Feathered Clouds

Keep you’re eyes open, and you can catch some unusual cloud formations, like these strange feathered clouds (which I think are cirrus clouds). This was taken on the evening that I was waiting… Continue reading

Avenue of Trees

Sunday morning, and I was looking for a subject. I remembered there was a long avenue of trees leading up to Umberslade Hall from Tanworth in Arden. The avenue proper is well over… Continue reading

Wispy Clouds

Whilst waiting for the sun to set so that I could get some of the silhouette images in the previous posts, I took a few images with the sun low in the sky,… Continue reading

Silhouette Part II

Taken about 10  or 15 minutes after the previous image, the colours in the sky and reflected in the clouds were really deep. The trick, as before, is to underexpose by a stop,… Continue reading


Last weekend I saw an exhibition of paintings by a local artist. These paintings were silhouettes, with, to me, the background being the strong pastel shades you briefly see about an hour after… Continue reading


Whatever was inside this thistle was keeping this bumblebee entranced. It didn’t seem to care about anything else, as I moved around taking photos. I loved the orange colour to the end of… Continue reading

Hanbury Church

Hanbury church sits alone on the top of a small hill with trees on two sides. The top of the hill is quite small, so you cannot get that far away from the… Continue reading

The Gate

Heading along the road, going downhill from the Cotswolds, I came across this gate, framed by trees. The land drops steeply away the other side of the gate and, in the mist, it’s… Continue reading

Pre Dawn Mist

I still cannot resist getting up before dawn and heading out to take photographs. Early morning is the best time of day – the light is (when you catch it) great, and you… Continue reading

Seats With A View

There are about half a dozen benches just within the boundary wall of Hanbury Church, and they have a wonderful view south over the Worcestershire countryside, from the Malvern Hills, through Bredon Hill,… Continue reading