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Getting Out

I’ve been going through my archive of recent photographs and realised that in the last two years I’ve taken 17 photographs using an actual camera and have used my phone for everything else.

Laziness, convenience, ‘the best camera is the one that you have with you’, these are all excuses as my main camera is a mirrorless Panasonic, compact and light.

I’ve sorted out my normal bag and made space for the Panasonic with a 20mm fixed lens to sit in there at all times so that I may use that more often than I have been and use the phone much less.

The first challenge is to go around a walk I do on a Sunday but without company so I can stop and take as much time as I want exploring the area by myself.

The walk follows the footpath around the edge of my town, on one side suburbia, on the other farmland, a true edgeland followed by a small beck for some of the way and the Tees for some of the way.

There’s some industrial works, some farming and lots of trees and paths.

Let’s see what we see