Author Archives: derekrutherford

A Good Year For Westerns

It’s been a good year for westerns, back in February “Dead Man’s Return” was accepted. This is the third and final part of the Dead Man trilogy, and it came out in October and actually reached number 1 in one … Continue reading

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Been an age since I posted anything – so here’s something totally different. Some artwork. I’ve always enjoyed looking at art and so recently have started working my way through Bert Dodson’s Key’s to Drawing book in an effort to … Continue reading

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x100s Goes to Eastnor

Was lucky enough to do a rock’n’roll gig at Eastnor castle last weekend. I took the little Fuji x100s along to grab a coupe before we started: The load-in part 1 The load-in part 2: Pre-gig sandwich room: The Castle … Continue reading

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Photo-Walk Around Manchester

It was a rainy few days, but I took the x100s (interiors) and the D7100 (exteriors) for a wander around Manchester. I took in the Rochdale Canal, Castlefields, the Central Library, the John Rylands library, the Cathedral, the Art Gallery, … Continue reading

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Bike Ride…

A few images from yesterday’s bike ride around England and Wales. All taken on the tiny Lumix GM1. Set off from Gloucester as the sun rose: Here you can see Gloucester Cathedral if you look closely: The River Severn: Tea … Continue reading

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Went for a wander down by the river with the express purpose of trying to capture some birds in flight using the Nikon’s continuous focus thingamajig. It was quite successful inasmuch as the camera (D7100)┬ádid indeed lock onto birds in … Continue reading

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