Monthly Archive: September, 2015


Last weekend I saw an exhibition of paintings by a local artist. These paintings were silhouettes, with, to me, the background being the strong pastel shades you briefly see about an hour after… Continue reading


Whatever was inside this thistle was keeping this bumblebee entranced. It didn’t seem to care about anything else, as I moved around taking photos. I loved the orange colour to the end of… Continue reading

Hanbury Church

Hanbury church sits alone on the top of a small hill with trees on two sides. The top of the hill is quite small, so you cannot get that far away from the… Continue reading

The Gate

Heading along the road, going downhill from the Cotswolds, I came across this gate, framed by trees. The land drops steeply away the other side of the gate and, in the mist, it’s… Continue reading

Pre Dawn Mist

I still cannot resist getting up before dawn and heading out to take photographs. Early morning is the best time of day – the light is (when you catch it) great, and you… Continue reading

Seats With A View

There are about half a dozen benches just within the boundary wall of Hanbury Church, and they have a wonderful view south over the Worcestershire countryside, from the Malvern Hills, through Bredon Hill,… Continue reading

Reflections II

I’m still learning. More about myself than the craft of photography. For example, I’d gotten into the habit of setting out to take photographs in the golden hours after sunrise and before sunset… Continue reading


Despite the late start (for me) – i.e., 8 am – the lake was still enough to get a few nice reflection images as we wandered round. Photography stuff: 18-70mm lens at 48mm,… Continue reading


The robin quite often turns up when I’m working in the garden, hopeful I’ll turn over some worms for him. The fence is an ideal spot to get a nice photo, in the… Continue reading

Abbey Morning

Dawn at Bordesley Abbey, and a huge bank of cloud in the background was about to bring some rain and drive me to put away my camera gear. The English Longhorns were a… Continue reading