 30 June 2009
This Goliath of a cruise ship (Crown Princess) berthed at Greenock's Ocean Terminal on Sunday. Some statistics: 113000 tons; 951 feet long; 118 feet wide. 3080 passengers are a looked after by 1200 crew over 19 decks. She's operated by the Princess Cruise Line.
Olympus E-3; ISO 100; f5; 1/125s 200mm.
Monday, 29 June 2009
Sunday, 28 June 2009
Saturday, 27 June 2009
Thursday, 25 June 2009
Wednesday, 24 June 2009
Tuesday, 23 June 2009
Monday, 22 June 2009
OK. It's close-up week. Each image this week will be a close-up of an object whose identity may not be immediately obvious. See if you can work out what each image is showing and post your answer in a comment. I'll list image identities at the end of the week (SUNDAY).
An easy one to start with but see if you can come up with the specific item!
Olympus E-3; ISO 400; f - extension tube; 1/320s; 60mm.
Sunday, 21 June 2009
Saturday, 20 June 2009
Friday, 19 June 2009
Thursday, 18 June 2009
Borrowing the design from its big cousin the bottle brush, this little piece of dental cleanliness equipment is 2mm wide and about 10mm long. Its random fibres make it the ideal tool for ensuring those inter-dental spaces are kept clean and healthy.
Olympus E-3; ISO 200; 1/250s; 180mm. 40mm of extension tube, hence the lack of f-stop info. Lens defaults to maximum opening. Light source was flash through soft box bounced off pale ceiling.
Wednesday, 17 June 2009
Tuesday, 16 June 2009
Monday, 15 June 2009
Sunday, 14 June 2009
Saturday, 13 June 2009
Thursday, 11 June 2009
It may not be the most exotic bird in the world, or even that interesting to look at, but it is probably the most common bird found in most gardens around this part of the world.
This is one of a family of black birds currently inhabiting our back garden.
Olympus E-3; ISO 400; f5; 1/320s; 200mm.