Monthly Archive: January, 2015

Morning Glow

Up at 5 am to head off to the Malvern Hills –  but I had to knock that one on the head as I couldn’t even get my car up the road after… Continue reading

Abington Park

Abington Park in Northampton contains the ruins of the former village of Abington, and a few other old buildings, including this 18th century water tower. It’s not a bad place to roam around… Continue reading

Dove Dale

Looking downriver from the Dove Dale stepping stones, early evening, after the sun has set. Photography stuff: 12-24mm lens at 12mm, 4 seconds at f/9.0, tripod.

In Flight

The low winter sun gives this image a warmth that belies the temperature – another cold and icy morning. I couldn’t miss this flight of geese taking off – they made such a… Continue reading

Another Long Exposure

This was a strange image. I was trying out a few long exposure images, and there were quite a few wildfowl about – they explain the ‘smudges’ in the centre of the image.… Continue reading


Hanbury church sits on a hill which has fine views to the south and east. Just before dawn, and the ridges of the Worcestershire countryside seem to extend off into the distance. I… Continue reading

Mug on a Wall

There are times when I want to go for a walk, but I don’t feel like driving anywhere. It’s at these times that I shoulder my rucksack and head off on the path… Continue reading

No Fishing

A light dusting of snow this morning so I set off to the lake. The light was good so I tried a little long exposure photography. It gives a very nice effect on… Continue reading

Sharpness Marina

Early morning at Sharpness Marina, and the pool is as still a a millpond. This early in the morning, it’s a great place to photograph. Photography stuff: 12-24mm lens at 14mm, 1/20 sec… Continue reading

Cotswold Cyclists

At the weekend, the country lanes of the Cotswold Hills are the domain of the cyclists. I had an idea what I was looking for, so I found a location, then waited for… Continue reading