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Home made muffins

2011.07.29
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Most of today has been spent on the road, driving the three hundred miles to my course which starts tomorrow. I stopped off in York to meet my friend Felicity on the way and we had a lovely time catching up over a drink in a delightful little tea room near the Minster. After tea we went to the city’s camera shop where I’d noticed a second hand lens in the window which I’ve been lusting after for several years – the Canon 100-400mm lens. The lens was in mint condition and at a very good price (a little more than half the current list price) and too good an opportunity to pass up. I should have plenty of opportunities to try it out this week as Bishop Burton College (where the course is happening) is an agricultural college so there are lots of animals to photograph – including some meerkats!

In the excitement of buying my lens I completely forgot to take any photos today (apart from a few trying it out in the shop) so I decided to photograph one of the delicious homemade banana muffins which Felicity gave me this afternoon. In the absence of a plate to present them on I improvised and used a scarf as a suitable backdrop. Having eaten the other muffin already I can assure you that they are as tasty as they look – thank you Felicity!
8 Comments
Sharon Oooh - well done finding the 100-400 you wanted! Very exciting :-)
Sharon · 2011-07-30: 18:23
????? Double joy: the muffin and the lens :))
????? · 2011-07-30: 18:36
liveandletlive Congrats on your new lens Helen. Very nice looking muffin. Like how you only showed us part. How do you take your tea Helen?
I can't wait for the Olympics.
liveandletlive · 2011-07-30: 21:22
mystic1 Wow looks good, congrats on your new lens
mystic1 · 2011-07-30: 23:08
MoMac mmmmmmm!!!!!!!!!!
MoMac · 2011-07-31: 03:46
Lynda stylish shot
Lynda · 2011-07-31: 08:29
beth0110 beautiful shot of the muffin! can't wait to see the results of your new purchase....
beth0110 · 2011-07-31: 10:58
Riyaz Yummieeeeeeeeeee
Riyaz · 2011-08-03: 14:26
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