Simon Hickie - Melbourne, Derbyshire, UK [Simon_Hickie]

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BIOGRAPHY
I have been taking photographs since the late 1970s. I began with a manual everything 35mm camera with no focusing or metering aids shooting slide film. Focusing was by guesswork and exposure was judged from the information on the film box. I have been shooting digitally since January 2006 and currently use Nikon D300, Panasonic G1 and Canon Powershot A570IS cameras. I have also been a member of Melbourne Photographic Society since 2005 and currently act as their competition and exhibition secretary. My photographic interests are varied, but I have a particular interest in architecture. My recent output has been limited thanks to a chronic lower back problem (hence the G1 as a lightweight walkaround camera) and a rather debilitating illness. My interests here on photo.net are to assist beginning / inexperienced / intimidated members either by answering questions on the Beginners and related fora or by critiquing images posted by such members. Hopefully, if I manage to secure early retirement from the university lecturing day job I'll have time to do this!

Country: UK

GALLERIES

Architecture / Documentary / Street
Abstract / Pattern / Colour
Landscape
Flowers and Nature
Fred Zeppelin - Flowerpot, Derby, 28 October 2011
Weddings

PHOTOS

Four red balconies
Bottle Stall
Old Couple
Old Town Clock
Old Town Hostel
Old Town Square
Apartments in the New Town
Warsaw Uprising Monument
Wastwater (South-eastern end), Cumbria, England
Wastwater, Cumbria, England
Don't forget your carrots!
An evening in Aberdovey
By the pool
Flowering Spout
Spring Reflections
Grotto.
Stranded!
My back garden - Spring 2006.
The Old Brewery
Aberaeron Bed & Breakfast
Art House
Bottles
On the beach
Butcher's shop door
Covered in ivy
Autumn colour
Battery, Portmeirion
Arches
More arches
The casino
Melbourne church and pool
Welcome Cafe, Melbourne.
Melbourne Parish Church, Hall and Pool
Paint the town green
Jawbone Lane, Melbourne
Melbourne Pool
Dylife Gorge, near Llanidloes
Staunton Harold Windmill
Staunton Harold woods
Gimmee Shelter
Rainy Day Blues
Window Shopping
Misty Morning
Three Pots
Now Brush Your Teeth
Busy
Fields and Sheep
210 300_3432-NX2
Borth Beach
Borth Dunes
Capital Offices
Estuary View
Fencing with Shadows
Hats
Lines
Nets
On the way up
Seeking Enlightenment
The Blues
THE ESTATE
Watching the artists
Green and Blue
I love this job
In The Zone
Red and Blue
Watercolours
Window on the News
Mountain Road from Machynlleth to Llanidloes
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2013-05-28 14-57-32 OMD 03874_DxO-HDR
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2013-05-28 15-09-26 OMD 03884_DxO
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