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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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Cyanotypes

During the enforced stay at home we have had a long spell of amazingly sunny days, ideal for creating cyanotypes. I have posted a few on this website over the last year but this has been a great opportunity to … Continue reading

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Just in Time

The most recent full moon didn’t appear on the horizon because of clouds but did climb over them after some minutes and looked very nice with some orangey wisps of cloud around it. This is still quite close to the … Continue reading

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Summer Skies

The skies are still the main theme here as we’re still stuck at home. It’s been a bit more cloudy recently but there are still clear evenings. This is a star trail of about 2 hours in total. Could have … Continue reading

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New Moon

It’s not long since I was photographing the full moon (see the last-but-one previous post) but now we have a new moon. Well almost; the newest of new moons coincided with a cloudy day, so this is the day old … Continue reading

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A Colourful Sky

This is last night’s very clear sky – but as seen through an out-of-focus camera. First of all I have to say it’s based on an award-winning picture by Steve Brown; all credit to him for thinking of the idea. … Continue reading

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