Those First Shots

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Greeting Space Cadets, today I thought would share something that happens to me every week. Every other time I am out with my camera or shooting something in the house the first shot in ever set looks like this photo below. This is for one simple reason whenever I start shooting I always take out my camera, switch it on point it at my subject and click so as to take just a quick general shot so as to get an idea of the light and composition and how my cameras sensor will process the image. However every other time I take that first photo the shutter goes click and then nothing. No sound of the mirror dropping back in the place and then the sudden realisation that I am still in manual mode and set for a long exposers from whatever I was shooting the day or night before. So then I have to wait for the exposer to end often pointing the camera down while I wait. Then and reset my setting and take that first test shot again.

But as I do not delete anything, saving all the good photos and all the photos that didn’t worked, I have many photos like this at the start of half my shoots and thought I would share one of them with you all today as sometimes they produce some interesting images.

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Greetings Space Cadets, I’m Dr Ravenholm, (or DR Yuill-Kirkwood to people that know me). Welcome to my site Transparent-Aluminium.net to the uninitiated our name is in reference to one of my favourite things, Star Trek. My site was created mainly to showcase my photographic work, and my random expeditions and adventures. Other than my photography I love movies, and gaming on my Xbox and reading. Some of my favourites being Star Trek, Lord Of The Rings, Serenity, Firefly (Jewel Staite being the most beautiful girl in the verse), Mass Effect, Halo, and Skyrim, I could go on. I hope you enjoy my site and I can also be found in the following places… Twitter: @DRYuillKirkwood on Xbox Live: Dr Ravenholm, on Google+ and on Facebook.

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Greetings Space Cadets, I'm Dr Ravenholm, (or DR Yuill-Kirkwood to people that know me). Welcome to my site Transparent-Aluminium.net to the uninitiated our name is in reference to one of my favourite things, Star Trek. My site was created mainly to showcase my photographic work, and my random expeditions and adventures. Other than my photography I love movies, and gaming on my Xbox and reading. Some of my favourites being Star Trek, Lord Of The Rings, Serenity, Firefly (Jewel Staite being the most beautiful girl in the verse), Mass Effect, Halo, and Skyrim, I could go on. I hope you enjoy my site and I can also be found in the following places... Twitter: @DRYuillKirkwood on Xbox Live: Dr Ravenholm, on Google+ on Facebook.

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