This pool is about a mile from my home and I often take photos there. They are always different, because we go through different seasons and experience different weather. This picture has to be my best one this year. (more…)
If you read my blog post at the weekend, you’ll know I did a photo shoot on Friday when the Christmas Lights were switched on by Gareth Gates. This first photo was fairly easy and I could take my time getting the camera setting right. I chose a fast setting of 1/30 of second and a high ISO (3200) and a wide aperture.
Yesterday I went to the official opening of the first Mindful Gifts shop in Darlaston, that specialises in gifts for older people with dementia. Mindful Gifts is a community interest company that operates for the benefit of the community, rather than personal gain. (more…)
I went to see Acoustic Alliance at the Vine Inn, Darlaston on Sunday night. Megan was accompanied by Chris Nicholls on the guitar and sang numbers from the sixties up to the present day. (more…)
I think photography compliments the writing and editing that I do. It allows me to add images to my blog posts and share snapshots of life in the UK with people overseas. It’s six years since I bought my Fujifilm S5600 and it wasn’t long before I was in the finals of a photography contest. (more…)
The seasons are changing in England and so I had a lot of sunshine at the weekend and that gave me different things to worry about, like long shadows. I tried to get some photographs of buildings, because they hold more local interest. It’s a change from the usual landscape photography. (more…)