Tag Archives: water

Sundown by the Thames

Photographs rarely simply record a scene – the composition and focus selected by the photographer guide our eyes, and help to tell a story or ask a question about what we are looking at. Today’s image in some ways subverts … Continue reading

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The view between

This view between two beach huts was taken a few years ago on the Essex coast.  Beach huts seem to be a popular subject for photography, especially if they are painted in bright and contrasting colours. These ones were rather … Continue reading

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A peaceful lakeland view

I am in the middle of a rather busy April, so today I have deliberately chosen a photo which (for me at least) feels intrinsically restful.  Taken a few years ago on a spring trip to the Lake District, I … Continue reading

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New River pumping station

In some ways, today’s picture looks rather empty, but it shows a view which I liked when I used to live in Hertfordshire.  The New River, which flows through the picture, was constructed in the early 1600s to bring fresh … Continue reading

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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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Water feature

Water cascades down in a spiral, tumbling over the propeller-like wings of a fountain sculpture in today’s image, which was taken at the magnificent gardens of Barnards Farm in Essex.  There are a number of stunning sculptures in the grounds, … Continue reading

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Clouds and water

Apart from taking the photographs themselves, one of the most enjoyable things about writing this blog is the excuse it gives me to go back through my archive of photos and choose images to include!  Today’s image was in fact … Continue reading

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