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July 1, 2020

First day of a 31 day challenge to blog every day.

June 15, 2018

The birds in my garden have been very busy feeding chicks in their nests. I've been waiting (very impatiently :-)) for them to appear at the feeding station in my garden alongside their parents.

The Blue tit and Great Tit chicks have finally arrived.

I managed to capture...

May 21, 2018

It's great to plan a trip away to get amazing shots of exotic places.

But have you ever come back disappointed?

Did you miss shots because you were struggling with your camera settings?

Did your shots turn out flat. Was the impact disappointing?

One great way to get infini...

May 18, 2018

This picture of the sun setting over Bamburgh Castle is one of my favourites.

You have to be in the right place at the right time of year to get this shot. And Lady Luck has to smile on you with the right weather conditions.

When I saw the sun heading for the horizon, I...

May 17, 2018

Macro Photography is one of my favourite areas to explore. The camera reveals so much hidden detail. It's always a surprise and a revelation to look at the resultant images on the screen.

This specimen was pictured at the Butterfly House at Anston, Sheffield. I love the...

February 6, 2018

Do you take some images that look great but are missing that certain something?

Do you have a vision for an image but the components don't quite come together at the same time?

Do you have 2 or 3 images that would look amazing together but cutting and pasting is not your...

January 11, 2018

January can be a gloomy month. The excitement of Christmas is over and New Year celebrations done and dusted. The days are dark, the nights long. It can be difficult to feel enthused about even your favourite hobby.

Well how about a recipe to get your creative juices fl...

January 9, 2018


When the sun shines and the snow lays a magical carpet of light across the world, it's a fairy tale land. The kind of day you can't get your boots and woollies on fast enough.

Today is grim. The sky hangs oppressively low and dark.

It's the kind of day when a hot...

December 20, 2017

Hello white canvas, goodbye inspiration.

You’re staring at it again. Palette ready, brushes clean, interruption free time guaranteed.

And…. nothing.

Drawing a blank.

Yesterday you knew exactly what you were going to do, but now you’re not so sure. Is it really a good idea?


December 20, 2017

It's been quite a year for me. 

There has been good and bad as always. Challenges to be addressed. Changes to accept and adapt to.

Diabetes Diagnosis

Early in the my first major challenge was being diagnosed with diabetes.

It was quite a shock as I didn't think my diet was...

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Sheffield, UK