Monthly Archive: April, 2013

Tree Rings

This old oak had seen many years before it had to be cut down. The part of the trunk sitting on the ground was huge. I found the tree rings fascinating, and had… Continue reading

Old Timers

There are days when you set up to take a photograph, but then something entirely unexpected comes into frame. This was one of those days. I had set up to do a nice… Continue reading


This yellowhammer patiently waited while I swapped my zoom lens for my wide angle – it clearly wanted to be photographed. I love it when animals do that – very polite. But have… Continue reading

Rydal Water

I haven’t put up a Lake District photo for some time, so I’ll make amends with this image of a peaceful Rydal Water, with Silver How in the background.

Sunshine and Clouds

The rusty trailer on the top of Berrow Hill provides the subject. I was experimenting with a 10 stop Neutral Density filter, giving me a 30 second exposure that gave the clouds a… Continue reading

Spring Lambs

It looks lovely when the sun is shining, and these guys were enjoying themselves.

Looking West

The fiery red sunset in the previous image is to the right of the viewpoint – out of frame. Just moving the camera a few degrees gives a totally different look and feel.… Continue reading

Fiery Sunset

It looks like the sky is on fire in this photo. Other than running through my HDR software, I’ve done nothing to this photo. And this time I did remember to select ‘Remove… Continue reading

After Sunset

Bordesley Abbey is reputed to be haunted by the ghost of the 10th Earl of Warwick, who died in 1315. The Earl was a benefactor of the abbey, in an age when the… Continue reading

Blue Light

Just after the sun has set, the light is that lovely cool blue that I really like. I thought a vertical landscape photo was best here. That has, in turn, given me an… Continue reading