Perspective: A Whiter Shade of Pale

I was watching a butterfly fluttering around in the garden the other day. I knew I wouldn’t be able to identify it until it landed; it could have been one of three kinds of white butterflies we often see around here. (Small White, Large White, Green-veined White). As I thought, Read more…

Perspective: Zooming in on a Red Admiral.

This stunning Red Admiral butterfly visited the Buddleia bush in the garden yesterday. It was such a pleasure to watch it drinking nectar through its long tongue from each tiny flower. This post was inspired by Becky B’s totally addictive Square Challenge: Perspective. Well worth visiting if you haven’t already Read more…

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…

Perspective: Box Closed, Box Open.

“Take the Money or Open the Box!” When I was child and we got our first television, there was a game show called “Take Your Pick”, hosted by Michael Miles. We were already familiar with it as it was a regular feature on Radio Luxembourg, a station that circumvented UK Read more…

Perspective: A Rose after the Rain.

From my immediate, personal perspective the rain today was annoying as it put us off going for a walk. However, my perspective changed when I saw how beautiful the raindrops looked on this newly formed rose…… …….and also on this emerging Marguerite : No rain, no flowers! This post was Read more…

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