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November landscape

Having been so contrary with yesterday’s springtime post, I thought I’d better get back with the programme and focus on autumn today, so I’m sharing a picture that was indeed taken in November, albeit a few years ago, in Yorkshire. … Continue reading

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Just noticing

As you will no doubt have spotted, things catching my eye are a regular feature of these posts.  For me, a key part of photography is “just noticing” what is around you.  That’s not to say it’s artless, as there’s … Continue reading

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Looking out to sea

In the spirit of honesty, I should state up front that today’s image was not entirely spontaneous – an obliging friend responded to my request to sit on the bench!   A sense of scale is often difficult to achieve in … Continue reading

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Delicate petals

From something big and bulky on the streets of New York with yesterday’s digger, today’s image is a complete contrast, homing in on something tiny and delicate.  I took this image when I was photographing an urban garden, and I … Continue reading

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Last call for photo course

There are just a couple of spaces left on my “Introduction to Digital SLR” photography course at the magnificent Ham House in south London, on 20 March.  This full-day course will cover the basics of SLR photography, and includes plenty … Continue reading

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“Sweet Thames, run softly…”

The name of London’s great river, the Thames, is said to come from an old word meaning “dark”.  I guess the tidal nature of the river has always stirred up a lot of mud and silt which tends to make … Continue reading

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A wintry day

Being in a seasonal mood, I thought I’d continue yesterday’s wintry theme with another image from December 2009, when the Christmas holidays were somewhat snow-clad.  I remember that the thickness of the snow varied hugely even over a small area, … Continue reading

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