Planning for Spring

To garden is to always live in the future. While Christmas and the winter winds have yet to arrive, i am planning springtime. I have a few bulbs still to plant on Saturday as it is a good day for working with flowering plants and i am organising my seed order. What to grow, where, … Continue reading Planning for Spring

Gardening Leave Day 2

Abandoned car sales showroom and petrol station buildings. Day 2 was the hottest day we've had since May. I wasn't going to miss that so i grabbed my cameras and went for a walk past farmers fields to the now abandoned car sales showroom and petrol forecourt. The light was perfect and i was really … Continue reading Gardening Leave Day 2

Lockdown Day 38 – Rain, sun and everything in-between

First of all may i say "hello" to my new subscribers. You are all welcome. Normally i use this blog to let my photography tell a story. It is both a showcase for my work and a diary of what i do to try and keep positive. But in these strange times i have changed … Continue reading Lockdown Day 38 – Rain, sun and everything in-between

Photography in the lockdown – flowers & software

Sunday April 26. ¬†Lockdown Day 33.   I know for those of us in furlough a Sunday is just another day but it really doesn't feel it. We're about to start week 6 of the lockdown and the lines between our old ways and the new are starting to blur, but not completely. For some … Continue reading Photography in the lockdown – flowers & software

Optical Illusions & abstract images with my camera

Saturday April 25th. Lockdown Day 32. Tried shooting a few optical illusion pictures today. Simply used a glass of water and shot right through it. ¬†I try to stay in at weekends, delaying my daily exercise until Monday. Otherwise i feel there will be too many people out. Having said that the traffic outside is … Continue reading Optical Illusions & abstract images with my camera