Dark castle

Dark and brooding folly, Ruins in faded light, History shadows Castle Corfe, As night creeps slowly forth.

Pentax K-3 gunmetal

When black is too black, Pentax have unholstered their primary weapon of choice, the much lauded K-3 in a fetching gunmetal finish.

Feathers and Fur Owl X-Factor

Feathers and Fur Owl X-Factor

Nothing to do with X-Factor, it’s just shameless keyword use, but there is a vote involved in a similar popular vote and campaign for families to drum up votes for their fame seeking loved one. The Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre plays host to photography days, where eagle-eyed (or owl-eyed in this case) shutter junkies can capture some up-close and personal images of the birds of prey.

The main…

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The Drone has landed

Aerial and wildlife photography collide - not literally fortunately, in this winning image for a photographic competition sponsored by National Geographic.

The Drone has landed

Aerial and wildlife photography collide - not literally fortunately, in this winning image for a photographic competition sponsored by National Geographic.

Conflict, Time, Photography

One for your photographic diaries, this exhibition coincides with the centenary of the First World War – at the Tate Modern 26 November 2014 – 15 March 2015

It will include different perspectives which artists using cameras have brought to the sites they have depicted over different passages of time: from works made a few moments or one day after an event, to those made one year later or 10, 20,…

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Jungle cat

Bailey in training for the big bad world, explores the garden, channelling his inner Burmese tiger. Usually he demonstrates his inner tiger on the hand that feeds him.

Spitfire part exchange

Taking my car into the garage at Marshall Motors in Abingdon, which is on the same site as a used car sales lot, and the ultimate in promotional signage looms overhead…a replica Spitfire.

Oh, England…

Oh, England…

I’m certainly no football pundit, but watching last night’s England performance, you couldn’t help but get drawn into the usual conclusions that we really aren’t that clever at football sometimes. You would think that holding onto the ball at professional level is core skill. Uruguay were chasing more, forcing mistakes from England, and I couldn’t help but notice a similarity of Suarez to…

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Happy Birthday dad!

A shameless family photo, but a good one by the riverside.

Happy Birthday dad!

A shameless family photo, but a good one by the riverside.

Icelandic Infrared

The Icelandic landscapes are otherworldly already, so are a natural choice for the fascinating effect of infrared photography.

Icelandic Infrared

The Icelandic landscapes are otherworldly already, so are a natural choice for the fascinating effect of infrared photography.