An inexperienced guy, with a cheapo camcorder and a basic digital camera shows you moving happy snaps and photographs of his wanderings. Hopefully learning and improving as he goes.
Wednesday, 3 June 2009
The Menin Gate, fields of poppies, November 2008 a picture post
I go to Ieper often and there will be more on the Menin Gate at a later date. For now I thought that I would finish this little post run off with a picture post of The Fields of Poppies, from November 11th 2008. This was part of the The Poppy Appeal to help raise money for The Royal British Legion.
Each poppy has an individual message from it's sponsor.
There are many professional and talented amateur video makers and photographers in the world producing good quality footage and photos , I ain't one of them. This blog/vlog is here to post photographs, video clips and snippets as they happen, complete with background noises, be they anything from birds tweeting to workmen with jackhammers and that annoying guy who just will not get out of the shot that you want to take. When I started this blog I had a cheap camcorder and a happy snapper, digital camera and very little skill in using them. Hopefully my equipment and skills will improve as the blog/vlog develops but I will always show things how they happen at the time, with all the glitches and hitches.
This is a tourist's eye view, as it happens.
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I purchased a cheap as chips camcorder, to take to barbecues and record embarrassing moments but found myself enjoying making clips of the places that I visit. I thought that I would share these clips and some photos with the world via YouTube and my blog. Don't expect high quality camera work, I am just an amateur with a cheap camcorder and a happy snapper camera learning as I go. By the way BBE stands for Belgian Based Englishman.
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