You can find these picturesque rocky islands just off the coast of Holywell Bay, in Cornwall. For fans of the recent(ish) TV series Poldark, you may know this place as they used it quite extensively as a filming location. What[…]
More often associated with the Irish, the celtic cross made its way across Britain during those early, post-Roman days. This one was photographed last autumn in Cornwall, sat upon a tiny church on the edge of a beach. What did[…]
I know I’ve posted a lot of flower photos recently, but I can’t help it – there’s something infinitely fascinating about the various colours and shapes. Foxgloves are particularly interesting… it’s as though they are perfectly (and intentionally) designed for[…]
It’s not every day you see something like this… do you have any idea what it’s for? Please answer with a comment if you have an idea. What did this image teach me? Sometimes all you need is a ring[…]
Here’s a slightly odd shot, of some no longer functioning gauges found in a tin mine museum in Cornwall. What did this image teach me? Bourdon vacuum tube pressure gauges are quite common.
Here’s an unusual observation for you… it’s one of those odd, wind driven art installations. There wasn’t a scrap of wind around on the day I took this, but I made the most of it.
I liked the natural frame that this cave entrance created. What did this image teach me? To always consider the edges of the frame when composing a shot.
If you’ve seen any of my photos that I’ve posted online, you’ll probably see that I like to pick out a single subject and focus on that (often with a shallow depth of field), as is the case with this[…]
Something about this single snail shell appealed to me, I’m not sure what? Perhaps something in the way the light fell on the scene… What did this image teach me? I like black and white photography, the way it empathises[…]
I spotted this little chap scurrying around the rocks and sand in Cyprus, looking for lunch. What did this image teach me? That spotting sandy coloured reptiles amongst sandy coloured rocks can be a challenge.