Monthly Archive: June, 2014

Young Wheat

Trying a little landscape photography with my ‘nifty-fifty’ gives a completely different perspective compared with my wide angle, and makes you look at things in a different way. You can see the wheat… Continue reading

Worcestershire Wheatfield

The wheat is still a bit green, but I reckon a few weeks of sunshine will turn it a nice golden brown. When that happens, I’ll look for a few sunset images –… Continue reading

Quiet Sunday on the Canal

A quiet Sunday scene on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal. The owner of this narrow boat has made themselves comfortable – they have television, and their own form of land transport if required.… Continue reading

Box of Bits

One of the tractors had an interesting ‘box of bits’ just behind the seat, which was begging to be photographed. Of course I obliged. There were all sorts of things in there –… Continue reading

Wanna Buy a Tractor?

He wasn’t joking either. I was walking through a farm near Hanbury Hall when I spotted two rusting tractors, overgrown with nettles and thistles. They looked like they would make interesting subjects so… Continue reading

Sunset Silhouette

Catch the setting sun just right, and you can capture some nice effects. Exposure is to your taste – I normally expose for the sky, or a little darker in order to generate… Continue reading

Underneath the Acer

We have a few small acers in our garden, one of which has lovely rich red leaves, that positively shine when the light catches them just right. To get this photo of the… Continue reading

Little Drops of Rain

Get out just after a rain shower and, if you catch the light just right, the raindrops look like little globs of silver sitting on the leaves.

After Dark

Well and truly into the blue hour, and the bulk of one of the ferro-concrete barges dominates the scene. This is another one where I would have experimented with light painting had I… Continue reading

400 Years of Wear and Tear

I have no idea where those steps would have led, but 4 centuries of use have taken their toll, wearing them down to a rounded smoothness. The upper part of Bordesley Abbey has… Continue reading