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Forum: Geek's Corner 6th October 2010, 09:08 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Dentro de poco las hojas de los arboles se van a caer

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Forum: Geek's Corner 4th October 2010, 08:48 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Thanks for the comments. There's a few more here...

Thanks for the comments. There's a few more here if you like Stoats.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/john_shackleton/sets/72157624966693867/with/5049750363/
Forum: Geek's Corner 3rd October 2010, 10:10 AM
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El armiño - Stoat (Mustela erminea)

We got lucky, it was moving around within the rocks of a sea wall along the coast of...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 12th July 2010, 06:04 PM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
somehow I managed to press record just as Iniesta...

somehow I managed to press record just as Iniesta scored

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Forum: Geek's Corner 20th June 2010, 09:22 PM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
One of these apparently. ...

One of these apparently.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_drop

Combined with a week of solid rain, high tide 15kms down the coast.

Happened at 9am. Good job it wasn't in the middle of the...
Forum: Geek's Corner 20th June 2010, 06:15 PM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Eventually. 2 levels of underground car park...

Eventually. 2 levels of underground car park full to the brim with water and mud. Ours was the last out. Its a right-off and the insurance doesn't cover 'natural disasters'.

Not surprising...
Forum: Geek's Corner 20th June 2010, 04:48 PM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Mi pueblo - Arriondas, Asturias

Flash floods on 16th June.

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Forum: Learning Spanish 15th May 2010, 09:57 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
I wonder if this rescued bear cub is now eating...

I wonder if this rescued bear cub is now eating the cherries from your trees.

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Forum: Geek's Corner 4th May 2010, 05:05 PM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Prefer some snow than all this rain. However,...

Prefer some snow than all this rain. However, I've started ignoring the forecasts. The other day I was watching TV and live forecast for this area was rain and 10 degrees. I looked out the window...
Forum: Geek's Corner 2nd May 2010, 11:27 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
verde, verde, verde.

Parque Natural de Redes, Asturias

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Forum: Geek's Corner 19th April 2010, 10:25 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Una cabaña entre Sobrefoz y el Puerto de Ventaniella, Asturias

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Forum: Geek's Corner 6th April 2010, 03:28 PM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Ponga, Asturias

Finally spring is here!

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Forum: Geek's Corner 15th March 2010, 02:53 PM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
I think the snowline started at about 800m. It...

I think the snowline started at about 800m. It was a good covering but easy to walk in.
Forum: Geek's Corner 15th March 2010, 10:37 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Sunday afternoon stroll in Asturias.

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Forum: Geek's Corner 22nd February 2010, 08:38 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Los Picos de Europa, Asturias.

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Forum: Learning Spanish 22nd February 2010, 08:22 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Ponlo ahí, en la mesa = Put it there, on the...

Ponlo ahí, en la mesa = Put it there, on the table.
Forum: Geek's Corner 17th February 2010, 09:21 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
No, the VR (vibration reduction) in the lens...

No, the VR (vibration reduction) in the lens allows you to handhold the camera. It takes a bit of practice because the lens is quite heavy. I occassionally use a monopod but then switch the VR off....
Forum: Geek's Corner 15th February 2010, 02:51 PM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Sounds great, have a good trip. I will be...

Sounds great, have a good trip. I will be interested to see the results.

I'm quite excited about getting a new camera with HD video, especially using a long lens.

This guy based in Asturias...
Forum: Geek's Corner 14th February 2010, 10:53 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
I agree. I've got an entry level Nikon body but...

I agree. I've got an entry level Nikon body but the best thing I ever did was to spend money on a quality Nikon lens (70-300mm VR). The lens cost more than the body and I don't regret it.

Only...
Forum: Geek's Corner 8th February 2010, 06:25 PM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Nice shot Ben. I've never tried HDR before,...

Nice shot Ben. I've never tried HDR before, I'll have a go this weekend.....

I took this shot a few years ago but we did the same walk on Saturday and it reminded me to look again. Its a...
Forum: Geek's Corner 5th February 2010, 09:28 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Good recovery, thanks Ben ;D

Good recovery, thanks Ben ;D
Forum: Geek's Corner 4th February 2010, 01:23 PM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Dangerous talk Ben, remember Belinda reads the...

Dangerous talk Ben, remember Belinda reads the forum too!, my campaign on the homefront just took a major setback.

Still perhaps I should spend more time actually taking photos as I do talking...
Forum: Geek's Corner 3rd February 2010, 09:54 PM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
ardilla roja

Cerca del desfiladero de las Xanas, Asturias.

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Forum: Geek's Corner 8th January 2010, 09:02 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
La nieve en Arriondas, Asturias

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la vista de mi ventana - 07/01/2010
Forum: Geek's Corner 8th January 2010, 08:55 AM
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Posted By asturiasjohn
Is this at Espinama? Nice views with the blue...

Is this at Espinama? Nice views with the blue sky. We've not seen clear skies for a while. Yesterday was snow, thunder and lightning, heavy rain, hail, and snow again all wthin 6 hours.
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