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  1. The first snowfall of the year in Durham (and I was stupid enough to be out in it!!!) Durham Cathedral refuge from the storm
  2. Guardian online 29 Nov https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/28/divided-britain-brexit-alarm Photographer Mark Richardson Vote leave poster Image ID G3FMBM
  3. My interpretation.........for what it's worth , I think it's a medieval art "Tetramorph" depicting the Four Evangelists as Elements as in Earth, Fire, Water and Air. Hence the shapes depicting animals associated with said elements. Ermm.......I think!
  4. Congratulations Steve, great topic..... Durham cathedral The one and only! Full English.......Iconic or what??
  5. Guardian online 9th Nov https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/nov/09/oily-fish-two-portions-a-week-anchovies-pilchards-salmon-sardines-tuna-heart-brain-cancer-pollution Batter coated sprats with lemon. Alamy credit only Photographer Charles Strirling Image ID ERMF8D
  6. Guardian online 4th Nov https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/03/no-deal-brexit-could-add-930-a-year-to-uk-shopping-bills-say-experts Fresh fruit stall Alamy credit only Sorry, Couldn't find it!!
  7. Guardian online 3rd Nov https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/nov/02/hundreds-of-trainee-gps-facing-hardship-as-outsourcing-firm-capita-fails-to-pay Doctor inputting info on laptop Photographer Dmitriy Shironosov https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/nov/02/readers-recommend-share-songs-to-end-a-mixtape Old cassette tapes Photographer Mark Phillips
  8. Guardian online 2nd Nov https://www.theguardian.com/business/shortcuts/2017/nov/01/ten-items-or-fewer-why-no-longer-doing-big-shop-supermarket Supermarket trolley loaded with shopping. Alamy credit only Photographer Chris Howes/Wild places photography Image ID BMAPPF
  9. Guardian online 31st https://www.theguardian.com/film/filmblog/2017/oct/31/the-best-halloween-films-that-arent-scary-mean-girls-nightmare-before-christmas-donnie-darko Image ID F4PJCF Photographer Screenprod/Photononstop
  10. Guardian online 30th https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/oct/29/bank-england-push-interest-rate-uk-up-05-economy Spectacles and payslips Alamy credit only Photographer Rosemary Roberts Image ID BD34AM
  11. I agree Phil. Out of my small port I would say 20% are "Green", and that was only because when the system changed everyone went into a panic with updating keywords/tags. I gave up in the end as when I searched "Orange" images they mostly appeared within one or two pages of the images visible! Most of my port are food related and at the end of the day there's only so many tags I can think of for a bacon sandwich.......and it's not 40!!!
  12. Guardian online 29:10:17 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/28/british-tourists-cornish-sardines-spain-portugal-rediscover Cornish Sardines in a pair of hands, Alamy credit only Photographer Christopher Jones Photo ID EPHF14
  13. Guardian online 26:10;2017 https://www.theguardian.com/discover-cool-canada/2017/sep/18/poutine-and-beyond-10-local-eats-you-have-to-try-when-youre-in-canada Montreal smoked meat sandwich Image ID EGGH0M Photographer Lee Brown same page....... Bannock bread snacks Image ID EXXKKH Photographer Bojan Pavlukovic
  14. Guardian online 24:10:2017 https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/oct/24/high-risk-patients-being-underprescribed-statins-study-finds Image ID DXBFC1 Photographer Darrenn Lehane
  15. Hi Bryan, I had a graphics tablet years ago to use in conjunction with lightroom and Elements to assist with processing images. As with everything new you have to practice until you get the hang of it but, once you do it was brilliant. especially for selecting areas right down to the pixel. The hard part to get used to is you're looking at your screen and moving the pen on it's board and until the pen makes contact with the board you can't actually see where it is in the screen....if that makes sense. I would defo have another if the need ever arises. Regards Davey
  16. Thanks for the interesting replies. Spacecadet, It did cross my mind to remove the battery then buy a new one while away, but then I would have to prove there were no batteries in my luggage i would presume. MDM, Yes, I was in Newcastle airport 3 weeks ago and in the security area at departures there were lots of red signs posted saying no electronic items bigger than a smartphone allowed in hand luggage. Bit of a nuisance when you've already checked your luggage in! I'm not sure as to how strict they are on enforcing these rules as I didn't have my DSLR with me, but they allowed my friend to take her Ipad on board!! Davey
  17. If this goes through it would restrict travel photographers in a big way. My local international airport has already banned DSLR cameras from hand luggage so where do you go from here? https://petapixel.com/2017/10/20/us-urging-airlines-ban-cameras-checked-bags/
  18. Who failed him, the courts, his lawyer or himself?
  19. Guardian online 18: 10:17 https://www.theguardian.com/money/shortcuts/2017/oct/17/the-big-money-question-would-you-quit-work-for-1m Pile of English mixed bank notes Sorry, Couldn't find it but this is the link
  20. Guardian online 15.10.17 https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/oct/15/canvey-wick-the-essex-rainforest-that-is-home-to-britains-rarest-insects Petroleum jetty at Canvey wick Photographer Meibion Image ID C5RFTK (cropped) Alamy credit only Same page, also by the same photographer Image ID: C5RFY5 Alamy credit only
  21. Welcome to the Alamy family Richard, nice to see another local here. Davey
  22. You're welcome Vincent. Found in Guardian online 13:09: 2017 https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/sep/13/the-boy-with-the-perpetual-nervousness-review DYFJD2 Contributor Roman Milert Alamy credit only
  23. Guardian online, 12:09:17 https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/sep/11/britains-shamefully-shoddy-student-housing DJ6746 Contributor Simon Balsan Alamy credit only Same page... HB6KC8 Contributor lowefoto Alamy credit only
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