In response to a comment from Dan James on my last meadow images, who mentioned a Monet-like effect from some experimental shots he took, this image flagged in my memory as one that I had taken that had the feel of his impressionist style. I had remembered posting it before but it turns out that … Continue reading Monet-like?
The fields on the clifftops are no more or less productive than the inland ones, they just have a more spectacular background and there is always a cooling breeze running through the grasses and the crops. Clifftop Meadow Clifftop Wheat Field Both of theses images are now available on the Redbubble store, which I have … Continue reading Two Clifftop Views
There are people shuddering now. I can almost see the winces as yet another trendy and newish phrase is used and, by it's use, strengthening its case for inveigling its way officially into the English dictionaries. Sorry about that. But of course, the English language has been doing this for centuries, so I'm allowing myself … Continue reading A side-hustle
I see that the last time I posted an in-focus straight-ish picture was around April.I'll just sort that out then. Hogweed in flower (great for the insects). I'm sure some bits of it are in focus. Perfectly fine picture, but probably not an unusual picture in any way. The only enjoyment I can personally take … Continue reading Hogweed and Competence
Exciting news (for me) in rural North Cornwall. As we were leaving to go out two weeks ago, a couple of white vans were parked on the verge opposite our house and men with fluorescent jackets on were sort of chatting and pointing at a hole in the ground. There was also a metre diameter … Continue reading Superfast
I don't think I've posted any of the intentional movement images that I've made in black and white before.I do occasionally try out converting a few in post-processing but rarely find anything worthwhile. I think this is because I am not intending for most of my abstract shots to be in monochrome when I'm actually … Continue reading Windswept Black and White
I was over on 35hunter reading one of Dan's series on close-up equipment (yes, I know, my last post was about not being overly concerned with equipment but generally I read most of what Dan posts, even when it's equipment focused - and this is one of the types of photography where a variety of … Continue reading Still Blurry but Closer