Saturday, 4 June 2011

Art and Photography in Ramsgate

A few picture from this morning’s walk including all the pictures on The Great Wall of Ramsgate.

My new camera has just arrived and I am getting used to it, so as I always find it difficult to chose things like cameras nowadays I will write a bit about this and photography in general.

I have had a slr camera since I was a teenager, this is the type of camera that you can change the lenses on and when you look through the viewfinder you see out through the camera lens.

This means that you tend to stick with the same make of camera because all of the lenses you bought in the past need to fit your new camera.

Any of you who follow this blog will know that I take a lot of photos so any camera I have takes a fair old beating, my previous camera was a Pentax istD it still works fairly OK but is beginning to show signs of the pounding I have given it.

The new camera I have replaced it with is Pentax K-r digital cameras have come on since I bought the istD and the K-r is I think the best camera I have ever owned, I am still getting used to it and I would say that the results I get from it won’t really become apparent for a while.

Here are The Great Wall of Ramsgate pictures, taken this morning and the ones I took after those

The new camera is faster than the old one, about as fast as I am, meaning that the picture you see is the one I intended to take, if that makes any sense.

I really can’t tell you how good it is relative to other cameras as you can’t really tell how good a camera is until you have used it for a while, only that for my purposes it is a very good camera.

I don’t know what any of the people who normally look at the pictures I publish think??

1 comment:

  1. I hope all that artwork can be saved when the hoardings are taken down,It would be nice if it was fixed to the turner centre wall to brighten the place up a bit.


Comments, since I started writing this blog in 2007 the way the internet works has changed a lot, comments and dialogue here were once viable in an open and anonymous sense. Now if you comment here I will only allow the comment if it seems to make sense and be related to what the post is about. I link the majority of my posts to the main local Facebook groups and to my Facebook account, “Michael Child” I guess the main Ramsgate Facebook group is We Love Ramsgate. For the most part the comments and dialogue related to the posts here goes on there. As for the rest of it, well this blog handles images better than Facebook, which is why I don’t post directly to my Facebook account, although if I take a lot of photos I am so lazy that I paste them directly from my camera card to my bookshop website and put a link on this blog.