Abstract, Black and White, Landscape, Photography

Ticking Over

As someone who has had a stroke and also has Multiple Sclerosis, I'm well used to having to use any energy I have been allowed wisely. When I've been exceptionally busy with work then the priority is to use it for that, because it pays! Unfortunately afterwards, or if I've had a period of unrelated… Continue reading Ticking Over

Abstract, Black and White, Landscape, Seascape

Winging It

https://35hunter.blog/2019/11/10/how-we-photograph-is-how-we-live-2/ The above link is for an article posted by Dan James on his excellent, and often thought provoking blog, 35Hunter. In brief, he muses on the possibility that the way people generally approach their everyday life life echoes in the way that they practise their photography. He ends, as he does on every post,… Continue reading Winging It

Abstract, Black and White, Landscape, Photography

Apocalypse Woods

There is a section at the end of Davidstow Woods that my wife and I always jokingly call 'Apocalypse Woods'. For some reason, the stand of trees there is just a collection of mostly dead but still upright trunks, standing in a boggy section of ground that is slowly regenerating around it, and so that… Continue reading Apocalypse Woods

Black and White, Landscape, Photography

Return to the Beach

The summer season ban for taking dogs on the beach has lifted now. I have been busy with running the chalet rental but I do manage to take a walk or two down there among the rocks, pools, seaweed and sand again now. The rocks in the foreground here aren't always visible, it depends on… Continue reading Return to the Beach

Black and White, Landscape, Photography

Too Good

I was going to post this B&W shot on my store, to be available to purchase. However, I was just checking it finely for spot imperfections and I kept coming across little tiny black specks to be spotted out, just in case anyone ordered a print large enough to be able to see them. Boscastle-Crackington… Continue reading Too Good

Abstract, Black and White, Photography, thoughts

Hogweed and Competence

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

Abstract, Black and White, Landscape, Photography

Rusey Cliffs and Lundy

When I went out yesterday it was a little cloudy but bright. As I got to the beginning of the track that leads out to the coast path, where the view over the ocean opens out, I could see that there was a weather front just threatening to travel up the Bristol Channel and perhaps… Continue reading Rusey Cliffs and Lundy

Black and White, Detail, Photography, Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors: Many Storms

This week has largely been grey, windy, wet, and frankly making me feel like getting started on the hibernation that bears are known for. Officially the UK was in the grips of Storm Ali over the last couple of days with gusts of wind exceeding 80mph in the north of the country. Not hurricane or… Continue reading Thursday Doors: Many Storms

Black and White, Detail, Landscape, Photography, Thursday Doors

Barn Doors (for people)

The sort of doors that I'm likely to come across are those in a more rural and less populated setting. Basically, I'm not often found in areas where a lot more humans like to gather, build towns or cities and live fairly close to each other and therefore the exposure to fancy doors protecting the… Continue reading Barn Doors (for people)

Black and White, Landscape, Photography

Abandoned Airfield

I live very near to Davidstow Moor airfield. It's not a working airfield these days; more a flat and high altitude set of remnants of one, with some current usage by hobbyist model aircraft and microlight flyers, learner drivers and some more umm... different¬†hanging about in less social hours. The airfield played an active part… Continue reading Abandoned Airfield