Originally posted on Phi: There is nothing relaxing about taking a picture of a bee alighting on a flower only to relax for the briefest of moments, if bees are able to relax at all. The relaxation of producing this kind of image only comes afterward when one can exhale and unfreeze all muscles, and…
Originally posted on Phi: In the interest of keeping to the theme of this week’s challenge, here’s another not very relaxed but most beautiful of bugs caught between wing-beats. Incidentally I have been chasing the huge yellow and blue Tigertail butterflies all year in the hope of getting a good shot. They dance around in…
Originally posted on Phi: And now for something completely different: the magic of being at the right place, at the right time. A wily old Heron in mid-flight over the Potomac falls where Maryland waves hello to Virginia just on the other side, and Virginia responds by taking a selfie with one of those long…
This week I’ve decided to take part in Sue’s ‘A Word a Week Challenge’. If you would like to take part and follow the trail, click on the link and follow Sue’s instructions. This week’s word and theme is ‘Castle’. A favourite subject of mine when it comes to photography. When I think castle, I […]
This week’s theme: Companionable One of the most memorable senses of companionship I have ever had the pleasure of having in my life to date was with the very special people I met when I did my pilgrimage across the north of Spain back in 1999, it also happened to be the 1000 year anniversary […]
Theme of the week: Through my eyes. I love to walk down to the beach not far from where I live to catch the sunset during the summer months. The colours are always exquisite, reflecting off the crest of the waves gently rolling in, and illuminating the pebbles and the wet sand beneath. Tones of […]
Theme of the week: In the background. Two beautiful giraffes but only one gets the limelight. “What about me?”, she asks. Yet from another angle she is the one that is in focus and her friend is the one in the fuzzy background.
This image to me is the encapsulation of escape. This old moorish castle in the town of Almeria, Spain was mine and my brother’s playground when we were very young children before it became a tourist attraction and you could still explore the turrets and dungeons and the grounds without a soul in sight. It […]
I’ve decided that on top of everything else I might as well do the weekly photo challenge. Why not? I love photography, and particularly when I travel I’m constantly snapping away hoping to get that magic shot, or at least inspiration for a piece of artwork. I hope you enjoy my journey and my images.
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