Tag Archives: colour

A distant barn

I tend not to do a huge amount of post-production editing on my images.  It’s not that I’m somehow opposed to such things, it’s just a choice.  But occasionally I throw caution to the wind and push the boundaries of … Continue reading

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Flower head

Whilst out over the weekend leading a photography tour in London, I was struck as many others have been by just how many flowers are coming into bloom.  There’s blossom on some of the trees, and in places not only … Continue reading

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Flowers beyond the window

Compositional techniques like framing and leading lines are not just about making pretty pictures, they should also be a key part of the way in which each picture tells its story.  With something like framing, the relationship between the frame … Continue reading

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Sunset

I promised landscape after the last few days of abstract meanderings, so here we go.  Sunset pictures are often considered to be principally about the colours, but I think that’s only part of the story – the shape of the … Continue reading

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Just to be contrary…

So the weather has finally turned, and autumn (or maybe even winter) is finally upon us.  So just to be contrary, today’s image shows a spring leaf bursting forth at Ham House gardens.  Before anyone suggests that this is yet … Continue reading

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Pattern in the sky

I recently caught part of a TV programme my partner was watching about the architecture of new houses.  One of the architects was explaining how he had been inspired by a photograph taken looking up at the sky through the … Continue reading

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Flashes of colour

I’ve been busy working on my photography food and drink project for the Guildhall Library, so I thought I’d ring the changes today and post up a flower picture! I’m always struck by just how much green space there is … Continue reading

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Laburnum walk

Chilly winds, rain and snow seem to be the main themes of the weather at the moment, so here’s something bright for today.  I’ve posted a different image previously of the Laburnum walk at Wilton House, but I think this … Continue reading

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A spring bloom

People often talk about “the dark days of winter”, though in my experience there is plenty of light and colour if you choose to look for it.  Today’s bright and fresh image is a bit of a cheat, as it … Continue reading

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Blue everywhere

I lived in Devon as a toddler, so I must have seen St Michael’s Mount as a child, but to be honest I can’t remember having done so.  The first time I “knowingly” saw it was in 2011, when we … Continue reading

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