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A view over the lake

Last week I was out leading a tour group across some cold and windy battlefields in Belgium and France.  I came home, though, to somewhat warmer weather and the thought that perhaps spring was now arriving for real.  I may … Continue reading

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Wood for the trees

There’s something endlessly intriguing, I find, about paths winding through woodland.  Perhaps it is the way the light breaks softly through the canopy of branches, or the way in which the leaf-litter strewn underfoot and the web of twigs overhead … Continue reading

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Photography course

From yesterday’s view through a piece of sculpture, to today’s rather grand view through gates!  We are looking out from the garden of Ham House in south London into the parkland beyond.  A few folk amble along the path outside, … Continue reading

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Paris street photography

I wouldn’t describe myself as a street photographer – I simply don’t do enough of it!  But when I do, I really enjoy it.  There’s something really fulfilling about trying to capture images which show, as candidly as possible, the … Continue reading

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Water mill

Regular viewers may conclude on looking at today’s picture that I am developing something of an obsession for brick towers…I’ll aim to break the trend with the next posting!  Once again it is the textures here that really interest me … Continue reading

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Avenue of trees

The other day, I was hanging some new pictures at home.  Actually I tell a lie, I’m hopeless at hanging pictures, so a kind friend was doing it for me.  As we were positioning them, I commented that I don’t … Continue reading

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Changing seasons

For me, this weekend has felt like the first onset of autumn.  I’ve been on the Suffolk coast with family where the misty mornings over the Alde estuary, the sharpness of the cool morning air, and the first hesitant reddening … Continue reading

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A path of light

In contrast to the last posting, there’s not much colour to be seen today; in fact, the image almost appears monochrome, apart from a fringe of green.  It’s another photograph from my trip to Paris in the spring, taken in … Continue reading

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Getting abstract

I’ve often said that photography challenges and encourages you to look at the world in new ways – by spotting the play of light on water, noticing the pleasing texture of an architectural detail which others simply pass by, or … Continue reading

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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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