Monthly Archives: July 2014

Branches in the sky

I wrote the other day about finding a little haven of peace in the midst of the bustling town centre at Hertford.  Arguably, it’s easier to do that in a country town than in the middle of a huge city … Continue reading

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A castle haven

I used to take a stall each month at the Hertford Craft Market, in the Corn Exchange in the middle of the town.  It was good fun, but being an all day event I usually needed a break at lunchtime, … Continue reading

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Gates and gardens

I am lucky enough to teach photography in the splendid surroundings of Ham House, south-west of London (shameless plug: my next course is on 3rd October – just message me via my photography website if you are interested!).  Around the … Continue reading

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Enter vaults here

Continuing my little architectural and photographic journey through Hertford, today’s picture is a little detail from a much larger piece of wall signage in the centre of the town. It’s actually on the wall of what the larger sign tells … Continue reading

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Colours and textures

As children, many of us are fascinated by the colours and textures of the world around us.  I think one of the challenges of a photographer is to rediscover that childlike delight in the spectrum of colours that surround us, … Continue reading

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What catches your eye?

It’s often fascinating to look back at old photos and just to notice what caught your eye.  Today’s photo offering is another one from my Hertford collection, taken several years ago, and it shows the rather beautiful war memorial in … Continue reading

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Spring colour

I’ve just been teaching a residential photography course at Denman, the college of the Women’s Institute in Oxfordshire (for any interested parties, I am running the course again in September!).  On one of the days, we spent quite a bit … Continue reading

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