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Kit deals not all they seem

Since the pound crashed following the Brexit referendum, a lens I want costs 20 per cent more. Cameras have also increased in price, some by more than £200 in six months.

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So much thought goes into your stand-out photographs

So much thought goes into your stand-out photographs

As much as I enjoy doing photography for a living, I’ll also spend hours looking at other people’s images.

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Jonnie Wild reading his new book, The Carnivorous Crocodile, to his grandson Rory.

Bamburgh environmentalist pens his first children’s book

The children of Bamburgh environmentalist Jonnie Wild have a lot to answer for.

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John Cowens 2017 Hay Show Champion

Free family fun at the Gate

For a fun February outing visit Forestburngate this weekend for the annual Gate Hay Show.

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One of the images that will form part of the Felton Art Group exhibition at the Bailiffgate Museum.

Showcase Sense of Place features beautiful images of area

A new exhibition at an Alnwick attraction showcases a local group which is celebrating a big anniversary this year.

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Chillis at the ready at last year's chill eating competition.

Make a hot date with The Festival by the Sea

Foodies have a hot date this summer, as the North East Chilli Fest returns in a new guise.

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Good Moon Arising

Composition is crucial skill

I really enjoy delivering photography courses.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Northumberland Camera Club. Winny Russell

How photographic challenge has captured the imagination

It’s been a fantastic couple of weeks in Northumberland Camera Club.

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Busy year of events for museum

Busy year of events for museum

Following on from the fantastic Illustrating Harry Potter experience, the Bailiffgate Museum has lined up a fantastic new programme of events and exhibitions to suit all ages and tastes throughout 2018.

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Artist Anya Gallaccio. Picture by Jonny Walton.

Art installation to mark end of major restoration

Lindisfarne Castle will reopen this spring after an 18-month period of conservation, with a new site-specific installation by internationally-acclaimed artist Anya Gallaccio.

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New book from county author

New book from county author

A new book by Northumbrian poet Jon Tait has been published.

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The Tennyson Installation at Barter Books, Alnwick. Picture by Daniel Gurney.

Hidden Heritage – The Tennyson Installation

If you visit Barter Books today, it is likely that you’ll take home with you the smell of old books, the sounds of the miniature railway and the warmth of its waiting room fires.

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Lights in the starry night sky looking down the coast towards Coquet Island. Picture by Ivor Rackham.

Northumberland Camera Club

I love moments of solitude. I especially love being alone in the outdoors.

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Jane Lovett

Get ahead with Jane’s book

A Northumberland woman has released her second cookbook.

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A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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The Moon In My Hand by Stan Wilcox.

Northumberland Camera Club

As much as I love the landscapes in the Northumberland Camera Club Facebook group, it’s a treat to see photos that are a bit different.

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Dr Willie McDonald's Bag at Belford Museum.

New displays for the new year at museum

A new season has begun at Belford Museum.

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Relive festive magic with The Nutcracker

Relive festive magic with The Nutcracker

Relive the Christmas magic with an encore screening of the Royal Opera House’s The Nutcracker at Alnwick Playhouse this weekend.

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