These old Cornish mines are scattered over the countryside, and even now centuries after their heyday they are impressive structures. What did this image teach me? The Cornish word for tin is “sten”, from the Latin “stannum”.
This little bee hotel stands in the grounds of the small, independent champagne producer – Lelarge Pugeot. About four years ago I had the privilege of paying them a visit. What did this image teach me? It’s perhaps not immediately[…]
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 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.
This is another statue from my trip to Cyprus several years ago. I think she looks a little unhappy, what do you think? What did this image teach me? That taking time to scroll back through the archive of photos[…]
I found this ancient stone face in a museum on Cyprus. It was a small place, full of old stone objects. What did this image teach me? That even an old, cracked, crusty face is worth a photograph.
This stunning waterfall can be found in the Highlands of Scotland, at a place called Foyers. What did this image teach me? Following your instincts when travelling around the Highlands of Scotland can sometimes result in something incredible.
I’ve been working through the archives again, and came across this nautical image. This is Staffa Island, at the Scottish end of the Giant’s Causeway. What did this image teach me? That taking wide angle panoramas on a bobbing boat[…]
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[…]