Choosing the moment

Quite a lot is said these days about choosing the moment in photography. Generally I can see how this works – until – that is – I go to Snettisham to photograph the… Continue reading

Bang goes another new year’s resolution

At the beginning of this year I made a resolution to spend much longer pondering the scene, taking stock of the surroundings, checking the camera carefully before using it and taking fewer photographs.… Continue reading

Yes but what do you do with your greens?

I was going to call this week’s blog “cabbages” but not all of the illustrations are cabbage leaves. Had I persisted, yet again people would have become confused and started calling all sorts… Continue reading

Once in a while you get lucky

I always feel rather envious of wildlife photographers who produce amazing close up pictures of animals, birds and the like. I always assume they spend their lives scouring the banks of rivers or… Continue reading

The way we were (Regatta as it was in 2010)

Normally this week the blog would be about the ups and downs, the thrills and spills of the annual Norfolk Punt Club Regatta on Barton Broad. This two day event is immensely popular… Continue reading

What’s in a Landscape?

It is my pleasure this week to host six images sent to me by Frances Tubbs. Frances and her husband live in the Broads area and she and I often meet when we… Continue reading

Memories of Mount Mulanje

It is about 45 years since our party moved from Zambia into Malawi, with the intention of climbing Mount Mulanje south of Blantyre. Southern Malawi was very different from the plains of Zambia.… Continue reading

What do you do at Overstrand on a warm summer evening?

Although I have lived in Norfolk for more than a quarter of a century, I have never ventured down on to the beach at Overstrand. It is so easy to zoom along the… Continue reading

Blues and Browns

Sounds a bit like two rugby teams doesn’t it. In fact it refers to butterflies. This week I visited Warham Camp in North Norfolk. It is an impressive Iron Age fortification south of… Continue reading

Getting out and about in the sunshine

One of our first real outings his year away from the walking in circles no more than 5 miles from home. So we went to Gooderstone Gardens south of Swaffham. We also went… Continue reading