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Monthly Archives: FEBRUARY 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Loire Valley, France - Day 6


To make up for the disappointment yesterday we headed for two different locations. My shutter therapy is falling short right now!


Our first stop was Cheverny. Built between 1620 and 1634. All the finishing on the towers weren't completed until 1648 however. It's the first chateau to be built as a chateau without any defensive or military purposes in mind. And what a beautiful building it is. I could see me living there too, ...


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Friday, February 2, 2018

Battery Usage in Loire Valley, France


I have now used the Olympus E-M1 and E-M5 II extensively for four solid days. One complaint I have is battery consumption. I don't believe it's down to the cameras but to the third party batteries I've purchased. I haven't bought any Olympus original batteries because I had such good experience with the older type batteries used in their older models. I am now possibly regretting my decision to go the same route with these ...


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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Loire Valley, France - Day 5


Today we took a break from looking at chateaus, even one chateau per day can be too much at times so we headed out for the town of Orleans. With some 120,000 inhabitants, it's one of the bigger towns in the region and offers some great sights to see. It was the capital of medieaval France until the mid-18th Century. During the French Revolution it bacame stauchly Republican. The cathedral dominates the town (Cathedrale-Ste-Croix) and ...


posted by Dil on 02/01/18 19:00  under General

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