I have been promising to get back to my blog for some time and to get round to reviewing some of the kit I use on a daily basis. Trouble is, life always gets in the way. But here I am, almost a year after my last post, finally getting the time to return to … Continue reading Flower Photography and the Wimberley Plamp
This week, I gave in and got my hands on the Lensbaby Velvet 56. I have debated back and forth with myself on this one. I had the Composer and Sweet 50 for a while but sold that one because I just didn't use it much. However, I kept hold of the Single Glass optic … Continue reading Lensbaby Velvet 56
I love trees. Well, who doesn't? Visiting Clumber Park again recently for a few days reminds me that there are good reasons for the oak to be held as a symbol of sturdiness and might. Clumber Park is very close to the heart of Sherwood Forest, and very close to Major Oak, the tree that … Continue reading Spring – I hope
Faced with an ailing smartphone and the need to replace it before it died, I decided to go iphone this time. Not iphone x, I hasten to add. I am a poor musician and photographer and the iphone x is more than I am willing to invest. Not even iphone 8 or 7 but back … Continue reading Iphoneography!
I should really limit my internet time. Trouble is, I find something interesting and then I find something related that also looks interesting - which leads to something else and before I know it, it's the wee small hours. Anyhow, this time, I read this thing about how to make twirly patterns out of your … Continue reading So, I read this thing . . .
Can I come out yet? Is it here yet? Just when you think it's safe to venture out, another cold snap hits! Dammit - where is Spring? However, earlier in the week we managed to catch a few rays of sunshine as we headed out to Sheffield Botanical Gardens which is about an hour's drive … Continue reading Sheffield Botanical Gardens
I suppose any kind of artist tries to settle on a particular style - or maybe they don't try, they just let it happen naturally. The problem is that every time I think I've settled on a particular style or approach, I go and change my mind again. There's no doubt that I am primarily … Continue reading Identity Crisis