Towards the end of 2017 I was surprised and happy to find I'd won first prize in a local owl sanctuary's annual photography competition (Blog Post: Photo Competition Success). I was even happier when I found that the prize was a place on one of their 'Photo Day Experiences'! I opted to attend one of … Continue reading ‘Photo Day Experience’ at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary
Looking for inspiration on a chilled out Easter Sunday, I went for walk around Banham Zoo with my camera and sketchbook. The zoo was pretty busy, and rain showers kept me ducking for cover for most of the day. Despite this, I got some great photos of some of their newest arrivals (the zoo had … Continue reading Sleepy Sunday Sketching
Earlier this month most of the UK was treated to a late winter snow fall. Nicknamed the 'Beast from the East', the icy winds and thick blanket of snow caused havoc on Britain’s roads. I braved the freezing temperatures for a walk up to Mousehold Heath in Norwich, which looked very picturesque in the late … Continue reading Snow!
I recently had my first bash at some studio based portrait photography, after seeing an advert on my local Camera Club's Facebook page for an afternoon session in a photography studio with a model. As someone who much prefers taking natural photos, and 'street photography' I surprised myself by really enjoying experimenting with the effects … Continue reading Studio Time!
After a chilled out Sturday afternoon driving round North Norfolk, I happened to glance and see a couple of hares in a field. Fortunately I had my camera with me, so I parked up, and after a bit of a walk around the field, I was able to get close enough to get a couple … Continue reading Hares in February
The following photos were taken while walking around Cambridge with a friend - the ice rink in particular was great fun to observe!
On Boxing Day I watched the dinghies and keelboats racing from Waveney & Oulton Broad Yacht Club, and took a few photos. I couldn't resist getting a bit more creative with some of my photos, even using the reflections in the clubhouse windows!
The holidays have been a bit jumbled up this year, with various commitments and conflicts, but I was still able to take some photographs for my housemate while he observed a ritual. The day was lovely for a walk - the mist made for a slightly eerie atmosphere in the woods, and was lovely to … Continue reading Yule and Winter Solstice
This week I joined a few people from a local camera club for an evening wander in the city. I spent quite a lot of time observing the constantly changing colour sequences of Norwich's 'Tunnel of Light', which is installed near the Forum in Norwich. The 45-metre long installation first came to the city in … Continue reading Christmas lights and light painting…
Needing a bit of inspiration, I walked around Oulton Broad's Nicholas Everitt Park at the weekend with an idea of taking a few landscape photos of the autumn leaves and ice. As the sky clouded over, and the light faded, I found myself focusing instead on a group of squirrels that were congregating around a … Continue reading Squirrels!