Finding the Right Perspective to Gild the Lily.

Finding the right flower was easy. Finding the right perspective was not. All last week I wanted to photograph a lily in the garden. Each day I tried, but the light was wrong, or the background was cluttered, or it was too breezy, or insects kept landing on it. I Read more…

Macro Monday: Wild Flowers in the Hedgerows.

I have a couple of macro shots from a walk the other day along one of our village lanes. Once again it was quite a breezy day (isn’t it always when macro lens is on camera!), hence the high speeds. Lots of Red Campion is now in full bloom in Read more…

Macro Monday: Finding Joy in Small Things.

We are so lucky here in NW England that since lockdown began the weather has been (unusually for April) very warm, dry and sunny. This prolonged spell of good weather has made it so much easier to adapt to the current situation. Sunshine, flowers and a camera with a macro Read more…

Monday Macro: Bye Bye Butterflies.

I think yesterday was definitely our last day of summer, and what a glorious one it was. There was not a cloud in the sky and the mercury was a comfortable 23 degrees Centigrade. Today, the temperature has dropped by almost 10 degrees and and rain has battered down all Read more…

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