Category Archives: Everything

After the Sun Sets

Sometimes it’s even better after sunset.  As long as there’s a bit of light in the skies.  And water helps to reflect the dying light.

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The Bridge

The orange sun just managed to shine through below the clouds before sunset to light up the blue tones of the bridge over the River Dee at Queensferry. Most of the pictures I made here involved standing in the centre … Continue reading

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Photogenic Sheep in a Winter Landscape

It was very snowy last week; there was a cloudy (& still snowing) day followed by a sunny day.  The cloudy day suited the landscape better than the sunny day I think.  The sheep here have organised themselves into photogenic … Continue reading

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Wintry Weather – Grey is Good

This morning might have been a great sunrise, at a civilised time, but was rather grey instead.  But is suited this picture of a flooded field perfectly.

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Waterfalls

You can’t beat a good waterfall as the subject for a beautiful landscape.  And the autumn leaves cover up a lot of the usually-distracting riverbank, rather like snow might to in mid-winter.  This is Plas Power near Wrexham, an easy-to-reach … Continue reading

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Falling Leaves, Autumn

Autumn’s a great time to make colourful and beautiful images, but here are three more impressionistic pictures; all were created simply by waving the camera about during the exposure.

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Colourful!

If your picture is only going to be viewed for a fraction of a second you need “impact” – and this picture certainly has it.

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The Trierenberg Supercircuit

I enter a few photographic competitions; mostly too see what the critical world thinks of my pictures.  Of course the judges are often wronger than a very wrong thing. But sometimes they can get it right! Recently I competed for … Continue reading

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Plas Brondanw

Clough Williams-Ellis is most famous for building Portmeirion, but not too far away is Plas Brondanw which he spent most of his life working on.  It’s a small garden with lots of features designed to make the most of the … Continue reading

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Winter

Snow has it’s pluses and minuses.  It’s great to photograph but quite inconvenient to move around in, in a car or on foot.  This is taken on a compact camera, easier to carry and use when the snow is blowing … Continue reading

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