Monthly Archive: March, 2015

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

Smiley In the Sky

I managed to capture the eclipse yesterday morning, by the simple measure of setting my camera up on a tripod, adding a 10 stop ND filter, 200mm lens, and then setting the camera… Continue reading


This part of Worcestershire is also horse country – there are plenty of breeding farms around. This foal spotted me from a long way off, and trotted over to see if I had… Continue reading

Face in the Crowd

The beauty of a good long lens is that it allows you to separate your subject from the background. Plenty of sheep around today but no sign of any lambs – although it… Continue reading


Just trying a few things – I decided to use Wallace as a prop, with a field of sheep appropriately in the background. No sign of either Gromit or Shaun, I’m afraid. Photography… Continue reading

It’s All Relative

I’m not a fan of graffiti. However, very, very, occasionally, there’s one that will demonstrate more than a little skill and art. This is under a road bridge down canal from Gloucester Docks,… Continue reading

Worcestershire Evening

The cloud was beginning to build as the sun was setting, giving this muted light. The Elizabethan farmhouse lower left is a lovely building – I’ll try and catch it in better light.… Continue reading