Monthly Archive: October, 2012

Eastnor Park Obelisk

The obelisk was built after the son of the first Earl Somers of Eastnor was killed at the battle of Burgos in 1808. It is now unfortunately surrounded by an ugly wire fence.

The sun has set

Nine in the evening, the sun has just set, and a 20 second exposure is required to capture the colour in the sky. The line of light in the middle of the photo… Continue reading

Two Tarns

On the path from Sergeant Man down to Grasmere, you get a fine view of two tarns, Codale Tarn on the left and Easedale Tarn lower right.

Great Gable and Styhead Tarn

Great Gable basks in the late afternoon sunshine, with a whole host of Lakeland fells behind. How many can you name?

Lavender Farm

The contrast between the two colours makes for a nice photo. The green rows have been harvested, the purple will soon be. The harvesting is done by a contraption that I can only… Continue reading

Castlerigg Stone Circle

With Blencathra in the background, Castlerigg stone circle basks in late morning sunshine. This late Neolithic stone circle sits on a rise, surrounded by higher fells.

A Friendly Horse

On a walk in the Cotswolds, I sat down on a seat by a fence to check my camera – and this fellow stuck his head over to say ‘hello’.

Waterfall on Aira Beck

A 1 second exposure was enough to smooth out the flow of the beck, on a day when I saw plenty of rain

Rainy Day on a Hill – Part Two

Rain moving down Ullswater – taken from just above Yew Crag on Gowbarrow Fell. Another in my extensive collection of ‘Rainy Day on a Hill’ photos!

Sunset over Derwentwater

The sun sets over Grisedale Pike signifying the end of another day for the Keswick launch.