Month: March 2016

In My Own Backyard

Often what you most seek in life is closer than you might think. Watching the birdlife in my back garden the other day. Sunshine on my back and out of the wind. Fantastic. Living in the moment…………… Advertisements

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Four Degrees In The Cotswolds

Four Degrees In The Cotswolds

A trip through the Cotswolds, yesterday, was bleak and cold. Hard to believe Spring begins this week! After recent early mildness, I had been hoping for a nice warm start to the season. Perhaps the long, mild Autumn is being followed by a late Winter. Time will […]

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The Daffodils

I think Willy Wordsworth had it right when he ‘wander’d lonely as a crowd’. As with so many plants, there is a plethora of cultivars nowadays. From delicately fragranced to large doubles. My preference, as with so many things, is to keep it simple and […]

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A Springlike Day

A gorgeous day on Saturday! Sunshine and no wind. Felt good myself as well. So, clutching my camera gear, it was off to Hilliers’ Gardens to see what was around. With just over a week until Spring, I felt quietly optimistic. The first pleasant surprise was […]

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A Moment Of Bliss

A real Kodachrome moment from autumn ’83, recently scanned and converted to black & white using a Lightroom preset. Many a time I used to just watch her, amazed and awed that she had come into our lives…..  

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A Mother And Child Union

My wife Ann and daughter Lisa in 1983. Image scanned and edited using a free preset specifically designed for child portraiture. Is this not the magic of photography? The ability to capture a moment seen, for posterity. Well, thirty three years at least. Perhaps it’s a […]

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Mission Of The Transparency Scan continues unabated! This photograph is one of my oldest. I believe it was taken in 1969, in Exeter, Devon. I was twelve and armed with my unbranded instamatic type camera, I managed to sneak between a constable and a […]

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