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Photo of the Day: Mountain Aloes under the night sky.

Some night photography hints from Lawson’s guide Leon Marais:

Astrophotography has long been something that I wanted to get into, and in 2011 I started experimenting. 531 more words

Photography

Photo of the Day: Aloe marlothii under the stars.

Astrophotography has long been something that I wanted to get into, and in 2011 I started experimenting. I started without the right knowledge or equipment, then progressed to acquiring the knowledge but not the equipment (my crop-sensor Canon 550D just produced way too much noise at high ISO and my lens just wasn’t fast enough), and now, with my Canon 5D Mk 11 and 17 – 40 mm F4 lens, I finally have the ability to do the job properly (though of course a faster lens will be even better). 469 more words

Photography

Politically Correct Palestinian

  “But, why don’t you speak Hebrew?”

I smile,
“I don’t know what to tell you.”

   *Confused silence*

I was born under exploding skies
And soil thick with children’s blood, 484 more words

Battlefields

Graphic Novel Review Bites

Battlefields, Volume 1: Night Witches by Garth Ennis

I happened upon the obituary of Nadezhda Popova and learned of the existence of the Night Witches. Thereafter, I discovered that Garth Ennis had written a series of war stories called… 737 more words

Comics/Graphic Novels/Manga

Russia and the Ukraine - my thoughts about the whole thing

Although not technically a ‘geogeek’ subject there is a geo-military-political aspect to the whole thing…that and it’s my blog and I’ll write what I want to ;).   2,546 more words

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Pike and Shot Society Yahoo Group ...

I’m sure many of you are familiar with the P&SS email group, which continues to be a lively forum for sharing links and insights …. 113 more words

English Civil War

Summer Update

Some ECW Summer Events from the Battlefields Trust

Battle of Langport 1645  Thursday 10th July 2014

Anniversary walk around the site of the Battle of Langport led by Julian Humphrys… 89 more words

English Civil War