05 April 2015

Camera games - "maximum zoom"

We usually have our cameras with us on our Sunday cultural outings, and there's nothing to add zest to an outing like a little contest. So we make up a theme for the day - lettering, dogs, feet maybe - and see what the camera can capture.

Recently the challenge was to set the camera to maximum zoom. Mine does a 12x zoom at the touch of a button, "e.zoom". One of the ad hoc rules is that the photo must be composed without moving from the spot for a better shot - and sometimes it would be dangerous to step backwards into the street in pursuit of the photo! These are the pix du jour of a walk across Kensington Gardens down to the V&A -

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