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Hubby's birthday present & the view of the moon rising from the...

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The two aren’t connected I know but together they make a little blog!!

Hubby is an ex Navy matelot so I often give him nauticalia for his presents

But … there’s only so many brass bells, ship’s wheels, photos of Leander class frigates & anchors I can give house – room to so I got him this made up for his 56th birthday this year.

One evening I managed to take photos of the moon as it rose above the fields in front of our house … looking south east over the anchor house sign … there’s the connection!!

My neighbours are now used to me hanging out of windows trying to photograph my solar lights or the moon! :o))

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Birthday wishes to the OH, Fluff, hope he has had a good day! Lo, I have visions of you dangling out your windows at home with your camera out! You just make sure you don't get over exposed my friend, ha ha ha! :~))

13 Jun, 2010

 

Great present, Fluff! I'm sure he must have been very pleased!
Great photos of the Moon. I've tried a couple of times with my digcam & my mobile phone camera but neither produce good results & I end up deleting them.

Years ago, in Spain, I took a lot of photos, with an old fashioned film camera!, of a lunar eclipse. I still have the photos to this day!.

13 Jun, 2010

 

Thats a lovely present,Fluff,and hope he liked it...good idea..Your moon photo's are lovely,but don't start howling at it,or your neighbours WILL have something to talk about..:o)))

13 Jun, 2010

 

Lovely moon pics Fluff, I try to take them and they never come out right :-))

13 Jun, 2010

 

I love the full moon :o)) Great photos !

14 Jun, 2010

 

Thats a lovely thoughtful present to give Fluff, and I love your moon photo`s, it looks as if you`ve got wonderful views.

14 Jun, 2010

 

He says thank you Flori & I'll try not to dangle too far!!

Thanks Balcony ... he did love it ... I had it made by a little company in Cornwall. The pics were a total fluke! Sometimes it just comes out right. I'm not surprised your old camera produced great results ... these digital ones are ok but I need far more expertise with mine.

Thanks Bloomer ... Too late tho' I fear! Lol!

Thank you Annella & Hywel ... we always get great views of the full moon coming up slowly over the horizon.

Stroller - thank you too ... we are very lucky with the view ...the railway line is right there with a stream & the little ribbons of mist hanging over it are lovely. North Dorset can be much less picturesque than say the coastal parts or the woodlands but our little patch ain't so bad. :o))

14 Jun, 2010

 

When was his birthday Fluff, not this weekend? Many Happy Returns to Hubby.

The moon shots are very good. ;-))

14 Jun, 2010

 

What a lovely present for your hubby, it was really thoughtful of you. Lovely photos and the moon shot is gorgeous. :o)

14 Jun, 2010

 

Last night I tried taking a photo of the crescent moon & Venus but as I expected they were hardly visible so I deleted it!

15 Jun, 2010

 

No silverbelle it was much earlier but I've just taken the pics! You didn't know I was a moon - gazer did you lol?!!

I wanted a personal house sign Labdancer ... you can have anything you want put on them in all colours ... I just told them & they emailed me a preview. There was a fab red Welsh dragon on one of the examples ... lovely!

Oh Balcony ... that's like me trying to photo the solar lights in the garden ... never get them quite right!

Thank you for your lovely comments everyone ... I've been away from GoY for only a few days & I've missed you!!

16 Jun, 2010

 

happy birthday to hubby and bet he loves his pressie fluff.. nice moon shots to,, your as nad as me, always taking pic and neighbours think ive gone barmy lol, its hard to get garden lighting on pic, never the same as when we look at it for real ;o(

16 Jun, 2010

 

Belated birthday wishes to the seafarer!

Very nice of you to think outside the box for something like that as a gift....very nice!

As for the moon pics, excellent. Suppose it could be worse for the neighbours seeing you stretching out taking picturs of the moon....you could be stretching out of the window mooning at them!!

27 Jun, 2010

 

Thanks Sanbaz ... sorry didn't see your comment earlier. I've taken some more moon shots lately & they're just as you say ... better when viewed thru' my eyes than thru' the camera! Lol!

Ta Dan ... as the years go on the ideas for presents start to wane (pardon the moon pun) but I must say I surpassed myself here with the element of surprise!

I don't think I could forgive myself for the number of ambulances called if the neighbours saw me mooning at them! Council tax would have to rise! ;o)

27 Jun, 2010

 

LOL I always wonder what my neighbours must think of me with my camera in my hand, especially when I'm near their side of the fence taking pictures...makes me wonder if they think I'm a pervert taking secret pictures of THEM in the pool or whatever.

27 Jun, 2010

 

Ha ha ... there'll be a knock on your door one day!

27 Jun, 2010

 

LOL, confiscating my camera! & my computer!

27 Jun, 2010

 

lol that last coment made me laf . sure peeps think we all mad gardeners lol

28 Jun, 2010

 

I must admit I'm always flashing out of the bedroom window at the solar lights or the moon! It's a wonder I haven't been reported yet! ;o))

28 Jun, 2010

 

Always flashing out of the bedroom window .... ???? lol Boooootiful pictures :~))

19 Jul, 2010

 

LOL @ B8babes comment

19 Jul, 2010

 

lol ermmmmmmmmmmm ;p

20 Jul, 2010

 

Here come the nudity police now ! ;o))

20 Jul, 2010

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