Today, BBC Radio Berkshire visited the Boats of Hope at the Thatcham Visitor Moorings near Thatcham Railway Station. Here we see Peter Atwill giving the Radio Interview.
It was yet another glorious day. Temperatures reported into the very high 20s. There were streams of school pupils coming to visit the boats.
The BBC were here to talk about the various activities that have gone on during the week. And, to talk about the forthcoming events this weekend. Of course, the picture is posed. Taking photographs whilst people are talking is a sure way of getting silly expressions on their faces!
Approaching 1,000 school children have looked through the boats. Getting a glimpse of modern day life on the canals. There is also a former working boat in the line-up, so they can also get a taste of days gone by.
Over the weekend there are Open Days. More opportunities to look inside modern narrowboats. A chance for a free cruise, too!
Today’s photograph has been taken into the sun. Hence, the use of flash. This has created quite an effective photograph of today’s radio interview. The flash has ensured there are no dark patches in the foreground, the sun creating an attractive back light to the scene.
Apart from wanting this particular view, the reason for taking the photograph into the sun is that it means the subjects of this radio interview are not squinting.
- Taken: 26 May 2017
- Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M10 MkII
- Lens: Olympus 14-42 1:3.5-5.6
- Focal Length 42mm
- 1/160 Sec
- ISO 200