Taken with my old Asahi Takumar 50mm f/1.4 lens – manually focussed, which was a bit of a challenge with limited depth of field and a gull who won’t keep still. A few shots came out ok, though.
Fore Street in Tiverton, reflected in a shop window:
We had a bit of a wander around Tiverton, from home, to the canal, then down into town. Then back up Canal Hill, which is big and steep.
By time we got back, we’d both managed new records for the number of steps taken in a day, as counted by our Fitbits.
I got quite a lot of really good shots of pigeons by the River Exe in Tiverton. And none of them turned out very well, because I’d left the camera on ISO 1600 from taking a couple of pics indoors earlier. They were all grainy and overexposed, and I felt a bit of an idiot. I rescued these, and tried to learn a lesson to check ISO, and put it back after increasing it.
Maybe I should stick to auto ISO unless I’m going to switch my brain on.
We had a trip to Torquay, to see the Hairy Bikers show at the Princess Theatre. We took the chance to stay overnight, and have a day in Torquay, including a visit to Living Coasts. We hadn’t heard the best things about Torquay itself, but found the area around the marina very nice. Living Coasts was worth the trip alone, and contained many penguins. Let’s start with a penguin: