A four day trip to Northumberland in England seemed very promising at first for Dennis Bromage. However, although it was an eventful trip, it didn’t quite go as planned but it was still great fun and very productive
As I write this I am just back from a very eventful trip to Northumberland in England. Probably the most memorable part for me was arriving at our accommodation at the end of the first day’s shooting, to realise that I had accidentally packed the charger for my head torch, rather than the charger for my camera (in my defence they look almost identical). To cut a long story short, the saving grace was that the Sony A7r has the ability to charge the battery in the camera via a micro USB cable – a trip to a small computer shop in Alnwick the following day solved that problem. I certainly won’t be making that mistake again in a hurry!
The plan for the trip had been to have a look at Alnwick Castle, which I had never visited and then to concentrate on the sand dunes around, Budle Bay, Ross Sands and Embleton Bay. The first part went well, we visited Alnwick Castle on our way up and I have to admit I was really impressed with the view across the river. When we arrived it was quite moody with snow on the ground and …
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