Category Archives: Macro

Teaching an old dog…

For reasons I have no intention of going into here I have just bought myself a new camera and lens – not an entirely unheard of pattern of behaviour on my part.   However at the same time my rather ancient … Continue reading

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Not always welcome…

  As summer approaches the flowers start to come out in force and it is so tempting to make photographic images of them.  But therein lies the problem.  Flowers need light to look their best but the combination of the … Continue reading

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From the bright side of the road…

What a wonderful thing it is to live in England in spring.  This is not meant to be some form of jingoistic statement but rather a reflection of just how the weather changes so quickly on these damp and green … Continue reading

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Back to the Ironstone…

Cold just about banished it was time to once more enter the freezer of the Ironstone benefice – today I was chasing snowdrops.

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Just when will the sun shine again?

January is in many ways the worst month of the winter.   We have had all the head excitement of the Christmas period to help us through the shortest days.  Now we have nothing to help lighten the the grey heavy … Continue reading

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Catch up – Day 4

After an intense outburst of creativity today I am trying to catch up with images that I missed on my first run through.

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Something that I have never understood

Over the years I have looked at many many photographs and one thing has puzzled more each time more than anything else – why is it important to know the F stop and shutter speed etc?   I suspect I am … Continue reading

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