Between Christmas and New Year I went for a walk around Pensthorpe Natural Park, near Fakenham in Norfolk, and took some photos: The red squirrels were a challenge to photograph, as they moved very fast! I also saw a lot of wild birds while walking around the trails, including various types of duck, geese and … Continue reading Pensthorpe Natural Park
This weekend I went for another seaside walk with my camera and sketchbook, this time to Mundesley in North Norfolk. It was a cold and overcast day, with intermittent rain - not the best for photography! Waves crashing onto the beach. © C L Grasby, 2018. View along the beach. © C L Grasby, 2018. I nearly … Continue reading Winter Sea Views at Mundesley
This weekend I visited Southwold Pier to take some photos - seaside spots like this are great as the weather gets colder, as it is generally quite quiet and great for some creative reflections... Down by the pier. © C L Grasby, 2018. Under the Pier. © C L Grasby, 2018. View from the Pier. … Continue reading Pier Views…
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’
At the weekend I joined some friends to do some winter boat maintenance in Brightlingsea, Essex. It's been a few years since I last visited the area, and I was surprised at how much it had changed (or that I'd forgotten!). I had a couple of opportunities to pop out with my camera, and although … Continue reading High Tide at Brightlingsea
Last week I visited Paris, and spent a few days exploring and seeing some of the sights - naturally I had to take a few photos as well, and came back with some lovely images on both my Nikon DSLR and on my phone! Notre Dame I took a few photos of the Notre Dame … Continue reading Paris!
Last Wednesday I went out on the water with my local sailing group for the first time this season, and brought my camera along to get a few photos. After a dismal and overcast start to the evening, the skies cleared for a beautiful sunset over the Broads. I took the opportunity to dust off … Continue reading Oulton Broad, Wayfarer Sailing
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