Author Archives: Mike Hessey

About Mike Hessey

I'm a BOF (Boring Old Fellow) and MOS (Miserable Old Soul) whose main interests are photography, cycling, walking and computers. Regrettably recent problems with my legs, back and heart have reduced the cycling and walking.


I decided to try using the X-T2 using its IsoInvariant mode ISO 200 and 5 stops compensation. The resultant image was almost black when viewed initially, but after processing with +4 or +5 exposure compensation in LR it looks fine. … Continue reading

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Another fuchsia

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Arrivals and departures

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Battered rose

The recent heavy rain has left the roses in the garden looking below their best, and I haven’t been able to get into the park or anywhere else where there are roses.

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Hosta after rain

Not nearly such a wet day, but certainly not completely dry.

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Nuthatch news

Of course I’m not sure that this is the same nuthatch as the one I showed yesterday, but it, and another one which at one time has been here at the same time, look in good condition.

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I was so pleased to see a nuthatch on the feeders early today, but the light was really terrible for photography. Around lunch time there was a bang on the patio doors, and I found this nuthatch on the step … Continue reading

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