Sunday, 23 August 2009

Queen's Park, Stratford

One of my favourite parts of town is the vast Queen's Park, with the gorgeous Avon River and Lake Victoria and its swans, and last Sunday (it was a beautiful, hot day) i took a stroll down there with the intention of trying to photograph some of the more exotic birds that inhabit the area.

Well, i didn't.

There was an open-air concert in progress and the music was both painfully loud and gruesome.

I only took a few pictures (and then fled to somewhere quieter).

Here are the best two.

I get so frustrated with my camera, though: i like to think that i have a good eye, but i am sorely lacking in technical skills. I just bought Digital Photography For Dummies -- now if only i can find the time to read it!

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