Foibles Kevin was a freakish child. His Dad despaired each time he gave him a present of Lego or Meccano. His mother only smiled. Instead of constructing cars, aeroplanes or ships, Kevin would string pieces of Meccano together and slide them from bedpost to doorknob. Strange aerial objects, bolted loosely together that made odd noises … Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction – 26.5.19
I enjoy taking photos of the food we prepare and eat or of food we order in the restaurant. I’ve decided to take my food photography to another level so I’ve been paying closer attention to other peoples photos of food and learning about equipment and techniques. YouTube is a particularly interesting vector for learning. … Continue reading Foodie Photos
I took a photo in the garden the day before yesterday with my mobile phone, and although I was pleased with the result, I though the red was a little pinkish, and slightly unnatural. I decided to take a few more with my Mirrorless Sony (A7R), but when I loaded them into Lightroom I was … Continue reading Oh no, such a silly photographic error!
I didn’t know that the real name for Amaryllis is Hippeastrum, but the one we bought last year, to bloom over Christmas, has just produced more flowers. Yay! So this year it’s honouring Mother’s Day too. I’ve taken a few up close, and personal photos. What do you think? Continue reading The Hippeastrum takes us by surprise!
We changed cars a week ago for a new model of the same car we’ve had for four years. We’re really happy! When we went to take it this morning I noticed pearls of morning dew on the bonnet and took a photo with my phone. The new car is a rather fetching dark grey … Continue reading Our new car
We have a pair of Greater Spotted Woodpeckers that come to feed at our Bird Feeding Station in the garden. We call them Woody and Woodette although we’re not quite sure which is which. It’s always joyfull to have them visit us. It’s fascinating because some Robins usually visit at the same time but … Continue reading Woody
I thought that this was a fairly recent pic but when I looked closer I saw that it was taken over four years ago with an iPhone 6. Time flies! Continue reading Market Vegetables