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After a photography training course, Courier reporter Hannah O’Hanlon tested out her new skills.

Using the Courier’s Nikon D5300, with an 18-105mm zoom lens, at Tayinloan pier around sunset on Saturday evening, she snapped the waves lapping on the slip.

This photograph, one of many taken with slightly different settings, was taken with a focal length of 21mm, a shutter speed of eight seconds, aperture of f25 and an ISO of 100.

Hannah said: ‘While the photograph is not perfect, it is fun trying out different settings on the camera and learning how to use it to the best of its potential.’

The Courier would be keen to see readers’ photographs using a similar technique or, conversely, another technique altogether.

Hand a favourite photograph in at the Courier Centre, where it will be copied, or send to: for inclusion in photograph of the week.