As I reflect on photographs that I have noted as ones that I am reasonably happy with, it becomes clear that I am drawn to images of sea and sky …. moody atmospheric skies …. light dancing on water …. a sense of magic. These images are from a trip to Iceland, a European Conference … Continue reading
There are times, with night photography, when I am convinced that I have the perfect shot. On Christmas Night as the full moon rose over the ridge to the east of Cardamom House, in Tamil Nadu, I believed I had had such a success. However, downloading revealed that I may have had a six-sided flash … Continue reading
Many photographers influence my work. I am drawn to the simplicity of Michael Kenna’s black and white images, encouraging a contemplative response. I also appreciate David Ward’s images. When viewing a landscape he is drawn to the obscure, to the details that those focussing on the grand scale may not notice.. This morning … Continue reading
A short walk along the shore at Prinsted has given so many opportunities for photography. These have ‘watercolour skies’. Thanks to Emsworth artist, Nic Cowper, for encouraging me to look at landscapes in a new way.
Through social media, I feel I am developing a growing number of photographer friends across the world. Sometimes they inspire me to try new compositions or techniques, sometimes they amuse me with their comments, and many times they cheer me up with their positive attitudes. They also introduce me to the work of other photographers. It … Continue reading
At Tuppenny Barn we had about 400 visitors. It is a superb venue. I sold the black and white pictured here. It is always good to sell things as this gives me feedback. Also popular were some of the tree images I took years ago. May be it is time to get out into the … Continue reading
An eclectic exhibition of photographs!
A blustery weekend in April. A weekend for making memories. Pondering the meaning of the landscape. Who has walked this landscape before? Clouds scud across a darkening sky Stones – sentinels to our ancestors. A time for reflection As memories take birth
One of my photographic projects has been creating a book of the flowers in a friend’s mother’s garden. It is the first time I have really taken notice of the simple beauty of the magnolia. I’ve had some printed on canvas for the Arts Trail.
The weather forecast suggested a brief respite from the storms. It was wrong, but the scenes and colours were sharp. It was worth getting wet.