Friday 1 July 2016 – Trying out my new Nikon camera

I spent today dodging the rain on Merseyside to take some photos with my new camera. Some are below.  You can see more of my photos on Flikr

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Dark clouds and the MV Boudicca (Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines) at the Liverpool Cruise Liner Terminal.

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The MV Boudicca and the Memorial to the Heroes of the Engine Room

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Three Graces at Liverpool Pier Head – Royal Liver Building, Cunard Building & the Port of Liverpool (Dock) Building. The Cunard Building celebrates its 100th anniversary on Sunday.

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Hamilton Square, Birkenhead: Hamilton Square Station, Birkenhead Town Hall, Birkenhead Cenotaph.

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The Liver Birds on the Liver Building photographed from a mile away across the river at Woodside. A pigeon is unperturbed by the camera.

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The Liverpool waterfront seen from Woodside. A composite shot of 9 individual photos.

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Detail on Liverpool Cenotaph, St George’s Plateau. Today is the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme

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Thursday 30 June 2016 – New Nikon camera

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I bought a new camera today, a Nikon Coolpix L330. Been needing a new camera for a while as my last one had broken and I was relying on a friend’s camera. Haven’t had a chance to try it out yet, except to make sure working properly, so looking forward to doing that tomorrow and over the weekend. There’s a rally in support of Jeremy Corbyn in Liverpool on Saturday and the Cunard liner Queen Elizabeth is in Liverpool on Sunday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Cunard Building – the company’s headquarters until the 1960s when it moved to Southampton. These will be two events I’ll be photographing with my new camera over the weekend. I’ll put them on Flickr as always. You can view my photos on my  Flickr site.