Month: February 2016

The Tail End Of Winter

This image was shot, as a transparency, a long time ago! Having retrieved from my loft a box containing hundreds of transparencies, some taken over 30 years ago, I’m now in the process of scanning most of them onto my iMac. Although slow and laborious, […]

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Backlit From Heaven

Cold? Yes. Windy? Yes. Moments of bright winter sunlight? Oh yes! The great thing about the sun being lower in the sky during the winter months is the increase in opportunities for backlit subjects that are quite low down. Don’t recall EVER seeing Pulmonarias in flower […]

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When The Winter Blues Can Be Appealing

Couldn’t resist these Primulas at the garden centre! It’s a variety called Blue Gem and what I really love is the variation of intensity that they have. When examined close up, the colours have little sharpness. Instead, the colours appear to bleed into the petals […]

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Winter Wind Across The Salt Marshes

This large pond and its weed grabbed my attention at Farlington Marshes. There seemed to be so much texture available in the scene I opted for this black & white infrared edit to try and make the most of it. The pond was sheltered from a wicked […]


Early Colour In Winter Sunshine

Dreamy daffodils Pink Hellebores Inspired by our trip to The Vyne, we visited Hilliers’ Gardens today. Cold yes, but lovely and sunny. Amazed by the number of flowers so early in the year! So many plants emerging from the soil which, hopefully, won’t get caught […]


Snowdrops Brighten The Gloom

At last a chance to get out and take some photographs! After an horrendous late autumn and early winter, weatherise, plus a month of ill-health, I managed to get outside and enjoy some flowers at The Vyne, National Trust property. Never having visited before at […]

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