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5 hours ago, cbimages said:

Who knew that Australian native cockroaches are so pretty? And as someone who loathes the cockroaches I see in my house, that is something I never thought I'd say!

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Ditto. I don't like them crawling over me at night but they are photogenic. I particularly like their transparent shield over the head like in your first shot.

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A colourful kingfisher with his catch taken from a bird hide.

 

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Goldfinches squabbling over food.

 

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I was really pleased to spot these tiny newborn smooth snakes when I was out doing voluntary habitat management work on a heathland site. They are the rarest snake species in the UK.

 

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Both from Oxford's Amal meets Alice event. Amal is a 3.5m tall puppet who travelled through Europe to England representing a 9 year old refugee searching for her mother during the current refugee crisis.

 

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Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange's supporter protesting in London's Piccadilly Circus.

 

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4 hours ago, sb photos said:

Both from Oxford's Amal meets Alice event. Amal is a 3.5m tall puppet who travelled through Europe to England representing a 9 year old refugee searching for her mother during the current refugee crisis.

 

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Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange's supporter protesting in London's Piccadilly Circus.

 

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Too good for just a green arrow!

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I know it is November but these images have been sat in QC the latter two weeks of October and only given a pass recently. That is why they are going in the October thread.
Because I am behind with this you will see a lot together.

 

The enthusiast photographer

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St Swithins church St swithins Square Lincoln

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Trip boat Mark Twain heading down river River Dee Chester

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East face eastgate clock over city wall walkway Chester city

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1 hour ago, Betty LaRue said:

Very nice set, Allan. You are working hard.

 

Why thank you Ma'am.

 

Allan

 

Actually the gent in the top image is my next-door neighbour but one and we went to the motorbike and sidecar event together.

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2 hours ago, Allan Bell said:

 

Why thank you Ma'am.

 

Allan

 

Actually the gent in the top image is my next-door neighbour but one and we went to the motorbike and sidecar event together.

Allan, I can see a big uptick in the images you take, subject matter especially, from way back. I only hope to do the same. We all should strive for that. 

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