Puppy Love

This little tyke wouldn’t stay still for long enough to get many photos of her that aren’t blurred! She’s my ‘puppy niece’ (my brother’s puppy) and we had a great few days looking after her earlier this year. Couldn’t resist popping one photo of her on here.

Stirling Castle

Last weekend we had the opportunity to tick one more item off our┬á‘To Do Before we go to Canada’ list. This time it was a visit to Stirling Castle. As a top tourist destination, the Castle was naturally full of other photographers, which prompted me to┬átry to┬átake some time┬áto get a few ‘unique’ images that …

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Photo Fun

A while back I published a blog post about bokeh┬áwhich was inspired by the Photocrafty book. ┬áLast weekend we decided to have a play with another of the projects in the same book. ┬áThis one required us to make a box which could fit onto our off-camera flash. ┬áThe box has a window cut out …

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New York Landscapes

There are so many views from New York that I would like to share, but here are my favourites. ┬áThe first is from the High Line pathway – a fantastic reuse of a disused rail line on the western edge of Manhattan. ┬áThen on the right, we spotted this wall art when we ventured off …

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Statue of Liberty

She must be one of the most famous icons of the USA, so it was great to hear that the Statue of Liberty had reopened to visitors whilst we were in NY. ┬áShe had been closed due to the Government shutdown, but thankfully the City paid to reopen her just in time before we left …

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A Castle visit in the sun

Two sunny weekends in a row – fantastic. ┬áLong may it continue! This weekend we went on a little outing along the coastline of the Firth of Forth to Blackness Castle. ┬áIt is a Historic Scotland property and well worth an explore. ┬áFrom the seaward angle, the castle is shaped like a ship that has …

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A Visit to Wenlock Priory

Another visit to see mom and dad in Staffordshire means another┬áopportunity┬áto go exploring! ┬áToday mom took me over to Much Wenlock – a lovely litte market town. ┬áTucked away down one of the side streets was the ruins of Wenlock Priory, now under English Heritage ownership. ┬áThe weather had been very mixed but luckily the …

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Botanics in Colour

Last week I did a blog post about my trip to the Botanic Gardens.  In that post I decided to make the images black and white.  I quite liked the black and white versions but perhaps they are better in colour?

Using my Photos

Over the last few months, I have been turning some of my photos into cards. ┬áMy mom recently commissioned me to make these little thank you note cards. ┬áThey’re made using 3″ x 3″ card blanks. And here are a few of the larger (6″ x 4″) cards that I’ve now sold. Please shout if …

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