17th May 2015 - 0 comments
At this time of year there is usually a plethora of stitchwort photographs displayed on the online photographic sites. Over the years I have looked with interest but I have tended to concentrate on landscapes photography. This year however I came across a large patch of flowers in Sherwood Forest and decided to give it a go.

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Wood Studies
16th May 2015 - 0 comments
Practice improves photography. There is technical practice which focuses on the image capturing elements and then there is seeing practice.

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Dereliction and Demolition
09th May 2015 - 0 comments
Having seen some demolition work whilst driving down Talbot Street in Nottingham, I decided to park up and take a closer look.

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Bluebells, Clumber Park
04th May 2015 - 0 comments
Bluebells in Clumber Park are now part of my annual photographic calendar......

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Millstones Revisited
03rd May 2015 - 0 comments
Returning to a photographic venue shortly after a previous visit can have advantages. Often the compositions are still fresh in the mind including any mistakes highlighted in post processing!

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Blossom, Nottingham Arboretum
02nd May 2015 - 0 comments
Whilst the family shopped and despite drizzly conditions, I spent an hour in Nottingham Arboretum photographing the blossom.

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Oilseed Yellows
28th April 2015 - 0 comments
Capturing oilseed rape in full bloom is an annual challenge. The yellows never seem to totally translate from the point of capture into the final image.

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Southwell Trail
20th April 2015 - 0 comments
The Southwell trail is a local nature reserve within walking distance from home. It was previously a railway line that connected Rolleston (via Southwell) to Mansfield ......

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Nottingham City
19th April 2015 - 0 comments
One of my current favourite photographic past times is a walk around the city. In addition to the more obvious buildings and landmarks, I like to look for the unusual, the angles, the colours, and different textures or patterns.

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Ilkley Moor
12th April 2015 - 0 comments
I had a chance opportunity to visit Ilkley Moor and without much preparation on locations for photography I stopped at the Cow and Calf car park and took a walk.

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Choosing Mono, Magpie Mine
09th April 2015 - 0 comments
Sometimes a photographic venue screams black and white and this was the case when I visited Magpie Mine.

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High Neb Millstones
06th April 2015 - 0 comments
Following on from my previous post, here a few more of the shots of the millstones beneath High Neb on Stanage Edge.

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Millstones, High Neb
05th April 2015 - 0 comments
Below High Neb on Stanage Edge are number of groups of abandoned millstones. Some are propped up against each other with others lying flat on the ground. Photographically they make excellent foreground interest and the compositions are numerous.

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Major Oak
29th March 2015 - 0 comments
Despite taking many photographs in Sherwood Forest, I was reminded by the European Tree of Year contest that I had not, until now, photographed Britain's entry - Sherwood's iconic Major Oak tree.

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Clipstone Colliery
28th March 2015 - 0 comments
The photographs that I enjoy the most not only have a visual appeal but also spark an interest to find out more about the subject matter. This is particularly true for photographs that I take locally to home....

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New Brighton Lighthouse
23rd March 2015 - 0 comments
Landscape photography is such a popular activity that there are few, if not any, locations that haven't made it onto the many online photographic sites......

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Colwick Country Park
22nd March 2015 - 0 comments
Colwick Country Park has a good reputation for nature photography but, as a predominately landscape photographer, I find that my skills for nature photography are lacking particularly when the subjects are always on the move!

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Bradgate Park, Leicestershire
15th March 2015 - 0 comments
As a mainly weekend and holiday time photographer, I have become accustom to competing for space with other people. Avoiding the general masses.........

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Rock Cemetery
14th March 2015 - 0 comments
In the last year or so I have become more interested in photographing aspects of Nottingham city centre and whilst it would be inappropriate to describe a cemetery as a hidden gem, Church or Rock cemetery is definitely worth a visit.

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Creative Quarter, Nottingham
28th February 2015 - 0 comments
I found this arcade in Nottingham city's creative quarter - full of colour!

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