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pixrobin
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1 of 102  Thu 7th May 2015 9:46am  
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The view from my window about 5am this morning.
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pixrobin
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2 of 102  Thu 7th May 2015 4:42pm  
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It was just a snapshot on my recently purchased Panasonic TZ 60 compact at the fullest extent of its 30x zoom - so equivalent to around 720mm on 35mm. Camera was set to 'P' and ISO800 but adjusted the EV to -2 to compensate for the bright moon against a dark surround. According to the EXIF data the exposure was 1/1000 sec at f6.7. The Panasonic has a 18-megapixel sensor which allowed me to crop it to around 1/3 of its original image. The camera was hand-held and looking through the double-glazed window. I learned a valuable lesson from a 12 year old beginner in photography a couple of months ago. It was that no matter what problems are suggested by photograpic theory, just press the button to see what you get. It costs nothing to try.
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PhiliPamInCoventry
3 of 102  Sat 11th Jul 2015 3:23pm  
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Catshed
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4 of 102  Mon 20th Jul 2015 2:45pm  
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The view from my window after my net curtains fell down is much better of No.2 Mount Street, Chapelfields where George Rice, watchmaker & jeweller, lived and worked.
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Derrickarthur
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5 of 102  Tue 18th Aug 2015 11:19am  
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Had some lovely visitors this morning. First a Great Spotted Woodpecker and then a charm of Goldfinch (up to about 14 of them all together)
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pixrobin
Canley
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6 of 102  Tue 18th Aug 2015 6:14pm  
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Not strictly the view from my window but this is a view of our dining room and through the window to the gardens. And no, the lights are not on all the time. It is just my way of showing life does exist here even if I can't show pics of residents.
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pixrobin
Canley
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7 of 102  Tue 25th Aug 2015 12:09pm  
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Look who popped his head out of the bushes this morning.
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NormK
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8 of 102  Sat 29th Aug 2015 8:20pm  
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8.00pm looks like a nice day tomorrow....
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Derrickarthur
Coventry
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9 of 102  Mon 31st Aug 2015 10:04am  
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Very wet morning but we had a surprise visitor less than 10ft from kitchen window
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Derrickarthur
Coventry
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10 of 102  Mon 31st Aug 2015 3:34pm  
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It is a Sparrowhawk. It has visited on hunting trips a few times but not for a few months. This photo is from last August.
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PhiliPamInCoventry
Holbrooks
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11 of 102  Sat 19th Sep 2015 4:48pm  
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Hi all Wave Whilst recording some model railway pictures, I could hear my Pam & our neighbour in conversation sat outside in our front garden. So with my railway camera in hand, this is what followed. Neighbours don't come much better than Joan. In fact the only dubious neighbour in the entire cul-de-sac is me!
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Derrickarthur
Coventry
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12 of 102  Sun 20th Sep 2015 3:59pm  
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We had up to 14 birds in this Charm of Goldfinches today. Think there are 11 on this photograph
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David H
Lancashire
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13 of 102  Sun 20th Sep 2015 8:45pm  
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Not quite visible from my window but I spotted this stunning dragonfly in my garden on Friday.
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Derrickarthur
Coventry
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14 of 102  Fri 16th Oct 2015 2:06pm  
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By my count there were 18 Goldfinches and one sparrow this morning
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Derrickarthur
Coventry
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15 of 102  Sun 25th Oct 2015 11:57am  
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A Siskin came to visit yesterday. They are similar to a Greenfinch but have a white underbelly streaked with black and a black crown.
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