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1996 Was The Last Time I Was There.
by Vince Hawthorn

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Photographer: © Vince Hawthorn (Gallery)(30th January 2013)

1996 Was The Last Time I Was There.

A shot of London from Epsom Downs, somewhere near to where I presume Tony Tooth took his recent pic on POE. As Tony said on his shot the distance must be around 15 miles and on this occasion hand held and with a very high wind gusting, I think I am lucky not to have a blurry mess. This is about as close to London as I go, not at all keen on it and the last time was in 1996 and that was only to collect a certificate. I was put off in the 70's by the survey work I had to do in some pretty rough and run down areas.

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Camera Make: Panasonic Model: DMC-TZ25
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 68.8 mm, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/640 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: January 30, 2013, 2:00 pm

ImageID:1168078, Image size: 4000 x 3000 pixels

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Comment by Dave John(30th January 2013)

You got a really good effect here Vince which I think portrays London quite well,as seen from the 'countryside'. Long time since I was in London, mid 80's I reckon

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Comment by Mike FreemanPremier Member! Click for more info..(31st January 2013)

Under the conditions you describe Vince i think this is a wonderful shot.

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Comment by Josh Stretton(31st January 2013)

Nice photo

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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(31st January 2013)

lovely pic. like you i don't want to go there, give me the countryside anytime.

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Comment by (1st February 2013)

Very good results for a hand-held compact camera, it probably wouldn't be much better even if you had used a tripod. The image stabiliser was obviously doing a good job. The limiting factor in this shot seems to have been the atmospheric conditions.

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