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Snowdonia Surf Pool Comp 2018

September 19, 2018

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Had fun judging this event of the UK Pro Surf Tour & managed to snap some portraits, line ups and surf action during my breaks. Here they are Jobe Wave garden Mr B Action Emily Emily Emily Emily Jo, queen of the pond Mike, king of the judges pre heat isolation Alys Patrick Surf Snowdonia […]

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Chasing shadows up on the roof

August 27, 2018

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It’s ‘heather’ time on Exmoor, mid to late August, and the stags are in full, soft velvet before it imminently sheds, to reveal their battle amour and the abruptly hard new-season antlers in preparation for the autumn rut. Rut, rut, rutting. It can be a fractious and emotional time as the new flood of hormones […]

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Lundy Sparrow

July 25, 2018

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Everyone loves Puffins and that’s because they are photogenic, quirky, have a rainbow beak and exquisite facial feathers, but their most endearing characteristic is that they seem to be dumber than dumb, in a sort of Charlie Chaplin type way (not in a stupid type way; most endearing. However they are not the only birds […]

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Lundy birds in loco motion.

July 23, 2018

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The challenge: Auks in flight. The place: Lundy island. Some lovely weather, calm. still and plenty of light, helped. I used the XT-2 and 100-400mm with a 1.4x converter, plenty of ISO and plenty of shutter speed. I played with the Fuji AF settings for tracking subjects and using zone area focus I found custom […]

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Four conquer Rat island

July 22, 2018

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A chance spring low and a golden opportunity to visit a part of the island that not many have. Seaweed slipping, rock scrambling and a little climb then you’re on the back of the Rat. Recommended for. spectacular views. shitting yourself. finally getting the rat stamp. View images on at the full site: esterspears.com Click […]

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Tibbetts in the July heat

July 22, 2018

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Scorched paths, brown grasses, burnt feet, no water, no ice and a complete contrast to our last visit to Tibbetts, when everything froze and we got stuck on the island in the snow. (Here -> https://esterspears.com/2018/03/07/lundy-spring-part-two-snow/ ) “I couldn’t think of anywhere else in the world I’d rather be in this weather” Martin Thorne. First […]

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Exmoor Safari on heat

July 4, 2018

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A chance encounter and any excuse not to work during this hot spell, was the perfect combination for an afternoon off: and ‘drive over the moor’. Just when you think you know everything about Exmoor, it’s like yea sure, the more you know – the more you dont know. Our guide Daphne, born and bred […]

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