Mono Tree

On the way down from Hatterrall Hill in the Black Mountains, I spotted this view of a tree on the horizon, with the familiar outline of Ysgyryd Fawr in the distance. It was… Continue reading

Broadway Tower Panorama

An unusual view of Broadway Tower, taking in the derelict stone shed that sits behind the drystone wall to the east of the tower. This set is comprised of five images, one of… Continue reading


I chanced upon this magnificently coloured cockerel in Feckenham. It was 10:30 and he was crowing away for all he was worth. He’d obviously had a bit of a lie in! Photography stuff:… Continue reading

A Little Bit of Mist

There was a little bit of mist around this morning, but it quickly evaporated as the sun rose. While it lasted, it gave a nice subdued pastel effect to my images. Photography stuff:… Continue reading

Revenge Stone

As you head north along the ridge that runs past the iron age hill fort at Twyn-y-Gaer, on the way to Garn Wen, you come across the standing stone known as the Revenge… Continue reading

Lakeside Long Exposure

A windy day with plenty of clouds scudding along was perfect to get out to the lake and practice some long exposure photography. Photography stuff: 12-24mm lens at 12mm, 10 stop ND filter,… Continue reading

Black Mountains Panorama

Taken from the ridge leading to Hatterall Hill (which you can just catch on the extreme right of the image), this is the view roughly eastwards from Offas Dyke Path. The string of… Continue reading

Flowers in a Bucket

There was, very briefly, some great light this afternoon as the sun was low in the sky, so I set up these flowers on a post and just tried a few shots, trying… Continue reading

Three Birds

Hatterall Hill, in the Black Mountains, seems to be popular with the paragliding community, with the updrafts giving good flying. There were quite a few when I walked past late in the afternoon.… Continue reading

Marker Stone and Cairn

What a fine day for walking in the Black Mountains – views for miles! For Llanthony, take the path to the left, for the GlyndwrWay, head straight on. Photography stuff: 18-55mm lens at… Continue reading