This beautiful creature lives at Paignton Zoo, somewhere I am looking forward to revisiting as soon as this lockdown business is over… What did this image teach me? That it’s hard to take a picture of a rhino and not[…]
This stone visage looks over the scenery at Anacapri, Italy… What did this image teach me? To find interesting photography subjects no matter where you are, or what you see.
Another shot from the archives (I know I’ve said that a lot recently, but hopefully you can understand why)… What did this image teach me? That getting down low can add a different dimension to a shot.
Here’s an older shot from a trip to Italy a few years ago, a beautiful country that is going through a very bad time. What did this image teach me? I like Italy. It’s a beautiful country, and I have[…]
It’s been a little while since my last Burrow Mump photo, so here we are – a sepia, sunset shot. What did this image teach me? Sunsets and sepia tones can work together, if the composition is strong enough.
This is one of several fascinating follies and structures that you can find lining the lake at Stourhead. What did this image teach me? Once again diving into the archive of unedited photos has offered up something good.
I liked the play of light and shadow in this shot, and the lines and shapes. What did this image teach me? To appreciate light and lines as much as subject and composition.
Here’s a picture of Stone Henge, found in my archives (this photo was taken many years ago, but only edited recently). What did this image teach me? For one thing, I didn’t realise I’d taken so many pictures of stone[…]
Bees are vital pollinators, without whom many of the plants we grow for food would die out. What did this image teach me? That there a many photos in my archive that have long been overlooked, and in this time[…]
This tiny statue resides at the top of a set of stairs, carrying his scythe. He’s about three inches tall. What did this image teach me? A lesson that I seem to constantly need remind about – never stop looking.[…]