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 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
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
It is just over a year ago now that my then sparsely filled blog was made an Editors Pick on WordPress Discover. The blog was relatively young, only going about six months and had a following you only needed two people with hands to count. I had only made about thirty posts of single Black… Continue reading How Discover didn’t help much.
A year has passed since I decided to make this blog 'my own', by paying for a domain name and to go without adverts.I know this because I have just had notice that my payment for the next year of it has just arrived (notice that it has been paid, not that it was due… Continue reading Renewal
Unusually for here, no picture by me on this post. What? Oh, go on then, just a little one. Click it for a screenfull. What I actually came here to post today is this link to a blog by Elizabeth Dale at Cornish Bird Blog. Elizabeth's blog is a great read all of the… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a…
The ICM technique (longer than technically correct shutter speeds, handheld and in daylight) normally has me moving the camera during the exposure but in this one the reeds were waving around in the breeze. So on a few shots I managed to get my camera movement 'in synch' with the reeds waving around, creating a… Continue reading Reeds