Category Archives: Everything

Impact?

There is a thing in photography that pictures need to have impact, or perhaps that’s IMPACT. It’s probably especially true when one’s picture is in an endless stream passing through Instagram, Facebook or wherever on the web. I think this … Continue reading

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Fairly Early Morning

At this time of year (i.e. December) once can see the sun come up without leaving one’s bed too early. So when the forecast predicted fog in the morning I was able to make a relatively leisurely start and still … Continue reading

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Photography in the Round

The tree and its red berries looked great but in my first attempt at a picture it all merged into one. So I thought I’d try something creative. Well all pictures should be creative, but you know what I mean. … Continue reading

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Look Behind You

I didn’t see this picture for a long time because I was walking from the top of the hill (a Tor on Dartmoor) down with my back to the sun. Eventually I looked behind me to see what my companions … Continue reading

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Forward Planning

This is an old and picturesque Scottish lighthouse which I believe was originally lit via a log fire, never an electric lamp. So there is only stonework, through which the setting sun just happens to be shining. I had actually … Continue reading

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Light and Recession

For photographers, recession isn’t about the economy. It’s the gradual fading of the landscape into the distant haze. This is a view of Peckforton Castle on a rare day when the combination of hazy weather and sunlight made the castle … Continue reading

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Bunbury Impressions

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Not So Warm Anymore

Well the nights are now long and dark and the air temperature is low. Ideal to return to astrophotography. But it’s not very pleasant outside when it’s cold, so instead I am presently sticking to sunny-day photography. When the sun’s … Continue reading

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A Change of Scene

After all that astrophotography I’m getting a crick in my neck looking upwards so much. So back to earth for a while. This is a peaceful countryside scene I saw by the roadside. Often it isn’t possible to stop anywhere … Continue reading

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Back to the Skies

While everyone is viewing the comet Neowise, don’t forget we currently have great views of Jupiter (above) and Saturn (below). I took the photo of Jupiter and its four largest moons while waiting for Neowise to appear out of the … Continue reading

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