Summer Solstice! I still haven't made it out for a sunrise, but I did catch the sunset on the longest day of the year. I took the opportunity to walk up on Mousehold Heath in Norwich with my camera. There was a period when the sun disappeared behind the low cloud, but the view did … Continue reading Summer Solstice Sunset
A few photos I've taken around the UEA campus over the past month. Most of these have already been shared on social media as part of my '365 Day Art Challenge'.
These drawings are part of an illustration project I have been working on, and are being shared with permission of the client. I created these with Sakura Pigma Micron Pens on white cartridge paper. Norwich Castle Norwich Cathedral Pulls Ferry Cow Tower City Hall Norwich Station UEA’s Ziggurat’s
The nights have been drawing in earlier but have brought with them some amazing sunsets. These were both taken in the last week, on separate occasions.
With the nights drawing in a lot quicker and the leaves still falling from the trees, I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to get a few long exposure shots along Norwich’s river and of the Cathedral with the lights on!
I love seeing Norwich's annual firework display, the 'Big Boom'. One of my favourite places to view it is on Mousehold Heath, near Café Britannia, as it has a fabulous view overlooking the city. There were a lot of people out on the heath this year, and it was quite difficult to get clear shots, but … Continue reading Norwich’s ‘Big Boom’
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 attended a street photography workshop in Norwich on Saturday, which was lead by Wex Photographic and a Photographer and Sony Ambassador, Robert Pugh. Despite it being a damp and miserable day, with very little lighting, I enjoyed the opportunity to wander around town with a group of other photographers and got a few shots … Continue reading Street Photography in Norwich
Fireworks are one of my favourite photographic subjects! I shot the following photos at a fireworks display overlooking Norwich on Friday 3rd November: I then stuck around for a while after the display had finished, as there were a lot of people with sparklers and torches on the heath. I thought the light trails combined … Continue reading Fireworks!
I've been doing quite a bit of work lately in colour, so thought I would mix it up a bit and do some line drawing for a change! I used a drawing pen and Windsor and Newton black ink on Bristol Board, and worked from a combination of rough sketches and photos taken on my … Continue reading Townscapes in Pen