Autumn colours at Dartington Hall

I’d been looking at getting out to try and catch some real Autumn colours for a while. I was wondering about Westonbirt Arboretum. I have been there before but it is quite a trek for me. Equally it was apparent from comments on the photography course that, at times, the photographers there outnumbered the trees …


The effects of the sea

The photography course that I am doing is extremely rewarding and without it the images for this photo shoot would be quite different.  I now look at things with a somewhat different eye.  Someone has suggested I am getting a ‘house style’ but I haven’t spotted it for myself yet! This was from a short …


High tide and rain

I was down on the river Dart in Totnes yesterday morning with the camera.  It was a particularly high tide combined with the result of heavy rain on Dartmoor recently.  This meant that the water level was as high as I’ve seen it in a while. The results of that can been seen below.

Back from a break

Just back after four days mostly on the South West Coast path between Minehead and Woolacombe.  With something over 400 images to sort through it will be a day or two before I can get what I want on here and elsewhere but I thought I’d put on a taster for now. Wednesday The weather …


Some objet trouvé!

(Well I am doing a French course at present 🙂 ) Hopefully I will not be here when this is published.  I should be walking on the  South West Coast path at the time.  I wanted to try a post that was automated as much as anything.  I hope there will be some interesting images …


Dawn in Torbay

The forecast was for a clear dawn so it was up early and out to catch some dawn light. It was not as good as last time (I’ll post those images another time maybe) but we did catch dawn & some early light.  Some of the images may get used on the photography course as …